Job opportunities in Brisbane

Listed below are some of the current job opportunities in Brisbane. Dont’ forget to join our GV workshop to ensure you have a current resume and are all set for making appointments over the phone  and interviews! Tinbilly Travellers – BAR 2 x part time bar positions, approximately 20-25 hours per week Valid QLD RSA’s & … Continued

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March activities

Below are the February activities for GV Brisbane. We encourage students to join in as many of these as possible as they are a great way to meet your fellow students, get out and have some fun and of course continue to use English! If there is an activity you would like to see on … Continued

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Vocabulary Top Tip!

Here’s some great vocabulary tips from Justin, the DOS at GV Byron Bay. Hi Guys, As the Cambridge exams are nearing now is the time to really sit down and learn as much vocabulary as you possibly can. I thought I’d share one good technique to help you. The keyword method can be used in … Continued

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GV Brisbane & GV Noosa – same or different?

Having previously taught at GV Noosa and now at GV Brisbane, Nathan shares his unique perspective with us on these two great Global Village locations. The Global Village English schools in Noosa and Brisbane are different but in many ways they are the same.  What I mean by different is that while Noosa’s location – that … Continued

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Jobs in Brisbane

Listed below are some of the jobs recently advertised in Brisbane. Best way to find work is start door knocking as employers prefer to see prospective employees committed to finding work by doing the hard yards! Breakfast & Lunch Chef/Cook – Era Cafe Talented, creative and hard-working Chef/Cook required for high volume quality breakfast and lunch venue in … Continued

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Bruno Surano – student testimonial

Bruno is heading home soon after having studied at GV Brisbane since December 2010. He started in General English and is now in the Cambridge CAE exam preparation class. He is from Brazil and has the following to share about some of the wonderful experiences he has had during his time here. . . . . . … Continued

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Welcome to Naomi – our new DOS

We welcome Naomi Smith to GV Brisbane as our new Director of Studies. It’s great to have her onboard! . . . . . . . . . . . Naomi wrote the following to provide a little information about herself and where she has come from. “Hi! My name’s Naomi – nice to meet you … Continued

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February activities

Below are the February activities for GV Brisbane. We really encourage students to get involved as it’s a great way to meet the other students in the school and to continue to practise English outside of the classroom! Of course it’s great fun as well!

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New students this week!

A BIG welcome to the 5 new students who started at GV Brisbane today. Tomoyuki YORIBE (Japan), Maxime CASTELLA (Switzerland), Angela TRIANA (Colombia), Soo Jeong YANG (Korea) & Chika WATANABE (Japan)

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Jobs in Brisbane

Check out the following for a few of the jobs advertised currently in Brisbane. Hotel Receptionist/Customer Service Extroadinaire This position is for a hotel receptionist but not limited to these duties ie. cleaning and concierge duties required at times. $15 – $24.99 per hour. http://www.seek.com.au/Job/hotel-receptionist-customer-service-extroadinaire/in/brisbane/18976951  Must have * Immaculate personal presentation * Excellent customer service skills * Fantastic … Continued

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Farewell to Mariana

It’s with huge sadness that today we say farewell to Mariana – our DOS – as she returns home to Argentina. We wish her all the very best and thanks so much for all the hard work you have put into Global Village Brisbane. You will be sorely missed. Thank you also for the delicious … Continued

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What to do on Australia Day?

Don’t know what to do on January 26th – Australia Day? Check out the free concert in the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre featuring Charlie Mayfair, Ball Park Music and multi-platinum artist and six time ARIA nominee, Guy Sebastian. The concert is free but you do still need to book your ticket. Go to this … Continued

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Student flood experience

Many stories have come out regarding the floods here in Brisbane. With the city and school now back to normal, it’s great to hear some of the students comments about their experiences. Following is a short writing by Jaime about his experience. “When Brisbane was flooded, I had one of the most important experiences in … Continued

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GV Brisbane back in business!

GV Brisbane is back and operating normally. As the sun shines down on Brisbane and the clean up continues in the suburbs around the river, students at GV Brisbane are all back in class after their short, extended break due to the floods. They will be working hard the next few weeks to make up … Continued

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Flood Update

GV Brisbane will be closed on Wednesday, January 12th as there will be no electricity supply to the CBD. We will reopen as per normal on Thursday. Check out the Facebook page for up-to-the-minute updates….and please, stay safe and NEVER enter flood waters under any circumstances!

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INTENSIVE GRAMMAR CLASSES – 11 Jan – 14 Jan

Eugene is holding Intensive Grammar Classes again this week from 2pm – 3pm in Room 8. Tuesday: Low Grammar: Present Simple – Negative & Questions (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Wednesday: Low Grammar: Demonstratives (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Thursday: High Grammar: Present Simple, Continuous (Intermediate – Advanced Levels). Friday: High Grammar: Present Perfect vs … Continued

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Intensive Grammar Classes: 05 Jan – 7 Jan

Eugene is holding Intensive Grammar Classes again this week from 2pm – 3pm in Room 8. Wednesday: Low Grammar: Comparatives and Superlatives (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Thursday: Low Grammar: Present Perfect (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Friday: High Grammar: Present Simple vs Present Continuous (Intermediate – Upper Intermediate Levels).

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