Explore - Oceania

Sydney Opera House

With the current restrictions on international travel, it is not possible to visit Australia, New Zealand or Fiji but we can still virtually explore their culture, traditions, history, beauty and study abroad opportunities. Here we have gathered some resources for you to explore and learn more about these countries.

Exploring Oceania Presentation

On Thursday, October 29th 2:30-3:30 we will host a Microsoft Teams Live session for students to explore the culture of these countries and what it means to study abroad in Australia, New Zealand and Fiji.

Studying in Oceania

Check out what past UofG study abroad participants have to say about studying in Oceania.

Explore Other Study Abroad Ambassador Profiles

You can also use our Program Search Tool to see which universities we have partnered within this region and find links to visit the partner university website to learn more about how it can fit into your degree. Using the search tool you can find information about the semester dates, courses offered in English, residence, and more.

Movies, Documentaries, and Books

An entertaining and fun way to get to know a culture could be through movies, documentaries or books. There are many popular films and books gaining lots of attention and visibility, and with the number of streaming platforms available ​through your UoG central ID​, students can access various films about Australia, New Zealand, and Fiji. Grab some popcorn and check out these options:

There are many popular books from or about this region that are gaining popularity and worth the read such as:

 

Explore Kanopy          Explore Audio Cine Films          Explore UofG Streaming Options

Arts & Culture

Google's Arts and Culture site can help you to explore museums, cities, history, and culture. Here are some samples of the Oceania features you can explore from the comfort of your own home! Google Arts and Culture

Restaurants and Recipes 

One of the most exciting parts of learning about a new culture is trying new foods! Food is an important part of the culture and is an expression of cultural identity. If you are looking to practice your cooking skills, here is some recipes for you test out:

Music

Explore the sounds of Oceania with this playlist