Four students leave and the whole school is sad

   (Pictures: Renat the Romantic, Diana the Shopaholic, Coco the Optimist and Aki the Surfer) Last Friday was graduation day for 4 of our students. While we are always sad to see students go, it is particularly sad when we lose people who have been here for a long time. Diana from Colombia and Renat … Continued

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Surfing & Sailing

Friday afternoon activities The last 2 Fridays, students went surfing, sailing and kayaking. Over 100 students took surf lessons over the 2 afternoons with students also relaxing on the beach and playing some beach volleyball. Remember you can also do these activities on the weekend, see Kerry for more information.

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Former students return to Caloundra

Picture: Jason, Eva and Ricky It is always great when former students come “home” to GV Caloundra to visit and tell us what they have been doing. Today Jason returned after travels in Victoria and South Australia. He leaves for Korea tomorrow and is taking his IELTS test in Seoul on the weekend – best of luck … Continued

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Jobs!

Friday jobs….on a Monday!  (OK, so sometimes we’re a little behind schedule with these things…..)    Car Cleaner/ Detailer, Noosaville, Ph 5474 3666 – must have car licence    Experienced kitchenhand and counter staff, Noosaville – Ph 0406 679 170    2nd Chef, Dunes Bistro, email: dunes@tpg.com.au Ph 0408 745 992 Chef and wait staff, River House, David Ph 0416 190 663 … Continued

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Binna Burra Wildlife Trip

Want to see some Australian Wildlife? Why not visit Binna Burra?! Binna Burra is surrounded by the Lamington National Park approximately 75 km south of Brisbane. It is a part of the World Heritage site, “Central Eastern Rainforest Reserves. Tomo and some other students went last weekend and got to see some great wildlife including … Continued

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Queensland Multicultural Festival 2008 – 12 October 2008

Now in its fifth year, the Queensland Multicultural Festival is Queensland’s largest, free, one-day community event. This year’s diverse range of entertainment includes five performance stages, 40 international food stalls, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities and guest appearances by Queensland Roar players. Canadian music doyen Harry Manx will headline this year’s festival with a hypnotic live … Continued

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Roller-Coasters & Water Slides!

It was an early morning departure on Saturday for 20 students on their way to Dreamworld and Whitewater world. We spent the morning riding roller-coasters and the afternoon in the water park, awesome fun!   After the theme parks we continued to Surfers Paradise for the Gold Coast big night out and spent Sunday sight seeing and … Continued

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Student Barbecue!

Last Friday, our French students organised a barbecue for all GV students! Everyone met at the Roma Street Parklands for football, rugby and a barbecue (and of course some drinks!). When the day turned into night, the party continued and a great time was had by all. Everyone had such a good time that they … Continued

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Patty is Senior Teacher

Patty Thomas, who currently teaches Intermediate students, has accepted the position of Senior Teacher at GV Caloundra. She has been offered the position as recognition of the dedication and many skills she brings to GV.  Patty’s career spans a number of countries and various teaching positions through Australia. She has taught Upper Intermediate, EAP and … Continued

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Student House Vacancies

Actually, we’re looking pretty full up for a while! PROPERTY  ROOM TYPE MALE/FEMALE DATE FROM DURATION  PRICE  Challenge Twin ensuite Female 14.12.08 4 wks 1 nt  $  100.00 Advance Place Twin ensuite Male  20.12.08 3 wks 2 nts  $  100.00 Challenge Twin Female 20.12.08 3wk 1 nt  $    90.00 Belfa Place Twin  Female 3.1.09 8 … Continued

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