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The response from Thursday’s Student Services carnival has been awesomesauce!!!! A lot of promising jaffies in sight. All the best to these amazing students and a big welcome from us in UMSU International!!!

Friday’s Food Adventure was a tasty success and Saturday’s Melbourne Adventure was a race to the pinnacle of fun. Tomorrow is our Lounge Party, so drop by the Intl Lounge to meet friends, play games and eat some.

 

 

Joining UMSU International
“Do you feel that your life as a tertiary student only constitutes assignments, tutorials and lectures? Do you want to expand your social network as well as the horizon in your Melbourne Experience? Are you interested in gaining some exposure in leadership roles and event/project management? If your answer is `yes’ for any of the questions above, UMSU International would like to invite you to join us today!

What is Co-option?
“Co-option is when our acting committee hold interviews to hand-pick the best and the brightest from a list of applicants. Co-option is generally extremely competitive so it’s recommended that one have experience relevant to the roll they are applying to.”

Requirements for running for Co-option:

All students of the University of Melbourne are eligible to run for co-option.

How do I sign up for Co-option?

Check out the relevant dates, locations, and roles here.

 

Application forms can be obtained in the UMSU INTL Office on the second floor of Union House, or downloaded here.

Please contact UMSU INTL Secretary, Yu Kong LOW, at y.low@union.unimelb.edu.au for further information.

Central Australia Trip

Umsu Intl is proud to present our annual 11 Day Trip to Central Australia. This opportunity is offered to all local and international students at the University of Melbourne and is a great chance for you to travel to one of the most exotic parts of Australia and to bond with new friends, all while being on a wholesome holiday that is sure to be a once in a lifetime experience.

View the Central Australia Trip Itinerary attached for further details and a clearer idea of what’s in store for you.

Things to note:

  1. This trip will take place from 28 June 2015 (Sunday) to 8 July 2015 (Wednesday)
  2. Early bird special price of $990 (limited seats only) will end on 22 April 2015 (Wednesday). Normal price after early bird will be $1090 per person. The fee will include most meals, accommodation etc.
  3. Payments can be made starting 9 April 2015 (Thursday)
  4. Final payment has to be made by 13 May 2015 (Wednesday)
  5. All payments are to be made to Info Desk, Ground Floor, Union House or Info Desk, Ground Floor, FBE Building (the Spot)

For further enquiries, please feel free to contact the coordinators of this event, Vy Ha

UPDATED: Notice of Extended Nomination

The following position(s) has been reopened for nominations:
. Secretary (1)

Extended Nomination Period:

Opening Date: 12pm, Tuesday 28 April 2015
Closing Date: 12pm, Thursday 30 April 2015

Nomination forms, copies of the Regulations and Electoral Regulations are available in the lnternational Student Lounge, (Second Floor, Union House).

More information can be found below under Notification of Election Extension.

 

UMSU International is holding its Annual General Election for UMSU International Committee 2015/2016.

UMSU International is the peak representative body of all international students in University of Melbourne. The current committee has been working hard for the welfare of international students and now it is your turn to take charge and be involved.

Nomination Period:

Ends on 5pm, Mon 27th April 2015

The nomination form is in International student lounge (2nd floor, Union House). Please submit the form with a copy of your student ID card. Australia or New Zealand Citizen or PR can run for certain positions.**

 

Policy Speech + Q&A Session:

The candidates will present a speech regarding their self and their policy. All international students are encouraged to attend this session and ask questions.

Date: Tue 5th May 2015

Time: 12-2pm

Venue: Singapore Theatre in the new Melbourne School of Design Building (MSD-B120)

 

Voting Session:

Vote because you can. All international students are eligible to vote.

To vote, please bring your student ID.

Date & Time: 12-5pm, Wed 6th May – Fri 8th May 2015

Venue: Union House (Members Lounge)

FBE Building (UMSU Info Desk)

Baillieu Library (Foyer)

Current available positions:

One (1) UMSU International President

One (1) UMSU International Vice-President (Education and Welfare)

One (1) UMSU International Vice-President (Cultural and Social)

One (1) UMSU International Secretary

One (1) UMSU International Treasurer

One (1) UMSU International Education and Welfare Director

One (1) UMSU International Cultural and Social Director

One (1) UMSU International Communications Director

One (1) UMSU International Human Resource Director

One (1) UMSU International Partnership and Sponsorship Director

Four (4) UMSU International Education and Welfare Officers

Five (5) UMSU International Activities Officers

Three (3) UMSU International Communications Officers

One (1) UMSU International Partnership and Sponsorship Officer

**Note: Australian PR or New Zealand PR can run for the following positions; Secretary, Treasurer, Director and Officer. Those with Australian Citizenship can only run for Director and officer positions.

For the role of each position, please find the UMSU International regulation located in UMSU International Student Lounge, 2nd floor of Union House.

For any inquiries, please contact Jia Hui Ong or Cindy Dessidia Gamal.

 

Important Documents:

Notification of Election Extension
Notification of AGE 2015
UMSU International Committee Duties and Powers
UMSU Intl AGE Regulations
Nomination Form 2015

UMSU International is the peak representative body of all international students in University of Melbourne. The current committee has been working hard for the welfare of international students and now it is your turn to take charge.

UMSU International is holding its Annual General Election for UMSU International Committee 2015/2016. The details are as follows:

Nomination Period

    • The nomination form is in International student lounge (2nd floor, Union House). Please submit the form with a copy of your student ID card.
    • Starts from 12pm, 6th April 2015 – 5pm, 27th April 2015
    • UMSU International student lounge

UMSU Intl AGE Regulations
UMSU International Committee Duties and powers
Nomination Form 2015

Information Session

  • Applicants  interested in running for the election are encouraged to attend this session to find out more about the role of each position and the election. The current committee member will explain their responsibilities.
  • Date: 14th April
  • Time: 12-2pm
  • Venue: Training Room 1 and 2 (Third Floor, Union House)

Policy Speech Session

  • The candidates will present a speech regarding their policy and all international students are encouraged to attend this session and ask questions.
  • Date: 6th May
  • Time: 12-2pm
  • Venue: Theater C, Old Arts Building

Voting Session

  • All international students are eligible to vote. To vote, please bring your student ID.
  • Date & Time: 12-5pm from 6th May to 8th May 2015
  • Venue: Mary Cooke Room B  and FBE Building (UMSU Info Desk)

 Current available positions

  • One (1) UMSU International President
  • One (1) UMSU International Vice-President (Education and Welfare)
  • One (1) UMSU International Vice-President (Cultural and Social)
  • One (1) UMSU International Secretary
  • One (1) UMSU International Treasurer
  • One (1) UMSU International Education and Welfare Director
  • One (1) UMSU International Cultural and Social Director
  • One (1) UMSU International Communications Director
  • One (1) UMSU International Human Resource Director
  • One (1) UMSU International Partnership and Sponsorship Director
  • Four (4) UMSU International Education and Welfare Officers
  • Five (5) UMSU International Activities Officers
  • Three (3) UMSU International Communications Officers
  • One (1) UMSU International Partnership and Sponsorship Officer

**Note: Australian PR or New Zealand PR can run for the following positions; Secretary, Treasurer, Director and Officer

Those with Australian Citizenship can only run for Director and officer positions.

For the role of each position, please find the UMSU International regulation located in UMSU International Student Lounge, 2nd floor of Union House.

For any inquiries, please contact

Jia Hui Ong jh_ong92@hotmail.com

Cindy Dessidia Gamal c.gamal@unimelb.edu.au

Representing all African culture on campus, whether you are from Sudan or South Africa, Togo or Tanzania, is our university’s African Club – “Afrika”. Everyone interested in having a good time and enjoying African Culture is welcome, including non Africans! Whether that be the food (from delicious braais to East African pilau) the music (kwaito, reggae, bongo flava, west africa, it goes on), the people and the friendly atmosphere – we have it all.

To join shoot us an email atunimelbafrica[at]gmail.com, any time during the semester. Our facebook group is called “AFRIKA – at the university of melbourne”.

 

African Club
Mailbox 68
First Floor, Union House
University of Melbourne VIC 3010

unimelbafrica[at]gmail.com