Posts Tagged With international education

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…

A change in direction.

Choosing what to do with your life can be overwhelming. There is no simple definition, no clear path. You never really know what life will bring or the best way to reach your goals. Dancer, performer, Patisserie and International Student Ambassador. For Adrin, the path to purpose was never clear: “I was pursuing a Degree…

Victorian Universities Among World’s Best

Two Victorian universities have ranked among the world’s best, with The University of Melbourne and Monash University both listed in Times Higher Education’s (THE) Top 100 Universities of 2016-17. The presence of two world-leading universities cements Victoria’s reputation as the Education State. The University of Melbourne maintained its position as the number one university in…

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…

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 Deakin University PhD candidate Mina from Iran

A local in Melbourne for two years, Mina travelled from Iran to do her PhD at Deakin University after being awarded an International Postgraduate Research Scholarship. We spoke to Mina about her studies, favourite places and tips for getting ready for a life in Melbourne, Victoria. Tell us about your studies I’m doing a PhD…