Posts Tagged With Melbourne

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…

International student stories celebrated at My Melbourne

Stories by Victoria’s international students took centre stage at the 2016 Melbourne Writers Festival as part of the My Melbourne storytelling competition, held in partnership with Study Melbourne. Parliamentary Secretary for Education Judith Graley gave the opening address at ACMI’s The Cube on Saturday 3 September where winners of the My Melbourne competition were announced. The event…

ReMINDer Resource Kit for International Students

Want to know the day to day information about living in Melbourne such as “How does the public transport work?” or “When do the shops close?” Thankfully the Multicultural Centre for Women’s Health (MCWH) have teamed up with two international students to help you find the answers. Tiffany and Yan from Monash University worked with MCWH to develop…

Launch of RMIT’s What’s your Melbourne style? Quiz

RMIT University today launched its new What’s your Melbourne style? quiz bringing together three key Victorian sectors – games, higher education and travel. Developed in partnership with Study Melbourne, and in collaboration with Komosion and Insider Foundry, the innovative quiz is specially designed for prospective international students interested in studying in Victoria. The quiz takes…

WINNERS ANNOUNCED! How Far We’ve Come Photographic Exhibition

We had hundreds of incredible submissions for the very first Study Melbourne How Far We’ve Come photographic exhibition and it was a very tough decision for our judges! Our winners and finalists below. All photos are being exhibited at the prestigious Ballarat International Foto Biennale until 20 September 2015. CATEGORY: BEAUTY OF VICTORIA WINNER  NAME: Weite Dai STUDYING: Civil Engineering at Deakin…

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…

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…

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…

Interested in volunteering? Here’s a list of all the ways you can get involved

Whether it’s in an industry you want to work in professionally or just something you are interested in doing on the side, volunteering is a great way to meet new people, develop skills and learn outside the classroom. Even if it’s one night a week during semester or for a fortnight during study holidays, volunteering…