Graduate stories

Jack Quigley talking into a microphone

Jack Quigley

Co-founder, podcast host and writer
The Football Sack
Bachelor of Media, majoring in journalism (Now Bachelor of Digital Media and Communications)

Jack Quigley was studying journalism in 2010 when he, together with business student Christian Layland, turned their passion for the A-League competition and that year's World Cup into a successful blog and online audio commentary forum called The Football Sack.  More of Jack's story...


 Portrait of Katie Brown

Katie Brown

Sports reporter, 7 News Gold Coast
Bachelor of Media, majoring in journalism (Now Bachelor of Digital Media and Communications)

"Being a journalist is about building up relationships, being understanding and building people's trust. I like talking to people and sport is so positive. More of Katie's story...


Portrait of Canditta Gorry

Canditta Gorry

Youth Outreach drug and Alcohol Counsellor, Lives Lived Well
Bachelor of Social Welfare

I grew up in a low socioeconomic welfare housing estate in NSW where the prospect of university was just a dream. "Now I work as a Youth Outreach Drug and Alcohol (YODA) counsellor with Lives Lived Well." More of Canditta's story...


Portrait of Ruth Toomey

Ruth Toomey

Manager of Homelessness, Planning and Coordination
Queensland Council of Social Service
Bachelor of Social Science

"I worked in travel for a while, but I wanted to do something more meaningful. When I came across the social science degree, and realised you could have a career in social justice, I went for it". More of Ruth's story...