Author: Dilip Nooney

Is Australia safe for foreign students and immigrants?

The United States-based blog for Indo-Americans, “Sepia Mutiny”  has frequently carried alarming accounts of unprovoked attacks on Indian students. Recently there has been some bad press for Australia in the Indian news media about similar-seeming events. Is the situation comparable? Should prospective Indian students (and their parents), investors and independent skilled migrants feel any alarm? […]

Australian universities’ research and teaching

You will find considerable differences in the approach taken at Australian universities that you are accustomed to in India. Silent note-taking is everywhere understood to be the least effective way of learning, but active learning requires resources that are not available everywhere. Australian students, though, cannot sit through lectures and then study up for exams […]

Australia is safe for foreign students and immigrants

The United States-based blog for Indo-Americans, “Sepia Mutiny” (http://sepiamutiny.com/sepia/) has frequently carried alarming accounts of unprovoked attacks on Indian students. Recently there has been some bad press for Australia in the Indian news media about similar-seeming events. Is the situation comparable? Should prospective Indian students (and their parents), investors and independent skilled migrants feel any […]

Australian Universities’ Research and Teaching

You will find considerable differences in the approach taken at Australian universities from what you are accustomed to in India. Silent note-taking is everywhere understood to be the least effective way of learning, but active learning requires resources that are not available everywhere. Australian students, though, cannot sit through lectures and then study up for […]

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