International Students

Want to hear stories from students who are currently studying in Australia, and what to expect from the experience? Here you'll find profiles, advice, helpful services and tips to make the transition easy.

"Virtual Fair" at the University of Melbourne

"Virtual Fair" at the University of Melbourne

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Michelle 9/04/2013 

Online university promotions are taken to a new level when people from across the world can visit the campus live – via the internet.

Myriam

Myriam

Myriam is 23 years old and is studying a Bachelor of Applied Finance in Australia.

Studying in Australia: Part I - Getting Started, First Steps

Studying in Australia: Part I - Getting Started, First Steps

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Dom McGovern 

Going Down Under for Uni! Which City? Which Uni? Why Australia?

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What it's actually like to be an international student

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Melissa 13/9/2012 

International students are amongst the core contributors to university culture on Australian campuses, and their presence is continually growing. We got talking to Dan McArthur, an international student from way over in…New Zealand. Nevertheless, he’s facing the same issues as any student who’s moved from overseas: finding accommodation, studying in a new country, admin, transport and generally settling in. Read what it’s like to be an international student in Australia.

Studying in Australia: how to make the process easier

Studying in Australia: how to make the process easier

AUG Study provides services to all international students, to help them apply to universities without the hassle of tackling the paperwork, supporting documents, English language capabilities and fees all on your own. Here are some stories from students who have used AUG Study services, and what they loved about the help they received.

Bollywood movie filmed and set at university in Sydney

Bollywood movie filmed and set at university in Sydney

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Anna 17/8/2012 

Whether you like Bollywood films or not, there’s no doubt that having one set in Australia – no less at UNSW in Sydney – and directed, written by and starring a former UTS student, will entice a few more first-time viewers than usual: both here and in India. It’s a love story that begins with a young Indian woman receiving a scholarship to study a Masters of Economics at UNSW. The rest might be predictable, but when we so rarely see one of our cities on film, it’s tempting to join in on the fun.

Manon

Manon

Manon is originally from France, and came to Australia to study a Masters of Human Resource and Industrial Relations at the University of Sydney. She hasn't looked back.

International student life in Australia: can you have your academic cake and eat it?

International student life in Australia: can you have your academic cake and eat it?

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS Melissa 11/3/2012 

Melissa talks to Soo-Jae Lee from Korea, studying Commerce/Law at Sydney University, about juggling the competing demands of student life. Is it possible for international students to achieve the dual goals of the student experience - a bustling social and extra-curricular life with good grades to boot - all the while battling language barriers and culture shock?

Tessa

Tessa

Tessa is a 23 year old graduate from Singapore who currently works as an intern at Sculpture by the Sea. She graduated from the University of Sydney with a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters of Art Curatorship

UTS INSEARCH

UTS INSEARCH

UTS INSEARCH is the only pathway provider to offer UTS-accredited diplomas. And, depending on which diploma they choose, some students can go straight into the second year of a UTS Bachelor degree, provided they get the required GPA.