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It was time, once again, to reward the hard work of CIC students during the term with a recognition ceremony. Through the Senior Advisor: Academic Engagement and Success, CIC Higher Education hosted its second online Student Recognition Event on 12 November 2020 for outstanding students in Term 3.  Over 100…

The one silver lining of the current COVID-19 related lockdown is that you do not have to take public transport to CIC to attend your classes, effectively cutting on travel time and costs. But are you confident and motivated enough to work through your units without the usual face to…

As a result of the travel ban issued by the Australian government due to the COVID-19 outbreak, international students coming from China, Iran and South Korea have been prevented from entering the country.

Amid news of bushfires and COVID-19 outbreaks over the summer, CIC Higher Education made sure students were able to de-stress in the safety of the campus through various co-curricular activities.

CIC Higher Education students wanting to experience the Melbourne cultural scene can check in with Arts Centre Melbourne, Study Melbourne, Victorian Multicultural Commission and other venues showcasing theatre, dance, music and art. These cultural presentations make it a fun and educational way to assimilate into Australian culture.

From 1 February 2020 and until further notice, if you are an international student travelling to Australia from mainland China, or you have transited through mainland China, you will not be allowed to enter Australia. This travel restriction has been imposed by the Australian Government in response to the spread…

As an international student in Melbourne, you get access to a number of free support services and learning opportunities outside the classroom. Study Melbourne, a Victorian government initiative for international students, offers regular weekly activities like the work rights legal service, assistance with resumés, legal advice on renting and the fortnightly English Conversation Club.

Summer means fun in the sun but it also means job opportunities. It brings in lots of opportunities for you and your mates to get part-time jobs, with the countless summer activities for school kids on vacation, and not to mention the domestic and international visitors to Melbourne especially at this time of the year.

Natural disasters like bushfires and hailstorms—and the two-day smoke haze that blanketed the Melbourne skyline recently—do take their toll on the physical, emotional and psychological well-being of those affected, particularly international students who are experiencing it for the first time.

Enrolment for the summer term is now open to continuing students of CIC Higher Education and there’s good news  as well! According to General Manager Francesca Macpherson, students will only need to pay $1,500 per unit. Classes start 13 January 2020. “Summer classes give our students the opportunity to complete…