QRL partners with Global Institute of Sport to provide unique learning experiences


Queensland Rugby League is partnering with the world’s leading sporting higher education institution to enhance opportunities for its network of administrators, volunteers and players.

Thanks to a partnership between the QRL and the Global Institute of Sport (GIS), members in Queensland who want access to cutting-edge learning experiences can now apply for a discount on tuition fees.

GIS is the leading destination for master’s degrees and professional training in sport, utilizing a global network of industry leaders and elite stadiums.

QRL CEO Rohan Sawyer is thrilled to connect gaming people to an institution that is dedicated solely to the sports industry.

“We believe this is a wonderful opportunity for people in our game to pursue their own development, whether they are an administrator or a player, or someone involved at the community level who wants to embark on a career in the sport,” Sawyer said.

“We are really excited about what this partnership can do for people in the game, and we extend our thanks to the GIS team for their willingness to support Queenslanders who want to grow and improve.”

Sawyer has already taken the initiative to invest in his own personal development by committing to a master’s degree in 2023 under the partnership.

GIS students in Australia can learn online with access to some of the world’s leading sporting destinations as part of their studies, including its UK campuses in London and Manchester, which have Wembley Stadiums at their heart. and Etihad, which are home to the largest cohort in the UK. athletic students.

Other premier stadium environments include GIS Global Hubs at Inter Miami CF Stadium, Red Bull Arena in New York, Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, BMO Ground at Toronto FC and Cricket Ground at Melbourne in Australia, where the annual GIS Sports Summits are held.

GIS Asia-Pacific Business Development Manager Ray Boggiano is looking forward to building a strong, long-term relationship with QRL and its members, who can now claim a 15% tuition discount for all master’s programs. .

“Our typical student population is threefold…we have the traditional background of those who have studied a sports degree who want to accelerate their careers, we have those who work in a different industry who want to transition into the sports industry, and then we have those looking for a player career transition path,” Boggiano said.

Boggiano added that students had unprecedented access to the Australian sports industry with regular guest speaker sessions, networking opportunities, match day access and a global summit taking place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground throughout. year round.

About 15% QRL Member Discount

As a partner of the Global Institute of Sport (GIS), we are delighted to offer all Queensland Rugby League members and rugby league participants a 15% tuition discount for all programs mastery of GIS. All you need to do is mention that you are a QRL member in your personal statement when you apply and email [email protected] to confirm, including your full name, date of birth and course to which you are applying. The 15% discount will be applied provided you meet the course admission requirements.


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