A Spirit of Giving

How international students and multicultural communities are encouraging us to reshape our understanding of volunteering.    I do not think I have been as exposed to goodwill and generosity as what I have been while working for the International Office at...

Productivity and embracing the authentic

Feeling pressured to be productive during this COVID-19 crisis? Same.   Is it just me or has anyone else tried to achieve almost unattainable levels of self-development amidst this COVID-19 crisis? Even if you have not tried to you have likely seen the push...

The perks of being online…together!

No matter what type of student you are - on-campus or online - it's a tough time to concentrate on anything right now.   For many of us the changes seem easy: stay at home and wash your hands. Everything for the moment has been temporarily moved online - from...

A Corona-Culture

What COVID-19 is teaching us about culture   It’s not unusual for kitchen tables to now be the company’s new boardroom. Bedrooms and home studies worldwide now host multiple computer monitors and a flurry of solo workers. And, as Albert Camus writes in his...

Armidale Civic Welcome

On Wednesday March 1st at a ceremony in the Armidale Town Hall, more than 130 new UNE international students were officially welcomed to the city by the Armidale Regional Council. The new students heard speeches by the Council Administrator Dr Ian Tiley, UNE Chief...

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International Orientation

On Friday February 10th International Orientation will be held at the Lewis Lecture Theatre. At International Orientation Day you will be given very important information that is specifically for international students such as: Important visa conditions Your rights...

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