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Here are some example reports written by past winners of the travel awards.

New York State of Mind - a Year with Steven Holl Architects

In 2012 Arseni Timofejev took a year out from his architectural degree at Glasgow School of Art to work with Steven Holl Architects in New York.

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The Impact of Tourism in the Masai Mara Game Reserve

In 2012 Charlotte Smart travelled to Kenya to explore the impact of Tourism in the Masa Mara game reserve.

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Downloadable construction and accessible architecture in Lisbon

In 2013 Charlie Fisher was invited to take part in InSitu, an architectural conference in Lisbon. Over 5 days he took part in a workshop which explored ways to improve the everyday living conditions of a small informal neighbourhood south of the city.

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A Taste of 'Pura Vida' in Costa Rica

In 2013 Imogen Hamilton-Jones travelled to Costa Rica for an unforgettable experience of ‘Pura Vida’ – the simple pleasure of life lived in harmony with the landscape and its people.

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A gap year visit to Israel

In the summer of 2010 Nathalie Mares decided to spend part of her gap year in Israel. She soon became fascinated by all aspects of the country’s cultural, social and political life.

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Reflections on a Medical Elective in Berlin

Robin Baddeley spent 8 weeks working in paediatric A&E and the intensive general paediatric ward at the Otto Heubner Centre for Paediatrics at the Charite hospital in
Berlin, Germany in 2009.

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Going away and seeing such amazing things has made me realise that I can’t possibly spend my life in one country. I think it has also made me a much more patient person, or at least I hope so. ‘Pole Pole’ as they say in Swahili or even ‘Mora Mora’ from Madagascar. There are both sayings that mean ‘slowly slowly’ a concept that is applied to life as a whole in Africa and enables one to appreciate other people’s values and ways of life.

Phyllida Price, Malvern Girls’ College, 2006

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