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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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Interested in studying Medicine? (Posted: 26/11/2020)

The Ultimate Medical School Admissions Summit
Don’t miss the chance to learn everything you need to know about AU, NZ & UK medical school admissions, right from the comfort of your home! 
What you can look forward to?
Over the two days we will explore the Australia, New Zealand and UK admissions processes, as well as Insights from recent MedView Admits and Alumni, Day in the Life of a Doctor sessions, Diversity in a Medical Career and Workshops on the specific exam and interview requirements.
Join the ‘Behind the Numbers’ workshop as we work our way through a handpicked selection of Australia’s top QS and ARWU schools to go behind the numbers, understand the rankings, and deliver our verdict on what medical school might be right for you. Join Dr. Douglas Brown’s ‘Day in the Life of a Doctor’ presentation to get a taste of life as a doctor in Australia. This is a unique opportunity to ask all your burning questions about medical careers, specialties, and how to get exactly where you want to be.
When it comes to the admissions journey, there’s no one better to tell it like it is than a student who has just experienced it for themselves. Join us for ‘Insights from AU Admits & Alumni’, to gain insight into how to study effectively to receive a high ATAR and UCAT score, and what the experience of medical school is like once you get there.
Any medical student will tell you - you're guaranteed to be a doctor 4-6 years after you start medical school, so the only thing that matters when it comes to picking which med school is yours, is finding the right fit for you. Join us as we work our way through a handpicked selection of Australia's top QS and ARWU schools to go behind the numbers, understand the rankings, and deliver our verdict on why each school might be right for you. 
Join the ‘Beyond the Basics’ workshops as we take a deep dive into the exams and interviews you’ll sit as part of your NZ or UK admissions journey. To wrap up the session, our speakers will tell you everything you need to know about how to ace an interview, and how to secure your spot in your dream medical school. Join Dr. Chen Liu’s hilarious ‘Day in the Life of a Doctor’ presentation to get a taste of life as a doctor in New Zealand. This is a unique opportunity to hear firsthand about medical school and post-med training and practice, what life with an MBBS looks like.
When it comes to the admissions journey, there’s no one better to tell it like it is than a student who has just experienced it for themselves. Join us for ‘Insights from AU Admits & Alumni’, to gain insight into how to study effectively to receive a high ATAR and UCAT score, and what the experience of medical school is like once you get there.
Join our New Zealand admissions expert Callum to gain insights about applying to medial school, acceptance requirements and strategic tips to successfully gain admission into medical school. We take a deep dive into the UCAT, NCEA and how to set yourself up for success before you've even started preparing. To wrap up the session, Callum will tell you everything you need to know about how to ace an interview, and how to secure your spot in your dream medical school. 
Saturday 5th & Sunday 6th December
01:00pm NZDT / 11:00am AEDT.
Come along to any or all sessions
Register to receive your unique link and learn more about each session

Virtual Big Day in presentations available now (Posted: 25/11/2020)

The BiG Day In events are aimed at senior secondary school and university students interested in careers in ICT and technology. BiG Day In helps students obtain more information about ICT and technology careers, and hopefully helps them make a better informed decision about their future.  BiG Day In events are held on University campuses around Australia (where possible) to give students an insight into what ‘university life’ might look like.

Virtual BiG Day In 2020 presentations are available on our Youtube channel (as well as presentations from previous years BDI events), via the Past Events tab on our website or you can just click on the links below: 28 October - Youi Insurance & Westpac Group (both cyber security)

Interested in studying Medicine, Law, STEM and Business at a Top US/UK University. (Posted: 20/11/2020)

During high school you have probably been exposed to a number of different
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During high school you have probably been exposed to a number of different career possibilities, and you may have taken this one step further by doing some research as to what university you should apply to, to reach your ultimate professional goals. 
But why not set the bar a bit higher? At Crimson we want to show you how high you can aim with the right world leading US and/or UK university admissions support.

Join us on Sunday the 10th of January
(13:00 AEST / 15:00 NZT / 11:00 JST / 11:00 KST / CST 10:00 / SGT 10:00 / ICT 09:00 / VNT 09:00)

We will bring you an action packed webinar program; where you can discover all about Studying Medicine, Law, STEM and Business at a Top US/UK University.

Who is this Event for?  

High school students considering studying Medicine, Law, STEM or Business at a top university in the US/UK (and their parents). You don’t have to be 110% set on what you want to study, but you do need to have a vested interest in studying in these regions. 

What can I expect at the webinar?

You can expect to hear from application and education experts who specialise in Medicine, Law, STEM and Business, who will share insights as to the advantages of a world leading university degree. This is also a chance to hear from professionals as to how their university journey opened doors to opportunities they otherwise would not have had access to. You will also hear from students currently studying Medicine, Law, STEM and Business and some of the best universities in the world.

So what are you waiting for?

Click below to register for your (free) ticket now:
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Summer high school language program (Posted: 18/11/2020)

The UQ Institute of Modern Languages (IML) invites Year 9 to 12 students studying Chinese, French, German, Japanese, Italian and Spanish to enrol in the January 2021 IML Summer High School Enrichment Program.

These courses are suitable for students who wish to enrich their knowledge of the language and culture they have been studying in previous years and practice their language skills over the summer holidays.

The classes have a focus on enhancing fluency and accuracy. The courses will be held:
  • between 11 - 15 January 2021 from 9am - 12.30 pm for Years 11 & 12 at the St Lucia campus - Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish
  • between 18 - 22 January 2021 from 10am - 11.30am for Years 9 & 10 delivered online via Zoom - French, German, Italian and Spanish
  • Between 18 - 22 January 2021 from 1pm - 3pm for years Years 11 & 12 delivered online via Zoom - French and Japanese
Click here to find more details about dates and fees associated with the different programs.

Torrens University Australia Course and Career Webinar Series (Posted: 18/11/2020)

On Wednesday, 16 December 2020 Torrens University will be holding a webinar series where you can ask your questions about their courses and your study options. The webinars are custom designed to help you learn more and chat live with the academic, course and career advisor teams. You need to register. The course and career sessions on offer are:

What career opportunities await you in the ADF? (Posted: 18/11/2020)

Are you considering a career in the Australian Defence Force?

Are you keen to learn about the many exciting roles available in the Navy, Army and Air Force?

Join us at an upcoming info session and speak with current serving members to see which Australian Defence Force career is best suited to you.

Defence Careers Information Session
Date: Tuesday, 8thDecember 2020
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, 295 Ann St, Brisbane 4000

School to Service Information Session
Date: Thursday, 3rdDecember 2020
Time: 6pm to 8pm
Where: Defence Force Recruiting Brisbane, 295 Ann St, Brisbane 4000

To speak to a member of our team you can contact or call 3016 2300.


TAFE faculty of nursing and community services online information sessions (Posted: 18/11/2020)

Hi there,

Discover how you can launch a rewarding career by attending TAFE Queensland’s Faculty of Nursing and Community Services Information Sessions. There are four free online sessions to choose from, each focusing on a different study area in a growth industry.
We would love to have you join us at one or more! Take your first step towards a rewarding career and register today.

Advance your career in healthcare with our Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) that will qualify you to seek registration as an Enrolled Nurse. This session focuses on delivery at our South Bank and Caboolture locations.


With specialisations available in disability, mental health and youth work, we have the perfect course to help you launch a rewarding career in community services.


Advance your career in healthcare with our Diploma of Nursing (HLT54115) that will qualify you to seek registration as an Enrolled Nurse. This session focuses on delivery at our Loganlea and Alexandra Hills locations.


Advance your career in early childcare or education support. Our courses will give you a depth of understanding of education and set you up for a rewards career in a growing industry.

- Entry requirements
- Overview of our courses and content you will be studying
- How competency-based learning works

- Our state-of-the-art training facilities
- Information about industry placements
- Hear about our flexible study options including online delivery


Year 12 students :Change of Preference Expo (Posted: 18/11/2020)

Change of Preference Expo
Our Change of Preference Expo will be online, enabling you to connect directly with university and TAFE staff, regardless of whether you are celebrating your results at the beach, relaxing in between movies or sorting out Christmas shopping. On the day of your event you will have the opportunity to attend webinars or chat directly with institutions via a live chat system. 

Tuesday 22nd December
10:00am to 3:00pm

Connect directly with university and TAFE staff, ask questions via live chat and join in their webinars.


QUT ATAR guarantee for 2021 entry (Posted: 18/11/2020)

QUT have Provided a list of guaranteed ATAR threshold scores for their courses for 2021 students.

Click here to find out more.

UQ ATAR advice event (Posted: 17/11/2020)

The right advice can set students on the right path. Students can discover what's possible at UQ during our ATAR Advice event, on Sunday 20 December.

Students are encouraged to attend this free online event to:
  • chat one-on-one to a student adviser and get a personalised plan for their future at UQ, whether their ATAR rank is what they were expecting or not.
  • watch dedicated seminars that will help them understand their options and get an insight into what UQ life is really like.
  • explore our world-class facilities through virtual campus tours.
Register now

What is it like to study Pharmacy at UQ? (Posted: 17/11/2020)


Our online Experience Pharmacy Month is now live. A great opportunity for students interested in Pharmacy to delve deeper into the field in their own time. We have asked our students, staff and alumni to talk about what it's like to study pharmacy at UQ, what students can learn, and where a pharmacy degree can lead to.

There is also an opportunity for students to complete the 'Experience Pharmacy Quiz' where they will have the chance to win 1 of 5 $100 Woolworths e-gift cards.

Discover more


Grade 11 students - are you considering ANU for 2022? You can get early entry. (Posted: 17/11/2020)

Applications Open in March 2021

We encourage all domestic school-leavers interested in studying at ANU in 2022 to apply directly to us in March 2021.

•  Applications open 3 March 2021
•  Applications close 24 May 2021
•  August offer round released 9 August 2021
•  September offer round released 22 September 2021
•  We will provide additional information around the application process before applications open. 

If you are interested in applying directly to ANU, sign up to receive information on applying by completing our form.

Are you interested in completing a CERT II or III in dance? (Posted: 16/11/2020)

Annette Roselli Dance Academy will be offering a Certificate II and III in dance commencing in Term 1, 1 February 2021.  

 Students will be able to achieve 8 points towards their QCE or ATAR score if completed in years 11 & 12.

This opportunity is available on Friday 9.00-3.30pm in 2021.

Please the attached below for more information.

Interested in studying a Uni subject in 'semester 3' through USQ? (Posted: 12/11/2020)

With USQ's Head Start program students can gain QCE points and receive a rank to use towards entry into USQ.
Semester Three is starting soon, make sure you don't miss out on the opportunity to get a head start over the summer break.

Student's first Head Start course is feefree and they can choose from one of our  45+ courses to become competitive in applying for their dream degree. Applications close for Semester Three soon so be sure you apply now!

Take a look at the Head Start Website and the Head Start Key Dates calendar for more information.

USQ new creative arts degrees and scholarships (Posted: 11/11/2020)

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USQ is excited to introduce our new Creative Arts bachelor degrees making their debut in 2021!

Scholarships for Creative Arts

USQ's new creative arts degrees are designed to bring out the very best in our students to prepare them for successful careers in the creative industries as well as in a range of other employment sectors.

We're accepting applicants for Semester 1 intake now.
Our new degrees include:
As exciting as these new degrees are … there's more! USQ is pleased to be offering our Become Rewarded Scholarships once again.

This means that students who achieve a minimum ATAR 84 and put USQ #1 on their QTAC application will be automatically awarded one of our scholarships worth up to $29,000, contingent upon successful audition or interview. Students must meet entry requirements including auditions.

If you are planning on studying after school, you will need a USI (Posted: 11/11/2020)

From 2021, new higher education students will need to apply for, or hold a Unique Student Identifier (USI) before census date.

 If you have studied any Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs from 2015 onwards you may already have an USI, all other students will need to create one. 

To create your USI or read more about it visit

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Torrens University Course and Career Webinar series (Posted: 11/11/2020)

Course and Career Webinar Series

Business Course & Careers Webinar
  • Wednesday, 16th December 2020

Here’s your chance to ask in detail all those burning questions about our courses and your study options.
The webinars are custom designed to help you learn more and chat live with the academic and course and career advisor teams, all from the comfort of your own home.
Explore more about Torrens University Australia’s courses and how to create a career you’re passionate about.

Register Now

Are you interested in a holiday medical research program next year? (Posted: 10/11/2020)

The SPARQ-ed research immersion program provides you with an opportunity to work alongside a dynamic group of scientists and like minded peers on pressing biomedical problems facing society.

Laboratory, Lab, Science, Research

Over the 5 day program you will:

  • Gain hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art biomedical research laboratory
  • Attend cutting-edge biomedical science research seminars
  • Learn valuable academic research skills, and
  • Showcase your findings in a research forum.

Working in a team on a real research project, you will use the latest technology to examine, test and analyse your results, then discuss your findings with world renowned university researchers based at the Translational Research Institute.

The program is open to year 10, 11 and 12 chemistry and biology students throughout Queensland.


Program Dates 2021: Semester 1

Session 1:  12 - 16 Apr 

Session 2:  5 - 9 Jul 

Session 3:  12 - 16 Jul 

Expression of Interest applications open:  30 October 2020

Expression of Interest applications close: 12 February 2021

For more information and to complete an expression of interest form, go to:

Interested in journalism? Try a micro journalism course. (Posted: 09/11/2020)

Senior students keen to improve their writing skills and/or learn about journalism and news writing are welcome to join Jschool's online Micro journalism course over summer.

There are two intakes:  7 December 2020 and 11 January 2021.  

With weekly lessons and exercises providing personalised feedback from professional journalists, the 5-week course provides an interesting insight into the world of news media as well as teaching the basic principles of writing news.

The Micro journalism course (Newswriting Basics) costs $299 (all resources included) and gives credit towards our JR101 unit within the Diploma of Journalism.

Single Subjects

In addition to the micro course, enrolment in up to three online subjects in the Diploma is open to senior secondary students. These include introductory journalism, shorthand (speed writing) and history & literature for journalists.  Each unit has stand-alone value and can also be credited towards the eight-unit Diploma of Journalism.   The units can be studied over summer or during the year.

For more details please see:

Micro course (Newswriting Basics):

Single Subjects:

Both types of units (micro courses and single subjects) are suitable for senior secondary students as well as students who have recently completed their Year 12 studies and are preparing for tertiary study.

For background on our entire program please see

The Hotel School Open Day (Posted: 05/11/2020)

Our three campuses will be open for students and families to visit on 1 December
  • Meet our staff and fellow students
  • Discuss courses and scholarship applications in detail
  • Enjoy a tour of our CBD campus and student spaces.
This is an opportunity to find out about the hotel management industry and a 5-star management career.
1 December 2020
10am to 2pm AEDT 
We are committed to providing a safe campus visit. The day will be structured to follow strict COVID-safe protocols with structured online registration times.

Seminar Hub (Posted: 05/11/2020)

This year many events have gone online - but the good news is, it makes it easier to access a wide variety of seminars and presentations from around the country.

 Click on:   to be able to explore a wider variety of seminars from a diverse array of presenters on a variety of topics including some of those pictured below.

UQ Moreton Bay Research Station Open Day (Posted: 04/11/2020)

UQ's Moreton Bay Research Station (on Stradbroke Island) will be hosting its Open Day from 9 am – 5pm on 28 November 2020. 

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The day is free for all and phone the Research Station for more details on 3409 9058.

USQ McGregor Summer Visual and Creative Arts Retreat (Posted: 04/11/2020)

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From Sunday 10 to Saturday 16 January 2021, USQ will hole their McGregor Summer Visual and Creative Art's Retreat.

You are welcome to the longest running visual and creative arts, music and theatre school in the country.

No matter your level, artistic goals or career path, there is a workshop suited to you.

Click here to find out more about the different workshops and how to register

Year 12 graduates interested in the Diploma of business? (Posted: 03/11/2020)

Lourdes Hill College invites graduating Year 12 students to study the BSB50215 Diploma of Business in 2021 at their “Corporate Training Institute (CTi)”.

CTi (as part of Lourdes Hill College – RTO Provider No. 30517) provides adults in our community with the distinct privilege of being able  to now study the nationally recognised BSB50215 Diploma of Business course at night-time, commencing 17 February 2021.

With fantastic mentoring from key corporate expert trainers; state-of-the-art corporate facilities in CiTEL; advanced interactive online multimedia supporting resources; real-life business case studies; and industry skills-based practical assessment, the Diploma of Business is designed to provide potential adult learners (and graduating Year 12 students) with the opportunity to upskill their business knowledge and current industry practice.

So, if 2021 is the year that you wish to update and upskill your business qualifications, contact us for more information.

Please email us at if you, or someone you know, wish to express interest in studying the BSB50215 Diploma of Business course here at CiTEL in 2021.


Company excursion - free holiday opportunity (Posted: 29/10/2020)

An exciting all-day experience for teen girls, held on-site at RACQ's Head Office in Eight Mile Plains. ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌ ‌

EDIT IT! Workshop - Introduction to Editing Workshop QSFT - Saturday, 5th December 2020 (Posted: 29/10/2020)

QSFT's EDIT IT! - Introduction to Editing Workshop is ideal for those who have an interest in editing and would like to gain the foundation knowledge in video editing.
Trained by an industry professional, this four hour workshop is designed for those who want to be a video editor.

Topics to Cover:

💻 Adobe Premiere Pro CC
💻 Project Setup (File & Asset Management)
💻 Digital Workflow
💻 Editing Techniques
💻 Rendering
For $55 inc. GST, this 4 hours workshop is a great way to get a feel for what it would be like to be an editor!

*Early-bird Special - to receive this discount offer, apply and pay before 21st November 2020!

DOWNLOAD PDF version workshop flyer.

QSFT's School Holiday Filmmakers Bootcamp is designed for high school students from year 9 - 12 to learn basic photography, video & editing techniques. Within a fun and challenging environment.  Participants will get on-set experience and collaborate within a small group on a short film production.
Trained by an industry professional, this two day workshop is perfect for those who want to explore what it is like to be apart of a film crew.  

Topics to Cover:

🎬 Storyboard and Rehearsal
     🎥  Script Breakdown
🎥  Shotlisting
🎥  Crew & Role Rehearsal
🎥  Camera & Lighting
🎥  Scene Setup
🎥  Pre-production Tasks
🎬 Videography
     🎥  Production Shoot
🎬 Editing
🎥  Post-production Techniques
🎥  Behind the Scene Footage
 “All participants get to take home their own copy of the film!” - Watch past production HERE

For $225 inc. GST, this two-day workshop is a great way to learn all the basics to becoming a filmmaker!

* Early-bird special - to receive this discount, apply and pay before 18th November 2020 or until class is full!

Download this flyer in PDF HERE

For a full list of 2020 QSFT Film & Media Workshop Schedule, please refer to HERE



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

Don't forget to check out the calendar and the news feed for events that might be of interest to you.


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.


Events for the next 14 Days
Please Note

All events were correct at the time they were added to this calendar.

With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation causing the postponement and cancellation of some events you will need to check with the event organiser (see the link in the event listing) to confirm if that event is still running.

Full Calendar of Events →