Latest from the Studying in Melbourne category

All about the Engaging Melbourne Program: An interview with Mehak Sheikh

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

Meet Gary Lee – 2016 New Australian of the Year!

If you’ve been to The Couch at 614, a safe and free lounge space in Melbourne for International Students to socialise, relax, study, and seek assistance, or attended the Lord Mayor’s Student Welcome, you’ve likely met Gary Lee, one of the most well-known international student alumni in Melbourne. Gary Lee is the 2016 New Australian of…

Study Melbourne unveils Four Seasons in One Night fashion show

Study Melbourne took its first steps down the runway last night with Four Seasons in One Night, an exclusive show capturing Victoria’s love for fashion, international design and the contribution of the State’s international and domestic students to this industry. Part of the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival’s Cultural Program Project Series, the event celebrated…

Seven Tips for International Students to Increase Their Employability

This article was originally published on LinkedIn.  As an international student who came to Australia at the age of 17, I can relate to the difficulties faced by international students in finding an internship and work experiences in Australia. After working seven different part-time jobs while studying full-time, I discovered that  there are certain skills students…

Meet the recipients of the 2015 Victorian International Education Awards

Outstanding international students and Victorian education providers have been celebrated for their exceptional contributions to the international education sector at the Victorian International Education Awards. The Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria and Minister for Training and Skills Steve Herbert both congratulated the Award recipients for their contributions to the State and its international…

Victorian International Education Awards Finalists Provide Tips for Life in Melbourne, Victoria

The Victorian International Education Awards celebrate the exceptional achievements of students in Victoria’s international education sector. Check out the finalists for each category and their stories and tips for life in Melbourne, Victoria. Victorian Student of the Year – Internationalisation Australian students recognised for their contribution to the international student community. Danny Ong What is your advice…

ReMINDer Resource Kit for International Students

Want to know the day to day information about living in Melbourne such as “How does the public transport work?” or “When do the shops close?” Thankfully the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) have teamed up with two international students to help you find the answers. Tiffany and Yan from Monash University worked with MCWH to develop…

Announcing the Victorian International Education Awards 2015 Provider Finalists

The Victorian International Education Awards recognise the innovative institutions, companies and service providers that make a valuable contribution to Victoria’s world-leading education offering. The Awards also celebrate the extraordinary accomplishments of international students. To find out about this year’s student finalists, click here. Congratulations to all finalists. Excellence in International Education – English Language Training – Ability English…

Meet Anjani from Nepal

Study Melbourne caught up with Anjani who is currently completing a Master of Social Work with Monash University. Read on for her experiences studying and living in Victoria.  Why did you choose Melbourne out of the whole world? I always wanted to pursue my postgraduate degree from the world’s best universities. I found there were number…

Launch of RMIT’s What’s your Melbourne style? Quiz

RMIT University today launched its new What’s your Melbourne style? quiz bringing together three key Victorian sectors – games, higher education and travel. Developed in partnership with Study Melbourne, and in collaboration with Komosion and Insider Foundry, the innovative quiz is specially designed for prospective international students interested in studying in Victoria. The quiz takes…