Life beyond Radford

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Last updated 31.07.2017

Alex Wrigley ( Avent )

Class of 2006
OCCUPATION Business Manager
Lives Canberra, Australia
Attendance at radford Years 7-12
House Huon
  • Bachelor Degree, University of Canberra, Tourism Management/Sport Management, 2008-2011
  • Graduate Certificate, University of Canberra, Business Administration, 2015-2016
  • Masters, AIM Business School, AIM SA Business School, Australian Institute of Management, Business Administration, 2016-Present
Work history
  • Business Manager, Aranda Primary School, 2016-Present
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What does life look for you now?

I currently have the role of Business Manager at Aranda Primary School. It is a position I never thought I would hold but it is one that I absolutely love. My career goal was to work in the Olympic Games movement, however my career didnt follow that direction, and I am so pleased it didnt. I can't imagine not doing what I currently do as a School Business Manager.

How easy was it to decide what to do in life?

I always loved organising people and events. The field of event management wasn't well known about when I finished at Radford. However I knew a career in organising events and people was certainly for me. Stepping into a Bachelor Degree in Sport and Tourism Management with an Event Management major through the University of Canberra was the perfect start to a fantastic career.

What do you know now, that you wish you'd known when you were at Radford?

Your time at Radford provides a fantastic basis for a life of success. But it does not define you as a person. There is a big wide world out there for you to explore and grow in!

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