Academic Welfare and Careers

St Luke's Anglican School strives to provide the opportunity for every student to succeed, and for every student to plan a pathway to enable them to lead a satisfying, prosperous life beyond Year 12. To that end, academic wellbeing, goal setting and academic performance are key areas of focus in the Senior School, where individual pathways are developed for each student. 

Futures Pathways

The St Luke's Department of Academic Welfare and Careers works hard to create many opportunities for Senior students to help shape their futures and guide informed decision making. Areas of training, development, and experience include:

  • Tertiary Education Events: 
    • Early Entry and Early Offer Programs for University
    • Short and Beginner Courses
    • University Open Days
    • SUN Program   
  • Employment Opportunities (including but not limited to)
    • Full-Time Work (School Leavers and Graduates)
    • Part-Time and Casual Work (School Holidays)
    • Careers Building Employment (Complimenting University Studies)
  • Careers (including but not limited to)
    • Defence Force Careers
    • Council and Government Careers
    • Careers and Jobs Expos
  • Skills, Learning and Advice
    • Webinars
    • Presentations
    • Programs
    • Workshops

By clicking here, or via the green button below, you'll be redirected to the Futures Pathways page, where all currently available opportunities are listed. 

Vocational Education

Vocational Education and Training (VET) prepares students for jobs that are based in manual or practical activities, that are specifically related to a specific trade, occupation or vocation, such as hospitality, automotive, health services, sport, fitness, and recreation. It is a form of hands-on technical education, as the student directly develops skills in a specific trade or work area.

St Luke's has a range of VET-dedicated designed to progress students through this process in their Senior years. These programs include:

  • Individual Career Profiling
  • Start University Now (SUN) Programs
  • Targeted Year-level Career Education
  • Intensive Career and Pathways Program for Years 10-12
  • Work Experience options for all Students
  • Career Expos and Excursions
  • Resume Writing and Employment Coaching
  • Mock Interviews
  • Opportunities to Attend Local University Open Days
  • Try-a-Trade Experiences
  • Guest Speakers
  • VET Certificate Courses
  • School-based Traineeships and Apprenticeships
  • Detailed Information on Study, Employment, Defence Force, and Gap Year Opportunities

Tertiary Education and Career Early Pathways Program

Through the Vocational Education Program, St Luke's also offers its Senior School students a variety of career pathways into a vast number of professions, with learning and readiness starting as early as Year 10. 

In partnership with CQUniversity, TAFE Queensland, the Australian Defence Force, and a considerable number of local businesses, our Academic Welfare and Careers team opens doors and works with students to pursue careers post-graduation, including:

  • Aviation   
  • Business
  • Fitness 
  • Drone Licencing 
  • Childcare
  • Animal Studies
  • Production Horticulture
  • School-based Apprenticeships
  • Start University Now (SUN) Program at CQUniversity
  • Motor Mechanics
  • Engineering 
  • Electrotechnology
  • Army, Navy, and Air Force Defence Force Jobs