St Mary's Cathedral College Careers

Careers Noticeboard

November 2017

Electrician Apprentice Needed to start in 2018

Contact Mr Khoury if you are interested in beginning a full time Electrician Apprenticeship in 2018.


Christmas Jobs

If you are thinking of earning some cash over the Christmas period many organisations are conducting recruitment drives now. Take a look at:

https://au.indeed.com/Christmas-Casual-jobs


Honeywell Summer School

Sunday 10 – Friday 15 December in Sydney

Run by the Institution of Engineers Australia. Honeywell Engineering Summer School (HESS) aims to give NSW and ACT high school students a better understanding of what engineering is and how it works in everyday life.

Over the week, students will attend lectures and demonstrations at five prestigious NSW universities. They will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with professional engineers employed by government, private companies, researchers and academics in a wide range of engineering disciplines. Visits with industry provide a valuable opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the role of professional engineers in a wide range of activities including the management of major projects.

Applicants must be entering year 12 in a government or non-government high school in 2018. They must be studying two or more units of mathematics and a form of science, and will need to make their own travel arrangements to and from Sydney.

Registration Closes 3 December at 9am.

Find out more and apply – https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/honeywell-engineering-summer-school

Mastering the HSC with TSFX

Sunday 12 November – University of Sydney

Saturday 18 November – University of NSW

“Mastering the HSC” is an event designed to provide students with the skills and information they need to maximise HSC marks, while also raising much needed funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation.

In just one day, you will learn how average students achieve 90+ ATAR scores, and how you can use the same strategies to reach your full potential in Year 11 and 12.

http://www.tsfx.com.au/?hsc-program=mastering-the-hsc-2

NIDA Young Actors Studio Program – Auditions

Collaborate with other young artists in an ensemble to develop skills for stage and screen. Work with the support and direction from core tutors and gain inspiration from industry professionals.

6-hour workshop each Sunday during term time for 2018.

Auditions:

Sydney

Sun 10 Dec, 2017 10am

Sun 14 Jan, 2018 10am OR 2pm

You need to enrol for the auditions.

https://www.open.nida.edu.au/course/OSYASAU

AIT Info Nights

Wednesday, 22nd November, 6-8pm

During the Info Night, you’ll learn about careers and study options in film production, 3D animation, digital media, game design, mobile apps and IT, take a campus tour, and learn about our $8,000 Scholarship for domestic students.

Register herehttp://www.ait.edu.au/information-night

Australian Government Cadetships, Scholarships and Work Experience Opportunities

The Australian government has a number of cadetship, scholarship, and work experience opportunities within Australian Government departments and agencies. To view these opportunities, visit:

http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/jobs-and-workplace/australian-government-jobs/cadetships-scholarships-work-experience

Apprenticeship in Kingsgrove

KPD is a family run company looking for apprentices who can begin in 2018. The trade is cabinet making/shop fitting. Please see the website link for details on the work they do. They specialise in laboratory and hospital furniture.

Please contact Mr Khoury if you are interested.

http://www.kpd.com.au


Apprenticeship availabilities

Click on LINK 1 or LINK 2 to view different apprenticeships available in Sydney



SEPTEMBER 2017

REMINDER: Uni Open Days This Weekend


Engineering and IT Leadership Scholarship, University of Sydney

Our Leadership Scholarship is one of the most valuable undergraduate scholarships in Australia, offering generous financial support and extensive leadership development.

$18,000 per year for up to 4 years, plus professional industry placements and participation in the Faculty Leadership Program.

http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/scholarships/undergraduate/future/leadership

Sydney Scholars Awards Open August 1

The Sydney Scholars Awards offers Year 12 students commencing their studies in 2018 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 per year in value and awarded in duration from one year, up to 5 years (including combined undergraduate degrees). Must be for study at the University of Sydney.

http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/undergraduate/year12/sydney-scholars-award.shtml


University Of Sydney Dalyell Scholars Program

Exclusive to high achieving students with an ATAR (or equivalent) of 98+, the Dalyell Scholars program is an opportunity to challenge yourself alongside your most promising and talented peers.

http://sydney.edu.au/study/find-a-course/undergraduate-courses/dalyell-scholars.html?cid=em_ug-careers


UNSW High School Leavers & Future Students Scholarships

Applications close 30 September:

https://www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au/news-events/high-school-leavers-future-students-scholarships-now-open#overlay-context=schol

University of Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing Day

Tuesday 12 September 5.30pm to 7pm

Get to know what it’s really like to study Nursing at Notre Dame.

You’ll be able to ask questions about any aspect of the Nursing program and receive application assistance if you need it.

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/getting-to-know-nursing2

Paramedic Traineeships

Applicants who have no prior medical experience can apply for the Trainee Paramedic (vocational entry) role. Through the Trainee Paramedic vocational entry training pathway, you will undertake the nationally-accredited Diploma of Paramedical Science over three years, delivered by the NSW Ambulance Education Centre, Rozelle, Sydney.

http://www.ambulance.nsw.gov.au/media/docs/2016%20Paramedic%20Intern%20Guide-cff5296d-5c28-4e35-92d5-298cdc685000-0.pdf

http://www.ambulance.nsw.gov.au/Employment/Paramedic-Positions/Becoming-a-paramedic.html


Master Builders Association Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Master Builders Apprenticeship Service is a Group Training Organisation who employs apprentices and trainees to place them with tradespeople, builders and contractors within the Building and Construction Industry for on-the-job training in their selected trade. They are always looking for great people looking to start or continue their apprenticeship with Master Builders.

Apply to become a Master Builder Apprentice:

http://www.mbansw.asn.au/Services/Apprenticeships/Become-an-Apprentice/

Master Plumbers Association of NSW Apprenticeships

Find out what it takes to become a plumber – they’re particularly looking for female applicants.

http://www.masterplumbers.com.au/apprenticeship-opportunities

UAC Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS)

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers of undergraduate admission, using criteria other than (or in addition to) the ATAR.

Participating institutions can use a range of criteria when making SRS offers, including your Year 11 studies, school’s rating of your abilities in areas of study and aptitudes, and your Educational Access Schemes (EAS) application (if applicable).

SRS Applications Open Wednesday 2 August and close Friday 29 September

http://www.uac.edu.au/srs/

http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/srs/SRSbooklet.pdf

Educational Access Scheme Applications Open Wednesday 2 August

Educational Access Schemes (EAS) aim to help students whose education has been negatively affected during Year 11 and/or Year 12 receive an offer to university. Institutions use EAS to help eligible applicants gain admission to university if their ATAR is below a course cut-off by allocating bonus points, or places, to eligible EAS applicants.

http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/

http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/


INTERSTATE UNIVERSITY APPLICATIONS

If you’re planning to apply to university interstate, here is where you can apply. Make sure you keep an eye on the dates, as they differ from state to state. Most admissions centres allow you to change your preferences after the closing date, but make sure you know the rules (and fees) that apply in each state. Some have variable closing dates depending on the course you’re applying to.

AUGUST 2017

IMPORTANT DATES IN AUGUST

Click the LINK to see all important events and dates in August


Future Teachers Scholarships Closing Soon

Teacher Education Scholarships – 220 places available

Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships – 30 places available

Applications close on Friday 15 September 2017.

https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/


Sydney Conservatorium of Music Audition and Portfolios Deadline

1 September

Submit your application online.

http://music.sydney.edu.au/study/auditions/


UAC Applications Open Wednesday 2 August

http://www.uac.edu.au/

UAC Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS)

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers of undergraduate admission, using criteria other than (or in addition to) the ATAR.

Participating institutions can use a range of criteria when making SRS offers, including your Year 11 studies, school’s rating of your abilities in areas of study and aptitudes, and your Educational Access Schemes (EAS) application (if applicable).

SRS Applications Open Wednesday 2 August and close Friday 29 September

http://www.uac.edu.au/srs/

http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/srs/SRSbooklet.pdf

Educational Access Scheme Applications Open Wednesday 2 August

Educational Access Schemes (EAS) aim to help students whose education has been negatively affected during Year 11 and/or Year 12 receive an offer to university. Institutions use EAS to help eligible applicants gain admission to university if their ATAR is below a course cut-off by allocating bonus points, or places, to eligible EAS applicants.

http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/

http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/


INTERSTATE UNIVERSITY APPLICATIONS

If you’re planning to apply to university interstate, here is where you can apply. Make sure you keep an eye on the dates, as they differ from state to state. Most admissions centres allow you to change your preferences after the closing date, but make sure you know the rules (and fees) that apply in each state. Some have variable closing dates depending on the course you’re applying to.


APPRENTICESHIP SUPPORT AUSTRALIA

This service supports those wanting an apprenticeship, and offers free Careers Advice, as well as school-based apprenticeship info http://www.apprenticeshipsupport.com.au/Parents

Term 3 2017

Week 1 & 2

IMPORTANT DATES IN AUGUST

Click the LINK to see all important events and dates in August


UAC News

Applications for undergraduate study in 2018 will open on Wednesday 2 August. Year 12 students are encouraged to apply before on-time applications close at midnight on Friday 29 September to avoid rising application charges.

Year 12 students will receive an email with their four-digit UAC PIN on Monday 31 July 2017. UAC will use the email addresses listed with the NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA)

Students will need their UAC PIN and Year 12 student number to apply for tertiary study through UAC. Once students have entered their contact details into their online application, they’ll receive a UAC Application Number. They’ll need this number and their UAC PIN to make changes to their application, access their offers and access their ATAR.

The UAC Guide 2017–18 will arrive shortly. It is provided free of charge to all current Year 12 students.

Stay tuned for more details

http://www.uac.edu.au


Receive Early offers from universities through the “Schools Recommendation Schemes”

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers of undergraduate admission, using criteria other than (or in addition to) the ATAR.

A range of universities participate in this scheme.

Go to http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/srs/SRSbooklet.pdf for more information


5 things to consider when picking a degree

http://thefootnotes.com.au/5-things-you-need-to-consider-when-picking-a-degree/


University Open Day Dates:

The best way to be informed about your future is to visit University Open Days. Ask questions, look around the campus, gather information, speak to students and teachers.


Art & Design Education Resource Guide

This guide is the "number one resource for students looking for a creative art or design course at University, TAFE or private college".

http://www.aderg.com.au/


UNSW Business School Accounting Workshop

Thursday 3 August – 9am to 12.30pm @ CPA Australia, 111 Harrington St, Sydney

UNSW Business School and CPA Australia invites Year 11/12 High school students to discover why the world needs accountants. Find out what it means to be a professional accountant, what are the career opportunities, and meet the CPA Student Ambassadors and CPA Staff


The University of Newcastle and UNE Joint Medical Program

Want a world-class medical education, delivered locally in Newcastle or Armidale? Our Joint Medical Program can help you launch a rewarding and successful medical career – right here in Australia or across the globe. Delivered jointly by the University of Newcastle and University of New England, and supported by the Central Coast Local Health District and the Hunter New England Local Health District. The program uses state-of-the-art education technology and gives you hands-on experience throughout your medical degree.

Applications for 2017 are now closed – get in quick for 2018, over 3000 people apply for 170 places each year.

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/joint-medical-program


EARLY ENTRY PROGRAMS

The University of Notre Dame: Young Achievers Early Offer Program

University of Wollongong Early Admission

ACU Early Achievers’ Program

ACU Passion for Business Early Entry Program

ACU Passion for Law Early Entry Program


The University of Notre Dame 2017 Open Day

SATURDAY 26 AUGUST 2017 - BROADWAY Come and experience our unique leading university in the heart of Sydney at Notre Dame’s Open Day on Broadway. We look forward to seeing you! Register now at


Billy Blue College of Design Open Day

Experience Billy Blue first hand by coming along to one of our exciting events designed to show you what life at a Billy Blue campus is all about.

Open Day – Saturday 12 August 2017, 11am to 3pm

http://www.billyblue.edu.au/news-events/upcoming-events


Becoming a Psychologist

Visit the Psychology Board of Australia site to find out about the different pathways to becoming a registered psychologist. http://www.psychologyboard.gov.au/Registration/Provisional.aspx


The Good Careers Guide 2017

The Good Careers Guide 2017 provides advice on career planning, explores education options and includes descriptions for more than 400 jobs and occupations. Each comprehensive job description features skill and training requirements, related jobs, industry contacts and more.

The Good Careers Guide 2017 is also complemented by an augmented reality app, which interacts directly with the print guide. It gives you access to additional features such as our aptitude test and exclusive interviews with career professionals. https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/good-education-ar/id1104087445

Week 9 & 10 Updates

EARLY ENTRY PROGRAMS

The University of Notre Dame: Young Achievers Early Offer Program

University of Wollongong Early Admission

ACU Early Achievers’ Program

ACU Passion for Business Early Entry Program

ACU Passion for Law Early Entry Program


UAC News

Applications for undergraduate study in 2018 will open on Wednesday 2 August. Year 12 students are encouraged to apply before on-time applications close at midnight on Friday 29 September to avoid rising application charges.

The UAC Guide 2017–18 will arrive at NSW and ACT schools in mid-July. It is provided free of charge to all current Year 12 students.

http://www.uac.edu.au


UNSW Co-op Program

Australia’s leading companies take part in the training and professional development of some of the nation’s best and brightest students with a view to recruiting high-potential young professionals.

Minimum ATAR of 96 (or equivalent) is required, and aside from training and mentorship throughout university, you’ll increase your chances of being offered a graduate position at a participating company.

http://www.coop.unsw.edu.au/future-students


UTS Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) Co-op

Closing date for Round 2 applications: Friday 20 October 2017

(Places for Round 2 applicants will be limited)

www.bachelorofaccounting.com

UTS Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) Co-operative Scholarship

You must apply through both the Universities Admissions Centre and directly through UTS.

Successful applicants are selected on a combination of interview + ATAR.

Round 1 closing date: 3 September

Round 2 closing date: 13 October

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/information-technology/essential-information/how-apply/how-apply-bit

Macquarie Technology Taster Day

Wednesday 5 July we’re opening our doors to Year 11 and 12 students who are keen study – and carve out a career – in the field of technology. It’s all about you getting a taste of what a day in the life of a Macquarie IT or Engineering student is really like. Registrations will open soon.

http://www.mq.edu.au/study/school-portal/whats-on

Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) CQ University

CQ University, Sydney is home to the newest 3 year chiropractic degree. There is great demand for qualified and registered chiropractors globally. This career delivers work-life balance, travel and self employment opportunities. Students at our CBD campus learn from an award winning faculty using the best available facilities. Get in touch for a campus tour and meet with our teaching staff.

UTS Future Tech Careers

6 – 8pm, 5 July @ UTS, City – Broadway. For Year 10 – 12 and parents.

Hear from industry experts, students and leading academics about the exciting new tech careers which lie ahead. From robotics to cyber security to artificial intelligence and the internet of things, hear about the unique career opportunities for emerging graduates and the programs we have at UTS to help you prepare.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-engineering-and-information-technology/events/future-tech-careers

UTS Bachelor of IT Co-Op Scholarship Info Evening

6 – 8pm, 2 August @ City – Broadway›CB11 Faculty of Engineering and IT Building, Building 11

The Bachelor of IT Co-Op Scholarship, valued at approx. $49,500, is a flagship IT program for UTS.

The BIT attracts high calibre students who are passionate about technology and motivated by the exciting opportunities which are emerging. It’s equally attractive to our 50+ industry sponsors who want to work with this niche group of students who are the innovators of the future.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-engineering-and-information-technology/events/bachelor-it-co-op-scholarship

UNSW Built Environment School Holiday Workshops

9.30am – 3pm, 4 July @ UNSW Kensington Campus.

For Year 10, 11, & 12 students.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/built-environment-school-holiday-workshops

UTS HSC Economics and Business Studies workshop

9am – 1pm, 22 July @ UTS Business School

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school/what-we-do/upcoming-events-and-info-sessions/undergraduate-info-sessions-7

The University of Notre Dame: Young Achievers Early Offer Program

Applications for the 2018 Young Achievers Early Offer Program is open and will close at the end of July.

Applicants are able to apply in one of four categories:

  1. Commitment to community and/or church
  2. Commitment to and excellence in cultural pursuits
  3. Commitment to and excellence in sporting achievements
  4. Academic Excellence

http://www.nd.edu.au/nav-future-students/young-achievers-early-offer-program

Notre Dame Early Offer & Parent Information Evening

Tuesday 27 June – Broadway

This session will provide information for all students interested in starting their uni study in 2018, and as the Early Offer applications close on 21 July, this session will also provide information on the Early Offer Program, tips and advice on putting together a comprehensive application.

The session will also provide information for Year 12 students and parents who want to find out about transitioning from school to uni, student life on campus, fees, HECS and FEE-HELP and more. Register below and choose one of the sessions available.

Early Offer and Parent Information or at www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney

Notre Dame – A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student

Wednesday 5 July – Darlinghurst

Thinking of a career in Nursing? Join us for a Day in the Life of a Nursing Student and find out about a career in the Nursing profession.

Students attending the day will have the opportunity to find out about the Notre Dame Nursing program, meet academic staff, engage in clinical activities, experience a Nursing lecture and tour our campus. Lunch is provided.

Reserve your place at A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student or at www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney

University of Wollongong Early Admission

Applications open 1 – 25 August 2017

With UOW Early Admission, we’ll get to know you, look at your results so far and reward your hard work with a place at UOW before you even sit your first exam.

http://www.uow.edu.au/future/early-admission/index.html

ACU Early Achievers’ Program

If you regularly volunteer in your community – through your school, community organisation, or cultural or religious group – you could be eligible for the Early Achievers’ Program entry into an undergraduate degree. If successful, you’ll receive an offer as early as August to study, and benefit from opportunities to enhance your leadership and volunteering skills while at ACU.Applications Close: Midnight Monday 17 July 2017

https://www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/pathways_And_entry_schemes/year_12_student_entry/early_entry

ACU Passion for Business Early Entry Program

Applications close Friday 15 September 2017

If you are a domestic or international student currently studying Year 12 in Australia and have completed, or are completing, a business related subject in Year 11 and/or Year 12, you are eligible to apply for entry to ACU through the P4B Program.

http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/law_and_business/school_of_business/passion_for_business/eligibility_and_application

ACU Passion for Law Early Entry Program

Applications close Friday 15th September 2017. If you are a current Year 12 student studying in Australia, you are eligible to apply for the Passion for Law program at ACU. Applicants require a minimum ATAR of 78 and must complete the Passion For Law Online Application Form: http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/law_and_business/school_of_law/passion_for_law_early_entry_program/eligibility_and_application.

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)

NIDA offers a range of courses and experiences for Young People across a variety of disciplines from introductory courses in Drama, Acting on Screen, Music Theatre and Public Speaking to the Young Actors Studio or Residencies for Young People aged 15-18 years.

Our courses run in conjunction with the school term and holidays in Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne and in other major capital cities and regional centres at selected times throughout the year. There’s a course to suit all Young People from the curious beginner to the young artist seeking pre-professional training.

https://www.open.nida.edu.au/young-people-courses

NIDA’s Info Night: Wednesday 16 August 2017, 6–9pm @ 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW

https://www.nida.edu.au/courses/open-day

NIDA School Holiday Programs

NIDA is running school holiday classes over the Winter break, with options for young people from years 7 to 12. If courses are booked earlier than 4 weeks before the start of classes, then an early bird discount of 10% applies.

https://www.open.nida.edu.au/holiday-classes

JMC: How to break into the arts and entertainment industries

This article from JMC Academy provides some great tips on how to break into these industries and others like them.

http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/news/how-to-break-into-the-arts-and-entertainment-indus

JMC Academy Open Day

9.30am – 2.30pm, Saturday 26 August @ 561 Harris Street, UItimo, NSW.Music, Audio, Animation, Game Design, Film and Television, Digital Design and Entertainment Business Management. Register online:

http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/open-days/register-for-our-next-open-day-2017-1

Macleay College Taster Day & Open Day

Career Taster Day: 7 July, 11am – 4pm @ L2/28 Foveaux St, Surry Hills

Sessions in: Advertising & Digital Media, Sports Business, Public Relations, Entrepreneurship, Journalism, Marketing.

https://macleay.edu.au/events/career-taster-day/

Open Day: 19 August, 9am – 2pm @ L2/28 Foveaux St, Surry Hills

https://macleay.edu.au/events/open-day-sydney/

National Art School Open Day & Info Sessions

Open Day: Saturday 2 September

https://www.nas.edu.au/study/bfa/important-dates/

Info Sessions: Tuesday 20 September, 6 – 7.30pm @ National Art School, Postgraduate Centre Seminar Room

https://www.nas.edu.au/Whats-On/bachelor-fine-art-information-session/

AIE Online Experience Day

Sat 8th July

If you’re interested in studying 3D animation, game design or VFX at AIE but can’t get to an event in person, check out their Online Experience Day.

http://www.aie.edu.au/oed

New York Film Academy Open Days

Saturday 24 June 2017, 10am to 12pm

https://www.nyfa.edu.au/nyfa-events/

SAE Sydney Open Day

11am – 3pm, 5 August @ 39 Regent Street, Chippendale

See our, brand new, state-of-the-art Sydney campus. If you’re considering studying creative media, now is the time to speak to our experienced team, and pursue your passion in this dynamic and expanding industry.

https://sae.edu.au/news-and-events/events/sae-sydney-open-day-2017/?date=2017-08-05&id=917

SAE QANTM Study for a Day

Are you interested in studying Audio, Graphic Design, or Film?

9am – 4pm, 1 July in Sydney.

https://sae.edu.au/news-and-events/events/sydney-study-for-a-day/?date=2017-07-01&id=894

https://sae.edu.au/news-and-events/events/

The Creative Network

JMC Academy and Fire Entertainment bring you a series of uniquely crafted events designed to expand your knowledge, challenge your thinking and connect you to the real opportunities and professionals you need to know in the creative industries in 2017.

There are Masterclasses, Speakshops / Industry Q&As, Workshops, Pitch Nights, & Networking Events.

Register your interest: http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/the-creative-network

Kickstart in the School Holidays

Kickstart Biology, Chemistry and Physics are running in the July School Holidays at the University of Sydney (Camperdown campus). Students can register individually to attend these sessions.

3 July – Physics; 4 July – Biology; 5 July – Chemistry.

http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/kickstart/school-holidays.shtml


University of Sydney HSC Preparation Courses

The courses run at various times throughout the year. There are preparation courses for biology, chemistry, economics, exam preparation, legal studies, music, visual arts, business, design and technology, English, history, mathematics and physics. Dates for specific courses can be found by following the below link.

https://cce.sydney.edu.au/courses/education/hsc

ADFA Open Day

26 August 2017, 9am – 4pm.

http://www.defence.gov.au/adfa/events/


Year 10 Booklets

University Entry Requirements 2020 for Year 10 Students can be downloaded from UAC: http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/publications/year10-booklet-20.pdf

This booklet gives all of the information that Year 10 need to choose their senior subjects towards entering into uni in 2020.

The leaflet: “Top 10 Tips for Choosing HSC Courses” will also help with subject selection: http://uac.edu.au/documents/schoolink/toptips.pdf

Week 7 & 8 Updates

Western Sydney Careers Expo (Olympic Park)

Year 12 students are STRONGLY ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND

22nd - 25th June, The Dome and Hall 2, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

  • EXHIBITORS include:
    • universities, TAFE colleges and training providers
    • employers and employment services
    • career counsellors and advisers
    • organisations with apprenticeship information and opportunities
    • providers of work and study skills programs
    • providers of HSC resources, lecture programs and information services

http://www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/


GET AN OFFER FROM MACQUARIE UNI TODAY!

Global leadership entry program

The program is open to students completing the HSC, who are active in the community (including Duke of Ed) and achieve good results in school. To register your interest for the program, complete the online form on the website. If you are successful, you will receive an offer from Macquarie University as early as today. There are a range of courses that you can study including: Engineering, commerce, law, arts, education, media, psychology and much more.

http://www.mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course/undergraduate/macquarie-entry/global-leadership-entry-program


UTS:INSEARCH information day

UTS:INSEARCH is the premium pathway provider to the University of Technology Sydney (UTS). UTS:INSEARCH diplomas provide entry into a UTS bachelor degree. In fact, depending on the course you choose you can fast track into the second year of UTS. Admission is based on your HSC results, NOT your ATAR.

UTS:INSEARCH information session

When: Tuesday, 13th June

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Where: UTS:INSEARCH, 645 Harris Street, Ultimo

Got to https://www.insearch.edu.au/ for mor details.


Free ACE the HSC Lectures in the July Holidays for Year 11 & 12 Students

UTS, Macquarie University, UOW and UON are hosting free two hour lectures for Year 11 & 12 students in the July holidays. Presented by expert HSC teachers and qualified Counsellors, topics include: maintaining motivation; managing anxiety and effective study/exam strategies.

Due to limited places, registration is essential. RSVP https://hscintheholidays.com.au or call 1300 677 336.


ACU's University Experience Day

Registrations are now open for ACU’s University Experience Day! University Experience Day is a free event held at our campuses for students to meet academic staff and current students, participate in practical workshops, explore facilities, and enjoy the entertainment and campus atmosphere. Details and register at http://www.acu.edu.au/uni-experience


Notre Dame -Early Offer & Parent Information Evening

Tuesday 27 June - Broadway

This session will provide information for all students interested in starting their uni study in 2018, and as the Early Offer applications close on 21 July, this session will also provide information on the Early Offer Program, tips and advice on putting together a comprehensive application.

The session will also provide information for Year 12 students and parents who want to find out about transitioning from school to uni, student life on campus, fees, HECS and FEE-HELP and more.

Register HERE and choose one of the sessions available.


Notre Dame - Young Achievers Early Offer Program

Applications close on Friday 21 July 2017

Exams aren’t the only measure of success. Notre Dame’s Young Achievers Early Offer Program gives Year 12 students a chance to join Sydney’s top-ranked university for graduate employment even before the commencement of their final exams.

Avoid the stress of Year 12 by securing your university spot before final exams and apply now by clicking Early Offer Program


2018 course Information Session - St Patricks Institute of Education

Applications are NOW OPEN for 2018 courses! Our first Information Session is at 11 am, on Sunday, 18 June at 65 York Street Sydney. Students and their families are invited to hear about our Events, Business, Leadership, and Communication courses; talk to current students; take a campus tour and enjoy refreshments. Topics also include our Job Placement Program and Career and University pathways.

Go to http://www.spie.edu.au/ for more information.


UNSW Built Environment School Holiday Workshops

9.30am – 3pm, 4 July @ UNSW Kensington Campus. For Year 10, 11, & 12 students.

Workshops on offer:

  • Alternative Admission Portfolio Workshop
  • Architecture
  • City Planning
  • Computational Design
  • Industrial Design
  • Interior Architecture
  • Landscape Architecture

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/built-environment-school-holiday-workshops


HSC Economics and Business Studies Workshop at UTS

9am – 1pm, 22 July @ UTS Business School

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school/what-we-do/upcoming-events-and-infosessions/undergraduate-info-sessions-7


UOW Years 10 -12 Information Evening, KOGARAH

6.30pm, Wednesday 21 June @ St George Leagues Club http://www.uow.edu.au/future/events/UOW232618.html

See all of the Info Sessions: http://www.uow.edu.au/future/events/index.html


TAFE NSW Open Week

Explore your options at TAFE NSW Open Week, from 19th to 24th June across NSW TAFE campuses.

Too many Information Sessions to list. See them all here: https://courses.tafensw.edu.au/open-week/


TAFE FITNESS, SPORT & RECREATION

9am – 12.30pm, Saturday 24 June @ Northern Beaches, 154 Old Pittwater Road Brookvale

Everything you need to jump-start your career in fitness, sport and recreation.

All in one stateof-the-art Northern Beaches location. http://info.tafensi.com.au/2017_open_week_nb_fitness_event/


AIT’s Info Night

Wednesday 21 June 6pm-8pm. Learn about careers and study options in film production, 3D animation, digital media, game design, mobile apps and IT. Take a campus tour. Learn about our $8,000 Scholarship for domestic students.


Sydney Design School Open Day

17th Jun 2017, 10am - 12pm, Sydney Design School Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards

Want to be an Interior Designer for a day? Roll your sleeves up and get hands on at the Sydney Design School Open Day! Create a stunning interior mood-board, guided by our passionate Educators who are all practising Interior Designers. Explore our studios, soak up the creative atmosphere and find out more about turning your passion into an exciting career.

www.sydneydesignschool.com.au


UNSW Art & Design Student Parent Information Evening

22nd Jun 2017, 6:00pm-8:00pm, UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd Paddington NSW 2021

Student Parent Information Evening is a chance for you and your parents to come along and hear about what it means to be a practicing contemporary artist, designer, media creative, technologist, animator, filmmaker or curator in today’s robust and international creative economies, and how UNSW Art & Design can help you get there.

More info & registration at http://bit.ly/2pMiPbT

Week 6 Updates

CLICK HERE FOR UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES


UTS Discover Nursing

5.30pm, 15 June – Discover Nursing

5.30pm, 12 July – Discover Nursing

http://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/health/why-health-uts/events-and-brochures/discover-sessions


UTS Future Tech Careers

6 – 8pm, 5 July @ UTS, City – Broadway. For Year 10 – 12 and parents.

Hear from industry experts, students and leading academics about the exciting new tech careers which lie ahead. From robotics to cyber security to artificial intelligence and the internet of things, hear about the unique career opportunities for emerging graduates and the programs we have at UTS to help you prepare.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-engineering-and-information-technology/events/future-tech-careers


UTS Bachelor of IT Co-Op Scholarship Info Evening

6 – 8pm, 2 August @ City – Broadway, CB11 Faculty of Engineering and IT Building, Building 11

The Bachelor of IT Co-Op Scholarship, valued at approx. $49,500, is a flagship IT program for UTS.

The BIT attracts high calibre students who are passionate about technology and motivated by the exciting opportunities which are emerging. It’s equally attractive to our 50+ industry sponsors who want to work with this niche group of students who are the innovators of the future.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-engineering-and-information-technology/events/bachelor-it-co-op-scholarship


2018 Accounting Cadetships

If you are planning to study accounting at university in 2018, it is a great idea to look for cadetships.

Check out the following links

https://www.seek.com.au/job/33378799

http://www.pitcher.com.au/careers/locations/sydney/cadetships


ACU Passion for LAW Early Entry Program

Applications close Friday 15th September 2017. If you are a current Year 12 student studying in Australia, you are eligible to apply for the Passion for Law program at ACU. Applicants require a minimum ATAR of 78 . Check the link out for more information.


ACU Passion for BUSINESS Early Entry Program

Applications close Friday 15 September 2017. If you are a currently studying Year 12 in Australia and have completed, or are completing, a business related subject in Year 11 and/or Year 12, you are eligible to apply for entry to ACU through the P4B Program. http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/law_and_business/school_ of_business/passion_for_business/eligibility_and_application

AIT’s Information Night

Wednesday 21 June 6pm-8pm.

Learn about careers and study options in film production, 3D animation, digital media, game design, mobile apps and IT. Take a campus tour. Learn about our $8,000 Scholarship for domestic students.

http://www.ait.edu.au/information-night


Laing+Simmons Real Estate Careers Night

6.30pm – 8.30pm, Tuesday 30 May @ The Grace Hotel, 77 York St Sydney, Level 2, Wilarra Room 1. Register online:

https://www.eiseverywhere.com/ereg/index.php?eventid=246923&

ACE the HSC Free Seminars

10am – 12pm, 3 July 2017 @ UTS Haymarket

10am – 12pm, 6 July 2017 @ Macquarie University

10am – 12pm, 10 July 2017 @ University of Newcastle

10am – 12pm, 10 July 2017 @ University of Wollongong

https://hscintheholidays.com.au/our-program/hsc-ace-the-hsc-seminars/

Week 5 Updates

CLICK HERE FOR UPCOMING IMPORTANT DATES


University of Sydney Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies’ Year 11 and 12 Information Evening

30 May 2017, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm @ Sydney Nanoscience Hub, Physics Road, Camperdown.

Find out everything you need to know about studying engineering, computing, technology or project management at Sydney University.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/engineering-and-information-technologies-year-11-12-information-evening-tickets-34059278218


UTS Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) Co-op

Round 1 applications close: Friday 2 June 2017

Round 2 applications close: Friday 20 October 2017

www.bachelorofaccounting.com for more information


UNSW Law and Business Info Evening

Thursday, 22 June 2017, 6:00pm to 8:30pm @ UNSW Law, Union Road, UNSW Kensington Campus.

High School Students in Years 11 and 12 along with their parents, are invited to attend our combined Information Evening.

Register online: https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/law-business-information-evening


UNSW Events


University of Sydney: Your Path to Uni

At this information evening, you can find the answers to all your questions to make informed decisions as you progress, through school, onto university.

Thursday 25 May, 6 – 8pm @ Park Royal Hotel, Parramatta

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/your-path-to-the-university-of-sydney-registration-33104093234


UOW Southern Sydney Info Evening

6.30pm, 28 June @ UOW Southern Sydney Campus, Loftus.

This Information Evening is for any interested student and parents who would like to know more about studying at UOW’s Southern Sydney Campus.

http://www.uow.edu.au/future/events/UOW231844.html

Engineering and Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program

Study at university while you work at Westpac Group or Macquarie Group.

For students who are in Year 12 in 2017. Technology Cadets combine work in Sydney with university study in computer science, information technology or information systems. Alternatively, cadets may undertake a commerce or arts degree and select information systems as one of their majors.

Applications close: 16 June, 2017

http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/engineering-technology-cadetships-how-they-work.asp


VERY Useful Website

Myfuture.edu.au is a very useful website for students . Explore which career pathway is right for you, discover a range of courses as well as gaining an insight into different institutions and industries

https://myfuture.edu.au/home


Australian Apprenticeship Pathways Career Resources

This site provides information and links to a huge range of sources of information about finding and doing an apprenticeship.

http://www.aapathways.com.au/Career-Resources/Career-Services/National



Week 3 Term 2 Updates

Macquarie University Campus Tours

On every tour you’ll see our various lecture theatres, our award-winning library, MUSE – our flexible and creative study space, the Sport and Aquatic Centre, and the Campus Hub, where you can explore the many shopping and dining options. If you’re interested in seeing something not on the general tour – like accommodation options – all you need to do is ask when you book your tour.

Wednesday 24 May, 4pm – 5.30pm

Tuesday 20 June, 4pm – 5.30pm

Wednesday 12 July, 10.30am – 12pm

Friday 6 October, 10.30am – 12pm

Friday 17 November, 4pm – 5.30pm

http://www.mq.edu.au/study/high-school-students/parents/campus-tours


The Australian College Of Physical Education Open Days

10am – 1pm, 10 June 2017, Sydney Olympic Park.

14 October 2017 @ 10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/acpe-open-day-10-june-2017-sydney-olympic-parktickets-31469252381 https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/acpe-open-day-14-october-2017-sydney-olympic-parktickets-31469497113


The Creative Network

20 June 2017

JMC Academy and Fire Entertainment bring you a series of uniquely crafted events designed to expand your knowledge, challenge your thinking and connect you to the real opportunities and professionals you need to know in the creative industries in 2017. There are Masterclasses, Speakshops / Industry Q&As, Workshops, Pitch Nights, & Networking Events.

Register your interest: http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/the-creative-network


Job Jump

All students should go to www.jobjump.com.au and register. The website has great information on university courses, career information, resume building and more.

For information on how to register, click on the following link http://youtu.be/Wy_N0hxbwsU?hd=1

Note: our school password is smc


University Alternatives

Check out the link below to find a range of courses, certificates, diplomas and degrees offered by private institutions. Some of these options can also act as alternate pathways into university.

http://www.acpet.edu.au/uploads/files/ACPET_Course%20Guide_NSW_2016_V2.pdf

Week 2 Term 2 Updates


ACU Early Achievers' Program

Build on your volunteering and leadership experience and explore your potential with ACU’s Early Achievers’ Program. If you regularly volunteer in your community – through your school, community organisation, or cultural or religious group – you could be eligible for the Early Achievers’ Program entry into an undergraduate degree.

Go to www.acu.edu.au/early-achievers for more details

Macquarie University: Bonus Points

Bonus points are added to your ATAR and allow you to be considered for courses above your official ATAR. In addition to the categories of academic advantage, the rural bonus scheme, educational access scheme, & athletes and performers there is also the big history scheme. Completion of the big history scheme will get an extra 3 bonus points for most degrees.

http://www.mq.edu.au/study/high-school-students/getting-into-university/bonus-points


Scholarship opportunities for future teachers

Applications open May/June 2017 for 2018

The NSW Department of Education offers presentations via video conference to groups of students interested in teaching. To keep up to date with the various scholarships offered and when applications open and close, subscribe to Teach NSW.

https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au


The University of Notre Dame Information Evening

Parent Information Evening/Early Offer Information Evening – Tuesday, 9 May 2017

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney


The University of Notre Dame: Doctor of Medicine Information Session

6:00pm, Tuesday 9 May 2017 (prior to applications closing) @ 160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Contact: 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/medicine-information-session


University Of Wollongong INFORMATION EVENINGS

Year 10 Subject Selection Evenings:

Sutherland – Tuesday 2 May

Liverpool – Tuesday 9 May

Year 12 Information Evenings:

Sutherland – Monday 8 May

Liverpool – Tuesday 27 June

Years 10 – 12 Information Evenings:

Campbelltown – Thursday 18 May

Parramatta – Thursday 29 June

http://www.uow.edu.au/future/events/index.html


University Of Wollongong HSC STUDY DAYS

6 June - Languages Study Day

http://lha.uow.edu.au/studydays/UOW213560.html

8 June - Legal Studies Study Day

http://lha.uow.edu.au/studydays/UOW213761.html


University Of Wollongong EARLY ADMISSION PROGRAM

With UOW Early Admission, we'll get to know you, look at your results so far and reward your

hard work with a place at UOW before you even sit you first exam.

Applications open 1 - 25 August 2017.

http://www.uow.edu.au/future/early-admission/index.html


MACQUARIE UNI UNDERGRADUATE INFORMATION EVENING

5 - 8pm, 17 May @ Campus Hub, Building C10A, Macquarie University

Register: http://www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/undergraduate-information-evening-3/


UTS BACHELOR OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (BIT) CO-OPERATIVE SCHOLARSHIP

You must apply through both the Universities Admissions Centre and directly through UTS.

Successful applicants are selected on a combination of interview + ATAR.

Round 1 closing date: 3 September

Round 2 closing date: 13 October

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/information-technology/essential-information/howapply/how-apply-bit


UNSW MINING ENGINEERING FREE SCHOLARSHIPS INFORMATION DINNERS

Parramatta 15 May (Mantra Hotel 6.30-9pm)

Year 10, 11 & 12 students can meet with our academics, current students, alumni and industry professionals to get the dirt on Mining Engineering. Find out about entry options, campus life, study, career options and what it's really like to work in the Mining and Minerals Industry.

We are also pleased to announce that we will have up to 15 UNSW Minerals Industry Scholarships valued at $48,000 each, on offer again in 2018.

https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/mining-engineering/all-events/unsw-miningengineering-free-scholarship-dinners


UNSW LAW ADMISSION TEST INFORMATION EVENING

6.30 – 8.30pm, Thursday 4 May @ Law Theatre GO4, Union Road, Building F8, Kensington, UNSW Sydney.

The Law Admission Test is an entry requirement for all undergraduate law dual degree programs at UNSW.

For current High School students (Year 11 and 12) and their parents and career advisers.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/lat-law-admissions-test-information-evening


UNSW CO-OP PROGRAM INFO EVENING

6 - 8pm, Thursday 11 May @ UNSW Kensington Campus

To help you start to shape your Career and the study pathway to get you there, the UNSW Co-op Program has assembled a line-up of Industry Leaders in key sectors:

Finance, Technology, Engineering, Marketing & Maths

Industry Leaders in these sectors will share their insights on the industry, the career opportunities available and their own journeys, in a session designed to help you Create Your Career.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/co-op-create-your-career-evening


UNSW HSC ENRICHMENT DAYS

8.30am – 4pm, 4 – 6 July @ UNSW Kensington Campus.

1 day face-to-face study programs in Physics, Chemistry and Biology to assist Year 12 students in preparing for their HSC exams. Students will also be provided with online study resources which they can study at their own time.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/hsc-enrichment-days


UNSW OPEN DAY

9am – 4pm, 2 September.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/unsw-open-day


WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY PARENT INFORMATION EVENING

6.30 - 8.30pm, 20 June @ Parramatta South Campus

For parents, guardians and future students.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/future_students_home/events/parent_information_evening

Week 10 Updates

Apprenticeships on offer

Please view the link below for information on apprenticeships.

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwafH-TPqNiad0EyMTRzYUFzSFE/view?usp=sharing


UTS Business Information Night

5.30 pm to 8 pm - Wednesday 26 April

If you are considering a professional career in business, accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing or related fields, this is your best opportunity to explore your options and hear from students and academics.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school/what-we-do/upcoming-events-and-info-sessions/undergraduate-info-sessions-2

ACE the HSC Free Seminars

10am – 12pm, 3 July 2017 @ UTS Haymarket

10am – 12pm, 6 July 2017 @ Macquarie University

https://hscintheholidays.com.au/our-program/hsc-ace-the-hsc-seminars/

HSC in the Holidays

Preliminary Subject and HSC Subject Lectures in the July holidays.

Focused HSC Lectures in September.

https://hscintheholidays.com.au/our-program/

UNSW HSC study session - biology

21 April 2017 - 10:00am to 12:00pm @ Museum of Human Disease, Samuels Building, UNSW Kensington Campus

http://med.unsw.edu.au/event/hsc-study-session-biology


Week 9 Updates

Macquarie in a Day (During the School Holidays)

19th and 20th April

The day offers students a chance to choose which classes they are interested in attending, experience practical sessions and tutorials, and ask staff and students about university life.

http://www.mq.edu.au/mqinaday/index.html

UMAT 2017

Registrations close 2nd June 2017 and the test takes place nationally on the 26th July 2017. UMAT is a test that is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs at undergraduate level at the universities listed on the website.

https://umat.acer.edu.au/


UOW EARLY ADMISSION

Applications open 1 - 25 August 2017

With University Of Wollongong Early Admission, they will get to know you, look at your results so far and possibly offer you a place at UOW before you even sit your first exam.

http://www.uow.edu.au/future/early-admission/index.html


University of Sydney HSC Preparation Courses

The courses run at various times throughout the year. There are preparation courses for biology, chemistry, economics, exam preparation, legal studies, music, visual arts, business, design and technology, English, history, mathematics and physics. Dates for specific courses can be found by following the below link.

https://cce.sydney.edu.au/courses/education/hsc


Careers in Sport at BCA National Sports College.

Our trainers will aim to prepare you with the skills in diet, coaching, programming, business and leadership that you'll need for a management level career in sport, outdoor recreation or fitness.

Visit bcanational.edu.au/dipsportsdev for more information.

Week 8 Updates

UTS 2018 COURSE GUIDES 2018

Course Guides are now available online: https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/utscourses/course-guides


UNSW Events

Scholarships Information Evening – 7 Jun 2017 – 6:15pm to 8:00pm:

This evening is designed for Year 11 & 12 students interested in applying for a scholarship or the Co-op Program.

Year 10 Subject Selection & Information Evening – 10 May 2017 – 6:15pm to 7:30pm

Engineering High School Information Day – 17 May 2017 – 9:00am to 3:00pm

Year 10 Subject Selection & Information Evening – 23 May 2017 – 6:15pm to 7:30pm

Year 10 Subject Selection & Information Evening – 25 May 2017 – 6:15pm to 7:30pm

Career Paths in Music, Theatre and Performance – 30 May 2017 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm:

An information evening for students (and parents) with a passion for music, theatre and performance.

Year 10 Subject Selection & Information Evening – 31 May 2017 – 6:15pm to 7:30pm


Go to https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/whats for more information.

UTS Bachelor of Accounting (BAcc) Co-op Scholarship – Information Evening

Date: Tue 16th May, 6.30 – 7.30pm

Location: Aerial Function Centre, UTS Building 10 (level 7), 235 Jones Street, Ultimo

Meet current students, graduates, sponsors, and staff of this elite program.

Closing date for Round 1 applications: Friday 2 June 2017

Closing date for Round 2 applications: Friday 20 October 2017

(Places for Round 2 applicants will be limited)

www.bachelorofaccounting.com

University of Sydney Scholarships information evening for Year 12 students

6 – 8pm, Tuesday 20 June.

http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students.html

University of the Arts London info session

Presentation in Art, Design and Communications 2017

Monday 27 March, 5-7pm @ CQ University Building, Student Recreation Area, 400 Kent Street, Sydney

School groups and individuals are welcome. Secure your place by email: ual@bcic.co.uk or phone: (02) 9283 3028.

http://educationstandards.nsw.edu.au/wps/portal/nesa/about/news/news-stories/news-stories-detail/ual-information-session

UTS Law Undergraduate Info Evening

6 – 8pm, 21 June @ UTS Haymarket Campus – Building 5, Block B, cnr Quay St & Ultimo Rd, Haymarket, Sydney.

Open to Year 11 and 12 students and their parents.

Register: http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-law/events/law-undergraduate-info-evening

Global leadership entry program

Applications open 8th May 2017

The program is open to students completing the HSC, who are active in the community and achieve good results in school. To register your interest for the program, complete the online form on the website.

http://www.mq.edu.au/study/find-a-course/undergraduate/macquarie-entry/global-leadership-entry-program

Scholarship opportunities for future teachers

Applications open May/June 2017 for 2018

The NSW Department of Education offers presentations via video conference to groups of students interested in teaching. To keep up to date with the various scholarships offered and when applications open and close, subscribe to Teach NSW.

https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au

University of Canberra: Schools Recommendation Scheme

Students are able to secure an offer to the University of Canberra if their school recommends them for admission. This scheme is available to domestic students completing a year 12 program

http://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry/schools-recommendation-scheme


USYD: Year 10 Information Evening

Dates: 30th of March, 3rd of May and 11th of May

Location: University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus

The evenings are designed to help Year 10 students (and their parents) choose subjects for the HSC and navigate through the process of applying to university.

Topics include: ATAR, scaling, prerequisites and assumed knowledge, subject selections, career pathways and the student journey to university.

http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students.html

Week 7 updates

Notre Dame: Medicine Information Session

26th March 2016, 12pm, 160 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst

For those interested in studying medicine in 2017. Information will be provided on the admission process, an overview of the course, tours of facilities and an opportunity to speak to current students.

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/medicine-information-session


University of Sydney HSC Preparation Courses

The courses run at various times throughout the year. There are preparation courses for Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Exam Preparation, Legal Studies, Music, Visual Arts, Business, Design And Technology, English, History, Mathematics and Physics. Dates for specific courses can be found by following the below link.

https://cce.sydney.edu.au/courses/education/hsc

Notre Dame Early Offer Program

Early offer program will open about middle to end March

The categories students can apply for include commitment to community and/or church, commitment to and excellence in cultural pursuits, commitment to and excellence in sporting achievements or academic excellence.

http://www.nd.edu.au/nav-future-students/young-achievers-early-offer-program


HSC and Careers Expo 2017

1st - 4th June 2017, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park

The Expo includes exhibitors from tertiary institutions, training organisations, employers, career and gap year resources. Admission is $10 per person.

SEE MR KHOURY FOR FREE TICKETS!!

http://www.hscandcareers.com.au/


JMC Academy Open Day

29th April 2017, 561 Harris Street, UItimo

Any students interested in studying Music, Audio, Animation, Game Design, Film and Television, Digital Design and Entertainment Business Management, this open day is for you.

For more information, go to http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/open-days/register-for-our-next-open-day-2016-(1)

Considering a career in games, 3D or VFX?

Sat 27th May, 11am – 4pm (AEST)

If you are interested in 3D animation, game design or VFX for film online with AIE then the Online Experience Day is an ideal opportunity to find out about the programs the Academy of Interactive Entertainment offers without attending an open day in person.

check the link for more details http://www.aie.edu.au/oed

UNSW Science and Engineering Information Evening

Tuesday 21st March, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This event is designed to give high school students an insight into degree on offer in Engineering and Science at UNSW.

For more information and registration, go to www.unsw.to/scieng2017


Week 6 Updates

Students in Year 10 and 11: Get into VET 2017

Get Into VET is again scheduled in 2017 for Terms 2 and 3.

Sydney TAFE is excited to offer a diverse range of free short courses to assist students in Year 10 & 11 evaluate their future options including TVET, TAFE studies, apprenticeships and employment possibilities.

Save the date Term 2: 22 May – 23 June, Term 3: 14 August – 15 September

Most courses will be 2 days a week for 5 weeks

We are expecting to offer Get Into VET courses in industries including:

· Animal Studies

· Automotive Mechanical, Spray Painting and Panel Repairs

· Building Trades including Carpentry, Plumbing, Tiling and Electrical Trades

· Hair, Beauty and Makeup

· Early Childhood Education and Care

· Hospitality including Barista Skills and Cooking up a Career

· Fitness Training

· Business Skills

· Event Management and Travel and Tourism

· Digital Art and Animation

· Photography

· Website Design and Development

· Music Career Pathways

An Expression of Interest Form (EOI) for courses available at Sydney TAFE during Term 2 and again in Term 3 will be emailed out in the coming weeks.

Email Mr Khoury if you are interested

Week 5 Updates

Apprenticeships on offer

Please view the document below for information on apprenticeships

SYDNEY Vacancy list 28Feb2017.pdf

University of Sydney: Year 10 Information Evening

30 March, 3 May and 11 May at the University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus

23 May, James Ruse Agricultural High School

The evenings are designed to help Year 10 students (and their parents) choose subjects for the HSC and navigate through the process of applying to university.

Topics include: ATAR, scaling, prerequisites and assumed knowledge, subject selections, career pathways and the student journey to university.

http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students.html


UNSW Year 12 Medicine Information Evening

23rd March, 6:30 – 8:30pm, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington

Information will be presented on the UNSW Medicine degree, regarding application, admissions and tips for the UMAT exam

See the link below for more details

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/year-12-medicine-information-evening


UNSW Science & Engineering Student Parent Evening

21st March, 5:30 – 8:30pm, John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

The evening will provide information on the degrees offered in Science and Engineering. It is directed at prospective students and their parents. Attendees will be able to speak one-on-one to academic staff about the degrees and also life on campus.

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/unsw-science-engineering-student-parent-evening


Scholarship opportunities for future teachers

Applications open May/June 2017 for 2018

The NSW Department of Education offers presentations via video conference to groups of students interested in teaching. To keep up to date with the various scholarships offered and when applications open and close, subscribe to Teach NSW.

https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au


Notre Dame: Getting to Know Nursing

16th May 2017, 6pm, 160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

For students interested in a career in nursing, the event will provide the opportunity to speak to academic staff and a guest speaker, who will give an insight into what a career in nursing is like.

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/getting-to-know-nursing


Academy of Information Technology Information Night

1st March 2016, 6pm to 8pm or 15th March 2016, 6pm to 8pm

Information Night will enable prospective students to discover different career options, have a campus tour and learn about AIT’s $8,000 scholarship for domestic students.

http://www.ait.nsw.edu.au/information-night/


Free Resume and Cover Letter Template

Need a resume and cover letter but don't know where to begin? This template will get you started: http://www.careerfaqs.com.au/careers/sample-resumes-and-cover-letters?i=high-school

Week 4 Updates

Overseas Volunteer Programmes for Year 10 and 11 Students

Projects Abroad is an organisation that offers a range of two week volunteering programmes for students in Years 10 and 11. Opportunities include:

  • Cambodia - Childcare and renovations
  • Fiji - Childcare and renovations in a traditional village
  • Nepal - Childcare and renovations, or Medicine experience and observation
  • Samoa - Childcare and renovations
  • Sri Lanka - Childcare and renovations
  • Thailand - Marine Conservation

If you are interested, go to www.projects-abroad.com.au and see Mr Khoury for a flyer.

Macquarie University Important Dates

See below for important dates. If you have any questions, please see Mr Khoury.

Macquarie University Important Dates

Week 3 Updates

A great website to explore your options

Go to https://myfuture.edu.au/home to search courses or career pathways.

Careers in Sport & Fitness

This website has information about recommended qualifications and pathways for anyone interested in a career in sport and fitness.

http://www.sportspeople.com.au/

UNSW Science and Engineering Information Evening

Tuesday 21st March, 5:30pm - 8:30pm

This event is designed to give high school stuents an insight into degree on offer in Engineering and Science at UNSW.

For more information and registration, go to www.unsw.to/scieng2017

HSC and Careers Expo 2017

1st - 4th June 2017, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park

The Expo includes exhibitors from tertiary institutions, training organisations, employers, career and gap year resources. Admission is $10 per person.

http://www.hscandcareers.com.au/

Gap Year possibilities

IF you are thinking about taking a gap year to travel or volunteer, check out http://www.lattitude.org.au/ for some amazing options.

Australian Defence Force Academy

Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open for 2018. The application process can take 3–12 months depending on your circumstances, so if you are interested, get to it!

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/how-to-apply/

Week 2 updates

New Apprenticeships on offer

A list of available apprenticeships can be found at http://srajobs.sarinarusso.com/

Possible employment in the City

Please see the flyer for Centrepoint Snag Stand Restaurant employment for students



Snag Hiring Poster 2017_ Now Hiring Team Members.pdf

Year 10 and 11 students in Engineering

Please see attached the flyer for the Discover Engineering Day will be held at Chatswood High School on March 17th. This is for Year 10 and 11 High School students that are interested in Engineering as a career.

Discover March - draft.pdf

Bonus points for University admission

Many universities offer "bonus points" for entry into particular courses based on Year 12 subject performance. To find out more, click on the links below

https://www.matrix.edu.au/university-bonus-points/

http://www.uac.edu.au/atar/bonus-points/subject-bonuses.shtml

Apprenticeships on offer

If you are interested in finding an apprenticeship, the link below has some great opportunities on offer.

http://austrg.com.au/job-vacancies/


GREAT Website to check out!

You are encouraged to look at this very useful link as it highlights every course available to you, based on any ATAR you enter.

All you have to do is put the following link into your browser:

https://www.jobjump.com.au/atar#

Then simply enter an ATAR of your choice in the ATAR box (which has 99.95 to start with) and click on a Category.

Interesting Uni Courses for 2017

University News.docx

Job Guide

Not sure what you want to do when you finish school??

Download the Job guide below.

JG2015_NSWACT.pdf

School Based and Full Time Apprenticeships and Traineeships for indigenous students

All School Based Traineeships that are listed below are available to year 11 students in 2017 who identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander that are interested in gaining a nationally recognised VET qualification whilst getting paid to study during their HSC period of years 11 and 12.

To apply, students need to complete the attached application forms and return them to me along with an up to date resume with a brief cover letter and their latest school report. Students must also have the support of the school in the form of a letter written by an authorised school representative.

17.01.31 - Current Vacancies GTO.pdf
SBT Application Form.pdf