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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

Private Colleges: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
ACTING: 3 year Advanced Diploma in Stage and Screen Acting MUSIC THEATRE: 1 year full-time course PRODUCTION: 1 year Stage Management and Technical Operations courses
For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au

Pilot workshops in January
Career Choice: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Basair's Airline Pilot Career Workshops, 19 & 20 Jan 2010
Bankstown Airport, or an overnight workshop at our Cessnock Airport (Hunter Valley) campus.

For more information, visit www.basair.com.au/index.php/learn-to-fly/aviation-career-workshops.html

School Library books
School Matters: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please remember to return all books borrowed from the library, English novels and other textbooks when your exams are finished.

Senate report on youth allowance released
General: Posted 29-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This issue is still not resolved with various stories being released by various politicians. Watch this space to see what is finally passed and decided on in parliament.
For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/10/28/2726152.htm

Outward BOund programs
General: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet arrived.
For more information, visit www.outwardbound.org.au

Macquarie Uni's uniTEST alternative entry program
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to register by 13 NOV. Test is on 7 Dec at Macquarie Uni. No cost. I have brochures on who should sit this ie those who have been disadvantaged in their school studies.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/unitest

Centrelink's Start UP and Relocation Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
YOu don't need to apply for these but they will be paid to all studetns receiving Youth Allowance, Austudy or Abstudy. For details of what is paid and when, see the flyer on the Careers Noticeboard or visit the website. Go to this website: http://www.deewr.gov.au/HigherEducation/Programs/YouthAllowance/Documents/Fairer_Support_for_More_StudentsFACTSHEET_5.pdf
For more information, visit www.deewr.gov.au/HigherEducation/Programs/YouthAllowance/Documents/Fairer_Support_for_More_St

Subscribe to UAC's RSS updates
UAC: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Go the site belowl
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/what-is-rss.shtml

Changed UAC numbers for teaching at Newcastle Uni
UAC: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a list of the new UAC numbers that are NOT in the 2010 UAC book you received, if you change your mind between now early January.

Need someone to change UAC preferences for you?
UAC: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you will be away, you need to write to UAC with signatures of both parties, UAC number etc. See me for details.

Equity Scholarships through UAC for 2010
Scholarships: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Visit the website. Ontime applications have closed but final applications close on 30 Nov. These are for students from lower socio-economic backgrounds, those of student income support and indigenous students.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity

Medical Receptionist Course/ Cert III Bus Admin
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses are offered by Medical Administration Training Pty Ltd. You can stay home in Tamworth and study these externally. Ring 1300887082, see me for the brochures or go online.
For more information, visit www.medtrain.com.au

Gap Places still available in 2010
General: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This is with Lattitude Global Volunteering who say: We still have placements available for most countries in 2010. If you are wanting to depart at the beginning of 2010 please them submit applications ASAP as we need to organise visas, passports etc.Projects still available include:•assisting in hospitals and community centres in Japan •community work in Fiji •working in an outdoor camp or residential home in the UK •supporting disadvantaged communities in South Africa •teaching English in Vietnam or China •leading adventures in Canadian outdoor camps. For a full listing of projects available see website

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

2011 gap year applicants
Career Choice: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Key Dates for students wishing to depart in 2011: Jan 2010 - Applications open, brochures delivered to schools March / April - Information Evenings held nationwide April / May - Priority Application closing date June / July - Interviews held nationwide
For more information, visit www.lattittude.org.au

Costs of CSP Courses in 2010 released
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Band 3 courses: $8859, Band 2: $7567, Band 1: $5310. Maths, Stats and Science: $4249. So a 3 yer B Arts will be $15,930 while a 4 year Accounting or Law degree will be $35,436. Contact me if you have questions.

Saturday's Leader - Jobs
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
There were heaps of apprenticeships and traineeships listed in the paper in a special section. See me if you missed this.

Mazda,Volvo,Subaru,Audi, Landrover,Jag,Volkswagen
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Vantage Automotive in Sydney invite all students interested in apprenticeships in the vehicle industry to apply for their programmes. They can lead to full time employment and start in Feb 2010. See me for the brochures from these companies or go to the website. Go to "Apply Now" area.
For more information, visit www.vantageautomotive. com

New B Arts at Griffith Uni
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Griffith has launched an animated website for school leavers that explains what's so new about our new Bachelor of Arts. Featuring video clips of current Arts students, the site also lists many jobs and careers that our BA leads to and explains about Griffith's work experience placements within social enterprise organisations. Ideal for those who aren't entirely sure of what to do at Uni, or needing to change preferences in December.

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

Industrial Technology and Design (Manual Arts) tea
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
While teaching Industrial Technology and Design, and/or Graphics, is not a career path that many secondary students know of, it's ideal for anyone who enjoys learning how to use and teach traditional wood, metal and plastics processes and new technologies such as lasers, microcontrollers, robots, 3-D printers, engineering equipment, and computer-aided design software. These areas of teaching are now within the Bachelor of Education - Secondary (Industrial Technology and Design, and Graphics) - QTAC code 223102. The need for new teachers of "manual arts" has never been greater and final year students are likely to find teaching placements before they graduate. For more information visit website or contact Ivan Chester and phone 07 3735 5840 or email i.chester@griffith.edu.au.

For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/education/industrial-technology-design

Bachelor of Exercise Science (Pre-physiotherapy)
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
High achieving students are encouraged to apply for the Bachelor of Exercise Science (Pre-physiotherapy) at Griffith Uni which offers a three-year undergraduate degree and guaranteed admission into the two year, graduate entry Doctor of Physiotherapy.The Doctor of Physiotherapy is now considered the appropriate level of qualification for entry into the popular profession. The program equips graduates for clinical careers in hospitals, private practice, community health, schools and the defence forces, or to pursue academic and research careers. Griffith’s existing Bachelor of Exercise Science also offers a pathway to the Doctor of Physiotherapy program if students can maintain a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 during their undergraduate studies. Exercise science graduates can also enjoy careers in hospitals, sport and fitness, and rehabilitation settings. Find out more at the website.

For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/school/pes/

New single Law degree at Griffith & QTAC
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2010, a stand-alone Law degree will be taught at the Gold Coast and Nathan campuses. The program can be completed in 4 years, however a 3 year accelerated option is also available.The new program, Bachelor of Laws, is on the QTAC website under code 227162 for Nathan campus, and 231862 for the Gold Coast campus. Students who have already submitted their preferences can add this new degree as part of their three free changes allowed before 5 January. This degree joins the combined Law degree programs which remain a hallmark and strength of the Griffith Law School, and explore the many ways law intersects with other disciplines. For more information, visit griffith.edu.au/law or contact our Undergraduate Program Convenor, Dr John Touchie by email j.touchie@griffith.edu.au or phone 07 3735 5124.

$3000 Bursary:Bachelor of Biomolecular Science Adv
Scholarships: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Students applying to commence the Bachelor of Biomolecular Science Advanced in 2010 are encouraged to apply for one of 6 $3000 bursaries available. Applications are open until 30 November 2009. Visit site for details. So what is biomolecular science? If you're into hard-core discovery and love being up with the latest developments, a career as a biomolecular research scientist is for you. These talented guys and girls are doing for science what Christopher Columbus did for geography or Versace did for fashion! With an emphasis on discovery and design, scientists work at the research cutting-edge, discovering how different molecules act on our cells essential knowledge in the search for new products and drug treatments. They may also work to outsmart disease by designing highly-specific drug molecules that fit our bodies like jigsaw pieces to destroy, say, a cancer cell without harming healthy cells.

For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/science/biomolecular-science

Campus Tours at Griffith Uni- Book One Today!
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Griffith sent this: Have your students ever wondered what it's like at a University campus?We run tours at both our Nathan and Gold Coast campuses, so your students can get a feel for our facilities first hand. Bringing your students on campus gives them the opportunity to sample a taste of university life, while we provide them with a tour, plus an overview of everything from our programs to student lifestyle. To book your campus visit please send your request through to promotions@griffith.edu.au or call 07 3735 1004. Once we receive your supplied details, one of our student recruitment team members will send through a confirmation letter outlining the details of the tour.

UQ Deferment Policy
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Deferment of a place at university is now available for a period of up to two years to students applying to UQ who are offered a Commonwealth Supported Place at the beginning of the year. To request deferment, students must respond to their QTAC offer using the deferment option by the offer response date specified. Deferment will be automatically approved and UQ will send written notification in September the following year advising students of the enrolment process. Students will not need to re-apply through QTAC to take up their deferred course unless they wish to apply for other QTAC preferences. Requests to postpone commencement until Semester 2 should be referred to the relevant Faculty office administering the program.Students currently on deferment will have received notification from UQ in September advising of the enrolment process to begin their studies in Semester 1, 2010. Alternately, they will be given the option to extend their deferment for a further year. Deferments are NOT available for students who are offered a place for second semester.

Personal Campus Tours at UQ
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
A guided, on-campus tour is a fantastic opportunity to get a closer look at university life, ask questions, talk to current students and see the facilities first-hand. The Student Recruitment Team organises campus tours for individuals, families and larger groups throughout the year. Tours generally take up to one hour with information packs provided for all visitors. To book a campus tour, please contact the UQ Student Recruitment Team. UQ Student Recruitment. Phone: (07) 3346 7752

For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au/guidance

UNSW Info Day
Universities: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW Info Day will be held on Tuesday 5 January 2010. This is the last chance for students to get advice from a range of university representatives before UAC preferences close on 6 January. Go along, enjoy the sausage sizzle and get a feel for UNSW campus life.

Job vacancies: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Jobseeker is Australia's leading website for community sector jobs. Each week they'lll update you with the latest community jobs in NSW. For full time and part time jobs. You would need to be prepared to move for most positions.
For more information, visit www.jobseeker.org.au/

Good luck from the Catholic Schools Office
HSC: Posted 26-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
See attached.

Final Senior First AId course for 2009
General: Posted 23-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The dates for the final course this year are after graduation and will be held at school from 3.30 on Wed Nov 18h and Thursday Nov 19th. If this will help your job prosects or is needed for the course you want to do, pay $85 to Mrs Forrest. You will get the workbook for the theory component when you pay.

More news coming soon
General: Posted 23-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I will go through my mail and send more information soon.

TAFE courses in 2010 - close 30 Oct
TAFE: Posted 23-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to apply for one of the popular courses, you need to do so before next Friday 30 Oct. See if this applies to the course you want to do or for a course you would do if you don not get into university.
For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/applyenrol/applying/index.htm

Other jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 23-10-09 Deadline - No Deadline
These include jobs at McDonald, Red Rooster, full time retail traineeship at Brumbys, Vehicle Sales traineeship, apprentice hairdresser and apprentice chef. See me or Careers Noticeboard for details.

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