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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

Santa Maria Students Provide Food for Homeless Women

Santa Maria College students have provided food for a shelter set up as an overnight resting place for homeless women. Students worked with their hospitality team at school to provide trays of sandwiches and cookies as part of National Homelessness Week which aims to raise awareness for the issue in local communities. The students worked in collaboration with Western Australian community services organisation ‘RUAH’ during the week. Read more HERE.

Science Week at Kilvington Grammar

August 10th-19th is National Science Week in Australia. Kilvington Grammar, in Ormond Victoria, are one of the many schools where students have had unique opportunities to engage with various aspects of science. At Kilvington Grammar, junior school students enjoyed a ‘Launch to the Future’ stage production. Year 8 students got up close and personal with reptiles, thanks to a visit from Reptile Encounters (pictured) who brought a range of animals

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

Forbes and Parkes High School Students Compete for White Ribbon Cup

Forbes High School and Parkes High School students have organised a multi-layered event to raise awareness of and provide education on domestic violence. The day included rugby and league tag matches followed by evening events called ‘Boys Night In’ and ‘Girls Night Out’ respectively. The day coincided with White Ribbon Day organised by the White Ribbon Foundation which is dedicated to ending violence against women. Forbes High School Principal Safija

Toorak College Students Create “Caps for Cancer”

Toorak College boarding students have sewn warm caps for women and children cancer patients in an initiative they have called “Caps for Cancer”. 70 students were involved in the creation of the ‘caps’. Caralyn Dea, a teacher at the school said, “Sewing these warm caps have not only taught the girls valuable life skills, but the boarders have bonded.” All the caps were donated to the Chemotherapy Day Unit at

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