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Raif Howley

Raif Howley

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British

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Journalism

Bio

Raif is a huge football fan and loves an infographic. He studied on the NCTJ-accredited University of Sheffield Journalism course, which has recently been voted the UK's number one for journalism in the Guardian's University League Table. Raif will look out for any mentions on social media, and will always be happy to help with any queries on your study abroad journey.

West Australia announces new Graduate Skilled Migration List

West Australia announces new Graduate Skilled Migration List

The Western Australian Government is introducing an additional Graduate Skilled Migration List in an effort to encourage talented, high-achieving international students to stay in the state after they have graduated.     Western Australia features major cities such as Perth – voted among the world’s most liveable cities - so this news will excite prospective international students who are looking to stay on in Australia.   It is

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Post-study visa options in Australia

Post-study visa options in Australia

The question on many students minds once they finish their degree in Australia is, what next? Whilst recent changes to Australia’s visa system have made the post-study visa process slightly more complicated, there are still options available for international students to remain in the country after their degree.   Sometimes visa systems can be difficult to understand, but don’t worry! We’re here to help. Below is our guide to all of your post-study

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Six top tips about student accommodation in Australia

Six top tips about student accommodation in Australia

Studying abroad can be daunting, there’s no denying it. From choosing a course, to choosing a country to study in or looking at visas, there is a lot that you need to do. Don’t worry though, we’re here to help! We speak to experts from around the world to get their top tips about their local area.   This is why we have decided to link up with our friends at Australian student accommodation provider Bedssi to give you some pointers about student

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IELTS introduces new computer-delivered test

IELTS introduces new computer-delivered test

The International English Language Testing System ( IELTS ) has unveiled a new alternative to the traditional written-based test, by launching the computer-delivered IELTS option.   Yes, you guessed it! This means you can now take the test on a computer. There are a lot of reasons for this, but it is important to remember is that it is still the exact same test in terms of level of difficulty, scoring, content, timing, question format and security

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