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  • Thi Thao Ngo

    MIT - VietnamThi Thao Ngo

    “Studying at James Cook University Brisbane is one of the best choices I have made.  Not only do I enjoy my course but I am confident that the learning opportunities offered throughout my course are preparing me to be a valuable graduate.

    I have found Brisbane city to be a wonderful place to study and enjoy lifestyle balance.

    Finally, staff and lecturers are very supportive and friendly.

    For me, JCU Brisbane is my home away from home.”

  • Nguyen Do

    MIT - VietnamNguyen Do

    "What I like the most about studying a Master of Information Technology at JCU Brisbane is the subjects, they are very practical. We have done tons of hands-on exercises and group projects. I think that focusing on practical aspects is providing the perfect opportunity for us to prepare for the workforce. Another thing I like about JCU Brisbane is the lecturers, they are very supportive. I feel comfortable to approach them whenever I have doubts or questions."

  • Luis Arevalos

    MIT/MBA - Republic of ParaguayLuis Arevalos

    "At the beginning of my university experience, I had many questions regarding university and academic life in Australia. So, having a mentor for this first stage was excellent. I did not know anyone at JCU Brisbane, so it was helpful when the Student Mentor Program introduced me to a mentor who was an experienced student in my study area. From the beginning, my mentor gave me very useful advice and information.

    My mentor was very friendly and it was easy to talk with him, he was always willing to help me when I needed it. I also liked his proactivity, every time he saw me he asked me how I was going and if I needed help.

    Thanks to the Student Mentor Program I was able to adapt quickly to university life, I think this helped me academically, as I received excellent grades in my first trimester.

    I really recommend the Student Mentor Program."

  • Achin Rajpal

    Bachelor of Business (Accounting) - IndiaAchin Rajpal

    “From books to actions, JCU Brisbane is teaching me how to perform best in my studies. As an international student, I have found that studying in Australia is quite different to my home country.  JCU Brisbane is brushing me up and giving me the skills and the knowledge for anything that is going to hit me in my future career.”

  • Dollycinta Njeru

    MIT/MBA - KenyaDollycinta Njeru

    "MIT/MBA can be a demanding degree but one thing I love about JCUB is that it develops a student more than just offering them an education. It is well characterized with diversity in cultures, from the lecturers to the students, the minute you walk through the doors you get to meet various people from different backgrounds. This provides a very accommodating learning atmosphere where you’re allowed to express yourself and you get to learn from others as well. The school has created an inclusive environment that caters and supports the student, from internship and work experience provided by Joblinx to student mentorship and counselling services, the university ensures that they have facilitated support for every stage of student life."

  • Vikrant Bansal

    India - MBAVikrant Bansal

    “I’m a mentor in the Student Mentor Program.  I think it’s a great initiative by JCU Brisbane as communication among students is very important.  As a mentor I help provide a pathway or a light to show students where they want to go, how they want to and lead them to the right place.”

  • Yueze Xu

    China - Bachelor of Business (Accounting)Yueze Xu

    "I would describe JCU Brisbane as a university full of excitement and opportunities. As an international student, the best thing here is that I can meet different people from around the world and learn from them.

    JCU Brisbane is the best place to learn, with motivated lecturers and staff providing a high standard of academic assistance, students here are always encouraged to explore new ideas and focus on their courses.

    JCU Brisbane provides an open and welcoming environment for new students. There are different paths that students can choose to eventually reach their goals. The university also offers amazing internship and job opportunities that students can use to link their knowledge to the real world. My first year with JCU Brisbane is fulfilling and I am ready to discover more things with JCU Brisbane."

  • Nhi Trinh (Jennifer)

    Vietnam - MITHMNhi Trinh (Jennifer)

    "I was commencing my second last trimester and I was struggling to find an opportunity to gain work experience in Brisbane’s Tourism and Hospitality industry. I know that experience is one of the most crucial elements to help students to get a job after graduating. I talked to some friends at uni and they all suggested that I go to Joblinx.

    With the great support and service of Joblinx in general as well as the enthusiasm and hospitality of my student placement officer, I am now gaining work experience as a Receptionist at a Brisbane Backpacker Resort in West End.  My experience here so far is that it’s a place where I am surrounded by super friendly, supportive managers and colleagues who not only give me lots of training but also engage and empower me to be involved in many roles.

    So, I would like to give my huge thanks to Joblinx for helping me get this chance and for supporting me throughout the working process. I strongly recommend you visit Joblinx if you need any help with job-related issues. Let's build a bright future career together."

  • Monisha Pazhamalai

    India - MITHM/MBAMonisha Pazhamalai

    "I am part of the student mentor program.  It’s really good to be part of this program because as a current student I understand how it can be when you are new to study, new to a city, new to a country and you don’t know where to go or who to ask for help.  We’re here if you need to ask a question whether academic or social. We are here to help you, so if you need anything please contact the Student Mentor Program we’re always happy to help!"

  • Vavinenama OE Aopi

    Papua New Guinea - Bachelor of Business, majoring in Hospitality and Tourism ManagementVavinenama OE Aopi

    “As well as being a student I am also a part of the Student Mentor Program. As a student who has already experienced moving to a new country, I believe this program is important as I am able to connect and provide support both academically and socially to new students. If you’re looking to get in touch with a Student Mentor, please email us!”

  • Vendell Furtado

    India - MIT/MBAVendell Furtado

    "Why not JCU Brisbane? I think there would be very few universities where it feels like home. The fact that the campus is culturally diverse and in the heart of Brisbane City makes it the perfect place to study and meet students from various backgrounds.

    Speaking of the advantages, one major advantage is that troughout my course the staff have been exceptionally helpful they have been there when I needed them most. With excellent study materials and practical knowledge of both IT and the Business side of things, this course has made me ready to face real world challenges head on. Along with studies, the various workshops for learning and extracurricular activities have kept me busy and open to learning new things every day. Finally, the major advantage at JCU Brisbane would be Joblinx. This is a service that not other Australian university provides. Joblinx and their experienced staff helped me secure an internship in a matter of weeks which allowed me to gain real experience in the IT and Business sector of Australia. This keeps me one step ahead now when applying for that much awaited job."

     

  • Jingwen Zhang

    China - MBA/MITHMJingwen Zhang

    "I am so lucky; thanks to Joblinx I have had the opportunity to work at the Brisbane Marriott for three months.

    Before the internship, I had the opportunity to practice interview techniques, my Joblinx consultant even took me to several interviews so I could get experience. During my three months, I have learned how to make drinks, serve the customers in a professional way and build relationships with my colleagues in an Australian work environment.

    I also realized the importance of teamwork. It helped me forward to utilize my skills and the knowledge, which I learnt from JCU Brisbane. Joblinx has helped me a lot! Not only could this work experience opportunity be a great reference for me, but it has helped me improve my skills and build confidence for my future career.

    I would highly recommend Joblinx to students who are looking to improve their skills, find local work experience and internship opportunities."

  • Adam Stronczak

    Poland - MBA/MITHMAdam Stronczak

    “My personal experience with Joblinx has been truly outstanding. I am an MBA/MITHM student at James Cook University Brisbane and I contacted Joblinx shortly after my enrolment for the first trimester. A detailed CV revision and guidance was provided to me first. Next I have been pointed into the right direction to secure my first job. I was advised to try and get two months of work experience while considering other options available on the market. I was successfully placed in the adventure tourism sector. Shortly after completion Joblinx presented me with numerous relevant paid work opportunities. I strongly recommend their services. 

    My work experience program consisted of online training, hands on activities, and real life situations. It was a great opportunity to get the feel and a brief understanding of the market and the industry. Furthermore, the international and cross cultural exposure was remarkably significant. The whole experience allowed me to learn, adapt and enjoy.”

  • Rebeca Berti

    Brazil - MPARebeca Berti

    "Being an MPA student is such an exciting challenge. I feel incredibly lucky to have access to engaging lecturers and professional services, I have felt supported since day one!"

  • In-Kyu Hwang

    Korea - Bachelor of Business, Hospitality and Tourism ManagementIn-Kyu Hwang

    "Since I commenced my studies at James Cook University Brisbane I have felt very comfortable. I've found that my teachers are always supportive and provide great assistance when needed. As an international student where English is my second language, I have found this support to be invaluable. I am really enjoying my time at JCU Brisbane."

  • Khuong Nhi Trinh

    Vietnam - MITHMKhuong Nhi Trinh

    "I have been applying a lot of ways to improve my study outcomes, one of the most effective ways that I have found is having a friend who can share their experiences and give you constructive feedback. That is the reason why I participate in The Student Mentor program. I hope that I can be a part of the contribution for your memorable studying time in JCU Brisbane."

  • Thoai Anh Nguyen

    Vietnam - MPA/MBAThoai Anh Nguyen

    “James Cook University Brisbane was the right choice for me for several reasons. Brisbane is a very friendly city… and it’s not as busy as places like Melbourne and Sydney so it’s the perfect place for me to find a balance between studying and working. The lecturers and the services offered through the learning centre and Joblinx are very supportive.”

  • Abhishek Sharma

    India - MPAAbhishek Sharma

    "It feels like a long time ago but I walked in the Joblinx office as a regular student, just four months ago. I went there with a glimmer of hope but without any expectations. It was Joblinx who provided me with the paramount advice and gave me a chance to succeed as an employee with the Sarina Russo Group. You know they say 'push yourself because, no one is going to do it for you' and I’m a firm believer in this. I was constantly pushing myself to the limit as an intern which resulted in getting a job at this great company. I’m very grateful to James Cook University Brisbane and Joblinx as they provided me with a platform to achieve my goals.

    Work Hard – it always pays off!"

  • Eunice Cruz

    Philippines - MBAEunice Cruz

    Eunice secured an internship at Ride Sharing App Uber.

    "Someone once said, "Like this cup, you are full of opinions and speculations. How can I show you wisdom unless you first empty your cup?" (Nyogi Senzaki). I walked in Joblinx office without any expectations - just an open mind and an empty cup. I was constantly improving myself, and took their advice on how to go about employment in my new environment. Consistency is key. You just have to reveal yourself to them, capitalize on your strengths, and Joblinx will magically turn it into something feasible.  (Believe me) It is possible."


  • Nadeesha Wijemanna

    Sri Lanka - MPANadeesha Wijemanna

    "Even though I had several years of accounting experience in my home country, it is not easy to secure a job here without having Australian work experience. When I first visited to Joblinx, my employment consultant recommended I go for work experience rather than a casual job. This valuable advice along with my employment consultants personal experiences in the Australian job market encouraged me to think positively.

    However, no matter how hard it is finally secured an interview and now I’m gaining work experience in an amazing environment with really friendly Australian staff. For all JCU Brisbane students I would suggest you visit Joblinx to identify your inner potential and start your new career in Australia. Thank you Joblinx for all the support!!!"

  • Bhanu Gupta

    India - MPA/MBABhanu Gupta

    “Joblinx is a great service and should be utilised by all students at James Cook University Brisbane. Not only do they help you to prepare for the Australian job market, but they do their best to get you work experience. I would like to thank the Joblinx team, they helped me to get work experience at Linfox, Australia's second largest transport and logistics company. While in the programme I gained a plethora of administrative knowledge and skills. I would recommend Joblinx to all of my peers, the Joblinx team can do wonders.”

  • Thayodhya Eshani Kahaweguru

    Sri Lanka - MITHM/MBAThayodhya Eshani Kahaweguru

    "It's not even 2 months since I arrived in Brisbane and I have completed 4 weeks of my work experience program at Asana Restaurant - F&B department. That is how fast Joblinx helped me. The Tourism and Hospitality industry has always been my choice for a career, but I did not know where to start. Although I completed my bachelor’s degree in the same industry, I did not have any Australian work experience in the industry. I knew this was important so I decided to talked to Joblinx on market day.  I spoke to an employment consultant and she explained that I should start from the very bottom if I want to make a successful career. Since then, she has been very helpful. From the time I walked into Joblinx, till today, the staff have been very nice and friendly. The staff there never forgot to check on me to see what is going on and keep me updated. Within weeks, I was offered this great opportunity to work in an amazing restaurant where I can work to gain local experience. I really enjoy working at Asana, the restaurant of the famous Australian chef Pete Evans.  The staff are very helpful and I am currently learning a lot about how things work. I get to meet new people every day at the restaurant and so far it has been a wonderful experience which honestly I cannot express with words. I walked into Joblinx looking for a casual job which will help me enough to get myself through rent and living. But instead, they helped me start my career. This is amazing!! I have literally started living my dream!!! All thanks to Joblinx...! Talking to Joblinx is one of the best decisions I have made so far. I would never think twice to recommend them to someone else. Cheers!"

  • Gursimran Kaur

    India - MPA/MBAGursimran Kaur

    “I am studying an MPA/MBA degree at  JCUB.   Joblinx has helped me to find work experience in both management and accounting fields.  I am very satisfied with the assistance Joblinx has provided as I have learnt a lot from these internships and it has helped me to understand the Australian business environment. Thanks Joblinx”

  • Kompal Jeet Kaur

    India - MBAKompal Jeet Kaur

    “My experience with Joblinx was very positive, not only did it boost my confidence but it helped me to realise my potential. I now have direction and an internship which will prove a great stepping stone for me to get a better understanding of what it is like to work in an international workplace. I would recommend Joblinx to all students. An internship could be a great reference for you in the future, and allow you develop the skills and confidence important for your career. Thank you Joblinx.”

    “My experience
    with Joblinx was very positive,
    not only did it boost my confidence
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    I now have direction and an internship which
    will prove a great stepping stone for me to get a
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    an international work place.
    I would recommend Job linx to all students. An
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    Thank you Joblinx.”
    Kompal J eet Kaur
    MBA
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  • Relvie Tengdui

    Papua New Guinea - MPARelvie Tengdui

    “My MPA degree is challenging me to excel. By engaging with the Joblinx service I have learnt a great deal about how to effectively prepare myself for employment. In addition, I have been successful in securing a paid job.  Joblinx ongoing assistance with research and advice about how I can improve my career prospects in my chosen field has put me ahead of where I expected to be.  Whether you’re just looking for a part time job to earn some money or seeking help with setting the foundations for future career prospects in your degree, I highly recommend you give this service a try. Furthermore, I feel confident that the concepts and knowledge I have gained from my lecturers and tutors will be a useful component when I am gaining work experience.”

    “My MPA degree is challenging me to excel. By engaging with the Joblinx service I have learnt a great deal about how to effectively prepare myself for employment. In addition, I have been successful in securing a paid job.  Joblinx’s ongoing assistance with research and advice about how I can improve my career prospects in my chosen field has put me ahead of where I expected to be.  Whether you’re just looking for a part time job to earn some money or seeking help with setting the foundations for future career prospects in your degree, I highly recommend you give this service a try. Furthermore, I feel confident that the concepts and knowledge I have gained from my lecturers and tutors will be a useful component when I am gaining work experience.“My MPA degree is challenging me to excel. By engaging with the Joblinx service I have learnt a great deal about how to effectively prepare myself for employment. In addition, I have been successful in securing a paid job.  Joblinx ongoing assistance with research and advice about how I can improve my career prospects in my chosen field has put me ahead of where I expected to be.  Whether you’re just looking for a part time job to earn some money or seeking help with setting the foundations for future career prospects in your degree, I highly recommend you give this service a try. Furthermore, I feel confident that the concepts and knowledge I have gained from my lecturers and tutors will be a useful component when I am gaining work experience.”