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The Welcome Dinner Project: How food is bringing int’l students even closer to Australia

Social inclusion and community building by way of food — that’s what the Welcome Dinner Project is achieving with its mission to unite new arrivals with established Aussies. Grace Kang spoke with project facilitator Nikhil Arora to learn more.

Men’s fashion: Improve your suit and style game at The Dappertude Melbourne

Be guided onto the dapper path at the Inaugural Dappertude Fashion Seminar in Melbourne, which will teach and inspire men on how to dress at their best. Emmelyn Vincent has more.

Interview with Rita Nehme, co-founder of Steer North charity

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.

International student fashion designers shine at VAMFF 2017

Four select international student and graduate designers recently had their collections showcased at the Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Stevi Lee spoke to the students and has the full report.

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.

4 unique cafés you can find in Melbourne

Want to know where the most interesting cafés in Melbourne are? Trinity College Foundation Studies Students Bre Soegiarto, Grace Li, Hugo Cheong and Edison Yu have got you covered.

Int’l students at VAMFF 2017: A stitch in time, a place of mine

Four international student fashion designers will once again have their dazzling collections showcased in this year’s Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival. Samantha Chew reports.

How to roadtrip like a rockstar with Singaporean indie band, Stopgap

Want to know how you can organise a roadtrip like an indie rock band? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Asmita Mohanty, Nurin Hamshi and Wilson Chen speak with Stopgap lead singer Adin Kindermann to see where he and his band visited while they were in Melbourne and ask what students can do to prepare for a rockstar roadtrip.

The reality of Melbourne, according to international students

INTERNATIONAL students are learn different things about Melbourne before arriving but what are some of the things that surprised them most once they got here? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Pattiya Buakaew and Adam Chou have more.

Local speciality dishes that you miss from home

WHETHER its inauthentic or too expensive to buy, international students all have that one dish they wish they could have in Melbourne. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Gary Li, Yu Xuan Hu and Ian Ngui ask students what they miss most.

Why travelling alone can be the best decision you ever make

WHY wait on someone to travel with you when you can just do it on your own? Wing Kuang spoke to two international students who made the decision to travel alone and the benefits they got from it.

Understanding introversion and how you can help

THERE are many misconceptions about introverts but introversion can happen to anyone. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Thao Ly and Thu Uyen define introversion and how others can assist the introverted.

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