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What's on City of Melbourne


International students

Melbourne attracts students from all over the world to study at the many leading tertiary institutions in the city. Almost 55 per cent of students living and studying in the city are international students.

What's on? 
Helpful information 
Facts 
Overseas Student Ombudsman 
International Student Strategy 
Competition July 2014

What's on?

Visit What's on for international students for more information on events and programs the City of Melbourne runs for international students.

Helpful information

The City of Melbourne has produced a guide for international students and has tips on enjoying Melbourne. Visit Information for international students.

Find out the 10 tips to help you travel safely around Melbourne.

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Facts

Visit International student facts for statistical information and results of a recent survey.

Overseas Students Ombudsman

The Overseas Students Ombudsman investigates complaints about problems that overseas students have with private education and training in Australia.

The Ombudsman’s services are free, independent and impartial. Complaints about public education, which includes most universities, should be directed to state and territory ombudsmen.

Visit Overseas Student Ombudsman

International Student Strategy

On 10 December 2013 the City of Melbourne adopted A great place to study – International Student Strategy 2013-17.

This strategy aims to enhance the wellbeing and experience of life for international students in Melbourne.

In developing this strategy we engaged extensively with the community and invited public comment with many submissions and suggestions received.

Read the strategy:
A great place to study – International Student Strategy 2013-17 (Word, 180kb)

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Win a mobile phone or holiday!

If you’re an international student arriving into Melbourne this year, you have the chance to win an Optus smart phone, a Student Uni Travel day tour to Phillip Island including transfer from the city, lunch and all entry fees for two people or a 2 for 1 snow tour to Lake Mountain including transfers, visit of the waterfalls and chocolate factory.

Enter Competition

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Find out more about the Student Welcome Desk