Students Who Are Old For Their Grade More Likely To Go To University



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An Australia Catholic University led study has found that teens who are old for their grade appear to feel more confident about their academic abilities and are more likely to enrol in university than their younger peers.

The study of more than 10,000 Australian students, who were tracked over a decade, was led by ACU researchers Professor Herbert Marsh and Associate Professor Philip Parker at the Institute of Positive Psychology and Education and recently published by the Journal of Educational Psychology.    

Sydney is Number One for international students



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Sydney, Australia is the most popular city in the world for international university students.

Sydney beat more than 80 cities including New York, Paris and London to the top spot, according to the 2014 Global Cities Index.

Global consultancy group A.T. Kearney, which compiled the index, ranked Sydney on top after studying international student populations.

The University of Sydney has more than 10,000 international students from 140 countries enrolled across all its faculties. …

ACU Business Scholarship extended to 2014



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ACU’s Executive Dean’s Scholarship  for international students will be extended for the February and July intakes in 2014.   The scholarship is available to all international students commencing an undergraduate bachelor degree or postgraduate coursework program offered by the Faculty of Business. 

The ACU scholarship provides students with a tuition-fee waiver of AU$1,000 in their first semester.   After successfully completing all units in their first semester, ACU again provides students with a tuition-fee waiver of AU$1,000 for their next semester.  …

ACU Law School Available to International Students from 2014



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Australian Catholic University (ACU) welcomed the inaugural class of law students to the Melbourne campus this year and will launch the law program at the North Sydney campus in 2014.  International students will be able to apply to study in both Melbourne and Sydney for courses commencing in February 2014. 

Executive Dean Professor Brian Fitzgerald believes that by offering the Bachelor of Laws and dual law programs in both Melbourne and North Sydney campuses, …