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Her Chaotic Breath

  https://youtu.be/AxzQ6CufLqo   Sarah Jobson has always led a seemingly normal life to her friends and peers. Moving from her childhood town, Nowra, to study law and psychology at Wollongong University, Sarah continues to emanate the image of an ordinary girl to the outside world. Little do those around her know the truth. Having lived… Continue reading Her Chaotic Breath

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Reflections from Trippin’ on the Road: Wollongong to Byron Bay

It's been a while since I've written anything but now I have some time I thought I'd tell you all about my quick break between days at uni on the road to Byron Bay with my good mate, Sarah... From the Get-Go 4:43 am, alarms ring and Maccas calls... Sarah's boyfriend forces us up and… Continue reading Reflections from Trippin’ on the Road: Wollongong to Byron Bay

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The Floating Village

Kelly Upton, owner of The Interior Trading Company, has travelled around Cambodia over the past few years working with local women to produce ethically made homewares.ย She has spent a considerable amount of time with a small community called Prek Toal, which is a floating village located on the largest lake in Cambodia, Tonlรฉ Sap.ย During this… Continue reading The Floating Village

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Have you taken a dip into the Korean Wave?

A Korean Wave? You might ask "I've only ever heard of the Mexican Wave, are they the same thing?" In short, definitely not. However, metaphorically speaking, both waves represent how people can unite together despite differences through the field of entertainment. While the Mexican Wave shows a literal uniting of people, usually over a sports… Continue reading Have you taken a dip into the Korean Wave?

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The Media: A Culprit for the Continuous Cycle of Cultural Stereotypes

Through the media we are constantly shown stereotypes of what an international student looks, acts, and talks like. While some of these stereotypes can hold a degree of truth they most often portray these students in a negative or exaggerated manner. Through these stereotypes Australian students create their own opinions on why international students are… Continue reading The Media: A Culprit for the Continuous Cycle of Cultural Stereotypes

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An Ethical Approach to Globalisation

News Flash. Everything we eat, wear, watch, read or interact with is part of globalisation. Every aspect of one's life is contributed to by people from across the globe. Whether it beย the wrapping of your food from today to the authors of a textbook or online resource you just used in class earlier. Our society… Continue reading An Ethical Approach to Globalisation

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The Stark Reality of Having a “Home Away from Home”…

So after a holiday away from uni work and responsibility reality has set in as I receive my first bills, start my second semester and buy shitty home wares that break within a week... Oh the joy of independence. Finally I can buy a packet of waffles every other day and spend all my money… Continue reading The Stark Reality of Having a “Home Away from Home”…