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                    International students

                    Students from all over the world come to Melbourne to study. City of Melbourne provides a range of services, advice and support for international students.

                    ​​​What's on

                    There are events for international students running throughout the year. See What's on for more details.

                    Insider Guide to Melbourne for international students

                    The City of Melbourne and Insider Guides have produced a guide to help international students settle into the Melbourne way of life. The guide was written by students for students and answers questions about what to do and where to go in Melbourne.

                    Download the guide or pick up a copy from your educational institution, Federation Square Visitor Centre or the Melbourne Library Service.

                    The Couch

                    The Couch is a place where international students can relax, socialise and access a range of support services. It’s run by the Salvation Army and is located at the Hamodava Café at 69 Bourke Street, Melbourne.

                    For more information, including opening hours and contact details, see The Couch.

                    Overseas Students Ombudsman

                    The Overseas Students Ombudsman investigates complaints 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.

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