• 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

  • Independent Contractors and Employees – What’s the Difference and Why Does it Matter?

    Sometimes a boss might ask you to get an Australian Business Number (ABN) and call you a contractor rather than an employee.  Having an ABN, and paying your own taxes, superannuation and other costs, doesn’t…  read more

  • International Student Stories: An Inside Look at Adelaide's Growing Industries

    From cooking for P!nk in one of the city’s most recognisable landmarks to building a career in the international finance world and engineering a more sustainable future, international graduates are making their mark in Adelaide.…  read more

  • The Cost of Living in Australian Capital Cities

    You’ve done your research on countries across the world and you’ve settled on Australia as your chosen study destination (just quietly, we reckon you’ve made the right choice!). Now comes the hard part of deciding…  read more

  • Healthcare Professionals and Students: How to Choose an English Language Test

    If you are a healthcare professional, graduate or student looking to work or study in Australia or another English-speaking country, you will most likely need to take an English language test. There are several tests…  read more

  • What is Australia's Best Student City?

    The 2019 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) Best Student Cities Ranking has just been released, naming Melbourne the best student city in Australia and the third-best in the world. The Victorian capital sits behind London and Tokyo…  read more

  • Meet Two Graduates who are Thriving in the Food Industry

    When it comes to working in the food industry, there are plenty of career options that go beyond working in a standard kitchen. Insider Guides spoke to two international Le Cordon Bleu graduates who are…  read more

  • Nine Reasons to Live in Inner-City Melbourne

    It’s no secret that Melbourne is one of Australia’s most liveable cities. But with such a huge selection of suburbs, how do you decide exactly where to set yourself up? To really make the most…  read more

  • Why I Love Living in the CBD as an International Student

    When it comes to cities in Australia, each capital has its own unique vibe, from smaller locations dotted with gardens and parklands, to huge metropolitan hubs with glittering skyscrapers on every corner. In every city,…  read more

  • Seven Tips for Protecting Yourself While Renting in Australia

    Living in a private rental can be a lot of fun. You’re setting up your very own space, making friends with your housemates, and living independently – often for the very first time. But, if…  read more