New Year’s Eve: midnight fireworks

If you are in Melbourne on the New Year’s Eve, bring your friends to enjoy free music and entertainment starting from 6pm in the city. You will be amazed by multimedia entertainment, music, visuals and pyrotechnic effects. You can join in the official countdown and watch the skyline erupt in a dazzling display of colour…

Volunteers needed – Moomba Festival

Events Melbourne invites you to take part in Melbourne’s much loved and iconic family festival, the Moomba Festival. Celebrating its 64th birthday, Moomba promises to be an action packed weekend full of fun, colour and all your favourite traditional Moomba features. Apply to volunteer, be a part of something big and experience one of the…

Study Melbourne Graduation Ball

It’s been an incredible journey. You’ve crossed oceans, made new friends, studied and worked, and now it’s time to celebrate. Join us for the biggest international student celebration in Victoria – the inaugural Study Melbourne Graduation Ball at the Plaza Ballroom, an underground mansion in the heart of Melbourne. Featuring special guest MC, comedian and…

Choose ethical, sustainable gifts!

It’s easy to choose Christmas gifts that are beautiful, useful, and also make a difference to the world. Some tips for sustainable gift buying this Christmas: Shop local Look for certification like Fair Trade and Cruelty Free Get crafty and make a truly unique DIY gift Give an experience; a day out, lunch or day…

International Student Volunteers needed

Do you want to create amazing experiences for visitors to the city? Are you interested in contributing to the changing landscape of Melbourne? If you want to be part of exciting new projects, volunteer with the City of Melbourne! Equipped with excellent customer service skills and the latest technology, the volunteers respond to over two…

Free event: Joining the Dot’s Welcome Dinner Project

Would you like to attend a local welcome dinner, make friends and practice English? Join the Welcome Dinner Project! The Welcome Dinner Project (initiated by Joiningthedots) is aiming to create a sense of community especially for newly arrived people such as international students. You will be invited to a local Australian home to share different…

Register today for the China – Victoria International Education Forum

The China – Victoria International Education Forum is being held next week on the 21 November at the State Library of Victoria. You will learn Academic and Language study programs and scholarship opportunities in China. It is a half-day event aimed at facilitating engagement between senior representatives from Chinese universities with Victorian universities. Representatives from…

Free event – ‘She’ll be right’ Theatre Performance from international students

Students from Brazil, China, Columbia, Iraq, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Vietnam and Australia take to the stage in a powerful hour of storytelling about their experiences. Just another international student? A doctor working where drug dealers rule. An engineer now cleaning toilets. A good girl taking off her mask. A teacher passionate to share her language. A banker questioning…