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International Student Ambassador


    Learning to surf without freaking out

    Tharshika with surf board in shallow water at The Spit

    Welcome all to my first blog post. I am Tharshika, currently studying Medicine at Griffith University. I can hear you all gasp – just kidding! I am one of the Gold Coast Mayor’s International Student Ambassadors (representing Sri Lanka) organised by Study Gold Coast. Born in Sri Lanka, raised in Dubai, moved to the Gold Coast, lived in a Greek household and always surrounded by Indians, Arabs and Aussies, I am lucky to be experiencing this globalised world. Moving to the Gold Coast and studying at Griffith University has opened up a world of possibilities for me. I joined the International Student Ambassador (ISA) program in 2015 so I could showcase the wonderful city of Gold Coast and the limitless avenues for work and tourism to my friends and families worldwide.

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    Student ambassador of Costa de Oro

    Contributed by Oscar, Master of Engineering  When I first came to Australia, I was so excited about living on the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is the most touristic city throughout Australia. It’s a city that from…