About Vision 2020 Partnership Fund

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Vision 2020 Partnership has been established as a partnership program that helps Study Gold Coast achieve its vision by 2020 and beyond. The program will support Study Gold Coast education and training members to collaborate with industry stakeholders to run initiatives that support Study Gold Coast’s strategic pillars: Student Attraction, Student Retention, Student Employability and Student Experience.
Funds will be allocated per annum to eligible consortia.

Projects funded will:

- be linked directly to Study Gold Coast’s strategic and business plans, and the City of Gold Coast Funding Agreement’s goals and targets;
- require collaborative activities and focus with at least two organisations, one being a Study Gold Coast member;
- be assessed by an independent panel and recommended to the Study Gold Coast Management Committee;
- demonstrate value for money;
- require matched contribution, financial or in-kind, by a Study Gold Coast member;
- be clear in the expected outcomes; and
- require reporting to Study Gold Coast on project progress and achievement.


Applications are now closed for Vision 2020 Round 2.


Vision 2020 Round 1 is now complete. 


Here are some highlights of projects completed throughout Round 1:




Insights Into A University Education

A group of international and local high school students had a taste of tertiary life this week at Bond University by engaging in a number of academic challenges. The High School to University Experience is a partnership between Bond University and local Education Queensland International schools, funded through Study Gold Coast’s Vision 2020 initiative. The experience is designed to give secondary students an idea of what studying at university on the Gold Coast is like.

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Speed Dating Your Career

Health and community services is one of the biggest employers in Australia. Currently one in seven Queenslanders is employed in the sector and by 2050 the Gold Coast is projected to have the largest growth in this sector in the country, estimated to be worth $7 billion annually. In short, helping people, particularly the aged and disabled, is big business.

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