G’day mate! by Kayla Kozak

G’day mate! My name is Kayla Kozak. I am a junior majoring in business administration with a minor in political science. I decided to come to Sydney, Australia for several reasons. I like that the main language is English so that I can fully immerse myself in the culture and better understand it. I also like that it is a safe/healthy place that has a relatively good political relationship with…

University of New South Wales by Jack Oistad

The first thing I noticed about UNSW is how large it is compared to the College of Charleston. This explains a lot of key differences between these two schools. UNSW has tens of thousands of students on a primarily commuter campus, so there isn’t a strong sense of community you get from living on campus back home. In fact school spirit is really subdued here in comparison to the US.…

Hello from Australia! by Jack Oistad

My name is Jack Oistad, and I’m a Junior studying abroad in Australia for the Fall semester. My major is International Business, so therefore I needed to study abroad. My secondary major is German, and I intend to intern in Germany in the future to give me working experience in both majors. I’m studying at the University of New South Wales in Kensington, which is a little outside of Sydney.…