STUDENTS who want to bring in pets from back home or adopt one while they’re in Australia need to understand the cost pets come with. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Alice Wang, Vera Fang and Echo Jiang take a look at some of the things students will need to pay for when they own pets.
UNSURE whether living with a local family while you’re studying in Australia is the right lifestyle choice for you? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Chelsea Liang, David Kianjuan Bi and Su Lynn Kew weigh the pros and cons of the homestay experience in Australia.
DECIDING on rented accommodation is a big choice for students and can come with a few obstacles. Trinity College Foundation Studies students Carol Yang, Nikki Mei and Liv Pu look at the common issues students face when it comes to renting property and how they can better manage it.
Ever felt like the cost of living here is more than what you bargained for? The guys behind Insider Foundry launched an interactive online calculator to help prospective students determine a breakdown of their cost of living in Victoria. Nicole Tee has more.
EUROPEAN rental service Nestpick has officially launched in Australia, making it easier for students to access affordable accommodation. But with more international students choosing cheap rental housing in outer city suburbs than ever before, the company has reignited issues of online security in the rental market. Rowan Forster has more.
SHARED accommodation is quite common for international students but living with someone else under the same roof can be quite challenging. Jonathan Lian talks to other international students who share their criteria for the ideal housemate.
For many first time renters, international or local, renting can be a confusing process but the free RentRight app sorts out all the clutter. Stephen Clarke reports.
REGISTER now to win some fantastic prizes at the first Accommodation and Living Fair for international students coming up on March 12! Best of all… it’s free!
WHAT can international students do with all their unwanted furnishings and appliances once they leave Australia? Gabriella Affrin offers her tips on how students can dispose hard waste.
FINDING accommodation would probably be top of the to-do list for students new to Melbourne, and one best to get out of the way before the semester begins. Faridah Wu takes you through the things you’ll need to consider when house hunting.
THINKING of where to live as a student here in Melbourne? Trinity College Foundation Studies students Diane Dai and Carol Huang look into four different accommodation options available to you.
GREEN thumb or not, apartments and share houses don’t usually come with a garden. So if you’d like some low-maintenance greenery to bring the outside indoors, Jessica-Anne Lyons shares some great options that pretty much look after themselves!