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It is often said that “travel broadens the mind”. Whether you are an armchair traveller or are planning a trip of your own or, our course will unveil the secrets of some of the world’s top destinations. And best of all you don’t have to travel far to find us as our central CBD location is easily accessible by public transport. Be part of the WEA community!

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Persian Language and Culture

An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior knowledge of Persian required. Persian, one of the great lingua francas of world history, was once spoken from Siberia to Southeast Asia and it has more... [More]
$173 Limited / $156

<p>An introduction to Persian language and culture for any student wishing to learn the basics of Persian language and to become familiar with Persian culture, traditions and lifestyle with no prior

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29 Jul

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The Lycian Way: Ancient Path of the Mediterranean

Travellers have been walking the Lycian Way along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey since the late bronze Age. Since then the Persians and Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, pirates and Turks have all laid claim to it, often more than once. The Lycian Way is about 540 km long and passes through historic sites, towns and amphitheatres, such as Xanthos,... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>Travellers have been walking the Lycian Way along the Mediterranean coast of Turkey since the late bronze Age. Since then the Persians and Greeks, Romans, Byzantines, pirates and Turks have all

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29 Jul

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Greece in Focus - The Peloponnese

Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of Nafplio with its castle, to discover. The hidden village of Monemvasia, rugged coastlines, winding country roads, ancient olive groves, various battle... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of

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02 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Formerly known as Morea, the Peloponnese peninsula warrants several days of thorough exploration. Apart from the archaeological site of ancient Olympia, there is the first modern Greek capital of

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02 Aug

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Planning Your Greek Itinerary

So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the mainland, the Greek Islands or the major towns. You will receive information not found in the guidebooks. DELIVERY MODE Face-to-Face COURSE OUTLINE Tips on When... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>So much to see and so much to satisfy every interest. Where to start? We cover tips, and vital logistical information that can help you plan every aspect of your travels be they through the

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06 Aug

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Buddhist Art and the Silk Road

Buddhism was established along the trade route of the Silk Road and in the city of Changan (currently Xi’an) where the Tang Dynasty (618-907) flourished. This period can be regarded as the classical period of Chinese Art in literature, music, visual arts and theatre arts. Just south of the city of Dunhuang (at the crossroads of two major trade... [More]
$29 Limited

<p>Buddhism was established along the trade route of the Silk Road and in the city of Changan (currently Xi’an) where the Tang Dynasty (618-907) flourished. This period can be regarded as the

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16 Aug

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Greece in Focus - Crete

Crete, the largest Greek island, belongs to the Top 5 islands in the Mediterranean Sea and is a haven for fans of archaeology and beach lovers alike. But the mountainous landscapes of the island’s interior have their charm, too. Birthplace and playground of Greek gods, the caves and canyons of Crete reek with mythology. The island capital of... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Crete, the largest Greek island, belongs to the Top 5 islands in the Mediterranean Sea and is a haven for fans of archaeology and beach lovers alike. But the mountainous landscapes of the island’s

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16 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Crete, the largest Greek island, belongs to the Top 5 islands in the Mediterranean Sea and is a haven for fans of archaeology and beach lovers alike. But the mountainous landscapes of the island’s

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16 Aug

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Discovering the White Continent: From Terra Australis to Antarctica

What's like to be in Antarctica? Did you know the continent as a whole contains about 90% of the planet's freshwater ice and around 70% of the total fresh water on Earth? Discover the White Continent with its unique landscape, distinctive ecosystems and home to wildlife with their  inspiring stories of adaptability, resilience and cooperation.... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>What's like to be in Antarctica? Did you know the continent as a whole contains about 90% of the planet's freshwater ice and around 70% of the total fresh water on Earth? Discover the White

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20 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>What's like to be in Antarctica? Did you know the continent as a whole contains about 90% of the planet's freshwater ice and around 70% of the total fresh water on Earth? Discover the White

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13 Sep

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The Australian Overland Telegraph Line

On 22 August 1872 the construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta in South Australia and Darwin in the Northern Territory was completed, connecting Australia to the rest of the world. Spanning more than 3,000km through barren outback terrain, this achievement is one of the highlights of 19th century Australian... [More]
$49 Limited

<p>On 22 August 1872 the construction of the Australian Overland Telegraph Line between Port Augusta in South Australia and Darwin in the Northern Territory was completed, connecting Australia to the

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26 Aug

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The Glory Days of Sydney's Department Stores

In the 1930s Sydney’s great department stores were among the city’s largest employers. Anthony Horderns, Curzons, David Jones, Farmers, Grace Bros, Hordern Bros, McDowells, Marcus Clarke, Mark Foys, Snows and Waltons were all household names, but a few exploited the religious prejudices of the time – Anthony Horderns employed only Protestants and... [More]
$102 Limited / $92

<p>In the 1930s Sydney’s great department stores were among the city’s largest employers. Anthony Horderns, Curzons, David Jones, Farmers, Grace Bros, Hordern Bros, McDowells, Marcus Clarke, Mark Foys

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30 Aug

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Greece in Focus - Aegean & Ionian Islands

Island hopping in Greece is a form of travel that can keep one occupied for months, if not years. A virtual two-hour whirlwind visit can naturally only provide some brief glimpses at just a few of the more well-known islands in the Ionian and Aegean Seas. The beaches, the turquoise waters, the glowing sunsets, but also culture and history,... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Island hopping in Greece is a form of travel that can keep one occupied for months, if not years. A virtual two-hour whirlwind visit can naturally only provide some brief glimpses at just a few of

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30 Aug
$39 Limited

<p>Island hopping in Greece is a form of travel that can keep one occupied for months, if not years. A virtual two-hour whirlwind visit can naturally only provide some brief glimpses at just a few of

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30 Aug

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