Choosing to study in Australia is a massive, life-changing decision, one that you shouldn’t take lightly. On a personal level, studying outside of Canada will no doubt expand your personal and professional horizons. You’ll meet new people and develop your independence. You’ll also end up with a career you’ve been dreaming about!

Believe it or not, one of the most frequent concerns OzTREKK students encounter is homesickness. In theory, you feel prepared for your journey to Australia, and you’re excited to begin this new stage in your life, so it may come as a surprise to you to find you are missing family members and the comforts of home more than you expected.

The first thing we want to promise you is that something is going to go wrong. Not what you wanted to hear, right? But guess what? We’ve got your back. Our From Eh to Oz Predparture Prep Guide is designed to assist you in all things predep—including anticipating all the things that could go wrong.