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5 tips on how you can communicate effectively

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.

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.

Prevent work exploitation with new app, ‘Record My Hours’

A new app released by the Fair Work Ombudsman aims to prevent young and migrants workers from being mistreated and exploited at work. Tam Tran has more.

Teenage int’l students excited to be in Melbourne for new high school year

Excited high school international students were recently welcomed by the Victorian Government at the International Student Welcome Reception. Stevi Lee spoke with newly-commencing teenagers at the event.

Looking for work while studying? Challenge yourself to this work rights quiz and you might just win yourself a $50 Coles shopping voucher

It’s important to know your rights at work as an international student and we’ve designed a little quiz to help raise awareness. Take this quiz to find out how much you already know, and challenge your friends to do it too!

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.

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 can you do to increase your chances of employability?

What skills are employers looking for and how can you get them? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Janice Halim, Jennifer Basuki and Frank Wang investigate.

How global perspectives on education shape int’l student experience

EVERYONE’s learning experience is different but how does Australia’s compare to that of international students’ home countries? Trinity College Foundation Studies Beatriz Gotoda, Jeremy Ong and Jiaqi Shi investigate.

Why rental rights are important to int’l students and what you need to know

WHAT are your rental rights and responsibilities? Tam Tran has tips on how international students can better protect themselves as tenants.

Pedestrians injured by rogue driver in Bourke St police chase

TWELVE people have been reportedly injured after a rogue driver run down pedestrians on Bourke St in the midst of a police chase. Natalie Ng has the story.

The problem with grades: Why your academic transcript won’t matter to employers

STUDENTS still look to grades as the defining factor for future professional success but this outdated mindset couldn’t be further from the truth. Wing Kuang dispels the myth around academic success and a graduate’s employability.

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