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December 21st, 2017

Your Australian University Orientation Survival Guide

Your Australian University Orientation Survival Guide

I will not lie: OzTREKK Orientations are my single-most exciting time of the year. Beyond the whole “skipping winter” thing, there’s something a little magical about being able to observe, first-hand, so many lives changing. I tell all my friends that I really do feel our office is lucky to play even a teeny role as our students are on their way to becoming doctors, dentists, physios, vets.

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December 20th, 2017

When do I have to write the MCAT in 2018?

When should you write the MCAT?

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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December 18th, 2017

UQ School of Dentistry alumnus to lead dental science research group

UQ School of Dentistry research

The University of Queensland attracts the best in research and education! An opportunity to reinstate and lead a specialist training program in periodontics has attracted Professor Saso Ivanovski to return to the UQ School of Dentistry where he was a student and academic staff member between 1989 and 2006.

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December 15th, 2017

Wanna play korfball and netball in Australia?

Making the move to study in Australia is an exciting event and can be quite overwhelming at times. Though you’ll likely be meeting several new friends within your program, another great way to meet people and keep fit is through sport!

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December 13th, 2017

Graduate with two degrees from Monash Pharmacy

Do you already hold an undergraduate degree? Are you interested in biomedical sciences, biomedicine, or health sciences? You have many career options to choose from, and one of them is pharmacy! According to Forbes magazine, pharmacists are in the top 15 for job growth by 2020 with an increase of 15%, and have—according to Canadian Business—a median income of approximately $100,000 (CAD).
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December 12th, 2017

Study occupational therapy at Bond University

Study occupational therapy at Bond University

Bond University’s Master of Occupational Therapy program is now 1 year old! Here are some of the special highlights that have occurred over the past 12 months.

With two intakes, the first in September 2016 and the second in May 2017, the OT students came from an equal split of domestic and international origins with an eclectic suite of backgrounds.

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December 11th, 2017

Newcastle Law School academic honoured for making law accessible to all

University of Newcastle Law School

A University of Newcastle (UON) academic has been recognised for his quality teaching practice and outstanding contributions to student learning, specifically for his leadership of the successful clinical program at the Newcastle Law School.

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December 8th, 2017

About the Canadian Resident Matching Service

About the Canadian Resident Matching Service

What is the CaRMS? The Canadian Resident Matching Service (CaRMS) is an impartial, not-for-profit organization that provides a fair and transparent online process to match medical students and residents with medical residency positions throughout Canada.

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December 7th, 2017

How do you deal with homesickness when you’re studying in Australia?

How to deal with homesickness

You’ve got your confirmation of enrolment, your short-term accommodation arranged, and you’re almost packed and ready to go. What have you forgotten?

Believe it or not, one of the most frequent concerns OzTREKK students encounter is homesickness. In theory, you feel prepared for your journey to Australia, and you’re excited to begin this new stage in your life, so it may come as a surprise to you to find you are missing family members and the comforts of home more than you expected.

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December 6th, 2017

University of Queensland ranked among world’s top 50 universities

University of Queensland ranked among world’s top 50 universities

UQ’s rise to 45th in the world further confirms the university’s status as a research and learning powerhouse. The University of Queensland has pushed into the world’s top 50 on another university league table—this time the 2018 US News Best Global Universities assessment of the world’s top 1250 universities.

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