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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
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    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
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    Is Brexit making EU employees quit the UK?

    by John Dunn | Sep 26, 2016
    According to a survey by the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), one in ten EU workers are planning on leaving the UK – and their jobs – following June’s Brexit vote.
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    How to pack your suitcase like a pro

    by 1st Contact | Sep 22, 2016
    Whether you're packing for an overseas holiday or a more permanent move, deciding what to take with you can be overwhelming. Here are a few tips to help you pack your suitcase like a pro.
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    Don’t put it in writing: Australian artist deported from the UK for jottings

    by Sam Hopwood | Sep 14, 2016
    Jody Cleaver entered the UK in August, in the midst of a five month Eurotrip, only to be sent back to Australia from London’s Stansted Airport. After being stopped by officials, she was detained overnight and deported based on information authorities found in her travel journal.
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    Brexit could make Tier 2 immigration to the UK easier for Australians

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 31, 2016
    Australia’s High Commissioner to the UK, Alexander Downer, is attempting to use Brexit as an opportunity to negotiate a better deal for Aussies looking to move to the UK.
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    Australia plans to increase tax on working holiday visa holders

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 30, 2016
    The Australian Federal government has planned to introduce an adjustment to the tax free threshold for non-resident workers. With the commencement originally announced for July 2016, debates between the country’s major political parties has delayed the implementation to January 2017.
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    Comparing government schools in the UK and South Africa

    by 1st Contact | Aug 22, 2016
    If you’re moving to the UK with your family, it might be worthwhile to compare the school systems in South Africa and the UK. We take a look at the basic similarities and differences between government schools in both countries.
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  • Its a tough life for Australian passport holders

    It’s a tough life for Australian passport holders

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 18, 2016
    The Passport Index ranks the Australian passport as the eighth most powerful in the world. Aussies can travel to 151 countries without a visa, but there are a few countries that aren’t so keen on them. From the stubborn to the ridiculous, here is a list of countries that make it extremely difficult for Australian passport holders to get a visa.
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    What to take with you when moving overseas

    by 1st Contact | Aug 18, 2016
    Whether you’re emigrating or simply going home, moving overseas can be a daunting task. This is especially true when it comes to deciding which of your belongings to pack and which to leave behind.
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    Comparing government schools in Australia and South Africa

    by 1st Contact | Aug 15, 2016
    If you’re planning on making the move Down Under and are taking your family with you, it might be useful to know how the government schools in Australia differ from those in South Africa.
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  • Can you pass the Australian immigration points test

    Can you pass the Australian immigration points test?

    by Sam Hopwood | Aug 12, 2016
    Australia is one of the most popular destinations for professionals who want to relocate. To make the move, you will have to pass what is often called an immigration points test. This crash course we’ve put together on the points system will help you figure out whether you’re eligible for an Aussie visa.
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  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • kangaroo-sunset-australia
    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • man-on-carousal
    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 

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