By Allison Zelkowitz (Semester 20/Feb 2005) University of California, San Diego Hello! My name is Allison Zelkowitz, and as far as I know, I'm the first American to participate in the ACICIS program. I recently completed a Master's degree at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD), where I majored [...]
By Dave Hodgkin (Semester 19/Aug 2004) Australian National University My life has had its share of adventures this year, in reality though most of anyone's time is the day-to-day of living. "Life is what happens between the things we do". Not sure this will pass the Benny test, but then [...]
By Zahra Matthews (Semester 19/Aug 2004) University of Sydney Well, here I am again in Yogyakarta, Indonesia, and it's absolutely wonderful! To answer the question most of you seemed to be asking- yes, I have found a place to live, and no, it's not exactly what you'd call 'good'! But [...]
By Claire Harding (Semester 17/Aug 2003) University of Western Australia Java is the most populated island in the world. Despite covering an area of only 127 thousand sq ft, it is home to 130 million plus inhabitants (compare that to Australia’s 20 or so million who are spread out over [...]
By Claire Harding (Semester 17/Aug 2003)
University of Western Australia
So here I am in Yogyakarta, which is a city in central Java (not to be confused with Jakarta people!). It is often referred to as the ‘cultural heart of Java’ or ‘city of students,’ as there are a huge number of students who study at the many universities here.
By Kerry James (Semester 14/Feb 2002) Flinders University of South Australia Both my daughters (one in year 1 and one in year 3) began attending Sekolah Dasar (SD) Percobaan in 2002 without any background in the Indonesian language. Now both are able to communicate with their peers in basic Bahasa [...]