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A semi-structured interview is a qualitative method of inquiry that combines a pre-determined set of open questions questions that prompt discussion with the opportunity for the interviewer to explore particular themes or responses further Semi Structured InterviewA semi-structured interview does not limit respondents to a set of pre-determined answers unlike a structured questionnaireSemi-structured interviews are used to understand how interventions work and how they could be improved It also allows respondents to discuss and raise issues that you may not have consideredThe interview conducted by me was primarily to know about the changing trend of international student that what impact they have when they shift from their homeland to Australia The respondent was A Saudi student aging 27 years old I believed that she as the respondent would be able to provide me adequate information for my researches question Exploring the eating habit on a Saudi Arabia female who affect her health in AustraliaThe change in the location of an individual has a great impact on the lifestyle Similar is the case with students especially International students who come from different regions to study in Australia When they reach there they have to adapt themselves with the Australian society in such a way that even their eating habits are changed Not everything can be observed though in the student life I recognized the difference in the way international students select food and how they look forward to pass their day especially related to their diet plan Only by asking questions researchers can understand what people are doing and why they do that Patton 2002 The best technique among the others in qualitative research is semi-structured interview which have open ended questions and do not limit or provide a particular answer to a question for the respondent to limit her view and be bounded to reply from the stated options There were certain guidelines that I followed on two phases One was while interviewing and second
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