• Careers of the Future: Commercial Cookery

    Globalisation, automation and rapidly changing needs mean the future of employment will probably look very different to now. In fact, many current careers won’t exist in the next 10 to 20 years. So, it’s critical…  read more

  • Working In Australia – When Bishal Contacted the Fair Work Ombudsman

    International students have the same workplace rights as all other workers in Australia. The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) can give you free advice and assistance to help you understand your rights. Importantly, you can seek…  read more

  • What to do if You Need Help With Your Studies

    During your time studying in Australia, you should always ask for help when you need it. No matter the issue, there will be someone or something out there to assist you. To get you started,…  read more

  • A Guide to Universities in Victoria

    The southern state of Victoria is home to many of Australia’s top universities. Seven universities and 34 campuses can be found in Melbourne, which was ranked the world’s most liveable city by the Economist Intelligence…  read more

  • Top Grammar Apps to Help You Improve Your Writing

    Academic writing can be a challenge —you need to get the tone of your essays right, make sure all your arguments tie together and ensure your spelling and grammar is at an excellent level. These…  read more

  • The Top Five Australian Student Visas

    This article originally appeared on The Student Housing Company blog. If you’re planning on studying in Australia for four or more months, you’ll need to organise a student visa. When it comes to student visas,…  read more

  • How to Avoid Tuition Payment Scams

    As an international student, you might find the financial system in your new home tricky to navigate. From bank accounts and accommodation to visas and tuition, there is a lot to stay on top of.…  read more

  • 10 Ways to Improve Your Communication Skills (And Why You Should)

    Good communication skills are crucial to success. Not only will improving them help with your studies while you’re in Australia, but good communication is also important when applying for jobs, making new friends, improving your…  read more

  • Student Story: A 180-Degree Career Change

    After graduating from university in his home country of England with a Bachelor of Science, Martin Gillies worked as a jeweller for over six years. Eventually, though, he realised he couldn’t see a future for…  read more

  • Seven Reasons Why Student Visas are Rejected in Australia

    This article originally appeared on The Student Housing Company blog. When you’re applying for a visa to study in Australia, not only should you familiarise yourself with the visa application process, but you should also…  read more

  • Careers of the Future: Regenerative Medicine

    Globalisation, automation and rapidly changing needs mean the future of employment will probably look very different to now. In fact, many current careers won’t exist in the next 10 to 20 years. So, it’s critical that students ask the…  read more

  • 10 Reasons to Live in Inner-City Brisbane

    If the near-perfect weather, world-class universities and laidback culture have attracted you to Brisbane, you might want to consider making one of the city’s inner suburbs your new home. As a mecca for art, culture…  read more

  • The Ultimate Guide for Under-18 Students

    Starting tertiary studies is a big step. Studying overseas is an even bigger step, especially if you’re under the age of 18. In Australia, the legal age to become an adult is 18. This means…  read more

  • What to Do if You Think You Have a Gambling Problem

    You might think an innocent bet at the casino is harmless, and most of the time it is. But, like anything that can be addictive (think social media, alcohol and drugs), it doesn’t take much…  read more

  • Eight Tips for Dating in Australia

    Dating in Australia is a bit like driving through The Outback. Sometimes it feels like everything is going by very slowly, there aren’t always clear road signs, and you might feel a little lost. This…  read more