Rise, and Shine Leadership Lunch

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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 a unique USC experience. Highlights of the day include a range of leadership and goal setting activities, networking with program mentors and hearing from inspirational guest speakers.

A representative from the school is required to RSVP on behalf of the student award recipients, and accompany students to the event.

Event Details

Date: Thursday 29 November 2018.

Time: Arrive from 10.30am for 11am start. Event concludes at 2pm.

Venue: USC Sunshine Coast. See bus details below for areas outside Sunshine Coast.

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

RSVP: Please RSVP for your student/s and accompanying teacher by Wednesday 21 November.

On the day:
  • Keynote speaker: Kate Fitzsimons is a motivational speaker and Director of the Nicole Fitzsimons Foundation - established in honour of her sister who was killed in an overseas accident during 2012. Inspired to help others thrive through adversity, Kate works with high school students to build resilience and mental strength during challenging times using the power of positive psychology.
  • Lunch (is on us!).
  • Networking with program mentors: Our program mentors are current USC students who will speak with your students throughout the day to share their experience of senior school to life post-school, discuss study skills and share their tips for keeping the study:life balance.
  • Photo opportunities with the speakers: Don't forget to submit completed consent forms so students can participate in opportunities to document their induction to the Rises and Shine program.

Bus information

Free courtesy buses are available to transport guests to and from the Leadership Lunch. Please include how many seats you would like to reserve in your RSVP.

Pick up locations, departure and arrival times
USC Fraser Coast / Maryborough / USC Gympie   North Lakes / Caboolture
7.45am pick up at USC Fraser Coast, bus drop off zone just outside campus on Old Maryborough Road, Hervey Bay   9.15am 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   9.45am pick up at Caboolture Train Station
9.30am pick up at USC Gympie, 71 Cartwright Road, Gympie   10.30am arrival at USC Sunshine Coast
10.30am arrival at USC Sunshine Coast   2pm depart USC Sunshine Coast
2pm depart USC Sunshine Coast   2.40pm return to Caboolture
3pm return to USC Gympie   3.10pm return to North Lakes
4.15pm return to Maryborough    
4.45pm return to USC Fraser Coast    

For further information, please contact schools@usc.edu.au

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