September 27, 2014

Murdoch Institute of Technology Scholarships

Murdoch Institute of Technology (MIT) are pleased to announce the scholarships for Malaysian students commencing academic programs at MIT in 2015.

Students can start applying now using SPM forecast results. Students from Chinese school can also apply using their senior middle 2 results!!

Several Courses that changing name are:
  1. Diploma of Commerce is now called Diploma of Business.
  2. Diploma of Information Technology is now called Diploma of Information & Communication Technology.
  3. Diploma of Mass Communication & Media is now called Diploma of Communication & Media Studies.

Welcome to the Murdoch Institute of Technology: 

Scholarship for International Students (Malaysia):

Academic Calendar and Fees 2015 for International Students:

September 26, 2014

Study at University of Melbourne


If you’re considering moving to Melbourne to study, there are some exciting times ahead for you!
At the University of Melbourne, we love this time of year in our beautiful city. The sun is out, the flowers are blooming and we’re only a few months away from finding out who will be starting a new adventure with us next year.
Applications are closing soon, but there’s still time to get advice and information about what Melbourne can offer you.
Our Virtual Fair on 16–17 October is your chance to chat live with University staff and current students to find out what studying at Melbourne is really like. You can learn about our courses, student support, accommodation options, scholarships and graduate pathways.
In the meantime, why not check out our online brochures and get a taste of what Melbourne can offer you. You can even print out a copy for your parents!

Upcoming events

10 Oct
15 – 18 Oct
16 – 17 Oct
23 Oct
27 Oct
29 Oct

What's on in Melbourne

22 Sep – 25 Nov
Spring Racing Carnival
10 – 26 Oct
Melbourne Festival

Latest news

Students Yohan and Emily share their tips and stories.
What is a masters degree, and what are the benefits of studying one?

What’s it like at Melbourne?

We asked our students to share their day at Melbourne
This is what they shared.

Guidance and Information for International Student (New Campus at South bank) - University of Sunshine Coast, Australia

Guides and handbooks for International students

Want to know more about New Campus of University of Sunshine Coast, South Bank, please click the link given as below:

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

University of Canterbury Earns Prestigious AACSB Business Accreditation

aacsb accreditation logoThe School of Business and Economics at the University of Canterbury has earned initial accreditation by AACSB International – The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Founded in 1916, AACSB International is the longest serving global accrediting body for business schools that offer undergraduate, master's, and doctoral degrees in business and accounting.
AACSB Accreditation is the hallmark of excellence in business education, and has been earned by less than five percent of the world's business programmes. Today, there are more than 711 business schools in 47 countries and territories that maintain AACSB Accreditation.
“It takes a great deal of commitment and determination to earn AACSB Accreditation,” said Robert D. Reid, executive vice president and chief accreditation officer of AACSB International. “Business schools must not only meet specific standards of excellence, but their deans, faculty, and professional staff must make a commitment to ongoing continuous improvement to ensure that the institution will continue to deliver the highest quality of education to students.”
This School of Business and Economics is located in the College of Business and Law at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand. The College has 3873 students including 542 postgraduates and 298 international students, 114 staff with 87 academics, including 21 law academics. The College offers more than 300 courses.
Professor Sonia Mazey, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the College of Business and Law paid tribute to Business School staff saying, “staff have worked incredibly hard in challenging circumstances over the past three years or so to meet the demanding standards required by AACSB in terms of teaching and research. AACSB accreditation is an internationally recognised guarantee of the excellence of UC business degree programmes."
Engagement with the community and industry is vital to ensuring UC graduates have the knowledge and practical skills that employers seek. Internships and project-based courses allow students to gain work experience, while business competitions, a student-run company Entré, overseas study tours, and other outside-the-lecture room  activities provide ‘real world’ opportunities for students to apply what they learn and to extend their networks.
Recent innovation in course offerings and delivery resulted in the development of new taught-Masters qualifications including: Master of Applied Finance and Economics; Master of Business Management; and Master of Professional Accounting. These programmes address the growing demand for professionally relevant qualifications and an intensive learning format that produces graduates who think innovatively, and who are ready to make an impact in business.
The 2012 university performance based research funding round (PBRF) consolidated the School’s reputation for innovative and robust research, with the School ranked first in New Zealand in marketing and tourism, and second in accounting and finance, management, human resources and industrial relations. College staff are also at the forefront of international research into individual and organisational resilience.
“Our College mission is to be known for teaching and research that is internationally recognised, professionally relevant and community focused. Alongside our new courses and programmes, the expansion of community service and work-integrated learning opportunities will play a crucial role in our future,” says Professor Mazey.
“This year we re-opened the Business and Law building and continued to host Erskine scholars and prominent guest speakers from the fields of business and economics. We have a strong platform upon which to maintain and to further strengthen our relationships with high school students, businesses, community groups and public sector organisations. Moreover our programmes have an increasingly international in focus; we aim to prepare UC graduates who are both ‘work-ready’ and ‘world ready' – able to make a difference within a global community."
About AACSB International
aacsb logoAACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), founded in 1916, is an association of more than 711 educational institutions, businesses, and other organizations in 47 countries and territories. AACSB's mission is to advance quality management education worldwide through accreditation, thought leadership, and value-added services. As the premier accreditation body for institutions offering undergraduate, master's, and doctorate degrees in business and accounting, the association also conducts a wide array of conferences and seminar programs at locations throughout the world. AACSB's global headquarters is located in Tampa, Florida, USA and its Asia Pacific headquarters is located in Singapore.
To learn more about AACSB International accreditation, visit the accreditation section of the AACSB International accreditation website

Student bridge building competition

A bridge being tested by students at the University of Canterbury.
19 August 2014
More than 500 people are expected at the University of Canterbury’s annual student bridge building competition, civil engineering’s event of the year, held on campus this week (20 August).
Organiser and senior lecturer in structural engineering Dr Alessandro Palermo says about 180 civil engineering students have designed and built bridges for the event.
Bridge building has been one of the litmus tests for second year UC civil engineering students for almost 20 years. The bridge competition requires students to design, construct and test a bridge which sustains two people but fails with three people on it.
In 2009, Dr Palermo changed the rules of the competition and introduced creative designs and aesthetics. A judging committee will make awards for the best aesthetic and structurally innovative bridges. He says the aim of the event is to stimulate creativity and innovation in the next generation of bridge engineers. 
"The University of Canterbury has produced some prominent bridge designers who are in the front line with the Christchurch rebuild, including Mike Cowan, head of the bridge engineering division of OPUS (Christchurch) and Nik Stewart, head of bridge division of BECA (Christchurch)," Dr Palermo says.
The careers of many New Zealand engineers started with UC's bridge building competition on campus.
View previous University of Canterbury bridge-building events here.

UC receives more Fulbright scholarships

25 June 2014

The University of Canterbury received 10 of the 26 of the Fulbright scholarships, more than any other university, announced at Parliament House tonight.
Ten of the 26 Fulbright awards, for postgraduate students to study and research at top universities in the United States, have been awarded to Canterbury. Previous Fulbright scholars include Pulitzer Prize winners, heads of state and Nobel Prize winners.
Canterbury’s Distinguished Professor Geoff Chase says the results reflect the new University of Canterbury student profile and commitment by the university to be far more international.
"In all cases it shows we are producing graduates able to compete and get into the very best schools. The schools and places and unis our students are going to are all top flight. This demonstrates that nearly four years after the earthquakes, Canterbury is punching above its weight.
"Historically, Fulbrights have been more about arts and sciences but for various reasons this time we have a strong engineering contingent, which reflects the Government’s funding support for our recovery and expansion in all areas reflecting the nature of post-quake work and research.
"Engineering and technology are increasingly of international importance and we are showing substantial leadership in these areas. The span of schools and disciplines of students who won awards shows the all-round complete university aspect of the University of Canterbury. We are not just specialists in a few things but we cover such a wide field of academic endeavour.
The university’s Fulbright representative Dr Clemency Montelle says the Fulbright awards are not given on the basis of academic merit alone.
"Students must also have ambassadorial qualities, show all-round high achievement, they must be leaders, community minded and be of the calibre that can make a splash overseas in academics and beyond,’’ Dr Montelle says.
Canterbury engineering honours student Max Ferguson received a $33,000 Fulbright scholarship in natural disaster research. This award is for a promising New Zealand graduate student to undertake postgraduate study or research at a US institution in the field of natural disaster research.
Ferguson, from Christchurch, will complete a Master of Science degree in civil engineering, specialising in structural and geotechnical engineering, at Stanford University in Stanford, California.
The other University of Canterbury Fulbright scholars announced tonight are: Ben Cameron from Waikanae will complete a Master of Science degree in civil engineering, specialising in fluid mechanics of human-human pathogen transport, at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Ben graduated with a BE (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2014.
George Donald from Auckland will complete a Master of Science degree in applied physics, at Columbia University in New York. Donald graduated with a BE (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2013.
Jamee Elder from Christchurch will complete a PhD in the history and philosophy of science, specialising in the philosophy of physics, at the University of Notre Dame in Notre Dame, Indiana. Elder graduated with a BSc and a BA (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2012, and is currently completing an Master Philosophy at the University of Cambridge.
James Graham from Christchurch will complete a PhD in economics, specialising in causes of exchange rate fluctuations and their macroeconomic consequences for small open economies, at New York University. Graham graduated with a BCom and a BA (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2010, and is currently at Victoria University of Wellington.
Rebecca Gray from Auckland will complete a PhD in mechanical and aerospace engineering, specialising in dynamic systems and control engineering, at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey. Gray graduated with a BE (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2013.
Tom Logan from Napier will complete a PhD in environmental engineering, specialising in urban and infrastructure sustainability, reliability, and resilience, at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. Logan obtained a BE (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2013 and is currently completing a BSc there.
David Wright from Rangiora will complete a Master of Science degree in aeronautical and astronautical engineering, specialising in control and actuation systems, at Stanford University in Stanford, California. Wright graduated with a BE (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2014.
George Hampton from Christchurch will complete a Master of Public Administration degree in economic policy management, at Columbia University in New York. Hampton graduated with a BA (Hons) in 2004 and an LLB in 2005 from the University of Canterbury.
Ara Tai Rākena from Christchurch will complete a Master of Science in foreign service and international relations, specialising in politics and security, at Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Rakena graduated with a BA (Hons) from the University of Canterbury in 2006.

Regarding to the Phd Programs as link given below: 

Regarding to the Scholarship for Malaysian Students as link given below: 

Why choose University of Canterbury, Christchurch: 

Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Campus News


Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Campus Newsletter  September 2014

 Graduation - September 2014

LCBNZ graduation

LCBNZ graduation 2014
Special congratulations go to ‘Jo’ Yuanping Lu who graduated with her Grand Diplôme, whilst achieving a distinction in her Diplôme de Cuisine . Team LCB accepted their challenge cup and took bragging rights over Team Google in our Cuisine Cooking Challenge. All in all a wonderful afternoon of joy and merriment, tinged with a bit of sadness as we said 'Bon Voyage' to some of our students. October will see the arrival of our new Cuisine and Pâtisserie students just in time for the arrival of summer....we are all
looking forward to some sunshine and blue skies.

Brasserie @ Le Cordon Bleu
BrasserieBrasserie @  Le Cordon Bleu is our showcase restaurant where our talented Intermediate and Superior students gain practical experience in a real life restaurant environment, all under the excellent tutelage of their Chef Lecturers. The Brasserie will be open again in November for High Tea, Lunch and Dinner. Dates and courses available are outlined on our website 

Eilish Roberts
Alumni - Eilish Roberts - Diplôme de Pâtisserie
Not only do we enjoy having our students study with us, we absolutely love it when they graduate and tell us all about their experiences and what they are going to do in the future.  Have a look at what Eilish had to say about being a student at Le Cordon Bleu NZ, on our website.

Dive Productions at Le Cordon Bleu NZ
Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand has been busy lately with photographers and video productions teams at our campus. We are in the process of finalising our latest campus video and can't wait to share it with you all! Stay tuned as we will launch this on our website during October.

Dive Productions

Passion Fruit DiplomatLe Cordon Bleu New Zealand - Recipe of the Month
Light Passionfruit Diplomat, Mango Confit with Passionfruit Curd Profiterole. Inspired from the St Honorée gateau but modernised to introduce more culinary techniques and accentuate the exotic flavours.

Coming Up In October
During the month of October we have a lot on at Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand. We have a record number of students studying to enhance their culinary careers at our campus  and we will also be launching our new campus prospectus and campus video. Stay tuned on our Facebook page for further updates.

Australia's Best Regional University - University of TASMANIA

University of Tasmania

Agent Newsletter

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Streamlined Visa Processing (SVP) Reminder

A gentle reminder to agents who have clients from Assessment Level 3 (AL3) countries, that you must include the SVP Agent Checklist with your clients Acceptance documents.

IDP agents can use the ‘IDP Student Assessment Form’ and ‘IDP Student Declaration’ in lieu of the University of Tasmania SVP Agent Checklist.
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Choosing an English Language program packaged with a Degree?

The University of Tasmania offers applicants the opportunity to apply for entry into a UTASAccess English program packaged with their main degree. This also allows applicants to apply for one visa for the entire duration of their study period.
It is important to indicate the intended start date of the UTASAccess English program and the preferred number of Modules (each Module is a 5-week study length).
** Applications that do not indicate the applicant’s intended start date and preferred number of Modules will delay assessment of the degree package. **
International Admissions will email agents/applicants if an intended start date and number of module preference has not been provided. However, if no response is received within two weeks, applicants will be issued with a standard four Module (20 study week) English to degree study package which in some instances, may result in deferring commencement of your degree program.


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2015 Course Fees

An updated Course List for 2015. including fees, is now available on the website.
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University academics receive top national honours

Two University of Tasmania academics have received top national honours for their outstanding contributions to student learning.  Dr Jamie Chapman (School of Medicine) and Dr Julian Dermoudy (Faculty of Science, Engineering and Technology) each received Citations through the Australian Government's Australian Awards for University Teaching Program. They were among more than 180 academic and professional staff from across Australia that were recognised in this year's awards.
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Experience Tasmania - Study Abroad Certificates

The University has recently launched a suite of Study Abroad Certificates which are now available to your students.
A Study Abroad Certificate provides your students with the opportunity to live, study, and experience life in Tasmania, whilst allowing them to focus their studies on a particular academic area of specialisation and will give their CVs a fantastic edge.
Students will also have the option of choosing either a full-time load of 4 units or a slightly lighter load of only 3 units. The added bonus is that students only pay for the units they enrol in, making a semester in Tasmania even more affordable and attractive.
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University Peer leaders win award for excellence

Chris Bigwood and Rochelle Hodge, Leaders from the University’s Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) program, have been recognised for their excellent contribution to student learning as one of two teams to receive an Australasian PASS Leader Achievement Award. A limited number of awards are presented annually within the Australasian region and selection is highly competitive.
PASS programs run in more than 40 universities across the Australasian region. PASS Leaders from the University of Tasmania have been recognised for their contribution to peer learning in six of the seven years of the Australasian PASS Leader Awards, which is a testament to the quality and success of the program at the University of Tasmania.
Peer Assisted Study Sessions (PASS) is an academic program which provides weekly study sessions in Hobart and Launceston to support students studying challenging subjects or courses. Many international students have become highly valued members of the PASS Leader team.
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Strength in Diversity Month

Bringing our values to life, the University of Tasmania is proud to be recognising and celebrating our commitment to diversity through our inaugural 'Strength in Diversity' month in September. Each year hundreds of Australians from multicultural backgrounds proudly chose to study at UTAS and make a largely unheralded contribution to our institution’s achievements and ethos.
Events around our campuses will provide opportunity for staff, students and the broader community, to experience and reflect on the complex and richness of diversity. Events will include the Colourfest film festival, the inaugural Diversity Dialogue, TUU Fiesta International, Films of Diverse Stories, and Aboriginal cultural awareness walk etc.
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Expanding Horizons Workshops

This series of workshops run by the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) officers and the Careers Development Office at UTAS is designed with the intention of giving CALD and International Students the best chances of succeeding in the job market upon completion of their degrees. Building on from last year, the interactive sessions have been improved to offer more insights; guest speakers from a variety of industries and backgrounds will offer not only different perspectives but also contacts to participants. All current students get invited by email, but you can also register your interest with your CALD Student Adviser directly. Give yourself the best chance of succeeding in this new country and expand your horizons!
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Leenah Ai (Bangladesh)

Bachelor of Engineering

"When it came time to consider universities we went to an Australian Education Fair. The UTAS representative really impressed my father so he told my brothers to consider coming here. When it was my turn I was also lucky enough to receive an International Student Scholarship that entitled me to a 25 percent discount on my fees."
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And finally…. your chance to win great prizes and go into the draw to win a trip to Tassie.
This month prize is a Lavender bear scented with dried lavender from Tasmania's Bridestowe Lavender Estate.
What is the annual tuition fee for Bachelor of Marine and Antarctic Science

Email your answer, name, agent details and postal address to: and we’ll post the prize out to the first correct email received.
And remember, the more monthly entries you make, the more chances you have of winning the end-of-year prize of a trip to our beautiful island state.