A letter from Yula (former GV student)

How’s It going In CALOUNDRA? ^^ As you know I am in Melbourne to study TESOL. I am having fun here; all things are totally different and new, in particular it’s colder than the Sunshine Coast.  However, I always miss my hometown  Caloundra.  Wherever I go and when I meet new friends I always recommend  … Continued

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Schbella update

Mark and Karen Schebella, who taught the Elementary class in 2007, recently returned to Caloundra after travelling through Asia and Europe. Their trip got off to a great start and they enjoyed Vietnam and Thailand, but unfortunately Karen got extremely sick while they were in the Czech Republic and they have been forced to return to … Continued

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Choosing a career – do you agree with these students?

Patty set her class a writing assignment and she was so impressed by the work the students produced that she asked them if they would like to have their work published on the school’s blog. So please read and feel free to leave a comment.  RENAT SAYS: “You choose not only your career; you choose … Continued

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Ken is back in Japan, but his adventure continues.

To everyone especially my classmate. I promised I would send a message about Deserted Island in Japan. Well,,, I went to Deserted Island between 15th and 17th of August. There were no machines.  The light was the Sun not a lamp, fire was from wood not gas and my food was from nature not from  a supermarket. The day … Continued

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Tobias completes Barista

Tobias, former star of Sue and Petta’s class, graduated from his Barista course today and celebrated with Tania from Cadet. Congratulations Tobias!

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South Americans make a huge difference in local soccer team

Pictured: Ricardo, Cesar and Leonardo Brazil and Colombia have made history in Caloundra. For the first time in history the Caloundra Soccer Team have qualified in the finals in The Sunshine Coast Soccer Competition. And we think that our students have helped to make it happen for the local team. JUST LOOK AT OUR PLAYERS … Continued

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Shopping Therapy is Universal

  Last month, I had the pleasure of joining Diana and Alex on their shopping adventures. The first outing was to the Sunshine Plaza and then to Mooloolaba where we eventually had lunch ay an Italian Bistro. We had such a lot of fun together that we decided to plan another shopping trip to Chermside … Continued

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Sad farewell to graduating students

This week was quite emotional for our teachers and students as we said “Bon Voyage” to 5 students. Ken, from Japan, (pictured in front in traditional Japanese clothing) has been at GV for 24 weeks and has had many adventures in Australia including climbing in the Glasshouse Mountains and travelling to Cairns. We also said … Continued

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Sakura group hit the beach

Yesterday was a fantastic day for Sakura teens to visit Kings Beach, Caloundra (about 15 minutes walk from the campus). Firstly they were given a talk on safety by the local lifeguards, then they plunged into the crystal clear water and played amongst the waves. To warm up at the end of the day Global Village … Continued

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Students sing their hearts out at CBX

Last Thursday a load of students went to CBX in the main street of Caloundra for a night of karaoke. Initially only a few students were interested in singing, but after a drink to relax their voices they really got into it.  Karen was the judge for the night and awarded prizes to SEAN for the BEST MALE VOCALIST … Continued

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