Be Aware: International Student Scams

Social Media and Online Scams Online forums and social media sites are great for keeping in touch with friends and family but be careful about what information you put online and who you allow to see it. Here are a few tips to protect yourself from online Crime: Don’t accept friend requests or invitations from…

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…

Radio Garden

Listen to radio stations from your home country – LIVE! Radio makers and listeners have imagined both connecting with distant cultures, as well as re-connecting with people from ‘home’ from thousands of kilometres away. Based in Amsterdam, Radio Garden is a non-profit radio and digital research project developed by the Netherlands Institute for Sound and…

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…

Speak Up

La Trobe recognises that our students are experiencing difficult times during COVID-19. More than ever, engaging in self-care and supporting your own wellbeing is essential to support your coping during these unprecedented times.  Tips to help maintain your wellbeing: Look after yourself physically, through a healthy diet, regular exercise and adequate sleep; Learn how to…