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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

Pathways to university: there’s no one right way

Did you know there are many pathways that can lead to getting the university degree you want? You don’t need to have finished high school with perfect scores. You don’t need to speak amazing English. You don’t even have to be an Australian resident, to come and study at some of the fantastic Australian universities, such as Murdoch University. Although it’s important to investigate your exact options based on your personal circumstances, we’ve prepared a two-step guide to show you some of the example pathways that might work for you in terms of alternative entry and preparation for university.   … Continued

5 tips on how to stay healthy while studying

Lots of students make the mistake of thinking that study is more important than your health. Actually, all the research shows that health and brain function are interlinked. If you take care of your body, you’re definitely going to get better marks. It’s time to put away the junk food, step away from your desk and get smart about your brain and body health. What are the 5 key ingredients to a healthy student lifestyle   1. Choosing a healthy place to study We often don’t realise how much our environment affects our health. It’s not just a matter of … Continued

Science under the microscope at Murdoch University

Call us nerds, but at MIT we’re excited that National Science Week has begun! It marks an annual celebration of science and technology – every year thousands of Australians take part in more than 1000 science events across the nation. It’s an acknowledgement of the contribution of Australian scientists to the world of knowledge and, especially for young people and students, offers an insight into the study of the fascinating world that we live in. National Science Week at Murdoch University Murdoch University is proud to be involved in the week’s festivities, running from 11-19 August. The university is encouraging … 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