One month left

The middle of the November and only four weeks until school semester is over. Time has started to fly since we’ve been here already over three months! October was overall really busy time with the school because here it is common that all the courses have midterm exams and at the same time normal assignments…

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Back in Gainesville

After our trip to Chicago, we managed to come back on time to Gainesville and continue our studies. All the studies were really delayed because of the hurricane and that is why the first week was busy for all the students and for us too. Some people struggled with the damage of Irma, and gladly…

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Hurricane season

Week 4: Hey! First of all we really apologize our frequency of posting so don’t look the days when we have posted. Instead of that take a look for the week which is told at the beginning of our post, we appreciate > thank youuu! So..We arrived back to home from Daytona beach on Monday…

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Labor week (end)

Week 3: It is time to tell what we are doing at school.. We have lectures three days a week, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The Lenght of the basic day is from 8:30 to 11:30 and on Friday only 10:40-11:30. Roosa has also lecture every monday from 16 to 19. I have taken four courses…

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First week of school

week 2: School started on Monday and first week was called drop and add period when you had possibility to make changes to your courses. Professors intoruduced the course syllabusses etc., so basic things. We hadn’t any assignments during that week but we got to know that later on there will be a lot of…

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Arrival to USA

week 1: We arrived to Orlando 15.8.2017 and spent few days there before heading to Gainesville and our fall 2017 home. We visited there in few places and for example in Universal Studios. We arrived to Gainesville by bus in Friday morning 18.8.2017. The first thing we had to do were to get an apartment….

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Application process

Welcome to read Riina’s and Roosa’s exchange blog in University of Florida, Gainesville! This is the place where we share our experiences and thoughts of the stay here during the fall. We are writing alternately, so you can hear what’s going on with both of us. All the application process begun early in the winter…

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