Simon Witt always intended to leave behind an impressive legacy following his two-year stint on the Gold Coast. But the Netherlands-born environmentalist could not have predicted his dedication to marine conservationist and humanitarian projects would see him win a prestigious award.
In a training first for Queenslanders, TAFE Gold Coast is planning to offer skills-based cyber security qualifications in 2018 to help tackle the critical shortage of skilled workers needed to secure Australian organisations against malicious cyber activity.
In a major coup for the city’s education and training sector, the International Educational Association of Australia (IEAA) has recently named the Gold Coast as the top regional student location in Australia.
Researchers from Southern Cross University and Macquarie University are conducting a world-first trial exploring a new way to prevent declining lung function. The Manual therapy, Exercise and Lung function Trial (MELT) aims to improve age-related declining lung function by reversing the chest wall stiffness that occurs as humans age.
TAFE Queensland Gold Coast graduate, Katia Slogrove had much to celebrate at the recent Designers Institute’s annual awards. She left the Adelaide event with no less than four trophies, a $2,500 prize package and the coveted title of KBDi Australian Designer of the Year 2017.
Two TAFE Queensland Gold Coast students have created the winning design for what will be one of the most popular outlets in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Village, the Hair and Beauty Salon.
Brenda Seow is from Kualar Lumpur, Malaysia, and is studying a Masters of Physiotherapy at Griffith University’s Gold Coast campus.
Emotions, nerves and passions will be running high on October 23 as some of the city’s brightest and most innovative minds battle it out in this year’s Mayor’s Telstra Technology Awards.
Somerset College has embraced the age of the entrepreneur with an event that revealed some surprises for senior staff at the school this year.