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Never the Twain Shall Meet? Bridging the Art and Science Gap at Trinity

By Michaela Vitagliano [Visiting Student Blogger]

Hi, Michaela here. I hope you enjoyed my last post on GAA sports. Now onto yet another wonderful place – one that originated and was pioneered at Trinity College itself.

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Five Reasons to Study Abroad at Trinity College Dublin

  1. City Centre Location:
    • Trinity College Dublin can be found in the very centre of Dublin. An oasis of learning in the midst of a vibrant city. It is an excellent centre point from which to access cultural hotspots both North and South of the River Liffey. Well connected with public transport, you can easily travel throughout the greater Dublin area and beyond Dublin. Take a virtual tour of Trinity: www.tcd.ie/virtualtour

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In Defence of the Full Year…

Miles Morgan

Visiting Student

Home University: University of Chicago, Comparative Literature

When asked why I opted to spend a full year abroad, two reasons immediately come to the fore. Firstly, the University of Chicago does not allow for a shorter duration for its British/Irish Program, and negotiating my way out of nine months across the pond seemed a task laden with folly. Secondly, and much more succinctly: why not? I’ll concede I’ve had an abnormal study abroad experience in several ways. I’m not prone to homesickness and so haven’t experienced it (save the time I was in the emergency room with tonsillitis unable to swallow and my cardiologist father wasn’t on call to fast track my treatment or when my mother posted a video to Facebook of a simmering pot of her singularly sumptuous Southern gumbo). I arrived in Ireland with a few significant advantages.

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