@keezeik your studies sound cool and joining in with clubs sounds like a good idea too. i found the same thing with volunterring most were in their 50 or over. it was still good though.
i think its awesome youve linked in with the uni supports services even if one isnt very good with it. some uni are much more aware than others but at least you have one thats good
hope the time with your family is going well today
Hey @keezeik , amazing that you've gone ahead with the study abroad!!
That's a shame that the people in your class keep to themselves -Is there anyone in the class that might be feeling similar to you? They might be super grateful if you reach out to them and ask to grab dinner or coffee or something? You could even try to organise a group lunch or something after class?
It sounds like you've been super proactive in doing so many other things to meet new people.
The meet up groups is a good idea!
Even though you're separate to the actual uni, is there a way for you to still connect with other international students, or events? Through fb events, or groups etc?
Sometimes joining a community like a church, or a political group - or even a food based group (like vegetarians) is a good way to hear about events, and meet new people.
Facebook can be a good place to organised socially - by looking for groups in your local area and joining them.
Let us know how you go.
Good on you for putting yourself out there, and trying all those things. I really hope they work out for you!
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It sounds like you're pursuing lots of different avenues which is awesome!
Are there many international students on campus? Or other students from your home uni here in Aus?
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