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Macquarie Uni eg fees, various ways to get in
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
More from Macquarie - Open day : 9 September.Fees are one of the lowest in Australia - can be up to 25% cheaper than some other universities.What if you don't get the UAI needed? There are many ways to get into Macquarie courses eg TAFE, SIBT for business courses etc.

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

Last chance to attend the Uni Roadshow
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - 20-3-06
Names must be given to Mrs. Barrett by Monday 20th if you wish to attend the presentations on Wed 22nd March in Periods 5 and 6.
Only those with names down may attend.

It is highly recommended that any student thinking of university should attend.

2006 UAI cut-offs for Wollongong & UNE
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A list of UAI's needed in 2006 is available.

Uni of Wollongong course guide for 2007
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This has arrived with details of courses and career options. I highly recommend anyone thinking of uni to look at this booklet. Plus there is also a FAQ booklet for parents coping with all they need to know about when students apply to go to uni.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au

TAFE courses from home via Wodonga TAFE
TAFE: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Open Learning Centre offers flexible learning options for school leavers who are unable to attend classes on campus.
For more information, visit www.wodonga.tafe.edu.au

New 5 yr B Medicine/B Surgery course at UWS
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2007 University of Western Sydney at Campelltown and Liverpool will offer this course with a focus on school leavers. The 3 step process is :UAI of 92+, UMAT and interview.
Open Day for 2006 will be Sunday 20th August at Parramatta.
For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au

AFS exchange programs
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
See posters in the Careers Noticeboard or visit the website.
For more information, visit www.afs.org.au

Accounting, Law and Teaching Careers
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
New books on real jobs and real experiences in these 3 areas have arrived. ie what do you actually do, applying for jobs, courses, pay scales etc.

Australian Jobs 2005 - jobs prospects
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This booklet has information on job prospects for most careers. Find out where the skills shortages are and what are the expected growth industries. Also check out Job Outlook online.
For more information, visit www.jobsearch.gov.au/joboutlook

Macquarie Uni HSC Enrichment courses
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Offered in several HSC subjects in July and September holidays. See me about which subjects are available, then call 0298509446 for further details.
For more information, visit www.hscandbeyond.mq.edu.au/hscenrichment/index.htm

Macquarie Uni course guide
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Info on UAIs, HSC requirements, career options after doing each course.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Careers in Dentistry/Work Experience
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
I have information for anyone interested in doing work experience in a dental practice.

Architecture & Design Computing at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived on these courses. There is also information on scholarships
For more information, visit www.arch.usyd.edu.au

RSA and RCG courses Week 2 Term 2
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-06 Deadline - 11-5-06
RSA & RCG Courses These courses will be offered to students in Year 11 & 12 who are aged 17 or older. The course provider is Country Hospitality Services. The RSA course will be held at school from 3.15 – 9.00 on Wednesday 10th May (Wk 2). The RCG course will be on Thursday 11th May (Wk 2). Students are to collect an envelope from the office. Write RSA, RCG or both on it with the correct amount (Cost is $50 per course or $100 for both) & return to Mrs. Forrest in the office.

The first 25 students to pay for each course will be enrolled.


Health Career Expo 4th April
Career Choice: Posted 10-3-06 Deadline - 5-4-06
Hunter New England Health is organising a Rural High School Health Career Expo in Armidale on 4th April at PLC 4pm-6.30pm for students in Years 9-12.See the poster in the Careers Noticeboard at the front of the library for details. There will be a second expo in Gunnedah on 13th June.
The expo allows you to talk to healtah professionals in the area you are interested in and also to network with universities.

JuliusMedia Short courses in holidays
Private Colleges: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
They offer many short courses plus Certificate and Diploma courses in mustic, theatre, events, lighting, sound, studio work etc. Call 02 96385955
For more information, visit www.juliusmedia.com

Marine Careers Forum 20 June
Career Choice: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - 20-6-06
If you want a career in marine-based fields you can attend the forum at Australian National Maritime Museum 10am-4pm. Bookings are essential. There will be lectures, discussion groups and excursions. Cost $10.

Traineeship in Manilla
: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Water Operations Trainee operator. Needs School Certificate and licence. Salary from $546.60 per week. Applications close 17th March with Tamworth Regional Council

Air Force Cadets Info Night 7 March
Career Choice: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - 7-3-06
Recruit info evening to be held. many activities are available eg gliding, parachuting, abseiling, firearms training.
Linked to TAFE Cert III and Duke of Edinburgh. Students are to be aged 12-18 years.
Ring Amy Baddams on 0402123363 for details.

Traineeships and apprenticeships
: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - 16-3-06
For anyone interested in heavy Vehicle Road Transport, Catering, Office Admin and Stores Warehousing an information breakfast will be held on Thursday 16th March.
Details available. Names must be given to me if you wish to attend.
This is being organised by the 12th/16th Hunter River Lancers.

GAP guest speakers
: Posted 6-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Anyone in Years 11 or 12 who would like to find out doing a GAP year from two people who have done, come along to the AV Room on Wed at 12.45 and bring your lunch. Find out about costs, application procedures, interviews and experiences.
Applications for 2007 close in may.

A reminder about uni talk on Thursday
Universities: Posted 1-3-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking of applying to uni, don't forget to come along to the AV Room at 12.45 on Thursday 2nd March for a quick overview. You will find out what happens in Terms 3 and 4, when you get your UAC book, closing dates for applying for uni,scholarships, what is involved in Principal's Recommendation schemes, career excursions.
Bring your lunch.


Electrical pre-vocation course at TAFE
TAFE: Posted 26-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Some vacancies exist. Classes start 27 Feb. Suitable for school leavers and is equal to a first year of elecrical trade course.

Traineeships apprenticeships & jobs
: Posted 26-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Jobs available include: apprentice signal electricians, engineering apprentice (need HSC), apprentice painter, child care trainees, factory worker, farmhand, paper person.

Want to find out about applying to uni?
Universities: Posted 26-2-06 Deadline - 2-3-06
If you want to find out what needs to be done and when, come along to the AV Room at 12.45 on Thursday 2nd March for a quick overview. You will find out what happens in Terms 3 and 4, when you get your UAC book, closing dates for applying for uni,scholarships, what is involved in Principal's Recommendation schemes, career excursions.
Write the details in your diary and bring your lunch along.

Health and Medical Careers
Universities: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - 0-7-06
Some health and medical careers require you to sign up and sit the UMAT test in July.
For more information, visit www.medical-entrance.com.au

Subscribing to Careersalert
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Thank you for subscribing. I hope you find it useful. Please encourage your friends to subscribe.
Mrs. Barrett

Green Corps - Gap year alternative
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Green Corps gives volunteers aged 17 to 20 the chance to participate in full-time projects designed to preserve, protect and/or restore our natural and cultural heritage. Projects are of six months duration. Green Corps provides team members with quality education and training (including accredited training) and an allowance for the duration of the project.
For more information, visit www.greencorps.com.au

Bedford College
Private Colleges: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Bedford College offers accredited courses from Certificate II to Diploma level in Business & Children’s Services with pathways to degree studies in Commerce & Early Childhood Education. No UAI required.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

Antipodeans Abroad
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether it's a 1 month placement in Sri Lanka, a student expedition to Peru, a French language exchange to Lyon or a Gap Year Out in Kenya, Antipodeans Abroad will provide you with a valuable learning experience.
This is a GAP year alternative.
For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au

AIM
Private Colleges: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Institute of Music offers courses from HSC level through to postgraduate in performance (classical, contemporary & music theatre), audio engineering, composition, music production & arts management.
For more information, visit www.aim.edu.au

Edassist lecture
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - 0-3-06
Focus on HSC offered by Edassist at Sydney University on March 5th & 6th provides lectures in 14 HSC subjects as well as sessions on essay writing, exam strategies & time management techniques. Postal applications close March 1.

Police Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - 0-3-06
The Police Career Open Day at Goulburn on March 12 will highlight careers with NSW Police. Prospective students can tour the College & attend info sessions, demonstrations & displays on the various aspects of policing. All welcome.
For more information, visit www.police.nsw.gov.au

Women & Engineering
Universities: Posted 21-2-06 Deadline - 0-5-06
Find out how you can be involved in creating a better future at the Hands on Engineering Day for young women in Yrs 10-12 at the University of Technology Sydney on 24 May

Icarus College - Umat prep courses
Universities: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - 0-7-06
Students who want to study Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Optometry or Physiotheraphy in 2007 may have to sit the UMAT test in July 2006 as a prerequisite. The college offers a course to assist students with the UMAT test. Brochures are available.
For more information, visit www.medical-entrance.com.au

EF Student exchange programs 06/07
Career Choice: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived on programs for 2006 and 2007 to 7 countries.

For more information, visit www.ef.com/au/highschool

Centrelink Information Pack
: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A guide to payments and services for 2005-2006 has been received eg Austudy, Abstudy, Youth Allowance

Work Experience with NSW Fire Brigade
Career Choice: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Expressions of interest from country student are sought. See me for details.

Cultural Care Au Pair
Career Choice: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Work and travel in the USA as a nanny. Brochures and application forms available.
For more information, visit www.culturalcare.com

Actors College of Theatre & Television
Private Colleges: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
ACTT's course brochure has arrived on their Certificate, Diploma and Advanced Diploma courses plus some short courses on acting for stage and screen.
For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au

Billy Blue Schools Visit
Private Colleges: Posted 16-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A visitor from Billy Blue School of Graphic Design and William Blue Hotel Management School will be giving a presentation for anyone interested in careers in design (graphic, commmunication or multimedia) and hotel management/hospitality.
This will be held in M1 on Monday May 8th at 12.45. Bring your lunch.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

Careers Market at TREC
Career Choice: Posted 15-2-06 Deadline - 3-5-06
This will be held on Wed 3rd May 2006. All Year 10, 11 and 12 students will be bussed to the TREC. Cost is $1 to be paid as you get on the bus.

University Roadshow
Universities: Posted 15-2-06 Deadline - 22-3-06
Representatives from 4 universities will talk to Yr 12 students interested going to university. This will be in the hall P5 and P6 on Wed 22nd March. Put the date in your diary and write your name down on the list in the library. You may only attend if your name is down by Mon 20th March.

GAP 2007
Career Choice: Posted 15-2-06 Deadline - 5-5-06
Brochures on the GAP scheme for 2007 have arrived.
Closing date for applications for 2007 is May 5th this year.
For more information, visit www.gapaustralia.org

Congratulations Year 12
Universities: Posted 13-2-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Congratulations to more than 50 of our Year 12 students from 2005 who received offers of a university place from UAC in January.

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