Connect . Explore . Learn | Studying and Working Indians in Australia
Hi there, I'd been away from posting ; had a long break and could not steal time to publish anything.Domestic busi-ness took over me and I finally broke the ice and decided to be active.Recently I was struck by many behaviors of new migrants and thought I can write those experiences.
Culture,Customs and their differences
People say when you go to a foreign land you are in for a cultural shock.Well I would say the shocks ( rather tremors) are experienced both by the…Continue
Temporary or permanent accommodation
Finding the right accommodation is one of the biggest challenges facing a new international student, and finding a place in your price range can be even harder.
There is a shortage of affordable housing across Australia that affects everyone, from international students to Australian residents. It is extremely important that you factor the high cost of housing into your budget before you come to Australia, and have access to funds…Continue
Added by Ankur Singh on April 9, 2013 at 12:15pm — No Comments
Australia, A Place of endless possibilities is back once again as one of the popular destinations for higher studies abroad. Very recently Australian government has relaxed visa rules for Indian students..Read Article here Australia is back as popular destination for studies
Added by Jaspal Singh on March 10, 2013 at 8:51am — No Comments
Among the many advantages of studying in Australia, the most lucrative is the opportunity to easily work part-time while pursuing the course… and that too without getting into the hassles of obtaining a separate work permit, as is the norm in the US/UK and other countries. As an international student, you and your dependent family members get the permission to work part-time automatically, since the Australian Government has included it in your visa.…Continue
Australia is known for its dynamic, multicultural society, its beautiful beaches, its scenic beauty and laid back lifestyle. But for a student being in Australia is not a long vacation; in fact it can be taken as a rather long work assignment away from home and family. Once the initial excitement about studying overseas and being on your own fades away, negative sentiments such as homesickness, teething troubles about adjusting to a new environment and managing…Continue
Added by Bdhameja on February 5, 2013 at 4:08pm — No Comments
When I decided to study abroad, the debate around the right university and the ideal country to choose, went on for a while. After spending considerable time and effort on the ‘search for the ideal overseas study destination’, I finally zeroed in on Australia. When I chose the ‘land of kangaroos’, I was not thinking about the kangaroos or Koalas or open spaces and clean air. From a student’s perspective, those were the last things on my mind! My priorities were – reputation of the…Continue
Studying hard, struggling to finish assignments, working part-time, washing dirty laundry, cleaning my dorm, making new friends…and doing much more, than I had expected from myself, are all a part of my memories of Australia. But the memorable time that I had on Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Sydney has always held a special place my heart.
For the benefit of my juniors and friends, who are in Sydney, I’d like to…Continue
Added by Vidur Malhotra on December 22, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments
Home-cooked food hijacked
On earlier occasions, I had felt that home-cooked food had been hijacked on my first flight to Australia. But this time I was not surprised when I found my mother packing a pressure cooker in my suitcase. My forays into Ma’s kitchen, though recent, have gone a long way in making a difference to my stay here in Australia.
Cherish Christmas in Australia
No matter how much I enjoyed studying in Australia, pursuing higher education, living on my own, making new friends, there were times when battling homesickness became quite challenging. As a matter of fact, that familiar feeling of longing for my loved ones tugging at my heartstrings seemed to get exacerbated by the festive environment around me.
With Christmas, Boxer’s Day and New Year celebrations round the corner, the aroma of…Continue
We all miss our family and friends when we are away from them but once you have left your home for good and decided to choose Australia as destination for your higher studies you got to learn VERY IMPORTANT THING-That is not to get home sick and stop missing your mother's food-(By no means i am saying this to make you feel stop loving your mum lol)Purpose is to make yourself happy while you are in Australia and explore food capital Melbourne.
1.If you are a Non-Veg guy/gal i…Continue
10 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD UNDERSTAND AUSTRALIAN VALUES
I had a long break and didn’t publish any tips because I was busy in my domestic life, I got married and with god grace I am a father of my 2 years old beautiful daughter. I appreciate all of you who spared time to read my posts but above all I appreciate the efforts of Australian Government to make sure India and Indians remain important to Australia.
I still remember when I last met Mr.Peter…Continue
Convenient Education is about the business of opportunities and nation building in a young globalised world and the consequences of our desire to better ourselves. Shot in India and Australia over several years, the interactive documentary tracks a study abroad journey from Jalandhar, India to Melbourne, Australia. In 2009, before the international education crisis hits, we experience the phenomena of a bustling education-migration market extending from India to Australia, and…Continue
Added by Dr Dipu Sebastian on November 25, 2012 at 7:14am — No Comments
To all the students who are contemplating to come to Australia for further studies, the Australian universities and private colleges are fast joining the Global revolution in online education. The landscape in international higher education is set to change and soon you can pick and choose the best courses from the leading universities in the world from your lounge rooms.
So watch-out guys for the likes of Coursera, EdX and 2U which are are going to revolutionise higher education by…Continue
Added by Dr Dipu Sebastian on November 20, 2012 at 8:20am — No Comments
So, you’ve arrived in Australia after months of planning for your international study abroad experience. You may be surprised in your first few weeks at how the initial excitement has worn off and left you feeling homesick, out of place and perhaps even a bit depressed.
Don’t worry. It’s normal to experience a certain amount of culture shock when you uproot and move your life to a new place, even if it’s just a temporary move for an international study program. There is bound to be a…Continue
Added by Neha Verma on September 14, 2012 at 1:44pm — No Comments
Thinking of going to Australia? Obviously mess have started, parents saying its so unsafe, friends saying aint you heard of racism there, society with all their pretty concerns. Aargh!!
C’mon dude, you actually need to stand above all this.
We are from such a place where every identity is based on the religion, deeper to castes. Where, I am first asked of my name, place and then qualifications and moreover, we have quota system to praise all these racisms and casteism. No…Continue
Added by Brins Singh on September 7, 2012 at 1:12pm — No Comments
Social Networking is the most popular activity worldwide and its growth is no less than Global Warming. For me, it reflects all the regional distances yet the closeness. Say, for now I am writing up this here and sharing it to all you fellas out there particularly India and Australia. <Feels good :-)>
Now, you would be thinking why I am putting up all this old discussed stuff here. Well, Being India-Living Australia, I so really needed a platform where I could have JUST MY…Continue
Added by Brins Singh on September 6, 2012 at 6:01pm — No Comments
Hey people there, hope you are doing fine! :-)
Many out there must have tried searching information about this Long Stay Visa Programs in Australia, I bet.
I got bit information about this visa thing on a website and here it…Continue
I have been into issues of these visas n all since long. Finally, I have applied for this Australia visa successfully. Here, is something good I found while searching for these new visa rules and procedures on Internet. The link I liked the most is studyabroad.htcampus. Thought, you shall like this too.
Added by Jasmeet Kaur on August 28, 2012 at 2:31pm — No Comments
Last week I updated some information about living expenses in Australia. Hope it served you in some way.
Now, I am going to share some information about “Studying in Australia” and “Contact Agents” whom you can refer to, if you are an Indian and need any help.
Your search for an Australian education qualification should begin with identification of a course that best meets your requirements. Australian institutions offer a wide range of courses with diverse…Continue
Added by Divya Agarwal on August 27, 2012 at 5:55pm — No Comments