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Kangan Institute and Cricket Victoria unite students through sport

A sports pitch will hold a mirage of surprises – final sirens, almost goals, close calls, echoed countdowns, underdog wins and big little misses. A crowd of strangers, gathered together for the love of the game. It’s a simple sentiment shared by Cricket Victoria and their recent sporting program – a student version of the…

A Stitch in Time, A Place of Mine and a blog post about it all.

On Wednesday 15 March, the largest open air market in the Southern Hemisphere – the Queen Victoria Market – was transformed into a pop-up runway show, A Stitch in Time, A Place of Mine. Hundreds of guests filled the corridors, coming to see the vibrant collections of four emerging international student designers. It sounded like……

Deakin University students use VR to improve the interview experience

Over the summer of 2016-17, three students from the Deakin University Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) Virtual Reality (VR) Laboratory partnered with Deakin University’s Graduate Employment Division and SEW Eurodrive to develop a new VR tool designed to provide access and equity to an authentic job interview experience. This was part of…

Swinburne University students solve real world problems with digital

Over the summer of 2016-17, a group of students studying at Swinburne University participated in the SummerTech LIVE pilot. Each tackled real-life projects, including a monitoring platform for an Electronic Business Messaging Exchange System, developed by LayerSecurity. Study Melbourne spoke with some of the students who participated. Different points of view Sebastian Slezak was one of…

The sound of Victoria

It’s hard to sum up Victoria in words, so we asked students from SAE Institute Australia to do it with sound. The end product was an immersive soundscape to be used as part of our upcoming fashion show A Stitch in Time, A Place of Mine at this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF).…

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…

Catch up with Yanxi Chen, 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’. Yanxi Chen from China completed her…

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…