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

Chuan Tran on Chinese reality dating show Feichang Wurao

  Life is rarely dull lively in Asia as a foreigner and there’s no shortage a of unique opportunities. The advertisement boards of expat websites are ripe with a range of opportunities but sometimes the best opportunities come through personal networks … 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