Building brighter futures for Australian students since 2006

Students have a better chance of a positive post-school transition with all the news and information they need about the world of work

We’re passionate about careers and further study

At Study Work Grow, we believe it’s possible for every high school student to make a successful transition into the ‘big wide world’.

With the right information at their fingertips, they can make great decisions that can set them up for a lifetime of career satisfaction. And that’s where Study Work Grow comes in – providing carefully researched news and events on a weekly basis to teachers, careers advisors, parents and students.


Students need options to feel confident they’re making the right decision about their future


We make it easy for students to find out about (and apply for) every opportunity they want


Find every open day, info session and closing date in our calendar, so you never miss a thing

Information from the best Australian sources

Our research team works with numerous stakeholders including Universities, TAFEs, major employers, and training providers across Australia to ensure our news is comprehensive, relevant and valuable to everyone in your school community.

Each week our team searches through hundreds of websites, guides, and updates – saving you a huge amount of time and effort.

We're members of Australia's #1 Career Industry Body

Study Work Grow Pty Ltd is a proud member of the Career Industry Council of Australia (CICA)

Created by a Careers Advisor, for Careers Advisors

Back in 2006, Ron Sylvester was working as a Careers Advisor in a NSW Government High School.

Frustrated with spending hours each week collecting information about upcoming events related to careers, he realised that every careers advisor across Australia was likely to be doing the same thing.

Starting with a weekly newsletter he researched and shared with other local careers advisors, ‘MHSCareers’ as he called it, quickly grew into a nation-wide service as more and more teachers, Careers Advisors and Principals began to see the value of what he produced.

Today, Study Work Grow provides hundreds of schools across Australia with the latest career’s information each week, as well as guides, resources, tools, lesson plans and more.

And now in 2019, your school can get its own careers website that’s modern, fully school branded and dynamically updated with all of our news content.

Meet our team

Ron Sylvester


B Ed (Maths)
Accredited Professional Career Development Practitioner, CAA NSW & ACT

Ron started MHSCareers in 2006 and ran the service for 11 years before handing over to the excellent stewardship of his daughter, Lucy Sattler in 2017

Lucy Sattler

Chief Operating Officer

B Arts (History & Politics, UNSW)
Grad Dip (Creative Industries, JCU)

Having worked for MHSCareers since 2009, Lucy took the service Australia-wide before taking over the business in 2017 upon Ron’s retirement. Since that time, the newly rebranded company Study Work Grow Pty Ltd has grown substantially, with new services, a new website and greater value for subscribers. Lucy is currently studying a Grad Cert in Career Development at James Cook University to further specialise her skills in this area.

Rob Sattler

Customer Success Manager

Rob has had a long career in sales – having revolutionised how the Queensland Government connected their offices and data centres at PIPE Networks (now TPG), and was the first sales manager at global networking provider Megaport. Since 2017, Rob has been a key point of contact for customers at Study Work Grow and is in charge of growing partnerships and sales.

Find out how we can help

With fully researched careers & events news at your fingertips each week and a huge collection of careers resources, we’ve got everything you need to offer great advice to your school community.

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