University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

University in Australia vs UK: Foreign Exchange to Brisbane

In a previous post, I described how luck, fate and a lot of hard work landed me a place on a 12-month foreign exchange program to the University of Queensland. In this blog post I’ll run through the main differences between university in Australia vs UK. This is based...
How I Got to Study in Australia as a UK Exchange Student

How I Got to Study in Australia as a UK Exchange Student

In my last post I went through the steps of how to study abroad, including the costs and benefits involved and why spending a year at the University of Queensland on an exchange program from the UK ultimately led to me moving to Australia long term. But getting one of...
How to Study Abroad: Costs, Benefits & Finding a University

How to Study Abroad: Costs, Benefits & Finding a University

People are often surprised to hear that my first visit to Australia wasn’t as a backpacker, but as a foreign exchange student at the University of Queensland back in 2001. If you’re interested in doing something similar, this blog post will give you plenty...