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Study in Australia: Victoria University

06 October 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia: Whatever your reason for returning to study, we offer a range of flexible course options and support services to help you achieve your goals. Mature-age students come from diverse backgrounds and return to study for many reasons. These include a career change, to expand their skills, or just for personal enjoyment. We can help you through the process. Choosing a course – VU’s study pathways mean that you can do an apprenticeship, certificate,…

Study in Australia: Western Sydney University

27 September 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia: Western Sydney University PhD students Graeme Wong, Andrew O’Brien and Jordan Collier will collaborate with artists Katie Turnbull, Emma Fielden and Leahlani Johnson as part of the exhibition. Astronomer in Charge of the University’s Penrith Observatory, Dr Ain De Horta says art and science have many similarities. “Art and science share many things in common. They are both a means of investigating and coming to terms with the universe we live in….

Study in Australia at University of Canberra

23 September 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia at the University of Canberra which has risen in rankings in the Times Higher Education World Rankings (THE) and the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) top 100 young universities. An improved performance in research and teaching reputation, an international outlook and citation of publications by academic peers has helped University of Canberra rise in both world rankings. The University of Canberra has been ranked in the 401-500 band in the 2016-2017 THEWorld University Rankings,…

Study in Australia ranked world top three

20 September 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia comes under to spotlight in a new report from HSBC that shows Australia is the third most popular country for higher education among parents considering international university education for their children. The number of international students in Australia has increased by 11% from 2015 with almost half a million enrolling in education Down Under in 2016. Students and their parts consider the studying abroad offers better job prospects, exposure to new cultures,…

Study in Australia: Engineering Masters Degree

12 September 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia for a Master of Complex Systems (Engineering) degree, and become a Systems Engineer/Architect, Vulnerability Analyst, or Research and Development Manager. University of Sydney Engineering Masters Degree: Modern day civil infrastructure is growing more interconnected – our roads are reliant on our power systems which are dependent on data networks. Extreme weather events demonstrate the vulnerability of transport systems to cascading failure, which often originate in a supporting network like electricity supply or…

Study in Australia: University of Adelaide

11 September 2016 In: Study

Study in Australia at The University of Adelaide which has risen in the 2016 Academic Ranking of World Universities by Broad Subject Fields. “We are delighted to have improved our ranking in what is arguably the key global ranking for higher education,” said Professor Warren Bebbington, Vice-Chancellor and President. “In life sciences, we rose a remarkable 53 spots to be ranked 85th in the world. “In engineering, we have risen 27 places to be ranked…

New Australian Student Visa

05 July 2016 In: Study

Under the new Australian Student Visa (SSVF) process all international students will apply for the same student visa (subclass 500) regardless of their program of study and will be required to apply for their student visa online. The student’s chosen education provider and their country of citizenship will help determine how much evidence of English language and financial capacity they will need to provide with their student visa application. SSVF replaces the previous eight student…

Australian university admissions shake-up

14 June 2016 In: Study

Australian university admissions processes are currently different across the country and should be made the same, a leading education body says. And the process used by universities should be made more transparent so students can make more informed choices about where they study. That’s the view of education body Universities Australia who are calling for a shake-up of the admissions process and for universities to publish clearer descriptions about how the entry processes work. Proposed…

Student visa changes drive boom

10 June 2016 In: Study

The changes to student visa requirements that come into force on July 1 are set to create a flood of new students, particularly kids of primary school age. New student visa requirements are one part of the expected boom. Housing costs are another. A comparison of total education costs in China and Australia reveals that it could be over $350,000 cheaper for a Chinese child to be educated Down Under than to study in China….

Study at Australian Universities

02 June 2016 In: Study

The body representing Australian Universities has put forward a range of proposals in response to government plans to review and simplify the skilled migration and temporary activity visa programs. Australia needs 3.8 million more skilled graduates by 2025 to meet future labour market needs so it is vital to get the visa process right, says education body Universities Australia. New visa proposals include: recommendation that some visas be increased from 3 to 5 years; new…

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