Australia’s largest luxury motor yacht builder Riviera, based on the Gold Coast, continues its commitment to fostering excellence by encouraging its apprentice graduates to participate in a new initiative aimed at enhancing their skills and career pathways.
Over a six-month term, graduates of the Riviera apprenticeship program team up with a mentor at Riviera’s Coomera production facility as part of Study Gold Coast’s Kickstart program.
Amy Kwan and China (pronounced Chee-na) Yamasaki are students from Griffith University and Southern Cross University respectively. Both are serving internships with Tyler International, a Gold Coast based study tour organisation. CEO Angela Tyler says her company is always happy to accept students who believe their internship experience will benefit their career aspirations.
Since the roll out of Australia’s National Disability Insurance Scheme in July 2016 the sector has been crying out for health care professionals and as such new measures are required to meet the needs of the growing demand.
One project that’s working towards delivering better outcomes is a collaboration between Southern Cross University and TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast. The partnership is a result of Study Gold Coast’s Vision 2020 program, which provides funding for new initiatives between education and training institutions and industry.
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.
For years Parkwood Village has been an important training ground for school-based trainees in hospitality. General Manager Cody Mathie says it’s more than just training young people for the organisation and the hospitality sector.
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.
Lemon Tree Marketing are a full service strategic agency that began in 2012 with Managing Director Natalie Carosi. The Burleigh Heads agency has grown rapidly since, now employing 10 staff. Timing is everything, nowhere more so than in business as Natalie explains:
It was only a couple of years ago that Ryan Carroll was struggling to find a protein powder that met his needs.
Jackie Babbage studied a double Bachelor of Business (Marketing) and Bachelor of Digital Media (Graphic Design) at Griffith University. Jackie is the Co-Founder and CEO of Gifting Owl, the world’s first international experience gifting platform, offering adventurous experiences across the globe.