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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……

Meet Sajmi Shrestha, 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 Ruvini Jayasekara, 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 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…

Learn about the Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival

The streets of Melbourne are filled with citywide festivities for the Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival, running from 27 January to 12 February 2017. As the Festival’s Principal Partner, Study Melbourne caught up with some of the volunteers to get their insights into the celebrations. Raymond Lim and Tingting Jin, Head of Videography What are…

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…

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…

Karlin Vahos’ My Melbourne Story

KARLIN VAHOS IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM COLOMBIA STUDYING ENGLISH AT IMPACT ENGLISH COLLEGE. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION.   DREAMY SOUL There was a soul in this huge world that was living in one of their little points. In that place she was born, raised and grew up surrounded by her…

Trinh Le’s Me Melbourne Story

TRINH LE IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM VIETNAM STUDYING A MASTER OF  PUBLISHING AND COMMUNICATIONS FROM THE UNIVERSITY  OF MELBOURNE. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION.    A TALE OF TWO GENERATIONS Once upon a time, the Dragon King from the East Sea fell in love with the Fairy Queen from…

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…