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    Study Abroad and Exchange

    A seismic shift… halfway across the world

    It’s just after midnight on a pretty typical January night in Toronto, Canada. There I sit, way back in row 55, staring out the airplane window at the fresh layer of powdery snow that has just fallen. As I’m watching the falling snow, and feeling the engine of the airplane rev and prepare for take off, I am suddenly hit by the reality of the situation, and the magnitude of the series of events that have led to this exact moment. There is an instant and overwhelming rush of emotions that were so powerful that I can still feel them to this day when I reflect on this moment. It is at this precise moment that I know that there’s no going back. I’m in it, and I’m in it for the long haul. Good thing I was already buckled up, because here we go.

    If you’re a bit confused, allow me to explain. My name is Tiffany and I am a first year medical student here at Griffith. At the time of writing this, I have been here in Australia for exactly 2 months, but honestly it feels more like 2 weeks. I’m originally from a small city located about 2 hours outside of Toronto, Canada, and had lived there for my entire life up until the night that I just described in the beginning of this post. Continue Reading

  • Career and Work Uni Life

    Landing your dream job

    The idea of a ‘dream job’ is something that is pushed into our minds from the day we hit kindergarten. We are often asked “what do you want to be when…

  • Graduation
    Uni Life

    Making the most out of final year

    Hi Explore readers, welcome back to uni! For many of you, 2016 marks the end of your undergraduate studies. I graduated at the end of 2015, so I know what an…

  • Group of students ready to graduate
    Uni Life

    P’s get degrees but do they get jobs?

    Even before coming to university I am sure you had heard the term ‘P’s get degrees’. A simple saying which made university life sound so easy. All you have to do…