Are you considering coming to Western Australia for work or study, and wondering what the job market looks like? Overall, the WA job market is taking a positive turn in the last few years. According to one analysis by 11Recruitment of all online job listings on Seek, the number of jobs posted overall in the Perth region has gone up by 3.4%, between August 2018 and August 2019. To find out what the 5 most in-demand skill sets are, we’ve gone over the latest market data on industry growth and job listings in WA. Here’s what we found. 1. Mining, … Continued
Going overseas to study means adapting quickly to a lot of new things at once, so you may be thinking, ‘how could I possibly fit in volunteering as well?’ But here’s the thing. Rather than thinking of it as a drain on your time, a volunteer role might be exactly what you need to help achieve your personal and career goals. Here are four unexpected benefits of volunteering that you should consider: 1. Volunteering is a great way to meet locals and practise your English Your level of English proficiency not only affects your grades and ability to find employment, … Continued
Finding the perfect job as a uni student can be tricky; the role needs to meet your financial needs while still giving you the flexibility to study. Ideally, it will also teach you a few industry-relevant and soft skills along the way! At the Murdoch Institute of Technology, our Student Support Officers are always on hand to make sure you settle into student life in Perth. This includes help and professional advice with a key concern students have when they first move to Australia: how and where to find part-time work? If you’re not sure where to start your search, … Continued
If you’re planning to come to Perth to study, you’re going to need a place to live!
Whether you plan on renting a room in a shared house, moving into student accommodation or finding an apartment yourself, you’re probably wondering where to start looking.
Perth is famous for its sunny weather and beaches, but did you know it’s also a blossoming economic hub and home to some of Australia’s best universities? If you’re considering moving to the ‘best-kept secret’ of Australian capital cities, here are a few reasons to study in Perth that might surprise you. 1. Study at Australia’s top universities for graduate success Choosing to study is a big decision. You’re investing a lot of time and money in a degree, and naturally, you want to know that you’ll graduate with work-ready skills, ready to launch your career. That means choosing … Continued
Are you feeling anxious, distracted and a little lost living abroad? Do you think of home a lot, miss familiar places and faces, and experience feelings of sadness that you can’t quite pin down to any particular thing? Your symptoms sound like a classic case of homesickness. It’s a totally natural human experience, but it’s not very fun! Many students at MIT have come to study in Perth from abroad. For these students, learning how to deal with homesickness can be a natural part of transitioning from home to a foreign country, where you suddenly find yourself dealing with a … Continued