“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 Learns About Turtles and Koalas During Her Australia Study Abroad Program!
You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! September is packed full of fun and exciting international engagement opportunities and events! Event Date Time Campus/Location Elemental: Ancient Chinese tradition of Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water Tues-Sun thru Sept 2019 Click here for Hours TS Leepa-Rattner Museum … Continue reading Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP September Opportunities & Events!
“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!
You don’t have to get on a plane to experience diverse cultures. They are all around us! It’s Summertime, but SPC global engagement does not take a break! International Opportunities & Events for July 2018 include… Event Date Time Campus/Location Center for International Programs Global Literacy Contest Tues, July 3 12:00 – 2:00 pm Seminole … Continue reading Experience Diverse Cultures At SPC – Join CIP July events!
For the 2017-2018 study abroad orientation, the Center for International Programs created a new and exciting process! The meeting was held in the SPC Collaborative Lab in the Epi Tech Building with the option of attending morning or late afternoon meetings. A huge thank you to the Collaborative Lab Staff, along with Center for International … Continue reading 2017-2018 Study Abroad Orientation was a success!
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