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Wellbeing SA – International student interviews

Applications close 31 March 2021.
The Mental Health and Wellbeing Directorate of Wellbeing SA is seeking international students who are interested in designing and/or participating in a video interview to talk with Mental Health Commissioner David Kelly about how COVID-19 has impacted on their emotional/mental health and wellbeing.
Wellbeing SA is also looking for international students who […]

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Community support services

 
Access to food
Red Cross – Emergency Relief for Temporary Visa Holders

The Australian Red Cross is providing emergency relief to people on temporary visas in Australia. AR International proudly cooperates with Red Cross to distribute the parcels every fortnight in Adelaide. You are entitled to collect one parcel per registration, from the Adelaide CBD. Register here:

Monday 15 […]

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Words on Wheels tours – July 2020

 

Tour group Words on Wheels are back, and are hosting a trip in July to Kangaroo Island.
Kangaroo Island tour
Date: 13 July 2020
Time: 6.15am – 8.00pm
Cost: $180 per person
More info & book: See the flyer

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Top Tips: Exam Preparation

Each week, we ask international and domestic students their tips for successful online study. This week’s question:
“What’s the best method for revising for exams?”

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Talking Aussie

Each week in our international student newsletter, we introduce you to an Aussie English phrase or word –  ranging from indigenous language to popular culture expressions. This list of collects all the terms that have appeared so far in the newsletter. Try some out during your time in Australia!

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Tips for studying online

Studying completely online is a different challenge to attending classes in person. If it’s your first time studying in a fully online mode, the following tips will help you to stay on track and succeed.

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Student Wellbeing Survey

International students have to make a number of personal, social and environmental changes upon arrival in Australia. Acculturative stress is a reaction to the process of confronting challenges in cross-cultural exchange settings.
All international students are invited to complete an online questionnaire, which will measure the level of acculturative and life stress, social supports, resilience […]

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Top Tips: Staying on task

Each week, we ask the International Peer Mentors their tips for successful online study. This week’s question:
“What tools do you use to stay on task?”

Noise-cancelling headphones & ambience music – if that counts! Otherwise, having multiple desktops open is a good method to separate work stuff and other stuff
– Angela

I use a Pomodoro app! It’s […]

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LCE Aussie Night: Bridging cultures and identities on campus

By Ngoc Lan Tran
On the fourth level of the Union House, the Friday night of the first week back to university, students were lining up at the door and down the hallway outside Eclipse Room with high anticipation for LCE Aussie Night. LCE, which stands for Language and Cultural Engagement, is a culturally themed socialising […]

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Financial support for international students

During this challenging time, it can be difficult to keep track of all the financial support that’s available to international students – so we’ve put together this list to provide an overview.

Grants
Student Care – Grants & Scholarships:

Limited grants and scholarships are available through Student Care. Check your eligibility on their website.

Tuition fees by instalment
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