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Lourdes Hill College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the QCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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Defence force information sessions are back (Posted: 25/06/2020)

Australian Defence Force Recruiting prepares for creative pitch

You’ll gain a job straight after you graduate when you earn a UNSW degree through the Australian Defence Force Academy. Come along to one of our upcoming sessions to find out more:

When: Wednesday 1st July, 10am to 12pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street
When: Tuesday 7th July, 3pm to 5pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street


The Australian Defence Force offers a huge range of careers in the Navy, Army and Air Force. The number of roles and eligibility requirements can sometimes be confusing! Come along to our upcoming session to find out more:

When: Wednesday 1st July, 5pm to 7pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street


Consider a career like no other and represent Australia with pride in the Navy, Army or Air Force. Come along to our upcoming session to find out more:
When: Wednesday 8th July, 1pm to 3pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street

We kindly advised that students attending bring only one parent or guardian, as restrictions only allow for 18 attendees per session. Please ensure that both parties are registered via the links above.

Defence Force Recruiting invites you to our upcoming Information Sessions!


You’ll gain a job straight after you graduate when you earn a UNSW degree through the Australian Defence Force Academy. Come along to one of our upcoming sessions to find out more:

When: Tuesday, 7th July 2020, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street


Consider a career like no other and represent Australia with pride in the Navy, Army or Air Force. Come along to our upcoming session to find out more:

When: Wednesday 9th July 2020, 6pm to 8pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, Level 13, 295 Ann Street


Are you interested in audio engineering? Free master classes with an internationally acclaimed expert (Posted: 25/06/2020)

Free Dylan Ely Online Masterclass Series

SAE will be hosting a series of free online audio masterclasses over the coming months.

These three free workshops are with acclaimed audio engineer Dylan Ely, an LA-based programmer with over 24 years of experience working with artists like Justin Bieber, Jay Z, Gwen Stefani, Ministry, Ludacris & Linkin Park.

Dylan will discuss the music industry and audio engineering basics and attendees will also learn the breakdown of Dylan’s technical process for mixing, signal flow, tour production and programming. Dylan will begin to lay the foundations of what makes a successful playback engineer and how to cut your teeth in the industry.

Sessions details:
  • Masterclass 1 - Careers & Industry, Thurs 2 July 4 pm (AEST)
  • Masterclass 2 - In The Studio, Thurs 6 August 4 pm (AEST)
  • Masterclass 3 - Mixing & Pt Session Techniques, Thurs 3 September 4 pm (AEST)
You can register now for the first class and you will also go in the draw to WIN an additional one-on-one session (via Zoom) with Dylan!

Information session UQ Ramsay undergraduate scholarship (Posted: 25/06/2020)

Information session - UQ Ramsay Undergraduate Scholarship

Interested students are invited to join an information session with Professor Alastair Blanshard, Director of UQ's Centre for Western Civilisation, to hear how year 12 students can apply for one of 30 UQ-Ramsay Undergraduate Scholarships.

The scholarships are among the most generous in Australia, valued at $30,000 per year for the duration of the program (up to 5.5 years). They are available to high achieving students enrolling in the following programs in 2021:
  • Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) (Western Civilisation) or
  • Bachelor of Humanities/Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
Professor Blanshard will discuss the scholarship application process and give an overview of both programs. He will also be able to answer any questions your students may have. If you aren't able to attend, the session will be recorded and can be distributed afterwards.

Date: Friday 17 July
Time: 1:00pm - 1:30pm

Register now

Information session - UQ Elite Athlete Program (Posted: 25/06/2020)


UQ Sport will be delivering an upcoming online Elite Athlete Program information session. The University of Queensland's Elite Athlete Program offers exceptional opportunities and support for elite-level student-athletes to perform at their peak, while gaining a world-class education.

The Elite Athlete Program Information Session will explain the support available for eligible student-athletes, including the range of Sporting Scholarships on offer and how to apply for them. Students will also hear from current Sporting Scholarship recipients, who will share their experiences of managing elite-level sport and study at The University of Queensland.

Date: Wednesday 29 July
Time: 6:30pm - 7:00pm

Register now

Griffith University School Holiday Q&A Sessions for grade 12 students (Posted: 25/06/2020)

Short appointments will be available each weekday over the School Holidays to chat with one of our study advisers.
These 30min individualized sessions are available for you to explore your study options and to get advice on a range of support services available at Griffith. 
These individual sessions will be delivered by phone or video conferencing.

Sessions will run from 10.00am-4.30pm daily. 
Bookings are available here:

Careers in construction (Posted: 25/06/2020)

For thse of you who missed the National association of women in construction webinar (but were interested), please see the link to the recording below.

USC open day (Posted: 23/06/2020)

Mater Education high school health adventure (Posted: 23/06/2020)

Are you a Year 10, 11 or 12 student thinking about a career as a health professional?

If so, this program is for you! The High School Health Adventure program is a three day hands on immersive experience so you can find out about the exciting opportunities available in a variety of healthcare professions.
This program will use simulation to provide an experience of what ‘a day in the life’ of a healthcare professional might look like.  You will work within a unique curriculum designed to follow simulated “patients” on their journey through the healthcare system.
The program covers emergency and critical care, surgical, obstetrics and provide a forum to understand academic pathways required to become a health professional.
Start Date End Date Location Cost Actions
01 Jul 2020 03 Jul 2020 South Brisbane $499.00 Apply Now
08 Jul 2020 10 Jul 2020 South Brisbane $499.00 Apply Now
21 Sep 2020 23 Sep 2020 South Brisbane $499.00 Apply Now
28 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2020 South Brisbane $499.00 Apply Now

Click here for more information.

Passion for Law early entry program - ACU (Posted: 23/06/2020)

Passion for Law early entry program is now open for semester 1 in 2021

If you’re in Year 12 and driven by ideas such as justice and fairness, our Passion for Law (P4L) program offers you early entry into ACU’s Thomas More Law School and gives you the opportunity to take your first career steps while you study.

Go places with your Passion for Law
Use your passion and commitment to accelerate your journey into the legal profession. We’ve designed our Passion for Law (P4L) program to provide you with everything you need for an early, competitive edge in your future career.
Benefits include:
  • early conditional offer for an ACU law degree of your choice
  • access to our Academic Skills workshops, CareerHub and networking events
  • study abroad opportunities
  • participation in our pro bono program from our second year
  • $500 textbook voucher to the top three P4L students at the end of Semester 1
  • invitation to our ACU P4L welcome event
  • access to our Leading with Impact program

For more information - click on

Apply now for Bond Uni (Posted: 22/06/2020)

 Bond is assessing all current Year 12 student applications now, for a guaranteed offer for 2021 entry, conditional on the completion of Year 12.

Applications will be assessed based on first semester Year 12 results and meeting any subject pre-requisite requirements. Click here for more information. 

With the upcoming school holiday break, now is the perfect time for students to apply to Bond by following these steps
Apply online
Applying online is easy. Complete the online application form, submitting results from Semester 1 Year 12 report, as well as Year 11 Semester 1 and 2 results.
Hold tight
Applications and high school grades are assessed against the entry requirements for Bond's undergraduate and diploma programs (excluding the Medical Program). If successful, an offer will be sent for a Bond program.
Complete Year 12 and pass those prerequisites!
Offers will be conditional on the completion of Year 12, and meeting any subject prerequisites for the offered programs. When these requirements are completed, the offer becomes unconditional and they are officially a Bondy!

Thinking of studying at Julliard in New York? (Posted: 22/06/2020)

Admission Secrets of Top Arts Schools | Insights from Juilliard - June 27
This is a very rare opportunity to gain insight into the enrolment process for the world's most prestigious performing arts school.

click here for more information. 


Lunchtime career information sessions term 3 (Posted: 22/06/2020)

Lunchtime career information sessions will be recommencing in term 3 commencing with online sessions from some of our interstate universities. 

Week 1

Tuesday 21st July University of Melbourne session

Wednesday 22nd July University of Sydney session

For the Uni of Sydney event, please submit any questions you have prior to the session to Mrs Staley.

Stay tuned for a variety of professional speakers throughout next term as we put togehter a program of career conversations with past pupils (instead of our careers symposium).

The hotel school webinar and resources (Posted: 18/06/2020)

Do you dream of a successful career in tourism and hospitalty management?
The Hotel school is  
the only school in the world jointly owned by a five-star hotel investor and a public university

Click here to learn how you can build a 5 star career in business tourism and hotel management.

Watch the webinar below to learn more

Links to all University virtual tours and course guides (Posted: 16/06/2020)

University Virtual Tours:

On the University Open Days page at .... Post School Options > University > Uni. Open Days/Virtual Tours there are now links to any virtual tours the uni. offers.

University Course Guides:

In the Uni. Info page at ..... Post School Options > University > Info about Uni's and Courses there are now links to all the Uni course guides.



Please see the attached document for important information for medicine veterinary science and dentistry courses in NSW and ACT.

Community Achiever Program at ACU (Posted: 16/06/2020)

Move forward by giving back. Our Community Achiever Program (CAP) is open to people who volunteer for local community, social justice, sporting or cultural causes. In return, you’ll gain early entry and tap into leadership and development opportunities.

ACU 30th Anniversary

What is the CAP?

The Community Achiever Program (CAP) was previously named the Early Achievers’ Program (EAP).

The program offers future students who are active in their community early entry to their undergraduate course of choice. It also provides opportunities to enhance leadership and volunteering skills.

If you’re successful in applying for the CAP, you could receive an offer to study with us as early as August.

Who is eligible?


Anyone applying for an undergraduate bachelor course at ACU, with a demonstrated history of regular volunteering experience from an approved category, is eligible.

You can apply if you are one of the following:

  • completing Year 12 schooling in Australia
  • returning to study later in life
  • a current ACU student
  • an international student completing Year 12 schooling in Australia.

We will only assess one application per person, so apply once and make it count.

Applications are open now.

For more information go to

Academic Bootcamps at Griffith Uni (Posted: 16/06/2020)

The 2020 Academic Bootcamps are high-quality courses designed to assist students to achieve their full academic potential by improving confidence and understanding in senior subject areas, reducing anxiety around assessment while preparing students for future tertiary study. Subjects offered are Maths Methods, Chemistry, Physics & Biology.

Held in the school holidays, our Academic Bootcamps give students a distinct advantage in progressing through their senior studies. Designed and delivered by committed and enthusiastic lead teachers, who are specialists in the subject area and currently teaching these topics in schools. The Academic Bootcamps are specifically designed to assist students to:
  • revise and consolidate knowledge in their subjects,
  • increase confidence in preparing for exams
  • provide invaluable tips on study skills and techniques specific to the subject
  • experience their subject matter from a different perspective
  • seek answers for specific queries and
  • give students an extra edge in upcoming exams and assessments.
Year 11 Dates: 29 June - 3 July 2020 (Monday to Friday) - ONLINE ONLY -
Register here:

Year 12 Dates: 28 September - 2 October 2020 (Monday to Friday) -
ONLINE or ON CAMPUS (TBA) - Register here:

All subjects will be run in a half-day format, allowing students to register for up to two subjects. COST: $125 per course. This is inclusive of the 17.5 hours of delivery and course notes specifically developed for the course. Places are limited

A free camp for year 11 & 12 students to learn how science is solving real world challenges! Presented by Uni of Tasmania (Posted: 16/06/2020)

A free camp in Tasmania for year 11 & 12 students to learn how science is solving real world challenges!  

See first-hand the science behind some of Tasmania’s leading agricultural businesses, including a robotic dairy, commercial flower producer, cider orchard, vegetable processor and more.

Feed your mind, Feed the world is a three-day camp experience for students wanting to learn about exciting career opportunities in agricultural science.

The camp is run by the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, responsible for teaching agricultural science at the University of Tasmania.

The camp is free to attend and open to year 11 and 12 students.  Meals and accommodation are included.

WHEN: 7-9 December 2020
WHERE: Camp Clayton in Ulverstone, Tasmania
COST: Free of charge
APPLY BY: 25 October 2020

(Travel costs to get to Tasmania covered by student)

USQ webinars (Posted: 15/06/2020)

Making decisions about the future can be daunting, which is why we are hosting an online webinar. Hear from current USQ students, who hold a scholarships, about why USQ is the right choice for your students.
We are running the webinar twice, so you have two options:
  • Option 1: Thursday 25 June 4.30pm
  • Option 2: Wednesday 29 July 5.00pm 
We have also invited  QTAC to join the conversations, along with USQ Degree Advisors to speak with students about how to submit a QTAC application.



Welcome to the Lourdes Hill College Careers Website.


This site provides a valuable resource for students and parents and will be updated regularly with a wide range of information and resources.


It is recommend that you sign up for calendar updates and the careers newsletter, to ensure you are always up to date with career related news.


If you have any questions, or would like to book in an appointment to come in and see me, please send me an email at



Mrs Richelle Staley

Careers Counsellor 

Upcoming events

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Booking an appointment

If you would like to book an appointment to see Mrs Staley, go to the for students tab and click on the appointment booking page.


The difference between the impossible and the possible is a person's determination.

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