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February 23rd, 2018

University of Queensland encourages sign-up to campus safety

University of Queensland SafeZone app for campus safety

Studying abroad can cause some anxiety, especially for parents of international students! Have no fear if you’re at UQ, or planning to attend UQ. The University of Queensland works hard to ensure the safety of all students, staff and visitors who attend its campuses. UQ is encouraging new and returning students and staff to sign up to the SafeZone smart phone app designed to improve safety and security across all campuses. The app connects students and staff directly to the UQ Security team or emergency services for on-campus first-aid or emergencies, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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February 21st, 2018

Are you Remarkable? Apply for a Griffith University scholarship!

Griffith University Scholarships for international students

Who says there aren’t any scholarships available for international students studying abroad? One of the biggest supporters of international students is Griffith University, with several scholarships available, one of them being the Griffith Remarkable Scholarship. This scholarship covers 50% of tuition fees for the duration of the undergraduate or postgraduate coursework degree program, and is for outstanding students applying for undergraduate and postgraduate coursework studies at Griffith University.

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February 16th, 2018

UWA holds orientation day for medicine and dentistry students

UWA medicine and dentistry students

International medicine and dentistry students were welcomed onto the UWA campus for a fun-filled orientation day recently. The aim of the day was to enable the students to get to know one another in a casual and friendly environment. Mixed in with this excited group of students were a few OzTREKKers—our first bunch to attend the University of Western Australia!

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February 14th, 2018

New JCU Dentistry students enjoy OzTREKK Orientation

JCU Dentistry students

This year, new James Cook University dental school students enjoyed the traditional OzTREKK Orientation lunch at Burger Urge, where they were able to meet and chat with their JCU Dentistry classmates. The weather was beautiful and typical for Cairns: downpour, sun, downpour, sun…. Even still, the new students had a great time!

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February 12th, 2018

OzTREKK Study Law in Australia information sessions with Bond University

OzTREKK Study Law in Australia information sessions

Would you like to learn more about studying at Bond Law School, Australia?

OzTREKK is proud to host the upcoming Study Law in Australia info sessions with Bond University. Joining OzTREKK’s John Graham will be Bond University International Regional Manager Stuart Floyd, who is based in Toronto full time and is familiar with what Canadians “need to know” about studying law in Australia!

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February 9th, 2018

Ryerson Law Practice Program webinars

Ryerson Law Practice Program webinars

Graduate qualifications in law from Australian Law Schools are recognized internationally. Very often, the process of coming back to Canada to practice law causes some confusion and concern, and we are often asked, What happens after I graduate? Articling or Law Practice Program?

Ryerson University will be holding two Law Practice Program webinars. Together with the Managing Director Chris Bentley, Director Gina Alexandris, and Assistant Director, Work Placement André Bacchus, you will also hear from current and former LPP candidates.

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February 7th, 2018

Melbourne veterinary school announces redevelopment plans

University of Melbourne Veterinary school redevelopment

New Melbourne Veterinary School students beginning in 2019 will be pleased to hear of the upcoming redevelopment plans for the Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Science and the Faculty of Science. That means brand new, purpose-built facilities!

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February 5th, 2018

Australian medical school applications are now open

Australian medical school applications

Are you thinking of applying to medical schools in Australia? Now is the time to begin the application process! OzTREKK is the most trusted source of information for international students looking at studying medicine in Australia.

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February 1st, 2018

JCU Medical School student taking the rural world by storm

JCU Medical School student rural health

James Cook University student Carolyn Reimann will be the public face of rural health students around Australia for 2018. Carolyn, also a former OzTREKK student, is a fifth-year international student studying medicine at JCU medical school. She is set to take on the role of Executive Chair of the National Rural Health Student Network (NRHSN). She will head the multidisciplinary student health network, which comprises of 28 University Rural Health Clubs, including JCU’s Rural Health in the Northern Outback (RHINO) student club.

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January 30th, 2018

UQ celebrates 55 years of speech pathology studies

UQ speech pathology studies

If you’ve ever wondered what it is like to study speech pathology, and where those studies could take you, pull up a chair.

Professor Liz Ward from the University of Queensland’s School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences currently holds a joint position as a Professor of Speech Pathology at UQ, as well as Professor of the Centre for Functioning Disability and Health Research within the Metro South Hospital and Health Service at Queensland Health.

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