Crocodile lunch among eucalyptus trees
From Russia to Australia fly eighteen hours, with two transfers. This is if you choose a shortened route - through Tokyo. And if you get to the fifth continent via…

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Australia. La Perouse
Not far from Sydney on the coast, in the area of ​​Botany Bay, stands a high stone stele. It was erected in honor of the great French navigator Jean Francois…

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James Cook. Discovery of Australia
On April 29, 1770, the heavy and clumsy ship Endeavor anchored in the waters of a charming bay. Among the team of captain James Cook, who went in search of…

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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 for Australian schools and universities and language courses. The branch includes Bellerbys Academic Colleges (Sydney, Gold Cost), Lorrain Martin Professional Colleges (Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Cost, Cairns), Charles Sturt University and Embassy language centers in all these cities.

Schoolchildren host an international training center in Sydney. In the process of studying, the children adapt to new conditions and bring their English knowledge to a level acceptable for admission to an Australian school (the placement service selects the appropriate one – public or private). An Australian school diploma (accepted at any English-language university) can also be obtained at Bellerbys colleges specializing in teaching foreign students. 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

Australia toughens laws for students

In December, the Australian government tightened legislation regulating the rights of international students in the country. Previously, a person enrolled in an Australian educational institution received a student visa, which allowed him to get a job immediately upon arrival (students are allowed to work up to 20 hours a week during school hours and full-time during the holidays). From now on, a student visa does not mean an automatic right to work. The student must first establish himself well at the place of study and residence – and only then submit an application for work permit to the appropriate authorities. Continue reading

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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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Hunt: Pure Australian killings
Hunting is a weird entertainment. It seems to be cruel, but on the other hand it’s a natural male occupation, the most vital justification. Someone today is hunting for bread,…

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Where better to relax for the New Year
More and more Russians go on New Year's holidays on a journey - in their own country or abroad. The meeting of the familiar home, family holiday outside the walls…

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