Eight Months In Australia And It Feels Like We’re Fitting In

CYNTHIA BANKS’ BLOG: A family studies abroad About this blog: This year is a special year for my family. With 20 years in Colorado under my belt, and my kids approaching high school, my husband and I decided to move our family to Australia to “study abroad.” Our children are attending local schools in Queensland, … Continue reading

Pure Pleasure: Hugging AustraLearn Koala Tim Tam

CYNTHIA BANKS’ BLOG: A family studies abroad About this blog: This year is a special year for my family. With 20 years in Colorado under my belt, and my kids approaching high school, my husband and I decided to move our family to Australia to “study abroad.” Our children ages 12 and 10 are attending … Continue reading

Serving up health, safety advice even if study abroad students aren’t hungry for it

CYNTHIA BANKS’ BLOG: A Family Studies Abroad
I marvel that 100+ advisors in a room unanimously agreed that all of our efforts to provide orientation material on health, safety, travel, and academics were largely met with students who often doubt the validity of such efforts or feel compelled to actually miss the teachings altogether. We discussed new ways to share information by putting the meal in a wrapper that was more enticing, such as using videos, games and technology.

Australians Really Come Together In A Crisis

BLOG: A Family Studies Abroad By Cynthia Banks, Founder and Executive Director, GlobaLinks Learning Abroad This year is a special year for my family. With 20 years in Colorado under my belt, and my kids approaching high school, my husband and I decided to move our family to Australia to “study abroad.” Our children ages … Continue reading

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