Tag Archives: Australia

Surfies. Brah. (Hillary Hubertz)

A month ago, yes a whole month ago I went on a surf trip. We left the last weekend in August and spent four lovely days living it up as Australian Surfers. It was a Thursday afternoon at one o’clock … Continue reading

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Where is the Slow Down Button? (Hillary Hubertz)

Before I left for this amazing experience I kept asking my friends that had already been abroad if the time spent away went by fast. I kept asking them that question because in my mind I wanted the time to … Continue reading

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Studying Abroad? Easy When You Live in the World’s Most Livable City (Kyle McCarragher)

When I considered studying abroad, I never thought I would be doing so and living in the world’s most livable city at the same time! Melbourne, Australia was the second most livable city in the world for a while (behind … Continue reading

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A Hodgepodge of Verbal Differences between Aussie and America! (Susan Hiller)

-It is very common when walking into a store to hear “How ya going” instead of the typical American welcome, “How are you doing today” -“Heaps” is a very common term used to describe “a lot” or “tons”.  For example in … Continue reading

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Christmas During the Australian Summer (Dale Bishop)

Maybe it is because I have lived in the snowy woods of Wisconsin my whole life, but I have a really hard time excepting that Christmas is only a few weeks away. Since all of my Christmases have been a … Continue reading

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Departing Australia (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Departing Australia was tearfully harder than I could have imagined. The friendships that I’ve made throughout my time in this wonderfully country have made leaving the beautiful place so difficult. As I awaited my boarding call, I glanced around for … Continue reading

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Relationships in Australia (Jaime Kamps-Duac)

Original post date: 02 November Today begins my last day of courses here at USC. My semester has flown by faster than I could have imagined. Currently I am a few hundred words away from completing my last assignment for … Continue reading

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Last Night in Australia (Thomas Grams)

Well it is my last night here in Australia. I can’t believe this time has come and still cannot believe it fully. What an incredible five months it has been. I have had the most amazing experience with traveling, meeting … Continue reading

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Exams Are Over (Thomas Grams)

After a three-week exam period, exams are finally over. It’s hard to imagine my academic time here in Australia has finally come to an end. It’s hard to believe classes are finished and I am currently awaiting my final grades. … Continue reading

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Educational Experiences in Australia (Nikki Graf)

Studying abroad in relation to my major was easy for me. Although it was initially a concern for me about being behind with my major’s coursework, Macquarie University is a large school with many options to choose from. Personally, I … Continue reading

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