Teagan moved away from home to follow her passion for exercise and study at the University of Wollongong at the age of eighteen. She grew up in her family home in a rural town near Wagga Wagga, attending school with tiny cohort of students and knowing everyone within the community.
It was a vastly different world when she moved into university residence in Wollongong. A college of about two hundred university students, it was an unfamiliar, vibrant environment that was different from anything she had ever experienced. She tells the story of finding a new place to call home.