Study Melbourne in the International Student Lounge

Kim Cleary, the Acting Manager, Student Initiatives (International Education) from Study Melbourne, and Emma Last, a Case Manager at the Study Melbourne Student Centre, joined us in the International Student Lounge this week, providing advice and referrals to the invaluable services they provide to the international students of Melbourne. Topics included: Supporting international students through…

Meet Our Students

The 2020 Study Melbourne Student Ambassadors have been announced and there are a couple of La Trobe University students amongst them! Study Melbourne Ambassadors help to organise student events, programs and initiatives.  They also contribute to social channels, represent Study Melbourne at official functions, and share their experience, knowledge and insights with the international student…

International Student Welfare Project

Calling all international students! batyr is a for-purpose preventative mental health organisation, created and driven by young people, for young people. Working with the support of Study Melbourne, batyr has teamed up with Meld Magazine to develop a peer-to-peer university mental health program for international students and is looking for international students to lend their…

Keith Haring| Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines – A Virtual Tour of the National Gallery, Victoria (NGV)

The NGV launched their virtual tour of the Keith Haring | Jean-Michel Basquiat: Crossing Lines exhibition on Saturday 4 April. Since 2013, La Trobe’s partnership with the NGV has brought inspirational exhibitions to the community each Summer. As the Gallery’s Learning Partner, we are glad to (virtually) share the NGV’s world-first exhibition of Keith Haring…

Emergency Support For Victoria’s International Students

The Victorian Government has announced a $45 million International Student Emergency Relief Fund for international students facing financial hardship as a result of coronavirus (COVID-19). International students will receive a relief payment of up to $1,100 as part of a Victorian Government emergency support package. For information and to register your interest in applying for…

Some good news from the Darebin City Council

Accessing food and basic goods Over the next six months, the Darebin City Council will be working with their partner agencies to provide weekly grocery vouchers, food parcels and pre-made meals to households. To get this started, they have partnered with Darebin Information Volunteer Resource Service (DIVRS) and other local agencies to immediately provide 500…