Student Stories

Brazilian doctor recalls her time as exchange student in Cairns

14th August 2019

Dr Marina from Brazil recalls her time as a high school exchange student in Cairns: When I first thought about studying abroad, Australia was the country that most interested me. It has an interesting history, exotic nature and friendly people. I started looking for cities and I was enchanted with Cairns because it was so […]

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Take Me to Cairns competition winner enjoys studying in Cairns!

05th August 2019

Student Ambassador Sayuri Okuda has spent the last month exploring Cairns as the winner of the Take Me to Cairns Competition. Sayuri won a study trip to Cairns valued at over $8,000 in the competition for Japanese-based students. Sayuri has been in Cairns since late June and she has made the most of her visit […]

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Cairns students win trips to China in 2019 Queensland Cup

05th July 2019

Four Cairns high school students were announced as winners in the 2019 Queensland Cup Chinese Speech Competition held in May 2019. This annual competition is organised by Confucius Institute at QUT (CIQ), in partnership with the Chinese Language Teachers Association of Queensland. There were nine prize winners in total who recently departed on a ten […]

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Columbian student Juliana talks about studying in Queensland

27th April 2019

Columbian student Juliana talks about studying in Queensland Juliana Medina from Columbia came to Australia to learn English six years ago and now lives in Brisbane, Queensland. “I’ve been living in Australia for six years and the city of Brisbane is my home. Wow, six years living in Australia, six years full of lessons and […]

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Finalists announced in ‘Take Me To Cairns’ social media competition

24th April 2019

Finalists announced in ‘Take Me To Cairns’ social media competition Study Cairns in conjunction with Tourism Tropical North Queensland (TTNQ) has announced the five finalists that have been chosen in the ‘Take Me To Cairns’ social media competition. The competition is aimed at students in Japan wishing to win an international study tour to Cairns […]

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VIDEO: Students talk about why Cairns is a great place to study

26th November 2018

Why is Cairns such a great place for international students? We asked a number of students why they chose Cairns and what have been the highlights of their time studying in Cairns, north Queensland. NOTE: This video is also available in avail in Japanese, Chinese, German & Spanish Cairns welcomes over 25,000 international students from […]

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