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    Why volunteering makes me happy

    In Australia there are a lot of organisations that hold different types of public and non-for-profit events all year round. Most of the people that help run the events are employees from the organisations and their roles are mostly arranging all of the equipment, facilities, managing personnel and event logistics. The rest of the staff are mostly made of volunteers. Volunteers are recruited for assistance on the day, and although there is no financial benefit, lots of people are keen to participate – especially international students. Practicing your English and making more friends are some of the reasons why being a volunteer has been a great benefit for me.

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    Uni Life

    My favourite GELI activity

    Being an international student is not an easy task! Leaving your family, your country, your culture and adapting to a new lifestyle in another place extremely different to your hometown can be…

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    Uni Life

    Harmony Week at Griffith Uni

    Harmony Day is celebrated nationally 21 March each year and is a day of cultural respect. This year Griffith celebrated Harmony Week from 17 – 21 March.  At Griffith everyone belongs.…