Backpacking solo through South East Asia prepared Euan Malcolm for life as a university student. As part of his gap year, Euan Malcolm ventured off to South East Asia to explore the wonders of countries such as Cambodia, Thailand and Sri Lanka. Euan described the benefit of travelling alone as helping him ‘gradually gain independence.’ … More Travelling solo and discovering independence
As a student from North Carolina State University on international exchange, Kianna Freitag finds life in Australia ‘invigorating’. Originally from Huntington, New York, Kianna made the bold decision to study abroad in Australia at the University of Wollongong for six months. ‘Everyone at home thought I was crazy to go alone,’ Kianna revealed, ‘but it’s … More The invigorating life of study abroad
Amy Scurr aspires to become a photojournalist for the National Geographic. I was drawn to Amy, as we share similar aspirations and was interested to discover how Amy found her passion. The interview took place within UOW’s beautiful gardens.
The landscape of UOW offers a tranquil study environment for students. The campus is embedded with duck ponds, trickling creeks, lush gardens and vast grassy fields, offering students a peaceful environment to study, relax, catch up the friends or meditate. Very rarely do your hear the sound of traffic, bustling bodies and loud machinery but … More The beauty of UOW environment
Escaping civil war and poor education in Sudan, life in Australia for Anismis Bakini has been one adventure after another. After spending one year in Egypt to obtain visas, Anismis Bakini and his family finally arrived in Australia in 2005. Anismis described sliding doors as the thing that fascinated him the most when he first … More Life in Australia after Sudan