St Mary's Cathedral College Careers

Careers Noticeboard

Term 4 2018

Week 5

13/11/18: Recruitment Day Apprentice and Trainee Positions 2019

The Australian Training Company is offering students an opportunity to explore their career options & find their path to success. Join them at the ATC to learn and explore about the options available to you in IT, Sport and Recreation, Business Admin, Horticulture and many more!

Recruitment Day ATC (Australian Training Company)


12/11/18: Electrical Apprentice for Harbour City Ferries

Transdev




Week 4






Week 3

EXPLORE

JOBS WITH RED ROOSTER Hundreds of casual jobs available for students now!

NEWS How to turn a love of art into a career Is making YouTube videos a real job?

FONTERRA A career in dairy might be more different than you think.

SEE EXPLORE Careers Update

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ACE THE HSC! for 2019

at UTS Admission is Free...Just need to register!!

ACE The HSC

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These are the weekly vacancies for apprenticeships and traineeships currently available for the following companies:

  • Ai Group Apprentice & Trainee Centre
  • ATEL
  • My Gateway
  • Paramatta Smash Repairs
  • The Crane industry Traineeship
  • John Heine
  • WPC Group
  • HVTC

If you have any interest in any of these positions please come and see Ms Getley or Mr Khoury.

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NSW Apprenticeship Vacancies

NSW Apprenticeship Vacancies





Week 2


Week 1

Dates Coming Up

Big Day In at UTS: IT Careers Wednesday 20th March 2019 and Thursday 21st March

UTS: IT Careers


Term 3 2018


Week 9

Week 8

Macquarie Uni Co-op applications close this month:

Applications close 5pm Friday 28 September 2018.

For students interested in Actuarial Studies or Accounting, the Co-op program is designed for high-achievers who have potential to become great leaders. It’s a future-focused program, co-created with industry partners and guarantees 15 months of placements while being financially supported.

Students must apply online, submitting their resume and 2-3 minute application video by the closing date.

They will need to ensure that their nominated school contact submits an academic reference and trial HSC results before the application closing deadline.

Applications for our Macquarie’s Co-op programs here

UTS Bachelor of Accounting Cooperative Education Scholarship Program

Closing date: Friday 19 October.

If you are a high achieving school leaver and believe you could be one of Australia’s future business leaders, then the Bachelor of Accounting cooperative education scholarship program has been designed just for you. The Bachelor of Accounting provides you with a multi-skilled accounting degree with strong emphasis on both accounting and financial management, both essential business tools.

All students in the course receive a tax-free scholarship worth up to $51,500. Learn more about the scholarship.

Find out more


Teach.NSW Scholarships

You've explored teaching as a career and decided to become a teacher. Now's the time to work out which scholarship, cadetship or internship could make your study more affordable! We've laid them all out so you can see what's available to you.

Teacher Education Scholarships -$5000 per year of full-time study & $3000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

Teacher Education Scholarships - Aboriginal - $5000 per year of full-time study & $3000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

teach.Rural Scholarships - $7500 per year of full-time study, $500 per week for your rural practicum, up to $50k upfront course contribution fee & $6000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships -Part time job while studying plus a permanent teaching job on completion

Find out more

WSU HSC True Reward – Early Offer Program:

Applications close 10 December.

It’s important to acknowledge and play to your strengths because, ultimately, your strengths will determine your future. This is the premise behind HSC True Reward - a program that recognises the strengths of each individual.

Our unique program makes an early offer into a University degree based on corresponding HSC subject band outcomes, not the ATAR. Why? Because at Western, we recognise that too often, the ATAR system overlooks natural strengths and talent.

Applications are now open. This program is open to all 2018 NSW HSC students. Start your application to Western now and make sure you tick YES in the HSC True Reward section.

Find out more

TAFE NSW Degree Early Entry Program:

Early entry applications close October 31 2018.

No matter what happens come December, with our Early Entry program you could receive a conditional TAFE NSW Degree offer. No ATAR required.

Applications are now open - Apply Now

Discover their degrees

Find out more

Torrens University Early Entry

Explore the courses we have on offer. Our Early Entry Program is perfect for students considering careers in Business, Design and Technology, Health and Hospitality.

This program is open to all Year 12 students whether or not they are expecting to receive an ATAR and meet our course-specific entry requirements. It's easy, takes less than 10 minutes and offers are made within two weeks of applying! There's no obligation to accept the offer and offers can be deferred, plus there are no application fees.

Applications close 29 September 2018, students should apply now.


Endeavour college of natural health

Enrolling and studying with Endeavour

September 13 | Online

Join the Student Enrolment team for an interactive webinar to find out all you need to know about enrolling and studying at Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Find out more


Western Sydney uni Liverpool City Campus Open Day

22 september 10am

Discover western sydney university’s brand new high-tech liverpool city campus. Purpose-built for social sciences and nursing, the new high-rise campus is equipped with Facilities and features catered to our students.

Find out more


JCU – virtual open day

September 25 | online

Explore JCU's campuses, facilities and courses from the comfort of your own home. Our virtual open day is a customised virtual event, where you can access and download course information, visit virtual booths, attend presentations and live chat with academic staff.

Find out more


Australian Institute of Fitness Information Session

September 25 | Parramatta

Join us at our Parramatta campus for our info session, where you'll learn about our range of industry-leading courses, along with your career options in the fitness and massage industries, as you tour our world-class training facilities and chat to our careers team and course coaches.

Find out more


Sport & Recreation traineeship opportunity

Australian Training Company will be running a partial qualification which may lead to a Sport & Recreation traineeship opportunity. Course will be held Westmead.

Westmead course will run from 16th October to 2nd November

Information sessions being held on 25th September & 9th October 2018

If you are interested in attending an information session please complete the online registration form

Find out more

Macquarie Uni Co-op applications close this month:

Applications close 5pm Friday 28 September 2018.

For students interested in Actuarial Studies or Accounting, the Co-op program is designed for high-achievers who have potential to become great leaders. It’s a future-focused program, co-created with industry partners and guarantees 15 months of placements while being financially supported.

Students must apply online, submitting their resume and 2-3 minute application video by the closing date.

They will need to ensure that their nominated school contact submits an academic reference and trial HSC results before the application closing deadline.

Applications for our Macquarie’s Co-op programs here

UTS Bachelor of Accounting Cooperative Education Scholarship Program

Closing date: Friday 19 October.

If you are a high achieving school leaver and believe you could be one of Australia’s future business leaders, then the Bachelor of Accounting cooperative education scholarship program has been designed just for you. The Bachelor of Accounting provides you with a multi-skilled accounting degree with strong emphasis on both accounting and financial management, both essential business tools.

All students in the course receive a tax-free scholarship worth up to $51,500. Learn more about the scholarship.

Find out more


Teach.NSW Scholarships

You've explored teaching as a career and decided to become a teacher. Now's the time to work out which scholarship, cadetship or internship could make your study more affordable! We've laid them all out so you can see what's available to you.

Teacher Education Scholarships -$5000 per year of full-time study & $3000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

Teacher Education Scholarships - Aboriginal - $5000 per year of full-time study & $3000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

teach.Rural Scholarships - $7500 per year of full-time study, $500 per week for your rural practicum, up to $50k upfront course contribution fee & $6000 appointment allowance plus a permanent teaching job

Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships -Part time job while studying plus a permanent teaching job on completion

Find out more

WSU HSC True Reward – Early Offer Program:

Applications close 10 December.

It’s important to acknowledge and play to your strengths because, ultimately, your strengths will determine your future. This is the premise behind HSC True Reward - a program that recognises the strengths of each individual.

Our unique program makes an early offer into a University degree based on corresponding HSC subject band outcomes, not the ATAR. Why? Because at Western, we recognise that too often, the ATAR system overlooks natural strengths and talent.

Applications are now open. This program is open to all 2018 NSW HSC students. Start your application to Western now and make sure you tick YES in the HSC True Reward section.

Find out more

TAFE NSW Degree Early Entry Program:

Early entry applications close October 31 2018.

No matter what happens come December, with our Early Entry program you could receive a conditional TAFE NSW Degree offer. No ATAR required.

Applications are now open - Apply Now

Discover their degrees

Find out more

Torrens University Early Entry

Explore the courses we have on offer. Our Early Entry Program is perfect for students considering careers in Business, Design and Technology, Health and Hospitality.

This program is open to all Year 12 students whether or not they are expecting to receive an ATAR and meet our course-specific entry requirements. It's easy, takes less than 10 minutes and offers are made within two weeks of applying! There's no obligation to accept the offer and offers can be deferred, plus there are no application fees.

Applications close 29 September 2018, students should apply now.


Endeavour college of natural health

Enrolling and studying with Endeavour

September 13 | Online

Join the Student Enrolment team for an interactive webinar to find out all you need to know about enrolling and studying at Endeavour College of Natural Health.

Find out more


Western Sydney uni Liverpool City Campus Open Day

22 september 10am

Discover western sydney university’s brand new high-tech liverpool city campus. Purpose-built for social sciences and nursing, the new high-rise campus is equipped with Facilities and features catered to our students.

Find out more


JCU – virtual open day

September 25 | online

Explore JCU's campuses, facilities and courses from the comfort of your own home. Our virtual open day is a customised virtual event, where you can access and download course information, visit virtual booths, attend presentations and live chat with academic staff.

Find out more


Australian Institute of Fitness Information Session

September 25 | Parramatta

Join us at our Parramatta campus for our info session, where you'll learn about our range of industry-leading courses, along with your career options in the fitness and massage industries, as you tour our world-class training facilities and chat to our careers team and course coaches.

Find out more


Sport & Recreation traineeship opportunity

Australian Training Company will be running a partial qualification which may lead to a Sport & Recreation traineeship opportunity. Course will be held Westmead.

Westmead course will run from 16th October to 2nd November

Information sessions being held on 25th September & 9th October 2018

If you are interested in attending an information session please complete the online registration form

Find out more

Week 7


Scholarship & Early Entry Programs 2019

Headspace - HSC Chat

September 26 | Leichhardt Library

To help reduce stress and ensure that you’re as organised as you can be, come and chat to learn more about planning, looking after yourself and about staying focused in order to be as ready for the exam as you can be.

Find out more

AIE – Information Evening

September 20 | Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra & Adelaide

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects. Find out about what full time and part time courses are starting in 2019.

Find out more

Academy of Film, Theatre & Television – Open Day – NSW

September 22 | Surry Hills

If you’re searching for information about a career in Film, Acting or Stage Management then come along to our open day and learn how to build your creative future.

Find out more

NIDA Undergraduate Applications for 2019 are open

NIDA’s three-year practice-based Bachelor courses provide an intensive and immersive experience, as students work together to create, perform and stage full theatrical productions, films, events and exhibitions.

Applications are now open and close September 30

Find out more


Defence Force Australia - Trade Careers informations session

September 20 | Parramatta

Want to learn a trade? Or maybe you’re already qualified? Either way, the Australian Defence Force provides great career opportunities for trades.

Find out more


Macquarie Uni Co-op Programs

In 2019 we’re excited to offer two Co-op programs:

Actuarial students will receive a scholarship of $18,200 p.a. and accounting students will be paid by our partners while they are on each placement.

These highly competitive courses will see students alternate between classroom studies and placements throughout their four years of study. Students will undertake three placements, totalling 15 months.

Applications are now open for both programs. We encourage students to commence their applications as soon as possible.

Find out more


Australian Catholic University – Pathways & Entry Schemes

Are you currently completing Year 12? Find out about entry schemes and programs which can help you gain a place at ACU. There’s more than one way to gain entry into your dream course.

Find out more

WESTERN SYDNEY UNIVERSITY – DESIGN PORTFOLIO DAY

September 7 | Western Sydney University

Are you looking for a career in graphic design, photography, illustration, art direction, digital media design, or design education? Then we want to meet you! Secure an early offer in our Bachelor of Design (Visual Communications) by attending a 30-minute interview and presenting a portfolio of your original creative work.

Find out more


Western Sydney University – Social Sciences Week

ANTHROPOLOGY DAY

September 13 | Mitchell Theatre, Sydney

These events are free for Year 12 students and parents. The Day will give students the chance to gain hands-on experience of what it is like to study anthropology at university.

Find out more


UNSW CSCS HSC Workshop for 8 subjects on 8-9th September

UNSW Co-op Scholars Charitable Society are holding ‘Workshops for a Cause’ for 8 subjects including Chemistry, Economics, English Advanced, Engineering, Physics, 2u, 3u and 4u Maths across 8th and 9th September.

There is an early bird price of $10 per 1.5hr workshop, which will be facilitated by tutors with excellent HSC results (all with 98+ATAR, high Band 6 mark in their tutoring subjects). You will not only strengthen knowledge of the syllabus, receive comprehensive study resources and gain insights into how to maximise exam marks, but also contribute to creating a hope for underprivileged children in Uganda as all proceeds will be donated to the charity 100%hOPE.

Please search for ‘HSC Workshops for a Cause’ on Facebook or follow the link to find out details about booking https://www.facebook.com/events/2137899859788914/”


UTS – HSC LIVE Q & A’S

October 15 – 31 | Webinar

We're hosting four HSC Live Q&As to assist HSC students with their study. Students can get real-time help from senior HSC Markers for Advanced English, Mathematics, Business Studies and Biology.

Find out more


HSC in the Holidays

We are an organisation comprising of the most qualified, experienced and passionate HSC teachers/markers whose mission is to help students achieve the best in their final years of schooling.

Find out more


Matrix Education - are you ready for your HSC exams?

You’ll be surprised with how much you can learn in just 6 days. It’s intensive and will be the most effective revision that you’ll have done. With greater understanding, you’ll feel more confident and prepared for the HSC exams.

Find out more

Week 6

REMOVING BARRIERS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

UAC works with universities to widen participation in higher education. Equity programs aim to overcome educational and financial disadvantages and help everyone access their potential. Students should look into these schemes to determine if they qualify.

  • Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) - Institutions use SRS to make early uni offers to Year 12 students, using criteria other than, or in addition to, the ATAR.
  • Educational Access Schemes (EAS) - help students who have experienced long-term educational disadvantage gain admission to tertiary study.
  • Equity Scholarships - awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments.


Study Medicine - FREE Trial

A new free trial feature has been added to Study Medicine. See how medical degree and degrees leading to medicine are structured and compare degrees to maximise your chance of becoming a doctor using Macquarie as an example https://www.studymedicine.com.au/

See also the latest listing of deadlines (September) for all medical programs in Australia https://www.studymedicine.com.au/deadlines/

You can find Study Medicine on Twitter, Facebook or email: admin@studymedicine.com.au


Raffles College of Design Open Day

Raffles College is opening up our doors to all students interested in design or fashion to have a glimpse into your potential college and career path! There will be live caricature drawings, live photo shoots, music, food, drinks and much more!

When: Saturday 6th October

Time: 10:30am - 2:00pm

Where: 1 Fitzwilliam St Parramatta

Register Now

Week 5

Matrix Education - HSC Exam Preparation Course

Get exam ready with 6-Day HSC Exam Prep Courses led by the HSC Experts

Revise your knowledge and understanding of the core topics tested in your HSC Exams. Learn effective exam techniques and practice your exam skills with mock HSC exams or essay writing tasks.

Courses start 1 October 2018 and are available for:

Enrol before 2 September 2018 and save $100 with the Early Bird Discount!

Learn more about HSC Exam Prep Courses >

Week 4

UNIVERSITY & TAFE OPEN DAY SEASON

When considering options post SMCC, it is important to be informed and organised with your choices. Open Days provide an opportunity to ask questions, gather information and visit facilities. Please refer to attachment below for more dates.

Careers - Important Dates August 2018



Study Overseas information Evening at Ascham

On Wednesday 29 August from 5.00 – 7.30pm Ascham will be hosting a Study Overseas Information Evening in Ascham’s Packer Foyer and Theatre.

The intention of this evening is to provide Year 10, 11 and 12 students and parents with an opportunity to speak with international tertiary institutions from the USA, Canada, the UK, Hong Kong, Japan and Abu Dhabi about undergraduate tertiary study. EducationUSA will deliver a presentation about the USA undergraduate application process in the Packer Theatre from 7.00- 7.30pm.

This event will be free and the Trybooking registration is now open

This event will be held in the Packer Foyer at Ascham School, 188 New South Head Road, Edgecliff . There is NO onsite parking. Ascham has easy access directly across the road from Edgecliff Station and there is plenty of parking available in the Edgecliff Shopping Centre.

Any enquiries may be directed to Gillian Sloan, Tertiary Education and Careers Adviser at gillian.sloan@ascham.nsw.edu.au



Torrens university Early Entry Program

Torrens University's Early Entry program is perfect for students considering careers in Business, Design and Technology, Health and Hospitality.

Early Entry applications are now being accepted! This is a great opportunity to assist students to secure their place at Torrens University Australia in 2019.

LEARN MORE & Explore the courses they have on offer.


Week 3

UAC applications are now open.

Students can now submit an EAS application and SRS application through UAC. Scroll down for application deadlines.


UTS course changes.

Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education - K-12 Major is no longer being offered in 2019.

Also, PDHPE is no longer being offered as a major/stream within the Bachelor of Arts Bachelor of Education from 2019.

Note, students can still apply for the other majors in this degree (either Primary of Secondary).

Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science - PDHPE major in the Master of Teaching is no longer being offered in 2019. Therefore, B Sport and Exercise Science can't be used as a pathway to becoming a PDHPE teacher.

We have introduced a new major to the B Sport & Exercise Science – Exercise Therapy – that can be used as a pathway to the Master of Physiotherapy.



AUG Education, Migration & internship Expo 2018

August 17 | Mercure, Sydney

The annual AUG Education and Migration EXPO 2018 is back and better than ever before. Attend & Get more information about Australian Educational Institutions, TAFE Courses, NAATI Program, Professional Year Program, Migration Details and many more.

Find out more


Western Sydney University - Forensic Science: Crime Scene Investigation

August 12 | Hawkesbury Campus

Find out what it’s like to study forensic science at Western Sydney University and tour the Crime Scene Investigation Training and Research Facility that is used by the NSW Police Force to train their crime scene examiners.

Find out more


Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo

South Western Sydney /Macarthur Apprenticeship and Traineeship Expo

Thursday 30th August 2018, 3pm-8pm, Whitlam Leisure Centre, 90 Memorial Ave, Liverpool NSW

Information available on Apprenticeships, Traineeships, Pre- Apprenticeships Courses and School Based Apprenticeships and Traineeships.

Bring your Resume and Apply on the Night. Positions available now and to start Early 2019.

For Young people, Parents & Carers, Career Advisors and Transition Advisors

Find out more


TAFE Open Days

18th and 25th August

If you're looking to kickstart your career, become an aspiring apprentice, launch your small business, or gain exciting new skills, TAFE NSW Open Day can help you create the career you'll love

Fin out more


University of Sydney – Term 3 Study Centres

Mondays & Wednesdays | HJ Daly Library & Liverpool City Library

Our study centres provide free homework support and tutoring to students after school in their local library. Volunteers from the University of Sydney work one on one or in small groups with students to support their diverse learning needs and help build academic competence.

Find out more


Macquarie Global Leadership Entry Program Expansion

We recognise students who are engaging with their school and community in service and leadership have diverse interests. So, we’ve decided to open the Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP) to almost all Macquarie degrees.

Your students can now:

  • choose up to five course preferences
  • receive multiple offers for different degrees
  • apply directly through our application portal

Applications close Monday 27 August, but apply now and you could receive an offer as early as NEXT MONTH

Find out more


Macquarie Uni Co-op Programs

In 2019 we’re excited to offer two Co-op programs:

Actuarial students will receive a scholarship of $18,200 p.a. and accounting students will be paid by our partners while they are on each placement.

These highly competitive courses will see students alternate between classroom studies and placements throughout their four years of study. Students will undertake three placements, totalling 15 months.

Applications are now open for both programs. We encourage students to commence their applications as soon as possible.

Find out more


Australian Catholic University – Pathways & Entry Schemes

Are you currently completing Year 12? Find out about entry schemes and programs which can help you gain a place at ACU. There’s more than one way to gain entry into your dream course.

Find out more

ACU Teacher Selection Statement Advice

As part of your online application you need to submit a Teacher Selector Statement which consists of a concise (approximately 1000 words) statement demonstrating your suitability to teaching. There is some great advice to help you write this statement here

NOTE: the advice could help you write similar statements required by other universities, not just ACU.

ACU Early Entry Program

Regular volunteer work in your community – through a social justice organisation, sporting, performance, cultural or religious group – may be rewarded through our Community Achievers’ Program with entry into an undergraduate degree.

A successful CAP application means you could receive an offer as early as August to study at ACU. Being part of this CAP group also offers unique opportunities to enhance your leadership and volunteering skills, while you study with us.

Applications open Tuesday 1 May 2018 and close Tuesday 31 July 2018

Find out more

ACU Passion for Business – Early Entry Program

ACU’s new Passion For Business (P4B) program is not just about your ATAR – it’s about providing a unique opportunity for student’s with a passion for business. Are you a current Year 12 student studying a business related subject at school and want to gain an early competitive edge?

ACU believes passion and commitment to learning are important. Passion for Business is a guaranteed early entry program designed to nurture your learning passion and give you a step up in your future business career.

Find out more

ACU Elite Athlete and Performer Program

We understand you might need support to maintain sporting or performing excellence while studying. The Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) is designed to give you that support, and encourage excellence in both your sport/performing and academic life.

Future Student Applications are open year round.

Find out more

ACU Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education

Commences in 2019. The Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education degree has core studies that provide an extensive knowledge and skills base in human health, wellness and performance, with a specific focus on the role of sport, exercise and outdoor education.

Find out more

NIDA Undergraduate Applications for 2019 are open

NIDA’s three-year practice-based Bachelor courses provide an intensive and immersive experience, as students work together to create, perform and stage full theatrical productions, films, events and exhibitions.

Applications are now open and close September 30

Find out more

Study Overseas information Evening at Ascham

On Wednesday 29 August from 5.00 – 7.30pm Ascham will be hosting a Study Overseas Information Evening in Ascham’s Packer Foyer and Theatre.

The intention of this evening is to provide Year 10, 11 and 12 students and parents with an opportunity to speak with international tertiary institutions from the USA, Canada, the UK, Hong Kong, Japan and Abu Dhabi about undergraduate tertiary study. EducationUSA will deliver a presentation about the USA undergraduate application process in the Packer Theatre from 7.00- 7.30pm.

This event will be free and the Trybooking registration is now open

This event will be held in the Packer Foyer at Ascham School, 188 New South Head Road, Edgecliff . There is NO onsite parking. Ascham has easy access directly across the road from Edgecliff Station and there is plenty of parking available in the Edgecliff Shopping Centre.

Any enquiries may be directed to Gillian Sloan, Tertiary Education and Careers Adviser at gillian.sloan@ascham.nsw.edu.au


Macleay College – Sydney Open Day

August 11 | Surry Hills

An Open Day with an industry panel discussing the importance of internships and building industry connections.

Find out more


ACAP (Australian College Of OF Applied Psychology) Information Sessions

Interested in studying Psychology, Counselling, Social Work, Criminology, Coaching, Case Management, Youth Work or Social Science? Learn how ACAP can help you to change lives and make a difference, meet ACAP staff, academics and current students, see our campuses, or get a taste of online study by attending an online info session.

  • Online - Psychology: Monday, 3 September, 6pm
  • Online - Counselling: Tuesday, 4 September, 6pm
  • Online - Criminology: Wednesday, 5 September, 6pm
  • Online - Social Work: Thursday, 6 September, 6pm

Book here


NIDA Undergraduate Applications for 2019 are open

NIDA’s three-year practice-based Bachelor courses provide an intensive and immersive experience, as students work together to create, perform and stage full theatrical productions, films, events and exhibitions.

Applications are now open and close September 30

Click on the individual links to apply

Find out more

Week 2

UAC News

  • Applications for undergraduate study in 2018 are now open. 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 should have received an email with their four-digit UAC PIN. Follow the prompts on this email to complete your registration. See Mr Khoury if you have not received this PIN.
  • The UAC guide arrived this week. If a student did not receive his UAC guide, please see Mrs Getley.


REMOVING BARRIERS TO HIGHER EDUCATION

UAC works with universities to widen participation in higher education. Equity programs aim to overcome educational and financial disadvantages and help everyone access their potential. Students should look into these schemes to determine if they qualify.

  • Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) - Institutions use SRS to make early uni offers to Year 12 students, using criteria other than, or in addition to, the ATAR.
  • Educational Access Schemes (EAS) - help students who have experienced long-term educational disadvantage gain admission to tertiary study.
  • Equity Scholarships - awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments.


Open Days and Information Nights

August is a very busy time for Open Days and information Nights. It is strongly recommended that students visit these sites prior to determining your course/campus preferences for 2019.

Click Here for Important Dates August 2018


University of Wollongong Early Admission

The UOW Early Admission program enables high achieving and motivated St Mary's Cathedral College students to receive a UOW offer based on their academic performance and commitment to study during Years 11 and 12.

UOW Early Admission applications are now open. We invite your students to start an application at https://www.uow.edu.au/early-admission/index.html

Applications close at 5pm on Friday August 24


This guide promotes itself as the essential guide to achieving your best.

Click here to view it for free.


Torrens University - Hospitality OpenDay

August 4 | The Rocks Campus, Sydney

Speak to our industry advisors about how to break into your dream career.

Find out more


Torrens University – Billy Blue College of Design & Technology Open Day

August 4 | Sydney, Melbourne & Brisbane

Tour our studio-style classrooms, photography and fashion studios and other campus facilities.

Find out more


August 9 | City Campus

An evening for students and parents to find out how you can achieve remarkable things at university.

Find out more


Apprenticeships on offer


Week 1


Year 12 Students and their parents are strongly encouraged to look through the IMPORTANT DATES IN AUGUST document extremely carefully.


UAC News

  • Applications for undergraduate study in 2018 will open on Wednesday 1 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 in the coming weeks. 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 2018–19 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.

An information booklet will be coming soon.


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.

Click here to view dates


UAC Applications

In order to receive an ATAR and apply for university, students must apply through UAC.

APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR 2018-19 UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS on August 1

Applications also open for:

  • Schools Recommendation Schemes
  • Educational Access Schemes
  • Equity Scholarships

Go to UAC to register and find out more.


EARLY ENTRY options

NOW OPEN - Early Admission Program for La Trobe University

Students can now submit applications to Aspire - La Trobe's Early Admission Program. Aspire recognises and rewards students who are leaders and volunteers within their community with an earlier offer to La Trobe courses in September. Aspire is available for all campuses including our Sydney CBD campus. Email a.blunt@latrobe.edu.au for more information or visit http://bit.ly/2KpjPN2


UOW Early Admission

Applications open 1-24 August UOW Early Admission is an early offer program which assesses students through an interview and academic results during Years 11 and 12. Successful students are rewarded for their hard work with a place at UOW before they sit their final exams. For full details, including application criteria, visit https://www.uow.edu.au/early


Torrens University Early Entry Applications Now Open

This is a great opportunity for your students to receive a conditional offer for a 2019 university place before receiving their ATAR. All year 12 students are able to apply to secure a university place in 2019 through the Torrens University's Early Entry Program. Open to ALL year 12 students. More information visit: http://www.torrens.edu.au/apply-online/early-entry-program




HIA TRADES CAREER EVENT

Thursday 13 September 2018 | Novotel Sydney Olympic Park SYDNEY OLYMPIC PARK

The HIA Trades Career Event is a FREE EVENT for people interested in careers in the Building Industry

A great program of practival information and expert interaction with industry professionals.

Learn about vocational education and training, career pathways, as well as trade and skilled careers and apprenticeships.

Register Now


Sunday 12 August 2018

This is a chance to tour our campus and learn about the wide range of university-level degrees and courses offered at ICMS, including bachelor degrees in Business Managment, Hospitality Management, Events Management, Sports management, International Tourism, Property Management - and new courses: Accounting and Fashion & Global Brand Management.

Register for ICMS Open Day


Register now for ACAP Information Session

The Australian College of Applied Psychology Sydney campus opens for an information session on Wednesday, 1 August from 6.00pm. Hear teachers, students and alumni discuss courses, pathways, study load and careers, with Q&A sessions for each discipline. ACAP offers diploma to postgraduate courses in psychology, counselling and social work. Register at: www.acap.edu.au/future-students/info-sessions.


Torrens University Open Day,

Saturday 4 August

Open Day is the best way for students to see our campuses and meet our community of talented students, graduates, lecturers and support staff. By the time they leave, they will have a better idea about what it’s like to be a Torrens student. This is a fun day and open to all family and friends that will be able to help them with the decisions ahead. http://www.torrens.edu.au/about/open-day


Raffles College of Design and Commerce

Raffles College of Design and Commerce is a unique education provider based in Parramatta, specialising in design and arts (visual communication) offering Bachelor Degrees.

Early Entry applications are open now!

Students can secure their spot at Raffles before they get their ATAR!

Apply via our website and someone will get in contact with the details!


Sunday 19th August

Are you thinking about a career in the video games or visual effects industry?

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day on Sunday 19th August. Our Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide and Canberra campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about full-time and part-time courses starting in 2019.

Register here


Attendees will hear from current students and staff about a range of scholarships including the Sydney Scholars Program, Faculty Scholarships, Exchange Scholarships, Residential College scholarships and the Elite Athletes Program. Those attending will also hear tips on how to write a competitive application and about the internship, networking and leadership opportunities available to recipients.

Term 2 2018

Week 10


There are many different ways to gain entry into university.

To find out information on Scholarship & Early Entry Programs for 2019 click here.


HSC Trial Prep Lectures July Holidays

These subject-specific lecture program will enable you to learn essential content and methods from the most qualified teachers in NSW.

Held at Macquarie University, UTS, University of Newcastle, and UOW.

Find out more and book now


July 9 – 13 | Kingswood and Campbelltown Campuses

These sessions are run by experienced HSC teachers to help you excel in your HSC exams and assessments.

Find out more

University Open Days

Most universities have open days where you can tour the capus and explore the different opportunities that each institution has to offer.

Below is the Dates and details for a range of university open Days in NSW 2018

Open Day 2018.pdf


Week 7



Cadetships - A great way to get industry experience while you study

Lots of accounting firms look for cadets at this time of year. These cadetships pay you to work full-time while you study part time. Here are some below. Google search Cadetships to find some in your area.

Pitcher Partner Accounting Cadetships – Sydney

Applications close Friday 6 July

Find out more

Thomas Nobel & Russell Cadetships – Sydney

To find out more please contact the HR Team on (02) 6621 8544 or submit your application through Seek today.


HSC Trial Prep Lectures July Holidays

These subject-specific lecture program will enable you to learn essential content and methods from the most qualified teachers in NSW.

Held at Macquarie University, UTS, University of Newcastle, and UOW.

Find out more and book now


Week 5


Good Careers Guide 2018

The Good Careers Guide is your source of career and training information. It will help you learn about the world of work and provides descriptions for more than 400 jobs, as well as useful tips to help you navigate the job-search process.

Download here


ACU Elite Athlete and Performer Program

We understand you might need support to maintain sporting or performing excellence while studying. The Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) is designed to give you that support, and encourage excellence in both your sport/performing and academic life.

Future Student Applications are open year round.

Find out more


ACU Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education

Commences in 2019. The Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education degree has core studies that provide an extensive knowledge and skills base in human health, wellness and performance, with a specific focus on the role of sport, exercise and outdoor education.

Find out more


AIT Open Day

July 28 – Sydney

Join us at our Open Day in July and learn all about AIT, the creative industry and amazing opportunities available to you.

Find out more

Academy of Interactive Entertainment – Industry Experience Day

July 13 – Sydney & Canberra

AIE’s Industry Experience Days are a great opportunity for students in Years 10, 11 and 12 to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students will get the opportunity to learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio and will be able to get creative in practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools.

Find out more

AIT After-School Special Effects in Film Workshops

This workshop provides students with an introduction to desktop Special Effects compositing and motion graphics using Adobe After Effects.

These workshops will run every Thursday for five weeks beginning on May 3rd 2018 in Ultimo.

Find out more and book now

AFTRS Upcoming Courses

Our courses are the perfect way to learn new skills, have fun and make new friends and are taught by industry professionals at AFTRS’ state-of-the-art film, TV and radio studios in Sydney.

July 02 The Real Filmmaking Workshop: 13-17

July 09 AFTRS Trop Jr Filmmaking: 10-15


NECA Electrotechnology Apprenticeships

At NECA we’re here to help you complete a national qualification that supports a career in data/ communication, home automation, renewable energy, construction, the installation of lights, power, air conditioning, fire protection, building management systems and more.

They pay for everything, including your tools, and you’ll get a nationally recognised qualification.

80% of their apprentices graduate and 99% of graduates find a job in the first 3 months, with up to $91k starting salary.

Apply here

Check out their infographic

Changes to Police Officer Recruitment Process

The main changes to the recruitment process include no minimum academic requirement, introduction of a University Certificate in Workforce Essentials, the entrance exam is now known as the Police Entrance Exam, copies of transcripts and other mandatory documents need to be certified by a Justice of the Peace, online application via JobsNSW and a case office will contact applicants once applications are received.

NSW Police Recruitment

The police force is recruiting, and they’ve launched a new Facebook page.

They’re also running info sessions and practice sessions for the Physical Capacity Test.

Recruitment Information Session – Parramatta COMING SOON

Saturday 16 June 9.00am – 12.00pm

Find out more


Real Estate Training Reforms

NSW Parliament has passed reforms which increase the training requirement for Real Estate Agents. The previous course took 5 days (or less), but now recruits will need to complete more units and undergo 12 months industry experience before they can become a Licence holder.

Read more here


ADFA

Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open.

To avoid having to do the application when you are busy with year 12 exams, think about starting your application soon!

Week 4



The My Future site is a government website that provides excellent information on careers and career pathways.

The site has just developed an Assist your child feature page containing links to the articles that provide tips and advice for parents and carers to assist their child with their career development.

Find out more


UNSW Sydney – Year 10 Subject Selection & Info Evening

May 29 | UNSW Kensington

Thinking about uni in the future? This evening is the best place for you to start if you are thinking about coming to uni in two years’ time and are currently a year 10 student (or you are the parent or teacher of a year 10 student).

Find out more


UNSW Sydney Scholarships Information Evening

June 5 | John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

The Scholarships Information Evening provides depth and detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW and the application process.

The evening is aimed at Year 11 and 12 students and their parents.

Find out more


Bachelor of Advanced Computing Information Evening

June 21 | University of Sydney

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney is launching its new Bachelor of Advanced Computing degree in 2018. Join us at an information evening where you will learn more about this new degree and the opportunities that it brings to our students.

Find out more


Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Year 11 & 12 Information Evening

May 29 | Sydney Nanoscience Hub

Join us for the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies’ Year 11 and 12 Information Evening to find out everything you need to know about studying engineering, computing, technology or project management at Sydney University.

Find out more


We recognise students who are engaging with their school and community in service and leadership have diverse interests. So, we’ve decided to open the Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP) to almost all Macquarie degrees.

Your students can now:

  • choose up to five course preferences
  • receive multiple offers for different degrees
  • apply directly through our application portal

Applications close Monday 27 August, but apply now and you could receive an offer as early as NEXT MONTH

Find out more


HSC Maths Course Selection Advice from UNSW

How to make the right choice at High School to prevent issues later.

Read the advice - https://www.maths.unsw.edu.au/highschool/hsc-course-selection

Career Kickstarter 2018 – Cadetships evening

May 23 | Luna Park

Insights and work opportunities in Business & Accounting for Year 12 and first year University Students.

Find out more - https://www.youunlimitedanz.com/get-connected/career-kickstarter-2018


Macquarie Uni Co-op Programs

In 2019 we’re excited to offer two Co-op programs:

Actuarial students will receive a scholarship of $18,200 p.a. and accounting students will be paid by our partners while they are on each placement.

These highly competitive courses will see students alternate between classroom studies and placements throughout their four years of study. Students will undertake three placements, totalling 15 months.

Applications are now open for both programs. We encourage students to commence their applications as soon as possible.

Find out more


June 26 | Broadway Campus

Applications for Notre Dame’s Early Offer Program close on 31 July 2018. This event provides a great opportunity for students to find out tips and advice on submitting a comprehensive application. Students who gain an Early Offer are notified before they sit their final Year 12 exams.

Find out more



Real Estate Information Sessions

June 5 6:30pm PARKROYAL Parramatta, 30 Phillip Street, Parramatta,

Run by Laing + Simmons, Explaining your Path to the University of Sydney

An information evening for students, parents and professionals interested in further study. Join us to find your path to the University of Sydney. At this information evening, you can find the answers to all your questions to make informed decisions as you progress, through school, onto university.

Register here


UTS Pharmacy Taster Day

Monday 3 September

Explore a career in Pharmacy at this Taster Day and learn about the rewarding pathways you could follow. Find out what a pharmacist does in your local pharmacy and why it is such an important job. Pharmacists work in hospitals, in the community, on the road and even behind the scenes in areas of drug research.

Find out more


Western Sydney University Parent Information Evening

June 14 | Parramatta South Campus

The Parent Information Evening at Western Sydney University provides parents, guardians and students a chance to find out everything they need to know about university.

Find out more

Week 3




This site allows you to explore through a range of information including

  • subject selection,
  • career pathways,
  • university cut offs,
  • job information,
  • resume building

Sign up and use the school password smc


June 5 | John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

The Scholarships Information Evening provides depth and detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW and the application process.

The evening is aimed at Year 11 and 12 students and their parents.

Find out more


June 21 | University of Sydney

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney is launching its new Bachelor of Advanced Computing degree in 2018. Join us at an information evening where you will learn more about this new degree and the opportunities that it brings to our students.

Find out more


Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Year 11 & 12 Information Evening

May 29 | Sydney Nanoscience Hub

Join us for the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies’ Year 11 and 12 Information Evening to find out everything you need to know about studying engineering, computing, technology or project management at Sydney University.

Find out more


Kogarah Tuesday, 26 June

Find out more


Thursday 14 June 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Hear from industry professionals about future tech careers and the skills you need to get there. Follow with key course information for engineering and IT and UTS.

Register now

Find out more


Tuesday 19 June 2018

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend. Registrations will open here in February.

Find out more


Thursday 21 June 5:30 pm

Wednesday 18 July 5:30 pm

There’s more to modern nursing than meets the eye. Whether you’re in high school, TAFE, working as an AIN or EN or looking to embark on a change in career, this session is for you. Hear from nursing academics and current students before touring our world-class clinical laboratories and taking part in a hands-on workshop.

Find out more


June 26 | Broadway Campus

Applications for Notre Dame’s Early Offer Program close on 31 July 2018. This event provides a great opportunity for students to find out tips and advice on submitting a comprehensive application. Students who gain an Early Offer are notified before they sit their final Year 12 exams.

Find out more


University of Notre Dame Sydney – Careers in Law

July 12 | Chippendale

Join us at our Careers in Law day to explore all programs in Law, and where this profession can take you.

Find out more


University of Notre Dame Early Offer Program – Sydney

Applications Close Tuesday 31 July

Are you motivated, forward-thinking and eager to get a head start on your future? Secure a place at Notre Dame before you sit your final Year 12 exams with the Early Offer Program.

Apply here –

Contact (02) 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au

Early Offer and Parent Information Session – Tuesday 26 June at Chippendale

Find out more


Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing

Tuesday 22 May, 6pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic.

Places are limited. Please register here or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

Book here


Week 2

Chartered Accountants Career Kickstarter

Business & Accounting – 4pm 23 May at Luna Park

This event offers students the opportunity to engage with successful business professionals in a relaxed and open environment. On the day, students will have a chance to learn about:

· Why a career in business is rewarding

· How you can start their journey towards a career in business

· What skills you will develop through pursuing a career in business

· The diverse range of business career paths available to you


If you are interested in attending this event, a representative from Chartered Accountants Australia will be giving a presentation at the college at Recess. Please email Mr Khoury if you are interested.


Some very useful sites for Year 12 students to explore

Jobjump - This site allows you to explore through career pathways, as well as university cut offs and job information. School password is smc

Good Universities Guide - Australia's Largest Course Comparison Website. Find Courses, Compare University Ratings, Explore Careers.

MyFuture - This site allows you to get an insight into a range of career pathways


Uni of Wollongong General Info Evenings for 2019

Sutherland Tuesday, 15 May

Kogarah Tuesday, 26 June

Find out more


UNSW Engineering Info Day

Tuesday, 15 May 8:30am to 3:30pm

UNSW Engineering’s High School Information Day is designed to give year 11 & 12 students the opportunity to sample several fields of engineering through interesting and stimulating hands-on activities over a day at UNSW Kensington Campus.

Find out more


UTS Engineering and IT Undergrad Info Evening

Thursday 14 June 5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Hear from industry professionals about future tech careers and the skills you need to get there. Follow with key course information for engineering and IT and UTS.

Register now

Find out more

Discover Nursing @ UTS

Thursday 21 June 5:30 pm

Wednesday 18 July 5:30 pm

There’s more to modern nursing than meets the eye. Whether you’re in high school, TAFE, working as an AIN or EN or looking to embark on a change in career, this session is for you. Hear from nursing academics and current students before touring our world-class clinical laboratories and taking part in a hands-on workshop.

Find out more


Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing

Tuesday 22 May, 6pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic.

Places are limited. Please register here or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

Book here


The University of Notre Dame - Early Offer Program

Are you a high-achieving Year 12 student who wants to study an undergraduate program at a leading Australian university? Do you want to get a head start on your future? If so, you might be the ideal candidate for The University of Notre Dame Australia’s Early Offer Program.

Click here Sydney Campus for information.

The Early Offer Program allows high-achieving students to secure a place at the #1 university in NSW for overall quality of educational experience before sitting their Year 12 exams. Students can qualify under two categories:

  • Academic Achievement
  • Extra-Curricular Achievement and Leadership

This exclusive program is open to Year 12 students who have demonstrated academic excellence and/or are making a significant contribution to their school, community or church. Such an offer means that you can sit Year 12 exams with added confidence and reduced stress.

Early Offer applications for Semester 1, 2019 are due 31st July 2018.


UTS Law Undergrad Info Evening

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend. Registrations will open here in February.

Find out more


Saturday 16 June

Find out more

Applications for 2019

Applications for 2019 Bachelor & Diploma Courses are open from 2 July to 30 September.

Apply here from July


The Hotel School Info Evening

Sydney 30 May

During the Hotel School Info Evening event prospective students have the unique opportunity to experience ‘The Hotel School Advantage’, meet academics and other key support staff and find out about studying at The Hotel School.

Find out more


Australian Catholic University – University Experience

July 10 – North Sydney Campus

University Experience is a free program that gives you the opportunity to sample the degree of your choice. Get a taste of life at ACU by meeting academic staff and current students and trying out the course you’re interested in.

Find out more

ACU Early Entry Program

Regular volunteer work in your community – through a social justice organisation, sporting, performance, cultural or religious group – may be rewarded through our Community Achievers’ Program with entry into an undergraduate degree.

A successful CAP application means you could receive an offer as early as August to study at ACU. Being part of this CAP group also offers unique opportunities to enhance your leadership and volunteering skills, while you study with us.

Applications open Tuesday 1 May 2018 and close Tuesday 31 July 2018

Find out more


ACU Passion for Business – Early Entry Program

ACU’s new Passion For Business (P4B) program is not just about your ATAR – it’s about providing a unique opportunity for student’s with a passion for business. Are you a current Year 12 student studying a business related subject at school and want to gain an early competitive edge?

ACU believes passion and commitment to learning are important. Passion for Business is a guaranteed early entry program designed to nurture your learning passion and give you a step up in your future business career.

Find out more


ACU Elite Athlete and Performer Program

We understand you might need support to maintain sporting or performing excellence while studying. The Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) is designed to give you that support, and encourage excellence in both your sport/performing and academic life.

Future Student Applications are open year round.

Find out more

ACU Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education

Commences in 2019. The Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education degree has core studies that provide an extensive knowledge and skills base in human health, wellness and performance, with a specific focus on the role of sport, exercise and outdoor education.

Find out more


Professional Cadetships Australia – Business, and Engineering & Tech Cadetships

Applications for the Business Cadetships Program opened on 5 March and close on Wednesday 16 May. The 2018 Program provides Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a cadetship at UBS, a top-ranking global bank.

Applications for the 2018 Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program open on Monday 30 April. Under this Program, Engineering Cadets are placed at Cubic Transportation Systems and Technology Cadets are placed at Macquarie Group.

For details of these programs and for the Business Cadetships online application form, go to www.professionalcadets.com.au


Examinations are a great source of stress for students, but it doesn’t need to be this way. With the right advice and a solid study plan, you can reduce stress levels, cut down on study time and significantly improve examination marks! Valued at over $150, this lecture is FREE when you make a $10 donation to The Fred Hollows Foundation on the day.

Book now - http://www.tsfx.com.au/?hsc-program=hsc-maximising-exam-marks

Term 1 2018

Week 11

UTS HSC Economics & Business Studies Workshop

Tuesday 24 April

Join leading academics as they tackle the biggest challenges facing Economics and Business Studies HSC students, followed by an Info Night covering all our business options.

Register now

Find out more


UNSW Experience Built Environment School Holiday Workshops

Our free interactive ‘Experience Built Environment’ School Holiday Workshops incorporate Design, Architecture, Planning and Construction.

Open to Year 10-12 students.

Dates and Times:

Wednesday 18 April: 9am - 2:30pm

Thursday 19 April: 9am - 2:30pm

Friday 20 April: 9am - 2:30pm

Book here

Actuarial Experience Day – Macquarie Uni

Wednesday 18 April

If you’re in Year 12 and undertaking Mathematics Extension 2 (or IB equivalent), you’re invited to our Actuarial Experience Day.

The day is your opportunity to find out how a career as an actuary is both exciting and rewarding – actuaries are key to helping financial institutions and other businesses all over the world to prosper.

Book here

MedView UMAT Winter Crash Course

The UMAT often accounts for nearly half of your admission to medical school in Australia - that's almost equivalent to one year of high school grades! Are you ready for the UMAT?

Sydney – 9-13 July

Find out more


University of Sydney Year 10 Information Evenings

Join the University of Sydney on campus for a fun and informative evening. You will hear from a range of speakers including University staff and students.

Camperdown/Darlington Campus – University of Sydney

  • Tuesday 8 May 2018, 6 – 8pm
  • Thursday 17 May 2018, 6 – 8pm

Register now


UNSW Year 10 Subject Selection and Information Evening

  • Wednesday 9 May 2018, 6pm

This evening is the best place for you to start if you are thinking about going to uni in two years’ time and are currently a year 10 student (or you are the parent or teacher of a year 10 student).

Register here


University of Wollongong Year 10 Subject Selection Information Evening

UOW is holding an information evening specifically designed for Year 10 students and their parents. This is an opportunity to hear from current staff and students about subject selection, and opportunities are available to those who choose to study at UOW.

Find out more


University of Wollongong General Information Evenings for 2019


UNSW Engineering Information Day

Tuesday, 15 May 8:30am to 3:30pm

The UNSW Engineering Information Day is designed to give Year 11 & 12 students the opportunity to sample several fields of engineering through interesting and stimulating, hands-on activities, over a day at UNSW Kensington Campus.

Find out more


MACQUARIE IN A DAY

WHEN: TUESDAY 17 AND WEDNESDAY 18 APRIL

TIME: 8.30AM – 3.15PM

Macquarie University is opening its doors to Year 11 and 12 students on Tuesday 17 April and Wednesday 18 April (attend one day only). Students will have the chance to experience what a day in the life of a Macquarie student is really like.

Lunch and some freebies are provided.

RSVP – Friday 13 April 2018 (register early as spaces are limited)

Find out more and register

Week 10

Thursday 21 June 5:30 pm & Wednesday 18 July 5:30 pm

There's more to modern nursing than meets the eye. Whether you're in high school, TAFE, working as an AIN or EN or looking to embark on a change in career, this session is for you. Hear from nursing academics and current students before touring our world-class clinical laboratories and taking part in a hands-on workshop.

Find out more here


Tuesday 19 June 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend.

Register now. Find out more.


UTS Engineering and IT Undergrad Info Evening

Thursday 14 June 5:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Hear from industry professionals about future tech careers and the skills you need to get there. Follow with key course information for engineering and IT at UTS.

Register now. Find out more here



Location: Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards

Information Sessions : 26 April 1pm & 17 May 6pm

If you’re passionate about becoming an Interior Designer or Interior Decorator then we invite you to join us for a free information session to learn more. While you’re here, have a look around and view our graduate’s exciting work.

Open Day :Saturday 2 June, 10am – 12pm

Immerse yourself in the exciting world of interior design and get creative building your own mood board. Our Director, Amanda Grace, will be giving a 30 minute presentation at 10.30am covering everything you need to know about our career courses and flexible learning options.

Find out more - https://sydneydesignschool.com.au/information-sessions/


Flight Attendant Career Sessions

2 May 5.45pm - 7.30pm

At Aviation Australia, we understand the challenges and uncertainties that may arise with pursuing a dream career as a flight attendant. Our industry experts are here to explain your options as well as guide and assist you in deciding upon the pathway best for you.

Register here


Film, TV & Radio Short Courses at AFTRS

Learn new skills and invest in your future at the Australian Film Television and Radio School with our intensive courses. All courses are five days and are taught by industry professionals.

Find out more - http://www.aftrs.edu.au/short-courses/winter-intensives

Week 7

University of Sydney Year 10 Info Evenings

Join us on campus for a fun and informative evening. You will hear from a range of speakers including University staff and students.

Camperdown/Darlington Campus – University of Sydney

Thursday 5 April 2018, 6 – 8pm

Tuesday 8 May 2018, 6 – 8pm

Thursday 17 May 2018, 6 – 8pm

Register now


UNSW Engineering Info Day

Tuesday, 15 May 8:30am to 3:30pm

UNSW Engineering’s High School Information Day is designed to give year 11 & 12 students the opportunity to sample several fields of engineering through interesting and stimulating hands-on activities over a day at UNSW Kensington Campus.

Find out more – https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/engineering-high-school-information-day


Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing

Tuesday 22 May, 6pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic.

Places are limited. Please register here or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

Book here – http://www.nd.edu.au/events/?a=144028


UTS Law Undergrad Info Evening

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend. Registrations will open here in February.

Find out more – https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions


ACU Community Achiever Program

Regular volunteer work in your community – through a social justice organisation, sporting, performance, cultural or religious group – may be rewarded through our Community Achievers’ Program with entry into an undergraduate degree.

A successful CAP application means you could receive an offer as early as August to study at ACU. Being part of this CAP group also offers unique opportunities to enhance your leadership and volunteering skills, while you study with us.

Applications open Tuesday 1 May 2018 and close Tuesday 31 July 2018

Find out more – 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

ACU’s new Passion For Business (P4B) program is not just about your ATAR – it’s about providing a unique opportunity for student’s with a passion for business. Are you a current Year 12 student studying a business related subject at school and want to gain an early competitive edge?

ACU believes passion and commitment to learning are important. Passion for Business is a guaranteed early entry program designed to nurture your learning passion and give you a step up in your future business career.

Find out more – https://www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/pathways_and_entry_schemes/year_12_student_entry/passion_for_business


ACU Elite Athlete and Performer Program

We understand you might need support to maintain sporting or performing excellence while studying. The Elite Athlete and Performer Program (EAPP) is designed to give you that support, and encourage excellence in both your sport/performing and academic life.

Future Student Applications are open year round.

Find out more – https://www.acu.edu.au/student_experience/student_life/elite_athlete_and_performer_program


ACU Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education

Commences in 2019. The Bachelor of Sport and Outdoor Education degree has core studies that provide an extensive knowledge and skills base in human health, wellness and performance, with a specific focus on the role of sport, exercise and outdoor education.

Find out more – http://www.acu.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/exercise_science/exercise_science/bachelor_of_sport_and_outdoor_education


Professional Cadetships Australia – Business, and Engineering & Tech Cadetships

Applications for the Business Cadetships Program opened on 5 March and close on Wednesday 16 May. The 2018 Program provides Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a cadetship at UBS, a top-ranking global bank.

Applications for the 2018 Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program open on Monday 30 April. Under this Program, Engineering Cadets are placed at Cubic Transportation Systems and Technology Cadets are placed at Macquarie Group.

For details of these programs and for the Business Cadetships online application form, go to www.professionalcadets.com.au


SAVE THE DATE! Career Kickstarter – Business and Accounting – 23 May@ Luna Park

Previously known as “Meet the Business Leader”. Year 12 students are invited to attend to meet with and hear from business leaders in Industry. Students will also learn about work experience and scholarship opportunities. Registrations will open in the coming weeks.


HSC in the Holidays March Seminars

Our subject-specific seminars have been designed to provide you with the insight and understanding from our expert HSC Teachers in the lead up to the half-yearly exams.

UTS Seminars Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March

Macquarie University Seminars Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March

Find out more and register – https://hscintheholidays.com.au/our-program/hsc-half-yearly-examination-seminars/


Qantas Group Pilot Academy

In 2019, Qantas Group is establishing a pilot academy. This training is appropriate for high school or university graduates with a strong academic performance.

You can register your interest online to be kept updated about the new pilot academy.

Find out more – https://www.qantas.com/au/en/about-us/our-company/pilot-academy.html


Week 5

Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from a guest speaker on a current innovative nursing topic.

Tuesday 22 May, 6pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Places are limited. Please register here or contact 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.

Book here


Notre Dame Medicine Information Session

Sunday 25 March, 10am

Tuesday 8 May, 6pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst

Those considering studying Medicine commencing in 2019 are invited to attend an information session at our purpose-built Darlinghurst campus. The session is designed to help you find out more about the admissions process, an overview of course content, meet current students and tour our facilities.

Register here or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or sydney@nd.edu.au for further information.


Notre Dame Personal Course Advice Sessions

Come to a personal Course Advice Session and discuss the course options available to you. We can help you find a course that aligns with your interests, strengths and aspirations. Our course advisors can also talk to you about the admissions requirements for specific courses, the Notre Dame application process, key dates for your application, and much more. You can also take a campus tour at the end of your course advice session. Most weekdays are available between now and the end of May.

Book your session


SAE Information Nights and Open Days

Find your true calling at Australia’s leading creative media institute.


Sydney Campus - April 19 2018 Info Night

Sydney Campus Open Day - August 5 2018

Find all these events, and learn more about SAE here


Chatswood High School - Thursday 12 Apr 2018 - 9:00 am to 2:30 pm

Discover Engineering Day will include activities aimed at giving high school students a taste of skills required for the engineering profession as well as guest speakers from university students and engineers.

Registration closes 9 April – please see Mr Khoury before you register

Find out more


Midwifery and Nursing at UTS

Discovery Days @ UTS : Learn about midwifery and nursing and take part in hands-on workshops.


UTS Law Undergrad Info Evening

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Discover why studying at UTS will give you an edge! This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students, and their parents. Careers advisers and teachers are also welcome to attend. Register here .

Find out more


Business, Engineering & Technology Cadetship programs for Year 12

Professional Cadetships Australia (PCA) provides year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a cadetship with leading companies. The cadetships provide cadets with paid employment while they undertake university studies. Applications are made online. Business Cadetship applications open 5 March and close 16 May 2018 Engineering & Technology Cadetships open 30 April and close 22 June 2018 For more information and to apply visit – http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/index.asp


Business and Accounting Career Kickstarter

Save the Date: 23rd May@ Luna Park

Previously known as “Meet the Business Leader”. Year 12 students are invited to attend to meet with and hear from business leaders in Industry. Students will also learn about work experience and scholarship opportunities. Registrations will open in the coming weeks.


31st May - 1st June 2018, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park

See Mr Khoury for Free Tickets

28th June - 1st July 2018, The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park.

See Mr Khoury for Free Tickets

Week 4

NIDA HSC Workshops & Study Days

HSC Drama Performance

A comprehensive course for Years 11 and 12 to broaden understanding of performance styles and develop improvisation, acting and devising techniques.

Cost – $615

16–20 April 2018, 10am–5pm

8–12 Oct 2018, 10am–5pm


HSC IP Study Day

HSC IP Study Day is a fantastic way for students to explore the creative process from conception to successful completion. Participants gain a practical understanding of what is involved in the project area of their choice.

Tuesday 30 October 2018, 9.30am–3.00pm


Wednesday 21 March, 6pm – 8pm. Find out about studying game development, 3D animation and visual effects at AIE.

Register here


Subject-specific seminars designed to provide insight and understanding from expert HSC Teachers in the lead up to the half-yearly exams.

UTS Seminars

Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March

Macquarie University Seminars

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March.

Find out more and register


A Gap Year in the Australian Defence Force is more than just a great way to try out a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force. It’s a fulfilling year of adventure, experiences, mateship, learning, leadership and travel.

Find out more


Registrations close 1 June, and the testing date is 25 July 2018.

Find out more


HSC and Careers Expo 2018

31st May - 1st June 2018, 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

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


WESTERN SYDNEY HSC and Careers Expo 2018

28th June - 1st July 2018,

The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/

Some very useful sites for Year 12 students to explore

Jobjump - This site allows you to explore through career pathways, as well as university cut offs and job information. School password is smc

Good Universities Guide - Australia's Largest Course Comparison Website. Find Courses, Compare University Ratings, Explore Careers.

MyFuture - This site allows you to get an insight into a range of career pathways

White Card Course

If you are looking for work anywhere in the Construction Industry, the White Card is your first step. If you are interested in obtaining your white card, a one day course will be running in Term 2 at the College.

Please email Mr Khoury if you are interested.


RSA & RCG Training

This course is an essential for anyone looking to work in the hospitality industry. After successful completion you will be issued an RSA/RCG competency card from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.

If you are interested in completing this course in Term 4, please email Mr Khoury


Week 3

HSC in the Holidays March Seminars

Subject-specific seminars designed to provide insight and understanding from expert HSC Teachers in the lead up to the half-yearly exams.

UTS Seminars - Saturday 3rd & Sunday 4th March

Macquarie University Seminars - Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th March.

Find out more and register


Defence Force Recruiting Information Session

Discover more about the rewards of an ADF Gap Year at our next information session.

EVENT DATE: 20th February 2018

TIME: 6:30pm

LOCATION: 4/9 George Street, Parramatta NSW 2150

RSVP: By email to cptnsw@dfr.com.au

Find out more



Registrations close 1 June, and the testing date is 25 July 2018.

Find out more


Changes to Police Officer Recruitment Process

The main changes to the recruitment process include no minimum academic requirement, introduction of a University Certificate in Workforce Essentials, the entrance exam is now known as the Police Entrance Exam, copies of transcripts and other mandatory documents need to be certified by a Justice of the Peace, online application via JobsNSW and a case office will contact applicants once applications are received.

Find out more


ADFA

Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open. To avoid having to do the application when you are busy with year 12 exams, think about starting your application soon!

Click here for information on how to apply.


ATO Tax File Number Applications

A tax file number is a unique nine-digit number issued to individuals and organisations to help administer tax and other Australian Government systems. Students need a TFN before they can start any type of paid work.

For information on how to apply click here.


TAFE NSW 2018 Career Guide

For your copy of the Career Guide click here.


Apprenticeships on offer


Some very useful sites for Year 12 students to explore

Jobjump - This site allows you to explore through career pathways, as well as university cut offs and job information. School password is smc

Good Universities Guide - Australia's Largest Course Comparison Website. Find Courses, Compare University Ratings, Explore Careers.

MyFuture - This site allows you to get an insight into a range of career pathways

White Card Course

If you are looking for work anywhere in the Construction Industry, the White Card is your first step. If you are interested in obtaining your white card, a one day course will be running in Term 2 at the College.

Please email Mr Khoury if you are interested.


RSA & RCG Training

This course is an essential for anyone looking to work in the hospitality industry. After successful completion you will be issued an RSA/RCG competency card from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.

If you are interested in completing this course in Term 4, please email Mr Khoury


Australian Defence Force Academy

Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open. To avoid having to do the application when you are busy with Year 12 exams, think about starting your application soon!

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

HSC and Careers Expo 2018

31st May - 1st June 2018, 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

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


WESTERN SYDNEY HSC and Careers Expo 2018

28th June - 1st July 2018,

The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/



Week 2

Apprenticeships on offer


Some very useful sites for Year 12 students to explore

Jobjump - This site allows you to explore through career pathways, as well as university cut offs and job information. School password is smc

Good Universities Guide - Australia's Largest Course Comparison Website. Find Courses, Compare University Ratings, Explore Careers.

MyFuture - This site allows you to get an insight into a range of career pathways

White Card Course

If you are looking for work anywhere in the Construction Industry, the White Card is your first step. If you are interested in obtaining your white card, a one day course will be running in Term 2 at the College.

Please email Mr Khoury if you are interested.


RSA & RCG Training

This course is an essential for anyone looking to work in the hospitality industry. After successful completion you will be issued an RSA/RCG competency card from the Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing.

If you are interested in completing this course in Term 4, please email Mr Khoury


Australian Defence Force Academy

Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open. To avoid having to do the application when you are busy with Year 12 exams, think about starting your application soon!

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

EducationUSA

This U.S. Government Website provides advice to students interested in applying to U.S. colleges and universities, including how to apply, testing, financial aid, visas, and more. The U.S. Consulate General in Sydney has an EducationUSA Centre. Students, parents and career advisers can make appointments to visit the centre.

https://www.educationusa.info/australia


HSC and Careers Expo 2018

31st May - 1st June 2018, 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

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


WESTERN SYDNEY HSC and Careers Expo 2018

28th June - 1st July 2018,

The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/


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


Breaking bad study habits

Start the new school year off right with these great tips for staying focused while studying.

http://learningfundamentals.com.au/blog/breaking-bad-study-habits-16-effective-habits-for-success/

Smartphone Apps to Help with Studying

This article features some smartphone apps that can help students improve their study habits.

http://blog.aias.com.au/index.php/study/making-technology-work-for-you-effective-apps-for-smart-study/

Think Education Surviving Year 12 eBook

Think Education have produced a free eBook with tips on how to master your final year of school.

http://beyou.think.edu.au/surviving-year-12

Week 1

Welcome to 2018


Some very useful sites for Year 12 students to explore

Jobjump - This site allows you to explore through career pathways, as well as university cut offs and job information. School password is smc

MyFuture - This site allows you to get an insight into a range of career pathways

HSC and Careers Expo 2018

31st May - 1st June 2018, 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

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

WESTERN SYDNEY HSC and Careers Expo 2018

28th June - 1st July 2018,

The Dome, Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic 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. Limited free tickets available, so act fast.

www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/

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 & 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/


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.

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.

Apprenticeships on offer