Convenience isn’t the only benefit of campus accommodation. Tam Tran looks at how supportive communities can flourish and become meaningful for students living in the dorms.
WHAT are your rental rights and responsibilities? Tam Tran has tips on how international students can better protect themselves as tenants.
HOME can be more than just an address or a place to live for international students. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Janine Foo and Vivian Ng speak with different students and ask how they personalise their rooms to cope with study abroad.
EXPERIENCING housing and accommodation issues? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Linnie, Meng Zhang and Patrick Shangguan suggest why students should make use of their campus’ welfare teams who can easily resolve problems for students.
WANT to know how best to improve your living spaces at home? We got current and former students to ask an IKEA expert for advice on how to make the most out of their rooms….
THE SLOB, the noisemaker, the neat freak… every student will probably encounter at least one of these types of roommates in the course of their studies. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Tracey Le and Vivian Yao offer their insight on what it’s like living with five different types of roommates.
IN partnership with IKEA, Meld Magazine is giving two lucky students the chance to score an IKEA makeover where your room of choice can be re-designed and refurbished! More details on the competition inside.
WHAT makes Melbourne an international students’ home away from home? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Jimmy Chen, Nancy Tang, Raema Nikijuluw find out why so many students coming to Melbourne fall in love with this city and what it is they’ll miss the most when they return home.
RECOGNISING a need to address the living and accommodation circumstances of international students, Consumer Affairs Victoria will be launching a campaign to assist students navigate the local rental market. Zoe Law has the story.
IN two minds about the best place to live as an international student? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Cheryl See Toh, Nan Wu and Natalie Zheng enlist their peers to review the options – from the hustle and bustle of the city to the tranquil leafy suburbs of Melbourne.
WITH so many choices for student accommodation in the city, where should students go to for the best living experience while studying in Melbourne? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Hanyu Hu, Shuming Zhang and Sichen Li compare some of the city’s most popular living spaces with one another.
WHAT does proper and effective budgeting actually look like and how do you do it? Marcella Purnama offers her tips on how students can easily save money and better manage their everyday expenses.