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Scholarships at UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 13-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
All scholarship applications are now open, most applications close at the end of September. For more information on what scholarships are available please visit the scholarships website.


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

Accommodation at UNSW
Accommodation: Posted 13-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Due to strong demand for places at Kensington College , you should be applying now via the website for a room in one of the 3 colleges they have eg Basser, Baxter and Goldstein. I have copies of the brochure and application form and also a letter about construction works there in 2008.

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

EAS applications, Equity scholarships etc
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to be moving on these applications as they take time to fill in and complete all the paperwork.

THis week in Careers
School Matters: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday - talk at Year meeting, Tuesday - M1 at lunchtime on UAC questions about preferences etc; 3.0-4.30 - help with logging on to and paying UAC, Wednesday: scholarships and early entry forms due to me, Thursday: Period 1 all Year 12 to go to Hall or A1 for guest speakers, Careers Room at lunchtime.

Scholarships for Year 10 and Year 11s
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to win $250 or $500, see me for details.

UQ _ pathway to medicine, physio, speech and OT
Universities: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A new Bachelor of Health Sciences course may be a pathway to these courses if you don't get in with your UAI. See me to get details of the new course.

Apprenticeships/traineeships talk
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Thursday - all Year 12 interested in apprenticeships and traineeships go to A1 at the end of Home Room and then go to the Hall by 9.30 for another guest speaker.

Problems logging on to UAC or paying???
Universities: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
On Tuesday afternoon from 3pm - 4.30pm I will help students log on to UAC or QTAC in the library. Bring your student number, PIN and money if you wish me to use my credit card.

Early entry/ Principal's Rec/ School Rec schemes
Universities: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The ones for SCU, UNE and CSU are due to me by 3pm Wednesday 12th September. You must log on to UAC or QTAC first.

Lunchtime forum on preferences & uni application
Universities: Posted 10-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday: M1 at 12.45 bring your lunch. All questions answered on applying, getting student numbers, how to prioritise courses, what you should consider about preferences.

APM 2008 prospectus and scholarships
Private Colleges: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for the new 2008 booklet on courses in marketing, PR, advertising, event management etc etc. Scholarships worth $7000 are available. Info evening 11 Sept.
For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au

Scholarships for UNE Nursing students
Scholarships: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
I have 2 pages of scholarships for nursing through UNE. Please see me ASAP - some have closed eg 31 August and others close in Sept 30th.

Forum on preferences - Tuesday 11th
Universities: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Next Tusday at lunchtime 12.45-1.15 in M1 I will answer questions on preferences - this will be your best chance.

2008 Equity Scholarships - very impt!!
Scholarships: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These scholarships are to assist studetns who experience financial hardship with uni costs and they include Commonwealth Scholarship and Institution Equity Scholarships. Apply through UAC. I have lots of application forms. Find info on the UAC site and in your UAC book. The booklet is the best option to see if this applies to you.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

UNE Open Day - 7am departure!
Universities: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
We leave from school at 7am sharp - no delays or we miss breakfast at college. Casual clothes - be warm as it is Armidale we are going to. We will leave UNE at 1.30 to be back by 3pm. See you in the bus bay at 7am.

Uni of Western Sydney scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet has arrived.
For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au

CSU - $1000 for PREP students (B Bus or B Managt)
Scholarships: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying for early entry in either B Business (Agricultural Commerce) or B Management at the Orange campus, you be awarded $1000. See me for details or call 1800 334 733.

NSW Audit Office - Accounting cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A great opportunity in Sydney. Start working full-time earning $29,000 and studying part-time so you need a UAI to get into an accounting degree. Applications close 14th Sept so you need to move quickly - need references, reports, resumes etc. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.audit.nsw.gov.au

Problems logging on to UAC? No credit card?
Universities: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Next Tuesday afternoon from 3pm- 4.30pm I will be available in the library to help anyone log on to UAC or QTAC if you are having difficulties or do not have the internet at home. If you do not have access to a credit card or pay pal, you can bring the $22 to school and I will, once you give me the money, pay for your application with my credit card. No credit - pardon the pun!

UAC and QTAC applications/Early entry applications
Universities: Posted 4-9-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Early entry applications are due to me on Wed 12th Sept. These forms need your UAC number. To get this, you will need to have logged on to UAC using your student number (see me if you can't find it) and your UAC PIN.

Guest Speakers in Weeks 9-11
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
I am arranging several guest speakers to come to talk to Year 12 students both at lunchtimes and during some lessons eg apprenticeships & traineeships, Centrelink, TAFE, finding a job after the HSC. Listen to homeroom notices and read emails for details.

UNE Open day - update
Universities: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
So far only 28 Year 12s have handed in notes and money. Is this all???? This is a very important trip for students applying for early entry to UNE to help you choose courses. Please contact me if you wish to go as I have invited Year 11 to take up spare seats.

Australian Apprenticeships booklet
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Over 400,000 Australians today are doing an Australian apprenticeship. Many new financial incentives such as the Tools For Your Trade kit, Wage Top-Up etc make it more attractive. Find out more from me.

Attn: parents
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Copies of a brochure entitled A Parent's Guide to myfuture.edu.au has arrived and is available from the front office to interested parents.

Accounting traineeship in Tamworth in 2008
Career Choice: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A local accounting firm has contacted me to ask me to let you know that they will be offering a local student a position next year. You will need a UAI of 75-80. See me for details of whom to contact to make an appointment for an interview or to find out more info.

UNE Scholarships booklet for 2008 - 100+ on offer
Scholarships: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The booklet and application forms hav finally arrived. See me for your copy or collect one from the uni on the open day. You need to allow time to do the application properly and it is due to me by 12th Sept. They are worth $1.3m so it is worth applying.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au

UQ - Science and entry options
Universities: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets on science courses and entry pathways have arrived.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au

UQ Link scheme
Universities: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
This assists students who have experienced educational disadvantage as a result of financial hardship to gain entry to university at Uni of Qld. See me for details.

Good Universities Guide 2008
Universities: Posted 30-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
This book compares university graduates opinions about their courses, satisfaction with lecturers, starting salaries, % getting jobs etc and is worth looking at. It also offers advice on what to look for in courses in each major career area eg law, education, engineering, computing etc etc

Liberal Arts at Campion College & then Notre Dame
Universities: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which courses at Campion can lead to Notre dame in teaching, law, medicine, journalism etc. See me for details
For more information, visit www.campion.edu.au

Uni of Melbourne scholarships 2008
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet has arrived.

UNSW Bridging courses in Maths, Chem & PHysics '08
Universities: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochure and application form have arrived if you need or think you need to do a bridging course in any of these subjects to assist you in first year university. Costs are $275-$300. Register between 2 Jan - 1 February 2008. You may do this one even if you want to attend another uni - but check first.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/bridging

UNE open day - any one still want to go?????
Universities: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
With only 27 Year 12s returning notes and money by last Friday, I am now inviting Year 11s to make up the seats on the bus. If you want to go, contact me at school or email me ASAP. If you are applying for Early Entry (SRAS) at UNE, I strongly urge you to visit the uni on the open day to get your choice of courses right.

C.A..S. Hawker Scholarships worth up to $6
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
They are the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate students in Australia. The 2008 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday 3rd December and close on Friday 11th January 2008. Information about the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and an application form are available at the website or by contacting the secretary to the Trustees on 08 8127 1654. The Charles Hawker Scholarship perpetuates the memory of scholar, soldier, pastoralist and statesman Charles Allan Seymour Hawker and commemorates the achievements of one of Australia’s most respected pastoral pioneers. Born on May 16th 1894 at Bungaree homestead near Clare in South Australia, Charles Hawker was killed on October 25th 1938 when the aircraft Kyeema crashed in fog into Mount Dandenong in Victoria. This year the Trustees awarded ten scholarships to students from five states and the Northern Territory. Family member and Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon David Hawker MP presented the students with their scholarships at a function in Old Parliament House in Canberra in May.C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships are available to all Australian students. Since 1991, the majority have been awarded to students entering their first year of university study.Selection is based on personal qualities as well as academic ability. Undergraduate Hawker Scholars are able to attend a range of educational institutions. These include the Australian National, Adelaide, Flinders, South Australian and New England Universities and Marcus Oldham College.

For more information, visit www.hawkerscholarship.org

Sail the Young Endeavour
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Now is the time to apply for the adventure of a lifetime sailing the Young Endeavour. Your students may wish to apply. Go to the website or call 1800 020 444 to apply. Applications close on 30 September. Successful applicants spend eleven days at sea on the tall ship Young Endeavour, working and having fun.

For more information, visit www.youngendeavour.gov.au/site/

APM College (marketing, PR and event mgt)
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
APM 2008 Scholarship Program Submissions close Friday 28th September To receive a Scholarship Pack, prospective students are encouraged to email natalie@apm.edu.au


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

Careers in Dentistry
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Dental Association NSW Branch has developed a website that provides great information about careers in dentistry.



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

Not getting a UAI and want to go to uni?
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See me about a new UNE application process.

Surveying cadetships and scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details $3,000. Closing date is 30 Sept.
For more information, visit www.aiqs.com.au

More auto apprenticeships in Sydney
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Trivett offer 20 Apprenticeships to commence in January 2008 in the following areas;
Automotive Mechanical (Light Vehicle)
Automotive Mechanical (Motorcycles)
Automotive Parts Interpretation
visit the website listed.


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

RTA Rural Engineering scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
We hope that interest in the RTA Rural Engineering scholarships is going strong. Just a friendly reminder that the UTS:Engineering Scholarship application deadline is Friday 28 September 2007.We understand that students may have a lot of questions about the scholarships, accommodation and even university life at UTS.

Actuarial studies Info Session at Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
What does and actuary do? Besides being very good at Maths, find out on Sat 1 Sept 11.30-12.30. I have brochures. Register online.
For more information, visit www.efs.mq.edu.au

Australian Institute of Music Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
AIM open day is 1st Sept 11-4pm. See website or me for details of their music based courses - quite a range from performance to behind the scenes.
For more information, visit www.aim.edu.au

2008 UNSW Minerals Summer School
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
For year 10 or 11 students. See me. Closing date is 17 Sept 2007.
For more information, visit www.mining.unsw.edu.au

Automotive apprenticeships on offer
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
MTA Apprenticeships Plus is an organisation that employs automotive apprentices and trainees in NSW in 10 areas eg light and heavy vehicle, panel beating, tyre fitting, business administration and 5 other areas. See me for details.

Macquarie Uni Open Day program
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Held Sat 1st Sept 10-4. See the booklet or website for details. Remember to also visit colleges to check out accommodation.
For more information, visit www.openday.mq.edu.au

Newcastle Uni Open days for students & parents
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Port Macquarie campus: Sat 25 Aug 10-1, Newcastle: Sat 8 Sept 10-3, Ourimbah on Central Coast: Sat 15 Sept 10-3.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

UNE Open Day notes and money DUE NOW
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These are due Friday 24th August. If you still want to go, but have either lost the note or haven't brought it in yet let me know ASAP so you can get a seat on the bus before I open the offer to other students.

Full time job starting after the HSC
Job vacancies: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
There is a fulltime junior position here in Tamworth available from mid November. You would need to be an independent worker, have some interest or knowledge of computers, enjoy working with your hands and not be afraid to get your hands duty. Duties include: sales, customer service, working with registers, printers and copiers. See me for more details if you are interested.

More EAS applications available
Universities: Posted 23-8-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These are available from either Mrs McGregor or myself. Remember you need to make an appointment to see Mrs McGregor to assist you with your application and do not leave it until the last week of term please.

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