A record number of Bond University students are representing Australia in the pool at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games, with five to wear the green and gold after being named in the 70-strong national squad.
Members of the Study Gold Coast team visited Chengdu in March 2018 to sign a renewed agreement with the Chengdu Education Bureau and launch the third Chengdu to the Gold Coast Student Competition.
Rose Lopez studies Law at Bond University. The former Mayoral Ambassador recently chaired a UN General Assembly Committee at the World Federation of United Nations Associations (WFUNA) model conference (WIMUN) in New York.
World-renowned Australian artist Guido van Helten is in the process of transforming a 10-storey building overlooking North Kirra Beach at Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus. Guido is a Southern Cross University alumnus who is an in-demand artist with over 50 large scale murals painted across the world.
If there was any doubt that the Gold Coast university sector is a fertile training ground for elite athletes, the number of students competing at the 2018 Commonwealth Games should put that to rest.
Ojay Moka grew up in Papua and New Guinea’s capital of Port Moresby. As the focal hub of a developing country it’s a vastly different experience from a fast emerging cosmopolitan centre like the Gold Coast, the city he now calls home.
Amy Nguyen arrived in Australia at the tender age of 16, leaving her parents and her former life behind in Vietnam. While Amy’s command of English wasn’t as good as she’d like, it didn’t stop her from becoming Dux of Helensvale High School two years later.