Interview with Kaycee Layton

Are you interested in study abroad through ECU? Check out this interview with Kaycee, a former ECU student, who completed an exchange through ECU. Hear about how it affected her and what she loved about her time abroad!

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[VIDEO] Essential: Delay Graduation to Study Overseas, By The Global Society 2019

Are you unsure about delaying your graduation any longer? Hoping to gain just a few more skills to make you employable after you graduate? It might be time to consider delaying your graduation (slightly) for an overseas study abroad experience. Research has unequivocally shown that studying overseas actually makes you MORE employable. There are heaps of reasons to delay your graduation date for an overseas study experience!

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[VIDEO] Interview with Marcella Low, The Global Society

Have you ever wondered what it's like to do an internship or placement overseas as part of your degree? Hear what Marcella from Curtin University did for her overseas placement, and learn how you can study overseas too!

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[Video] Converting Currency, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob talks about the many ways to change and handle money whilst overseas. If you're wondering about the best ways to use money overseas this is the perfect place to start learning!

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[GUIDE] AddChina Undergraduate Toolkit, by Australian Government Department of Education and Training

This toolkit presents some of the many options for Australian students considering undergraduate studies or research in China.

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[VIDEO] Why travel or study in Argentina? By The Global Society

In this video, Rob talks about why you should travel or study in Argentina. If you've never been, this is a great video to get you started!

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[VIDEO] Easy New LinkedIn Features to Make Your LinkedIn Profile Awesome, By The Global Society 2018

LinkedIn has recently released some awesome, easy to use new features that you can quickly activate to improve and enhance your profile.

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[GUIDE] Jobs & Work Aboard Programs, By GoAbroad.com

Have you returned from an overseas study experience? Are you looking for an opportunity to work aboard? Check out this guide on jobs and work abroad programs! There are options out there, you just need to take the leap!

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[GUIDE] Applying for a French Visa in Australia, By Embassy of France in Australia

This guide is helpful as you prepare to apply for your French visa. Follow the steps here to make sure you apply for the appropriate visa well in advance!

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[GUIDE] How to survive at a French University, By The Local France

If you have questions about your upcoming exchange to France, make sure you read this article. From social life to paperwork, you can get tips here.

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[GUIDE] How to get around every day in France? By Campus France

Read about how easy it is to get around France with these methods!

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App for finding multilingual medical services in Japan, By Reiji Yoshida

This article shows you a great app that you can use to locate medical services in Japan that are available in more than just Japanese!

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How Living Abroad Helps You Develop a Clearer Sense of Self

By Hajo AdamOtilia ObodaruJackson G. LuWilliam MadduxAdam Galinsky

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[VIDEO] Study abroad tips: my time in England by KelsiesCloset

Study abroad and traveling tips Kelsey learned during her time abroad in England.

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[ARTICLE] Urgent Australian passport applications surge by 35%

This is an article by the Sydney Morning Herald provides some useful hints and tips about passports when preparing for any sort of international travel.

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[ARTICLE] Hotel Room Shock: What To Do When Disasters Strike, By Sarah Nicholson

This article, by Sarah Nicholson, is a great read if you are nervous about you overseas trip. It has great advice on what to do in any sort of situation!

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: Ezra Bowen on Overseas Study and How That Has Helped His Career Grow, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob Malicki talks with Ezra Bowen about how his international study experience has helped him in his career. Ezra talks about how his overseas study experience has helped him work with both Boeing and as a consultant, constantly using the skills he acquired while studying overseas.

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: Lauren Soars On Taking the Steps to Reach Your Goals, By The Global Society

In this video, Lauren Soars opens up about her time spent at Clemson University in South Carolina, USA. Lauren talks about taking the steps to reach her dream and all the hard work and sacrifice that goes in to achieving your goals. She even shares what it's like to be a part of a National Championship winning football team!

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: Darren Tompkin on his Exchange Experience and How That Has Helped Him Grow, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob Malicki talks with Darren Tompkin about Darren's time on exchange and how that has helped shaped his entrepreneurial style. Rob and Darren also discuss the finer points of how to get invited to dinners with foreign presidents and learning new languages!

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[VIDEO] An Interview with Anna and Joe Paradiso, By The Global Society

We caught up with Anna and Joe Paradiso to ask them what it was like having their daughter travel overseas without them!

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[VIDEO] Funding Opportunities for Overseas Study A Video for Academics, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob Malicki and Andrea Houghton of The Global Society share with academics how students can receive thousands of dollars from the Australian government to use toward overseas study programs. This video is ideal for academics interested in leading study tours or otherwise championing their students to study overseas. [UPDATED, 19 Feb. 2018]

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[VIDEO] How to Prepare for an Interview or Presentation, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob talks to Janna Wong from the University of Southern California about the keys to being prepared for an interview!

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[VIDEO] Travel Delay! An Example of What to Do When Your Plane Gets Delayed, By The Global Society 2018

Ever been delayed or had a flight cancelled whilst overseas? Check out some tips on what to do if your travel is delayed, and some advice for how to make your travel as smooth as possible!

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[GUIDE] Cost of Living Calculator, By Numbeo

"Numbeo is the world's largest database of user contributed data about cities and countries worldwide. Numbeo provides current and timely information on world living conditions including cost of living, housing indicators, health care, traffic, crime and pollution."

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[GUIDE] How to vote while overseas, By the Australian Electoral Commission

https://www.aec.gov.au/Enrolling_to_vote/overseas/index.htm

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[ARTICLE] Your child wants to study abroad. Here's how to plan, By Kate Ashford

Is your child thinking of studying abroad? Make sure to check out this article to get a comprehensive walkthrough of studying abroad. Kate talks about the benefits, and some of the setbacks, associated with overseas study. Make sure to check out this article to prepare yourself and your child for their study abroad experience!

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[VIDEO] The Global Society Expert Interviews: Louise Dunn

In this video, Rob Malicki talks with Louise Dunn about her work with Asialink Business. Louise highlights the rising importance of the Asia-Pacific region to Australia and provides insight in to what young Australians can do to get ready for a globalised economy.

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[VIDEO] The Global Society Interviews Andrew Parker, By The Global Society

Rob Malicki, co-founder of The Global Society, interviews Andrew Parker of PricewaterhouseCoopers. Andrew opens up about his experiences working abroad and his time spent overseas. They talk about the New Colombo Plan and the importance of Australia within the Asia Pacific region, as well as the growth of the Asia-Pacific region in the next 10 to 15 years.

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[GUIDE] Visalink, A CIBT Company

Visalink is a CIBT Company, a world leader in providing travel and immigration services. With this service, you can search exactly for the type of visa you need in the country you are travelling to.

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[GUIDE] Directorate General of Immigration: Ministry of Law and Human Rights in Indonesia

This is the offical website for immigration for the government of Indonesia. Here you will find information about applying for a Limited Stay visa (for students), as well as information on other visa types.

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[GUIDE] Study Overseas: Student Information Gateway - Indonesia, By the Australian Government

This online guide provides information about studying in Indonesia from the Australian Government. It covers everything from study, work and internships to visas, insurance and accommodation.

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[GUIDE] Student Visa for Indonesia, By Asia Exchange

This online resource has information about applying for a student visa to Indonesia. It covers everything from what documentation you will need to what to do once you receive your visa.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller Advice for China, By Smartraveller

Smartraveler is a great place to get started when looking to travel overseas. This page offers information on travelling to China. From entering the country to leaving, Smartraveller has you covered.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller Advice for Indonesia, By Smartraveller

Smartraveller is a great place to get started when looking to travel overseas. This page offers information on travelling to Indonesia. From entering the country to leaving, Smartraveller has you covered.

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[GUIDE] Categories and Description of Visa, By the People's Republic of China

This page contains all the visa categories and their descriptions for Chinese visas. You can use this page to find out which type of student visa you need to apply for!

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[GUIDE] Visas for China, By the Embassy of the People's Republic of China

This page contains a list of all the different Chinese visas and all the requirements for each visa. Once you know which visa you need to apply for, this page will provide you with all the requirements (HINT: As a student, you will likely need to apply for an X1, X2 OR F Visa)

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[GUIDE] Japan Travel Checklist, By the Embassy of Japan in Australia

This awesome checklist, by the Japanese government, covers everything you will need before you travel to Japan. From registering with Smartraveller to mobile sim cards, this checklist covers it all.

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[GUIDE] Find out if you need a visa to travel to Canada, By the Canadian Government

Take this quick quiz to find out if you need a visa to visit Canada. If you do, you'll also be able to see what documentation is required as well!

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[GUIDE] Study in Japan: Comprehensive Guide, By the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan.

This website has all the information you need about studying in Japan. It covers everything from picking your school to what sort of scholarships are available to students.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller Advice for Japan, By Smartraveller

Here you can find the most up-to-date travel information for Japan from the Australian government. They have information on entering the country, visas, safety and more!

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[GUIDE] List of Australian Consulates Worldwide, By the Australian Government

This website contains links to all the websites for Australia's consulates around the world. You can find the location of the Australian Embassy in your host country with just a few clicks!

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[VIDEO] Driving on the Wrong Side of the Road, by The Global Society

In this video, Rob Malicki (COO- The Global Society) talks to students about driving on the opposite side of the road. He provides a few tips on getting used to driving in another country, and gives his advice to those who are traveling overseas.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for South Korea, By Smartraveller

Smartraveller is a great place to get started when looking to travel overseas. This page offers information on travelling to South Korea. From entering the country to leaving, Smartraveller has you covered.

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[GUIDE] Embassy of the Republic of Korea Contact information, By the Australian Government

This page has location and contact information for the Republic of Korea's Embassy in Australia. You can contact the Embassy of the Republic of Korea for additional visa information.

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[GUIDE] Republic of Korea Official Government Website, By the Republic of Korea

The Republic of Korea's website has the most up to date information on travelling to the nation.

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[BLOG] Four Tips to Help You Apply For Student Exchange in the UK, By Jordan Russell for Explore

In this post, Jordan Russell gives 4 tips for applying for student exchange in the UK. He covers a few of the main aspects of studying overseas, and what students must consider when applying to study overseas.

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[GUIDE] What is a 'non-visa national'?, By University of Warwick (UK)

This online guide talks about 'non-visa nationals' and entering the UK as a member of one of 56 countries that are exempt from requiring a visa for a period of time.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Student Visa, By The University Of Edinburgh (UK)

Check out this guide for information about short term student visas, who can get them, what the conditions are, and how to apply!

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[GUIDE] Working holidays overseas for Australians, By the Australian Government, 2018

This guide runs you through the Working Holiday Maker program, which encourages young adults to travel and work in partner countries as a way of promoting cultural exchange.

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[GUIDE] Official ESTA Application, By US Department of Customs and Border Protection

This webpage will show you everything you need to know about the ESTA application process, from who is eligible to checking your status once you apply.

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[GUIDE] Visa Waiver Program, By US Department of State

This page provides information about the US visa waiver program. It covers information from requirements for the visa waiver program to entering and even extending your stay.

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[GUIDE] US Exchange Visitor Visa, By US Department of State

This guide has all the information you will need to apply for an exchange visitor visa. It covers everything from how to apply, what you will need to include with your application through to entering the United States.

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[GUIDE] E-3 Certain Specialty Occupation Professionals from Australia, by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services

This guide contains information on the E-3 visa. This is a visa available to Australian workers wishing to spend some time in the U.S. It has information about eligibility, applying and even extending your stay.

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[GUIDE] E-3 Visas for the United States, By the Australian Government

Provided by the Australian government, this guide provides a comparison between the E-3 visas (specific to Australians) and the H-1B Visa (available to all nationalities).

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller Advice for Entry & Exit to the US, By Smartraveller

This is Smartraveller's general page on the US. It has information about entry, exit, laws, health and more!

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[GUIDE] Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa, by UK.Gov

Provides information on the Tier 5 (youth mobility scheme) visa process.

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[VIDEO] What is the OS-HELP Loan and How can It Help you as a Student, By The Global Society

Have you dreamed of studying overseas but haven't got the money to do so? Wanted to boost your resume, go on incredible adventures and make friends all over the world but it just seems out of reach? The OS-HELP loan will change all that for you. In this video, Rob Malicki and Andrea Houghton from The Global Society explore what the OS-HELP loan is and how you can access it.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: Complete Guide to Flying, by The Global Society

This guide is part of our Short Program Pre-Departure series. It runs you through some helpful tricks and tips for long haul flying.

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[FLYER] What to do in case of an emergency, By The Global Society

This is a card that explains what to do in case of an emergency. The flyer also has a place for students to put in some emergency contact information for while they are overseas. The flyer is also interactive, meaning that you can fill out the boxes online.

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[VIDEO] How Studying Overseas Makes You More Employable, By The Global Society

In this short video, Rob Malicki and Andy Houghton talk about how your overseas study experience can affect your career. They give great advice on how to maximise your international study experience as you grow your career.

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[VIDEO] Why Mobility Experiences are Important for University Students, By The Global Society

In this video, Rob Malicki and Andy Houghton cover some of the key reasons why international study helps students and universities. They talk about the many skills students gain and how that helps them achieve desirable academic outcomes!

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[VIDEO] Italy Travel: Customs & Etiquette (Italy Tips), By geobeats

This video, by geobeats, provides some useful tips about customs and etiquette in Italy. It covers greetings, hand gestures, eating and more!

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[GUIDE] Packing Tips, By The Global Society

Our short guide to packing will provide you with the top tips and tricks when it comes to packing for your overseas experience!

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[GUIDE] Pre-Departure Checklist, By The Global Society

Our Pre-Departure Checklist is a comprehensive guide to the things you need to tick off from 3 months before your trip to the day you arrive in country.

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[GUIDE] OS-HELP Statement of terms and conditions

This guide was published in December 2017 by the Australian government. It outlines the Ts & Cs of the OS-HELP loan, as well as contains the most up-to-date information regarding the loan.

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[VIDEO] Kate Row on Her Many International Study Experiences, By The Global Society

In this video, Kate Row talks about her different study experiences in the UK and in Mexico. She talks about how overseas study helps you grow as a person by pushing your comfort zone and taking you further!

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[VIDEO] Dr. Davina Potts on Employability and Student Mobility

In this video, Dr. Davina Potts and Rob Malicki talk about outbound student mobility and employability. Dr. Potts gives some great insights in to how students can use their overseas experience to set themselves apart when job hunting.

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[FLYER] Key travel insurance facts for young people, By SmartTraveller

This flyer, written by SmartTraveller, provides some information about why travel insurance is so important. It also talks about some key statistics in regards to young people and travel insurance.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: Finance & Money for Short Programs Overseas, By The Global Society

This guide is part of our Short Program Pre-Departure Series. It covers information about how to finance your overseas study, as well as how to manage your money whilst you are overseas.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: A Guide to Staying Healthy Overseas, By The Global Society

This guide is for students, parents or university staff that covers some of the things to remember regarding health. It focuses on vaccinations, carrying medication and certain health risks to be aware of whilst overseas.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: Staying in Touch Whilst Overseas, By The Global Society

This guide is part of our short-program pre-departure series. It covers some of the key aspects of communicating with family and friends back home whilst you are overseas.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: Studying as Part of a Group, By The Global Society

This guide is part of our short term program series. It contains some tips on working as part of a group with other students whilst you are overseas.

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[GUIDE] Short Term Series: Passports & Visas for Studying Overseas

This is part of our short term pre-departure series and covers information about passports and visas for your studies as well as any extra travel abroad.

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[GUIDE] Consular Services Charter, By the Australian Government (2017)

This is a document created by the Australian government to outline the services of the consular for Australians overseas. It covers some basic precautions, preparing for travel and some other travel tips.

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[GUIDE] Volunteering on Exchange, by Sophia Urlich

A guide written by a Global Society member about why you should volunteer whilst on exchange, including examples of volunteering undertaken whilst on her own exchange in the Netherlands.

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[GUIDE] Re-Entry - A Guide on What To Do After You Return From Studying Overseas, by The Global Society

An extensive guide on what to do once you come home from your overseas study experience - from settling in to organising formalities. This guide will ensure you do not forget anything you should be doing.

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[VIDEO] Adam Elhindi, University of Newcastle, on Opportunities Gained from Studying Overseas, by The Global Society

Adam Elhindi, Mobility Officer at the University of Newcastle, talks about the value of participating in a New Colombo Plan experience and why studying overseas is such a great opportunity.

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: John Kelly about his Career in IT, by The Global Society

Part of the "A Life That Travels" series: In this video, John Kelly speaks about his career in IT and how his travels in early adulthood helped him gain many skills relevant to his work.

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: Mez Collier about her Career in the Performing Arts, by The Global Society

Part of the "A Life That Travels" series: In this video, Mez Collier describes her journey to becoming a circus performer for Club Med in Bali. She encourages young Australians to "go out and do what you believe, what you love."

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[VIDEO] A Life That Travels: Arianna Vidgen about her Career in Fashion, by The Global Society

Part of the "A Life That Travels" series: In this video, Rob Malicki (COO) talks with Arianna Vidgen, a fashion buyer working for a fashion brand in Australia. She talks about how she worked hard to earn her current role, which includes travel to London and New York.

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[VIDEO] Why Studying Overseas Has So Much Impact, By The Global Society

This video highlights the many positive impacts that overseas study experiences can have on a student's academic, career and life success- such as enhanced soft skills. This video features Rob Malicki, COO and International Education professional.

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[GUIDE] Being a Good Ambassador, by The Global Society

This guide is part of our short program pre-departure series and focuses on how to best represent yourself whilst overseas. It covers topics from respecting local customs, dealing with others who are not being a good ambassador, and knowing about your own country.

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[ARTICLE] How to Talk About Your Experience Abroad in Your Job Hunt, by Natalie Jesionka

An article providing information on how to actually use your overseas study experience to its full potential in interviews and on your resume. This article is written by a lecturer at Rutgers University who has a special interest in maximising study abroad for professional development.

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[ARTICLE] Five First Steps To Finding A Job Abroad, by Forbes

A Forbes article outlining the key steps for working internationally. This would be relevant for if you wanted to try and find work for during your experience (for longer exchange type experiences) or for after you have finished your degree and want to go back!

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[BLOG] Working Overseas, by Nomadic Matt

A blog written about the experience of working overseas, including some links to places that might be available to start your search.

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[ARTICLE] How to Use Your Study Abroad Experience in a Job Interview , by Lauren Fitzpatrick

A detailed article written by Lauren Fitzpatrick who managed to do this herself, about how to maximise your overseas study to help you get a job.

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[MINIGUIDE] Professional Development on Exchange, by Kathleen Freeman

This guide was written by a member who has already completed their exchange experience, and has written about how to create and engage in opportunities overseas that can help your professional development.

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[GUIDE] What Other Experiences Are Available?, by The Global Society

Did you get the travel bug? This guide contains advice about what other overseas study opportunities may be available to you. Look into a study tour, short program, internship or even a grad positions overseas.

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[GUIDE] How to Save Your Overseas Memories

Tips on how to save your overseas memories so that they don't get lost over time.

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[GUIDE] Balancing Study Whilst Overseas, by Isabelle Malhabour

This guide is written by a global society member and addresses her top tips for productively studying whilst you are overseas, based on her own experience.

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[GUIDE] Guide to Insurance for Studying Overseas, by The Global Society

An extensive guide with everything you need to know about travel insurance and health insurance for when you are studying overseas.

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[GUIDE] The First 24 Hours, by Anthony Di Gregorio

A guide written by a member about how to handle the first 24 hours after your arrive in your study destination, including getting to where you need to be, making friends and exploring.

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[GUIDE] Emily’s Essential Items for Europe, by Emily Underwood

This guide has been written by a member who wanted to share the items which she thinks are essential for travelling in Europe, based on her own experiences studying there (and not having some of these herself!).

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[VIDEO] Arriving Back in Australia, by The Global Society

A video demonstrating what you will do when you fly back into Australia, from the second you step off of the plane. This includes picking up baggage, customs, quarantine, duty free, immigration and everything that happens before you get to leave the airport.

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[VIDEO] Essential Toiletries for Long Haul Travel, by The Global Society

A short video outlining useful toiletries to pack in your carry-on bag for when you are on a long flight.

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[MINIGUIDE] Non-English Exchange Experience, by Calum Macleod

This is a guide written by a member who completed his exchange in Sweden. He has written about his experiences with not knowing the local language, and how he addressed that whilst he was there.

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[VIDEO] Creating Your 'Travel Uniform', by The Global Society

Rob Malicki from The Global Society explains how he selects the most comfortable and practical clothes to wear when flying long haul: his 'travel uniform'.

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[GUIDE] Guide to Travelling Solo, by Xiaoshen Chen

This guide includes 10 tips for making the most out of your travel by going it alone, written from the experiences of a Global Society member who wanted to share their thoughts on travelling solo.

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[GUIDE] How to Combat Homesickness, by Anoosha Delpechitra

This is a guide with steps on how to combat homesickness if it occurs whilst you are overseas, written by a member who experienced chronic homesickness during her study overseas.

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[GUIDE] Guide to Making Friends Overseas, by Joel Barton

This guide includes advice, written by a Global Society Member, on things he identified during his study overseas that you can do to help make friends and maximise your own experience of studying overseas!

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[VIDEO] Gear You Need To Shoot Great Mobile Video, by The Global Society

Going travelling or just hoping to improve the quality of your mobile videos? In this short video, Rob Malicki (Director of The Global Society) takes you through the gear that The Global Society uses to capture its mobile videos.

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[VIDEO] Interview with Ollie Friedmann About his Experiences in Myanmar, by The Global Society

An interview with Ollie Friedmann who undertook an ANU NCP Mobility Program Participant to Myanmar.

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[GUIDE] Maintaining Relationships Whilst Overseas, by Rose Wilson Harrison

This guide gives 10 tips about how to maintain relationships with your friends and family in Australia, whilst you are overseas. It includes things you need to do before you go, and whilst you are away.

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[GUIDE] Overcoming Challenges of Overseas Study, by Maeve Wadsworth

A guide identifying some key challenges you might face whilst studying and living overseas, with advice on ways to overcome them. This guide is written by a member who has completed their exchange experience already, and has given her experiences as a guide for you.

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[GUIDE] Putting Yourself Out There Whilst Overseas, by Madaline Kinlay

This guide was written by a member who wanted to provide advice about how to best put yourself out there when you are studying overseas, including tips on making friends and getting the most out of being overseas.

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[GUIDE] Packing for Study Overseas

This guide about packing for an overseas study experience has been written from three different perspectives. Three members who undertook different types of study overseas, in different parts of the world have used their experience to give you their best packing advice.

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[BLOG] 10 facts you need to know about studying in the Netherlands, by Sam Koekoek

Ten detailed and useful facts about studying in the Netherlands as an international student

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[BLOG] Studying in Netherlands, by Lily Simon

An interesting insight into a student's experience with living and studying in Netherlands as an international student.

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[BLOG] Top 10 things you should know about studying in Canada, Hosted by Canada Bound Immigrant

Here are ten important things international students should know if studying in Canada.

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[BLOGPOST] 10 things I wish I'd known before studying abroad in the US, by Evelyn Robinson, hosted by Top Universities

A year spent abroad in the US, means Evelyn has lots of advice to give about packing, shopping and culture shock.

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[BLOGPOST] 12 tips for studying abroad in Paris by Kaitlin D'Avella, Hosted by EuroCheapo

Here are some simple but effective tips that will make your time away from home the best that it can be.

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[BLOGPOST] Five top tips for a great American study abroad year

The title says it all! How to make the best of your study abroad experience in the States!

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[BLOGPOST] General life as a student in France

Read about what it's like to live in France as an exchange student.

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[BLOGPOST] How my Europe travel mishap turned out for the best, by Roslyn Kent, hosted by The College Tourist

A insightful blog post written by a student that reminds you of the advantages of travelling solo before your start your study abroad program.

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[BLOGPOST] London vs student budget, by Caroline Hajny, Hosted by The College Tourist

London is one of the most expensive cities in the world! Read these tips and hints on how to tackle London on a student budget.

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[BLOGPOST] University College Utrecht, Netherlands, by Ellen, hosted by UQ Abroad

Read about Ellen's academic and personal experience at her study abroad adventure at University College Utrecht. Ellen also shares her thoughts on accommodation, budget, highlights and her top tips. Definitely worth the read!

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[BLOGPOST] Words and terms to know before you study abroad in England, by Roslyn Kent, hosted by College Tourist

Yes, we might both speak English, but the small differences in the langauges might surprise you! Check out these 40 words and terms that you'll encounter on a daily basis.

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[GUIDE] Money and budgeting in the UK, by The British Council

A comprehensive look at the costs of studying in the UK and advice on choosing a bank account.

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[GUIDE] UK visa fees, by Gov UK

Use this tool to work out the cost of your UK visa application.

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[GUIDE] Accommodation for International Students in Canada, by Studying in Canada

Some great advice, tips and insight into the types of accommodation available to students studying abroad in Canada from short term to long term options.

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[GUIDE] Accommodation in Canada, by CanadaVisa

A description of the main types of accommodation available to international students.

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[GUIDE] Accommodation in the UK, by Education UK

A guide that takes you through the different accommodation option you will have available to you.

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[GUIDE] Arriving in the UK, by Gov UK

A guide that takes you through the process of entering the UK, going through customs and moving your belongings.

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[GUIDE] Canada Study Permit, by CanadaVisa

All the information you need about getting a study permit in Canada.

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[GUIDE] Canada travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Canada.

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[GUIDE] Canadian Climate, by Studying in Canada

Information about temperatures you can expect to experience in Canada.

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[GUIDE] Canadian Culture and Customs, by Studying In Canada

A great resource to read about what to expect about everyday Canadian culture and customs.

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[GUIDE] Check if you need a UK visa, by Gov UK

Answer these couple of questions on the UK government website to inform you whether you'll need a visa for the UK and what type of visa you will need.

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[GUIDE] Daily expenses in the Netherlands, by Study in Holland

A list of all the kinds of expenses you should expect when coming to Netherlands

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[GUIDE] Driving in the US, by USAGov

Find safe driving tips, renting a car and important documents needed for driving around the US.

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[GUIDE] Dutch grading system, by Study In Holland

Information of how the grading system works in the Netherlands.

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[GUIDE] England travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to England.

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[GUIDE] English social norms, by Study in England

All the important cultural and social norms you need to know before you study in England.

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[GUIDE] Enjoy French Culture Shock, by Campus France

As you settle in to life in France, use this booklet to decode some of the expressions, acronyms, usages, and behaviours that you encounter from day to day.

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[GUIDE] FAQs about studying in Canada, by Studying In Canada

All of your questions you have about studying in Canada are answered!

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[GUIDE] France travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to France.

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[GUIDE] Housing in Netherlands, by Study In Holland

A guide that explains what the expect from accommodation when arriving the Netherlands.

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[GUIDE] Life in the US, by USAGov

Learn more about living in the United States of America. Including public holidays, money and time zones.

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[GUIDE] Netherlands travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Netherlands

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[GUIDE] Northern Ireland travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Northern Ireland.

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[GUIDE] Overall Expenses in Canda, by Studying in Canada

A standard overview of the types of expenses you can expect as an International student in Canada.

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[GUIDE] Preparing for arrival in Canada, by Canada Visa

Essential information on what documents are essential to enter Canada, money and transport advice and considerations.

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[GUIDE] Public transport in the Netherlands, by Just Landed

An outline of the many ways to travel through the Netherlands.

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[GUIDE] Scotland travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Scotland.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for Canada, by Smartraveller

Keep up to date with official government advice when travelling to the UK.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for France, by Smartraveller

Keep up to date with official government advice when travelling to the France.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for Netherlands, by Smartraveller

Keep up to date with official government advice when travelling to the Netherlands.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for UK, by Smartraveller

Keep up to date with official government advice when travelling to the UK.

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[GUIDE] Smartraveller advice for US, by Smartraveller

Keep up to date with official government advice when travelling to the US.

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[GUIDE] Student Lifestyle in Canada, by Studying In Canada

Useful information and advice about what it's like to live and study in Canda as an international student.

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[GUIDE] Study at university or university of applied sciences, by Immigration and Naturalisation Service

Takes you through the procedure and conditions for exchange students as well as information about the application procedure to obtain permanent residency.

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[GUIDE] Study in Canada without a permit, by Canada Visa

Information on circumstances where an international students do not require a study permit.

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[GUIDE] Travel and Transport to and within the UK, by Education UK

Essential advice to help plan your travels to the UK – and all the information you need to take buses, trains, planes, cars and bicycles while you're here.

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[GUIDE] Types of Visas for Netherlands, by Study in Holland

All the important information you need to know about the type of visa you will be required to get.

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[GUIDE] UK student visas, by British Council

An overview of visas for international students travelling to the UK whether you need one, which one is right for you and how to apply.

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[GUIDE] UK Visa processing times, by GovUK

Check how long you’ll have to wait for a decision on your visa application if you applied from outside the UK.

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[GUIDE] Visas for visitors to the US, by USAGov

A general guide that gives you helpful information about getting nonimmigrant visas, tells you how to check the status of a visa application, and how to change/renew a visa.

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[GUIDE] Wales travel guide, by World Travel Guide

Everything you need to know about planning a trip to Wales.

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[VIDEO] Tipping in America, by The Global Society

A short video of what tipping is in America, and a rough guide for how much to tip in different circumstances.

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Via Instagram @Gabbicc

"San Francisco, you're unique"

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via instagram @lauragellert_

"So beautiful here..."

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via instagram @maeve_colleen

"I guess it's winter now"

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Via Instagram @annamill

"Belllaaaa"

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Via Instagram @Campez

"If only Instagram didn't have to crop this photo! Multnomah Falls, Portland"

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Via Instagram @simonn__________

"This isn't where I parked my car"

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Instagram via @amychh

"Kuching Crew"

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Instagram via @rubyalbrecht

"Blossoms in Ueno Park"

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Via Instagram @miabirkner

"I don't camp but this was pretty alright"

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Via Instagram @Cavaggi

"Drinks and tapas on the beach"

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Via Instagram @samdoesthings

"Pretty sure it's illegal not to post a Times Square photo when you're in New York"

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Via Instagram @deastwoodwhitaker

"Hot pot with friends. I love this country"

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[VIDEO] Arriving in Graz Airport, by The Global Society

Short video outlining how to navigate the airport in Graz, Austria when you arrive.

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[GUIDE] The Cultural Adaptation Cycle, by The Global Society

A summary of the Cultural Adaptation Cycle, including what it is, how to recognise it and what to do once it is happening to ensure you have the best experience whilst you are overseas.

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[GUIDE] Pre-Departure Guide - Exchange, by The Global Society

Extensive guide on things you need to think about when going on exchange.

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[BLOG] Cup noodles at midnight, by Rebecca Cheng

Monthly updates from studies in Japan, filled with lots of weekend trips in between studying and a trip to South Korea after the exchange finished.

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[VIDEO] Arriving in Milan Airport, by The Global Society

Video guide on how to navigate your way out of Milan Airport.

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[VIDEO] Arriving in Venice Airport, by The Global Society

Guide on how to navigate Venice Airport and get to where you need to be.

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[VIDEO] The Cultural Adaptation Cycle, by The Global Society

Video summarising the cultural adaptation cycle (culture shock), how to recognise if it is happening and what to do when it happens.

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[VIDEO] The New Colombo Plan, by the Global Society

A short video explaining what the New Columbo Plan is, and how it can benefit students who want to study overseas.

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[GUIDE] Parent Information Booklet, by The Global Society

An information booklet for parents of members who are going overseas on an exchange. This booklet contains information specific to parents so that they can better feel like they understand the value and process of exchange, as well as what to do whilst their child is overseas.

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[GUIDE] Guide to Settling in When You Arrive Overseas, by Olivia Melville

Short guide written by a Global Society member providing tips on how to best adjust and settle in when you first arrive overseas

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[GUIDE] Guide to Language on Exchange, by Gabrielle Williams

A guide written by a Global Society member on approaching an overseas study experience in a language other than English, including tips for before you leave, whilst you are there and how to adjust back when you return home.

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[VIDEO] Save Time: Send a Complete (Immigration) Application, by Citizenship and Immigration Canada

This tutorial video shows you how to complete a visa application for Canada correctly and avoid common errors that can cause delays.

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[GUIDE] UK Passport Control: 10 Tips for Student Arrivals, by Border Force (UK)

This short guide provides ten top tips to make sure you have everything you need for a smooth arrival to the UK as a student.

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[GUIDE] Top Tips for Your UK Tier 4 Student Visa Application, by UK Visas and Immigration

There are some things you can do to ensure that making your application is quick and straightforward. This guide provides some top tips and advice on Tier 4 (General) student visas.

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[GUIDE] Applying for a UK Tier 4 Student Visa, by UK Visas and Immigration

This leaflet is designed to provide you with some information about the Tier 4 visa routes for those wishing to study in the UK. It also provides information on the routes for short-term study.

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[GUIDE] Short-term Students, by UK Visas and Immigration

This guidance tells you about the short-term student routes and how to consider an application from a short-term student for entry clearance to the UK.

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[GUIDE] J-1 Visa Fact Sheet, by U.S. Department of State (USA)

This fact-sheet explains the Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) including who is eligible. It also directs you to resources where you can learn more about the EVP and J-1 visa process.

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[GUIDE] France Higher Education Map, by Campus France (France)

A map of France which highlights the location of higher education institutions, research, and innovation centres in certain regions.

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[GUIDE] A to Z Handbook for Student and Daily Life, by Campus France (France)

As you settle in to life in France, use this booklet to decode some of the expressions, acronyms, usages, and behaviors that you encounter from day to day.

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[GUIDE] International Mobility of Australian University Students, by Department of Education and Training (Australia)

International mobility of Australian university students; this infographic provides data of internationally mobile students of Australian universities in 2014.

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[VIDEO] You've Arrived, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USA)

This short video will help explain the entry process to the United States so you can reach your final destination smoothly.

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[GUIDE] Welcome to the United States: A Guide for International Visitors, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection

The information in this brochure will help you prepare for your trip and ensure that your experience entering the United States is as smooth as possible.

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[VIDEO] Know Before You Visit, by U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USA)

Watch this video to find out what you need to know about entering the United States from your home country.

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[GUIDE] Mosquito Safety, by the Centre for Disease Control

Mosquitoes spread many types of viruses and parasites that can cause diseases. This guide provides advice on how to minimise your risk when overseas...

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[GUIDE] Health Insurance General Information, by Department of Health and Human Services (USA)

A guide outlining what health insurance is, why its useful and why you might need it if you are travelling to the USA.

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[GUIDE] Lost or Stolen Bank Cards, by The Fair Trade Commission (USA)

A guide highlighting what happens when different types of money cards are stolen, and what it means for you in terms of reporting and trying to get back any lost money.

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[GUIDE] About the Flag, by United States Congress (USA)

This publication briefly describes the history of the flag of The United States, and mentions the practices and observances appropriate to its display for the American people.

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[VIDEO] USA J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program, by The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, US Department of State (USA)

The U.S. Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) is a vital tool designed to build mutual understanding and trust between Americans and citizens from other countries. This video welcomes exchange participants and describes the EVP program.

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[VIDEO] Niagara Falls & Buffalo, by Bek Wagstaff

Short Uni holiday breaks make perfect weekend trips to nearby states. Fall break inspired Bek to travel to Niagara Falls and Buffalo, where she indulged in iHOP and took in the beautiful views of the huge falls

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[VIDEO] Chicago Labour Day Weekend 2016, by Bek Wagstaff

Labour Day weekend means a sneaky trip to Chicago is in order. See the very best it has to offer like a visit the big bean, eating a deep dish pizza, drinking starbucks & ordering a cupcake from an ATM!

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[VIDEO] Europe Travel Series, by Tamara Jay

Summer in Italy has never looked better! Street art, blue skies, turquoise waters and really good food will surely put Italy #1 on your bucket list

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[VIDEO] Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA), by Citizen and Immigration Canada

If you plan to fly to or transit through Canada, you may need an Electronic Travel Authorization (eTA). Learn more about this new requirement through this video.

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[VIDEO] Monica's experience at the University of Maryland, by Monica Ireland

Monica talks us through her lifechanging American exchange exprience, featuring American sports like basketball and football, and a look into a real American cafeteria!

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[VIDEO] Anna's Study Abroad European Adventures, by Anna Miller

Small snippets into Anna's time spent in Paris and London from walking the gorgeous streets of Paris to eating ice cream under the London Bridge

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[VIDEO] Bella's Study Abroad Experience, by Isabelle Malhabour

Five months worth of adventures, from mucking around at university, to exploring the gorgeous location, captured in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

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[BLOG] Education from a foreign perspective, by Daniel Osment

Experiences of study and travel within Europe, particularly Scandinavia. This blog includes posts not just on travel, but on how to cope with elements of living overseas, such as finding a barber in an unfamiliar place, or the challenges of studying in another country.

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[BLOG] Jackie's jaunt, by Jacqueline Olling

A personal account of the challenges and triumphs of an 8 month trip including India and Europe.

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[BLOG] Student exchange: my highway, by Anthony Piovesan

Detailed account of going on exchange and travelling to 8 countries in Europe during the process.

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[BLOGPOST] Canadian Thanksgiving - with a twist or two!, by Simon Sadrzdeh, hosted by ANU Global Programs

Experiences of an exchange student living in Canada, and how to incorporate local culture even in a group who are not local.

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[BLOG] The Great French Adventure, Gabrielle W

Extensive posts about travels and studying in France, including lots of pictures and advice.

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[BLOGPOST] A view of Mexico, by Adam Buchanan, hosted by Fringe Art Culture

Post from a member who studied in Mexico, specifically relating to the local art/music culture.

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[BLOGPOST] The application process - fun times, by Lincoln McGregor-Smith

First hand experiences of applying to overseas exchange universities in the USA, including information about the process of what steps and some first hand advice for what to do if something goes wrong.

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[BLOGPOST] Travelling in the US (Part 1), by Lincoln McGregor-Smith

A blog following the experiences of a member who did an exchange in California, accompanied by his partner who was not studying, as well as extensive travel to other parts of the USA.

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[BLOG] China with Megan, by Megan

A blog focusing on travels and exchange experiences within China, including tips on how long you might need in each place.

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[BLOG] Dave Bell's adventures in Sheffield, by Dave Bell

Captures the similarities and differences of studying at Wollongong and Sheffield as well as his trips through London, Glasgow and Liverpool.

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[BLOG] Aussie travels abroad, by Stephanie

Trails the life and assignments of a student studying at the Swedish School of Textiles involving trips to Russia, Denmark, Norway and London.

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[BLOG] Benny abroad, by Benjamin

Explains what it is like to be an Australian in a foreign country and the never ending possibilities when studying in Europe.

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[BLOGPOST] A Foreigners Guide to Student Exchange in the USA, by Becca

This blog post explores going beyond your comfort zone and shares helpul tips from an Australian studying at Washington State University.

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[BLOG] An Aussie in Tours, by Kate

From Europe to the USA, this blog follows the adventures of a traveller who shares her experience and the many activities at hand.

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[BLOGPOST] Fukui Prefecture Trip, by Claire

A weekend trip to Fukui Prefecture is taken advantage of for a student studying in Tokyo, who embraces the scenery of the regional town.

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[BLOGPOST] Exploring Norway, by Jarrod Cooke, hosted by Fadderbloggen

Highlights the experiences of a Norwegian month long road trip during university break as two Australian students hike the mountains of Norway.

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[BLOGPOST] Week 1 - Luggage, Learning and Laughter in Northern Ireland, by Tiarne Blackwell

The first blog post covering the experiences during a short program at Queen's University in July 2016, from landing to departure.

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[BLOG] My travels in Asia as a New Columbo Plan Scholar, by Michelle

Blog covering elements of study and travel in multiple destinations all over Asia starting at the end of 2015 up until the end of 2016.

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