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Coffee: the quintessential Melbourne experience

WHEN Marcella Purnama moved to Melbourne she didn’t just fall in love with the city, she fell in love with its favourite pastime, coffee. She shares her infatuation with the aromatic brew.

How to apply false lashes

APPLYING false lashes can be notoriously tricky. Meld beauty columnist Roseanne Tang shows you how to get the job done without any fuss or mess.

Weekly news round-up: Australia’s Cricket World Cup defeat to India, earthquakes in Southeast Asia and screen legend Elizabeth Taylor dies

IN EVENTS near and far this week, Australia cricket captain Ricky Ponting steps down after Australia’s loss to India in the 2011 Cricket World Cup, earthquakes in South East Asia, and tracing Elizabeth Taylor’s journey to stardom.

Save the date: MUOSS Night Market 2011

THE MUOSS night market is an annual highlight on the international student calendar – so save the date and head down to Melbourne University’s Union Lawn on April 7.

Talk the talk: Learning Languages in Melbourne – Free Workshop

Free Workshop – Talk the talk: learning languages in Melbourne What is the secret of learning second languages? If you have hit a wall, and want to find out how to improve your…

Greenrenters Workshop

Worried about your bills? Too high and don’t know what to do? Save energy, Save money! You will find out… §         How to read utility bills §         Which appliances are the biggest energy…

Urban Mesh Workhouse – make your own Melbourne masterpiece.

If Melbourne were a work of art, what would it be? A graffiti-covered wall, or video installation? Or maybe a free-form saxophone solo? To capture the textures, sounds and shapes that make up…

The Couch – International Student Lounge

[youtube][/youtube] Have you heard about The Couch? The City of Melbourne’s International Student Lounge

Victoria Police

Are your possessions secure? Safety tips for international students

POLICE have warned international students about a spike in thefts as they start the new university year. We catch up with North Melbourne Senior Constable Nick Parissis on personal safety, the common mistakes students make and how you can better safeguard your valuables.

Student Body – A Play by Alana Valentine

Union Theatre, University of Melbourne, Parkville 4 international students, 4 different life choices: One Australia A story of love and living in Multicultural Melbourne BOObook Theatre presents ‘Student Body’ an intriguing, surprising and…

Funny people: Ronny Chieng on life as a stand-up comedian

When Ronny Chieng first came to Melbourne, the Chinese Malaysian had no idea his degrees in commerce and law would send him down the road less travelled, let alone land him a job as a stand-up comedian. He is one of five comedians to be cherry-picked to be part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s Comedy Zone this year, as Joyce Ho reports.

2011 Formula 1 Grand Prix

Get ready to experience the action in Melbourne as the 2011 Formula 1 cars blast onto the Albert Park circuit. Feed off the electric atmosphere around the track and join a crowd of…

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