Taehwan says ‘the first step is always the hardest…’

Taehwan says ‘the first step is always the hardest…’
‘…but it is worth it in the end.’ Taehwan is an international student from South Korea who has shared his experience of studying abroad in South Australia in an impressive short film. Asking his friend, Jordan (a Media Studies student) to assist with fimling and production, Taehwan scripted and narrated his journey of arriving in Adelaide 6 years ago, sharing the difficulties he experienced and how he was able to overcome them with help and support from his school. Watch Taehwan tell his story He also narrated it in Korean – watch it now! The film highlights the progress...
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New programs at Hallett Cove School

New programs at Hallett Cove School
Hallett Cove School is a modern Reception to Year 12 School located in a coastal suburb south of Adelaide. It’s campus is attractive and has beautiful views of the ocean. The school is famous for its Marine Studies program (available to international students from Year 10) as well as programs in ICT, Specialist Volleyball, Health and Physical Education and Japanese teaching from Reception to Year 12.       The school introduced new programs into their curriculum creating some exciting options for international students. ISEC Program: If your students enrol in the new ISEC Program...
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Study Abroad Support

Study Abroad Support
At South Australian Government Schools, the success, safety and wellbeing of all of our students is our highest priority. We provide a comprehensive support network for all students and their families starting before they leave their home country, throughout their studies until they finish their program with us.       Support for high school students includes: Pre-Departure Pack We send students (usually via their education agent) our Pre-Departure Pack to help them prepare for their journey and study abroad experience before they leave home. It includes helpful information about travel...
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Mai’s advice is to take positive action!

Mai’s advice is to take positive action!
If you come here to study, don’t waste time feeling embarrassed or squirming in your seat; I think it is much better to get out there and take action. I really recommend that you start studying English as soon, and as hard, as you can! This advice to future international students thinking of studying abroad is from Mai who came to Adelaide from Tokyo in February this year to study Year 11 at  William Light R-12 School. Mai’s inspiring story shows how her positive action is enabling her to follow her aspirations of studying abroad, improving her English and becoming the person she wants to...
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I chose Adelaide because it is famous for the Arts

I chose Adelaide because it is famous for the Arts
Koshi from Tokyo, Setagaya is having an amazing year at Charles Campbell College. He was in the school’s Fringe Festival Performance 3 weeks after he arrived. In Term 2 he was in the whole school production “Wizard of Oz” and has been one of the stars in the Year 12 Dance Moderation Performance “Instinct”. Koshi chose to come to Adelaide “because Adelaide is famous for art. I have been dancing for about 8 years. So I was looking forward to learn dance as well.” Koshi is studying in Adeliade as part of a program offered by the Tokyo Metropolitan Board of Education. “I am studying Year 11...
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A real Aussie send-off

A real Aussie send-off
  On Sunday 29 November 2015 a large group of homestay families gathered at the Adelaide airport to say goodbye to their Japanese student.   We wanted to be sure these students experienced a real Aussie send off and so we contacted the Kuma Kaaru performers who happily agreed to demonstrate some traditional Aboriginal dances.   They  performed to an enthralled crowd of over 200.     To find out more about the students’ year in Australia click here...
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