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Everingham Solomons Law bursary
Scholarships: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder to Year 12s who wish to apply, please send a letter of application and your CV in ASAP. Contact me for details.

UNSW Info Day 07 and UNSW scholarships
Universities: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
THis will be held on Wed 3rd January form 9-4. Three will be lectures in various faculties and chances to ask questions about last minute changes to UAC preferences. There is a new scholarship website so check it out.
For more information, visit www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au

UNE Campus tours
Universities: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE is offering campus tours for students and their parents on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays on Dec 5,7,8,12,14,15 and on January 9,11,12,16,18,19,23,25. Bookings are essential and you can ring 1800 818 865. It is a good opportunity to look around at uni and college facilties and ask questions.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au

Job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
See the NDL for these jobs or contact me if you cannot get a copy of the paper: Apprentice ffloor & wall tiler, harvest crew (casual), saleyard assistant, BMW apprentice technician, apprenticeships and traineeships with Army Reserve, full time trainee in childcare, electrical apprentice, lab assistant for 8 weeks (no experience needed), hatchery assistant, poultry labourers, showroom sales person, turf farm hand.

RSA Tuesday and RCG Wednesday
School Matters: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
For those doing the course, please make sure you are here at school ready to start in A4 promptly at 3.15. Please bring a pen and a snack. Year 12s should check at the office to see if there is any textbook money for you to collect. You can also use this opportunity to return any library books and pay for newspapers as well.

SCU Star Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Congratulations to students who have been notified of their acceptance into SCU. For the other students who applied, remember that you may still get into the course there that you wish based on your UAI and that there are other pathways to get into SCU if that is where you really want to go. If you are going to accept the offer, please follow instructions carefully. If this is not your first preference you can still accept the offer, and hope to get another one in the Main Round of offers in January. To do this, you need to check with SCU and with UAC how to do this successfully.

HSC Results, UAI released and results by SMS
School Matters: Posted 20-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Board of Studies provides this information: Release of HSC Results to Students.The HSC results are available to students via the internet, SMS text message and automated telephone services from 6 am on Tuesday 19 December. Students will receive HSC results summaries in the mail on Thursday 21 December and their full credentials on Tuesday 16 January 2007. The pre-Christmas release of HSC results gives students more time to take advantage of career counselling and other support services before making decisions about university, TAFE and employment offers or other plans. The Internet Results Service. Students can access their HSC results on three Board of Studies websites from 6 am on Tuesday 19 December by typing in their student number and PIN at: www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au; or www.hscresults.nsw.edu.au; or www.hsc-results.nsw.edu.au There is no cost to students who use the website other than the charges applied by their internet service provider and/or the cost of the call. Release of results by SMS text message 1977 2346.Students who want to automatically receive their HSC results by SMS can pre-register for the SMS service by text-messaging their student number and PIN to 1977 2346. A return text message to the student confirms that they have registered for the service and the results will be sent to their mobile phone at approximately 6 am on 19 December. Students who do not pre-register can still get their results by SMS by messaging their student number and PIN to the service after 6 am on 19 December. Students should check that their phone is in credit, that they have Premium rate access on their phone, and that there is room for messages in their phone's inbox.
The SMS service charge is a flat rate of $1.10. The Telephone Results Service 1902 220 100. Students can access their HSC results from 6 am on Tuesday 19 December by using the automated telephone service. Students call 1902 220 100 and follow the voice prompts. They will be given information about the cost of the call and asked to enter their student number and PIN. To cover costs there is a charge of $1.65 per minute (mobiles and payphones will incur additional costs). A call usually lasts two to three minutes.

For more information, visit www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/bos_stats/hsc06_mediaguide.html#releasehscresults

Full time jobs available
Job vacancies: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
One job not in the paper is for a 16-18 year male to work in a butchery. Please contact me for details of this one. Other job vacancies recently advertised include: Childcare trainee, saleyard assistant, 1st year apprentice technician with BMW, sales position in a local hardware store, delivery drivers with Eagle Boys, Sales trainee in new vehicles etc. If you cannot find the details in the Northern Daily Leader, please contact me.

Nature Care College
Private Colleges: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses in natural medicine, therapies, counselling etc. FEE-HELP available for degree courses. Enrol from 16 November. Open Days are 25 Nov 2006 and 20 January 2007. They offer Certificate, Diploma and Degree courses eg reflexology, massage, herbal medicine, naturopathy, yoga etc etc
For more information, visit www.naturecare.com.au

New government careers website
Career Choice: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the source website for young people aged 12-25 with a range of information and links.
For more information, visit thesource.gov.au

Second hand textbooks
School Matters: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 11s are anxiously awaiting copies of your textbooks, especially some Maths ones and Outcomes 2. Please bring them in now you are finished with them with your name, phone number and the price written or taped inside each book. Some students still have money to collect from the office.

Library books
School Matters: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Please please please return library books borrowed during the year preferably before Graduation or bring them to the grad practice to save library staff from having to ring you or write to you.

Accommodation in Newcastle
Accommodation: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Vinnies Lodge is self catering accommodation for students aged up to 25 attending Newcastle uni or TAFE and is located at Tighes Hill and is run by St Vincent de Paul society. Applications are currently being accpted. Please contact the Diocesan office on 49676277.

RSA & RCG Courses
School Matters: Posted 14-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
There is only 1 place left in the RSA course and 5 places left in the RCG course next week. Please pay at the front office ASAP to reserve your place. Courses start promptly at 3.15 each day. Bring pen, a drink and a snack.

Information Day at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 7-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
On 3rd January Sydney Uni will hold their Info Day to help you once you get your UAI. This is the day before final preferences must be made. Many universities will hold similar days so be prepared to travel to talk to advisers about your options if your UAI is higher or lower than you were hoping.

News from JMC Academy
Private Colleges: Posted 7-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
JMC will oopen a Brisbane campus in 2007. There are now 5 new Bachelor courses eg Popular Music and Performance or Business Management plus Creative Technology in Audio Engineering & Sound Production, Digital Animation and Digital tv production. You can now access C/wealth gov't Fee-Help loans as JMC is a registered Higher Education Provider. Ring 92124801 to make a booking for an interview for the March intakes. Short courses begin on 16th january. See the website for details.
For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au

More money for some Year 12s
School Matters: Posted 7-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Money from the sale of your textbooks can be collected from the front office by: Katie Slattery, Georgia Gulliford, Janika Armanno, Alicia Goodridge, Kyle O'Brien, Chantel Palmer, Courtney or Sarah Hopkins, Courtney Hine. Please tell these people if you see them and don't forget to bring your books in when you have finished with them.

Apprenticeships at Retorque
Job vacancies: Posted 7-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in appprenticeships in Metal Fabrication or Fitting and Turning (Machinist) here in Tamworth you must first ring Mr Philp here at school on 67610800 and he will give you details on what you need to do. Please do not contact Retorque directly.

Recent jobs vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 7-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: personal trainers, swim instructors, group fitness instructors, real estate sales, Human Resoures Admin Trainee ( indigenous), Administrative Assistant traineeship with Joblink Plus (12 months), Sales Trainee - new vehicles, Apprentice Mechanic, Trainee manager (take away food), Administration Assistant. Contact me (email or phone the school) for details.

Money from textbook sales for 14 students
School Matters: Posted 3-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Could the following students please call in at the office to see Mrs Forrest and collect money from the sale of at least one of your textbooks: Katie Slattery, Chantelle Palmer, Janika Armanno, Georgia Gulliford, Hayley Newman, Lauren van aanholt, Tahlia Aceti, Alisa Sundarej, Kyle O'Brien, Katie Frew, Luke Fisher, Jess McCarter, Alicia Goodridge and Ashley Deboos. If you have a younger brother or sister at school, they may collect it for you if you send in a signed note saying that they are collecting your textbook money.

R u going to Newcastle Uni in 2007?
Universities: Posted 1-11-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you, or anyone you know, is intending to go to Newcastle Uni next year and not defer, please send me a brief email ASAP or ring me at school on 67610868. I would like to know by Friday 3pm if possible. Thanks.

St Patrick's Business College
Private Colleges: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Certificate and Diploma courses in business admin, marketing, hospitality and event management. No UAI needed. Austudy available. Student loan scheme also available.
For more information, visit www.stpatsbuscol.com.au

Australian Business Academy courses for 2007
Private Colleges: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Academy offers courses in accounting, bus. admin, graphic design, IT, marketing, sport management, travel and tourism. Get your qualifications and start working or you can progress to uni if you wish. No UAI is needed. 1800 063 049. Campuses i Canberra, North Sydney and Parramatta.
For more information, visit www.aba.edu.au

Le Cordon Bleu 2007
Private Colleges: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The offer Bachelor of Business courses in International Hotel and Resource Management and in International Restaurant and Catering Management. Courses start in January and July each year.

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

CGC and SAE institute courses and open day
Private Colleges: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Computer Graphics COllege and SAE Institute offer courses in audio engineering, electronic music production, multimedia and web design, 3D animation, digital film production and graphic design. Open day is November 18 - campus tours, talks etc. The courses can lead to university qualifications if you wish. Visit websites at www.sae.edu.au and at www.cgc.com.au
For more information, visit www.sae.edu.au www.cgc.com.au

Sydney Film School
Private Colleges: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to work in TV or film production, the Sydney Film School offers diploma courses beginning 26 Feb 2007. Ring 9698 2244 or go to the website. Graduates may be eligible for advanced standing in second year of B Visual Arts of Uni of Sydney.
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com

Green Corps Projects
Job vacancies: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
For anyone interested in the environment and working outdoors, Green Corps gives young people aged 17 to 20 the chance to work on exciting six month environment and heritage projects. Participants get paid an allowance and receive accredited training.GREEN CORPS IS NOW RECRUITING IN TAMWORTH. To join, call your local Job Futures Green Corps Office on 02 6761 2780.
For more information, visit greenfutures.com.au

Current job vacancies
Job vacancies: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Contact me for information about these jobs going at the moment: apprentice butcher, horseperson for Tamworth stud, waiting and bar staff at several places in Tamworth (Casual and fulltime positions), field assistant for a surveyor, poultry labourers, process workers, real estate salesperson, labourers for 5th November only (call 67623904), production engineering traineeship.

HSC Summer School for current Year 11s in January
School Matters: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Lectures in most HSC subjects will be held in January at Sydney Unii. Application forms are available with details of which subjects, the dates and the cost involved. You can also buy study packs of books if you cannot attend.

Sale of second hand text books
School Matters: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A lot of Year 11s are already coming in looking for second hand textbooks so there is a ready market. Some subjects have changed textbooks so we won't need all your textbooks. Make sure your name, phone number and price are written INSIDE each book. Thank you.

ACTT Free acting workshops in November
Career Choice: Posted 31-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The workshops will provide information about careers and training options in the performing arts, and will be led by some of ACTT's most experienced industry tutors. Participants will get the opportunity to take part in an acting class, pick up audition tips, and have all their questions answered about the college and the performing arts industry in a fun and exciting atmosphere. If you are interested in studying ACTING, MUSIC THEATRE or TECHNICAL PRODUCTION then these free workshops are for you. Numbers are limited. Call 02 9212 6000 or email info@actt.edu.au to book a place today!

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

Aviation at Griffith Uni
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Aviation/Grad Diploma in Flight Management starts in 2007
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

ANU entry guarantee if you get a UAI of 75+
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A UAI of 75 will guarantee you entry into ANU in 2007 into a certain number of degrees. They have similar lists of courses if you get UAIs of 80, 85, 90, 95 or 98 and advise students to use their preferences wisely. See the poster with details of these courses on the Careers Noticeboard.
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/psi/guarantee.html

Short TAFE courses in Nov-Dec
TAFE: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Statement of Attainment or Cert I courses will be held in Tamworth and Armidale for 3-4 weeks in these areas: automotive (mechanical and paint/panel), childrens services, carpentry, bricklaying, plumbing, metal fabrication, electrotechnology, commercial cookery and video production. Cost is $158 with courses from 9am to 3pm. Courses are useful for those seeking apprenticeships and will begin on November 20th.

Melbourne School of Fashion courses
Private Colleges: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A range of certificate, diploma and adv diploma courses begin in March 2007. See me for the list of fashion design and related courses, the student prospectus or ring 03 94174502.
For more information, visit www.melbourneschooloffashion.com

Deferring at QUT
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
U cannot defer courses which require additional entry requirements eg porfolio, audition, questionnaires etc
For more information, visit deferment.qut.com

QUT Summer School (dancers, singers, actors)
Career Choice: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - 3-11-06
The Music Theatre Summer School will be held 15-27 January 2007 an for 15-22 year olds. Applications close 3 Nov with auditions on 12 November. Some top artists will be teaching there eg Geoffrey Ashenden, Bille Brown, Chloe Dallimore etc. For application forms ring 07 3138 8006 or visit website
For more information, visit gardenstheatre.qut.com

Scholarships & new courses at QUT
Scholarships: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - 30-11-06
Closing date for Vice Chancellors scholarships worth $5000 x 4 years is 30 Nov. For this and other scholarships in science, busines, bult env & engineering, visit the site, ring 07 31383181 or see me.New courses include combined degrees with Bachelor of Human Services.
For more information, visit scholarships.qut.com

Brilliant careers in science - QUT
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland University of Technology has a booklet outlining the jobs that science courses can lead to and interviews iwth uni graduates who are doing them. Worth looking at if you want to do something in science but not sure what or what kind of jobs it can lead to.

Part/full time jobs with Army Reserves
Job vacancies: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Apprenticeships, traineeships and other job opportunities (eg clerks, medics, truck drivers, cooks, combat, stores) are offered in Tamworth by Hunter River Lancers. Ring 67662367 for details or go to the Beersheba Barracks in Marius Street on any Tuesday evening at 7.30pm.

RSA & RCG reminder
School Matters: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to do one or both courses, please bring your money ($60 per course) into the office as soon as possible or get a brother or sister to bring it in. So far several Year 11s have paid and I don't want you to miss out if you wanted to do the course.

Rights and entitlements of employees
Job vacancies: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW State Office of Workplace Services has sent a letter with contacts for employees to check that they are getting the right pay, hours of work, leave etc. Ring 1300724200 or go the website.
For more information, visit www.ows.gov.au

Year 11s - medicine, dentistry, pharmacy etc
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to follow a health career at a university which requires the UMAT test, Icarus College is one of several companies that offer to assist you. See me if you are interested in this and get a brochure.
For more information, visit www.medical-entrance.com.au

ANU Regional Arts & Social Science scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - 18-12-06
Applications close 18th Dec if you attended school in a regional area (you do) and want to study an Arts degree at ANU. Ring 61252898, email: arts@anu.edu.au or go the website.
For more information, visit arts.anu.edu.au

Trainee Enrolled Nursing course 30th Oct deadline
TAFE: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - 30-10-06
If you want to start in the 27th Feb 2007 intake, the closing date is 30th October 2006. Another course will be in April with 25th January closing date. You will work and attend TAFE. Call 93919531 or go to the website for the application form. This is one way to get into nursing if you do not get accepted into university. There are also targetted positions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
For more information, visit www.health.nsw.gov.au/nursing

Jobs in the Leader on Sat and Tuesday
Job vacancies: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Current job vacancies include several retail (eg fashion) & hospitality (pubs and cafes) positions, optometric assistant, trainee finance broker, trainee administration clerk, heavy vehicle mechanical and body repair apprenticeships in Sydney, casual clerical position etc.

Attn Modern History students
School Matters: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a reminder that there will be a WWI revision session in A1 on Saturday 28th Oct from 9am- 11am on WWI covering all the dot points of the syllabus. Also, with the first Albert Speer question if you think any historiography is revelent to the topic, put it in. It definitely belongs in the second Speer question.

Clickview Interviews
School Matters: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have an important interview coming up, please come into the library and watch a few of the Clickview programs on interview do's and don'ts and essential tips. So far three Year 12 students who have had important interviews for jobs and university and watched the videos in the library, have been successful. Each has commented on how useful they were. So keep this in mind and call into the library when you can to watch them or other Clickview videos for revision.

TAFE deadline days away - 27th Oct.
TAFE: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - 27-10-06
A reminder that if you want to apply to do the courses which require early application I have several copies of the TAFE application forms . Applications are due on Friday 27th at the TAFE you want to go to so allow time for postage which means you need to fill the forms in now!

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

Diploma in Law at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 24-10-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This course iseqivalent to a law school degree but cheaper (eg <$10,000). You need a UAI of over 66, can study partime or externally etc. Approx 30% of students gain entry through the USC. More information is in a booklet and a brochure or the website.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/lec

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