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==To and from the airport==
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Student pricing is set at the lowest possible point by the [[Conference Organisers]] as an investment in the future of the region's open source community.
  
Buses will be provided to and from Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL), and depending on numbers, also to and from Avalon airport (AVV) on Sunday 31st January and Saturday 7th February.
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To make the most of your experience at linux.conf.au as a student, you may wish to consider the following tips;
  
Please ensure that you list your flight on the [[Airport_arrivals_and_departures_page|Airport arrivals and departures page]].
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* Many Linux and open source companies actively recruit at linux.conf.au. If you're nearing graduation, be sure to spruce up your resume or LinkedIn page, or GitHub account and get in contact. There is usually a [[Birds_of_a_Feather_sessions_(BoFs)]] session for Jobs - referred to as the 'Jobs BoF'.
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* Many of the Speakers at linux.conf.au are in the academic community - check the [http://linux.conf.au/schedule Schedule] for more information.
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* Follow the conference social media to build relationships with other Delegates.  
  
If you're arriving or departing outside of these times, you may need to make other arrangements.
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* [http://gull.com.au/|Gull Bus] - goes between Geelong and Melbourne Tullamarine (MEL) airport. The nearest stop is Geelong train station, which is a 10 minute walk from the conference venue. Expect to pay around $55 for a round trip.
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* [http://www.avalonairportshuttle.com.au/|Avalon Airport Shuttle] - door to door service from your accommodation to or from Avalon Airport. Expect to pay around $45 for a round trip.
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* [http://www.vline.com.au/maps-stations-stops/lineinfo/travelupdates/geelong.html|VLine regional rail to Melbourne] - Geelong is around 1 hour by rail from Melbourne. From there, you can catch the [http://www.skybus.com.au/|Skybus] to Melbourne Tullamarine airport (MEL).
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== To and from the Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds ==
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For those staying at the [http://www.deakin.edu.au/residences|(Deakin Student Residences at Waurn Ponds], we will be running shuttles to and from the conference venue at Deakin University Waterfront Campus, around 15km away.
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It's important that you're up early in the morning in order to catch the bus to conf!
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== Transport around Geelong ==
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[http://ptv.vic.gov.au/getting-around/local-areas/view/19|Geelong is well serviced by buses, which use the pre-paid Myki system].
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Revision as of 10:01, 2 October 2015

Student pricing is set at the lowest possible point by the Conference Organisers as an investment in the future of the region's open source community.

To make the most of your experience at linux.conf.au as a student, you may wish to consider the following tips;

  • Many Linux and open source companies actively recruit at linux.conf.au. If you're nearing graduation, be sure to spruce up your resume or LinkedIn page, or GitHub account and get in contact. There is usually a Birds_of_a_Feather_sessions_(BoFs) session for Jobs - referred to as the 'Jobs BoF'.
  • Many of the Speakers at linux.conf.au are in the academic community - check the Schedule for more information.
  • Follow the conference social media to build relationships with other Delegates.

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