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Relishing Rabat: Our First Encounters

It’s orientation week in Morocco and it seems like all we can talk about, think about, and wonder about is our new home here in Rabat. 500 more words


A Whole New World

Having grown up through the Australian education system with Polish parents, it is easy for me to see the differences that exists between our cultures and to notice the lack of information that we are provided in our school-life about the diversity of customs around the world. 378 more words

Uni Work

Multiplicity and hybridity: Connecting international students

80% of our international students are from Asia (marginson, 2012) and with Asian countries operating in a very different manor compared to Australia, relationship building between Asian international students and Australian students can often be quite hard. 416 more words

Asian Students

Secret Paradise

Manila 1996. Steamy, congested, vibrant. I remember an incredible welcome. Yes, we had to arrive two weeks early, shortening our summer substantially, but what an orientation that was! 476 more words


University of Nevada Students Learned U.S. Culture & Student Success Skills

After two days teaching at the University of Nevada, new international student survey data indicates that workshop attendees gained cultural knowledge about the northern Nevada culture and skills to navigate the UNR campus.   286 more words

Higher Education

Introducing Charlotte Sheridan - Blog Abroad Correspondent for Jordan - Fall 2014

Hello everyone! As I write, my things are once again packed up and my room at home looks empty. Since I’m only going to be a sophomore in college, this is a repeat of last years experience when I first moved all my belongings to the University of Alabama. 478 more words

Area & Arabic Language Studies

'Study Abroad' they say...

In all honesty, who wouldn’t want to study abroad?! Apart from the constant fear of being in an unknown place and atmosphere, the opportunities that arise to those who travel for and with their education obviously expose themselves to a whole new playing field of experiences. 375 more words