Latest from the Studying in Melbourne category

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…

PHOTO RECAP: Ballarat International Foto Biennale Meetup Event

The very first Study Melbourne How Far We’ve Come photographic exhibition has completed its exhibit at the 2015 Ballarat International Foto Biennale – see the full list of winners and finalists exhibited as part of the show here. HUGE thank you to Bunyip Tours for awarding our winners with a free trip for two to…

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…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! How Far We’ve Come Photographic Exhibition

We had hundreds of incredible submissions for the very first Study Melbourne How Far We’ve Come photographic exhibition and it was a very tough decision for our judges! Our winners and finalists below. All photos are being exhibited at the prestigious Ballarat International Foto Biennale until 20 September 2015. CATEGORY: BEAUTY OF VICTORIA WINNER  NAME: Weite Dai STUDYING: Civil Engineering at Deakin…

How to get home safely

Are you working or studying long hours? Or simply exploring Melbourne and Victoria’s nighttime food and lifestyle options.  Read on for the Study Melbourne Student Centre’s top 5 tips for getting home safely. 1. NightRider NightRider buses provide a safe, easy and inexpensive alternative for late night travel on weekends. You can travel on NightRider…

Top five tips to manage stress

Keeping up with coursework is important, but so is looking after your health and wellbeing. Read on for the Study Melbourne Student Centre’s top five tips for staying sane through the academic year. Plan your time It helps to study a little bit every day to keep ideas fresh in your mind and identify areas…

How to choose an education agent

Education agents help with providing information about studying overseas and the process of organising your living and learning experience in Melbourne, Victoria. Using an education agent can help you save time and effort when applying for a course, but it’s important to understand the role of an agent and read the paperwork before you sign.…

Everything you need to know about working in Melbourne, Victoria

Like many international students, you may get a part time or casual job to help pay your living expenses while you study in Australia. International students can work up to 40 hours per fortnight while they are studying, and can work full time during their semester breaks.   Everyone who works in Australia has the…