How Allison found the perfect study life balance in Newcastle
Allison is a postgraduate student from China completinga Master of Business Administration and Master ofProfessional Accounting at the University of Newcastle.
Allison chose to study in NSW with a goal of working infinance.
She was attracted to Newcastle’s easy access to Sydney – a global financial hub with many career opportunities. Allison enjoys Newcastle’s healthy study life balance, which empowers her to meet friendly, welcoming people while enjoying the beauty of regional NSW. One of her favourite experiences is finding a wild koala on a bushwalk in the quaint town of Waterfall. Since that day, Allison takes every chance she can get to explore the great outdoors.
“In China, I used WeChat and Alipay for everything. I wasn’t familiar with using cash! So that was an adjustment. In addition, I suggest students find out where they want to live and research how to get around.”