IDEALLY, you’d like to know more about someone before you have sex with him or her. You now can – through various smartphone applications. Vivian Tan reviews the dating apps Blendr and Grindr.
BE inspired by Melbourne’s own TED talks or enjoy a bit of Japanese or Chinese culture this weekend. Vivian Tan fills you in with what’s on.
WITH 70,000 active users, OurSay is closing the gap between the public and decision makers. In this interview with Meld, CEO of OurSay, Eyal Halamish, tells of how international students can create the change they want to see.
INDULGE at the Asian Food Festival, shop for vintage clothing, catch some films at the Environmental Film Festival or relive your childhood by catching a Disney classic. Vivian Tan fills you in with this weekend’s activities.
EXPLORE Melbourne’s architectural history, find stories around the city or take a steam-train into the Hurstbridge Wattle Festival. The choice is yours this weekend as Vivian Tan explains.
Students enrolled in TAFE courses are increasingly concerned as government budget cuts threaten the quality of Victoria’s vocational education providers. Vivian Tan reports.
TIME to embark on a food trail! Vivian Tan brings you on a gourmet extravaganza with food trucks galore at Trailer Park, gourmet coffee at the People’s Market, and a hot chocolate festival – all happening this weekend.
GET to know your city better at Open House Melbourne, participate in a real-life version of the popular game ‘Where’s Wally?’, or pick up some literary treasures at Melbourne Rare Book Week this weekend. Vivian Tan tells you more.
AMBIGUITY about entitlements to health services are leaving some female international students with no pregnancy-related care in the first 12 months of their stay in Australia. Vivian Tan reports.
THIS weekend, shop smart at Queen Victoria Market, catch fireworks and theatrical displays at Docklands, indulge in vintage clothing and learn about Melbourne’s streets and clusters. Vivian Tan will be your guide.
GET caught in King Kong’s grip, hop between restaurants at Southgate, get sprayed by paint or browse through classic costumes. Vivian Tan guides you through this weekend’s highlights.
INTERNATIONAL and local students have been left without their semester one results as an industrial relations dispute between the National Tertiary Education Union and several major Victorian universities continue. Vivian Tan reports.