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5 Best Ways to Improve your English in Australia

Do you want to study a degree in Australia, but your English is only at a beginner’s level?   Don’t let that stop you! You can improve your English in Australia and get started on the degree of your dreams much sooner than you think.   Here’s our guide to 5 different ways you can improve your English in Australia.   1. Study an English course that’s packaged with a degree   There are lots of options when it comes to studying English in Australia. But, if your aim is to move into study as soon as possible, you should … Continued

How to Become a Vet in Australia?

Australian veterinary science courses are among some of the best and most competitive in the world. Maybe you’re considering coming here to study to be a vet, but you’re not sure if your English is good enough. Or, perhaps you feel a little overwhelmed at the prospect of going straight into an undergraduate degree in a new country. The good news is, if becoming a vet is your passion, there are lots of different pathways to your dream degree, no matter what your level of English! Hei Lam Chan (Karen) is twenty years old, and came to study veterinary science … Continued

Study English in Australia: what to expect and how to prepare for a degree

Do you need to study English in Australia, so you can go on to the degree of your dreams at an Aussie university? There are lots of English courses on offer in this country, across many different types of schools. If you’re not sure where to go or what you can expect when you arrive, you need to read on. This simple 4 step MIT guide will help you choose the right English course for your degree pathway.     1. Choose an English course that will help you achieve your study goals In Australia, you can choose to do … Continued

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

8 international student safety tips (and not a crocodile warning in sight!)

Everyone has heard the stories of Australia being full of dangerous animals. You have to watch out for snakes, sharks, spiders, jellyfish, crocodiles and even those cute kangaroos can turn nasty if you get too close. So, MIT student safety tips should be full of advice on how to wrestle a shark and escape from hungry koalas, right? Sorry to say, but as an international student arriving in Australia, you’re not likely to be wrestling sharks or crocodiles any time soon. Australia is actually one of the safest countries you can possibly visit, ranked number 13 on the ‘World’s Safest … Continued