When Seb* an international student from the Philippines first arrived here, the last thing on her mind was being indoctrinated into a cult. Find out her story and how she escaped.
Being a part of uni club committees can be demanding and stressful, despite this many still find it a worthy experience. Jensen Ooi, our resident club junkie explains how it was the highlight of his time in University.
Jensen Ooi explores Melbourne’s best not-so-known bubble tea joints. So grab your metal straws and ready your camera apps…you’ll thank us later!
The international student experience is often one of wonderful memory making. For most, a quick flick through Instagram shows a merry time. But how much of this is true? Jensen Ooi delves in and unpicks the realities of aesthetic grams.
Francisco Arminger Shares his conversation with his friends about the conundrums of living with housemates, and why if everyone should try it.
Are the stages of falling in love the same for everyone? Emily Hua explores how queer love might differ.
Are all international students as rich as everyone seems to think so? Do such perceptions lead to negative stereotyping? Trinity College Foundation Studies student Shahad Aldabal finds out.
How can meditation help students learn to identify their shortcomings and adapt in a new study environment? Monash College student My Nguyen shares with Meld her personal story.
In early March, Nicole Wong rallied alongside other women in support of her gender on International Women’s Day. Read what the experience meant for her as an international student from Malaysia.
Perth-native Isabella Foster moved to Melbourne to study in 2016 and she lived with international students during her first year of uni. Read Isabella’s story on why this first year was an world-opening experience for her.
What do you love most about studying abroad? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Dengke ‘Derek’ Xu and Chaojie ‘Jared’ Pan investigate.
Three international students describe their relationship with their parents to Trinity College Foundation Studies students Chen Galen Pinshieh, Ruixin ‘Claire’ Cai, Jiayi ‘Eleanor’ Liu and Qiqi ‘Lily’ Li.