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
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
Writing for university can be a challenge —you need to get the academic tone of your essays right, make sure all your arguments tie together, and also, your spelling and grammar must be perfect. These... Read more
Tax time is nearly here, but it doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, most international students look forward to tax time because many will get money back after completing their tax return. Why? If... Read more
Have you ever found yourself wondering if your Aussie friends are making fun of you? Or have you wondered why your Aussie work colleagues would imply that they themselves are lazy, slobs or downright incompetent?... Read more
Some nights you just want to keep things simple. If you’re interested in having a ‘dry night’ in Perth, then you’re in the right place – there’s a whole host of things to see and... Read more
The Queen’s Birthday, which is celebrated in most states on Monday, June 11, makes for a perfect long weekend. Because Australia is part of the British Commonwealth, it commemorates the birthday of Queen Elizabeth II every... Read more
Want to know which jobs are popular with international students? We asked our friends over at OneShift to dig into their massive data set and tell us which jobs are the best matches for international... Read more
Getting a job abroad is a fantastic way to integrate, meet new people and develop new skills that will, in turn, prove incredibly beneficial when you apply for jobs in your home country or elsewhere... Read more
Some helpful tips and facts about establishing a business while studying as an international student at an Australian institution.
With the number of cyclists in Australia increasing, and the steps taken by major cities around the country to become more bicycle-friendly, it’s fair to say that Australians are a bike-loving country. Whether it’s a... Read more
Ever wondered what is and isn’t good etiquette in Australia? Well, fear not, you have a little leeway here in the land of Oz. At least, we don’t have many rigid and unbreakable rules of... Read more
Australia is a diverse and fascinating country, with an Indigenous population dating back many thousands of years. This very basic overview is our starting point for international students wanting to know more about the nation’s background.... Read more
Looking for a fun night out in Canberra, minus the drinking? Try some of these activities! Get close to nature The nation’s capital and its surrounds offer some of the country’s most peaceful camping grounds... Read more
Tutoring is a fantastic part-time job for international students. But how can students become tutors, and why is it such good work experience? We spoke to Ollie Crush, creator of online tutoring marketplace Tutorly (and... Read more
International students say that one of the most confounding aspects of Australian culture is the constant use of slang. This isn’t surprising as Australians use slang, in particular, ‘diminutives’ (shortened words) more than any other... Read more
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.
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
Alcohol can be a big part of Australian culture. Find out more about Australians' relationship with alcohol and how to navigate as an international student.
Finding part-time work can be difficult but there are many short-term courses on offer that can help you develop the skills that employers want to see.