Leaving high school? Study cookery, hospitality or events

Choosing a career path straight out of high school is daunting. It\’s hard to know exactly what you want to do with your life before you\’ve had the opportunity to explore the…

Are university work placements really worthwhile?

Over 90 per cent of Australians consider student work placements to be important in preparing young people for the workplace, according to Universities Australia. With more of the country understanding…

Practical career options for young people in 2019

Over your lifetime, you'll experience 17 different jobs and five careers, according to a report by the Foundation for Young Australians (FYA).Young people today have more power than ever to…

Can you get paid while studying event management?

A vocational education and training (VET) event management qualification incorporates paid work experience into your study, allowing you to earn money while you study. This work-integrated learning structure makes VET…

What is VET in Australia? (and why you should care about it)

VET stands for vocational education and training, and is a common term in Australia for nationally recognised tertiary qualifications outside of university. A VET qualification is an extremely attractive alternative…

5 reasons 2019 is the perfect time to start a vocational qualification

New Year's resolution goals: Start your career straight out of high school!The beginning of 2019 is just around the corner and it's time to think about the next chapter of your…

Is sustainability achievable in Australian hospitality?

Australia is rich with environmental wealth unlike any country in the world – but in order to maintain that, we need to be conscious of how our industries affect it.Hospitality…

Where can you go with an events management qualification?

  Events management is an exciting and diverse career that can take you in many different directions. From corporate conferences to charity concerts, there are so many arenas open to you…

Do you have what it takes to make it in events?

  You\’re a natural at planning and organisation, and you live and breathe all the excitement of watching different moving parts come together. It\’s these attributes that make events planning and…

Meet the Mentors – John McFadden

The first article of the \”Meet the Mentors\” series was generously contributed by current student Chelsea Hu, who is studying a Combined Advanced Diploma of Event Management and Advanced Diploma…

What to expect when you study events management at Kenvale College

  Studying events management at Kenvale College is different to studying elsewhere. When you study with us, you enter the industry on day one, getting to plan real events for…

7 tips to land yourself a great hospitality job in Australia

  Have you got a burning passion for customer service? Do you thrive in fast-paced environments where every day presents a new challenge? Are you a people person? Sounds like a…