Question of the week!

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

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Our Pre Intermediate classes have presented their inventions…

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!

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Upper Intermediate’s Fashion Parade

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!

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GV Brisbane Workshop

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

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Question of the Week

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

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Welcome back Mariana!

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!”

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!

We hope you have a happy and safe New Year’s Eve! Remember the big fireworks display at Southbank Parklands starts at midnight. See you all on Friday!

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Welcome to the Japanese study group!

On Monday, you may have noticed that a group of Japanese students have joined us here at GV Brisbane. The 22 High School students are gaining some English preparation before heading off to High Schools all around the country next year. Let’s all make them feel welcome.

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It’s exam time!

Good luck with your end of unit exams this week! Just before New Year’s arrives, you have the last exams for 2008. We hope that you get the results that you wish for, ready for a fresh start in 2009!

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New Year’s Eve at Southbank

Now in its 17th year, Brisbane’s biggest New Years Eve celebration is back, inviting locals and visitors alike to The Parklands at South Bank for the Streets New Year’s Eve Party This year’s celebrations are complete with live music and entertainment, an all-ages dance party, a free outdoor cinema, Guitar Hero Tournaments, Mario Kart Wii … Continued

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Merry Christmas!

From all the team here at GV Brisbane, we hope that you have a good Christmas day and long weekend! See you all on Monday!

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Christmas in Brisbane

Want to celebrate Christmas in style? South Bank is the place to go! South Bank’s Christmas Around the World  includes: spectacular fireworks displays, a series of all-time favourite Christmas movies on the Suncorp Superscreen, a special ‘Wonderland’ carnival – which will feature fairground rides and a sideshow alley in the Cultural Forecourt by the Wheel … Continued

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GV Brisbane Workshop

Hospitality Agencies If you have experience working in one of the following positions you can apply to the below agencies for temporary or casual work. The common attire for hospitality agency work is black long pants or skirt, a white collared dress shirt and polished black enclosed shoes. Chefs Bar Staff Food & Beverage Staff … Continued

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GV Brisbane Student Christmas Party

Get ready for a day of fun & excitement! It’s the Christmas Party! The party will be held next Friday, the 19th of December and there will be lots of games and prizes. More information to come. Keep an eye out for SANTA!

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Wednesday Jobs!

There are some great jobs in Hospitality coming up over this holiday period. Get those resumes ready! Bar Staff – Brisbane’s newest Backpacker & Student Party Bar, requires experienced bar staff from its opening night of Tuesday 16th of December. Hours: 4:00pm-1:00am (3:00am if required). Email CV & cover letter to: [email protected] Bar, restaurant, floor … Continued

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GV Brisbane Work Shop

Hospitality Job Descriptions Food and Beverage Staff Wait and preparation staff directly involved in preparing food and beverage for customers and working in venues in which food and beverage are served. This can include bar work also work such as collecting glasses and cleaning of tables. To gain employment as a waitress/waiter you must be … Continued

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