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Study Melbourne’s best picks for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is coming to Melbourne, bringing world-class acts including stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. Running from 29 March to 23 April, the Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural event and one of the top three largest comedy festivals in the world. Read on…

Meet Pinni Wu, international student fashion designer

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) is officially underway, seeing the city turn into a kaleidoscope of design, colour and collaboration. With the collection of cultures, people and places forming the fabric that is Victoria, it only seemed right that VAMFF celebrate the voices that have crossed seas, hopped on planes and walked a…

Meet Gaelle Marie, international student fashion designer

The Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) is officially underway, seeing the city turn into a kaleidoscope of design, colour and collaboration. With the collection of cultures, people and places forming the fabric that is Victoria, it only seemed right that VAMFF celebrate the voices that have crossed seas, hopped on planes and walked a…

Catch up with Yan Ho, designer from VAMFF 2016

Study Melbourne’s international student fashion show at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, A Stitch in Time, A Place of Mine, is just around the corner. As we prepare for this year’s show, we caught up with one of our international student designers from last year’s show ‘Four Seasons in One Night’. Yan Ho from Malaysia completed…

Learn about the Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival

The streets of Melbourne are filled with citywide festivities for the Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival, running from 27 January to 12 February 2017. As the Festival’s Principal Partner, Study Melbourne caught up with some of the volunteers to get their insights into the celebrations. Raymond Lim and Tingting Jin, Head of Videography What are…

Great Ocean Road Safety Tips

The Great Ocean Road is one of the world’s most scenic coastal drives. From the Great Ocean Road, you can see the towering 12 Apostles, get up close to native wildlife, and take in iconic surf breaks, pristine rainforest and misty waterfalls. As one of Victoria’s most popular tourist destinations, the area can get quite busy.…

Hyperactive

Greatness has often been debated – how it looks, where it lives, how to make it, break it, shape it and berate it.   Greatness has graced our eyes on the screen in the most beautiful grandeur, and flirted with them longingly in books. It’s been loud and unquestionable, it has roared and it has…

Study Melbourne Student Centre holiday hours

The Study Melbourne Student Centre will be open most days throughout the Christmas and New Year holiday period. Drop in to 599 Little Bourke Street during the opening hours listed below to find a welcoming space for international students with access to computers, the internet and free printing. . Holiday Opening Hours Tuesday 20 December: OPEN 11am…

The last Christmas

Tis the season for gift wrapping, giving and returning but if Christmas isn’t something you’re into or even celebrate, it can be hard to know your place amongst the tinsel and lights. Well, never fear. There is plenty to do in Melbourne over the holiday season to keep you merry.  Here’s our top 10!  …

A change in direction.

Choosing what to do with your life can be overwhelming. There is no simple definition, no clear path. You never really know what life will bring or the best way to reach your goals. Dancer, performer, Patisserie and International Student Ambassador. For Adrin, the path to purpose was never clear: “I was pursuing a Degree…