Latest from the Student Stories category

A change in direction.

Choosing what to do with your life can be overwhelming. There is no simple definition, no clear path. You never really know what life will bring or the best way to reach your goals. Dancer, performer, Patisserie and International Student Ambassador. For Adrin, the path to purpose was never clear: “I was pursuing a Degree…

THE STATE OF OUR FRIENDSHIP

It’s safe to say you’ll find a lot of things when you move to another country– a new found independence, home and array of life lessons. But for Alfonso Ordonez, it was a friendship with Sam Ethell that has left the biggest impression.   Making the move from Colombia in 2009 to study a Bachelor of Business…

Victoria Unplugged: Experiências do Estado da Educação

Conheça Vincent, do Brasil, Finalista do Aluno Internacional do Ano 2016 Victoria Unplugged é uma série de podcasts que destaca as incríveis histórias dos finalistas do Aluno Internacional do Ano 2016 dos Prêmios de Educação Internacional de Victoria. Este episódio é sobre Vincent, que se mudou do Rio de Janeiro para Melbourne para fazer seu…

Maria Guerrero’s My Melbourne Story

MARIA GUERRERO IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM MEXICO STUDYING A CERTIFICATE III IN FITNESS FROM  AUSTRALIAN COLLEGE OF SPORT AND FITNESS. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION. The reason I ended up in Victoria The reason I ended up in Victoria is because it seemed the coolest place for me…

Suellen Smosinski’s My Melbourne Story

 SUELLEN SMOSINSKI A IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM BRAZIL  STUDYING A DIPLOMA OF DIGITAL MEDIA  FROM NOVA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION.   Leaving the Comfort Zone Behind Until my feet touch the Melbourne Airport floor, until I felt the cold wind of a March night,…

Temitope Adebowale’s My Melbourne Story

TEMITOPE ADEBOWALES IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM NIGERIA STUDYING A MASTER OF ENGINEERING IN ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING AT  RMIT UNIVERSITY. THIS WAS HIS ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION. MY FAVOURITE MELBOURNE STORY: A RANDOM ACT OF KINDNESS… When I am asked what my favourite story is about my journey and my experience of…

Sandra Frans’ My Melbourne Story

SANDRA FRANS IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM INDONESIA STUDYING A MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION. HIS NAME IS BOB Victoria is the first overseas place I ever visited. Before came here, I was a little bit nervous of how it…

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.