Nele is here from Germany and is completing an Events internship in Sydney; My home city: Munich is famous for: the Oktoberfest When I was young I wanted to be an: Architect I chose Australia because: I wanted to go to an English speaking and warm country. One thing I didn't know about Australia before arriving was: They are always asking "How are you?" and don't expect an response. Before I leave Australia I want to: Travelling / Backpacking around…

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Valerie is here from Germany and is completing a Human Resources internship in Sydney; My home city: Cologne is famous for: its carnival When I was young I wanted to be a: Doctor I chose Australia because: I have never been to Australia before My impression of Australia before I arrived was: So far away One thing I didn't know about Australia before arriving was: People here are extremely open-minded and friendly Before I leave Australia I want to: Snorkeling…

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Kate is here from the UK and completing an Events Management internship in Adelaide; My home city: Manchester is famous for: Music (oasis, stone roses, joy division, etc, etc), football, lots of rain When I was young I wanted to be a: vet I chose Australia because: Wanted somewhere warm and English speaking My impression of Australia before I arrived was: Relaxed beach vibes One thing I didn't know about Australia before arriving was: Aboriginal history & that 85%+ of…

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Clara is from Austria and here in Sydney completing a legal internship; My home city: Salzburg is famous for: music When I was young I wanted to be a: an Astronaut. I chose Australia because: Because I always wanted to go My impression of Australia before I arrived was: Nice country with a lot of things to do and see One thing I didn't know about Australia before arriving was: it's bigger than I thought, very nice people Before I…

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Sarah has been enjoying Sydney but has been surprised by the huge distances between cities. ; My home city: Freiburg is famous for: delicious wine, because of the wine region. When I was young I wanted to be a: a vet. I chose Australia because: Because it's a beautiful country and I wanted to learn more about the culture & nature and of course to improve the language. My impression of Australia before I arrived was: Very friendly people and…

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Davy is from a small city in The Netherlands and is in Sunny Sydney enjoying the famous beaches; My home city: Sittard is famous for: being a small city in the Netherlands. When I was young I wanted to be a: Professional footballer I chose Australia because: I heard a lot of great stories from other students. It's a great opportunity to develop myself My impression of Australia before I arrived was: The hot summers and famous beaches. Before I…

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Victoria is from Germany, and currently completing an internship in Sydney in a radio station; My home city is: Fürth When I was young I wanted to be a: Old I chose Australia because: I wanted to see new culture and wanted to meet new people One thing I have learnt about Australia that I didn't know before is: Everything is very expensive here and cars drive on the left side Before I leave Australia I want to: see koalas…

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Janine is from Canada and has been living in a homestay while completing her Occupational Therapy Internship in Sydney. Prior to the internship, her worst job was scooping ice cream (really?); My home city: Vancouver is famous for: its physical beauty and outdoor recreation like skiing! We like hockey but probably not as much as you think. Oh and rain. When I was young I wanted to be a: Marine Biologist I chose Australia because: Warm weather and a chill…

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Lennart is from Germany and is now in Brisbane completing a Supply Chain Management internship in the Oil & Gas Industry; My home city: Cologne is famous for: its Cathedral, Karneval and of course its delicious beer called Koelsch (also the local dialect so it's the only language you can speak and drink) When I was young I wanted to be a: Basketball player I chose Australia because: I thought it might be the best (cultural) experience, the country with…

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Isabelle is from Denmark and currently in Brisbane completing an internship at a school for children with disabilities; My home city: Copenhagen is famous for: its oldest monarchy (royal family), biking friendly, castles, drinking in public, old historical buildings and the word "hyggelig". When I was young I wanted to be a: Therapist I chose Australia because: It's far away, so I wanted to go for a longer period. Furthermore because of the weather, attractions and use of English language.…

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