Archive | May, 2012

Opportunity to Perform at Federation Square

24 May


Work with some really interesting artists and be a part of special community event celebrating  Light, Enlightenment, Words and Reading without having to find the time and resources you would need to find to do it all by yourself.   The event will be a Choreographed by acclaimed artists Tony Yap and Yumi Umiumare. This cross-cultural movement piece will be performed within an installation of thousands of lit up books in Fed Square made by international installation artists, Luzinterruptus. To find out more about the lead artists see and

 To Bindi Green Mob 0466 280 385
Light in Winter Production Manager

28/5/12 Monday 5.30-8pm BMW Edge
4/6/12 Monday 5.30-8pm BMW Edge
11/6/12 Monday 5.30-8pm BMW Edge
19/6/12 Tuesday 5-9pm BMW Edge
22/6/12 Friday 5-9pm Yarra Building

23/6/12 Saturday 5-8 pm Fed Square Plaza

 To Bindi Green Mob 0466 280 385
Light in Winter Production Manager.

$900 Poster Challenge (Open to all Victorian Tertiary Students)

24 May

$900 Poster Challenge (Open to all Victorian Tertiary Students)

Are you a local or international student currently studying in Victoria, aged 18 or over,with a talent for graphic design?

If so, put your creativity to work around the theme

International students and responsible gambling to win some fantastic prizes!

1st Prize: $500 worth of gift cards from the store of your choice

4 x Runner-Up Prizes: $100 worth of gift cards from the store of your choice

Lucky Draw: 20 x Movie Tickets


All participants will be invited to the Awards Ceremony.

The winning poster may be used for future Gambler’s Help promotions and social marketing campaigns.


Submission Guidelines:

1. Pixel Size: 500 x 500

2. Format: JPG, GIF

3. Include the website: and allow space for the insertion of the Gambler’s Help logo

4. Do not include the corporate brands of any gambling companies in the design

5. Limited to 1 entry per person

6. Primary focus group: International Students

7. Enter via email, with “International student poster competition” as the subject

8. Provide your personal details in the body of your email entry i.e. Name, Email, Phone and Education Institution

9. Attach your poster file to your entry email. Name the file under your name and institution e.g. JohnCook_Monash.jpg

10. Send your work to before the deadline


Key dates:

1. Submission Deadline: Monday 11th June 2012, 11.59pm

2. Voting Period: Wednesday 13th June, 11.59pm – Friday 22nd June 2012, 11.59pm

3. Awards Ceremony: 30th June 2012 (TBC)

For enquiries regarding the contest or submission process, please feel free to contact or post a question on our Facebook page.

Free event this Friday: Theatre show + games night + free dinner = FUN

16 May

Friday, 18 May, 6pm, Northland Youth Centre (at Northland Shopping Centre)


(+ dinner!!!)


Fun loving young people in Darebin are invited to a dynamic theatre show and games night.

Come and see live performances and join in games of Bingo, Pictionary, Cards and much more! Bring a friend or come by yourself and meet people in a fun, friendly environment. Dinner will be provided on the night…

RSVPs are essential. RSVP to Kate at or 9450 2080.

This event is being supported by the City of Darebin, The City of Moreland, Gambler’s Help and DOSA. The theatre show has been created by overseas students working with the Brunswick Women’s Theatre.


Morning Tea With The Mayor!

15 May

To celebrate National Volunteer Week (14-20 May) the Darebin Information Volunteer Resource Service (DIVRS) invites you to have Morning Tea with City of Darebin Mayor, Cr. Steve Tsitas.

Share a cuppa, some treats and a chat with people who volunteer, local volunteer organisations and others.

Everyone welcome!

RSVP or 9480 8200 by Monday May 14

LaTrobe ISA invites overseas students on a day trip to Phillip Island on May 19

9 May

International Student Association brings for you a trip to one of the most magnificent place in Australia- PHILLIP ISLAND!!- A place of natural beauty, sandy beaches, tranquil wetlands and unique wildlife. It’s a trip you do not want to miss, coming on the 19th May.

During the trip, you will get to visit some of the most iconic places, namely;

[1] Wildlife Wonderland: Feed kangaroos and emu, take photos with Koalas’, and see Tasmanian devil.

[2] Cowes Town: Enjoy the Cowes Beach scenery.

[3] Nobbies Center: Stroll the Nobbies boardwalk to view the majestic rugged south coast and blowhole. That’s not it! You get to explore and discover the secrets of the incredible southern marine environment including seals, sharks and dolphins via interactive displays and cameras that allow you to zoom in and out on these marine creatures

[4] Penguin Parade: The Penguin Parade experience is sure to be the highlight of your visit! As the sun fades in the sky, the little penguins waddle up the beach to the safety of their homes in the sand dunes. Witness this magical procession, it is a treat never forgotten!


Date/Time: Saturday, 19th May 2012

The Cost:

ISA Members: $60          Non-Members: $65

The ticket includes all the entry fees and transport but not includes food, drinks and other personal costs.

If you are an International student and you have not registered with International Student Association yet, come over to the ISA office and get yourself registered.

Booking the ticket:

Step one: Go to LaTrobe Student Union Service Centre and talk to the receptionist

Step two: Filling the invitation letter and bus list and return it to receptionist

Step three: Make a payment by cash or cards


Note: This booking is done on a first comes first serve basis and we cannot reserve any position unless you pay.


Seats are limited. Hurry up! For more information contact