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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. There are many resources available.

Improve Your Study Habits

Learn how to find the best study routines, habits and tactics for you. Where, when and how you can study to the best of your abilities.

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

A guide to applying for and winning a scholarship to be an international student. Includes advice about scholarship research and application processes.

Can I Change Course as an International Student?

Choosing a study program or course as an international student in Australia can be a huge decision. Here is our guide to what to do if you are not sure about your current study situation.

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