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Geelong After Dark 2018

Friday, 20 April 2018

Edgy and surprising art works illuminating secret, unassuming and unexpected places!

  This year’s Geelong After Dark has plenty of surprises in store for those who like to stay out late. When the family-friendly activities wind up around 10pm, Geelong After After Dark...

Action packed start to Autumn

Thursday, 08 March 2018

  Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong - Daily from 10 March 2018 to 12 March 2018 The biennial Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong returns to the Labour Day weekend in March, with activities...

Around the World in 80 K's

Friday, 02 March 2018

by Tracy Carter

 As kids our mealtime repertoire didn’t extend far beyond meat with veg and going out for tea was at a pub. Don’t get me wrong, I love a parmi* (especially as a package deal with a pot of...

Pako Festa

Friday, 02 February 2018

One Day, One Street, 45 Ethnic Communities

Pako Festa is Victoria’s biggest free celebration of cultural diversity. It is an award-winning, annual community street festival. Managed by Diversitat and held on the last Saturday of February...

Geelong Botanic Gardens - A great place to explore and relax

Thursday, 25 January 2018

 The Geelong Botanic Gardens are an amazing and important feature of the city. Despite being at the edge of the CBD, you feel enveloped by greenery and a sense of tranquility. Established...

Hello Sailor!

Thursday, 11 January 2018

By Roger Grant

Every time I sail from Melbourne to Geelong in the ‘passage race’ as part of the Festival of Sails I realise just how fortunate we sailors are here in Geelong. The Melbourne end of Port...

Let's Op Shop - Good for you and the community

Thursday, 04 January 2018

By Shu

Have you ever heard of Op Shops and wondered what they were? Or have you always wanted to give an Op Shop a try but for some reason didn’t? Well, read on because I am about tell you all about Op...

The Benefits of Volunteering

Thursday, 07 December 2017

By Roni

I was thinking about how many times I've moved homes. Well, I worked out that that I have moved house/apartment/home 9 times in my life. This means that  on average I move home once...

Travelling in Australia

Friday, 01 December 2017

Your study is over and you embrace the opportunity to explore more of Australia. That's great, but have you planned your travelling? Have you given a family member or friend a copy of your...

The Gordon takes out prestigous national award

Saturday, 25 November 2017

The Gordon has won the country's most prestigious award in vocational education and training (VET) provision, Australian Large Training Provider of the Year. This national honour was announced at...

10 things you (probably) didn’t know about Geelong

Thursday, 23 November 2017

by Sheryl Allen

Think you know a thing or two about Victoria’s second city? You probably do. But what about the hidden secrets and niche experiences that locals love and our visitors yearn to discover? Let me...

Something Crafty is Brewing

Tuesday, 31 October 2017

by Will Barber

With the craft-beer revolution bubbling away, we've made a list of the locals keeping the scene brewing. Whether you're up for a hoppy adventure or a relaxed weekend, step up to the bar....

Geelong's Beaches - Beauty and Safety

Wednesday, 25 October 2017

The weather is improving and we are having some sunny days that provide an opportnity for a favourite Aussie pastime - going to the beach. Geelong has some great beaches for swimming, surfing,...

Mental health is more than a talk

Thursday, 19 October 2017

by Study Geelong Ambassador - Shu

Please note that the following article is written from the perspective of an international student and in no way should be taken as professional advice. If you or someone you know is experiencing...

Making the most of Toast to the Coast!

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

by Sheryl Allen

  Now in its sixteenth year, Toast to the Toast is like your cool, living-life-to-the-full aunt who visits once a year to whisk you away for a day or two of fun and celebration. You spend...
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