Things to do

How to Find Interesting and Obscure Events

Part of the fun in finding and participating in niche and local events in your city is you never quite know what to expect! Whether it’s partying among dinosaur bones and fossils, sketching a crowd… Read more

Yum Cha – A Brunch of Dumplings

This article was written by Gary Lee, New Australian of the Year 2016 and Yum Cha expert.  Follow Gary on Instagram & Twitter: @garyleecious The conversational bustle, amplified by the uncarpeted flooring in older style restaurants, the rush… Read more

The Best Australian Festival Guide – June/July 2017

Nothing new on Netflix? There’s plenty to do outside, so check out these art and music festivals around Australia! June Melbourne International Jazz Festival Melbourne, VIC Hear blistering instrumentalists and soulful singers from around the world… Read more

Top Podcasts For International Students

Podcasts are a perfect way of keeping motivated, studying a variety of subjects and practicing your English listening skills – and you can listen anywhere, anytime! Here are our recommended podcasts to keep you entertained… Read more

International Student Events in Your City

Explore your education and employment options, learn more about your new home and meet new friends with these upcoming international student events across Australia. To submit an international student event to this list click HERE…. Read more

The Australian Festivals Guide

Australians love a good festival and no matter what you like to do for entertainment, there is bound to be a festival perfect for you. Dance all day and all night, eat foods from around… Read more

Playing Sport in Your City

Australians are very passionate about playing sports. Joining a sporting club is a great way to get fit, meet people and be a part of the community. Find a sport and club that’s right for… Read more

Music in Your City

No matter what style of music you love there is a big, exciting new world out there for you to discover in the clubs, bars, pubs, stadiums, concert halls and outdoor venues of your new… Read more

Watching and Playing Sports In Your City

Australians are passionate about watching and playing sports of all kinds and the climate is ideal for year-round sporting activities. Watching Sports Get excited, grab some mates and watch the professionals do it, either at home… Read more

Explore Your City

The best way to find out what makes your new hometown special is to get out there. Grab your friends, or head out on a solo mission, and find your new favourite places. Whether it’s… Read more

Top 10 Things to do During Your Holidays

As Australia’s favourite time of the year draws near, indulge with these great ideas for you and your friends! 1. See a movie under the stars at Moonlight Cinema With venues across six cities, the… Read more

Great Value Gold Coast

This article has been provided by YHA Australia, Australia’s largest budget accommodation network.  Check out their website for bookings and accommodation reviews. There’s so much more to the GC than skyscrapers and theme parks, as… Read more

20 Melbourne Cheap Eats Under $10

This article has been provided by YHA Australia, Australia’s largest budget accommodation network.  Check out their website for bookings and accommodation reviews.   You don’t need a stash of cash to eat well in Melbourne…. Read more

29 Fun Things to do Without Alcohol

Not every night can be a ‘big-night-out’. And besides, there are so many things to do in this wonderful world that don’t involve alcohol! So without further ado, here are 29 awesome things you can… Read more

Dating Apps for International Students

In case Pokedates or Tinder aren’t for you, we’ve rounded up some of the best dating apps for international students in Australia. Salaam Swipe Salaam Swipe is designed specifically to help Muslims meet other Muslims…. Read more

7 Music Festivals Worth Traveling Interstate For

This article has been provided by YHA Australia, Australia’s largest budget accommodation network.  Check out their website for bookings and accommodation reviews.     Just because the party isn’t coming to you doesn’t mean you… Read more

What are the Rules for Dating in Australia?

Dating in Australia is a bit like driving through the outback. Sometimes it feels like everything’s going by very slowly, and there aren’t always clear road signs. You might feel a little lost. This is… Read more