International Student reception at Government House
On Wednesday 2 March, international students Parsa Hoseinkhani and Betty Xu attended the Victorian International School Student Welcome Event at Government House as invited guests of The Honourable Linda Dessau AM, Governor of Victoria.
Governor Dessau opened proceedings in the magnificent ornate Ball Room and extended a warm welcome to everyone prior to morning tea being served in the Garden. Parsa and Betty were able to tour the State Apartments, including the Dining room and Billiard Room, mingling with other international students, co-ordinators and Consular representatives
Ms Judith Graley, MP, Parliamentary Secretary to the Deputy Premier also welcomed the students. International Student Leadership Award recipient, Ms Essie Ma addressed the students and challenged them to take up the amazing opportunities schools such as Box Hill Senior Secondary College have avaiable.