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More to overseas study than a university education

University isn’t the only means of education for international students in Australia. Mihika Hegde caught up with three TAFE students who are loving their education.

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2017 Federal Budget: What higher ed students need to know

Will the 2017 Federal Budget affect international students? Mihika Hegde has the report.

Melbourne International Student Conference 2017 – Day 1: Next Gen Now

Day one of this year’s Melbourne International Student Conference invited delegates to explore the problems facing this generation, fostered growth and paved the way for innovation for tomorrow’s leaders. Mihika Hegde has the full report.

The Weekender: May 5 – 7

Discover traditional music of the world, learn about recent Aboriginal history through music, dive into Malaysian culture or see a play on forbidden romance. Mihika Hegde has your selection for the weekend ahead. …

Creating change: How int’l students can engage politically while studying abroad

When political and social turmoil hit fever point back home, what’s an international student to do? Mihika Hegde has more.

Everything you need to know about new changes to 457 temporary visa application

Changes to the 457 temporary visa program are coming, says Australian Prime Minster Malcolm Turnbull. What does this mean for international students and graduates? Mihika Hegde has more.

RIS’N: The support group for queer int’l students

In a cultural climate still grappling with the realities that LGBT+ individuals experience, one recently developed network is seeking to help LGBT+ international students one step at a time. Mihika Hegde has more.

How a former int’l student beat the odds and found her place at Bendigo Bank

With more than a decade of experience in the banking and financial advisory sector in her home country, former international student Alexis Phang faced a grim reality upon returning to Australia – the prospect of starting all over again. Now as a Mobile Relationship Manager at Bendigo Bank, Mihika Hegde catches up with Alexis to find out how she beat the odds and found her place in an organisation that values diversity.

What int’l students should see at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival

Comedians from China, Malaysia, Singapore and India will turn out on full force to deliver belly aching laughter at the 2017 Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Mihika Hegde selects the very best from the festival and has the info on how you can win three tickets to the show!

The Weekender: March 17 – 19

See a single-act play at Chapel Off Chapel, experience Brazillian tunes live, catch a few films at Melbourne Queer Film Festival or join your local Carlton community for some multicultural fun. Mihika Hegde as your weekend highlights.

Improved services for international students in Victoria looking for a helping hand

New initiatives announced by the State Government aim to improve support and welfare services of international students. Mihika Hegde has more.

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