Student Stories

Preet’s Experience as an International Student in Cairns

16th January 2024

Hello everyone, my name is Mehakpreet Kaur. I am an international student from India. I am a 3rd year nursing student at JCU. I am also a Student Ambassador at the Cairns Student Hub. Firstly, I would like to share my experience of living in Cairns. The place is beautiful and there is much more […]

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My life in Cairns | Manami from Japan

17th November 2023

My name is Manami from Japan. I have been in Cairns for one and half years now and I am studying English and a Diploma of Tourism at CCEB (Cairns College of English and Business). I work at a cafe as a barista. We have lots of opportunities to work and study in Cairns! Cairns […]

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Why I Chose Cairns to Study English | Laura from Colombia

17th November 2023

My name is Laura and I’m from Colombia. I have been studying English in Australia for a year, but before this journey, I was confused about which was the best city to start my adventure as I had many options. In the end, I chose Cairns. At the moment, I feel that I made the […]

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Linda’s Tropic Wings Tour

06th July 2023

Student Ambassador, Linda recently took a tour to Kuranda with Tropic Wings. Here is what she had to say: “The tropics wings Kuranda tour was an amazing tour even if it was raining all day. That didn’t stop us to have a wonderful time as we had safe and covered spots to walk around and […]

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Out of my comfort zone: My living experience in Cairns as an introvert by Linda Vert-Pre

04th July 2022

Out of my comfort zone: My living experience in Cairns as an introvert Linda Vert-Pre (France) Changing life and moving to a new city can be absolutely exciting but also scary. Moving to Cairns was a fantastic opportunity to study and pursue my purpose in life, however, that was not simple for me. I didn’t […]

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#CairnsCares video puts spotlight on Cairns community spirit

05th November 2020

Study Cairns is proud to present this video documenting the emotional stories of international students in Cairns and how Cairns Student Hub supported them throughout this time.  

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