Post-Australia by Jayda Cruz

After returning back to Connecticut a couple days ago, I have had the time to reflect on my time in Australia. What I gained out of this experience exceeded my expectations and I will miss my host university with my whole heart. During my time abroad, I made friends with students from several different states such as Wisconsin, Utah, Delaware, Texas, and more; these are people who I never would…

Intro to Australia by Jayda Cruz

Jayda Cruz, Political Science Major/Spanish Minor, Senior, Bond University, @ Gold Coast, Australia  I chose this program because it offered classes that I was genuinely interested in. For my time abroad, my goals include getting to know mostly locals and making new friends.  I did extensive research before choosing to study in Australia. I researched the climate, culture, education system, public transportation, and the differences/similarities to the US.