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Five essential tips for managing stress during exam time

Exam season can be a stressful time for anyone, but when you’re studying abroad, far away from your usual support network of family and friends, the pressure of exam period can sometimes feel overwhelming.

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Top tips for overcoming language difficulties in Australia

Moving to another country to study is an exciting prospect. But like any great adventure, it comes with challenges. If you’re moving or have recently moved to Australia and English is not your first language, you might not feel confident about communicating clearly. This can make meeting people, travelling, getting a job, feeling safe and excelling in your studies feel like extra hard work. 

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Five common myths about Australia

 

If you’re moving here for your studies soon, or have just arrived, there’s a good chance that you've been influenced by ideas about Australia that are quite different from the reality. 

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How to be Scam Smart: avoiding scams targeting international students

Scams are nothing new, but over time they’ve become more and more sophisticated, making it tougher to tell the difference between a scam and a legitimate communication.  Unfortunately, international students are often a target for scammers. Sonder is encouraging international students to become more Scam Smart. 

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Moving to Australia: students' checklist

Moving to a new country is exciting, sometimes daunting, often confusing - but also incredibly rewarding. While of course it’s normal to miss the things at home you take for granted, the learning opportunities, the new friendships you form, and the memories that you make, will enrich you for the rest of your life.

 

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Walking safely in Australia

Not everyone drives in Australia, but at some point almost everyone is a pedestrian on the roads. It’s important for everyone to be aware of the basic guidelines, but it’s particularly important for those who might be away from home as the rules might be different. Here are a few of our top tips to bear in mind:

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