Hello, my name is Olivia Lee and I am an international student at James Cook University. I study a Bachelor of Marine Science and have been living in Townsville for close to 2 years. Before my adventures in North Queensland, I was living in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia among the buildings, smog, and people milling about
Before Townsville, University life, and moving to another country, I was quite comfortable living in Kuala Lumpur where the biggest challenge of the day was what I would have for lunch, and if you’ve savoured the multitude of foods Malaysia has to offer, it is a challenge to figure out what you should eat next.
One of the best place to visit when in Townsville is Magnetic Island. The island is about 8 kilometers offshore of Townsville. It is very accessible to get to the the island by the ferries. They are available from Breakwater terminal (Townsville CBD) to Nelly bay. It only takes 20-25 minutes to travel to the
Have you seen the Australia Plus series, Student Life: Far From Home? James Cook University student, Raghu, shares his experiences of life in Townsville, Queensland, Australia. Raghu is from India and when he is not studying or working with a local family, he spends time cooking with spices sent from his family in India. As