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International Development Practice in Vietnam – Amy Rowe

Amy Rowe (Bachelor of Social Sciences) participated in the study tour International Development in Vietnam in July, 2017. The following article consists of feedback received from Amy, and the abstract and conclusion of her final assignment for the study tour.  My international development study tour to Vietnam was breathtaking and has left a lasting impression. I […]

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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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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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Coping with Culture Shock by Elly Stretton

I chose to study in the UK partly because I thought there wouldn’t be much culture shock. After all, we shared a common history, language and culture. It’s not until I arrived in Leeds, however, that I realised we are more different than originally thought. University life is completely different to back home – there […]

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Springing Into Europe – Holiday Travelling by GLObewriter Claire Hale

Claire Hale is studying on exchange at the University of Southampton in England, for a full year spanning 2016-2017. As a GLObewriter she is sharing her experiences with us every month. You can see all of her posts using the globewriter-claire tag. My last entry was back in March just before my four weeks of Easter break. This […]

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Hurdles, Solutions, and a Cure for Homesickness by GLObewriter Gina

Gina Cameron is studying on exchange at the University of Nottingham in England, for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter she is sharing her experiences with us every month. You can see all of her posts using the globewriter-gina tag. I’m writing this from a French police station, sprawled across three plastic seats. It’s […]

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The Weird and the Wonderful: 10 Things to Love About Yogyakarta, Indonesia by Krystal Buckle

Krystal Buckle undertook an ACICIS Language Immersion Program in Semester 1, 2017 in Yogyakarta, Indonesia. She has written this top 10 for future students travelling to Yogyakarta. Want to go somewhere? Call a Go-jek! Go-jek is one of Indonesia’s best inventions. A taxi app similar to Uber, Go-jek allows its riders to choose between two […]

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The Inevitable End: Exploring, Exams, and the End – by GLObewriter Faith

Faith Blake is studying on exchange at the University of Sheffield in the UK for Semester 1 of 2017. As a GLObewriter, Faith shares her experiences with us every month. This is her fourth entry. You can see all of Faith’s posts here.  In the blink of an eye, my five months abroad flew by and I […]

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