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December 6th, 2018

Australian dentistry school students: adjusting to life in Australia

OzTREKK Australian Dental Schools Admissions Officer Alexa visited Australia for the first time this past summer. With the cold Canadian weather we’ve been having (already!), she’s been reminiscing about her trip. Here are some of the surprises she encountered and how OzTREKK dentistry students are handling living Down Under! (Hint: They are loving the weather!)

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December 3rd, 2018

Students rank JCU Pharmacy best in Australia

Students rank JCU Pharmacy the best in Australia

Did you know pharmacy students have ranked James Cook University’s (JCU) pharmacy course the best in Australia? JCU, which achieved a nearly 93% satisfaction rating for its overall education experience, is one of four universities to achieve a five-star rating (top 20% of universities) for overall excellence in the latest Good Universities Guide.

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November 27th, 2018

Don’t miss the next medical licensing webinar

Don't miss the next medical licensing webinar

If you’re considering studying medicine in Australia, finding out what happens after you graduate is a very important step. To help make the process a little smoother, OzTREKK hosts medical licensing webinars to assist future Australian medical school students to understand the ins and outs of returning to Canada and the USA, or staying in Australia as an international medical graduate.

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November 23rd, 2018

Bond Law webinar and in-person information sessions

Bond Law School webinar and in-person information sessions

Would you like to hear about Bond Law School? Here’s your opportunity to chat with a current Bond Law student! What would you like to know about the Juris Doctor program? This webinar will be hosted in a Q&A format, so the floor is open to your questions!

And don’t miss the in-person info sessions held across Canada with Bond Associate Dean Kathy Atkins and International Regional Manager Stuart Floyd!

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November 16th, 2018

Don’t miss the UQ Medicine seminars November 19 & 20!

UQ Medicine

Find how you can get into a medical school that is turning high-achieving students into world-class health professionals—the UQ Faculty of Medicine! Join OzTREKK and the University of Queensland Faculty of Medicine Dean Prof Stuart Carney and Head of Admissions Dr Fabiola Aghakhani Zandjani-Martin for the upcoming UQ Medicine seminars and find out why UQ Medicine is one of the best in the world.

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November 15th, 2018

How to Get from Eh to Oz: Travel

Travel to Australia

Whether you consider yourself a travelling expert or not, the majority of your anxiety likely comes from picking up your life, packing it in a suitcase, and moving it across the world. We’re here to help! In this “How to Get from Eh to Oz” blog, we’re going to discuss tips, tricks, and things to remember about travelling to Australia.

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November 7th, 2018

How to Get from Eh to Oz: Money

Study in Australia

When you’re getting ready to study in Australia, it’s common to think of the major stuff like getting your student visa, arranging flights, and acquiring accommodation, but there are a few things that sometimes get missed. The “From Eh to Oz” team wants to help you ensure you can pay for your schooling and living and that you have a heads up about everything involved when studying internationally, including finances!

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November 2nd, 2018

OzTREKK’s medicine students talk about their first impressions of Australia

OzTREKK medicine students

You’re almost there! Only a few short weeks and you’ll be heading off to the Land Down Under!

We know you have a lot on your plates right now, but we’d like to encourage you by sharing former OzTREKK medicine students’ first impressions of Australia and how they are getting along in their medical programs. No surprise—no one misses Canadian winters! 

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October 29th, 2018

Get ready for your OzTREKK Predeparture Meet & Greet!

When we talk about predeparture preparation, we’re talking about the whole kit and caboodle: understanding your offer letter, learning about OSHC, student visas, money, accommodation options, travel… and more! We also know that you are about to fly around the globe to the other side of the planet, and while this is an exciting time in your life, it’s also a bit stressful.

Cue OzTREKK.

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October 26th, 2018

International scholarships available at the University of Sydney

University of Sydney scholarships for international students

Searching for a scholarship to help fund your studies can be a real pain in the a$$. A lot of people wonder, “Why should I even bother?”

Did you read our story about the University of Sydney’s Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships awarded to three OzTREKK students? They are headed to Sydney Medical School and have been awarded $10,000 toward their first-year tuition fees.

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