Student Stories

HubTV: Host Jerry talks to Sena from Japan

15th September 2020

We love getting to know our fellow international students and volunteers a bit better 🙂 In this video, Jerry talks to Sena from Japan. We discuss what she is studying, how she’s gotten through the past few months, and what it’s like volunteering at the Hub.  

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HubTV: Leo from Colombia shares his experiences

15th September 2020

Leo from Colombia chats with HubTV presenter Jerry about why he came to Cairns, his hobby acro yoga, and what it’s been like living in Cairns the past few months.

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Student Stories: Bui Lan Huong from Vietnam

18th September 2019

International student from Vietnam, Bui Lan Huong found her way to Australia on an Australia Awards Scholarship and is studying a Master of Sustainable Tourism Management at  CQUniversity Cairns campus. She shares what she enjoys about living and studying in tropical Far North Queensland, how the CQUniversity has helped her with practical and academic information, […]

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Student Ambassadors attend forum to develop global leadership skills

21st August 2019

Our Study Cairns Student ambassadors Freddie Liad (the Philippines) and Sandy Hauser (Germany) travelled to Brisbane this week to attend the International Student Leaders Forum and represent the international students of Cairns. The International Student Leaders Forum recognises and celebrates the valuable contribution international and domestic students make to Queensland. Freddie and Sandy were picked […]

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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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