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Bill and Frank’s Excellent Adventure


The landlocked city of Chengdu is one of Western China’s most populous cities with over 14 million residents. For a child growing up there the Gold Coast must seem like heaven on earth.

For the past ...

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Shark For A Day


Winter, it’s the traditional footy season, although here on the Gold Coast there’s something incongruous about the weather. It’s a glorious day with the mercury reaching the mid 20’s and our Mayor’s S...

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Walking Between Two Worlds


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 En...

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Scholarship Winner has Beauty in her Sights


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 benefit...

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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 post...

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Architecture Student’s Inspirational Vision for Mumbai


Mumbai authorities look at the Dharavi slum and see an eyesore of ragtag huts and open sewers. Dhruv Arora sees architectural inspiration and a holdout of authentic Indian culture in an increasingly W...

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Get the right support for your feet at Gold Coast student-led Pedorthics clinic


Southern Cross University is offering student-led pedorthics appointments to the public, for an affordable fee.

The Gold Coast Southern Cross University Health Clinic is offering pedorthics appointme...

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The Good Life


Francisco Barcellos first fell in love with Australia in 2012 when he landed in Newcastle to study English. After improving his language skills and a considerable amount of surfing Frankie (as he’s kn...

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A Tale of Two Cities


Yanji is a small Chinese city located within a stone’s throw of the North Korean border, given its location Yanji has had a challenging history and while officially part of China, a substantial part o...

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Beyond 2018 - Kate Jones shares her vision for the city


Prior to winning the bid for the Commonwealth Games back in 2011 former Gold Coast Mayor Ron Clarke said that the city would not only benefit from $2 billion in economic investment, 30 000 new jobs an...

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Overcoming Culture Shock
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From OP to ATAR – Queensland’s Changing Secondary Education System
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Ground Breaking Autism School opens on Gold Coast
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