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AUG is giving away free Royal Melbourne Show tickets worth up to $40 each!
The 2017 Royal Melbourne Show is Victoria’s largest showcase of agriculture along with exciting nightly entertainment and a celebration of the best food and drink in Australia.
The event is being held from 23 September to 3 October at Melbourne Showgrounds.
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Tasmania’s State Nomination Policy – UPDATE AGAIN!

Further to the previous updates, Tasmania state government has added few more clauses.
Highlights for international students in Tasmania
You will NOT be affected by the changes to the Tasmanian Graduate Category (190 visa) if you commenced your study at the University of Tasmania or Tasmania TAFE before 31 July 2017.
The following requirements need to be met […]

Changes to Tasmania’s State Nomination Policy

From 1 January 2018, the Tasmanian Government will begin introducing some changes to their skilled visa nomination program.
To be eligible for the 190 (Tasmania state nomination visa), you now have to:

Complete two years of study in a CRICOS-registered Tasmanian tertiary institution instead of one year
Receive a positive skills assessment for your nominated occupation, which needs […]

University of Melbourne Named Most Prestigious University Again

UNIVERSITY of Melbourne is Australia’s most prestigious university, according to the latest global study.

The university placed 46th on the Times Higher Education’s world reputation ranking — up from 49th last year.
It came ahead of the University of Sydney and Australian National University, which were both in the 61-70 category.
“But it is disappointing that Australia does […]

QS hails Australia’s improved subject rankings

The University of Sydney has been ranked equal best university in the world for the study of sports-related disciplines, in a subject areas ranking by QS.

But it is Monash University’s meteoric rise from 21st to second place in pharmacy and pharmacology in just two years that is particularly noteworthy, according to QS.
The University of Melbourne […]

UQ Partners with XuetangX to Offer MOOCs in Chinese

UQ to Offer MOOCs in Chinese

UQ has partnered with education platform XuetangX to offer five massive online open courses (MOOCs) in Chinese.
UQ Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Professor Joanne Wright said UQ’s partnership with XuetangX provided a valuable opportunity to raise UQ’s profile among Chinese learners and to give them an insight into UQ’s excellent teaching, research […]