Applications Open: 2020 International Student Awards
The StudyAdelaide International Student Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements of international students. Applications are now open for 2020!
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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.
When Mousumi started her second semester studying for her Master of Public Administration (Policy) 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.
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 Master of Environmental Management studies at Flinders University.
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. We spoke to Asirah to find out how she coped during the pandemic lockdown and why she’s excited to get back on campus in the second half of 2020.
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Despite worries about the growing global pandemic, Aprille has kept calm with a focus on maintaining her health and mental wellbeing. She says working on her yoga practice, finding a daily routine, and connecting with teachers and students online has allowed her to keep progressing with her research degree and study success. We spoke to Aprille about her life in Adelaide during the COVID-19 crisis.
In Australia, vocational education and training (VET) is study that offers you the opportunity to learn specific and practical job skills. It’s the perfect route for international students who are looking for a quicker path into the workforce and a focus on real-world and industry-based skills.
From having to cancel her visit back home to adapting her usual way of studying to finding fun ways to survive iso-life, Amber has faced the global pandemic with a positive attitude. She says she feels safe in Adelaide and is grateful for emergency financial support from Flinders University. We spoke to Amber about how she’s been coping during the COVID-19 crisis.
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. We spoke to Khuong about living with a homestay family during the COVID-19 crisis.
From international development to managing water resources to improving rural health, the winners in the 2019 postgraduate coursework category are using their skills to improve the lives of other people, especially those who are most vulnerable. We invited them to share their stories.
We are pleased to announce dual winners and one highly commended student in this year’s undergraduate category. All three students are excelling in their chosen fields of study and immersing themselves in the many opportunities life in Adelaide provides. We invited them to share their stories.
There are many reasons why you should study in Australia. Of course, there is the beautiful landscape and amazing living environment, but ultimately if you are looking to pursue study abroad, the main factor to consider is the quality of education you are going to get.
You might have heard that studying in Australia is not cheap, but is this true? It really depends on how you live. Studying abroad will involve many different expenses but embarking on the journey to Australia may not be as expensive as you think. Find out more.