Latest from the Living in Melbourne category

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! How Far We’ve Come Photographic Exhibition

We had hundreds of incredible submissions for the very first Study Melbourne How Far We’ve Come photographic exhibition and it was a very tough decision for our judges! Our winners and finalists below. All photos are being exhibited at the prestigious Ballarat International Foto Biennale until 20 September 2015. CATEGORY: BEAUTY OF VICTORIA WINNER  NAME: Weite Dai STUDYING: Civil Engineering at Deakin…

How to Stay Healthy in Winter

The colder months are synonymous with nasty cold and flu bugs spreading around so it’s important to keep yourself in optimum health. There are various ways to keep your immune system strong and it’s not as hard as you may think. Here are our top five tips: Eat – Cut out the junk food. A variety…

Events in August

Event of the Month The Ballarat International Foto Biennale The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) is a month-long festival of contemporary Australian and international photography. Its aim is to educate, inspire, provoke and question by presenting photography from the world to Australia and from Australia to the world. This year Study Melbourne is proud to feature…

Meet Harini from India

Why did you choose to study abroad? Having lived with my parents for 21 years, I realized that the life I’ve lived has been very safe and caged. In India, especially, everyone gets slotted into a certain category – academically, professionally or in terms of personality. I was always the smart girl who was interested in too many…

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,…

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…

Everything you need to know about working in Melbourne, Victoria

Like many international students, you may get a part time or casual job to help pay your living expenses while you study in Australia. International students can work up to 40 hours per fortnight while they are studying, and can work full time during their semester breaks.   Everyone who works in Australia has the…

There is no tolerance for racism in Australia

Melbourne, Victoria welcomes everyone!  There is no place in our community for racism or intolerance, on or off campus. In fact, it is against the law in Victoria to vilify someone because of their race or religion.  Any inappropriate behaviour should be reported to Victoria Police or the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Recently…