July 29, 2013

New structure for Murdoch University’s Undergraduate degrees.

In 2014, Murdoch University will be commencing the first intake into their new undergraduate degrees. These courses have been designed to help build the right foundations in the first year for the students to be successful in their studies, and to give them the right skills and confidence to extend their learning into further study or work.

The new degree framework at Murdoch is structured around 3 key elements; transition to university, research skills and breadth of study. 

The Murdoch degree framework.

July 28, 2013

JMECC Company Trip to Jakarta in Nov 2012

The JM entourage upon arrival at Jakarta International Airport 

The first order of the day after touch down is to cari makan.
We stumbled upon this neat nasi padang shop in Sunter.

Needless to say the food was yummy.

Sunda Kelapa, a historical part of old Jakarta

An indigenous road side kopitiam commonly found in Jakarta, giving
Starbucks a run on its money!

A group photo in front of MONAS Jakarta

A hearty dinner in Glodok. Notice our friendly tour guide in the background.

Another group photo in Taman Indonesia

A stately Balinese architecture.

an artisan at work.

Afternoon coffee at Kopi DUK in Ancol Jakarta

A great outing for all and we look forward to the next get together!

July 17, 2013

Charles Sturt University

Charles Sturt University (CSU) is one of Australia's highly respected national universities offering around 400 courses to approximately 38,000 students worldwide. 

CSU is Australia's fifth largest university, and consistently ranks as having one of the highest graduate employment rates of any Australian university. Its high quality courses are delivered with a significant component of work integrated learning, ensuring graduates are skilled to meet industry needs and have the opportunity to develop strong relationships with industry professionals from the start of their studies.

CSU’s campuses are ideally located in some of the fastest growing inland cities in the state of New South Wales (NSW), including Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Orange and Wagga Wagga. All of CSU’s campuses provide state-of-the-art learning and teaching facilities, with on campus accommodation available. CSU offers an on campus accommodation guarantee for international students who are commencing study in session 1 of each year.

CSU’s campuses provide a safe, friendly and genuine Australian cultural and social experience where international students can quickly develop English language skills and friendships with Australian students.

 Charles Sturt University Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security (AGSP)
CSU also has Study Centres in Sydney and Melbourne, theology and policing campuses in Canberra, Goulburn and Parramatta, the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security in Manly (Sydney) and a campus in Ontario, Canada.

With more than 24,000 distance education students enrolled each year, CSU is the largest provider of distance education in Australia. Students from around the world can study undergraduate and postgraduate courses or single subjects through our world-class distance education program.

CSU is also committed to excellence in research, identifying and supporting areas and projects that allow for the undertaking of internationally competitive research and research training.

Website: www.csu.edu.au/international
International Student Facebook: csuinternationalstudents


July 10, 2013

Deakin University: 20% Scholarship for MBA & MBA (International) students

Deakin University is offering a 20% Tuition Fee reduction for students applying to the MBA or MBA (International) program, or combined double masters degree programs that include MBA or MBA (International).

This scholarship is only available to students who have completed a GMAT or GRE Test.

Student must meet course entry requirements and attain either of the following test scores:
  • GMAT with a score of 550 or greater, or;
  • GRE with a Verbal Reasoning score of 160 or greater and a Quantitative Reasoning score of 140 or greater.
All students who meet entry requirements for the course and achieve one of the above test scores will automatically be eligible for this scholarship.

The Deakin MBA is internationally recognised and EPAS accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD). EPAS is an international quality benchmark for business programs worldwide. The Deakin MBA is one of only three accredited programs in Australia.

The Deakin MBA is also currently rated 5-Star for standard and value, by the Graduate Management Association of Australia. The GMAA rating is seen as a rigorous and independent assessment of business schools across Australia. For more information go to: http://www.deakin.edu.au/buslaw/courses/bus-admin.php