Student Placement Australia has just received word from the US Consulate that there will be no changes made to the Work and Travel USA visa at this stage! This means it will be business as usual for the Work & Travel USA 12 month program and we can accept applications for departures past August and beyond.
Student Placement Australia would like to congratulate Karyn Heffer from Grovesdale, VIC, for being the final winner of the Work and Travel USA Competition. Karyn will receive a $500 discount off her Work and Travel USA program fee.
Student Placement Australia would like to congratulate Adine Christian from Padstow, NSW, for being the third winner of the Work and Travel USA Competition. Adine will receive a $500 discount off her Work and Travel USA program fee.
The following is a blog submitted to another website by one of our participants currently in the US on the Work and Travel USA program. The participant thought it might be of interest to the readers of our website so he kindly shared it with us!
Written by an expatriate Australianthis site contains a useful list of tips for Aussies looking to live in the US. The site covers some common topics such as customs and traditions, differences in language, standards, road travel and food. While you might think that there isn't too many dramatic differences between Australia and the US you might be surprised by a few of the cultural differences that do exist between the two countries.
Student Placement Australia would like to congratulate Camille Hayton from Brunswick, Victoria, for being the first winner of the Work and Travel USA 25 Words or Less Competition. Camille will receive a $500 discount off her Work and Travel USA program fee.
The International Students Support Center of New York has some accommodation facilities available during the US Summer holiday period from June to July 2009. Based at the Long Island University – Brooklyn Campus, this is a convenient option for anyone looking to spend either a short or an extended period of time in New York. It saves you the trouble of having to look for an apartment and in such a large city this can become quite frustrating.