Posts Tagged ‘International Students’

Surviving out of home – how to avoid becoming a hobo

Surviving out of home – how to avoid becoming a hobo

So, you’ve decided to move out of home. Whether it was because of work/study commitments, family issues or you’ve just decided to grow up – you’ve chosen to leave the nest. Good for you! Living on your own can give you a great sense of satisfaction as you must rely on yourself to survive, and [...]

An Ozzie Adventure: A Survivor’s Guide for International Students

An Ozzie Adventure: A Survivor’s Guide for International Students

With the first week of Uni quickly approaching, you are probably somewhere between excitement and terrifying panic right about now. The first few weeks are surely the hardest, but they’re also the most exhilarating. And they can be fun too, if you’re ready to do a little planning! This is why this guide is here, [...]

Melbourne – Something for Everyone

Melbourne – Something for Everyone

Melbourne is undoubtedly the best city in Australia, and I say this not just because I’m biased… even though I am a little. Sure, Sydney has a Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, but Melbourne has so much more to offer! Once voted the most livable city in the world, its ‘easy-to-use’ grid city plan [...]

Adjusting to Australia: The International Students Guide

Adjusting to Australia: The International Students Guide

You might be asking yourself, what is Australia truly like? Is it the stereotypical Crocodile and Shark infested everything can kill you unless your Crocodile Dundee type place, or the laid back idyllic lifestyle with perfect weather and super friendly people everywhere all with rock hard bodies? With a little bit of this and that, [...]

50% of International Students Have Experienced Racism In Melbourne

50% of International Students Have Experienced Racism In Melbourne

New research has shown that current international students in Melbourne feel welcomed in this city, suggesting that safety concerns might not be the main reason why international enrolments saw a 30% decline in 2010. A recent study conducted by Uni Australia surveyed international students on their perceptions of racism and safety in Melbourne with mixed [...]