Living in Australia

Studying in Australia is a fantastic way to develop and grow, and discover new opportunities. By studying in Australia, you are gaining insight into Australian culture while completing studies that will enhance your career and create a lifelong partnership with Australia, Australians and other international students.

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The upcoming Scholars Forum

Learn more about the upcoming Scholars Forum for South and West Asia

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Insider guides for your city

Insider Guides contain great tips and information about studying and living in Australia

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Australia’s first peoples and cultures

Learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures. Immerse yourself in experiences, places and journeys

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Gender equality and social inclusion

Australia Awards promotes equity and broad participation by all groups in society

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Making Connections

While in Australia, make the most of opportunities to network and engage with Australian institutions, organisations and businesses. Professional networking can help enrich your studies, help you progress in your career, and help you make a difference in your home country.

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Sameya Karim's story

Sameya Karim from Bangladesh recently made connections relevant to her career thanks to Australia Awards

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Professional networking

Download the Australia Awards professional networking brochure to help you make connections while in Australia

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Newsletter and Events

Follow the link below to access the most recent issue of the quarterly Scholars Newsletter. Read the latest news and stories for Australia Awards scholars from South and West Asia and learn about upcoming events in your city.

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Wan Nie and the IXL Innovation Olympics

Scholar Wan Nie from Bangladesh and his team won 1st place at the IXL Innovation Olympics in October

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Scholars Forum: Empowering leaders for development

Scholars from South and West Asia learnt about being leaders for development at a Scholars Forum in Melbourne in April

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Returning Home

As your Scholarship draws to a close, you will be thinking about your return to your home country. There’s a lot to consider on both personal and professional levels. You will receive support from Australia Awards regarding the professional aspects of your return home.

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Staying connected

Your Australia Awards experience will open up new connections with Australia. Stay connected on LinkedIn with Australia Global Alumni

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Australia Global Alumni

Share stories, build professional networks and celebrate successes with the Australia Global Alumni website

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Engage with Australia Awards on Social media

You are encouraged to engage with Australia Awards on social media and post about your time Australia

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