St Mary's Cathedral College Careers

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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