Bachelor of Arts-Psychology student Matthew Sampson was one of 20 undergraduate recipients of the 2012 Prime Minister’s Australia Asia Awards, part of the Government’s Endeavour scholarship program. Here he shares his experience.
BRB, IMHO, LOL – the online world is full of strange new phrases. So does a student learning English online develop a different kind of English than someone learning from a textbook?
Born in Canada, raised in Hong Kong and with an undergraduate linguistics degree from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Win Sum Cheung knew she wanted to pursue a professional speech pathology career in Hong Kong, but wanted the option of working in an English speaking country as well.
Victoria Shubenina knows a lot about what makes a top university. The Endeavour Award scholarship student has experienced university life in both in Europe and at highly-ranked New York University (NYU).
On top of that, her work for Direct Talk educational agency in Russia gave her unique knowledge of most of the top schools and degree programs around the world.
So when it came time for Victoria to choose a university for her postgraduate study in marketing, why did she choose to make the long journey to Macquarie?