Recent Blogs

Meet Andrés: a Commercial Cookery and Hospitality Student at Queensford College

Finding a job. Being appreciated for the skills that you have. Getting a promotion at work. These are just some of the aspirations that we normally have and most of the time, getting there involves hurdles and difficulties. There might even be a few stumble blocks along the way and they can make the entire … Read More

Brisbane Campus Update: New Clinical Training Facility

Queensford College presents its new clinical training facility, which will give students enrolled in the Diploma of Nursing* (HLT54115 CRICOS 096029D) an optimal simulated learning environment. Located at Queensford College’s Brisbane Campus: Level 2, 359 Queen Street, Brisbane QLD 4000 Australia; the training facility has been designed to teach essential skills and knowledge using the latest … Read More

5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Before Studying Abroad

For many students, choosing to study abroad is a question often met with confusion, a lot of excitement and a dash of nervousness. To study abroad – away from your family, friends and your home town – is a big, sometimes scary commitment. However, general student consensus often points towards this life changing experience being … Read More

Benefits of Professional Training in Individual Support

In a report by the Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA) about individual support and community care training in Australia, researchers found that the Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) was the most common qualification for new entrants to the aged and community care industry. ASQA, 2012 With the number of Australians aged 85 years and over … Read More

12 Ways to Spend Your Saturday Morning in Sydney

In between growing your career options and kick-starting your professional journey at Queensford College, it is important you take a break and explore all of the unique experiences Sydney has to offer. Saturday mornings are a great time to get out and explore the adventurous streets of one of Australia’s most popular urban cities. Don’t … Read More

5 Qualities Every Early Childhood Educator has in Common

If you have a calm and nurturing personality, incredible patience and a love for education and children, you should consider a job in early childhood education and care. For many, a career in childcare is very rewarding. As a childcare worker, individuals are responsible for supervising and monitoring the safety of children in their care … Read More

Myth Busting: Diploma of Social Media Marketing

We have had a number of people ask: “Are there are many job opportunities for students who complete the Diploma of Social Media Marketing?” And we’ve done the research for you! Hays, a global leader in recruitment services, found in their final 2015 Quarterly Report that there was, and continues to be, an increased demand … Read More

What To Expect On Your Individual Support Vocational Placement

If you are studying a nationally accredited course in Individual Support (Ageing, Disability or Home and Community care) you are required to complete 120 hours of Vocational Placement. This is a compulsory, assessable part of your course which will lead to the issue of your formal qualification or statement of attainment. For many students, this … Read More

How to Spend Your Sunday Morning in Adelaide

Australian universities and online colleges are considered world class and extremely popular within international student.  In fact, the most recent report by the Australian Education Department, Higher Education and Research Facts and Figures, showed that 400,000 foreign students undertook courses in Australian Universities in 2015. Of these 400,000 international students, 32,000 currently study in Adelaide! … Read More

How LinkedIn Can Help You Score Your Dream Job

LinkedIn is the world’s largest professional network with approximately 467 million current users. Omnicare, 2017. Established in 2002, the free business and employment orientated social network is mostly used for professional networking, including job posting and hunting. On LinkedIn, users can create profiles, connect with past and present colleagues, search for jobs and build a … Read More