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Billy Blue College of Design Scholarship 2010
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College of Design, Brisbane invites you to "Make a Picture of Yourself at Billy Blue" and win one of two Scholarships worth $25,000. Take a minute to think about your future at Billy Blue College of Design then create a poster, drawing, t-shirt design, photo manipulation, graphic novel or short film of your new design career. All applicants will receive an invitation to join Billy Blue College of Design’s three-evening design intensive sessions at the Brisbane Campus. Closing date for entries is 4th June. Winners will be announced on 18th June.For complete details about entering the scholarship competition go to the site.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au/life-at-billy-blue/news/brisbane-campus-announces-scholarship-competitio

University of Wollongong Early Entry
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Imagine being rewarded for your hard work before you even sit the HSC! The Early Entry program can take some of the stress out of your final year because you’ll know you already have a place secured at UOW. And you still have the flexibility of being able to change your mind and your UAC preferences. You also have the option of deferring an Early Entry offer.You'll be assessed on your academic record, including your trial HSC, and other criteria such as an interview where you will have the opportunity to show your passion for the degree and/or portfolio. If successful, you’ll receive a guaranteed offer or an offer conditional upon your HSC results.Interviews for most faculties will be held at UOW's Wollongong Campus between 27 September and 1 October 2010. Applications for Early Entry to all faculties will open on 1 July 2010 and close on 1st September.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/earlyentry/index.html

Interested in Dressmaking?
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
With the recent shift of clothing ‘Production’ to off shore companies, there is demand for Australian based dressmakers in several areas: Australian Fashion Designers now need skilled workers to construct their samples for Production; clients require alterations to variety of clothing purchased from stores; and individuals who still like to have garments ‘made to measure’ for that ‘special occasion’ need Home Dressmakers.The Academy of Dressmakers is designed for those who are looking for an alternative to the current vocational training with a more ‘Practical Application’ approach where the Focus is "Garment Construction", with a small component of Design. They allow the Student to decide whether they would like to learn these skills for their own purpose and obtain a ‘Certificate of Completion’ with no assessments,OR Complete a Certificate II, III or IV in Clothing Production that is recognised by VETAB and other Fashion Design Institutes. Check out a range of practical courses at the website.
For more information, visit www.dressmakingacademy.com.au/

AICM Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
PERFORMANCES // WORKSHOPS // COURSE & SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION // TOURSAICM claims to have some of the highest calibre teaching staff in the country with a number of high profile professionals able to share vision and enthusiasm for the future. The collaboration and interdependence of staff and students in the achievement of performance excellence is a particular characteristic of ACIM.
The College is holding an Open Day from 11am -2pm on Saturday 19th June. Register your attendance by email to admin@aicm.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

Bond University - scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Bond University Scholarship Program is now open for online applications! Each year Bond University offers a number of scholarships to Australia’s best and brightest students, rewarding them for academic, extra-curricular, leadership and community achievements. This year, the following scholarships will be available to current year 12 students studying at an Australian high school: Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships – These are Bond’s most prestigious scholarships offering 100% tuition remission. Corporate Scholarships - Bond awards five Corporate scholarships offering 50% tuition remission plus an internship with the sponsoring corporate. Bartercard Scholarships - These are available to students who are children of Bartercard members and/or their employees, Bartercard franchisees and/or employees, and/or Bartercard Australia employees and offer 50% tuition remission. Collegiate, Collegiate Captain and Collegiate Dux Scholarships - These scholarships offer 50% tuition remission and are exclusive to our Collegiate Partner Schools. John Burton Cadetship Scholarship – This scholarship offers 50% of tuition fees of a Bachelor of Journalism, plus a paid cadetship at the Gold Coast Bulletin, whereby the recipient studies and works on an alternating semesterly basis. Dean’s Scholarships - A limited number of Dean’s Scholarships are offered annually and award 25%- 40% tuition remission.Please visit the website for a full listing of all scholarships available to your students, plus full eligibility, application and selection details.
Applications for all scholarships should be lodged online by July 31, 2010. Students must ensure they provide copies of the year 11 and mid-year 12 results, and will be required to nominate their Principal, Year Coordinator or someone of similar academic standing to provide an educational reference.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/scholarships

Apprenticeships in the Automotive industry
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Start thinking and investigating now. MTA Apprenticeship Plus are a Group Training Organisation that help recent school leaves to get a job in the Automotive Industry across most fields of the industry within the NSW area. They find school leavers basic employment in their selected Automotive field or they can complete a pre apprenticeship course to get a better understanding of the field that they are looking at. For more info contact Jenessa McNamara on 02 98916900 or check out the website below plus www.autostart.com.au
For more information, visit www.mtaplus.com.au

Want to join the circus?
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) will be holding a Pre-audition Intensive Circus Workshop on Monday 5 to Friday 9 July 2010. Cost is $400. This pre-audition workshop will assist applicants to prepare for the 2011 NICA Bachelor of Circus Arts auditions which will be held inSeptember/October 2010. Designed for young people (min 16 years of age) with some background in physical training such as circus, sport, dance, physical theatre, gymnastics, acrobatics, martial arts, diving or trampoline. Download the flyer and application form from www.nica.com.au For further information or to request an application form, please ring (03) 9214 6537 or email elouden@swin.edu.au

Guest Speaker Monday 17th 10.30 -11.00 AV room
Private Colleges: Posted 14-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education own several private colleges offering certificate, diploma and degree course in these areas. Come to the talk if you are interested in: Arts and Social Sciences Bar and Beverage Management Beauty Therapy Business Community Services Culinary Arts Design and Digital Media Education and Child Care Event Management Fashion HR and Recruitment Healthcare and Medical Hotel Management Interior Design Journalism Management Marketing and Media Massage Natural Therapies Psychology and Counselling Resort and Spa Management Self Employment Sports and Fitness Tourism Management Travel and Tourism
For more information, visit www.think.edu.au/

Careers Expo Wed 19th May
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 will go over during Periods 1 and 2. Move to the bus bay after Home Room and bring $2 to be paid as you get on the bus.

RSA and RCG certificates have arrived
General: Posted 3-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room at lunchtime and not during study periods. Thank you. Students who paid and were stuck in Europe will be receiving refunds from Mrs Forrest.

Variety of scholarships at CSU
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Studying at university can be financially difficult for many students but Charles Sturt University (CSU) tries to lessen the burden by offering many undergraduate scholarships. The Charles Sturt Foundation provides over 200 undergraduate scholarships at the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses of CSU. Most of these scholarships are funded by individuals or organisations that hold a strong belief in supporting the University and its students. As well as the Foundations scholarships, CSU offers a range of equity and merit based scholarships. These include residential school equity grants, excellence scholarships, science scholarships and they also have a number or partnerships and pathway scholarships for CSU/TAFE study pathways. “Students can also apply for Professional Placement Equity Grants,” explains CSU’s Access and Work Manager Debra Johnson. “These are a CSU initiative to assist undergraduate students who must complete a compulsory professional placement as part of their course requirement.” For more information on the scholarships available at CSU visit the site.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/scholarships/

Orange Dental Clinic opens wide
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Charles Sturt University (CSU) Dental and Oral Health Clinics in Orange and Wagga Wagga are now open to the public. Providing general and specialist dentistry services to the Central West, the CSU Dental and Oral Health Clinic, featuring state-of-the-art equipment, aims to service the oral hygiene needs of the local community while providing valuable clinical experience for the University’s dentistry students. “By the end of 2010, patients will have the opportunity to have simple procedures completed by CSU dentistry students if they choose to do so,” said Dr Sabrina Manickam, senior lecturer at the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences. To find out more about degrees in Dentistry and Health Sciences, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/faculty/science/dentistry-health/

Board of Studies student number
HSC: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a copy of these for all Year 12s. See me in the library if you cannot find yours. You DO need it.

Newcastle University's 2011 Prospectus Available
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Newcastle's 2011 Undergraduate Prospectus, "Out to Achieve", is now available."Out to Achieve" has information about the Newcastle, Central Coast and Port Macquarie campuses as well as everything from degree info to campus life and the study environment. See me for a copy before we go to the Open Day.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

Yapug - for Indigenous Students at Newcastle
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Yapug is a tertiary preparation program offered by the University of Newcastle for indigenous people aged 18 or over who didn’t complete the HSC or didn’t gain sufficient marks for entry into uni. It is available at the Callaghan campus in Newcastle as a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year) program. Yapug students develop the academic skills and self-discipline required for success in undergraduate study. The Wollotuka Institute Indigenous Student Support and Development Unit offers support services including counselling and student support, the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (qualified tutors helping students with their studies), a well-equipped resource centre, audio and visual materials on Indigenous topics and issues, health support and cultural programs.Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for any undergraduate degree program offered at the University of Newcastle, including the Bachelor of Medicine. For further information, visit the website or phone (02) 4921 5000

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/yapug

New Topics In Biomedical Science at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle gives graduates the knowledge, problem solving skills, critical reasoning and scientific methods to collaborate on scientific investigations of human structure and function in health and disease at a molecular, cellular and whole systems level. In 2010, the program will offer new topics including an introduction to professional skills in biomedical science, human anatomy and integrative physiology. These new topics will give students opportunities to gain and develop laboratory skills as well as teach them about the anatomy of the whole human body. They will complement and in some cases expand on, the current range of topics including physiology, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology and the analysis of drug actions, bioinformatics, human genetics, genetic engineering, immunology, bacteriology, virology and all aspects of cellular biochemistry. Bachelor of Biomedical Science graduates are well placed for careers in diagnostic pathology laboratories, clinical trials coordination, science and health education and promotion, and postgraduate health-related programs such as medicine and pharmacy. Students who enjoy subjects such as biology, physics, chemistry or mathematics and have an inquiring mind and like to find out how things work, should consider biomedical science.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/school/biomedical-sciences

Metro Screen Young Filmakers Holiday Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
3-day intensive filmmaking workshop for 11-16 year olds teaches the fundamentals of filmmaking. From script to screen, students will start by developing a story, shoot and edit and adding those final touches including titles and music.
DETAILS Wed 14/07 – Fri 16/07 Cost: $295. Further details and booking forms available at website.

For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=72471

Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program 2010
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
What is it? The Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program celebrates the gifts and strengths of young people from the Australian community who exhibit extraordinary promise but who lack the personal support networks and resources that will allow them to fulfill that potential. It targets young people aged between 14 and 21 years old, who are disadvantaged and/or may be disconnected from their families or communities and who are permanent residents of this country. Over twenty young people from throughout Australia are awarded scholarships each year to the value of $5,000 each to pursue further education or training so they may realise their potential for a positive future. Nominations close at 5pm on 7th May.

For more information, visit www.youthoffthestreets.com.au/scholarship/scholoarship_nominations_2010.html

Young Social Pioneers 2010 Applications now open
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for the 2010 Young Social Pioneers Program. If you're 'Up To Something Great' in your local , national or global community , are 18 -29 years of age and an Australian citizen , you could gain a place on our Young Social Pioneers Program for 2010. In 2010 The Foundation For Young Australians will select 14 Young Social Pioneers to take part in an all expenses paid one year program. The program enables young people to harness their pioneering spirit and equips them with the competencies and attributes to grow as social pioneers. Do you work with purpose and passion for a social cause? Are you 18-29 years old? Then you could gain a place on this exceptional year-long program. YSP offers you skill development, mentoring, intensive group and individual training and access to a global network of like minded people. Applications are now open and close 11 June 2010. For more details go to the website.
For more information, visit www.youngsocialpioneers.org.au/

Meet A Keeper - Taronga Zoo opportuniy
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Meet-A-Keeper is a one-day program for school students aged 14 years and over who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career at the Zoo but perhaps can't attend Work Experience.This unique program includes a seminar presented by a talented panel of Zookeepers, Zoo Educators and other Zoo staff members. Students have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of zoo-keeping, including:Career opportunities, The qualifications required, Core responsibilities Careers structures and wages Mystery 'Behind-the Scenes' tour. These themes and more are explored via a presentation in the morning session, which runs from approximately 10.30am - 11.45am. Afterwards, guests are invited to explore the zoo as they make their own way to a "Mystery behind the scenes" animal tour*. Times for tours vary and are arranged at time of booking. Mystery tours run for approximately 25-35 minutes and are distributed by staff on the day. *Mystery tours may change on the day according to availabilty. Meet A Keeper Dates 2010: Thursday 10th June 2010 Wednesday 11th August 2010
Thursday 16th September 2010. See me for details if you are interested in attending.

AFS Scholarship to Japan - Applications Open
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
With the support of Anglo American Metallurgical Coal and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, AFS is pleased to announce that one full scholarship to Japan is available to a lucky student on an Intensive Program (for two months) departing in December 2010. The Akito Sumibo Scholarship, established by Anglo American Metallurgical Coal (AAMC) and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, honours Mr. Akito Sumibo who unexpectedly died in July 2004. This program aims to provide a young Australian with a life-changing experience in Japan. AFS has been working in partnership with Anglo American Metallurgical Coal and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd since 2006. During this time five students have been sponsored to experience a two month program in Japan.The scholarship funds the entire AFS participation fee to Japan. Who is eligible? An AFS applicant who: is in Year 9, 10, 11 or 12 at any high school in Australia the year of application, meets the AFS application guidelines for Japan, is successful in AFS selection. How do I apply? You can register your interest by enquiring online or calling 1300 131 736 by 31st May 2010.

For more information, visit www.afs.org.au

Want to be a firefighter?
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
NSW Fire Brigades Open Day 10:00am - 2:00pm on Saturday 8th May at Fire stations across the state. Find recruitment information and work experience details at the website.
For more information, visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au

Careers in transport & Logistics -ships-trucks
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you interested in Import/Export trade and International Logistics? Then My Freight Career may be of value to you. The company is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a Group Training Company (GTC) established specifically for the Import /Export, International Trade Logistics, Freight Forwarding (Air and Sea), Road/Rail Transport, Shipping and Aviation industries. Certificate I, II, III, IV and Certificate V Diploma Level in Transport and Distribution. A variety of streams, including Warehousing & Storage, Road Transport Logistics, Aviation, Administration, Business & Customs Brokerage Certificate IV Frontline Management What's in it for you? A career in a growing industry.

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

Live free at UNE for a yr or win an iPhone
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course advising, tours and information sessions are available
throughout the day, as well as free breakfast in the Colleges from 7.30am*, free lunch, entertainment and afternoon refreshments. Great prizes on offer, including Live Free @ UNE for one year, iPhones and music giveaways. More great reasons for going to the Open Day.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au

Year 12 career interviews
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
These are continuing. See me to make an appointment before the UNE open day and before the Careers Expo.

Finalising seats on the bus to UNE
Universities: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please get notes and money as soon as possible to assist me with the organisation. Thank you for your co-operation.

UNE Open Day - why you should go
Universities: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If university is your desired goal, consider these reasons for going to the open day on Friday of Week 3: 1) if UNE offers courses you are interested in, talk to people there about them and tour the facilities 2) if you are applying for early entry you need to make sure you choose the right course eg what is the difference between a degree in Rural Science or one in Agriculture 3) if you intend visiting other uni open days, you need something to compare them against. Then, and only then, can you make an informed decision about which offers the best course for you, with majors you want, that lead to suitable potential careers for you, that offer good accommodation and facilities etc. UNE has a great reputation - 5 stars in the Good Uni Guide. FInd out why.

Sunbeam Future Farmers apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is an initiative set up to give young people living in rural Australia a start in the farming industry and to secure the future of the Australian farming community.
This program is designed to match farmers with young Australians considering or participating in a full, part-time or school-based Australian Apprenticeship.
After successfully completing your Level II Certificate in Production Horticulture you will receive a $1,000 bonus payment paid by Sunbeam.

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

Lattitude gap year closing date
General: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking about having a gap year next year, and want to do something challenging and worthwhile with it, now is the time to get their Lattitude application forms in. Priority deadline date is set for Friday 14 May and you should apply by that date for the best chance of securing their first placement preference. See me for application forms.
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

Chartered Accountants Cadetship Evening
Career Choice: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A cadetship offers students the chance to work while they study a business or commerce degree at university. The event gives students a chance to meet and network with a wide range of employers from public practice, government, commerce and the Big 4. There will be information sessions about cadetships, a career in business and recruitment tips. When: Thursday, 13 May from 4.30pm Where: Sydney Convention Centre Who: Year 12 students Cost: Free Register online.
For more information, visit www.charteredaccountants.com.au/students

UBS Cadetships closing date is May 7
Career Choice: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that applications for the 2010 UBS Cadetships Program close on 7 May. Applications are made online to Professional Cadetships Australia by Year 12 applicants. The second section, a brief school assessment, is also completed online by this date. UBS Cadetships offer students an opportunity to launch their business career while studying at the university of their choice in Sydney. UBS is a global leader in the finance sector. Cadetship opportunities are offered in Operations and in Finance. Cadets may choose from a wide range of degrees, including business, commerce, economics, arts, social sciences and IT. Full details of the Program are provided on our website.

For more information, visit www.professionalcadets.com.au/UBScadetships

Fashion, Film, TV, Commercials or Photography?
Career Choice: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Style Academy: Learn how to best present yourself and enhance your self-esteem. The Style Academy offers courses in Acting, Modelling, Photography and Personal Development.
For a free consultation call 1300 762 896Suite 301 - 249 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000ph: 02 9264 3344, fax: 02 9264 3544
Email: info@styleacademy.com.au

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

Surveying as a career option? Check it out
Career Choice: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Surveying Careers & Work Experience: The Surveying industry have a great website called 'A Life Without Limits" designed to help you learn what surveying is all about.
There are job profiles, specialisations, study options and even a page where you can register your interest in doing Work Experience with a Surveying firm.

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

Beauty Therapy courses in Sydney
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney College of Skin Care Courses Offered: Diploma & Certificate IV in Beauty Therapy, Certificate III in Beauty Services, Postgraduate and short courses.
Level 1, 375 Pennant Hills Road PENNANT HILLS NSW 2120

For more information, visit www.scsc.edu.au

Hairdressing in Sydney
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney College of Hair Design- Couses offered: Certificate III in Hairdressing, Certificate IV in Hairdressing, Diploma of Hair Salon Management. Level 1, 375 Pennant Hills Road PENNANT HILLS NSW 2120

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

UNE open day money and notes due April 30th
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
These are due Friday of Week 2.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/openday.php

Bond University - scholarships and open day
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course books have arrived. See me for a copy of these and the scholarship applications. Open day will be Sunday August 22 2010. Posters on Senior Study wall
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Macleay College courses for 2011
Private Colleges: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course info, fee details and application forms have arrived. No ATAR needed.

For more information, visit www.macleay.edu.au

Newcastle Uni Courses in 2011
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The course guides for 2011 have arrived. See me for a copy to see what courses they offer plus info on accommodation, scholarships etc

Newcastle University Open Day
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be on Thursday 1 July. Put the date in your diary. This will be a long day 5am -8pm so if you want to go, don't have a work shift on this day. More details to follow.

UMAT 2010
Career Choice: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See the poster in the Senior Study on who needs to do this. See me for the guide they have sent.

Architecture now at Griffith Uni
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/architecture

Business at UNSW in Sydney course booklet
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See the wide range of courses in Economics, Commerce and combined degrees. You can major in accounting, actuarial, econometrics, finance, management, marketing, taxation etc.
For more information, visit www..asb.unsw.edu.au

Notre Dame University 2011 Prospectus
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Two copies of the booklets have arrived with details of the courses they offer and scholarships.
For more information, visit www.ned.edu.au

Work backstage: Music, Theatre, Events, TV
Private Colleges: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See courses and careers in technical production, event management etc. Diploma courses can lead to Advanced Diplomas and uni. See the handouts from Julius Media in the Senior Study, Careers Noticeboard and Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.juliusmedia.com

Special Tertiary Admissions Test(STAT)Dates
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Some university courses require you to sit for this test. The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is a series of related tests designed to assess a range of competencies commonly considered important for success in tertiary study. STAT is administered nationally and is used by many tertiary institutions in Australia as part of their admissions procedure for certain categories of applicants.STAT is used in addition to any other information available when assessing applications for admission. If you have no formal qualifications on which to base your application to a tertiary institution, you may be eligible to be considered for entry to a course by sitting STAT.
Candidates (UAC and non-UAC applicants) can sit STAT in NSW or the ACT through UAC. STAT will be held on Saturday 8 May 2010 and Saturday 29 May 2010 at various locations – Birrong (Sydney), Canberra, Coffs Harbour, Lismore, Newcastle, Nowra, Penrith, Surry Hills and Wollongong. All test sessions have a limited number of places, so you are advised to book early. Registrations close 10 days prior to the test date.To learn more about the STAT, including dates and locations of upcoming tests, download the STAT 2010 Mid-Year Leaflet from UAC.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/stat/

Social Work Careers Day - Westmead Hospital
Career Choice: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Social Workers assist people, groups and communities address their problems. With its focus on helping people in need, Social Work is a profession committed to social justice and respect for human rights. Social Workers provide a wide range of services to help people who are distressed or overwhelmed by problems such as poverty, substance abuse, homelessness, conflict or parental difficulties. Services which Social Workers provide include one on one counselling, group mediation, advocacy, social and financial support, legal representation, shelter and referral advice. Some Social Workers contribute to policy development or advise governments on specific welfare issues, such as domestic violence. In this way Social Workers can influence how services are delivered and how society responds to social issues. Social Work has many fields of practice, making it a diverse and rewarding career path with multiple opportunities to make a difference. Social Workers are found in hospitals, welfare departments, either government or private (such as employment services, justice, housing and youth services), women’s refuges, city councils, mental health, disability and aged care facilities and schools, to name just a few. Westmead Hospital still have places available in their Social Work Careers Days on 11th & 19th May 2010. but you need to hurry! The day goes from 9am -3pm and is $10 per student with morning tea provided. Venue: Special Functions Room. Level One, Education Block Westmead Hospital. Cnr Hawkesbury and Darcy Roads, Westmead. See me ASAP for details.

University of Tasmania - New Facilities for Medici
Universities: Posted 23-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to study medicine? It's worth considering all Australian universities that offer Medical degrees, even if it means going interstate. UTAS Faculty of Health Science students now have access to the state-of-the-art and architecturally-stunning $58 million Medical Science 1 (MS1) building. MS1 is the first stage of the new UTAS Medical Science Precinct in Hobart’s CBD. The facility is the new base for the Menzies Research Institute and the Faculty of Health Science’s School of Medicine, with the co-location of the medical research and education facilities enabling the highest levels of collaboration between health professionals.

For more information, visit www.medicine.utas.edu.au

First Careers Alert email for Week 1
General: Posted 20-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
So much information has arrived that there will be 2 emails at least this week for you. So please check and remind your friends to do this too or alert them to information you think they may be interested in.

Carpentry and joinery apprenticeship opportunity
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details.

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