Amanda in Sydney, Australia

Amanda sitting on bench wearing winter jacketHi!  My name is Amanda and I am a biochemistry and biophysics major from New York City. I am spending my spring semester at the University of Sydney, where I will take classes in biology and physics.  I will be living at the women's residential college of the university.  I have never been to Australia before and I am looking forward to the sun and the wildlife.

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  • First Impressions

    First Impressions

    It’s 75 degrees and sunny here in Sydney. March 1st was the first day of Autumn and I spent the afternoon at Bondi Beach avoiding surfers who strayed into the designated swimming section. I arrived two and a half weeks ago. What follows requires a bit of terminology: Uni: University, i.e. where one studies. Here, the University of Sydney, which is located in Camperdown, a suburb in Sydney’s Inner West. Photos of the quadrangle and parts of the law school …

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