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Your guide to O Week in Brisbane

Pack your days with campus tours, information sessions and workshops to familiarise yourself with your new university, and use your nights to get to know your new classmates.

IN CONVERSATION: Representing your country abroad and looking to a better future

In the TBH: Beyond Borders podcast, Mehershad sits down with Kagwiria, the 2018 Brisbane International Student Ambassador for Kenya to discuss cultural diversity, representing your country and and her most memorable experiences in Australia so far.

Student blog: Why international students should try Startup Weekends

A Startup Weekend is a weekend-long, hands-on experience where international students can gain valuable skills, meet awesome new people, explore entrepreneurship and boost creativity.

Tips to help international students find a part time job in Brisbane

To help you keep some much-needed dollars in your pocket, read on for a basic explanation of where to look for jobs during your studies in Australia and some top tips for international students searching for part-time or casual work while they're studying in Brisbane.

Student Blog: What I gained from being a Student Ambassador

Find out what Sofia has gained from her year as a Brisbane International Student Ambassador. You never know, you may be inspired to apply!

Student blog: 4 tips to nail your Brisbane International Student Ambassador application

2017 Student Ambassador Nozomi offers up advice to follow if you want to nail your Brisbane International Student Ambassador application.

IN CONVERSATION: Breaking glass ceilings as an international student

In the TBH: Beyond Borders podcast, host Mehershad sits down with fellow international student Moin from Bangladesh to discuss their nations' history, culture, politics, people, as well as their personal experiences as an international student in Brisbane.

Purple Rain: the jacarandas blooming across Brisbane

From October to November, a purple canopy of jacaranda trees falls over Brisbane. See some of our favourite snaps of the purple rain.

Realities of studying abroad: the triumphs and the challenges

Our Brisbane International Student Ambassadors share what they love about studying in Brisbane but also the challenges they face from being far from home and their families.

12 free things to do in Brisbane for students

From free exhibitions, scenic drives, health and fitness activities or adventurous fun, there’s bound to be something for everyone.