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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

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 here


Law Undergraduate Info Evening

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



Sydney Design School Information Session and Open Day

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


Discover Engineering Day - Engineers Australia

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.


HSC and Careers Expo 2018

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

See Mr Khoury for Free Tickets

WESTERN SYDNEY HSC and Careers Expo 2018

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


AIE Information Evening

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

Register here


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


ADF Gap Year Applications Open

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


UMAT Registrations are now open

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



UMAT Registrations are now open

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/


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


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/

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 & 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