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Sophie Hewitt is a final-year Bachelor of Asia-Pacific Studies (Year in Asia) / Bachelor of Laws (Honours) student at The Australian National University (ANU) College of Asia and the Pacific. Sophie recently returned from Indonesia, where she completed the Year in Asia program with the support of a New Colombo Plan Scholarship. We asked Sophie to share her experiences interning at a law firm, and why this has been important as a prospective law graduate in Australia.

Recent Year in Asia returnee Nanumi Starke reflects on the challenges and personal growth she experienced while studying at Hitotsubashi University in Tokyo over the past year.

20 November 2015
An art-less exhibition in Tokyo captures the horror of the Fukushima nuclear disaster, finds NICHOLAS HORTON.
17 November 2015
LUCY MCFARLANE visits the fabled western Chinese region of Xinjiang.
06 November 2015
One of the great benefits of travel is meeting interesting people, writes NICKY LOVEGROVE.
NICHOLAS LOVEGROVE meets some remarkable nuns at the Fajing Monastery in Hangzhou, China.
LUCY MCFARLANE invites you to China’s glorious outdoors.
06 October 2015
A taste of Yunnan province.
06 October 2015
As her semester abroad comes to an end, GABRIELLA ANDREWS basks in the Japanese summer.
Following an incident on a Tokyo train, BEC PIESSE investigates how ethnicity is experienced in Japanese society.


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