Free things to do in Melbourne in July

Are winter heating bills and an insatiable desire for mulled wine giving you the budget blues? Cheer up at these fabulous free events! Open House Melbourne Now in its 12th year, Open House Melbourne is an annual highlight for lovers of urban design and cool free stuff. Access to some of the 200+ buildings on […]

Watch our Mt Macedon trip video!

  Tree-clad Mount Macedon can be seen from every corner of the region, even Melbourne. Up close it is even more impressive; a place home to gardens and wild bush, of natural attractions and adventure. See glimpses of magnificent mansions and the exotic European plantings that change with every season as well as getting up […]

Mount Macedon Day Trip

Watch the seasons change in Mount Macedon and revel in the autumnal splendour on display in glorious gardens, old-world mansions, and the ferns and waterways of Macedon Regional Park. When? 30th May (Thursday), all participants will meet at the college at 9:30 am. Expected return: 3:00 pm. Travel Time: 1.5 hours go and return. Price: […]

Free LinkedIn Workshop

Applying for a job can be a tricky process. In today’s digital age there are several assets employers look at when reviewing the perfect candidate. From CV to cover letters, LinkedIn, portfolios, to social media, the list goes on. How do you get the best out of your LinkedIn profile, so that you stand out […]

International students’ renting rights

Before you arrive in Victoria It is best to book temporary accommodation before you arrive, and look for longer-term accommodation after you arrive. If you prefer to organise your longer-term accommodation before you arrive, or find a rental property when you arrive, only sign a rental lease or contract after you have viewed the property […]

The Fair Work Ombudsman’s top tools and resources for international students

The table below provides an overview and includes links to the FWO’s top five tools and resources most relevant to international students. If you have any questions about the Fair Work Ombudsman’s tools and resources, please contact the FWO at Tool or Resource Description Links to resources General information for international students The Fair […]

What is Gamification?

Gamification is the method of taking something that already exists – a website, an enterprise application, an online community – and integrating game mechanics into it to motivate participation, engagement, and loyalty. Despite its potentially misleading name, gamification isn’t simply games built for corporate purposes. Rather, it is all about expanding the implementation of an already existing […]

What marketeers can learn from game designers?

Short answer: a lot. These professionals have one huge goal in common: they both try grab the target attention as much as possible and for as long as possible. Games can trigger a collection of emotions and so can marketing campaigns. In his book Descartes Error, Antonio Damasio, professor of neuroscience at the University of […]

Benefits of a Student Visa in Australia

Student visa in Australia allows a range of possibilities for international students. In this post we will explore some of the key benefits of choosing Australia as your destination to study internationally in comparison to other English-speaking countries like the United States and Canada. Study and Work in Australia It allows you to study and […]

Free Event Invitation – International Students’ Renting Rights

Are you an international student experiencing renting problems? Join us Monday 1 April for a free workshop run by Consumer Affairs Victoria and Study Melbourne to learn about your renting rights, followed by light snacks and hot drinks. We’re delighted to invite you and your colleagues to a free workshop Consumer Affairs Victoria is running […]