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Thoughts about the future of finance and foreign currency transfer.

Going to study overseas? Five quick tips to make the most of it.

By Tim Strube on

Studying abroad is an awesome experience. It opens up new experiences, new friendships, new cultures you are not going to find at home, no matter how cosmopolitan your life may be. As with most things in life, a little preparation more »

Tagged in: currency conversion, budget, international education, study, saving tips

10 Travel Tips for Students Who Have Never Studied Abroad

By Tim Strube on

Deciding to partake in this journey is half the battle, one you have already won. In case you are starting to feel pre-departure jitters, here are some tips to help calm your nerves and have a grasp on your adventure more »

Tagged in: study, international education, budget, saving tips

Start-up State’s Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

By Jessica Steiger-Thorpe on

In NSW schools when kids share what they want to be when they grow up, what do they say? A fireman, a doctor or a zookeeper are popular options. What a contrast then, with ‘Start-up’ states like Israel where a more »

Tagged in: innovation, international education, technology, ripple, digital currency

Flight of the International Students

By Nicolas Steiger on

Getting an education abroad is an increasingly likely prospect for students across the globe, especially for those living in the Global South. In the 2014 – 2015 academic year, the world’s stock of internationally mobile students grew to approximately 5 more »

Tagged in: study, international education, budget

3 Mistakes International Students Make When Choosing a University Abroad

By Tim Strube on

Attending college overseas can be an amazing experience. But navigating daily life at a new school in a country you aren't familiar with requires careful planning to ensure a happy international college journey. If you are a prospective international student, more »

Tagged in: study, international education, budget, saving tips, sending money overseas

Israel inspires NSW startups - FlashFX

By Nicolas Steiger on

ISRAEL’S innovation prowess cast its spell on an eight-strong delegation of NSW startup founders, who returned to Sydney last week full of confidence, “chutzpah” and new business opportunities after spending 10 days at Austrade’s new Landing Pad facility more »

Tagged in: ripple, innovation, technology, trading, international education

Media Release: Support for NSW startups to go international

By Nicolas Steiger on

Anthony Roberts Minister for Industry, Resources and Energy NSW Government In an Australian first, the NSW Government is collaborating with the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) to take eight NSW fintech and cyber security startups to the Tel Aviv more »

Tagged in: technology, innovation, australia, international education