College alumni give advice at Careers Enrichment Day

HOLY Spirit Catholic College Lakemba esteemed alumni Yellow Brick Road founder Mark Bouris and globally renowned event planner Diane Khoury were among those sharing their wisdom with students at their first Careers Enrichment Day last week.

Students from Years 10, 11, and 12, had the opportunity to rotate through an extensive expo, featuring nearly 40 stalls from a wide range of sectors.
The diversity and quality of exhibitors ensured students received comprehensive advice and information tailored to their varied interests and career aspirations.
All major universities were in attendance, offering insights into higher education pathways and the diverse courses available.
TAFE NSW provided crucial information on vocational education and training options, while representatives from Qantas shared exciting prospects in the aviation industry.
The Australian Federal Police engaged students with potential careers in law enforcement and public safety.
Additionally, leading construction companies like Bestix Watpak, and John Holland Group showcased the rewarding careers in the construction industry.
Diane pursued a career in the accounting sector for nine years with multiple university qualifications; before finding her true passion – creating magical moments for her clients.
Mark also focused on students being the best version of themselves, not to measure success against someone else, to be authentic, and to always be curious.
Holy Spirt College Careers Advisor Louise Kirk said feedback from students was overwhelmingly positive: “We look forward to building on this success, continuing to provide our students with the resources and opportunities needed to thrive in their careers.”