Articles - Choose Brisbane



Study Brisbane posts articles about living in Brisbane, study experiences, employment tips, getting set up and things to do in the city.

Subscribe to Study Brisbane newsletters or follow Study Brisbane on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram for updates.

106 Results

Student blog: 5 simple ways to stop procrastinating

Are you a procrastinator? It's ok. We have all been there. Student ambassador Bibidh offered some of his most actionable ways to stop procrastinating - start smashing those deadlines NOW!

8 ways to decorate your student accommodation

Moving across the world is hard, so any little things you can do to make your new home feel a little more like the old one can really help. Here we offer 8 creative ways to decorate your little nest.

Student blog: Netflix shows you need to catch up on this summer

Summer is finally coming up and although Brisbane offers awesome activities during the holidays, on some days it’s nice to stay in and binge-watch some Netflix shows. Student ambassador Cristina listed a few of her favourites - have you watched any of them?

Student blog: advice on getting a driver's licence in Brisbane

With Brisbane’s convenient public transport, you don’t really need a car to get around in the city. But from time to time, you’re bound to crave a spontaneous road trip to the beaches, islands and rainforests around Brisbane. Haruna offered some useful tips on getting a driver's licence in Brisbane - let the adventure begin!

28 ways to spend your uni break in Brisbane

If you’re staying in Brisbane this summer, we're determined to help you make it a great one - from the hottest show tickets in town to keeping cool in the galleries, from binge-eating to finding a summer job. Only question is, how much can you fit into the three months?

How to respond to selection criteria in a job application

Tried your hand at the Brisbane job market? Chances are, you've had some traumatic experiences writing selection criteria responses. Read our tips to find out how you can improve - by practicing. 

Student blog: tips to find casual work during summer break

So, you’re in a country where you can celebrate Christmas in your shorts - score one for a relaxed summer holiday. However, if you want to make some extra cash, now is a great time to start.

Student blog: how to create a LinkedIn profile that makes you stand out

Putting a bit of effort into your LinkedIn profile can pay off handsomely in career opportunities. Student ambassador Manuel provided tips on how to create a LinkedIn profile that makes you stand out.

20 things to do in Brisbane under $20

Put that spare $20 to good use with these budget-friendly, cheap Brisbane activities that’ll set you back nearly exactly that much - or maybe even less.

Student blog: what's expected of Brisbane International Student Ambassadors?

Think you’ve got what it takes to be an outstanding Brisbane International Student Ambassador? Make sure you check out the responsibilities that come with the role before you apply.