Latest from the Living in Melbourne category

Iftikhar Arman Rashid’s My Melbourne Story

Iftikhar Arman Rashid Visual Category (Winner, Photography) ­                                                       This was a finalist entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.

Victoria Unplugged: Meet the 2016 International Alumnus of the Year Finalists

We’re extremely excited to announce that Study Melbourne has launched its first podcast series! Victoria Unplugged highlights the incredible stories behind the 2016 International Alumnus of the Year finalists in the Victorian International Education Awards. Vincent from Brazil, Huong from Vietnam, Kashif from Pakistan and Bart from Poland share their ups and downs, challenges and achievements, and the most Australian thing…

Mohammed Azhar Uddin’s My Melbourne Story

Mohammed Azhar Uddin is a current international student from India studying a Master of Information Technology at Charles Sturt University. This was his entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   THE INSPIRATION OF MY JOURNEY SISTER The day I was born I believe it was neither my mother nor my father who smiled first. It was…

Line Sethnita Vana’s My Melbourne Story

Line Sethnita Vana is a current international student from Cambodia studying a Master of Accounting and International Finance from Deakin University. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   MELBOURNE, THE BOUNDARY PUSHER Surrounded and inspired by many successful people who studied overseas, I longed to go abroad since grade six. I put…

Esther Kuok May Yan’s My Melbourne Story

Esther Kuok May Yan is a current international student from Malaysia studying Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   LEST WE FORGET My relationship with Melbourne began only one and a half years ago, which may seem like a relatively short time. However, in that…

Clarybelle Loi’s My Melbourne Story

Clarybelle Loi is a current international student from Malaysia studying Bachelor of Environments at the University of Melbourne. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   Walking through the streets of Melbourne, one is struck by how enjoyable the journey itself is. Instead of just focusing on the destination, the journey becomes equally…

A choir for Victoria

More than 175,000 international students enrol to study in Victoria every year. To help them settle in, Study Melbourne and IDP Education, created a choir for international student singers of all abilities. Participating students were from all over the world, studying at different institutions around Victoria and taking a wide range of courses from biomedical…