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Raleigh International volunteers
Career Choice: Posted 8-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Raleigh International, a UK based charity exists to develop young people from every background. They present challenges to 17-25 year old volunteers via expeditions around the world. They are now looking to set up a branch of the charity in Australia and make the expedition experience more accessible to young people from Australia and New Zealand. For more information, contact Andy Wahid (0434825669) or check out their web site.
For more information, visit www.raleighinternational.org

NIDA open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 8-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The NIDA Open Day only occurs once every two years, this year it will be held on Saturday 3 June.. Further details are on the NIDA web site.
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au/venues_services/visiting/Open_Day.html

Year Meeting Monday 8th May
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
In Period 4 please go to the Hall for a Year Meeting.

Lunchtime FAQ Careers Forum Mon 15th May Week 3
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - 15-5-06
At lunchtime on Monday 15th May in the AV Room there will be a careers info forum. I will discuss topics you want to know about, answer any questions and will be talking about what to do if you are still undecided on your career path and also why you should consider RTOs/private colleges. If you have a specific topic or question please email me or write it down and give it to me before the end of Week 2. The chances are that if you don't know the answer, other students will be in a similar situation and want to know about it too. If the question is very specific to you, I will discuss it individually with you. Bring your lunch to the forum and your questions.

JMC Academy open day 27 May
Private Colleges: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day sessions are 10.30 and 1.30. Bookings are essential. Do it on line or ring 92818899. Course on audio engineering, digital media, animation, music business management, film & tv production, music performance
For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au

UMAT deadline & booklet
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Umat deadline for lodging an application is 9 June. Mark the date in your diary. Date of test is 26 July. Results sent late September. See me to look at the UMAT 2006 Information Book,
For more information, visit www.acer.edu.au/tests/university/umat/

Griffith Uni Bachelor of Medican Science
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
You can do this course to fast track you into the Bachelor of MEdicine/Bachelor of Surger course, eliminating the need to sit the GAMSAT test. Closing date for entry into Griffith for 2007 is 9th June.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

Diploma in Law course / Uni of Sydney
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
To do the course you need a UAI of at least 66 and it can be done externally. See also the booklet on Pathway to Legal Practice.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/lec

University of Tasmania
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The course guide to the Uni of Tasmania in Launceston has arrived.
For more information, visit www.utas.edu.au

RSA & RCA courses
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
There is still a vacancy for the RCA course on Thursday. $50 to Mrs. Forrest please. Remember that both courses start at 3.15 and go to approx. 8.30. There will be a brief meal break but not enough time to leave the school to get food. BYOF (Bring Your Own Food).

Apprenticeships & Traineeship Info
: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures for parents and students have arrived on career pathways and opportunities.
For more information, visit www.skilling.nsw.gov.au

Uni of Sydney Economics & Business
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty brochure for 2007 has arrived.
For more information, visit www.econ.usyd.edu.au

WEP student exchange
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Learn French in Belgium or travel to Germany, Italy, France or New York. Call 1300884733, see the poster or visit the site
For more information, visit www.wep.org.au

JCR North Coast (au pair, nanny, hospo & it)
Career Choice: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The company organises gap year programs of au pair, nanny and mothers help positions in the USA. You must 18-30, like kids and want to travel. They also offer an IT internship in India, Teaching in Seoul and Hospitality in UK and Europe. See the poster in the Careers Noticeboard.
For more information, visit www.jcrnorthcoast.com.au

Scholarships, tours & accom at Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Currently accommodates 376 students and are building 516 extra rooms. Innovation scholarships are for students with very high UAIs ie over 98.5 Campus tours are heldon 10 July, 14 July 9 Oct and 13 Oct. Ring 98507309 to book.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Law at UNSW & Open Day
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet arrived full of info ie costs, combined courses etc. Open Day at UNSW is 2 September.
For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au

Students wanting to study Medicine
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This Rural High Schools Medicine Week is for Year 11 and 12 students who are interested in Medicine. Applications need to be in Sydney by 16th May so see me ASAP please. It will be held 16th-21st July.

UNSW Engineering Admissions & Scholarships
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The FEAS Faculty of Engineering Admission Scheme is for students with a UAI 75-84.95. You apply directly between 1 August - 8 Sept and will have interviews. UNSW offers 20 Rural Scholarships worth $8500 pa for 4 yrs - for students of high academic ability living in rural areas. Applications close 29 Sept.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

QUT new courses
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Computer Games and Interactive Entertainment and Bachelor Corporate Systems Management. Ring 0738642782.
For more information, visit studyfinder.qut.com

QUT scholarships & Open Day
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Equity scholarships for low income students are available in 2007 and applications can be made from August. They also have a free computer scheme which gave out 360 computers this year. Open Day will be Sunday 30 July at Gardens Point campus.
For more information, visit www.equity.qut.edu.au/scholarships

UTS Accounting scholarship program
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Appolications for the scholarship program (UAI 80-100) must apply by 21 June. Info evening in Sydney on 17 May 5.30-6.30 and you must register on line to attend.
For more information, visit www.bachelorofaccounting.com

Passmores Info Evening 11th May
Private Colleges: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - 11-5-06
Pass mores Busines & Management College in Newcastle will be holding an information evening for students and parents a the Quality Hotel Powerhouse next Thursday evening 11th May at 7pm.
For more information, visit www.passmores.com.au

Scholarships at the new Campion College
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Catholic Campion College is offering scholarships worth $7,000 each year for 4 years for those willing to teach English/History/RE on the NSW North Coast or in the Archdioceses of Sydney and Melbourne for 2 years after graduating. The Diocese of Parramatta is offering scholarships worth $7000 for each of 3 years for students who would live in the area, have some musical ability and are practicisng Catholics. Equity scholarships worth $21000 over 3 years are available based on your financial situation. This college in at Old Toongabbie in Sydney, has a strong Catholic focus and a small number of students. Accommodation is also available.
For more information, visit www.campion.edu.au

Southern Cross University new courses & tours
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Details have arrived about new courses at SCU and courses being offered at different campuses eg primary ed now at Coffs as well as Lismore and lots more. Tours for you and your family can be arranged at any campus at any time . Ring Maya on 66269286 or 1800111890. If you are going to be in Lismore, Coffs, Port M or the Gold Coast it would be worthwhile arranging a tour of facilities and accommodation.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

Nursing scholarships
Universities: Posted 5-5-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships worth $30,000 and another one worth $15,000 each year are available to students who either live in rural areas (like Tamworth) or are indigenous Australians. Closing dates are 14 July and 25 August. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au

Green Corp opportunities for unemployed people
Career Choice: Posted 13-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Green corp is a Federal Government initive paying young people to participate in projects designed to preserve and restore Australia's natural environment and heritage. Green Corps participants also gain improved career and employment prospects through accredited training, structured work activities and work experience. They receive assistance in preparation for employment, personal development opportunities and also provide an opportunity to contribute to the well being of the community. This is a rare opportunity to be paid to train (outside the military), improve your resume with first aid, OH&S and other Australia wide recognised training and gain extensive valuble practical skills.ACT NOW! APPLICATIONS CLOSE THE 24th OF APRIL AND THE PROGRAM STARTS 1st OF MAY.The program runs for 6 months and jobs are more than likely to flow from this program. Contact Don Ferris at Newtrain in Tamworth.

RSA and RCG courses Week 2 Term 2
Career Choice: Posted 13-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Only 7 places are left in each course. If you want to do it, write a note to yourself or put it in your diary to take the money to Mrs. Forrest when school returns to guarantee your place in the coures.

Reminder of GAP closing date
Career Choice: Posted 13-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Gap applications must be in Melbourne at the end of Week 1 so if you are going to apply, work on it over the holidays and don't leave it until the last minute.
For more information, visit www.gapaustralia.org

Kenvale College Career Week in holidays
Private Colleges: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Kenvale offer 3 day introductions to their courses and facilities in the April (26-28) and July (5-7) school holidays. This includes on-campus lectures, industry visits to 4-5 star tourism and hospitality places, practical classes in the bar and kitchen etc. Registration forms are available.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

GradFiles December 2005
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which graduates from what courses were employed, how much they earned as starting salaries and what occupations are in demand. (Dentists start on 65K).I have a booklet on this.
For more information, visit www.graduatecareers.com.au

UTS courses and UAI cut-offs
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A booklet has arrived with these details. All faculty books with details of all courses for 2007 has arrived. There is a special day for International students on May 12. See me for details.

Multimedia and Game Development course at Woll
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Computer Science (Multimedia and Game Development ) course is offered at Wollongong. You major in Graphic Design Fundamentals, 3D modelling and animation, multimedia, computer graphics etc.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/handbook/yr2006/cour766.html

JMC Academy Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
JMC open day will be held 27 May and you must book by ringing 02-92818899. Courses are in music, audio, film, TV, business and animation.
For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au

Financial Services Institute of Australasia
Private Colleges: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - 25-4-06
A seminar for students interested in careers in financial planning, banking, lending, financial markets, stockbrokiing, investment management etc will be held in Sydney on Wed April 26 in the holidays. You must register ASAP so see me for details. They will discuss their courses and careers in these areas. Cost is $33 and will be at NAB House in George St Sydney.

Entry into Medicine
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC has information for students wanting to apply for medicine at UNSW, Uni of Newcastle and Uni Of Western Sydney. Please see me for details.

Applying for Pharmacy Courses
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC has issued instructions for what students who want to apply for pharmacy courses at Sydney and Charles Sturt must do. See me for details.

UAI cut-offs for 2006 courses
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This is available from the UAC website at the link below or else see me for the UAI needed for any course at any NSW or ACT university.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/mya/pdf/2006_uai_coffs_csp_main.pdf

Marine Science & Management Course at Lismore
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
SCU has a new course at its Lismore Campus with the final year to be done at the National Marine Science Centre in Coffs Harbour. You will study marine science, management concepts, small boat handling and scuba diving.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

New course in Podiatry at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This 3 year course will hopefully be offered in 2007. This is an area of very high demand for graduates. You are just about guaranteed a job when you graduate.

Dates for Uni applications & deadlines
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The UAC site now has all the dates for applying to uni, changing your preferences, when you receive your HSC results and UAI and dates when offers are made. The first major deadline is September 29 for an on-time application
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/mya/general/dates.html

Uni Open Days 2006
Universities: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A list of all the Uni Open Days for this year is now available from either me or from the UAC website. Remember that if you cannot visit a uni or college on their open day, to ring them and make arrangements when you will be in the area. The next 2 school holidays are a good time to do this so that you have visited the places before you have to make decisions.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/mya/general/open.html

Careers in Real Estate
Career Choice: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A brochure from the Real Estate Institute of NSW has arrived with details of traineeships and courses.
For more information, visit www.reinsw.com.au

Become an SES Volunteer
Career Choice: Posted 7-4-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Tamworth unit of the SES has some vacancies for volunteers aged 16 and over. Volunteers undergo training and many courses are available. Membership would be useful to : those considering a career in the military or emergency services, wanting to become involved in community work (to include this in a CV, scholarship application etc). Brochures are available and there is a local phone number for any interested persons to call.
For more information, visit www.ses.nsw.gov.au

Reminder about Jason's talk Fri 31st March
Universities: Posted 30-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Jason (HSC 2005) will speak and answer questions on what it is like to study and live at UTS in the centre of Sydney, studying business and accounting at uni (job prospects) and advice on applying for scholarships and going for scholarship interviews. Come to the AV Room at the beginning of lunch.

Ace Day Jobs DVD - 36 inspirational careers
Career Choice: Posted 30-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
DVD has interviews with people in these careers: aerospace engineer, air traffic controller, cancer researcher, ecotoxicologist, finance lecturer, forensic anatomist, hydrogeologist, hydrographic surveyor, materials engineer, mechatronics engineer, microbiologist, radiologist, sleep researcher, social worker, sports physiotherapist, systems administrator, zoologist, boat builder, architect, business development officer, computer animator, computer games, electrician, entrepreneur, fashion designer/buyer, historian, museum curator, orchestral musician, restaurant manager, science journalist, tourism journalist, wine technician.
For more information, visit abc.net.au/acedayjobs

Exchange Programs
Career Choice: Posted 30-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Information has arrived on student exchange programs wotj WEP, Cultural Care Au Pair and STS.

Uni of Canberra- IT, Design,Architecture, Open Day
Universities: Posted 30-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The uni has a new degree in Business Informatics for those who want to work in IT as busines analysts, project managers etc. Employment success rate is 100% with the internship program. Open Day will be Sat 26 August. Design & Architecture exhibition in May.
For more information, visit www.canberra.adu.au

Flight Attendant Courses
Career Choice: Posted 24-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Certificatee II in Aviation Flight Operations - Cabin Crew course to help prepare you for a career with both domestic and international airlines. Ph 07-38600900 or visit their website.
For more information, visit www.aviationaustralia.aero

Blue Mountains Hotel School
Private Colleges: Posted 24-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
An information package has arrived which includes course details of Hotel and Resort Management and fees ( students here are now eligible for FEE-HELP loans from the Fed Gov't). Scholarships worth $15000 are available. Students may also attend the Career Focus Days held during the year to enable you to see the facilities, find out first hand about courses ie "try before you buy". The cost is deducted from your fees if you enrol. You can progress from the BMHS to doing a degree at UNE even if you didn't get the UAI needed to get into UNE's Bachelor of Commerce.

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

Medicine and UMAT workshops
Universities: Posted 24-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
MedEntry is an organisation offering workshops to assist you in doing the UMAT test and interviews. See me for information and costs.
For more information, visit www.medentry.com.au

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