International Students

Feb
22

5 Tips for Overcoming Procrastination

Article by Jason Bishara Tips for overcoming procrastination are a dime a dozen on the internet. However, very few of us ever make it through an entire list, as it’s likely we have already begun to procrastinate from reading about procrastination, thus committing the ultimate form of ironic procrastination. Well, to keep things simple and […]

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Feb
09

2015 The Year of Cheap Travel!

Article by Jason Bishara Traveling on public transport as a student can be a troublesome affair. Even with concession rates, the cost of using public transport, especially for those who have to travel long distances and across multiple zones, can add up quickly. Thankfully, Public Transport Victoria (PTV) have taken steps this year to reduce […]

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Jan
11

Watchout! Public Transport Penalties in Melbourne

Article by Loreena Walsh Thinking of evading paying the fare on Melbourne public transport? Well, think again; with increased inspector numbers, the risk of being caught is greater than ever, and people who try to skip payment could face having to pay a $75 on the spot fine from August 2014. The new fine system is […]

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Jan
10

Study English Language Courses in Melbourne

Here at MCIE, when it comes to helping international students successfully study in Australia, we’re proud of our achievements. Our sister company, Explore English, is just another way we’re helping overseas students to achieve their goals during their time in Melbourne.   What is ELICOS? ELICOS stands for ‘English Language Intensive Course for Overseas Students’, and is [...]
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Dec
17

Where to Find the Best Coffee in Melbourne

Article by Loreena Walsh    Whether it’s for a quick break from class, morning tea during your internship or that much needed caffeine hit to get you through your study session, knowing where to find Melbourne’s best coffee is a skill that you must acquire. Nothing in the beautiful city of Melbourne remains the same […]

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Oct
20

5 Personality Traits of Great Cooks and Chefs

Here at MCIE, we understand that choosing the right training course can be an overwhelming decision, and our goal is always to help people fulfil their career dreams, but there are some tricks to succeeding. For example if you’re thinking about becoming a cook or a chef, did you know there are some personality traits […]

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Sun, Surf and Educational Opportunities

For many people around the world Australia is pictured as the ideal holiday destination, a place to relax and indulge in the many delights our fair land has to offer. For another group of potential visitors however, it is seen as the ideal location to get ahead in educational pursuits. In the 2010-2011 period, Australia […]

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Forget Lucky, We’re The ‘Smart’ Country!

There’s a reason why Australia is known as ‘the lucky country’. Yes, we do have gorgeous beaches, endless blue skies, stunning architecture and possibly the most prized of all, many, many public holidays, but there’s something even better. Yes, something better than crystal clear waters, 23 degree winters and relishing the fact you don’t have […]

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