Language, law and the city of love

25 Sep 2017

University of Queensland student Amy Bergman has been selected as a Laureate of the Embassy of France ‘Nicolas Baudin’ Travel Program and will complete an exchange semester at Sciences Po, Paris.

Ms Bergman, a Bachelor of Arts (majoring in French) and Bachelor of Laws student, is one of just eight laureates selected for this first round of grants, and was chosen from more than 120 applicants.

Ms Bergman said the opportunity to fully immerse herself in the language – especially in an academic context – was crucial.

“Those who have ever studied a language will know that textbooks can only teach you so much, and being able to participate in an immersive environment for a full semester is invaluable,” she said.

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