Welcome Cindy to GV Noosa

Cindy will be replacing Nadia as activity coordinator from today until August 2010. Please introduce yourself and say hi if you see her around campus. Cindy will be at the Noosa Heads Surf Club GV Members Karaoke night tonight to have a sing with you all.  Come and meet her between 7pm and 8pm for … Continued

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What’s the Buzz?

The latest craze in Dionne’s CAE class is Facebook’s online scrabble. Kate and Sophie say it is a great tool for increasing their vocabulary skills as well as being heaps of fun.  They play regular games against each other both at school and on the weekends.  “It’s addictive”, commented Kate.  So, try something new and … Continued

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Zenning Out with Zoe

Studying can be so stressful at times.  Sometimes peace of mind is what we are all looking for.  GV teacher Zoe prepared an hour of Yoga relaxation to help some of our students unwind this week. Yoga has become very popular on Tuesday’s in room 10 with Cambridge English teacher Zoe.  We could say she … Continued

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Your Teachers Are Students Too

Cambridge teacher, Dionne O’Dwyer was a ‘Teacher’s Teacher’ today when she presented her ideas for using music as a great way to teach English. Of course the teachers were serious students as you can see below:       GV Noosa teachers are always keen to improve their teaching and learn from each other. Dionne was a … Continued

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Would You Like to Hand Feed Wild Dolphins?

Take a GV EXPLORE weekend break to Rainbow Beach and you could experience the magic of feeding dolphins in their natural environment. For next to nothing you will have your weekend away organised for you.  This includes return Greyhound buses, hostel accommodation with free breakfast, return ferry cruise, and dolphin feeding. Why not make it … Continued

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Welcome Cambridge Students

Today we welcomed more than 100 new students to GV Noosa in the traditional Aussie way… A Barbeque. A great game of soccer was the highlight of the afternoon, and the food, oh and the beer too! Best wishes to all students in 2010

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Winery Tour for Out and About

Today the Out and About class went to Robinson’s Winery at Doonan. Students looked at the vineyard and then the winemaker provided a wealth of information about making wine and why Australian wines are so popular. Of course the most important part of the tour was the tasting, where students were able to sample Shiraz, … Continued

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What’s with all the bikes??

Noticed all the fit-looking people running and cycling around town this week?  The Noosa Triathlon is on again from this weekend! The Noosa Triathlon is one of the leading triathlon events held in Australia.  One of the best features of the race is that it offers the chance for the general public to compete in … Continued

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Yu Jin (Jino) OH…oh boy what a Job!

“I thought I was dreaming when I got the Job”, Yu Jin told me this week. Yi Jin is a graphic designer and thought he had no chance of working in Australia. Last week he went for an interview at ‘Wine Paradise’. “The interview was in English and I used everything I had learnt at … Continued

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Would you like to hand-feed wild dolphins?

Book a GV approved 2-day package and travel to beautiful Rainbow Beach. Experience the famous coloured-sands and warm surfing waters.  Spend a night at Pippies Beach House with a free breakfast.  Then take the ferry to Tin Can Bay to hand-feed wild dolphins.  You could even do some sea kayaking – look out for more … Continued

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Welcome TAP!

Our 20 new TAP students arrived safely at GV Noosa yesterday!  This included students from France, Germany, Belgium, Japan, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia! The day began with orientation and quite a few nervous faces.   After playing the introductory communication game, it didn’t take long for the students to bond and make new friends from around the globe.  Hugo from France … Continued

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Work Experience at GV Noosa

We welcomed work experience student, Sienna Lucas from Noosa District High School this week . Why did you choose to do your work experience at GV Noosa? I am studying Japanese at school and I am considering becoming an English teacher. It looked a really fun place to work, all the students always seem happy. … Continued

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Whale Season is here!!

From June to early November,  the Sunshine Coast is privileged to have magnificent Humpback whales grace it’s crystal clear waters, where they feed and raise their young. The Australia Zoo’s “Whale One” has whale tours departing daily at 10am. See the Activities desk if you would like to make a booking!!!

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What Are You Doing Now?

We love hearing from our students. Crystel in Queensland 2004 . . . . . . How’s it going? As you can see me and the other students from 2004’s two FCE classes are still in touch. I miss the good times we had at school and I hope I can come back soon for … Continued

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Woodford Wind down Noosa!!

Noosa Junction will come alive from 11am on the 2nd of January,  with an array of activities including a major one-day busking and chalk art competition (with $2,500 cash and other prizes), 12  interactive workshops, poetry and more. The evening will end with a five-hour, non-stop celebration concert (“A taste of Woodford”) at The J. Commencing with Firetree(a … Continued

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Weekend Jobs

There are lots of jobs around this weekend!  Might be time to dust off the resume and sort yourself out for some work… Housekeeper/Babysitter – Required for busy family in Tinbeerwah.  Full time with some babysitting duties.  Wages negotiable.  Experience and bluecard required.  Resumes to [email protected] Housekeeping – Holiday apartments in Noosa Heads.  20-30 hours … Continued

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