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The building blocks of professional success

From international student to lawyer, to an entrepreneurship expert, CEO of The FRANK Team, Natasha Munasinghe, shares her knowledge on the building blocks of professional success.

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 Wei has five useful tips for students looking to develop the communication skills they need in order to excel in their careers.

More than earning a degree: How attending one conference changed my attitude towards student life

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.

Volunteer at Melbourne International Student Conference 2017

Applications are now open for students interested in being part of the Melbourne International Student Conference 2017.

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!

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.

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STUDENTS still look to grades as the defining factor for future professional success but this outdated mindset couldn’t be further from the truth.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.

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.

Lovely office worker with a bright smile.

How Australia can help international students find jobs after graduation

INTERNATIONAL students looking to work in Australia may benefit from a new report that has been welcomed by the country’s peak body for employment and recruitment. Vondra Tay has the story.

Interview

Researchers call out for international graduates on post-study work visa in Australia

DO you think the current post-study work visa increases your chance of employment in Australia? What do you think can be done to improve your post-study experience? Trinh Le reports on a new research project about the employability of international graduates.

Work right: Your questions about working in Australia answered

DO I have work rights in Australia? Should I fight for my rights? Will I face deportation if I speak out? Gabrielle Marchetti, Principal Lawyer at legal centre JobWatch, answers common questions international students might have once they decide to work here.

CPA Australia Industry Talk and Tour offers students chance to network and pick up useful employability tips and tricks

THIS September, Meld Community is partnering with CPA Australia to offer students seeking a career in accounting, business and finance the opportunity to learn how to be proactive in their professional development as a student, tour the CPA Australia office and network with staff.

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