Grace Cushnie at the sign for Carleton University, Ottawa

Ottawa to go: De Montfort University journalism student swaps Leicester for a taste of life as an undergraduate in Canada

As her DMU classmates roll up for the first journalism classes of their final year at university this week, Grace Cushnie will still be fast asleep in bed.

She has a pretty good excuse for skipping the next few workshops though, and all the ones that follow. Grace is spending the next year studying journalism overseas, at Carleton University in Ottawa, more than 3,250 miles away from Leicester.

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