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Jan 27th 2003, 9:30 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 384
Posted By lilly

Changing Money

I have just received my student visa and have opened a bank account at ANZ. I am looking to transfer about £8,000 to this account and, having enquired in HSBC, it seems it could be a costly...
Forum: Australia
Jan 7th 2003, 9:00 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 248
Posted By lilly

Travel Insurance on student visa?

I'm not sure whether anyone can help me with this but I'm heading to Australia on a 2yr student visa next month and was asked today in the bank whether I had taken out travel insurance. I've been so...
Jan 7th 2003, 8:44 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By lilly

Forgot to add...

The only drawback is that you're supposed to "intend to return to the UK or EU to work after the course has finished". I'm not sure what happens if you intend to do that and you end up staying in Oz....
Jan 7th 2003, 8:38 pm
Replies: 2
Views: 344
Posted By lilly

Hiya, You should be able to apply for a...

Hiya,

You should be able to apply for a Career Development Loan but unfortunately you will not be entitled to any UK funding such as bursaries or grants. I'm also going out to Australia next month...
Jan 3rd 2003, 6:10 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 494
Posted By lilly

I had mine done for my student visa in Cardiff...

I had mine done for my student visa in Cardiff too - only had 1 choice for the x-ray and 2 for the medical. What I don't understand is why you have to have a chest x-ray for TB when you've already...
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2002, 5:11 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By lilly

Thanks

Thanks for the comments - maybe I'm just worrying over nothing. I think I might just take a chance.

Cheers
Forum: Australia
Dec 29th 2002, 9:40 am
Replies: 5
Views: 608
Posted By lilly

Taking laptop to Oz

I'm shortly heading to Australia (on a student visa) and have read somewhere that if you're bringing your own laptop and you don't have proof that it's over 12mths old then you'll have to pay GST!!...
Nov 28th 2002, 2:11 pm
Replies: 0
Views: 280
Posted By lilly

Payment for student visa - help

I'm about to apply for a student visa but am not sure whether I can pay by cheque or whether I have to get a bankers draft. I really need to send it off asap but don't want to get the payment wrong....
Forum: Australia
Nov 16th 2002, 2:38 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 12,580
Posted By lilly

Smile Thanks to all

Thanks to those who replied to my posting - I phoned up Seven Seas (Excess Baggage) and they gave me a quote which seems a much better option than Royal Mail!
Jo, if I find out any more...
Forum: Australia
Nov 12th 2002, 4:37 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 12,580
Posted By lilly

Sending stuff by sea mail

I'm shortly going to Australia on a student visa and would ideally like to send a lot of items (mainly clothing) before I leave, by sea mail. I've looked at the costs of this with Royal Mail and to...
Nov 2nd 2002, 2:10 pm
Replies: 4
Views: 396
Posted By lilly

Processing time

Hi sara,

I'm in the process of applying fora student visa from the UK too. I'm starting to panic a bit now because I need to get a chest x-ray and a medical (which has a 2 week wait) but I also...
Forum: Australia
Sep 2nd 2002, 6:20 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 323
Posted By lilly

Cool Studying in Oz - currency query

I've just received an offer from Flinders uni to study a 2yr graduate entry nursing degree :-) Whay hey!!!!

All I need to do now is pay my first semester fees and this is where I would like some...
Sep 2nd 2002, 6:20 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 395
Posted By lilly

Cool Studying in Oz - currency query

I've just received an offer from Flinders uni to study a 2yr graduate entry nursing degree :-) Whay hey!!!!

All I need to do now is pay my first semester fees and this is where I would like some...
Jul 27th 2002, 11:30 am
Replies: 2
Views: 473
Posted By lilly

Re: basic Phuket/Phi Phi questions...hotels, driving, diving...

I've been to Koh Phi Phi twice now and it is a very pretty island, although I have to say that the last time I went (April 2001) I noticed that it had become more touristy. I don't think it's...
Jul 27th 2002, 11:23 am
Replies: 9
Views: 470
Posted By lilly

Re: Ayers Rock or Adelaide

I would definitely say go to Uluru! When I was in Australia I went to Mt Augustus (the biggest rock in the world, apparently) in WA and this was brilliant. After this, I wasn't expecting Uluru to be...
Jul 27th 2002, 11:12 am
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By lilly

Re: Ot down nunder insurance

When I went travelling for a year (incl. Oz) I got travel insurance with Club Direct and found them to be very reasonably priced and pretty good. I can't remember how much I paid, but I'm using them...
Forum: Australia
Jul 27th 2002, 10:51 am
Replies: 1
Views: 268
Posted By lilly

Cost of living for an international student

Does anybody have any ideas on how much a student would need to live on in Adelaide? The general figure that the university has given me is about $10,000 - is this realistic?

Cheers

Lisa
Jul 27th 2002, 10:51 am
Replies: 1
Views: 382
Posted By lilly

Cost of living for an international student

Does anybody have any ideas on how much a student would need to live on in Adelaide? The general figure that the university has given me is about $10,000 - is this realistic?

Cheers

Lisa
Forum: Australia
Jul 19th 2002, 5:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By lilly

Desperately need advice

Basically my position is that I've been to Australia on a WHMV and I fell in love with the place (who couldn't!).

I've been working in IT for about 18mths but have now decided that as well as...
Jul 19th 2002, 5:48 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 488
Posted By lilly

Desperately need advice

Basically my position is that I've been to Australia on a WHMV and I fell in love with the place (who couldn't!).

I've been working in IT for about 18mths but have now decided that as well as...
Forum: The Lounge
Jul 19th 2002, 5:43 pm
Replies: 1
Views: 354
Posted By lilly

Smile Not an expat but need advice

Basically my position is that I've been to Australia on a WHMV and I fell in love with the place (who couldn't!).

I've been working in IT for about 18mths but have now decided that as well as...
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