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Two women standing on beach in Portrush
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 10 June, 2024

PG student Isa takes us on a trip along the North Coast and its must-see attractions.

Belfast City Hall
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 4 June, 2024

Postgraduate student Isa demonstrates how to make the most of the warm summer days in Belfast!

Belfast City Hall
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 27 May, 2024

Colombian student Isabella explains why it is impossible to be bored in Belfast, with an array of concerts, art exhibitions and cultural events regularly taking place in the city.

Students at the HAPP formal
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 20 May, 2024

Colombian student Isabella recently attended a formal hosted by the School of History, Anthroplogy, Philosophy and Politics. Check out her recap of the night below!

Student walking along Ballycastle Beach
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 6 May, 2024

Colombian student Isabella recently spent the weekend in Ballycastle, located only an hour from Belfast. Read all about her trip below.

Student at Slieve Donard
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 3 May, 2024

Colombian student Isabella recently had an opportunity to visit Newcastle, a seaside resort town located only 90 minutes from Belfast. Read how she made the most of her trip by hiking Slieve Donard and enjoying local food and drink.

Student at Colombian festival
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 19 April, 2024

Colombian PG student Isabella identifies several differences and similarities between her home city (Barranquilla) and her home away from home (Belfast)!

Two hands holding a black paper heart cut out
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 16 April, 2024

Read how international student Isabella copes with long-distance heartache and emotions while studying in Belfast.

Three students sitting on the lawn in the quad
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 10 April, 2024

Colombian student Isabella tells us how she is overcoming the language barrier since her arrival to Belfast; and offers some tips to improve English language skills while at Queen's.

Commercial Court Belfast
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 2 April, 2024

If you really like music, dancing, or spending time with your friends in vibrant spaces, Belfast offers many options to enjoy your night in any environment.

St Patrick's parade at Belfast City Hall
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 27 March, 2024

Colombian student Isa recently took part in St. Patrick's Day celebrations across Belfast. Find out how she made the most of her weekend below!

Magnolia tree in quad
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 15 March, 2024

With the Spring (Easter) Break fast approaching, Colombian student Isabella discusses the best ways to make the most of your free time in Belfast.

Students sitting together in duke of york bar
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 11 March, 2024

PG student Isabella shares how she's learned to cope with loneliness as a student abroad.

Student standing in front of H&W cranes
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 21 February, 2024

Beyond academic pursuits, studying abroad for university offers students the opportunity to experience new cultures, traditions and perspectives. Read why Colombian student Isabella is enjoying her new life in Belfast and at Queen's.

Isabella at the top of Cave Hill
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 19 February, 2024

"I felt that a master’s degree would not only complement and deepen the knowledge I had gained during undergrad, but it would also allow me to improve my research capabilities."

Student at the Natural History Museum, London
Isabella Barros De La Rosa | 5 January, 2024

With short and affordable flights available throughout the year, Belfast is an ideal hub for students to easily travel to other cities in the UK for short breaks. Colombian student Isabella recently visited London during the Christmas season.