Research shows that most International Students interact with co-nationals. Whilst their best friend is also a co-national, they limit interacting with domestic students. This is understandable given that there is a certain level of comfort and commonalities communicating with people from your country. It was found that International Student’s social life play an important role in their academic excellence. International Students are more satisfied with their University life if they have domestic student friends.
If you just graduated – firstly, congratulations – secondly, if you are unsure what to do next, you may want to consider applying for the Temporary Graduate 485 Visa. For all International Students, I urge you to take advantage of the opportunity offered by the Australian government for you to gain skilled Australian work experience. Even for those who are still deliberating whether to study in Australia or what course to select, this article will facilitate your long-term plan of permanently migrating to Australia.
What’s worse than job hunting? Obviously, apartment hunting!!! Whether you like or not, finding the right accommodation is imperative to the life of an International Student. Accommodation is the highest contributor of living cost for studying abroad. Many International Students end up compromising quality of living over cost of living. There is an alternate way to balance the two factors of quality and cost, it is definitely worth your consideration. I have made my fair share of mistakes. Without regretting over it, I like to think of it as I made the mistake, so you don’t have to.
Has your countdown to summer vacation started? We are a month and half away from every students’ favourite time of the year. Most International Students would have already planned what to do during this time down to the T. There is still a few of us who are clueless on how to make the best use of the three-month vacation. If you are the latter of the student group, this article was written just for you. We are giving you ideas on how to spend your time without breaking your bank or feeling weary.
I am sure you know how tough it can be to concentrate on that assignment or chapter when it really matters, but can’t! You can’t go to class without preparation, which means you have to do the readings, answer the homework questions and any other work that will contribute to participation marks. If you are not used to such study structures, it can be distressing, and procrastination could put you behind for the semester and lead to last minute cramming. If you want to know how to make studying interesting, effortless and effective through proven methods, this article is for you.