Students Arriving in July 2020
Chiara M is a 17 year old student from Italy who also speaks Spanish. Her favourite subjects at school are Chemistry and Psychology. Her hobbies include fix boxing and hiking in the countryside. In her free time she enjoys listening to music and hanging out with her friends. While in Australia Chiara is hoping to experience a wonderful and special experience with new people. She is looking forward to learning about a new culture and how it is to live as a teenager in another country. Chiara is also excited to share her Italian enthusiasm and culture. She describes herself as an extrovert and spontaneous person. At home, she helps with the dishes, cleaning her room and setting the table.
Chiara S is a 16 year student from a small town in Italy and she has both an older and younger sister. In her free time, she likes to go out and have fun with her friends, walk the dog, listen to music and watch Netflix series. Chiara mentions that she doesn’t know any Australian songs but is looking forward to it. She loves animals and has a dog, three cats and chickens. Chiara’s favourite activities include horse riding and swimming and she also enjoys painting and until recently played the piano. Chiara would love to play soccer but there aren’t many female teams in her home town. She tells us that it has always been a dream to go to Australia, she is looking forward to experiencing life in another country and to become more independent. Chiara said that she would like to live in Australia and experience the culture and the life of Australians, that’s why she chose the exchange program. She is really curious about all the differences and new things she will experience. Chiara can’t wait to make some international friends and to be in our amazing country. Chiara describes herself as sociable, kind, sometimes unorganised but very adaptive. At home, she helps by setting the table, cleaning her room and feeding the pets. Chiara is not sure what she would like to do when she grows up, but has some dreams including travelling a lot and volunteer experiences because she wants to help others and try to change things in places where people aren’t as lucky. As a job she is thinking about becoming a vet, as she loves animals or would like to work with people or kids.
Costanza is a 17 year old student from Italy who also speaks Spanish. At school, her favourite subjects are Latin and English literature. Her hobbies include fix boxing and hiking in the countryside. In her spare time, Costanza likes to read, watch movies and spend time with her friends and family. While in Australia she would like to try dancing, meet new people, become stronger and live a life different to hers back home. Costanza looks forward to sharing her Italian culture with her host family too. She describes herself as happy, friendly and an extrovert. At home, she helps with the general household chores.
Elena is a 16 year student from Italy. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with friends, play volleyball and read. She tells us that she is looking forward to experiencing another culture, be more open-minded and responsible. She also hopes to bring another point of view from her country to her host family and community. Elena describes herself as curious, determined and generous. Not an extrovert or introvert either, somewhere in between. At home, she helps by cleaning her room and cooking some meals.
Filippo is a 17 year old student from Italy who also speaks French. At school, his favourite subjects are Biology and History. Filippo’s main activity is Volleyball but he also enjoys soccer and hiking. In his free time, Filippo likes to hang out with his friends, in summer they like to do outside activities and in winter they enjoy going to the movies. While in Australia he is hoping to make new friends, learn a new culture and improve his English skills. He describes himself as determined and helpful. At home, Filippo helps out by setting and clearing the table and keeping his room tidy.
Ludicovica is a 16 year student from Italy who also speak Spanish and French. Her favourite subject at school is English and enjoys learning new languages. In her spare time, she likes to hang out with friends, listen to music, go to the gym and play volleyball. She tells us that she is looking forward to enriching her cultural background while on exchange. Ludicovica describes herself as positive, solar, nice and a little bit shy. At home, she helps by cleaning her room and stack the dishwasher and clear the table.