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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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Year 13 online career expo (Posted: 06/05/2021)

Year 13 online career expo

The Year13 Expo will again be virtual from May 17 - 19 May.

The Expo is a free, 100% online careers exhibition.

Hear about your dream career from experts in their industry and explore exhibitors across work, study and travel.

During the virtual expo you can find:
  • Online sessions with people at the top of their career game
  • Webinars and videos from some of the top brands in Australia and the world
  • Hundreds of exhibitor booths from all your work, study and travel options
  • Learn about your future career options and get all your questions answered
  • Totally free and 100% online (you don’t even have to put on pants to attend)
  Click here for more information and to register.

Interested in overseas study? (Posted: 06/05/2021)

Crimson’s Ultimate US & UK University Summit has been scheduled for Sunday, June 6 — the annual event established as a ‘must attend’ for students aiming at Harvard, Oxford, Stanford, Cambridge, Princeton, UCL and more.

Back by popular demand, the summit is a one day, jam-packed, online event where you will learn all you need to know about applying to top US & UK universities, including how to tackle standardised tests, approach your personal statement and negotiate the all-important admissions interview.

Join us on Sunday June 6 — with starting times per country listed below:

13:00 AEST

Who is this event for?

Students (and their parents) wanting to find out more about studying at a top university in the US and/ or UK.

What can I expect?

Expert sessions hosted by former admissions officers from Stanford and Oxford, Ivy League and Oxford/Cambridge educated application and education experts, and current students from top universities who have worked with their Crimson mentors to successfully negotiate the complex application processes.

What sessions should I attend?

As many or as few as you like! You can stay for the whole event, which most of our attendees do, or pick and choose sessions from the agenda.

How do I register?

Simply click below on the link below to receive your free ticket.


USQ 2 day experiences (Posted: 05/05/2021)

USQ are running a series of experiences for students in a variety of fields.

Two Day Experiences are an engaging and immersive way to explore your fields of interest. You can choose a study stream and participate in interactive sessions led by USQ's team of academics.
Current university students get involved, offering you the opportunity to learn about their journey to university.

Student two day experiences will be offered at the USQ Springfield, Ipswich and Toowoomba campuses, each with a focus on the specific study programs and state of the art facilities and equipment on offer at each campus.
For more information visit the 
USQ Two Day Experiences. Click on the individual experience days below and find information on what to expect. 

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ACU online events (Posted: 04/05/2021)

Defence Force work experience programs available (Posted: 30/04/2021)

Air Force Aviation Program for Women                              Program dates: 27 Jun-1 Jul                        Applications close: 16 May
Air Force Aviation Program for Women                              Program dates: 4-8 Jul                                   Applications close: 16 May
Army Aviation Familiarisation                                                  Program dates: 29 Jun-1 Jul                        Applications close: 23 May
Army Aviation Familiarisation                                                  Program dates: 14-16 Sep                            Applications close: 01 Aug
ADF Research and Science Program*                                      Program dates: 5-7 Jul                                   Applications close: 23 May
ADF Research and Science Program*                                      Program dates: 11-13 Oct                            Applications close: 29 Aug
Army Familiarisation Program                                                   Program dates: 27-29 Sep                            Applications close: 15 Aug
Army Familiarisation Program (TBC)                                       Program dates: 22-24 Nov                           Applications close: TBC
*places are limited and applications are sought from students with an interest in Research and Science and can demonstrate studies that align with this interest

Applications may close before the advertised date if large volumes of applications are received. Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. All DWEP placements will be conducted in accordance with our COVIDSafe plan and are subject to relevant State/Territory COVID-19 Guidelines and Defence Restrictions. Please be aware that this may result in a placement being changed, postponed and/or cancelled at short notice. 

Please monitor the DWEP website for updates on the program. Any questions regarding the work experience programs within South QLD can be forwarded to the South QLD Work Experience Program email address


Torrens University Open Day (Posted: 22/04/2021)

Saturday 8th May: Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane
Register now

Our Campus Directors and Course & Careers Advisors will be on hand to welcome you in person – and online. On-campus tours, meet-and-greets, presentations and workshops will be on offer so you can get a taste of student life and a real feel for how your learning journey could play out from wherever you are.

Brisbane - 10:30am - 1:00pm AEST
Business, Design & Hospitality faculties 
Locations Icon | Torrens University 90 Bowen Terrace, Fortitude Valley

Health faculty (including Nursing)
Locations Icon | Torrens University 123 Gotha Street, Fortitude Valley

ANU Applications - Admissions, Scholarships & Accommodation (Posted: 21/04/2021)

ANU webinar series

ANU future student webinars can help you take the first step towards submitting a successful application to study at ANU. During the webinars you will learn about the direct application process, scholarships, accommodation options and what student life is like at ANU. Click here to see the calendar of webinar events covering:
  • Application Q&A - 19 May
  • ANU Applications - the cocurricular or service requirements - 12 May

Applying for entry in 2022
Between now and 24 May 2021, you can apply directly to ANU which can take some of the stress out of Year 12. ANU make offers based on your Year 11 or Year 12 results (whichever are better) and will honour these for study in 2022 as long as you complete Year 12 and receive an ATAR. As early as 9 August, you could receive an offer that covers admission, scholarships and a guaranteed room in campus accommodation. Start your application here and applications close on 24 May 2021.

ANU Application Webinar Series »
Register now

ANU Direct Applications are open from Wednesday 3 March to Monday 24 May 2021. This session will provide information to prospective students to assist with completing their applications.


UQ Digital Storytelling Competition Win an iphone 12! (years 10-12) (Posted: 21/04/2021)

Entries are now open for UQ’s Digital Storytelling Competition.

Is there something you’re passionate about in your community; someone you think deserves recognition; or are you concerned about a more global issue? Queensland high school students in Years 10, 11 and 12 are invited to become student journalists and tell the stories that matter to them.

There are two categories; video documentary and photo series and news story.

Each category winner will receive an iPhone 12.

Entries close Sunday 20 June.

Find out more information here.Employment


Year 13 online career expo (Posted: 21/04/2021)

Year 13 online career expo

The Year13 Expo will again be virtual from May 17 - 19 May.

The Expo is a free, 100% online careers exhibition.

Hear about your dream career from experts in their industry and explore exhibitors across work, study and travel.

During the virtual expo you can find:
  • Online sessions with people at the top of their career game
  • Webinars and videos from some of the top brands in Australia and the world
  • Hundreds of exhibitor booths from all your work, study and travel options
  • Learn about your future career options and get all your questions answered
  • Totally free and 100% online (you don’t even have to put on pants to attend)
  Click here for more information and to register.

Griffith Film school experience week (year 11 and 12) (Posted: 21/04/2021)


Griffith Film School Experience Week 

Open to Year 11 and 12 students, the week-long program will prepare your students to become the next generation of filmmakers, animators and game designers for creative and exciting careers in the global industry. Students will choose a study area—Animation, Film and Screen Media Production and Games Design—and be taught by our highly skilled, industry connected teaching team, gaining theoretical and practical skills. Participants will also complete a piece of work for their creative portfolio.

Date: Monday 28 June – Friday 2 July
Location: South Bank campus
Cost: $295 (including GST) with lunch provided
Register now

Are you considering applying to the Conservatorium? (Posted: 21/04/2021)

Open Conservatorium Tertiary Preparation Workshop

The Open Conservatorium's Tertiary Preparation Workshop program can help students better prepare for the theoretical and practical requirements of the Queensland Conservatorium audition process.

Date: Monday 28 June 
– Friday 2 July
Location: Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University
Cost: $495 (including GST)
Register now

Upcoming lunchtime sessions (Posted: 21/04/2021)

Upcoming lunchtime sessions include: Griffith medicine
  • Wednesday May 5th lunchtime  

National Careers Week
Monday May 17th VR and online work experience 
Tuesday May 18th - VR work experience 
Wednesday May 19th - LinkedIn (for year 12 students)
Thursday May 20th - Careers working with animals

Please contact Mrs Staley ( if you would like tfurther information.

JMC Academy Open Day (Creative Industries) (Posted: 21/04/2021)

Saturday 22nd May - JMC Academy Open Day - Brisbane Campus

On the day you'll be able to:
  • Take a tour of our facilities across our two campuses
  • Check out some of our serious gear
  • Chat with current students and heads of department
  • Attend detailed course overview sessions
  • Find out more about internship and study abroad opportunities
  • See live performances, film + tv demos, and recording sessions in action
  • Learn why JMC has been ranked #1 for student satisfaction amongst all private creative institutions in Australia
For more information click

Are you interested in the University of Melbourne? (Posted: 21/04/2021)

The University of Melbourne is known for doing degrees a little differently, but what does that mean for youDesign students at a table doing group work with a laptopu?

Meet Melbourne Online is a series of discipline-specific webinars that allows you to discover how Melbourne’s unique and flexible curriculum can help you to achieve your study and career aspirations. More information and register here:

At each webinar students will:
• Explore our undergraduate degrees and pathways to graduate study
• Meet some of the inspiring people who will be teaching and supporting them at Melbourne
• Get to know current students and hear their tips for making the most of university life
• Take a closer look at how we’ll prepare you for exciting careers in demand now and in the future
• Find out about internship, work integrated-learning, volunteer, research and study abroad opportunities
• Learn more about how we’ll support you with course planning, peer and academic mentoring, health and wellbeing initiatives and our vibrant student life.

Faculty experts will be available during all sessions via live chat to answer student questions throughout the event. Students should register their interest to receive updates about University events, for further information.

sign up here

Session Date Time
Law at Melbourne: your JD experience Tuesday 27 April 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Science: your career in STEMM Tuesday 27 April 6-6.45pm
IT at Melbourne: explore your majors Wednesday 28 April 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Agriculture: course to career Thursday 29 April 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Arts: your student experience Thursday 29 April 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Commerce: your pathway to a global career Monday 3 May 6-6.45pm
Education at Melbourne: a student teachers' practical guide Monday 3 May 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Fine Arts: pursue your creativity Tuesday 4 May 6-6.45pm
Veterinary medicine at Melbourne: course to career Tuesday 4 May 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Biomedicine: your pathway to a career in health Wednesday 5 May 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Design: create with a purpose Wednesday 5 May 6-6.45pm
Bachelor of Music: a career for the future Thursday 6 May 6-6.45pm
Engineering at Melbourne: explore your majors Thursday 6 May 6-6.45pm

Register here

Qld Biology Winter school at UQ - save the date (year 11 & 12) (Posted: 20/04/2021)

The inaugural multi-day UQ Queensland Biology Winter School (QBWS) will provide you with a deep dive into contemporary topics in genetics and evolution. Image

What’s involved?

  • Live and breathe biology: explore contemporary topics in biology including genetics, phylogenetics, plant science, evolutionary biology, and quantitative biology (aligned with subject matter in the QCE and IB Biology syllabuses) through interactive lectures, practicals, and tutorials.
  • Gain scientific skills in literacy, communication, and analysis of biological data (useful skills for QCE Internal Assessment 3: Research Investigation and IB Extended Essay).
  • Study with biologists who are passionate about their subject – from leading researchers to teaching specialists, and current students at the start of their research careers, all eager to share their knowledge and enthusiasm with you.
  • Make friends with other students from around the state and discover how much fun it is to be around people who love biology.
  • Applications

    Applications  now open 

    You'll need to complete an online application form and support your application by including:

  • a letter of recommendation from your biology teacher
  • a copy of your most recent report card
  • a personal statement about why you are interested in attending QBWS, and how this might support your learning beyond high school.
  • Cost

  • QBWS is a multi-day non-residential school. It is held at UQ St Lucia from 9am to 5pm. 
  • The cost of QBWS is $110 (GST inclusive).

Le Cordon Bleu experience (year 11-12) (Posted: 20/04/2021)


This experience is open to anyone at your school in years 11-12 interested in pursuing a career in hotel or restaurant management, hospitality, food service or in the culinary arts (chef, baker, patissier).

Participants will not only get a chance to try their hand at creating cuisine and patisserie delights in our commercial kitchens (with the support of our chefs) but will also learn more about food & beverage service, marketing and working in this exciting industry.

In connection with our prestigious network of industry partners, participants will take part in organised exclusive tours of our leading hospitality venues and intimate workshops with industry professionals.

All meals and accommodation included in the price. Participants will receive a Certificate of Attendance at a mini-Graduation ceremony on the last day, which all parents are invited to attend. The cost of this experience is redeemable upon the tuition fee, should you decide to study at Le Cordon Bleu.
Date: 7 - 8 July or 22 - 23 September (school holidays)
Cost: $260 includes all meals, and transportation to excursions. Cost is redeemable on tuition.
Location: Le Cordon Bleu Brisbane in South Bank.
Places fill fast so please secure your booking asap to avoid disappointment!

Register here

Watch a video here:

Entry requirements for the residential participants must be that they are currently enrolled in high school in years 11 or 12.

Bond Uni Health Simulation experience day (year 11/12) (Posted: 20/04/2021)

Health Simulation Experience Day

Tentative Dates for 2021:

  • Saturday, 12 June 2021
  • Saturday, 04 September 2021

Experience what it’s like to work as a healthcare professional

Experience what it is like to manage the care of real patients, from start to finish. Health Simulation Day is your chance to consult with clinical doctors, physiotherapists, dietitians, occupational therapists, biomedical and exercise scientists, and other allied health professionals, gaining a deep understanding of the different career options available in the health sciences. 
For expressions of interest, please contact

Watch this video for more information


Upcoming events to note (Posted: 20/04/2021)

21/22 Convention Centre
30 Experience ACU day Banyo
17/18 TSexpo (Tertiary Studies) RNA showgrounds
24th Bond Bond campus Gold Coast
24th QUT Gardens Point and Kelvin Grove campuses
25th QUT online
1st UQ All campuses
2nd LHC Careers Symposium GSC
7th ACU open day Banyo
8th Griffith All campuses


Griffith Uni information webinar for year 11 and 12 students and parents (Posted: 20/04/2021)

If you're in Year 11 or 12, Griffith University invites you and your family to get clarity and advice about transitioning to university at their Parent and Student Information Webinar on Thursday 29 April from 5.30-7 pm.

At this event, you'll find out about the experiences, opportunities and support available to Griffith students, hear from QTAC on the application process and how to make the most of your preferences, and get your questions answered during a Q&A session. 

Reserve your place at 


Bursaries for female students (Posted: 20/04/2021)

The National Council of Women of Queensland has launched its 2021 bursary program for female students. 

There are a few bursaries that high school students are eligible for. In particular - anyone interested in pursuing education at university should consider the Elsie Blyth bursary.

Visit the 
website for more information and to download the application form. 

Applications close on 2 June 2021.



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.