Goals, Goals, Goals!

I have always been a goal oriented person so of course before coming to Sydney I created a list of goals that I hoped to accomplish throughout this amazing journey. Each day I spend in Sydney, I grow as a young business professional and as a person. I like to challenge myself, try new things,…

Remembering Sydney

My experience abroad in Sydney this past semester was incredible. I lived in the Pyrmont area directly next to the central business district. This location provided me with a short commute to classes at the CAPA center, and my work at H&R Block. I was able to travel around the city visiting historical buildings, famous…

The Reason I Came

I traveled to Cairns, a city in Queensland about 1500 miles north of Sydney. Cairns is known as the “Gateway to the Great Barrier Reef”, and rightly so. I stayed for a long weekend in Cairns and was able to explore fitzroy island, 2 reefs, and the cities botanical gardens. Coming to Australia the Great…

Ending thoughts

My last post :/ I must admit that I am excited to go back to the States and to my house in Media, Pennsylvania. I really miss my rats and my dog, Shadow. This has been an amazing semester abroad, and it definitely came with moments I will never forget. Overall experience: the semester provided me…

A Post Dedicated to: Food

Okay, so I’ve decided to spend the second to last post on some nice food recommendations!! 1. DUMPLINGS    Since my time in Sydney, I have found a new love for dumplings. They are amazing, and I am so glad I had so many opportunities to eat them!! Places to go that I recommend: Din Tai Fung…

Taronga Zoo

So at the end of March, we SLEPT AT THE ZOO. This was by far one of my favorite memories since studying abroad. It’s called Roar and Snore. We arrived at the zoo on a Friday night and immediately started to walk around and see some animals– giraffes, elephants, frogs, monkeys, and we got to personally…

A Week in Sydney

It has officially been a little over a week since I have arrived in Sydney, Australia! Every day my jet lag gets better and I become more accustomed to the cultural differences. Surprisingly, I did not find it hard to adjust at all, especially because there is no language barrier. I am loving all the…

Pitt in Sydney – Meet Isabel

Hi! My name is Isabel Lebovitz and I am an upcoming junior in the College of Business Administration. I am a double major in Marketing and Supply Chain Management and I am also pursuing a Digital Media Certificate. I am from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and love going to school close to home. I grew up in…

Meet the Panther Program Student Bloggers for Summer 2017!

Welcome to the Panther Study Abroad Program! Panther Program Blog Overview The University of Pittsburgh’s Panther Programs are offered for all students covering almost every academic major. Each Panther Program scholarship recipient participated in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with friends, family, and prospective students. Meet the summer 2017 Panther Program bloggers:…