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 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
Overseas Students Ombudsman
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.
If you would like the City of Melbourne to send you more information on events, programs and activities for young people, please join our mailing list.