All posts by Ashleigh Jugan

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Gathering of the Gifts

Only two more weeks of classes! Yesterday I presented my final research poster in my Biodiversity class, so the only thing left in that class is the final now! Since I handed in my history paper, it’s the same case for that class as well! I still have a forestry paper due in two weeks ...

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Royal National Park

This weekend we are planning on going to the Royal National Park just outside Sydney. It’s about an hour and half by train and then you take a ferry to the park. A lot of people here have recommended it so I’m excited that we are finally going and it will be a bit cooler ...

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Final Two Weeks of Class

This has been another week of work. As soon as I finished my history paper, I had to start my research poster for my Australian Biodiversity class. It’s all about the Tasmanian Devil and why captive breeding programs are so important because the facial tumor that they get is easily spread and has a 100% ...

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Work, Work, Work!

This week has been a lot of school work. I just now finished an essay for my history class that is worth 40% of my final grade! I feel like there is much less homework here, but because of that the assignments are worth so much more, meaning you have to make sure you leave ...

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Time Is Flying By!

Monday was Labour day so we didn’t have any classes, which was a great chance to get ahead on some work for the last four weeks of classes! I am a major assignment due each week for the last three weeks of class, so I will be very busy. Then, on Thursday of this week ...

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Kangaroo Island

Yesterday we flew from Melbourne to Adelaide, which is in South Australia. They call it the country town, and entering the city, it’s pretty easy to see why. The whole city is surrounded by beautiful parklands and the CBD itself has a large expanse of green space. The city was the first city to be ...

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Melbourne!

We flew into Melbourne on Monday and our friend that lives here picked us up from the airport and drove us to the Melbourne Central YHA. We were a bit tired from our early flight, but we didn’t let that stop us from exploring the city. We checked out the free tram that runs in ...