Southern Cross University is set to welcome its largest ever cohort in 2020, and will continue taking direct applications until late February.
Senior manager of student management Paul Robinson said Southern Cross University has experienced a seven per cent increase in domestic student applications across its campuses at Gold Coast, Lismore, Coffs Harbour and online compared to the same time last year.
My father is 87 years old. Typically for someone at his age, he’s suffering the pains of old age. I feel helpless to provide him with any relief from the daily pain he suffers, but recently got him some hemp oil hoping it might provide some relief.
I’ve noticed whenever I visit my parents that they seem to have an extraordinary number of pills that they need to take every day.
I asked my parents what they were all for; the pills...
There are many reasons why the Gold Coast is one of the greatest places on earth to live, but when summer comes along, our 52km of glorious coastline is proof positive of just how lucky we are.
That’s why I’m thrilled that work will soon commence on our city’s newest water-based attraction. It’s a unique floating reef to be created offshore from Main Beach that will be the largest sculptural reef in the world.
“Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.”
– Malcolm X
The debate over the purpose of education never seems to end. Opinions vary with political, social, and cultural influences. Without a clear understanding of what you are aiming to achieve, without a defined purpose, or without an understanding of the social capital of society, how can any education system succeed?
Don’t you sometimes miss the good, old-fashioned moral high ground?
As a post-war baby, the world I was born into seemed a brave and righteous one. Our fathers had just fought and died to free us all from fascism and oppression. The world had paid a terrible price, but it was all worth it.
In the end, we won, and the ‘bad guys’ lost. God was in his heaven, and he was on our side. And why wouldn’t he be?
In the Eastern Highlands of Papua New Guinea, a beekeeping project is helping Southern Cross University student Anneliese Austin bring empowerment and opportunity to rural women and their families and communities.
It’s a few weeks after her return from Papua New Guinea and Southern Cross University student Anneliese Austin is still buzzing.
The description is apt, because of all the places and people in the world; the rural be...
Nyst Legal director and litigation lawyer Brendan Nyst discusses the truth defence to defamation.
Q. Are Australia’s defamation laws too tough?
A. Well, that’s a matter of opinion and, as always, opinions can differ wildly.
If you ask most Australian journalists, they’re likely to tell you defamation laws here in Australia are far too burdensome and silence free speech. In relatively recent times, there’s been a pretty robust cam...
Scott Hutchinson is recognised as a passionate advocate and philanthropist for the local music industry. He’s also chairman of Hutchinson Builders, a family company that’s 104 years old, worth $2.6 billion, and one of the leaders in the building industry. In 2018, he was ranked 36 in Queensland’s 100 most influential people by The Courier-Mail, and in 2019 the Brisbane Lord Mayor’s Business Awards gave Scott the Lifetime Achie...
Magic is happening in the music rooms of Australian schools. Specifically, there had been magic occurring at Nerang State High School — thanks to Dean Hawawira. And if you’ve never heard of him or his music, ORM is here to fill you in.
Shakespeare wrote, ‘If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that surfeiting...’
From the very beginning back in New Zealand, Dean Harawira has been serving excess of it, surfe...
Last year, House with No Steps rebranded to become Aruma. As one of Australia’s leading service providers, Aruma supports people with a disability to lead the life they want.
When I arrive at Aruma’s Queensland head office in Burleigh, I’m introduced to Elyce. For the last two and a half years Elyce has been part of Aruma’s Work Education Program. She is also the busiest person on the Gold Coast.