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September 20th, 2017

University of Newcastle stands strong among the world’s best

University of Newcastle stands strong among the world’s best

The University of Newcastle continues to stand strong among the world’s best, ranking in the top 300 universities in the world, in the 2018 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings. Now in their 14th year, the THE World University Rankings, evaluate universities worldwide across five key areas: teaching, research, citations, industry income and international outlook.

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September 19th, 2017

Bond University Orientation with law and OT students

Bond University Orientation

On Monday, Sept. 4, our third-semester Bondies recently enjoyed a tour hosted by former OzTREKK students. The new Bond students, who will be studying in the Juris Doctor and Master of Occupational Therapy programs, enjoyed an informative campus tour and lunch at Hotel CBD, Varsity Lakes.

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September 18th, 2017

James Cook University buildings clean up

James Cook University buildings clean up at the Master Builders' Awards

James Cook University’s new, innovative buildings—The Science Place and AITHM, Townsville—have been recognised as the best of their type by the Master Builders North Queensland. The $80-million Science Place, a state-of-the-art educational science building constructed by Lendlease and opened earlier this year, was judged Project of the Year.

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September 15th, 2017

A new student’s guide to activities in Sydney, Australia

Things to do in Sydney Australia

Getting into the pre-departure phase of your “Study in Australia” journey can be slightly overwhelming: accepting your offer, getting a visa, booking your flight, finding accommodation—all of these things are currently at the forefront of your mind.

What comes next? Well, usually it’s concern about finding your way around campus, getting settled in classes, and making new friends. But OzTREKK’s John Graham reminds us that there is a lot more to “study in Australia” than just studying.

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September 14th, 2017

Bond cements its position as Australia’s #1 for Student Experience

Bond University #1 for Student Experience

Would you like to study at a university where the professors know you by name, where class sizes are small, and where you are encouraged to focus on life after graduation? Then let us introduce you to Bond University!
For the twelfth year in a row, Bond has received more 5-star ratings for Student Experience than any other university in Australia in the latest edition of The Good Universities Guide.

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September 13th, 2017

UQ marine scientists expose planetary emergency in new Netflix doc

UQ Marine Science

A new Netflix documentary, Chasing Coral, has hit the world’s small screens. The University of Queensland’s Professor Ove Hoegh-Guldberg was the chief scientific adviser on the documentary, which starkly records and reveals the impact of climate change on the world’s coral reefs.

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September 12th, 2017

What’s so great about the Macquarie University Hospital?

Just three weeks ago we announced the new Doctor of Medicine program being offered at Macquarie University. The addition of the Macquarie MD now means that OzTREKK students now have eight medical programs to choose from! Along with the amazing—and paid for—clinical year in Hyderabad, India, MD students will also spend much of their time at the Macquarie University Hospital.

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September 11th, 2017

Monash law students shine at awards night

Monash University Law School

Culminating in a glitzy 700-person event in Sydney, the Australian Law Awards recognise the innovative work of firms and individuals in various practice areas, as well as the outstanding achievements of students. Monash Law School students Sophie Tversky and Hannah McDonald were finalists in the Law Student Of The Year category at the 2017 Lawyers Weekly Australian Law Awards.

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September 8th, 2017

OzTREKK scholarship up for grabs!

Apply for an OzTREKK scholarship

So, you’ve applied to an Australian university through OzTREKK. Have you applied for the OzTREKK Community Leaders Scholarship yet? The application deadline for submissions is Wednesday, November 8, 2017!

Find out how to submit your application, and what we’re looking for in a community leader.

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September 7th, 2017

What is the difference between occupational therapy and physiotherapy?

Bond University Occupational Therapy School

There is often confusion between physiotherapy and occupational therapy. There are significant differences between the two professions, but also many areas where they overlap. Occupational therapy addresses the range of requirements for the patient including their mental and emotional well-being. 

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