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Marine Careers Forum 18 June 2007
Career Choice: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Open to students in Years 11-12 who are interested in a range of marine-based careers. To be held in Sydney, cost is $10 and you must apply through me not directly. Ph 0292983655 for more info or see the flyer I have.

APM courses and cadetship program
Private Colleges: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses available in:- Business- Marketing- Public Relations- Event Management- Advertising- Sport Management & Marketing- Entertainment & Music Management- Digital & Interactive Marketing. See me for details of their internship and cadet program. Also see the flyer comparing uni course costs and private college costs and earning capacities.

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

MedEntry - UMAT preparation course
Universities: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details about this course and the discount they offer.
For more information, visit www.MedEntry.com.au

Blue Mountains Hotel School - courses & scholarshi
Private Colleges: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
They offer diploma and degree courses with a New Bachelor of Business course with Uni of Queensland. I have brochures on their courses and the Career Focus Days - try before you buy. Find out whether studying hospitality, tourism management, commercial cookery if what you want to do. Find out about their scholarships. See me or the website.
For more information, visit www.hotelschool.com.au

Rotary Aviation Careers Expo May 27-29
Career Choice: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Any Year 10 or Year 11 students interested in this must see me for details and an application form.

Sydney Uni Open Day & uni tours
Universities: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses and Careers Day this year will be held Sat 25 August. If you and your family will be in Sydney and want a uni tour in any school holidays this year, I have a list of times and dates. See me or visit the web site.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/visitsydneyuni/

Billy Blue & William Blue Courses & Guest speaker
Private Colleges: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember the meeting in M1 Thursday 8th at lunchtime if you are interested in careers in design, hospitality or hotel management. Bring your lunch and see you there at 12.45.

Medicine Information Seminar
Universities: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Alpha Omega Education will be holding a Medicine Information Seminar for students in year 11 and year 12. This one day seminar will cover all you need to know about medicine as a career. Date: 31st of March 2007 Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm Place: University of Sydney, Camperdown Campus Cost: Students $99 Parents & Teachers $79 Light refreshments will be provided. There will be a list of guest speakers from the medical profession including a careers adviser, a medical student, a junior doctor and a senior specialist; who will share their first hand experiences and professional insights about medicine. They will offer you practical advice and share personal recommendations to help you make an informed decision about choosing medicine as a career. You will get the opportunity to address them with questions or concerns you may have relating to medicine. Subject matter: * Which universities offer undergraduate medicine degrees and what are their selection criteria * What does it take to be a Medical student and what is university life like * What is it like being a day to day practising doctor and what are the challenges * What is UMAT and what does it have to do with studying medicine? All the questions you want to know before, during and after studying medicine will be addressed to help you decide: Is medicine for me? For more information including downloading the enrolment form log onto the website or call us (02) 9708 3666

For more information, visit www.alpha-omega.org.au

Current job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 6-3-07 Deadline - No Deadline
See the list in the Careers Noticeboard at the front of the library for the 8 jobs available now.

UMAT - Needed for Medicine - AMEPP course
Universities: Posted 21-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Full course and distance learning options are available. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.amepp.com.au

Women in engineering scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 21-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Girls interested in this should visit QUT's website to check out the current $5000 scholarships and what you can do to be prepared if you want to apply later this year.
For more information, visit scholarships.qut.com

B Applied Science - Careers in Science
Universities: Posted 21-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland Universityof Technology has a website which shows the possible career opportunities for students who choose to do a Bachelor of Applied Science at university. It also lists the areas you may choose to specialise in by offering majors in biochemistry biotechnology chemistry ecology environmental science forensic science geoscience microbiology mathematics and physics.
For more information, visit www.realscience.qut.com/

O week at uni, new courses and new jobs
School Matters: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Good luck to all Year 12 students from 2006 starting life at university, TAFE and other courses. Good luck also to all those in new jobs and those still looking.

What can you do in a GAP year after Year 12
School Matters: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about a range of projects and organisations, what the advantages and disadvantages are, costs etc at a talk in the AV room at lunchtime on Wednesday 28th February. Mark the date and bring your lunch. Year 11 and Year 12 students are welcome.

A day in the life of a hospitality manager
Private Colleges: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Spend a day finding out if hospitality management and event management is what you want to do. Billy Blue hosts several of these days this year in April, July and October. See me for details and dates. Cost is $80.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

A day in the life of a designer
Private Colleges: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Spend a day working on a design brief, producing the artwork and taking it to production stage. Find out if design and multimedia design is what you want to do. Billy Blue hosts 5 of these days a year in June, July, August, September and November. See me for details and dates. Cost is $80.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

Billy Blue & William Blue Courses & Guest speaker
Private Colleges: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Details of Courses in communication design, multimedia design, hospitality management, event management adn commercial cookery - 1 year diplomas and 3 year degrees. Visit the website or come to hear a guest speaker on Thursday 8th March at lunchtime in M1. Write the date in your diary.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

Yr 12 2006 - Full time job in Tamworth pharmacy
Job vacancies: Posted 20-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
A local pharmacy is after a full time employee who is NOT deferring university this year. So if you are looking for a full time permanent position, please contact me at school asap.

Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood)
Universities: Posted 13-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Course details available and a course profile. Cut off UAI for the course at Ourimbah campus of Newcastle University in 2007 was 64.45. Find out where you can work and what you do in the course.

UMAT preparation course - NIE
Universities: Posted 13-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
NIE offer training courses and practice questions to help you. The Sydney workshop will be on 23 June. Brochure available.
For more information, visit www.nie.edu.au

Regional Uni Roadshow talk - Feb 21 1.45pm
Universities: Posted 13-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a reminder to any Year 12 student who is interested in going to university but has not put their name down on the list in the library to do so before Friday.

Raffles KvB College Courses
Private Colleges: Posted 13-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Raffles KvB Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication) course offer 3 new digital techology subject - Moving Image, Animation and Game Design. They offer courses to students interested in fashion, graphic design and digital media who don't want to go to university
For more information, visit www.kvb.edu.au

Jobs being advertised
Job vacancies: Posted 13-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Contact me or see Tuesday's Leader about these jobs: apprentice plumber (closes 15 Feb), bar staff (RSA & RCG), appprentice butcher, floor covering assistant may lead to apprenticeship, wait staff, nanny for 6 weeks, waitress, apprentice heavy vehicle mechanic, Supre in Armidale staff, motel reception and senior waitstaff, apprentice spray painter.

Current job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 6-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
These jobs have been advertised recently: Angus & Robertson bookshop, apprenticeships in plumbing and electrical and boiler maker (Moree), casual waitress, child care traineeships (2), floor covering assistant, furniture sales person, junior welder, security guard, concrete labourer, civil construction (Moree), spare parts/storeperson, sales assistant (Telstra shop). Remember that it is often easier to get a job you really want if you are already working and have a good track record as an employee (even in a job you don't particularly like or see yourself doing for a looong time). Contact me if you cannot get hold of a recent NDL. Good luck

Beford College - business & child care courses
Private Colleges: Posted 6-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Bedford College in Glebe Sydney offer Certificate and Diploma courses in business & childcare. No UAI needed, get qualifications and enter the workforce with possible university pathways available.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

ACTT Drama workshops for HSC students
Private Colleges: Posted 6-2-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Actors College of Theatre and Television are holding full and half day workshops in acting, improv and play building. See me for the brochure
For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au

UAC - late round offers
Universities: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you receive a late round offer this week or next week, please email me with the details.

Traineeships in Sydney
Job vacancies: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Some traineeships are available in Childcare at Drummoyne, and Hospitality at Bondi. Both commence in February. For more info contact Daniela Ianni, Job Placement Coordinator, TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute, Phone: 02 9217 4485, Fax: 02 9217 4047

Aust College of Natural Therapy & CSU
Private Colleges: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Naturopathy is based on the holistic approach to health in which the physical, mental and the emotional aspects of the patient are given equal importance. A naturopath treats the patient as a whole and not just their symptoms. Naturopaths work on the principle that acute disease is simply a manifestation of the healing forces efforts to get the body back to normal. The treatments that are used are safe and effective and are also gentle to the body; these could include change in diet, lifestyle, nutritional supplements, herbal medicine iridology and/or counselling. Courses in Naturopathy are offered fulltime, by flexible delivery and via distance education at ACNT. There is also a degree pathway with Charles Sturt University, graduates of the ACNT Advanced Diploma of Naturopathy course may upgrade to a Bachelor of Health Science (Complementary Medicine) degree through our arrangement with Charles Sturt University. The next fixed programme commences in February 2007, however you may start your studies at any time by flexible delivery or distance education. For more info contact the Student Recruitment Team on (02) 9218 8888.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

Interactive Design &Animation Courses at TAFE
TAFE: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE NSW Northern Sydney Institute has the right diploma course to get careers in the new media industry off the ground. The Diploma in Information Technology (Software Development) offered through Hornsby College includes interface design, development, testing systems and programming for interactive games. Career choices include web designer, computer animator, multimedia programmer and special effects designer. For more information on this new media course and other courses in new media including Digital Media, Design, Film and Television offered through TAFE NSW Northern Sydney Institute, visit the site or call 131 674.
For more information, visit www.tafestudy.info

UMAT courses in 2007 - Icarus College
Universities: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking at studying medicine or certain health courses, you may need to sit the UMAT test. Icarus are one of several organisations aimed at helping you prepare.
For more information, visit www.medical-entrance.com.au

TAFE Enrolments & Tamworth Community College
TAFE: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are intending to apply for courses, please contact the TAFE immediately. Tamworth TAFE's phone number is 67682200 and the College's number is 67664775. There are a lot of courses that will enhance your job prospects in a huge range of career areas.
For more information, visit www.tafensw.edu.au

Want to work on a cattle station in NT or QLD?
Job vacancies: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Jobs are available with the Australian Agricultural Company at some of their 26 stations eg jackeroo, jilleroo, cooks, gardeners etc. Free accomm & meals . Ph 07 33684424
For more information, visit www.aaco.com.au

Acccommodation in Newcastle
Accommodation: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If anyone knows of any accommodation vacancies (eg shared houses etc) in Newcastle, please let me know via email or phone at school on 67610800. There are several students who are after somewhere to live. Anyone who is off to Newcastle this year, please send me an email.

Jobs for Year 12 2006
Job vacancies: Posted 30-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Please contact me about any of these recently advertised jobs: cadet journalist, casual sales assistant (need RSA), apprentice electrical fitter, apprentice kitchen/cabinet maker, receptionist with RSA, fulltime childcare trainee, dental assistant, traineeships with with laminating company, casual on-call production workers with licence, office junior, traineeship with irrigation company (in design, sales or logistics). Please email or ring me at school on 67610800 ASAP.

Plans for 2007
Universities: Posted 22-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Hello everyone from the wilds of Tasmania. I am on holiday and have not seen the uni offers. If you have received an offer, please email me to let me know the details and whether you intend to accept the offer, defer or reject it. On past experience I will be contacted by employers in the first few weeks of February with jobs for students either full time or for students who are deferring. If you already have a job, please let me know. All the best.

Happy New Year - and my current contact details
Career Choice: Posted 2-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Happy New Year to everyone who subscribes to Careers Alert. I know that for many of the Year 12s, your plans for 2007 are falling into place. I know that for some of you, everything is still up in the air waiting to hear about uni offers, TAFE places and job applications. If you need to contact me in the next few weeks for information or advice or to let me know what you are doing, please email me at: sgbarrett@rocketmail.com or contact me at 0419607308 as I am currently unable to access my careers email address through school. If you have sent me an email in the last few days, can you please re-send it the alternative email address if I have not replied to you? There are plenty of courses and jobs out there with something for everyone. Best of luck.

Rural health scholarships for 2007 worth $10K pa
Scholarships: Posted 2-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in applying for any health degree at selected universities in 2007, you might like to apply for the Rural Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarship scheme. Areas include: OT, podiatry,dietetics, physio, speech pathology, medical radiation sciences, audiology, aboriginal health worker, optometry, oesteopathy and some social work courses. Applictions close on Monday 29th January 2007 at 5pm. For details of which courses and how to apply go to the website, ring 1800460440 or email rahus@ruralhealth.org.au

For more information, visit www.sarrah.org.au

Changing preferences - the deadline
Universities: Posted 2-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
The deadline for changing preferences for the Main Round of offers is midnight on Thursday January 4th. Try not to leave it until the last moment. Your should have received a booklet called "You and Your UAI" which included information and advice about changing preferences.

Job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 2-1-07 Deadline - No Deadline
Recent jobs in the Leader include: hospitality positions at Outback Jacks and a journalism cadetship with the Northern Daily Leader suited to students who have completed their HSC. These cadetships are rare and is a good opportunity for someone who wants to enter journalism and get hands-on experience and training.

HSC results and UAIs
Universities: Posted 19-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
By now you would have received your HSC results and no doubt many of you are happy while some may be disappointed. Just remember that when you get your UAI, if it higher or lower that you want or need, please contact me or someone at school or at a university or a helpline about your options. YOu can contact me at school, via email or mobile phone. So many options do not need a UAI and there are a lot of alternative routes to reach your goals if these include university. Do not suffer in silence or feel ashamed as there are so many options and you will not be alone if you are disappointed. Your UAI is not YOU. It is a rank only. The school looks forward to hearing from you, sharing your joys and helping you deal with any disappointments.

More Full time jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 18-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Kootingal IGA have contacted me today and have two positions vacant. They are after a male and a female for full time positions (38hr per week) for a year. This would suit students intending deferring university. You would have training and end up with a Cert II in Retail. Anyone who is interested is asked to drop your resume into IGA at Kootingal and will be contacted for an interview.

Job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 18-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday's NDL had jobs for a Pharmacy Assistant, jobs with a new business opening in town called Computer Nerds, admin assistant/receptionist with NBN, receptionist with Evans Printing, sales and customer service with Dengates, Survey and Design Officer (good HSC in maths and science, CAD) in Gunnedah, Car salesperson with Woodleys. Let me know how you go.

Short TAFE courses in January
TAFE: Posted 18-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE are offering courses in Podcasting and Creatiave Use of DIgital Photography. See the ad in the Leader or ring 1800448176 for details and to book.

TAFE Enrolments for 2007
TAFE: Posted 18-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The general enrolment days for TAFE courses will be Monday 29 and Tuesday 30 January between 1pm and 7pm. Monday's Northern Daily Leader (Country Leader p4) has an advertisement saying that some of the high demand courses are still accepting late applications and they have a list of Flexilink courses you can do externally from home without attending TAFE. Ring 1800 448 176 for details or ring me if you cannot get a copy of the paper.
For more information, visit www.newengland.tafe.nsw.edu.au

Good luck Year 12
School Matters: Posted 14-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Good luck everyone in Year 12 for your results next week and congratulations to all the Year 12 students who received awards at the school Awards Night on Wednesday. Keep on checking your emails from me. I know of some health scholarship information that is due to arrive soon and a few job opportunities coming up. Sorry to sound like a nagging mother but we still need textbooks to sell, money to be collected and library books to be returned. Thanks.

Getting your UAI on Wednesday
Universities: Posted 14-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
UAIs released by UAC on UAC's website and InfoLine# from 9am on Wed 20 December 2006. Remember you can change your preferences up until Thursday 4th January depending on your UAI. Please contact me if you have any questions or problems over your options. I will be at school until Thursday afternoon so you can call in or ring the school. If you wish to contact me after school has finished, please email me or ring the mobile phone number listed in the green spiral bound 2006 Careers Booklet I gave to all Year 12s.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Getting your HSC results - different ways
Universities: Posted 14-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
To access your 2006 HSC Results via Internet students can log onto either: Board of Studies NSW website or www.hscresults.nsw.edu.au, www.hsc-results.nsw.edu.au
You can access your HSC results on these sites from 6.00 am on Tuesday 19 December by typing in your student number and PIN. If you use these sites, there is no cost to you other than the charges applied by your internet service provider and/or the cost of the call. Important: If you use a shared computer in a public place, for example at school or in a library, to access your results, make sure you quit or exit the browser software before leaving. This will remove the possibility of anyone else viewing your results. The Office of the Board of Studies also recommends that you log on to Students Online on the Board of Studies website to check your Assessment Rank Order when it becomes available at 4.00 pm on Wednesday 15 November 2006. Please note: the HSC results service will not be available until 6.00 am 19 December 2006. Access your 2006 HSC Results via Telephone
by calling telephone results service 1902 220 100 You can access your HSC results from 6.00 am on Tuesday 19 December by using the automated telephone service. Call 1902 220 100 and follow the voice prompts. You will be given information about the cost of the call and asked to enter your student number and PIN. To cover costs there is a charge of $1.65 per minute (mobiles and payphones will cost more). A call usually lasts two to three minutes. You should have a list of your 2006 HSC courses, with spaces for you to record your examination mark, your assessment mark, your HSC mark and your performance band for each course. This will help you record your results. The Telephone Results Service closes on Friday 29 December.
Access your 2006 HSC Results via SMS: If you want to receive your HSC results automatically by SMS you can pre-register for the SMS service by text-messaging your student number and PIN to 1977 2346. A return text message will confirm that you have registered for the service. The SMS results message will be sent to your mobile phone at approximately 6.00 am on Tuesday 19 December, but there may be a delay in receiving it, depending on the traffic on your provider network. Only one mobile telephone per student can be on the register for the release of HSC results via SMS message. If you register more than one phone number, only the last registered will receive your results message. You should check that your phone is in credit, that you have Premium rate access on your phone, and that there is room for messages in your phone's inbox. If the text memory is full, the handset may reject the SMS. The SMS service charge is a flat fee of $1.10. If you do not pre-register, you can still get your results by SMS by messaging your student number and PIN to the service after 6.00 am on Tuesday 19 December.

If you have any technical or access inquiries about the SMS Results Service call 1800 785 327 weekdays between 9.00 am and 5.00 pm until midday on Friday 29 December 2006. If you experience problems or have pre-registered for the SMS Results Service and wish to modify your mobile telephone number before the release of the results call 02 9367 8001. The SMS Results Service closes on Friday 29 December.

For more information, visit www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/syllabus_hsc/hsc_results_06.html

Current job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 13-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Recent advertised jobs include: work in a local gym, trainee chlld care, plumbing apprenticeship, cafe staff, office admin/store person, marketing with Eastmon, hospitality staff for festival, health research interviewer, position with Tamworth Building Supplies, dental assistant.

Scholarships at Macquarie
Scholarships: Posted 13-12-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Accounting - actuarial scholarshipships.
For more information, visit www.actuary.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/prizes_and_scholarship

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