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Visiting Experts Program

Business Liaison Association

Wendy Morris 15 May, 2024 Visiting Experts Program

Emerging Professional Engineer of the Year 2023 - Chloe Turrell

Emerging Professional Engineer of the Year 2023 Chloe Turrell   Chloe was an engaging speaker who covered a wide range of useful and interesting information including her own pathway from school to where she is now, the different areas that fall under Engineering and the types of opportunities there are in the area of Engineering. She also spoke about more practical aspects of the transition from school to university like accessing financial assistance such as scholarships and using university pre requisites to help with subject choices and what campus life is like. Chloe’s talk gave students a better understanding of...

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Business Liaison Association

Wendy Morris 01 May, 2024 Visiting Experts Program

Wonders of Science

WONDER OF SCIENCE Elise Kellett Visit   The Business Liaison Association once again provided students with the opportunity to meet the University of Queensland's Wonder of Science Ambassador. Elise Kellet traveled to schools and shared her experience with STEM studies. A PhD cndidate at the Queensland Brain Institute, Elise studies two neurodegenerative disorders, ALS and dementia by looking into two proteins within these diseases. Thanks yet again to you and the BLA for setting these events up! We had Elise this morning speaking to our Year 11 and 12 Science students and the kids said the lecture was really good. It...

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Wendy Finegan 29 August, 2023 Visiting Experts Program

RACI Lecture Tour

RACI Lecture Tour Dr William Gee   Dr Gee visited Trinity Bay SHS on Thursday and delivered a 1.5 hour presentation/ QA session. Students were enthralled and had enormous numbers of questions. Dr Gee was very engaging and the level of scientific content was aimed perfectly for the age of the participants. He was humorous, included some sensitive content which made them feel like adults, but clearly briefed and prepared students for what they were about to see. Even though the talk was about death and murder, the topic was treated sensitively and scientifically. The following day, a number of...

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Business Liaison Association

Wendy Finegan 29 August, 2023 Visiting Experts Program

Prof Anthony Gray

Professor Anthony Gray  Legal Studies Workshops   We were very grateful to have Anthony visit us for our legal workshop. He ran a session for our Year 11 students on negligence and a session for our Year 12 students on human rights. Students really enjoyed discussing the legal elements of cases with Anthony. We look forward to part taking in this opportunity in the future."   Mossman State High School   Professor Anthony Grey's presentation at Trinity Bayt State High School on Human Rights issues was highly valuable and well-received by 23 x year 10 and 11 Legal Studies students....

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Business Liaison Association

Wendy Finegan 29 August, 2023 Visiting Experts Program

Australian Young Engineer of the Year

Australian Young Engineer of the Year Deanna Hood   Deanna spoke to 49 students from Year 7, 8, 9 and 11 who were selected by their Science teachers for the interest and ability in STEM subjects. She was a highly enthusiastic and engaging presenter and spoke about her truly amazing career path. What was a really interesting part of her presentation was she spent some time talking about motivation, fears and support networks that can help and hinder getting out of your comfort zone and trying new things and used her personal story to highlight how these factors have a...

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