Make your money go further down under
International students come in all shapes and sizes – something we often forget. One characteristic that is often hidden or ignored is the financial situation of each student. It’s easy just to think only wealthy people can send their child(ren) overseas to study and assume all international students must be flush with cash. But for many reasons, many international students could be under financial pressure or stress. The family may be putting all their resources into it and be unable to cope with extras, the exchange rate may turn a good income earner into quite a low one, international students often pay higher tuition fees and so on. Asian students going to Australia are often caught in these traps. So here is a handy guide to student discounts available in Australia for those that are looking to make their money go as far as possible.