BUILDers learn about the beautiful culture and tragic history of Indigenous Australia and how they can be part of the movement to create change. UTS BUILD offers an Indigenous cultural … Continue Reading Appreciating the culture of Indigenous Australia
BUILDers discuss a seminar on wokeness presented by cultural commentator Ayishat Akanbi. ‘Wokeness’ is a term we hear a lot lately. But what is it and is it always good … Continue Reading Exploring the complexities of ‘wokeness’
Jasmine reflects on the difference between voluntourism and responsible aid learnt in this BUILD elective speaker session “The Effects of Voluntourism and How We Can Rethink International Development” with Sally … Continue Reading Volunteering overseas – can we do it responsibly?
Zeenia describes her experience in the virtual INTERCHANGE 2020 competition an annual BUILD elective Virtual Employability and Entrepreneurial Challenge. INTERCHANGE 2020 was one of the BUILD elective events in which … Continue Reading Rising to the challenge of INTERCHANGE 2020
Christina shares her reflections on culture, diversity and unconscious bias from this BUILD core workshop. I grew up in China and moved here for my university studies three years ago. I had … Continue Reading Opening my mind to diversity
Charity or Justice? Equity or Equality? Sabrina shares the lessons learnt from the BUILD core Just Society workshop. I attended the High Resolves: Just Society Workshop as part of the … Continue Reading What makes a Just Society?
Kimberly is a Global Short Programs student and New Colombo Plan Mobility Grant recipient. Kimberly undertook the Virtual Public Health Study Tour in January 2021. This interview has been reposted from ACICIS. … Continue Reading Kimberley’s Virtual Public Health Study Tour in Indonesia
I have had one of the best trips of my life in this winter of 2019. That’s all because of a 2 week program in the University of Navarra, Spain. My … Continue Reading Golden Days in Spain
Hey there! My name’s Finn-Ruby Dawe and I am a third year business student completing a semester abroad in Singapore. I have to say the two months that I have … Continue Reading Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
The last two months of my studies at Aarhus School of Architecture have been nothing but fantastic! The school has been so welcoming to all the exchange students and has … Continue Reading Arkitektskolen i Aarhus, Denmark
Moi! Kate here, & I’m currently writing to you from Sunny Helsinki, Finland. I’ve been living in Helsinki (also referred to as ‘The Sink’ or ‘Heavensinki’) for just over 2 … Continue Reading 9 Incredible weeks of living in ‘The Sink’
It’s been 79 days since I’ve left Sydney, 57 days since I’ve arrived in Singapore to start my exchange journey. To say that the past 79 days have been anything … Continue Reading 6,302 KM FROM HOME
It’s refreshing to live in a city where the locals are sincerely proud of their way of life and have no need to apologise for it. Particular themes emerging from … Continue Reading University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Hallo from Tilburg!!! Whilst I am only into my second week of exchange, I can comfortably say that stepping out of my comfort zone and choosing to go on exchange … Continue Reading My Time in Tilburg
So I’ve been gradually adjusting my life here in Japan and so far, I think I’m finally getting out of that holiday mood and into study mode. My grades thank … Continue Reading The Sophian Experience
Hej from Copenhagen! It has now been 4 weeks since I packed up life in Sydney and got on the plane to Denmark to begin my semester abroad at the … Continue Reading Copenhagen University, Denmark