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2017 Federal Budget: What higher ed students need to know

Will the 2017 Federal Budget affect international students? Mihika Hegde has the report.

Mamak face court again as more underpayment claims emerge

Fresh allegations of further underpayment have come to light as Malaysian restaurant chain Mamak finds itself in hot water once more. Stevi Lee has more.

Melbourne International Student Conference 2017 – Day 2: The power of community

Tears were shed and communities were strengthened as day two of the 2017 Melbourne International Student Conference showed what true teamwork and collaboration was capable of achieving. Wing Kuang has more.

Melbourne International Student Conference 2017 – Day 1: Next Gen Now

Day one of this year’s Melbourne International Student Conference invited delegates to explore the problems facing this generation, fostered growth and paved the way for innovation for tomorrow’s leaders. Mihika Hegde has the full report.

2017 Tertiary Scholarship Fund applications now open

Are you a superstar student or someone who contributes positively towards your local community? Find out how you can receive a cash scholarship from the Tertiary Scholarship Fund!

2017 Victorian International School Student Awards

Outstanding international students in Victorian high schools had their achievements celebrated recently as part of the annual Victorian International School Student Awards, hosted at Parliament House. Natalie Ng has more.¬† Victoria’s best international…

Creating change: How int’l students can engage politically while studying abroad

When political and social turmoil hit fever point back home, what’s an international student to do? Mihika Hegde has more.

Swinburne launches out-of-hours crisis line for students and staff under distress

If you’re experiencing¬†any form of distress outside of uni and business hours, you can seek immediate help and coping strategies from Swinburne University’s new out-of-hours crisis line. Grace Kang has more.¬† Distress, anguish…

Prevent work exploitation with new app, ‘Record My Hours’

A new app released by the Fair Work Ombudsman aims to prevent young and migrants workers from being mistreated and exploited at work. Tam Tran has more.

Teenage int’l students excited to be in Melbourne for new high school year

Excited high school international students were recently welcomed by the Victorian Government at the International Student Welcome Reception. Stevi Lee spoke with newly-commencing teenagers at the event.

Looking for work while studying? Challenge yourself to this work rights quiz and you might just win yourself a $50 Coles shopping voucher

It’s important to know your rights at work as an international student and we’ve designed a little quiz to help raise awareness. Take this quiz to find out how much you already know, and challenge your friends to do it too!

Improved services for international students in Victoria looking for a helping hand

New initiatives announced by the State Government aim to improve support and welfare services of international students. Mihika Hegde has more.

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