April’s Party Extravaganza

At CIHE, community isn’t just a concept—it’s a living, breathing reality that enriches every aspect of student life. As the days unfolded in April 2024, the campuses in Sydney and Canberra came alive with a vibrant tapestry of cultures, traditions, and celebrations. It was a time when diversity wasn’t just acknowledged but celebrated with open arms. 

From the joyous festivities of Eid to the colorful spectacles of Nepalese and Bengali New Year, and the spirited gatherings marking South and South-East Asia’s Solar Calendar New Year, CIHE embraced every occasion as an opportunity to foster unity and understanding among its students. 

As the campus buzzed with anticipation, it was clear that something special was in the air. The classrooms transformed into festive cheers, adorned with bright decorations and fluttering balloons, setting the stage for a celebration unlike any other. 

“What’s going on?” whispered curious students, their eyes gleaming with excitement. The answer was simple: a grand party extravaganza was about to unfold, promising an afternoon of laughter, camaraderie, and cherished memories. 

Celebrating Diversity at Crown Institute of Higher Education

The festivities boasted a delightful spread of food, from tantalizing snacks to refreshing drinks, ensuring that every palate was catered to. And amidst the music, a makeshift dance floor beckoned students to dance. 

But the celebration wasn’t just about indulgence—it was about connection. As students mingled and exchanged stories, they discovered the beauty of cultural exchange, learning new dances, food and snacks, and forging friendships that transcended borders. 

In the spirit of unity, games like chess and Uno brought students together, fostering friendly competition and moments of shared laughter. It was a testament to the power of community—where differences dissolved, and bonds were forged through shared experiences. 

At CIHE, these celebrations weren’t just events on the calendar; they were opportunities for growth, understanding, and solidarity. As students from diverse backgrounds came together to revel in the richness of their cultures, they laid the foundation for a community that thrived on mutual respect, acceptance, and the simple joy of being together. And as the echoes of laughter filled the air, it was evident that at CIHE, the true magic lay in the collective spirit of its students, united in their quest for knowledge, friendship, and belonging. 

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Tiffany Tran

Student Engagement Champion