La Trobe University’s Big Jump In World Subject Ranking



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La Trobe University has jumped 72 places to 243 in the subject category of Clinical, Preclinical and Health, which includes dentistry and allied health.

The University is now in the 201-250 band, up from the 301-400 band last year.

La Trobe Pro Vice-Chancellor for Science, Health and Engineering Professor Robert Pike said it was an excellent result.

“Health teaching and research are among our core strengths at La Trobe and continue to attract global recognition,” Professor Pike said. …

University Of Canberra Hospital A Step Closer To Operation



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The community in Canberra and surrounding region is a step closer to accessing University of Canberra’s newest purpose-built public hospital with construction of the facility on the University’s Bruce campus now complete.

The hospital, which will open its doors in July, will provide great opportunities of learning and research for the University’s students and staff.

To mark the completion of the construction phase, Minister for Health and Wellbeing Meegan Fitzharris and other stakeholders toured the facility which will officially be known as University of Canberra Hospital: Specialist Centre for Rehabilitation, …

Multi-Million Dollar Science Building a Boost for Western Sydney University



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Multi-million dollar Science Building a boost for STEM education and research in Western Sydney

Western Sydney University has launched its new $30 million Science Building on its Parramatta South campus, significantly expanding the University’s capacity to produce the highest quality science, psychology, social work and art therapy graduates and researchers for the Western Sydney region.

Opened by NSW Minister for Education, The Hon. Rob Stokes MP, the three-storey building is a much-anticipated infrastructure project for the University. …

Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students



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Macquarie University – New Accommodation For International Students

Living among Macquarie’s vibrant community is one of the best experiences you can possibly have as an international student. Their accommodation is unique as it provides a balanced academic and social lifestyle among a supportive environment. Residents come from all over the world, creating a vibrant community where lifelong friendships are formed.

Accommodation at Macquarie is located both on and off campus and offers unique experiences for its residents. …

Melbourne ranked best city in Australia for international students



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The ratings measure cities on their quality of universities, affordability, lifestyle, employment prospects and student community.

Additional factors such as pollution, safety, transparency and tolerance are also taken into consideration.

Seven Australian cities made it into the top 75 best student cities this year with Sydney coming fourth, Canberra (17), Brisbane (18), Adelaide (26), Perth (35) and Gold Coast (69).

Melbourne city received a perfect score (100/100) for student mix, …

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.

“It struck me as such a well-rounded program, especially with its business and research components,” she says. …

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! …

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. …

My Study Abroad Experience



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Where to begin… It seems like an interesting idea to study in a different country, a place where you probably don’t know anybody, a place where you only know the stuff from the research you’ve done and a place where everything is different. I know that when I thought about the idea of studying in a different country my parents were not pleased at all. It took me a while to convince them of the benefits that I thought would be brought from the experience of studying abroad. …

Macquarie University Hospital Gets A Royal Visitor



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Macquarie University Hospital is Australia’s first and only private not-for-profit teaching hospital on a university campus. It is located on the grounds of Macquarie University, next to the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, in innovation corridor Macquarie Park in north-west Sydney, New South Wales.

Modelled on renowned international university hospitals, the hospital’s approach to treatment is based on combining the best available knowledge and expertise to ensure patients receive a comprehensive and integrated service, …