How can international students communicate effectively when English isn’t their first language? Peer Camp co-founder Silva Wang has five useful tips for students looking to develop the communication skills they need in order to excel in their careers.
A delegate last year and a member of the organising committee this year, Meghalee Bose shares how the Melbourne International Student Conference became a turning point in her student journey.
Saying ‘hi’ to someone new in your first few classes on campus can go a long way as Samantha Chew discovered. She writes about the first friends she made at university and how they continue to inspire her today.
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.
How do you find a community to belong to and make new friends while you’re at uni? Grace Kang offers you the ultimate guide on how to do so.
Most international students prefer to stay within their own circles but becoming too settled in your own group can put students at a disadvantage. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Keshia Laisina and Alice (Gaofei) Xue speak to educators about how students can benefit once they cross that cultural barrier.
Apps that translate conversations in real time only exist in sci-fi films, right? Not any more! Dotalk, lets users translate messages into 90 different languages on the fly! Samantha Chew reviews the new app.
First time living away from home? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Phyllis Lim, Kristen Ye and Lulu Wang have their nifty life hacks to make your newly independent life just a little simpler.
WHETHER you’re homesick or looking to make new friends, Grace Kang offers her primer on how students can connect and engage with the Indonesian community abroad.
INTERNATIONAL students are learn different things about Melbourne before arriving but what are some of the things that surprised them most once they got here? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Pattiya Buakaew and Adam Chou have more.
AFTER four years of overseas education in Melbourne, Natalie Ng reflects on her study experience abroad, the lessons she has learnt and explains why Melbourne is irreplaceable.
THERE are many misconceptions about introverts but introversion can happen to anyone. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Thao Ly and Thu Uyen define introversion and how others can assist the introverted.