Global Voices is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Each year they provide scholarships for young Australians to travel overseas, meet world leaders, and engage with international policy making at home and abroad.
A Global Voices delegation will challenge and inspire you. Delegates will get an insider’s look into policy making, and have the chance to express their opinions and offer solutions to global challenges.
This term, Global Voices and CQUniversity are offering two fully-funded scholarships:
- A scholarship to attend the UN Commission on the Status of Women (CSW64) in New York, USA in March 2020.
- A scholarship to attend the 2019 UNFCCC Climate Talks (COP25) in Santiago, Chile in December 2019.
Applications close Sunday, 4 August at midnight AEDT. To be eligible, you must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident aged between 18 to 30.
If you are passionate, driven and want to make a difference in the world, don’t miss your chance to apply! Here are our top tips for a world-class Global Voices application…
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Since I’m a student myself I know that money is limited and only staying at home is boring. Of course, our assignments take a lot of time but there should be still time to enjoy our life from time to time 🙂
Therefore, my new blog post is about 5 things to do in and around Melbourne on a student budget. Continue reading 5 things to do in and around Melbourne on a student budget
Mesmerised is the word that describes my reaction when I first arrived at CQUniversity Rockhampton — the main campus of the University.
I went there to take part in the Chancellor’s Cup, an annual sports tournament. Teams from different campuses competed in sports like cricket, touch football and basketball. Continue reading A week at CQUniversity Rockhampton
The sad part of an outbound exchange program is that the program itself is for a short term. We get to meet lot of people and make new friends or rather I should say friends for a lifetime and then leave to our own ways. The first week was slow but the remaining weeks went like a flash. Continue reading Outbound exchange program in Osaka, Japan – The End
Imperial War Museum
Class today was at the Imperial War Museum. I spent five hours there, staying until closing, but I probably could have used another couple of hours. Most of my time was spent in the Holocaust exhibit–it was both horrifying and fascinating at the same time. Will definitely be going back to see the parts I missed today.
Continue reading Random Musings of a Study Abroad Student. Part Five and The End
During the last three weeks, we all had the opportunity to go on several excursions to other cities and areas. These day trips have given me the opportunity to know more about Osaka’s culture, food and people. The first trip was at Nara’s Todai-ji temple which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue reading Outbound exchange program in Osaka, Japan – Part Three
My three day tour of Scotland (parts of) was an epic fail—I did not find the Loch Ness Monster, so I am not any richer now than when I left London.
Continue reading Random Musings of a Study Abroad Student. Part Four.
Spent the first week in the UK finding a home, getting settled in and meeting the staff at my new uni, University of Bradford. Then I had four weeks to catch up with family, friends and do some sightseeing in my new home! Yay!
Continue reading My Study Abroad Journey Continues – Family, Friends and Sightseeing!
Have you heard about Fraser Island? It is the World Heritage Listed Island near Hervey Bay, Queensland. The island is known for its exceptional beauty with uninterrupted white sand beaches and over 100 freshwater lakes. When my friends and I did some research about the Island, we were impressed by its natural scenery and opportunity for adventure so we decided to make a trip!
Continue reading My Fraser Island Adventure
So winter has just arrived in Australia and we are going to have a break soon. If you are an international student living in Australia right now, why don’t you consider booking a trip to the snow? Continue reading My trip to Snowy Mountains