Studying childcare? Find out how you could impact kids’ learning!

Many past graduates who’ve completed our childcare courses in Melbourne and Brisbane talk about how rewarding they find their career in childcare. In particular, they mention the satisfaction that comes from positively influencing a young child’s development and learning. Many have the (false) idea that working in childcare is akin to being a glorified babysitter. However, the fact of the...

How Academia supports group learning when you study English in Melbourne

There’s a saying in English: “two heads are better than one”. Basically, it means that things are easier when you do them with other people, as you will have more brains and more ideas. This applies to many areas, including studying English. While some students find that they learn English best when they are alone, others learn better in a...

Studying aged care? Different types of facilities & work opportunities

Whether you’ve decided to make a significant career shift or are passionate about providing care to the elderly, researching aged care courses is a critical early step. Looking forward to an exciting career in aged care gives considerable rewards. Not only does it gives you genuine fulfilment when you’re caring for your patients, but it also gives you an opportunity...

A day in the life of a commercial cookery student

Having the right skills and knowledge is definitely a great recipe for success in the commercial cooking industry. And study is a perfect ingredient! Academia students gain the skills, knowledge, and qualifications they need for a fantastic commercial cooking career with our fully approved and accredited commercial cookery courses. Our courses cover a range of skills for the commercial cookery...

Our management courses teach you 3 skills you need to succeed!

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again – being a good manager goes beyond your hard skills. While you may be in charge of budgeting, ordering stock and time-tracking, if you ask us, it’s your soft skills that are just as important to determine how effective you are as a manager. And our management courses in Melbourne ensure...

When do you need IELTS (and how our English courses in Melbourne help)

We all know that English is important if you want to work, study or migrate overseas. However, a lot of the time being able to hold a conversation in English isn’t enough! In many cases, international businesses, universities and immigration authorities require specific levels of fluency. And IELTS is how those skills are measured. If you want to migrate, work,...

Want to study English? Don’t let these myths stop you!

Many people say they would love to speak English. However, not all of them follow through and actually start studying English! In some cases, it’s a time issue. They just don’t have the time to dedicate to enrolling in an English course in Melbourne. In other cases, however, it’s because they believe in one of these myths, which is scaring...