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UNSW 2008
Universities: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Undergraduate course booklet for everything you need to know about going to UNSW, courses, costs, scholarships,accom. I also have information on early admissions scheme for exceptionally talented students and Academic Achievement Awards for a Yr 12 student, optometry, B Taxation, open day 1st Sept
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au

Blue Mountains Hotel School
Private Colleges: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Information pack has arrived and includes: scholarships worth $15K, Career Focus days during holidays (try before you buy), FEE-HELP, early entry etc
For more information, visit www.hotelschool.com.au

GradFiles - who earns what & where the jobs are
Career Choice: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The Dec 2006 issue of GradFiles has arrived.82.4% of uni graduates from 2005 were in full time jobs within 4 months earning av $40,800pa. Highest earners were: Surveyors ($68K), Mining Engineers ($64K) then geologists, other engineers and doctors. Highest employment prospects: mining engineering, urban & regional planners, civil & electrical engineers,surveyers, dentists, nurses, pharmacists, medicine, rehabilitation, law, vets. See me for more details.

Quantity surveying & Construction economics: why?
Scholarships: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships worth $3000, employment prospects are fantastic (over 93.1% of graduates) and money is good (av $1600 per week). Find out what courses are available or more about the 20 scholarships being offered from me. If you don't know what they do, go to the website below. THis is a great area to get into.
For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/services/default.asp?FunctionID=5050&ASCO=212211A#Earnings

Nursing and Health Expo - Sydney 3rd June
Career Choice: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Sunday 3rd June 10am-3pm at Sydney and organised by Royal College of Nursing. More details on 1800 061 660.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au

Mid year UAC applications close soon
Universities: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close 1st June. Check the website for details.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/mya/apply/abw.html

Mid year enrolments at TAFE close Friday
TAFE: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Check the website for details and allow time for applications to arrive - due 25th May 2007.
For more information, visit www.tafensw.edu.au/

Thought of the Week
School Matters: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
"It's never too late to be who you might have been" George Elliot

Jobs in Sydney & Central Coast
Job vacancies: Posted 21-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
1) Apprentice chef: Bexley Gold Club, please Fax resume to 9150 5424, Email resume to ceo@bexleygolf.com.au or Phone 9150 9062 for more details 2) PRINTER & FINISHING APPRENTICESHIPS- Empire Printing: is Marrickville Printing company is urgently in seek of apprentices. Please email your resume to cathy@empireprinting.com.au or Fax: 9560 1316 3) Business Administration Traineeship - CENTRAL COAST GROUP TRAINING LIMITED: Please register your interest on our website at www.ccgt.com.au and send your detailed resume to jobs@ccgt.com.au 4) Junior/Traineeship - Dental Assistant: Crows Nest Dental Centre: Please contact the Practice Manager, Sumathy on 9438 4471.


RSA & RCG course dates set - Week 9
School Matters: Posted 16-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
RSA will be held on Tuesday 19th June and RCG on Wednesday 20th June. Course provider for both courses isCountry Hospitality Services. The cost of each course is $60. Please collect an envelope. Write RSA, RCG or both on it with the correct amount & return to Mrs. Forrest in the office. It is advisable to do BOTH courses as it increases your employability as so many places that serve alcohol also provide gaming facilities. The first 25 students to pay for each course will be enrolled in the courses. You must be 17 or older to do the course. More details on the flyer on the library counter.


UMAT prep course
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
UMAT Preparation Centre, has asked that I pass on contact details for students who are interested in doing a prep course for the UMAT exam. For more information, visit the website or call Michael on 0414870754.

For more information, visit www.face2faceumat.com.au

Optometry and Pharmacy in 2008
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC has released information about courses in these areas for 2008 and beyond regarding UMAT and STAT. See me for details.

What's On in Week 4
School Matters: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday - appointments with Yr 12 students, Tuesday - lunchtime in the Careers Room, Wednesday - Guest Speaker Jason Gunter on Accounting, UTS and Scholarships at lunchtime in A1 and Parent/Teacher Interviews, Thursday - Careers Room at Lunchtime.

Rural High Schools Medicine Workshop +++
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - 18-5-07
Held 8-13 July, this is open to students in Years 11 and 12 who want to study medicine. Please see me for details asap as applications close 18th May.

Jobs: boilermaker, police, women in construction
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A new magazine with info on these and other careers such a naturopathy and boat builder has arrived. See me for details.

UMAT 2007
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The information booklet has arrived. Closing date for registration is Friday 1 June and test date is Wed 25th July. I will discuss with at the meeting with the medical students on Monday 21st May.
For more information, visit www.umat.acer.edu.au

University Entry Requirements Booklet 2010
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These show what subjects each university recommends or suggests you study at the HSC for each course and are available to look at or buy. See me for details.

TAFE options
TAFE: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are investigating TAFe as an option for further study ( lots of cost-effective courses in many areas) I have an interactive Cd which explains courses, job prospects, costs, application procedure etc.

RSA & RCG courses this term?
School Matters: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
I am thinking of organising RSA and RCG courses to be held later this term or early term 3 and also in November after your HSC. These courses will be held at school for aprrox. $60 each (depending on numbers) and go from 3.15 - 8.30pm ish. If you are interested, please see me asap or email so I can see if there is enough intereste at this stage or I forget about it. You don't need to be 18 to do the course but cannot use them in a workplace until you are 18. Both courses improve your employability options for part time work at the end of this year and when you are doing further study. Please let me know if you are interested.

Careers Q & A Forum 24th May
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
At lunchtime on Thursday 24th May there will be a Careers Q & A Forum held. This is for students who have career and course questions. If you don't know something, others will probably have the same question. I will also be talking about cadetships, giving general scholarship advice and mentioning early entry schemes for university. Write the date in your diary and bring your lunch.

Eight new courses at UNE
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Subject to final approval, UNE will be offering B Advanced Science with Honors, B Biomedical Science, B Criminology, B Engineering Technology, B Marine Science and Management, B Music, B Psychological Science, B Theatre Studies. See me for detailed descriptions.

Uni Open Day dates for 2007
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a list of the open days for each university now. Please see me if you want details.

Uni Information Evening - 25th July 2007
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be arranging this year's University Information Evening for interested parents and students to be held at school on Wed 25th July at 7pm. there have been some major changes to the uni application process which will be explained on the night.

PricewaterhouseCoopers trainee accountancy program
Universities: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for this program wehre you can work gaining experience and money while completing a Business or Commerce degree close on 20th June 2007. You can attend information sessions and must register for these by 21 may 2007
For more information, visit www.pwc.com/au/careers

Guest speakers: Medicine students/UMAT
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Next Monday 21st May, at lunchtime in the AV room there will be 2 medical students (4th & 5th year at Newcastle uni) here to talk to interested students in Year 10, 11 and 12. They will discuss UMAT, application process, medicine courses and general advice if you want to do medicine or specialise in emergency, surgery etc etc. this will be in A1 at the beginning of lunch. Bring lunch with you.

Current job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: apprentice chef, apprentice plumber, office traineeship, fitness traineeship, boiler maker traineeship.

Career Industry Day
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Last week I, along with other local Careers Advisers, attending the Career Industry Day organized by Careers Network Inc. During the day we visited local employers and spoke to them about career paths and options, especially for young people. These included : Tamex, Tamworth Regional Council, Wests Diggers and Austam Homes. Between them these organistions employ over 800 employees. This was a very useful day and provided much information about employment prospects for students when they leave school. If you are interested in working for any of these groups, please see me.

Guest speaker: Advice on Scholarships & Accountin
Scholarships: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
This Wednesday (16th May) ex-student Jason Gunter will be here in the AV room at lunch time to speak to any students interested in finding out about careers in accounting, studying business/accounting at university and how to increase your chances of succcessfully applying for scholarships. Jason should know - he was awarded one the prestigious accounting scholarships from UTS worth $30,000- $40,000. Come along hear what he has to say. Bring your lunch.

The big UNSW Co-op scholarship program
Scholarships: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for the scholarships worth $15000 each year will open July and closed 28 Sept. This is for business, science and engineering. An information booklet has arrived and it is worth checking this out.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

JMC Academy Open Day etc
Private Colleges: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day in Sydney is Saturday May 26 with sessions at 10am and 1pm. FEE HELP is now available to assist with paying fees. Courses in digital media, audio eng, sound production, digital film & tv production 3d animation, music business management, popular music & performance etc. A CD with examples of student work has arrived and some graduates were involved with "Happy Feet".

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

Job Guide 2007 has arrived
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The new edition of the Job Guide given to every Year 10 student in Australia has arrived and is being given to all our Year 10s. If you want to check out the latest one eg job prospects, new courses and even new careers, please see me or look at the one in the Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.jobguide.dest.gov.au

Thought of the week
School Matters: Posted 14-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
"Never give up on a dream just because of the time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway."

Free Graphic & Interior design workshops in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See poster on the Careers Noticeboard - CAC on May 18, June 15 or AUg 17. See me if you are interested.
For more information, visit www.catc.nsw.edu.au

Free Graphic & Interior design workshops in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See poster on the Careers Noticeboard - CAC on May 18, June 15 or AUg 17. See me if you are interested.
For more information, visit www.catc.nsw.edu.au

Mid year enrolments for Year 12 2006
Private Colleges: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Enrolments for semester 2 courses are open for Year 12 students from 2006 still looking at what to do. Bedford offers business and childrens services at Diploma level (with automatic entry into university even if you didn't get the UAI you needed in 2006). TAFE applications are open. Contact Tamworth TAFE on 67682200 for details.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

Ipod NANO competiton forms
School Matters: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you collected a form at the Careers Expo, please hand it in to me at the Library ASAP so I can pas these on.

What's on in Week 3
School Matters: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday - careers room closed at lunchtime, Wednesday lunchtime AV room talk on careers in journalism etc, Thursday - careers room open & Passmores talk on Thursday night.

Computer Science and Engineering at UNSW
Universities: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
COurse booklets have arrived.

ANU Handbook 2007
Universities: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The handbook has details of all subjects you need to study in each course at ANU. Very detailed.
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au

GAP closing date 18th May
School Matters: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The closing date is getting closer. Don't leave an application to the last minute. A good application takes time.
For more information, visit www.gapactivityprojects.org.au

Communications and journalism talk now on Wed
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A talk for all students in Year 10, 11 and 12 interested in careers in communications and the media will now be held in the AV room at the beginning of lunchtime on Wed 9th May and NOT on Thursday.

Engineering new at Macquarie in 2008
Universities: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
For details of the seven engineering programs to be offered next year. Please see me.
For more information, visit www.engineering.mq.edu.au

Whitehouse Institute of Design open days
Private Colleges: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Course guides plus open days are 15-16 June
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Passmores Information Evening Thurs 10th May
Private Colleges: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
You and your parents are invited to attend this information evening here in Tamworth at 7pm at the Power House Hotel to find out more about courses and the college itself which is in Newcastle. A Year 12 student from 2006 is there this year.
For more information, visit www.passmores.com.au

A career as a Diversional Therapist
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochure has arrived - find out what you do, where you can work and where you can study.


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

Careers in Medical Research Seminar
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A seminar will be held at the Powerhouse Museum on June 7th for students interested in medical research, biological science, forensic science etc. You need to book so see me for details.

Pilot Aptitude Training Systems
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about aptitude test preparation for pilots in defence force and commercial airlines.
For more information, visit www.pilotaptitude.com

2007 Health Careers Kit has arrived
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Anyone who is thinking of any career in the health or medical area, must check out this booklet. It has UAIs, subjects, all NSW uni courses, scholarship info, special admissions schemes etc etc

Defence Forces - officer entry
Career Choice: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
To find out about leadership opportunities in the Defence Forces, borrow a CD-ROm which has just arrived.
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au

Thought of the week
School Matters: Posted 7-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
"Enjoy failure and learn from it. You never learn from success" - James Dyson

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