Don’t be afraid to reach out, and take care of yourself. Jason from Meld talks with two batyr alumni about what pushed them to reach out for help.
How are you navigating the isolation? Sophie talks about dealing with her double isolation, and the advice she got from counselling.
“I just knew I was lucky because I knew I wasn’t going to die.” Carlos Araya was having his regular
What new visa changes International student can expect from the recent release by The Hon Alan Tudge MP? Ai Jia from Meld reports.
Did your parents give you the birds and the bees talk? Find out the kind of advice students have received from their parents on sex and relationships as Trinity College Foundation students Tristan Lee, Claudia Li and Salvatore Mao investigate.
Author Marcella Purnama’s new book, What I Wish I Had Known, chronicles her experiences as a former international student in Melbourne. Stevi Lee caught up with Marcella to talk about everything from embracing change and her time writing for Meld.
Are international students giving anything up when they adopt an English name? Wing Kuang talks with students to find out.
Why is it so hard for men to open up their true feelings, and how does the continued perceptions around masculinity affect the mental health of men? Trinh Le discusses what it means to be a man.
There is nothing wrong with being on your own but don’t enter a relationship, platonic or otherwise, because you need company. Natalie Ng explains why this can be dangerous and why you should learn to love and prioritise yourself first.
There’s a lot you can learn from a city and its people if you try hard enough. Stevi Lee shares her love of Melbourne, its people and the opportunities the city gave for her to expand her horizons.
WORRIED about being rude or inappropriate to your culturally diverse group of friends? Here are some quick insights into international minds from Trinity College Foundation Studies students Olivia Sieva, Anthony Lyn, Chloe Teng and Coco Wan.
AFTER four years of overseas education in Melbourne, Natalie Ng reflects on her study experience abroad, the lessons she has learnt and explains why Melbourne is irreplaceable.