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Engineering/Surveying Cadetships: WHitehaven Mines
Career Choice: Posted 11-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Work and study in the Gunnedah Basin mines. Ad in Friday's Leader.
For more information, visit www.whitehaven.net.au/pages/

Want to work or study on the Gold COast??
Career Choice: Posted 11-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I attended a Conference on options for studying and working on the GOld Coast. There are some wonderful opportunities there. I will be giving a talk on these options for you if you are interested in universities, gap year work and specific courses. See the flyer for the details.
Gold Coast flyer work or study.doc

Hotel School Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 11-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 19 Sept. Find out about courses, cost, fee help scheme, scholarships, continuing to university with Southern Cross. Booklet in Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.hotelschool.scu.edu.au

Senior First Aid certificates can be collected
General: Posted 11-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2 certificates and the wallet sized card are available from me at lunchtimes.

FEE-HELP 2010 Booklets
Private Colleges: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you study at a private college, you can get help from the government to pay the fees. See me for the booklet.

Deferring uni & going to TAFE can lose your place
TAFE: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Read the last paragraph on p104 of the UAC 2010 book so you don't lose your deferred place at uni by doing a TAFE course aboaut Cert II level.

Download TAFE application forms
TAFE: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Vist the webpage and download the form.
For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/applyenrol/

TAFE courses in 2010
TAFE: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Visit the website to see what is offered in Tamworth, which courses you need to apply or by 30 October 2009 etc
For more information, visit www.newengland.tafensw.edu.au

Senior First Aid course
General: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in getting this to go on your resume and help you get jobs, see the attachment for details and cost. Email me if you are interested and can do it either after your graduation or this term. Which do you prefer?
Senior First Aid Course.doc

Your privacy survival guide on the internet
General: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Office of the Privacy Commissioner has just released a free online booklet for Stage 6 students about privacy and the law. Find out abour Social networking and online privacy ID theft prevention ID scanning and privacy- Health and privacy rights- Top ten hints for keeping your personal information private
For more information, visit www.privacy.gov.au/topics/youth

Open Days this weekend
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue’s upcoming Open Day is being held on Saturday 12 September at the college in North Sydney. Macquarie Uni also have their's.

Multimedia and Graphic arts at CSU
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
With the suspension of two double degrees at Charles Sturt University (CSU) - Bachelor of Arts (Graphic Design)/Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia) and Bachelor of Arts(Photography)/Bachelor of Arts (Multimedia Arts), school leavers interested in these areas are investigating the standalone degrees offered at CSU. If you’re one of these students, and want to find out about other options, visit www.csu.edu.au or call 1800 334 733.


Pharmacy, Veterinary Science or Dentistry?
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
As part of the application process for Pharmacy, Veterinary Science and Dentistry at Charles Sturt University, a supplementary application form must be submitted. These are available online from 1 August every year. They must be received by CSU no later than 30 September. To download a form just visit www.csu.edu.au and search for your desired course. Click on How To Apply and you’ll find the forms. If you need any further assistance please don’t hesitate to call CSU on 1800 334 733.


Foundation Scholarships at CSU
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for undergraduate scholarships with the Charles Sturt Foundation. The Charles Sturt Foundation provides over 200 undergraduate scholarships at the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses of Charles Sturt University. Most of these scholarships are funded by individuals or organisations that hold a strong belief in supporting the University and its students.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/student/scholarships/undergraduate/index.htm

B Special Education (Primary)/B Disability Stud
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE offer this course


For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/courses/2010/courses/BSEDDS

Williams Business College Scholarship & Courses
Private Colleges: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
With 115 years experience delivering high quality vocational education programs to thousands of students, Williams Business College is a great option for students to consider. Students can complete an Advanced Diploma in just one year and this will incorporate Certificate III, IV and Diploma level courses. Williams is a premium College with small class sizes and quality trainers and the extra support some students need. Who thrives at Williams Business College? There are several groups: Those who really don’t know what they want to do, and need a ‘Year 13’ to mature, gain great skills and knowledge and then choose Uni or work and be completely ready for either. Those who don’t want to commit to four years of study at University as they are not sure that University is for them. They can do 12 months with us then decide – Approximately 40% to 45% of students go on to University. Those who are clear they do not want to go to University but do not have the business or administration skills they need to get a great job. In 12 months – they will have the skills they need and employment rates for students are exceptional. Those who aspire to be in leadership roles – but would live a great job in a prestigious law firm earning excellent money. Legal Secretarial graduates are sought after by 4 of the top law firms in Sydney. They compete for the students applications to join their graduate programs and complete their training. 100% of graduates were employed last year and the top students had 3 offers before they left.
Please find attached the Scholarship Application. You are welcome to apply if they are considering University as it’s a great idea to have ‘Plan B’ ready in case they don’t get the ATAR they planned. They have an intake for students after they receive their HSC results so any who are disappointed can start with us immediately
For more information, visit www.williams.edu.au
2010 Scholarship Application (2).doc

UWS Course Decision Day
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to go to UWS. Visit them once you get your ATAR and before you must submit your final preferences -4 January 2010.
For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/careersadvisers/whats_on

Dental Traineeship program in Sydney
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
See attached file.
DAT info Day 2009[1].pdf

Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary.
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Any Year 12 students interested in studying law might wish to apply. See the flyer outlining the details of the bursary and the application process.


2009 Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary.pdf

Work, earn and study in Sydnet - Audit Office
Job vacancies: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Audit Office of New South Wales School Leaver Recruitment Program. For further details or to apply please email SchoolLeavers@audit.nsw.gov.au or check website.

For more information, visit www.audit.nsw.gov.au/info/hr/career_opportunities/careeroport.htm#Leaver

Summary of Bonus ATAR Point Schemes
Universities: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
See the attachment for details of which universities offer what.
Bonus ATARs for 2009.doc

Many apprenticeships for 2010: closing now.
Job vacancies: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Check your local news, job search web sites and Group Training Companies. Go to the McCarthy Careers page and click on Job Hunting. DON'T WAIT UNTIL THE END OF THE YEAR!
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=59

Career/courses in Beauty in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy Open Days
Thursday 17th September-4pm & Saturday 19th September-10am. Level 2, 77 Berry Street, North Sydney. Registration: 9432 5055.
For more information, visit www.ellabachecollege.edu.au

Moving to Sydney to get an apprenticeship???
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the website. There is a list of current vacancies if you click on HOT JOBS. Iinterviews and testing will be on the 6th, 7th, 8th, 13th, 14th and 15th of October. Phone 1300apprentice.
For more information, visit 1300apprentice.com.au

Jewellery Workshops at Charles Sturt University
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
8 – 10 October 2009. $180 + cost of additional materials (up to $20). Contact Katrina Flaskas (Wed-Fri) kflaskas@csu.edu.au or (02)69332473.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/faculty/arts/vpa/jewellery/workshops/workshops.html

TAFE Guest Speakers - THursday
TAFE: Posted 7-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
On Thursday 10th, guests from TAFE will be here to talk about courses in Tamworth, beyond and also about TAFE applications - which courses need them and what you need to do. Come to the AV Room at 12.45.

Early entry schemes & scholarships due Wed 9th
Universities: Posted 7-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember that these need to be completed and given to me by 3pm Wednesday. You MUST have logged on and applied to UAC before completing the forms to get your UAC number to write on the application forms and you must also include the courses you apply for in the 9 preferences you can give.

Teaching Courses at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 7-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The UAC course numbers for teaching courses at Newcastle havae changed from what is in the UAC 2010 book. You MUST go to the link below to get the new course numbers if teaching at Newcastle Uni is one of your preferences.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Scholarships at UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
With just 28 days left to apply for UNSW Scholarships and the Co-op Program why not come along to the UNSW OPEN DAY Saturday September 5th at Kensington campus. Co-op and Scholarships officers, along with current scholars will be on hand to answer your questions!



For more information, visit www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au

Learning on the job with an RTA traineeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to earn while you learn? A traineeship combines work and training with successful trainees gaining a nationally recognised Certificate III qualification.The RTA is recruiting for traineeships commencing in January 2010 across a number of locations. Certificate III in Government (2 yrs) & Certificate III in Business (1 yr) Sydney – Granville, Parramatta, North Sydney, Yennora Hunter – Newcastle
Northern NSW – Grafton, Glen Innes, Port Macquarie Regional – Wollongong, Parkes, Wagga, Broken Hill. You must be completing Year 12 or hold the Higher School Certificate or equivalent . f you require any more information before applying, please call 1300 177 599


For more information, visit www.skillsroad.com.au/rta

TAFE TALK next Thursday 10th Sept.
TAFE: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which courses you need to apply for by the end of October, what will be at Tamworth TAFE, advice on the application forms.

IMPORTANT - Teaching at Newcastle *******
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
You MUST read about the new UAC numbers for teaching courses at Newcastle. Tell anyone interested in going there to become a teacher.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

New Uni Courses ot in the UAC book
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
AT University of New England University of Newcastle University of New South Wales & Southern Cross University University of Canberra




For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Gov't Year 12 graduate program - earn $38,000
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy: Are you energetic, a good communicator, outgoing, ready for a challenge and keen to learn? We want you! In our Year 12 Graduate Program you can develop real work skills and earn good money starting from $38,000, while also having fun and meeting new people. Applications for the 2010 Graduate Program are open until 20 September 2009. Please note: the program is not for people with university qualifications, as we have a separate graduate intake for these applicants. The Year 12 Graduate Program is for people who will complete Year 12 in 2009. All Year 12 graduate positions will be located in Canberra. The program, commencing in February 2010, includes extensive learning and development opportunities such as:•an orientation program •a comprehensive training schedule •allocation of a mentor and a buddy (a Year 12 graduate from the previous year) •ongoing support from the HR team and program/home division sponsor •regular team meetings to discuss progress and exchange information.For further information or specific enquiries contact: The Graduate Coordinators Tel: 02 6271 7020


For more information, visit www.dbcde.gov.au/employment/entry_level_graduate_programs/year_12_graduate_program

Want to act?
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
4th - 10th JANUARY 2010 at THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, KENSINGTON JOHN NILAND SCIENTIA BUILDING
The Australian Screen Tests is a world-class event known to industry professionals as the biggest "go-see" on the Australian Film Industry calendar. The Australian Screen Tests gives casting professionals from around the world the opportunity to source both established and new Australian talent in one place at one time. It is not a pageant or talent show. It is a series of auditions for casting directors and agents to see Australian actors of all ages. Free seminars for entrants and day pass holders will be held during the course of The Australian Screen Tests. Small group workshops will be held before The Australian Screen Tests by several top industry professionals.


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

Bond University Medicine (MBBS) Information Sessio
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Headed by one of the world’s leading authorities in evidence based medicine, Bond’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program is distinguished by its strong educational focus on problem-based learning. With Bond’s three-semesters-per-year timetable and intensive clinical training periods, the 15-semester degree is completed in just 4 years and 8 months, with graduates then eligible to apply for hospital internships or undergo further training in any of the Australasian specialty colleges. The MBBS program is accredited by the Australian Medical Council and is open to school-leavers, undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. Applications for the May 2010 intake are now open! To learn more about the program including the application procedure for the May 2010 intake please join us at one of our MBBS Information Sessions. See website for details. Register on-line.


For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/faculties-colleges/faculty-of-health-sciences-and-medicine/events/BD3_010087

Aust'n Govt Dept - earn $38,600
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Department of Finance and Deregulation (Finance) is looking for talented people who have recently completed (within the last 24 months), or are currently completing their HSC to participate in the Finance Career Starters’ Program. As a Career Starter you will be provided with learning and development opportunities throughout the year, which will be a mix of formal training programs and in-house information sessions. The Program aims to ensure that Career Starters can acquire a strong set of practical, work-based skills while also providing you with a challenging work environment in which to apply those skills. Successful candidates will be engaged at the APS 1 level earning $38,600 per annum. The positions are based in Canberra, and successful interstate candidates will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and associated costs.Applications will close on Sunday, 6 September 2008.



For more information, visit www.finance.gov.au/about-the-department/working-at-finance/recruitment/career-starters/index.

Changes to Youth Allowance for 2008 HSC
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, has announced that students who completed Year 12 in 2008, have taken a gap year in 2009 and must move more than 90 minutes from home to attend university in 2010 to undertake their chosen course will be entitled to claim independent status for Youth Allowance under the existing system until 30 June 2010.


For more information, visit www.deewr.gov.au/HigherEducation/Programs/YouthAllowance/Pages/default.aspx

FREE Digital Photography workshop!
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
CATC’s Popular workshop program is offering this. When: October school Holidays Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th Where: CATC Design College in The Rocks, 1-5 Hickson Rd. A Diploma of Photoimaging course commences in January 2010, CATC is offering a free two day workshop in Digital Photography. This workshop, which is normally $185 is run by a professional photographer and is a snapshot of the digital photography course. This is a onetime limited offer with only 15 places available. Over the two days, participants will learn handy tips and tricks and gain a better understanding of their equipment. This offer is for mature aged students, and Year 11 & 12 students. Participants must bring their own digital camera.

For more information, visit www.catc.nsw.edu.au

How Facebook could cost you a job or scholarship
Job vacancies: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Read this article about what happens out in the real world.
For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/employment-news/1323/how-facebook-could-cost-you-your-job

Job interview questions
Job vacancies: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Typical questions and suggested answers - worth looking at.

For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/job-interview-tips/1101/How-to-answer-interview-questions

Academy of Dressmakers School Holiday Courses,
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Held in Parramatta. 5 – 9 October 2009. For further details please contact 98853600 or email info@dressmakingacademy.com.au.
For more information, visit www.dressmakingacademy.com.au

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Interested in computer games? AIE is pleased to offer a range of courses over the September/October 2009 school holiday period at 3 campuses. Academy of Interactive Entertainment Study@AIE4aDay - Wednesday 30/09/09 10am – 3pm
Booking Required. T. 6162 5131 or canberra@aie.edu.aucanberra@aie.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/courses/short_courses.php

Alternative pathway to Griffith University
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) provides an alternative pathway to university for students who may not qualify via traditional means. With no minimum OP and a 90% success rate, QIBT students can obtain a diploma and a Griffith University Bachelor degree in under 3 years.Find out more – attend a QIBT Information Evening. For further information visit the site or telephone 3735 3470.

For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au

IMPORTANT: Deferment at UNSW
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW say: Given the Commonwealth Government decision to extend the time required by students to receive the full youth allowance, UNSW has decided to extend the
deferment period that a student may apply for. Currently students can apply for up to 12 months deferment when they receive an offer. From 2010, students will be able to apply for up to 2 years. They will do this by eapplying after one year. Information will be available soon on our website

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/defer

Elite Athletes and Performers Program
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW have recently enhanced the leadership component of this Program by adding bonus points for Duke of Edinburgh (Silver and Gold), Queens Scouts, International Competitions and Assessments for Schools medals as well as for
the International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge. Students must apply to the Program by downloading the appropriate form. Applications must be made by November 30.

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/undergrad/ced/eliteathletes.html

HSC Plus Bonus Points scheme at UNSW
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Plus has been very successful in helping students who have done well at relevant year 12 courses to also do well in relevant university programs. We have recently added Languages (for all Arts Programs), HSC courses for a new
degree in Commerce/Science (Advanced Mathematics), and many Science Programs including Optometry/Science now have HSC Plus bonus points. Click on `View Bonus Points? and then click on the relevant UNSW program for
details of relevant points. Students do not need to apply for this program as the points will be added automatically.

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/undergrad/ced/HSCPlus.html

UNSW Faculty of Law Open Day 2009.
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
There will be numerous events taking place across campus and plenty of activities in the Law Building. As well as Law presentations there will be opportunities to join in a ‘taster’ law class, listen to a careers talk, or join Law students for a coffee and a chat or a tour of the Law Building.

For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au

UNE Open Day on Friday
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please be at the bus bay by 6.55 so we can leave at 7am. I have booked us into Albies for breakfast and we will leave UNE at 1.30 so we are back by 3.00pm. Make sure you are prepared for the weather: 4-16 plus rain.

UNSW and Macquarie Open Days
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are going to either of these over the next 2 Saturdays, please see me for the information sent by the universities.

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