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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…

The last Christmas

Tis the season for gift wrapping, giving and returning but if Christmas isn’t something you’re into or even celebrate, it can be hard to know your place amongst the tinsel and lights. Well, never fear. There is plenty to do in Melbourne over the holiday season to keep you merry.  Here’s our top 10!  …

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…

THE STATE OF OUR FRIENDSHIP

It’s safe to say you’ll find a lot of things when you move to another country– a new found independence, home and array of life lessons. But for Alfonso Ordonez, it was a friendship with Sam Ethell that has left the biggest impression.   Making the move from Colombia in 2009 to study a Bachelor of Business…

Maria Guerrero’s My Melbourne Story

Maria Guerrero is a current international student from Mexico. She is studying a Certificate in Fitness. This was her entry in the 2016 My Melbourne Storytelling competition.

Suellen Smosinski’s My Melbourne Story

Suellen Smosinksi is a current international student from Brazil studying a Diploma of Digital Media. this was her entry in the 2016 My Melbourne storytelling competition.  

Ting Miao’s My Melbourne Story

Ting Miao is an internationational student from China studying English. This was her entry in the 2016 My Melbourne storytelling competition.

Karlin Vahos’ My Melbourne Story

Karlin Vahos is an international student from Colombia studying English. This was her entry in the 2016 My Melbourne storytelling competition.

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…

Temitope Adebowale’s My Melbourne Story

Temitope Adebowales is an international student from Nigeria studying a Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering. This was his entry in the 2016 My Melbourne Storytelling competition.