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We are WorkStudy and we are a company based in Perth. WorkStudy has been helping people since 1997 in coming to Australia either for study or for work. We are a team of experienced individuals, of experience up to 15 years,  who are well versed in teaching people necessary skills to live in Australia .

Our consultants are always updated about the regulations set by the Australian government in order to obtain an Australian Visa, and hence are able to provide relevant information about courses and education providers, and guide our clients through the whole process. We present this information via our blogs which we update on a weekly basis. So please be updated with our blogs to know ongoing changes related to work, education and immigration in Australia 🙂

Hospitality Management in Switzerland with Paid Internship

  Switzerland, a small country in Central Europe, has made a name for itself in being one of the best countries in the whole world. Switzerland has always been a country famous for it's excellent hospitality, and that repertoire comes from a great education system. The country itself [...]

April 6th, 2022|

Western Australia Is Finally Open For International Students And Visitors Alike

Western Australia, one of the most sought after destinations for international students and travelers alike is finally open fully. From March 3, 2022, the WA government announced that government approved vaccinated international students will be allowed into WA without the need to quarantine for 14 days. Students will be [...]

March 13th, 2022|

European Universities: Research Based or Applied Sciences?

When you are applying for a university in Europe, specially in countries like Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and countries in Western Europe, you will come across terms like University of Applied Sciences and Research Universities. Well, as an international student it is important to know the difference between these two [...]

February 18th, 2022|

Netherlands or The UK for International Studies

The Netherlands and UK are both excellent countries for international education. Both countries have world class universities, ranked amongst the best universities in the world. Both countries have excellent lifestyle, and are well developed for a good quality of life. But as an international student, if you are ever [...]

February 14th, 2022|

Increase your PR chances in Australia

  Are you an International student studying in Australia who is keen on getting a Permanent Residency (PR) after completing your education? Well, this post will guide you through the process on how to obtain a PR in the Kangaroo land. Every year various international students like you [...]

February 14th, 2022|

Requirements to Study in Australia

  Australia is easily considered as one of the best countries to pursue higher education. With it's practical education and exceptional infrastructure, international students recommend Australia as a place of high living standards and relatively lower expenses. But before you plan on going to Australia for your studies, [...]

February 14th, 2022|

Permanent Residency After Studying in Australia

One of the things that international students always ask when they apply to study in Australia is if they will be eligible for a PR after studies. The Permanent Residency allows people to be a legal residents of Australia, so it is definitely a great opportunity. But simply [...]

February 5th, 2022|

Western Australia Border Updates

  WA's border settings, which are effective immediately, enable a path for students to return to WA in time for the start of the school year by selecting the "returning student" justification for entry. WA Police have begun a priority review of these applications. Students and their families [...]

January 29th, 2022|

Things to Consider Before Studying in Netherlands

Life in Netherlands is pretty quaint, with it's peaceful environment, modern lifestyle and a healthy mix of urban-suburban architecture. Top it off with great education and a competitive society, it is a perfect place to study for international students. But there are several things that a student must consider [...]

January 26th, 2022|

Netherlands for International Studies

  Netherlands, or Holland is one of the most sought after countries by international students. With world class universities, practical approach to studies and a diverse environment, Netherlands is a perfect place to hone your skills and education. Universities in the Netherlands The Netherlands easily is one of [...]

January 22nd, 2022|

Top Courses in ECU : Recommended by WorkStudy

Edith Cowan University offers great solutions and opportunities for onshore international students. Ranked Top 100 Young Universities in the Times Higher Education , ECU is opening doors for students seeking admissions into promising areas of studies such as Science, Nursing, Engineering and Marketing & Management. The university has a [...]

January 19th, 2022|

Working in Australia as a Foreigner

Working in Australia is a very probable option for people, especially since the country has tons of opportunities for people with the right skills and the right qualifications. To work in Australia, you must first apply for and be granted a valid Australian visa with work authorization. An applicant [...]

January 19th, 2022|

Exchange Visitor Program : Trainee Programs

The J1 (Exchange Visitor Visa) Trainee program is a program which allows foreign nationals to reside in the USA as a trainee for generally 12-18 months. The training programs can include a variety of fields including IT, hospitality and finance. Keep in mind that trainees are not students or [...]

January 5th, 2022|

How to Apply for the J1-Program in the USA

  The J1 Exchange Visitor Program allows non-US citizens to enter the country temporarily, as a part of a program. You will require a sponsoring organization to be eligible for a program in the visa. There are several steps to apply for a J1 Visa, a step-by-step procedure [...]

January 1st, 2022|

Exchange Visitor Program : Internship Programs

  The internship program is a one year program for students and recent graduates that lies in the Exchange Visitor Program of the United States of America. It is a holistic program which helps fresh graduates experience the professional work environment in an American landscape ( a good [...]

January 1st, 2022|

Updates on Australian Borders and a Reminder for International Students

The Australian borders have still not opened completely (except for a few states) for international students due to the COVID-19 pandemic and most of the studies are still being continued online. If you already have a student visa and are continuing your studies online, you should look further into [...]

December 27th, 2021|

How Internships Help you in your Career

  Internships are temporary programs conducted for the purpose of gaining some work experience out in the field. Students go to internships after their studies or during their final years to get professional experience in their field of interest. A lot of companies get interns, most of which [...]

December 25th, 2021|

Malaysia for International Students (MAHSA)

MAHSA University's mission is to graduate qualified and compassionate professionals who will serve the country's needs in accordance with national goals and government transformation plans in the twenty-first century. That vision is embodied in the new 48-acre campus in Bandar Saujana Putra. MAHSA University now has students [...]

December 21st, 2021|

Benefits of an Australian PR

Australia is a great destination for a large number of potential migrants which provides incredible personal satisfaction as well as numerous other benefits. So getting a Permanent Residency for such a country is a huge deal. The Australian PR not only ensures a brighter future for you, but it [...]

December 19th, 2021|

Exchange Visitor Visa in the USA

Generally, a citizen of a foreign country who wishes to enter the United States must first obtain a visa, either a nonimmigrant visa for temporary stay, or an immigrant visa for permanent residence. Exchange visitor (J) visas are nonimmigrant visas for individuals approved to participate in exchange visitor programs [...]

December 16th, 2021|

Student Accommodation in Perth

One of the most important things that you should consider before moving to Australia is accommodation. As an international student, there are different types of accommodations available throughout Australia. In this article, we are focusing more on the accommodation options available in Perth. There are few possibilities for secondary [...]

December 14th, 2021|

Updates for International Students

International students waiting to return to Australia might finally have their patience served. The PM confirmed that the country will open from December 15 to eligible visa holders: international students and skilled migrants. Australian Health Minister Greg Hunt said that the country would open as planned, and that [...]

December 13th, 2021|

Australia Border Opening Updates

  Australia was set to open starting December 1 but the new variant for COVID put that plan to shambles. With students and workers growing impatient after an almost 2-year gap, this came as an unpleasant surprise. But coming December 15th, Australia will probably be safe to open for [...]

December 8th, 2021|

Paid Internship and Trainee Programs for USA

The J1-Student Visa for USA is mainly for work-and-study based visitor programs sponsored by an educational or other private institutions. Visa holders for the J1 are welcome to receive training, teach and study in the States related to a certain skill-set. In the J1 visa, there are [...]

December 7th, 2021|

Is the Australian economy still growing?

Is the Australian economy doing good? Is it still growing or is there a fear of recession? Well, put in simple words, yes the Australian economy has had slowed down due to the pandemic, but it is still steadily growing. The pandemic proved to be a [...]

December 4th, 2021|

Construction and Building Course – Pathways to Australia

If you want to apply for permanent residency in Australia and work in the construction industry, then doing a Building and Construction course is a valid way to get more Australian PR points. This course will allow you to put many building strategies into practice as well as study [...]

December 2nd, 2021|

Part-Time Job Options for International Students in Australia

In comparison to other countries populated with a lot of international students such as USA and Canada, the cost of living in Australia is much cheaper. But yet, the cost can sometimes be an issue to international students. Top it off with other extra expenses, and it might just [...]

November 30th, 2021|

Scholarships with Edith Cowan University

ECU's World Ready scholarships assist you in obtaining a world-class education while also providing financial support. You can save up to 30% on your tuition fees by applying for one of these academic scholarships. All international academic scholarships are automatically assessed at the time of application, making [...]

November 30th, 2021|

Computer and Information Technology – Pathways to Australia

Information Technology is an all-encompassing term that includes anything that uses computers to store, transmit, receive or manipulate data. It covers everything from hardware creation and repairs, software and app development to artificial intelligence and machine learning. The reach computing and information technology has on today's world cannot be [...]

November 28th, 2021|

General Procedures for Studying in Australia

Australia is a country well known for its excellent education system throughout the world. With its practice based system merged with top caliber infrastructure, it is a place of great opportunity; specially for international students. Degrees gained from the universities in Australia are recognized globally and working here after [...]

November 27th, 2021|

Pre-Departure and Arrival Information for Returning International Students

Now that Australia has eased border restrictions and is welcoming back students, workers from December 15, there are several things that need to be considered. If you are planning to return, especially on a student visa, make sure that you check the information in this article, since [...]

November 25th, 2021|

Great News for International Students and Workers Alike

Australia to finally open borders from December 1 (Picture: Al Jalzeera) After being closed for over two years due to the pandemic, Australia's international borders will reopen to qualified visa holders on December 1st. Earlier this week, Prime Minister stated a list of eligible visa holders who [...]

November 23rd, 2021|

Why Study in Perth?

Of course, Perth is one of the best places to visit simply for everything it offers. But it is also one of the best places to go as a student. Enrolling in one of Perth's world-renowned educational institutions can help you advance your career, especially if you want to [...]

November 21st, 2021|

Top Things to do in Perth

Perth; a place where soft-sand beaches and parks meet the urban metropolis of creativity and innovation; is a place which everyone craves to visit. It is one of the few urban oases in Western Australia's diverse landscape, and that's why everyone loves it here. With art galleries, breweries, creative restaurants, [...]

November 15th, 2021|

Western Australia prepares to Open its Borders

Western Australia will also be welcoming back fully vaccinated students just in time for the first semester of 2022. The state has come up with a Safe Transition Plan which was made after a meeting with different education leaders in Western Australia. The WA Government will announce the official [...]

November 15th, 2021|

No Quarantine needed for Students Flying into NSW

International students who are properly vaccinated and wish to study in New South Wales will no longer be required to undergo quarantine. Students will return to NSW via aircraft beginning in December as part of a staged trial scheme, with the first chartered plane carrying returning overseas students touching [...]

November 12th, 2021|

The Art Gallery of WA – Destination Western Australia

Situated in the heart of Perth’s Cultural Centre, the Gallery houses the State Art Collection with works by renowned local and international artists from the 1800s to today. Immerse yourself in the Balancing Act gallery space displaying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art. Take a free guided [...]

November 10th, 2021|

Updates to Western Australia Border Openings

According to a recent update, Premier Mark McGowan has revealed that Western Australia is likely to open its borders only after February 2022. While the state IS downgrading its restrictions, the state is believed to only fully open by early February, aiming for a 90% double dose vaccination rate [...]

November 6th, 2021|

Education and living costs in Australia

If you want to go to Australia, knowing how much it costs to live and study in Australia is crucial to your application and financial planning. There are several expenses like accommodation costs, education costs and cost of living that you might want to finance before going to Australia. Students [...]

November 5th, 2021|

Beaches and Local Attractions Around Perth

Perth may be the world's most isolated capital city, but what it lacks in population, it more than makes up for with some of the world's most magnificent beaches. People here live a certain type of laid back lifestyle and this is only more supported by the enormous number [...]

November 1st, 2021|

Process for your Student Visa to Australia

For your Australian education journey to start, you will need a student visa. Students often are confused about the whole application process regarding visas so we wrote this article to help prospective students know about the entire visa process. Apply for a school or university in Australia Before you [...]

October 29th, 2021|

Working and Skilled Category Visas -Types of Visas in Australia

Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) - Subclass 491 visa The Skilled Work Regional (Provisional) visa (subclass 491) allows skilled migrants to live, study and work in designated regional areas for a period of 5 years. This subclass is available and suitable to skilled workers who are willing to live and [...]

October 27th, 2021|

International Students Will Probably be Returning to Australia from 2022

The Australian government is currently preparing to safely reopen its international borders. The double dose vaccination throughout the country is currently standing at 55 percent and is on track to reach the 70 percent benchmark soon. The TGA (Therapeutic Goods Administration) has approved and registered four COVID-19 vaccines: Pfizer, [...]

October 25th, 2021|

Student and Training Visas – Types of Visas in Australia

If you want to go to Australia for any purpose such as education, work or travel, you will need a visa. And for each purpose, there exists a different type of visa, which have been divided into subclasses. In this article for the series of article Types of Visas [...]

October 18th, 2021|

Nursing Course – Pathways to Australia

Nursing is not just a profession, it is the glue that holds a patient and his health together.  Nurses labor relentlessly throughout the patient experience, and wherever there is someone in need of care, it is a nurse's duty to identify and defend the individual's needs. Beyond the compassion and [...]

October 10th, 2021|

Professional Year Program – What is it?

The Professional Year Program (P-Year) is a job-readiness program that bridges the gap between full-time study and professional employment in Australia. P-Year Programs are designed for students who have graduated from an Australian university and later want to apply for a PR in Australia. They help students to learn [...]

October 8th, 2021|

Lifestyle of an International student in Australia

Australia has always been a topic of fascination for students for a million reasons but the topmost is the lifestyle it promises. With some of the top universities in the whole world, these universities have seen a sharp increase in number of international students in recent years. Though a [...]

October 8th, 2021|

Updates on International Borders Opening For Australia

Many international students and employees will find some solace in knowing that Australia will likely open its borders by December 2021, after virtually an 18-month travel ban. However, constraints will remain in place, and achieving a completely "normal" atmosphere will take some time. The first goal, according to the [...]

October 4th, 2021|

The Help You Prepare for Employment (HYPE) Program

Finding the perfect job at the end of studies can be challenging. So a program that helps students gain valuable workplace skills and exposure to the workplace culture proves to be of great help to graduating students. The Help You Prepare For Employment is a small program hosted by [...]

September 25th, 2021|

CISCO – More Than Security

CISCO is a company that leads networking in the Internet everywhere in the world. It is not just a company, it is a service that connects people, devices and networks, allowing people to access, transfer, manipulate or store information without any constraints. Today, CISCO is a foundation [...]

September 17th, 2021|

Cyber Security in 2021

Cyber security is basically the technology and the process that protects  computer systems, networks, devices are mainly data from cyber attacks. It prevents unauthorized exploitation of your system, and in this era where even your bank account details are online, cyber security is a very VERY important skill to possess. [...]

September 16th, 2021|

The IELTS: Exam Details

The International English Language Testing System (IELTS) is designed to help you work, study or migrate to a country where English is the native language. This includes countries such as Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and USA. Your ability to listen, read, write and speak in English will [...]

September 14th, 2021|

Why Do Your Diploma in NIT?

WHY NIT AUSTRALIA FOR YOUR DIPLOMA? Interested in IT? Networking? Cyber Security? Web Development? Want to achieve an Australian qualification from anywhere in the world? Then look no further! NIT Australia offers a range of IT Diploma programs as well as Australian University study pathway options in IT for all [...]

September 8th, 2021|

Destination Western Australia: Mandurah

If you are ever in Perth and want to get the weight off your shoulders with Mother Nature, then you might want to visit Mandurah. For the peace seeking and the nature loving, Mandurah provides every aspect of serenity and peacefullness, with its ever so blue oceans, and its green [...]

August 29th, 2021|

Graduate Visas and its Types

GRADUATE WORK STREAM The Graduate Work Stream is only relevant for graduates whose skills lie in the Skilled Occupation List designated by Australia. This list is modified according to the labor needs of Australia. The duration of this visa is 18 months, and a skill assessment for this degree [...]

August 15th, 2021|

The Post Study Work Visa in Australia

Students who choose Australia to complete their higher studies such as their Bachelors studies or Post Graduate studies also plan to work there for a while in their relevant field to gain practical experience and enhance their relevant skills. That is where the post-study work visa comes in. [...]

August 8th, 2021|

6 Of The Best Restaurants in Perth

Although Perth is considered one of the most isolated cities in the world, due to its distance from another major cities in Australia, it is also one of the world's most liveable cities (currently ranked 6th globally - according to the 2021 EIU Report) making it an excellent and [...]

August 3rd, 2021|

Pathway Programs in Australia

What is a pathway program? While you might be a bright student, there are times you might be unable to get admission into an Australian institution of choice owing a variety of factors. But this should not discourage you from pursuing your dream, as you can always explore [...]

July 29th, 2021|

Travel Destinations Around Western Australia

Western Australia is a land that truly resembles one who is free. Occupying almost a third of Australia's land, it is a place that comes alive with the ever so endless stretches of sandy beaches, extraordinary sceneries and even better, the hustle and bustle of the Perthites. Tourism is [...]

July 28th, 2021|

Recent Updates for the PMSOL ( June-July )

The Australian government has finally started to put international students and workers forward in their priority after a 18 month lockdown. The PMSOL ( The Priority Migration Skilled Occupation List ) has had lots of additions to occupations, which now totals to about 41. This visa is essentially designed [...]

July 25th, 2021|

Post High School (College Or University?)

There are many misconceptions regarding colleges and universities, many of them revolving around the idea of which one is better. Well, simply put, it depends on the student, YOU . Before deciding on which one is the right choice, it is better to understand what each of them are, [...]

July 25th, 2021|

Lifestyle in the isolated city of Perth

Perth, the capital of WA (Western Australia) often known as one of the sunniest cities in the world, houses more than 2 million people and is a city worth taking note of. It is a very special city, one that is isolated from all the other large cities in Oz [...]

July 25th, 2021|

Australia for International Students

  With the ever increasing interest in international education in recent times, Australia has been a popular hub for people wanting to study and work alike. According to a recent data in 2017, a total of 800,000 international students were recorded to be studying in Australian universities! Australia [...]

July 25th, 2021|