Life beyond Radford

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Last updated 3.07.2017

Michael Simon

Class of 1989
OCCUPATION Human Resource Manager
Lives Fisher, Australia
Attendance at radford Years 11-12
House Banksia
  • Diploma, Canberra Institute of Technology
  • Bachelor Degree, University of Canberra, 1993-1994
  • Masters, Theology (Biblical Studies), 1997-1999
  • Masters, University of Sydney, 2003-2006
Work history
  • Training Consultant
  • Development Assistant
  • National Desktop Training and Support Team Leader
  • Remote Support Team Leader
  • Human Resource Manager
  • Human Resource Consultant
  • Human Resource Manager
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What does life look for you now?

I am married with three children (two who attend Radford College).

Tell us what you are passionate about?

I like to run and cycle.

When you were young, what were you hoping to be when you grew up?

Engineer or human resource manager.

What is your favourite Radford moment?

English classes with teacher John Foulcher

Do you have a particular role model or inspirational figure from Radford or now?

Yes, John Foulcher was a great teacher.

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

Life is a journey which always changes. I like to take up opportunities when they arise.

Did your further study or career go exactly as you'd planned?


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

School is a short but important part of your life. If you are struggling know that it is not forever, and take every opportunity you can.

What advice do you have for current students?

School is just the beginning.

Where are you now?