Feeling unsure about taking the leap to study abroad? Ryan Teeter, IT Carlow's Canadian Ambassador shares his story. Find out how he felt when he decided to undertake a BA Marketing at IT Carlow and and what he’s gained from the course and this life-changing decision.


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Feeling unsure about taking the leap to study abroad? Ryan Teeter, our Canadian Ambassador shares his story. Find out how he felt when he decided to undertake a BA Marketing at IT Carlow and and what he’s gained from the course and this life-changing decision…

“I can’t do this. I’m not ready. I’m not smart enough.” Sound familiar? For many of you, I’m sure it does. It certainly resonates with me, …



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The application process

I applied through KOM Consultants, which is a company based out of Hamilton, Ontario. They are the middle man in the whole process, and the university pays them if a student attends the college by applying through KOM. It’s really helpful to have them because they can bridge the gap by answering Canadian-specific questions. It’s also free to apply through them, so that’s also a big plus. The requirements may vary depending on the number of applicants any given year but when I applied last year, …

How can you prepare for your dream job while juggling final-year studies? RMIT University Graduate shares her experiences.


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How can you prepare for your dream job while juggling final-year studies? Graduate Paige De Vanny shares her experiences.

The Bachelor of Design (Animation and Interactive Media) alumnus recently landed her dream job at Weta Digital, one of the world’s leading visual effects companies based in New Zealand.

The Oscar winning company is responsible for bringing to life performance-driven digital characters like Gollum (The Lord of the Rings) and Smaug (The Hobbit), …

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


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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, …

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.


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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. …

If you’re an international uni student situated in Brisbane and you’re looking for some cheap, affordable and free things to do – Read this!


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So you’re an international Uni Student situated in Brisbane and you’re looking for some cheap, affordable and free things to do – 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. …

Accommodation costs are a big worry for students when studying abroad. Heres a look at what accommodation costs in our partnered uni's


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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, …

When you study abroad you deserve to take breaks and enjoy your new surroundings. Preston did just that on his recent 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! …

You learn a lot about yourself when you study overseas. Janine gives us tips on how to survive group work. Read her latest blog here


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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. …

Check out our new Blog series where we will answer Frequently Asked Questions every Friday! Find out more about studying overseas!


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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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