En route to Nepal

Medicine student, Gunnaina Kohli believes that “the knowledge you gain… and the ability to share it with people all over the world by volunteering abroad, is an experience worth having”. What was the program and how did you find out about it? My Nepal adventure began with a lucky trip to the Bowman Building, paired…

Mongolia to Vietnam: Short-term placements making long-term impacts

UON medicine student, Bal Dhital, shares with us his eye-opening journey as a medical intern in Mongolia and Vietnam. The past two months, I have spent traversing vast and empty swathes of the Mongolian Gobi and perilously busy streets in Ho Chi Minh City, where innumerable scooters rush past like driftwood in a monsoon flood. At airport…

An Italian Escapade for UON Educators

Lisa Aldrich had never been overseas before! Read on to see how her fifteen-day study tour in Italy went. Tell us about the program and how you found out about it? I’m currently enrolled in the Early Childhood and Primary Teaching program at Ourimbah and the course I did was EDUC3800: Intercultural Understanding for Educators….

African Adventure: Students in Kenya

Students recently returned from a two-week study tour experience in Kenya, which was supported by the  Australian Government through Endeavour Mobility Grants. We had the pleasure in chatting with one of the students, Vanessa McDonald, about the eye-opening journey. What did the study overseas experience entail? We went to Kenya for two weeks and did…

Summer in Copenhagen: An opportunity for networking and professional development

As I conclude my double Bachelor’s degree in Business Innovation and Entrepreneurship, I have been actively seeking out learning and development opportunities before graduation at year’s end. After nomination through the University of Newcastle, a position in the Copenhagen Business School’s International Summer University Program (ISUP) recently presented the perfect opportunity for professional and personal…

My Summer abroad at Tokyo Kasei University

Hope Maguire recommends a two-week trip in the sweltering summer heat of Japan to create the perfect excuse for buying shaved ice and ice cream. Read on to discover Hope’s amazing trip and why it could be for you too. Benefits of the trip This year, I headed to Tokyo Kasei University – a women’s technical…

Living like a local in France

UON Global recently had a chat with Teaching Student Leanne McCarthy about her semester exchange at University De La Rochelle in France.