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Australian International Conservatorium of Music
Private Colleges: Posted 16-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is 20th June. Course guide has arrived also. Some courses are in conjunction with Australian Catholic Uni.
For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

FREE HSC Lectures For Students Studying Year 12 Su
HSC: Posted 15-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
You may like to linvestigate this opportunity that the school has been notified about: To assist students in their study pursuits, The School For Excellence (TSFX) is running a series of FREE lectures titled "Mastering the Exams" for students studying Year 12 subjects this year. During the course of this exclusive program, students will learn vital skills that will help optimise examination performance, as well as strategies that will maximise learning and cut down on study time. This lecture is being delivered by one of Australia's leading education/learning consultants who is very much in demand for her thorough, easy to follow, motivating and effective programs. The Index from the booklets issued to students who attended past "Mastering the Exams" lectures has been attached for your perusal. Valued at over $200 this lecture is free of charge to students. We do, however, require that students attending this program make a paper note donation (minimum of $5) to the OXFAM representatives that will be in attendance on the day.Dates and Venues:10am - 1.30pm, Saturday 20 June 2009 – University of Technology, Sydney (Broadway)10am - 1.30pm, Sunday 21 June 2009 – University of New South Wales (Kensington) 10am - 1.30pm, Saturday 4 July 2009 – University of Sydney (Camperdown)
Vacancies are Strictly Limited! Students may secure their booking by calling the office (1300 364 173) or by registering online.
For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/nsw

RSA & RCG in On!
General: Posted 12-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday and Tuesday: 3.15-9.15 in A4. Be there promptly and bring a pen, water and snacks for your brief meal break.

Have you paid for RSA,RCG or Senior First Aid yet?
School Matters: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please do so ASAP. RSA is next Monday with RCG on Tuesday and the Senior First Aid is on 22-23 June. Pay Mrs Forrest today please.

Charles Sturt University - new degrees in Orange i
Universities: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Vice-Chancellor and President Ian Goulter has announced a $6 million expansion of the University’s health education programs at Charles Sturt University in Orange. Under the plan, Charles Sturt University will offer two new degrees in Orange in 2010: Physiotherapy and Health and Rehabilitation Science. The University will admit 40 students to the new Physiotherapy program and 20 students to the new Health and Rehabilitation Science program in 2010. The aim is to increase the intake for the Health and Rehabilitation Science Course to 50 students a year.



For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/director/latestnews.cfm?itemID=8A30C3B3C0502A3BFAE1F009C7CB441D&printtemplate

The Diploma of Resort Management (Dive)
Career Choice: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is from the William Angliss Institute involves a mix of theoretical and practical training, including scuba diving. It's designed to multi-skill students in hospitality, tourism management, marine studies, boat handling and scuba diving to instructor level, making our graduates highly employable for many positions including dive instructors and operations managers. This is a great way to get your dream job. Starting Early February Each year so plan your future now and call us on 02 95839662 or email rachael@abyss.com.au Why not come to an information day and if you wished you can also try scuba diving on the day. Information day dates: 25 July, 23 August, 19 September, 27 September, 14 November & 15 November. Price: $22,000.00 Abyss Scuba Diving, 278 Rocky Point Rd, Ramsgate NSW, 2217

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

B Arts at SCU
Universities: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University - New subject on offer in Bachelor of Arts degree from Semester 2, 2009: Gender, Sexuality and Culture aims to provide students with an understanding of how gender and sexuality impact on the individual and society. Students will examine contemporary debates and issues surrounding gender and sexuality through a focus on identity, socio-legal contexts, media, culture and power.


For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/news/

RailCorp Apprenticeships 2010
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
These are offered in the following areas: Telecommunications As a communications and control systems technician, you keep RailCorp Train Operations talking. Your job is to maintain, operate and repair communications and control systems, predominantly in the field.Rail Overhead Line Worker As an overhead line worker you construct and maintain high voltage transmission lines and 1500-volt overhead rail-traction wiring and associated equipment.
Electrical RailCorp offer electrical apprenticeships across three areas of specialisation: Signals, Substation Distribution and Rollingstock. As well as gaining comprehensive training and experience in the rail industry, as an electrical apprentice you are given experience with private contractors and are given the necessary training to gain an electrician’s licence.
Plant Mechanics As an apprentice plant mechanic you’ll learn skills to assist in the maintenance of RailCorp’s heavy on-track machinery including track and point regulators and overhead wiring machines.Fitter As an apprentice fitter you are trained in the maintenance of train pneumatic braking systems, pneumatic doors, direct and hydraulic drive systems and diesel engines. Cable Jointer As a cable jointer you are involved in the make and repair of joints in insulated power supply and control cables installed in underground pipes, trenches, and/or overhead supply systems.Closing Date: 10-Jul-2009 To find out more go online
For more information, visit www.railcorp.info/careers/apprenticeships

Late rego for UMAT
Universities: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Late registrations for UMAT2009 are now open and will close at 5pm AEST on Friday 19 June. No further registrations will be accepted after that. A late fee of $55 applies to late registrations.

For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

UAI replaced by ATAR -Aust Tertiary Admission Rank
Universities: Posted 10-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2009, the Universities Admissions Index (UAI) for NSW and ACT Year 12 students is changing to the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR). Students should not be worried about any of the changes as they will have no impact on their current studies or choice of university courses for 2010. With the new name there will be some minor changes that students, parents and teachers need to know about.
The number given to the maximum rank in NSW and the ACT will now be an ATAR of 99.95, as opposed to a UAI of 100. This means NSW and ACT students will now be in line with their interstate peers, where the top rank is 99.95. Achieving an ATAR of 99.95 is the same as achieving a UAI of 100 – a student receiving 99.95 is in the top ranked group of students.
The ATAR will indicate a student’s position in relation to the Year 7 students they began high school with. These changes have been introduced to achieve national consistency in the name and reporting of selection ranks. All states (except Queensland) will be introducing the name ATAR for their selection ranks over the next two years. The rules for the ATAR are exactly the same as for the UAI. The scaling process will be the same, the rank order of students will be the same, and the same applicants will be selected for the same courses. Any small change in an ATAR compared to a UAI will see an equivalent change in the course cut-off.


For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/atar/index.shtml

UNSW Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme
Universities: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme (FEAS) is for the admission of undergraduate students to UNSW Faculty of Engineering degree programs (including the BSc Computer Science, BSc Food Science & Technology, and Diploma in Science, Engineering and Technology (DipSET)). The cut-off for admission to UNSW engineering programs in 2010 is expected to be a UAI (or equivalent) of 88.00. Students who achieve a UAI (or equivalent) between 75.00 and 87.95 (or 70.00 to 87.95 for the DipSET, UAC Code 425030) will be considered for admission under the Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme (FEAS). The application form and important dates for the 2010 Admission Round will be available from 1 August 2009.


For more information, visit www.eng.unsw.edu.au/feas

ICMS Career Days, Career Week & Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) was established in 1996. In recent years, ICMS has established itself as a global leader in management education. In association with its strategic parter Macquarie University, ICMS offers Diplomas as well as Associate Bachelor and Master Degree programs in the areas of Hospitality, Events, Tourism, Retail, Sport and Property.
A TASTE OF BUSINESS – Career Days $49 Enjoy an action packed day on campus. Hear from our Heads of Programs, discuss Paid Industry Training options and take a tour of the College accommodation and facilities. The price includes meals and activities. Dates for Career Day 2009: 20th July, 8am – 5pm and 13th October, 8am – 5pm. Career Week offers senior high-school students the opportunity to explore the hospitality, tourism, event, retail, sport management and property industries and discover first-hand if it is where their future lies. The three-day program, held in the school holidays includes on campus lectures, practical demonstrations, guest lectures from leading professionals within industry, as well as social and team-building activities and the chance to meet with staff and students from ICMS. Career Week costs $299 and the price includes all accommodation, meals and activities. Parents and friends are invited to attend a farewell banquet which is hosted by the Career Week students on their final evening. Dates for Career Week 2009: Wednesday 15 July - Friday 17 July and Wednesday 22 July - Friday 24 July Wednesday 7 October - Friday 9 October. Open Day gives you the chance to talk to our students and heads of programs, tour the campus and get a feel for what life as an ICMS student is really like.
Open Day 2009 will be held on Saturday August 15 from 10am to 2pm.Tour anytime. You are welcome to make an appointment at any time to speak with one of our advisors and take a tour of the College. To book an appointment please email info@icms.edu.au




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

EnergyAustralia Apprenticeship Program - Registrat
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Energy Australia say: As the largest single employer of apprentices in NSW, we know the best way to help you achieve your goals. In the four, fast-paced years on the path to your trade you’ll find there’s lots to do, learn and discover. And the whole time you’ll earn a salary and super. Registrations to sit the pre-selection test for the 2010 intake open on 1st July 2009. Open Days: We’re proud of the success of our apprenticeships, but don’t take our word for it. One of the best ways to find out about the range of opportunities you’d enjoy is to come along to one of our Open Days. As well as helping you explore more of the benefits of our program, our Open Days give you the chance to get involved and try out some of the activities you’d be doing on your apprenticeship. You can see our current apprentices perform demonstrations, ask them questions and even have a go yourself. You’ll also be able to take a tour that will give you an in-depth look at the linework, cable jointing and electrical mechanic roles. We’ll be holding our Open Days in late June to early July. Keep checking the website for the dates.


For more information, visit www.apprenticeships.energyaustralia.com.au/

KPMG Accounting Cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
KPMG are having a Sydney information session on 11 June 2009, 5pm to 6.30pm, Level 15, 10 Shelley St, Sydney.
RSVP essential to: NSWgradrecruit@kpmg.com.au or T. 1800 50 20 60

Acting free INTRODUCTORY workshops (Age 18+)
Career Choice: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday, 29th June from 7-9pm OR Saturday 4th July from 2-4pm OR Wednesday 8th July from 7-9pm ACA's PoP INTRO WORKSHOPS occur only twice a year and are a fantastic opportunity to work with ACA's Creative Director and Founder, Dean Carey, as well as meeting the PoP teaching team. The Power of Performance is ACA's premier part-time acting program which offers all participants a personalised, dynamic, creative, flexible-delivery course in all areas of the acting process. Acting skills are LIFE skills are BUSINESS skills...Find out why over 250 people walk away from these FREE introductory workshops each year, truly inspired by what's possible when the sky's the limit. Open to all (18yrs +) but spaces are limited. We encourage you to book early as these workshops are very popular - please call (02) 9310 4077. Don't miss out - BOOK NOW!!!


For more information, visit www.actorscentre.com.au/page/free_workshops.html

TAS teaching at CSU
Universities: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
With the demand for teachers in Technology and Applied Studies (TAS) becoming increasingly significant, Charles Sturt University will offer a four year on-campus Bachelor of Education TAS program in 2010. Many existing technology teachers have only one area of expertise and, over the next ten years, particularly due to teacher retirements and the newly established trade centres in schools, major shortages of TAS teachers are predicted across Australia. CSU's Bachelor of Education TAS will address this need. On completion of this course you will be classed as a teacher of technology with the ability to teach in the key learning area of Technology and Applied Studies. For more information visit the website.


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

New courses look healthy at CSU - Physio &
Universities: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University (CSU) has announced a $6 million expansion of the University’s health education programs at the CSU Orange campus. Under the plan, CSU will offer two new degrees in Orange in 2010: Physiotherapy and Health and Rehabilitation Science. The University will admit 40 students to the new Physiotherapy program and 20 students to the new Health and Rehabilitation Science program in 2010. The aim is to increase the intake for the Health and Rehabilitation Science Course to 50 students a year. For more information contact CSU on 1800 334 733.


RSA, RCG and SENIOR FIRST AID COURSES
School Matters: Posted 5-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Payment is due by Thursday 11th June or courses will be cancelled due to lack of interest. See the attachment for details of dates, times and cost.
Term 2 Courses.doc

Notre Dame Uni Early Offer Scheme & Open Day
Universities: Posted 3-6-09 Deadline - 10-6-09
If you want to apply for an Early Offer at Notre Dame Uni in Sydney, see me for application booklets. You need to be an all-rounder with strong academic results, have to submit Year 11 and 12 results and be interviewed to successfully get into their courses regardless of what your UAI is. Applications are due 10th July. To see the range of courses they offer, go to the website. Open Day is Sat 29th August.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

EA Ski & Snowboard Training Team
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I received this information: EA Ski & Snowboard Instructor Internship Opportunity - Limited Places Left. I wanted to let you know that EA Ski & Snowboard now only have limited places left on an Instructor Internship Program commencing at the end of this year. This is a great opportunity for school leavers because it offers paid employment as a ski or snowboard Instructor at a top resort (Whistler, Lake Tahoe, Banff, Revelstoke) as well as an internationally recognised instructing qualification and (if they do well, as they no doubt will!) a glowing reference from an employer to show good work ethics! (so mum and dad are happy too!). Interested candidates should - Check out our video to see and hear what its all about at the following link to get a feel for the program. At that same link they will also be able to register their interest to receive one of our famous instructor starter kits which is full of insider tips, planners and goodies that provide a head-start no matter when or where they head to the snow. But make sure they don’t miss out because we only have limited places left. Yes, due to demand these program places are going fast. I have more information sent to me if you want to follow this up.


For more information, visit ski-snowboard-training.educatingadventures.com/ea-ski-snowboard.html

Have you paid for RSA, RCG or First Aid courses
School Matters: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please take your money to Mrs Forrest. Students doing the Senior First Aid course must collect the handbook and workbook to complete before the practical sessions.

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
Scholarships: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Scheme was established in recognition of Dr Arnold ('Puggy') Hunter's significant contribution to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and in his previous role as Chair of the National Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisation (NACCHO). The aim of the Scheme is to help address the under-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in health professions and assist in increasing the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with professional health qualifications. The scholarship provides financial assistance to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are undertaking study or are intending to undertake study at an undergraduate or TAFE (Certificate IV and above). The Scheme will open on the 27 June 2009.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/scholarships/puggy_hunter

RCNA Government Nursing Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Nurse Scholarship Program: Rural and Remote Undergraduate Scheme provides funding for undergraduate students from rural and remote areas of Australia who are undertaking a Registered/Division 1 nursing degree. In 2008 there were 130 scholarships available under this scheme. Of these: 100 were designated for undergraduate study, 10 scholarships were designated for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants, 20 scholarships were designated for enrolled nurses studying towards their Registered/Division 1 nursing qualifications. Applications not yet open for 2010 but keep watching for details. The Aged Care Nursing Scholarship Scheme is an Australian Government initiative aimed at encouraging more people to enter aged care nursing, particularly in regional, rural and remote Australia. The Scheme provides financial assistance of up to $5,000 per semester, to a maximum of $30,000 per applicant, to assist in meeting costs incurred while studying undergraduate nursing. Scholarships will be available to students in any year of an undergraduate nursing degree. It is anticipated that applications will open by Saturday 4 July 2009 for study commencing or continuing in 2010.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/scholarships/government_scholarships

The Hotel School Sydney - careers & courses
Career Choice: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a unique partnership between Southern Cross University and Mulpha Australia’s hotel portfolio - Hayman, InterContinental Sydney, Hyatt RegencySanctuary Cove and Hilton Melbourne Airport - plus Sanctuary Cove and Bimbadgen Estate Wines. Paid work opportunities are an attractive feature of the program, as is its proximity to the five star InterContinental Sydney (adjacent). The school is positioned in the heart of the CBD, with the Harbour, Sydney Opera House and Botanical Gardens on its doorstep. At inception in 1989, The Hotel School Sydney first operated as an integral part of InterContinental Sydney, but now, due to growth and demand, has close working relationships with many leading tourism organisations in Australia and around the world. The program is focused on hotel operational skills, management practice in the tourism and hospitality industry and the skills needed for continued learning in a changing global business environment. We develop dedicated professionals with university qualifications that are recognised and highly regarded internationally. The growth of tourism and our association with major hotel companies are all leading to exciting career opportunities in hotel, tourism and services management. This is demonstrated by the continued success of our graduates.

For more information, visit hotelschool.scu.edu.au

Mid Year STAT & UMAT Reminder
Universities: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) can be taken later in the year, but can also be taken on 20 June. The closing date for applications for mid year STAT is Friday 12 June 2009. STAT can be considered for entry to some universities, and is compulsory for Pharmacy at The University of Sydney. UMAT applications close on Friday 5 June. If you are considering applying to study Medicine, Pharmacy, Dentistry, some Physio courses, Optometry you should take this test. More information at uac website.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Academy of Interactive Entertainment - video game
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
GameFace – the video game design competition. Grab your camera and make a video telling the world about your wicked game idea. Go to: http://www.aie.edu.au/gameface/ AIE National Open Day Date 15 August Time 10am - 4pm. Sydney Open Day is Saturday 20th June 10am - 4pm

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

Pilot Aptitude Training Systems
Career Choice: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
PATS is a Blue Ocean company based in Melbourne Australia. The core focus of PATS is to train individuals to a level of performance where they score in the top 5% of applicants in competitive aptitude based recruitment processes. PATS specializes in preparing people to increase their scores in aptitude tests commonly used in corporate, graduate, airline and military selection processes.NEW ONLINE SERVICE:We have just released a new online test prep service that allows people to thoroughly prepare for their aptitude tests online.


For more information, visit www.pilotaptitude.com/

Online petition about Indep Youth Allowance
General: Posted 2-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are being affected or will be affected by the proposed changes or if you think the changes are unfair to rural students, you might like to add your name to an online petition.
For more information, visit greensmps.org.au/content/petition/changes-youth-allowance

Want to go to uni? Then work now!
HSC: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Many Year 12 students I have spoken to say they intend going to university. A few of your year are working well but I can only hope that many of you are doing a lot of work at home as many of you waste valuable study periods at school. It concerns me that you don't realise that you are competing for places at university, not only against those here at McCarthy, but against 78,000 other people. Are you doing enough? Come and see me if you are concerned.

University of Wollongong Early Entry
Universities: Posted 1-6-09 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 Early Entry applicants are held late September. Applications for Early Entry to all faculties will open on 1 July 2009.
More later on this and what you need to do.

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

Australian Catholic Uni Early Achievers’ Program
Universities: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Early Achievers’ Program (EAP) recognises the achievements and community contributions made by prospective students. It is a great way for prospective students to gain a place in the undergraduate course of their choice with students assessed on their potential for undertaking tertiary study successfully. Whether it be volunteering in a local cultural, sporting or religious group or providing care to someone in need, if applicants have the enthusiasm to succeed, they are the type of student that the University would like to welcome. Also taken into consideration are community contributions, employment experience and professional courses that have been undertaken. Successful applicants will be notified of the outcome of their EAP application ahead of usual University offers, allowing them to enjoy their summer with the confidence of knowing that they have achieved a place at Australian Catholic University. Applications close on Friday 9 October 2009. More later on this.


For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/why_choose_acu/choosing_the_right_university_to_attend/early_entry/

Year 12 HSC enrichment courses in holidays
School Matters: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Centre for Continuing Education at The University of Sydney, run these courses designed to complement school-based study, reinforce key concepts, extend understanding and refinine essential skills. Taught by experienced HSC teachers, the activity bases workshops should assist in improving performance in all HSC assessment tasks and facilitate a deeper conceptual understanding of curriculum course content. Courses include English - Standard, Advanced ,Extension 1, ESL Mathematics – 2 unit, Extension 1 and 2 Chemistry Physics Biology Essay writing and Preparation Find out more at the website or call 02 9036 4789. Dates - Week 1 13/07/09 -17/07/09 Week 2 20/07/09 – 24/07/09
For more information, visit www.cce.usyd.edu.au/hsc

Want to go to Griffith Uni but the UAI a problem?
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
QIBT is a stepping stone to success at University. Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) recently announced that over 90% of the college’s diploma graduates articulate to the second year of their chosen Bachelor degree at Griffith University. The success rate of QIBT graduates can be directly attributed to the high teacher - student ratio and small class sizes, as well as the quality of lecturers, many of whom teach at Griffith as well. With direct pathways to many of Griffith’s most in-demand Bachelor programs, QIBT has an excellent track-record of producing quality graduates who achieve above average results at university. Find out more at the website.
For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au

YEAR 12 2008 - SCHOOL MAGAZINE IS READY
School Matters: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 students from last year are invited to come to the school's front office to collect a copy of the 2008 school magazine. Ask Mrs Wade for your copy. Let everyone you see know about this please.

Newcastle University 2010 course guide
Universities: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Five copies have arrived. Read up on what they offer before you go down to the open day so that you attend the most useful lectures on the day. I have information on both campuses.

UNSW Co-op Scholarships $60,000- $75,000
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
These are major scholarships, highly sought after and offer great opportunities for students with large companies. Find out more and apply online . You will need to achieve a UAI above 95.7. You can apply if you are going straight to uni or if you have had a gap year.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

Defence Force Gap year program 2010
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Defence Force Recruiting has sent me a one page information sheet on what you need to do if you want to apply. It gives details of who is eligible, what you need to do, deadlines etc. See me for a copy.

Accounting cadetships - work, earn & study
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which accounting firms are offering these in 2010. They are fantastic opportunities for anyone thinking of a career in business. A booklet from ICAA arrived today with the details.

Study with Qantm for a day’
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
This is open to Year 10, 11, and 12 students interested in studying creative digital media. SYDNEY: July 18th, October 17th
For more information, visit www.qantm.com.au/events.cfm

Senior First Aid and RSA/RCG courses
School Matters: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Money is due now to MRs Forrest for those students who said they wanted to do them.

last call re interest for Newcastle Uni Open Day
Universities: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be reserved seats for 20 students on the bus at this stage and will be booking this on Wednesday 3rd June. So you have until lunchtime on Wed to give me your name if you want to go.

Apprenticeships and work experience
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking for an apprenticeship in Tamworth at the end of this year, you need to be doing work experience in the July school holidays to improve your chances of success. See me asap to get this organised.

UMAT deadline
Universities: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Students wanting to study dentistry, oral health therapy or the fast-tracked Bachelor of Medical Science at Griffith must first sit for the Undergraduate Medical & Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT). The UMAT is a compulsory part of the student selection process for these programs. UMAT 2009 will be held on Wednesday 29 July with applications open until Friday 5 June. For more information or to register online visit the site.

For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/.

ACTT MID-YEAR CORE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
A finely tuned highly developed acting course aiming to fast-track students to be ready to audition for advanced acting courses. It also provides in-depth practical experience in the acting industry. One year part time starts July 09: two evenings per week OR Five months full time starts Sept 09; four days per week. Contact the for more information 02 9213 4500, email info@actt.edu.au or download online.
For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au

UTS Bachelor of Accounting scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The closing date for Round 1 applications is fast approaching - Fri 12 June. If interested you need to have the application form signed off by the school before this date. This is worth $KKK. Check the website for details.


For more information, visit www.business.uts.edu.au/bofacc/application/appform.html

IT Support, Office Admin, Asst Nursing, Farm Asst
Job vacancies: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
These are are the areas where the cadetships are being offered. See the links in the adjoining CareersAlert.
JumpStart_Cadetship_Information_Pack_for_Applicants.pdf

500 new gov't cadetships -JumpSTART NSW
Job vacancies: Posted 1-6-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received this info: 500 entry-level cadetships are being offered to HSC school leavers every year for the next four years. The program is called JumpSTART NSW. What is a Cadetship? A cadetship is a way for you to earn while you learn. You’ll get paid for the work you do while you develop new skills and learn about the work of the organisation. You can choose from: Office Administration and Customer Service Cadetship Assistant in Nursing Cadetship IT Support Cadetship Farm Assistant Cadetship APPLICATIONS CLOSE 5 JUNE 2009 We’re the largest employer in the state, and we have more than 100 different types of organisations providing services to people across NSW. We have agencies and workplaces all over the state, and an amazing range of jobs and careers. Who can apply for a cadetship?You are eligible to apply for a cadetship if you: Have your HSC Will be under 21 Are a permanent resident of Australia.
For more information, visit https://www.onetest.com.au/nswgovtentryleveljobs/

APM courses and VET FEE-HELP
Private Colleges: Posted 31-5-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Eligible APM students have had access to the Australian Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme for higher education degree courses for some time now. We are delighted to announce the VET FEE-HELP loan scheme for advanced diploma and diploma vocational courses is now available also. These schemes are the private college equivalent of the well-known university HECS scheme and can assist you in paying for all, or part of, your tuition fees. So you can study now and pay later. Repayments commence via the tax system once your income rises above a minimum threshold ($41,595 in 2008-09). For over 21 years, APM College of Business and Communication has been providing people with the perfect platform to launch their careers in the dynamic worlds of marketing, advertising, public relations, event management and journalism. APM’s programs are designed to offer you accelerated, realistic pathways into the career of your choice. With industry practitioners as lecturers, and an on-going commitment to work experience, it’s easy to see why our programs position students as highly qualified and sought after graduates. Bachelor of Business (Marketing) Bachelor of Business (Advertising) Bachelor of Business (Event Management) Bachelor of Business (Public Relations) Bachelor of Communication (Journalism) APM Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Advertising APM Advanced Diploma of Marketing and Public Relations APM Advanced Diploma of Events Marketing APM Advanced Diploma of Sports Marketing APM Advanced Diploma of Marketing Entertainment and Music APM Diploma of Marketing To secure your place call 1300 880 610, email enquiries@apm.edu.au or visit the website. Notes:The Bachelor of Business/Communication degrees are available in NSW only. FEE-HELP applies to the higher education degrees whereas VET FEE-HELP applies to the advanced diploma and diploma vocational courses.

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

Newcastle Uni Open Day bus trip 2009
Universities: Posted 25-5-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are seriously considering going to Newcastle Uni and want to attend this on Thursday July 9th, leaving at 5am and getting back about 8pm with a cost of $25 put your name on the list in the library by Friday 29th May so I know how many want to go and can organise transport.

Senior First Aid Course in June
General: Posted 25-5-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I have organised for this to be held here at school on Monday 22nd June and Tuesday 23rd June from 3.30-7.00pm to complete the practical component. Before this, you must have completed the workbook using the manual supplied to you. You will receive these after you pay your $85 to Mrs Forrest. Numbers are limited to the first 20 students who pay regardless of whether they put down their names or not. Students who do Hospitality Operations and Construction CANNOT do this course after school.

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