19 Nov 2018 Live Project Melbourne 2018

GBCA is delighted to be one of the 7 institutions in Melbourne participating in the Live Project Melbourne career experience!

We’re now open for Expression of Interest from International Students that are studying B.Com and Bachelor of IT to participate.

Live Projects is aimed at further enhancing the international student experience in Victoria under the Study Melbourne LIVE Initiative. Live Projects works to improve social connectedness, engagement with the wider community and employability skills.

Participation in Live Projects is open to all international students in Victoria with places organised through participating Victorian Universities and TAFEs.

During this exclusive 3 weeks program (19 Nov – 7 Dec), you’ll be crossing over and teaming up with students from other universities – as business consultants and solve business scenarios for Victorian Agencies, Businesses and Community organizations alongside real business mentors!

For further enquiries please contact our team at 03 9041 3050.

31 Oct 2018 Multicultural Celebration – Diwali 2018

Time: 12.00 – 2.00pm

Date: 31st October 2018 (Wednesday)

Venue: Level 1, 338 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

To celebrate Diwali (also known as Deepavali) – a time of the year that is equally amazing as the Lunar New Year and Nowruz, GBCA Queen Street Campus will host a lunch gathering – all students, trainers and friends, no matter what your cultural heritage is, are welcomed!

This is GBCA’s biggest multicultural event just yet! GBCA is an international college that people of different walks of life come together to learn and be part of a community.

GBCA strive to become one of your safe places in the buzzing city of Melbourne; we would also like to give a warm welcome to our students whom recently commenced their study in Childcare!

Please bring a dish (think about sweets or fireworks). Stay tuned on our social media #GBCAAU for other exciting events and we hope to see you on 31/10!

Share #GBCAAU and win!

Take a photo of GBCA and post it on your social media with #GBCAAU now (Instagram, FB, Twitter, Linkedin or WeChat), collect 10 likes, show it to our team on 31/10 and win some fun merch!

Please RSVP by signing up on the list at Level 2, Queen St. campus!

For further enquiries please contact our team at 03 9041 3050.

UC-GBCA Open day

We invite you to come and view our Melbourne CBD campus on Saturday 28th July!

This is a great way for you to come and experience yourself what GBCA has to offer, and to ask any questions that you may have about studying with us!

Whether you’re looking to upskill or learn something completely new we can help you improve yourself and your future career prospects.

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible on the day!


SpotJobs Melbourne Career Expo

The Melbourne Career Expo, proudly sponsored by SpotJobs, is the most comprehensive careers event in Australia. This expo encompasses all career opportunities from employment to education and training in the trades, corporate and professional sectors.

With over 16,000 attendees including jobseekers, apprentices, students and Graduates, this is a fantastic opportunity to capture your target audience to fill the positions required. It exhibits a vast array of career advice, employment opportunities, and large University and training representation.

The 2018 Melbourne Career Expo will showcase over 150 exhibitors and will be held on Friday 20 to Sunday 22 July 2017 at the Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre, Southwharf. With so much career information under one roof, this event is a must for all Victorian’s seeking a successful future.

Staff from GBCA will be attending the SpotJobs Career Expo!

Come and speak to us on one of the days if you want to find out more about all things GBCA. We hope to see you there!


For more information follow the link to the SpotJobs website http://careerexpo.com.au/.

Venue: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Clarendon St, Southbank

Date & Time:

Friday 20 July 10am – 3pm

Saturday 21 July 10am – 4pm

Sunday 22 July 10am – 4pm

Agent Information Session

We will be holding an Agent Information Session on Friday 13th July from 2.30pm to 4.30pm.

We will be providing information about the courses we offer here at GBCA – including pathway courses to University of Canberra (UC) and the UC courses delivered by us here in Melbourne.


 Time: 2.30 pm-4.30pm

Date: 13th July 2018 (Friday)

Venue: Level 1, 338 Queen Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000

Address: Classroom 101, Level 1, 338 Queen Street, Melbourne VIC 3000


Please RSVP us at enquiry@gbca.edu.au by 11th July 2018

For further enquiries please contact our Agent relationship team – Ed / Wen / Megh at 03 9041 3050.


International Education – Delivering Value to the China Market

International Education – Delivering Value to the China Market

This Wednesday, the Australia China Business Council (ACBC) Victoria will host their annual education forum ‘International Education – Delivering Value to the China Market’. This event is hosted by Westpac and proudly sponsored by GBCA.

GBCA would like to warmly welcome you this event, where you will have the opportunity to hear from speakers including:

  • The Hon Phil Honeywood, National Executive Director, International Education Association of Australia
  • Mr Rob Thomason, Group Executive, Member Engagement and Education, CPA Australia
  •  Ms Judith Uren, Manager International Education DEDJTR, Victorian Government
  •  Professor On Kit Tam – Professor of Finance RMIT/Vice President ACBC and Chair ACBC Education and Training Working Group
  •  Irene Yu, VIC Director, Cultural Diversity Leadership EAG, Westpac Group

The event details are as follows:
Date: Wednesday 16 May 2018
Time: 10.15am for 10.30am – 2.00pm
Venue: Westpac, Level 12, 150 Collins Street, Melbourne 3000

For more information or to make a booking: https://bit.ly/2Iz4DLZ
We look forward to seeing you there!

First outstanding teacher and student awards ceremony

On Friday 27th April, Global Business College of Australia (GBCA) and the University of Canberra-Melbourne (UC-GBCA) held their first outstanding teacher and student awards ceremony. More than 20 teachers and students participated in this event. The awards included the “Outstanding Contribution Award”, “Outstanding Student Award” and “Outstanding Academic Award” for the best performance of GBCA and UC-GBCA teachers and students in the past year.

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GBCA Academic Partnership Manager Mavis Lim with UC-GBCA “Outstanding Contribution Award” Winner

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GBCA Training Manager Amelia Guan with GBCA “Outstanding Contribution Award” Winner

Winning teacher representative Lan Cross making speech

Ian Cross, the award-winning teacher representative, shared all his experiences in teaching and educating people. He thanked UC-GBCA for comprehensive resources and support for both teachers and students. He said that this award is an encouragement for staff and students. As a qualified university teacher, he is not only good at teaching, but also at understanding students’ thinking. Based on this understanding of his students, his teaching methods become more effective as well.

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GBCA Academic Partnership Manager Mavis Lim with “Outstanding Student Award” Winner

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GBCA Training Manager Amelia Guan with “Outstanding Academic Award” Winner

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“Outstanding Student Award” Winner representative Juan Manuel Andrade making speech

Afterwards, the student representative Juan Manuel Andrade made a speech. He expressed his thanks to UC-GBCA teachers and staff. He mentioned that “studying the undergraduate course of IT at the University of Canberra in Melbourne is a perfect choice for me. UC-GBCA teachers are professional and patient. They not only give me careful guidance in my studies but also thoughts and support for everything in my life. In addition, I can use the rich learning resources of UC and GBCA, and enjoy learning and living in Melbourne, the most livable city in the world.”

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In the end. All the attendees took the opportunity to take pictures together.

The Open University of Hong Kong Visited GBCA

On the 2nd of February, GBCA received guests, Prof. Alan Au and Dr. Mandy Li from the Lee Shau Kee School of Business and Administration, the Open University of Hong Kong (OUHK).

Dr. Celina Yu, the Managing Director of GBCA, briefly introduced the academic success that GBCA has achieved and outlined the advantages of short-term study tours. GBCA study tours cover a wide range of fields such as business, entrepreneurship, art, English language, etc. “There are so many opportunities to offer at GBCA: classes from tutors with rich industry experience, local government visit, business research, just name a few. We pride ourselves on helping students acquire professional knowledge and practical skills, to broaden their horizons and stimulate creative thinking so as to better integrate themselves into the future international community,” concluded Celina.

GBCA and OUHK probed into collaboration models, such the Global Immersion Program, Overseas Training Centre, and bachelor degree exchanges. Both parties found common ground to further deepen their cooperation and co-develop a new chapter.

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Creative Plan to Win the Future︱2017 “China Southern Airlines Cup” Creative Marketing Plan Contest Concluded Successfully

On the afternoon of December 15th, the 2017 “China Southern Airlines Cup” Creative Marketing Plan competition, jointly hosted by China Southern Airlines (CSA), Victoria Chinese Students and Scholars Association (VCSSA) and Global Business College of Australia (GBCA), was successfully held.

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2017“CSA Cup” Creative Marketing Plan Competition

The event received the concrete support from Mr Jian Zhao, Consul General and Mr Zhiyong Yang, Consul, Education Office from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne. The competition was judged by an esteemed panel of industry experts and professionals, which consisted of Professor On Kit Tam, Vice Chairman, Australia China Business Council Victoria, who is also the chair of the judging panel, James Hudson, Director of Corporate Affairs and Marketing, Alibaba Group (Australia and New Zealand), Graeme J. Chipp, Managing Director, Growth Solutions Group, Dr Chuyang Liu, China Adviser, Austrade and former Trade Commissioner of Australian Trade Commission, Professor Wei Shen, Associate Pro Vice-Chancellor (International Relations), Deakin University and Visiting Professor of International Business, Lancaster University, Dr Adam Zhang, General Manager, China Southern Airlines Melbourne Office, and Dr Celina Yu, Managing Director, GBCA.

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Opening remarks delivered by Dr Adam Zhang, General Manager of China Southern Airlines Melbourne Office

The competition was officially launched with Dr Adam Zhang extending a warm welcome speech to all the guests, judges and contestants, on behalf of CSA. He expressed his gratitude to everyone who provided ongoing support to the development of CSA, especially towards students studying in Australia, who made significant contributions in strengthening the Australia-China flight route. This year, CSA organized a creative marketing plan competition to provide young talents with the opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas and put their marketing skills and knowledge into practice.

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Opening remarks delivered by Consul General Jian Zhao from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne

Consul General Zhao from the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne also delivered opening remarks. He expressed that he was very pleased to be invited to attend the event and congratulated the success of the 2017 “China Southern Airlines Cup”. He emphasised the devotion and effort the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Melbourne has dedicated to enhancing the learning and living experience of students in Australia, and in increasing the exchange and communication between China and Australia. This contest not only provided a platform for young talents of both countries to share ideas and interact, it also actively explored bilateral educational exchange and cooperation between China and Australia.

Judges commented on the performance of contestants

After the preliminary round, eight teams advanced into the final presentation. Each team delivered a 7-minute presentation followed by a 3-minute question segment from the judging panel. The contestants showed great potential and presented many intellectual and innovative ideas and received high praise from the audience. After the eight finalist teams completed the competition, Professor On Kit Tam, chair of the judging panel, made a summary of the performances of the finalists and sent his best wishes to them in continuing to innovate in their future study and work life.

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Professor On Kit Tam made a summary of the competition

The competition concluded with, team 8“Nerdy Analyst” winning the first prize, team 1“Skyteam” winning the second prize and team 4 and 6, team“Unique”and “The Airplane Guys” respectively winning the third prize. A number of individual awards were also presented to outstanding presenters that showed great potential and confidence, and organisational awards were awarded to supporting association as a mean of appreciation towards their effort.  The audience also received generous prizes including movie tickets, GBCA course vouchers, flight ticket and plane models sponsored by CSA.

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First prize: Nerdy Analysts

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Second prize: Skyteam

Third prize: The Airplane Guys

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Third prize: Unique

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Lucky audience received economy class international return fight ticket

Group photo of all judges and contestants