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How to Win a Scholarship

A guide to applying for and winning a scholarship to be an international student. Includes advice about scholarship research and application processes.

Can I Change Course as an International Student?

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.

The Importance of Saying ‘YES’

“You have to know when to say ‘yes’ and when to say ‘no’. But mostly you have to know when to say ‘yes’” – Natalia Agus Natalia Agus is a Chinese-Singaporean-Indonesian born, now Melbourne local,… Read more

Your First Day of University

You’ve done O-Week, and you’ve settled into your accommodation, but now comes the biggest step of all—your first day of university. While it might seem like a big deal, don’t let it overwhelm you. It’s… Read more

How To Make the Most Out of O-Week

Orientation Week, or O-Week as it’s known, is your time to learn about your new university, so make the most of it—explore the campus, get your bearings, see what’s on offer academically and socially, and… Read more

A New Life In Australia

What should an international student expect when they’re coming to study in Australia? What’s their new life going to be like? And how will they cheer themselves up when things get tough? In these interviews,… Read more

Finding Work/Life/School Balance

Australian students, report some of the highest levels of stress and distress of all demographics groups. For international students, in particular, the multiple pressures of studying, working, household management and cultural stressors make work/life/school balance… Read more

How to Avoid Plagiarism

In March 2016, an international student had his visa cancelled after being found guilty of plagiarism by his educational institution. In Australia, plagiarism is a serious offence that falls under the category of ‘academic dishonesty’…. Read more

Study Hacks for the Exam Period

We all want good grades, but when students begin to feel the pressure of the exam period, many find themselves cramming and missing out on sleep – which doesn’t help your grades at all. With… Read more

How to Succeed While Studying Abroad

By Inna Tevi Inna Tevi is an international student from Russia, who writes her own blog Innagram. This article is originally from Inna’s blog, and she was kind enough to share it with us here… Read more

Inspiring International Students: Gary Lee

A former international student from Malaysia, Gary Lee is an exceptional leader who has a natural ability to engage with people from all walks of life. His work with international students spans over 15 years. Having… Read more