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Are You Ready For Your IELTS Test?

Learning English, and then passing your IELTS test, can be a difficult process particularly if you try to do it alone. Various resources are available but choosing the appropriate options can prove challenging. Where should you… Read more

Improve Your Study Habits

Everyone approaches studying in their own way. There is no ‘one golden rule’ to help you achieve the best results – it all comes down to what works best for YOU. Rather than just study… 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

July Deakin University STEM Scholarships 2018 Institution – Deakin University Scholarship – 20% of your student contributions (tuition fees). Study Level – Undergraduate and postgraduate Field of Study – Architecture and Built Environment, Engineering, Information Technology, Science or… 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