Mingling with marsupials, swimming in waterfalls and the Great Barrier Reef, and turning friends into family during study abroad in Australia – Brittany Patrick, SPC Student, Australia Vet Tech Program, December 2018 PART II (Read Part I) This trip to the “land down under” was more than just a volunteer experience with like-minded veterinary nurses; it … Continue reading SPC student chronicles her learning adventures in Australia (part II)
Flying foxes, coral covered beaches, sea turtle rehab, and an island hike not for the fainthearted during study abroad in Australia – Brittany Patrick, SPC Student, Australia Vet Tech Program, December 2018 PART I After receiving the news that I was selected to participate in the study abroad program in Australia, I nearly knocked my glass … Continue reading SPC student chronicles her learning adventures in Australia (part I)
Curious sea turtles, cuddly koalas, and other “life-changing” experiences during study abroad in Australia. – Kylie Edmundson, SPC Student, Australia Vet Tech, December 2018 To say that our Study Abroad trip to Australia was life-changing would be an understatement. This trip was the greatest experience of my academic career, and one of the most memorable of … Continue reading SPC student encounters wildlife up close in Australia
“Australia is a beautiful country and we only got to see a small chunk of it. We went in their winter season, so their climate was just perfect. Most days we would be waking up at a brisk 15C (59F) and then it would warm up to a nice 28C (83F) by the afternoon. We … Continue reading SPC Student Shares Her Experience While Exploring Veterinary Care in Australia!
“It has always been a dream of mine to go on a trip to Australia and when the opportunity presented itself through SPC, I knew I just had to go. I was extremely grateful for the 2 scholarships I was awarded, and it helped tremendously and was honestly the only reason I was able to … Continue reading SPC Student Was Able to Fulfill Her Dream Through her Study Abroad Scholarship!
SPC Study Abroad Student, Jeanette Burdette, Shares her Exciting Experience in Australia Vet Tech Program over the summer 2018: “After the hustle and bustle of plane flights, airports and shuttles; we finally made it to our hostel on Sunday morning. Although I didn’t arrive with my luggage in hand like I had hoped for, it … Continue reading “I am extremely thankful for the opportunity I had to Study Abroad through SPC!”
SPC student, Beatriz Santander, shares her experience in Australia with St. Petersburg College after receiving a study abroad scholarship: “On the first day of the trip, I was so nervous to meet everyone! Once I got to Australia and settled that nervousness dissipated. While taking the ferry to Fitzroy Island our guide, Jenny, was talking to … Continue reading SPC Student Learns About Turtles and Koalas Studying Abroad in Australia!
“I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to study turtle rehabilitation in a country as beautiful as Australia. The experiences that I gained from this trip are things I could never have experienced anywhere else in the world. I sincerely hope that I am able to go back some day. During our time in Cairns … Continue reading SPC Study Abroad Student Learns about Turtle Rehabilitation in Australia!
Pack enough clothes but make sure to leave lots of room in your bags to bring stuff home. Save up more money than what you expect to spend. Do not expect things to go according to plans. Bring at least 1 or 2 towels. These countries are different, so it will be “shocking” on more … Continue reading Study Abroad Tips from the Australia 2016 students!
After coming back from Australia, I can honestly say that I’ve had one of the most beautiful experiences there. The people, food, activities, and overall culture vastly differed from the United States in many ways. I do have to say that I missed American food while being in Australia because a lot of their cuisines … Continue reading Final Post: Australia