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How To Turn Your Passion Into A Career

Have you ever asked yourself what is it really that you love doing? Would you be willing to do it for free?   They say ‘do what you love and you’ll never have to work a day in your life”. As good as it sounds,…

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10 Useful Apps for International Students

Studying in a foreign country is an exciting adventure. New people, different language, new places and you will encounter new things. The process of adjusting might not be easy but there are mobile applications that can make your everyday life as an international student a…

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Kent International Student Making A Difference

At Kent Institute Australia, we highly support students when it comes to participating in activities that help our community.   On the 4th of November, our Higher Education student Danish Pokhrel represented Kent in Australia’s biggest cycling event, the MS Sydney to Gong Ride. Every…

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Community Connections: My LEADership Experience at Kent

My name is Dharlene Juan and I am just a typical 19-year old girl from the Philippines trying to make her dreams happen. I am currently studying Diploma of Business at Kent Institute Australia as a pathway for the Bachelor of Business. I have been…

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Our Visit to the beautiful State Library of New South Wales

The beautiful State Library of New South Wales is located just a short 15-minute walk away from Kent Institute. The State Library is one of the most beautiful libraries to study and research within with glass walls and windows, filling the library with natural light….

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Do What You Love

Part 1 – Settling in Australia, Beginning the Journey   Renan Sigolo Diploma of Website Development, Sydney Campus   Have you ever felt out of your comfort zone? Maybe a little bit out of your game, doubting if you actually fit into your current environment?…

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Take These Steps to Become More Employable

  Becoming more employable to potential companies upon your graduation starts as soon as you begin your studies here at Kent Institute Australia. Although there are many services and programs open to students throughout their time studying, sometimes you need to push yourself to get…

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Advantages of an International Classroom

  At Kent, we have over 60 different nationalities of students completing their studies in both Vocational and Higher Education. This means that when you study with us, your fellow students will come from all over the world. The great thing about this is that…

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LEAD Awards & Alumni Networking Event Recap

  The second annual LEAD Awards Ceremony and Kent’s inaugural Alumni Networking Event was held at Kent’s Sydney campus in December 2017. The LEAD Awards Ceremony recognised the hard work and dedication of students who have been a part of the LEAD program for the…

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Exploring Kent’s Student Events

  The student events offered at Kent have one main objective, and that is to develop our student’s social and professional skill set in order for them to be a success upon their graduation. Students who attend these extra-curricular events have a great chance to…

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Exploring Melbourne this Summer

  When you’re studying abroad, it can sometimes be difficult to get out and explore your new city because of study and work commitments. When you are stuck in a routine, it can be hard to break the shackles of the repetitive cycle of sleep,…

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Kent’s Student Mentor Program

  Kent’s Student Mentor Program is designed specifically for students during their first trimester of study who are transitioning from a Vocational Education and Training (VET) course – Certificate, Diploma, Advanced Diploma – into a Higher Education Bachelor course.   Students who are interested in…

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October – Mental Health Month

  Each year in NSW, Mental Health Month is celebrated in the month of October. The objective of the month is to encourage everybody to reflect on his or her mental health and happiness. Connecting to others is vital towards having a healthy mindset, research…

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Infographic for Exam Preparation

With exams coming up it pays off to get the most out of your exam preparation. Take a look at this infographic detailing some little known facts that will keep your study revision on track before your exams.      

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Study Benefits of Sleep

  Here’s a question for all Kent students, which option would you prefer a few nights out from a final exam: Consume a lot of Red Bull and cram late into the night to increase retention. Break up your study and get a good night’s…

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Best Apps for International Students

  It’s time to wake up and smell the technology. With nearly every international student now owning a smartphone, it’s time to start utilising this great bit of technology to get the most out of your studies here in Australia. There is almost an app…

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The Future of Accounting

  The industry of Accounting is constantly evolving due to improvements in technology, which has great influence over the nature of work that an accountant will do. With talk of Artificial Intelligence (AI) potentially having a great impact on the Accounting industry, we wanted to…

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How to Develop Skills that will help your Career

These days, developing the skills for a graduate position starts when you are studying. The facts about finding a job after you have completed your course can sometimes be grim, with an average of 85 applicants for every graduate position. Fortunately, there are numerous skills…

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Exam Preparation Kept Simple

We have all seen the long-winded exam prep blog articles that seem to be published every trimester when exam period rolls around, so this time we thought we would keep it simple and offer some straightforward tips without all the complications. To maximise your chances…

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Kent’s Melbourne Campus Celebrates its First Multicultural Day

Kent’s Melbourne Campus celebrated their first Multicultural Day on 25th May 2017. The theme was Unity and Diversity. Over 100 students attended wearing their colourful national costumes feeling very proud of their culture!     Prior to this big day there was excitement galore in…

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Future Leaders – Kent students organise and run City of Sydney Youth Week event!

Most are aware of the Interactive Sports Day held on 7th April as part of the City of Sydney’s Youth Week, but I bet you didn’t know that it was organised and run by Kent Institute Australia students. Kent students Margarete Almas and Judith Perez…

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Having a Chat with John about the ISLA Program

Kent’s Student Engagement and Wellbeing Coordinator, Lydia (L), recently sat down with our student John Jatto (J) to chat about his participation in the City of Sydney’s ISLA Program. The ISLA Program aims to help students from abroad to improve their communication and leadership skills,…

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Getting You Career Ready

  Enabling our students to be career ready is always at the forefront of our minds here at Kent, however this can sometimes rely as much on what happens outside the classroom as to what happens within it. There are many events, programs and workshops…

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Successful Studies with Kent’s Librarian, David Hart

  Hi Students,   I am the librarian at Kent Institute, my name is David Hart. I want your studies at Kent to be very successful, so it is important to have access to your textbooks and online resources when searching for journal articles. You…

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Try these Techniques to Maximise your Exam Results!

  While some students enjoy the challenge of a sitting for an exam, other students feel stressed and unprepared for them. There are several key tips and strategies that all students can use to improve their exam performance.   Right before the exam, prepare ahead….

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Find your Study/Life Balance

  Being a student is hard.   Being an international student is harder.   International students report some of the highest stress levels compared to many other demographics. It is easy to see why when you consider the many factors that make up an international…

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Kent’s Catch up with LEAD Ambassador, Myrvee

  Standing out above the crowd, Myrvee took home the 2016 LEAD Ambassador of the Year Award at Kent’s first ever LEAD Awards Ceremony. Eighty-two students have participated in the program since its launch in early 2016 and 12 of these students received LEAD Certificates…

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Things to do in Sydney this Summer

  There’s nothing quite like Sydney in summer, whether it be the vibrant beaches or sparkling harbour, Sydney always comes alive at this time of year. If you are an international student who has recently arrived in this city, you may be asking yourself what…

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Top 5 Tips for Improving your English; While you Study!

So you’ve heard it all before. Whenever you ask someone about the best way to improve your English, you always get the same response. Watch English movies, TV, listen to TED talks, podcasts and talk to native speakers whenever you can. And yet, your English…

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Mistakes in Academic Writing

Five Common Student Mistakes in Academic Writing   All written assignments contain different assessment criteria. Essays, for example, require students to develop an evidence-based argument. Alternatively, reports require students to provide recommendations on a particular research topic. Even reflective journals—which are often more personal—ask students…

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Job Interview Preparation Guide

If you have graduated from your studies and planning to join the job market, it pays to do some research before attending any job interviews. Although at times job interviews can be stressful and tense, if the right preparation is completed then they can become…

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Study Habits and Business Intelligence

Improving your Study Habits and Business Intelligence at the Same Time As an increasing number of business students undertake part-time work, it is important to remember that these two aspects of student life are interrelated. In other words, what you learn in school will help…

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