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. …

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. …

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 University – Malaria Vaccine Project Showcase



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Griffith University – Researchers Showcase Malaria Vaccine Project

 

Griffith University’s Institute for Glycomics will open its doors to the public to showcase to the community its malaria vaccine project.

The malaria vaccine research team, led by Professor Michael Good, have just finished clinical trials conducted at Griffith’s Gold Coast campus this year and have been working closely with expert infectious disease clinicians at Gold Coast University Hospital.

This is the second round of clinical trials to be conducted by the Institute for Glycomics to examine malaria vaccine strategies in humans. …

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. …