Try Time is a student support program that promotes inclusion for disengaged students from diverse backgrounds.

Facilitated by Multicultural Development Australia (MDA) and ACU staff, Try Time will consist of two separate sessions: the Skill Up program (MDA) and a touch football tournament (ACU).

With support from Wynnum State High School (WSHS) and Brisbane Bayside State College (BBSC) staff, Try Time provides positive networking and social engagement opportunities for young people, while helping them develop positive self-identity in a changing adolescent landscape.

Position Description

Student roles in this program include assisting with the organisation and delivery of a touch football tournament, assisting with the Skill Up program (networking, job skills, and personal identity) where relevant, and helping to create a positive and welcoming environment. There will also be an expectation to attend some planning meetings.

Operating dates and times

School Term 3 on Thursdays from 1.00pm to 4.00pm

Places available



There is approximately 35 hours available for each student working on this project during QLD school Term 3

Position requirements

  • Current Blue Card
  • Interview
  • Attending planning meetings where appropriate
  • Some familiarity with sport (especially touch football) is an advantage, but not essential.
  • Training session on ‘Skill Up’


ACU Brisbane Campus




Contact ACU Engagement expressing your interest and confirming:

  • You fulfil (or are willing to fulfil) the position requirements
  • The ACU unit you are studying and your course
  • Your availability which complies with the operating dates and times
  • Read the relevant ACU policies and procedures

After confirming the above, the Engagement team will then provide you with further details.


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ACU Policy & Procedure

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