What could be a better kick-off (get it? « kick-off »?) to the Australian Campus Abroad program than attending an Australian Rules Football match between our hosts, the Western Bulldogs, and their cross-town rivals the Richmond Tigers. Aussie Rules Football, or « Footy » in the local vernacular, can look like organized chaos to the untrained eye; 36 players […]
After having a great time in Melbourne where we were introduced to the very predominant sports culture and business, let me introduce you to one thing not everybody knows about Australia: its amazing undergroud musical culture!
One of its most popular djs on the international scene right now is youngster (he’s only 21) Flume (or Harley Streten). He creates […]
Campus Australia is now over and many of us are either in Cairns or on the way back to Montreal. My first blog focused on Melbourne and Adelaide, so now I will be covering the amazing city of Sydney.
The first thing that struck me in Sydney was the weather. When we arrived on Saturday it […]
After a couple of weeks spent travelling with my backpack on my shoulders while taking in many of the wonders Australia has of offer, today marked the beginning of a very different part of my journey down under. With 16 of my HEC colleagues, I am privileged enough to experience the first ever Campus Abroad […]
Continuing our discovery of the Australian sports and events management industry, today had us visiting two of Melbourne’s most iconic buildings, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
In the morning, Kelvyn Lavelle, Executive Director Corporate Affairs, gracefully accepted to host our group for a short presentation outlining the Plenary […]