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International students in Australia reveal 8 top tips for settling in

Moving to another country to study isn’t always easy for international students in Australia. Everything can seem strange at times, from the food to the way people talk, and it can be confusing to figure out how to get around. But, before you start thinking, ‘why would I put myself through that?’ remember that the rewards outweigh the challenges. Studying abroad is linked to all sorts of fantastic outcomes like personal growth, confidence and learning essential ‘soft skills’. It’s also an unforgettable experience that will shape your life and change how you see the world! And remember – you’re not … Continued

What is gaming technology? (and is it a degree in demand?)

You love gaming, or maybe you’re fascinated by the potential of artificial intelligence (AI). So, you’ve started looking at courses in gaming technology… but you’re not sure what’s involved. What exactly is it, and will you get a job in Australia or back home after you graduate? Student Hui Yuet Elizabeth Kam is currently studying a Murdoch University Preparation Course (MUPC) at the Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT) before going on to a Bachelor of Science (BSc) in Games Technology at Murdoch University.   She’s chosen to study gaming technology for reasons that are about more than just her love … 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

Taking Care of Each Other: The MIT Language and Cultural Exchange

If you go for a wander around Murdoch University campus, you’ll hear students speaking languages from all over the world. At Murdoch Institute of Technology, our community is vibrant and diverse, and that’s what makes us so unique. We recognise that for many people, moving away from friends and family can be a daunting experience. That’s why we created the Language and Cultural Exchange (LACE) program, in partnership with Murdoch University’s Equity Projects. LACE is a student group designed to foster friendship. The program hosts fortnightly social English sessions where students can chat in depth and get to know each … Continued