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…

Events in Victoria

Do you love jazz music? Would you like to meet students with similar interests? We’re giving away free passes to an incredible show at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival as our Study Melbourne meetup for May. EVENT OF THE MONTH Widely considered among the most ground breaking and influential saxophonists of his generation, Miguel Zenón…

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…

Preview your life as a student in Melbourne, Victoria with MyStory

While there is a lot of information online, Study Melbourne recognises that every student is looking for something different, and that it can be hard to visualise life in a foreign country. This tool allows users to explore education campus’s, sharehouse living and Victoria’s regional attractions to name a few, and build a personalised video…

There is no tolerance for racism in Australia

Melbourne, Victoria welcomes everyone!  There is no place in our community for racism or intolerance, on or off campus. In fact, it is against the law in Victoria to vilify someone because of their race or religion.  Any inappropriate behaviour should be reported to Victoria Police or the Victorian Equal Opportunity and Human Rights Commission. Recently…

Study Melbourne @ White Night

Saturday 21 February 2015 marked the third annual White Night Festival in the heart of Melbourne. Featuring local, national and international artists and works from Australia, France, Canada, Greece, Portugal, India and the United Kingdom, we were joined by international students of Victoria on a walking tour to see the city transform into a living, breathing hub of arts…

Student Spotlight: Meet Sophie from France!

Completing her undergraduate at Monash University and postgraduate at University of Melbourne, France’s Sophie Bigaignon shares her insights about life in Melbourne as a student and working for the Committee for Melbourne, the first organisation worldwide committed to making Melbourne the best place to live, work and do business. Why did you choose Melbourne? I studied in…