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School magazine for HSC class of 2014 ready now
School Matters: Posted 23-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Any student who does not have brothers or sisters at school this year is asked to collect a copy of the 2014 school magazine from the Front Office. There is one magazine for each family. Please spread the word to your fellow classmates.

Have you activated your HSC Online account?
HSC: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students Online is your source of information about your senior study in Years 10, 11 and 12, including your HSC. It is full of useful advice, resources and links. If you haven’t done so already activate your account to get your Student Number and create your PIN. Go to My Details to access your:personal HSC details Year 10 grades (in December) and HSC Preliminary (Year 11) grades (in November). In your HSC year access your:personal HSC exam timetable (in April) Assessment Ranks (in November) HSC results (in December). 2015 HSC Key Dates, including the Practical and Performance Exam Timetable, are now available.
For more information, visit https://studentsonline.bos.nsw.edu.au/

Lattitude Volunteering Online Information Sessions
Gap year: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude run a series of interactive online sessions that provide information about the volunteering abroad options available. Lattitude staff will run through the program and will leave time for any questions. -Volunteering in the UK: Wednesday 22nd April, 7pm -Lattitude Introduction: Wednesday 29th April, 7pm -Volunteering in Canada: Monday 4th May, 7pm -Volunteering in Asia (Vietnam, Japan, China): Monday 11th May, 7pm -Volunteering in the Pacific & Africa (Fiji, Vanuatu, Malawi): Monday 18th May, 7pm -Lattitude Introduction: Thursday 28th May, 7pm

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/index.php?nodeId=201

MyJob App
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The MyJob app and website provides easily accessible information for students looking for work. Information provided includes:•What you need before you get a job •How to find a job•How to work out what skills you have•How to write a resume, cover letter and key selection criteria •Interviews. The My Job app is available for free on iOS and Android.


For more information, visit www.myjobinfo.com.au/about

Matrix Education: Holiday Courses
HSC: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 7th April – Fri 17th April, Sydney CBD, Chatswood, Strathfield, and Epping. These upcoming school holidays, Matrix will be holding courses to assist students in years 7 -12. Courses are available to cover foundation skills in English and Maths as well HSC specific content.

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

Graduate Careers Australia – Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
For Secondary School Students and University Graduates - the website offers an insight into a range of careers in a multitude of different industries.

For more information, visit www.graduatecareers.com.au/CareerPlanningandResources/careerprofiles/index.htm

Defence Jobs Australia: Medical, Travel Opportunit
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This article outlines some of the travel and career opportunities available to those serving in the Army. The article also outlines the leave, superannuation, and medical treatment enlisted personnel are entitled to receive.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/army/army-life/army-benefits/

Defence Jobs Australia: Engineering Facebook Q and
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 19th March, 6.30pm – 8.00pm. Chat live with serving ADF members in engineering roles to learn about their experiences, life in the ADF, and how they combine an engineering career with military life.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1582003582079492/

CSIRO Work Experience
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
CSIRO offers high school science students (years 10-12) the chance to gain first-hand experience of core research in a scientific environment. Students will gain an insight into the CSIRO and the science industry whilst gaining relevant work experience.


For more information, visit www.csiro.au/org/Work-Experience-Overview.aspx

International Film School Sydney Open Day
Open Days: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 23rd May, 41 Holt Street, Surry Hills. Get a taste of what its like to study screen and media with an access all areas pass to the film school’s studios.

For more information, visit ifss.edu.au/whats-happening/open-days-events

Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day
Open Days: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 9th May, 10.00am – 12.30pm, 815 - 825 George St, Level 2, Sydney. View the facilities, speak to staff and have questions about natural health answered.

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

Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day
Open Days: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 9th May, 10.00am – 12.30pm, 815 - 825 George St, Level 2, Sydney. View the facilities, speak to staff and have questions about natural health answered.

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

Basair Aviation College: Career Information Semina
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 30th April, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport, 628/23-25 Airport Avenue, Bankstown. Tue 26th May, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport, 628/23-25 Airport. Basair Aviation College is the largest flying school in Australia. Learn about the courses they have to offer by attending a career information seminar.

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

Actors College of Theatre and Television: Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 23rd May, 41 Holt Street, Surry Hills. Join a drop-in acting workshop, learn how to prepare for an audition, see actors in a set production environment, and speak to current students, recruitment advisers and lecturers. Contact: +61 2 9213 4500 or info@actt.edu.au

For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au/

Australasian College of Natural Therapies Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 3rd May, 10.00am – 2.00pm, Level 5, 235 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont. Attend information sessions, take part in workshops, learn about courses and career options, meet students and staff, and see what it's like to be a student at ACNT in Sydney. Contact: 1300 017 267

For more information, visit www.acnt.edu.au/about-us/events/sydney-openday

Canberra Institute of Technology: Virtual Open Day
TAFE: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
CIT Virtual Open Day enables prospective students to view course options, learn about career pathways and hear personal success stories from CIT graduates. CIT’s Virtual Open Day is available for viewing at any time.


For more information, visit cit.edu.au/courses/cit_virtual_open_day

College Week Live
Universities: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
College Week Live is a free online college fair which features several hundred colleges and universities worldwide. Visitors of the website can watch presentations, participate in live videos and chats without having to physically attend the university or college.

For more information, visit www.collegeweeklive.com/event-schedule

Professional Cadetships Australia 2016 Cadetship P
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Business Cadetship applications are now open and close: Wed 13th May.Engineering and Technology Cadetship applications open: Tue 28th April. Engineering and Technology Cadetship applications close: Fri 12th June
PCA offers cadetships in business, engineering and technology for Year 12 students who will be attending University in 2016. Participants for the programs will be chosen based on their academic effort and achievement, transferable skills, evidence of leadership potential, team involvement, work experience and personal motivation.

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

University of Sydney HSC Preparation Courses
HSC: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney offers HSC Preparation Courses throughout the year for a range of subjects, including Biology, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, and more. The University also offers a free downloadable guide on how to cope with the HSC.

For more information, visit cce.sydney.edu.au/courses/HSC

Newcastle Uni: Women in Engineering and
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Newcastle: Women in Engineering and Built Environment Morning Tea. Fri 27th March, 10.00am – 11.30am, RW149 Nursing Theatre, University of Newcastle
Hear female University of Newcastle engineering graduates speak about their experiences, success stories, and advice for other females looking to work in engineering.
Contact: Jenny.Taylor@newcastle.edu.au


For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/events/faculty-of-engineering-and-built-environment/women-in-engineering

Early Entry scheme at UOWollongong
Early Entry schemes: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
In June 2015 the UOW Early Admission website will be refreshed with 2015 information (students can head there now if they’d like to sign up for email updates). The Early Admission website will include course and criteria information, key dates and information on how to apply. Applications open online on 3 August and close on 28 August.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/early-admission/index.html

UOW Open Day – Save the date!
Open Days: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This year, UOW Open Day will be held on Saturday 15 August to showcase courses and facilities to those outside UOW’s traditional core drawing areas. The event will be strongly academic in focus, giving visiting students and their families the opportunity to meet with faculty academic and professional staff for individual consultations on their future studies. There will also be campus tours, including UOW accommodation sites, and information on alternative admissions.Interested students/parents/teachers should head to the UOW Open Day Website to sign up and receive regular updates about the event.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/openday/index.html

Gap Year 2016 - Wahroonga Travel option
Gap year: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking at travelling and working in England/Europe please see me to get details of what services Wahroonga Travel offers to students. Roz will assist with:• Flights including extra luggage
allowance• 2 Experienced travel consultants to accompany group• Special visa assistance• Group yearly insurance• Arrange onward destinations from London• Nights on arrival in London if required• Top Deck gap tours of Europe during summer break• Confirmation of return flights• Assistance with excess luggage home• Information regarding bank accounts and mobile phones etc• End of year bbq/get together for all gap families• Hand over of final documents and meeting fellow gappies• 24 Hour assistance during gap year

Courses to become a Dietitian
Career Choice: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Many thanks to the Dietitians Association Australia for their assistance with the article Dietetics courses in Australia.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dietetics/courses-in-australia

UMAT 2015 registrations are now open.
Universities: Posted 16-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking at going into an undergraduate course in medicine, dentistry, optometry, clinical sciences, medical laboratory science or health science, you may need a UMAT score. Read more here to find details and visit the relevant links.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/career-university/umat-2015-registrations-are-open

National Art School Bachelor of Fine Art
Career Choice: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A booklet on this arrived in the mail today. See me if you are interested.
For more information, visit www.nas.edu.au

Actuarial Studies and data analytics- hot careers
Universities: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Business analytics is the new "in demand" career with a predication 60% increase in analytic roles by 2018 and good salary prospects. You need to like maths, business, some IT and quantitative analysis.
For more information, visit courses.mq.edu.au/BBusAnalytics

Bachelor of International Studies at Macquarie
Universities: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to learn a language, study overseas as part of your course and work with people from other countries or in other countries? Choose from a range of languages to learn.
For more information, visit courses.mq.edu.au/BIntStud

ACU 2016 course guide
Universities: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This has arrived and has some really interesting and innovative courses and combinations of courses.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au

HSC and Careers Expo at Moore Park Sydney
Career Choice: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Hundreds of exhibitors plus seminars on HSC subjects etc will be held over 4 days Thursday 28th May to Sunday 31st May. Download the free app and like it on Facebook.
For more information, visit www.hscandcareers.com.au

FREE Info Session about careers in creative arts
Career Choice: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
FREE Information Session for prospective students and parents! For those of you wanting a little more detail regarding career opportunities in the growing areas of Animation, Film and TV, Music, Songwriting, Game Development, Entertainment Management, Audio Engineering and Digital Design this session is for you! Led by our experienced team, the information session on Thursday April 16 from 6.00pm, Will give you personalised advice and guidance to help you plan your future in the creative industries. WHERE: JMC Academy Sydney, 561 Harris Street, Ultimo




April
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Different to our open day, this smaller forum for students and parents will give you the opportunity to ask lots of questions and will help you gain deeper insight into our courses, career outcomes, industry trends, fee-help and application process.




Register your attendance today!


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

Early Entry scheme at ACU
Early Entry schemes: Posted 11-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The brochure outlining the Early Achievers Program at ACU in Strathfield, North Sydney and Canberra campuses has arrived. It has examples of the community/volunteering activities they are looking for in applicants. You MUST be doing any HSC subjects that are prerequisites for their courses to apply. See me for a copy.

Minerals Tertiary Education Council
Career Choice: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
An online resource about careers in the minerals industry that features courses, webinars, a degree and career guide, and more.

For more information, visit www.mtec.org.au/home

Careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry
Career Choice: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This website focuses on the range of careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry. It includes a list of available apprenticeships by state, career guidance, and more detail about the Sign and Graphic Design Industry. Contact: peterh@visa.org.au or (02) 9868 1577


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

Sleek Geeks Science Eureka Prize
General: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Entries Close Fri 1st May.This prize is awarded for a short film of 1-3 minutes that best expresses a scientific concept or tells a scientific story in an accessible and engaging way.


For more information, visit https://eureka-entry.australianmuseum.net.au/school-science/sleek-geeks-science-eureka-prize-%E2%80%

Gap Medics
Career Choice: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students wanting to enter the healthcare field should consider taking a gap year with Gap Medics. They offer work experience programs in hospitals in destinations such as Tanzania, Thailand, Poland and Croatia.


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

UN Youth Australia Pacific Project
General: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open. Pacific Project is a yearlong project for students culminating in a 2 week exploration of East Timor. The Pacific Project provides students with an opportunity to visit development projects, meet diplomats, see NGOs, and have a chance to experience life in East Timor. All students in year 10, 11 and 12 can apply. Contact: Chloe Kelly on chloe.kelly@unyouth.org.au


For more information, visit www.unyouth.org.au/international/pacific-project/about-the-project

Basair Aviation College: Career Information Semina
Career Choice: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 25th March, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport, 628/23-25 Airport Avenue, Bankstown. Basair Aviation College is the largest flying school in Australia. Learn about the courses they have to offer by attending a career information seminar.

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

Apprentice mechanic - job being advertised now
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
See Saturday's Leader for details.

Australian Catholic University Student Stories
Universities: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out some of the stories of current ACU students to better understand what university has in store.


For more information, visit life-less-ordinary.acu.edu.au/undergraduate/meet-our-students/

New Southern Cross University and Huawei Australia
Scholarships: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
As part of Southern Cross University’s Rising Star Scholarships program, Huawei Is funding three annual scholarships totalling $45 000, over three years, commencing this year.


For more information, visit discover.scu.edu.au/2015-02-february/huawei-joins-southern-cross-university-rising-stars-scho

Charles Sturt University Live
Universities: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University Live features a number of videos focusing on key study areas and student life at Charles Sturt.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/csu-live

ANU 2016 Tuckwell Scholarships $20,000 pa
Scholarships: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 20th March.The Tuckwell Scholarship offers $20,000 per year to new undergraduate students at ANU in 2016. Applicants are selected based on academic results, significant achievements, demonstration of Tuckwell Scholar attributes and the desire to eventually give back to Australia.

For more information, visit tuckwell.anu.edu.au/

UNSW 2016 Guaranteed Entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW has published a booklet detailing the selection rank which will allow for guaranteed entry into specific UNSW courses in 2016. The selection rank is made up of both the raw ATAR and any bonus points students may be eligible for.


For more information, visit https://gallery.mailchimp.com/a8f413ea842f87cb70f1566f9/files/UNSW_221848_Guaranteed_Entry_web.pdf

UNSW Town Planning Workshop
Universities: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 27th March, Built Environment Gallery, UNSW Kensington. In this workshop, senior planning students will introduce attendees to UNSW, the life of a planning student the structure of the planning degree, and why UNSW is a leader in its field. In addition to engaging with current planning students, attendees will get the chance to play town planner for a day and recreate a new vision for a city.


For more information, visit https://www.whatson.unsw.edu.au/egateway/students.events_search

Subject Bonus Points at ACU in Sydney
Early Entry schemes: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students may be awarded up to five bonus points if they have performed well in specific year 12 subjects relevant to the course for which they have applied.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/accessacu

UTS courses
Universities: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS 2016 Course Guides Now Available Online


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/course-guides

Macquarie Uni in a Day
Universities: Posted 8-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 16th April, Central Courtyard, Macquarie University
Students in years 11 and 12 are invited to Macquarie University to see what a day as a student is really like. Attendees will be able to sit in on lectures, experience practicals and tutorials as well as speak to lecturers and current students. Contact: 02 9850 1881 or events@mq.edu.au


For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/about/events/view/macquarie-in-a-day/

My Future Finder - not available Monday 9th
Career Choice: Posted 7-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you were planning on doing this, Sunday and Tuesday are fine and any other day but there will be an upgrade going on during Monday so it will be unavailable.

COpies of all 2014 early entry schemes - brochure
Early Entry schemes: Posted 4-3-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you were at the lunchtime talk, this is the ONE brochure you need but did not get. Collect it from the front desk of the library please. It was last year's and is subject to change but worth looking at.

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