What our Community Internship students do

Community Internship students are gaining work experience and making a positive impact in local and global communities.

Rosie Ball is a journalism student, freelance writer, and community volunteer. Rosie is passionate about civic engagement, social justice and storytelling that creates action. She believes behind every smile there is a story, and everyone deserves for their voice to be heard. Find out more about what our students do when they enrol in Community Internship (3002LFC / 7510LFC).

We all have a journey. We have mighty victories, but also crippling hardship. Our kaleidoscope of experiences makes us who we are, and we need to embrace it.

We may not be able to change the world, but we hope with our stories we will be able to have an impact.

We believe Service-Learning is important for university students as volunteering provides an opportunity to for us to positively contribute to society and become global citizens.

Stories

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Blue Care Woodlands Lodge

We all take friendship, love, and laughter for granted. However, for many elderly Gold Coast residents social isolation is ever-present – until now.

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Griffith Centre for Coastal Management

Griffith University is conserving the Gold Coast dunes and fragile ecosystem with the help of student volunteers eager for work experience.

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Deaf Services

A new initiative is commencing in Queensland aged care facilities in an effort to support deaf or hearing-impaired residents who are isolated and lonely.

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Nerang Reading Project

NERANG State High School is combating declining literacy skills with the support of community volunteers who have a passion for youth.

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Refugee Association of Logan

Refugee Association of Logan

Bachelor of International Relations student Jaxon O’Connor has a passion for human rights and the refugee community; however, wanted hands-on experience beyond his textbook.

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Hopewell Hospice

Biomedical Science student Myshelle Loader has had a variety of university experiences, but volunteering at Hopewell Hospice gave her a new perspective on life.

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Award Winning Course

2019 - The PIEoneer Awards
2019 - Finalists

The PIEoneer Awards 2019

2018 - The Study Queensland Excellence Awards

The Study Queensland Excellence Awards 2018

2017 - Australian Awards for University Teaching - AAUT Award for Programs that Enhance Learning

Australian Awards for University Teaching 2017