Student Life

Apr
19

Cost of Student Living in Australia

International students are required to demonstrate they can contribute to their cost of living, while studying in Australia. This is to ensure they are able to study, as well as have a safe and enjoyable experience. Attending a college is more than just course fees and text books. Accommodation, transport, phone, and food are all [...]
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Feb
09

TOP 5 MISTAKES ON RESUMES

Job hunting is difficult in the best of circumstances. However, submitting a flawed resume could mean you’re making the journey even harder on yourself. Whether you've been job hunting for years or you’re new to the job-hunting world, here are the top five mistakes to avoid on your resume. 1.  Typos & Grammatical Errors As [...]
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Dec
12

Sofie’s Blog – Old & New Classes, Special Visits & A Pop in from Santa!

RECOGNISING EXCELLENCE Each month the MCIE WOW Award recognises an exceptional staff member who goes above and beyond the call of duty. The October winner, voted for by his colleagues, was Commercial Cookery trainer, Tony Lew, who won for his inspiring dedication and loyalty. Tony is a great trainer and inspires his students. He is [...]
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Oct
10

MELBOURNE PUBLIC TRANSPORT ETIQUETTE

International students face a number of challenges when trying to adjust to a new culture. Way down on that list is a subject, which although often overlooked, remains an important topic for international students to consider, especially in a highly populated and cosmopolitan city such as Melbourne. That subject is public transport etiquette. For those of you [...]
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Oct
10

The Ultimate Scam Guide for International Students

No country is free of trouble makers. While international students studying in Australia will be perfectly safe most of the time, there is the unfortunate reality that someone will try to take advantage of their vulnerability. Thankfully, you do not have to be left in the dark as to where about the dangers lie! This ultimate guides serves [...]
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Aug
27

Top 10 Places to Live According to Millennials

No generation has ever been more on the move than Millennials. With an increasing number of opportunities to work and study abroad, it’s no wonder Millennials have acquired a taste for country hopping. The rise of country hopping among millennials offers a unique opportunity to ask an interesting question, that is; of all the countries [...]
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Aug
22

HOW TO NETWORK AS A STUDENT

As a student, the professional relationships you start forming now will determine the trajectory of your career.   Your time studying provides an excellent opportunity to start practicing networking skills and grow valuable professional networks. Networking doesn’t just open the door to career opportunities, but can also introduce you to a host of other advantages including [...]
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Jul
27

STUDENT TAX GUIDE

The end of the financial year is upon us once again folks. For those of you who have not lodged your tax return yet, it’s time to dust off those old crusty receipts, get out the calculator and crunch those numbers! Tax time can be a particularly confusing time for students, and there are a [...]
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