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Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Meet OzTREKK and Australian universities this September!

In just a few weeks, we will be hosting our yearly Fall Study in Australia Fairs. Come chat with OzTREKK and Australian universities!

Don’t be shy—ask questions!

If you haven’t considered studying in Australia, let us show you why you should. Studying medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, physiotherapy or other professional degrees abroad is a big step, and many students can feel overwhelmed with their options. Discover the educational opportunities available in Australia and find out how to make it all work for you!

Beginning Sept. 18 at Wilfrid Laurier University, OzTREKK and our Australian university partners will be travelling across Canada to Canadian university campuses to help students learn more about their study options. Join us at an OzTREKK Fall Study in Australia Fair—and find out how you can make your career dreams become reality.

 Meet OzTREKK and Australian universities this September!

See you at the fairs Sept 18 – 29, 2017

Wilfrid Laurier University
Venue: Concourse
Date: Monday, September 18, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Guelph University
Venue: Uni Centre Courtyard
Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

University of Toronto
Venue: Hart House, East Commons Room
Date: Wednesday, September 20, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Western University
Venue: Courtyard
Date: Thursday, September 21, 2017
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

York University
Venue: Food Court
Date: Friday, September 22, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

University of Saskatchewan
Venue: Arts Tunnel
Date: Monday, September 25, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

University of Calgary
Venue: MacEwan Centre, Food Court
Date: Tuesday, September 26, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

University of Alberta
Venue: SUB, Food Court
Date: Wednesday, September 27, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

University of British Columbia
Venue: AMS Nest, Lower Level
Date: Thursday, September 28, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Simon Fraser University
Venue: North Quad
Date: Friday, September 29, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Staff will be available to speak to you about your program of interest, the university, your accommodation options, the scholarships available, and so much more!

Everyone is welcome to attend! Find out what it’s like to make Australia your education destination.

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If you have any questions about these upcoming OzTREKK Study in Australia Fairs, please contact OzTREKK at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

University of Sydney teaching and research excellence recognised in QS Subject Rankings

The 2017 QS Subject Rankings, released March 8, rated three University of Sydney subjects in the top 10 globally (sports-related, nursing, and anatomy and physiology) and 31 more subjects in the top 50 globally, including education (11th in the world) and law (13th in the world).

University of Sydney teaching and research excellence recognised in QS Subject Rankings

Sydney Law is ranked #13 in the world!

Acting Vice-Chancellor Professor Stephen Garton said the results were an outstanding achievement and cemented the University of Sydney’s place in the top one percent of universities in the world.

“The breadth and depth of disciplines at Sydney is unparalleled in Australia and we are proud that so many of them have been recognised for their quality internationally.

“We are thrilled to be number one in the world in the new category of sports-related subjects, (which encompasses physiotherapy, sports therapy and rehabilitation) and among the best for many other medicine, health and humanities related subjects.

“These results cement our place as one of the best places to study and conduct research in Australia and the Asia-Pacific region.”

Professor Garton said the university would continue to strive for excellence, with a bold plan to transform the undergraduate experience and an unprecedented investment in research, including new funding programs to support researchers to test new ideas and world-class facilities in which to conduct research.

“We aspire to be the best education and research institution in Australia and among the best in the world,” Professor Garton said, adding that Sydney is already home to some of the world’s best and brightest students and researchers.

He pointed to Sydney architecture students who are designing Sydney’s next skyscape and Sydney dentistry students who are improving oral health and reducing obesity in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities as well as university researchers who are working across traditional discipline boundaries to look at diabetes from new and more holistic angles.

The QS Subject Rankings score universities around the world on their reputation with employers and academics as well as their H-index as an institution (the H-index is a metric that attempts to measure both the productivity and citation impact of a publication) and citations per research paper.

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Find out more about studying at the University of Sydney!

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

What are your study options? Find out at a Study in Australia Fair!

If you are considering studying medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, physiotherapy or other professional degrees, and aren’t sure how to make it all work for you, come to one of our upcoming Study in Australia Fairs!

Beginning tomorrow at Simon Fraser University, OzTREKK and our Australian university partners will be travelling across Canada to help students learn more about their study options! Join us at an OzTREKK Fall Study in Australia Fair—and find out how you can make your career dreams come true!

OzTREKK

See you at a Fall OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair!

Simon Fraser University

Date: Thursday, September 22, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: North Concourse

University of British Columbia

Date: Friday, September 23, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: Performance Theatre

University of Alberta

Date: Monday, September 26, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: Student Union Building

University of Calgary

Date: Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: MacEwan Centre

Carleton University

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Time: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Venue: Grad Fair, University Centre, 4th floor

Queen’s University

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: Athletics & Recreation Centre

University of Toronto

Date: Friday, September 30, 2016
Time: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: Hart House

Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn more about your program of interest offered at Australian universities. Staff will be available to speak to you about your program, the university, your accommodation options, the scholarships available, and so much more!

Everyone is welcome to attend! No fee and no RSVP! Find out what it’s like to view the world from Down Under.

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If you have any questions about these upcoming OzTREKK Study in Australia Fairs, please contact OzTREKK at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355.

Monday, October 5th, 2015

Study in Australia Fair at McGill University

We’ve got great news for everyone living in the Montreal area!

On Tuesday, October 6, 2015, OzTREKK and our Australian universities will be hosting the Fall Study in Australia Fair at McGill University. If you’ve ever wondered about studying at another university—in another country—don’t miss this event!

Study in Australia at Australian universities

Join us for the OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair

Our Australian representatives fly to Canada to participate in these OzTREKK events in order to give you the most information possible. Come visit with Australian university representatives to find out about what it’s like to study your program of interest at an Australian university. This is a free event, and everyone is welcome.

McGill University

Date: Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Venue: Madeleine Parent Room (TBC), SSMU Building, McGill University, Montreal
Map: http://tiny.cc/SSMU

At this Study in Australia Fair, you will be able to find out more information about the following study opportunities in Australia:

…and many more programs!

Chat with Australian university representatives to find out more about the programs that interest you. Find out more about accommodation, scholarships, and accreditation processes.

See you at the fair, McGill!

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If you have any questions about this upcoming OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair, please contact OzTREKK at info@oztrekk.com or call toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355. Find out how you can study in Australia!

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Apply to the University of Newcastle Law School

Introduced in 2014, the Juris Doctor (JD) program at the University of Newcastle Law School has become an instant success.

University of Newcastle Law School

Study at the University of Newcastle Law School

What’s cooler than studying law at an Australian Law School? How about practicing your program on the beach! Law on the Beach brings University of Newcastle Law School students and lawyers to the community at Newcastle Beach each Wednesday for five weeks over the Australian summer. Hundreds of Newcastle residents benefit each year from the clinic’s free legal advice. At the same time, fourth-year law students gain practical experience toward their degree!

University of Newcastle Law School Juris Doctor Program

The University of Newcastle Law School is the first in Australia to offer an integrated learning experience. The new JD degree integrates experiential learning and skills training with the conventional legal curriculum. The Juris Doctor and the embedded Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice at the Law School is designed to equip students with the knowledge, clinical experience and qualification for admission into legal practice in Australia.

Students will study the Juris Doctor concurrently with the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice, allowing students to develop both high level academic and legal skills, while also providing practical and real-world experience.

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline. It is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program’s start date.

Entry Requirements for the University of Newcastle JD Program

Entry to the program is available to students that have successfully completed a 3-year bachelor degree in any discipline other than law, from a recognized institution; or other post-secondary qualification from a recognized institution assessed by the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to be equivalent. Applicants must also meet the English Language requirements of the University of Newcastle.

Apply to the Juris Doctor program at the University of Newcastle Law School!

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If you have any questions about how to apply to the University of Newcastle Law School in Australia, please contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Shannon Tilston at shannon@oztrekk.com or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada).

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

See you tomorrow, Dalhousie!

Just a reminder that Chris Nolan of OzTREKK will be at Dalhousie University tomorrow, Tuesday, Feb. 24! Stop by the Student Union Building between and 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. to learn more about the following graduate study opportunities in Australia:

Study in Australia

See you soon, Dalhousie University!

and many more programs!

Everyone is welcome to stop by to find out more about studying in Australia!

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Dalhousie University – Student Union Building (SUB), Main Foyer

If you would like more information about about studying medicine, dentistry, law, or physiotherapy at an Australian university, come talk to OzTREKK tomorrow at Dalhousie University!

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For more information about this event or about Australian universities, contact OzTREKK toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355 or email info@oztrekk.com. Find out how you can study in Australia!

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

OzTREKK will be at Dalhousie University Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Hey, Halifax! We’d love to offer you respite from the winter storms that have been hammering the east coast the last couple of weeks. While we can’t control the weather, we can bring you news about Australia!

Study in Australia

See you soon, Dalhousie University!

OzTREKK will be visiting Dalhousie University on Tuesday, February 24. If you’re in the Halifax area and have been wondering about furthering your education at an Australian university, come see us! Everyone is welcome to stop by to find out more about studying in Australia.

Event Details

Date: Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Time: 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Location: Dalhousie University – Student Union Building (SUB), Main Foyer

Come and meet Chris Nolan of OzTREKK at Dalhousie University, and you will be able to find out more about the following graduate study opportunities in Australia:

and many more programs!

Are you curious about studying medicine, dentistry, law, or physiotherapy at an Australian university? What about their entry requirements and the accreditation process for your program of interest? Come see us Feb. 24 and get all your questions answered!

See you soon, Dal!

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For more information about this event or about Australian universities, contact OzTREKK toll free in Canada at 1-866-698-7355 or email info@oztrekk.com. Find out how you can study in Australia!

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Chief Justice of Singapore to speak at Newcastle Law School

Newcastle Law School Dean Professor Sandeep Gopalan is proud to announce an upcoming lecture, “Practical Aspects of the Rule of Law,” to be presented by the Hon. Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice, the Supreme Court of Singapore.

University of Newcastle Law School

Hon. Sundaresh Menon, Chief Justice of Singapore, to present lecture at Newcastle Law School

To be held October 24, all law students are welcome to attend this event, part of the Newcastle Law School Lecture Series, which has also featured the Hon. Tanya Plibersek, Deputy Leader of the Opposition, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs & International Development; the Hon. Robert French AC, the Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia; the Hon. Michael Kirby AC, CMG, Chair of the UN Commission of Inquiry on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea and past Deputy Chancellor of the University of Newcastle; the Hon. TF Bathurst, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of New South Wales; and the Hon. Mark Dreyfus QC, MP, Shadow Attorney-General & Federal Member for Isaacs.

About Newcastle Law School

Newcastle Law School takes pride in their strength in experiential legal education, honed over two decades, and the direct translation of that education into successful careers enjoyed by Newcastle graduates. A recent focus on research and scholarship has built upon traditional strengths and generated new opportunities, the Juris Doctor and Master of Laws (LLM) degrees, and customised clinics for the community, to name a few.

The school’s distinctive Practice Program integrates the academic study of law with hands-on clinical practice and practical training. Students work with real clients under the expert tutelage of practitioners at the University of Newcastle Legal Centre.

Cohorts are made up from students from all over the world, including from many regional and remote areas of Australia. The school’s educational philosophy is built upon a deep commitment to teaching that is research-driven and aimed at developing fundamental disciplinary knowledge, analytical capabilities, legal reasoning and research skills.

University of Newcastle Law School Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The Newcastle Law School is now offering a Juris Doctor (JD) degree!

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline; however, it is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program’s start date.

Apply to the Juris Doctor program at the University of Newcastle Law School!

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Do you have any questions about studying law at University of Newcastle Law School? Email OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson at sarah@oztrekk.com or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada).

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture 2014 at Newcastle Law School

The Newcastle Law School was proud to welcome the Honourable Robert French AC for the 2014 Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture.

The Sir Ninian Stephen Lecture was established in 1993 to mark the arrival of the first group of Bachelor of Laws students at the University of Newcastle. It is delivered by an eminent lawyer each academic year.

Robert French was appointed Chief Justice of the High Court of Australia in September 2008. Prior to this he was a member of the Federal Court where he served as the first President of the Native Title Tribunal. While serving as a Federal Judge, Justice French also served as the Chancellor of Edith Cowan University from 1991 to 1997.

Justice French has published a significant body of work in journals and books. In his numerous public addresses he has sought to bridge the gap between the study and practice of the law.

University of Newcastle Law School Juris Doctor (JD) Program

The University of Newcastle Law School is now offering a Juris Doctor (JD) degree!

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Newcastle (Callaghan)
Duration: 3 years
Semester intake: February
Application deadline: There is no official application deadline; however, it is recommended that students apply at least three months prior to the program’s start date.

Entry Requirements

Entry to the program is available to students that have successfully completed a three-year bachelor degree in any discipline other than law, from a recognized institution; or other post-secondary qualification from a recognized institution assessed by the Faculty Pro Vice-Chancellor to be equivalent. Applicants must also meet the English Language requirements of the University of Newcastle.

Apply to the University of Newcastle Law School!

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Would you like more information about studying law at the University of Newcastle Law School? Contact OzTREKK’s Australian Law Schools Admissions Officer Sarah Bridson at sarah@oztrekk.com or call 1-866-698-7355 (toll free in Canada).

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair in Montreal

On Wednesday, October 8, OzTREKK will be hosting a Study in Australia Fair for everyone living in the Montreal area!

Australian

Hope to see you at the Study in Australia Fair!

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to study in Australia? Would you like more information about studying medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, and physiotherapy in Australia?

Please join us for this upcoming OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair! This is a free event and everyone is welcome to attend. Come meet our Australian university representatives and ask as many questions as you wish about the program that interests you. All eight of OzTREKK’s Australian universities will be there to help!

Event Details
Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Time: 4 – 7 p.m.
Venue: Room 302, Shatner Building, McGill University
Map: http://tiny.cc/McGillShatnerBldg

Since Australian universities only visit a few times a year, this is a must-not-miss event. At the fair, you will be able to meet all Australian university staff and learn more about their

  • universities
  • programs available
  • program entry requirements
  • campus lifestyles
  • accommodation options
  • student loans and financing options
  • accreditation process—coming back to Canada or staying on in Australia

For information about all your program options and about studying in Australia, please visit OzTREKK’s Australian University Programs page.

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For more information about this OzTREKK Study in Australia Fair, contact OzTREKK toll free in Canada at 1 866-698-7355 or e-mail info@oztrekk.com. Find out more about Australian universities and how you can study in Australia!