Connect . Explore . Learn | Studying and Working Indians in Australia
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Durgesh, an international student from India, is studying for his PhD at Monash University. He talks about his experience living and studying in Melbourne.
Live, Learn, Grow. Down Under.
An incredible experience.
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Course: Master of Business (M.Bus)
Institution: University of Queensland
My stint at The University of Queensland (UQ) was an engaging experience and the most important aspects of the program that I valued were that the programs were engaging and interactive; with emphasis on self learning and self management. I also learnt the importance of working in groups especially from diverse cultures and learnt the value of diversity.
Australia Awards brings long-lasting benefits to both individuals, communities, organisations and countries. Award holders see their career prospects significantly enhanced and their personal and professional lives enriched by the experience.
Damdin Tsogtbaatar was working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Mongolia when he was awarded an Australian Development Scholarship. After returning home he specialised in Economic and Trade Cooperation, publishing several articles and chapters on International Trade and Business Law. He is now the State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
"The Australia Awards benefited me 150 per cent I think. It gave me more than I expected."
Mr Tsogtbaatar has fond memories of Australia and the opportunities that were provided to him through the Australia Awards. He is now an avid member of the Mozzies (Australian Mongolian Alumni Association) community in Mongolia.
Cutting-edge research in chemistry, biotechnology, bioinformatics and physics took centre stage today at an event showcasing the work being undertaken by Indian doctoral students studying in Melbourne as part of a Victorian Coalition Government’s scholarship program.
Innovation, Services and Small Business Minister Louise Asher said the high quality of the research presented at the Knowledge Exchange event demonstrated the success of the Victoria India Doctoral Scholarships (VIDS) in attracting India’s best and brightest students to Victorian universities.
Australia has been ranked as the world's happiest nation among developed economies for a third year in a row, with a whopping 84 per cent of the country's population saying they are satisfied with their lives.
More and more international students are choosing Australia as their study abroad destination. The International Education Advisory Council predicts a 30% rise in the number of international students studying in Australia within the next seven years.
Australia has a lot to offer international students, and we have put together a list of some of the most unique aspects of studying abroad in Australia.