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Effective Note-taking Skills
HSC: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline

For more information, visit theconversation.com/whats-the-best-most-effective-way-to-take-notes-41961

Scholarships in the air industry
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Regional Aviation Association of Australia Applications close Tue 21st July. The Regional Aviation Association of Australia has a number of scholarships available for Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers, Apprenticeships, and scholarships designated to current or future pilots training or working in the Australian aviation industry for an RAAA member.

For more information, visit www.raaa.com.au/scholarships/index.html

Regional Express Pilot Cadet Program
Career Choice: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The REX Cadet program provides pilot training over 32 weeks as well as guaranteed employment within the REX group upon satisfactory completion of the program. The pilot cadet program has three intakes throughout the year.
Applications for their next intake are now open.

For more information, visit www.rex.com.au/cadetpilot/

Working at the ABC
Career Choice: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A host of opportunities are available for students interested in gaining work experience within the media broadcasting sector through the ABC. Cadetships, Scholarships and Work Experience places are on offer and all applications can be made online.

For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/careers/cadetshipsandworkexperience/

Moore Stephens Accounting Cadetship Program
Cadetships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Wed 24th June. Cadets will study part-time while working an equivalent of 4 days per week during study periods and full-time during semester breaks. Cadets will work with a range of companies and individuals while receiving a salary, study support and mentoring.

For more information, visit www.moorestephens.com.au/cadets

Glencore Coal NSW Apprenticeship Intake 2016
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Sun 21st June. Glencore is offering mechanical and electrical apprenticeships in the Hunter Valley, Mudgee and Southern Highlands regions of New South Wales. Glencore will provide apprentices with the opportunity to gain skills and experience to become a qualified tradesperson as well as strong career pathways for their future. To be considered, candidates must have completed year 10 by the end of 2015.

For more information, visit https://glencorejobs.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.home&CurATC=AUS&CurBID=15c6f576-6ca6-4f10-a7

TransGrid: Apprentice Program Intake 2016
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Sun 21st June. TransGrid is the owner, operator and manager of the NSW high voltage transmission network that connects generators, distributors and major end users across NSW and the ACT. TransGrid are seeking expressions of interest from individuals who have completed year 10 or equivalent, have sound mathematics and communication skills, and a genuine interest in working within a high voltage electricity transmission network. Apprenticeships may be available at Western Sydney – Western Creek, Newcastle, Tamworth, Orange, Wagga Wagga and Yass. Contact: (02) 9620 0222

For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/job/28735385

Northparkes Mines Apprenticeship Intake 2016
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Open July 2015. Apprenticeships available at Northparkes Mines include Electrical, Mechanical, and Light Vehicle Automotive. Northparkes Mines requires that all apprentices be at least 17 years of age, have completed year 12 or equivalent and receive good reports and referee reports.

For more information, visit www.northparkes.com/careers/apprenticeships.aspx

William Angliss Institute: Trial a Trade
Private Colleges: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 30th June. Sat 12th September. Tue 29th September
William Angliss Institute, Surry Hills. Trial-a trade provides a short, hands-on look at what a career in the fields of coffee, cookery, patisserie or travel/events/hospitality management is like. Contact: Anna Klingberg on +612 9125 5179 or annakl@angliss.edu.au

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

ACT Early Childhood Degree Scholarship Program
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 12th June. The ACT Government is offering scholarships valued up to $6000 over four years to individuals wanting to study an early childhood education degree. Twenty-five scholarships will be awarded under the program in 2015-16, and paid to scholarship holders in installments of $1500 per year. Contact: 6207 1104 or cpru@act.gov.au

For more information, visit actpsc.com.au/sites/default/files/early_childhood_degree_scholarship_-_factsheet_2015.pdf

Macquarie Uni Global Leadership Entry Progr
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University Global Leadership Entry Program for Year 12 Students. Applications close: Sat 15th August. The Global Leadership program provides students with the opportunity to gain practical skills through volunteering and participating in leadership activities in Australian and overseas. As part of the program students will gain early entry into a limited number of Macquarie degrees and will also receive invitations to special events and pre-study programs. The program is open to Year 12 students who are not only doing academically well but are also leaders in their community. Contact: 1800 351 117

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

Macquarie University Discovery Day
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 31st July, 9.30am – 2.00pm. Fri 6th November, 9.30am – 2.00pm. Thu 3rd December, 9.30am – 2.00pm. Fri 4th December, 9.30am – 2.00pm. An opportunity for year 10 students to get a feel for the campus, attend interactive workshops, and speak to lecturers and students about what it is like to study at Macquarie.

For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/parents_and_teachers/teacher_information/macquarie_discover

Macquarie University: New Pathways into Law
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who have been admitted to a non-law degree at Macquarie University in 2016 will be able to apply for admission to the Pre-Law Pathway prior to their first session of studies. To gain entry into the Pre-Law Pathway prospective students are required to have completed the HSC in 2015, achieved an ATAR above 93, and be accepted into an approved degree at Macquarie.

For more information, visit law.mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate_law_programs/new_pathways_into_law/

UOW Viewpoint
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This booklet provides general information about UOW, its culture and disciplines; and outlines what can be achieved by its students at Wollongong.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/school/viewbook/index.html

CSU Bachelor of Health Science (Food and Nutrition
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 10th June, 7.00pm – 8.00pm. Learn about the course content and career opportunities upon graduation. Online webinar.

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/events

Health Careers Kit 2015
Career Choice: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This guide is in the Careers Office and covers information about health, medicine and nursing programs offered throughout NSW in addition to the options available to assist rural high school students with university. It is compiled by UNSW Rural Clinical School –Contact: (02) 9385 3677 or j.monoja@unsw.edu.au

For more information, visit https://rcs.med.unsw.edu.au/health-careers-kit

Changes at Uni of Sydney
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Importantly, the changes will not be implemented until at least 2017, and will not affect those applying for a University place in 2016. However, the University of Sydney: Discussion Paper on Education Strategy is a discussion paper about its courses. The proposals in the discussion paper are intended to simplify the University’s complex course offerings, improve student experience, and provide graduates with the skills to contribute effectively in today’s rapidly changing world.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=15056

UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operati
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program Scholarship Program. Round 1 Applications Close: Fri 19th June. Round 2 Applications. Open: Mon 3rd August. Round 2 Applications Close: Wed 30th September. The Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program provides students with $15, 500 per year of study, and two six month full-time industry placements with sponsor organisations. There are two rounds of applications in 2015 for the 2016 intake.

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/information-technology/essential-information/how-apply/how-app

UTS: Engineering Industry Merit Based Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Open: Mon 6th July. Applications Close: Mon 5th October. A number of Industry Sponsored scholarships are available to provide financial support for the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering Diploma in Engineering Practice degree. Scholars will have direct access to industry sponsors and many undertake an internship with their sponsor company. Applicants will be chosen based on their academic performance, skills evidence in leadership, commitment to an understanding of the engineering profession, and demonstrated initiative in extra-curricular activities. Contact: +61 2 9514 2666 or FEITOutreach@uts.edu.au

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/scholarships/0000017874

Download a UTS Digital Course Guide
Universities: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Looking for info on undergraduate courses at UTS? Search UTS courses, subjects and important info with our new UTS Digital Course Guides.
For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/course-guides

Antipodeans GapBreak Application Days During Schoo
Gap year: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Antipodeans GapBreak Application Days During School Holidays – Don’t miss out! Antipodeans Abroad is running important GapBreak Application Days from Tuesday 30 June - Thursday 2 July 2015. If students wish to participate on a volunteer or paid work travel program in 2016, they need to select a time for a 25 minute Application Meeting on one of these days. Students who attend an Application Meeting are given priority over other applicants when selecting their preferred destination. When: Tuesday 30 June - Thursday 2 July 2015. Where: Antipodeans Main Office: Level 3 / 182 Blues Point Rd McMahons Point NSW 2060 (Application Meetings can also be held over the phone). • GapBreak is an international travel program providing school leavers with volunteer and paid work programs around the world.• Run by Antipodeans Abroad, an Australian company with a 20+ year track record in educational travel; and a strong reputation in Australian schools and Universities.• School leavers gain independence and resilience while contributing to an overseas community.• Programs are carefully vetted & planned to ensure value & sustainability for local communities.
• School leavers travel with a group of like-minded Australian students.

For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/Programs/GapBreak

Newcastle University Schools Open Day excursion
Open Days: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who have paid the money and returned their notes for the Newcastle University Schools Open Day excursion can collect their registration card from Mrs Barrett at lunchtime.

MyDay Policing and Criminal Justice
Career Choice: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University is holding the MyDay Policing and Criminal Justice event on Monday 29 June 2015 in Bathurst. This event is targeted at Year 11 and Year 12 students who may be considering study in the Policing and Criminal Justice fields. Please find attached a Student Flyer for further details of the event. How to Register: Each student must complete a Student Registration Form (see Mrs Barrett). Please return the Student Registration Form to CSU by Monday 22 June 2015. Kindly note that the student email address is required. Students may use their personal or school allocated email address however they are unable to accept a Careers Adviser's email address on the form.

Charles Sturt University Choose Your Career
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 10 students (and parents) advice when selecting Years 11 and 12 subjects.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/39495/F4078-Choose-Your-Career-Book-FINAL-SCREEN.p

Australian Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Apprenticeship Pathways Career Interest Explorer
A new resource which aims to help job seekers identify the strength of their career interests.
For more information, visit www.aapathways.com.au/Search/Career-Interest-Explorer

Macquarie University Campus Tours
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
23 June, 10.30am to 12pm, 3 July, 10.30am to 12pm, 25 September, 5.30pm to 7pm,19 November, 5.30pm to 7pm
Register online.

For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/parents_and_teachers/campus_tours/

ACPE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
13 June, 11.00am to 2.00pm. 8 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park

For more information, visit www.acpe.edu.au/about-us/events/open-day-sydney-olympic-park

Sydney Dance Company Two Day July School Holiday 2
Career Choice: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Dance Company Two Day July School Holiday 2 Day Workshop 9 to 10 July Pier 4, 15 Hickson Road, The Rocks. Leading dance teachers , choreographers in contemporary, lyrical, JFH, and Theatre Jazz.

For more information, visit www.sydneydancecompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/July-15-Workshop6.pdf

Raffles College of Design & Commerce School Holida
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
29 June to 2 July and 31 August to 3 September. Fitzwilliam Street, Parramatta. Workshops in Photography, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design and Interior Design. $120 for 4 days. Materials provided.
Contact:(02) 9633 3800 orjaimiwalker@raffles.edu.au

For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au/workshops

AFS Student Exchange Scholarships
General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 1 July - 35 full and partially funded scholarships open for NSW & ACT High School Students to improve or learn a new language as an AFS Exchange Student. There are over 50 countries to choose from.

For more information, visit www.afs.org.au/scholarships

Tocal College Open Days
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
3 July, 10 July, 25 September, 2 October. Leading agricultural and conservation land management college. Full and part-time courses, short courses and distance education. Contact: 1800 025 520, 02 4939 8888 or info@tocal.com

For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au/future-students/college-open-days

Teaching, Band 5 and Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Flexible entry pathways to education courses at Macquarie- You may have heard that due to BOSTES accreditation requirements, from 2016 the admission requirements for initial teacher education programs will state that students have a minimum of three HSC Band 5 (or E3) results, including English. The structure of the Macquarie University teacher education programs provides pathways for students who don’t meet the Band 5 entry requirements but obtain the requisite ATAR. These pathways meet BOSTES conditions for alternative entry into initial teacher education programs and will enable these students to complete their studies in the usual time period.
For more information, visit www.educ.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/teaching_qualifications/

Lattitude priority deadline: 5th June
Gap year: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude is the original gap year organisation, having supported Australian school leavers on structured and worthwhile overseas volunteering placements for over 40 years. They have options available in the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Africa. Priority application deadline is coming up on Friday, 5 June. Some placement options fill by deadline, so applying by Friday gives students the best chance to secure their first preference. Our Application Form can be downloaded from:

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/how-to-apply/apply-now-for-2016

General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Regional Council advises that the following construction activities will be occurring this week -Tribe St traffic calming works: Wednesday 3 June. Changed Traffic Conditions will be implemented for Linemarking and pavement symbol installation in Tribe St and Piper St between 9am and 2:30pm Wednesday 3 June. During the installation of the pavement symbols at the intersection of tribe St and Peel St, one lane of traffic will be temporarily closed between Peel St and Piper St, meaning only traffic incoming from Peel St/Manilla road will be allowed. A detour for all vehicles turning left from Piper St or travelling south on Tribe St to Peel St is to be implemented as per the attached detour plan. The detour is expected to be in place for up to an hour. Please tell all your friends who drive about this.

Manilla Rd Cycleway construction: Thursday 4 June

Linemarking and pavement symbol installation on the new path will be undertaken on Tribe St between 7am and 4pm on Thursday 4 June. Sections of the path will be partially closed for up to an hour at a time throughout the day.

Detour Map.pdf

What Sort of Doctor Do You Want To Be?
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This article outlines the pathways to medical schools and how to specialise in a specific field of medicine.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/medical-specialties

International Volunteer HQ
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Every year thousands of Australian students choose to volunteer overseas with International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) - the affordable and trusted volunteer travel organisation. IVHQ has volunteer programs in 30+ countries, including Bali, Fiji, Italy, Tanzania and Costa Rica and offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities, including Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, Medical, Construction and Renovation, Turtle Conservation and Wildlife Conservation. Learn more about IVHQ's affordable volunteer programs and apply here:
For more information, visit www.volunteerhq.org

UK Private Schools - gap year
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UK Private Schools lists over 200 schools & colleges around the United Kingdom and can be of use for students looking for a school to work in during their gap year.

For more information, visit www.ukprivateschools.com/

How Much Money do Occupational Therapists Earn?
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The article provides information on the earning capacity of occupational therapists and contains links to videos providing more information about this profession.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/occupational-therapy/salary

Matrix Education: Years 9 – 12 July Holiday Course
HSC: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Matrix Education is running a number of courses for students in Years 9 – 12 during the July school holidays including HSC trial exam preparation courses.

For more information, visit https://www.matrix.edu.au/holiday-programs/

BDO Australia Sydney Accounting Cadetship
Cadetships: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Close Sun 14th June. The BDO Cadetship program provides paid full time work as a trainee accountant while cadets complete their undergraduate degree. Cadets are given advice and support from their colleagues as well as a text book allowance, time off to attend classes, paid study leave, and payment of University administration fees. Once graduated, students will have years of on-the-job work experience.

For more information, visit www.bdo.com.au/careers/students/sydney

The Green Army - gap year
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative open to young people including Indigenous Australians, school leavers, gap year students, graduates, and job seekers who are looking for employment, to develop skills, undertake training and gain experience in the delivery of conservation.

For more information, visit www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/green-army

Sydney Aviators Open Day - pilot licence
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 5th July, 8.30am – 11.00am, Bankstown Airport. Half hour trial flights will be available at a cost of $120 and short presentations on how to obtain a Private Pilot Licence will be held throughout the day. Contact: (02) 9793 8900

For more information, visit www.sydneyaviators.com.au/Default.aspx

William Angliss Institute: 2016 Course Guide
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website.
For more information, visit www.angliss.edu.au/future-students/careers-practitioners

Career as a Carer
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
An online quiz for those considering a career in the carer industry. The quiz takes a few minutes to answer and will provide a clear picture of where you could best fit into a career in disability or community care.

For more information, visit www.carecareers.com.au/page/career-quiz

My Future Scholarships- 4000+
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The My Future website currently lists over 4000 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.
The type of support ranges from course fees, accommodation, grants, and travel within or outside Australia, and covers fields of study across all Australian universities.

For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/tools-and-resources/study-or-training-options/scholarshipsearch

Choosing a Uni Campus
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This article covers important things to keep in mind when choosing a university campus to study at.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Support-Centre/Types-of-institutions/Choosing-a-campus

UNE Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE offers bridging courses for students who will be studying undergraduate courses with assumed knowledge but who do not have the essential knowledge, or who may not be confident with their knowledge in a specific subject. UNE Bridging courses are free if students follow on with a UNE course, otherwise they have to pay.

For more information, visit https://my.une.edu.au/courses/#FoundationStudies

Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE TRACKS is a one year full-time or four year part-time preparation program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who would like to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake undergraduate studies at UNE. All eligible domestic students are exempt from the student contribution amount for HECS.

For more information, visit https://my.une.edu.au/courses/2015/courses/TRACKS

ACU Graduate Videos
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACU website has a number of graduate videos where former students discuss their experiences at ACU, what they are doing now, and how their degree helped them get a foot in the door.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/applying_to_acu/useful_links/?a=144479

UNSW Change to Admission to Law 2017 Entry
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2017 undergraduate entry into law will include a reasoning and rational assessment in conjunction with ATAR. Published ATAR will likely move down to 95.00, therefore allowing aptitude as well as ATAR to be used as part of the criteria for entry into law.

For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/entry

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