Posts Tagged With Melbourne

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…

Victoria’s thriving start-up culture

LaunchVic is a company supporting entrepreneurs to develop and grow businesses in Victoria. In January 2017, LaunchVic announced funding for a Melbourne-based organisation called Outcome.Life, which is focused on assisting internationals transitioning from study into the professional workforce in Victoria. Study Melbourne spoke with LaunchVic CEO Dr Kate Cornick to hear more about the project.…

The sound of Victoria

It’s hard to sum up Victoria in words, so we asked students from SAE Institute Australia to do it with sound. The end product was an immersive soundscape to be used as part of our upcoming fashion show A Stitch in Time, A Place of Mine at this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival (VAMFF).…

Study Melbourne’s best picks for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival is coming to Melbourne, bringing world-class acts including stand-up comedy, cabaret, theatre, street performance, film, television, radio and visual arts. Running from 29 March to 23 April, the Comedy Festival is Australia’s largest ticketed cultural event and one of the top three largest comedy festivals in the world. Read on…

Hyperactive

Greatness has often been debated – how it looks, where it lives, how to make it, break it, shape it and berate it.   Greatness has graced our eyes on the screen in the most beautiful grandeur, and flirted with them longingly in books. It’s been loud and unquestionable, it has roared and it has…

The last Christmas

Tis the season for gift wrapping, giving and returning but if Christmas isn’t something you’re into or even celebrate, it can be hard to know your place amongst the tinsel and lights. Well, never fear. There is plenty to do in Melbourne over the holiday season to keep you merry.  Here’s our top 10!  …

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…

Clarybelle Loi’s My Melbourne Story

Clarybelle Loi is a current international student from Malaysia studying Bachelor of Environments at the University of Melbourne. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   Walking through the streets of Melbourne, one is struck by how enjoyable the journey itself is. Instead of just focusing on the destination, the journey becomes equally…

Melbourne Launches World-Class Free WiFi Network

The Victorian Government just launched a free, world-class WiFi network in the Melbourne city centre. From today, anyone can use the VicFreeWiFi service within all Melbourne city loop train stations, the Bourke Street Mall, Queen Victoria Market, and South Wharf Promenade at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. More access points will be switched on over the…

Six things to do on the Grand Final long weekend

On the first Saturday of October, millions of Australians come together to watch one of the biggest sporting events of the year, the AFL Grand Final. AFL is Australia’s national sport, and its final game of the season is so significant that in 2015 Victoria put a public holiday the day before to celebrate the…