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  • Special scholarship
    James Cook University has announced a 20% commencement scholarship for science students starting at the university during 2017.  The scholarship is for all students applying to JCU from the UK, including all Study Options students regardless of the country of your citizenship.  The scholarship is applicable to both the Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees and for both start dates (February and July).Students will receive 20% off their first payment of tuitions fees in...
  • Special scholarship
    The UC College of Engineering International Scholarship recognises top international scholars and supports them in study towards an undergraduate Engineering degree at the University of Canterbury. Three of the seventeen scholarships are reserved for students from the United Kingdom.  The scholarships awarded will vary from NZ$15,000 – NZ$25,000 over a tenure of 2 – 4 years.  Applications for the scholarships are already open and will close on August...
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    News
    Queensland
    Timber buildings are a familiar part of Queensland life. Photo credit: The University of Queensland
    A new research centre has been opened at the University of Queensland to help improve the tall timber building industry.  The University has teamed up with the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hyne Timber, Lendlease, and engineering firm Arup, to create the Centre for Future Timber Structures (CFTS).Timber is a popular building material in Queensland already, and the research centre will help to find ways in which taller buildings can be built. Centre Director, Professor Jose...
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    News
    Victoria
    La Trobe University are launching a new Masters degree this month, that will be open to international students from Semester 1 2017.  The Master of Data Science degree will be a two-year programme with majors available in Bioinformatics, Big Data and Cloud Computing or Analytical Science.The Master of Data Science is the ideal programme for any students of Computer Science, IT, and/or Mathematics and Statistics who are seeking a contemporary and rewarding career interpreting and making use...
  • Uni Media
    Put together by Christchurch Airport, this video was first featured on the Christchurch Story web page."This is the collective view of about 50 residents, leaders and external stakeholders along with the 'Share an Idea' campaign and other recent research. It captures the key themes that make Christchurch an amazing place to live, work and visit both today and in the future. It's a vision of a city with opportunity, a city that is the best place in the world to be a Kiwi. The story is told in a...
  • Featured Courses & Faculties

    Majors available in aquaculture, marine biology, zoology and tropical biology

    Conducting research in the Daintree Rainforest Observatory at JCU. Photo credit: James Cook University
    This prestigious, interdisciplinary coursework degree enjoys worldwide recognition, and offers a comprehensive range of specialist disciplines which reflect the tropical location of JCU, through the University’s proximity to the Great Barrier Reef and the Wet Tropics rainforest. State-of-the-art teaching and research facilities give students unparalleled opportunities to gain real-world experiences within their field of interest. Majors are offered in a range of specialist disciplines such as:...
  • Article
    Events
    U.K. event
    Taking place in the Wills Memorial Building at the University of Bristol, the FindAMasters & FindAPhD Postgraduate Study Fair is your chance to gather the information you need to plan your steps toward PhD study either in the UK or abroad. Study Options will be exhibiting at this event, with plenty of information available at studying postgraduate degrees in Australia or New Zealand.The Bristol Postgraduate Study Fair will be held on the 24th January 2017, 12pm - 3.30pm.The event is...
  • Article
    News
    Queensland
    James Grugeon of the Good Beer Co and Darren Kindleysides, the chief executive of the Australian Marine Conservation Society. Photograph: The Guardian
    A craft beer brewed in Queensland could help to save the Great Barrier Reef.  At least half the profiles from sales of the Great Barrier Beer will be donated to the Australian Marine Conservation Society (AMCS), an organisation that has spent half a century campaigning to protect the Great Barrier Reef.Australia’s first social enterprise beer company – the Good Beer Company was set up in Brisbane last year by James Grugeon, although the idea had been brewing for close to a decade.James...
  • Feature
    Australia, New Zealand

    Got your International Baccalaureate (IB) results?

    Students at the University of Melbourne. Photo credit: The University of Melbourne
    So what’s next?Perhaps you’ve achieved better International Baccalaureate (IB) results than you were predicted? Or perhaps things haven’t quite gone to plan and you’ve missed the grades needed for your offer. Or perhaps you have just had a change of heart, and suddenly that place to study that course at that UK university just doesn’t feel like the right way to go.Time to think completely differently. There’s still time to apply to study at a university in Australia or New Zealand for the next...
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    News
    Queensland
    Ethiopian technicians at the Melkassa Research Station making breeding crosses between sorghum lines. Photo credit: Professor David Jordan at UQ.
    The expertise of University of Queensland’s School of Agriculture and Food Sciences has recently received global recognition in the form of a $3.8M grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.The University was selected to implement the Breeding Program Analysis Tool – a tool that will assist farmers in increasing their crop yields.  University of Queensland was chosen for the project because of its international reputation for excellence in plant breeding, particularly in tropical...
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