Popular Aussie lingo
arvo – afternoon
pash - a kiss
too right – very true
bludger – lazy oaf
flat out – really busy or fast
A key difference between the North American and Australian post-secondary education systems concerns professional degrees (e.g., medicine, dentistry, law, pharmacy, physiotherapy). The Australian university system offers many professional qualification programs at the undergraduate level. This means that students straight from high school can enroll in programs to be become doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, physiotherapists, etc. This differs from the North American professional program structure, in which students generally complete an undergraduate degree before starting a professional degree.
Students from Canada apply to undergraduate programs at OzTREKK’s Australian universities by submitting their university applications directly to OzTREKK.
The following undergraduate program areas are available at our Australian universities: