Hollywood VS China: A Tale of Two Industries

The concept of 'Hollywood' has been a staple of mainstream cinema and is the highest grossing film industry, with the U.S/Canada grossing over US$11.1b in 2015. However, the second highest grossing film industry in 2015 was China with US$6.8b (MPAA, 2015). It has also been suggested that by the end of 2017, China may surpass …

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Welcome to Globalisation101

The concept of Globalisation has changed the way humans interact with each other, from a variety of viewpoints - economically and politically as well as influencing technological innovation and development. Although in theory globalisation is generally seen as a 'utopia', it canĀ involve negative connotations as well (O' Shaunghnessy, 2012). Globalisation has lead to the concept …

International education, simple socialisation

You see the images displayed all over Australian universities - students of different cultural backgrounds sitting down, laughing together. It is the image that anyone is happy to see, but how much are domestic and study abroad (students primarily from the USA, Canada and Great Britain) actually interacting with international students and vice versa? According …