• Why I Love Living in the CBD as an International Student

    When it comes to cities in Australia, each capital has its own unique vibe, from smaller locations dotted with gardens and parklands, to huge metropolitan hubs with glittering skyscrapers on every corner. In every city,…  read more

  • Seven Tips for Protecting Yourself While Renting in Australia

    Living in a private rental can be a lot of fun. You’re setting up your very own space, making friends with your housemates, and living independently – often for the very first time. But, if…  read more

  • Where to Shop in Australia if You Want to Save Money

    Living in Australia doesn’t have to be expensive. There are plenty of places where you can purchase things cheaply to ensure you don’t blow your budget. From household goods to social activities, here’s where you…  read more

  • Ten Student-Friendly Canberra Suburbs You May Not Know

    Home to major educational institutions like the Australian National University (ANU) and the University of Canberra (UC), Canberra is one of Australia’s most liveable cities. Whether you’re new to town or just looking for a…  read more

  • Where to Find Support Services in Melbourne

    Not only is Melbourne of the world’s most liveable cities, but it’s also one of the world’s best student cities. With several quality education providers and more than 200,000 international students, Australia’s cultural capital is…  read more

  • International Student Story: A Writer at Heart

    By Annabel Jeffery, University of Technology Sydney For many students, a semester or two spent abroad is the trip of a lifetime. It’s a chance to build their knowledge, refresh their study experience, and feel…  read more

  • 10 Things to Know About the Australian Workplace

    With its laidback, productivity-focused culture, working in Australia can be very different compared to other countries. From the dress code and atmosphere to employers’ expectations of new hires, Australian workplaces are generally more informal. Although,…  read more

  • Making the Most of Exchange in Perth

    Finnish exchange student Lotta Ylinen has already packed a lot into her semester in Australia. On top of her studies, she works as a Resident Assistant (commonly known as an RA) at her student accommodation,…  read more

  • How to Get a Loan in Australia

    Whether it’s a car, a house or just an unexpected expense, there may come a time during your studies in Australia when you need to consider your finance options. Making an investment can be a…  read more

  • Eight Student-Friendly Suburbs in Inner Melbourne

    It’s no wonder that Melbourne is often considered one of the most liveable cities in the world. With top universities, convenient inner-city transport and a famous cafe culture, Melbourne offers all the right things to…  read more

  • A Guide to Finding Part-time Work in Adelaide

    One of the unique benefits of studying as an international student in Australia is that you have the option of taking on a part-time job to supplement your income, build your resume and gain valuable…  read more

  • Dry Nights on the Gold Coast: Fun Things to do Without Alcohol

    Just because the Gold Coast has a legendary nightlife scene, it doesn’t mean you always need to drink in order to have a good time. In fact, the city is full of fun activities that…  read more

  • Easy Tips for Staying on Top of Your Budget

    As you set up your new life in Australia, you’re probably preparing to deal with some substantial expenses on top of the obvious food and accommodation costs. But, with a bit of research, budgeting doesn’t…  read more

  • Top Travel Hacks to Save You Money

    Over the past decade, technology has helped make our world more open and connected. With the touch of a screen, we can translate, search, book and pay for anything and everything involved in travel. For…  read more

  • Top Tips for Staying Healthy in Winter

    Australia’s winter weather ranges from 30°C and sunny in the north, to a chilly 14°C with endless rain throughout the south. Regardless of where in the country you might be, it’s important to keep yourself…  read more

  • International Student Story: Forging a Creative Path

    Arielly Cielo is no stranger to change. Originally from the Philippines, Arielly lived with her family in Qatar for most of her life and then came to Australia at the start of 2019 as an…  read more