Posts Tagged With Australia

Kangan Institute and Cricket Victoria unite students through sport

A sports pitch will hold a mirage of surprises – final sirens, almost goals, close calls, echoed countdowns, underdog wins and big little misses. A crowd of strangers, gathered together for the love of the game. It’s a simple sentiment shared by Cricket Victoria and their recent sporting program – a student version of the…

Deakin University students use VR to improve the interview experience

Over the summer of 2016-17, three students from the Deakin University Centre for Advanced Design in Engineering Training (CADET) Virtual Reality (VR) Laboratory partnered with Deakin University’s Graduate Employment Division and SEW Eurodrive to develop a new VR tool designed to provide access and equity to an authentic job interview experience. This was part of…

THE STATE OF OUR FRIENDSHIP

It’s safe to say you’ll find a lot of things when you move to another country– a new found independence, home and array of life lessons. But for Alfonso Ordonez, it was a friendship with Sam Ethell that has left the biggest impression.   Making the move from Colombia in 2009 to study a Bachelor of Business…

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…

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…

The A – Z of Victoria’s Coasts

If you haven’t worked it out already, Australia is an island. A really big one. The largest on earth in fact and with its size comes a seemingly endless coastline; famous for its surf, fishing, marine parks and of course… its sharks. Over 80% of Australians live close to the coast and a huge part…