Centrelink Newstart Program

Centrelink Newstart Program If you’re unemployed and looking for work, you could be eligible for Centrelink’s Newstart Allowance payments. This could be of great help if you’re undergoing a study or training course that could improve your employability….

Austudy Payments

Austudy Payments Austudy can be a big help to you if you’re an Australian 25 years of age or older and in a full-time education or apprenticeship program. Austudy could reduce the amount of income you have to…

Austudy or Youth Allowance?

Austudy or Youth Allowance? Centrelink’s Austudy program, often misspelled as “ausstudy” or “aus study”, aims to financially help Australians who are studying or undergoing apprenticeship.  It’s often confused with Youth Allowance, but they are two different programs with…

Increases in the 2013 Centrelink Budget and What This Means for Students

Increases in the 2013 Centrelink Budget and What This Means for Students The Australian government has tweaked the 2013 budget to provide more help to recipients of assistance payments. The three types of additional assistance include the Schoolkids…

Can Centrelink Check Bank accounts?

Its understandable why students may be concerned about whether Centrelink can check their bank accounts. Before I answer this question I just want to state that anyone who is asking this question should take a look and decide…

What Does Travel Insurance cover for International Students?

Many students considering studying abroad may not have considered travel insurance and indeed many may not know what it is all about. Essentially travel insurance will cover you for unexpected risks when you are traveling overseas. Lots of…

Small ways students can save money throughout the year

Student loans can be a real pain. Who wants to worry about money? Unfortunately, if you aren’t careful with your funds, you may find yourself paying off loans years after you graduate. It doesn’t have to be this…

Money-saving tips for students

Four ways to help handle your money and avoid going into the red. When you think of life as a student, what first springs to mind? Is it the academic element, the thirst for knowledge and learning? Or…

A Great Work-At-Home Job That Can Get You Through Med School

It can be difficult to afford an education without a job to cover some of the cost, but it can be difficult to hold a job while getting an education without letting your schoolwork suffer. One of the…

How to Get the Best Deal on Student Laptops

When it comes time for a University student to think about laptops, they need to consider a variety of aspects that are needed for school. Although a gaming unit would have more than enough power to accomplish any task you…