Monthly Archives: April 2015

Why candidates struggle to get 7.0 in IELTS?

English language expert from Greenwich English College answers this one big life changing question. As a migration or education agent, you will no doubt have been asked: “What score do I need in IELTS to get this visa?” In many cases, the answer puts the customer in a panic mode as many of them need…
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UPDATING YOUR RESUME FOR AUSTRALIA

 A quick guide for international students.   The past week has seen the culmination of Orientation Week at many universities and colleges across Australia and a new batch of international students have come here to study, live and work. A warm welcome to those who have arrived recently, you’ve come to the land of fair-go,…
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AN EXPERT ANSWERS YOUR ENGLISH LANGUAGE TEST QUERIES

We have received a number of queries from our readers regarding the various English tests currently accepted by the department. You can go through the answers supplied by an expert to these queries to help you decide which test is best for you.   Roxana Ene has been teaching General English, IELTS and TESOL for…
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Dodgy training providers will face hefty fines

Registered Training Organisations (RTOs) breaching standards could be issued with an immediate fine under the new infringement notice scheme starting the 2nd of April, 2015. New laws recently passed in the Senate require anyone, including brokers and other third parties, marketing a vocational education and training (VET) course to clearly identify which RTO is providing the…
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MIGRATION REGULATION UPDATES

Select Legislative Instrument 2015 No. 34 by the Minister of Immigration and Border Protection amends the Migration Regulations 1994 in relation to work related conditions for English language test requirement, foreign air crew, character and cancellation, sponsorship obligation timeframes, medical examination requirements and legislative instrument for application requirements. You can view the entire explanatory statement here.   English language…
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Opening the first door to your dream career

Fresh graduates are always full of hopes and expectations about their careers.  But why can’t the best students nail their dream jobs? Lack of experience. If you have searched for a job in Australia, you know how hard it is to even be called for an interview when you have university qualifications but no experience. Even…
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