What is the university doing to help Indian students assimilate better with the culture?
Beverly: The students are met at the airport and taken to their accommodation. Orientation provides the students with information about living in Canberra in general as well as information relating directly to their study. At this point they will meet the International Student Advisors who are located in the Student Centre as well as our International Student Ambassadors. This first week is very important in the life of the student. There are official events as well as lots of opportunities to socialise and meet other students who will be studying in the same programs. The students will enroll in their subjects in this week and they will meet their Personal Advisor. Their Personal Advisor will be an academic member of their faculty who will be their main point of contact for any questions the student may have. These questions could be academic or otherwise. If the Personal Advisor cannot help them then they will advise them as to who can help them. Can students work part-time to earn p