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Rakshi: Perseverance helped her get a job after graduation

Moving from Bangalore to Adelaide to do a Master's degree, Rakshi has found that perseverance and determination helped her get a job after graduation.

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Tiffany: On the path to marketing in Adelaide

Tiffany from Hong Kong decided to study marketing in Adelaide and her future marketing career. We caught up with Tiffany to learn about why she decided to study marketing in Adelaide and her future marketing career.

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Barney: Studying hotel management for the next generation

Choosing to study hospitality in Australia, Barney completed his studies with ICHM in Adelaide. We spoke to Barney who shared his experience of studying hospitality at ICHM and being an international student in Adelaide.

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Peter: Coordinating university support for students during COVID-19

Peter says support from his university and student accommodation in Adelaide has helped him and his fellow students cope during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Dan: Adapting to online nursing studies on a TAFE to university pathway

Dan says he’s a visual learner who prefers face-to-face over online studies. While he felt well prepared to make the transition from TAFE to university studies, the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way he is studying in 2020.

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Xinyi: Achieving high grades in an online world

When the borders closed earlier this year, Xinyi though her dream of starting studies at the University of South Australia was over. With her bags already packed, she could no longer fly into Adelaide. Then, her university contacted her with an innovative idea that allowed Xinyi to study in Adelaide, even though she’s not yet in Adelaide.

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Kitty: Accredited education to be industry ready

Kitty has always wanted to be a dietitian, so she chose to study in Australia, one of only four countries offering accredited courses for dietitians. She says her master’s degree at Flinders University is helping her become career-ready by giving her real-world experience through industry placements, and by offering her an education accredited by Dietitians Australia, Australia’s peak industry body.

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Psalm: Settling into a new life in Adelaide during COVID-19

Psalm says he’s happy with the COVID-19 restrictions in Adelaide.  They were necessary but were flexible enough to allow him and his fiancé to explore their new neighbourhood, with social distancing.

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Puteri: Celebrating Eid during COVID-19 restrictions

Read this story to find out how Puteri and her friends celebrated their first Eid way from home during the COVID-19 pandemic in Adelaide.

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Kelvin: An education that best suits your child

Kelvin and Kathy, chose to send their son Anson to Adelaide for primary school because the Australian education system suits his style of learning. Now in Year 7, Anson lives in Adelaide with his mum while dad is back home in Hong Kong. Despite the distance between them, they are a close-knit family working together to give their son an education that best suits him.

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Puiyee: Many opportunities for nursing students

Puiyee came to Adelaide from Hong Kong to study at The University of Adelaide College as a pathway to studying Nursing at The University of Adelaide. Puiyee chose Adelaide because of its reputation for being affordable, natural beauty, beaches and career opportunities for health professionals.

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Nigel: Ready for a global career in aviation

As soon as he finished high school, Nigel knew he wanted to help people travel the world and experience many cultures by becoming an airline pilot. After considering study options in several countries, Nigel chose Adelaide where he’s studying for a Bachelor of Aviation (Flight) at the University of South Australia.

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Renalu: Lockdown hairstyles and family times

After visiting Australia in July 2019, Renalu was excited to be joining her brother as a student in Adelaide in 2020. As a hairdresser back home in India, Renalu was looking to further her knowledge by studying at TAFE SA. Little did she know, she’d soon be swapping in-class practicals for practising her hairstyling skills on her family during a global pandemic lockdown.

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Mousumi: Managing stress by connecting with others

When Mousumi started her second semester at Flinders University, she didn’t realise she would soon be juggling online studies while keeping her children home from school. Though Mousumi says it was a stressful time, connecting with other students through her university and StudyAdelaide’s ‘Friends of the World’ helped her manage her stress and focus on her studies.

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Salina’s story: finding independence in accessible Adelaide

Nepalese student, Salina Shrestha says Adelaide felt like home as soon as she arrived. Due to her vision impairment, Salina needed to find a city that offered both a world-class education and an easily accessible lifestyle.

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Del: Life as a student and homeschooling parent

After settling his family in Adelaide in 2019, Del says life was in a good rhythm when the COVID-19 pandemic hit. With the move to online study, Del took on the challenge of homeschooling his kids while keeping up with his studies at Flinders University.

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Kitty: Juggling homeschooling with postgraduate study

When Kitty started her Master of Education, she didn’t know she would soon be homeschooling her two children while keeping up with a new way of studying online.  Read her interview to find out more.

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Asirah: Finally getting out and about in Adelaide

As the COVID-19 restrictions lift, Asirah says she’s happy to see a new side of life in Adelaide as she gets out to explore the city and its attractions with friends.

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Pranjal: Footy, friends and a little BTS

Pranjal says online study made her feel a little demotivated at first, but footy, friends and a little BTS have all helped her get through and keep her focus on study success.

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Victoria: Self-awareness and self-discipline

Victoria says a good breakfast, attending all classes, and making time for exercise and art has helped her adjust to life during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Pranish: Moving forward to achieve his dreams during COVID-19

Pranish, a student from Nepal, has had to adapt to the changes that came with the coronavirus pandemic.  Despite those changes, he says he will achieve his study, work and judo dreams in Adelaide.

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Embracing new technology to enhance community connections at Walford

The COVID-19 restrictions on travel and student movements created challenges for many Adelaide boarding schools.  Find out how Walford Anglican School for Girls adapted and thrived during the pandemic.

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Melinda: Making new friends and keeping busy in Adelaide

Melinda found a new friend to laugh and learn with during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Aprille: Focusing on health and wellbeing during coronavirus

Despite worries about the growing global pandemic, Aprille focused on maintaining her health and mental wellbeing. She says working on her yoga practice, and connecting with teachers and students online has allowed her to keep progressing with her research degree and study success. 

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Zoe: Mum is happy with Adelaide because it is a safe place

Zoe's mum said she chose a really, really good city because Adelaide is the safest place.  While she is missing her friends and classmates, Zoe feels lucky to be in Adelaide where walking her dog has helped her cope with isolation.

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Dinura: On track for an MBA in Adelaide during coronavirus

Dinura says while things are a little different, he feels happy to be in Adelaide during the COVID-19 pandemic where he’s on track with his MBA studies.

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Prithvi: Managing self-isolation during COVID-19

Prithvi says his student accommodation made self-isolation bearable by supporting him with deliveries and wellbeing checks while he was stuck inside for 14 days.

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Amber: Accepting and adapting during COVID-19

From having to cancel her visit back home to adapting her usual way of studying to finding fun ways to survive iso-life. She says she feels safe in Adelaide and is grateful for emergency financial support from Flinders University.

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Khuong: Living with a supportive homestay family during COVID-19

Khuong says her homestay family is the best homestay family. They’ve supported her by looking out for her wellbeing and encouraging her to open up with her worries as she adapts to a new way of studying.

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Huy Le: Securing a graduate role after studies

After graduation, Huy Le became a valuable member of the team at local engineering firm Wallbridge Gillbert Aztec

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Arun: A pathway to postgraduate university study

Arun from India chose to study at vocational college Ironwood Institute to prepare him for postgraduate studies at The University of Adelaide.  Find out how his pathway enhanced his experience and saved him money as well.

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Parul: Working part-time while studying

Parul chose to study in Adelaide over Sydney and Melbourne because it is more affordable and one of the best cities to live in.  She found a job within two weeks of arriving.  Find out how.

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Coleen: Graduating with the best memories

Coleen is from the Philippines and studied at Quality Training and Hospitality College in order to become a chef.

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Henry Zhang: Moving from China to Adelaide and finding a home

Originally from China, Flinders Engineering student Henry Zhang has found a home in Adelaide, at Flinders University.

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Barney︰修讀酒店管理 為未來作好準備

Barney認為阿德萊德不但擁有美食與名勝美景,也是海外學生修讀酒店業課程的理想之地,他亦分享了在國際酒店管理學院(ICHM)的學習經歷。

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Tiffany: 阿德萊德的市場學專業之路

我們訪問了香港學生Tiffany入讀SAIBT的體驗,她亦分享了決定到阿德萊德修讀市場學的原因,以及未來在澳洲發展相關事業的計劃。

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Inderjit Singh: Studying a Master of Civil Engineering in world-class facilities with industry exposure

Inderjit Singh from India is studying a Master of Engineering (Civil) at Flinders University and is impressed by the world-class facilities and exposure to industry.

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Tianqi Yang: A transition from international student to entrepreneur

Tianqi Yang chose International Australian Academy (IAA) as a pathway to complete a Bachelor of Marketing at University of South Australia.  He now runs his own company exporting wine from South Australia.

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Wai Wai: Exchanging knowledge and culture with students from a diverse range of backgrounds

Wai Wai is studying a Master of Education at The University of Adelaide and is exchanging knowledge and culture with students from a diverse range of backgrounds.

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Daniel's Story: Going to school in Adelaide

Daniel from South Korea had no idea where Adelaide or even Australia was when he came to study at SA Government School - Glenunga International High School, gihs

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YiWei: Adelaide teachers are inspiring and guide you

YiWei, is in her fourth year of studying Honours in Music at The University of Adelaide's Elder Conservatorium of Music.

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Eileen: A passion for hospitality

Originally from Singapore, Eileen graduated as Dux from Le Cordon Bleu after studying a Master of International Management.

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Vincent: Learning life skills as a volunteer

Vincent Wang from China is studying a Master of Accounting and Marketing at The University of Adelaide.  Volunteering with the State Emergency Service has helped him learn valuable life skills and form lifelong friends.

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Katlyne: Work placement at a winery

Katlyn is from the Philippines and studied a Master of Business (International Business) at Flinders University where her placement at a winery and is now working at Manulife.

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William: A diverse career in global hospitality

William completed a Master of Hospitality Management at Le Cordon Bleu, worked around Australia and has now returned to Adelaide to settle down.

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Sathwik: Opening doors with a StudyAdelaide mentor

Sathwik is studying a Master of Engineering (Electrical Power) at the University of South Australia.  His StudyAdelaide mentor has helped him settle into studies and find part-time work.

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Sai: Studying business in a culture of enterprise

Sai is studying a Master of Business Administration (MBA) at Flinders University.  Find out why he chose Flinders and Adelaide as the place to continue his studies.

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Yidi: Building confidence and communication skills

Yidi is studying a Master of Landscape Architecture in Adelaide and has built her communication skills and self-confidence through studying, working and volunteering.

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Suliana: Learning from the best in Adelaide

Suliana had a choice between Adelaide and Brisbane to study clinical exercise physiology.  Found out why she chose Adelaide.

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Diana: Studying in Adelaide has opened doors to opportunities

Diana came to Adelaide to study a Bachelor of Chemical Engineering course from the University of Adelaide.

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Rikki: Building a network of connections from around the world in Adelaide

Rikki from Singapore studied a Bachelor of Human Movement at the University of South Australia.

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Koshi: A love for the arts leads to Adelaide

High school student Koshi has always had a love for the arts, which is why he chose to spend a year studying at Charles Campbell College, arts school adelaide

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2017 International Student of the Year

Thanh Huyen is the 2017 StudyAdelaide Inernational Student of the Year.  This is her story.

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