Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)

Astute Training : May 3, 2017 3:08 pm : current student news

Skilled Occupations List has been replaced by the Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL) and applicants applying for Skilled Independent Visa (subclass 189) are now required to nominate an occupation from this new list.
Read more here: http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/hindi/en/article/2017/04/21/planning-apply-australias-permanent-residency-check-new-occupations-list

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Understanding the Skilled Occupation List

Astute Training : May 24, 2016 1:17 pm : current student news

A quick guide to understanding the new Skilled Occupation List can be found here: http://www.sbs.com.au/topics/life/culture/article/2016/05/19/understanding-skilled-occupations-list-sol

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New Skilled Occupation Lists July 2016

Astute Training : May 24, 2016 1:07 pm : current student news

International students are encouraged to view the new Skilled Occupation Lists released by the Australian Government. These lists affect applicants who are issued invitations on or after 1 July 2016 to apply for subclass 189 Skilled – Independent visa, subclass 489 Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visa, subclass 190 Skilled – Nominated visa and subclass 489 Skilled – Regional (Provisional) visa.

View the lists at: http://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/punjabi/en/article/2016/05/17/australia-releases-new-skilled-occupation-list

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Overseas Student Health Cover Hotline

Astute Training : March 22, 2016 4:14 pm : current student news

This new initiative looks good! Keep an eye out for it over the next few months once it is rolled out nationally.

http://www.thecourier.com.au/story/3796610/student-health-hotline-for-help/

 

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Student Accommodation

Astute Training : March 22, 2016 4:11 pm : current student news

Are you an international student struggling to find reasonable accommodation?

This new web service may be just the answer you are looking for.

http://www.dynamicbusiness.com.au/entrepreneur-profile/inspired-by-airbnb-bedssi-aims-to-turn-the-student-accommodation-industry-upside-down.html

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SLIP, SLOP, SLAP!!

Astute Training : March 22, 2016 4:07 pm : current student news

Even if the worst of the summer heat is coming to an end, it is still highly important to protect yourself from the burning Australian sun.

We urge all our students to take heed of this warning regarding sun protection.

As we say here…SLIP on a shirt, SLOP on some sunscreen and SLAP on a hat!

It just may save your life!

Read about sun protection here

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English Australia ESL lesson breaks world record

Astute Training : February 16, 2016 6:24 pm : current student news

The world’s biggest English lesson took place in Sydney, Australia this week, breaking the world record, with students from 62 different nations taking part.

Read more about this at: https://thepienews.com/news/english-australia-lesson-breaks-world-record/

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Want to stay in Australia after your studies?

Astute Training : February 2, 2016 1:10 pm : current student news

Read this article which explains the pathway system for international students.

http://www.australiaforum.com/information/immigration/state-nomination-offers-pathways-for-international-students-who-want-to-stay-in-australia.html

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New Australian of the Year

Astute Training : January 26, 2016 2:00 pm : current student news

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Seddon’s Gary Lee is the New Australian of the Year for 2016. Picture: David Smith Click image to read full article

Read all about how our New Australian of the Year, Mr Lee, is helping international students assimilate through dance and sport. A wonderful story!

Click on the image to access the full story.

 

 

 

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Cheap flight scam

Astute Training : January 19, 2016 4:09 pm : current student news

Would all our students please be aware of a criminal targeting international students by offering cheap flights.  Read more information here: http://www.9news.com.au/national/2016/01/08/16/10/hundreds-of-international-students-scammed

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