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Danger on the Horse Highway: a slightly skeptical tourist remembers why the car replaced our equestrian friends.

Horse highway Kızıl Adalar, Turkey

It is a long forgotten fact that when cars were first introduced into cities in the late 19th Century they were welcomed as an environmentally friendly alternative to horses. With the help of two economists, a short trip around a ‘secluded’ island is a fun day out and a sanguine reminder of just why that might be. Continue reading

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From Queen’s University through Grenoble EM to PwC, Toronto : A Canadian view of studying in France

Study abroad experience from Canadian students

         

   

Trisha Egberts from Canada in GrenobleFor the last few months I have been publishing a series of discussions and photos from French students that have been studying at our partner institutions. From this week, I will be publishing a series of stories from international students who have come to study in France.

The first of these is from Trisha Egberts, a Canadian who used her study abroad opportunity at Queen’s University to come and find out about life in a French business school.     

   

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STUDY ABROAD / INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE : TURKEY, Istanbul

Marie Elizabeth Lelu, a graduate management student from Grenoble EM, talks about her experiences at Koç University.

Studying in Turkey

Turkey is relatively young and dynamically emerging country.  It is amazing to witness the refinement of Istanbul, which once was the cultural and political center of the most powerful empires. In this city which never sleeps, and connects two continents Europe and Asia, it is hard to believe that you won’t be enjoying amazing moments!

           
Photos and text by Marie Elizabeth Lelu   

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