Latest from the Studying in Melbourne category

Line Sethnita Vana’s My Melbourne Story

Line Sethnita Vana is a current international student from Cambodia studying a Master of Accounting and International Finance from Deakin University. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   MELBOURNE, THE BOUNDARY PUSHER Surrounded and inspired by many successful people who studied overseas, I longed to go abroad since grade six. I put…

Esther Kuok May Yan’s My Melbourne Story

Esther Kuok May Yan is a current international student from Malaysia studying Bachelor of Commerce at the University of Melbourne. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   LEST WE FORGET My relationship with Melbourne began only one and a half years ago, which may seem like a relatively short time. However, in that…

A choir for Victoria

More than 175,000 international students enrol to study in Victoria every year. To help them settle in, Study Melbourne and IDP Education, created a choir for international student singers of all abilities. Participating students were from all over the world, studying at different institutions around Victoria and taking a wide range of courses from biomedical…

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…

Victorian Universities Among World’s Best

Two Victorian universities have ranked among the world’s best, with The University of Melbourne and Monash University both listed in Times Higher Education’s (THE) Top 100 Universities of 2016-17. The presence of two world-leading universities cements Victoria’s reputation as the Education State. The University of Melbourne maintained its position as the number one university in…

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…

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…

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…