I’m Back and Sad About It

I have officially been in the US for a full week and I already want to go back to Australia. I never though leaving a place would make me so emotional, however it was the people I met there and the relationships I formed that has made it so hard. When I came abroad I…

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Almost the End

I depart in a few days and I am feeling a wide range of emotions: happy to finally see my parents, sad to leave my best friend and nervous for the future. Coming to Australia was the best decision I have made in my 20 years and I don’t want the journey to end. Once…

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Mid Sem Break

I cannot believe I only have a month left in Australia; it has gone by so fast! I have loved it so much that I even extended my flight back a week and a half so I could have more time here. There is still much to see and do I probably won’t be able…

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First 2 Months Down Under

My first two months in Australia so far have been amazing, unbelievable, exciting, extraordinary, all of the adjectives.  I can’t believe I am already close to halfway done and to think I was so nervous coming here, not knowing what to expect. The pre-orientation in Cairns was unlike anything else. We learned about how Australians…

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Pre Departure to Australia

Hi, my name’s Makenzie and I will be traveling to the land down under this month. I am so excited and blessed for this opportunity to study at the University of Newcastle! I chose Australia for the weather, the culture and the easy access to travel to other places in Asia and the south Pacific….

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