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International Education Agents

International Education Agents

Study Toowoomba, representing a consortium of educational institutions and stakeholders in the Toowoomba region, proudly welcomed 13 international education agents on Monday night. Peter Homan, Chair of Study Toowoomba, expressed his pleasure in extending a warm...

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International woman ‘securing’ career dream in tech

International woman ‘securing’ career dream in tech

Ezidi Syrian national, Aisha Rash, has been on a journey of resilience, adversity and professional growth, marked by the milestones of her career change across the globe, from telecommunications engineer in Syria to cyber security champion in regional Queensland....

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Mana’s health career takes a new direction

Mana’s health career takes a new direction

When a move to Queensland offered Mana Ito the opportunity to study a topic she was truly passionate about – holistic health, she embraced her remedial massage studies and is working in the industry already. “Prior to coming to Australia, I was a pharmacist in Japan....

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Jorge keeps going – all the way to Toowoomba

Jorge keeps going – all the way to Toowoomba

Jorge from Colombia has an undeniable energy that sees him often presented with, and enthusiastically accept, every opportunity that comes his way. This is his story as to how a Bachelor of Accounting graduate ended up in Toowoomba with his partner and thriving in the...

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Why study in Australia

Why study in Australia

Australia has long been a sought-after destination for international students, offering world-class education, vibrant multiculturalism, and breathtaking natural beauty. Among its many cities, Toowoomba stands out as an exceptional choice for those seeking an...

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Ushan Gunawardhana’s Story

Ushan Gunawardhana’s Story

Born in Sri Lanka, near the southern city of Matara, Ushan recommends his home city’s close proximity to many beautiful beaches and natural parks.  Matara is located about 160 kilometres from the capital  Colombo in Southern Province, and is a major commercial hub...

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My parents gave me an air ticket: Prince’s Story

My parents gave me an air ticket: Prince’s Story

It all started 10 years ago when my parents gave me an air ticket and asked me to fly to Queensland to study. No one in my family had ever been to Australia and no one knew what Queensland looked like. Similar to most of the international students who study away from...

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A Twirl of Colour

A Twirl of Colour

The Armitage Centre came alive to the sights and sounds of colour, music, graceful dancers and the appreciation of the very lucky audience on Saturday evening. Members of many community cultural organisations who came to the Empire Theatre Precinct were eager to see...

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