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von Bibra Driving Positive Change

The BUSY School is proud to announce the continued support and generous sponsorship from von Bibra Auto Group. The BUSY School is proud to announce the continued support and generous sponsorship from von Bibra Auto Group, a commitment that demonstrates their dedication to transforming the lives of disengaged students in our communities.  Wade von Bibra, Managing Director of von Bibra

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The BUSY School ‘NO LIMITS – Careers Expo’ 2024

Held today at The BUSY School Coolangatta Campus, the NO LIMITS – Careers Expo offered The BUSY School students in the South-East Queensland region the opportunity to explore career pathways to support their future success. With interactive workshops and a range of industry employers, education facilities and training organisations exhibiting, students had the chance to gain information and participate in

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Join the Movement to Re-engage Youth

At The BUSY School, our mission is to address a critical issue affecting our country: 20% of senior school students are currently disengaged or at risk of disengagement from mainstream education. That’s one in five young people! We exist to close the disengagement gap by providing alternative learning to students in Years 11 and 12. The BUSY School envisions more

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Engage for Change!

This March we are proud to announce the release of our monthly ‘Engage for Change’ Newsletter, designed to share the impact we’ve made, share inspiring success stories, and provide valuable insights into our charitable corporate partnerships and donation endeavours. As a registered charity and recognised Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) with charity tax concessions, we are dedicated to transparently sharing the

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WorkwearHub Extend Commitment to Empower The BUSY School Students

The BUSY School is thrilled to announce the extension of its official partnership with WorkwearHub into 2024. This collaboration, now entering its next phase, solidifies a shared commitment to empower BUSY School students pursuing trades, apprenticeships, and traineeships by providing essential safety equipment through WorkwearHub.  This ongoing partnership reflects The BUSY School’s dedication to ensuring that students have access to

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Official Opening of Brisbane Campus

Leading alternative education provider for disengaged youth, The BUSY School, recently held their official opening of its Brisbane City campus. The Honourable Grace Grace, Minister for Education, Minister for Industrial Relations and Minister for Racing attended to officially open the school during the ceremony. The Brisbane campus opened in 2023 to meet the growing demand for alternative schooling throughout Queensland

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New Ipswich Campus Opening in 2024!

The BUSY School is proud to announce the opening of our eighth school campus in the heart of Ipswich. Opening in term 1 next year, this is another step in our mission to support and empower disengaged students in years 11 and 12, guiding them towards attaining a senior school certificate (QCE), achieving employment outcomes and setting the stage for

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Coolangatta campus holds official opening ceremony

Leading alternative education provider for disengaged youth, The BUSY School, held their official opening of its Coolangatta campus yesterday with Senator, the Honourable Anthony Chisholm (Senator for Queensland, Assistant Minister for Education, Assistant Minister for Regional Development and Deputy Manager of Government Business in the Senate) in attendance to officially open the school during the ceremony. “It was a pleasure

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Support ‘The Basketball Challenge’ in the month of June!

  Do you fancy yourself a bit of a Michael Jordan on the court? Or are you more of an experienced Nerf hoop-shooter on the back of your bathroom or office door? For the month of June, we challenge you to hit the courts or set up your own hoop (even if it is a mini hoop in your loungeroom)

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Announcing a new charity partnership with von Bibra Auto Group!

The BUSY School is thrilled to announce a new charity partnership with von Bibra Auto Group. With four dealerships including von Bibra Ferry Rd, Ashmore, Robina and Helensvale, the new partnership encourages von Bibra customers to nominate The BUSY Schools as a charitable recipient who will then receive $20 from each von Bibra car purchase. Lee Aitken, CEO of The

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The BUSY School announces a new campus in Cleveland to open for Term 2, 2023!

Since their first school opened in 2020, The BUSY School has supported hundreds of young people to complete their schooling, find career paths or progress to tertiary education. The success of the schools and engagement with local communities to support outcomes for disengaged youth has propelled their seventh campus in Queensland to open in Cleveland this year, in time for

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The BUSY School to open an inclusive all-girls school in Southport!

Embracing and valuing diversity of the school community is one of the cornerstones of The BUSY Schools success in reengaging young people to complete high school. A new BUSY School campus in Southport, opening in April 2023, is set to extend this support to female students, including all students who identify as female. The BUSY School is a network of

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