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October 11th, 2017

UQ sports science consistently ranked among best in world

UQ sports science consistently ranked among best in world

The UQ School of Human Movement and Nutrition Sciences has ranked among the best in the world for sport science for the second year in a row. The school ranked 5th globally and 2nd in Australia in the ShanghaiRanking’s Global Ranking of Sport Science Schools and Departments 2017.

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October 10th, 2017

Newcastle law students love their new digs at NeW Space

UON’s Faculty of Business and Law and staff moved into the University of Newcastle’s (UON) $95-million NeW Space facility city in July. So far, the NeW Space facility has received rave reviews from students and the community… and some comedic ones—just have a peek at that video!

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October 9th, 2017

Sydney Virtual Fair for international students

University of Sydney Virtual Fair for international students

Don’t miss the University of Sydney’s virtual fair for international students! This is a great opportunity to chat online with friendly uni staff and have all your questions answered about studying at Australia’s first university. If you’ve applied to the Sydney Sydney Juris Doctor, you can find out more about the program at 6 p.m. (EDT)!

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October 6th, 2017

Happy Thanksgiving, OzTREKKers

Happy Thanksgiving

Like most of you, OzTREKK staff members will be with family and friends, and enjoying a Thanksgiving feast with our families. The OzTREKK office will be closed, Monday, October 9 for the Thanksgiving holiday, and will reopen on Tuesday, October 10.

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October 6th, 2017

University of Melbourne physiotherapy students use augmented reality

Pokémon GO pushed augmented reality, or AR, into the mainstream, sending 500 million people around the world chasing cartoon characters on their phones. But now, in a unique multi-disciplinary collaboration, it’s making the leap from entertainment to education.

A new fusion of augmented reality, gaming technology, and anatomy is giving physiotherapy students at the University of Melbourne access to cutting-edge technology to take a look inside the human body by projecting different layers of muscles and bones over the top of a volunteer “patient.” It provides an inside view of how the body works as it moves in real time.

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October 5th, 2017

An interview with a Newcastle Law School professor

University of Newcastle Law School

You’re heading to the University of Newcastle Law School for the 2018 intake? We’d like you to meet one of your professors! Meet Newcastle Law School Associate Lecturer Sher Campbell, who specializes in Legal Education, Wellness and the Law, Disruptive Innovation and the Legal World, ADR, and Rural Law.

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October 4th, 2017

University of Sydney graduates rated Australia’s most employable

University of Sydney graduates rated Australia's most employable

University of Sydney graduates have been named the most employable in Australia for the third year running and in the top 5 globally, according to the 2018 QS Graduate Employability Rankings. The 2018 QS Employability Rankings also reveal the university’s graduates are the fourth most sought after in the world, the same position as last year and up from 14th in 2015.

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October 3rd, 2017

Join the Monash pharmacy webinar Oct. 12 to find out why they are ranked #2 in the world

Monash Pharmacy webinar October 12

Monash will be hosting a webinar on Oct. 12 with the course director, a senior academic, and a current student  who will discuss the faculty, the pharmacy course, and the resulting career opportunities. Everyone is encouraged to be interactive and to ask questions via chat during the Q&A section.

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October 2nd, 2017

What is it like to study at the University of Melbourne? Find out Oct. 3

University of Melbourne Virtual Fair

Navigating university study options online can be a complicated task with so many options available. To help, the University of Melbourne has just announced it will be holding an online virtual fair tomorrow, Oct. 3, for international students.

During the virtual fair, you can chat with staff from the university’s faculties and graduate schools to explore your study options and find out what makes Melbourne consistently ranked one of the top 35 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016–2017).

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September 29th, 2017

“Getting ready to go to Australia” tips with Meghan

Study in Australia

It’s the end of September. There’s a chill in the air (finally), and time is ticking. Pretty soon you’ll be packing your bags and boarding your flight to Australia! This pre-departure phase can be stressful for some students, so OzTREKK Admissions Coordinator / Australian Veterinary Schools Admissions Officer Meghan Strank has recommendations for all the different stages—from application to arrival.

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