Have you ever travelled alone for a holiday? How did you cope with eating solo in restaurants or paying extra for a single room? These are questions being asked in a new study by QUT business academic Dr Connie Bianchi.
It is not often a 22-year-old gets the chance to rub shoulders with some of the world's most powerful people, but QUT Business School student Leighton Haworth has just returned from Paris having done just that.
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A QUT economist says if tomorrow's Queensland Government budget focuses around needing to balance state accounts and lower debt in order to support economic growth it will be questionable from a financial and economic point of view.
Commercialisation of Everest has helped break down the "the brotherhood of the rope" whereby climbers risked their lives to help others in difficulty and in so doing gave up their chance of "summiting".
With a brain for business, a passion for international relations and a desire to be heard and engage on a global scale, QUT Honours student Benjamin Boulter is set to make his mark on the world stage when he attends the G20 Youth Summit in Russia next month (June).
Each year more than 50 Queensland families suffer the heartbreak of losing a child through terminal illness. Queensland does not have a specialised respite facility for families caring for a dying child or a place where they can be together while their child receives end-of-life care.