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Victoria’s thriving start-up culture

LaunchVic is a company supporting entrepreneurs to develop and grow businesses in Victoria. In January 2017, LaunchVic announced funding for a Melbourne-based organisation called Outcome.Life, which is focused on assisting internationals transitioning from study into the professional workforce in Victoria. Study Melbourne spoke with LaunchVic CEO Dr Kate Cornick to hear more about the project.…

Catch up with Yan Ho, 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’. Yan Ho from Malaysia completed…

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…

Volunteer for the Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival

The Chinese New Year Melbourne Festival is on from 23 January to 12 February 2017. Organisers are now looking for international student volunteers to help make this event a world-class Chinese New Year experience. THE FOLLOWING ROLES ARE AVAILABLE: Head of Events: Support the organisers and provide help where needed onsite Head of Photography: Capture the action across…

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…

Volunteer for Moomba Festival 2016

Volunteers are needed from Friday 11th to Monday 14th of March for Moomba Festival 2016, Australia’s largest community festival! Applications are currently open, and close on Friday the 11th of December. We had a chat to some of the lovely people at Moomba about why this volunteering program is great for international students, and any other Melburnians…

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…

Meet Jesse Chua from Singapore

Jesse Chua arrived in Melbourne from Singapore in 2010. Five years on and having completed an undergraduate degree in Commerce and postgraduate degree in Advertising, Jesse opened a nitrogen gelato store in one of Melbourne’s hidden laneways of Little Bourke Street called Dex2Rose. With up to eight fun and exciting flavours at any one time,…

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…