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Everyone Falls for Fake Emails: Lessons from Cybersecurity Summer School

This article was originally published on The Conversation by Richard Matthews, a University of Adelaide student who took part in the Digital Security in Estonia study tour in Winter School, 2017.  What do nuclear submarines, top secret military bases and private businesses have in common? They are all vulnerable to a simple slice of cheddar. This was […]

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A Reflection on Milan by Maria Positano

Search “study abroad” on the UoA website and you’ll receive dozens of results stating how exchange programs are “life-changing” and “unforgettable.” As I prepare to head home from spending a semester studying at Bocconi University in Milan, I can confirm that the hype is accurate. Getting settled into Milan was even easier than I anticipated […]

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Balancing Study and Travel – by Elly Stretton

This post is taken from exchange student Elly Stretton’s blog Elly’s Leeds Adventure. Elly studied at the University of Leeds in Semester 1, 2017.  I chose to study at Leeds not only because it is an amazing university, but because it is central to the UK and a middle ground between many amazing cities. It’s a stones […]

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Kansai University Exchange – A Life Changing Experience by Lana Poser

My exchange adventure so far has been exciting, incredible, and one of the best decisions I have made. However, the decision to commit to a one year exchange in Japan wasn’t easy for me. It meant leaving my partner, family and friends back in Australia for a whole year. Whilst it was a difficult decision, […]

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5 Things to Know About The Chinese University of Hong Kong

  1. Getting Around Campus CUHK is quite a hilly campus so unless your college (the dorm/hostel you stay in) is close to where your class is, you’ll have to catch the CUHK shuttle buses to where you need to go. There’s a pdf of the shuttle bus timetable on the CUHK website or you can download […]

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The Coldest and Best Semester – Emily Anderson

Emily completed an exchange to HEC Montreal, Canada, in Semester 1, 2017. I’m currently sitting at the Lima airport waiting for my flight home. I’ve been to 7 countries and 2 continents in the last 6 months, I’ve met some amazing people and shared some great experiences. Whilst sitting here I’m trying to think of […]

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Top 20 Study Abroad Tips – Elly Stretton

This post is taken from exchange student Elly Stretton’s blog Elly’s Leeds Adventure. Elly studied at the University of Leeds in Semester 1, 2017.    I’ve written quite a bit on life as an exchange student, and sometimes it can be an information overload. And sometimes we go over all the things we think are important: […]

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AC21 International Graduate School 2017 by Olivia Cousins

This article is re-posted from student Olivia Cousins’ article ‘Community, Technology, Sustainability’, originally published on her blog: Meristem Journeys. Olivia went to the AC21 International Graduate School in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in July. Three important words. Community. Technology. Sustainability. In this day and age it is absolutely crucial that our scientific advances become more sustainable if we are […]

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