Archive for May, 2015

Meet Jesse Chua from Singapore

Jesse Chua arrived in Melbourne from Singapore in 2010. Five years on and having completed an undergraduate degree in Commerce and postgraduate degree in Advertising, Jesse opened a nitrogen gelato store in one of Melbourne’s hidden laneways of Little Bourke Street called Dex2Rose. With up to eight fun and exciting flavours at any one time,…

Events in June

EVENT OF THE MONTH It’s not quite winter yet and that means ice-cream is still in season! We’re hosting a special gelato making demonstration and tasting session for a select number of students – but be quick!  A former international student himself, Jesse Chua graduated Monash University and RMIT university and then opened his very…

Volunteer for Melbourne International Film Festival 2015

Volunteer applications for the Melbourne International Film Festival have opened. We spoke with Joel Allan, Volunteers Manager at the Melbourne International Film Festival, for some insider tips.  Can you tell me a bit about Melbourne International Film Festival? The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and…

How to get home safely

Are you working or studying long hours? Or simply exploring Melbourne and Victoria’s nighttime food and lifestyle options.  Read on for the Study Melbourne Student Centre’s top 5 tips for getting home safely. 1. NightRider NightRider buses provide a safe, easy and inexpensive alternative for late night travel on weekends. You can travel on NightRider…

Top five tips to manage stress

Keeping up with coursework is important, but so is looking after your health and wellbeing. Read on for the Study Melbourne Student Centre’s top five tips for staying sane through the academic year. Plan your time It helps to study a little bit every day to keep ideas fresh in your mind and identify areas…

Events in Victoria

Do you love jazz music? Would you like to meet students with similar interests? We’re giving away free passes to an incredible show at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival as our Study Melbourne meetup for May. EVENT OF THE MONTH Widely considered among the most ground breaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, Miguel Zenón…