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101 Fundraising Ideas for Student Leaders

  A new book has been released by GRIP Leadership, giving schools an expansive list of creative fundraising ideas. The best news is, you can claim a free copy below, available for instant download.  Student Leadership News has a partnership with GRIP Leadership, allowing you to access a free copy for ‘educational purposes.’ Therefore, we need you to enter the details below so that we can record who has downloaded the

Calling Young Entrepreneurs in Melbourne

Students in Melbourne have the opportunity to attend an entrepreneurial workshop in the upcoming school holidays. The ‘Dare to Dream’ holiday bootcamp is a fun 2 day event packed full of inspiration & education for 8-13 yr olds. This event is being run by Project Gen Z, who have already had over 10,000 students participate in the workshops Australia wide. “These workshop are fun, high energy and inspirational, and give

Marist Regional College Students Create Daffodil Day Flower Stalls

Marist Regional College Year 7 students are busy preparing flower stalls for Daffodil Day this Friday 23 August. The students created the event after some of their teachers were diagnosed with cancer with all funds raised going to the Cancer Council. Teacher Nicki Rogers explained, “They wanted to find a way to give back to the community. It wasn’t even prompted by me, it was prompted by the kids.” The

Cooinda Primary School Students Plant 1000 Trees

One hundred Year 5 and Year 6 students from Cooinda Primary School have contributed to their local community by getting involved in a tree planting day at Brockman Park in Bunbury. The day was supported by the City of Bunbury, State Government, Water Corporation and Department of Water and Environmental Regulation with the goal of transforming what is currently an urban drain into a “living stream and recreational space”. Bunbury

Suncoast Christian College Students Fight for Koalas

Suncoast Christian College students have run a term-long campaign to fundraise and raise awareness about koala endangerment on the Sunshine Coast. The efforts involved students from multiple year levels in Upper Primary. The campaign recently culminated with an event including a bake sale and guest speakers from the Sunshine Coast Environmental Council and QLD Koala Crusaders. The students were able to present a cheque to the value of $870.00 to

St Luke's Students Help Out at Nungalinya College

Five St Luke’s Grammar School students have contributed to a working bee at Nungalinya College in Darwin. The students worked with a team of others from the community to complete the variety of maintenance projects on the campus. The students were described as working “as hard as any of the adults who were involved.” The day included painting, cleaning and landscaping for the Nungalinya College campus which provides an opportunity

Chisholm Catholic College Student’s "Potty Poster" Initiative

Art Committee students from Chisholm Catholic College have started the “Potty Poster” initiative at their school in a bid to encourage their peers. The idea has seen a range of brightly coloured posters hung on the back of toilet stall doors on campus. The posters include “inspiring, positive and thought-provoking messages” portrayed in original artwork designs which are framed and hung. All posters and designs were created by students from

St Patrick's College Creates Fisherman Sculpture With Meaning

Students from St Patrick’s College in Townsville have created a sculpture to represent overfishing as part of the “Strand Ephemera” sculpture exhibition. The sculpture named, “Plenty More”, includes a life-sized, hand-woven fisherman holding a net with over 100 porcelain fishes, turtles and stingrays. The work is described as representing, ”the need for indigenous communities to gain control over their rightful traditions.” Strand Ephemera 2019 is on now and concludes on

NSW Student Leaders to Inform Government on Drought

Students living in drought-affected areas will have the opportunity to take the lead in discussions about their personal experiences. The “UNICEF NSW Youth Drought Summit” invites 14-24 year olds to gather and share their ideas, which will ultimately result in a report submitted to the NSW Government to guide policymaking. The Summit comes after only 0.7% of the state was categorised as “recovering from” or “not affected” by drought in

Gowrie Street Primary School Creates Art Exhibition

Over 250 Gowrie Street Primary School students are creating artworks as part of their “Dream Big” Exhibition. The event is taking place as an opportunity for students to share what they are passionate about in the form of an artwork. Each student is encouraged to choose something of their own to create, resulting in a range from Samoan tribal art to mythical creatures. The Shepparton Art Museum will choose from