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A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Jobs for International Students

Finding a job as an international student in a new country can be daunting. However, having a part-time job is often an essential part of studying abroad. Life can get expensive, so it’s good to have a bit of money coming in. Plus, it’s a great opportunity to meet new people, gain valuable experience and practise your English! In Australia, a student visa allows you to work up to 20 hours per week.       Make sure you’re realistic about the work you can take on with your level of experience, but try to pick an area that will … Continued

How to live in Perth on a budget: 5 simple tips to cut your cost of living

Perth is one of Australia’s most affordable cities but moving out of home always results in increased costs, and without a budget, rent and bills can add up. It then just takes a few nights out to put some real stress on your wallet. Luckily, with the right tips and a bit of careful planning, you can experience the best of Perth for less! Here are our five main tips to help you stick to a student budget.   1. Take time to explore your living arrangement options Rent is by far the biggest expense in moving to a new … Continued

4 student resources to fast track your English study

Many of our overseas students are learning English while studying with us at MIT. Getting used to a new home and learning environment is challenging enough – we want to make sure you’re aware of the wide range of student resources available to help with your language study. The most important thing to remember: you don’t have to do it alone! At MIT, we understand that everyone’s level of English is different – that’s why we provide support. We want all our students to do well. If you’re having any issues with English, please let us know, because we’re here … Continued

Your Complimentary Guide to the Murdoch University Student Guild

For those of you who are new to Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT), you may not know that you become affiliate members of the Murdoch University Student Guild. If you’re new to MIT, you might also be wondering, ‘what is the Murdoch University Student Guild and what will I get out of it?’ For those of you who have just arrived this trimester (or if you just haven’t come across the Guild yet) here’s your complimentary Guild guide! Read on for the latest in events and info on all the perks you receive with your Guild membership. But first, what … Continued