In search of knowledge and education, students travel all over the world for a quality study experience while earning a degree and building a desirable future for themselves. My dream after finishing my undergraduate studies in Nigeria was to pursue my postgraduate studies abroad. My country of choice was Australia where I chose to study a Master’s degree in Public Health at the University of … Continue reading Building Your Social Network as an International Student
As much as your mate just loves taking you on late night McDonald’s runs or to class at NuSpace, sometimes you’ve got to expand your transportation options outside of hitching a ride.
Every exciting journey begins with a less-than-exciting packing list. I half-excitedly, half-anxiously recall packing my bags in preparation for the flight, uncertain of what lay ahead, and I cannot emphasise enough how much smoother the journey to Newcastle will be if you do some planning before you pack.
As a fellow international student, I know how difficult it can be sorting out your life admin in Australia. So, let’s get you prepared for your life ahead in the ‘land down under’!
Wanting to make friends upon arrival, but not sure where to start? Don’t worry, we’ve got your sorted!
With expertise from the University of Newcastle’s International Engagement Manager, Lauren Miles, we discuss finding a connection to your roots and how to immerse yourself in the colourful culture of Newcastle, the University and beyond.
I bet you’ve done a ton of research on your future home at the University of Newcastle, but do you know how to actually get here?
It’s pretty safe to say that the average uni student is at a time in their life where travel seems particularly attractive. Whether it’s from the birth of new horizons, the sensation of coming of age, or just a really strong desire to depart from lecture life for a while, you might be considering taking some time to go overseas. However as the aforementioned uni … Continue reading Why you should consider doing placement overseas