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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An Aussie adventure

An Aussie adventure
A group of students sponsored by the Tokyo Board of Education arrived in South Australia at the beginning of 2015. Their year was packed with new experiences, new friends and new taste sensations.  Click on the video below to find out just what they thought of their Aussie Adventure.   If you would like to plan your own amazing journey of learning and personal growth, visit our website www.internationalstudents.sa.edu.au and click High School Student. You can  Choose a School, find out about Fees and Term Dates as well as complete an Application Form. And if you have any questions contact...
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Students get creative at lunchtime

Students get creative at lunchtime
Tech savvy students from Aberfoyle Park High School are designing and creating their own game applications. Keen Year 8 and 9 students are learning to develop applications or ‘apps’ using IPads at the school’s Coding Club, run twice a week over lunchtime. A game, developed by one of the students is due to be listed on the Apple Store in coming days. The game involves dodging falling geometrical shapes and grabbing things to score points and bonus lives. The game has been hugely popular within the school. Check out the Channel 7 story which recently aired.   Extracurricular activities and...
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Nikolas from Cyprus reflects on international mindedness

Nikolas from Cyprus reflects on international mindedness
“I am an international student and I came to Australia early this year. Since then, I have been continuously surprised with the great developments in education and the positive mindset of the Australian community. So far, it has been an exciting experience to meet people of such different cultures, people who thrive on international mindedness and harmony. I witness this on a daily basis and I look forward to sharing my experiences with my own family when I return to Cyprus after finishing my studies. I usually talk with my friends about the distinctions between religions and we always conclude...
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