James Cook University, Australia
Hello everyone! My name is Nina. I will be a senior this upcoming year and I currently attend Roger Williams University in Bristol, Rhode Island. I was born in Florida, but moved to Arizona when I was 8 years of age and have been living there ever since! Attending school across the U.S. for school is exciting, but what is even more exciting is that this upcoming semester, I will be studying in Townsville, Queensland, Australia! I am very much looking forward to this adventure due to the fact that I am a marine biology major and James Cook University is located so close to the Great Barrier Reef! I also cannot wait to meet people and learn more about the culture. I am glad to have been given the opportunity to share my experiences with you!
One of the best things to do while in Townsville is take a boat ride to Magnetic Island (Maggie). Today, a few friends and I decided to do just that. Maggie is absolutely beautiful, with aqua blue ocean surrounding it, an insane amount of wildlife and… More
It has been about a week here now and I have already learned so much. My roommate, Chloe, has been teaching me an insane amount about the Australian culture. Every day I learn a new Australian slang term thanks to her. She even wrote them all down for… More
I have been in Townsville for only a day now but I am in absolute awe. I know I will enjoy going to school in this location because I am immersed in so much nature here. As soon as we were picked up from the airport and dropped off at school, we saw a… More
Hi! I am currently sitting in the Los Angeles airport waiting to board my 16 hour flight to Melbourne, Australia where I will be attending orientation for three days. I am excited because the plane that I am flying on is the Airbus A380, which is the… More