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Tourism and Sustainable Jobs Open in Brisbane as Work on New Casino Goes Underway

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Queens Wharf building site in Brisbane is set to get a new contemporary city skyline casino. The first of ten cranes have appeared in the city as the casino and resort development goes underway. This will give Brisbane a new look and attract tourism.

The Tourism Minister, Kate Jones is hopeful of the project and stated that the 49-metre high tower crane is being used to complete one of the Four promised hotels and residential towers in the area. The other cranes are to go up in the following weeks too, confirmed Jones. With this news, people have become excited for the opening of this skyline casino. Along with these physical casinos, online casinos line Gclub have also started gaining popularity among the masses.

“When you have up to ten tower cranes on the city skyline, that’s a great thing,”  she stated.

“This is a $3.6 billion project that will create long term sustainable jobs in Brisbane, and also be a game-changer for Queensland’s tourism industry.”

The project is expected to be completed by 2022 and will be a start for luxury resorts in the Queens Wharf area. The area is also getting a revamp with four luxury hotels, 50 bars and residents and up to 2000 residential flats. The area will take up approximately 12 football fields of space.

The project was initiated in 2016 and the minister is hopeful that once completed, the area will get an economic boom with job openings for up to 8000 people.

The casino is actually located above the main floor area, so literally you would only need to go through that if you were actually choosing to go to the casino,” said the Star Entertainment Group general manager, Geoff Hogg.

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Top 5 Countries for Free Higher Education

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In this growing era of competitiveness, higher education is becoming a necessity for every individual. Without proper higher education, the opportunities to get hired for jobs are getting thinner. No matter the caste or creed, education is considered to be the basic right of every individual by international organizations such as the United Nations. 

Although the cost of higher education is skyrocketing due to its rising demand, there are some countries that offer free education that translates into a valuable degree. These countries are a gateway for smart people who have fewer resources and opportunities. Most of the Central and Eastern European countries invest heavily to ensure the provision of free higher education.

1. Germany 

Germany is one of the most important countries of Europe, that has time and again saved many other European nations from defaulting. In 2014, the government of Germany abolished any fee for higher education in the public universities of its 16 states.

Most of these German universities offer German as well as English courses to accommodate foreign students. Within a short span of 8 years, it has become a student’s best choice to attain free higher education. 

The technical, as well as the manufacturing industries of Germany are state-of-the-art. These industries provide numerous job opportunities right after graduation. 

2. Norway

If you are planning to study in Norway, you do not have to worry about the exorbitant tuition fee for higher education. Regardless of an individual’s national identity, even the top-tier public universities of Norway do not charge any fee for higher education. The government takes care of the university expenses by collecting a heavy taxpayer fund.

From undergraduate to Doctoral degrees, Norway has to offer a wide range of academic principles. The only downside of pursuing higher education in Norway is that you will have to be proficient in the Norwegian language as most universities only offer programmes in the local language.

3. Sweden

The state-funded institutions of Sweden are all free of cost for all the EU residents. Additionally, Swedish universities pay for the expenses of students pursuing PhD for their research work. Other international students, non-residents of EU, are also eligible to get merit-based scholarships, funded by the Swedish government to attract smart people from around the world. Sweden is also surprisingly a frontrunner in the world of online gambling, with it being one of the best places to run an online casino from. An example of such an online gambling platform is bet777.

Stockholm University, Karolinska University and Uppsala University are among the most renowned universities for international students that offer free of cost education. 

4. Austria

One of the most lifestyle friendly countries in the world, Austria also has a free higher education system. Great minds, such as  Erwin Schrodinger and Sigmund Freud were the products of the Austrian education system. Offering a wide range of degrees in the most advanced programmes emerging in the academic fields around the world, Austrian higher education is well-known throughout Europe.

Owing to its being at the crossroads of European trade routes, the environment of Austria is friendly and supportive towards the foreigners. The cost of living is also affordable. The University of Innsbruck and University of Vienna are the most popular universities for foreign students in Austria.

5. Finland

Known as the happiest country in the world, Finland also offers free higher education in most of its public universities, regardless of nationality. Specifically the postgraduate and doctoral programmes are free of any cost. The ministry of Education of Finland funds the state-universities to maintain a high level of education without the collection of tuition fee, showcasing its quality nonetheless. 

The most renowned fields in Finnish Education system are Infrastructure, Design and Communications. University of Helsinki and Abo Akademi University are among the top universities of Finland for international students. The cost of living is affordable and the local Finnish population is accustomed to living among foreigners in peace.

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