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Study in Australia where The University of Adelaide offers scholarships to undergraduate and postgraduate students from overseas.

Study in Australia: Adelaide University scholarships

10 December 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia at the University of Adelaide where these scholarships, in addition to many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students. The University of Adelaide offers scholarships for students undertaking postgraduate research programs. If you’re interested in finding out more, visit Postgraduate Research Scholarships. The University of Adelaide offers a scholarship scheme for international students who wish to undertake undergraduate and postgraduate study or the study…

Australian Dollar slumps

10 December 2016 In: Finance

Australian Dollar: Chinese data may have suggested stronger demand for Australian goods, but the latest trade figures did not paint an uplifting picture of the domestic economy, according to currency specialists TorFX The trade deficit was expected to more-than halve in the latest report, but instead swelled from -AU$1227 million to -AU$1541 million. This weakened the outlook of the Australian economy and raised the odds that the Reserve Bank of Australia would have to cut…

Travel to Australia: new deal for Chinese visitors

09 December 2016 In: Travel

Travel to Australia where the outbound China market is predicated to double to over 200 million travellers annually by 2020. “This agreement will help Australia snare a larger slice of that, creating more Australian jobs and economic growth,” said Australia’s Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, Steven Ciobo MP. The Australian Government has already introduced fast-track visa processing for Chinese tourists and confirmed that 10-year multiple entry visas for eligible Chinese visitors will be introduced…

Travel to Australia: Young Brits’ top destination

09 December 2016 In: Travel

Travel to Australia where the Australian government has announced a package of new measures aimed to increase Australia’s attractiveness as a destination for young working holiday makers. Since 1975, Australia has welcomed British citizens aged 18-30 to work and travel on the Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visa. The WHM scheme allows British citizens aged 18-30 to work in Australia for up to two years. Currently around 40,000 British citizens travel on a WHM visa each…

Moving to Australia: walking more popular than football

09 December 2016 In: Sport

Moving to Australia where the single most popular sport or physical activity for adults is walking (43 per cent), while the most popular organised sport or physical activity outside of school hours for children is swimming The most popular club-based participation sport in the country for adults and children is football, according to a national survey by the Australian Sports Commission. John Wylie, head of AusPlay, said the survey collected adults’ and children’s sport and…

Australian Dollar rates dramatic fall

08 December 2016 In: Finance

Australian Dollar then quickly plummeted by around a cent and a half as markets reacted negatively to the latest ‘Brexit’ developments according to currency specialists TorFX New Zealand Dollar – The Pound also dropped dramatically against the New Zealand Dollar on Wednesday. New Zealand currency rates reacted as the UK government’s plan to triggering Article 50 in March was backed by parliament as part of a deal to disclose its plans on ‘Brexit’. The Pound…

Moving to Australia: digital radio for Canberra

08 December 2016 In: Entertainment

Moving to Australia where industry body Commercial Radio Australia says there is big demand for digital radio services, especially in rural areas. “We’ve been aware for some time that local listeners in regional areas are extremely keen to have DAB+ services introduced. “We are working closely with the public broadcasters to make this happen,” said Joan Warner, CEO of Commercial Radio Australia. Digital radio was launched in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth in 2009….

Emigrate to Australia: Little Mix tour Australia

07 December 2016 In: Entertainment

Emigrate to Australia to experience the British chart-topping group perform a string of their chart hits in addition to their latest record-breaking album. Since 2011 Perrie Edwards, Jesy Nelson, Leigh-Anne Pinnock and Jade Thirlwall have established themselves as one of British pop’s brightest acts. Their new chart-topping album ‘Glory Days’, including the single ‘Shout Out To My Ex’, confirms their popular status as the group went straight to the top of the UK Official Album…

Travel to Australia: China tops visitor league

07 December 2016 In: Travel

Travel to Australia where Chinese visitors spent over $9 billion during their stay Down Under. Visitors from Korea and Japan each spent $1.6 billion in the past 12 months. Australia’s tourism industry is currently growing three times faster than the rest of the Australian economy, with visitors from Asia fuelling the rise. Visitors from China, Korea and Japan now contribute a combined $12.3 billion to the Australian economy. Tourism Minister Steve Ciobo says the government…

Australian Dollar hit by slowdown

07 December 2016 In: Finance

Australian Dollar traders, concerned over the projections, were surprised to learn the actual result was worse than expected, according to currency specialists TorFX Australian Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was expected to contract at -0.1% quarter-on-quarter in Q3, but instead printed a surprising -0.5%. This is the primary reason GBP/AUD was able to avoid falling too far on Wednesday, despite the British currency performing poorly against most other majors. New Zealand Dollar (NZD) – The Pound…

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