Our goal at the College is to provide opportunities to enrich and enhance students' learning and support their holistic growth and development.
To this end, we offer many extension programs, groups, and clubs that students can self-select depending on their educational interests and strengths. Readers Cup, Premiers Reading Challenge, writing competitions, and STEM challenges and competitions are open for students. The College also offers many clubs, such as Homework Club, DigiTech, Drone Racing, Craft Club, Zwift eCycling, eSports, and Minecraft Club.
Available to Year 11 students, the program pairs students with qualified industry professionals to learn about and experience future career opportunities. The industry professional role models share their knowledge, expertise, and wisdom about their careers. Throughout the process, students establish connections, engage in professional dialogue, and gain insight into a possible career pathway. Program participants showcase their experiences to their cohort and teachers during an innovative award and presentation event.
The Future Minds Program is a unique opportunity for selected Year 9 students. The Program centers around providing students with more specialised extension opportunities and enabling high achieving students the opportunity to build their interest and practical skills in two core areas – Humanities and STEM studies.
The program encourages students to respond in unique ways to the challenges of the future and is very much driven by their interests and skills. Previous projects have included:
Building sustainable housing
Designing solar cars
Using robotics and coding to solve real-world problems
Investigating the future of food
Writing a historical fiction narrative
We offer a range of programs for students to enhance their leadership skills, including Middle School Leaders, College Representative Council, Peer Support
Leaders, Senior Leaders the Griffith University STEM Ambassadors Program, Duke of Edinburgh Program, Bridge Award Program, and a variety of other subject-specific opportunities throughout the year.
Students in Year 11 and 12 can participate in enhanced university programs such as GUESTS for Griffith and START QUT. Our College has a variety of partnerships with Queensland tertiary institutions and provides the opportunity for students to connect with these organisations through our Careers Pathways Program that is offered to both the Middle and Senior Years.