Highlights of my Global Voices experience

Hi, my name is April Cunningham. I am currently studying my third year Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood) degree. Earlier this year, I found out the exciting news that I had been selected as a Global Voices delegate. The scholarship took me on the trip of a lifetime to Paris, where I attended the OECD World Forum.

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Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices

Part 3: Why you should apply

Why not apply? Who knows how far you will go!

CQUniversity is a sponsor of Global Voices, a not-for-profit that identifies and develops the next generation of Australian leaders by providing practical experience in foreign policy and international relations. With the opportunity to apply to attend multiple forums including; United Nations, OECD, World Bank, IMF, APEC, and G20. Continue reading Part 3: Why you should apply for Global Voices

Part 2: My Global Voices experience at COP23

So, this is my first time overseas, as apparently Tasmania and New Zealand don’t count. I feel so privileged to represent CQUniversity and to be selected for this prestigious Global Voices scholarship, it is like the last piece of the puzzle to my university journey.

After three long flights, and a train from a regional town in Australia I step foot in Germany, 15,039 km away from my home town of Townsville. The feeling is surreal, and my week has only begun! Continue reading Part 2: My Global Voices experience at COP23

Words of wisdom from Global Voices alumni

Make the most of opportunities. University is a time of self-discovery and learning. However, learning in isn’t just about attending classes, reading text books, and studying for exams. Life lessons are more often learnt in the field; on the run, and often without even setting out to learn something at all.

This is why the opportunities that CQUni offer students are so valuable: they aren’t just about adding a conference or extra curricula activities to your CV, they are about gaining new insights and gaining life lessons. Continue reading Words of wisdom from Global Voices alumni