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The University of Newcastle Newstep
Universities: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Newstep is a one-year pathway program between school and undergraduate study for 18-20 year olds who have completed the HSC but were not accepted into university, have experienced adverse circumstances during their senior secondary schooling, or did not complete the HSC.
Prospective students may apply for Newstep by listing Newstep as their final preference through UAC or by applying directly through the university.

For more information, visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate-study/other-pathways-and-study-options/ne

The University of Newcastle HSC Coach - Revision
HSC: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This website contains tips and advice from HSC teachers and markers on a range of HSC subjects in preparation for upcoming trial exams. Definitely worth looking at.
For more information, visit www.hsccoach.com.au/

Macquarie Uni: Next Step Online Chat TONIGHT
Universities: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 13th July, 6.00pm – 8.00pm. Learn about Macquarie University’s Next Step program, which provides a pathway for students to study even if they don’t have the ATAR or qualifications for entry into a bachelor degree.

For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/next-steps-online-chat/

La Trobe University Open Day: Albury-Wodonga
Open Days: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 28th August, 4.00pm – 7.00pm, 133 McKoy Street, West Wodonga.Speak to staff about study and career options and view the campus. Contact: 1300 135 045

For more information, visit www.latrobe.edu.au/openday/albury-wodonga

ACU: Passion for Business - guaranteed early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Mon 31st August. A guaranteed early entry program designed to nurture learning and provide a step up for students in their future business career. The program is available to current year 12 students who have completed or are completing a business related subject in year 11 and/or 12. Students may study a range of business degrees as part of the program including accounting, human resources, and marketing.


For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/law_and_business/school_of_busines

Charles Sturt University: free Open Online Course
Universities: Posted 13-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
CSU’s free online course, ‘What’s Uni Like?’, aims to build students’ pre-tertiary achievement levels and develop important university skills such as academic writing and reading, student expectations, digital literacy, and online learning.

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/education/higher-education/csu-mooc-asks-whats-uni-like

University Information Evening 2015 Wed 15th July
Universities: Posted 10-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
All students who are applying to go to university next year or deferring are invited to attend this meeting in the PAC 7pm-8.30pm. It is important for both students and their parents to attend to hear about the processes, costs, dates, what needs to be decided and done. Three universities will be attending as well. There are significant changes for 2016.
Uni Info evening poster 2015.docx

2016 Gap Year program reopening 17 – 31 July only
Gap year: Posted 6-7-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There are some roles that have been left unfilled in the 2016 Gap Year program, so applications are being reopened! Specifically, there are 5 roles available, and I strongly encourage all Year 12 students who were / are thinking about Gap Year to apply asap as the application window is only open for a short time. The roles available are:Army: Administration Clerk, Army: Unit Quartermaster, Army: Driver, RAAF: Administration Clerk, RAAF: Supply. Applications are open from 17 – 31 July only. To apply, head to the website N.B. the application link will be live only during the above dates, and until then will say “applications closed” so please put a reminder in your phone or planner to check back at this page during these dates.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/gapyear

Interior Decoration Master Class
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thinking about a career in Interior Design and Decoration? Then come and join a Interior Decoration Master Class. Over two day fun days, you will learn how to put together a beautiful interior decoration scheme. 6-7 July, 2015. More information or contact us on 94371902
For more information, visit sydneydesignschool.com.au/masterclass/

Health careers
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Career summaries for 10 health profession Followers of My Health Career might like to know that there are now career summary pages for 10 health professions. Each of the summary pages contains links to all of the guest articles, videos and information relevant to high school students who are trying to find out if a particular profession might be right for them.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/career-summaries

Land Surveying
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Work Experience Opportunities in Land Surveying. Students interested in Maths, IT, Geography and the outdoors can register their interest in work experience with a Surveying firm at http://www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/student-work-experience/secondary-students/ and we will seek a placement for them. Opportunities still exist across NSW, depending on local availability. Students most suited are planning on or currently undertaking Maths Ext 1.
For more information, visit www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/student-work-experience/secondary-students/

ACU’s new Passion For Business (P4B) program
Universities: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is about providing a unique opportunity for student’s with a passion for business. Are you a current Year 12 student studying a business related subject at school and want to gain an early competitive edge? Passion for Business (P4B) is an early entry program designed to nurture your learning passion and give you a step up in your future business career.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/p4b

Want a career in fashion?
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
FASHIONMASTERS - Careers Day workshop - RSVP CAREERS DAY *WANT A CAREER IN FASHION? 4 July FashionMasters provides a specialist fashion business program which covers all aspects of the fashion design industry including design production and the all important marketing and promotion. Gain expert advice and guidance from leading industry professionals on where a career in fashion can take you. • Ben Saad and Wendy Eastland from Country Road discuss fashion career opportunities in retail management • Maya Dals, personal shopper/stylist at TopShop/TopMan offers an insight into a career in styling • Karyn Westren, Public Relations & Events Specialist presents fashion career pathways and industry advice • Network with potential employers and current students Level 3, 91 York Street, Sydney Secure your place now! info@fashionmasters.com.au 02 9299 1400 Bachelor of Fashion & Business provided in conjunction with Holmes Institute

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

Bond Uni 2016 scholarship applications close soon
Scholarships: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From Bond Uni: Over the next six weeks, students will be proofreading their resumes and fine-tuning their applications, as Bond University scholarship applications are closing in less than weeks and the chance of a lifetime is up for grabs. A copy of our 2016 Scholarship Brochure was sent to your school earlier this year, we hope that you have had a chance to review it. The brochure highlights all scholarships available for Year 12 students commencing university in 2016. Our scholarships offer upto100% tuition remission, and reward students for their academic, leadership, community and sporting achievements. As the deadline draws closer, we encourage students to apply online at www.apply.bond.edu.au prior to the July 31 closing date. As part of their application, students will be required to provide a copy of their year 11 and midyear 12 schools reports, a summary of achievements and the details of their chosen referee such as their Principal or Vice-Principal. It is important that all documents are received by the July 31 deadline, and all school references are received by August 15.



For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/scholarships

Important advice: HSC study guide
HSC: Posted 24-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This covers most subjects and has some general HSC and ATAR information.
For more information, visit www.smh.com.au/national/education/hsc-study-guide

1 spare seat on the bus to Newcastle University
Open Days: Posted 23-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Due to one student being unable to attend, please email me if you wish to go on Thursday.

Delivered by HSC in the Holidays and hosted on the
HSC: Posted 22-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Delivered by HSC in the Holidays and hosted on the UTS City campus, these lectures give HSC students the opportunity to improve their exam prep on select HSC subjects. The lectures cover important components of the core areas of study. Move quickly to give yourself an edge.
For more information, visit https://hscintheholidays.com.au/2015_lectures/

WIN the Ultimate ADFA Open Day Experience!!
Career Choice: Posted 22-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
DFR is running an awesome competition where one lucky winner from around Australia will win flights to Canberra, accommodation and special experiences at the ADFA Open Day on 29 August 2015. For more details, head to the website and enter online by saying in 50 words or less “Why you should win the ultimate ADFA Open Day Experience”. Terms and conditions are on the website.



For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/ADFAOPENDAY/

Whats on in the July holidays
General: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
For all HSC help and open days, see the attachment.
MHSCAREERS NEWS NSWACT 2015 150622.docx

How to top the state in HSC Mathematics
HSC: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Matrix Education: How I topped the state in HSC Mathematics


For more information, visit https://www.matrix.edu.au/how-i-topped-the-state-in-hsc-mathematics-mary-nguyen/

Ace Day Jobs Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Find backgrounds of current professionals, how they made it to where they are, and what is really involved in their day job.
For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs/cooljobs/

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This website provides senior high school students with the tools to explore their University options. There is information on degrees, uni life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle.


For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com/

Miningcareers.com
Career Choice: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Visit this website to find out about the many jobs within the industry, including education pathways, potential salaries and jobs in demand.


For more information, visit www.miningcareers.com/

Year 13- life after high school
General: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 13 is an online resource which provides advice and information on life after high school. The website provides information on a number of topics including apprenticeships, gap year programs, job vacancies, studying, and internships.


For more information, visit https://year13.com.au/

New Australian Apprenticeship Support Network
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From July 1 2015, existing Australian Apprenticeship Centres will be replaced by the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network. The new support network is designed to make it easier for individuals to find an apprenticeship or suitable training pathway, stay in training, and complete an apprenticeship or traineeship.


For more information, visit www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/australian-apprenticeships-reform

Ampcontrol Apprentice and Trainee Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Ampcontrol Apprentice and Trainee Program offers positions to people interested in undertaking an electrical, electronics, fabrication, or mechanical apprenticeship.


For more information, visit ampcontrolgroup.com/careers/life-ampcontrol/trades

Tomago Aluminium 2016 Apprentice Intake
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 3rd July. Tomago Aluminium is an Aluminium smelter offering four-year apprenticeships commencing in January 2016. Apprentices learn basic and advanced trade skills in their onsite training workshops and across departments, gaining continuous hands-on experience as well as valuable and transferrable skills.


For more information, visit www.tomago.com.au/careers/apprenticeships

UniOptions
Universities: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UniOptions provides advice on the many pathways to university. The website aims to help students enter the university course of their choice and find out about the different options available to them.


For more information, visit www.unioptions.com/

The University of Newcastle Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UON offers bridging courses prior to the start of each semester. The courses are designed to improve academic skills and refresh knowledge in key subject areas in preparation for university study. The courses normally run for 15 hours across one week.


For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/uonprep-bridging-courses/about-uonprep-bridging-courses

Charles Sturt University: Virtual Campus Tours
Universities: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Prospective students can now view CSU’s campuses from the comfort of their own home. Virtual tours are available of the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, and Wagga Wagga campuses.


For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/about/locations/virtual-campus-tours

UTS Discover Session: Nursing
Career Choice: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Discover Nursing: Wed 22nd July 6.00pm. An interactive workshop where participants can learn more about the working life of a nurse.


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/health/about-health/events-and-brochures/discover-sessions

Macquarie University & Indigenous Students
Universities: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University: Warawara Alternative Entry Program for Indigenous Students. The entry program provides an opportunity for indigenous students who may not have completed the HSC or acquired a necessary ATAR to gain entry into their degree of choice. Applicants will be required to attend an assessment day in which they will be given the opportunity to demonstrate they have the skills necessary to participate in their chosen degree.


For more information, visit https://www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/getting_in/entry_schemes_and_pathways/indigenous_students/

7 skills you need for a career in IT and computers
Career Choice: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
When most people think of careers in IT, public speaking, mentoring, and negotiating skills rarely come to mind. But the reality is that soft skills like these are actually invaluable for a successful career in IT. Click here to read why and find out more.
For more information, visit www.businessinsider.com/sc/soft-skills-for-a-career-in-it-2015-6?IR=T

The impact of English and Trial HSC on your ATAR
HSC: Posted 21-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
English is the most important of the HSC subjects as it has the greatest impact on your ATAR score. Irrespective of how well or how badly you perform in your English exams and assessments, UAC must use your best two units of English to calculate your ATAR. Students should therefore be giving this subject as much attention as possible if they are wanting to maximise ATAR scores. This is particularly relevant if you have more than 10 units. If you have chosen to do only 10 units, obviously all will contribute to your HSC marks and therefore your ATAR. The Trial HSC exams will contribute to your assessment mark in most subjects so the more preparation in revising, summarising and doing practice exam questions, then the better your final result in December will be. As Trial HSC marks and reports are also used in early entry and scholarship applications, this is another reason why the next 5 weeks are very very important.


Barista, chef, patisserie or travel/events/hospo??
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
William Angliss Institute Sydney will be providing a unique, hands-on look at what a career in the exciting fields of coffee, cookery, patisserie or travel/events/hospitality management would entail. The trial-a-trade sessions are short, two hour glimpses into these exciting roles:
Aspiring chefs will learn their way around an industrial kitchen and hone their cooking skills. Budding patissiers and sugar lovers will learn some tricks of the trade behind the creation of their favourite delicious treats and confectionery. Up and coming baristas will learn about what it takes to become a star barista, and get to know what goes into making the perfect coffee. Travel, events and hospitality industry hopefuls will try their hand at fun activities within each of these areas. This fascinating look behind the scenes is the ideal opportunity for students to realise their passions, discover a career pathway or even uncover a talent they never knew they had. Places are strictly limited, so bookings are essential. Trial-a-Trade day promises to be fun, affordable, and a great opportunity to learn new skills, and explore the broad range of career options in the foods and hospitality industries. REGISTER NOW for upcoming dates in the holidays: 30 June 2015

For more information, visit www.angliss.edu.au/register-for-trial-a-trade

Teaching as a career? Opportunities are here
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
APPLICATIONS OPEN. Scholarships and Cadetships available to HSC students The NSW Department of Education and Communities have launched a range of scholarships and cadetships for HSC students interested in becoming a teacher. Successful applicants receive financial incentives whilst studying and a guaranteed permanent job upon graduation. Clink on the link to apply.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au

Undergraduate Allied Health Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you intending to enroll or planning to apply to study an ALLIED HEALTH university course in 2016? Applications for 2016 Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS) Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Allied Health Scholarship funding open on 1st September 2015
For more information, visit sarrah.org.au/content/undergraduate-entry-level

HSC EXAM PREPARATION
HSC: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There is still time to get in some last minute HSC revision with our Kickstart Workshops. These hands-on workshops will run in the July school holidays in the disciplines of Biology, Chemistry and Physics at the University of Sydney Camperdown Campus. Students can register individually to attend the sessions.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/kickstart/school-holidays.shtml

EDventure International
Gap year: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
EDventure combine education and adventure in an overseas experience where participants engage in a humanitarian or conservation project. EDventure programs run in Cambodia, Costa Rica, Thailand and South Africa.


For more information, visit www.edventureintl.com/

Australian Air Force
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Air Force: Anytime, Anywhere, Interactive Film
This interactive film created by the Royal Australian Air Force allows students to see the air force in action and find out what a typical day in the Air Force is like.


For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/anytimeanywhere/

MyFuture Career Videos
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
These videos have information about specific careers as well as job-seeking tips for getting into them.


For more information, visit myfuture.edu.au/explore-careers/browse-occupations/browseoccupationvideoalphabetically

Billy Blue College of Design: Day in the Life of a
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 4th July, 9.30am – 4.00pm, 46 -52, 46 – 52 Mountain Street Ultimo. Sat 26th September, 9.30am – 4.00pm, 46 – 52 Mountain Street Ultimo. Find out what goes on at Billy Blue and see what communication, graphic, digital media, interior, and branded fashion designers really do.Attendees will be given a brief, and produce artwork both by hand and digitally. Contact: 02 9492 3242 or info@billyblue.edu.au

For more information, visit www.billyblue.edu.au/news-events/upcoming-events/sydney/sydney-ditl

Karl Von Busse Institute of Design Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 21st August. First prize scholarship winners will receive a half fee scholarship in a discipline major valued at approximately $20, 000 each. Second prize winners will be awarded $2,500 during the International Elective program where students study design research in France, England, Germany and Italy. Scholarships are awarded based on results of the scholarship test held in August and as well as interviews.

For more information, visit karlvonbusse.com/program/scholarship-awards-2016/

Endeavour College of Natural Health Scholarship Pr
Scholarships: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Endeavour College offers scholarships at each of the Colleges’ campuses to high academically achieving secondary school leavers. Scholarships are awarded to applicants based on demonstrated academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement through secondary school, documented passion for the natural health industry and ability to act as a college ambassador. To register your interest, go online.


For more information, visit www.endeavour.edu.au/scholarships

Kenvale College Themed Open Days
Open Days: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Chocolate Experience. Sat 27th June, 11.0am – 12.30pm, 38 High St, Randwick. Enjoy chocolate tasting, and hear about the different programs Kenvale has to offer. Creative Events Workshops. Mon 10th August, 4.30pm – 6.30pm, 38 High St, Randwick. Learn the basics of managing events including themed events, venue decoration, marketing ideas and designs. Chocolate from Around the World. Sat 5th September, 11.00am-12.30pm, 38 High St, Randwick. Lean more about the universality of chocolate while enjoying a sample of the treat.


For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au/#!kenvale-events/cr3j

JMC Academy: Workshop with Aaron James Draplin
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 1st August, 11.00am – 1.00pm, Harris Street, Ultimo
Renowned designer and presenter, Aaron James Draplin, will speak about the role of the graphic designer in contemporary times, how design can influence, how to start a career, and more.


For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/contact-us/workshop

JMC Academy Masterclass
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 1st July, 10.30am, Harris Street, Ultimo. High School students are invited to join JMC Academy Students and the General Public for a masterclass on the basic skills and knowledge all musicians must have.


For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/industry-events/jmc-academy-music-masterclasses-featuring-berkle

Aviation Australia: Flight Attendant Career Days
Career Choice: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Wednesday 26th August, 6:30pm, Qantas Centre of Service Excellence, 70-80 Euston Road, Alexandria
Aviation Australia's Career Days provide the chance to explore courses, experience some of the most advanced training equipment and speak to industry experts to discover what life as a Flight Attendant is really like.

For more information, visit www.aviationaustralia.aero/flightattendant/Open-Night.php

Studying in the USA Information Sessions
Universities: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Combined General Undergraduate and Sports Scholarship Information Sessions. Mon 29th June, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, RSVP Wed 24th June. Mon 6th July, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, RSVP Mon 6th July. Address: EducationUSA, US Consulate General, Level 10, MLC Center, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney
The information session is divided into two parts: the first part is the general application process and the second part is sport scholarship Information. Those not interested in the sports scholarship component may choose to leave at the conclusion of information on the general application process. Undergraduate Information Session. Fri 10th July, 2.00pm – 4.00pm, RSVP Wed 8th July EducationUSA, US Consulate General, Level 10, MLC Center, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney. Learn about the undergraduate application process. Contact: (02)9373-9230 or edadvsyd@gmail.com


For more information, visit www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=89936

Teach.NSW Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 14-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 18th September. Teach.NSW has a number of scholarships and cadetships available for anyone looking to study teaching in 2016. Some of the scholarships available include Teacher Education Scholarships, Aboriginal Teachers Education Scholarships, Rural Scholarships, Great Teaching Inspired Learning Scholarships, and Incentive Scholarships.


For more information, visit https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/

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