Why Should History Students Study Abroad in Australia? – Sophie Roland

When people asked me about my plans to study abroad and I would tell them that I was going to Australia, their responses were usually the same. They all asked me ‘why?’.  ‘Why Australia?’, ‘Don’t you study history?’, ‘Isn’t that a waste of time?’.

A History student’s survival guide to the semester BEFORE your semester abroad – Sophie Roland

Hello fellow or prospective semester abroad students! My name is Sophie and I am a second year at King’s studying a BA in History. I am currently on my semester abroad at the University of Melbourne and am loving every second, but the journey to this point was not always smooth.

Kaitlyn Mak, 2012-13 at University of Melbourne

Accommodation There are generally three types of accommodations in Melbourne: residential colleges, private halls and housings, all have their advantages and are popular among the students. Residential colleges Residential colleges are part of/run by University of Melbourne and consist of 11 different halls; all vary in size and location, most of which located in an …

Abi Yates, 2013-14 at University of Melbourne

Top Ten Things 1) Food: As a bit of a food fanatic, I loved trying out all the different cafes and restaurants Melbourne had to offer and I was not disappointed! Some of my favourite places include: Toast, Errol Street, which does an amazing brunch and gave me a free cupcake on my birthday, Little Richards, …

University of Melbourne, Diana Jaganjac, 2015-2016

Studying The University of Melbourne boasts 22 discipline-specific faculties with courses available in over 100 subjects. The university is also the number one research university in Australia and spends $850 million on research every year. If you decide to study abroad at the University of Melbourne you will most certainly be in with a chance …