Unlocking Careers In Sport

Our virtual event for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander high school students to explore the wide variety of careers available in the sports industry will be held on Thursday, 2 December 2021.

Acknowledgement of Country

With respect for Aboriginal cultural protocol and out of recognition that its campuses occupy their traditional lands, Western Sydney University acknowledges the Darug, Eora, Dharawal (also referred to as Tharawal) and Wiradjuri peoples and thanks them for their support of its work in their lands (Greater Western Sydney and beyond).

Thursday, 2 December | 9.30 am - 1.30 pm

Do you love sport and would you like to work in the sport industry?  Not sure what jobs you can do or how to start?  Join us for this free online event on Thursday 2nd December, where Western Sydney University staff, students and industry professionals will take you through all the different paths to a career in sports! Find out about the wide range of health and sport psychology professionals that keep the athletes match fit, the law and business teams that keep everything running, and the sport analytics and science specialists that work with the athletes and sporting organisations behind the scenes.

We have a number of exciting guest speakers locked in and more information will be released shortly. 

We are pleased to be working in collaboration with NRL School to Work. 

About the event

At the Unlocking Careers in Sport online event students had the opportunity to:

  • Learn about our programs and related careers in sports from Western Sydney University Academic staff and Current Students
  • Hear from sports industry professionals and get an insight into what their job is like and the path they took to get there
  • Enter competitions to win prizes
  • Speak with current Western Sydney University students on how to take the next step towards your dream career

Receive a free Western Sports Pack for participating

All attendees receive a free Western Sydney University Sports Pack.

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