India is growing as a popular tourist destination and additionally is increasing in popularity as a host location to study abroad. There are various short term and long term study options available for 2021 (post COVID). This article will discuss some of the short term options that are available for all Australian students from a…

The traditional way of learning languages has gone. From rote learning from a textbook and a teacher giving a lecture on how to use grammar to apps on your phone, learning foreign languages have changed drastically since the Internet and smartphone technology. If you want to learn one of the main languages of India –…

The job hunting scene in India is on another level compared to Australia. According to Gulf News, 426 million Indians were looking for work in 2018. Compared to that of Australia, where there are 183,900 available positions and 666,700 unemployed Australians (according to Australian Unemployed Workers Union). But do not let that deter you from…

In this post, we talk to Natalie and learn first hand about the IndoGenius Programme. Established in 2009, the program targets university students in the US, UK, and Australia, and provides experiences in India with leading organizations, startups, and Indian universities. In addition, participants are also given access to experience the rich culture of India…

  Source: Wikicommons (Sarah an Australian volunteer in India) Thousands of young Australians pack their bags and head to India every year with the intention of doing a volunteer project. Given the diversity of projects, organisations and opportunities that exist, being able to choose where to spend your time becomes increasingly important. Asia Options has put…

  India has always been on my bucket list to go to. I have not had any opportunities to go to India until I saw IndoGenius’ program, ‘Reimagining India’. IndoGenius is a group based in India that do study tours around India. Hosting students from America, UK and Australia, IndoGenius’ mission is to ‘increase the…

  Ever wondered what are the best universities in Australia for India studies? Well look no further, Asia Options has compiled all the options for South Asian studies into one compact list. Historically, Australia has been an international hub for Indian studies. These days, opportunities to study India and South Asia in Australia can be…

Public action. Performers (from left to right) Kiran Joan, Keerthana Chandragiri and Hannah Raisin. Hannah Raisin is a video and performance artist from Melbourne, Australia, whose playful and subversive work focuses on the female body and its representation. In 2016, she was an artist in residence at 1Shanthiroad studios in Bengaluru for two months, where she…

Are you an Artist that wants to work in India or learn from Indian artists? Asia Options has put together a shortlist of five of the best artist residencies in India. If you want to find a way to collaboratively engage with Indian artist communities, and learn from some of the best, keep reading! Khoj…

1) John, what is the AII Victoria India Internship Program you completed and what sparked your interest to apply? The Australia India Institute (AII) offers internships at organisations in several cities throughout India as well as positions at Indian companies based in Victoria. There are positions at organisations in a wide range of fields including…

    Calling all bibliophiles! Are you looking for India’s best libraries? Do you need resources to help you dive head first into your academic research? Do you need a quiet place to unwind with a good book? Or, do you just want to escape the heat and immerse yourself in Indian literature? Look no…

  Namaste and welcome to your guide to learning Hindi online. Whether you’re a complete beginner, looking for extra material to augment your Hindi course or want to keep your Hindi skills up to scratch post-study, there is a great range of online Hindi resources out there to help. Here is a selection of sites,…

  To make sure that your arrival in India is as smooth as it can possibly be, Asia Options has compiled you a guide on how to find accommodation in India. Securing the right lodgings in India is notoriously tricky, but if you go in armed with the right information, it doesn’t need to be a…