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July Intake – All you need to know and do!

July is the second major intake In Australia after February. It has a limited number of Universities and colleagues offering a significant number of courses to choose from.

Despite all education providers have different deadlines, most enrolment processes take place in April and May. Application procedures should be planned accordingly as students require to successfully meet English scores and any other requirement based on the selected course, provider, and territory.

If you are planning to Study in July Intake, these 6-steps are just right for you! Remember this process can be overwhelming, but you are not alone – LinAs would be happy to assist you FREE of Charge

6-Steps process to start your course in July Intake
1. Shortlist the courses and providers – make sure your preferences match your interest, academic needs, or personal motives. 2. Find out application deadlines for each of your selected courses, along with all requirements you need to fulfil in each of them. 3. Have your English evidence ready if that's required. 4. Apply to the college or University. 5. Make a payment for studies and receive an enrolment offer (COE) which will be an official document proving that you were accepted by the college/university. 6. Once you are all set up, you will need to apply for the Student Visa to ensure you are allowed to study, live and work in Australia. Don't worry, LinAs will do that for you.

If you would like to receive a free consultation, please send us a message and someone from our team would get back to you as soon as possible. 

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Internationally approved English Language tests

Internationally approved English Language Proficiency test is required for study, work and migration purposes. In Australia, PTE, IELTS, TOFEL, OET and Cambridge are recognised for further education and immigration processes. However, the preferable and most taken exams are PTE and IELTS, respectively. 

Deciding what exam is best for you, its simply a personal decision that relies on the exam fees, delivery form or the overall sentiment around its difficulty levels. Despite all this exam assess the same 4-components, listening, reading, speaking, and writing; the way you approach responses vary between them. Therefore, exam preparation is crucial!

Academic exams might not provide accurate scores on a person’s proficiency in English as some multiple settings and factors that might affect a student´s performance. Native English speakers have failed these tests and many internationals have presented them more than once. However, attending preparation courses and training exams could boost your scores to achieve your goals sooner. 

PTE has gained popularity in the last three years. The usage of earphones, the private space in which you fill your exam and the fact that it relies on computer-based technology have contributed to its rising preference. Students seem to get better scores through this assessment than others, such as IELTS – as they are not exposed to big stress levels and crowded rooms. Attendees seem to have better time management skills as they always have a clock in their visual range (screen).  

Why PTE?
1. PTE is equally accepted worldwide for study abroad and immigration ( It is an IELTS´ substitute) 2. It helps you with all your visa processes, including Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. 3. It Facilitates your enrolment processes at any University around the globe – English is the most spoken language and the majority of universities are English language-based

After having listened to our members’ experiences and understood their needs. We have partnered up with the only PTE centre in Australia to ensure our members have access to affordable PTE training. We aim to help LinAs’ members to achieve their English requirements and goals. 

Get in touch today if you want to access this exclusive opportunity that has been made available to LinAs´ members!

Boost your English Score

What’s the deal? 

The Ultimate PTE Academic Test Camp

  1. Delivered by the only PTE centre in Australia – Native English Teachers that advice students individually.
  2. Classes of 12-18 people 
  3. No lock-in contracts + No setup classes = Be part of the course as long as you need it too and schedule your classes as it suits your lifestyle. 
  4. 20 hours per week at the lowest Market price – $4,75 per hour 
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How Australia’s coronavirus crisis could reshape the treatment of temporary migrants

Scott Morrison, Australian Prime Minister, has claimed the need for an open mind on post coronavirus migration Overhaul. According to Morrison, Australia requires to see temporary visa holders as those meeting workforce shortages, especially on jobs that Australians are reluctant to perform.

Last year, Australian migration intake got reduced to around 72000 people. As a result, the agricultural and hospitality industries seem to be struggling the most to meet their workforce demands as temporary visa holders are the ones performing these activities. Therefore, Morrison suggested that temporary visas and their conditions should be reviewed to ensure workforce flow in regional and local regions. This initiative would also have a significant impact on bringing overseas migration rates back to positive levels before 2022-23.

On the other hand, Kristina Keneally, NSW senator, has made a call out for more permanent visa pathways to encourage qualified-migration. However, in the meantime, NSW Treasurer, Dom Perrottet, said he wants to prioritise International Students over Australians to keep the local economy ticking. He said that by changing who gets a seat on the limited flights coming into Sydney on weekly basis, the state would be able to keep the country’s fourth-largest export.

We probably just need to wait and see what the outcome is – but so far, Australia is going deep down the whole to ensure the economic recovery after COVID. The good thing for us is, that it seems to be directly linked with International Students, being one of the biggest economic sectors within the Australian Economy.

Source ABC and SBS

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Australia’s international border

For all our members, who are still wondering about international travel. Australian Health Minister, Greg Hunt, yesterday indicates that the borders might open up on June 17. However, Australia could reopen sooner “if no longer needed”.

An early reopening of international travel relies on a swift rollout of vaccination programs and are proven to be effective against new and emerging variants.

Following these statements, Qantas announced that international flights are most likely to resume in October.

 

Source SBS News.