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Sister Cities Building Diplomacy


The Taipei City Government recently established a formal internship program through via the New Colombo Plan. Through this arrangement Australian university students are now able to apply to serve as interns with the Taipei City Government. This is one of the only programs in the world that offers such an opportunity for foreign interns.

One of the first applications they received was from Makaela Fehlhaber, who is studying a Bachelor of Laws (Honours)/Bachelor of International Relations (Majoring in International Diplomacy) at Bond University on the Gold Coast.  The Taipei City Government were deeply impressed by Makaela’s background in international law and strong interest in diplomacy.

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Sustainable Leadership


Larissa Rose, Director of Glowing Green Australia says: “We have a deeply ingrained philosophy that we have a role and a duty of care to build the leaders of the future. If we want to do the 101 of sustainability for our industry, then we need to ensure that we’re building the leaders of the future to sustain the sector.

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An Ideal Study Destination


Jason loves the Gold Coast so much that he has no hesitation in recommending it as the ideal study destination. One of the real attractions in returning to the Gold Coast for Jason is the opportunity to live in a city where he feels at home among the locals. “I enjoy learning and living with locals, rather than moving to another place and hanging out with just Chinese friends, so I’m really looking forward to the new experiences and friendships I’ll make this time around.”

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Student Considers New Career After Winning National Title


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.

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Student Support on the Move


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.

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Five Essential Tips for Mastering the IELTS


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.

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Overcoming Culture Shock


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.

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Record international student intake for Southern Cross University


The world is coming to Southern Cross University on the Gold Coast. Fresh from topping the latest rankings for international student support, the University welcomed a record global intake for the third semester of 2018.

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A Foundation of Hope – How A Refugee Rebuilt His Life On The Gold Coast


Pouriya Khoshnoodi is an Iranian who started a Multi-level Marketing (MLM) business from nothing by importing products and selling them in his home country. As the business grew, Pouriya travelled the world attending seminars to understand how to improve his operations. “I went to Singapore, Malaysia, Dubai and Doha.

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