For many students starting a program at college or university is a huge transition. Some people have left home for the first time or are coming back after being out of school for a long time or have moved many miles from their home and country to pursue an educational goal. 260 more words
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Exchange student Hanako Aono received a crash course in Aussie Rules this month in the home of avid Cats supporter Margaret O’Rourke.
“I have actually seen a footy game on TV before in my residence, but seeing one with a family was really great because they have one team to support and I could follow them, not just watch it blankly,” Hanako said. 530 more words
Becoming an exchange student is a tough decision to make; to leave your family, friends and comfortable surrounds behind for a new country and culture. Given the brave, self-improvement opportunity that these students are embarking on, it is still a sad fact that many find it difficult fitting into the foreign culture of their exchange location. 354 more words