North Stradbroke Island trip for the FCE class!

Accompanied by Vivienne, 7 students had the opportunity to visit North Stradbroke Island for their FCE Retreat. After a long journey on a train, ferry and bus, the students finally reached their destination of Point Lookout. Here they got to see some amazing views before moving to the main beach for some fun and swimming. … Continued

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Well Done Oscar!

Oscar from Colombia came to GV with absolutely NO English, but he now going for IELTS target 6! Oscar started at our Noosa campus in June 2005. When he arrived, he couldn’t even say hello. After 7 months of General English, he decided to transfer to the Brisbane campus and completed some more General English, … Continued

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Melbourne Cup Day celebrations GV Brisbane!

Well done to Heidi’s Upper Intermediate class who won the GV Snail Cup race! (Check out the video below!) We started with a free barbecue, followed by some hilarious presentations of the racing snail profiles. The profiles are on the windows in the student kitchen if you would like to read them. Then it was … Continued

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Looking for a job??

There are some great jobs available coming up to the busy Christmas period. Make sure your resume is up-to-date! Here are some jobs found in the local newspaper: Shop Assistant – Fortitude Valley Casual weekend shifts. Apply to mcteo@swiftdsl.com.au Customer Service – 15-30hrs per week Weekends a must, seeking reliable, experienced staff for busy food … Continued

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November Activities!

This month looks the best yet. Make sure you have a look and get involved! Just click on the link below to see what is happening: activities-november-2008 If you would like to attend any weekend activities please see Robyn or Ryoko.

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Welcome to our new DOS, Mariana!

“Hello, everyone! I’m Mariana, the new Director of Studies at GV Brisbane. I have worked at schools, a university and at a teachers’ training college, so my experience is at different levels. I love travelling and meeting people and I have found myself in situations similar to the ones that you students experience here. Because … Continued

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A Halloween Graduation

The masks and outfits that you all made for graduation today were fantastic! Here are some pictures! Well done to all involved! Have a great Halloween.

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GV Photo Competition

There are some great photos coming in for the competition. Make sure you get your entries in! Make sure you include your name, your class and the category you are entering each photo into. Also just a reminder to send your files big enough so that they can be blown up in size and printed … Continued

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2008 Rugby League World Cup

Rubgy League World Cup is here in Australia, so don’t miss out on the Semi-Final and Grand Final being played right here in Brisbane! The teams that have made it through the qualifiers and now competing for the trophy are: Australia, England, Fiji, France, Ireland, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Scotland and Tonga. Who … Continued

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