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NEW DEGREES IN 2017 at UTS
Universities: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Technology and Innovation- Futurists predict that 50 per cent of the jobs in 2030 don't exist yet. In response to the evolving needs of industry, we've launched the new B Technology and Innovation (BTi) - a degree for technically adept, future-focused students and those who want to go to uni but are yet to find their niche. NEW Bachelor of Global Studies- With the introduction of a new Health Studies major, revised core subjects and international internship opportunities, the revamped B Global Studies makes our students more global than ever! Bachelor of Music & Sound Design -
This course is designed for students to develop real-world skills for the digital sound and contemporary music industries. Technology relevant, industry involvement and internships opportunities. Bachelor of Computing Science- This new degree is at the cutting edge design of computers and computation. With a mix of theory and practice, the new B Computing Science has a strong focus on mathematics, with students gaining skills in problem solving, teamwork and communication. NEW Bachelor of Forensic Science + combined degrees.With four majors, Biology, Chemistry, Crime Scene Investigation and Digital Forensics, the new Forensic Science can also be combined with Laws, International Studies and Creative Intelligence and Innovation. The new combined B Economics and B Laws degree will provide students with requisite legal knowledge, as well as the quantitative skills required for a thorough understanding of key economic principles.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Endeavour College of Natural Health Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Endeavour College of Natural Health: offering up to five scholarships for secondary school leavers and school gap year students aged 17 to 19 (in the year of application) who are seeking a career in the natural health and wellness sector. This is for students that are looking to commence full-time study in 2017 at any one of our six campuses around Australia. The recipients of these scholarships will have the ability to act as a student role model and college ambassador to promote Endeavour's courses to school leavers. Successful applicants will have the first year of their tuition covered by Endeavour for their study in any of Endeavour's Bachelor of Health Science degree programs in Naturopathy, Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine, Acupuncture, and Myotherapy, and our online Bachelor of Complementary Medicine. Endeavour College of Natural Health is the largest natural health college in the Southern Hemisphere as well as Australia's pre-eminent provider of education to the natural health sector. Endeavour creates graduates that the industry prefers, with the skills and knowledge to excel. Click here to find out more about what Endeavour graduates are achieving in the natural health industry. To learn more, email Anne.Seville@endeavour.edu.au
For more information, visit www.endeavour.edu.au

HSC in the Holidays - revision workshops
HSC: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
UON will once again host HSC in the Holidays study workshops in the September/October break. The workshops give Year 12 students the opportunity to learn more about selected HSC subjects right before they sit their HSC exams. Workshops are small interactive groups and students are able to choose one subject per day. Details are below: Where - Newcastle (Callaghan) campus Dates - 3 October to 7 October Time - 9am to 5pm Cost - Prices and further information is available from HSC in the Holidays
For more information, visit https://www.hscintheholidays.com.au/upcoming-workshops/

Changes to Engineering Degrees at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
In order to create a new generation of engineers, those that are at home with new and developing technologies and boast entrepreneurial skills, UON have updated their engineering programs.New engineering degrees allow students to select minor study areas, an opportunity to connect with industry and develop essential workplace skills. With a graduate employment rate of 85%, graduates are job ready and highly valued within the industry.http://www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/286029/new-degree-flyer-draft_2.pdf?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=UON%20Careers%20Advisers%20Newsletter%20%20August&utm_content=UON%20Careers%20Advisers%20Newsletter%20%20August+CID_3a361a936040d01e09cd6efb69cba443&utm_source=Campaign%20Monitor&utm_term=engineering%20programs

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0009/286029/new-degree-flyer-draft_2.pdf?utm_medi

Schools Recommendation Scheme at Newcastle Uni
Early Entry schemes: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for our Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS). There are a range of degree programs that are eligible for the SRS. When reviewing the applicants for the scheme we will take into account Year 11 studies and the school ratings, particularly relating to the subjects most relevant to the student's first degree preference.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/

Newcastle Uni Open Day
Open Days: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Going to uni is a big decision, and Open Days are an ideal opportunity to assist students explore their study options after high school. Students and parents can speak with staff and current students to have all their questions answered, tour the facilities, attend a mini-lecture and get a taste of uni life. Newcastle Open Day: Saturday 20 August, 10am – 4pm Register to attend and go into the draw to win a $200 Westfield voucher
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/2016-open-day?location=Newcastle

Advice on your preferences
UAC: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Ordering preferences: 1st & 2nd Desired courses ie Courses you want to study; 3rd - 5th Back-up courses Less competitive courses that you want to study; 6th & 7th Pathway courses Courses that will help you upgrade into a course you really want; 8th-9th "foot in the door" courses with low ATARs to enable you get into university.…then rearrange them if necessary according to major offer round date after you get your ATAR.

Like McCarthy Careers on Facebook!
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
As an extra way to know what is happening, like the page to keep up to date and get reminders about what is important.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/McCarthy-Catholic-College-Tamworth-Careers-1058102914247204/

Physiotherapy - career pathways to this career
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking of physio, please look at this.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/physiotherapy/physiotherapy-career-pathway-details-2016

Careers in sport
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you love PDHPE, sport and fitness please look at the attachment for ideas and inspiration.
Careers in Sport.docx

Engineering apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 15-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Country Custom Fencing advertised in Saturday's Leader. See me for a copy if you cannot get hold of it.

Important Year 12 Meeting Tues P4 + UAC books
General: Posted 15-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a reminder about this important meeting for all Year 12 students on Tuesday 16th August. Classes resume for all students except those involved in Music.

****RESUMES FOR YEAR 12*****
General: Posted 9-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Thanks to those who have already sent or delivered their resumes to me to assist with evaluating early entry, scholarship and college applications. Please use these two sample resumes as a guide for what you produce. One comes from Macquarie University and the other is one I have developed using the Job Guide, Job Jump and My Future Finder. Obviously if you are job seeking, you will need to add a Career Objective and focus on different aspects.
Sample HSC resumes for university.pdf

ICMS Open Day Sunday 14 August at Manly
Open Days: Posted 8-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses in business, management, tourism, sport, property, marketing, international business etc etc. Register to win a Macbook Air.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au/open2016

Are you the child of a Vietnam veteran?
Scholarships: Posted 8-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If so, please see me about a scholarship you can apply for to assist you financially next year.

New College at UNSW - accommodation
Accommodation: Posted 8-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
College brochures have arrived and applications for 2017 are now open. Several ex MCC students have stayed here and one is still at the college.
For more information, visit www.newcollege.unsw.edu.au

St Albert’s College (Albies)
Accommodation: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the attached letter and information brochure for St Albert’s College (Albies), a co-residential Catholic College located at the University of New England in Armidale.

For more information, visit www.stalbertscollege.catholic.edu.au
Albies.pdf

ANU new alternative entry access schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attached sheet for details.
ANU.docx

Job: Engineering Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Advertised in Saturday's Leader. See me for details if you did not get the paper.

Job: trainee pest technician full time job.
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Advertised in Saturday's Leader. Be willing to start now. See me for details.

Nine (9) pages of more Careers information!
General: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attached document during a study break.
MCC Careers News.docx

****UAC PIN***** Make copies & DON'T LOSE IT!!
UAC: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
At the end of last week or in the coming week, all Year 12 will receive a letter from UAC with your UAC pin. Make copies, take a photo, write it on your calendar and in your diary. You will need it to apply to university in Week 5.

Macquarie Uni Open Day: Sat 20 August, 10am – 3pm
Open Days: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
From MQ: At Open Day you’ll get to:learn everything you need to know before starting uni with our Macquarie 101 lecture, explore our facilities including the simulation hub, media, creative and performing arts hub and science labs, speak with our experienced academics about specific courses and units that interest you, attend lectures on some of our most popular courses, find out how to apply to Macquarie, and learn more about our bonus points, scholarships and pathways. Saturday 20 August 2016, 10am – 3pm at North Ryde. Visit our Open Day website to see what's on, register for activities and plan ahead to make the most of your Open Day experience.
For more information, visit openday.mq.edu.au/

Stacks of scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the website - during study breaks.
For more information, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/scholarship/search#.V6MT1Lj5g2x

Open Days at over 20 Private Colleges in Sydney
Open Days: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please look at the attached file for a list of over 20 private colleges.
OPEN DAYS.docx

Le Cordon Bleu OPEN DAY
Open Days: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Le Cordon Bleu will hold its annual Open Day 1st of September between 2 - 5 pm. Chefs, lectures, Industry&students all on hand to provide information and demonstrations about culinary arts & Hospitality Management.. 250 Blaxland Rd RYDE 2112 Contact Terry: 0428546663 tpatriarca@cordonbleu.edu

Super Lab at UTS Open Day
Open Days: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Explore the Super Lab at UTS Open Day Check out the UTS Science state of the art Super Lab on Open Day (August 27). They will have regular tours throughout the day, allowing you to experience the high tech equipment and advanced facilities used by science students every day! For information on the Super Lab tours and other events and activities head to: http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-science/events/uts-open-day-2016
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-science/events/uts-open-day-2016

Early Entry Year 12 (E12) at Sydney Uni
Early Entry schemes: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney: Alternative pathway; Early Entry Year 12 (E12) scheme now open The University of Sydney Early Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme, which includes a $5,000 scholarship and ATAR concessions, is now open for applications. Under the E12 scheme, schools can nominate up to 30 students who can now choose from 68 courses. Students of McCarthy are eligible to apply.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/e12

'Careers in Engineering'
Career Choice: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Video Conference Series Three sessions on 9th of August are: 9:30am - 10:20am - How Valuable is 3D Printing? http://www.dartconnections.org.au/DART-excursions/engineering?ItemID=3355982 10:30am - 11:20am - Engineering in the 21st Century http://www.dartconnections.org.au/DART-excursions/engineering-4?ItemID=3355984 11:30am - 12:20pm - Everyday Engineering http://www.dartconnections.org.au/DART-excursions/engineering-


NATIONAL CAREERS GUIDE, COURSE FINDER
Career Choice: Posted 7-8-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The Footnotes Student brings together course recommendations, 'day in the life' career pieces and course information to help shape the decisions of students after school. The tool helps to discover which industry a student might like via interviews from other students who have done it for industry experts.
For more information, visit www.thefootnotes.com.au/coursefinder

Plan your ANU Open Day - Saturday 27 August
Open Days: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
ANU sent this: We look forward to welcoming you and your students at ANU Open Day from 9am-4pm Saturday 27 August. We have fantastic presentations, tours and activities planned, where prospective students will be able to: Speak to our academics and staff about our programs, support services, accommodation, scholarships and research areas. Attend presentations from our Academic Colleges, Global Programs, Admissions. Take a tour of our outstanding facilities and accommodation options.Enjoy fun activities and food stalls at Union Court Entertainment Hub.
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au

How do you choose the right uni or course?
Universities: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
What should you focus on? How do you weigh up all the different elements involved? Do you want to stay local, or move far away? Do you want a degree that gets you job ready, or do you need flexibility? Scarily, students and their families often choose to focus overwhelmingly on only some of the crucial aspects of choosing the right university and course post school, and it means that they often miss the other equally important issues.
For more information, visit thefootnotes.com.au/5-things-you-need-to-consider-when-picking-a-degree/

Careers in Maths
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
For career planning in Maths look at 'See where math is used'.

For more information, visit www.ams.org/programs/students/students/

Discover Engineering Newcastle
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
16 August . 5.30pm to 8.00pm 122 Parry St Newcastle. See civil, structural, chemical, mechanical and electrical engineering. TAFE and Uni options provided.

For more information, visit https://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/portal/event/discover-engineering-newcastle-2016

William Angliss Institute 2017 Course Guide
Private Colleges: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
William Angliss Institute 2017 Course Guide


For more information, visit https://www.angliss.edu.au/images/sydney/SydneyCourseGuide2017.pdf

William Angliss Institute Open Day 10 September
Private Colleges: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Hospitality courses and career info explained with hands on demos.


For more information, visit https://www.angliss.edu.au/sydopenday

Sydney Dance Company Resources for Students
General: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Great for research projects. Topics include biographies of dancers and directors.


For more information, visit https://www.sydneydancecompany.com/danced/for-students/resources/

University of Newcastle Year 12 Bonus Points
Universities: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12s. Receive up to 4 bonus points for strong HSC subjects results. Additional 4 bonus points as you are from a regional area.

For more information, visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/study-at-uon/support-and-services/entry-help-and-bonus-

Medicine at UQ
Universities: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A great blog to simply explain the application process.

For more information, visit https://blog.health.uq.edu.au/blog/2016/04/how-study-medicine-uq

Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day 8 Oct
Private Colleges: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Established in 1975, Endeavour College of Natural Health is now Australia's pre-eminent provider of education to the natural health sector. We are committed to the future and success of natural health in Australia, providing the highest standard of education, the most informed curriculum and constant expansion. The college offers five Bachelor of Health Science degrees, an honours program and a large schedule of short courses, both online and on campus. Students also complete many hours of practical experience at the on-campus Wellnation clinics, which are open to the general public.
For more information, visit www.endeavour.edu.au/?mc_cid=2b784f0e81&mc_eid=6a2badb2c8

Western Sydney University’s Open Day SUNDAY 28 AUG
Open Days: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
It’s your chance to have a stickybeak around the campus, and ask anything you want to know about courses and career paths. Register here. SUNDAY 28 AUGUST, 10AM-2PM. PARRAMATTA CAMPUS.
For more information, visit apps.westernsydney.edu.au/openday/

Early entry in QLD at Sunshine COast
Early Entry schemes: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Sunshine coast has an early entry program. Have to register so read more.

For more information, visit www.usc.edu.au/media/18512587/early-offer-guarantee_schoolform_may2016-pdf-fillable.pdf

USQ Open Days!
Open Days: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The countdown is on until USQ Open Days! Register and come along to USQ Toowoomba Open Day on 7 August and go in the draw to win a $1000 Woolworths or Coles Myer gift card*. There'll be Future Talks, a Career Explorer, opportunities to meet the lecturers and support staff and the chance to win great prizes.
For more information, visit www.usq.edu.au/study

Australian Catholic University - regional bonus po
Universities: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
MCC students will get 5 bonus points added to their ATAR automatically.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternative_entry/accessacu#regschools

Early Entry Programme for Private Colleges
Open Days: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
All eligible Year 12 students are now able to secure a place in the course of their choice before exam results are announced, giving them some peace of mind and focus to study on their exams. The Early Entry program for February 2017 will close at 11.59pm, Thursday 29th September 2016. For more information and to see how students can apply, visit the Torrens or Think Education websites. http://www.think.edu.au/studying-at-think/early-entry-program?utm_campaign=Newsletter+-+Career+Advisors&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=32247497&_hsenc=p2ANqtz-_s8vUGHZVFz3e5q--7DKQ705bGCome2nTw5cwXQ0vZgz15BIpBLQ6iABFviV7uYaK-FVeMpokbZOJubAGpbJ_Jul2xvZ6IJcyozkaCxcwHMdvFyB0&_hsmi=32247497

For more information, visit www.think.edu.au/studying-at-think/

My Skills Australia: Information Sheets
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
My Skills Australia’s Information Sheets help explain manufacturing career paths by highlighting the key skills, specializations and relevant qualifications for job outcomes. Designed for school-leavers, the information sheets showcase over 15 industry sectors related to manufacturing.

For more information, visit https://www.myskills.net.au/future.aspx

Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT)
Universities: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The test is used widely by tertiary institutions in Australia, to assist them with the selection of students across a broad range of academic programs. STAT provides applicants who don't have a recent or standard Year 12 qualification with an opportunity to demonstrate their ability to cope with tertiary studies. STAT is used primarily by mature entry applicants, however a range of university courses also require STAT results as an additional prerequisite.


For more information, visit https://stat.acer.edu.au/

Job Outlook Career Quiz
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The Job Outlook Career Quiz takes students’ answers to a small range of questions and provides them with detailed career profiles for jobs in fields that might suit them. The career profiles include future job prospects, skills needed for that job, vacancies, training opportunities and any relevant reports or links.


For more information, visit joboutlook.gov.au/pages/careerquiz.aspx

Online courses in agriculture and agribusiness
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
RuralBiz Online offers accredited courses in agriculture and agribusiness. The courses are offered online and are well suited to students who wish to study while working.


For more information, visit www.ruralbiztraining.com.au/

Gapyear.com
Gap year: Posted 31-7-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A website providing opportunities and advice for students interested in taking a gap year.

For more information, visit www.gapyear.com/

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