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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…

John Cuestaquintero – Colombia

“Colombia es un país en desarrollo, y está abriendo sus puertas a nuevas empresas internacionales y a la gente en general. Esto implica que todos los profesionales colombianos tienen que aprender inglés para ser dinámicos y exitosos y estar al nivel del entorno mundializado de hoy. En mi caso, las compañías más importantes del mundo…

Video: Four Seasons in One Night

Study Melbourne presented Four Seasons in One Night for the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF) Cultural Program. Check out videos from the night below, and big thanks to our designers and Victorian institution partners: Yan Ho (Malaysia), Holmesglen Institute – Summer Yanxi Chen (China), Box Hill Institute – Autumn Connie Diamantopoulos (Australia), RMIT University Winter Kunuch…

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…

Must-have apps when you’re living in Melbourne

When is the next tram coming? How do I meet other people who love karaoke? Where’s a nice, cheap place to eat nearby? There’s a lot going in Melbourne, Victoria, and here’s some helpful guides you can keep in your pocket (a.k.a. on your phone!) Transport and Travel PTV The Public Transport Victoria app is…

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…