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    Career and Work Lifestyle

    Connecting hearts through volunteering

    Why Volunteer?

    Volunteering provides many professional and personal advantages. This includes; work experience, an opportunity for international students to practise English, engagement with others, expand your social networks, and learn work-ready skills.

    These advantages are what initially motivated me to volunteer in my community. I had started volunteering focusing on the benefits it can bring me such as references and letters of recommendation. But as I started to involve myself more and more, I realised the impact that the time I was giving up each week was making.

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  • Me with Morgan the Koala at Currumbin

    Everyone always asks me why Australia?

    My response 9 times out of 10 is as follows: Well lets’ see, my College back home in Canada has an articulation agreement with Griffith University, I’ve always wanted to come…

  • Gold Coast Beach
    Uni Life

    #BeachCare version 3.0

    Contributed by Nikhil, Bachelor of Engineering As I explained in my previous blog, I always felt gardening wasn’t the type of work I would commit to, but soon realised that anyone…

  • gardening tools
    Uni Life


    Contributed by Nikhil, Bachelor of Engineering I used to receive invitations from my parents to come & join them for some valuable gardening, to which I declined because I thought to…