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Alexia Papa michael

  • Duchesne College on College Road, St Lucia QLD
  • 0466 245 578



University of Queensland, St Lucia

Studying a Bachelor of Health Science

Semester 1 2016 (GPA 5.75): 

Health Systems and Policy - Distinction

Introduction to Psychology: Developmental, Social & Clinical - Distinction

Chemistry 1 - Distinction

Biology for Health Sciences - Credit


St Mary's Catholic College, Cairns

  • Overall Position (OP) 4
  • Queensland Certificate of Education  (2015)
  • Bond University Collegiate Scholar (2015)
  • Australian Institute of Office Professionals Encouragement Award  (2015)
  • The Good Samaritan Award  (2015)
  • Principal's Award of Excellence: Consistent Effort and Service to College (2015)
  • Senior School Consistent Effort Award  (2015)
  • Certificates of Excellence in Graphics, Business Communication and Technology (2015)
  • Year Coordinator Certificate of Merit  (2015)
  • Year Coordinator Certificate of Merit  (2014)
  • Certificates of Excellence in Graphics, Business Communication and Technology (2014)
  • JB Lennon Memorial Award for Consistent Effort (2013)
  • Certificates of Excellence in Graphics and Business Education (2013)
  • Principal's Award of Excellence  (2013)
  • Queensland Certificate I in Work Education (2013)
  • Certificates for Outstanding Achievement in History, Business  & Mathematics (2013)

Results for Semester 2, 2015:

English: A-                         Biology: B+

Mathematics B: B           Graphics: A

Chemistry: B+                  Religion and Ethics: A

Business Communication and Technology: A

Leadership & Work Experience

Jan 2015Dec 2015

Social Justice Committee Leader

St Mary's Catholic College
  • Organised a bake sale to raise funds for Caritas's Water and Sanitation Programme raising $479.05
  • Managed and participated in 18 hour famine, raising $1378.45 for Caritas
  • Collected and donated non-perishable foods for St Vincent De Paul by organising a Homeless Awareness Sleepover
  • Organised for the tuckshop to sell 'Thank you Water' - this organisation invests 100% of their profits into funding life changing projects in developing countries
  • Coordinated a Christmas collection to be given to St Vincent De Paul - over 100 boxes were donated
  • Addressed over 700 students at assemblies to raise awareness of particular social justice issues
  • Organised committee meetings to brainstorm ideas on ways to improve current social justice issues in the community
Jan 2014Dec 2015

Year 8 Debating Mentor

St Mary's Catholic College
  • Mentored Year 8 students in debating and public speaking
  • Elected and encouraged students to take up roles within the debating team

Work Experience

Gordonvale Family Medical Centre
  • Primarily observational work
  • Did assist, Deborah Michael, with looking out for environmental issue that may have hindered the lives of the elderly

Work Experience

Cairns Speech Pathology Clinic
  • Primarily observational work
  • Was able to assist speech pathologist, Monica Mais by interacting with the children who came in (played/helped with language enhancing games/activities).

Assistant Accountant - Work Experience

David Davies-Griffith Chartered Accountant
  • Assisted with filing, faxing, scanning, auditing and responding to correspondence.

Assistant Librarian - Work Experience

Christine Hoffman, St Gerard Majella School
  • Loaning out and returning books for students
  • Putting books away using Dewey System
  • Stocktaking books
  • Contacting and covering books

Extracurricular Activities

2016 - Present: University of Queensland Hellenic Society

  • Cypriot Youth Brisbane Dancer

2003-2015: Dancing

  • Represent dance school in Cairns festival

2006 - 2015: International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS)

  • Australian Mathematics Competition, Credit
  • University NSW Writing Competition, Credit
  • University NSW Science Competition, Credit

2006 - 2014: Greek Language School

  • Completion of Year 8 at Greek Language School
  • Greek dancer at annual Greek Festival
  • Volunteered with the serving of food at Greek Festival
  • Performed at the Cairns and Regional Multicultural Association (CARMA) Festival on behalf of the St John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church

2011 - 2014: Choi Kwang Do Martial Arts

  • Attained Purple Belt in Martial Arts

2011 - 2013: St Mary's Catholic College Drama Club

  • Performed in Brisbane with St Mary's Catholic College Drama Club
  • Performed at Cairns Eisteddfod with St Mary's Catholic College Drama Club
  • Performed in the Far North Queensland Festival of One-Act Plays with the St Mary's Catholic College Drama Club


Graphical Programmes


Autodesk Inventor



Microsoft Office Packages

Microsoft Word

Microsoft Powerpoint

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Publisher

Microsoft Excel


Mr David Harris

Principal, St Mary's Catholic College

Ph: (07) 4044 4200

Mr Timothy Chapman

Student Engagement Coordinator, St Mary's Catholic College

Ph: (07) 4044 4200

Mrs Janet Ross
Social Science Curriculum leader, St Mary's Catholic College
Ph: (07) 4044 4200

Mr Trevor Elliott
Former ICT/IPT/SOSE/WORK ED/ICT/HOD, St. Mary's Catholic College
Ph: 0437 646556

Mrs Christine Hoffman
Librarian, St Gerard Majella
Ph: (07) 4054 4805