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Courses from NIDA and also part-time short courses
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Auditions and interviews are now open for NIDA's part-time courses in 2011. NIDA's part time courses involve rigorous practical sessions where students learn by doing. They are for committed people who are interested in developing their creative potential. Adult Part-Time (Full Year) Courses are The Actor; The Screen Actor; The Musical Performer; The Presenter; Event Management; The Filmmaker. Adult Part-Time (Half Year) Courses are Acting Ensemble; Acting Ensemble Extended; Acting to Camera; Acting to Camera Extended; The Designer; The Director; Movement Studio; NIDA Showreel; Presenting to Camera; Scenic Art and Props Making; Singers Studio; Writers Studio. YOUTH STUDIOS: NIDA offers a range of part-time youth studios for students aged 14-20 years. Studios run on weekends and are designed to give committed and talented young people the opportunity to build their skills by working with industry professionals in a challenging and supportive environment. Entry is by audition or interview. 2 - 4 WEEK SUMMER STUDIOS - Also look out for our Summer Studios in January 2011 for those who want to commit to some intensive training at NIDA this coming Summer. For more course information and to book go online, email open@nida.edu.au or call 02 9697 7626.
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au

Another way to enter ANU
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Another way to enter ANU: Sit the uniTEST 1 December 2010
Sometimes capable students miss out on a place at ANU because their ATAR is not what they expected. ANU is offering another chance through uniTEST. No preparation is required but registration is essential by 24 November 2010. Check eligibility, register and see sample questions at www.anu.edu.au/admissiontest . For further information call the ANU Admissions Office on (02) 6125 5594 or email admiss.app@anu.edu.au.

Pilots, fire brigades etc
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Pilot Aptitude Training Systems (PATS) Newsletter - Visit the PATS website to find out the latest news about fire brigades, airline recruiting and ADF. Go to /
For more information, visit www.pilotaptitude.com

Le Cordon Bleu - New Restaurant Degree
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Le Cordon Bleu Sydney campus is excited with the news that it will now offer the Le Cordon Bleu Bachelor of Business International Restaurant Management as of January 2011! The 3 year degree includes Restaurant specific skill subjects such as wine fundamentals, food and beverage service, food quality management and restaurant business operations. The program also includes 2 lots of 6 month Industry Placement components, giving students the opportunity to work in some of Sydney's best restaurants such as Quay, Café Sydney, Est, and Rockpool. For more information go to the website or email Australia@cordonbleu.edu
For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au

Interested in resort management and diving?
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
William Angliss Institute - Diploma of Resort Management (Dive) Open Day is on Sunday 17th October 2010, 10:00am-04:00pm, Dive Centre Manly, Unit D, 1 Campbell Dr, Manly Vale, NSW. Open day to be held for the DIPLOMA OF RESORT MANAGEMENT (DIVE) program that will be launching in NSW in February 2011. Day will feature Presentations on the course, video of industry tours from past students, brochures and DVD packs to take away with you, tour of Contractors premises. They will also be holding placement interviews for prospective students for 2011 entry. Please pre book your showing times: 10am,11am,12noon,1pm,2pm,3pm. For more information please phone their Sydney Info Centre on (02) 89875100 and speak to Amanda Maynard-NSW Coordinator or email amandam@angliss.edu.au If you cannot make it, ring them to arrange a visit at another time.

Nursing as a career Sydney Nursing Schools Open Da
Career Choice: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Nursing Schools Video highlights. You can access Sydney Nursing Schools Open Day video highlights on their website. If students didn't get a chance to attend and want to catch up on info about their combined degree nursing program then go to the website.
For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/nursing/video/openday_2010.mp4

Apprenticeships & traineeships for after the HSC
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Local employers are looking for apprentice carpenters, painters, mechanics and electricians. See the Leader or contact me for details. Also some childcare and admin traineeships are available.

UTS Short Courses: film, music, editing
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Faculty of Arts and Social Science offers shorts courses for students with an interest in film making, music composition and video and audio editing. The courses are offered to the general public and teach students how to use industry standard tools in the creative practices world. Students will learn how to navigate programs effectively and practically improve workflows, as well as the skills needed to complete a project from set-up to final mix down or edit. Minimum requirements: Year 10 and above, understand basic editing techniques and can handle intensive learning. Dates for upcoming courses include:Pro Tools 101 (audio and post production) 22-23 Nov 2010 FCP 101 (video editing) 24-26 Nov 2010 Motion 101 (Motion, prereq is FCP 101) 1-3 Dec 2010 Logic Pro 101 (music composition, post production) 6-8 Dec 2010. For more information visit the UTS:Proschool website.
For more information, visit sound-base.com.au/

UTS Parents Information Evening - 6, 7 & 8 Decembe
Universities: Posted 13-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
6 and 7 December – 6 - 8 pm, City campus and 8 December – 6 - 8 pm, Kuring-gai campus. Parents of students applying to study at university in 2011 are invited to attend an information evening in December. At the information evenings parents will be able to gain information about application procedures and HECS-HELP, student support services and alternative pathways to UTS, as well as the opportunity to speak to lecturers and current students and the option to participate in a campus tour. This is a popular event and registration is essential. Please visit the UTS:Think website for more details and to register online.
For more information, visit www.think.uts.edu.au/families/index.html

Scholarship for Newcastle Uni
Scholarships: Posted 12-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have a course at Newcastle Uni as your first choice and want to be considered for a scholarship, please email me by Friday of this week with details of the course you intend to do.

Scholarship for UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 12-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have a course at UNSW as your first choice and want to be considered for a scholarship, please email me by Friday of this week with details of the course you intend to do.

Office Job in 2011 - traineeship
Job vacancies: Posted 12-10-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The NRMA traineeship on offer for after the HSC has been expended. I fyou have had a part time job with experience in customer service and cash handling you should apply. Check previous emails for details. You would need to do it asap as they are interviewing next week.

UTS Bachelor of Science in Games
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Now available to school leavers. New subjects have also been added to this course for 2011. You must apply through UAC and the course will be added onto the UAC website as a new course for school leavers – UAC code 603225.
Tel: (02) 9514 2666, Email: it@uts.edu.au

For more information, visit www.it.uts.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/15938_IT_BSci_Games_Dev_A4_v2.pdf

Pearsons School of Floristry Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Darlinghurst Campus on Saturday 9th October.
http://www.pearsonsschool.com.au/InfoSessions/InfoSessions/InfoSessions/ReserveaSeat.aspx

For more information, visit www.pearsonsschool.com.au

Academy of Dressmakers, Business & Design
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
In addition to their creative and technical courses, the Academy now offers the Certificate II Business, and Certificate IV in Fashion Small Business Management.
The Certificate IV is specifically targeted at students who want to learn how to design and run their own Fashion Label without learning the technical aspects of sewing and Pattern construction.

For more information, visit academyofdressmakers.com.au/index.html

AFTA Travel and Tourism College NSW
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Certificate III in Tourism, and Diploma of Tourism. Visit and learn more. Phone 9387 4230, or book online
For more information, visit www.nswcollege.afta.edu.au/contactUs/RSVP.html

Whitehouse Institute of Design Degree
Private Colleges: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Information Sessions:6th October and 25th November, 6pm-7pm.Sydney Campus, 2 Short St.Phone 02 9667 8799 to make a booking.Portfolio Workshops: 8th October, 22nd October, 5th November, 19th November. http://whitehouse-design.edu.au/events-calendar.html#portfolio-workshop

For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/

Nursing Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth up to $10,000 per year for 3 years full time study or $5,000 per year for up to 6 years part time study. Closes on 1 October.

For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/scholarships/nahsssug

Rex Pilot Cadet Program
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Next intake at the Australian Airline Pilot Academy, Wagga Wagga, November 2010. Applicants must provide Yr 11 and half Yr 12 semester result.

For more information, visit www.rex.com.au/cadetpilot/Default.aspx

Oral Health degree at U Sydney
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out more at the website.
For more information, visit www.dentistry.usyd.edu.au/student/boh.php

New College at UNSW
Accommodation: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Admission is competive with 1 in 5 applicants getting a place. Go online for details.
For more information, visit www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au

Accommodation at UNSW
Accommodation: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Kensington COllege advises that applications are open.
For more information, visit www.kensingtoncolleges.unsw.edu.au

UAC new and cancelled courses.
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
B Natural Resouces/B Urban & RegionalPlanning at UNE as been cancelled. New justice studies course at Canberra. Lots more.

Intercontinental Hotel Traineeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Fulltime paid positions for 2 years at many of their hotels. YOu chose either Food & Beverage or Rooms. You get paid and end up with a Cert III. Go to the website and into the Asia Pacific and Hotels section.
For more information, visit www.ihg.com/careers

Ag, Food & Natural Resources at Sydney Uni
Scholarships: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships and brochures have arrived.
For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/agriculture

VTAC ID and new / discontinued courses
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to register to get this before you can apply for courses. Regarding new and discontinued courses, I have received a list from VTAC.
For more information, visit www.vtac.edu.au

Arts and Social Sciences at UNSW 2011
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
faculty handbooks have arrived.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edul.au

Aust International Conservatorium of Music
Private Colleges: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is Sat 9 Oct. 11-2pm. Entry is by audition and interview. Focus is on performance, music industrya nd composition.
For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

Traineeship job for 2011 in Tamworth
Job vacancies: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
This position will be with NRMA here in Tamworth. THey are looking to do interviews 12-13th October so you would need to get applications in early next week. Please email me if you are interested in this position. ONly those who have had a part time job with customer service and cash handling experience should email me.

BONUS POINTS AND YOUR UAC APPLICATION
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Universities can award bonus points that may increase your selection rank if you are a Year 12 student. It’s worth researching the bonus schemes used by the institutions to which you apply.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/atar/bonuses.shtml

(EAS) AND EQUITY SCHOLARSHIPS APPLICATIONS
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
On-time applications for EAS and Equity Scholarships close on Thursday 30 September 2010. If you’ve experienced long-term educational disadvantage, EAS could help with your admission to university. To find out if you are eligible to apply, visit the EAS webpage and download the UAC 2011 EAS Booklet and application form.Equity Scholarships can help with the costs of going to or staying at uni. One application will see you considered for all available Equity Scholarships for which you’re eligible. Visit the Equity Scholarships website for more information and to apply online.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Interview Q: Why did you choose this career path?
General: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
This is one of those questions that, as broad as it is, you should have a well-prepared and specific answer for. You want to demonstrate to your prospective employer that you are focused, know what you want, and have a genuine passion for your chosen industry. For more, visit:
For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/job-interview-tips/1300/Why-this-career-path

Message regarding UAC applications
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
On-time UAC applications close on Thursday 30 September.
UAC accepts late applications until Thursday 3 February 2011 – late fees apply.After you have applied through UAC, you can use Check & Change to:* check and change your contact details* check and change your course preferences
* check and change your UAC PIN* add qualifications to your application* check correspondence, including your fee-owing letter or tax invoice* download your Confirmation of Application* upload documents required for your course preferences.* There is no UAC charge for Check & Change.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) at Enmore TAF
HSC: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE NSW offers degrees from 2011. The inaugural program is the Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) which will be delivered at the Enmore Design Centre. Learn more about this at https://www.tafensw.edu.au/about/news/news-100827.htm

For more information, visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au/enmore/degree

Red Cross Y Challenge
General: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Y Challenge is a free Red Cross program that supports teams of young people to make positive social change through the development of community projects.

For more information, visit www.redcross.org.au/ourservices_acrossaustralia_youtheducation_programs_Ychallenge.htm

GetSirius, Macquarie University's free monthly ene
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Just signing up means you could win an Apple iPad (they have three to give away), plus heaps of $10 iTunes vouchers are up for grabs! To subscribe visit:
For more information, visit www.futurestudent.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/more_information/newsletters_and_publications/getsi

NSW TAFE - key dates reminder
TAFE: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Many TAFE courses require applications and some also require students to submit a folio of work and attend an interview. Others require attendance at an information session before you enrol. If you are considering TAFE study in 2011, find out what you need to do and contact the TAFE you want to attend. Here are some key dates and links:
Application courses: Applications close 29 October 2010 Enrolments: Non application courses enrol in January/February 2011. Enrolment days and times vary between Institutes. Semester One 2011 commences: 7 February 2011 Enrolment information: https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/enrol/index.htm
TAFE NSW Home Page: see below
For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/index.htm

New Headstart Program for 2011 - Sydney University
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
From the Centre for English Teaching it is open to anyone beginning undergraduate study.It will introduce students to the context of university learning and will help them become effective lifelong learners.First course: 7 – 18 February 2011.
(Orientation Week starts on 21 February and lectures start on Monday 28 February 2011).Email: stephen.howlett@sydney.edu.au, Phone 02 9036 7902, Fax: 02 9036 7907

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/cet

University of Sydney Summer School 2011
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Recent high school graduates can enrol in first year subjects.
Held over three sessions from December to February.
Online applications commence at 9:30am
12 October 2010 - Undergraduate - Economics and Business.
14 October 2010 - Undergraduate - all other undergraduate subjects. http://register.summer.usyd.edu.au/uos.php?ak=all

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/summer/

Certificate III in Tourism at Taronga Zoo
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Flexible study options are available and include a variety of full time and part time study options.
+61 2 9978 4746 E: tti@zoo.nsw.gov.au

For more information, visit www.taronga.org.au/lib/files/tti-tourism-certificate-iii.pdf

APM College of Business & Communication Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 25th September 2010, 11am-1pm Level 10, 171 Pacific Highway, Northpoint Building, North Sydney. www.apm.edu.au

For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/events/sydney/apm-sydney-open-day-25th-september

Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy - Op
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
These are 7th, 9th, 14th, 16th, 28th, 30th October, 2010 in Sydney. Attendance is free but registration is essential. (02) 9432 5055

For more information, visit www.ellabachecollege.edu.au/study-on-campus/attend-a-college-open-day/

Australian National University uniTEST
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
An extra way into many undergraduate degrees for those whose ATAR is not what they expected.If you are expecting an ATAR of 65+ you may register to sit for UniTest. Sample questions at http://unitest.acer.edu.au/ Registrations close 24th November 2010. Test on Wednesday 1 December 2010

For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/sas/admission/admissiontest/index.php

University of Newcastle Newstep program
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A one-year university entry program, for those who either didn't complete the HSC or gain sufficient marks for entry.
There are no fees for the Newstep program.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/students/foundation-studies/newstep/

Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scho
Scholarships: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Aims to assist and support Indigenous university students to obtain a teaching degree. $25,000 per year, for up to four years.

For more information, visit www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Programs/Pages/IndigenousTeacherScholarships.aspx

Notre Dame applications close 24th Sept
Universities: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - 24-9-10
Application for Semester 1, 2011 close this Friday. Late applications will be received, however ND encourage students to submit their application by Friday 24 September. contact the Prospective Students Office on 8204 4404 or at sydney@nd.edu.au .

Career as a flight attendant
Career Choice: Posted 23-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Reach For The Sky Aviation Services Ltd is taking bookings for school leavers to attend the 3 hour Individual Flight Attendant Career and Interview Preparation Course. Bookings are necessary. This course is also suitable for hospitality, retail, customer service and tourism interviews and a complimentary copy of the manual is included in this course. Please note: Prices to students and schools are lower than the website prices . Manuals: $50.00 plus postage until end of 2010. Three-hour courses: $150.00 per student. Please contact Denise Burns, 0432044512, Fax: 0288146162 or denise@reachfts.com to book.
For more information, visit www.reachfts.com

Have you got a Tax File Number????
General: Posted 17-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Taxation Office has sent this: We are seeking your assistance in providing potential school leavers with the opportunity to apply for a tax file number (TFN) while still at school.A TFN is essential for employment, deferring university fees or applying for Centrelink benefits.
Most students will need a TFN when they leave school, whether leaving early or completing Year 12, and it is much simpler for them to apply through the school TFN program.
We would appreciate it if you could inform any potential school leavers about the advantage of using this program and encourage them to apply for a TFN before they leave school. TFN application forms for your school leavers are available through your school’s TFN co-ordinator. See Mrs Forrest for the form asap.

Apprenticeships/trainees for 2011 - guest speakers
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 15-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be in A1 at 9.00 on Thursday.

TAFE in 2011 - guest speakers here Thursday
TAFE: Posted 15-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
On Thursday 16th at 12.45 guest speakers from TAFE will be here to talk about applying for the popular high demand Applications Courses whihc close on 29th October. Many students prefer these to uni courses as they are more practical. OThers see them as a backup and pathway to uni if their ATAR is too low. AV ROoom at 12.45. Click below for a list of the courses.
For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/howex/servlet/Course?Command=GetApplicationCourses

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