Students form Future Links at Kingsgrove High School’s annual careers expo


With another year comes another chance for students in Sydney’s south to form Future Links at Kingsgrove High School’s (KHS) annual careers expo.

Held on Friday, June 9, students from KHS, Kingsgrove North High School, Beverly Hills Girls High School and Wiley Park Girls High School, were given a valuable opportunity to explore career pathways.

Students at the expo. All photos copyright The Greek Herald.
Careers advisors offered advice to students.
Bags by major sponsors, NSW Ports.

Students visited stalls from apprenticeship companies, education providers and top-tier universities at the event including the University of New South Wales, the University of Technology Sydney, Macquarie University, the Universities Admissions Centre (NSW & ACT), NSW Police Recruitment, Defence Force Recruiting and NECA Training and Apprenticeships.

University stalls at the expo.
Stall by the Australian Defence Force.

There were also a number of official proceedings on the day which kick-started with an Acknowledgement of Country by a Year 8 student from KHS, Kaize Kelly.

Master of Ceremonies and KHS Careers Advisor, Artemis Theodoris, then spoke about the success of the annual Future Links Expo.

Artemis Theodoris.

“We feel at Kingsgrove High School that it is never too early to commence conversations with our young people, our students, have them contextualise their learning, exploring careers and pathways available, connecting the skills they are building now, to outcomes for tomorrow,” Ms Theodoris said.

In her speech, the Principal of KHS, Olga Sofo, said students gained valuable knowledge and understanding through their participation in the expo.

Olga Sofo.

“The expo is a stepping stone towards a brighter future,” Ms Sofo told students.

“It is an occasion to dream big, to expand your horizons, and to ignite the fire within you. Remember that success is not merely a product of talent, but also of exploration, perseverance, and the ability to make informed choices.”

Official guests, parents and students.
Sophie Cotsis MP.

On the day, a number of other official guests then gave speeches including the NSW Minister for Industrial Relations, Work Health and Safety, Sophie Cotsis; Jonathan Lafforgue from the NSW PORTS Operations and Environment Division; the Rel Deputy Secretary of the Department of Education, Deborah Summerhayes; and KHS Alumni 2020, Jason Ye.




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