Making Brussels “Home”

The beginning of my study abroad experience was very similar to the typical freshman-moving-into-college-and-leaving-mom-and-dad-for-the-first-time experience. The only difference is that this time, I am in an entirely new country that has a completely different system for handling student housing! Unfortunately, Université Libre de Bruxelles does not offer their exchange students on-campus housing, so it was…

Excuse my French…

Landing in Brussels after an exhausting flight (and a 10 hour layover!!), I saw a huge sign in the airport that said “Bienvenue à Bruxelles!” Thankfully, I understood this elementary level French, but I knew that a bigger challenge awaits. I chose this program particularly because of the incredible opportunity provided by the Université Libre…

Up Next, Brussels!

Bonjour! My name is Adriana, and I am just a week away from embarking on an exciting journey to Brussels, Belgium as a part of the Panther Exchange Program with Université Libre de Bruxelles! This exchange program stood out to me particularly because of the incredible opportunity to perfect my French; in fact, all of…