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Nice to Meet You – Ben Chandler

 
 

Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:

Dr Ben Chandler
Student Health & Wellbeing Project Officer

Let’s talk a bit about Mental Health Awareness Week (MHAW), which is currently on. What’s the purpose of it?
It’s just saying: your mental health is something you […]

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Nice to Meet You – Vicki McCoy

 
 

Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:

Vicki McCoy, Coordinator
Counselling Support

Why do students see a Counsellor?
Most students come to see us because they are feeling like something isn’t quite as it should be. Either in their personal life, their studies, or […]

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Nice to Meet You – Michael Lazarou

 
 
 
Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:
Michael Lazarou, Writing Mentor
The Writing Centre

Q: Nice to meet you, Michael.
A: Pleasure to meet you.
An easy question to start off with: why do students come to the Writing Centre?
Mostly, they come because they’re feeling […]

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Nice to Meet You – Shawna Hooton

 
 
 
Each week, we interview someone from around Adelaide who might be helpful during your time as an international student. This week’s guest:
Shawna Hooton, International Student Advisor
International Student Support

Q: Nice to meet you, Shawna.
A: We actually work together, so this isn’t our first meeting.
Q: Right.
A: But nice to meet you, too.
Q: Thanks. So why do international students […]

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International Students Exam Health Check – Waite Campus

What is an Exam Health Check?

A check-list to see whether you are on track with your exam preparation
Tips and resources to help you prepare for your exams

In addition, make sure you grab some free fruit to boost your brain power, a free massage to relax your body, and a free stress ball to release your […]

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Staff Profile: Tracy Dancer

Meet Tracy Dancer!
Tracy is the Project Officer for Student Health and Well-being, who works for both the International Student Centre and the Counselling and Disability Service. Through the variety of projects that she is delivering she aims to make a students’ arrival and stay at the University as productive and stress free as possible. Her […]

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Staff Profile: Augustine Bhaskarraj

Meet Gus!
Augustine (a.k.a. Gus) is one of our Student Support Officers who mostly provides support to AusAID scholarship students. He also manages the ISC Newsletter and assists in ISC events. If you have any contributions to make to the ISC News & Events blog, or to our weekly Newsletter, he’s the one to contact.
Gus joined […]

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Staff Profile: Annette Wheatley

Meet Annette Wheatley!
Annette joined the International Student Centre in July 2013. She is the Project Manager of ‘Experience Adelaide’, an exciting new program for incoming international students that will be launched in 2014. Annette previously worked for the Confucius Institute, a Chinese cultural centre located at our University, where she built up and managed the […]

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Staff Profile: Soufiane Rboub

Meet Soufiane Rboub!
Soufiane is one of the Student Advisors at the ISC. He specialises in helping students who are sponsored by organisations outside of the University. If you need help liaising with your sponsor, feel free to contact Soufiane at any time. You can also come into the ISC and make an appointment with him […]

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Staff Profile: Patricia Anderson

Patricia is the Manager of the International Student Centre and one of our most experienced Student Advisors, with over 10 years of experience in Student Support. Patricia also runs various workshops during our Orientation Program.
She is very supportive and approachable, so feel free to see her if you have any issues. To book an appointment […]

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