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Apprenticeships with Bluescope Steel
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Contact Illawarra Group Training on 02 42717051 for details of mechanical and electrical apprenticeships

Bluescope Steel Cadetships - Engineering at UOW
Universities: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A great opportunity for those interested in several branches of engineering - study and work and earn ($26,410 pa) at the same time. On line applications are sought from 1 July - 31 August inclusive. HECS is paid and there is $5300 accomm allowance. See me for the info sheet. This is a great opportunity.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/about/scholarships/prospective/

A day in the life of a student at Notre Dame Uni
Universities: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
On Friday 6 July there is a great opportunity for studnets in Years 10,11 and 12 interested in Sydney Uni. There will be lectures on cetain courses and talks on the transition from school to uni. 9am-1pm You must book by ringing 8204 4404 or emailling sydney@nd.edu.au
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Accommodation at Uni of Wollongong
Accommodation: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are to be made on line by 30 Nov 2007. Visit, see the website or oring 42215656 for details.
For more information, visit accommodation.uow.edu.au

Canberra Tertiary Open Day 5 institutions
Universities: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Visit CIT (lite TAFE), ADFA (defence force), ACU (Australian Catholic Uni), UC (Uni of Canberra) and ANU (Ansutralian National University) on Saturday 25th August 9-4pm.
For more information, visit www.tertiaryopenday.com

Casual work for Ag students
Job vacancies: Posted 21-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
There was ajob in the Leader this week for a school ag student to work on a farm Saturdays and in school holidays. See me or Wednesday's Leader for details.

St Alberts College at UNE
Accommodation: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Albies have sent an information pack with the steps you need to go through to apply to go there. There are also details of scholarships.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus/st-alberts/

Bachelor of Taxation at UNSW
Universities: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
COurse guide has arrived with details of career opportunities such as accounting, financial planner, tax specialist, tax agent etc, course subjects and electives etc. A UAI of 79 was needed in 2007. It is available by flexible distance study so you can work and study online whereever you live.
For more information, visit www.atax.unsw.edu.au

Law at UNSW
Universities: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Copies of the 2008 law prospectus/course guide has arrived with details of courses, applications and entry pathways.
For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au

Bond Uni Open Day
Universities: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be on Sunday 19th August. There is free on-campus accommodation for you and your family if you live more than 3 hours away. To register for the accomm. package, ring Stuart Floyd on 07 55951105
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

RSA and RCG courses this week
School Matters: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Please go to A4 at 3.15 on Tuesday (RSA) and Wed (RCG). Bring a pen and paper, a drink and a snack for your 15 minute break. You will not be able to leave the school. The course will end between 8-9pm depending on how fast you get through the material. There are 2 places left - see me immediately if you are interested.

Earle Page College at UNE
Accommodation: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Earle Page college has sent information and invites interested students to check out their website for details of the college and application process. I have also received a page ful lof scholarships/bursaries and financial assistance that will be available in 2008. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus/earle-page/

Budding entrepeneurs & business owners
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The Frank Team's latest issue of IGNITE - the e-newsletter for enterprising young people - can be download at the website below. It has lots of helpful suggestions and ideas for people who want to be their own boss.


For more information, visit www.frankteam.com.au/downloads/ignite_39_2007.pdf

Monash Uni in Victoria
Universities: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monash University will be hosting a Parents Information Evening on scholarships, accommodation and transition support to the University, with an appearance by Dr James Wisstock, Australian Life Scientist of the Year and a Monash Alumni who is now working in NSW. When: Monday 16 July from 6-7.15pm Where: Hilton Hotel, 488 George StreetSydney Booking and further information can be made online at: www.monash.edu.au/study/parents or contact Alex Sims, Schools Programs Coordinator: 03 9905 4213
For more information, visit www.monash.edu.au

Tocal Ag College
Private Colleges: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Tocal Open Day
You are invited to visit Tocal Agricultural College to experience what the college has to offer and the wide range of courses. Open days will be held each Friday of July and October school holidays, starting at 10 am. For more info phone 1800 025520 or email info@tocal.com



For more information, visit www.tocal.com

Australian Institute of Fitness
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The Institute is a registered training organisation providing both Certificate III and IV in Fitness as well as Group Exercise Instruction and Aqua Aerobics Instruction (certificate III). The Australian Institute of Fitness has created a new position of Career Scout 'Career Scout' to assist graduates to gain employment and attend careers expo's and present information to interested students about the Institute and how to get started in a new career in Fitness. Phone 02 8424 7215 or email karen.bugeja@fitness.edu.au │
For more information, visit www.fitness.edu.au

What's On in Week 9
School Matters: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday: interviews with Year 12s, Tuesday lunchtime: Careers Room, Tuesday: RSA Course, Wednesday: RCG course, Thursday lunchtimes: Careers Room

Quote of the Week
School Matters: Posted 18-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Thomas Edison once said: There's no substitute for hard work.

Newcastle Uni notes and money due Fri 15th June
Universities: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are going on the open day on the second last day of this term, notes and money are due to the front office on Friday 15th June.

RSA & RCG - next week 20th & 21st June
School Matters: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Four places are left in each course. Please pay Mrs Forrest asap. They will be held at school: RSA - Tuesday from 3.15 and RCG - Wednesday from 3.15.

Manly Internat College of Management
Private Colleges: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
ICMS open day is 19th August. Diploma and Degree courses in Hospitality Management eg Diploma of Hospitality Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Hospitality Management Diploma of Tourism Bachelor of Business Administration in International Tourism Diploma of Event Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Event Management Bachelor of Business Administration in Retail Services Management, Bachelor of Business Administration in Property Services Management. Ask about their CSP.

For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au/

Open Day & Holiday courses at JuliusMedia College
Private Colleges: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Open day is Sat 28 July. Course details for holiday and fulltime courses are at the website. eg sound, lighting etc
For more information, visit www.juliusmedia.com

Bond University
Universities: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Application forms for students living in NSW have arrived. You do not apply through QTAC. Scholarship deadline is 31 July 2007.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Sydney Uni - Open Day guide
Universities: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
It will be on Sat 25th August 9.30- 4.30. Find out more at the website.
For more information, visit www.live.usyd.edu.au

Deakin Uni in Victoria
Universities: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Days are in August at various campuses. The program is on the website
For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au/open day

Griffith Uni: open day & alternative entry paths
Universities: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is Sunday 15 July (9-2). If you want to get into Griffith Uni in the areas of commerce, graphic design, IT and hotel management but do not get the UAI needed, think about QIBT. THe Queensland Institute of Business and Technology offers Cert IV and Diploma level courses with progression to second year at uni in these areas.
For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au

Thought for the Week
School Matters: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
"The past is not your potential. In any hour you can choose to liberate the future" - Marilyn Ferguson




What's on in Week 8
School Matters: Posted 12-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes - Careers Room, Friday - deadline for Newcastle Uni notes and money

SCU guest speaker - Week 1 - early entry scheme
Universities: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
On Wed 18th July in Week 1, Lucinda from SCU will be here at lunchtime to give info the STAR scheme, courses, scholarhsips and answer questions. Note it in your diary
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

CSU faculty handbooks 2008
Universities: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
All these have arrived. Have a look at the large range of courses available. For each course, there is a list of subjects you will do in each year of the course which is very useful.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

CSU science scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $4000 per year for up to 4 years if you do any of 14 selected courses including teaching, medical science, forensic biotechnology etc etc. You need a UAI of 80+. Check out the poster in the Careers Noticeboard near the library front door.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/science

Part time Afternoon Job
Job vacancies: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See Careers Noticeboard for details.

QUT in 2008
Universities: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland University of Technology has sent a huge folder of everything about their uni and its courses, scholarships, colleges etc. Faculty booklets are very impressive and worth looking at to help compare uni's and courses.
For more information, visit www.qut.edu.au

Engineering at UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Info has arrived on : 2008 student guide, FEAS engineering admissions scheme and rural scholarships scheme (20 x $9000 per year for 4 years). Scholarship website is below. I have brochures.
For more information, visit www.coop.unsw.edu.au

Energy Australia apprenticeships etc
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
For details of apprenticeships, cadetships and traineeships with Energy Australia, visit their website. Closing date is 2 Aug and 28 Sept. These are highly sought after opportunities for almost 200 school leavers this year.
For more information, visit www.energy.com.au/energy/ea.nsf/Content/Careers+Home

Rural High School Health Careers Expo
Career Choice: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The HNE health service announcies this will be held on tuesday 26th June at NEGS in Armidale from 4-6.30pm. See the sign in the Careers Noticeboard for details.

Ed Assist's HSC Winter School at Sydney Uni -Jul
School Matters: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures for the subjects, dates and costs will be in the Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.edassist.com.au

Country Energy Engineering scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Four scholarships worth $40,000 are available with paid employment in uni holidays. See me for details or visit the site.
For more information, visit www.countryenergy.com.au/scholarships

Alternative entry into law
Universities: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Diploma in Law course handbook from the Legal Profession Admission Board in association with the Uni of Sydney. Find out more about another pathway to legal practice - especially if you don't get the UAI you need.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/lec

Wannabee journalists?
School Matters: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
There are two writing competitions you should consider entering to practice your craft and which would look good on a resume/application to do a journalism/communications course. They are the one mentioned in the morning notices (forms at the office) and once from Australian Catholics. The latter has prizes of $500 & $250. Visit the website for an entry form and details. There are unior and senior sections.
For more information, visit www.australiancatholics.com.au

What's on in Week 7
School Matters: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday and Thursday: interviews with Year 12 students, Tuesday and Thursday lunchtimes: Careers Room. A reminder to those who are doing the RSA and RCG courses to pay this week please and to students going to Newcastle to return permission notes and money to the office ASAP please.

Thought of the Week
School Matters: Posted 4-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Mark Twain once wrote: "Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great."

Finding uni scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
In the My Future website, there is a page to go searching for scholarships by area (NSW or regions), career (eg nursing, surveying, engineering) etc. It is worth browsing.
For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/services/default.asp?FunctionID=6001&Action=Advanced

Accounting/business scholarships at Newcastle Uni
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you did not attend the talk on Thursday afternoon, and want to apply for the $2000 scholarship or want info on their accouting and business related courses please see me.

APM Info Night: Marketing, Public Relations
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
APM have sent this information: Take the time to learn about careers in - Marketing, Public Relations, Event Management, Sport Management & Marketing, Entertainment & Music Management, Advertising or Digital & Interactive Marketing - and discover how APM can get you started. At APM we offer fast track, accredited qualifications that get people working. We have the connections to get you work experience and the business cred to get you employed. Consider these points: 98% of employers view work experience as critical when recruiting. 79% of employers think most uni grads are not prepared to enter the workforce. 92.5% of 2006 graduates were employed in their area of training within 3 months of graduating. Over 40% of APM full time students gain employment through their internship company.94% of APM students would recommend our course (which is a huge compliment to us and far higher than uni or TAFE!). Less than 1% of APM students drop out (compared to around 21% of uni students). You owe it to yourself to explore all your study options. Don't miss out on attending our information night. Hear from current students, graduates and employers. APM INFO NIGHT FOR FULL-TIME STUDY -Tuesday 3 July 5.30 - 7.30pm 213 Miller Street, North Sydney. To RSVP email cindy@apm.edu.au.

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

Attn: Year 12 2006 - School magazine 2006
School Matters: Posted 1-6-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Hello all Year 12 from 2006. Here is some news literally hot off the presses. The school magazine has arrived in the school. Can you either call in and collect it or arrange for a brother/sister to collect your copy? Any that are uncollected after a while will be posted out. It looks great and is a bumper edition. Please spread the word about it to all your classmates so they know it is now available from the school office. I hope your year is going well and life is being good to you. Regards, Mrs Barrett

Interview appointments for next Monday
School Matters: Posted 28-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me or email me to make an appointment for next Monday. Alternatively I will send notices through Home Room to you when it is your turn for your interview.

Griffith University in Brisbane
Universities: Posted 28-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
All faculty booklets have arrived and are worth checking out. Browse Griffith's study areas at the website: Arts, languages and criminology Business Education Engineering and IT Environment and planning Health Law Music Science Visual and creative arts. Open day is Sunday 15 July.

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

Newcastle Uni 2008 guide
Universities: Posted 28-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Several copies of this have arrived. Please see me if you are thinking of this uni and did not get a copy at the Careers Expo.

What's on in Week 6
School Matters: Posted 28-5-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday - careers interviews with Year 12, Tuesday - Careers Room at lunchtime, Thursday - Careers Room at lunchtime, Newcastle Uni talk on accounting and business in Period 5 (names to me please if you wish to attend).

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