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August 10th, 2017

Heading to Australia? Be sure to check out the sports scene!

Heading to Australia? Be sure to check out the sports scene!

Besides the “usual” Great Ocean Road tour and Great Barrier Reef dive, what else can you do during your time in Australia? We asked Matthew what he would do if he were to visit Oz.  Take it away, Matthew!

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August 9th, 2017

Bush dentistry attracts esteemed UQ School of Dentistry alumni

UQ School of Dentistry alumni

What inspired two former presidents of the Australian Dental Association Queensland Branch (ADAQ) to take up leadership positions in rural dental clinics? For UQ School of Dentistry alumnus Dr Derek Lewis, the Supervising Dentist Team Leader at UQ’s St George Dental Clinic it was to encourage students to experience the joys of rural practice, as he did throughout his career.

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August 8th, 2017

University of Melbourne ranked third in the Asia-Pacific

University of Melbourne ranked third in the Asia-Pacific

Once again, the University of Melbourne has proved its mettle in the world’s university ranking forum. Just recently, the university was ranked third in the Asia-Pacific, according to the Times Higher Education (THE) Asia-Pacific Ranking 2017.

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August 4th, 2017

OzTREKK office closed August 7

OzTREKK office closed August 7

Are you ready for the long weekend? Don’t forget that Monday, Aug. 7 is the Civic Holiday. What is that? Seriously, what is it? A short explanation is, “a day to celebrate your province!”

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August 3rd, 2017

Courtney’s Australian university application survival guide

Courtney's Australian university application survival guide

So, you’re applying to an Australian university. If you’ve applied to an Australian medical school, you’ve already met Courtney. 

We’ve decided to go around the OzTREKK office and have everyone offer tips and tricks for our students who are going to apply, who have applied, or who have accepted their offer to an Australian university. Here, Courtney lists some key ways students can get the most out of our services—and feel prepared when they enter the pre-departure phase!

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August 2nd, 2017

About University of Sydney international scholarships

University of Sydney international scholarships

Did you know that when you receive an unconditional offer of admission to the University of Sydney, you are automatically assessed for a scholarship? Vice-Chancellor’s International Scholarships are up to AUD$40,000 in value and awarded to international students based on academic merit. Here are the details about how you can qualify:

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August 1st, 2017

Don’t miss the upcoming pre-departure webinar for new Bond University students!

pre-departure webinar for new Bond University students

Calling all semester 3 Bond University Juris Doctor and Master of Occupational Therapy students! You’ve got lots to do before you book your flight to the Gold Coast. This is where OzTREKK comes in.

OzTREKK is proud to support our students from start to finish, so that means we help you with your application, your offer, your acceptance, your pre-departure preparations—and your arrival!

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July 31st, 2017

Monash University arts students explore ethical futures through the dark lens of dystopia

Monash University Arts

More than simply a thought-provoking genre of literature, the dark creations of writers of dystopian fiction give us the opportunity to reflect on the present and the future. PhD candidates Zachary Kendal of Monash University and Jung Ju Shin of the University of Warwick are leading teams of Monash and Warwick postgraduate students to explore ethics, Utopia, dystopia and science fiction.

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July 28th, 2017

Sydney Faculty of Dentistry lab’s 3D printing may revolutionise root canal therapy

University of Syndey Faculty of Dentistry

Researchers have created 3D-printed artificial blood vessels that could revolutionize root canal therapy to help people retain fully functioning teeth. While current root canal therapy is effective in saving an infected or decayed tooth, the procedure may cause teeth to become brittle and susceptible to fracture over time.

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July 27th, 2017

UQ physiotherapy student tackles global health issues

UQ physiotherapy

University students from across the globe are exploring the connections between society, economics, environment and health at the U21 Health Sciences Summer School in Johannesburg. UQ physiotherapy  student Leah Davis and nursing and midwifery students Elizabeth Bartetzko, Anne Tin and Sophie Bonser are representing the University of Queensland at the event.

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