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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…

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…

Welcome!

The Study Melbourne blog has been established to provide everything you need to know about studying and living in Melbourne, Victoria. We’ll cover the latest in student life, education institutions, courses and events, sharing local advice and insider tips to introduce you to Australia’s most welcoming destination. Be sure to sign up to the newsletter…

FAQ: How can I apply for a student visa?

Whether you are coming to Melbourne for a short term study tour, or for a longer, full time course you will need a visa. You must have a visa to study in Australia. The method of applying for a visa depends on which country you apply from. Use the Australian Government’s Visa Wizard to find which visa type…

FAQ: I’m about to live in a share house for the first time. Any tips?

Renting with other people is great for sharing costs, experiences and learning to live with others. Because you will be sharing a lot of time with your housemates, it is important to choose people you think you get along with. Check the student accommodation services at your university or college. They may have a list…