Photo Competition – Entries accepted now!

GV Brisbane, Noosa and Caloundra are having a huge photo competition. Enter now for your chance to win a southern Great Barrier Reef trip! Photos can be entered into one of the following categories: → My Brisbane → My Global Village → My Australian Home Entries are open from October 20th and the competition runs … Continued

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Have a whale of a time!

Make sure you see these beautiful creatures as they travel along our coast! Pavel went on a whale watching cruise in Moreton Bay and got to see a playful mother and her calf swim alongside the boat. Don’t miss the opportunity to see these amazing animals while they are here.

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21 different nationalities at GV Brisbane

GV Brisbane has students from 21 different countries here at the moment! In your classes, you’ll find students from Brazil, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, France, Hungary, India, Japan, Kuwait, Mexico, Poland, Romania, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Slovakia, South Korea, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey and Venezuela. Please make the most of this international enviroment and stick to … Continued

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World Cup Qualifier!

2010 FIFA WORLD CUP ASIAN QUALIFIERS – ROUND 4 Australia will take on the gulf nation of Qatar as part of their next steps in qualification to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa. With Bahrain, Uzbekistan and Japan also in Australia’s group, the team will be out to secure all 3 points in … 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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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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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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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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Lucymar went to the Great Barrier Reef!

More and more students are going to the Great Barrier Reef, make sure you dont miss out! Lucymar got the chance to go on the Great Barrier Reef trip last weekend. She got to scuba dive and see some really amazing sights. Queensland is the only place in the world that you can see this … Continued

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October Activities

This month’s activities are going to be great! You can have a look at what is happening by just clicking on the link below: Activities October 2008

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Rooms for Rent

Rooms available for female students at Newmarket! English-Speaking lady from the United Kingdom is looking for 2 girls for her to share her home with. Included in the rent is: – Electricity, Gas, Water and cooking utensils – Single furnished student bedroom incuding all linen (towels, sheets, blankets) – Good security (2 dogs) – Close … Continued

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Great IELTS result

Martina got the results she wanted! Martina completed 3 months of IELTS before she did the test. She got the result of 7.0 that she wished for. She is now going to join Business English to improve her english even more while she decides if she would like to go to University. Well done Martina!

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Do have a Bedroom spare?

We have had so many enquiries about share accommodation. If you have a bedroom spare and are looking for a room mate, come and talk to Robyn on your break. She will be able to help.

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Great Barrier Reef

Tatsuya had a great time on the Great Barrier Reef weekend away! Tatsuya decided that before he left, he had to visit the world’s largest coral reef. He went on his own last weekend! He got to see all the amazing marine life when he got to scuba dive for the first time, meet new … Continued

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Did you know…

Optus now have prepaid wireless internet? So now if there is no internet in your sharehouse, you can get your own! It is only $30 for 2Gb of downloads. Check out www.optus.com.au or check out the Optus Store on Queen Street.

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NEW – Cambridge Proficiency at GV Noosa

Are you ready for the ultimate challenge of your English ability? GV Noosa is set to commence offering the Cambridge CPE Exam Preparation course from March 2009.  This course is offered to high level students looking to pursue their English study at a very high level. Cambridge exams are offered at a number of levels; … Continued

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Upcoming Weekend Activities for September

There are some really great weekend activities available during September! 05 – 07 September 2008 – Great Barrier Reef Trip 13 September 2008 – Stradbroke Island Day Trip 20 September 2008 – Binna Burra Day Trip 21 September 2008 – Springbrook National Park Day Trip 27 September 2008 – Gold Coast Day Trip 28 September … Continued

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Evening IELTS

Evening IELTS with Michael & Margie is going very well. Recently Michael has completed his Graduate Certificate in TESOL and Margie has put her PHD on hold so lucky us, we get all of her attention! Remember – if you have a friend who’d like to have a free trial lesson, they’re welcome to come … Continued

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Upcoming Activities

This weekend is filled with exciting day trips to the beautiful Byron Bay and Gold Coast. – Saturday 23rd August – Day Trip to the Gold Coast $50.00 The Gold Coast is a superb combination of spectacular beaches, national parks, wilderness, extensive waterways, valleys and wide open spaces. – Sunday 24th of August – Day … Continued

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