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.
GANDEN Engineers and Project Managers are one of Australia’s leading water and wastewater consultancies. The Gold Coast based company assists their clients in design, procurement, commissioning and operation of water and wastewater assets.
Universities are agents of transformation: they provide students with the necessary knowledge to create a more meaningful and successful future - one where they can realise their unique potential to achieve desired goals.
Aquaduck is a well established Gold Coast tourism business that’s been operating since 1996. This year the company changed ownership with the new owners placing an emphasis on improving the quality of the Aquaduck experience.