Engage with our Alumni to open the door to rich and rewarding professional conversations, new connections and exciting opportunities.

We recognise the importance of lifelong learning and the value of continuing professional conversations past graduation. Bastow Alumni is just one way we stay connected with our graduates and encourage you to continue your leadership learning and make new connections.

Bastow Alumni is open to graduates of our career stage programs - Unlocking Potential (UP): Principal Preparation, Create: Middle Leaders and Impact: Emerging Leaders. It offers a range of professional learning and networking opportunities, events, access to resources, offers and discounts.

Alumni events and professional learning provide an opportunity for you to:

  • engage in professional learning to consolidate, contextualise and contribute to program content
  • connect with other leaders and aspiring leaders at events and forums
  • promote by providing opportunities and connections to progress leadership.

Meet your alumni

Head shot of Liam Offer

  Impact: Emerging Leaders

  Liam Offer 
  Acting Leading Teacher for Alternate Programs 
  Horsham College 

  Liam knows that setting up students for success takes a holistic approach.

  Working with students with complex needs and from diverse cultural backgrounds has shown Liam
  the importance of setting and maintaining high expectations – not only for his students but also for


Head shot of Natarsha Nicholson

  Create: Middle Leaders 

  Natarsha Nicholson
  Key Learning Team Leader (Literacy) and Prep Teacher
  Newport Lakes Primary School 

  After a varied early career, Natarsha realised being a school teacher was her calling.

  Since taking up the baton, she has worked hard to ensure all her students – including those with
  dyslexia and learning difficulties – learn to read to the best of their ability with a whole-classroom
  approach to literacy. 

  Read more about Liam's and Natarsha's experiences.