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Camp America 2009
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to work for 9 weeks in a US summer camp? Phone 1300 889 067 or email: info@campamerica.com.au
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

Jobs at Pizza Hut Tamworth for GAP year students
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Pizza Hut in Tamworth is offering two traineedship suitable for students wanting to work for a year before going to uni. You would need to do Cert II or Cert III in Retail or Hospitality. You need to be 18 by 31 Dec. A clean licence and first aid cert are desirable. Ask at the store for an application form and the closing date is 10 October 2008. You may be required to work some weekends and public holidays. More info can be obtained from the Manager, Shauna Biffin on0428614263 or ask in the store.

UTS Engineering Multiple Criteria Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out how to lift your UAI and you need to know about the 30th Nov deadline for qustionnaires.
For more information, visit https://support.eng.uts.edu.au/entry/

S Patrick's College Open Day 12 Oct & 16 Nov
Private Colleges: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details on a range of business and hospo courses etc.
For more information, visit www.stpatsbuscol.com.au/

Why learn a language?
Career Choice: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Go to this new website.
For more information, visit www.languagesopenthedoor.edu.au

Scholarships booklet for Macquarie
Scholarships: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me or go to the website.
For more information, visit www.reg.du.au/undergrad/current/scholarship/

Academic Advantage bonus scheme at Macquarie
Universities: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See how to earn up to 5 Bonus UAI points and what courses do not do this.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/academicadvantage

Aust InternationalConservatorium of Music Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Offering courses in music, dance, drama, production, theatre and design. I have the prospectus of all their courses. Open Day and scholarship auditions will be on Sat 1st Nov 2-5pm
For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

ACU course info evenings in December
Universities: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking at ACU they are holding campus tours and info evenings: Strathfield 18 Dec 2-7pm and North Sydney campus 19 Dec 2-7pm. To book a personal campus tour, email: campustour@acu.edu.au
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/qualify

Land care management job vacancy
Job vacancies: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A company is looking for a Year 12 leaver preferably male. The successful applicant will progress through to Diploma level. It is a Tamworth company but will be someovernight travel will be involved as they do the north west & hunter areas. Above award wages. Would suit someone interested in Ag or Rural careers and is a good alternative to uni. If you, or someone you know may be interested, please email me for details on who to contact.

Elite Athletes/Performers & schol at UNSW
Universities: Posted 26-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
would like to advise you of the
This new Program supports elite athletes and performers with entry to UNSW (up to 5 bonus points) and also provides flexibility while they study. Interested students must complete a registration form which will become available in October. Students must also complete the usual application to UNSW via UAC. In the first instance please contact Executive Officer, Amanda Snowden at a.snowden@unsw.edu.au or on (02) 9385 8546. Elite athletes should also contact Helen Bryson, Athlete Development Officer at h.bryson@unsw.edu.au or (02) 9385 5725. Sport Scholarships are available at website
For more information, visit www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au

Help with Resumes - why you need a good one
School Matters: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
For many of you, applying for jobs, scholarships, accommodation etc will require a copy of your resume. At your Year meeting next Wednesday afternoon I will be talking about resumes and giving you each a booklet which contains guides to writing resumes, job application letters etc. A good resume will get you shortlisted for a job and a poor resume will cost you any chance of getting a good job.

Trainee Property Valuer position in Tamworth
Job vacancies: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Tremain Prowse Property Valuers are offering a full time position as a Trainee Property Valuer located in Tamworth. The position will provide employer based training whilst the successful applicant will be required to complete a Bachelor of Business Degree in Property by distance learning. Property Valuation is an interesting career covering many facets of urban, commercial and rural property consultancy. Tremain Prowse P/L operates throughout North West NSW, New England and the Upper Hunter.For further details contact Tracy on 02-67663442 or info@tremainprowse.com.au

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

Another fulltime job - Dental Assistant
Job vacancies: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A local dental surgery has a 40 hour a week job available. You can start after the HSC if you are the successful candidate. They are looking for a mature young person. You will need a resume. See me on Monday or email me to find out who to contact and what to do if you are interested.

Jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Congrats to the students who have told me that they already got jobs lined up after the HSC. There are other jobs Year 12s could be applying for now and these include: mechanical trade apprenticeships at Hillgrove Gold Mine, Childcare traineeship in South Tamworth and there are casual bar and agricultural jobs available too.

QIBT: Alternative pathway to Griffith Uni
Private Colleges: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If your UAI is lower than needed to get into a course at Griffith Uni, you can go to QIBT and do a program which is the equivalent to first year uni and guarantees you entry into second year uni. This applies to : Graphic Design, Commerce, Hotel Mgt, IT etc. I have copies of the brochure which will answer most questions. Remember this option when you get your UAI in December.

Accommodation at UNSW
Accommodation: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Kensington Colleges at UNSW include Basser, Philip Baxter and Goldstein Colleges. Brochures have arrived. You can also download the application form.
For more information, visit www.kensingtoncolleges.unsw.edu.au

Uni of Western Sydney
Scholarships: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures on each faculty have arrived with course details and scholarships worth up to $50,000.

B Ag Economics, Resource Economics etc
Universities: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Info on three degrees at Uni of Sydney has arrived - these two courses plus B of Land and Water Science. A faculty booklet has also arrived.

Scholarships at Sydney Uni - Ag & Nat Resources
Scholarships: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Quite a few available worth between $3000 - $10000 a year over 4 years. Closing date is 28 Sept.
For more information, visit www.agric.usyd.edu.au

Beauty Therapy courses & open day
Private Colleges: Posted 19-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Advanced School of Beauty Therapy is located in Newcastle. They will be offering Cert III, IV and Diploma courses in beauty therapy, beauty services and nail technology from January 2009. They also offer full and part time courses and short courses. I have 2 information handbooks from them with cost of courses. They will be holding an open day on November 19th 3pm-7pm.

Important year meeting Wednesday 24th Sept
School Matters: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A very very important year meeting will be held after lunch next Wed. Please ensure you are there. I will be giving out a Careers booklet, there will be a presentation on getting a job and talks by members of the school executive.

Newcastle Uni - Newstep program
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you sit the HSC but do not get the UAI needed to get in, you can apply to complete the one year program to prepare you for uni study and is accepted for entry to all degrees except for Medicine. Apply by Jan. No HECS fee. Ring 024921 7292

ACU Early Entry date extended
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to apply for these, go the website and you MUST give me your application by 9am Monday 22nd Sept.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/earlyentry

Commonwealth Supporting Places and HECS HELP
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Make a full or partial upfront payment to the govt by 31 March 2009 and get a 20% discount on your HECS fee.
For more information, visit www,goingtouni.gov.au

Chemistry bridging courses at UNE
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for the details of what is available.

Scholarships for surveying students
Scholarships: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The AIQS is offering $3000 scholarships for students studying uni courses in quantity surveyin, construction economics, construction managment. Closing date is 30 Sept. See me for details.

Sourses offered at Tamworth TAFE campus 2009
TAFE: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See the list on the Senior Study wall or visit the website. Remember about the Oct 31st deadline for popular course applications.
For more information, visit www.newengland.tafensw.edu.au

TAFE : pre apprenticeship courses in 2009
TAFE: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A list of these courses will be in the Senior Study for students who want an apprenticeship but don't get one by the end of January. You are STRONGLY advised to do a pre-app course to improve your chances of getting an apprenticeship as many employers ring the TAFE and ask who the best students are instead of advertising in the Leader. See me for details about which courses you can enrol in at the end of January 2009.

How did the top 17 2007 HSC students get 100 UAI
School Matters: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Top performing HSC candidates from every major subject area will be attending seminars to personally explian the secrets of the success and how they achieved UAIs of 100. Intensive Summit seminars will be held in Sydney on 27-28 September. Ring Louisa Khong (0410347 835) or vist the website or see me for details and registration forms.
For more information, visit www.intensivesummit.com.au

Sydney Intercontinental Hotel Traineeships 2009
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to move to Sydney, read on. You can work and get paid for a full time job and gain your Cert III in Hospitality Operations. If you have done Hospitality at school it would be great but not essential. Poster on noticeboard. On the website , go to Asia Pacific and Hotels.
For more information, visit www.ihg.com/careers

Flexible Entry at Sydney Uni -UAI 5pts below cutof
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If your UAI is 5 points below the cut-off for the course you want, you may be eligible for the Flexible Entry Scheme. For some courses, no application is needed. For other courses you need to register or apply by a certain date. I have several copies of the Flexible Entry Quick refernce Card sent by USYD and is well worth looking at if you are really interested in going to Sydney Uni. A poster is in the Careers Noticeboard at the front of the library.

Notre Dame uni applications close 26th Sept
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
You must apply directly to Notre Dame and not through UAC. They are offering a new Bachelor of Counselling/Behavioural Science course which looks interesting. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Great new site for searching for uni courses
Universities: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I received an email from the creator of this site. If you are searching for uni courses, have a go at this. You can use it in conjunction with UAC and QTAC books. Have a go and let me know how you find it ie is it useful and user-friendly?
For more information, visit www.fastfound.com

Part time work at Domino's
Job vacancies: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I have application forms and details for jobs as drivers and working in the store. See me for a copy.

Career in the military - Air Force Cadets
Career Choice: Posted 18-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The local unit is holding a Recruit Information Night on Tuesday 23rd Sept. More more info ring Chris Gibson on 67607050.

TAFE Open Days Wed & Thursday
TAFE: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
These will be happening 10-3 this week. See the paper for me details. If you want to attend, you can either sign out of school to go their with a parent or bring a note from your parents if you can drive yourself to the TAFE campus.
For more information, visit www.tafensw.edu.au

Graham Grant's business card
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you attended Graham's talk on local apprenticeships and traineeships, and would like to make an appointment to talk to him he has dropped in a stack of business cards. See me if you want one.

Tamworth apprenticeships & traineeships available
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Jobs in the Leader on Saturday include: cabinetmaking traineeship,air conditioning apprenticeship, apprentice electrician, apprentice mechanic, fitness traineeship and a junior spare partsman. If you are interested see me or let someone you know who is after an apprenticeship or traineeship know about these.

What's on in Week 9
School Matters: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to apply to UAC and or QTAC, hand in any early entry or scholarship forms, Thursday: At lunchtime an ex-student, Matt Sheridan who successfully applied to do the Defence Force Gap year with the airforce will be here to talk to interested students eg application process, what he does, how much he gets paid etc and will answer your questions. He will be in the AV room from 12.45. I will be in the Careers Room on Friday only this week and in the library at lunchtime on Monday and Thursday if you want to speak to me.


Bedford College - business and childcare courses.
Private Colleges: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Bedford College will be holding its Open Day on September 20 2008, 9.30am – 3.30pm. Scholarship Examinations will be held at 10.30am. Studentsd will meet the staff, speak to current and past students, discuss career options, discuss university pathways, tour the campus and inspect the facilities and resources. Information sessions will be ongoing throughout the day. Also due to recent Government funding under the Productivity Places Program, Bedford are offering a Diploma of Children’s Services at no cost to students (valued at over $12 000). This nationally recognised qualification is offered full-time (3 days per week on campus, 1 day practicum placement) Commencing February 2009 for 40 weeks. For more information on the Bedford initiatives email contact Jemma Hirst on marketing@bedford.edu.au
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

RTA Recruitment 2009
Job vacancies: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The RTA is currently recruiting for several positions for Road Designers in Training, Trainees and Apprentices. The recruitment drive is targeting Year 12 (HSC) students in Sydney and regional NSW. The RTA are advertising for Road Designers in Training through JobsNSW, Seek and local Sydney and regional NSW newspapers from Saturday 13th September 2008. Applications close on Friday 10th October 2008. Applicants who are found to be suitable will be invited to attend interviews with the RTA in Sydney and Regional NSW offices in December 2008. Recruitment is going through a recruitment agency, Onetest, and all students need to do to apply is fill out an online application form and send through a resume to www.onetest.com.au/rta/ap20986. Advertisements for Trainees and Apprentices we are should be out by Saturday 20th September information about these positions will be given through our e-news once they are available.

Kenvale College
Private Colleges: Posted 14-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
They are holding a 2 Day Program called "Explore!" Year 11 and 12 students get a real taste of the industry. Visits include Luna Park, where an experienced Event Manager walks the students through the management of an event, from beginning to end, showing some real events at different stages of their planning. Students will also visit The Grace Hotel for a tour and dine in there. Other visits include restaurants, cafes, and more. There will also be practical sessions at the College, in food and beverage service, as well as in the kitchen. For more information, contact Bernie McFarlane on 0404 504 023 or 9314 6213. Or see the website.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

Napoleon Perdis Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 9-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
SATURDAY 13th SEPTEMBER 2008 COME ALONG TO OUR OPEN DAY at all campuses. Makeup artistry demonstrations, seminars from our elite trainers, tours of the campus and special offers on the day.! To register for Open Day, please contact the NPMA info line on 1300 791 699
For more information, visit www.napoleonperdis.com/index.cfm?CFID=45169959&CFTOKEN=44955247

Tamworth TAFE Open Day next week
TAFE: Posted 9-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
From 10-3pm, the Tamworth Campus will be holding an open day next Wednesday 17th and Thursday 18th September. If any Year 12 student would like to attend, you may go on your own or accompany your parents. You will need to bring a letter which gives your parental permission to leave school at a certain time to go to TAFE. More details of the day will be available at the TAFE talk on Thursday 11th Sept at 12.15.
For more information, visit www.newengland.tafensw.edu.au

Defence GAP year guest speaker
Career Choice: Posted 9-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
At lunchtime on Thursday 18th September, an ex-student, Matt Sheridan who successfully applied to do the Defence Force Gap year with the airforce will be here to talk to interested students eg application process, what he does, how much he gets paid etc and will answer your questions. He will be in the AV room from 12.45.

Extension for early entry/scholarship applications
Universities: Posted 9-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
These will now be due to me by 3pm on THURSDAY 11th Sept, instead of Wednesday at 3pm.

Have you applied online to UAC yet???
Universities: Posted 8-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I encourage you to do this sooner rather than leaving it to the last minute.

Diploma in Childrens Services at Armidale TAFE
TAFE: Posted 8-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Linda from Armidale rang to remind me to remind interested students about the Open Day next week for those wanting to work in early childhood educaiton. This course is a great backup for students who may miss out on a place at uni. If you do not apply to TAFE by October this year, however, you may miss out on TAFE AND UNI. Come to the TAFE talk on Thursday in the library and also see me for details of the Armidale open day and Childrens Services course.

Applying to UAC and don't have a Mastercard?
Universities: Posted 8-9-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you would like to apply to UAC and get the payment part done immediately, bring $23 to school with all your paperwork (ie UAC PIN, list of course numbers you want to apply for and your HSC number). You can log on to UAC (takes up to 30 mins) in the first half hour of study club this week or next week and I will use my credit card for your application.

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