First Steps

Education Standards in Australia

Australia offers natural beauty, great climate, a stable economy, and a university system that ranks 8th in the world and third for the highest number of international students. This robust university system is a good… Read more

What to Buy to Get Started in Australia

Setting up your new life can appear daunting, but we’ve compiled a list of some of the essential items that you need to get started. Some for school, some for the little corner that you… Read more

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your English Online

The language barrier is something that all international, non-native English students aim to overcome while studying in Australia. It can be daunting conversing with people in English so we have created this list of fun, interactive online tools… Read more

Stunning Photos of Australian Cities

Australia is a spectacular country, packed full of picturesque natural and man-made beauty. These Instagram shots highlight the striking landscapes on show in major Australian study cities. Adelaide Pausing to capture a postcard-perfect moment along… Read more

Arranging Overseas Student Health Cover

Ensure that you have pre-purchased your Overseas Student Health Cover (OSHC). OSHC is compulsory for international students in Australia and Allianz are experts in the area. This cover includes both in hospital and out of hospital medical services to keep you healthy while you study in Australia.

Preparing to Study

Australian academic year Australian universities have two semesters. The first is from February to June and the second from July to November. This can vary between institutions. Many courses have start dates in either Semester… Read more