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15 summer activity ideas

Friday, 26 January 2024

Summer is the time to get out into the great outdoors and indulge your adventurous spirit. Whether you’re seeking the water or want to soak up the sun, make the most of the sunshine with these...

Spirit of Tasmania Comes to Geelong - FAQs

Tuesday, 01 November 2022

Lucky you, you’re travelling on the Spirit of Tasmania. The Wadawurrung people are the Traditional Owners of this land and have cared for country for thousands of years. Our Wadawurrung name is...

Cognitive Immobility: Dealing with the Mental Stress of Leaving Home to Study Overseas

Wednesday, 28 September 2022

by Megan Soria, former Study Geelong Ambassador

  When I first came to Australia from the Philippines in 2019, I was the typical international student. The thought of moving to another country to get a degree is an adventure of a lifetime,...

Light it up Geelong. White Night is coming...

Friday, 16 September 2022

By Elise Getson

  For the first time since 2018, White Night is set to make Geelong LIT once again.   This citywide event takes over the streets with immersive projections, interactive...

Springing into Spring

Friday, 09 September 2022

I don’t know about you, but I certainly have more spring in my step now that Spring has arrived. I am ready to get out and explore what Geelong & The Bellarine has to offer. Check out these...

Winter Warm-ups

Friday, 12 August 2022

Just because it is cold outside, is no reason to become a couch potato. Layer up with some warm clothes and get out and explore!   Federal Woollen Mills One of the city’s most iconic and...

Eastern Beach Reserve - something for everyone

Tuesday, 09 August 2022

By Daria McKenzie

Eastern Beach opens up many opportunities for socialising as well as contemplation of nature, enjoying stillness of water, warmth of sunsets and being alone with your thoughts. Eastern Beach...

Snuggle up by the fire: Top 12 Fireplaces in Geelong & The Bellarine

Tuesday, 26 July 2022

by Elise Getson

Warm, inviting and cosy… A fireplace is the perfect place to perch yourself on these cold winter days. And what are the best places to find that perfect spot? Let us show you…   Lon...

Preparing for a PhD at Deakin University

Wednesday, 25 August 2021

Nima's story

  In August 2020 Nima undertook an online English language course with DUELI to prepare him for his PhD at Deakin University Waurn Ponds campus. Participating in DUELI course helped him to...

International Friends Program Kicks Off

Tuesday, 23 March 2021

The second intake of the International Friends Program kicked off on Monday 22 March 2021. There was a buzz of excitement at the Royal Geelong Yacht Club, as international students met their local...

A role that found me

Tuesday, 16 February 2021

By Ankit

Of the many amazing things I experienced after moving to Geelong as a fresh international student, the most unexpected and rewarding experience was that of my role as a Study Geelong Ambassador. I...

The Great Outdoors

Monday, 29 June 2020

Looking to get some fresh air during the holidays? There are plenty of activities around Geelong & The Bellarine to blow the study cobwebs away! So pack your hand sanitiser, remember your...

Study Geelong 2020 Career Mentoring Program

Monday, 25 May 2020

Meet Mentor, David Morton

The purpose of the Study Geelong Career Mentoring Program is to improve career readiness of the mentees through developing workplace related skills, understanding and confidence. It aims to...

Summer filled fun! What's on in January?

Tuesday, 07 January 2020

Get ready for a summer filled with fascinating sporting events, including sailing competitions for the thalassophile in you, art/cultural events and great food and music! Read on to find out more...

Making the Move to Geelong - Tharani's Story

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

By Darby Ryan

Tharani grew up in Sri Lanka and completed her equivalent of VCE studies there with a key focus on the area of business, which she completed in 2014. In 2015 after finishing schooling in Sri...
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