Jackie Babbage studied a double Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Bachelor of Digital Media (Graphic Design) at Griffith University. Jackie is the Co-Founder and CEO of Gifting Owl, the world’s first international experience gifting platform, offering adventurous experiences across the globe.
When he finished high school, Nick Gerber says he didn’t know much about anything, but he knew he wanted to work in the media. “I was a shy, awkward kid who could barely talk on the phone, but I loved music.
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.
Dian is a Professor with Southern Cross University’s School of Business and Tourism, but his real passion is technology. In 2018 he started the Digital Enterprise Lab, a multi-disciplinary facility designed to service the University’s numerous schools and, more broadly, the Gold Coast community.
If you ever have any student life questions or are simply looking for an awesome space to hang out and study in, check out the Gold Coast Student Hub.
For international students who aren’t native English speakers, the day will come when they must sit the nerve-wracking IELTS. This may be to gain entrance to a VET or higher education course, for visa matters or to gain accreditation in a profession.
Immersion in an unfamiliar culture may be both a beautiful and disturbing experience. At first, we discover exciting things: new people, new places, new food, new ways. However, when the initial euphoria fades and novelty gives way to routine, we start experiencing adaptation challenges.
Bullying has been with us ever since we had to compete as an evolutionary species - so long that it’s been an inherent behavioural trait within the aggressors among us.
Technology, entertainment and design – these are the three fields of endeavour from which innovative thinkers first inspired audiences which led to a movement that became the global phenomenon that is TED as philosophers, scientists, philanthropists and business and religious leaders (among many others) shared their ideas and experiences.