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Most Popular Degrees in WA for 2017 and How Those Scores Compare Globally 

Newspaper WA Today just released their analysis of university enrolments in WA for 2017. The report examines all the enrolment figures on total and for each major university; Murdoch, Curtin, Edith Cowan and the UWA’s metropolitan campuses. As you’ll see, the study reveals a few interesting new trends showing how talented young students are tapping into new industries in Australia. But, how do these figures compare to changes in enrolments worldwide? Are we in WA keeping up with the times on an international scale?   The overall most popular degrees for 2017 in WA Commerce came in at number one, … Continued

Keeping your cool in Perth: 10 ways to survive the heat this Summer

With this summer in Perth set to be hotter and drier than last year, some of the students at MIT may be asking themselves ‘how am I going to get through this?’, particularly if you’re originally from a colder climate. At MIT, not only do we want our students to survive this summer, we want to make sure you enjoy it! Here’s a list of our best tips on how to make the most of those scorching days – with a bit of local Australian insight. Get into some cold water Without a doubt, the best way to escape the … Continued

MIT Students Now Given Affiliate Guild Member Status: All the perks explained

Happy Christmas, Murdoch Institute of Technology students! The Murdoch University Student Guild has decided to gift you with a little present!   As of 2018, all MIT students will automatically receive Murdoch University Student Guild affiliate memberships. What that means is that you can access all the perks, discounts and services the Guild has to offer. The only thing you can’t do yet (until you graduate into Murdoch University) is vote or run for guild council. Best of all, international students with packaged Murdoch University degrees who are arriving for the first time to study, now get access to FREE … Continued

Perth is the 7th most liveable city in the World: But what do locals think?

We in Perth may know it already, but it’s always good to have our pride backed by a global analysis. This week, the findings of the latest Economist’s Global Liveability Report were released and Perth came in at a phenomenal #7. Australian cities generally fared well out of the 140 cities ranked internationally, dominating 3 out of the top 10 spots. As usual, Canada also fared well, with Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary coming in at numbers 3, 4 and 5 respectively. Looks like our northern cousins have something good going on up there, too!   What are the criteria? The … Continued

Introducing Murdoch University’s School of Business and Governance: Why you should study there

Many students who come to us at Murdoch Institute of Technology will go on to study some form of Business at Murdoch University. Those that do will end up in the Murdoch University School of Business and Governance. Are you eager to find out all there is to know about our exclusive School? With all the schools, colleges, institutes and universities around, it can sometimes be a little mystifying trying to figure out exactly what kind of institution you’re heading into. To clear that up, today on the MIT blog, we’re introducing the Murdoch School of Business and Governance and … Continued

Meet Amy Cleasby: The new Student Services Manager at MIT

At Murdoch Institute of Technology, we love introducing our staff to the world. This week, we’re introducing Amy Cleasby, our new Student Services Manager. Originally from Western Australia, she’s lived in exotic places all over the world before coming back to her roots and eventually finding a place in the MIT community. Welcome to MIT, Amy. We’re so happy to have you on board!   How did you end up in your new position and what do you love the most about it? I put my university Drama studies on hold at age 19 and spent seven years backpacking around … Continued