FUTURES PATHWAYS EVENTS

Futures Pathways

St Luke's Anglican School works in proud partnership with many universities, TAFE, businesses, organisations, and Government to offer its senior students early access to a broad range of career and tertiary education-starting opportunities. Please visit this page often to see the latest and upcoming events.

Tertiary Education, Qualifications & Certificates

Mathematics Summer School

In 2023, QMSS introduces Year 10 students to the beauty of advanced mathematical ideas and new ways of thinking at the Queensland Mathematics Summer School. The Summer School is open to talented students who are going into Year 11 in 2023 and have chosen to study Mathematical Methods and Specialist Maths. 

Mathematics Summer School will be held from January 10 to 13, 2023. 

Late submission applications are being accepted but close soon. Please click here to apply. 

Biology Summer School

Students commencing Year 12 in 2023 are invited to apply for Queensland Biology Summer School, 2023. Attendees will live and breathe biology, gain scientific skills relevant to QCE IA2, study with other biologists who are passionate about the subject and consolidate their learning with daily assessment tasks.

The Summer School will be held from January 17-19, 2023, and applications close November 27. To apply, please click here

CQU Performing Arts Courses


Applications for CQUniversity's performing arts courses are now open and students can register for an audition once they have applied.

The Diploma of Music, Bachelor of Music, and Bachelor of Theatre will help bring their passion to life. The specialist training delivered by leaders in the music and theatre industry will help enhance tour students' creativity and knowledge, develop their performing skills and help them graduate industry-ready. 

Applying for entry is a simple, two-step process:

1. Apply for your preferred course through a Tertiary Admission Centre (TAC)

2. Complete the Audition Request Form

Auditions for our music and theatre courses for Term 1, 2023 will be available online and in-person in Mackay and Cairns. Students can choose to audition from anywhere in Australia 'live' via zoom or by sending a pre-recorded audition.

UniSC Headstart Program


Headstart challenges motivated Year 11 and 12 students with university-level learning, giving them the opportunity to advance their study skills and gain credit towards a university degree. 

Students can pursue a subject of interest, experience life as a uni student and enhance their academic skills as they blend high school learning with university study.

Why study Headstart?

  • Students will gain credit towards their UniSC degree
  • The first Headstart course is free and additional subjects are only $400
  • Prepare for and get a taste of university
  • Gain QCE points
  • Receive adjustment factors for each course they successfully complete (1 rank per course)
  • Broaden their education
  • Explore a subject they are interested in before committing to a full degree
  • Set themself apart

For more information or to apply, please click here.

UQ Vet Nursing Program

Enrolments are now open for the nationally accredited Certificate III in Animal Studies with UQ. 

Skilled veterinary nurses are in demand across Australia, with the industry expected to grow 15.4% by 2026.

For students looking to make a career out of working with animals, UQ Skills’ nationally accredited Certificate III in Animal Studies (ACM30117) and Certificate IV in Veterinary Nursing (ACM40418) programs are great options.

No ATAR required. Funded places available.

For more information and/or to join the December 2022, or January 2023 intakes, please click here

Cert II Maritime Operations

Sea School International Trainer, Luke Truant is offering St Luke's students the opportunity to complete a Certificate II in Maritime Operations (Coxswain Grade 1 Near Coastal) at a heavily reduced price in 2023. The course, spaced over two 5-day blocks in 2023 will include:

  • Elements of Shipboard Safety
  • Practical Days Aboard a Vessel on the Water
  • Pool Activities
  • Fire Fighting
  • Multiple Subject Studies, Including Dual Deck & Engineering Certificate
  • Marine Radio Operator Sufficiency
  • AMSA Mandated Practical Assessments

For more information, please click here and be redirected to St Luke's dedicated web page.

Employment

Please note that the following employment listings are in no way associated with St Luke's Anglican School. The school is neither hiring, nor interviewing for the jobs listed below, and is acting solely as a noticeboard intermediary for the benefit of St Luke's student awareness only. Please contact the relevant business for all enquiries and applications. St Luke's students are also able to speak to Mr Kane Kersnovske as a first contact.

Smiling Wide Orthodontics

Smiling Wide Orthodontics is offering St Luke's students the opportunity to apply to the following employment opportunity:

Orthodontic Assistant (Full Time) 

Smiling Wide Orthodontics is excited to announce that they have an opening for an Orthodontic Assistant to join their team (approximately 38hours a week, worked over four days, with a rotating rostered day off each week). This role is based out of the Bundaberg practice.

The ideal candidate would be someone who enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, has excellent organisational and patient liaison skills, and thrives working in a tight-knit team that places a strong focus on patient care. 

Whilst Orthodontic or Dental experience would be preferred, Smiling Wide Orthodontics is primarily looking for someone with enthusiasm and a willingness to learn, as they do offer comprehensive training. 

Please note that own transport is a must, as regular travel to our branch practices in Maryborough and Pialba is required.

For further information or to apply, please click here and be redirected to Smiling Wide Orthodontic's Seek advertisement.

Bullyard

Bullyard is offering St Luke's students of any age the opportunity to work over the Christmas Holiday period in mango, lychee, and passion fruit Picking/Packing. 

Pickers/Packers (Casual)

From mid-to-late December through to January, Bullyard has casual positions available for fruit Pickers/Packers. Required hours are 5 to 7 days a week, early start and early finish. Applicants can be of any age but are required to arrange their own transport to and from the workplace. 

To apply or to find out more, students are encouraged to contact Jill on 0448 143 439, and to leave a message if the call is unanswered. 

JR Plumbing & Gas

JR Plumbing & Gas are seeking a St Luke's graduate or school leaver to fill a casual role over the Christmas holiday period, with potential for permanency afterwards.

Administration Assistant (Casual with Opportunity for Permanent)

Required for 5-6 hours per day, five days a week, JR Plumbing & Gas are seeking a St Luke's graduate/university student or school leaver to fill a temporary position in Administration, with potential for the role to become permanent in the near future.

This person will be responsible for tasks including supporting the Administration Team, being first contact, allocating jobs, accounts receivable and payable, invoicing and quoting, and service customers. 

Experience is not required, with full training available upon hire. 

For more details or to apply, please contact Cortney 0419 180 692.


McGrath Estate Agents

McGrath Estate Agents are currently seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Front Office Manager to join a high performing team, based in our Bundaberg office. 

Front Office Manager (Full Time)

As the Front Office Manager it will be your responsibility to greet all clients and visitors as they enter our office, to ensure they feel welcome, and respond to their enquiries. You will be responsible for the presentation of the office and ensuring the office runs smoothly on a day-to-day basis. You will also provide administrative assistance to agents, property managers, management and operational staff.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate at all levels
  • Enjoy dealing with people on a daily basis and providing an exceptional level of client service
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Good sense of initiative and the ability to work independently
  • Excellent computer skills, particularly with Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Previous real estate experience desirable, but not essential
  • Current Certificate of Registration or willing to obtain if successful

Specific Objectives:

  • Be the first contact for all visitors or callers to the office – welcome everyone to the office and ensuring they feel comfortable and assist with any enquiries they may have
  • Provide leasing support to our property management team 
  • Respond to all telephone enquiries in a positive manner, and ensure information is passed on to the appropriate person in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the presentation of the office 
  • Maintain the functionality of the office and all services such as IT, printing, telecommunications and all office equipment
  • Provide administration and general assistance to sales agents, property managements and administrative staff
  • Ensure adequate provisions of general supplies to the office and manage ordering of sales and property management stock for Agents 
  • Attend to the mail and banking daily

On-job training will be provided, so St Luke's students with limited or no experience will be considered.  

Applications close Tuesday, December 20 for a January start. 

For additional assistance, enquiries or applications please contact ashleighpilcher@mcgrath.com.au

CQU

CQUniversity Bundaberg is seeking an aspiring & enthusiastic candidate to provide administration assistance while undertaking a Business Administration Traineeship, studying towards a Certificate III in Business Administration over a one-year duration.

Campus Operations Trainee (Full Time)

As a Business Administration Trainee, you will undertake a range of functions in our Campus Operations Division to ensure the administration activities within our division run smoothly and effectively. 

Your positive attitude, willingness to learn & strong customer focus will ensure you are successful in securing this opportunity. 

Applications close Sunday, December 4 at 11:59pm

For full details or to apply for the role please click here

InsiteSJC

InsiteSJC is a town planning, surveying and development consulting practice and is currently seeking a casual Support Officer, with potential for the position to lead to full time employment.

Support Officer (Planning & Projects) (Casual with Potential for Full Time)

InsiteSJC is seeking a St Luke's graduate or school leaver to fulfil the role of Support Officer (Planning & Projects). This role will begin with casual hours and requires no previous experience, however high grades in English, Design, Legal Studies, and Geography are considered highly advantageous. 

With potential for this role to transition into full time hours, this a terrific opportunity to begin a career in Town Planning and Surveying with a reputable and respected company. 

Applications close at 5:00pm, Monday December 12. Applicants are encouraged to contact 07 4151 6677 for more information or to apply.

Ulton

Ulton is one of the State's largest and most dynamic business advisory, chartered accounting and wealth management practices. They have a history of helping businesses, and the business owners behind them grow and become a success. Ulton want to hear from St Luke's students interested in kick-starting their professional career as an Accountant in Bundaberg. 

Undergraduate Accountant (Full Time)

Ulton have three opportunities for entry-level undergraduate accountants to join their growing Bundaberg team. 

  • Business Advisory 
  • Business Services
  • Audit

Ulton is looking for talented people. With high standards, they are looking for good academic results and well-rounded individuals who can demonstrate they are good communicators, team players and have a keen interest in the commercial world. 

To be eligible to apply, you must:

  • Be actively studying a Bachelor of Business/Accounting or similar degree, OR
  • Be recently graduated from a Bachelor of Business/Accounting or similar degree, OR
  • Have plans to commence a Bachelor of Business/Accounting or similar degree in 2023

Your application must include:

  • Uni transcript or high-school academic transcript
  • Up-to-date CV and cover letter

Applications close Thursday, December 15.

Careers at Council

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia's best regional community.

To achieve this vision we need people like you!

  • People who are customer focused, respectful and pride themselves on the teams they work with and the projects they work on.
  • People who are conscious of a sustainable approach and innovative in their mindset.
  • People who communicate in an open and respectful manner and show great acts of inclusion to achieve a collective goal.

As the largest employer in the area, Bundaberg Regional Council employs close to 900 people and is an organisation that prides itself on diversity and inclusion. With impressive learning and development offerings, health and wellbeing programs, pay and benefit assistance and reward and recognition programs, we are committed to equipping you with the best possible opportunities.

So if you’re genuinely interested in partnering with us and are passionate about what you do, please check out our amazing career opportunities. We’d love to hear from you!

To find out more about the available careers currently available at Council, please click here.

Skills & Advice

UQ ATAR Advice Event

University of Queensland are hosting an ATAR Advice Online Event on Sunday, December 18.

During this online event, students can get advice on questions such as what to do if their ATAR is higher or lower than anticipated, chat one-to-one with UQ staff and current students, and find out more about university life. 

Registrations to this event open soon, or to find out more please contact the Future Students Contact Centre on 07 3346 9872.

Junior Research Program


Introducing the new SPARQ-ed Junior Research Engagement Program taking place 1-2 December 2022 at TRI (Translational Research Institute, Woolloongabba). This immersive 2- day program is open to Year 8 and 9 students from across Queensland with an interest in STEM, who are considering their future subject choices.  

Over the 2 days students will gain hands-on experience using the latest technology and techniques in our state-of-the-art PC2 biomedical research laboratory, collaborate with peers in a real research environment and learn valuable academic research skills in biomedical science. 
 
Nominations close 1 April 2023. For more information please click here.

Real Career Chats


  • 20% of university students drop out of their course in the first year
  • 47% of adults regret their career choice

Real Career Chats help students make more informed university course and career decisions. 

The service provides one-on-one communication with a verified, trained professional already working in any one of over 90 fields. These professional advisors are ready to provide information on their career and clear up questions students may have before they enrol in university, giving them more confidence in their study and career decision.

Until the end of 2022, St Luke's students are being offered this service with a 15% discount. The service provided is an extended phone call with a working professional, and follow up SMS and email. 

To find out more about Real Career Chats or to find a specific advisor of your professional or tertiary interest, please click here

St Luke's students are also encouraged to contact Mr Kane Kersnovske to aquire their 15% discount code.

Student Contributions

Next Step Survey

Year 12 St Luke's students are encouraged to complete this brief, state-wide Next Step Survey of their post-school destination to assist schools to improve their services for senior students and improve students' transition from school to further study and employment. 

Further information about Next Step is available at www.qld.gov.au/nextstep/.

For any queries students are invited to contact the Next Step team by email at nextstep@qed.qld.gov.au or phone (07) 3055 2845.

Thank you for your support of this important study.