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Ooi is a student from Malaysia who moved to Australia when he was 18 to study Commercial Cookery on The Gold Coast.He moved to Surfers Paradise on The Gold Coast and studied for 2 years. He studied the certificate III and IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality. Throughout his studies Ooi undertook over 360 hours of work experience as a cook in a local restaurant. This combined with his qualifications allowed him to apply for the graduate work visa. This is an 18 month work visa in Aus.

Below are some questions throughout his time in Australia:


When did you initially come  to Australia?

I moved to Australia back in 2016.


What was your pathway to the visa?

I studied a Cert III, IV in Commercial Cookery and Diploma of Hospitality.


What were you doing before you came to Australia?

I had just graduated high school then I decided to come to Australia to study.


What are your plans for the future?

I plan to establish a successful career as a Chef and would one day love to open my own restaurant. 


Why did you choose Australia?

I chose to study in Australia as it is close to my home country and it has western cuisine. It has amazing restaurants and world class chefs. 


How did Pathway to Aus help you?

Nick and Brad helped me a lot through the visa process and choosing a school. They then lodged the visa and assisted me with accommodation when I got here. They also applied for my grad visa and assisted me with the provisional skills assessment. 


Tell me about how you started with Pathway to Aus?

Nick and Brad came to Malaysia for a seminar.


If you are interested in finding a course like Ooi, feel free to contact Pathway to Aus

Interview with Ooi – student visa to graduate visa. was last modified: July 26th, 2018 by Pathway to Aus

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