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    Cultural Experience

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    Academic and cultural experience/shock. I was fortunate enough to have such a great opportunity of going to Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia on student exchange program. I reached Brisbane on 18th .Feb. The college organised an orientation on 22nd Feb. The orientation was very well planned and succeed its purpose of making newcomers feel like home. Many informative sessions were held about accommodation, financial aid and medical help. QUT has three campus- Gardens Point, Kelvin Grove and Caboolture. In QUT, the education sector is set up as per the students. There you have to choose a major but you have the liberty to choose the tutorial time among various options. Lectures aren’t compulsory, you can skip lectures…

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    44), giving visitors the option to move from space to space of their choosing. At the eastern end of the “street” on levels 1 and 3 are a form of sunroom spaces, encased by glazed windows offering visitors spectacular views of the Brisbane river and CBD. These rooms use tectonic elements, such as steel columns and beams and glazed windows to invite light into the structure and flood the circulation space. The glazed windows of the rooms facing the river, which are connected by small steel beams…

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    director from 1960 until 1974, established the QB in 1960. Li Cunxin has been the Artistic Director since 2012 to our days, commencing with season 2013. On the other hand, Martin Sierra, the VSB’s Artistic Director -helped by Michelle Cassar de Sierra as Assistant Director-, founded the VSB in 2003. Lisner spent his whole life preparing himself to be an excellent dancer before opening his academy, called, at first, the Lisner Ballet Academy. Two years later, in 1962, he decided to change its…

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    Masculinity In The 1950's

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    The 1950’s were a revolutionary period in Australian drama; it brought with it plenty of new playwrights with fresh and innovative ideas. A particular theme seem throughout all of these plays is the evolution of masculinity and it’s representation within Australian theatre. The 1950’s brought a change in content and style of Australian plays being written during that time compared to the previous decades, especially revolving around it’s male characters. After decades of severe suffering…

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    Events such as the Sydney Olympics has increased the population of Australian cities by 25%. The population of Australian cities have jumped in Sydney by (477,600), Melbourne (302,300), Gold Coast (149,500), Brisbane (408,900) and Perth (351,500). Judging by the previous success of global events held in Australian cities, one can conclude that the population and ranking of cities such as Sydney will flourish in years to come. (Population, Growth, Krockenberger, 2015) With the population of…

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    the international phenomenon and successful event that the World Cup has become. The Major Sports Facility Authority (MSFA) is investigating the construction of a super stadium in Brisbane that has the capacity to hold 80,000 spectators. In addition, the new stadium will be home to the Brisbane Road A-league soccer club and the Brisbane Broncos, as well as test matches for Rugby League and Rugby Union. South East Queensland is growing at an extremely rapid rate, with the 2012 population…

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    Fly Away Peter Analysis

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    The Traditional Australian National Discourse The traditional Australian national discourse has the feature of masculinity which has been explored and challenged in the texts, Fly Away Peter (1999), An Elegant Young Man (2014) and The Adventures Of Priscilla, Queen Of The Desert (1994). These texts will be examined to discover the devices they use to present a counter-discourse and what commentary they have on the discourse. The feature of masculinity is a strong part of the Australian…

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    The Australian response to the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 has been widely regarded by historians, as deeply supportive and in favour of the commitment to enter the conflict. The newspapers and the actions of many men and women as war broke out, displayed that a patriotic front was present among Australians. Carl Bridge is of the opinion that Australia was highly motivated and unanimously supportive towards the war. Other historians, such as Eric Andrews, however, are not convinced…

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    Telus Swot Analysis Essay

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    Introduction TELUS is a Canadian telecommunications company that provides nearly fourteen million people a variety of products and services to a national consumer base. The TELUS Corporation believes that growth and diversity in their company is a major factor in the success of their business. Along the way, however, TELUS is forced to overcome obstacles thrown at them by both the government and the economy. TELUS is a well-known brand and has many opportunities for new devices known to keep…

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    The Brisbane city council must give out free native plants and not Brisbane city council has a program that offers free native trees for you to grow freely (in selected areas) in your backyard. For this assignment I am proving the argument that the city council should only give native plants to the selected suburbs of Brisbane and not plants from other parts of Australia or the world. Using local native plants in your garden have a lot of benefits top offer, for example wildlife and better…

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