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Want to be a fire fighter?
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fire and Rescue NSW Fire Fighter Recruitment. Contact: recruitment@fire.nsw.gov.au

For more information, visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au/page.php?id=2

Full time jobs advertised now
Job vacancies: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Apprentice bricklayer and pharmacy assistant.

Tourism and hospitality career pathways
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Discover Your Career National Tourism Alliance.

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

Health careers
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Get information about the health industry. My Health Career has created a page for career practitioners with links to labour market information, salary information, university scholarships and the latest news for over 10 health professions:
For more information, visit www.myhealthcareer.com.au/careerpractitioners

JMC Academy Open Day
Open Days: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
2 May, 10.30am Harris Street, Ultimo in Sydney.

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/News/2014-09-04/REGISTER-FOR-OUR-NEXT-OPEN-DAY-2-15.cfm

ALIA accredited library courses
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Do you see yourself managing customer service and community literature programs and improving staff teamwork and administrative systems in a library? If you do, the Diploma of Library and Information Systems CUL50111 is perfect for you. Become recognised as a Library Technician by the Australian Library and Information Association (ALIA), and be able to work anywhere from public libraries to educational libraries in schools, TAFEs and universities, and information agencies. Full details http://tafenow.com.au/cul50111 or call us on 1300 8233 669.
For more information, visit tafenow.com.au/cul50111

AIE Work Experience (games, animation, vis effects
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
AIE Work Experience Program (games, animation and visual effects) The Academy of Interactive Entertainment's Work Experience Program returns for 2015. The program is designed for students in years 10, 11 an 12 who are considering a career in animation, games or visual effects. Students spend the week in a mini studio where they create a small game or film while learning some core skills along the way. To register, go online and then see me please.
For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/workexperience

Bachelor of Design-New Trimester Model
Private Colleges: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Institute of Design, commencing this year and onwards for new enrolees in the Bachelor of Design, is running on a new Trimester model which has meant that these new students commenced their academic year earlier on 2 Feb, and will complete 3 study periods per year over 2 years; thus completing their Degree in 2 years rather than the usual 3 years.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Whitehouse Institute of Design Open House
Open Days: Posted 25-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Institute of Design Open House will be on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 June 2015, and will present exhibitions of student's work from across the Bachelor of Design in Fashion Design, Interior Design and Creative Direction & Styling. There will be a scheduled Information Sessions throughout each of the days plus Fashion Design runway parades.
For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/

UN Youth Australia
General: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
ACT Territory Conference 2015. Fri 20th – Sun 22nd March
Students in years 9-12 from across the ACT and regional NSW will spend three days participating in activities and workshops, general discussions focused on international and current affairs, as well as model United Nations debates. Attendance at the conference costs $130 for two nights of accommodation and all catered meals. Contact: Laura Bryant on 0400 707 210 or laura.bryant@unyouth.org.au

For more information, visit https://unyouth.org.au/event/act-territory-conference/

My Health Career: Health Career Videos
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This webpage contains videos of health professionals, students and industry experts speaking about career opportunities and study pathways within their field of health care. Selected videos are available covering the disciplines of dentistry, dietetics, medicine, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, pharmacy, physiotherapy, podiatry and psychology.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/videos

Graduate Careers Australia: GradStats
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Employment and Salary Outcomes of Recent Higher Education Graduates. This report reveals the results of Graduate Careers Australia’s survey regarding the study and work activities of 2013 higher education graduates, four months after graduation.

For more information, visit www.graduatecareers.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/GCA_GradStats_2014.pdf

Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
StarNow lists a range of jobs and open auditions for actors, dancers, film crews, musicians, and more.

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

Australian Defence Force Gap Year
Gap year: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Open Mon 2nd March. The ADF Gap Year program provides an opportunity for young Australians who have finished year 12 or equivalent, aged between 17 and 24, to experience military training & lifestyle whilst gaining new skills over a paid Gap Year. Put the date in your diary.

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

APM College of Business and Communication: A Day i
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 16th April, 10.00am – 4.00pm, The Rocks, 1-5 Hickson Road. Get a taste of life in the industries of Marketing, Event Management, Public Relations or Business Management. Meet current APM students, speak to lecturers and network with industry professionals.
Contact: 1300 880 610 or enquiries@apm.edu.au

For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/about-apm/upcoming-events/day-in-the-life-workshop-sydney

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Discovery Days- Mon 20th April – Wed 22nd April Mon 13th July – Wed 15th July Wed 7th October – Fri 9th October
Wed 2nd December – Fri 4th December. Discover what a career in hospitality is like by attending classes and living with students as part of a three day residential program.

For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au/apply/discovery-days/

Coco Republic Design School: Upcoming Masterclasse
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Drawing and Illustration: Sat 21st March, 10.00am – 3.30pm, The Outdoor Space Masterclass: Sat 18th April, 10.00am – 3.30pm, Colour for Interiors Masterclass: Sat 2nd May, 10.00am – 3.30pm , Coco Republic Design Studio, 24 O’Riordan Street, Alexandria. Coco Republic Design School offers a range of masterclasses for people who are interested in getting involved in drawing and illustration, and interior design.

For more information, visit www.cocorepublic.com.au/design-school/start-learning/on-campus-courses/on-campus-masterclasse

MAAP My Future Careers in Automotive: February
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Apprenticeship Opportunities. MAAP My Future has listed a number of apprenticeship vacancies available throughout NSW in February.

For more information, visit maapmyfuture.com.au/automotive-opportunities-feb/

MIGAS: Apprentices and Trainees
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
MIGAS works with Australian schools within their branch regions to ensure students understand and gain opportunities in apprenticeships, traineeships and school-based traineeships. MIGAS lists apprenticeship and traineeship vacancies on their website:

For more information, visit www.migas.com.au/vacancies/new-south-wales/

UTS Discover Sessions: Nursing and Midwifery
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Discover Midwifery: Tue 14th April, 6.00pm. Discover Nursing: Tue 30th June, 6.00pm Learn more about nursing or midwifery by attending an interactive workshop.

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

Save the Date: University of New England Open Day
Open Days: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 1st May, Armidale. More details available closer to the date.

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/info-for/for-high-schools/open-day-schools

MyFutureFinder personality survey
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember that it is an expectation that all Year 12 do this in the next week or so before interviews with me commence. Thank you to those who have done this already.
For more information, visit study.une.edu.au/ci/documents/detail/2/students-mccarthy-catholic-mff

Register with Job Jump
Career Choice: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Click here to do this with your non-school email account. If your career goals have changed since doing this, register again so you receive relevant information
For more information, visit https://jobjump.com.au/

Macquarie Uni's Global Leadership Entry Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 20-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This year the Global Leadership Entry Applications are opening significantly earlier this year, with it just being confirmed that applications will open on the 17th of April. Subscribe online for updates. Alex Leonard successfully applied last year. It is a unique early entry program with a lot of benefits to enhance your job prospects after graduating.
For more information, visit students.mq.edu.au/opportunities/global_leadership_program/

Year meeting before the University Roadshow
School Matters: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 are to go straight to the hall at 8.40 to have rolls marked and a quick year meeting. Those not applying to university will given instructions on what they will be doing instead of hearing from the universities and collecting information. See you in the morning.

Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy Open
Open Days: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 18th April, 11.00am – 1.00pm, Level 2/77 Berry Street, North Sydney. Staff and former students will be available to speak about courses and post-graduation career options.

For more information, visit www.ellabachecollege.edu.au/study-on-campus/attend-a-college-open-day

Academy of Information Technology: Free Digital Wo
Open Days: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 21st February, Fri 6th March, Sat 14th March, 10.00am – 4.00pmAIT offers free day-workshops designed to boost participant skills and help prospective students make decisions about future study. Students can attend either an Intro to 3D Animation, Intro to Film Editing or Intro to Game Design workshop at the listed time and dates.

For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-courses/

Whitehouse Institute of Design: Kickstart Workshop
Private Colleges: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse’s Kickstart Workshops are designed to assist students from Year 7 to 12 in developing their visual illustration skills across the fields of Fashion and Interior Design, as well as Creative Direction and Styling. Workshops can also be tailored to student needs.Contact: enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au

For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/kickstart.html

Applying to the Australian Defence Force Academy
Career Choice: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
It is advised that students wishing to study at ADFA apply in year 11 as it is a competitive selection process which may take up to 12 months to complete. Gaining entry to ADFA is a dual process which requires students to apply directly to the Australian Defence Force while also applying concurrently to UNSW ADFA through UAC. An offer to study at ADFA is conditional to meeting the academic requirements of UNSW as well as the mental and physical requirements of the Australian Defence Force.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/howToApply/admissionProcess.aspx

ACU New Undergraduate Double Degrees 2016
Universities: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU Health Sciences is introducing a number of new double degrees in 2016:Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Exercise Science (Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Strathfield), Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Biomedical Science (Melbourne, North Sydney), Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Business Administration (Brisbane, Melbourne, North Sydney), Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Applied Public Health (Brisbane, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield). These degrees are still subject to final approval.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/course_updates/new

Engineering at CSU in 2016
Universities: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University: New Bachelor of Technology and Master of Engineering (Civil Systems). The new five and a half year Bachelor of Technology and Master of Engineering combines undergraduate and postgraduate study with industry experience. Students will spend the first 18 months of the program studying on campus at CSU Bathurst, and then undertake four one-year paid industry placements while completing their studies online. The program will be available from 2016.

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/charles-sturt-university/csu-engineers-a-new-type-of-graduate

UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Scholarshi
Scholarships: Posted 17-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program. Round 1 Applications Open: Tue 14th April. 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/find-a-course/courses/c10143/how-to-apply

Succeeding in the HSC - Free* HSC Lectures
HSC: Posted 16-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Learn how average students obtain 90+ ATAR scores each year, and how you can use the same systems and strategies to reach your full potential in the HSC. Students will also derive great benefit from our "HSC English Essay Writing Skills" lecture, which is designed to teach students systematic and rational strategies that can easily be applied to construct sophisticated arguments that will persuade markers of students’ points of view! An essential lecture for those students striving for the higher Band scores. Date: Saturday 21 February 2015 Venue: The University of Sydney (Camperdown). Limited Vacancies Remain. Valued at over $300, “Succeeding in the HSC” is free* of charge. We do, however, require that students participating in this program make a minimum $10 donation to The Fred Hollows Foundation representatives that will be in attendance on the day. Total Donated to Charity to Date: $256,764.20. Details and enrolment are online.

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

Have you done the MyFutureFinder survey yet?
Career Choice: Posted 13-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 will need to do this before I have a career interview with you. Year 11 can do it now as well. A copy of your report will be automatically emailed to me.
For more information, visit study.une.edu.au/ci/documents/detail/2/students-mccarthy-catholic-mff

University Roadshow Periods 1 & 2 next Wednesday
Universities: Posted 13-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Representatives from several universities will be here in the hall to give a presentation to Year 12 students interested in studying at university. More details to be given in the notices.

Biomedical Science Double Degrees
Universities: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University -New for 2016. A degree in biomedical science will train students in the principles of science applied to clinical medicine. The course aims to provide a pathway for postgraduate studies in health disciplines such as physiotherapy, medicine, dentistry and public health. Bachelor of Biomedical Science will be available as a double degree with Laws, Business Administration and Applied Public Health.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au

Engineering is coming to Charles Sturt University
Universities: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
CSU will be offering Engineering for a first intake in 2016, for details go to www.csu.edu.au/engineering or contact Prof. Euan Lindsay at elindsay@csu.edu.au

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/engineering

ACU students return from trip of a lifetime
Universities: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Ten ACU students recently returned from an experience of a lifetime; as part of their course, they travelled to the Solomon Islands to teach primary school students for five weeks at Bishop Epalle Catholic School, Honiara. This unique opportunity is part of ACU's alternative placement program available to third-year teaching students.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/717413

New resources about Surveying careers
Career Choice: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The newly launched Surveying Task Force is now offering free resources and ambassadors to attend your career events.
For more information, visit www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/free-resources-nsw/

‘Online Producer’ ‘Digital Journalist’ ‘String
Career Choice: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Online Storyteller Have you ever seen the job ‘Online Producer’ ‘Digital Journalist’ or ‘Stringer’ and wondered what it was? Participants will learn what’s involved in the role; and then complete practical exercises writing online content, shooting the content, editing the content, and publishing the content online.
For more information, visit metroscreen.nsw.edu.au/course/ONST

Scholarships: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
NSW Family & Community Services is offering Scholarships of $1000 - $5000 The Tools for Success scholarship is available to women over the age of 16, living in social housing to start or continue training in a non-traditional trade. The final 2nd round closes 27/2/15. Further information and access to the online application form: www.communityhousing.org.au/toolsforsuccess or call (02) 9281 7144 ext 207, or send an email to toolsforsuccess@communityhousing.org.au

Sydney Design School: Interior Design Specialist
Private Colleges: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Info Session 26th March 2015 6pm Find out more about our range of Interior Design & Decoration courses at our Information Session on Thursday 26th March at 6pm in our St Leonards campus. See samples of our student's great work, take a tour of the campus and find out more about the wonderful world of interior design. Sydney Design School, Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards. Register online

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

Travel the world as Cabin Crew
Career Choice: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Aviation Australia’s (AVI20208) Certificate II in Aviation (Flight Safety) a course designed to equip students with the skills and essential knowledge for a career in Flight Safety! Course are available in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane with Open Days available soon. For more information visit the website
For more information, visit www.aviationaustralia.aero/flightattendant/

AIT FREE Digital Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
AIT offers FREE digital workshops in 1. Animation 2. Game Design 3. Film Editing. Hands-on experience for students. WHEN: Sat, Feb 21 AND Fri, March 6 from 10am-4pm. RSVP at the website.
For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-courses

Advance notice: Defence Force is coming to school
Career Choice: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interesting in attending a talk for all levels of entry, including scholarships at university, for the army navy and airforce please mark lunchtime on Tuesday 10th March in your planners (or phones).
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au

Current apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Engineering and cabinet making apprenticeships were advertised in Tuesday's Leader.

Job vacancies for school leavers
Job vacancies: Posted 4-2-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There are currently apprenticeships available for anyone wishing to be a hairdresser, welder or glazier. Also a junior office admin traineeship has been advertised.

Deadlines: preferences and offers
General: Posted 19-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please remember the key dates for changing preferences especially for the Main Round of offers in January. If you receive an offer, follow the instructions carefully. Keep copies of paperwork, especially if you are deferring. From now on you will need to contact UAC and the universities directly if you have questions as I will be flying overseas tomorrow. Good luck and I hope you will get the offers you wish for and I am so glad that many of you have pathways, early entry offers and know what you will be doing and where you are going. Best wishes.

Jobs in Tamworth in 2015
Job vacancies: Posted 19-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please keep reading your emails from me in February next year as each year employers contact me regarding both gap year and permanent jobs they have going.

Breakfast BBQ: Friday morn 7.15am - 9.00am
General: Posted 18-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
We look forward to seeing you there. The cooks are ready. Mrs Molony and I are ready and rest of the staff are ready. This will be the last time you will gather as a year group - until your 10 year reunion!! Come along, catch up with each other, share your plans, get some advice if needed and we look forward to seeing you there. If you are working, pop in before you start work. Be here for as long or as short a time as you like and please remind your friends - especially those who don't check their emails. I will be available at school up until 3pm on Friday if you want to speak to me before I go away.

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