Leverkusen is a small city of around 160 000 people just north of Cologne in Germany. It’s where Kezban, Mahir & Lara Bozkurt lived until just a few weeks ago - now they call the Gold Coast home.
The Frizelle Group was first established in 1985 and is one of the largest motor dealers in Queensland with over 830 staff across eight locations. The group runs a substantial apprentice program with around 40 of those apprentices employed each year.
On July 1st the Australian government finally entered the space race with the Australian Space Agency. While there’s been much excitement about the launch, the reality is that local companies are have been active in the sector for some time, including Gilmour Space Technologies on the Gold Coast.
In 2017 during his final year of IT at Griffith University, former Mayor’s Student Ambassador Josh Murchie attended a startup weekend organised by Study Gold Coast. Within the space of 12 months the seed of his idea had evolved into a fully fledged venture with investors and partners.
An exciting array of new courses and mid-year intakes are on offer at Southern Cross University. Some are online or mixed mode, while others are being taught at the university’s Gold Coast campus, the city’s only beachside campus just 400m from the picturesque Kirra Beach.
Jondayah Martin was used to doing well at school. Growing up on Thursday Island in the Torres Strait as the daughter of a teacher, she earned high marks all through primary school – especially for English.
Benowa State High School Year 10 student, Natarlia Collins from Ashmore, is a TAFE Queensland Gold Coast Aunty Joyce Indigenous Scholarship recipient for 2018 and plans to actively promote the benefits of education to young people in her community.
International students are flocking to Southern Cross University’s Gold Coast campus at an increasing rate, says Vice President (Global) Monty Singh. He attributes the ‘huge increase’ in overseas postgraduate numbers for the second session of 2018 to new program offerings and successful campaigns in new regions.