How to Stay Healthy in Winter

The colder months are synonymous with nasty cold and flu bugs spreading around so it’s important to keep yourself in optimum health. There are various ways to keep your immune system strong and it’s not as hard as you may think. Here are our top five tips: Eat – Cut out the junk food. A variety…

Events in August

Event of the Month The Ballarat International Foto Biennale The Ballarat International Foto Biennale (BIFB) is a month-long festival of contemporary Australian and international photography. Its aim is to educate, inspire, provoke and question by presenting photography from the world to Australia and from Australia to the world. This year Study Melbourne is proud to feature…

Meet Harini from India

Why did you choose to study abroad? Having lived with my parents for 21 years, I realized that the life I’ve lived has been very safe and caged. In India, especially, everyone gets slotted into a certain category – academically, professionally or in terms of personality. I was always the smart girl who was interested in too many…

Meet Tina from Germany

We recently met Tina at the June Study Melbourne meetup to the Melbourne International Jazz Festival. She now shares her experiences of living and studying in Melbourne, Victoria. “REAL AUSTRALIANS SAY WELCOME” is not just announced by posters all over the city, but it’s also exactly what I experienced during my time here in Melbourne. Being an…

Events in July

EVENT OF THE MONTH Since 2008 Open House Melbourne has grown to become one of Melbourne’s most popular events with over 130,000 visits in 2014. Join us and your fellow international students on a special exploration of Melbourne’s most exclusive houses, buildings, infrastructure and landscapes that illustrate Melbourne’s rich past present and future. The announcement…

How to explore Victoria

After a long semester, it’s always nice to recharge the batteries over the break before heading into the latter half of the year. Here’s our guide for getting the most out of your break. Low cost activities There is always something happening in Victoria and always new places to visit. Of course, saving money while…

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,…

Events in June

EVENT OF THE MONTH It’s not quite winter yet and that means ice-cream is still in season! We’re hosting a special gelato making demonstration and tasting session for a select number of students – but be quick!  A former international student himself, Jesse Chua graduated Monash University and RMIT university and then opened his very…

Volunteer for Melbourne International Film Festival 2015

Volunteer applications for the Melbourne International Film Festival have opened. We spoke with Joel Allan, Volunteers Manager at the Melbourne International Film Festival, for some insider tips.  Can you tell me a bit about Melbourne International Film Festival? The Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF) is one of the oldest film festivals in the world and…