We know how useful it can be to hear what Global Learning experiences are like directly from the students experiencing them! Explore the options below to find out more from our students.
Our GLObewriters are students who are currently overseas and sharing their experiences through their writing. Check back here for their thoughts, tips and stories throughout their journeys!
Our GLObewatchers are also currently overseas and sharing their experiences through their videos. Check back here for their latest uploads!
Our GLObespeakers are currently overseas and on their return will be providing their unique student insight at Global Learning events, presentations and information sessions. Get to know them here, and then come and see them in person next semester!
See the GLObespeakers who were overseas in Semester 2, 2016.
Global Learning: Why you should do it
“If you're going into university right now, the number one thing that you should think about is going on exchange.”
Student video playlist
Check out our amazing compilation of student-made videos!
“In the end, it's been the "say yes" attitude that's given me the best experience, as great opportunities arise all the time, every day.”
Did you know we have over 180+ blog posts written by students on the Global Learning Blog? Use the Tags section to find posts related to the specific country or institution you're interested in. Find them all here.
Experiences by exchange partner
If you're looking for student experiences for a specific exchange partner, have a look at the 'Student Experiences' tab on that partner's institution page on our website (you can find them using the country drop-downs on our homepage or on the exchange page). You'll find relevant blogs and videos by our students already filtered for you!
Study tour reflections
If you just want to see posts relating to study tours, you can head straight to the Study Tour category.
Ways to connect with other students
Want to start a conversation now with students who have been, or are going, on an overseas study experience? Chatting with others can be a great way of finding out all the things you want to know about what overseas study is really like.
Exchange Student Network
The Exchange Student Network is a student-run, non-profit organisation focused on bringing together students with a shared interest in studying overseas.The organisation runs events throughout the entire year and are designed to give exchange students an opportunity to meet local students and experience the best of Adelaide. Students yet to go away, students who have returned, and international students studying short-term in Adelaide are encouraged to join the ESN!
Get in contact with them on Facebook.
Language & Cultural Engagement (LCE) Program
The Language & Cultural Engagement (LCE) is a free program open to all University of Adelaide students with opportunities for social interaction through language and cultural networking. Register for language partnerships or social events on the Language & Cultural Engagement (LCE) Program page.
The Global Society
What is The Global Society?
The Global Society is a membership based organisation for globally-minded Australian university students like you. Members are comprised of students who are about to depart on an overseas study experience, students who are currently studying overseas and students and professionals who have returned from overseas study.
The Global Society's Community Forum
One of The Global Society’s resources is their national study abroad and exchange forum. Access is available to all University of Adelaide students with a university email. In the forums, you can ask questions about exchange and overseas study or browse through past discussions. Click here to start using the forums today.
The Global Society Full Membership
Full membership to The Global Society is automatically granted to all University of Adelaide students who have been accepted into a semester or year exchange program. If you have been accepted to study on exchange for a semester or year, simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to get started, including your name and “UOA”. Your benefits as a Global Society Member includes access to resources on flights, student identity cards, international travel sims and other travel needs, and region-specific Facebook groups. For more information, visit The Global Society's website.