Before Arriving in Australia
Settling into Townsville
Studing at TIES & Beyond
Once you have finished your studies with TIES we may also be able to assist you in applying for new visas or the process of finding a new job.
Adjusting to Life in Australia
While living and studying abroad may be an exciting adventure, it can also present a range of challenges.
Listen, observe and ask questions, become involved, try to maintain a sense of perspective, maintain some of the routines and rituals you may have had in your home country, keep lines of communication open with those at home, have a sense of humour and most of all ask for help.Read more
Useful tips and articles
- Shopping Trading hours are: Monday to Wednesday: 9.00am – 5:00pm, Thursday: 9:00am – 9:00pm, Friday: 9.00am – 5:00pm, Saturday: 9:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday: 9.00am – 4:00pm
- Coles/Woolworths Supermarket is open:
Monday to Friday - 8:00am – 9:00pm, Saturday from 8:00am – 5:00pm, Sunday – 9:00am - 5:00pm.
- Also remember to keep your receipts for other shopping – you can claim tax back at the airport for items over $300.00. Items can be carried as hand luggage only.