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Starting to Explore Part 1

It’s been a while since my last post, but I finally did enough that I felt I had a good amount of stuff to write about. This… More

Samantha W. Bond University, Australia

Author

Samantha W.

Location

Bond University, Australia


About

Hi everyone! My name is Samantha, I’m 20 years old, and I go to school at Arcadia University. I will be studying abroad at Bond University for my entire junior year, and I’m super excited! Bond is located in an area of Australia called the Gold Coast, which as it sounds like, means I’m going to school near lots and lots of water. For a perspective, the school is about a 15-minute bike ride from the ocean… awesome!

Starting to Explore Part 1

Samantha W. October 15, 2015

It’s been a while since my last post, but I finally did enough that I felt I had a good amount of stuff to write about. This past weekend I went to North Stradbroke “Straddie” Island, and about three weeks ago I spent about four hours at the Currumbin… More

Traveling Down Under

Samantha W. September 10, 2015

The past few days have been a whirlwind of excitement! If you didn't already know, I made it to Australia! My family drove me down to Newark on the second of September to drop me off, and I think I did a pretty good job (leaving them, that is). My mom… More

Leaving on a Jet Plane!

Samantha W. September 1, 2015

I can't believe that in just a few hours I will be beginning the journey of a lifetime in Australia for an entire year! It feels like only yesterday that I was just starting college and now I'm going to be studying abroad, something I've wanted to do… More

50 Days and Counting

Samantha W. July 13, 2015

Every day is a little bit closer to Australia! Only 50 more days until my flight leaves Newark, and I can’t wait! I can’t wait to see the Bond University campus, from the pictures online, it (and the area in general) is beautiful. I’m very excited for… More

In preparation...

Samantha W. July 6, 2015

As of the time I’m writing this post, I have about two months until I leave for Australia, and even though it seems like it’s very far away, my summer will fly by. I haven’t really done much to get ready for Australia as of yet. I got my visa, $400+… More