Student life in Melbourne

Exchange semester in Victoria University, Melbourne

Author Archives: Lauri Ijäs

Cairns & Sydney

  Hello! Now we are at this point that today is the last full day for me in Australia. I am back to Melbourne from my travelling tour around Australia. My flight leaves tomorrow around 3 pm from Melbourne Tullamarine heading towards Bangkok, Thailand. What comes to studies, I have managed to get all the […]

Travelling before coming home

Hellou my dear readers! In a nutshell, University is finished and my rent deal came to an end with Unilodge. At the moment, I am in Cairns, Queensland travelling all over Australia before flying back to Bangkok and finally to Finland. When I wrote last time, I haven’t got yet my results, but now I […]

West Coast roadtrip

Hellouu! We flew back to Melbourne yesterday from our trip to West Coast. So, I am writing post for once from short-term memory. University has already ended, but we have not got yet final grades. Little set back or disappointing thing concerning University stuff was that one girl from my group work was a little […]

Feelings after the semester

Hellou! Weather is getting warmer and warmer here, how about in Finland? Hahah I promised in last post to tell about Wilsons Prom trip. It tooked app. 3 hours to get there. When we got there, we had one hour uphill walk to summit where was beautiful view. After that we went to squeaky beach. […]

Semester is finished

  Hi! This week University ended from my part! Wuhuu! Nah, actually it was not that bad. Although, my studies started already in July, it feels that time has gone really fast. Luckily, I still have almost two months time to explore Australia and gain new unforgettable memories. I passed all my units with good […]

Trip to Phillip Island

Hello! Today I write late night post about the trip to Phillip Island that took place yesterday. However, first quick review about how things are here! Semester is coming to an end. I have basically University left only this week, after that I do not have any deadlines left or exams. My grades has been […]

Camping trip to King Valley

Good afternoon everyone from Melbourne! Todays topic is the camping trip to King Valley, which was part of the unit Introduction to Adventure in Sport and Active Recreation It took place from Friday morning to Monday evening. The first day was basicly just settling down and get to know the place we came. It was […]

Australian Unigames

Good evening everyone! Todays topic is Unigames, which were held 24-29.9 at Gold Coast. Like I have mentioned earlier, I was part of the Victoria University’s Football team. During the tournament we stayed in the hotel called Rhapsody Resort. Our team had 14 players (plus two didn’t come). The Unigames was unique and amazing experience, […]

Trip to Grampians

    Hellou! I have been here over two months, huh time flies! Although it feels like forever when I have been last time in Finland back at home Everything is going great here as usually. University assignments have also went really well, if you get good grades back at Finland, you will do fine […]

Question from the reader – Material from the Parties

  Good evening, my dear readers! Time has flied here as I thought before leaving Finland. Semester is almost halfway through! Can’t believe it! All the Uni stuff have went really well. I have got excellent grades in every test or online quiz.   The question from the reader: I would like to see some material […]