The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced a massive audit of cleaning businesses in response to the exploitation of international student cleaners. Grace Yew reports.
INTERNATIONAL students are paying as much as 270 per cent more in tuition fees than the average domestic student in Australia. Where does it all go? Grace Yew investigates.
CHOOSING a career in a field different to what you studied in order to “pay the bills” doesn’t mean you’ve sold out. Grace Yew speaks to Bombay-born Humans of Melbourne founder Kannagi Bhatt about her project that’s inspired a network of street photographers to capture Melbourne life in all its beauty.
THE University of Melbourne has seven subjects on international education start-up Coursera – and they’re all free. But what will online education do to universities? Grace Yew investigates.
MELBOURNE’S famously erratic weather caused a huge upset in this year’s Malaysian Games tennis men’s singles final, but it didn’t stop women’s singles champ Elaine Koay taking home a straight-sets victory. Grace Yew reports.
LIVING below the line is more than MasterChef reunions and budget dining for penniless students. Last week’s epic celebrity cook-off was just a small part of an ongoing battle against poverty. Reporter Grace Yew and videographer Julian Tay covered the event.
WHAT do you do with all those photos you take on Instagram? A new printing service has been launched to transform your happy snaps into a focal point for your home.
IF you’re an international student in Australia – or are looking to be one – you’ll probably encounter the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) at some point. Grace Yew speaks to those in the know for tips to help you get through the exam.
THE government’s game-changing new graduate visa is slated to integrate more international students into the Australian workforce, but raises a few questions of its own – including a new application fee that will cost graduates four times more than it did previously.
HOW does a free party at Melbourne’s iconic Federations Square – complete with fireworks – sound to usher in the New Year? Grace Yew fills you in.
STAR Trek is back! Director J.J. Abrams will be unveiling Star Trek Into Darkness in May 2013. Can’t wait? Grace Yew has the trailer – plus a short list of original Trek films to tide you over until Kirk and Spock return.
YOU may have seen a ‘furry’ roaming the streets of Melbourne – or perhaps you’ve stopped one for a photo, or maybe just to get a hug. But there’s more to furry fandom culture than their incredible costumes. Grace Yew reports from the MiDFUR: The Furry Apocalypse Cometh convention.