Setting the Scene


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Click here to view videos by two Chinese students, Jessie and Leanne, discussing their experiences of postgraduate study in Australia, including the challenges of thinking critically and reading widely.

At the end of this session, international students will:

  • Have developed an initial familiarity with the Australian university context and the academic expectations associated with their course
  • Be able to identify aspects of cultural difference
  • Feel valued for the cultural contribution that they can make
  • Have begun the process of building resources that can be applied to their media / communication course