“Come study Abroad in New Zealand!” The statement in itself seemed very inviting, but I scrolled down the page and looked at the other Study Abroad options at SPC instead. New Zealand felt unattainable because it was such a beautiful place; and one that I can only imagine being that way. My mind starting flooding … Continue reading New Zealand Here I Come! Thanks To SPC Scholarship!
G’day Mate! It has been a life-long dream of mine to go to Australia. I was given the opportunity to take students to Australia and New Zealand in the summer of 2015. It was all that I thought it would be, and so much more. With that said, I am taking students again this year to … Continue reading Study Abroad in Australia!
The agenda for our last morning in Rotorua, New Zealand consisted of many different activities that included the Hobbilton Tour, Kiwi Park, and the Agro Adventure Park. I attended the Agro Adventure Park. Afterwards, the group set off for a three hour bus ride back to Auckland. The bus stopped at Mata Mata for a … Continue reading Rotorua to Auckland
G’Day, Mate! We’re now on day five of our trip! We arrived in Sydney, Australia at 10 a.m. Today, my roommates and I headed down to the bus to meet up with the rest of our study abroad group. We went sightseeing around Sydney. We stopped and shopped at Bondi Beach. After the beach we … Continue reading We’re in Sydney!
Australia/New Zealand student Michael Baldigo shared the following account of the group’s excursion to Kuranda Village and Tjapukai Village: A few of our group chose to “explore Cairns on your own” while the rest decided “to visit Kuranda for an additional fee.” Instead of a train ride up to the Atherton Tablelands, we took a bus and … Continue reading Cairns, Australia: Excursion to Kuranda
“Rise and Shine!” We had a 3:30 AM wake-up call to be packed and ready for our 4:30 AM bus ride to Auckland Airport. Upon arriving at the Airport we had a “boxed breakfast”, we grabbed an apple, juice, yogurt, muffin, or granola bar and headed into the airport to catch our 6:15 AM international … Continue reading Our first day in Sydney
Today was our second day in Ratoura, New Zealand. We started off our day with a 7am wake up call. After getting up, and having a buffet breakfast we jumped on an amphibious duck tour boat. To my surprise, the tour was not to go look at ducks. It was a WWII boat/car that traveled … Continue reading Exploring New Zealand
Photo updates from the SPC Australia and New Zealand Study Abroad professor! The group is having a blast. They are now on the way to Auckland and tomorrow they will be flying to Sydney at 7:00 am.
G’day Mate! It has been a life-long dream of mine to go to Australia. I was given the opportunity to visit Australia this past summer. It was all that I thought it would be, and so much more. With that said, I thought how wonderful it would be to take a group of students to … Continue reading Study Abroad in Australia and New Zealand – Summer 2015 by Dawn Joyce