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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Sunset Party Boat!

As the sun went down the music went up! [youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=RMwVeTPSsYM] Rafael’s day off work, so what better to do than to have a sunset boat party with 45 other excited students! The boat departed Catalina Jetty on the Noosa River at 4pm and returned 3 hours later! We stopped for swim, had a few drinks, … Continued

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Feel like doing some shopping?

The Valley Markets are a Brisbane Icon and are open every weekend. Every weekend it is home to emerging fashion designers. A place to find jewellery, fabulous handmade accessories and artwork. You can unwind with a massage or visit one of the Market’s renowned clairvoyants and card readers. Chinatown is where you will find a … Continued

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Ride the wild roller-coaster!

Grab your tickets!  [youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=5CLbl-mOCTA] After a few hours of class time its great to jump on Ralph’s crazy roller-coaster!

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Looking for a job?

Need some help finding a job? Robyn’s Work Information Pack is currently being updated. So if you need help with anything to do with job seeking, ask Robyn for an up-to-date pack.

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