How to Survive Group Work



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For me, studying abroad has made me recognize how globalized our world is becoming. Even though Canada is multicultural, attending school in Canada is very different from other countries. I probably would have never branched out and met so many people from around the world if I had not come to Australia. Studying abroad lets you suss out(Aussie slang: check out) how cultures vary from one another not only from food and tradition but in an educational and professional setting. …

Frequently Asked Questions



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We’re going to do a Friday Blog every Friday until the end of the year, because we have just that many questions to answer!!!

Lets kick this series off with a few of the more common questions that we get from students.

 

Got more questions about courses, university transfers, fees and the application process? See if they are answered here. Or get in touch!

 

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University of Canberra World Ranking Just In



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University of Canberra has been ranked in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings, confirming its rise among the best universities in the world.

This achievement follows the University’s recent climb of more than 100 places in the 2015-16 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings announced last month.

The Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings measure universities on five areas of higher education excellence: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook. …

The First Month Of Studying Abroad



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Over A Month Already?

I’m really enjoying my time here in England. I still can’t really explain how I feel. Sometimes I’m still confused as to where I am when I wake up, but when I walk around town I feel like I’ve been here forever, even though I’ve only been here for about five weeks.

University life here is great! I don’t know if it’s because it’s just the first year, and I’ve done University before, …

KOM students receive Awards



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Awards given to KOM Students

Two KOM Consultant students, who are both studying the Doctor of Physiotherapy at Bond University received awards of excellence and we wanted to congratulate them and share the news!

Adam Norman received the Highest grade for subject “Physio Leadership, Management & Advocacy” (tie)

Vice-Chancellor’s List for Academic Excellence (attaining a semester percentage of greater or equal to 85%)

Danielle Ferguson received the Vice-Chancellor’s List for Academic Excellence (attaining a semester percentage of greater or equal to 85%) …

Exciting New Scholarships At Deakin University



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New Scholarships

Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students.

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship and the Deakin International Scholarship will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University. The two new scholarships are the following;

The Deakin Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarship offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; …

Cheap Flights To Study In Ireland



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Flights To Ireland

So we all know that Ireland has been voted as the friendliest country in the world, right? Well, we can add thoughtful to that too! Aer Lingus, Ireland’s national airline, knows how tough it is for students to pack up their life and go study and live abroad. They have announced a special student flight package for students studying in Ireland.

some of the perks of the package include; …

And The Scottish University Of The Year Is…



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And The Scottish University Of The Year Is…

Becoming Scotland’s leading university. That was the goal set out by the University of Dundee’s long-term Transformation vision. According to a host of surveys and league tables released over the summer, we are already reaching that goal across much of our activity.

From the experience of our students to the work produced by our researchers, Dundee has been ranked top in Scotland in many of the most influential rankings and surveys produced in the higher education sector this year. …

5 Reasons To Study Abroad



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After high school, there are a lot of different opportunities and choices for starting your next chapter. Here’s one more we’re adding to your list to not only further your education but also your life experiences.
1. Get that competitive edge over your peers when applying for that dream job

The job market is pretty competitive out there, and studying abroad looks great on your resume. Most organizations work in a global environment, and employers are looking to hire ‘global citizens’ who have studied or lived in another country. …

UCC Web Chat



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So we recently had a web chat with the University College Cork’s school of pharmacy. In case you missed it, here it is, but in case you don’t want to click in to view it, because you’re at school or at work and you really shouldn’t be on your phone….here’s the main points to take from this web chat with this awesome Irish school. (see below the video)

1. Canadians don’t require a visa to enter Ireland. …