STUDENT poverty is a growing concern. The City of Melbourne hopes to promote Melbourne as Australia’s leader in international education, yet many overseas students are struggling to meet their most basic needs. Jordan Thompson spoke to Peter Hichaaba of The Couch about financial pressures and the need for support.
WHAT is the local government doing to support the large international student community living and studying in the City of Melbourne? Jordan Thompson outlines the key points you need to know in the recently released International Student Strategy Draft 2013-17.
GET to know the city of Melbourne like the back of your hand by being an International Student City Ambassador! Applications close tomorrow so don’t miss out. Jordan Thompson has the details.
THE University of Canberra’s new student accommodation scheme promises to bring peace of mind for international students in search of a home in their new country. Jordan Thompson reports.
HOSTED by the Young Sri Lankan Professionals and Monash City Council, Integration Day is aimed at helping international students and migrants gain know-how in the areas of employment, legal advice, education, health and more.
THEY’RE the classes you wish were taught in school. Organised by students for students, Jordan Thompson finds out why Teach Anything Good Day is an event worth attending this weekend.
Saying “no thanks” to sex is more than a matter of choice for some – it’s also a way of life. For SEXtember Jordan Thompson looks into a condition wherein a person experiences no sexual attraction to either gender.
CALLING all high achievers! International students have the chance to win up to $20,000 in scholarships with the Victorian Government’s new International Education Awards. Jordan Thompson reports.
With the big day fast approaching, there’s no escaping the sound and fury of election season. Jordan Thompson looks at the policy promises from two main contenders – Labor and Liberal – that are likely to affect international students.
PICK up jobhunting tips, know your work rights, and learn how you can help your community become a better place. Come along to the Australian Federation of International Student (AFIS)’s International Student Volunteer Seminar. Jordan Thompson brings you the details.