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Notre Dame early entry program
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Early offer guide has arrived. Applications are due 4 July. See me for the booklet with the form.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Notre Dame open days
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Broadway campus on 30 August and Darlinghurst on 6 Sept.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Enter the myfuture video competition.
Career Choice: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Entry kits can be obtained online and close 18 AUgust.
For more information, visit www.thecrew.net.au

Notre Dame University
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
They are holding A day in the life of a Uni student day on Friday 11 July during the holidays. You need to RSVP by phoning 0282044404 or emailing
For more information, visit sydney@nd.edu.au

Deakin Uni open day in Victoria
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details
For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au

Griffith Uni Open Day
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Sunday August 10th at Gold Coast, Nathan and South Bank campuses.
For more information, visit www.girffith.edu.au/open-day/

Griffith Uni 2009
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
THe uni has sent brochures on each faculty. The also have a campus at the Gold Coast and this year you can apply to this through UAC for the first time.
For more information, visit wwww.griffith.edu.au

News from Blue Mountains Hotel School
Private Colleges: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Blue Mountains Hotel School will be holding free Information Seminars for our interested students, family and friends during July 2008: Monday 7th July at Novotel Olympic Park Homebush Tuesday 8th July at Courtyard Marriott Hotel North Ryde Wednesday 9th July at Novotel Northbeach Wollongong All seminars commence at 6.30pm and conclude at approximately 8.30pm. Bookings are essential so please call Maree Burns on 02 9437 0300 or 1800 257 360 to secure seats. 2009 enrolment applications are currently being accepted.

For more information, visit www.hotelschool.com.au/

UNSW - Trial HSC Exam lectures
School Matters: Posted 10-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
In July UNSW will host a series lectures both in the holidays and the last weekend of the month on certain subjects and topics within these. eg Biology, Chemistry, English (Standard), English (Advanced), Mathematics (2 Unit), Mathematics Extension 1, Mathematics Extension 2, Physics. See the website or file below.
For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/nsw/hscprograms/july_tel_2008/NSW-July-Lectures-2008-FINAL.pdf

Newcastle Uni Open Day - notes and money now due
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me ASAP to get a permission note and envelope for the money. Closing date is 20 June or earlier if all seats are filled.

Engineering at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A new brochure has arrived which outlines what types of engineering are offered, career prospects and opportunities for women.

Newcastle Uni Study Days
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC study days will be offered at both Callaghan and Ourimbah campuses on 20 June and 18 July. SEe website for costs and which subjects are available.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/hsc

Bachelor of Design (Architecture) @ Newcastle
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for information on this, what you will study and what career opportunities there are.

Newcastle's B of Biomedical Science course
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out what you study and how you can get employmnet as a Research Assistant duirng your studies.

Newcastle Uni - new geology scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Six are being offered worth $8000 a year. if you do a Bachelor of Science majoring in earth sciences (geology).
For more information, visit webapps.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships/index.cfm

UTS Open Day
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Posters are in the Senior Study giving details of the City campus in Ultimo (30 Aug) and Kuring-gai campus on 10 Sept.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Queensland Uni of Technology
Universities: Posted 6-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
QUT has sent a huge folder of information eg open day (July 27), course brochures, Creative courses - extra information, a guide to living and studying in Brisbane (accommodation).
For more information, visit www.qut.edu.au

Newcastle Uni Open Day bus trip
Universities: Posted 5-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The students who indicated at the last Year meeting that they wanted to attend the Newcastle Uni Open Day on Thursday 3rd July (second last day of term) can collect a permission note from me. Due to limited seating on the bus, the first students who return the note and the $25 will get seats.

Air Traffic Controller
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Airservices Australia are currently recruiting for the college intake for 2009. As you may be aware, a shortage of controllers is currently being addressed, and there may be up to 100 training slots for next year.

All training is as a paid employee, and conducted in Melbourne prior to final field training.
For more information, visit www.airservicesaustralia.com.au/employment/

Electrial apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Any student in Year 10, 11 or 12 wanting to get an electrical apprenticeship at the end of this year, especially if you want to apply to Energy Australia or Country Energy. is invited to a short talk in the AV for the last 10 minutes of Period 5 on Thursday.

Economics & Business at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty handbook of course structure, UAIs, scholarships, assumed knowledge, combined degrees etc. Worth reading if you are interested in courses in these areas and are comparing courses.

Southern Cross Cultural Exchange 2008-09
School Matters: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
For details of exchange programs ring 1800 500 501 or go to the website.
For more information, visit www.scce.com.au

UNE -accommodation and early entry
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for a copy of the flyers. Find out about various colleges, early entry, open day and UNEXTRA.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/unextra

Chartered Accountant Cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The booklet includes details of all major accounting firms that accept cadets - a great way to study & work, gaining experience and money and qualifications simulaneously. See me if you want to borrow it.

Science at UNSW (inc scholarships)
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Course booklet has arrived - includes scholarships etc

UNSW Rural Engineering Scholarships $15k pa
Scholarships: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This valuable and great scholarship offers $15,000 per year plus industry training in many areas of engineering. The booklet on courses and the application form have arrived. Closes 30 Sept.

Indigenous Health Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me for details of this valuable scholarship open to indigenous wishing to study in one of 10 health related areas. Applications can be downloaded from 28 June 2008.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/site/puggyscholar.php

RSA & RCG Certificates have arrived
School Matters: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me at lunchtime in the Careers Room on Wed or Friday this week.

Gold Coast Campus of SCU - enrol in 2009
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
New facilities at the new campus, plus at Lismore and Coffs are available in 2009. I have details.

Southern Cross Uni - 2009 faculty booklets
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are considering SCU (which has an early entry scheme), you should look through the booklets eg creative and performing arts, health & psych, envir science and mgt, indigenous studies, sport & ex science, law & justice, education, humanities & soc science, business & IT, tourism & hosp mgt. There is also an invitation to book a campus tour these holidays. See me for details.

Law & Tax at UNSW
Universities: Posted 3-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2009 Law and Tax Undergraduate Guides for 2009 has arrived with details of programs of study, careers for graduates etc. The Bachelor of Taxation is a seprate course.

Metro Screen Open Day: Ciematography & scriptwriti
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday June 14th. 10am 3pm. Free and open to the public - Final Cut Studio 2, Flash, The Art Of Editing and post production workshops HD camera, cinematography and how to make a short film workshops Screenwriting and how to structure your screenplay workshops Information sessions on crew hierarchy and set protocols, our youth department, mentorship opportunities and other services. Sony equipment demonstrations, highlighting the new range of gear. Metro Screen 2020 Summit. Competition to win a short courses Screening showcase Guided tours Film industry markets email k.beck@metroscreen.org.au 02 9356 1818 or visit the website
For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au

Energy Australia - apprenticeships etc
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Energy Australia are now promoting the 200 vacancies for school leavers to join them in 2009. They are offering apprenticeships, cadetships and traineeships. Se me for details of the closing dates for applications.

UNSW - College Accommodation
Accommodation: Posted 27-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
New College have sent a brochure and letter which will be of interest to anyone looking at going to UNSW and staying on-campus which is the recommended option for first year at least. Please see me if you are interested or visit the website.
For more information, visit www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au

HSC Winter School EDAssist program - July hols
School Matters: Posted 27-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A revision and exam preparation program for HSC students in 18 subjects will be held at Sydney Uni in the first week of the July holidays. You can download the program with topics covered within subjects, costs and application details from the website. See me if you have problems downloading it.
For more information, visit www.edassist.com.au

Want to join the army, navy or airforce?
Career Choice: Posted 27-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Guest speakers from the Defence Force will be here in the AV Room on Thursday at lunchtime to talk about officer and general entry, doing apprenticeships through the defence force, applications, fitness levels etc and to answer questions you might have. Talk goes from 12.45 -1.15 and you can bring your lunch to the AV room.
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au

Julius Events College short courses (sound/lights)
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Julius Media offers Stage OH&S courses, 3 day courses in sound Basics and Lighting Basics which can be stand-alone courses or help you end up with Cert III in Technical Production Theatre and Events (Technical Operations). I have a brochure with all their courses in the July holidays and you are also invited to their open day on Sat 14 June.
For more information, visit www.juliusmedia.com

Australian International Hotel School-Canberra
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian International Hotel School-Canberra (AIHS) News
Experience Career Focus Days at AIHS during July 1-3 or July 8-10 for $220. Be early as limited positions available to maintain a quality not quantity approach. New courses are proposed for 2009 covering International Hotel Management, Events and Tourism Management and AIHS has a 4 Year Master of Hotel Management program Contact Don Whitford on mobile 0418 156 198 or by email don.whitford@aihs.edu.au for more details to be sent electronically for your students.
For more information, visit www.aihs.edu.au

Job Guide 2008
Career Choice: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This year's copies have arrived. If you would like to look at the more recent one, especially as you got your copy back in Year 10, I have put some spares in the library, senior study and Careers Room if you wnat to look for up to date info on careers you are interested in investigating.

Griffith Uni at the Gold Coast: courses, accom etc
Universities: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a long message about innovative courses and why you could consider Griffith but worth reading if you want to live and study on the Gold Coast: the new Arts Degree in which one quarter of the credit points is in "Social Enterprises" - working at charities, libraries, cultural organisations, community groups etc - to promote social inclusion. Or, the innovative Bachelor of Visual Media (ePhotojournalism) Bachelor of Animation and Bachelor of Games Design. There is even a Bachelor of Contemporary Australian Indigenous Art. Opportunities for students wishing to fast track their degrees are available in Business (2 years) and Medical Science (2 years leading to Medicine). The university runs an Honours College for high academic achievers supporting their exchange programs, community participation and providing them with speciality elective courses. A brand new hospital is being built on campus as a training centre of excellence for Medical, Dental, Nursing, Pharmacy, Nutrition and Dietetics, Physiotherapy and Psychology students. The new Bachelor of Exercise Science (Pre-Physiotherapy) course leads to a Doctorate in Physiotherapy. The new Bachelor of Biomolecular Science (Advanced) features an industry placement in 3rd year - specialisations include drug design and development and medicinal chemistry. This course is backed up by the new research institutes leading the way in the field of Eskitis (drug discovery) and Glycomics. Flagged new programs include a joint Environment and Business Degree,and a Green Architecture Course linked with Urban Design. And, a new Graduate Diploma of Education - Middle Years, Bachelor of Education (Special Education), B Psych Sc, Grad Dip Education Secondary (to assist in the school's learning environment) . In addition, the University has opened a new film school. Equally impressive is their Career Smarter program designed by the careers office, and the magnificent accommodation with ensuites and swimming pool at only $125/week. No wonder they had a 10% increase in 1st preferences in 2008. You can now apply to them through UAC.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au/undergraduateadmission '

Career Choice: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Last year Association of Consulting Engineers (ACEA) produced a DVD titled "Engineering:Design your world" It was produced to encourage secondary school students (12 - 15 year olds) into an engineering field and can also be viewed on Youtube.
For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lcorL9TCcU

Portfolio workshop in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Conducted by Billy Blue on Sat 31 May . See me for details and you need to reserve a place by phone or email.

$32,000 scholarship - Attention: Hospo students
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality and Tourism is offering a Scholarship for students and one of the desireable requirements are doing a VET Hospitality subject in the HSC and having completed hospo work experience (Paid or unpaid). Closing date for this 5th September and you will need to supply your Trial HSC results. Finalists must attend a 2 day workshop on 1-2 October. See me a copy of the application form.

$32,000 design scholarship
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The application forms for the $32K scholarship with Billy Blue College of Design have arrived. It has details of the design submission you have to do. Please see me to get a copy. Entries close 3 Oct 2008.

New course booklets at CSU for '09 finally arrived
Universities: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are considering CSU you really must must book at these booklets. See me please for the faculties you are interested in.eg Education/Exercise Scienc, Communications, Creative Media, Humanities, Psychology, Business, IT, Maths, Ag, Vet Envir Science, Foodd & Wine Science, Allied Health, Medical Science, Nursing etc
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

ANU Course Book for 2009
Universities: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A uni with a good reputation, ANU has sent their uni and college guide for students to look at. ALso visit their website or the open day on 30 AUgust.
For more information, visit info.anu.edu.au/studyat/

First Aid courses
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Do you want or need a first aid course to help you get into a certain uni or other course or to improve your job prospects? St Johns Ambulance will be holding courses here at McCarthy. The next 2 are: Sat 21 June 9-5 and Sat 19 July 9-5. Cost is $70. Please ring Pauline on 0412647601.

Whitehouse Open Days & Short course for YR12s
Private Colleges: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be on 15 and 16 August. Find out about their Bachelor of Design courseplus Cert IV and Advanced Diploma courses. Whitehouse also offers a 1 week course in the holidaysto develop your design skills. I have several new brochures on their courses plus a copy of the application for admission to the college plus the new course guide.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Women's College Leadership seminar
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Held on May 24th from 9.30-4.00pm. with a range of guest speakers including Marie Bashir. Cost is $35 to cover meals plus your own transport and accommodation. See me for details if you are interested

What jobs are in demand & what pay the most?
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The new GradFiles booklet has arrived. First year graduates earning the most money are dentists ($70K) , mining engineers ($60K)and geologists and chemical engineers (both on $55K). Graduates with the most likelihood of getting a job include: architects, building & urb/regional planners, certain types of engineering, surveyors, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, vets, rehabilitation and medicine. All have employment rates of more than 90%. See me to look up certain careers.

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