Archive for September, 2014

Student Spotlight: Meet Deakin University PhD candidate Mina from Iran

A local in Melbourne for two years, Mina travelled from Iran to do her PhD at Deakin University after being awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship. We spoke to Mina about her studies, favourite places and tips for getting ready for a life in Melbourne, Victoria. Tell us about your studies I’m doing a PhD…

Student Reviews: Grill’d

We are RMIT Newintstudents and we are students from RMIT. We love food, shopping and talking about issues that affects students in Melbourne. We are also happy to help new international students such as yourselves. Grill’d is a burger chain in Australia which originated in Melbourne. Here they do super awesome burgers and fries. I have attended…

Student Insights: Do Buy the Entertainment book

We are RMIT Newintstudents and we are students from RMIT. We love food, shopping and talking about issues that affects students in Melbourne. We are also happy to help new international students such as yourselves. RMIT Newintstudents, Meld Magazine, RSPCA and others are selling the Entertainment book this year for $65. There are thousands of offers up…

Meet Red Hong Yi: University of Melbourne Alumni turned Internationally Renowned Artist!

Many know her as the artist who ‘loves to paint, but not with a paintbrush’. One of MTV’s Instagrammers Changing the Way We See the World, Red Hong Yi is returning to Melbourne as keynote speaker for the Melbourne International Student Conference on September 27 and 28. Growing up in Malaysia, studying in Melbourne, working in Shanghai and now traveling all over…

Student Review: Study Melbourne Information Day

We are RMIT Newintstudents and we are students from RMIT. We love food, shopping and talking about issues that affects students in Melbourne. We are also happy to help new international students such as yourselves.   We recently attended the Study Melbourne Information Day at Multicultural Hub, 506 Elizabeth St. Melbourne, organised by AFIS and…

Meet Sam Woosley – Creator of Epic Timelapse Video of Melbourne

Some of you may have heard of RMIT international student, Sam Woosley (USA), who was recently featured on BuzzFeed for his soaring time-lapse of Melbourne, Victoria. His short film combined more than 8000 photographs and approximately 100 total hours of work to capture the hidden pockets of our city. We caught up with Sam to hear…

Meet the winners of the Victorian International Education Awards!

Leading Victorian education providers, businesses, not for profit organisations and international students from countries including Poland, China, Indonesia and Brazil have been recognised at the 2014 Victorian International Education Awards at Parliament House, Victoria. International Student of the Year recipients will receive scholarships of up to $10,000 for study related expenses at a Victorian education…

Things You Need in Melbourne: An Aussie Rules Football team

When you arrive in Melbourne, Victoria you will likely be asked one of two questions: 1) How about this weather? Less of a question, more of a statement, we love acknowledging the weather over here – hot or cold. 2) Who do you barrack for? While this might seem like a general question, it is…

Meet the Victorian International Education Award Finalists – Research

The Victorian International Education Awards (VIEA) recognises outstanding achievement and excellence in international education in Victoria. These prestigious awards recognise and celebrate leaders in Victoria’s international education sector and the outstanding achievements of international students. We are pleased to profile our four finalists in the category of Vocational Education and Training. You can check out…