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Announcing the 2016 Victorian International Education Award Finalists!

The Victorian International Education Awards are an initiative of the Victorian Government, designed to promote and reward outstanding achievement and excellence among students, education providers, business and not-for-profit organisations in the international education sector in Victoria. The international student finalists have displayed outstanding academic achievements and all share a determination to make the most of…

Melbourne Launches World-Class Free WiFi Network

The Victorian Government just launched a free, world-class WiFi network in the Melbourne city centre. From today, anyone can use the VicFreeWiFi service within all Melbourne city loop train stations, the Bourke Street Mall, Queen Victoria Market, and South Wharf Promenade at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. More access points will be switched on over the…

Six things to do on the Grand Final long weekend

On the first Saturday of October, millions of Australians come together to watch one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the AFL Grand Final. AFL is Australia’s national sport, and its final game of the season is so significant that in 2015 Victoria put a public holiday the day before to celebrate the…

International student stories celebrated at My Melbourne

Stories by Victoria’s international students took centre stage at the 2016 Melbourne Writers Festival as part of the My Melbourne storytelling competition, held in partnership with Study Melbourne. Parliamentary Secretary for Education Judith Graley gave the opening address at ACMI’s The Cube on Saturday 3 September where winners of the My Melbourne competition were announced. The event…

Engaging Melbourne with Shiyun and Mehak

Engaging Melbourne is a program designed to allow international and local students to develop friendships as well as explore Melbourne, develop professional skills and broaden 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 and…

ASEAN Games comes to Melbourne

ASEAN Games Australia (AGA) is the biggest sporting event for the South East Asian community in Australia, and it’s happening on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Now in its sixth year, AGA strive to advocate a healthy, active lifestyle and foster a stronger bond amongst the ASEAN…

Melbourne ranked World’s Most Liveable City, again!

Melbourne has been voted the World’s Most Liveable City for an unprecedented sixth year in a row by the prestigious Economist Intelligence Unit’s Liveability Index. The yearly survey scores 140 of the world’s best cities in categories such as culture, environment and education. Melbourne scored an astounding 97.5 out of 100 overall this year, with perfect…

Students to help shape Australia’s future

On Tuesday 9 August the Census of Population and Housing will create a snapshot of the nation by counting every house and person in Australia. With 15 million people expected to complete the Census online, it’s not just your moment to help shape Australia’s future. It’s also your chance to participate in one of the largest online…

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…