Connect Migration Blog

Make sure you’re staying safe online

Almost everything is online nowadays. From banking and shopping, to email and social media profiles, most information can be accessed with a simple search. Limit how much personal information you publish to keep yourself safe online. With the Internet available so easily, whether it’s on a computer or your phone, you need to be careful of what information you share with others.

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How to get around using the Perth public transport system

Perth is a very spread out city. With suburbs in every direction the easiest way to get around is by car. However, if you are new to the city and don’t have access to a vehicle, you are able to travel around Perth using its’ public transport system, Transperth. Transport services run all over the city and outer suburbs, with frequent services including buses, trains and even ferries. You can pay by cash or card per trip, but the simplest way to pay is to get yourself a Smartrider.

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Student Visa Perth – Costs, Rules and Need to Know Information

Have you been thinking about studying in Perth, Australia? Studying abroad is a great way to experience the beauty and culture of a whole new country while earning a valuable qualification you can use throughout the rest of your life. Australia welcomes International students all year round, giving them a chance to earn a degree and enjoy the Australian lifestyle with a student visa. A student visa is a temporary visa that allows you to reside in Australia during a specified period of time while you study at an Australian educational institution.

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Immigration Updates

Electronic visa record

From 1 September 2015 visa holders will no longer be able to request and pay for a visa label. Visa holders can access their visa record through our free Visa Entitlement Verification Online (VEVO) service or the myVEVO mobile app. Australian visas are issued and recorded electronically. All visa records are stored on a central database in Australia which enables online checking of visa details by visa holders, registered Australian organisations and airline staff.

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