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Newsflash – more options for PhD students in some states!

Newsflash – more options for PhD students in some states!

PhD student studying around Australia were hurt by the removal of life sciences as well as other research and scientific based occupations 2 years ago when the department of home affairs updated their Medium to Long Term Skilled Strategic List and Short Term Occupation List. The changes 2 years ago, limited the ability for graduates in […]

Credentialed Community Language examination!

As part of the skilled migration program to Australia, people can score points for having a community language.  Changes made in early 2018 mean that individuals who pass the NAATI Credentialed Community Language (CCL) Test can claim Credentialed Community Language (CCL) points (5 points). Given the higher points needed and competitiveness of the skilled migration […]

New temporary parent visas opening soon!

New temporary parent visas opening soon!

If you’re living in Australia was a citizen, permanent residency to eligible New Zealand resident, great news in that a new visa has been announced to allow your parents to come to Australia temporarily! On 1 March 2019,  it was announced that applications to sponsor a parent for a Sponsored Parent (Temporary) visa will be open […]

3rd working holiday visa coming! To start in July!

3rd working holiday visa coming! To start in July!

  The Department of Home Affairs announced today that starting on the 1st of July, eligible Working Holiday (417 visa) and Work and Holiday (462 visa) visa holders would be eligible to apply for a 3rd working visa! The criteria for the 3rd visa are the same that are currently in place for the 2nd […]

10 plans to save money this weekend

10 plans to save money this weekend

1. Go for a swim at South Bank Brisbane has its own little beach, right next to the city across the Brisbane River on the south side of the city. Go for a free swim, catch some sun under the palm trees and enjoy the view. It is totally free!! But do not forget your sunscreen […]

What is Australia Day and things to do

What is Australia Day and things to do

Are you wondering why all shops and supermarkets start selling Aussie products at the end of January every year? Inflatable kangaroos, yellow and green are some of the authentic items for the Australia day, but why is this so important for Australians? In this post, we are going to explain the story and traditions of […]

Tips to find your first job in Australia

Tips to find your first job in Australia

Getting a job in Australia is a great opportunity to develop new skills, meet new people and get experience when you go back to your home country or elsewhere abroad. Australia gives the chance to international students to work on part time basis which means 40 hours per fortnight, however getting an interview can be […]

Education Consultant Position – Australia

The EMSA family is growing and we are looking for someone who wants to take the next step in their career. Our office in Brisbane is seeking a student advisor with experience in the international education industry OR customer service in related fields. Key responsibilities: Provide information and advice about Australian educational institutions, courses and […]

Sydney or Melbourne

Sydney or Melbourne

Cats or Dogs? Sweet or Savoury? Apple or Samsung? Sydney or Melbourne? All are questions that can divide a room. We all have a preference, and everyone you meet will be able to argue one side or the other as to whether Sydney or Melbourne is the superior city. Here, we break down a few […]

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