Alas, it has finally arrived! Being at the tail end of my schooling life is exhilarating, yet so daunting at the same time.
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.
Yucheng Su was born in China and grew up in New Zealand. In 2012 his family moved to Australia and after graduating from high school he studied Business Management and Japanese at Griffith University on the Gold Coast.
Last year Chris Boyd read an article about bullying in a local high school and he knew he needed to do something about it.
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.