Mackay and Noosa host launches for new Tourism degrees
Published on 03 November, 2011
Tourism industry leaders mingled with academics and high school students during launch events for CQUniversity's new Tourism degrees, held recently in Mackay and Noosa.
Launch guests in Mackay included General Manager Mackay Tourism and Mackay Convention Bureau David Phillips, Chief Executive Officer of Tourism Whitsundays Peter O'Reilly and Senior Lecturer in Tourism Steve Noakes.
Noosa launch participants included St Andrews Anglican College students with (L-R) Sheraton Noosa Resort and Spa's Lea Pedelty, Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Kevin Tickle and Head of Tourism programs Dr Scott Richardson
Launch guests in Noosa included Sheraton Noosa's Lea Pedelty, Head of Program for Tourism Dr Scott Richardson and Pro Vice-Chancellor Professor Kevin Tickle.
Prospective students were able to explore career pathways and find out how the new Bachelor of Tourism and Bachelor of Business (Tourism) programs are establishing global networks.
These programs provide more great options for further study for students currently studying tourism, business and SOSE-orientated subjects in high school.
Schools in attendance at the Noosa launch were St Andrews Anglican College, Pacific Lutheran College and Noosa District State High School. Schools at the Mackay launch included Mackay North State High, Mirani State High and St Patrick's College.
Tourism is available on campus in Mackay and Noosa and also via distance education. Details are available via 13 27 86.
Mackay launch participants included L-R Tourism Whitsundays' Peter O'Reilly, CQUniversity Senior Lecturer in Tourism Steven Noakes and Mackay Tourism and Convention Bureau's David Phillips
Noosa launch including Dr Scott Richardson discussing tourism programs with St Andrews Anglican College students and Guidance Officer Sheridan Sugden