As much as your mate just loves taking you on late night McDonald’s runs or to class at NeW Space, sometimes you’ve got to expand your transportation options outside of hitching a ride.
Every exciting journey begins with a less-than-exciting packing list. I half-excitedly, half-anxiously recall packing my bags in preparation for the flight, uncertain of what lay ahead, and I cannot emphasise enough how much smoother the journey to Newcastle will be if you do some planning before you pack.
As a fellow international student, I know how difficult it can be sorting out your life admin in Australia. So, let’s get you prepared for your life ahead in the ‘land down under’!
I bet you’ve done a ton of research on your future home at the University of Newcastle, but do you know how to actually get here?
It’s pretty safe to say that the average uni student is at a time in their life where travel seems particularly attractive. Whether it’s from the birth of new horizons, the sensation of coming of age, or just a really strong desire to depart from lecture life for a while, you might be considering taking some time to go overseas. …
Inspirational quotes touting the benefits of the well-travelled life are aplenty, but most of them are right: “Adventure is worthwhile,” as Aesop said. Travel teaches you more about yourself and the rest of the world than any other experience can. I should know, having travelled abroad myself to London for a short summer course, I was able to see what …
I only decided to follow the path involving computers in the beginning of my final year of high school. After that the next big decision lay ahead of me: choosing the right university.