Moving away for uni is a common experience. You look for an apartment, maybe bunk in with a friend, start cooking and cleaning for yourself and learn much too late that not turning on the vents above your stove WILL set off the fire alarm in small apartments. New school, new city, no more parental … Continue reading Immigrating into first year: a field guide for international students
Audilia is a third-year Biomedicine student majoring in Immunology, and is undecided on whether she wants to pursue health or education (or both?). When she's not holed up in a library, you'll find her stuck in a book or blogging at audsventures. So, you want to be adventurous? Study abroad? Live away from home? Travel … Continue reading Applying for Exchange
Staff writer Brenda writes from experience to give you a comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide to applying for exchange.
Makenzie is a current UniMelb student on exchange at Jean Moulin University Lyon III in France for a semester. When it comes to university admin and facilities, we have all done our share of complaining. We know too well of the moments when University admin gives us a run around or when the Wi-Fi drops … Continue reading 5 Things That Make You Appreciate UniMelb When on Exchange
Hello lovely readers! I am a third year creative writing/law student who is currently on exchange at the University of East Anglia, which is not in London (It’s in Norwich). There are rabbits on campus. Rabbits! It’s adorable, but more on that later. Anyway. Despite being on exchange for less than two months, I’ve been … Continue reading 5 Lessons My First Month of Exchange Has Taught Me
Studying overseas has always been on my wish list since starting my degree, but it's also something I've continually put off because: a) I thought I couldn't afford it. b) I had no idea where to start looking for studying abroad things. It seemed like a logistical nightmare (which it very much was). c) I thought … Continue reading 5 things I learned while studying abroad
So, this blog post is about 2 weeks overdue because I didn't get around to finishing this post at the time. Better late than never! My time studying abroad has come to an end, and I arrived back in Melbourne yesterday morning. As excited as I am to be back home, I'm missing Peru! Week 4 … Continue reading Week 4 studying abroad: Saying goodbye
So I didn't have the greatest time in Week 2, but things have looked up this week! First of all - baby Rosie has been found! Thank you all for your messages. I really appreciate it. She was found hiding in the corner of my backyard neighbour's front yard after 2 days since she was … Continue reading Week 3 studying abroad: Venturing to the Amazon
My second week studying abroad was...pretty crappy. It hasn't been the greatest week and I've been feeling pretty homesick. I miss family and friends, I miss Melbourne, and I miss unimelb. Happenings in Week 2 Week 2 has been full of classes, and tbh - I'm not really enjoying my classes very much. I've been dreading … Continue reading Week 2 studying abroad: Can I go home now?
It's been a week since I ventured off to Peru to study abroad, and thought I'd put together a short summary of how things are going on my end. First of all, yes - there have been plenty of llamas and alpacas spotted here. In the photo above, that's one chilling out at Machu Picchu, … Continue reading Week 1 Studying Abroad: Still Alive
Bored with life at Melbourne Uni? I can’t imagine you would be, but if you have an itch to explore the world during your time here, then Global Mobility is your answer! The Global Mobility website offers all the information you need about getting the most out of your UniMelb experience with an international focus. … Continue reading Applying for exchange