Posts Tagged With student stories

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…

Victoria Unplugged: Experiências do Estado da Educação

Conheça Vincent, do Brasil, Finalista do Aluno Internacional do Ano 2016 Victoria Unplugged é uma série de podcasts que destaca as incríveis histórias dos finalistas do Aluno Internacional do Ano 2016 dos Prêmios de Educação Internacional de Victoria. Este episódio é sobre Vincent, que se mudou do Rio de Janeiro para Melbourne para fazer seu…

Temitope Adebowale’s My Melbourne Story

Temitope Adebowales is an international student from Nigeria studying a Master of Engineering in Environmental Engineering. This was his entry in the 2016 My Melbourne Storytelling competition.

Mohammed Azhar Uddin’s My Melbourne Story

Mohammed Azhar Uddin is a current international student from India studying a Master of Information Technology at Charles Sturt University. This was his entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   THE INSPIRATION OF MY JOURNEY SISTER The day I was born I believe it was neither my mother nor my father who smiled first. It was…

Line Sethnita Vana’s My Melbourne Story

Line Sethnita Vana is a current international student from Cambodia studying a Master of Accounting and International Finance from Deakin University. This was her entry in the My Melbourne Storytelling Competition.   MELBOURNE, THE BOUNDARY PUSHER Surrounded and inspired by many successful people who studied overseas, I longed to go abroad since grade six. I put…

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…

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…