When you come to a new country as an international student, adapting to new environment, speaking a different language, and meeting people will come naturally along the way.
As far as my experience goes, “How are you?” works a treat in Australia. Almost always people respond to this opening line very well and the conversation will just flow from there. It shows your care to people around you and it is a real ice-breaker. See what these international students think good ways to start a conversation and make new friends. Come and share your tips with us!