Tag: Sydney

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. I had the best time attending…

Food (Kim Caldwell)

Where does one begin to talk about food, when living in a city with a population of six million people, who are spread out across six hundred and seventy plus suburbs? People need to eat and the city has plenty to offer all the hungry souls.…

Social Issues, Change, and Policy (Kim Caldwell)

What if the United States government fined its citizens for not voting? In Australia voting is compulsory! I have heard the word compulsory, many times, since I came to this country. Compulsory means you are obligated to do something. You heard me correctly, all citizens are…

Australia (Nicole Graf)

I have been in Australia for 2 months now, and am about half way through my time here.  I am in love with Aussie attitude and life style. Everyone is thoughtful, friendly, and eager to hear your individual story. Aussies are also very eager to share…

Australia (Thomas Grams)

It has been a little over 2 months since I’ve left home for Australia.  Coming to Australia, I did not know what to expect. No one from my family has every left home this far, so it was exciting and nervous at the same time. As…

Culture Shocked (Kim Caldwell)

My first shocking realization had more to do with geography and less to do with culture. The shock was an ignorance to the fact that, June, July, and August are winter months in Australia. Can you imagine packing shorts, t-shirts, and flip flops, with hopes of…