Office of Minority Affairs & Diversity

2018 Australia Study Abroad


August 26, 2018

Student Blog Update: Our First Few Days in Brisbane

Brisbane sign

Sydney was a great time for all of us to take it easy, bond, and do all the standard Australia tourist-y things we wanted to do (see: obligatory Sydney Opera House picture in each person’s camera roll).


August 21, 2018

Student Blog Update: Get to Know The Whole Crew!

Now that you guys have gotten to know Lunden and me pretty well, it’s only fair that we give everyone else on this trip a fair chance. We asked the students and faculty with us…


August 20, 2018

Student Blog Update: First Days Down Under

Cara and Lunder on Bondi Beach

G’day mates! I’m here to update you on our trip. When we first arrived to Australia we stayed in a youth hostel in Sydney, New South Wales. The hostel had a restaurant attached…


August 17, 2018

Student Blog Update: Getting to Know Australian Blogger Lunden Harris

Lunden Harris with pink hair

Hi! My name is Lunden Harris and I will be one of two study abroad bloggers keeping you updated on our adventure down under! My 2018 UW STEM Study Abroad group will be studying at Queensland University of Technology in Brisbane, Australia.


August 11, 2018

Student Blog Update: Getting to Know Australian Blogger Cara Mischinski

UW sophomore Cara Mischinski is preparing to depart for Brisbane, Australia with the OMA&D and LSAMP-affiliated exploration seminar and is sharing regular updates on our Student Blog throughout the trip.