TO MOST people who originate from conservative Asian societies, it’s hard to just talk about sex without embarrassing anyone. Writer Giselle Au-Nhien Nguyen spoke with Trinh Le about her own story of overcoming this fear and why it’s important to open up about it.
DO you think the current post-study work visa increases your chance of employment in Australia? What do you think can be done to improve your post-study experience? Trinh Le reports on a new research project about the employability of international graduates.
FUEL your inner femme fatale at the IFFM2016, go treasure-hunting at Coburg, sample mouth-watering Asian street food, or improve your photography skills with other photoholics. Trinh Le suggests four things to do this weekend in Melbourne!
NEW Australian of the Year, Gary Lee, has long supported international students in his line of work and continues to advocate for their welfare. Trinh Le caught up with Lee to talk about his recent award, his past voluntary experiences and his love of Australia’s diversity.
WHAT matters to you? This question shaped the second day of the Melbourne International Student Conference 2016 and got students to find their niche, work towards that ideal and to surround themselves with a network of people who support their cause. Trinh Le has the highlights of day two.
AUTOMATION, globalisation, and flexibility are just a few keywords being discussed in this year’s Future Focus Forum, co-hosted by Meld Community and the City of Melbourne. Trinh Le brings you all the details of what you’ve missed on how to best prepare for the future job market.
THE PILOT of Ronny Chieng: International Student involves a book, some blokes and lots of booze — which pretty much sums up a typical campus life in Australia, or at least that from an international student’s perspective. Trinh Le reviews this ‘moderately pumped’ sitcom that any student can relate to.
CATCH Andy Warhol and Ai Weiwei before they leave for good, experience a Broadway spectacular, take part in a traditional Australian ceremony or rediscover the history of the arts in Southbank. Trinh Le has your long weekend covered.
SWINBURNE University of Technology has recently appointed Dr Chin Tan in the role of Director of Multicultural Engagement to ensure its education and services are provided in a culturally sensitive and appropriate manner. Trinh Le speaks with the newly appointed director, the first role of its kind in the tertiary education sector.
MAKE a date with the future this May 6 and 7, with the upcoming Melbourne International Student Conference geared to get students thinking and planning ahead for their future career. Trinh Le has more.
FOUR seasons. Four distinctive fashion collections. Four talented student designers from Victoria and overseas. Trinh Le covers the ‘Four Seasons in One Night’ runway show as part of the 2016 Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival.
EXPLORE Melbourne’s laneway culture and street art, get into the Japanese summer spirit, visit the handmade haven in Prahan, or enjoy day of unlimited yoga and meditation. Trinh Le has got your weekend covered.