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Helmets

Helmets

Definition

If you are riding a motorcycle or bicycle in Australia you will need to wear a helmet. There are minimum standards for helmets, please check with your local traffic and roads authority.
Higher Degree Research (HDR)

Higher Degree Research (HDR)

Definition

Higher Research Degrees include the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Masters by Research. Research students work independently on discipline based topics, becoming an expert in their area of study.
Higher Distinction (HD)

Higher Distinction (HD)

Definition

A High Distinction is a grade given upon completion of a subject /unit at some institutions.
Higher education

Higher education

Definition

The Higher education sector in Australia refers to universities that provide the highest level of education qualification available in Australia.
Higher Education

Higher Education

Definition

Australia’s Tertiary Education system is often split into two sections – Vocational Education and Training (VET) and Higher Education. Higher Education usually refers to universities.
Homestay

Homestay

Definition

You may choose to stay in a homestay while you are studying in Australia. Homestay is accommodation within a home (usually with a family). Meals and utility bills are usually provided and included in the rent you pay.
Honours

Honours

Definition

Honours can be gained in several ways, depending on your course and your institution. In some cases it is an extra year of study that is additional to a bachelor degree in a discipline. It can also be as the outcome of an honours program that is studied concurrently with a normal pass degree of four years or more in a discipline. And in limited instances it is based on academic performance in those studies following completion of a specified program.