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August 24th, 2018

James Cook University supports healthy prospects for education

James Cook University supports healthy prospects for education and research

Training opportunities, new facilities, research, and health workforce were just a few of the topics discussed during a James Cook University (JCU) meeting in the Torres Strait recently. JCU Deputy Vice Chancellor of the Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, and committee member Professor Ian Wronski said a key area of discussion was its role in research activity and how to best reflect that role in the Committee’s structure.

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August 16th, 2018

Newcastle law students enjoy international experience

University of Newcastle law students international experience

Twenty Newcastle Law School students recently enjoyed a trip to East Java in Indonesia as part of the law program’s International Study Experience course. The course focuses on the regulation of the social and environmental impact of business, and is run in collaboration with the Law Faculty of the University of Brawijaya (UB) in Malang, one of the top 10 universities in Indonesia.

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August 9th, 2018

Going to start at UQ Medical School? Join the UQ Medical Society!

So, you’re heading to UQ Medical School. Forget the academic calendar (sort of)… what you really need to keep you sane and get you through your years at med school is the UQMS Social Calendar. Get creative, get social, and get keen to make new friends!

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August 2nd, 2018

James Cook University opens new residence on Cairns campus

James Cook University opens new residence on Cairns campus

Are you thinking of studying dentistry at James Cook University?

JCU has announced that the brand-new John Grey Hall of Residence in Cairns is officially open! This seven-story building offers a variety of self-catered, apartment-style living options including studio apartments, en suite rooms and standard rooms with shared facilities. The new on-campus accommodation facility is one of the best places to live while you are studying at JCU because you’re only a stone’s throw to class!

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July 26th, 2018

What can you do with a pharmacy degree?

Careers in pharmacy

Do you know how many possible career paths exist for pharmacy graduates?

It’s not 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. Check out the list below—is there something that catches your eye?

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July 20th, 2018

How to prepare for your University of Sydney medicine or dentistry interview

medicine or dentistry interview

This August, Sydney Dental School and Sydney Medical School applicants will be undertaking multi-mini interviews via Skype for admission into the DMD and MD programs for the 2019 intake.

As part of the application process, interviews are mandatory and are often a cause of unease with prospective students, but they don’t have to be! To help you out, we have compiled some interview tips from former OzTREKK students, and from our own little knowledge bank we’ve stocked over the years.

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July 17th, 2018

Graduating from an Australian law school and the NCA assessment process

Graduating from an Australian law school NCA assessment process

What is the NCA assessment process after you’ve graduated from an Australian law school? Graduate qualifications from an Australian law school are recognized internationally. Canadian students who wish to practice as lawyers upon their return to Canada are required to apply to the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) for assessment as the first step in the accreditation process.

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July 12th, 2018

Match rates for Canadian graduates of Australian medical schools

Match rates for Canadian graduates of Australian medical schools

If you will be graduating from an Australian medical school, you will need to apply to CaRMS if you want a medical residency in Canada. Australian medical school graduates who have applied for a residency in the match have fared very well in the past.

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July 6th, 2018

Don’t miss the “Life After Bond Law School” webinar!

Bond Law graduates

You’re invited to join us for the upcoming “Life After Bond Law” webinar on Monday, July 9. Meet former OzTREKK student and Bond Law School graduate Basil Bansal! Find out what it’s like to study at Bond University in Australia, make your way through the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA), articling, and bar processes.

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June 22nd, 2018

Don’t miss the Bond Law info sessions beginning this weekend

Don't miss the Bond Law info sessions beginning this weekend

Whether you’re considering studying law at Bond University, or you’ve already applied to Bond Law and you’re looking for extra information, you won’t want to miss the upcoming Bond Law info sessions! This is your chance to speak directly with Bond Law representatives and Bond alumni and get the the inside scoop about being an international student and about how you can come back to Canada to practice law.

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