For years Parkwood Village has been an important training ground for school-based trainees in hospitality. General Manager Cody Mathie says it’s more than just training young people for the organisation and the hospitality sector.
The National High School Mooting Competition was held at Bond University on the Gold Coast this week, with the winning school beating 80 other teams from across Australia. Carindale’s Citipointe Christian College defeated leading Melbourne private school Haileybury in a hotly contested grand final.
Lemon Tree Marketing are a full service strategic agency that began in 2012 with Managing Director Natalie Carosi. The Burleigh Heads agency has grown rapidly since, now employing 10 staff. Timing is everything, nowhere more so than in business as Natalie explains:
When Study Gold Coast began to look at how we could make the Hub even more accessible the obvious answer was to make it mobile, and that’s how the Mobile Student Hub as born. The Mobile Student Hub brings support services, workshops and professional development programs directly to students in high schools and campuses on the Gold Coast.
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.
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.