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Grand opening of Melbourne One, your new home in the city

TOUR the brand new apartments of Melbourne One for free across two weekends and find out if this is the new home for you!

Where are they now 25 years on? Trinity College’s call out to reconnect with international alumni

CELEBRATING its 25th year anniversary, Trinity College is calling on past students who have graced the school’s lecture halls and classrooms to get in touch. We follow the stories of three alumni to find out where they’re at now.

Love Melbourne? Have your say on making Victoria the place to study for international students

Love Melbourne? The Victorian Government is inviting current and former students to contribute to the discussion on making Victoria the place to study for international students – and our team at Meld is pleased to be facilitating these conversations. Find out how you can take part.

New website 457visacompared helps students compare health insurance when applying for their 485 visa

IT is a requirement for students transitioning to the Temporary Skilled Graduate (subclass 485) visa to purchase private medical insurance. However, many are unaware they have many options to choose from when purchasing a medical insurance policy.

New online platform helps students choose the right overseas student health cover

OSHC Australia says international students are often unaware they have a choice when purchasing an overseas student health cover policy.

Mad Mex leads the Mexican food wave in Melbourne

FIND out why Mad Mex is leading the Mexican food wave in Melbourne, and take part in a competition to win a free meal on the house for you and a friend!

Open Universities Australia: Growing demand for online courses

THE demand for online learning is burgeoning, with organisations like Open Universities Australia reporting a spike in enrolments, attracting students not just from Australia, but overseas.

Ski holidays in Victoria, and win a trip to Mt Buller

WINTER is here and it’s time to hit the slopes and enjoy the best of Victoria’s snow resorts. Plus, stand a chance to win a Mt Buller getaway worth more than $2300 for you and three friends.


Meld Magazine was incorporated as an independent not-for-profit media outlet in September 2008 to reach out to international students in Melbourne, and provide students the opportunity to gain real work experience.

Many international students live in or around the city because of the proximity to their colleges and universities, and that was where we decided to focus our efforts first. Many of us live, work and study locally too. Our editorial team is made of both local and international students, and it has worked to our advantage in providing local content in every sense of the word.

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