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
This was a trip I will never forget. I enjoyed seeing how different Australia looks from anywhere I’ve been in Florida, as well as how different the people act. All I saw everywhere we went was huge mountains. They were everywhere and so beautiful! The majority of the people we came in contact with were very nice and … Continue reading Australia in Summary
Overall my study abroad program in Australia was a once in a lifetime experience. It was one thing to go visit this country, but getting the chance to work with the different animals and help volunteer for an amazing organization made this program exceptional. Cairns Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Center goes above and beyond in their care of … Continue reading Once-in-a-Lifetime Experience at Cairns Sea Turtle Rehabilitation Centre
This is the last post I will make regarding my Australia Study Abroad trip. Monday, May 23rd, I was scheduled to work in the veterinary hospital (I wish I could have gone; they were treating wildlife like koalas there), but the doctor I was supposed to work with got stuck out on Lizard Island after … Continue reading Last Days in Australia: Fitzroy Summit & Cairns
Saying goodbye to Australia was hard. I learned many new things while I was over there and saw things that I would have never seen otherwise. I visited many places and hiked up to the summit on Fitzroy Island on one of the last days that I was there. I learned that although we are … Continue reading Australia
Australia has been the best place by far that I have been to. The people there are great. It is so relaxed and everywhere you go there is something to do and has to offer you. I have made lasting friendships and would go back in a heartbeat. The best was being surrounded by people … Continue reading Australia….Best Adventure Yet
My time spent in Australia was amazing! The culture, the people, and the experiences that we had will be something that I never forget. The Cairns Turtle Rehabilitation Center provided an experience that I will probably never have again and the fact that they operate mainly based on volunteers and donations is impressive. You can … Continue reading Last Days in Welcoming, Wonderful Australia
My last few days here in Australia were unforgettable. I had the opportunity to work with other veterinary nurses at a local veterinary hospital. I was able to help them prep, monitor and recover patients in surgery. Also, taught them how to utilize some of there Abaxis blood analyzers. Many of there practices are very similar … Continue reading Unforgettable experiences in Australia