Organizations today are in constant flux. Industries are consolidating, new business models are emerging, new technologies are being developed, and consumer behaviors are evolving. For executives, the ever-increasing pace of change can be especially demanding. It forces them to understand and quickly respond to big shifts in the way companies operate and how work must get done. In the words of Arie de Geus, a business theorist, The ability to learn faster than your competitors may be the only sustainable competitive advantage.
Top Quality Universities
International students have a wide variety of choice when it comes to studying in Australia. Australia is home to 43 universities in total. It is a case of quality as well as quantity, with six Australian universities ranking in the internationally renowned top 100.
Some Australian universities may offer internships or work opportunities to their students. If this is an option that interests you, be sure to reach out to your chosen educational institution to find out any requirements.
An international degree opens a wide range of career prospects and a degree from reputed universities widens the scope even further. Due to the varied insight into different fields of study offered by American universities, it broadens the scope of the career path that the student chooses, and it is known that international companies look for candidates that offer them with a different take or perspective on their products.
Discover a New Culture
You might be thinking “I can get to know a different culture and new, interesting people everywhere – I don´t have to go to Australia for that”. But we promise: You will not regret having met Aussies and having been part of the Australian culture. Do not be surprised if everybody is talking with you in a totally informal way right from your first meeting. It is completely normal to call everybody by their first names, even your boss or the doctor. When they don´t know your name, they will call you “mate”. Australian people are known as sociable, open and relaxed so you can easily make friends with everybody. Almost 30% of the people living in Australia are immigrants, which influences the cultural diversity of the country. You can find cultural elements from many European countries like Great Britain, Germany, Italy, or Croatia. But also, many people from Asian countries like China, Nepal, and the Philippines choose to live in Down Under. You should study in Australia to get to know the Indigenous Aussies, called the Aboriginals, and their unique cultures and mindsets. Want to eat something typically Australian? Try Crocodile, Kangaroo and Emu.Yes, this kind of meat is really available in the supermarkets! According to some food experts, it even has less fat and is healthier than other kinds of meat.
Work while Studying
During your studies in Australia, you will easily find a student job. For enrolled students, there are several opportunities to work. With the Australian Student Visa, you are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during the semester. During semester breaks you could even work full time. You can find part-time jobs that show a connection to your studies, e.g. in agencies or companies. If you just want to make money without gaining study-related work experience, you can apply as a retail assistant, a waiter, or a promoter. Just search for student jobs on the internet, like for example SEEK. This is one of the most used job platforms in Australia. With your Student Visa, you need to apply for a Tax File Number online. This TFN is essential to get paid!