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What happened at the CISA National Conference?

The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Conference is an annual event for government bodies, stakeholders and students to gather together, listen to each other and share inspirational and interesting opinions and goals for international education. This year’s conference was held in Darwin and Study Melbourne caught up with Victorian international students Quyen, Mercy and Teresita, who…

CISA National Conference recognised by International Student Welfare Grants

Minister for International Education Steve Herbert has announced the CISA National Conference as a recipient of the Victorian Government’s International Student Welfare Grants. The International Student Welfare Grants provide funding of up to $50,000 per year to organisations delivering projects that improve the experience and welfare of international students in Victoria. As a result of…

Everything you need to know about Victoria Police

Who are the Victoria Police? How can they help? When should they be contacted? Melbourne is a safe city and there is no place for antisocial or illegal behaviour towards anyone. You can find our recommended safety apps for students in Victoria here. As in any large city crime can occur. Victoria Police was established in…

Must-have apps for student safety

Everyone has the right to feel safe. If you’re in an area you’re not sure about, or would like people to know where you are, here’s some handy (and free!) apps to keep with you at all times. On campus Unisafe – The University of Melbourne UniSafe is the official app of the Safer Community…

John Cuestaquintero – Colombia

“Colombia es un país en desarrollo, y está abriendo sus puertas a nuevas empresas internacionales y a la gente en general. Esto implica que todos los profesionales colombianos tienen que aprender inglés para ser dinámicos y exitosos y estar al nivel del entorno mundializado de hoy. En mi caso, las compañías más importantes del mundo…

Video: Four Seasons in One Night

Study Melbourne presented Four Seasons in One Night for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) Cultural Program. Check out videos from the night below, and big thanks to our designers and Victorian institution partners: Yan Ho (Malaysia), Holmesglen Institute – Summer Yanxi Chen (China), Box Hill Institute – Autumn Connie Diamantopoulos (Australia), RMIT University Winter Kunuch…

All about the Engaging Melbourne Program: An interview with Mehak Sheikh

Engaging Melbourne is a program designed to allow international and local students to develop friendships as well as exploring Melbourne, developing professional skills and broadening social networks. Study Melbourne is supporting this initiative created by the Melbourne Football Club, which is broken into five main activities; intercultural training, city dash, hands on football, match day…

Meet Gary Lee – 2016 New Australian of the Year!

If you’ve been to The Couch at 614, a safe and free lounge space in Melbourne for International Students to socialise, relax, study, and seek assistance, or attended the Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome, you’ve likely met Gary Lee, one of the most well-known international student alumni in Melbourne. Gary Lee is the 2016 New Australian of…