Tag: Dublin

Classroom Experiences in Dublin (Amanda Leick)

I found that when studying abroad the educational system/ classroom experience is relatively different from being in the United States. It is hard joining a class because the people in each class have been together for three years now and know what is to be expected.…

Environmental Sustainability in Dublin (Kathryn Jamieson)

Energy cards, walking, and heating our own water. As annoying as it all is sometimes, I love knowing that I am not wasting energy but helping the environment instead. Living in Dublin has made me very aware of all the energy I use and how to…

Foreign Friends (Kathryn Jamieson)

I am so glad I chose Dublin as the place to study abroad. I love living in the city and also having plenty of countryside surrounding Dublin. There are 5 other St. Norbert students here with me; 4 of which I was already friends with previous…

Dublin (Liam McDonnell)

I was very skeptical coming into my study abroad experience.  All the talk about cultural shock and how cases of minor depression can occasionally take place had me a little nervous.  However, upon my arrival I immediately felt at home as I had 4 students from…

Dublin (Matt Cahill)

It has been one week here and I am still getting used to everything. The sleeping schedule was probably the easiest thing to adapt to. Anything from food to the way people drive is different. Me Liam and Matt have mainly stuck to ourselves and got…

Change Brings Opportunity (Kathryn Jamieson)

I know many people that have previously studied abroad and hearing all their awesome experiences persuaded me to come to Ireland for a whole semester. Getting much advice and hearing about all the adventures had abroad, made me feel very overwhelmed because I wanted so badly…

Adventures of a #13-Bus-Rider (Amber Duerwaechter)

I cannot believe I have been in Dublin for two months, time is going way too fast. Is this some kind of sick joke? Needless to say I’m becoming a bit of a local. Kind of like the Britney Spears song Not a Girl, Not Yet…

Dublin! (Matt Dunne)

Monday marked the halfway point of my stay in Dublin and it is shocking how fast the time has gone. I look at myself today and how adapted I am compared to the day I stepped off the Aer Lingus plane. So many things have become second nature to…

Environmental Sustainability in Dublin, Ireland (Amanda Leick)

Studying abroad in Dublin has changed my outlook on preserving energy. My roommates and I find ourselves unplugging everything after we use it, turning off lights, and planning when to shower to conserve our energy cards. I never really realized how easy everything is at St.…