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’s 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’s what makes the September mid-semester break the most rewarding. It’s a great chance to freshen up and get a quick break away from coursework before the final exams right around the corner! …

A Typical Week In Dental School



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I’m sure many of you have your own idea of what dental school may be like- I know I definitely had my own assumptions before I came here! Whether you think of caffeine-laden all-nighters, or adrenaline-fueled clinic sessions, I’ll lay it out for you here and let you judge for yourself. Keep in mind that I’m only a second year student, and the schedule and allocation of contact hours will change drastically in the upper years (less lectures and more clinic with patients!) Also, …

Apply for Medicine and Dentistry 2016 OPEN



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Griffith University have confirmed they are now accepting 2016 applications for medicine and dentistry.

Here’s a short summary of the two programs so you can familiarise yourself with them before you apply with KOM Consultants for FREE!

  1. Doctor of Medicine
    • Entry requirements: Please not that MCAT’s scoring system will change from 2016 – no further info available at this time
    • Clinical rotations:
      • Years 1 and 2: mostly attendance on campus.

    KOM & Universities Tour Ontario Colleges



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    Thinking about studying in Australia or the UK?  KOM Consultants encourages all students to take advantage of the KOM-hosted free Canadian events.

    Below is a list of upcoming University and College Grad Fairs that KOM Consultants will be attending in Ontario colleges this January and February.

    If you are thinking of studying in Australia or the UK, come and meet us when we are at your Canadian campus.  KOM Consultants always welcome students, …

    Starting at James Cook University?



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    For any students starting in James Cook University this February 2015. Here’s some important dates and events that you need to know!

     

     

     

    Named after the British explorer Captain James Cook, James Cook University is Australia’s leading tropical research university and Queensland’s second oldest university offering excellence in teaching and research. Our main campuses are based in the vibrant coastal northern Queensland cities of Townsville and Cairns, …

    Study in Canberra



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    CANBERRA IS AUSTRALIA’S LEARNING CAPITAL AND HOME TO ONE OF OUR PARTNERED UNIVERSITIES, UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA. APPLY TO THE UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA FOR FREE WITH KOM CONSULTANTS.

    Canberra is the meeting place for Australia’s biggest ideas and is the hub of national pride and collective spirit. Students in here have abundant opportunities to learn, live, discover and grow. …

    Living in Adelaide



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    KOM Consultants represents the University of Adelaide and send many HAPPY students there to live. We wanted to share some information on with you!

    South Australia is a sophisticated, modern and affordable place to live, work and study. The capital city of Adelaide has all the hallmarks of a major urban centre with modern and classical architecture, a bustling retail hub and a multi-cultural population.

    Adelaide’s classical architecture spans along North Terrace

    New Yorker magazine once called Adelaide “the last well planned metropolis on earth” – and newcomers will soon realise this. …

    A lesson in Aussie Slang



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    Here at KOM Consultants we send a lot of students to Australia each year. It can be a bit of a culture shock, no snow and no Tim Hortons!!!!! And like every other country, Australia has its own slang and way of saying things. When you hear someone say ‘g’day’, ‘how ya going’ or ‘no worries mate’ don’t be alarmed they are just being friendly. Here’s a list of some of our favourite top 10 Aussie slang words or phrases:

    KOM Consultants are the application centre for over 20 overseas universities. …

    Griffith University Rankings, Tour, Transfers & HAPPY FRIDAY!!!



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    Griffith University has affirmed its place among the top universities in the world with the release of the 2014 Academic Rankings of World Universities.

    Griffith was again ranked in the top 400 universities from more than 10,000 institutions globally.

    This is the third consecutive year Griffith has been ranked in the top 4% of world universities by the prestigious ARWU index.

    It is one of only two southeast Queensland universities ranked in top 500. …