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UNSW COFA ANNUAL 09 exhibition
General: Posted 23-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The COFA (College of Fine Arts) ANNUAL 09 exhibition features a stunning array of animation, ceramics, drawing, digital imaging, environments, graphics, installation, interactive media, jewellery, motion graphics, objects, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, sound, textiles and video works by COFA’s more than 350 graduating students. November 24-29. Cnr Oxford Street and Greens Road, Paddington NSW 2021

For more information, visit www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/newsevents/mediareleases/media_0037.html

Billy Blue New Degree for 2010: Brand Fashion Desi
Private Colleges: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Applied Design (Brand Fashion) focuses on the design, production and marketing of garments. You learn how to create and market a range of design solutions, and use the latest software to communicate your product design ideas. Discover how to produce clothing designs according to project budgets and timelines, and find out how to manage the integrity and positioning of a brand. Investigate the theory behind design and marketing, evaluate communication and brand fashion strategies, and scrutinize current, present and future fashion trends. Enhance your forecasting, project-management and drawing skills, and comprehend the difference between fashion and clothing, and brand label and designer label. Unleash your creative potential in studio practice by experimenting with various tools and ideas to come up with inventive solutions. And to prepare you for the real world, you meet plenty of people from industry throughout, and collaborate with like-minded design mates on case studies, real-world briefs and much more. Applications are now open to all Year 12 students. Entry requirements include a portfolio of 6-10 pieces of creative work plus an ATAR of 63.40+ Phone 1300 851 245

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

ACT government ICT traineeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
InTACT supports ACT government departments and agencies in their use of ICT and regularly seeks people to commence ICT traineeships.Expressions of Interest can be lodged at any time. Generally InTACT commences full-time trainees in January, and/or July each year.

For more information, visit www.intact.act.gov.au/recruitment/traineeships

University of Newcastle Advisory Days
Universities: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have any questions about studying at the University of Newcastle, you can phone or email the Enquiry Centre. They are open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday until Wednesday 23 December. They will re-open at 9am on Monday 4 January 2010. Phone: 4921 5000 Email: EnquiryCentre@newcastle.edu.au If you would like to talk in person to discuss your degree choices come along to the Advisory Days. You can talk face-to-face with our staff about your UAC preferences. You can also speak to staff from admissions, fees and scholarships and take a campus tour. First Advisory Day- Tuesday 5 January 2010 Venues and times:► Newcastle campus, Great Hall, 2pm - 6pm ► Central Coast campus, Tourism and Hospitality Building, 2pm - 6pm
► Port Macquarie campus, Administration building (A block) 3pm - 6pm This event is held the day before the closing date to change UAC preferences for consideration in main round of offers.Final Advisory- Day Thursday 21 January 2010
Venues and times:► Newcastle campus, Great Hall, 3pm - 6pm► Central Coast campus, Tourism and Hospitality Building, 3pm - 6pm► Port Macquarie campus, Administration building (A block), 3pm - 6pm This event is held the day after main round offers are released. You should attend if you didn’t get an offer and want to discuss other options, or of if you are yet to accept your offer and have questions.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/undergraduate-programs/start2010.html

UWS B Social Science path to Master of Urban Manag
Universities: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
As Greater Western Sydney's (GWS) population continues to boom, demand for skilled urban planners is set to rise. Responding to the need, the University of Western Sydney is expanding its urban management and planning programs. From 2010, the School of Social Sciences at UWS will offer a new Bachelor of Social Science/ Master of Urban Management and Planning degree The four-year program has been constructed to meet the needs of students and employers in GWS and has strong links with local Councils and industry. Students begin by studying the Bachelor of Social Science. Following the successful completion of the initial three-year degree, the students will receive guaranteed entry into the final year Master of Urban Management and Planning. Penrith City Council, Blacktown City Council and Wollondilly Shire Council have all signed to support the new program by providing scholarships to students, as well as being involved in guest lectures, local field trips and student placements programs. Students will also benefit from working closely with the University's own Urban Research Centre, a national leader in research on cities and urban management.
The Bachelor of Social Science/Master of Urban Management and Planning is accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia.

For more information, visit future.uws.edu.au/ug/social_sciences/ss_urban_management

Medical School Interview Preparation
Career Choice: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Details from: alex@getintomedicine.com.au Tel 0403 157 002

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

Careers Advisory Service 2009/2010
Career Choice: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Careers Advisory Service is an annual initiative of the NSW Department of Education and Training which gives students and their families or caregivers up to date information about the range of relevant career and study options available following the release of the Higher School Certificate results by the NSW Board of Studies.In 2009/2010 there will be:phone-in service - this free state-wide service operates from a call centre in the Vocational Education in Schools Directorate between 17 December 2009 and 8 January 2010. Telephone 1300 300 687. E-mail service - this state-wide service operates from a centre in the Vocational Education in Schools Directorate between 17 December 2009 and 8 January 2010. Access to the service is through the website. Experienced careers advisers from government high schools staff the Advisory Service and offer a well-informed, friendly service. Or you can email me for advice if you wish.

For more information, visit www.cas.det.nsw.edu.au

Penrith City Council Traineeships Jan 2010
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to go to Sydney in 2010, read on: A Traineeship is a job for a fixed period of time that combines work and training. Trainees learn skills at work and are also required to attend training through TAFE or other training providers. At the end of the traineeship the Trainee will receive a Nationally Recognised Qualification. THey have various traineeship positions in the following areas: Information Technology Sport and Recreation – Penrith Swimming Pool
Business Administration in the areas of:- Library- Records Management- Events- Executive Services- Human Resources- Children's Services Administration- Development Services- Public Domain Amenity and Safety- Legal Services- Community Development Hospitality (Commercial Cookery) - Children’s Services. School leavers must have completed a Higher School Certificate (or national equivalent) before starting their Traineeship. Applications close 27 November 2009

For more information, visit www.penrithcity.nsw.gov.au/index.asp?id=3841

Career Choice: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Makers of this website had some fun creating a poster to guide you to get "The Look" for a successful interview. They say: We are not pretending to be fashion experts but we are experts in helping people get jobs. So click here to download your poster. Why? Because our experience (working with the host employees and interviewers) says that this is the look that is going to improve your chances of winning that job.

For more information, visit www.1300apprentice.com.au

Macquarie Uni e-connect: Issue One
Universities: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Nicole from Macquarie Uni says this to prospetive students: I'm pleased to welcome you to the inaugural issue of Macquarie e-connect, our first online newsletter for students. Macquarie e-connect offers an insight into Macquarie and the world of finance. You'll read articles that will introduce you to our business, hear from the people that make up our organisation and understand potential career paths. Subscribe online at site below.
For more information, visit macquarie.newsweaver.com/Newsletter/ez15d1k6ytz

Book Sale 2nd chance
School Matters: Posted 18-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
At the beginning of Term 1 next year, there will be a second book sale to sell your Prelim year textbooks to the incoming Year 11s and to sell any leftovers to new Year 12s who were away today. As soon as I have a date, I will post it but it will be early and before people head off the uni etc.

Camp America Information Nights
Career Choice: Posted 17-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 28th November, 3.30-4.30pm. 10-14 Oxford Square, Darlinghurst

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

SIBT Diploma of Electronic Engineering
Private Colleges: Posted 17-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Successful completion leads into the second year of Engineering at Macquarie University.

For more information, visit sibt.nsw.edu.au/index.php/dee.html

Reserve Bank Traineeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 17-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Business Administration and Information Technology Traineeships applications close on 30 November 2009. The Reserve Bank will be offering a number of exciting development opportunities for enthusiastic self-starters commencing February/March 2010. The Traineeships will be under the New Apprenticeship & Trainee Scheme. They are looking for enthusiastic, committed and well presented individuals who are keen to develop their skills in a corporate office environment. These positions are ideally suited to recent school leavers however completion of HSC or equivalent is not a pre-requisite.

For more information, visit rba.recruitasp.com.au/traineeships.jsp

Congratulations on Graduation
General: Posted 17-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
It was lovely to have the chance to see you all at the graduation on Monday night looking so different out of school uniform. Well done on surviving Yer 12 and the HSC. Thank you also for the lovely flowers which were greatly appreciated.

Update on Youth Allowance
Universities: Posted 17-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Here are details of what happened on 17th November in Canberra. As I was speaking to some parents at the grad who are concerned and interested, please let your parents know of the latest news.
For more information, visit www.weeklytimesnow.com.au/article/2009/11/17/134165_national-news.html

Griffith Uni info evenings
Universities: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Griffith University Options information evenings, 22 December
4-7pm at both Gold Coast (G17, Theatre 3/4) & South Bank (S05, 2.04) campuses. T. 1800 677 728

For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/future-students/options-2010/options-information-evening

Jobs in health, community and social services
Job vacancies: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a website with employment classifieds for people working in the health, community and social support services sectors. See what is out there.

For more information, visit www.jobseeker.org.au/

Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy Open
Career Choice: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is Thursday 26th November-4pm & Saturday 28th November-10am. Phone 9432 5055 to book your place.
For more information, visit www.ellabachecollege.edu.au/

Sydney Institute Scholarships - TAFE
TAFE: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Targeted towards prospective students who face significant financial barriers to study. Most scholarships are in Diploma courses and are over two years. Scholarship recipients will have their course fees and some course related expenses covered. Various scholarships are available in areas such as accounting, electronics, IT, hospitality, nursing and community services.

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

Interior Design
Career Choice: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Design Centre Enmore runs short courses commencing in January 2010 in interior design and decoration.
For more information, visit www.sit.nsw.edu.au/enmore/?Media_Index_ID=1692

Change to Maths Prerequisite for B Business Manage
Universities: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Following consideration of valuable feedback provided by a number of Queensland high schools, the University has decided to amend the Mathematics prerequisite for the Bachelor of Business Management. From 2010 admissions, applicants who have successfully completed Mathematics A or Mathematics B or Mathematics C, will meet the Mathematics prerequisite for entry into the Bachelor of Business Management at The University of Queensland. This changed entry requirement will be piloted in 2010 and 2011. Mathematics B will still be required for entry to the Bachelor of Economics and the Bachelor of Commerce at UQ. See the website or QTAC book for details.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au

CSU Scholarships very accommodating
Accommodation: Posted 6-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships offered through Charles Sturt Foundation at CSU are now open and can be applied for online at www.csu.edu.au/student/scholarships/foundation As well as these scholarships, Charles Sturt Foundation is offering 15 Charles Sturt Foundation Accommodation Scholarships in 2010 which are available on the Bathurst Campus only. There is a separate application form for these scholarships. Information on these scholarships can be found at the website.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/student/scholarships/foundation/bathurst.htm#b8

Doing law in 2010?
Scholarships: Posted 5-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to do law in 2010 you should apply for the Law Bursary offered by Everingham Solomons. CLosing date is 30th November. See me for details.

RMIT booklet
Universities: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Why travel to attend RMIT? Read the 2 booklets that have arrived to find out.
For more information, visit www.rmit.edu.au

Defence Force Recruiting Info session
Career Choice: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Held on Tuesday 17th Novmber from 6.30pm for students and parents. Please ring 131901 to confirm your attendance. It will include a chance for 1 on 1 interviews with ADF personnel and covers all aspects of entry. It will be held at BAE Systems Admin Building in Basil Brown Dr, Tamworth CIty Airport..
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au

Senior First Aid course after Graduation
General: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Held on 18-19 Nov. Improve your job prospects and put this on your resume. Pay $85 to Mrs Forrest and get the workbook.

Tamworth TAFE course for job seekers
Career Choice: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE will be running 2 4 day courses in December to help students get the job, apprenticeship or traineeship they want.
There is no cost and is for Year 10, 11 and 12 school leavers. They will work on interview techniques, career directions, improving your computer skills and how to handle stress. Dates are 8-11 Dec or 15-18 December. Ring Janelle on67682290, Lyndall on 67682085 or 1800448176.

Top 200 Universities in the World
Universities: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Times Higher Education University Rankings are out now.

For more information, visit www.timeshighereducation.co.uk/Rankings2009-Top200.html

Enrolled nursing scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Two hundred fully funded scholarships for enrolled nurse training in TAFE NSW 2010. Information on entry requirements and scholarship application forms are available from the TAFE Institutes.

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

Attention budding film makers...
Career Choice: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
METRO SCREEN First Break. Make a high quality short film.
Information evening on November 11, 6.30pm – 8.30pm
Metro Screen, Paddington Town Hall Cnr Oxford St + Oatley Rd, Paddington. Register at metro@metroscreen.org.au
For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au/FirstBreak.htm

ACU National information sessions
Universities: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
ACu will be holding these to assist students with the application process. 15, 17, 18, & 21 Dec.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/201435

ACU National information sessions
Universities: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
ACu will be holding these to assist students with the application process. 15, 17, 18, & 21 Dec.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/201435

NSW Teachers Credit Union Future Teacher Scholarsh
Scholarships: Posted 4-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Apply by the end of January 2010. See website for details.

For more information, visit www.teacherscreditunion.com.au/GI_Education%20community/Future%20Teacher%20Scholarships.aspx

Returning library books
School Matters: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Another job to be done is to return all library books and English texts etc BEFORE graduation. Thank you for you cooperation.

GRAD TICKETS - Important message
School Matters: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
All graduation tickets must be paid for and picked up by Friday November 6th (this week) from Mrs Forrest in the office.

Lockers - notice from Mrs Walden in the office
School Matters: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Could the folllowing students please return their locks to Mrs Walden in the office immediately: Adam Brook Jacob Cameron Katherine Clay William Cooper Michael Drew Mitchell Finn Joseph Gagie Jamilla Hile Rebecca Horne Sarah - Jane Jeffrey Alex Kruit RhiannonLittle Megan Mason Hayley McDonald Matt McKinnon Benjamin Meppem Ross Michell Daniel Muller Mitchell Newton Brannon Perkins Elyce Romer Katie Ryan Lauren Ryan Christen Sing Nicholas Smith Annabelle Walsh

Scholarship worth $60,000 for up to 4 years
Scholarships: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2010 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on December 7th and close on January 8th. The scholarships, valued at up to $60,000.00 over four years, are the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate and postgraduate students in Australia. The C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships are available to Australian students to study at a large number of Universities and Colleges. An application form, scholar profiles, including the seven recipients in 2009 (including a local girl), FAQs and the remarkable life story of C.A.S. Hawker can be found on the website. Information is available by contacting the secretary to the Trustees on (08) 8127 1654. Selection is based largely on personal qualities as well as academic ability. The scholarships commemorate the memory of scholar, soldier, pastoralist and statesman Charles Allan Seymour Hawker. YOu can be studying at ANU, Flinders Uni, UNE, Adelaide Uni, Uni of SA, Marcus Oldham College and Cambridge in the UK. See Mrs O'Neill or myself if you want help with the application.

For more information, visit www.hawkerscholarship.org

Graduation practice -message from Mrs O'Neill
School Matters: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be at 11am on Monday 16th November at the Town Hall so don't make your hair and beauty appointments at this time. Pass the word to any other Year 12s you see to make sure they know about this and the book sale and the locker notice. Thank you.

Sale of textbooks to Year 11
General: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held on Wed 18th November from 11 o'clock to 12.30in the hall. Please bring small change so if you are given a $50 note for a $15 book, you can deal with it and not lose the sale. Label the books with reasonable prices. You may like to pre-sell to students you know who are doing your subjects.

Early entry notifications
Universities: Posted 2-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you applied, you will be notified by UNE, SCU and CSU at the end of November or early December.

For Year 11: ADFA Education Award - win a laptop
General: Posted 1-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
ADFA Education Award gets you a laptop computer and personalised certificate, along with a plaque in recognition of your school.
You need to submit an application prior to 31 December in the year you complete Year 11.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/educationawards.aspx

Is UTS an option for you?
Universities: Posted 1-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS Information Evenings for Year 12 Students and Families.
Kuring-gai campus Tuesday 17 November, 6.00pm to 8.00pm. City campus Wednesday 2 December or Thursday 3 December, 6.00pm to 8.00pm. You need to register at: school.liaison@uts.edu.au or phone 9514 1711

For more information, visit www.think.uts.edu.au/families

Career in the travel industry??
Career Choice: Posted 1-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Federation of Travel Agents Open Day is every Wednesday, 10:00am - 12:00pm at AFTA Travel & Tourism College NSW, Level 3, 72 Mary Street, Surry Hills. Phone (02) 9212 6322, Email: info@nswcollege.afta.edu.au
For more information, visit www.nswcollege.afta.edu.au

Australian International Conservatorium of Music O
Universities: Posted 1-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held on: 7 Nov, 11am – 2pm. 114 Victoria Rd, Rozelle

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

Win free accommodation at UNE!
Accommodation: Posted 1-11-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Visit this website for the details. Closes 11 December.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/about/living/1yrfree.php

Admin traineeship Lake Keepit Sport & Rec Centre
Job vacancies: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Lake Keepit Sport and Recreation Centre is located approx. 65 klms rom Tamworth. It is one of 11 sport and recreation centres located throughout NSW and is part of Communities NSW – NSW Sport and Recreation. The centre is looking at providing an administration traineeship over twelve months through the group training organisation, New England North West Group Training. Ideally suited would be a year twelve leaver who is looking for a gap year prior to commencing tertiary studies. Commencement of the traineeship would be December 2009.For more information please contact either John White (02 67 697 603) or Mr. Steve de Ferranti from N.E.N.W. Group Training on 67 626 755 or 0439 455 693.

Pharmacy scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Pharmacy Guild of Australia Rural and Remote Pharmacy
Scholarships worth up to $40,000 close 14 Dec.
For more information, visit www.guild.org.au/content.asp?id=2589

NSW Youth Week Design Competition.
General: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
$1000 cash prize, and have your work promote Youth Week in NSW through its posters and website. Entries close 16 November.
For more information, visit www.youthweek.nsw.gov.au

Youth Challenge Australia
Career Choice: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This group actively engages Australian youth in community identified projects. YCA recruits and trains volunteers to support 5 to 10 week projects in Indigenous Australia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, India, and Vanuatu.
For more information, visit www.youthchallenge.org.au

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