Tattooing is the most misunderstood art form in Japan today. Looked down upon for centuries and rarely discussed in social circles, people with tattoos are outcasts in this country, banned from most public spaces such as beaches, bathhouses, and even gyms. Tattoos have an extensive history in Japan, and to truly understand the stigma behind them it is essential to be aware of their significance. The first records of tattoos...Read More
Coastal cities, breathtaking beaches, and wide-open wilderness
From the world’s oldest continuous culture to Mother Nature’s largest coral reef, Australia is as unique as the oddball animals who call it home.
Melbourne, with its iconic cityscapes and temperate year-round climate, serves as our host city and center of learning, but a number of planned excursions will give us a feel for Australia’s depth and development as a whole.
In previous terms, students have practiced Aboriginal customs during a visit to the Blue Mountains, studied native wildlife on Kangaroo Island, SCUBA dived the Great Barrier Reef, and met with representatives from Amnesty International and the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre for advice on effectively crafting an activism campaign.
Designing a culturally appropriate activist strategy for students’ home countries based on their experiences with Australia’s social justice system
Planning and creating a mixed reality experience that meets the needs of a small business and their target audience
Using the expertise of Australia’s huge sporting industries to build a health initiative for a target group in need
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Explore our 2019 term in Australia in this detailed write up.