The Super 14 Rugby Union Competition includes teams from Australia and all over the world. Come and support our local team ‘The Queensland Reds’ and learn more about the Australian sporting culture and meet some locals. You may even see Peter with a jersey on and beer in hand! For more information and tickets see: … Continued
On Thursday we are selling lamingtons with a cup of coffee for $2 to raise money for the Red Cross Victorian bushfires 2009 – Appeal. The bushfires in Victoria have now become the worst natural distaster ever in Australia. On Wednesday afternoon we need some volunteers to help make the lamingtons for the sale. It … Continued
Farm Work Information Jobs Vacant www.aussiefarmjobs.com.au Resumes will expire after 1 month, you will then need to resubmit online. Jobaroo www.jobaroo.com Various positions, including agricultural work, landscaping, tractor driving and fruit picking. Some of the advertised positions will enable you to obtain a second working holiday visa. How much can I earn working on a … Continued
If you are looking for work during your stay here, there is plenty of online resources to help. The sites below are just a few employment services available online that can help you to find a job in the Brisbane area. www.mycareer.com.au jobsearch.gov.au www.seek.com.au www.search4jobs.com.au brisbane.gumtree.com.au Remember to get a copy of the GV Brisbane … Continued
After travelling throughout the world for a few months, everyone’s favourite teacher Phil has rejoined us at GV Brisbane. I’m sure he has plenty of fabulous stories to share so make sure you say hello! Welcome back Phil!
Following the huge success of last year’s inaugural event which attracted more than 2,200 international students, Brisbane City Council will once again welcome new and returning international students to Brisbane in 2009. “Brisbane Welcomes International Students” will be held at City Hall from 10-2pm on Sunday 22 February. This expo-style event will feature fun, food, … Continued
On Monday, the college is shut for our national holiday… Australia day! So on Friday there are going to be many Australian themed activities. During the morning you will work with different cultural aspects of Australia and in the afternoon we’ll get together to share this experience. As a warm up we give you the … Continued
Responsible service of alcohol courses It is a requirement that all staff working in venues that sell alcoholic beverages after 1am must undertake this course. The course covers the following: * Identification of customers to whom service must/may be refused in accordance with state regulations * Minors * Acceptable proof of age identification * Standard … Continued
It’s Rafael from Hannah’s Pre-Intermediate class! Rafael has been working on the weekends at the Story Bridge Hotel since December 18 and said that he is really loving it! He thinks it is really helping to improve his English as he is dealing with native English speakers a lot. Well done Rafael! If you would … Continued
The 26th of January is Australia Day. To celebrate this great country of ours, there are plenty of activities and festivals happening throughout Brisbane. Some ideas are below: [polldaddy poll=1276500] Australia Day Festival The South Bank Parklands are set to explode with colour, sound and movement with the 2009 Australia Day Festival on Monday 26 … Continued
After finishing classes for the day, a group of students joined Robyn at Roma St Parklands for a game of soccer.
Both Hannah’s and Daniela’s classes have developed very creative ideas to share with us all. Everyone presented their crazy invention, and winners were selected after voting. Congratulations for your hard work, Pre-Int classes! You’ve shown you are not only very imaginative, but also great in your use of English!
After working hard for over a week on the description of physical appearances, the Upper Intermediate class organised a fun fashion show to celebrate their teacher’s birthday. They described and presented each other’s outfits and techno music was on in the background. We hope you’ve had a great day, Matt! Happy birthday!
We have slightly changed the afternoon program starting in January. Check it out below. afternoon-program-january-20091
Industrial & Labour Employment Agencies You must have proven skills or work experience in any of the following positions to register for work with the below agencies and have two checkable references. You will also be required to do a skills test and one on one interview when registering. Labourers Process Workers Construction Workers Forklift … Continued
Every week a new question is going to be published. This week’s question is: “What is your favourite night spot?” [polldaddy poll=1247831] You can either click on an answer given or choose “other” and type another answer in, then hit the “vote” button. After you have answered, you can click on the “view results” link … Continued
After a month of holidaying in Argentina, Mariana has returned to GV Brisbane looking refreshed and energized, ready for 2009. Don’t forget her favourite saying.. “Speak English!”