Post-Arrival: Back Home

It’s been a week since I returned home, despite my apparent efforts to sabotage my doing so. I started packing up my room and saying my goodbyes about a week in advance, making sure I would have time to get everything done before I had to leave. That week was a bittersweet one, as all…

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Time Flies

Well, here we are. Today was the day of my last, and only, final exam. Classes ended November 3rd, so the rest of the month was our exam period. Some people had an exam for every class and finished after a week, others (like me) barely had to be here at all during this month….

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The Adventures Continue

Another month has gone by, and the deadline to hop back on the plane home approaches, to my ever growing dismay. I’ve grown to love so many things about Australia; whether it’s the birds with their strange songs that wake me up in the morning (seriously, if you’ve never heard a kookaburra laugh you’re missing…

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Not all studying

Today marks the end of a weekend getaway to Melbourne that began on Thursday afternoon after leaving my Biology lab. Tomorrow morning I’ll be flying back to Sydney and taking a train from there to Newcastle, to begin the week anew on Monday. An integral part of the study abroad experience, and the part I…

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Pre-Departure Blog- Australia

Hello! My name is Sebastian and soon I will be embarking on a trip to the other side of the world, where I’ll be sending a semester abroad at the University of Newcastle in New South Wales, Australia. Even though I already study abroad from my home town in Bogota, Colombia, Rollins gave us all…

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