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High schoolers celebrate head start to uni life

More than 150 high school students have spent the past six months getting a head start on their future university degrees.

Their initiative and hard work has paid off, and each were recognised at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) Head Start ceremony overnight (April 2).

The USQ program offers high-achieving Year 11 and 12 students the chance to undertake university study while finishing high school.

Students who successfully complete Head Start gain entry and academic credit into related degrees provided they have met the program pre-requisites.

Hundreds attended to see 48 of the graduates receive their certificates at the USQ Toowoomba Refectory. There ceremony celebrated the students who had undertaken courses in Semester 2 2018 and Semester 3 2018-2019.

For more information about USQ Head Start , visit

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Fairholme College Head Start graduates Zoe Crooke, Charlotte Kath, Georgina Sloss, Lizzie Perrignon and Evie Mason