Please note that this blog is intended for the students and parents associated with Gordonvale State High School, Cairns. Please check areas of interest as seen on the blog to confirm dates and other information as there will be occasions when dates will change and the information may not be included in the blog as it may not have been received by the school. Posts prior to July 2017 may have reference to Smithfield State High School as this blog was initially developed for students when I was the Guidance Officer at that school.

Sunday, 21 August 2016

Aviation Australia is pleased to announce they will be inviting applications for their School to Work Pathway for Aircraft Line Maintenance commencing in 2017.

We would love you to encourage your current Year 10’s to consider this exclusive program- the first of its kind in Australia and an excellent opportunity to secure an Apprenticeship in the industry.

A launch evening for parents and students will be held for further information:

When:                  Tuesday 30th August 2016
Where:                Aviation Australia, General Aviation 1 Tom McDonald Dr Cairns Airport
Time:                    6-7pm
RSVP:                    cindy.perry@det.qld.gov.au or 07 4037 3987

Please see Mr Crotty in K Block, Mrs McPhail in the Senior Pathways Office or Jenny in the Senior School Guidance Office if you any questions.

Thursday, 18 August 2016

Relocation assistance for regional and remote students

Regional and remote students have always faced significant barriers when accessing tertiary education in the major cities.  Student Relocation Solutions is an organisation which focuses on providing these students with support and tools to assist with the challenge of moving to Brisbane for university.
An overview of our services can be viewed on their website: www.studentrelocation.com.au
Please have a look at this web site if you are considering moving to Brisbane and need assistance with accommodation.

Tuesday, 16 August 2016

Sejumi College information night

Sejumi College in Cairns has an information night on August 30th. Please click on this link for information on what is on offer at the college. Students can complete year 11 and 12 through the college and/or complete Certificate II and III courses.

Sejumi also offers transition year courses for students who do not want to go directly to university from school.

Monday, 8 August 2016

5 ways the Australian workforce must change

Please click on this link to read a short article titled "5 ways the Australian workforce must change, according to Bernard Salt".