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BER Australian Scholarship 2018 Winner Announced

Xiong Xiao, a PhD candidate currently studying and teaching at the University of Western Australia is awarded BestExchangeRate.com's first scholarship for foreign students in Australia.

Pay in your Own currency? – The Travel Rip-off to Avoid

Dynamic Currency Conversion (DCC), it comes at a cost.

Top 5 Travel Money Options

There are multiple methods and modes to travel money these days. The most seasoned nomads will share that they mix it up with some cash, a pre-paid travel card or a travel credit card. This provides multiple options when you are on the road whilst also minimising the risk of being stranded with no money […]

How can I prepare for life as an Expat?

Expat Preparation Checklist So you’ve made the big decision to move overseas and become a citizen of the globe. You’ve decided to explore and experience a new culture, taste new foods, immerse yourself in the context of a different language, currency, and an overall new way of life as an expat. For many, this will […]

Top Travel Apps for Apple Watch 2018

According to Fortune magazine, Apple sold 18 million apple watches in 2017 which is a 50% increase on the previous year and the highest number of shipments for any wearable vendor. With an increase in Apple watch users it follows that available apps for Apple watch will continue to grow and, whereas in the past […]

BestExchangeRates.com Australian Scholarship 2018

BER is a Foreign Exchange comparison website with strong links to and involvement in FinTech Australia. The aim of the platform is to assist individuals and small businesses to navigate the complex, and often perplexing, international money transfer market through an FX calculator, reviews, ratings, comparisons, and news. For 2018, BER has launched a scholarship for […]

Study in Australia as an International Student – Student Visa Subclass 500

With 5 of the top 50 universities in the world being in Australia in 2018, it should come as no surprise that this is the third most popular international student destination in the world (www.topuniversities.com). Australia offers world class study facilities and educators, providing both local and international students a diverse range of study options. […]

Scholarships to Study in Australia

The Australian government offers a broad range of scholarships and fellowships for international students to study in Australia.

Living costs for international students in Australia

A guide to money saving tips for international students planning or already studying in Australia.

Money Saving Checklist for Studying Overseas

So you’ve enjoyed the excitement and celebrations for being accepted into an institution overseas to study, now,down to the logistics. What do you need to have in place to ensure that the transition to student life overseas goes as smooth as possible whilst also making sure that you’re being money smart? Here are BER’s top […]

Paying for Overseas Tuition & School Fees

Be smart and get the best exchange rate for regular payments Millions of international students are studying outside their home countries which can add up to be a substantial expense. Eliminating unnecessary foreign exchange costs is therefore a great first step to  ensuring that more of your hard-earned money is spent on you and your […]

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