Pain on the way for New Zealand students in Australia

  • Posted by Sean on September 21, 2017 in Immigration Students Travel

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Australia’s education crackdowns in student funding

If you were hoping to move to Australia for future study, you’ll want to know about a few new rule changes that may affect you. What does this higher education reform mean for you? We’re going to look specifically at tertiary students coming from New Zealand (including some Australian permanent residents).


50 Fascinating Expat Blogs to Follow in 2017

  • Posted by Sean on May 1, 2017 in Immigration Students Travel

Expat blogs 2017

Adjusting to expat life can be both exciting and challenging. If you’re living expat life, you may enjoy reading about the experiences of others going through the same transition – so we’ve compiled this list of some of the most insightful and entertaining expat blogs and websites to follow in 2017. 


Expat Diaries: Sri Lankan Expats Finding a Way

  • Posted by Sean on April 1, 2016 in Immigration Students

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If you’ve ever attempted to send money back to Sri Lanka, you’ll know that the process can sometimes be overwhelming. We thought that we would share some of our customers success stories with the hope that you might be able to learn from these Sri Lankan expat’s experiences.


7 High Demand Jobs for Foreigners in the United Kingdom

  • Posted by Sean on September 8, 2015 in Global Economies Immigration Students

Moving to another country can be difficult and scary, especially to a competitive Western economy like the UK but you’ll be happy to know that finding your first job in Britain isn’t as hard as you might think. At the peak of the recession in 2008, hundreds of qualified professionals were unemployed across the United Kingdom, but now firms are very willing to increase their recruitment intake as the economy has stabilised. In fact, recruitment is set to reach its highest point for more than a decade in 2015 and the median starting entry-level salary is set to rise to £30,000 ($65,360 AUD).


Top 10 Ways to Save Money on Travel

  • Posted by Jason on June 3, 2015 in Students Travel

Travelling can be expensive, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be that way. No matter what destination you choose, there are plenty of simple ways to reduce costs and enjoy your vacation even more. Some websites may offer tips and advice that seem like common sense, so we have compiled a list of the top 10 ways to save money on travel that you haven’t heard before. Keep reading to find out what they are.


15 High-Demand Jobs in Australia for Foreign Workers

  • Posted by Jason on June 2, 2015 in Global Economies Immigration Students

If you’re looking to immigrate and find a job in Australia, you’ll want to market yourself in an area with plenty of demand. In order to help you, we’ve compiled a list of 15 high-demand jobs in Australia for foreign workers!


How to Send NZ IRD Payments from the UK

  • Posted by Paul on November 6, 2014 in Global Money Transfer Immigration Students

Making payments to the IRD in New Zealand from overseas can be a big hassle and a very expensive proposition. When you’re living in the United Kingdom it can be difficult to keep on top of your commitments to the New Zealand tax authorities. For anyone living overseas with a New Zealand student loan, they will also find that their loan starts attracting interest once they’ve been out of NZ for more than half the year. This makes it essential to get that student loan paid off as soon as possible, if you want to avoid what can become a lifelong drag on your finances.


How to Repay NZ Student Loans from Overseas

  • Posted by Paul on October 29, 2014 in Banking Global Money Transfer Students

Kiwis living in Australia and the UK trying to make the most of their qualifications represent a pretty big group of people and many of them have student loans to contend with. Just like any other debt, a student loan is not something you want to be shackled to for any length of time – especially when the interest starts accumulating. The sooner you can get rid of the burden, the better off you’ll be, so you can get on with your life without the stress of being in debt.


5 Cash-Saving Finance Tips for International Students

  • Posted by Jason on June 16, 2014 in Students Travel

Studying abroad certainly has its advantages: personal growth, improved language skills in some cases, and a wealth of unforgettable experiences. But never has paying for education been as expensive as it is today. Most international students end up bearing these costs out of their own pockets, so here are five tips to make those unforgettable experiences more affordable and help you get through studying abroad while keeping your debts to a minimum.


How to Send NZ Student Loan Repayments from Overseas (For Free)

  • Posted by Jason on June 11, 2014 in Global Money Transfer Students

So – you’ve ventured away on the big OE, and it’s looking like you won’t be heading back to New Zealand any time soon. But the student loan still looms, and your interest free grace period has run out, so it’s time to knock it out. But what’s the best way to send NZ student loan repayments from overseas?