I must admit, when I arrived in Wise I did not expect American and Australian culture and practices to be too dissimilar. ‘Americanisation’ is spreading throughout the world and Australia is not immune. However, what I have found are subtle differences between living on-campus in little Wise to just-a-bit-bigger Bathurst.
With a new semester comes even newer equipment to the Winston Ely Health and Fitness Center. Equipment at the state of the art facility, completed this past summer, has doubled over winter break, and staff have accepted an influx of non-student/staff memberships.
Everyone knows someone who has or appears to be in the stages of dropping out. This can be due to various issues that sometimes can leave the student no choice but to discontinue his or her studies. What is the likelihood of a student dropping out this year? [What reasons are behind this drastic decision?] [...]
In light of William Shakespeare’s birthday, the UVa-Wise Theatre Department along with other students and faculty, held the Renaissance Faire in front of the Gilliam Center for the Arts.
The University of Virginia and UVa-Wise will be sharing another academic link in the near future.