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.
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.
In 2020, the standard pathway to tertiary study for Queensland Year 12’s will change from the Overall Position (OP) to the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Students entering Year 11 next year will be the first to graduate under the new Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE) system.
One of Australia’s brightest and youngest Motorsport stars is taking the opportunity to drive his educational journey further on the Gold Coast thanks to TAFE Queensland.
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 Westernised city.
Southern Cross University is offering student-led pedorthics appointments to the public, for an affordable fee.