Coming to a new country to pursue my Master of Engineering was a challenging and emotional decision. I had to leave my parents and near-and-dear ones and come to a completely new place, but when I landed on 28th February 2019 at the Rockhampton airport, the love and care I received was so comforting. It still brings a happy tear to my eye.
Capricornia College (the CQUniversity Rockhampton student residence) welcomed me upon arrival. I immediately became a member of the ‘family’ and Cap College quickly became my home.
Continue reading Capricornia College – The place I call ‘Home’
After a long term of academic readings, essays and exams, for many of us the time to relax and chill is here. Summer holidays in Australia come with heaps of opportunities to enjoy time with our mates, discover new places and embark on new adventures.
I’m studying in Melbourne, so here are my tips for making the most of summer holidays in this beautiful region…
Continue reading Studying in Australia – Summer Holidays
As international students deciding to come to Australia, our decision to study here is often made based on the pursuit of our career aspirations. When we arrive, we need to develop our language skills, and understand the environment and cultural trends to get a job and gather enough financial resources to afford our daily and study-related expenses. How can we achieve our career aspirations while we are doing all this? By identifying our personal strengths and weaknesses, defining our life goals and career purpose, targeting the roles we want to perform, identifying the skills we need to develop, volunteering and leadership involvement. These are all great strategies to help us work towards our desired careers.
Continue reading Studying in Australia – Achieving career aspirations
If you are planning to study overseas, you might be considering using the services of an education agent.
An education agent can help you with your study options and assist you with your university or visa application process.
Here are the top 6 questions you should ask your education agent.
There’s almost an app for everything out there, which is kind of helpful, but also quite overwhelming too!
We’ve put together 17 free and useful apps for international students in Australia that we highly recommend.
Continue reading 17 Free and Useful Apps for International Students in Australia
How much knowledge do you have about the area of your study? Do you know your industry well? Do you know the job market for the area of your study? What would your answer be if you were asked these questions in your interview?
Continue reading Gear up and learn some networking tips
One of the many advantages of studying in Australia is that international students are able to work part-time while completing their studies to support themselves financially.
This guide has been written for international students with the practical advice on how to find part-time work whilst studying in Australia.
Continue reading An International Students guide to finding part-time work in Australia
CQUniversity International Directorate is currently seeking expressions of interest for International Student Ambassadors for 2017. In this role you will be the ‘face’ of CQUniversity and you will share your student experiences in a positive manner to future students, alumni, industry representatives and the wider community.
Continue reading Expressions of Interest: Casual International Student Ambassador
Mesmerised is the word that describes my reaction when I first arrived at CQUniversity Rockhampton — the main campus of the University.
I went there to take part in the Chancellor’s Cup, an annual sports tournament. Teams from different campuses competed in sports like cricket, touch football and basketball. Continue reading A week at CQUniversity Rockhampton
The sad part of an outbound exchange program is that the program itself is for a short term. We get to meet lot of people and make new friends or rather I should say friends for a lifetime and then leave to our own ways. The first week was slow but the remaining weeks went like a flash. Continue reading Outbound exchange program in Osaka, Japan – The End