My most powerful experience in Peru

I studied abroad in Peru with the help of the School of Languages and Cultures and the Business, Economics and Law faculty. I hold many magnificent memories that enriched my time abroad; this is the story of my most powerful experience in Peru. Two weeks into my new life in Lima, Peru, the international cohort—who[…]


My first day at UQ was awful. I was deep in the throes of heartbreak, at the hands of a UQ student, no less. I saw the campus for the first time through the dense, distorted hue of him. Every store, each seat, glass, and table, was coloured by his presence. I wondered what associations[…]

The Mission

It was a normal sweltering February day when I walked in to the University of Queensland back in 2010. Sweat dripped down my swarthy back; I was nervous. Making close friends had never been my forte in high school, and that wasn’t a trend that I wanted to continue at uni. It was going to[…]