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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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University of Sydney - in Brisbane (Posted: 17/07/2019)

 

The University of Sydney will be in town for the Meet Sydney University Information Evening on 24 July at the Hilton Hotel, Brisbane. Please see below for more information and the registration link. I have also attached a promotional poster with more information.

 

This event gives you the opportunity to speak directly to staff and current students about courses, scholarships, accommodation options, exchange opportunities, student life and more. The first session is a scholarships and accommodation workshop for year 12 students, followed by a presentation open to all.

 

Meet Sydney University in Brisbane
Wed 24 July, 4.30-8pm
Hilton Hotel
190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000


4.30-5.45pm - Undergraduate Scholarships and Accommodation Workshop

This workshop will cover the scholarships available at the University of Sydney and provide valuable tips for writing a successful scholarship application. Learn about the different student accommodation options and what to look for when choosing the right accommodation for you. There will be a representative from St Andrew’s College and Sancta Sophia College to answer your residential college questions.

6-7.15pm - Meet Sydney Information Evening

Find out about the unparalleled choice and flexibility on offer in our new curriculum, including the Bachelor of Advanced Studies and Dalyell Scholars stream. Learn about our diverse leadership opportunities and global experiences with insights from current students. We also have a number of Brisbane-based alumni who will be speaking about the journey to their dream career.

7.15-8pm - Get your questions answered
Following the presentation, refreshments and canapes will be served while staff, current students and college representatives will be available to answer all your questions.

Registrations: meetsydneybrisbane.eventbrite.com.au

Do you have the aptitude for engineering? (Posted: 17/07/2019)

 

Griffith University offers Year 12 students a pathway into the Engineering through the Aptitude for Engineering Assessment Test.

 

The Aptitude for Engineering Assessment is a two and a half hour multiple choice test that assesses a candidate’s aptitude to think scientifically, solve quantitative problems, critically analyse information and display interpersonal understanding.

 

Successful students will be offered admission into the Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) program at either the Nathan or Gold Coast campuses or Bachelor of Engineering Technology in Electronic and Computer Engineering at Nathan campus.

 

Dates and Locations for 2019:

  • Brisbane: Saturday 28 September, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Griffith University Nathan Campus, 170 Kessels Rd, Nathan
  • Gold Coast: Saturday 28 September, 9:00am - 12:00pm, Griffith University Gold Coast Campus, Parklands Drive, Southport
  • If you are in regional Queensland or NSW, you can take the exam online.

 

Cost: $150

 

For more information and to register, visit: griffith.edu.au/aptitude-engineering-assessment 

 

Registrations close Friday 20 September 2019.

 

art classes with Kerrie Hess (Posted: 15/07/2019)

Are you interested in art clasees with world renonwed fashion artist Kerrie Hess?

 

Kerrie has released an online 12 week course in painintg and is offering a discount for LHC students.

 

Fro more information, see the link below and please contact me to access the discount.

 

https://artcourses.kerriehess.com.au/p/painting-watercolour

 

Looking to study Veterinary science at UQ? (Posted: 19/06/2019)

SJT for Veterinary Science - dates released

 

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The dates for the Situational Judgement Test (SJT) for entry into Veterinary Science at The University of Queensland in 2020 have been released.

Applicants can now view and reserve test times online. Please note a non-refundable test fee of $80 is applicable. 

All applicants applying for the Bachelor of Veterinary Science (Honours) will have to sit the test. Along with the test, students will still have to meet all other entry requirements for the program.

Discover more

Engineering and Computing Careers Evening (Posted: 19/06/2019)

Are you interested in pursuing a career in Engineering or Computing?

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Students in Years 9-12 are invited to attend the upcoming Engineering and Computing Careers Evening at UQ St Lucia.

Students will have the opportunity to:

  • Hear from recent engineering and computing graduates about their experiences in the industry
  • Talk to academic staff and current students about study options at UQ
  • Ask real engineers and technology innovators about job opportunities available in the industry and
  • Discover why UQ provides students with the best foundation for careers in Engineering and Computing

When: Thursday 22 August
Time: 6:00pm - 8:00pm
Where: UQ St Lucia, Advanced Engineering Building

Discover more

UQ: Pharmacy Experience Day - save the date - Sunday 18 August 2019 (Posted: 18/06/2019)

 

 

Pharmacy Experience Day, is an annual UQ showcase which invites students to discover where a Bachelor of Pharmacy can take them.

Throughout the day you will take part in a range of hands-on laboratory activities, meet and quiz current students, and participate on a guided tour through the world class facilities.

QSFT's School Holiday Filmmakers Bootcamp (Posted: 18/06/2019)

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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.  

FILMMAKERS BOOTCAMP


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 28th June 2019!

Download this flyer in PDF HERE
 

For a full list of 2019 QSFT Film & Media Workshop Schedule, please refer to HERE

Meet Sydney University in Brisbane (Posted: 18/06/2019)


Wed 24 July, 4.30-7.30pm
Hilton Hotel
190 Elizabeth Street, Brisbane City QLD 4000


4.30-5.45pm - Undergraduate Scholarships and Accommodation Workshop

This workshop will cover the scholarships available at the University of Sydney and provide valuable tips for writing a successful scholarship application. We will also look at the different student accommodation options, and what to look for when choosing the right accommodation for you.

6-8pm - Meet Sydney Information Evening

Find out about the unparalleled choice and flexibility on offer in our new curriculum, including the Bachelor of Advanced Studies and Dalyell Scholars stream. Learn about our diverse leadership opportunities and global experiences with insights from current students. Following the presentation, refreshments will be served, and staff and current students will be available to answer all your questions.

 

Registrations: meetsydneybrisbane.eventbrite.com.au

USQ Aviation Two-Day Experience (Posted: 18/06/2019)

The event will discuss available opportunities and future needs of the industry, and give attendees a chance to experience the aviation industry first-hand by flying in our world-class flight simulator.

July
11–12 July 2019
Register now

September
26–27 September 2019
Register now

USQ Festival of Astronomy 2019 Now Taking EOI's (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Expressions of interest are now being accepted for USQ's 2019 Festival of Astronomy.

There's a range of different events that'll be featuring renowned astrophysicists.

You can  register now with your email address and you'll be contacted by us to discuss the specifics of each event.

National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) (Posted: 18/06/2019)

NICA runs holiday courses for students from between 5 – 17 years. The following courses will be run during the June/July holidays:

  • 3 hour single day workshop (5-12 Years)
  • Week Long 3 Hour Workshops (5-12 years)
  • DAY AT THE CIRCUS (5-12 YEARS)
  • WEEK AT THE CIRCUS (5-12 years)
  • Teen Intro to Aerials (12-18 years)
  • Teen Intro to Circus - Ground (12-18 years)
  • Teen Intro to Circus & Aerials (12- 18 years)
  • Intermediate Teen Intensive (12-18 years)

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) holiday courses in Brisbane (Posted: 18/06/2019)

NIDA will hold a variety of different short courses for students in

Years 3 – 6,

Years 7 – 10

and Years 11 and 12

during the June/July school holidays at the Queensland Academy for Creative Industries at Kelvin Grove. 

Book online through the links above.

Crimson Education upcoming sports scholarship and US/UK information events (Posted: 18/06/2019)

 

Crimson Education have upcoming events in Brisbane and the Gold Coast for students and parents who want to know more about the US/UK application process and learn more about getting recruited for US sports scholarships. The events are:

Use the promo code FREE, so that students and parents can attend these events for free when they follow the provided link.

 

 

Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS) (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Applications for the Aboriginal Summer School for Excellence in Technology and Science (ASSETS) open on Monday 3 June and close Monday 24 June 2019.

 

ASSETS is a free nine-day summer school for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Year 10 students. There are two summer schools held in January 2020. This is followed by a leadership program after the completion of the summer school. Support may include advice and opportunities to participate in cadetships or work placements within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields. Students will also have the chance to stay in touch with friends they made at the summer school with a secure online forum for students to share news and ideas.

Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Year 10 students who are interested in science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM) are eligible to apply.

APPLY FOR ASSETS

Please feel free to contact the ASSETS team on 03 9545 8700 or assetsprogram@csiro.au if you require any further information.

Are you interested in online makeup masterclasses from an LHC past pupil and 4 times Australian makeup artist of the year? (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Whether you are a makeup fanatic, an aspiring makeup artist or already a professional MUA, this is your portal to personal training and mentoring by Rae

For more information about Rae - https://www.raemorrislive.com/pages/about-rae

 

"Undeniably the biggest creative beauty force in Australia, Rae Morris is the definition of a makeup ‘artist’ "– Box Magazine

 

FIND OUT MORE

https://www.raemorrislive.com/

The University of Melbourne Information Day for Interstate Students? (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Information Day for Interstate Students 

 

The day will focus on aspects of the university that are of greater concern to interstate students such as the application process, scholarships, student services, accommodation options and financial assistance. Participants will have an opportunity to ask current University of Melbourne students who have come from interstate about their experience and how they managed the transition. The program will also include a campus tour followed by a free lunch at one of the residential colleges and a college tour.

EVENT DETAILS

 

Date: Friday 12 July 2019

 

Location: Kathleen Fitzpatrick Theatre, Parkville campus, University of Melbourne, Victoria 3000

 

REGISTER NOW

 

https://study.unimelb.edu.au/connect-with-us/events-for-future-students/all-events-listing/interstate-student-information-day-july?utm_source=outlook&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=OA_NM_2019_SR_F2F_UoM_InterstateDay_Jul&utm_content=ca_1.1

 

Would you like to experience what it's like to be an award winning chef, a luxury hotel manager or own a popular cafe or restaurant? (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Internationally recognised Le Cordon Bleu has a 2 day holiday residential program for interested students, these upcoming holidays. If you are in year 11 and 12 and interested in pursuing a career in culinary arts and hospitality, this course is for you!

 

When: 2nd and 3rd July

Where: Le Cordon Bleu Brisbane Campus

Cost: $250 (but this cost is deducted from your tuition fees shuold you enrol in any Le Cordon Bleu program.

 

Hurry - there are only 16 places available for grade 11 and 12 students.

 

 

https://www.cordonbleu.edu/brisbane/two-day-career-residential/en

Day in the Life (DITL)Beauty Masterclass Event at Torrens University. (Posted: 18/06/2019)

 

Don't forget to update meIf your students are still deciding which Beauty course or career to aim for, then our DITL ‘Beauty Masterclass’ is a great workshop for students to participate in to discover what a day in the life of a Beauty student is like.

Our workshops are free, and an ideal way for students to get a feel for what they like, what they don’t like and where they might see themselves in the future.

On the day students will get to try and learn about:

  • Dermalogica Face Mapping + Skin Peel Demonstration
  • Aromatherapy session - make and take away your own blend
  • Advice on the latest industry trends
  • Career opportunities in the beauty industry

Saturday 29 June

9:30am–1:30pm

Torrens University Australia,

123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley 4006


Students can register HERE

Performing Arts Musical Theatre and Acting Audition Workshops 2019 (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Griffith’s upcoming week-long performing arts workshops aim to equip budding musical theatre performers and actors with the tools they need to succeed in their next audition.

Details:
Monday 1 – Friday 6 July 2019
Griffith University's Woolloongabba studios

Musical Theatre Audition workshop
In this workshop, participants will work with our expert musical theatre staff in intensive group lessons and learn the essentials of the auditioning processes, etiquette and material selection. They will also learn a simple dance routine, take part in mock auditions and hear from industry professionals about their own audition experiences.

» Book your place in our Musical Theatre workshop online

Acting Audition workshop
The Acting Workshop will give participants the opportunity to take part in mock auditions, work on their acting pieces and hear from industry professionals about their own audition experiences. Our acting workshops will include improvisation, scene work (contemporary and Shakespeare) and Clowning.

 

» Book your place in our Acting Audition workshop online

ACU University Experience ? registrations now open! (Posted: 18/06/2019)

 

If you’re in grade 10 to 12 and thinking about studying at university in the next few years, you can sample a day in the life of a student by attending ACU’s University Experience day.

You’ll get the chance to participate in hands-on workshops related to your degree of choice, meet current students and staff, explore the campus, learn about careers and learn tips for preparing for uni. The workshops you can choose from range of areas including education, nursing, midwifery, business, physiotherapy and much more. 

Thursday 04 July 9:30—1:45pm

Register now

Pathway programs here at LHC (Posted: 18/06/2019)

If you are potentially interested in a career in business, law, medicine, allied health or engineering, we will be hosting pathway programs here at LHC on the 28th of June (first day of June/July holidays) for you to 'come and try' and see what it would be like to study in one of those courses.

You will get to experience what it is like to be a student in those courses, be able to speak to current students and find out  what sort of job prospects and pathways s are available.

 

The cost will be $90 for the day and more information will be provided closer to the event, but if you are keen, you can sign up now.

 

https://www.ascensioneducation.org/rego/lhc

 


 

 

 

 

USQ Television and Radio Two Day Experience (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Want to work in Television and Radio?

 

When

08 - 09 JUL
9.30 AM - 4.00 PM

 

Where

USQ Springfield

 

RSVP

24 Jun
5.00 PM

 

Register to attend

 

The USQ Television and Radio Two Day Experience is designed for those students who have a high interest in the industry and future aspirations to study a Bachelor of Communication and Media (Television and Radio).

 

This is an opportunity, limited to just (25 Television and 10 Radio) 35 school students, to engage with USQ academics, current students and our industry partners. The event will outline some of the opportunities and the future needs the industry is facing, and give attendees a chance to experience the industry first-hand.

 

Location: USQ Springfield – B Block Atrium 
Date:  Monday 8 & Tuesday 9 July 2019 (during school holidays) 
Time:  9:30am – 4:00pm (both days) 
Cost:  $50.00 (including lunch) 

Mission Discovery: An out of this world school holiday program (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Mission Discovery is a five day holiday program for students in years 7-10, led by some of the world's most brilliant minds.

Participants team up with NASA Astronaut Steve Swanson, NASA Leader Sarah Murray, Chief Scientist Julie Keeble and local experts to develop a Science experiment. The winning team will have their experiment launched and tested aboard the International Space Station!

Mission discovery space and STEM program is set to inspire the next generation of game changers, change makers and modern day space racers. The sky's no limit!

Gold Coast campus – 1 - 5 July 2019

 

Queensland School of Film and Television (QSFT): Workshops (Posted: 18/06/2019)

QSFT, located in Annerley, offers accredited Diploma and Certificate courses in screen and media. They also offer workshops on weekends and during the school holidays. Early bird discounts are often available. Keep an eye on their website for the latest information.  You can access the application form here. The following workshops are available in 2019:

  • Film It! - Introduction to Video Production
  • Record It! - Introduction to Sound Production
  • Edit It! - Introduction to Editing Workshop
  • Acting Bootcamp! - 2 Days School Holiday Acting Workshop
  • Write It! - Introduction to Script Writing Workshop
  • Direct It! - Introduction to Directing Workshop
  • Shoot It! - Introduction to Photography
  • Filmmaker Bootcamp! - 2 Day School Holiday Filmmakers Bootcamp

The following workshops are available in 2019:

22/06/2019

Edit It!   Brisbane, QLD

10/07/2019 to 11/07/2019

Filmmaker Bootcamp!  Brisbane, QLD

06/07/2019

Write It!  Brisbane, QLD

20/07/2019

Direct It!  Brisbane, QLD

03/08/2019

Shoot It!  Brisbane, QLD

17/08/2019

Film It!  Brisbane, QLD

31/08/2019

Record It!  Brisbane, QLD

14/09/2019

Edit It!  Brisbane, QLD

25/09/2019 to 26/09/2019

Acting Bootcamp!  Brisbane, QLD



 

Queensland School of Beauty Therapy (QSBT) (Posted: 18/06/2019)

 

The Queensland School of Beauty Therapy (QSBT) will offer a range of Certificate, Diploma and Short Courses in Beauty Therapy. Internal Courses include:

  • Certificate III in Nail Technology
  • Certificate III in Make Up
  • Certificate III in Beauty Services
  • Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy
  • Diploma of Beauty Therapy

A number of their short courses are offered throughout the year. These courses include:

  • Makeup
  • Eyelash Extension and Brow
  • Waxing
  • Nails
  • Massage
  • Facial Treatments
  • Spa Therapies and Body Treatments
  • Spray Tanning
  • Electrolysis

For more information visit the QSBT website.

FEAST in 2019 (Posted: 18/06/2019)

nterested in agriculture, animals, vet science, food or the environment?   

 Consider attending FEAST (Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and Technology) hosted by UQ.

 

FEAST is a five-day program for students in Years 10 – 12 (preference is given to Year 11s and 12s if places are limited). 

 

In 2019, FEAST will be held from 30 June to 4 July, 2019 (during the school holidays). 

 

You can register your interest in attending FEAST on the website.

 

 

LHC careers symposium (Posted: 18/06/2019)

August 7th 

5-8pm

GSC

 

The Lourdes Hill College Careers symposium will provide senior students with the opportunity to explore occupational areas and career choices that they might engage in after their final year of study at school.

 

With over 20 private providers signed up and over 60 industry professioanls volunteering their time to talk to students, this proimses to be a great evening.

 

Scholarship Information evening (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Tuesday Agust 6th

 

Iona College is holding a University Scholarship Evening for year 11 and 12 students. 

 

Location: Lecture Theatre 

  • 6.30 – 7 pm:  University displays and questions
  • 7 – 7.50 pm:  10 minute presentations by the universities on their scholarships
  • 7.50 – 8.20 pm:  Panel of past scholarship recipients.

 

QTAC information evening (Posted: 18/06/2019)

  • 6:30pm
  •  21st August 
  • Polding Theatre

 

This evening will provide essential information for any Grade 12 srudent wishing to apply to tertiary study in Qld.

 

The presentation will run through everything you need to know about applying through QTAC.

Would you like to experience what it's like to be an award winning chef, a luxury hotel manager or own a popular cafe or restaurant? (Posted: 18/06/2019)

Internationally recognised Le Cordon Bleu has a 2 day holiday residential program for interested students, these upcoming holidays. If you are in year 11 and 12 and interested in pursuing a career in culinary arts and hospitality, this course is for you!

 

When: 2nd and 3rd July

Where: Le Cordon Bleu Brisbane Campus

Cost: $250 (but this cost is deducted from your tuition fees shuold you enrol in any Le Cordon Bleu program.

 

Hurry - there are only 16 places available for grade 11 and 12 students.

 

 

https://www.cordonbleu.edu/brisbane/two-day-career-residential/en

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Welcome!

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 rstaley@lhc.qld..edu.au.

 

Thanks

Mrs Richelle Staley

Careers Counsellor 

Lunchtime Presentations

I strongly encourage you to attend the lunchtime career informatio sessions as they may provide information on a career you had never considered. Similarly, when you learn more about a career you might be considering, it might solidify your interest in pursuing that pathway, or it might even make you reconsider your options.

 

Any questions, send me an email: rstaley@lhc.qld.edu.au

 

 

 

Please read the Careers newsletters!

Please take the time to read through the Fortnightly Options newsletter to keep you informed. This newsletter is always found in a link on the right hand side of VOCA, but now, it can also be accessed via the secure student section of this website.

This is a valuable resource that provides information on a wide range of topics such as Tertiary and VET options, upcoming competitions, ADFA information, upcoming open days, lectures, scholarhips, links to interesting articles, alternative post schooling pathways, etc.

Upcoming events

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

 

 
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