Debbie commenced her career in the hospitality industry before moving into the human resources and recruitment sector.

With more than 25 years’ industry experience as a hiring manager across a wide range of disciplines and organisational environments, Debbie brings a wealth of experience to assisting students with improving their employability skills and experiences to help them on the path to long-term career success. 

Debbie holds a Bachelor of Counselling from the Australian College of Applied Psychology, and a Graduate Certificate in Career Development from the Australian Centre for Career Development.

Areas of responsibility

  • Providing career counselling, career planning and career development for all students, with a focus on increasing student employability skills.
  • Providing industry insights and advice for BEL students, primarily students studying tourism, hospitality, events, marketing and advertising. 
  • Managing professional student placements for our Work Integrated Learning program within the areas of tourism, hospitality and event management.
  • Engaging with industry professionals across multiple disciplines, with a focus on obtaining and managing tourism, hospitality, events, and marketing and advertising industry placements.  
  • Developing resources and events, and delivering employability lectures to develop student’s employability skills.

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