How to become more confident speaking English

International students speaking English

Do you ever feel scared living in a different country? Personally, I did. I used to be an active and outgoing girl in Vietnam but when I came to study abroad in Australia, everything changed. I don’t have my family or my friends by my side whenever I need to talk to someone and I have to speak a language which is not my mother tongue. All of these things made me feel scared and gradually I became more shy.  So what can you do to become more confident speaking English and living away from home?

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An invaluable study tour to Cambodia and Thailand


In July this year, a group of 8 Griffith students studying Master of International Public Health and two staff members travelled to Cambodia and Thailand to participate in an Asia-Pacific Public Health Field Tour. The group spent a week in each country, in both rural and urban areas, learning about the history, culture, and various other factors which influence population health in this region.

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Prateek’s career takes off ✈️

Prateek with President of CHC (Karl S. Fessenden)

Choosing Griffith University to pursue higher education was perhaps one of my most rewarding decisions I’ve ever made in my life. As an Aviation Safety graduate from Seneca College (Toronto, Canada), I was able to further advance my academic career with the opportunities made available through the institutional affiliation between Seneca and Griffith. Growing up as a child, “the dream” was always to become a commercial airline pilot. Keep reading…