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…

Students to help shape Australia’s future

On Tuesday 9 August the Census of Population and Housing will create a snapshot of the nation by counting every house and person in Australia. With 15 million people expected to complete the Census online, it’s not just your moment to help shape Australia’s future. It’s also your chance to participate in one of the largest online…

Top Three Tips for International Students from CPA Australia and MMG

For our July Meetup, Study Melbourne took a group of international students on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of CPA Australia and MMG Limited to gain insight into corporate Australia. Students were taken on a tour around the two offices in Southbank, and heard from some of Melbourne’s leading professionals in accounting, communications and management. Here…

What happened at the CISA National Conference?

The Council of International Students Australia (CISA) National Conference is an annual event for government bodies, stakeholders and students to gather together, listen to each other and share inspirational and interesting opinions and goals for international education. This year’s conference was held in Darwin and Study Melbourne caught up with Victorian international students Quyen, Mercy and Teresita, who…

CISA National Conference recognised by International Student Welfare Grants

Minister for International Education Steve Herbert has announced the CISA National Conference as a recipient of the Victorian Government’s International Student Welfare Grants. The International Student Welfare Grants provide funding of up to $50,000 per year to organisations delivering projects that improve the experience and welfare of international students in Victoria. As a result of…

Everything you need to know about Victoria Police

Who are the Victoria Police? How can they help? When should they be contacted? Melbourne is a safe city and there is no place for antisocial or illegal behaviour towards anyone. You can find our recommended safety apps for students in Victoria here. As in any large city crime can occur. Victoria Police was established in…

Must-have apps for student safety

Everyone has the right to feel safe. If you’re in an area you’re not sure about, or would like people to know where you are, here’s some handy (and free!) apps to keep with you at all times. On campus Unisafe – The University of Melbourne UniSafe is the official app of the Safer Community…