Walter Mangold Language Scholarship: Study in China, Japan or Indonesia

Australians are blessed with a wide variety of scholarships to study in Asia and Victorians, in particular, are spoilt with both the Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship and the Water Mangold Language Scholarship (WMLS) programs. Whereas the Hamer Scholarship is aimed more at … Read More

Leah Bramhill and how learning Japanese led to one opportunity after another

  There’s no doubting the popular attraction of Japanese culture and food, and from a young age Leah Bramhill has been hooked on Japan. Leah’s passion for Japan and learning the Japanese language has been a major part of her … Read More

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Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship China

Jiangsu province has long been a popular study destination for foreign students in China, and the Australian student population in Nanjing has doubled on the back of the new Victorian Government Hamer Scholarship initiative. The Hamer Scholarship is a language and cultural immersion program … Read More

Studying Chinese in a second tier city with Emily Dunn

While Beijing has long been a favourite choice for Australians studying on exchange to learn Mandarin, there is a range of second-tier cities offering a top-notch China experience. Nanjing and Kunming are two popular cities for Australians and Asia Options … Read More

From the Big Band competition to working at Asialink, Will McCallum’s story

– Will McCallum’s exposure to Asia began in 2002 after being part of the winning band in the Australian Schools Jazz Band competition. To make the most of the achievement, Will and 18 of his Wesley College classmates devised a three-week tour … Read More