Peer Advisor Testimonials

To speak with our current Exchange Advisor cohort, please find the schedule below: 

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
10:00 am - 11:20 am


University College Dublin, Ireland




University College Maastricht, Netherlands



University of Oslo, Norway


1:00 pm - 2:15 pm


Uppsala University, Sweden



Durham University, England




2:30 pm - 3:30 pm


Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong



University of Sydney, Australia




Location: International Programs Office, B206 Mackintosh-Corry Hall

Note: Peer Advisors final week of office hours for the Winter 2024 term will be April 1 - 5, 2024. New Peer Advisors will start in Fall 2024.

2023/2024 Peer Advisors

Elena (University of Sydney)

"My time in Sydney, Australia studying at the University of Sydney was the most transformative and incredible experience of my undergraduate career, which I am exceptionally grateful to have had the opportunity to partake in."

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Abby (University College Maastricht)

"Studying abroad through the Bilateral exchange program was an amazing experience filled with fun memories and personal growth. Dublin will forever have a special place in my heart, and I wish I could do it all over again."

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Amanda (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

"I was able to immerse myself in a new culture and environment, meet people from all backgrounds, and push myself in ways I never would have been able to before."

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Alice (Uppsala University)

"The memories and lessons I’ve gained from Uppsala will stay with me forever. This journey has given me the confidence to face new challenges, a global perspective on life, and a network of friends scattered across the globe. I can only hope that others will be inspired to explore, embrace the unknown, and let exchange transform them!"

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Tanzima (University of Oslo)

"The time at UIO in Norway went by fast, as precious time often does. I was saddened to leave Norway in June, but I left with so many memories, friends, and knowledge. Norway will be an important part of my life for shaping my independent thinking and letting me pursue my biggest dreams."

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Michelle (University College Dublin)

"Studying abroad through the Bilateral exchange program was an amazing experience filled with fun memories and personal growth. Dublin will forever have a special place in my heart, and I wish I could do it all over again."

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Patricia (Durham University)

"The best part of my exchange was being downtown and running into a familiar face. I had a network of supporters that made Durham feel like a home away from home. People that, even though an ocean separates us, will always be in my life."

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2022/2023 Peer Advisors

Marie-May (University of Salamanca)

"This experience taught me perseverance, resilience, self-compassion, but most importantly self-advocacy. My time in Spain was not perfect, and it certainly was not always easy, but I would not change anything because I am now a better person for it." 

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Jasmine (Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen)

"I would redo my exchange semester abroad in a heartbeat. My love for Tübingen showed me how capable I am of adapting to new environments, making lasting connections, and seeking adventure into the unknown. I strongly recommend this valuable experience to all Queen’s students!" 

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Hanna (University of Stirling)

"Stirling allowed me to grow both academically and personally. I became more independent, met a wide variety of people, experienced a different form of learning, and gained perspective on many cultures throughout Europe thanks to the many travel opportunities."

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Songyu (Chinese University of Hong Kong)

"The exchange to the Chinese University of Hong Kong was a wonderful experience... I am very excited that I have overcome my academic challenges and successfully completed my studies in Hong Kong through hard work."

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Jihyun (University of Edinburgh)

"Participating in exchange has been one of the most meaningful experiences of my life so far. It is something that I would encourage all students to consider pursuing!"

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Rebecca (University College Maastricht)

"Participating in the exchange program at UCM was an unforgettable experience that taught me a lot about myself and the world around me. One of the highlights of my exchange was having the opportunity to travel all across Europe!"

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