Life in the Field

Blog

Australia
Rainforest Studies
Student Post

What's It Like to Study Abroad in Australia?

by Marley Mullin


When I first decided to study abroad in the rainforests of Australia, I wasn’t entirely sure what to expect. I imagined some combination of pouring rain, jumping kangaroos, and an abundance of vegemite. I also thought I would learn a...
December 3, 2019
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Staff Post

Student Research Spotlight: Australia

by Mark Seifert, Ph.D.


We are excited to introduce SFS' first ever Student Research Spotlight! This spotlight shines on a group of passionate students who went down undah to study the role of dung beetles in Australia’s rainforest restoration. Curious what they discovered? Read...
November 5, 2019
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Student Post

5 Reasons to Study Abroad in Australia

by Molly Nelson


Australia is an incredible place to study abroad. Here are my top five reasons why:   1. Live in the rainforest. To kick things off, I’d like to talk about where you live when you study abroad with SFS in...
November 5, 2019
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Staff Post

2019 SFS Photo Contest Winners!

by Lora Doughty


SFS recently announced the winners of our 2019 photo contest, which ran from Fall 2018 to Summer 2019. This year's contest saw more than 600 entries - spanning 9 SFS centers across the globe. One grand prize winner and four...
October 18, 2019
		
Array
(
    [title] => Measuring Rainforest Restoration
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Exploring the Daintree
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Hands-On Learning in New Zealand
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Something More
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => First Impressions of Australia
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Final Impressions of Australia
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Beyond the Classroom
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Emma McGurren
Student Post

Our Last Hurrah on the Great Barrier Reef

by Emma McGurren


This is the first SFS Australia semester that has included a major reef component. As I explored study abroad programs, SFS Australia stood out to me because it involved ecosystem restoration studies, while also exploring the connections between the health...
April 8, 2019
		
Array
(
    [title] => Rediscovering Fire
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Learning and Connecting beyond the Lecture
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => SFS: "S'many Fieldtrips and Sprees"
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => An Astonishing Underwater World
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Out of the Rainforest
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => First Impressions of Australia
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Staff Post

2018 Photo Contest Winners!

by Kris Pieper


SFS recently announced the winners of the 2018 photo contest, which ran from Fall 2017 to Summer 2018. This year's contest saw more than 650 entries from 78 students - spanning 8 SFS centers across the globe. One grand prize...
January 16, 2019
		
Array
(
    [title] => Final Impressions of Australia
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Data Collection in Oz
    [color] => 
    [height] => tall
    [size] => lg
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Gillies Poem
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => To the Shades of Green
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Making the Most of Non-Program Time
    [color] => 
    [height] => short
    [size] => sm
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Fire and Forest Boundaries
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => A Forest of Change
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
Australia
Rainforest Studies
Student Post

A Design Student in the Rainforest

by Izabela Clarke


A Design Student in the Rainforest: Gaining a Broader Understanding of Material Development and Research   During the summer program at the SFS Center for Rainforest Studies in Australia, students prepare a research proposal as a culmination of the course,...
October 9, 2018
		
Array
(
    [title] => Coffee, Tea, Sugar, and Milk
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => A Day in the Life at the Center for Rainforest Studies
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => First Impressions of Australia
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => New Zealand Tree Planting!
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
		
Array
(
    [title] => Family and Fun in Gondwana
    [color] => 
    [height] => 
    [size] => 
    [helper] => 
)
1 2 3 9