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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

Bayer Environmental Science scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open to Year 11 and 12 students worth $3000 and $5000. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.bayerboost.com.au

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Acting) or (Drama) at QUT
Universities: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Audition registrations must be done by 15 Oct. Need to apply to QTAC as well. A flyer on the courses has arrived.
For more information, visit www.creative industries.qut.edu.au

Universities: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Holiday campus tours are available. Website to fin dout more about being a student at QUT
For more information, visit www.qut.edu.au/starthere

Actors Centre AUstralia - auditions for 2011 cours
Private Colleges: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Offer Advanced Diploma of Performing Arts. Applications close Friday 19 Nov 2010
For more information, visit www.actorscentre.com.au

Diploma of Journalism
Career Choice: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Offered by JSChool in Brisbane. Brochure has arrived.

Country Energy Apprenticeships 2011
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
CE send this: Creating more than 930 apprenticeships since 2001, Country Energy is committed to providing opportunities for long-term employment and career development in local communities throughout country NSW. Right now, we’re looking for 81 apprentices to join our team in 60 locations across the State. As an equal opportunity employer, Country Energy particularly encourages Indigenous and female applicants to apply and a number of apprenticeships are targeted towards these groups. Should you have any enquiries regarding the Apprentice Program, please do not hesitate to contact 1800 242 166, 9am - 5pm weekdays.
Applications are being taken online and will close on Friday 24 September 2010
For more information, visit www.countryenergy.com.au/apprentices

macquarie Uni Open Day program 11th Sept
Universities: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
These have arrived. See me or go online
For more information, visit www.openday.mq.edu.au

School Holiday CSI Workshops at UNSW
Career Choice: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Gives high school students aged 15 - 18 years, a real experience of crime scene investigation and laboratory activities.2 day Forensic investigation Workshops & Cyber Crime Investigation Workshops. Monday 27th, Tuesday 28th, and Wednesday 29th, Thursday 30th September.Enrol by ringing: 1800 727 640

For more information, visit www.nsg.unsw.edu.au/CSI.html

Billy Blue College of Design Open Day, 18th Septem
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
18th Sept 11am – 2pm at 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney
RSVP: http://www.billyblue.com.au/events/sydney-events/billy-blue-sydney-open-day Reminder: scholarship competition - "Picture Yourself at Billy Blue" closes on 15th October.

For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au/BBCD_SCHOLARSHIP.pdf

APM College Open Day & Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers: Journalist, Marketing Executive, Event Manager, PR Manager, Account Executive, Artist Manager, Media Buyer.
Saturday 25th September 2010 from 10am-1pm. Level 10, 171 Pacific Highway, Northpoint Building, North Sydney
RSVP http://www.apm.edu.au/events/sydney/apm-sydney-open-day-25th-september. 2011 Scholarships Deadline Friday 16th October

For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/APM_1006_ScholarshipApplication-F.pdf

$7 Million for Teacher's Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
$7 Million for Teacher's Scholarships in Areas of Need
Applications are open for 300 NSW Government teacher scholarships.The Program for 2011 provides up to $23,000 each to students who agree to teach in hard to staff public schools for at least three years. Go online or call the scholarship information line on 1300 301 435.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships

Charles Hawker Scholarships $60K
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Up to $60,000.00 over four years. Successful applicants must study at one of:* Australian National University - ACT* Flinders University of South Australia - SA* University of Adelaide (including Roseworthy Campus) - SA* Roseworthy Residential College* University of New England - NSW* University of South Australia - SA* Marcus Oldham College - VIC* University of Cambridge – UK. Applications open on 6th December and close Friday 7th January 2011.

For more information, visit www.hawkerscholarship.org

Bachelor of Public Health at Griffith
Universities: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
High school students interested in food and nutrition and/or the general state of physical and mental health in the community at large will find rewarding career outcomes with a degree in a public health.In 2011, Griffith University’s Bachelor of Public Health will offer two exciting majors in Nutrition and Health Promotion at the Gold Coast campus. These majors double graduates' career opportunities and enable them to work as both a Nutritionist and a Health Promotion Officer.Nutritionists and Health Promotion Officers work mostly in government and community organisations to promote the health of children and teenagers, mothers and babies and different groups, including cultural groups in the community. Nutritionists generally focus on promoting health through promoting healthy food and nutrition. Health Promotion Officers work in promoting physical activity, harm minimisation relating to alcohol, tobacco and other drugs, and healthy, safe sex practices.

For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/health/public-health

Got an awesome Multimedia or IT idea?
Universities: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Competition. Enter the What’s Next Multimedia and IT Challenge and win an Apple iPad! We would love to hear your ideas on new ways of improving current technology or transforming the way people communicate with each other.
How to enter: Step 1 - Upload your idea Step 2 - Share your idea with friends on Facebook Step 3 - Entries will be shortlisted November 1, 2010Step 4 - Judges to review top three entries Step 5 - Winner announced, November 15, 2010
For details on how to submit your idea visit the website.
May the brightest idea win.
For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/create-whats-next

Career Choice: Posted 8-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) is seeking young people entering Year 11 or 12 next year to audition for the Certificate III in Circus Arts. This is an exciting opportunity for students who wish to pursue a career as a circus performer. The audition dates are as follows: Melbourne: Monday 27 September (NICA, Prahran) Adelaide: Friday 1 October (Cirkidz, Bowden) Brisbane: Monday 4 October (Flipside Circus, Alderley) Sydney: Tuesday 5 October (Aerialize, Marrickville) Applications close on Friday 10 September 2010. For application details, visit the site

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

Early entry and scholarship forms Deadline
Universities: Posted 6-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please have these to me by 9am Tuesday. If there are extenuating circumstances why this is not possible, please see me ASAP!!!

Talk by Beth Gooch Friday 8.30 A1
General: Posted 2-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about gap year cadetships, HSc advice etc before the walkathon. See you there.

Dept of Broadband gap year cadetships fpr 2011
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-10 Deadline - 19-9-10
The Dept of Broadband , Communications and the Digital Economy offers a Year 12 Graduate Program, which has been specifically designed to attract applicants who have just completed Year 12. The program which commences in February 2011 includes extensive learning and development opportunities for successful applicants to further their career in the Australian Public Service.The Year 12 Graduate Program is targeted towards students from ACT colleges and Regional NSW High Schools. All positions will be based in Forrest, ACT. For those people relocating we offer assistance.
We have included in this email further information such as:
The Job Information Pack. Applications will open Thursday 5 August 2010 and close on 19 September 2010, with positions being offered for the 2011 Program in December 2010. Further information on the 2011 Year 12 Graduate Program is available from the Department’s website or by contacting the Graduate hotline 02 6271 7020.

For more information, visit www.dbcde.gov.au/grads

Monday 6th Sept for all early entry & scholarships
Universities: Posted 2-9-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please login to UAC, fill in the forms and have them to me by 3pm Monday. Make sure you use black pen for UNE and all of them (better to photocopy) and number (NOT TICK) the UNE preferences 1 - 3.

UWS Course Decision Day 3 January 2011
Universities: Posted 31-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
To help you decide what to do when you have your ATAR before final preferences are due.T 1300 897 669 or email study@uws.edu.au

For more information, visit virtualevents.uws.edu.au/coursedecisionday/Event-Information

ANU College - Associate Degree Program. Low ATAR?
Universities: Posted 31-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
An ANU College Associate Degree provides an alternative pathway to ANU. Students must have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) and be aged 21 years or older. Phone: 02 6125 5000 Email: info@anucollege.edu.au

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

2011 Qantas Engineering Apprenticeship Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 31-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Register your interest at: http://careers.qantas.com.au/Apprentices/How-to-Apply-%281%29.aspx

For more information, visit careers.qantas.com.au/careers.aspx

Careers in the RTA - apprenticeships to uni
Career Choice: Posted 31-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Entry Level positions, commencing in January 2011, in Sydney and regional NSW.* Apprenticeships: Bridge Carpenters, Electricians, Traffic Signal Technicians, Painters, Plumbers and Plant Mechanics.* Traineeships: Business Administration, IT, Government and Civil Construction * Cadetships: Civil Engineering.* Paraprofessionals: Road Designers in Training and Traffic Engineering Officers in Training. Applications close 10 September 2010. Entry Level programs include positions that are identified for Aboriginal applicants.

For more information, visit www.rta.nsw.gov.au/careers/working_at_the_rta/index.html

Mining Engineering Dinner
Universities: Posted 31-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you interested in finding out more about mining engineering as a career? UNSW will be hosting an event in Tamworth on 22nd Sept. If you are interested in attending, please see me ASAP.

Changed your mind about what you want to do?
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have changed your mind since our career interview in Terms 1 or 2, please let me know ASAP especially if you are applying for early entry which are due MOnday 6th Sept.

Need a resume?
General: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See the Year 12 McCarthy Careers Book given out last week.

Missed on green Year 12 McCarthy Careers Book?
General: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you were away last Friday afternoon, please get a copy from me. It contains everything you need to know about job hunting, interviews, resumes, university, colleges, TAFE, apprenticeships and the other things you need to do after Year 12.

Careers in science
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out this site for options and ideas.
For more information, visit careersinscience.realviewtechnologies.com/default.aspx?xml=Career_Guide

Bachelor of Design (Interior Design) at Design Cen
TAFE: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2011, Sydney Institute will introduce TAFE NSW's first degree program. For more information, please call 1300 360 601.

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

CSU launches Rural Medical Plan to remedy doctor c
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
$90 million plan to establish Australia’s third medical school based in Orange.The clinical experience program will be centred at CSU in Bathurst.

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/director/latestnews.cfm?itemID=82DDA5F7DF0D78F45BB6A0B155A89F0B

Australian Film Television and Radio School Open P
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Head to AFTRS in the holidays or on weekends to try filmmaking, animation, TV presenting, special effects, screen acting, screen makeup and much, much more! The Entertainment Quarter, 130 Bent St Moore Park NSW 2021
T. 1300 13 14 61 or 02 9805 6611

For more information, visit www.openprogram.aftrs.edu.au

NEW Discover the Midwife in U@UTS Workshops
Universities: Posted 30-8-10 Deadline - No Deadline
First workshop: Thursday October 7. For more information and to register your interest please visit the event section of the website.

For more information, visit www.nmh.uts.edu.au/midwifery/discover/index.html

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