Taking a day off to discover Melbourne is not a bad idea after all. There's this group on Facebook called 'New To Melbourne'. They offer super cheap trips to explore tourist attractions in Melbourne and Great Ocean Road trip is one of them that only comes in $49 (Early-bird) for a one-day bus trip. The … Continue reading What Makes Great Ocean Road Great?
Did you know that there's more of Melbourne than what you actually see? Once, you jump on a bike, Melbourne will show you the other side of the city that's secretly hidden and places that you didn't even know exist. When I first got my bike, I was so scared and it's actually dangerous to … Continue reading Have You Seen Melbourne on a Bike?
What's a better way to explore Melbourne than getting to know its animals? The Zoos in Australia is surely one of the best places that can offer you a variety of wild and interesting animals from inside its country and outside. The country even has the most well-known zoologist family, the Irwin family, which is … Continue reading Exploring Aussie Wild Life at Melbourne Zoo
I am back from Opening Gala! Here's a video snippet of the runways for the night first before any words.
Christmas time conjures images of snow, mistletoe, Santa Claus's sleigh leaving the north pole and children in their jackets ice skating or throwing snow-balls - well not for people in Australia! On Friday the 25 December 2015 in Melbourne it was 36 degree Celsius and in place of the winter jackets people in Melbourne are … Continue reading All I want for Christmas is you!
Moving away from home for the first time is tough. When you add the additional challenge of moving to a different country, with a different culture in an unfamiliar environment, it makes the transition even more confronting for young students! I should know, in October 2009 I left the comforts of my family home in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and travelled to Melbourne where I was to commence my studies at Trinity College and the University of Melbourne!
One of the biggest challenges facing many young students coming to study in Melbourne for the first time are the simple tasks of independent living and especially cooking for yourself! While many students that I’ve met over the years have had some experience in the kitchen before leaving home, an equal (or even greater) number have never ventured into the kitchen in their teenage years, and for them the sudden…
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Following the tradition of IVSUM, earlier this month we packed our clothes and excitement in our bags, jumped on the bus and travelled to Angahook Holiday House near the famous Great Ocean Road Beach. Throughout our 3 years of existence, Winter Camp has always been seen as the signature event of the club in which we get together and go on a weekend trip to a selected campsite. This year we were lucky enough to welcome the participation of both members and other fellow peers from different universities, such as Monash, RMIT, Swinburne and Latrobe. Three days of Winter Camp passed in the blink of an eye, but to us it was one of the most unforgettable university experiences, from which we have made beautiful memories that we will cherish for the rest of our lives.
As always, our camp was organised during the very last day of winter, just…
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