Monthly Archives: September 2017

Australian Politics Explained for International Students

  Politics in Australia can be confusing for international students. In fact, even Aussie locals sometimes have difficulty understanding who’s who in the zoo. The Liberal party veers towards a conservative cultural outlook, for example. Navigating this landscape can be tricky, so we’ve put together a quick explainer on Australian politics. Major political parties in […]

Sydney’s Best Happy Hour Specials for Students

  Sydney isn’t the cheapest place on the planet, so a night out can really stretch the wallet… especially if you’re on a student budget. Fortunately, if there’s one thing bars and pubs in Sydney do right, it’s happy hour. What is happy hour? Happy hour is an hour or two, usually between 4pm and […]

The Best Cheap Eats in Melbourne (for Under $20)

  Eating out is something Melbourne does best, but knowing where to get a good feed and not break the bank can be a tricky prospect. Avoid overspending while still enjoying everything this city has to offer, any day of the week. When it comes to culinary delights, we’ve got you covered with this list […]

Lonsdale Institute Student Experience: Felipe Yamashita

Felipe is a Lonsdale Institute alumni that studied Cert lV, Diploma and Adv. Diploma in Business and Diploma of Project Management. He was kind enough to answer a few of our questions and share the highlights of his experience at Lonsdale Institute with us.   What brought you to Australia? I wanted to invest in […]