Careers Festival

DISCOVER YOUR CAREER PATHWAY

Engage with local employers and educators; gain advice from qualified professionals; discover insights from inspiring speakers, and obtain hands-on experience through innovative workshops. The Gold Coast Careers Festival is the education event of the year and your first step towards a successful future.

#CAREERS FEST    #STUdY GOLD COAST

Schools Information

SCHOOL EXCURSIONS:

 Study Gold Coast works closely with local industry and the education and training sector to facilitate employment opportunities on the Gold Coast. We want all Gold Coast students to realise their potential by discovering the many career pathways and opportunities and as such support all schools to provide access for their students to attend this event.

To ensure smooth traffic management of buses please add your schools attendance on the right.

 

*** BUS OFFER ***

This offer allows schools to attend the Gold Coast Careers Festival at half price with a FREE 50 seater bus to every 100 students registered by their school.

Ensure your students do not miss out on the largest, local and most comprehensive careers event on the Gold Coast.

Please contact [email protected] if you are a small school that is able to connect with another school nearby to take advantage of this offer.

Check out the Toolkit for additional information.

 

Your school is not attending? Not to worry!

The Gold Coast Careers Festival is open to all with time on the Wednesday to allow for attendance after school and work hours. Bring along your friends and family to discover a world of opportunity and the pathways to your future career. 

Not a high school student? Not to worry!

The Gold Coast Careers Festival is welcome to all - career changers, international students, people requiring upskilling opportunities, parents seeking clarity, as well as mature age and postgraduate students. Gain a better understanding of the careers available through local industries and see what education and training on the Gold Coast has to offer! Check out the education and training providers here

 

Register Your School Attendance

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book a dynamic and interactive space TODAY!

As Queensland’s second-largest careers event you can expect a festival that brings together educators, employers, inspiring speakers, high school students, parents, career advisors, prospective students and job seekers in an interactive and dynamic environment. 

Why You Should Exhibit at Careers Festival 2020:

  • Increase your current prospective student database

  • Quality & meaningful face to face conversations

  • Student Engagement opportunities

  • Brand Awareness for your organisation/institute

  • Promotional opportunity for upcoming events, open days etc

  • Expression of Interest for speaking & sponsorship opportunities

  • Course enrolment database

INTERESTED TO EXHIBIT?  please email [email protected]  for the exhibitor prospectus.

Register a booth today !  Please note this does not guarantee an automatic entry to exhibit at event.

A Study Gold Coast team member will be in contact to verify your place at the event. 

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How To Get There

Visitor Information We welcome EVERYONE who is interested in discovering new opportunities.

We invite you to visit us at The Gold Coast Event Centre this is located within the Gold Coast Turf Club precinct in Bundall.

The Gold Coast Careers Festival has direct access from the exhibition hall to a vast outdoor lawn area which features interactive displays, presentations and performers along with food trucks and great coffee for all attendees.

Public Transport For easy access to the venue public transport is a great option.

Please visit translink.com.au/gold-coast to plan your journey to the Gold Coast Events Centre from your current location.

The Gold Coast Event Centre is located along Racecourse Drive, Bundall.

Free Parking FREE parking is provided at the venue. This is opposite the Event Centre and all attendees should follow event signage and the directions of all parking attendants.

Free Entry The event is FREE to enter. The Careers Festival is for anyone who is interested in learning more about career, employment and education and training opportunities on the Gold Coast. Registration or tickets are not required to attend the Festival.

FREE CONSULTATION

We provide individual career advice for all current Gold Coast students. Appointments are available each Wednesday 13 May 2020.

Consultations are confidential and designed to help you with all aspects of your career. These are free and can take up to 20 mins, so booking your appointment is essential.

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TAFE Queensland

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Griffith Universtiy

Griffith Universtiy

With more than 18,000 students, our Gold Coast campus boasts a range of state-of- the-art facilities and offers teaching and research in almost all disciplines. Located just minutes from the Gold Coast’s world-famous beaches, the campus offers a dynamic and exciting student lifestyle, with extensive sporting amenities, handy on-campus services and a range of cafes and restaurants.

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Bond University

Bond University

At Bond, you will not become just another student in the background. You are always visible. Your lecturers will know you, your tutors will invest time in you, so your learning will get the attention it deserves. It’s what sets us apart. An individual approach to learning that makes us different from the rest. And it’s why we produce graduates who get noticed above others.

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Southern Cross

Southern Cross

Southern Cross University is a multi-campus university on Australia's east coast. We are proud of our reputation as a progressive institution, engaging with the communities we serve to create change that has impact around the world.

Southern Cross has been ranked in the world's top 150 universities under the age of 50 by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings. It’s an accolade we don’t take lightly – we are constantly reviewing our degrees and pathway programs to make sure you are equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to forge your twenty-first century career.

 

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Exhibitors