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JMC Academy: How to Get a Job in Game Sound Produc
Career Choice: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
JMC Academy: How to Get a Job in Game Sound Production

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/news/how-to-get-a-job-in-game-sound-production

Vantage Automotive - apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
For over 10 years, Vantage Automotive has helped thousands of young job seekers find a rewarding career in the Automotive Industry. We are an exclusive service provider to many of Australia’s leading automotive brands, placing enthusiastic new Apprentices in their dealerships, then providing the resources and training necessary to complete their qualifications. Apply now for 2017 apprenticeships:

For more information, visit vantageautomotive.com/apprenticeship-vacancies

Shortage of early childhood teachers
Career Choice: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
As government seeks to increase access to quality early childhood education and care (ECEC) programs prior to school, early childhood teachers are in high demand. The most recent Queensland ECEC Census identified a shortfall in the number of specialist early childhood teachers needed to lead approved kindergarten programs in long day care and kindergarten services. The census showed a shortfall of 27 per cent in metropolitan areas and a shortfall of 44 per cent in regional areas. With the planned introduction of new national requirements for a second early childhood teacher in most long day care services, demand is set to double.

For more information, visit https://www.qut.edu.au/study/undergraduate-study/do-you-advise-school-students/news-and-events/news?

-Bridging Course
Universities: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Throughout January and February in 2017, UNSW will be holding bridging courses in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics. Each course consists of 40 hours of tuition including lectures, tutorials, laboratory classes and/or demonstration sessions.

For more information, visit https://www.science.unsw.edu.au/future-students/bridging-course-timetable

UQ Careers That Started in Science
Career Choice: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A science qualification opens the doors to an array of occupations you may have not considered. Explore the pathways that many of UQ’s science graduates have taken in fields including chemistry, physics, mathematics, computer science, biochemistry, biomedical science, ecology, genetics, geographical, geological, marine and environmental sciences, psychology and statistics.

For more information, visit https://career-profiles.science.uq.edu.au/

University of New England On-Campus Accommodation
Accommodation: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for on-campus accommodation at UNE are now open. UNE's residential accommodation consists of nine colleges, including seven traditional college residences, a village of self-contained units and the recently opened modern studio apartments at Wright College. Apply directly and separately to Albies.

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus-life/une-accommodation/colleges

Universities: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Ask UNE is an online knowledge base where prospective students can search for information about anything to do with UNE as well ask specific questions. Ask UNE can be accessed by clicking on the – Answers 24/7 – button on the UNE Future Students Facebook page.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/UNEFutureStudents/timeline

ANU Canberra Advisory Day
Universities: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
16th December, 10am to 2pm. Advisory day provides prospective students with the opportunity to speak with an advisor one-on-one as well as the opportunity to ask questions about academics and colleges. To register follow the link online.

For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/study/events/anu-canberra-advisory-day-0

Great traineeship with NSW Govt based in Tamworth
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
For students not considering university, this is a great option. Want to earn while you learn? NSW Roads and Maritime Services Government Traineeship. Earn while you learn in a supportive environment. Two year traineeship with ongoing career development
Opportunities available in Tamworth: currently accepting applications for our 2017 Government Traineeship Program. This is a two year office-based program that combines paid work and structured training, allowing you to receive a nationally accredited qualification upon completion. When you join Roads and Maritime Services, you also become part of a forward-thinking organisation that will offer you generous working conditions, flexible working options and a real commitment to developing your skills. The traineeship program is a combination of on the job training and TAFE delivered training. Pay rate may vary from $402.80 - $623.40 per week as per award (dependant on age, level of schooling completed and years out of school). Applicable allowances, employer’s superannuation contribution and annual leave loading
Certificate IV in Government Competencies. Details are here:
For more information, visit au.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=815f2a79975db782&l=Tamworth+NSW&tk=1avkjpquo18l2dhh&from=ja&alid=567

Scholarships at UC
Scholarships: Posted 24-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Canberra has a new search tool to find what scholarships you are eligible to apply for on its website.
For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/scholarships-and-financial-support

UNSW change for Info Day
Universities: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Info Day - Saturday, 17 December 2016. Students can now come and celebrate their amazing results at a revamped UNSW Info Day on Saturday, 17 December. Academics, current staff and students will be available from 11am to 4pm to chat with students about degree options, entry pathways, and more, the day after HSC students receive their results! A new website with more info will be coming soon. Watch this space.

$20,000 hospitalitly scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
In conjunction with AHA NSW, the Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) at Torrens University is offering one lucky student from regional NSW the opportunity of a lifetime. Applications are now open for the 2016 Hospitality Scholarship, which will grant one prospective student a $20,000 scholarship grant from the AHA NSW Foundation. The lucky recipient will undertake a 2.5 year Bachelor of Business (International Hotel and Resort Management) at BMIHMS; one of the School’s most highly sought after degrees. The scholarship grant will go towards assisting with the cost of accommodation associated with the degree. Applications are open to any male or female living in regional NSW. Applicants are eligible to be under the age of 18 when applying, however must be over the age of 18 when the degree commences within 12 months of receiving the scholarship. Applications close 28 October 2016
For more information, visit www.ahansw.com.au

Southern Cross Uni - degrees in Civil and Mech Eng
Universities: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University - degrees in Civil and Mechanical Engineering providing students a high quality opportunity to study engineering at a progressive and industry connected university. Ther recently completed $38 million Science and Engineering precinct and Learning Centre provides a world class learning environment for students with state-of-the-art facilities. The teaching is personalised, staff have recent professional industry experience and our focus is on producing well-rounded, work-ready graduates.https://vimeo.com/143309924?_cldee=Y2FyZWVyc0BtY2NhcnRoeS5uc3cuZWR1LmF1&recipientid=contact-95b5294b4f2fe4118132d89d67658224-f150574fae4b4056a12a1527c4b728d0

For more information, visit https://vimeo.com/143309924?_cldee=Y2FyZWVyc0BtY2NhcnRoeS5uc3cuZWR1LmF1&recipientid=contact-95b5294b

Uni course and scholarship information
Universities: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the attached document.
Week 2Term 4 2016 Uni information.docx

Iinformation on TAFE and Private College options
TAFE: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
See attached sheet for heaps of information.
TAFE and Private College Career Info Week 2.docx

Stacks of general career info
General: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see attached list of options and information.
GENERAL Career Info Week 2.docx

Students in Year 10 or 11
Career Choice: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW: Minerals Summer School 18th – 20th January 2017. Applications close 30th October 2016. Students in Year 10 or 11 who are interested in science or engineering can take part in this four day residential summer school. Students will learn about study, careers, lifestyles, and opportunities in the Australian minerals industry.
Contact: mining@unsw.edu.au

For more information, visit www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/mining-engineering/unsw-minerals-summer-school

Gap year jobs for 2017
Job vacancies: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Donut King is seeking two students wishing to work 30-38 hours per week during the daytime. You could combine this with part time work at night as well.
Donut King.docx

Guaranteed Entry (GE) at WSU
Universities: Posted 19-10-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Guaranteed Entry (GE) will provide participating students the opportunity to receive an offer into a Western Sydney University undergraduate degree or The College program on the day of ATAR release: 16 December, 2016. Year 12 students have been contacted directly regarding this new initiative. NSW domestic Year 12 students sitting the HSC in 2016 will be eligible to participate.
What courses are eligible? The GE eligible courses are listed on the GE website. These include Western Sydney University undergraduate degrees and College pathway programs. Please note: not all Western Sydney undergraduate courses will participate in the Guaranteed Entry initiative and these are also outlined on the GE website. For more information about Guaranteed Entry, including a detailed FAQs page, please visit the website. Students are also invited to attend Course Decision Day on Sunday 18 December at Parramatta Campus to receive one-on-one course advice with our academics, tour facilities, meet current students and discuss your course preferences.
For more information, visit www.westernsydney.edu.au/informationabout/bonuspoints/guaranteed_entry

Careers Adviser on holidays 24 Sept -15 October.
General: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
With any questions, please contact the institutions directly in my absence. Thank you. Mrs Barrett

Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting
Universities: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie Uni sent this: Here’s five reasons why students interested in accounting should make our Bachelor of Commerce - Professional Accounting their first choice:1. What we teach today, works tomorrow. We work closely with industry to make sure what you learn today lands you the job tomorrow. Our program is responsive to employer demands, so in 2017, our degree has a focus on the use of accounting software application and soft skills development. It is our implicit aim to develop valuable career aspirations and leadership skills to improve students’ job prospects and employability. 2. At the cutting edge. Our Finance Decision Lab launches next year – a dynamic, collaborative learning environment, purpose built to prepare you for the real world. 3. Top ten in Australia. We’re leading the country in Accounting and Finance (QS University Rankings 2016). 4. In the know with the CFO. We believe students learn best through engaging with industry practitioners, by offering future-focused opportunities for ‘real world’ experience in the accounting profession. With more than 20 industry partners, we’ll connect you with the leaders of the accounting and finance community so you can build your profile and expertise through internships and mentoring opportunities. 5. Accredited by the professionals. We’ll prepare you for entry into the Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) program, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) program, Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

For more information, visit courses.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/degree/bachelor-of-commerce---professional-accounting

Year 12 Subject Bonus Points
Universities: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The UC Subject Bonus scheme enables bonus points to be awarded to students who are currently completing Year 12 and have performed well in subjects relevant to their chosen course of study at UC. Students who have achieved the required results in the relevant subjects may be awarded up to ten (10) bonus points which are automatically added to their ATAR to give them an adjusted entry score for UC preferences through UAC. https://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry/bonus-points/subject-bonus-point-guide

For more information, visit https://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/apply-now/alternative-entry/bonus-points/su

Gap year jobs in accounting and medical centres
Job vacancies: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Three gap year jobs are now available. Please contact me ASAP for details.

McCarthy Careers on Facebook
General: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Search for and LIKE McCarthy Catholic College Tamworth Careers to keep update.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/McCarthy-Catholic-College-Tamworth-Careers-1058102914247204/?ref=bookmarks

WHS White card courses - vital for construction
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to get an apprenticeship or do work experience that involves a construction site like a new house, legally you MUST have this. Courses are offered at the Community College and TAFE. http://www.tamworth.nsw.edu.au/products/Compliance%2FOH%26S%20Construction%20Induction%20-%20White%20Card/OR http://www.tne.edu.au/Courses/CourseDetails?mode=brochure&cid=563-10006V01
For more information, visit www.tamworth.nsw.edu.au/products/Compliance%2FOH%26S%20Construction%20Induction%20-%20White%2

$2000 scholarships to UNE and UON
Scholarships: Posted 23-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Are there any other students who would like to apply??? Please email your name to me and which university. Newcastle or UNE absolutely MUST be your first preference of university to attend.

Mrs Barrett will be away 24 Sept-15 October
General: Posted 22-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
IF you need career related help or advice you will need to contact the university or organisation directly in my absence. Good luck Year 12.

Several page update of events, scholarships etc
General: Posted 22-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment.
21 September 2016 Master.docx

Verified UOW documents are ready.
Universities: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline

UAC Equity Scholarships - are you eligible???
Scholarships: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Equity Scholarships (ES) help financially disadvantaged students with the general costs associated with tertiary study. Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments such as ABSTUDY, Austudy, Youth Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment (Single) or the Carer Payment. Check it out and move quickly.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

2017 ANU Accommodation applications are now open
Accommodation: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for ANU Accommodation are now open and will close at 7.30am 6 January 2017. Students must apply separately for accommodation, and providing they meet the Accommodation Guarantee criteria, will be offered a place in residence following an academic offer. One application covers all residences, there is no cost to apply and are obligation free, so even if you are only thinking about coming to ANU they suggest they submit an application.

For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/study/accommodation/

Music auditions at WSU
Universities: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Western Sydney University is a world-class University with growing international reach, and a reputation for academic excellence and impact-driven research. For more than two decades, Music at Western Sydney University has been leading the way with a cutting-edge curriculum designed to inspire graduates to become creative, outstanding musicians. Students will experience purpose-built, world-class music facilities, high calibre teaching staff with international reputations, and musical training that successfully integrates academic studies with practical skill development in performance, composition and sound technologies. Many of our graduates achieve international recognition in composition, song-writing and performance, winning prestigious awards in festivals world-wide. Unlike other degrees at Western Sydney University that require an ATAR, admission into the Bachelor of Music is based on an audition.
For more information, visit apps.westernsydney.edu.au/admissions/aib/

Universities: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
So, you’re interested in studying science, medical sciences or human sciences? On Tuesday 27 September Macquarie Uni is opening the doors to Year 11 and 12 students who are keen study – and carve out a career – in one of these exciting fields. It’s all about you getting a taste of what a day in the life of a Macquarie science, medical science or human sciences student is really like.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/taster-day-science-medical-and-human-sciences/

Selecting preferences - advice
Universities: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Copy and paste this link: http://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/The-uni-preferences-selection-process?mc_cid=95f184762a&mc_eid=6a2badb2c8#.V-IQi_n5iUl
For more information, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/Uni-myths-debunked-onlin

The University of Sydney: Sydney Scholars Awards
Scholarships: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney: Sydney Scholars Awards, closing soon
Applications close Friday 30 September 2016. The Sydney Scholars Awards offer Year 12 students commencing studies in 2017 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 in value, for up to 5 years of study. Applicants must be currently in year 12, and the scholarship can be deferred for up to one year. Students will be assessed based on their academic achievements, extra-curricular involvement, and future aspirations.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/sydney_scholars_program

Gap years and scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Some universities will allow you to apply for scholarships in 2017 ready to start in 2018 but others only accept scholarship applications from current Year 12 students so you would need to apply now and then defer your scholarship as well as your course. Consider the scholarships that you would like to apply for and contact the institutions to ask if you need to apply this year or next. Check out the JobJump link to scholarships.

Gap years and deferring uni
Universities: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Gap Year – Applying for Uni – Scholarships. Students planning on taking a gap year SHOULD apply for university this year and if accepted into a course they can then apply for deferment for 12 months. Here is information on deferment.:, http://www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/offers/defer.shtml, http://www.vtac.edu.au/courses-inst/institutions/deferment.html, http://www.qtac.edu.au/applications/apply-here/offers/deferment

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/offers/defer.shtml

Gap year job for 2017 in a medical admin role
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A local medical facility is wishing to employ a gap year student for 12 months and provide them with a Certificate 3 in Business Admin traineeship. If you want more details and wish to apply, please email me before Friday 3pm.

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 21-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The future teacher scholarships and cadetships have been extended and will now close on Friday 23 September at 11:59pm.
For more information, visit https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy

Collection of Wollongong Verification reports
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that these are to be collected at lunchtime on Friday from the Careers Room along with a sheet of interview tips and another booklet for you.

Scholarship $60,000
Scholarships: Posted 15-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2017 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday 5th December and close on Friday 6th January 2017. C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships are one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $60,000 over three years. The Charles Hawker Scholarship perpetuates the memory of scholar, soldier and pastoralist Charles Allan Seymour Hawker and commemorates the achievements of one of Australia’s most respected statesmen. The scholarships are available to all Australian students. The majority have been awarded to students entering their first year of university study. Selection is largely based on personal qualities and demonstrated leadership as well as academic ability. Undergraduate Hawker Scholars are able to attend a range of Australian educational institutions.

For more information, visit www.hawkerscholarship.org

ATARs for dietetics
Universities: Posted 15-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please read for details.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dietetics/dietitian-atar-2016

Want to do an environmental science course? $1000
Scholarships: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A $1000 scholarship is available to a Tamworth student who is wishing to do Environmental Science at university. See Mrs Barrett please.

$2000 UNE scholarship - applications sought
Scholarships: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If UNE is where you want to go and is your first preference, please let Mrs Barrett know via email that you would like to be considered as an applicant. You must be willing to commence university in 2017 and NOT take a gap year if you are the successful applicant.

Wollongong Uni IMPORTANT NEWS - Verification
Early Entry schemes: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you submitted sheets for verification, they must be collected from Mrs Barrett in the Careers Room during lunchtime on Friday 16th Sept along with a note with tips to help you in the interview. The sheets and your Trial HSC report must be among the documents you provide on the day. If you are doing a Skype interview, you will need to follow instructions on this.

Equity Bursaries
Scholarships: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Many universities including ACU award ACU Equity Bursaries to commencing students each year. These bursaries are intended to financially assist students from low socio-economic backgrounds and are a one-off payment of $2,000. Closing date: 6th January 2017.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/scholarships_and_financial_support/

Careers in Psychology
Career Choice: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers in Psychology

For more information, visit www.psychology.org.au/studentHQ/careers-in-psychology/

The Good Universities Guide 2017
Universities: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2017 edition of The Good Universities Guide was released last month and features comprehensive information about Australian higher education providers and their courses, and new five-star performance ratings. Copies are in the Careers Room. The Guide has a list of questions and answers for year 12 students if they’re still considering their options about tertiary study.

For more information, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/Support-Centre/Where-do-I-start/I-am-finishing-schoo

Top tips for applying for scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Excellent advice from a uni student which applies to any university.

For more information, visit www.usq.edu.au/socialhub/uni-lifestyle/2015/10/elli-scholarship-applications

Gap year job for 2017
Gap year: Posted 14-9-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A local accounting firm plan to employ another MCC graduate again in 2017. If any current year 12 students will be looking for work in 2017 in their gap year, please see Mrs Barrett on Friday at the start of lunchtime in the Careers Room.

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