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

The Land Down Under: Was it All Just a Dream?

The view of the Sydney Opera House from walking the Harbor Bridge at sunset.

By Shannon Garrity – Shannon is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Student from Bridgewater State University who has just finished studying at James Cook University – Townsville, Australia.  Apparently, I have been back in the states for almost a month, but somehow that does not even seem logical. For the first time I can honestly say Australia does truly feel … Continue reading

Lake Mungo National Park

Photo I took of wild Kangaroos!

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

Ditching Your Smart Phone Abroad

My amazing phone while abroad.

By Kati Keenan -  Kati is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the University of Newcastle. Kati is from Miami University – Oxford. When I went abroad, I didn’t have a choice to bring a smart phone with me. I had a phone that didn’t have a chip slot to put an Australian sim … Continue reading

Top 10 Lessons Studying in Australia: Advice for Future Aussie-Goers!

Feeding kangaroos! So fun!

By Shannon Garrity – Shannon is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Student from Bridgewater State University who is studying at James Cook University – Townsville, Australia.  1) Don’t get bogged down by the little things when packing: As long as you know the general climate you are packing for and paperwork necessary, you will be all set. As the Aussies … Continue reading

Opening my Eyes to my Dreams: One Country at a Time

Spear Throwing Aboriginal

By Shannon Garrity – Shannon is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Student from Bridgewater State University who is studying at James Cook University – Townsville, Australia.  From a very young age, my passion for humanitarianism expanded until I ended up declaring social work as my major in college. There has always been inkling within me to travel and help others … Continue reading

Australia: Top 5 Cities to See and Top Things to Do

By Kati Keenan -  Kati is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the University of Newcastle.  When people choose to study abroad they want to go somewhere where they can visit tons of countries to check it off their bucket list. However, I believe that these 5 cities in Australia are so unique … Continue reading

Semester Abroad Near the End? Tips from Alumna Molly!

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By Molly Dupuis – Molly studied abroad with GlobaLinks Learning Abroad at Queensland University of Technology.  It’s been almost two years now since I went to Australia, and I miss it more and more every day. For most of you abroad right now, your time is quickly coming to an end. So I wanted to share … Continue reading

Budgeting Your Money Abroad

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By Kati Keenan -  Kati is a GlobaLinks Learning Abroad Alumna Ambassador who studied abroad at the University of Newcastle. Studying abroad in college can be extremely overwhelming because of finances for many students. One of the toughest things for me was learning to budget my money every month. That’s why I put together this quick list … Continue reading

Photo of the Week: April 23rd, 2013

GlobaLinks Learning Abroad students participating in Bridging Cultures Program in Australia.
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