Make friends and enjoy student events at Le Student 8:

Le Student 8 is a place to make life-long friends and we organise events throughout the year such as a student welcome party, movie nights, trivia evenings and pool parties to get everyone together and enjoy our great spaces. Make sure to follow us on Facebook to stay up to date with student events and also events happening around Preston and Melbourne.

Melbourne Events and Festivals:

During your stay in Melbourne, you are sure to be swept up in one of the city’s fantastic festivals or major events and festivals that are on throughout the year:


Australian Open Tennis
Australia Day
Melbourne Bridal and Honeymoon Expo
Sugar Mountain Festival


Chinese New Year
Sustainable Living Festival
White Night Melbourne
Twenty20 International Cricket
Lonsdale Street Festival (formerly Antipodes Festival)


Moomba Festival
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix
Melbourne International Coffee Expo
Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival
Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
Melbourne Queer Film Festival
Melbourne International Comedy Festival


Melbourne Food and Wine Festival
The Herald Sun | CityLink Run for the Kids
Melbourne International Comedy Festival
Australasian Quilting Convention
HIA Home Show
Anzac Day


Dog Lovers Show
Next Wave Festival 2018
Melbourne Knowledge Week
Buddha’s Day and Multicultural Festival
Good Beer Week
Human Rights Arts & Film Festival


Melbourne International Jazz Festival
Good Food and Wine Show
Mind Body Spirit Festival
Melbourne International Animation Festival
Melbourne Boat Show


Run Melbourne
Open House Melbourne


Melbourne International Film Festival
Melbourne Writers Festival
Melbourne Home Show
National 4×4 & Outdoors Show and Fishing & Boating Expo
Melbourne Day

Melbourne Spring Fashion Week
Royal Melbourne Show
Melbourne Fringe Festival
AFL Grand Final


Fitness and Health Expo
Victorian Seniors Festival
Melbourne Festival
Melbourne Marathon


Melbourne Cup Carnival
Melbourne Music Week
Festival of Homer
Melbourne Awards
Remembrance Day


The Big Design Market
Christmas Festival
Vision Australia’s Carols by Candlelight
Cricket: Boxing Day Test
New Year’s Eve