Mini Assignment #2

A guest blog post from our very own Peter Parker, aka Spiderman. Enjoy the reading!

Peter Parker cartoon drawing


Hey there!

It is Spider-Man here, and today, I am swinging by to share my incredible experience as an exchange student in Vancouver. You might be wondering why Spider-Man is talking about university life, but trust me, my time at Simon Fraser University was a life-changing experience that I will never forget.

I am Peter Parker, a science-loving student from New York City. But by night, I am a wall-crawling, crime-fighting superhero, Spider-Man. You might be thinking, “What is someone like me doing at university in Vancouver?” Let me tell you.

Simon Fraser University (SFU) is not just any university. It is located on Burnaby Mountain, offering breathtaking views of the city and surrounding nature. The landscapes and diverse culture of Vancouver immediately made me feel right at home. As an exchange student, I had the opportunity to explore this incredible city and dive into a new culture.

One of the things that stood out the most during my time at SFU was the nice people I met. Citizens of Vancouver are known for their hospitality, and I was lucky to make some amazing friends who helped me navigate the city. From hiking in the mountains, to explore the downtown Vancouver. Every day was an adventure.

Academically, SFU challenged me. The university is known for its innovative programs and commitment to sustainability. As a science guy, I was in my element. Plus, the stunning campus provided the perfect setup for studying or just taking a swing (not literally, of course).

My time as an exchange student at Simon Fraser University was an unforgettable chapter in my life. Vancouver’s culture and the academic challenge made it the perfect place to grow as both Peter Parker and Spider-Man. So, whether you are a superhero or a regular student, I encourage you to embark on your own exchange student journey. It is a web of experiences you will appreciate forever.

Best regards,







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