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Sandra Frans’ My Melbourne Story

SANDRA FRANS IS A CURRENT INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FROM INDONESIA STUDYING A MASTER OF PUBLIC HEALTH AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE. THIS WAS HER ENTRY IN THE MY MELBOURNE STORYTELLING COMPETITION. HIS NAME IS BOB Victoria is the first overseas place I ever visited. Before came here, I was a little bit nervous of how it…

Victoria Unplugged: Meet the 2016 International Alumnus of the Year Finalists

We’re extremely excited to announce that Study Melbourne has launched its first podcast series! Victoria Unplugged highlights the incredible stories behind the 2016 International Alumnus of the Year finalists in the Victorian International Education Awards. Vincent from Brazil, Huong from Vietnam, Kashif from Pakistan and Bart from Poland share their ups and downs, challenges and achievements, and the most Australian thing…

Mohammed Azhar Uddin’s My Melbourne Story

Mohammed Azhar Uddin is a current international student from India studying a Master of Information Technology at Charles Sturt University. This was his entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   THE INSPIRATION OF MY JOURNEY SISTER The day I was born I believe it was neither my mother nor my father who smiled first. It was…

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…

Clarybelle Loi’s My Melbourne Story

Clarybelle Loi is a current international student from Malaysia studying Bachelor of Environments at the University of Melbourne. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   Walking through the streets of Melbourne, one is struck by how enjoyable the journey itself is. Instead of just focusing on the destination, the journey becomes equally…

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…

ASEAN Games comes to Melbourne

ASEAN Games Australia (AGA) is the biggest sporting event for the South East Asian community in Australia, and it’s happening on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September at the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre. Now in its sixth year, AGA strive to advocate a healthy, active lifestyle and foster a stronger bond amongst the ASEAN…

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…