GBCA hosted an artificial intelligence seminar and the launching ceremony of HUAWEI ICT Skill Competition

On the 5th of September, GBCA hosted an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Seminar as well as the launching ceremony of HUAWEI ICT Skill Competition. Prof. Chengqi Zhang from the University of Technology Sydney, who is also the Local Arrangements Committee Co-Chair for IJCAI (International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence) 2017 was invited as our guest speaker and chaired the panel discussion. Finally, the launch of Huawei ICT Skill Competition was officially announced by Mr. Mitar Marescuk, State Manager (VIC/TAS/SA) & National Energy Manager, Huawei Enterprise Business Group. Top performers will not only stand in an opportunity to win generous prizes, but also have a chance to participate in the global final competition in China.

Youth experiential growth program draw a perfect ending

GBCA focuses on creating a youth experiential growth program to help primary and secondary students to broaden their international perspective, improve their comprehensive capabilities, stimulate the inherent potential, and establish their goals. Recently, GBCA successfully organised the Youth Future Leadership program. It aims to stimulate students’ innovative thinking, train students’ public speaking skills and cultivate students’ awareness of global citizenship through a series of tailored activities, including visiting elite private school, renowned universities and incubators. Besides, the students also visited famous attractions in Melbourne and Sydney, appreciating the Australia natural beauty and feeling the cultural customs, which draw a perfect ending to the trip.

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) was held in Melbourne

International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) was held in Melbourne, from August 22nd to August 25th. As one of the exhibitors, GBCA took part in a number of presentations, workshops, and academic discussions. As an international conference to lead the research of artificial intelligence (AI), the conference bringing together the international AI community in communicating the advances and celebrating the achievements of AI research and practice, with the theme of “Autonomy and AI”. Leading enterprises in the area of AI, including Alibaba, Baidu, Tencent, DiDi, Jingdong, Meitu participated in and sponsored the conference.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) training program

On the 20th of August, GBCA welcomed a group of Chinese university teachers to gathering its two-week Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) training program. This tailored program is aimed at advancing professional development for teachers and improving teaching quality, through introducing new educational philosophies and pedagogies. During the training, our experienced trainers conducted a comparative study of business models used in both China and Australia, drew a full picture of similarities and differences between ERP systems and deepened the participants understanding of development and innovation of ERP application. Meanwhile, the teachers also explored creative ideas in future teaching innovation through class observation at RMIT and some enterprises visiting.

Small Business Festival of Victoria seminars kicked off at GBCA

On the 16th of August, the annual Small Business Festival of Victoria seminar series kicked off at GBCA. Dr. Celina Yu, Managing Director of GBCA, delivered a seminar on the topic of “Growth in Transnational Education (TNE)”, elaborating her vision to the development of TNE. She shared her insights of TNE with over 20 distinguished guests and experts from education industry, including its opportunities and challenges; Australian model across the school, vocational, and tertiary education sector; forms and arrangement of TNE applied in universities around the world; and GBCA as an example.

GBCA, UC, and Soochow University signed a MOU on further strengthening the trilateral cooperation

On the 25th of July, GBCA, University of Canberra (UC) and Soochow University signed a strategic memorandum of understanding on further strengthening the trilateral cooperation. Mr. Guo Bin Huang, Acting Consulate-General of The People’s Republic of China in Melbourne; Mr. Jiang Zhao, Consulate Education Office of The People’s Republic of China in Melbourne; Professor Nicholas Klomp, Deputy Vice-Chancellor, UC; Professor Yinnan Yuan, former Vice President, Soochow University; Ms. Eman Liu, Executive Director and Vice President, Huashang Education Group; and Dr. Celina Yu, Managing Director, GBCA, attended the signing ceremony. The three parties will expand academic collaboration in terms of program articulation in diploma, bachelor, and master degree, student exchange programs, corporate training as well as short term programs.

ACBC hosted the 2017 ACBC Education Forum jointly with GBCA and Westpac

On the 13th July, ACBC hosted the 2017 ACBC Education Forum jointly with GBCA and Westpac, which provided a great opportunity for both the Australian and Chinese education sector to interact and exchange ideas. Distinguished speakers included Mr. Robert Doyle Melbourne Lord Mayor from City of Melbourne. Ms Amanda Pickrell, Director, International Education, DEDJTR, State Government of Victoria. The panel discussion was chaired by Professor On Kit Tam, Professor of Finance, RMIT and Vice President, Australia China Business Council-Victoria, and consisted of Dr Jane Orton, Honorary Fellow, Melbourne Graduate School of Education, Mr Derek Scott, CEO and Principal, Haileybury, Mr Edward Smith, Founder of Australia China Alumni Association (ACAA), Dr Susan Su, Business Development Manager, North Asia, Melbourne Airport and Dr Celina Yu, Managing Director, GBCA. More than 130 participants from the education sector and government shared their insights and experience on the topic of “Strengthening Links to Future Prosperity through Education.

GBCA successfully held a seminar on the topic of “Interpreting Skills learning and Community Interpretation Practice”

On the 5th of July, Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) successfully held a seminar on the topic of “Interpreting Skills learning and Community Interpretation Practice”. Professor Charles Qin, GBCA industry advisor of Diploma of Interpreting course, was invited as the guest speaker, and over 30 participants attended the seminar. Charles brought students a fantastic speech by talking about interpreting skills, code of ethics, and interpretation practice.

2017 VCE & Careers Expo


Australia’s biggest and most successful education and careers event with almost 32,000 visitors and 200 exhibitors. It is the annual platform to provide information and resources for the VCE, university, TAFE and training courses to high school students and their parents, which is a not-no-miss opportunity for you to get first-hand advice on your career, study, and international exchange and gap year programs.

GBCA will participate as exhibitor this year and provide informative and professional consultation to students and their parents.

Welcome to attend 2017 VCE & Careers Expo!


Thu 4 May and Fri 5 May, 9 am – 3 pm

Sat 6 May and Sun 7 May, 10 am – 4 pm


Caulfield Racecourse, Caulfield

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GBCA Stand


Enrol Now for the NAATI approved course, weekend and evening classes available!

NAATI 5: Commence 27 Mar 2017: Wed, Thur and Friday

NAATI 6: Commence 22 Apr 2017: three evenings (Mon, Tue, Wed 17.30-21.30) and Saturday (9am-5pm)

  • Study to become a qualified interpreter today: Enrol in PSP50916 Diploma of Interpreting LOTE-English (CRICOS 091761E)
  • 20 training weeks + 3 weeks for reassessment, catch up class and holidays
  • Schedule: 20 contact hours per week
  • Delivery mode: Face to face training
  • Campus location and delivery site: Level 1&2, 337-339 La Trobe Street, Melbourne 3000 VIC

During the program, our experienced and NAATI qualified trainers will step by step guide you through various interpreting exercises and help you to develop:

  • Notes taking skills for interpreting purposes
  • Short term memory retention skills
  • Make sense of the briefing and quickly set up your mindset in the dialogue context
  • Pick up idioms/collocations and relay in the other language correctly in a blink of eye.
  • Build a comprehensive knowledge of Australian community services, and collocations/glossary in both English and Mandarin. 
  • And many more skills… 


Industry accreditation

  • Students who successfully complete the PSP50916 – Diploma of Interpreting (LOTE-English) and pass the assessment upon which recommendations to the National Accreditation Authority for Translators and Interpreters Ltd (NAATI) for accreditation are based, will be eligible to gain Paraprofessional Interpreter accreditation.

NAATI accreditation can be used to claim Credentialled Community Language (CCL)  points for migration proposes. 

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