15 Interesting Facts About Melbourne

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Melbourne is a city full of surprises! Here are you might not have heard before…

  1. According to the RSPCA, Melbourne is officially the fox capital of the world, with between 6 and 23 foxes per square kilometre in the urban area of the city. Despite these numbers, it’s still quite rare to see one!
  2. Melbourne used to have a history of public bathing, with residents taking to the Yarra River,

Bond University Unveils New Elite Sports Centre

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With the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the horizon, Bond University has today unveiled another jewel in the Bond Sports crown with the launch of its new multi-million dollar Sports Centre.

The elite sporting facility measures 2,700 sqm and encompasses a gym with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, three group exercise rooms, two beach volleyball courts, a dedicated function area and linkage pathways with Bond’s famous Olympic size pool.

The new Sports Centre was officially opened by Swimming Australia President Mr John Bertrand AM alongside Bond University Vice-Chancellor and President, …

National Law Week

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is an annual event, held in May, to promote public understanding of the law and its role in society. This year, Law week runs from May 16th – May 20th.

The focus of this event is to provide attendees a closer look at how the law and justice system works in each Australian state. Activities that people can participate in during Law week include: courthouse tours, mock trials, student competitions and many other exciting and informative programs. …

Griffith Boosts Position in QS World Rankings

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Griffith boosts its position in the latest QS World University Subject Rankings


Griffith University has achieved its best ever result in the annual QS World University Subject Rankings, firmly illustrating its strength across disciplines.

Griffith was ranked in the top 100 institutions worldwide in nine subject areas (up from five in 2015) including a top 50 position in Nursing.

Vice Chancellor Professor Ian O’Connor said the tremendous outcome was influenced by several factors including the University’s growing reputation, …

Seven Benefits To Studying Abroad

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Studying abroad is a major decision, but it’s one you should seriously consider making. From discovering a new city to experiencing a different culture and meeting new people, studying abroad has many benefits. Here are some of them:


1. Experience a new culture

When studying abroad, you experience the day-to-day life of a new culture. Whether you are a regular traveller or a first-timer, …

Griffith Law Grads in Top Graduate Program

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Law careers are one step closer for three Griffith Law School graduates who have been awarded positions with a prestigious Brisbane law firm’s graduate program.

Sam Nean, Emi Christensen and Naomi Midha will take up the two-year program with Norton Rose Fulbright at the end of March.

Their individual journeys from student to lawyer may have taken slightly different paths but all have their sights firmly set on burgeoning international careers. …

Prepare for a Healthy Trip Abroad

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Canadians love to travel, but they sometimes forget to take measures to protect their health while abroad. Consular officials assist thousands of Canadian travellers through our network of Canadian embassies and consulates because of illness, injury and other medical emergencies. Most of these problems can be avoided if travellers take preventive steps. Make sure you are aware of the following travel health tips before leaving Canada to enjoy a healthier and safer trip. …

Bangor University Wins UK Awards

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Bangor University has received a prestigious Award as a direct result of excellent reviews by the University’s own students. A total of 125 universities in the UK competed for the 2016 WhatUni Student Choice Awards. Bangor University was nominated in 7 out of 10 categories including one for overall University of the Year, and won the Award for Best University Accommodation. The University was also placed second in the UK for Courses and Lectures, third in the UK in the Student Support category and fourth in the overall University of the Year category. …

Robert Gordon University Recognized for Quality of Student Experience

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A national survey in the UK has recognized Robert Gordon University (RGU) in Aberdeen as providing its students with one of the best student experiences in both Scotland and the UK.

The Times Higher Education (THE) UK Student Experience Survey ranked RGU as providing the third best student experience in Scotland behind St Andrews and University of Dundee.

RGU was also ranked third equal in the UK for the quality of its facilities, …

Explore Dundee, Scotland

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What do you get when you combine the country’s first UNESCO City of Design and a beautiful countryside which has helped bring us Aberdeen Angus beef, Arbroath Smokies and Peter Pan? Dundee & Angus – a beautiful historic and vibrant region.

Mixing a fascinating history with a fresh, modern look, the city of Dundee has arts and culture in abundance, amazing attractions and all the greats – from shopping to food and drink and entertainment. …