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Ronny Chieng – International Student Success

Last year, we featured inspiring international student, Ronny Chieng. Since the launch of its pilot episode in 2016, the university-student comedy Ronny Chieng: International Student has finally reached our screens as a complete series! A… Read more

How to Create a Personal Portfolio

It’s never too early, or too late, to start building yourself an impressive academic portfolio – see our step-by-step guide. WHAT IS AN ACADEMIC PORTFOLIO? An academic portfolio is an organised collection of documents, materials… Read more

How to Win a Scholarship

Sometimes, a bit of extra study assistance can go a long way. If you are interested in winning a scholarship, firstly see our regularly updated list, then here are our steps to help you out…. Read more

New Scholarships For International Students

June 2017 UTS International Undergraduate Scholarships 2018 Institution – University of Technology Sydney Scholarship – Full tuition scholarship for 2018 Study Level – Undergraduate Field of Study – All undergraduate programs Number of Scholarships –… Read more

10 Scholarships For International Students

There are various scholarships available for international students wanting to study at Australian institutions. They have varying selection criteria (although academic merit is a significant factor), closing dates and level of financial support. Institution Sponsored Scholarships… Read more

How To Make the Most Out of O-Week

Orientation Week, or O-Week as it’s known, is your time to learn about your new university, so make the most of it—explore the campus, get your bearings, see what’s on offer academically and socially, and… Read more

Your First Day of University

You’ve done O-Week, and you’ve settled into your accommodation, but now comes the biggest step of all—your first day of university. While it might seem like a big deal, don’t let it overwhelm you. It’s… Read more

Finding Work/Life/School Balance

Australian students, report some of the highest levels of stress and distress of all demographics groups. For international students, in particular, the multiple pressures of studying, working, household management and cultural stressors make work/life/school balance… Read more

How to Avoid Plagiarism

In March 2016, an international student had his visa cancelled after being found guilty of plagiarism by his educational institution. In Australia, plagiarism is a serious offence that falls under the category of ‘academic dishonesty’…. Read more

Top Tips for Australian Style Essay Writing

When it comes to writing essays, different countries have different styles. In the Australian higher education system, essays are expected to follow a particular structure that’s similar to that of American and British academic essays…. Read more

Study Hacks for the Exam Period

We all want good grades, but when students begin to feel the pressure of the exam period, many find themselves cramming and missing out on sleep – which doesn’t help your grades at all. With… Read more

How to Use Google Drive as a Student

15 simple ways students can use Google Drive to hack through that homework. If you’re a student, Google Drive can make life a lot easier. It takes the stress out of group work and comes… Read more