Life in Harlow – A very moving experience

Sunday, November 24th, 2013

This past weekend, some of my peers and I took a trip to a two-day trip to Poland. Poland does not stick out in one’s mind as the first place in Europe to visit, though when we arrived in the city of Krakow, we did enjoy it. Krakow was a typical old European city, with […]

 

Life in Harlow: Studying abroad versus backpacking

Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

In today’s world, students usually spent some time abroad, either on an international exchange program studying, or working in another country for a period of time. There does remain another option, which is to go on your own and just backpack around. The most popular place to go backpacking, of course, is Europe. There are […]

 

Life in Harlow: Staying Safe

Monday, October 21st, 2013

When traveling the world should be trying new food and drink, taking in culture and new people, it is not without its danger. Instead, you need to always be careful, or this experience will not be as great as you imagined it would be. All major cities have pickpockets which operate a system and routine […]

 

Life in Harlow: Planning a weekend away

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

Everyone who has taken part in a program at Harlow campus comes back with many stories of weekends in London, staying  in hostels, riding the tube, and taking in the sights of London. There are also those trips to mainland Europe, including going to Paris, Berlin, Rome and Barcelona. While taking these trips are exciting, […]

 

Life in Harlow: Know before you go

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

Studying abroad is something every university student should try and take part in as part of their degree. When I started MUN four years ago, I had my mind made up that it was a must. Now, here I am in my fourth year nearing the end of my degree and I am doing just […]

 

5 things to do in Newfoundland this summer

Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
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Stuck on the rock this summer while everyone else is off vacationing? Not to worry! There’s plenty to see and do in this very province without breaking your bank. All you need is a weekend off, a ride, and a friend in order to explore some of the things this beautiful province has to offer. […]

 

A Nice way to study abroad

Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Photo Cred: Caitlin Walsh

MUN brings French immersion to a whole new level through its program in which French majors can spend their third year of studies in Nice, France. This past September, six students headed off for the adventure of a lifetime by spending two semesters studying at The University of Nice Sophia Antipolis. The Muse had the […]

 

Direct flight to Heathrow cuts travel time in half

Monday, August 1st, 2011
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The direct flight to London Heathrow from St. John’s is currently in its second year of operation. Air Canada announced plans in December 2009 to resume its direct, daily flight soon after another airline announced plans to fly direct to Gatwick—a plan that was abandoned shortly before it was scheduled to go into effect. The […]

 

Ottawa: Our country’s capital

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011
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There are no shortages of things to do in Ottawa this time of year. Take a walk around Parliament Hill and admire the great architecture of our Parliament Buildings. The grounds have a beautiful, large green space in front, commonly used for playing frisbee, kicking a ball around, picnicking, or protesting. A trip to see […]

 

Hiking the east coast

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011
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Those who walk the trail from Signal Hill to The Battery are afforded a view that makes them feel as if they are on the top of the world, or on the very edge of it depending on which part of the trail they’re walking. The British used their positions on Signal Hill to keep […]