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March 24th, 2017

Study law at the University of Newcastle’s NeW Space

The University of Newcastle $95-million landmark education precinct NeW Space in the heart of Newcastle’s CBD is set to be completed this spring. The first classes are due to be held in second semester, and it is estimated that approximately 3,500 students will study at the facility each day.

Newcastle JD students will enjoy the highest quality social learning spaces, digital library services and information commons, collaborative learning and research spaces, and facilities for engagement with industry, business and the community.

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March 24th, 2017

JCU Dentistry engaging rural communities in oral health

JCU researchers say children in rural Queensland are three times more likely to be admitted to hospital for dental problems than in other parts of the state. To help improve oral health education, JCU partners with communities in research to try to make services work better for people living and working in rural and remote areas.

The university sends its health professional students, including JCU Dentistry students, to remote and rural regions on placements, and to do outreach in schools, and encourages its graduates to return back to rural and remote areas to work after graduation.

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March 23rd, 2017

Interested in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology? The University of Sydney would like to meet you!

University of Sydney Health Sciences Information Sessions for Canadian students

Are you interested in a career in physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology or another health science field? Then you are invited to discover why the University of Sydney is a world leader in health sciences education and research!

Attend an upcoming University of Sydney Health Sciences information session between March 28 and 30 to find out what world-renowned health sciences teaching looks like!

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March 22nd, 2017

OzTREKK welcomes two more Australian universities!

OzTREKK welcomes two more Australian universities!

Because we like to offer our students as many study options as possible, we now have two more Australian uni partners offering popular programs like medicine, dentistry, and law!

All of us at OzTREKK are pleased to announce that we are now an official Canadian representative of two additional Australian universities: Charles Sturt University, and the University of Western Australia.

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March 21st, 2017

UQ School of Veterinary Science supports international students

UQ School of Veterinary Science supports international students

Moving to a new country can be daunting. So can starting at a new university, and doing both at once can be a real challenge! The UQ School of Veterinary Science helps international students make a smooth and successful transition to life and studying on Gatton Campus.

The international student mentors are a mix of local and international students working together to assist new students from the time they arrive in Australia, attend orientation and throughout the semester.

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March 17th, 2017

Sydney Architecture students learn “real life” lessons from affordable housing project

The Indigenous community of Yarrabah in far north Queensland was the focus of architecture who were given the unique opportunity to work with community leaders on an affordable housing project.

Sixteen Master of Architecture students were invited onto Gunggandji country in far north Queensland to consult with community leaders on environmentally sustainable and culturally sensitive housing designs suited to the hot and humid tropics.

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March 16th, 2017

Monash Pharmacy offers Australia’s first combined pharmacy degree

From 2017, Monash University will replace the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) with the new Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) / Master of Pharmacy combined degree, Australia’s first integrated BPharm (Hons)/ MPharm degree, with the fifth year of the course offering an internship, so students will get valuable work experience—and get paid for it!

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March 15th, 2017

Australian medical school rankings 2017

Australian medical school rankings 2017

Why do so many Canadians consider studying at an Australian medical school? Because Australian and Canada share similar medical systems, similar medical education, and similar medical issues.

Another great reason to study in Australia is because of their high world rankings! The QS World University Rankings has recently released its 2017 rankings by subject, and here are the basics regarding how our Australian medical schools stacked up:

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March 14th, 2017

UQ physiotherapy aims to improve mobility of multiple sclerosis sufferers

UQ physiotherapy aims to improve mobility of multiple sclerosis sufferers

An international team of researchers is trialing specially designed shoe insoles aimed at improving the mobility of people with multiple sclerosis (MS).

The study, led by UQ School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences physiotherapy lecturer Dr Anna Hatton, is seeking 176 people affected by MS to take part in a three month trial of the insoles.

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March 10th, 2017

Australian university application tips with Meghan from OzTREKK

Australian university application OzTREKK

Meet Meghan, OzTREKK’s very own admissions coordinator! What does an admissions coordinator do? Well, among a million other things, Meghan processes our online applications, so that means she is often the very first person to “meet” you!

Since 2002, OzTREKK has helped send hundreds of Canadian students to Australia for professional degrees. Applying to an overseas university can be complicated and overwhelming, but we are here to make the process easy.

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