How can international students communicate effectively when English isn’t their first language? Peer Camp co-founder Silva Wang has five useful tips for students looking to develop the communication skills they need in order to excel in their careers.
A delegate last year and a member of the organising committee this year, Meghalee Bose shares how the Melbourne International Student Conference became a turning point in her student journey.
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.
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.
The world is full of stories and Laura Blackmore wants to share them all through her Multilinguals of Melbourne project. Stevi Lee caught up with the intrepid Australian whose interest in languages has helped her experience the world a little differently.
Saying ‘hi’ to someone new in your first few classes on campus can go a long way as Samantha Chew discovered. She writes about the first friends she made at university and how they continue to inspire her today.
Before becoming a Chinese celebrity as Dashan, Mark Rowswell was an international student in China whose life experiences have helped him become one of the biggest names in Chinese comedy today. Wing Kuang caught up with the comedian before his shows at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Fancy a cycling journey from Melbourne to Cairns? Ride for charity with Steer North, an organisation that promotes a healthy lifestyle and raises funds for cancer. Samantha Chew caught up with co-founder Rita Nehme to learn more.
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.
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.
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.
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,…