Insider Insights: What’s it Like to Study Psychology Abroad?

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By Katie Leimkuehler GlobaLinks New Media Manager Lauren Gertz from Quinnipiac University is currently studying abroad and majoring in psychology at the University of Queensland in Australia. We caught up with Lauren to get the inside scoop on studying abroad with her psychology major and how her experience has contributed to her college career path.   What … Continue reading

How One GlobaLinks Student Almost Studied Abroad in Australia for Free

By: Troy Stiles GlobaLinks Customer Communications Manager   From over 37,000 entries from more than 190 countries, Abbey Engleman was selected as one of seven finalists for Australia’s Win your Future Unlimited competition. As one of the seven finalists selected, she was flown to Australia last December for a two-week study tour, to explore different Australian institutions, cities, … Continue reading

Top 5 Australian Foods

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By Ann Bishop –  Ann is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at James Cook University – Cairns in Australia. Ann is from Colorado State University.  1. Vegemite: In the US we devour peanut butter on just about everything. The Aussies however prefer Vegemite. Vegemite was invented in Australia by a Kraft Foods scientist trying … Continue reading

Reverse Culture Shock: My Return Home

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By Meghan Thedford –  Meg is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Summer Correspondent who is participating in the Edge of the Outback: Photography in Australia summer program. Meg is from Meredith College.  Coming home was bittersweet. It still is bittersweet. I’m glad to be home where I can call people, see my family and friends, but I … Continue reading

Flinders Rangers

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By Meghan Thedford –  Meg is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Summer Correspondent who is participating in the Edge of the Outback: Photography in Australia summer program. Meg is from Meredith College.  We left for Flinders Rangers, South Australia at “7am” on Saturday. I put “7am” in quotation marks because we were told we would leave then, … Continue reading

Rain and Rainbows

Rainbow in the outback!

By Meghan Thedford –  Meg is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Summer Correspondent who is participating in the Edge of the Outback: Photography in Australia summer program. Meg is from Meredith College.  While on my adventures here in the Edge of the Outback we have been through a couple of rainstorms and have seen 7-8 rainbows in … Continue reading

Lake Mungo National Park

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By Meghan Thedford –  Meg is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad 2013 Summer Correspondent who is participating in the Edge of the Outback: Photography in Australia summer program. Meg is from Meredith College.  I loved visiting Lake Mungo National Park! It was a bumpy ride there, but it was a breathtaking experience. I saw many kangaroos and emus … Continue reading

Photo of the Week: June 26th, 2013

Shared with us on Instagram (#glabroad) "Face Painting With My New Friend" - Australia Internship Participant Charlotte

Best Beaches of Gold Coast Australia

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By Megan Donnelly –  Megan is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at Griffith University – Gold Coast in Australia. Megan is from the University of Rhode Island.  The Gold Coast of Australia is renowned for being the vacation getaway for Aussies and foreigners alike.  With of 70 kilometers of white sandy beaches … Continue reading

Adjusting My Sails Abroad: Don’t be Afraid to Ask for Help

Watching the Aussie sun rise on the iconic Magnetic Island, only a 20 minute ferry ride from Townsville

By Shannon Garrity – Shannon is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Student from Bridgewater State University who is studying at James Cook University – Townsville, Australia.  Elizabeth Edwards once said, “When the wind doesn’t blow your way, adjust your sails.” Her words could not ring truer right now during my study abroad experience.  A few weeks ago I hurt my … Continue reading

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