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 […]
How time flies when you’re busy having fun and discovering new things! Here we are, Sunday night, half way through our incredible Australian experience. As Monday morning creeps up on us slowly but surely, I find myself reflecting on our short but oh! so enjoyable Adelaide stop. In all honesty, this was the part of […]
Monday June 24th, 2pm – In the Heart of the Western Bulldogs
The headquarter of the Western Bulldogs is in the suburb of Melbourne located at 417 Barkly Street, Footscray in the Whitten Oval. This is the administrative and training centre for the team.
Ousmane was our guide for the afternoon:
We were greeted by the understudy of […]
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 […]