International perspective: an Iranian student in Australia

Submitted by grace.mccabe on Tue, 06/14/2022 - 12:45

I was born in  the Iranian capital of Tehran, and have enjoyed playing video games from an early age. This passion led me to pursue a career in computers and technology, culminating in a bachelor’s degree in software engineering and my first master’s degree in eCommerce, to understand the connection between technology and businesses. 

10 things every international student should know about Australia

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 05/03/2022 - 09:47

Australia is a popular study destination for many reasons - great universities, a strong acaedmic reputation and good employment opportunities. 

However, moving to the other side of the world isn't without its challenges and so we've put together this list of the 10 things evertt international student needs to know before going to study in Australia. 

1. Understand the seasons

Located in the southern hemisphere of the world, Australia experiences the seasons in the opposite way to Europe and North America. 

Everything you need to know about applying to university in Australia

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Tue, 03/15/2022 - 16:10

A famously sunny country with a fast-advancing economy and a well-recognised university system, Australia is understandably among the top study destinations in the world for international students.

Australia has the third highest number of international students in the world, behind only the UK and the US – pretty impressive for a nation of just 24 million people.


Most international universities in the world 2022

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 01/19/2022 - 17:06

Prospective students looking to study in the most international environments in the world should apply to universities in Switzerland, Hong Kong, Singapore or the UK.

Universities, by their nature, are global institutions. Typically, they are home to communities of students and scholars from all over the world, and they tackle some of the globe’s most pressing problems through research.

Student visas for Australia: what’s changed under Covid-19?

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Fri, 01/14/2022 - 14:03

Australia has had one of the strictest Covid-19 travel restrictions and has only just started letting international students into the country from the end of 2021. 

Australia also made some temporary changes to its student visa regulations to accommodate Covid-19 disruptions.

Below is everything you need to know about the changes to student visa processes in Australia that have come in due to the pandemic.

Australia delays border opening until 15 December

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Wed, 12/08/2021 - 14:25

The Australian government has made the decision to delay its border reopening from the original date of 1 December to 15 December 2021.

The last-minute change was made amid growing concern around the Covid-19 Omicron variant. The initial plan was that international students would no longer need special permission to enter the country. This change has now been pushed back to 15 December.

Seven things all international students should know about studying in Sydney

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Tue, 11/30/2021 - 15:28

Home to five large universities, Sydney is a great choice for any international student. It is packed full of things to do and things to see, meaning that you’ll never be bored. The year-round sunshine is also an added bonus.

However, when moving abroad to Sydney for the first time, having a few nuggets of information in your back pocket about how to get around the city and where to find the best food is invaluable.

Have a look at some of tips below for international student moving to Sydney.

Graduate employability: top universities in Australia ranked by employers 2021

Submitted by seeta.bhardwa@… on Wed, 11/24/2021 - 11:55

Nine Australian universities appear in the Global University Employability Ranking 2021, designed by HR consultancy Emerging and published exclusively by Times Higher Education. The ranking reveals which universities recruiters at top companies think are best at preparing students for the workplace.

Best universities in Australia for arts and humanities degrees 2022

Submitted by Joy.Hunter@tim… on Wed, 11/03/2021 - 12:16

Arts and humanities subjects include history, English literature, philosophy, languages and architecture (scroll down for a full list of subjects and what you can do with them).

Studying an arts and humanities degree opens the door to a variety of career options. Graduates have gone on to become successful architects, historians, fashion designers, journalists, photographers, and lawyers.