DICTIONARY DEFINITION: A program of study which is located in a different country than one’s home or resident country.
DEFINITION OF WEST 1: It is the fulfilment of a dream; a life goal; the beginning of a personal journey.
Studying abroad is about gaining a new perception of the world; it’s about getting to know new cultures and making new friends along the way.
WEST 1 supports students in each stage of their journey abroad – BEFORE, DURING AND AFTER their experience. Your journey starts now!
I chose the English course at Lexis School (Perth), because I have several friends who have already done it and recommended me, in addition to having conducted research on the internet, which ratified my choice.
Among so many cities,... more
I have been in Australia not for long now, but the first impressions couldn't be better!!!
Sydney is just beautiful!!!
Everyone seems very kind, from the few Australians that I met to the several foreigners from different nationalities.... more
At first, I thought I was only going to Australia, but later, it feels like I discovered Japan, Ethiopia, Peru, Czech Republic, China, Portugal, Switzerland, Russia, Argentina, Indonesia, Thailand, Oman, Colombia, and Turkey — everything... more
I choose Australia because it's a wonderful wonderful country and it looks like Brazil.
In addition, I have many friends who have studied there and say that it was the best experience of their lives.... more
Yes, you will miss your family, your dog, your friends, the food and the people from Brazil, and you already knew that it was going to happen and somehow you were not prepared for this feeling, but that doesn't make the experience... more
Sad to have returned and not to stayed there longer.
It was worth every second.
And I had an amazing support from WEST 1 to realize this dream.... more
I chose Australia because it has a climate very similar to Brazil this was the first aspect.
Another aspect was to get to know the culture, transportation, education and politics of a first world country.... more
Wow, I'm having a unique experience in my life, crossing the continents and arriving in this wonderful land, it is all good and my journey is just beginning.
I've been here for a week and I've already given an idea of the challenges... more
My expectation is to live new experiences and see some things I've never seen before.
I hope to acquire new knowledge, meet new people and experiment a new culture.
Everywhere I go I always try not only visit but also feel the environment... more
So far Australia has been a very welcoming country, very multicultural and chilled.
Which reminds me a lot of my birth city.
Hopping to have more experiences to share in my next months here.... more
No experience.... more
I`m very happy with this opportunity.
Despite the difficulty that such a change brings to our lives, I'm sure that i have made the right decision.
On each of the days of those three weeks I'm here I have learned something new.
I'm really excited about the trip!
Ready for new challenges and experiences.
All with the help of WEST 1!... more
It's been great!... more
A língua inglesa sempre foi meu fantasma para minha carreira profissional, então decidi encarar o desafio do intercâmbio, nem fui ainda e já estou amando essa experiência.
A WEST 1 tornou tudo mais fácil, esclareceu todas minhas... more
We've been here for just two weeks and have had wonderful experiences.... more
I've chosen Australia since I was 12.
I have this feeling towards nature, sun and sea.
Now that my dream is finally becoming true, I am going forward for the 29th of January.
On this date, my adventure will begin, and, most importantly,... more
I'm loving my experience in Australia.
Since when I started researching I was very well guided by Igor from WEST 1.
When I came to the school they welcomed me very well and Walter from WEST 1 here helps me in everything I need ...... more
I am very excited to live in Australia and WEST 1 has been doing a great job, helping and supporting me.
Thanks a lot, i wish the best to everyone at WEST 1.... more
I'd like to thank all the Sao Paulo team for their commitment, support and help throughout my process.
I just got in Sydney and I can't wait to start discovering this place.
Sincerely, Pedrinho.... more
I've been really well attended by the WEST 1 team.
I was scared about the idea of going out from my country, cause I've never did it, but WEST 1 team is making it a very nice experience.
Thank you all so much!!!!... more
I've just started my experience.
I've been here for two weeks and I am loving it.
The city is perfect!... more
Now, three days before my trip, I'm so anxious but I´m talking just about the good side of anxiety.
WEST 1 team helped me get here with tranquility and without any trouble.... more
Its been wonderful, I am enjoying every moment here.
Everyday I get more amazed with the country and this lovely mix of cultures.... more
Hello!!! My name is Elaine, I'm Brazilian and I'm going to live in Australia for six months to learn English.
I love to travel, getting to know new places and people, playing sports.
I always dreamed of going to Australia because... more
When you have a dream and it seems it's hard to make it true, you need to believe it because if you really want you'll achieve it.
Be Strong Girl!!!!... more
Anxiously waiting for the visa!... more
It's been amazing, and WEST 1 team is giving me all support I need and a little more.
Congratulations for the excellent job!... more
Until now, everything has been running perfectly.
I can't wait to be there.... more
Beautiful city, weather similar to that of Brazil, receptive and cheerful people.
Finally, a Brazil that worked.
I came twice before deciding to live here and the help of WEST 1 was crucial to make it a reality.
The team is helpful,... more
I've been looking for a place to live, work and study for the past year, and every agency that I've come across, was not keeping up with my expectations.
I had already lived in Australia, when I was doing university, and ever since... more
The time of my life, in the personal and professional aspect.
I had a great support in Brazil and I was very well received by WEST 1 here in Sydney, I am ready to overcome any adversity that I may face here.
The city is just beautiful,... more
I'm really excited to go, specially now that I'm about to travel.
I've been planing this trip for so long and now it's finally here.
So I can't wait to go.
Gold Coast seems like a perfect city, with amazing people and places.
There is no better place in the world to live with Quality, Safety and Health!!!... more
I've choose Australia because of the quality of life and that I haven't been there yet.
Also as a biologist I believe I will get my mind blown away with all the endemic species there and I would love to experience the life in a country... more
Studying in Australia has been very rich.
I have just finished my first class about how to work effectively with diversity and I could not find it more suitable for this city.
It is such a diverse place with people from so many countries... more
I´m very excited to go to Australia.
I'm actually counting the days till my trip on October 31st.
At this moment I can't talk about my experience, because I haven't lived it yet, because I'm still here in Brazil, but will be there... more
My name is Luiz and I am Brazilian. I studied at Greenwich for over 8 months. It was such an incredible experience.I first went to the Cambridge CAE, course that took my english to another level. Following the CAE I enrolled in the... more
I am going to Australia in a couple of weeks, and I'm so excited to get to know the city, the Australian culture, my classmates, the school and all the good things that Australia has to offer.
For now I am only waiting to live this... more
My experience in Australia has been amazing so far. I've met a lot of places and also met a lot of people from all around the world which is very good for my english skills.
It's very interesting to live in a city like Sydney which... more
Dear friends from WEST 1 Campinas,
Thanks for all the support you have given to us from the start and continue to give until now, moments before boarding.
We are very lucky to have chosen WEST 1 as our study abroad agency to make... more
After more than 40 days living outside of Australia, hoping that my visa was approved, I finally returned. WITHOUT RESTRICTION!!
All because of the girls from WEST 1 Perth (Cintia, Carol, Viviane and Dani Koala).
Just got in Sydney and I can tell: i'm in love with everything! WEST 1 gave me all the support to come here and so far I didn't have any issue. Excellent support in an amazing place! Thanks for everything!... more
Hello everybody. I've been living in Sydney for almost two years. I will say here a little bit of my experience in this fantastic country.
At first it was very difficult, but do not be afraid, everything is a matter of time, be patient.
I chose Australia because I've been there once, and there's no way I would chose a different place. The receptivity of those who live there, the possibility of meeting people from different culture and climate similar to Brazil are... more
I've been living in Australia for just over 3 years and it has been the most incredible experience ever.
I've met people and places that I will never forget. I have always been thankful to WEST 1 for being so good to me, even before... more
Australia! Do you know something you don't know, but you like it?
That is how I start my adventure!
I do not create any expectations, because I want to open for everything, culture, places, people, nightlife.
Due to my half century... more
Since I first came I'm surprised with the quality of this country. Australia is incredible, beautiful lookups, beautiful beaches and everything seems to work as expected in a simple efficient way. This country is multicultural that... more
I have a whirlwind of emotions contained within me, anxiety, fear, anticipation, dream, is something that has no explanation, but I will go!
I will only believe it when I'm in Australian land.
Thanks family and friends for the support!
I chose Australia because it's a country where the climate is very similar to Brazil. I'm planning this trip a long time ago and can't wait to live all those moments and experiences in this amazing country.... more
I'm Manoela from Valinhos and I'm going to Sydney for the third time! The first time I was in Sydney I stayed there for five months but had not yet known WEST 1! It was on the second time that I had the pleasure of hiring the services... more
All ready, tomorrow I am embarking to Australia, on the other side of the world. My full gratitude to the whole team for the attention and affection in this so important phase.
I often say 'Life is like a balloon ride, we cannot know... more