Study Melbourne x MWF: Melbourne Beginnings

Cast your vote to select the winner of People's Choice Award from 24 Sep to 8 Oct

Win a $50 Readings voucher with your vote

In partnership with Study Melbourne, MWF invited all international students studying with a Victorian education provider to submit a story about their Melbourne Beginnings to our annual storytelling competition.

14 students from five categories have been shortlisted to enter an additional round of voting, and you decide the winner with your vote. The story with the greatest number of votes will be the winner of the People’s Choice Award. Your vote will enter you into the lucky draw for a $50 Readings voucher.

Visual Shortlist

Qing Dong

English Language Learning Shortlist

Niu-Niu Tang

High School Shortlist

Zihan Liu

Yufei Wang

Fiona Wu

Vocational Education & Training Shortlist

Taylor Freitas

Viriliana Hernandez

Nikita Santosh Naik

Claudia Viloria

Higher Education Shortlist

Yokki Ang

Seng Doi

Denise Hung

Iris Maher

Cece Nguyen

  • Please only cast your vote once across all categories in order to be eligible for the lucky draw.
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Study Melbourne x MWF: Melbourne Beginnings

To celebrate the creative projects of the 14 finalists, a virtual prize presentation will be held at 5pm on Thu 21 Oct. Hosted by editor, speaker and dancer Adolfo Aranjuez, the event will also feature an opening address by poet and teacher Abdul Hammoud on creativity and life in Melbourne.  This is a free online event but bookings are required.

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Key dates

Mon 20 Sep – Competition closes 7pm AEST

Fri 24 Sep – Shortlist announced, voting for People’s Choice opens 10am AEST

Fri 8 Oct – Voting closes for People’s Choice 10am AEST

Thu 21 Oct – Melbourne Beginnings Prize Presentation, book your place here

For further information, please contact developmentcoordinator@mwf.com.au

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