Life in Adelaide



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Adelaide is the capital of South Australia ā€“ a city of festivals, relaxed living and education excellence.

One of the world’s most liveable cities

Studying in Adelaide means you are also living in one of the worldā€™s most liveable cities. Adelaide isĀ rankedĀ in the Top 5 liveable cities in the world according to the Global Liveability Study (2013) and in the worldā€™s Top 10 cities to visit by Lonely Planet (2014). …

FAQ Friday Part 4



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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, …

Take a Break on Your 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. Itā€™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 thatā€™s what makes the September mid-semester break the most rewarding. Itā€™s a great chance to freshen up and get a quick break away from coursework before the final exams right around the corner! …

Is Melbourne the right city for you?



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The city you will live and study in is one of the most important factors to consider when deciding on a university. So is Melbourne the right place for you? Here is a list to consider.

  • Culture:Ā Melbourne is one of the most diverse and multicultural cities in the world, so no matter where you are from, you will always be able to find a piece of home. Melbourne is well known for its love of arts,

How to Survive Group Work



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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. …

Frequently Asked Questions



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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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University of Canberra World Ranking Just In



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University of Canberra has been ranked in the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings, confirming its rise among the best universities in the world.

This achievement follows the Universityā€™s recent climb of more than 100 places in the 2015-16 Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings announced last month.

The Times Higher Education’s World University Rankings measure universities on five areas of higher education excellence: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook. …

The First Month Of Studying Abroad



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Over A Month Already?

Iā€™m really enjoying my time here in England. I still canā€™t really explain how I feel. Sometimes Iā€™m still confused as to where I am when I wake up, but when I walk around town I feel like Iā€™ve been here forever, even though Iā€™ve only been here for about five weeks.

University life here is great! I donā€™t know if itā€™s because itā€™s just the first year, and Iā€™ve done University before, …

Exciting New Scholarships At Deakin University



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New Scholarships

Deakin is excited to announce that it is offering two new scholarships for international students.

TheĀ Deakin Vice-Chancellorā€™s International ScholarshipĀ and theĀ Deakin International ScholarshipĀ will be awarded to undergraduate and postgraduate students with consistently high academic performance and who have the potential to make a leading contribution to the University. The two new scholarships are the following;

TheĀ Deakin Vice-Chancellorā€™s International ScholarshipĀ offers successful applicants a full 100% tuition scholarship or a 50% partial tuition scholarship; …

Cheap Flights To Study In Ireland



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Flights To Ireland

So we all know that Ireland has been voted as the friendliest country in the world, right? Well, we can add thoughtful to that too! Aer Lingus,Ā Ireland’sĀ national airline, knows how tough it is for students to pack up their life and go study and live abroad. They have announced a special student flight package for students studying in Ireland.

some of the perks of the package include; …