Macquarie maintains strong position in ARWU rankings

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It’s the most widely consulted ranking for international students and once again Macquarie University has been classed as one of the region’s leading universities in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Macquarie’s pioneering research discoveries and respected academic programs have once again seen the University recognised as within the ten best universities in Australia.

It joins 47 other leading universities in the Asia-Pacific that appear within the top 300 in the world. …

Soaking In All Of Alberta Before Studying Abroad

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KOM Consultants would like to introduce you to anther one of our bloggers, Amelia, and this is her first blog!

As she is set to pack up her life and move to the UK, Amelia decides to explore her hometown one last time and take it all in :)

We’ll hear more from Amelia throughout the year as she studies at the University of Gloucestershire

When I thought about applying to school abroad, …

How Amazon got the man with the MBA

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Completing an MBA at Griffith University proved a springboard to the United States and an exciting career opening with for Elliott Nash.

A combination of university degrees and in-depth industry experience brought his profile to the attention of recruiters when the online retail giant went looking for a suitable candidate to take up a technical program manager position in Seattle.

“Due to my hands-on technical background I was referring to myself as a technical project manager on LinkedIn,” Elliott explains. …

Celeb Honoured During Bangor Uni Graduation Week

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Gruff Rhys of ‘Super Furry Animals’ awarded Bangor University Honours during Graduation Week

Rock musician and Super Furry Animals member, Gruff Rhys from Bethesda, Gwynedd, Wales received a Honorary Fellowship at Bangor University on Wednesday 15 July. He is among a number of talented individuals, who have connections with the University of Wales, who will be receiving Honorary Fellowships during the University’s annual graduation ceremonies.

Gruff Rhys will be fitting in the Bangor University degree ceremony between playing at festivals, …

Why You Should Study Abroad

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I’ll start with a little introduction of myself: Hailing from Toronto, Ontario, Canada, I am currently a second year dental student studying at the University of Adelaide in Adelaide, South Australia. The past year and a half that I’ve been here has been one of the most exciting, challenging, and enjoyable times of my life. Before coming over to Australia in February 2014, I had very little idea what to expect, …

Griffith Airport Pick Up & Accommodation

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Airport Pick Up and Accommodation 


Griffith are at it again. They’re offering an airport pick up for students arriving this month and reminding you about their fabulous accommodation options!

Throughout July, the Griffith Mates will be welcoming new international students at Brisbane International Airport through the Griffith Airport Welcome Reception. Prior to their arrival, new international students can register for this free service which takes them directly to their accommodation.  …

Masters of International Business

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Macquarie University is pleased to announce the new Sydney City Campus course offering for 2016. The following world-class programs are available for study from session 1, 2016:

In the heart of Sydney, in Wynyard precinct, our new Sydney City Campus will allow students to enjoy personalised attention and be supported throughout their university life. Students will also have access to the excellent facilities of our main campus at North Ryde, ensuring they get the best of both worlds. …

Bangor Uni Expedition to the Indian Ocean

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Bangor Uni in the Indian Ocean 

Marine biologists from Bangor University’s School of Ocean Sciences have recently returned from a science and conservation expedition to the British Indian Ocean Territory, currently the world’s largest Marine Reserve, located 7° south of the equator, below the Maldives.

The region is large at 640,000 km², remote and mostly uninhabited, and contains the best examples of coral reefs in the Indian Ocean, and some of the best in the world and you can certainly see this from their National Geographic style photos!!!!! …

Packing your Whole Life Away in One Piece of Luggage and a Carryon

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and a Carryon

By: Janine Cezar


So you’re heading off to a foreign land, eh? Maybe it’s your first time in a new country? Or maybe it’s your first time leaving home for an extended period. Let’s get real – you’re scared. Either way, you’re probably feeling a bit wary, nervous like a groupie meeting your favorite band but most of all excited for the adventure ahead. …

Tips When Choosing Your Study Abroad Destination

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So you’re thinking about studying abroad?! You look at a map of the world and think, where to start? What to study?!!! Here’s some tips and things to think about when choosing your study abroad destination. 

First of all,

Get some help!
I’ve been working within the education industry for a few years now, traveled and met many university reps to know that there is soooooo much choice out there. Having a wide variety of choice is great, …