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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.

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.

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.

The Whisktakers: How to cook up sweet success with three former int’l students

SWEETS and treats from Mauritius can be hard to come by in Melbourne, but The Whisktakers look to change that. Tam Tran caught up with the three-person team to talk about Mauritian pastries and how these former international students began their humble home business.

Halal and vegan restaurants in Melbourne that won’t turn away your friends

LOOKING for somewhere to eat but need to cater to friends with certain dietary requirements? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Fazlina Fariz, Gabriela Gotoda and Harris Loo review three student-friendly eateries for vegans and Muslims which everyone can enjoy!

A guide to Korean stores and restaurants in Melbourne

WHERE can you go for the best in Korean shops and restaurants in Melbourne’s CBD? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Kash Ngan, Nathalia Sendjaja and Haojie Wang investigate.

Food and friendships: How Biryani brought three Chinese girls closer to Pakistani culture

WHAT happens when three Chinese international students try Pakistani food for the first time? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Amelia Wang, Katherine Guo, Helen Liu and Huzaifa Ghani documented their food adventure. Melbourne…

5 amazing cafes in Melbourne’s inner suburbs worth travelling for

HOW does spending your Saturday mornings with a spoonful of fluffy hotcakes in one hand and a cup of hot coffee in the other sound? Lunnie Gan gives you a good reason to be a…

FTW: Win a Gimoka Coffee Prize Pack presented by L’Emporio

WANT true and authentic Italian coffee but don’t have the money to travel to Italy for it? Thanks to L’Emporio, Meld Magazine is giving away a Gimoka coffee prize pack for you to sample some of the richest coffee ever, straight from Italy! Justin Lim has more.

Food and friends: Carlton Community Welcome Dinner Project

NEW to Australia and don’t know how to start making friends? Get to know the community over a meal at the Carlton Community Welcome Dinner. Samantha Chew reports.

Melbourne cafes 101: An entry guide for first-time int’l students on where to go

IF it’s your first time in Melbourne and you need to know where to go to absorb Melbourne’s cafe culture, we have you covered! Trinity College Foundation Studies students Sunny Yang and Bai introduce four cafes that everyone should visit if it’s their first time here.

Diverse dining: Melbourne’s suburbs are where it’s at for authentic cultural cuisines

THE city might have plenty of multicultural food options available but any true Melbourne foodie will tell you the suburbs are where you should go for an authentic ethnic experience. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Luna Manee, Tingyi Wang and Gloria Xiao offer their recommendations on where to go for diverse dining.

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