Australia Institutions News Update 27 February 2024

  Flinders will no longer accept applications currently holding a Tourist Visa (600) with some exceptions. All other applicants holding temporary visas will be assessed on a case-by-case basis.    CQU no longer accepts applications currently holding tourist visa and working holiday visa.    The University of Melbourne will only consider Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD)…

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Unlocking Australia’s Potential: Maximising Your Opportunities on a Subclass 485 Visa

Topic: Introduction Gain Professional Work Experience Pursue Further Education for PR Travel and Explore Australia Pathway to Permanent Residency Stay Informed and Comply Conclusion Introduction As an international student who has recently completed their education in Australia, the Temporary Graduate Visa (subclass 485) opens up a plethora of opportunities for you to gain valuable work…

Australia Institutions News Update 19 February 2024

  SCU has extended the application and payment deadline for commencing non-student visa holders. New application deadline: 26/02/2024 New payment deadline: 29/02/2024   New South Wales Department of Education has closed new applications for homestay placements in T3 2024 due to high demand.   Certificate III in Carpentry (114486C/CPC30220) is now available at TAFE SA…

Beyond the Classroom: Building a Supportive Network as an International Student

Topic: Introduction Friendships and Social Connections Student Associations and Networking Mentorship and Guidance Clubs and Events Peer Support Programs Conclusion Introduction As an international student embarking on an educational journey in Australia, the classroom is just the beginning. Beyond lectures and textbooks lies a vibrant world of opportunities to connect, grow, and thrive. In this…

Australia Institutions News Update 13 February 2024

  KBS opens new Gold Coast campus from T1 2024 intake. A generous 30% scholarship will be offered to new student applications received before 3 March 2024.   The Diploma of Nursing program at Torrens University Melbourne campus is now full.   CQU’s Bachelor of Nursing program has now met its capacity for T1 2024…

Housing Woes: International Students’ Australian Accommodation Odyssey

Topic: Introduction The Great Rental Squeeze Exploring Your Options Pro Tips Remember! Introduction The allure of Australia – its sun-kissed beaches, world-class universities, and multicultural vibes – draws thousands of international students each year. Yet, the initial excitement can quickly turn into a housing headache. Finding affordable accommodation as an international student is a complex…

Australia Institutions News Update 05 February 2024

  KBS opens new Gold Coast campus from T1 2024 intake. A generous 30% scholarship will be offered to new student applications received before 3 March 2024.    The Diploma of Nursing program at Torrens University Melbourne campus is now full.    CQU’s Bachelor of Nursing program has now met its capacity for T1 2024…

Australia Institutions News Update 29 January 2024

  ACU can no longer offer the Tertiary Preparation Program (TPP) (Health Sciences) on their Brisbane Campus commencing in February 2024. Students who are interested in the program to consider alternative options: Defer to the May 2024 intake on the Brisbane campus; Transfer the application to the North Sydney or Melbourne campus   VU Melbourne…

Surviving the Cost of Living: Financial Tips for International Students in Australia

Topic: Introduction Tap into Scholarships and Grants Part-Time Employment Craft a Sensible Budget Economize on Accommodation Frugal Food Choices Smart Transport Strategies Budget-Friendly Entertainment Conclusion  Introduction Australia stands out as a favoured destination for international students seeking a top-notch education and a rich cultural experience. However, the allure comes with a price tag, and managing…