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26 February 2018
Industry placement

Industry placement is a huge part of the Richmond Institute experience. Students were fortunate to hear from a variety of guest speakers about their personal journey and how they come to be where they are now and the possible opportunities for students throughout the year. Thank you to Shane Dunne, General Manager - Aligned Leisure...

22 February 2018
Challenges and rewards of being a professional female athlete

A really insightful session for our students to hear about the challenges and rewards of being a female athlete. Thank you to Western Bulldogs AFLW, 2018 Premiership player Deanna Berry and 2018 Commonwealth Games gold medalist and Opals Basketball player Tessa Lavey for sharing your story and what is like to be a professional female...

02 June 2017
RISL students visit Cardinia Life

Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership students gained an unique insight into centre management when they visited Cardinia Shire's premier leisure facility Cardinia Life. Students met with Cardinia Leisure Manager Simon Bryson, who took them on a tour and introduced them to the centre's staff. Bryson spoke about the operational aspects of running the centre and...

29 May 2017
Dreamtime at the ‘G consumer meeting

Following Richmond's blockbuster Dreamtime at the 'G clash against Essendon at the MCG, Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership students heard from Club staff at a consumer meeting. Students attended the meeting with Richmond's Chief Customer Officer, Cain Liddle, Head of Consumer, Richard Fox and Membership Manager, Anthony Fagan. The meeting focused on retail sales figures,...

18 May 2017
Diversity and cultural awareness

Diversity and cultural awareness was the focus of a Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership session in mid-May. Staff from Richmond's centre for Indigenous youth, the Korin Gamadji Institute, addressed students on cultural awareness. KGI Program Manager, Thara Brown, spoke of the important moments in Australia's Indigenous history. Brown also expanded on the connection with Richmond...

16 May 2017
Lydia Lassila

Australian Winter Olympics gold medallist Lydia Lassila was one of Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership's guest lecturers. An aerial skier, Lassila, who won gold at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics, imparted her knowledge to students in May. Lassila took students through a range of movement and mobility exercises, that each featured precision and control. She then...

08 March 2017
Industry Jobs Fair

A presentation from Uncle Jack's watches founder Robbie Ball was the feature on an Industry Jobs Fair attended by Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership students in March. The fair also featured a number of guest speakers, who spoke about their journeys in the workforce and how to create a career in the exercise science field....

24 February 2017
Australian Diamond Madison Robinson talks athletic performance

Richmond Institute of Sports Leadership students were provided with a unique opportunity to hear from Australian Diamonds netballer, Madison Robinson earlier in the week.   Robinson was invited to Richmond Football Club to present to students around the challenges of preparing for life as an elite athlete. “Athlete Performance is an important module of our...