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May 17th, 2019

Must-visit places when you study in Sydney, Australia

Must-visit places when you study in Sydney, Australia

Hey, OzTREKKers! Meet OzTREKK Ambassador, Kim—she’s currently studying occupational therapy at the University of Sydney.

If you’re thinking of attending university in Australia, specifically the Sydney area, you may want to tuck this blog away somewhere for future reference! Here, Kim has prepared a thorough list for everyone interested in enjoying the sights, the sounds, the smells, and all the feels of beautiful Australia!

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May 9th, 2019

Top 12 Careers in Pharmacy

Top 12 Careers in Pharmacy

Do you know how many possible career paths exist for pharmacy graduates? Having a career in pharmacy isn’t just about dispensing medicines in a corner pharmacy or working as a scientist in a research laboratory. There are so many more career opportunities that can provide pharmacy graduates with an exciting career!

So, what can you do with a pharmacy degree? Check out the list below—is there something that catches your eye?

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May 1st, 2019

OzTREKK Ambassadors: Life doesn’t stop when you’re in medical school

OzTREKK Ambassadors: Life doesn’t stop when you’re in medical school

We are so focused on the future.
I just need to finish my undergrad, then I’ll…
I just need to study for the MCAT, then I’ll…
When I finish with med school applications, then I’ll…
After I get prepared for medical school to start I’ll…
Once I get settled into med school I’ll…

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April 30th, 2019

Monash JD Experience: Find out what it’s like to study law

Monash JD Experience: Find out what it's like to study law

Monash Law has launched an exciting new online experience which gives prospective students all over the world a taste of studying the Monash JD. Available on the online training platform InsideSherpa, Learn What Law is Like has various modules that correspond with some of the areas of study in the Monash JD program including diverse areas such as corporations law, criminal law and human rights law.

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April 25th, 2019

OzTREKK Ambassadors: Transferring your money

Transferring your money

In part one of my banking and finances blog, I talked about banking in Australia. Here, I’d like to chat about transferring your money!

My first little bit of advice would be before you even arrive in Australia, go to a foreign exchange place and take out probably $500–$600 for the first couple weeks you are in Australia just to get settled in. Once you have the bank account set up and are actually in Australia, then you can think about transferring some money over.

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April 24th, 2019

When do I have to write the MCAT in 2019?

When do I have to write the MCAT in 2019?

If you would like to apply to an Australian medical school for the 2019 intake, you’ll be required to sit the MCAT, as it is a prerequisite for most medical programs. That means you’ll have to pay attention test dates and the score release dates!

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April 23rd, 2019

University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program webinar

University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program webinar

How would you like to spend a week at Australia’s leading university and gain insights into future careers and areas of study? To help answer any questions you may have about the program, the University of Melbourne is holding a webinar tonight!

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April 16th, 2019

Don’t miss our next Medical Licensing webinar May 8

Don't miss our next Medical Licensing webinar May 8

We know choosing to study medicine abroad comes with a ton of concerns, one of the most common being, How do you return to Canada to practice? We’re here to help. Join us on May 8 for our next Medical Licensing webinar!

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April 15th, 2019

Get a University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program Scholarship!

University of Melbourne Young Leaders Program North America Scholarship!

Worldstrides is excited to announce a new program with the University of Melbourne. UniMelb’s Young Leaders Program North America Scholarships give you a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to spend a week this July building your leadership skills and making friends with other high-achieving students from Australia and around the world.

Don’t miss the University of Melbourne webinar about this scholarship April 23!

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April 11th, 2019

OzTREKK Ambassadors: Banking in Australia

OzTREKK Ambassadors: Banking in Australia

I feel like I can speak for the entire population of international students when I say that this is a very big financial decision that you are making to study abroad. Don’t be taken aback by the fact that you are going to be looking at paying six figures for your education, but instead look at this as an investment for your dream job that you will have for the rest of your life.

Now, with all of that being said, let’s talk finances and banking in Australia.

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