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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

Murdoch University’s world-class facilities available to students

Murdoch University has some world-class facilities on offer. As a MIT student, there is plenty for you to look forward to studying at uni. From saving the lives of plastic people to sitting in a fake courtroom, there are so many amazing things you can do to prepare for your career at this incredible, modern campus. Here’s our helpful little breakdown of some of the best facilities around that you may not have known are available.   Nursing simulation suites Are you studying to be a nurse and you’re a little nervous about practising on a real human being for … Continued

Student Life in Perth: Why Study in WA’s Capital?

Every year around 42,000 students from 140 different countries arrive in Perth to begin their courses. Aside from the quality education on offer, what is it that’s drawing so many young people to Australia’s ‘sunniest capital’?   City Culture Perth’s has been consistently ranked the world’s ‘top 10 most liveable cities’ by The Economist (2017) and was voted as one of the world’s ‘top ten future cities’ by Lonely Planet (2006). The city’s blossoming culture was a big factor in those decisions. Perth’s now home to a fabulous range of smaller galleries such as Outré, Gallows and Linton and Kay … Continued

What it’s like studying Veterinary Science at Murdoch University

Many of our students at Murdoch Institute of Technology come to us to follow their dream of becoming a qualified vet. To do so, you’ll need to complete a Bachelor of Science (Veterinary Biology) which progresses into an integrated Doctor of Veterinary Medicine. With the Veterinary School’s high rankings and so many animal lovers around, it has quickly become one of the most popular courses at Murdoch University. So, how does the dream of studying Vet Science match with reality? To find out, we caught up with Dawn Chung, a Veterinary Science student currently in her first year at Murdoch … Continued