Bond University Senior Teaching Fellow, Caroline Graham has given some of her Bachelor of Journalism students the chance to put their super-sleuthing investigative skills to the test, by being involved in a six-part, podcast series being produced for The Australian.
A globe-trotting diplomat who played a critical role in the release of a kidnapped Australian aid worker in Afghanistan and drafted a key response to the Bali bombings has taken out Bond University's most prestigious alumni award for 2018.
Liam Howe is the Director of the local engineering, design and project management company, which on average has engaged the services of at least one intern every year since the company was founded in 2009.
For the Ledimos, education on the Gold Coast is a family affair. All four siblings left behind their home in Papua New Guinea to study in the South-East Queensland city.
The Gold Coast is known for its glitz, glamour and beautiful beaches. But behind the scenes, a community of like-minded individuals work tirelessly to serve the community they love.
With almost one third of the city’s population born overseas the Gold Coast has a rich, cultural community. Combine that with 25 000 international students representing over 130 nationalities and it’s clear that the Gold Coast has come of age as a global city.
Why did you choose to study on the GC?
To run away from my parents in Sydney. Jokes - it was initially for the beaches, theme parks, and the relaxing vibes here.
Families from China are sending their high school-aged children to the Gold Coast to study, as the city’s education industry peaks internationally. The Zhong family is a prime example, with 18-year-old daughter Clark completing Year 12 at Southport State High Independent Public School.
Aspiring entrepreneurs of all ages and backgrounds will come together next week to share ideas and help shape the economic future of the Gold Coast.