Posts by sonalachhra

Top 7 ways to develop your English-speaking skills

Moving to a new country to study is very exciting with opportunities to have unique experiences and meeting new friends. However, life can be difficult if you do not speak the local language well.   If you have already received an offer to study at a university in Australia, this means you currently have a good foundation of English but there’s always room for improvement. As you learn more complex English language skills, you can improve your oral communication skills for presentations [...] READ MORE ⟩

The best free things to see and do in Melbourne

Melbourne is a modern multicultural city, complete with world-renowned food, fashion, unique architecture and entertainment. It’s a city with a high standard of living with plenty of job opportunities. Although living costs have risen in Melbourne, the city has plenty of free and low-cost activities for you to enjoy Here are the best free things to see and do in Melbourne.    1. Take a tour of the city on a tram  Melbourne has a free tram zone in the [...] READ MORE ⟩

Myths and reality of university life in Australia

You have completed high school and have been accepted into a degree program at an Australian university – congratulations!   University life will be different from high school and when you’re studying in another country, you will find that the culture and learning environment will be different than the one you grew up with.   In this blog, our Adelaide College students and graduates will share the myths and reality of university life in Australia from their perspectives.    Rohit [...] READ MORE ⟩

Top things to see and do in Adelaide on a budget

Adelaide is a planned city, surrounded by nature and delivers great food, culture and entertainment. Although the living costs in Adelaide are relatively lower than other Australian cities, prices still have risen. Fortunately, the city of Adelaide has plenty of free and low-cost activities for you to enjoy.   Here are the top things to see and do in Adelaide on a budget.    1. Take a tour of the city on a tram  In the Adelaide city centre, you can [...] READ MORE ⟩

How to succeed academically in university

Studying in university will be different from studying in high school. You go from managed learning to learning independently, from a set schedule to a flexible timetable, and if you’re moving out of home, you will need to take care of yourself while managing your finances and balancing study and work.  You will need to adjust to several things within a new learning environment to achieve good marks. Academic success at university is not just about achieving good grades, it is [...] READ MORE ⟩

The Australian learning environment

If you’re coming to Australia to study a pathway program (before you enter university), you may be asking yourself: What is the teaching style like in Australia? Is the teaching formal or informal? Lecture style or discussion style? Mainly individual assessments or team projects? You may find that the way you learned in high school will be different to the way you will be taught in Australia. But don’t worry, the lecturers and the student support team on campus will help [...] READ MORE ⟩
Last updated: Friday, 21 Jul 2023