Posts Tagged ‘Melbourne’

Melbourne: Vintage Fashion on a Budget

Melbourne: Vintage Fashion on a Budget

A friend from overseas once made the observation that the people of Melbourne are unique in that after greeting a person one of the first conversations they’ll start will be about the clothes you’ve got on. While I’ve never seen this as being unusual, she pointed out that in no other city she’s visited or [...]

Climate Change: Braving Melbourne Weather

Climate Change:  Braving Melbourne Weather

So you’ve just moved to Melbourne for uni, and if you’re coming from somewhere with those magical things us Melbournians dream of called ‘seasons’ you’re in for quite a shock.  You’ve probably heard the Crowded House song Four Seasons In One Day, and if you’ve spent any time there, you won’t be the least bit [...]

Melbourne – Something for Everyone

Melbourne – Something for Everyone

Melbourne is undoubtedly the best city in Australia, and I say this not just because I’m biased… even though I am a little. Sure, Sydney has a Harbour Bridge and the Opera House, but Melbourne has so much more to offer! Once voted the most livable city in the world, its ‘easy-to-use’ grid city plan [...]

50% of International Students Have Experienced Racism In Melbourne

50% of International Students Have Experienced Racism In Melbourne

New research has shown that current international students in Melbourne feel welcomed in this city, suggesting that safety concerns might not be the main reason why international enrolments saw a 30% decline in 2010. A recent study conducted by Uni Australia surveyed international students on their perceptions of racism and safety in Melbourne with mixed [...]