Toilet world map
Any tourist, and not only a tourist, especially in a big city, is familiar with an obscene simple problem, which usually arises almost suddenly and extremely sharply. It is called…

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Automatic instead of the border guard
According to the forecasts of Australian statisticians, in the summer of 2000, during the Olympic Games in Sydney, the flow of foreign tourists to Australia will increase approximately threefold. Moreover,…

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In the country of antipodes (part 3)
A curious story of the origin of the name of the kangaroo, possibly mythical. James Cook, who "discovered" Australia a second time, wrote in his diary in 1770 about a…

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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Accessible or inaccessible country of Oz?

Every year, Australia is becoming an increasingly closed country in terms of immigration. The requirements for immigrant candidates are being tightened, the “passing” score is steadily increasing, quotas are being reduced, etc. Suffice it to say that this year 15,000 seats from the total quota of 74,000 are assigned to the “independent” category.

However, Australia has not yet “closed” completely. About what are the chances of moving to a permanent place of residence in this country today, – commentary by the head of the Moscow immigration bureau VIZAVI, corresponding member of the International Academy of Informatization Alexander Gavrilovts. Continue reading

Education in Australia – not just for Aboriginal people (part 2)

Enrolling in Australian private schools is easy – just have money, know English and get an interview. Moreover, if you show your best side during the interview, you will be forgiven for gaps in English. There was a case when an elite Scotts College accepted a boy from Russia who spoke poor English. The headmaster liked his fighting qualities. An English boy, for free, “pulled up” in a neighboring language school.

It should be borne in mind that the duration of studies in Australian and Russian schools is different. Therefore, the class in which the child will be taken will, of course, depend on the volume and content of the disciplines studied in Russia, but ultimately on what impression the child will make on the school leadership. Continue reading

Death in Venice - Life in Australia
Unconventional sexual orientation today has ceased to be a cause for criminal prosecution. But it is still annoying the masses who are not familiar with Thomas Mann’s short story “Death…

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Paradise for two (part 2)
It takes a long time to get here - but it's worth it. Firstly, no one will find you here. Secondly, together you can see what you will not see…

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In Australia, it's cheaper
The Australian branch of the Study Group Australia of the largest British educational organization, The British Study Group, accepts international students and schoolchildren from 12 years old on training programs…

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