Sunday, 10 May 2015

Australian Literature: a rough guide

This is a course provided by the online platform and The University of Western Australia.

The course is a "short introduction to the rich and distinctive world of Australian literature, a world of ancient and modern forms of writing about a vast and varied continent. Explore the work of writers who have responded imaginatively to the unique landscapes of Australia and to its remarkable human history"

The course is a guided way to enjoy the encounter between the literary imagination and the Australian continent.

More info... here

Monday, 4 May 2015

Australia Opportunities Day: session about study & work in Australia

Session about study and work in Australia

WHEN:   15th May, 6 to 7:30 pm
WHERE: Pau Claris 105, BCN

The session will be held by Sergio, Blair and Joan. Sergio is the owner and director of, an agency with years of experience in Australia. Blair is a Barcelona-based Australian who collaborates with TrekYourWay. Joan is from The Australia New Zealander Catalan Society (

Topics of the session:

  • Adjusting to cultural differences (working, study, social)
  • Finding a place to live
  • Finding part time work and getting accredited
  • Must see locations and weekend getaways
  • Living like a local and getting the most of your city
  • Organizing healthcare
  • How to prepare for a natural disaster such as bushfires or storms and what to do if you get caught in one (unlike but essential information)
  • Beach safety
  • Dangerous animals information and how to act if your get injured
  • Social interactions
  • How to get car and boat licenses
  • Your questions
(send a message to to confirm you are coming)

See you there!