Browsing articles tagged with " Australia"
Oct
24
2011

Congratulations to our WINNERS

Contiki Oz

  Congratulations to the winners of our Grand Prize Draw: Moira Richards from Toronto wins the two-week Beaches and Reefs Contiki Holidays Trip in Australia! Sara McKinnon from Alberta wins the eight-week Travel CUTS volunteer trip to Tanzania, Africa. Julia Zu from Vancouver wins a return flight to Australia on Qantas Airlines. Youthink Contest: Congratulations to Adrianna Hansen of Alberta who wins the two-week volunteer trip in Guatemala, offered by Developing World Connections.  

Aug
2
2011

Hello from Down Under!! – Monica Milowski

Monica  - skydiving

My name is Monica, and I have been studying at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia for the past 5 months. I am half way through an exchange from UBC.  This has been the experience of a lifetime and so far I don’t regret my decision to come down and explore a whole new part of the world. I have met so many people from different countries,  and learned a lot about [...]

Jun
28
2011

Studying Abroad: So much more than classes – by Adrian Oruclar

Adrian - Ayres Rock

How studying abroad changed my outlook on life! I’m writing this blog post from one of the many wonderful cafes in downtown Melbourne, Australia, and in three days I hop on a plane to head back home to Canada. Reflecting on the past five months I’ve been in Melbourne as an exchange student, I could never have imagined how amazing this experience was going to be. First, a little bit about myself… My name is [...]

May
24
2011

Christmas Down Under

Lorikeet

A blog post from Guest Blogger Sheila Fee, who is part of the Study and Go Abroad Team. *********** A few years ago, I was lucky enough to go to Australia for Christmas. It was spectacular! We left the cold dreary drizzle of Vancouver late in the evening. On the plane, we tucked in to the usual dinner and movie, deplaned in the middle of the night in Honolulu to look wistfully at the palm [...]