A New Perspective: Marketing in Ireland at IT Carlow – Student Blog

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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, …

Five Reasons You Should Think About a Career in Teaching

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From helping a student get to that “light bulb” moment to helping shape the lives of the next generation – teaching is a challenging but incredibly rewarding profession.

As a teacher, you’ll face a myriad of competing demands but for every challenge you face, there’s an equal or greater reward.

As you enter a profession that has the ability to impact the lives of others, you also take part in a career that is full of meaning. …

IT Tralee Launches Online Support for International Students

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An online resource for international students travelling to Ireland has recently been launched at the Institute of Technology Tralee. The project entitled “Live and Learn in Ireland—Digital Supports for International Students” is funded by the National Forum for the Enhancement for Teaching and Learning (NFTL) and has produced a number of interactive online units that will assist international students in making the transition in to Ireland to live and study.

This is a collaborative Southern Cluster project that brought together students, …

JCU Receives Grant for Malaria Research

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Professor Louis Schofield, Director of the Australian Institute of Tropical Health and Medicine (AITHM) at James Cook University (JCU) in North Queensland has received a $2.8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to pursue the pre-clinical development of a vaccine aimed at the goal of malaria eradication.

The research will be conducted in collaboration with researchers from the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute in Melbourne, and other colleagues and institutions in the USA. …

Why Study In Scotland?

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Scotland has a world-renowned education system, top-class universities and a reputation for producing creative thinkers. That’s why more than 48,000 international students from over 185 countries choose to study in Scotland every year. You could join them.

Top Universities

When choosing to study abroad, students pick Scotland because it has some of the best universities in the world. In fact, Scotland has more world-class universities per person than anywhere else!

Four of Scotland’s universities are ranked in the Times Higher Education Top 200 and according to the Office of National Statistics Scotland is the most highly educated country in Europe. …

ACU Student Ratings

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ACU students have expressed higher overall satisfaction with teaching, learning and skills development than students at other Australian universities, according to a national survey.

The Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching’s (QILT’s) 2015 Student Experience Survey (SES), published on Tuesday 10 May, demonstrates that ACU students scored the University more highly than the sector average in all key areas surveyed.

ACU student satisfaction improved in 2015 for four of five focus areas. …

ARC Linkage Projects Strengthen Griffith’s Research Profile

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Griffith University has been awarded six Australian Research Council Linkage Project grants worth more than $1.3 million for a variety of research studies.

Associate Professor Keith Townsend, Dr Rebecca Loudoun and Professor Adrian Wilkinson were awarded $186,000 for their project Improving People Management Systems in Emergency Services. The project will be undertaken in partnership with United Voice Queensland, United Voice Northern Territory and the Ambulance Employees’ Association of South Australia. …

How to Stand Out in a Creative Industry

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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), …

Three Top Tips for Balancing Work, Life and Study

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It should come as no surprise no matter what you study that organisation is crucial, particularly for those studying remotely. Studying by online or by correspondence can be difficult, but if you are disorganised you are setting yourself up for a particularly challenging time.

Planning for when things are due is the first step and knowing how long it takes you to complete certain tasks is what makes the difference. If you know it takes two days to complete 4000 words, …

Flinders University’s Award Winning Plaza

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Flinders University’s Award Winning Plaza

Lendlease, the contractor behind Flinders University’s remarkable new Plaza and Student Hub, has been recognised in the Australian Institute of Building’s 2016 SA Excellence in Building Awards.

Flinders University congratulates Matthew Gooding, the project’s Construction Manager, and his team who took home the Professional Excellence Award for their role in the redevelopment, recognising an outstanding effort to transform the Bedford Park campus in just a little over a year. …