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October 20th, 2017

Unlimited options: What would you like to study in Australia?

Unlimited options: What would you like to study in Australia?

Did you know that there are genetic counselling degrees available? Are you passionate about underwater archaeology? Have you always wanted to learn more about marine biology and study it in an awesome climate? These are all great choices for students to consider and our Australian university partners are always looking for Canadians to apply. Also, studying these programs in Oz may give you a competitive edge with unique placement opportunities that are not available here in Canada.

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October 20th, 2017

Sydney Law School lecturer discusses misconceptions about crime

How do we encourage people not to break the law? Most times we think of crime, it’s after the fact. But what if through certain measures we could stop a crime before it happens? No, it’s not a Tom Cruise movie, simply the idea that through certain measures, the opportunity for crime may be removed.

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October 19th, 2017

Monash to become first 100 percent renewable energy powered university in Australia

By the year 2030, Monash University expects all of the energy used on its campuses will be clean and renewable. The university is investing $135 million to achieve its aim with a project called Net Zero. Monash University President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor Margaret Gardner AO, said the Net Zero initiative was the most ambitious project of its kind undertaken by an Australian university.

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October 18th, 2017

Bond Law finishes the mooting year on the winner’s podium

Bond Law School Mooting

Bond University has capped off an outstanding year for its mooting teams by winning the biggest national moot competition in Australia.

Named in honour of retired high court judge, the Honourable Michael Kirby, the competition involved four intense days of mooting, and written summaries of argument before each moot. The moot problem involved a contractual law dispute, and included the cutting-edge issue of a smart contract.

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October 17th, 2017

James Cook University celebrates 25 years of nursing

James Cook University nursing school

James Cook University is proud to celebrate 25 years of nursing graduates serving northern Queensland communities. Head of Nursing, Midwifery and Nutrition at JCU, Professor Melanie Birks said the silver jubilee is about celebrating the achievements of nursing  graduates and the important role they play in northern Queensland and beyond.

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October 16th, 2017

Five star ratings for the University of Queensland

Five star ratings for the University of Queensland

An independent ranking of Australian universities has awarded the University of Queensland  multiple five star ratings. The 2018 edition of the The Good Universities Guide gave UQ a five-star rating for student demand, staff qualifications and learning resources.

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October 13th, 2017

Shannon’s favourite vegetarian restaurants in Australia

Vegetarian restaurants in Australia

OzTREKK Senior Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston has been a vegetarian since 1999, and when she travels to Australia, she likes to discover some of the best vegetarian restaurants in the places she visits. Whether you’re a vegetarian, a vegan, or a proud meat eater, Australia offers a huge variety of restaurant styles and cuisine! You didn’t choose to study in Australia because you wanted to sit indoors and eat frozen pizza and hot dogs, right?

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October 13th, 2017

OzTREKK Australian Law Schools Seminars

Australian Law Schools Seminars

Want to study law but unsure of your options? Do you have questions about admissions, program structures, accreditation, practicing in Canada? Join OzTREKK for the upcoming Australian Law Schools Seminars and get the answers to your questions. Everyone is welcome to attend. Seating is limited, so be sure to register.

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October 12th, 2017

What is genetic counselling?

University of Melbourne Master of Genetic Counselling

Internationally, genetic counselling is taught within a 2-year clinical master degree. In Canada, only five universities offer a Master of Science in genetic counselling with very few places for each, and entry can be extremely competitive. It’s no wonder students with a passion for understanding genetics are looking elsewhere to continue their studies.

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October 11th, 2017

UQ sports science consistently ranked among best in world

UQ sports science consistently ranked among best in world

The UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row. The school ranked 5th globally and 2nd in Australia in the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017.

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