Brisbane To-Do List

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So you‚Äôre an international Uni Student situated in Brisbane and you‚Äôre looking for some cheap, affordable and free things to do ‚Äď cause we all know how hard money is to come by during these times! Have no fear, we’ve got you covered!

1. Brisbane Botanic Gardens

Situated in Mt. Coot-tha, the botanical gardens have different displays of plants, trees, herbs, and flowers! You may even be lucky to see some critters in their natural habitat. …

Macquarie University Doctor of Physiotherapy Student

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It was during her work as a volunteer in rehabilitation departments in Canada that Andrea Luk first witnessed the remarkable physical improvements that physiotherapy could bring, and the immense gratitude patients displayed towards their physiotherapists.

Inspired by this, she searched out a course that would allow her to change people’s lives for the better. Macquarie’s Doctor of Physiotherapy course delivered.

‚ÄúIt struck me as such a well-rounded program, especially with its business and research components,‚ÄĚ she says. …

FAQ Friday Part 4

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Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad, or when studying anywhere for that matter, and naturally so. You want to ensure your living situation is one that is comfortable, and affordable! Cost is a big factor when choosing to study overseas and after the tuition fee’s are paid and that worry is out of the way, your living expenses are the next factor to focus on.

KOM Consultants works with many universities in Australia, …

Curtin University Webinar

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Our last webinar with Curtin University was information overload. We learned all about the campus, the fact that there are 30,000 students in the university and 30% of that are international students. Think of all the different types of people you could meet there?!!

What we’ve done with this webinar that focuses on the health science faculty is take the important bits out and make short little videos that are easy for you to watch! …

How to have a successful semester

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Tips from a 5th year student!

Take it from a student. ¬†A great resource is always directly from a student. ¬†So look at this Griffith University student’s tip on studying.


1. Don’t stress out, get yourself organised! 

We all know that by week 8 things can go a little array, but I always try my best to start the semester with the absolute intention to be prepared. …

FAQ Friday Part 3

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Part three of our Frequently Asked Questions Friday Blog is here. It’s short and sweet, just like our application ¬†process outlined below.

Why Ireland?

  • STUDY¬†in one of the best education systems in the world for Higher Education Achievements
  • BENEFIT¬†from Ireland’s investment in the education system
  • CHOOSE¬†¬†from over¬†5000 internationally recognized qualifications
  • ACCESS¬†world-class research opportunities in world-leading programmes
  • CONNECT¬†with career opportunities with leading global companies located in Ireland
  • ACHIEVE¬†your ambitions in¬†Europe’s most entrepreneurial country
  • JOIN¬†the 35,000 international students from 161 countries enjoying¬†Ireland’s vibrant culture
  • LIVE¬†in the only¬†English speaking country¬†in the Eurozone
  • EXPERIENCE¬†living in one of the¬†friendliest and safest countries¬†in the world


Take a Break on Your Mid-Term Break

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Mid-Term Break Camping Trip

The mid-semester break is always one I look forward to. Around this time every year, the weekdays seem to get longer and longer, and the weekends seem to get shorter and shorter. It‚Äôs a dreaded, but inevitable feeling of being three-quarters of the way through the school year- so close, but still so far. I think that‚Äôs what makes the September mid-semester break the most rewarding. It‚Äôs a great chance to freshen up and get a quick break away from coursework before the final exams right around the corner! …

FAQ Friday Part 2

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Part Two of our Frequently Asked Questions Friday Blog is here. It’s short and sweet, just like our application process outlined below.


  1. Click the Apply Button 

2. Upon submission, a friendly KOM Admissions Officer will be in contact guiding you through the process of supporting documents and additional information (if required)

* Note:¬†Select programs may require supplementary application forms. …

Is Melbourne the right city for you?

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The city you will live and study in is one of the most important factors to consider when deciding on a university. So is Melbourne the right place for you? Here is a list to consider.

  • Culture:¬†Melbourne is one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world, so no matter where you are from, you will always be able to find a piece of home. Melbourne is well known for its love of arts,

Great News From RGU

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So, Robert Gordon University is pretty amazing, but we already knew that! They have just announced some great news that they have some pretty generous scholarships to give away. Self-funding, international (non EU) students will receive up to¬†¬£3000¬†in scholarships on selected courses at Robert Gordon University starting in¬†January 2016. How great is that!?!!! Check out all the ways RGU want to give you money off your tuition… …