All posts by Ashleigh Jugan

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Spring is Coming

Our building has been hosting these really cool cooking classes where residents can sign up for one, or all of the classes held by professional chefs. The class we just completed was Kangaroo salad. Here, we learned how to properly cook kangaroo and make a salad to go with it. This was also the first ...

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A Good Way to End a Stressful Week!

Last night we went out after dark to go to the Sydney Tower Eye and got an amazing view of the whole city from up there. It was so beautiful to see the harbour and the lights of the city just go on forever. We spent some time up there before walking down to Darling ...

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Vacations!

Right now we are getting very excited about travel around Australia! We are currently planning a trip during our break week that is next month and it gets to be a little extra long because the Monday after break is a holiday (Labour Day)! The first weekend of the break, Nick’s parents will still be ...

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Social/ Political Issues in AU

I’m becoming very interested in the political and social issues that Australia is currently facing. I love living in the city with such a vibrant campus because the students here really take on and tackle a lot of the things they have issues with. For example, yesterday on Eastern Ave., a marched was formed to ...

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Astronomy!

I would like to take the time to talk about a very interesting and worthwhile class here in Sydney. I am currently enrolled in PHYS1500: Astronomy, which is a course that assumes no prior physics knowledge (though if you have some it will give you an edge on the class). It is a great science ...

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Weekend fun!

Sorry this post is a little later than usual, this weekend was Nick’s Birthday! I’ve spent a lot of this weekend running around town gathering supplies for a small party and making a cake! We went out to dinner last night in the CBD to a restaurant near Hyde Park. It’s a pub with some ...

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International Festival (Food, Food, Food!)

It’s the beginning of the third week of classes and I’m starting to feel really settled in here. I can find all my classes no problem now and even direct some lost students to buildings all over campus. I try to walk different ways to class just to get to know the area better. Having ...