Greek Studies students from Charles Darwin University visit Greece

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A delegation of Greek Studies students from Charles Darwin University in the Northern Territory, Australia, are currently visiting Greece on an educational trip.

Led by Associate Professor George Frazis, the students are visiting Greece to learn about Greek culture, history and language.

The students are getting a taste of Greece during their trip. Photo: Facebook.

The students are taking part in the University’s Greek In-Country language program which gives people over 18 years of age a chance to experience Greek culture first-hand.

The program runs from June 26 to July 14 and may include Kalymnos and other Greek islands, Athens, and a study trip in the northern mainland region of Macedonia.

Visiting the Australian Embassy in Greece. Photo: Facebook.

As part of their visit, the student delegation visited the Embassy of Australia in Greece and met with Chargé d’Affaires Andrea Biggi. The new Australian Ambassador to Greece Alison Duncan is currently on her way to the country to take over her new diplomatic post, which also includes Bulgaria and Romania.

In a post on Facebook, the Embassy wrote: “We wish the students and their professor a wonderful stay in Greece! They’re not just keeping the torch lit back in Australia – they’re building bridges of friendship.”

Meeting with Chargé d’Affaires Andrea Biggi. Photo: Facebook.

The Greek and Hellenic Studies Program at Charles Darwin University acts as a custodian of Greek language and culture, with thousands of students having enrolled for its courses over the past 20 years.

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