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Chinese student Yuanbin Wei wins International Student of the Year for Higher Education

IT was a proud and surreal moment for Chinese student Yuanbin Wei, who was named International Student of the Year in the Higher Education category at the Victorian International Education Awards. In the first of many interviews with award winners and finalists, Marina Solomon brings you the stories worth celebrating.

Is your education worth the money?

IF you’re studying in Australia, you’re probably paying about 16 per cent more than your fellow international students in America. Marina Solomon shares some interesting research findings on the value of education as well as parents’ attitudes and behaviours towards children’s education globally.

FTW: Tickets to see ‘Aberdeen’

THANKS to the folks over at Magnum Films, we’ve got some double passes to Pang Ho-cheung’s latest film, Aberdeen, which features an all-star Hong Kong cast. Hieu Chau has more details on the film and the competition.

Symbol of protest in Hong Kong flies off IKEA shelves in Melbourne

IKEA stores in Melbourne are reporting low stocks of a stuffed toy that has gained notoriety as a symbol of political protest in Hong Kong. Phoebe Yuen reports.

Multicultural Duomo Quartet through to Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition

BASED in Singapore, and with members from Australia, Hong Kong and China, the Duomo Quartet are giving it all they’ve got at the Asia-Pacific Chamber Music Competition kicking off in Melbourne next week. Elizabeth Yick tells how you too, can listen in.

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