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Study Overseas Alumni #11 – Jan Noya

Jan Noya is currently studying a Bachelor of Arts with a Bachelor of Economics, majoring in International Studies and Politics. At the end of 2018, Jan completed a professional overseas internship in Fiji through Project Everest. He is also the President of the Adelaide University Filipino Club.   Jan wanted to gain international experience, as […]

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Student Experience – Tom Chambers – PhD Research in Antarctica

Tom Chambers is currently undertaking a PhD in atmospheric physics/optics. From October to December in 2018, as part of his PhD research, Tom travelled to Davis Station, Antarctica to deploy atmospheric measurement instruments to determine the role of clouds and precipitation in the Earth’s climate system. Tom wrote the following blog post to tell us […]

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2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars – Maria Positano

Maria Positano is currently preparing to go on exchange to Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, in Semester 1 2019. Maria is currently studying a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Media. As the recipient of a 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholarship and a PricewaterhouseCoopers 2019 fellow, Maria has been funded for her exchange and an […]

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2019 New Colombo Plan Scholars – Sophie Eather

Sophie Eather is currently preparing to go on exchange to Fudan University, Shanghai, China, in Semester 1 2019. Sophie is currently studying a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in International Business, and a Diploma of Languages majoring in Mandarin Chinese. As the recipient of a 2019 New Colombo Plan Scholarship, Sophie has been funded for her […]

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2018 end of year Study Overseas close-down period

Office closure Study Overseas will be closed for business from 5pm Friday 21 December 2018 and will reopen in the New Year at 9am on Wednesday 2 January 2019. Finance processing will also experience some delays over this period. OS-HELP and Travel Grant processing Eligible OS-HELP or Global Learning Travel Grant applications received before close of business […]

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Best Of 2018 – Thien Nguyen – Project Everest, Vietnam

Thien was one of the finalists in the video category for our Best Of competition! He participated in a Project Everest program focussed on water assessment to Vietnam. Enjoy!

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Best Of 2018 – Alice Yang – Nagoya University, Japan

Alice’s submission won the best video prize for our Best Of competition! Well done Alice. Check out her adventures at Nagoya University in Japan.

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6 Tips for Settling In – by Kathryn Simons

Kathryn is currently on exchange at the University of Glasgow for a Full Year (2018-2019). She is studying a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English and minoring in Art History. Once your exchange finally comes around, it can feel like you’ve been planning and waiting for years and in the excitement and stress of last […]

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Best Of 2018 Competition

Study Overseas is offering the opportunity for two storytelling students to win $250 each for the best written piece and best video of 2018. Students must: Have participated in a Study Overseas experience in 2018 (including those that departed in 2017) which has been registered in GLAS Be a current student of the University of […]

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The World’s Smallest Big City: Aarhus – by Courtney Smith

Courtney Smith is currently studying a Bachelor of Psychological Science. In Winter School of 2018, Courtney travelled to Aarhus, Denmark, to take part in their summer program.   At the beginning of 2018, I had no idea that I would be traveling to Europe for the first time. I can clearly remember browsing the internet […]

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