• 10 Things to Know About the Australian Workplace

    With its laidback, productivity-focused culture, working in Australia can be very different compared to other countries. From the dress code and atmosphere to employers’ expectations of new hires, Australian workplaces are generally more informal. Although,…  read more

  • Making the Most of Exchange in Perth

    Finnish exchange student Lotta Ylinen has already packed a lot into her semester in Australia. On top of her studies, she works as a Resident Assistant (commonly known as an RA) at her student accommodation,…  read more

  • How to Get a Loan in Australia

    Whether it’s a car, a house or just an unexpected expense, there may come a time during your studies in Australia when you need to consider your finance options. Making an investment can be a…  read more

  • Eight Student-Friendly Suburbs in Inner Melbourne

    It’s no wonder that Melbourne is often considered one of the most liveable cities in the world. With top universities, convenient inner-city transport and a famous cafe culture, Melbourne offers all the right things to…  read more

  • A Guide to Finding Part-time Work in Adelaide

    One of the unique benefits of studying as an international student in Australia is that you have the option of taking on a part-time job to supplement your income, build your resume and gain valuable…  read more

  • Dry Nights on the Gold Coast: Fun Things to do Without Alcohol

    Just because the Gold Coast has a legendary nightlife scene, it doesn’t mean you always need to drink in order to have a good time. In fact, the city is full of fun activities that…  read more

  • Easy Tips for Staying on Top of Your Budget

    As you set up your new life in Australia, you’re probably preparing to deal with some substantial expenses on top of the obvious food and accommodation costs. But, with a bit of research, budgeting doesn’t…  read more

  • Top Travel Hacks to Save You Money

    Over the past decade, technology has helped make our world more open and connected. With the touch of a screen, we can translate, search, book and pay for anything and everything involved in travel. For…  read more

  • Top Tips for Staying Healthy Over Winter

    Australia’s winter weather ranges from 30°C and sunny in the north, to a chilly 14°C with endless rain throughout the south. Regardless of where in the country you might be, it’s important to keep yourself…  read more

  • International Student Story: Forging a Creative Path

    Arielly Cielo is no stranger to change. Originally from the Philippines, Arielly lived with her family in Qatar for most of her life and then came to Australia at the start of 2019 as an…  read more

  • Should You Study in the City or Country?

    In Australia, you can be walking through the busy streets of Sydney and, just a few hours later, you could be hiking in the Blue Mountains or relaxing by the beach in Newcastle. One of…  read more

  • 5 Short Trips for Perth Students

    No longer nicknamed a ‘country town’, Perth has become a popular destination for international students from around the world. With top-tier universities, a thriving arts, culture and entertainment scene and some of the most beautiful…  read more

  • The Best Outdoor Adventure Spots in and Around Melbourne

    Melbourne isn’t just about urban culture and a great food scene; the city also boasts an array of places offering thrill and excitement. From abseiling to ziplining, here’s our guide to the best outdoor adventure…  read more

  • Seven Apps to Boost Productivity and Stay Focused

    This article was originally published on Red Wire by Vodafone. Pushing through the university year after mid-semester break can be a struggle, as assignment deadlines and exams start to ramp up. But never fear –…  read more

  • 10 Reasons to Live in Inner-City Perth

    If you’ve committed to living in Perth but haven’t decided exactly where to set up house, you might want to consider living right in the inner city. From shops and restaurants right on your doorstep…  read more