Twin Towns Hosts Southern Cross Graduation Ceremony

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

Over 260 students from Southern Cross University attended their Graduation Ceremony on Saturday 30 April, hosted at Twin Towns Services Club. Students from several schools, including Arts and Social Sciences, Business and Tourism, Education, Law and Justice and the Gnibi College of Indigenous Australian Peoples received their graduating certificates and awards. ..

SCU students ‘WIL-ing’ and able

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Work integrated learning (WIL) is now a common component of university curriculum design for many disciplines. Encompassing a range of approaches and strategies that integrate theory with the practice of work, WIL is described as ‘experiential learning’ and provides students with the opportunity to be ‘work-ready’, with real-world industry experience upon graduation.  ..

March into Business Success

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.  

Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..

Exhibit at the Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May.  ..

Connecting Southern Gold Coast Launches Business Success Program in 2016

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is launching its new Business Success Program for 2016, commencing in February. 

CEO Peter Doggett said the new program, delivered by TAFE Queensland and Small Business Solutions, was designed to enhance businesses across the Southern Gold Coast through targeted learning and skills development.  ..


Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016

Gold Coast Tourism is again hosting their popular Digital Workshops for members throughout 2016. The objectives of the Digital Workshops are for participants to gain motivation, confidence and applicable digital marketing skills across a broad range of contemporary topics. ..

Futures Forum Returns to Southern Cross University

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The second annual Southern Gold Coast ‘Futures Forum’ will be held at Southern Cross University on Thursday 12 November, 2015. The inaugural Forum last year was well attended, and topics and presenters will again be looking at the future impacts on our region of the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

Small Business Workshops Roll into Round 4

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Our Small Business Workshops have proved extremely popular with local businesses around the region. Round 3 participants have successfully completed their course, which includes a Certificate IV in Small Business Management or Cert III in Micro Business Operations. Expressions of Interest are now open for Round 4 in November at the Currumbin RSL. ..

Learning Forum Offers Right Advice for Small Businesses

Posted on Friday, August 28, 2015

Part 1 of our Learning Forum for SMEs was well attended at the start of August, run in conjunction with the Small Business Association of Australia. More than 80 local small and micro businesses attended to hear from relevant experts on laying the foundations for a successful business.  ..

SGC Businesses Prepare for Learning Forum

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

This Saturday, businesses from the Southern Gold Coast and the wider Gold Coast and Tweed will converge on the Currumbin RSL for an all-day Learning Forum for Small and Medium Enterprises, presented by the Small Business Association of Australia.


Tourism Operators Invited to ‘Conversations with Industry’

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ) are partnering with Gold Coast Tourism to invite local tourism businesses to a special forum ‘Conversations with Industry’ on this Wednesday 29 April at the Gold Coast Turf Club.   ..

Southern Gold Coast to Welcome Singaporean Students

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2015

Earlier this month, CSGC CEO Peter Doggett welcomed several Singaporean guests on a famil to the Southern Gold Coast. The gentleman are arranging to bring regular student groups to the Southern Gold Coast from Singapore for a series of educational experiences, with the first group of 60 students to arrive in early April. ..

Martin Grunstein Update

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

As mentioned last year, Martin Grunstein will be returning to the Southern Gold Coast, however not in February as previously flagged. The leading business and customer service guru will be heading our way on April 15th at 6pm (registration) for 6.30pm start. The seminar will this time be an evening seminar to accommodate those who cannot get away during business hours, and will again be held at the Currumbin RSL. ..

Small Business Solutions Workshops in New Year

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

CSGC will again be partnering with Small Business Solutions to offer free small business training workshops in 2015. The ‘Building a Better Business’ Workshops will return for five weeks in February, as well as a new start-up business workshop to run across three consecutive Saturdays, called ‘Turn your business ideas into reality’. ..

Martin Grunstein Returns

Posted on Tuesday, December 09, 2014

Back by popular demand, business guru Martin Grunstein is returning to the Southern Gold Coast to host his entertaining customer service seminar at the Currumbin RSL on Wednesday February 18, 2015. ..

Martin Grunstein Seminar

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Southern Gold Coast businesses packed out the Currumbin RSL to hear from one of Australia’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Martin Grunstein, at a free breakfast seminar in August hosted by CSGC.   ..

Free Customer Service Seminar for Business Owners

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 20 2014 at Currumbin RSL

If you attend one business seminar this year – make it this one! Connecting Southern Gold Coast is hosting Martin Grunstein, acclaimed business speaker, who will present a free breakfast seminar at Currumbin RSL on Wednesday August 20 on Product Enhancement – an absolute must for Southern Gold Coast businesses.  Martin will explain why discounting your product is not the way to create business. ..

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