Introducing…Study in Australia bloggers!

We are pleased to present our bloggers.  We will feature a spotlight on each student blogger, but for now, take a look at our incredible crew!

Alli Schultz

Study Abroad University: University of Adelaide

Home University: American University

Course of Study: International Studies/Environmental Studies


A junior at American University studying International Studies & Environmental Studies, Alli is also a Resident Assistant, lifeguard, sailor, environmentalist and baker.   In her unique blog themed after The Wizard of Oz, Alli will take you through her adventures she experiences as she walks her own road through Australia. 

 Athina Sodder

Study Abroad University: University of Melbourne

Home University: University of British Columbia

Course of Study: Accounting


In her third year at the University of British Columbia, Athina is pursuing her Bachelor of Commerce in accounting.  As she undertakes her course at the University of Melbourne, she will grow as a student and a person and you can watch her transformation through her own blog. 

 Brittany Hayward

Study Abroad University: Victoria University

Home University: University of Windsor

Course of Study: Visual Arts and Communication Studies


Venturing from the University of Windsor to Victoria University in Melbourne may be a half a world away, but Brittany embraces the opportunity with enthusiasm as she looks forward to the study, travel, exploration and cosmopolitan opportunities ahead of her.

Caroline York

Study Abroad University: University of the Sunshine Coast

Home University: Elon University

Course of Study: Exercise Science and Minor of International Studies/Psychology


A junior at Elon, Caroline studies Exercise Science with minors in International Studies and Psychology.  She’s a Fellow and an Odyssey Scholar who loves playing racquetball and is tour guide for her university.  She will be studying abroad for five months in which she will encounter many exciting experiences while earning credits to her degree.

 Isaac Freeman

Study Abroad University: University of Queensland

Home University: Tufts University

Course of Study: Quantitative Economics


Isaac wasted no time going all out upon entry into Australia.  Coming from Tufts University to the University of Queensland, Isaac isn’t afraid of a little adventure.  He’s skydived, visited New Zealand and is starting his classes.  His hope is that living in Brisbane as a student will show him what life in Australia is really about–but a couple of crazy escapades are certainly in order.

Jessica Yu

Study Abroad University: Deakin University

Home University: McMaster University Hamilton

Course of Study: Kinesiology


Embarking on her studies at Deakin University amidst the sports-oriented environment of Melbourne, Jessica will take away a fresh perspective on her course of study in kinesiology. She will also volunteer in an Australian physiotherapy clinic.  Jessica has lots of potential for growth and learning as she further pursues studies in Australia.

 Kimberly Osborne

Study Abroad University: University of Newcastle

Home University: University of South Carolina

Course of Study: Public Relations


Kim leaves the east coast of America for the east coast of Australia where she intends to make the most of her time in Australia.  In preparation, Kim became scuba certified so that she can dive the Great Barrier Reef.  With a great attitude and desire to take all she can from this experience, Kim will surely learn as much as she can at the University of Newcastle and in living in Down Under. 

 Lauren Soubolsky

Study Abroad University: Griffith University

Home University: University of Victoria

Course of Study: Biology


Lauren’s blog, aptly named “Sunburn Down Under”, follows her journey as she encounters Australia as she never experienced when she was a tourist a few years ago.  Now she will immerse herself in Australian culture as she studies and explores the land Down Under.

 Lauren Williams

Study Abroad University: International College of Management, Sydney

Home University: Millsaps College

Course of Study: Business Administration


Lauren isn’t afraid to try new things, embracing the culture and trying Aussie staples like Vegemite–which may take some getting used to.  Preparing for her classes at the International College of Management, Sydney, Lauren will be offered a unique perspective on the business world while studying in Australia. 

Lisa Eilers

Study Abroad University: University of Canberra

Home University: Vancouver Island University

Course of Study: Criminology


Studying criminology, Lisa ventured to Australia so that she could compare and contrast the Canadian legal system to that of the Australian legal system. It’s the perfect opportunity as she studies at the University of Canberra, located in the capital of Australia.  

Meghan McMillan

Study Abroad University: Murdoch University

Home University: Gustavus Adolphus College

Course of Study: Communications Studies and Management


With aspirations to work in the field of admissions, Meghan wants to gain an understanding for cultures other than her own. Pursuing her studies in intercultural communication, going abroad to Australia will enhance her degree as she encounters not only Australians, but a vast group of other cultures too. 

Monica Milowski

Study Abroad University: University of New South Wales

Home University: University of British Columbia

Course of Study: Psychology


Monica uses her blog to show her positive outlook on life–with a smile.  With a great attitude and a love of travel, Monica slides easy into University of New South Wales and into the beautiful city of Sydney. 

Sabina Hlavaty

Study Abroad University: James Cook University

Home University: Princeton University

Course of Study: Biology


Sabina is a pre-veterinary student from Princeton University studying biology and photography at James Cook University this semester.  She enjoys traveling, photography, reading and hanging out with friends, and no doubt she will continue to do these things Down Under and like never before. 

Shane Stevens

Study Abroad University: University of South Australia

Home University: Ryerson University

Course of Study: Marketing


Shane is trading in the cold Canadian winter for a hot summer at the University of South Australia in Adelaide where he will continue to pursue his Marketing degree.  Perhaps a bit sad to leave behind family and friends, he still thrives in his new environment.  

Stephanie Mae Dixon

Study Abroad University: University of Canberra

Home University: University of Tennessee

Course of Study: Journalism/Photography


Stephanie selected the University of Canberra because she is a Journalism major very interested in politics, so there was no other better location than the capital for her to study! Follow her journey through Canberra and beyond as she lives her semester abroad. 

 Venita Colton

Study Abroad University: University of Tasmania

Home University: Thompson Rivers University

Course of Study: Chemistry


Venita is a Thompson Rivers University student who has made her way to Australia—and off the mainland at the University of Tasmania! Chart her trip as she has a unique abroad journey in Hobart and beyond.



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2 responses to “Introducing…Study in Australia bloggers!

  1. Thanks for sharing this such kind of information they will help to every student who make a plan to Study in Abroad.

  2. Australia is known for its brilliant academic faculties and world-class educational institutions. Therefore, study and living in Australia is now considered one of the major aspects for worldwide students. Study in Australia is one of the best options to make a successful career not only in Australia but all around the world. Choose any Australian college for a successful start of your career.

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