Become a Global Buddy! Build international connections and share your knowledge of Aussie life.

The Global Buddy Program is designed to pair Incoming Exchange students with local ANU students to help them acclimate to the Canberra life and find their way around ANU.

Register now and you will be matched with an Incoming Exchange student who shares your interests.

Who can apply?

 Any ANU student who has been studying for at least one semester.

What are your responsibilities?

  • Connect with your matched Incoming Exchange student, before arriving.
  • Catch up with him/her during O’Week;
  • Help him/her make a smooth transition into the ANU life;
  • Meet up for a coffee/chat/ or a language exchange on a regular basis.

What is in it for me?

  • Learn about the culture and language of your matched Incoming Exchange student;
  • Great opportunity to make new friends from different parts of the world;
  • Gain satisfaction from helping Incoming Exchange Students in their transition to ANU/Canberra/Australian life.

Register before 8 July!