By Lyndall Franks, 2012 Department of Education, NSW I cannot speak highly enough of my experiences as a participant in the July 2012 IFGU study tour. The tour was extremely well planned and organised, and at all times I felt a huge sense of satisfaction that we were in [...]
ACICIS was delighted to host its first ever school tour when Scotch College from Western Australia visited Yogyakarta in July 2012 for a 9-day study tour. In the Scotch party were 7 boys and 2 teachers.
Students participated in all components of the tour:
By Shireen Thomas, 2012
Brooks High School, TAS
I feel extremely fortunate and privileged to have been part of this exciting learning opportunity provided by ACICIS. The pre-departure organisation and communication was excellent, making for a very confident beginning to the study tour.
By Lauren Hewitson, 2012 Geraldton Primary School, WA I’m not sure if it was the fear of change, a new place, new people, or whether I was even worthy of being accepted into a program such as Indonesia from the ground up!, but I was terrified. However, I felt this [...]
By Alex Gibson (Semester 31/Aug 2010 & Semester 32/Feb 2011) University of Western Australia Sitting on the floor of my kost and reflecting on the past year brings to light a number of different and conflicting feelings. Firstly how lucky I have been to experience this wonderful place, culture and [...]
By Michelle Kovacevic, JPP 2011
University of Melbourne
“How did someone with a background in neuroscience end up working at a forestry institute in Indonesia?”
By Melissa O'Grady, DSPP 2011
This morning I was fortunate enough to have been afforded the opportunity to visit Maumere’s (Flores) traditional market to observe the local sellers trade their goods for the day.
By Che Che (Semester 31/Aug 2010) Charles Darwin University/University of the Sunshine Coast My daily routine began with a lovely little breakfast at the local warung where the boys would tease me and try to talk to me in Javanese and trick me into paying a lot more for my [...]
By Nikkola Pickering (Semester 31/Aug 2010)
“The last week and a half has been an immense learning experience for us. We have been welcomed into our sub-units and dusun (hamlet) very well, and feel happy in our surroundings."
By Lisa Mapson (Semester 29/Aug 2009 & Semester 30/Feb 2010)
University of Melbourne
I write this having yesterday experienced one of my worst ‘Indonesian days’ as I saw a fellow anak ACICIS, along with whom I had just completed my Malang semester, off from Surabaya airport.