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Creating communities: How campus dorm life forges meaningful friendships

Convenience isn’t the only benefit of campus accommodation. Tam Tran looks at how supportive communities can flourish and become meaningful for students living in the dorms.

Finding your people: How students can make new friends on and off campus

How do you find a community to belong to and make new friends while you’re at uni? Grace Kang offers you the ultimate guide on how to do so.

How tech entrepreneur Long Zheng became an international success before reaching 30

Young entrepreneur, Microsoft Imagine Cup winner and popular tech blogger Long Zheng has done it all. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Lesley Li and Kathy Li speak to Zheng about his international success.

Teaching international students: An educator’s perspective

Foundation year is a crucial time for international students and it often falls on the teachers to help students acclimate to Australian study. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Aren Nadya, David¬†Tjhai Yu Nen,…

What students can gain by crossing cultural barriers that divide them

Most international students prefer to stay within their own circles but becoming too settled in your own group can put students at a disadvantage. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Keshia Laisina and Alice (Gaofei) Xue speak to educators about how students can benefit once they cross that cultural barrier.

5 useful tips to help make life easy for the newly independent int’l student

First time living away from home? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Phyllis Lim, Kristen Ye and Lulu Wang have their nifty life hacks to make your newly independent life just a little simpler.

How to connect with the Indonesian student community in Melbourne

WHETHER you’re homesick or looking to make new friends, Grace Kang offers her primer on how students can connect and engage with the Indonesian community abroad.

Cultural sensitivity and you: How to avoid cultural taboos in a multicultural society

WORRIED about being rude or inappropriate to your culturally diverse group of friends? Here are some quick insights into international minds from Trinity College Foundation Studies students Olivia Sieva, Anthony Lyn, Chloe Teng and Coco Wan.

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Life after uni: What it’s like to become an Australian permanent resident

FORMER international students reveal how life has changed after becoming becoming a permanent resident in Australia. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Trang Dang, Natalia Wongso, Verrel Aditya Bramasta and Geyi Shi have the story.

The truth about being a Chinese LGBTQI international student in Australia

AMONG the thousands of Chinese students that come to Australia each year, many identify as LGBTQI. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Renata Yuen, Yihan Yang and Hazel Jiang speak to Chinese LGBTQI students to get their thoughts on what it’s like to be one in Australia.

Student stories: How international students balance work, study and life abroad

ALTHOUGH they’ve only been in Melbourne for a short time, some international students are quick to try and work a part time job here all while studying and adjusting to a new environment at the same time. Trinity College Foundation studies students April Gracia, Siyu (Caroline) Chen and Shiying (Tammy) Wang interview students who’ve experienced all these things at once.

Project O 2016 and how Indonesian RMIT students are helping to break the cycle of poverty

EACH year, a group of Indonesian students from RMIT University helps raise awareness of their country’s problems through a range of charity events. Stevi Lee attended their Project O’s appreciation night, whose efforts this year focused on inadequate education for children in the Maluku Islands.

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