Rise, and Shine Program

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Rise, and Shine Program


USC’s Rise, and Shine program gives high-achieving secondary school students the unique opportunity to immerse themselves in the USC community, and ignite their passion throughout the remainder of their schooling and beyond.

The USC Rise, and Shine program has been designed to give Year 10 recipients a competitive edge during their senior studies, university preparation and career progression. Throughout their senior schooling, students will use this program to shape a portfolio of professional qualities, recognised competencies and employability skills. Recipients will receive invitations to a variety of interactive workshops, lectures, expert discussions and opportunities, and can choose which to attend based their interests, strengths and needs.

Key dates
23 November: Inaugural Rise, and Shine Leadership Lunch

The Rise, and Shine Leadership Lunch is an exclusive event for award recipients, providing an opportunity to immerse themselves in USC life. Highlights of the day include a range of leadership and goal setting activities, networking with program mentors and hearing from guest speaker Jordan Mercer, Ironwoman champion and USC Bachelor of Primary Education student.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 23 November

Time:  10:45am morning tea on arrival, followed by 11:00am start until 2:00pm

Venue: USC Sunshine Coast

Dress: Smart casual, comfortable footwear. Formal uniforms are not required.

RSVP: Your schools's Career Advisor /Guidance Officer is required to register on your behalf.

11:00am - 11:15am Official welcome
11:15am - 12:00pm Guest speaker Jordan Mercer, Surf Ironwoman champion, USC Bachelor of Primary Education student
12:00pm - 12:45pm  Lunch
12:45pm - 1:45pm  Campus activities
2:00pm Event concludes
Bus information

For your convenience, free courtesy buses are available to transport guests to and from the Leadership Lunch.

Pick up locations, departure and arrival times
USC Fraser Coast / Maryborough / USC Gympie   North Lakes / Caboolture
7.45am pick up at USC Fraser Coast   9.30am pick up at North Lakes Bus Interchange, Cnr Endeavour Boulevard and The Corso, North Lakes
8:15am pick up at Maryborough town hall, Kent Street, Maryborough   10:00am pick up at Caboolture Train Station
9:30am pick up at USC Gympie   10:30am arrival at USC Sunshine Coast
10:30am arrival at USC Sunshine Coast   2:00pm depart USC Sunshine Coast
2:00pm depart USC Sunshine Coast   2:30pm return to Caboolture
3:00pm return to USC Gympie   3:00pm return to North Lakes
4:45pm return to USC Fraser Coast    
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For further information, please contact schools@usc.edu.au

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