Realities of studying abroad: the triumphs and the challenges

Ali, Chiara, Hazel, Ismail, Mahira, Mehershad, and Sekar have come from all corners of the globe to study in Brisbane. They all have different reasons for choosing to study in Brisbane but ultimately, they’ve each made sacrifices to do so, and they believe it will have been worth it.

Below, they share their experience of life in Brisbane including what they love about studying abroad, but also discuss the challenges they face from being so far from home and their family.

View the story below, made by 2018 Brisbane International Student Ambassador Vellin.

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By Yovellin Lim

Vellin is from Jakarta, Indonesia and studies Film and TV at JMC Academy. She is a 2018 Brisbane International Student Ambassador.

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