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5 Biggest Myths About Koalas

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Koalas are an iconic Australian native animal. Sometimes referred to as koala bears, they are in fact not bears at all. There are many myths about koalas and Janine Duffy, koala researcher has...

Study Melbourne Student Centre - Supporting International Students

Saturday, 15 April 2017

Study Melbourne Student Centre is the first of its kind in Australia. It provides information, referral and practical support for all international students in Victoria, to to help them enjoy...

Nowruz Celebrations at Deakin

Saturday, 01 April 2017

Recently the Deakin Iranian Student Association celebrated a very important Iranian event, called Nowruz. It is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which is considered to be the start of the...


Thursday, 23 March 2017

Recently my grandmother, who turns 90 in June, sold her house. I know what you are probably thinking, that she moved into a retirement village or into care. But no, she bought herself a new house!...

International Students are Welcomed to Geelong

Thursday, 23 March 2017

Over 130 international students experienced a range of Aussie games at the Study Geelong International Student Welcome last Thursday. From throwing thongs into buckets to trying their footy...

Aussie Slang Essentials

Thursday, 02 March 2017

"In the arvo I am going to relax, get myself a sanga and play the rest of the day by ear." "What?" I hear you say. Aussie slang can be difficult for international students to understand....

The Legendary Blues Train

Thursday, 02 March 2017

  Victoria's historic coastal town of Queenscliff is home to the world's one and only Blues Train. It is a unique experience that combines four of Australia's best live acts and the beautiful...

Pako Festa - A Celebration of Cultural Diversity

Friday, 17 February 2017

Pako Festa is Geelong's much loved, award-winning, free annual community cultural festival and the biggest of its kind in Australia. Managed by Diversitat and held on the last weekend of February...

Fun in the City - Nightjar Market

Friday, 17 February 2017

Every Friday night in February 2017, Johnstone Park will host the Nightjar in the City, market in Geelong betwen 4pm and 10pm. The Nightjar markets have a great atmosphere, offer food from...

Something to Write Home About

Friday, 10 February 2017

Marcus Oldham student, Shingi Nyabonda from Zimbabwe, says that Australia and Zimbabwe have some agricultural challenges in common. He is amazed by the ingenuity and efficiency of Australian...

That's Amore. Our Favourite Pizzas

Monday, 09 January 2017

I love anchovies on my pizza. Yes those hairy, salty bony little fish are my fav topping, along with olives of course. Here's where we recommend you head for your next pizza fix. Ciao. Wood Fired...

Waterfront dining + Awesome views

Monday, 09 January 2017

The days are getting longer and the sun is shining upon us more and more each day. Wander along the Geelong Waterfront to enjoy all the sights and activity but more importantly, fuel yourself with...

For the Early Birds and the Night Owls

Monday, 09 January 2017

Dawn and dusk. Something special happens to the colours in the sky at these times and it can be truly spectacular. Here's some of our favourite Mother Nature moments at sunrise and sunset....

Summer Soundtrack

Monday, 09 January 2017

The music is turned up and the windows are all the way down. Your hair is whipping around like you’re in either a shampoo commercial or a cyclone depending on the breeze that day. You can sing at...

Aussie As

Monday, 09 January 2017

We live in the best country in the world*. Surrounded by water, we’re our own continent. We don’t take ourselves too seriously and call everyone mate. We shorten words by either cutting them...
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