Deakin (Sports & Exercise Science)

What is Sport Science? Sport science is the study of how the healthy human body works during exercise, and how sport and physical activity promote health, physically, mentally and socially. The study of sport science incorporates many physiology, psychology, anatomy, engineering and chemistry with business and management skills to produce graduates who are capable of …

What makes University of Western Australia (UWA) different?

As WA’s only Top 100 University (QS 2019), University of Western Australia helps you figure out your study path. The course structure allows you to personalise your degree and even change your mind along the way. UWA gives you the chance to study across a variety of fields before choosing your majors in 2nd year, …

What it's like to study in Brisbane

My experience in Brisbane as an international student

It was a couple of weeks after graduation when one of my poly classmates and I started to realise that we were lagging behind most other classmates who already knew what their next steps would be. Naturally to us, after polytechnic came university. Our high-achieving classmates got places in NUS and NTU, while a group …

things to do in canberra

Top attractions in Canberra, Australia

Canberra is the capital city of Australia. The city is located at the northern end of the Australian Capital Territory; 280 km south-west of Sydney and 660 km north-east of Melbourne. It covers a total of 314.4 square miles and has a current population of 381,488 people. Founded following the federation of the colonies of …

Can I work while studying in Australia?

Can I work while I am studying in Australia?

Are you planning to take up part time jobs while you study in Australia? Here’s what you should know about working in Australia as an international student. Types of work Paid work Australia has a wide range of industries and many have part time employment opportunities, including: Retail– supermarkets, department and clothing stores. Hospitality– cafes, …

Australian Student Visa Application

Study in Australia | Student Visa Requirements

Australia is a modern, democratic country with great healthcare, excellent educational institutions and a geography that’s like no place else on earth. Many Singaporeans, like you, choose Australia as their destination to further their studies. At this point of time, you may have decided on embarking to Australia for further studies. Or perhaps, you may …

Reasons to choose AECC Global as your overseas education agent.

Reasons to apply for overseas education through AECC Global Singapore

A lot of times, students rely on friends, family or the internet to make decisions as trusting an overseas education agency with your future can be hard. The truth is that your friends don’t really have years of experience working in the Australian education field or the requisite training and tools to be equipped with …

Toughest jobs to fill up in Australia

There are certain occupations that are simply hard to fill even if you have the skill, talent, and the opportunity. In Australia, there is certainly a number of roles that are tough to fill up for recruiters and HR heads across industries with the least number of applications coming for these positions. Most difficult roles …

Girls in single-parent families at greater risk of obesity

In Australia, girls in single-parent families are at a higher risk of being overweight or obese than children in dual-parent families. This fits with recent research findings from the United States showing that children in single-parent households are at a higher risk of becoming overweight or obese than those from households with two parents. A …

Are nuts making you fat?

As a high-calorie, fat-rich food, it’s easy to see why weight-conscious individuals may hesitate to snack on nuts. However, closer inspection shows that nuts are not only energy and nutrient-dense powerhouses, but they can also help you control your weight. Deakin University lecturer and Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) research dietitian Dr Sze-Yen …

What it’s really like to be a physiotherapist?

Do you like to help people, enjoy a challenge and want a career that is stimulating and rewarding? If yes, then physiotherapy could be for you. But what does the day-to-day of being a physiotherapist really involve? ACU Bachelor of Physiotherapy graduate Ben Hay is now working at The Prince Charles Hospital in Brisbane. He …

What’s life like at Taylors Perth?

Student council president of Taylors Perth, Priya, tells us about her experience at Taylors College Perth. The events, the teachers and the friends she has made.  It has almost been a year since I came to Perth and started at Taylors College. My time in Taylors has gone by really fast yet the memories I …