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    New South Wales
    Dr Lydia Tong, from the University of Sydney’s Faculty of Veterinary Science has been showing vets how to tell the difference between bone fractures caused by accidents and those caused by abuse to pets.Dr Tong’s fracture identification methods give vets the confidence to identify cases of violence against pets.  Now in a new joint study with Domestic Violence NSW, Dr Tong is looking deeper into the connection between cases of pet abuse and domestic violence to assess the need for better...
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    Australia, New Zealand
    For the fourth year running, Melbourne has been awarded the highest ranking by the Economist Intelligence Unit’s Global Liveability survey, with half of the top ten made up from cities in Australia and New Zealand.As well as Melbourne, Adelaide, Sydney, Perth and Auckland all feature.  Canada has also done well in the ranking, with three cities featuring in the top ten.In the Liveability Ranking, each city is rated out of 100 in the areas of healthcare, education, stability, culture and...
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    Business Design Centre, London

    Come and meet the Study Options team at the Study Abroad Fair in London. The fair is run by Student World and focuses on study overseas with over 40 universities from around the World attending.  The Study Options team will be there providing information and advice on all levels and areas of study at Australian and New Zealand universities.The Study Abroad Fair will be held at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London on Sunday 5th October from 10am - 4pm.As well as exhibitors from...
  • Student Testimonial
    New South Wales

    Josh is studying the Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Sydney. He is a Sports Rugby Scholar.

    "My decision to study abroad in Australia was a pretty last minute affair, and genuinely would not have been possible without direction and input from Study Options. I always wanted to travel in Australia and the idea of studying there added a freshness and new appeal to further education. After I had the idea, Study Options were massively helpful in answering questions, organising me to speak to the appropriate people at the universities and generally giving any information I needed."My main...
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    Western Australia
    Researchers from the University of Western Australia in Perth have discovered that electromagnetic stimulation can alter brain function which could allow our brains to work better.The team, along with researchers from the Universite Pierre et Marie Curie in France, found that weak electromagnetic pulses can shift abnormal neural connections to their correct locations on mice born with abnormal brain organisation.PhD student Kalina Makowiecki said that “our findings greatly increase our...
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    Tasmania
    As part of National Science week in Australia, the 2011 Nobel Laureate for Physics, Brian Schmidt will be presenting a lecture on the Accelerating University from Hobart on Wednesday 20th August.   The lecture will be streamed live from the University of Tasmania via livestream at 11am (UK time).  Watch the lecture here.Professor Schmidt is leader of the High-Redshift Supernova Search Team and is currently based at the Australian National University’s Mount Stromlo Observatory.In...
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    New South Wales
    Lecturers at Macquarie University are presenting a series of webinars for international students who are looking to find out more about studying particular subjects at the university.The series starts this evening (18th August) with a webinar on Environmental Studies, details of all the webinars are as follows – click the links to register for an event.Environmental Studies with Associate Professor Andrew McGregor and Senior Lecturer Dr Paul Hesse – Monday 18th August, 6pm-7pm GMT.Undergraduate...
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    Queensland
    The University of Queensland are currently offering 50% tuition fee scholarships to European and Latin American students who would like to study Masters courses within the Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology.Scholarships are available to outstanding students with a place on one of the following programmes:Master of ArchitectureMaster of Computer ScienceMaster of Computer Science (Management)Master of Engineering ScienceMaster of Engineering Science (Management)Master...
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    Western Australia
    Curtin Fashion students with Professor Jimmy Choo OBE (centre). Photo credit: Curtin University
    World-renowned shoemaker Jimmy Choo has paid a visit to final year fashion students studying at Curtin University in Perth.  Professor Jimmy Choo OBE visited Australia for the first time to launch a new education programme for the Western Australian creative industry, called Fashion Advocate.The Fashion Advocate (Creativity Through Skills) programme aims to bring to life the disappearing art of craftsmanship, encouraging the young to take up careers in design.  Although now a world-...
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    Victoria
    RMIT University’s buildings are already easily recognizable in the centre of Melbourne, but now plans are afoot to rejuvenate some of the more “dreary” older parts of the city campus into a vibrant New Academic Street.The campus buildings run along Swanston Street in central Melbourne, some of them date from the 60s and 70s and have been described as “grey ghosts” by the University’s acting vice-chancellor.  The new project will open up the campus via a series of laneways leading from the...

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