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International Student of the Year for Research goes to Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyzk from Poland

POLAND’S Bartlomiej Kolodziejcyzk has been named International Student of the Year for Research. In addition to presenting his research internationally, the Doctorate of Engineering student has also been keeping busy outside the classroom, by getting involved in TV. In a series of interviews with Victorian International Education Award winners and finalists, Marina Solomon brings you the stories worth celebrating.

Financial limbo puts international students from Iran under huge stress

IRANIAN students are dropping classes, working unmanageable hours and facing anxiety and depression after financial sanctions were placed on the embattled nation early last year. Luke Henriques-Gomes has more.

Citizenship: When you can only have one, which would you choose?

MANY governments in the world forbid dual citizenship. Iran, Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia are but a few. Sumisha Naidu speaks to two students about home, belonging and the pain of having to choose.


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