Photo Interview with Akeem Pierre

1) Tell us about yourself

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My name is Akeem Pierre. I am an economics student in 4th year at Thompson Rivers University and currently doing anexchange at Universidad de la Sábana in Bogotá, Colombia. I chose to go do an exchange in Colombia because it is a big country offering variety in every aspect of living, from cuisine to culture to language and more.

2) What has been your favourite documented memory so far?

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It has to be Villa de Leyva: from 4×4…ing in the desert to hanging out with the ostriches. Such a cool place it is 🙂

3) What is your favourite thing you’ve discovered about your university?

imageDefinitely the Restaurants: from a specialty wok to Colombian food cafeteria style all for less than $5. Yum! Yum!

4) What is the most interesting place/thing/way of doing you’ve discovered so far in your host country?

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The Colombian hustle: you can buy whatever you want whenever you want. Such as candy, snacks and more in classroom!

5) Your first friend abroad!

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Andres and Alex: great people to know out here. They know where all the cool places are 🙂

6) Why should one Study Abroad?

imageThere’s a whole world out there to be discovered. So why not do it when you are young with like-minded people?

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