Archive: January 2018


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The MIT student’s guide to the Australia Day Long Weekend in Perth

Even though the Christmas and New Year’s break is over, there is still so much to look forward to. MUPC and Diploma students are officially exams finished! For those in ELICOS, while you’re just about to start your exams, the Australia Day long weekend is another small holiday for you, so you get more time to relax. Australia Day is this Friday (hooray).

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