APRIL MCLENNAN

Her friends describe her as bubbly and unique, as she considers herself loyal, creative and hilarious. April McLennan has come to Utrecht all the way from a small rural town in Tasmania, Australia where she…

AMALIE KRAAER

Amalie Kraaer is a 24-year-old journalist from Denmark with a shining smile and a contagious sense of enthusiasm for all things writing and reporting. Her academic journey paved the way to journalism and she immediately…

MADELEINE ROJAHN

Madeleine Rojahn is studying in the Europe in the World programme on exchange from the University of Tasmania, where she studies journalism and international relations. “I’m really excited about the Europe in the World course…

SARA MARYNIAK

Sara Maryniak is a budding journalist with hopes of working for the United Nations. She was born (or possibly created in a mad science experiment gone wrong) on the Australian island of Tasmania in 1997.…

JULIA WEINZIERLER

She was born and raised in Munich, with Russian and Austrian roots but she feels German. The values she cares for most in people are: honesty, transparency, truthfulness, kindness and fairness.  Meet Julia Weinzierler, a 21-year-old Communication and Media Research student from the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität in Munich. She seems composed and welcoming…

JESPER GYNTHER

After spending nearly two years of writing local news in a small, smidgen isolated Danish island of Bornholm, 40 km south from Skåne, Jesper Gynther, 26, has relocated to the student town of Utrecht in…

PAULA CAMARA

Paula Camara from Zaragoza believes the most important thing within journalism is to “make visible the invisible”. With a desire to interact with people and tell their stories, Paula has a strong ambition to “directly…

JEPPE TRANS

Jeppe Trans is the prodigal son of Aarhus, Denmark. Born in Aarhus and having lived in small towns throughout Denmark and even Venezuela, he has returned and will return again to Aarhus in order to…

MARISA LOPEZ

  Passionate about human rights, Marisa Lopez is a strong advocate of fundamental freedoms including of religion, opinion and freedom of the press. Hailing from Tenerife in the Canary Islands, 22-year-old Marisa has written about victims of the…

VEERA NIKKILA

When Veera Nikkilä, 26, took her first few steps in the city of Utrecht in 2013, everything was new to her. All the bikes going from A to B, the cosy canals in the centre…

GEORGIA MACLEOD

  "When I was younger I wanted to live so many different lives, and I felt so sad that I would only live my own life," says Georgia Macleod, 23. The life she has been…

MEGAN BIROT

Studying at Griffith University a Bachelor of Journalism, specialising in International Relations and Public Relations. Megan Birot from Australia aspires to be an international journalist or foreign correspondent. Megan worked as reporter in a local…

CATHAL CHARKER

    “Hi my name is Cathal, but you can call me Cat like the animal”, he says while imitating cat ears on his head with his hands.   Cat studied history with a minor in journalism and public history at the…

NATHAN HENNESSY

It is clear that humour plays a big part in young journalist Nathan Hennessy’s future. Ever since he successfully started to write the satiric and erotic “Doctor Neezy’s love column” for a local student magazine…

AARON HURST

Aaron Hurst is from the small town of Huntingdon, England. It’s his first time travelling on his own, and his settling into Utrecht definitely has not been aided by the constant frenzy of bike riders…

JAVI WEST

Like a Forrero Rocher, Javi’s soft centre is not visible at first, yet very easy to come by. Buried beneath his dark eyebrows and poker face, a laugh is all it takes to break his…