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Please Beware of Scam Emails!
12 Jul 2018 Fraudulent emails have been doing the rounds from a company calling themselves Visa First Global Fastservice.  Please click on the below image to see an example:     In the emails, Visa First Global Fastservice is claiming they are Visa First. We can confirm that this company is NOT associated in any... Read more
Student Visa Applications for Australia Increase by Almost 22%
09 Jul 2018 For the first 3 months of 2017, the number of visa applications rose by 18.5% in comparison with the same period in 2016 and visas granted from Jan-Mar 2017 increased by nearly 22% compared to 2016.  This percentage increase equates to just under 18,000 more student visas compared to the first quarter of 2016. The ... Read more
Top 10 Deadliest Animals in Australia
20 Jun 2018 ''Deadly'' generally means something with the ability to cause death but it's also a word Irish people use to describe things that are awesome! Australia is home to many animals that are both awesome and deadly so we've compiled a list of our top 10 favourites.   1. Bees Bees cause more deaths in Australia than sn... Read more
Want to extend your Australian working holiday? Here's how you can!
22 May 2018 Under the conditions of a first Australian Work and Holiday visa (either subclass 417 or 462) working holidaymakers are entitled to spend one year working and traveling around Oz. But is one year really enough time to enjoy a working holiday in Australia? After all it’s an entire continent! With bustling cities and ... Read more
'Gandalf, meet Cristiano Ronaldo!'
22 May 2018 New Zealand and Portugal sign reciprocal work and travel agreement New Zealand and Portugal have signed a reciprocal agreement which will, for the first time, allow young people from both countries to embark on a working holiday in a new destination. The deal agreed by both governments will allow up to 50 young national... Read more
Travelling to Russia for the World Cup? You'll need a FAN ID.
18 May 2018 Here’s everything you need to know Football fans who are travelling to attend football matches during the World Cup will not require visas to enter Russia. Instead all match goers will need to get their hands on a ‘FAN ID’. If you’re planning to cheer your country on at the World Cup here’s e... Read more