Shannon Willoughby

From the Executive Director’s Desk – December 2019

Liz Day News

On behalf of Study Queensland, I would like to thank all our industry partners and stakeholders for yet another successful year. I would also like to congratulate all graduating students on their achievements in 2019, including students on our Queensland International Student Advisory Panel. Students remain at the core of our focus at Study Queensland, and it is humbling to …

Shannon Willoughby

From the Executive Director’s Desk – October 2019

Liz Day News

Hello from Study Queensland, With two months till the end of the year, it is an opportune time to reflect on the eventful weeks that have just passed and to share some exciting news for the month ahead. Following the International Education & Training Advisory Group (IETAG) meeting held on Tuesday in the Gold Coast, I am pleased to announce …

Global Capability Forum

Queensland Trade Commissioners attend Study Queensland Global Capability Forum

Liz Day News

Study Queensland’s recent Global Capability Forum was a highlight on the Export Week 2019 calendar with over 70 attendees including the Trade and Investment Queensland commissioners, international education providers and government representatives. The event was held in Brisbane on 9 October with a focus on global capability demand and regional opportunities. Each commissioner provided an update on market opportunities and …

Trade Commissioners and clients at Export Week

Queensland Export Week heads to the regions with market updates on international education

Liz Day News

Queensland Export Week headed to the regions with market updates on the international education and training sector from three of Queensland’s Trade Commissioners from Taiwan, ASEAN and China. Patrick Hafenstein, Queensland Trade and Investment Commissioner – Taiwan attended an education roundtable in Rockhampton with education providers and stakeholders giving an update on the Taiwanese market and trends in English training …

Australian Language Schools win at 2019 Export Awards

Winners announced at Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Gala

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A family-owned food manufacturing business from Brisbane was named the Premier of Queensland’s Exporter for the Year 2019. Trisco Foods was one of 16 Queensland businesses named winners at the Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards Gala in Brisbane on 10 October. This year’s awards again demonstrated the diversity of Queensland’s export sector, with other winners including Australian Language Schools (International …

Digital Training & Mentorship

Employers and IET providers discuss nurturing talent and building global teams

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The Nurturing Talent for Global Teams breakfast held on 21 October brought together Queensland employers and education employability experts to discuss how Study Queensland and the international education and training industry can better engage, recognise and reward businesses for their contribution to nurturing global talent. Nannette Ripmeester, Study Queensland’s Innovator in Residence was invited as a guest speaker to share …

Student opportunities

Queensland consortium launches online training program to upskill internationally qualified nurses

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Equipping internationally trained workers with the sociocultural, leadership and communication skills that are necessary for successful integration into the Queensland workforce will be critical for our State’s future success. As is the rest of Australia, Queensland is facing an acute shortage of healthcare workers, especially in regional, rural and remote areas. To address the current and projected shortfall the consortium …

IET Partnership Fund

IET Partnership Fund 2019-20 now open

Liz Day Current Opportunities, News

Round 1 of the 2019-20 International Education and Training (IET) Partnership Fund is now open. This year we are supporting initiatives which support sustainable growth of Queensland’s international education and training sector: Talent and employability Industry partnerships. International engagement Student experience Applications close Tuesday 10 December 2019. More information on IET Partnership Fund here.

Student opportunities

1500 delegates attend AIEC 2019 Perth

Liz Day News

Study Queensland attended the 33rd Australia International Education Conference (AIEC 2019) held in Perth on 15-18 October. Approximately 1500 delegates representing 530 organisations came together to discuss what leading the way meant for the international education sector. One of 225 speakers invited to present this year, Shannon Willoughby shared insights on credentialing international students’ professional activities, scaling work-integrated learning and …

Student opportunities

New World City Internship Program

Liz Day Current Opportunities, News

Brisbane City Council is committed to supporting Brisbane’s international students from our Sister Cities through the New World City Internship Program. The New World City Internship Program will provide 10 students with the opportunity to gain valuable degree-related experience with Brisbane-based businesses through a four-week paid internship program. To apply and find out more click here.