STUDENTS still look to grades as the defining factor for future professional success but this outdated mindset couldn’t be further from the truth.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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Leadership opportunity for international students to take part in Victorian Government peer-to-peer support program
WANT to make a difference to the community and develop leadership and workplace skills at the same time? Up to 30 international student ambassadors are being sought to lead a peer-to-peer support program to improve awareness of students’ rights at work.
CO-WORKING spaces are growing in popularity with plenty of open offices available to young entrepreneurs, start-ups and creatives. Justin Lim shares four co-working spaces in Melbourne that might suit you.
THIS August, Meld Magazine is pleased to be working with Emerging Writers Festival to offer students in writing, media and publishing a chance to go behind the scenes of The Wheeler Centre and learn all about the publishing industry.
THIS July and August, Meld is pleased to be working with IKEA to offer students the opportunity to go behind the scenes and learn how the Swedish furniture juggernaut run their business and marketing operations.
Melbourne International Student Conference 2016: What No One Tells You About Professional Networking
PROFESSIONAL networking doesn’t have to be an awkward or stressful experience, as delegates at the Melbourne International Student Conference 2016 found out. Catch up on the slides here.
Melbourne International Student Conference 2016: Untapped work experience and job opportunities through start-ups
IT might be time to think small when it comes to finding work experience and job opportunities. Outcome.Life CEO Gerard Holland and Research and Student Engagement Manager Teigan Margetts shared their insights on the benefits and potential start-ups and small-to-medium enterprises offer to students and graduates in their early career development. Catch up on their slides.