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28 May 2018
Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous round

As part of National Reconciliation Week and Sir Doug Nicholls Indigenous round our students heard from the Korin Gamadji Institite about the past, present and future of the program and the significance and history of the round.

05 March 2018
Students observe training

A real privilege today to watch the closed Club training session ahead of the JLT Cup game. Students observed the varies training drills the team completed and the different styles of coaching.

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...