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The University of Queensland

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The University of Queensland

  1. 1. GRS 490<br />University Of Queensland<br />St Lucia Campus<br />Brisbane, Australia<br />Joan Leung<br />
  2. 2. STUDYING AT UQ<br />Semester 2: July 2009 – November 2009<br />TOUR3002 – Tourism And Travel Marketing<br /> 2 reports<br />TOUR2000 – Global Cultures And Tourism<br /> 1 class presentation, 1 report, 1 final exam<br />MARS2005 – Australia’s Marine Environment <br /> 2 reports on field trips, 1 final exam<br />
  3. 3. STUDYING AT UQ<br />Grading system on GPA scale 1 – 7<br />Courses calculated on “units” scale<br />Bachelors degree takes 3 years to complete<br />Large emphasis on placement/internship programs<br />Adult based learning<br />
  4. 4. MARS2005 – North Stradbroke Island<br />
  5. 5. MARS2005 – Heron Island<br />
  6. 6. International House – College Life<br />Co-Ed. <br />Towers A-K (J & K towers for post grad students)<br />O-Week, Soiree, Bara Khana, Inter-college sports<br />Endless events and partying!<br />
  7. 7. International House – College Life<br />
  8. 8. Life In Brissy And Around Queensland<br />
  9. 9. Australian Lifestyle & Culture<br />Laid back, no rush, enjoy the moment<br />Outdoors, sun, beach, surf<br />Vegemite, Tim Tams, Lollies, Goon!<br />Shoes, Drop Bears, Fosters Beer, Crocodile Dundee?<br />Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, OI OI OI!<br />They tease you because they like you<br />Aussie Christmas<br />
  10. 10. Australian Rule Of Thumb<br />Always swim between the flags<br />Look right first, then left!<br />Stay to your left on the footpath, stay on the footpath<br />Rounding system<br />No gratuity expected<br />
  11. 11. Sydney, Australia<br />
  12. 12. Melbourne, Australia<br />
  13. 13. Tasmania, Australia<br />
  14. 14. Questions??joanl@interchange.ubc.cajoan.leung@uqconnect.edu.au<br />

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