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University of Newcastle Advisory Day
Universities: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 6th January, 2.00pm – 6.00pm, Great Hall University Drive, Callaghan. Speak to the University of Newcastle Advisory Team about change of preferences and study in 2015.. Contact: +61 2 4921 5000

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/events/future-students/advisory-day

Macquarie University Future Students Facebook Page
Universities: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Future Students team at Macquarie University has a Facebook Page for any questions that students may have about Macquarie University. Students can post a question on the page at any time and get an answer back quickly. The page also has information about upcoming events and photos from behind the scenes at Macquarie University.

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

University of Sydney New Course 2015: Bachelor of
Universities: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This new degree provides an architectural education that contextualises architecture within the framework of the wider built environment – and opens the door to a wide range of professions in the built environment such as town planning, project management, or specialist areas in the building sciences.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/architecture/programs_of_study/undergraduate/architecture_and_environments/

Macquarie University Info Day Website and Event Pl
Universities: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University’s Info Day on Tuesday 6th January provides an opportunity to visit Macquarie University to gain a better understanding of all that Macquarie has to offer. Students wishing to attend the Info Day can now access the online planner to view the schedule of events. This is one of many being held before the change of preference deadline of Jan 7th for Main Round offers.

For more information, visit infoday.mq.edu.au/

Civil Construction Trainee
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
RMS says: We are currently accepting applications for our 2015 Traineeship Program. Our Traineeship Program is a two year program that combines paid work and structured training, allowing you to learn and receive a nationally accredited qualification.
For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/job/27768108?pos=1&type=standard

Apprenticeships and jobs
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Fulltime jobs in Tuesday's Leader:-Rapid Plas is looking for employees-Metal Fabrication apprenticeship with SuperiorPak

Fixed university course costs in 2015
Universities: Posted 4-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is what your courses will cost in each area of study in 2015 if you go straight to university.
For more information, visit studyassist.gov.au/sites/studyassist/helppayingmyfees/csps/pages/student-contribution-amounts

Uncertainty over budget and uni cost
UAC: Posted 4-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Unfortunately for students and parents of current Year 12s, the uncertainty over costs of university courses from 2016 continues and has not been resolved by parliament. IF you are thinking of deferring, please go to the website below for comments by the government. There are questions like:•I want to start university in 2015. Will the Government’s changes to higher education affect how much I have to pay?•I want to start university in 2016. What sort of fees will I need to pay?•Will there be different costs for higher education courses at different universities? Link: https://au.news.yahoo.com/thewest/a/25683573/new-university-bill-adds-to-budget-woe/

For more information, visit education.gov.au/students-faqs#faq10

Want to go to UTS but won't have the ATAR?
Universities: Posted 4-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS:INSEARCH diplomas are recommended for students who do not meet the Academic and English entry requirements needed to go straight into a UTS undergraduate degree. All UTS:INSEARCH diplomas are designed in collaboration with UTS, this means that the educational outcomes for students undertaking a UTS:INSEARCH diploma are, in most cases, equivalent to those of first year students studying a UTS undergraduate degree

For more information, visit www.insearch.edu.au/courses/diploma-programs

Bachelor of Primary Health Care at UTS
Universities: Posted 4-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A first of its kind, the Bachelor of Primary Health Care will provide you with the knowledge and skills to make a difference in the health and wellbeing of Indigenous Australians. You will graduate with a broad range of cognitive, technical and interpersonal skills required in the provision of evidence-based, culturally safe and appropriate primary health care services

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/health/study-areas-and-strengths/primary-health-care/bachelor-

Events at UTS for 2015 students - ATAR Q&A
Universities: Posted 4-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ATAR Live Q&A on Facebook - 18 December 2014. See the link. Also go to UTS Info Day 2015 - 6 January 2015 if you have questions about getting in and courses.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions/u

Jobs in today's and last week's Leader
Job vacancies: Posted 2-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: optical dispenser, online sales assistant, junior storeperson, landscaping apprenticeship

Breakfast BBQ - Friday 19th Dec
General: Posted 2-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that on the last official day of the school year, we will be hosting our annual breakfast BBQ which will be the final chance to gather as a year - until your 10 year reunion!! Bacon, eggs and sausages will be provided for you - let the staff cook and wait on you. We will start from 7am so if you are working you can pop in and say hello before heading to work. Mrs Molony, the rest of the staff and I look forward to catching up with you then.

Early entry offers - preferences with UAC deadline
UAC: Posted 2-12-14 Deadline - 2-12-15
If you wish to take up any of the offers you have received (except for a UNE direct application), you MUST make this course your first preference by midnight TONIGHT Tue 2 Dec 2014. Spread the word please. Please do this. You may choose to defer or accept or reject offers later if you get another offer in the Main Round. Some students will miss out on Main Round offers and this will be their best chance of getting into university.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Do you want an Early Offer into UWS before Christm
Universities: Posted 2-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The UWS Early Offer program is designed to give as many 2014 HSC students as possible the opportunity to study at the University of Western Sydney. It's a great way to get your place at uni sorted with plenty of time to spare. All you need to do is follow the steps below.•5 December 2014 - Ensure you have a UAC preference for UWS •18 December 2014 - ATARs released. Choose your UWS course from our email and make it your 1st preference•19 December 2014 - Receive your Early Offer from UWS or UWSCollege and enrol online•22 December 2014 - Pick up your student ID card and iPad from Parramatta campus.
More questions? Visit the site or call 1300 897 669 to speak with Team U.
For more information, visit uws.edu.au/earlyoffer

RSA and RCG certificates have arrived!!
General: Posted 1-12-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from the Careers Room and spread the word to the others who did the courses. If you trust a brother or sister not to get it damaged, you can ask them to collect it.

General: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
LeavingSchool.com.au is an online magazine that aims to provide secondary school leavers with advice, information and resources that will help them with the transition from secondary school. The first edition of the magazine includes information on finances, resumes and advice for parents about how to support their students through end-of-year exams.

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

JMC Academy New Bachelor of Music (Song Writing) 2
Career Choice: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
JMC Academy has introduced a two-year Bachelor of Music (Song writing) for commencement in February 2015. This course will explore fundamental song writing techniques and uncover the essential tools for writing music that will appeal specifically to music supervisors, music publishers, record labels, and producers, across any number of different genres. An 8-month Diploma of Music (Song writing) is also available.
Applications should be made directly to JMC Academy and selection into the course requires an interview and audition.

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/News/2014-10-17/JMC-Academy-launches-Songwriting-course.cfm

AFL Sports Ready Traineeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AFL SportsReady is an independent, not-for-profit company dedicated to helping young Australians develop careers through traineeships and educational opportunities. To view the traineeships available in NSW, visit:

For more information, visit www.aflsportsready.com.au/jobs-board/nsw

University Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Many universities offer bridging courses in a range of areas. These courses are designed to provide students with the necessary information to study certain courses and replace pre-requisites for certain courses. For example, bridging courses can be offered in science so that students can undertake a science degree without having studied science at high school. These courses are generally run in the lead up to first semester admissions. For more information, check your desired course & university to see if bridging courses are available.

University of Canberra Career Finder App
Career Choice: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The UC Career Finder App for iPhone and Android helps students find a career aligned with their interests and shows them how to get there. The application includes quizzes to find out about careers and courses at University of Canberra, a social network based around University of Canberra, and the ability to book a tour of the campus at any time.

For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/careerfinderapp

The Horizon Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 30th January 2015. Designed to support the next generation of agricultural leaders, the Horizon Scholarship is for young people who are passionate about agriculture, have an interest in the future of the industry, and are entering their first year of university studying an agriculture-related degree. Scholarship recipients will be selected based on their commitment to a career in agriculture, as well as their leadership potential and high school academic record. The scholarship offers a $5,000 per year bursary, mentoring partnerships, professional development workshops, annual industry work placements, and opportunities to network and gain further knowledge at industry events.

For more information, visit www.rirdc.gov.au/research-programs/rural-people-issues/horizon-scholarship

Studying Law at ACU
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A YouTube video about what it’s like to study law at ACU. The video includes interviews with students.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y1O0A_XXFXk

The University of Melbourne Online Course Informat
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 18th December, 11.00am – 9.00pm. University of Melbourne staff will be available to provide personalised advice about the undergraduate courses and pathways to graduate study that are available to students.

For more information, visit futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/explore/events/victoria_and_interstate/interstate/online/online

Macquarie University: Pre-Law Pathway
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications open Thu 22nd January 2015 and close Sun 8th February. New students who achieve an ATAR of at least 93 and have been admitted to a non-law degree at Macquarie University to begin in 2015, can apply for admission to the pre-law pathway prior to their first semester of studies. The program will allow students to undertake introductory law classes, and upon satisfactory completion of these units, allow students to transfer into either the Bachelor of Laws or a Double Degree with Bachelor of Laws.

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

Charles Sturt University Science Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Sun 8th March. Charles Sturt University has scholarships available to applicants starting study at CSU in 2015 with an ATAR of 80 or above. Scholarships target a range of courses, including the Bachelor of Medical Science, Computer Science, and more. The scholarships award successful applicants with $4,000 per year for up to four years.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/courses/fees-and-costs/help-with-costs/scholarships/equity/csusci

Charles Sturt University: Online Chat Sessions
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 8th December, Mon 22nd December, Fri 23rd January, 2.00pm – 4.00pm. Chat to student advisors and students about accommodation, scholarships and course offers.

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

Charles Sturt University: Q and A with two CSU Par
Career Choice: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Two third year paramedic students speak about their journey studying at CSU and their upcoming adventure working for the London Ambulance Service in 2015.

For more information, visit https://www.rebelmouse.com/CSU_StudentNews/q-a-with-two-csu-paramedics-744517198.html

HSC subject bonus points -app or file- ATAR
Universities: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
iPhone and iPad app: undergraduate 20.15 is available. The apps enable students to link their HSC subject bonus points to entry scores for every undergraduate course. Available on the App Store now for $2.49. I also have the 89 page file I can email to you as an attachment if you wish. This will help explain what your selection rank will be for certain courses & universities once you get your HSC results and ATAR. Using all this information can help you with your preferences.

Who is after a gap year job?????
Job vacancies: Posted 28-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a few employers who have contacted me so please email me if you would like to be contacted regarding these jobs. If you know of someone who may be interested please let them know.

Gap Medic programs - Poland and Croatia
Gap year: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Summer holiday programs of 1-4 weeks for future doctors, nurses and midwives.
For more information, visit www.gapmedics.com.au

Tamworth TAFE courses 2015
TAFE: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to know what courses are being offered, I have a PDF file that I can email you.

An Update on University Fee Deregulation
Universities: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobsons Course Finder: An Update on University Fee Deregulation

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Education-news/An-update-on-university-fee-deregul

National Institute of Fitness Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Ideal for anyone interested in a career in the fitness industry, this webpage contains a number of profiles on how to become a fitness professional and what attributes fitness and health organisations are looking for in potential employees.

For more information, visit www.fitness.edu.au/employment-partner-profiles

Career Choice: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
My Health Career: Why Becoming a Nurse Purely to Help People Might be a Bad Idea

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/nursing/reason-to-become-a-nurse

Six Courses You May Not Have Considered
Career Choice: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobsons Course Finder:
For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/Six-courses-you-may-not-ha

Defence Jobs: The Mentor – Experience Life as an E
Career Choice: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Follow an engineer and experience what it's like to work in the Australian Defence Force. This online adventure takes you inside the Navy, Army and Air Force, where your duty will be to support missions from your mobile and computer.

For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/thementor/#about-the-mentor

Cultural Care Au Pair Information Sessions
Gap year: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney: Sat 6th December, 10.00am, 5 Young Street, Circular Quay.Online: Mon 8th December, 6.00pm AEDT
Cultural Care Au Pair offers work placements as au pairs/nannies in the US. Past au pairs will share their experiences and advice.

For more information, visit culturalcare.com.au/join-info-meeting/

Academy of Information Technology Information Nigh
Private Colleges: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 2nd December and Thu 8th January, 6.00pm – 8.00pm
An interactive seminar providing an opportunity to learn more about the curriculum, course requirements and study pathways at AIT.

For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/events/

Australian College of Massage: Save up to 55%
Private Colleges: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All enrolments received before the end of November will receive 20% off the total fee. This is in addition to discounts already applied taking the total discounts for some courses to 55% off. ACM campuses are located all around Australia, and some courses can be undertaken online.

For more information, visit www.studymassage.com.au/news/pre-christmas-special2014-20-off-for-20-days

North Coast TAFE Fee Course Calculator
TAFE: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Government is making changes to the way that courses are subsidised in 2015. The reforms mean course fees are no longer applied per semester, but are instead determined by the qualification and each person’s individual circumstances. Prospective North Coast TAFE students may now estimate their course fees by accessing the following calculator:

For more information, visit calculator.northcoasttafe.edu.au/

Hunter Valley Training Company in Tamworth
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HTVC provides jobs and training to people throughout NSW and currently provides services to around 1100 people a year. They offer nearly 200 apprenticeship trade courses and more than 1000 traineeship qualifications.

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

Make Your Mark: The Virtual Classroom
Universities: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Virtual Classroom series takes students on virtual visits to university campuses and puts them in touch with university researchers, academics and industry professionals. These videos increase students’ awareness, confidence and motivation towards higher education, with numerous sessions to support the curriculum and raise capacity through teacher professional learning.

For more information, visit www.makeyourmark.edu.au/parents-schools/resources/resources-teachers-bridges-connect/

Uni of Tasmania: Pharmacy Relocation Schola
Scholarships: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2015, the University of Tasmania is offering all successful interstate applicants a $1,000 relocation scholarship to assist with the move to Tasmania.

For more information, visit www.utas.edu.au/pharmacy/future-students/bachelor-of-pharmacy/2015-relocation-scholarships

ANU Asian Studies Degree
Universities: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2015, the Bachelor of Asia Pacific Studies will be replaced by the Bachelor of Asian Studies. As part of the degree, students will receive a minimum of $3,000 to participate in an overseas study program enabling students to immerse themselves in a particular culture and language within Asia. In addition, first year students commencing the degree and relocating to Canberra may be eligible for $2,000 under the ANU Relocation Grant Scheme.

For more information, visit asiapacific.anu.edu.au/students/undergrad/asian-studies#.VGsGqzSUe8B

Apprentice Chef - job
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 21-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From Centrepoint Shopping Centre:we have an exciting career opportunity at an up and coming restaurant. We are currently searching for an enthusiastic, hard-working and driven Apprentice Chef to work under an experienced, authentic Italian chef. We are extending an invitation to your interested students in the hopes of finding a dedicated, passionate and eager apprentice for this wonderful opportunity. Working hours and details are yet to be decided. If interested, please send cover letter and resume via e-mail to this address.

For more information, visit Reception@centrepointtamworth.com.au

Indigenous scholarship at Newcastle Uni
Scholarships: Posted 14-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please contact me for details.

Grad photos
School Matters: Posted 14-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder from Mrs Burt: $17 per image. Payment by pay-pal only. Images will only be on the web for a short time please order promptly to avoid disappointment. Go to tutorial for how to down load.

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

No ATAR or low ATAR?
Private Colleges: Posted 14-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline

No ATAR, No worries

Students without ATARs can still be eligible to attend Macleay College subject to interview and satisfactory completion of year 12. Students can study a Macleay College diploma and then have the option to join the workforce after 12 months or articulate into a degree program. They are located near Central Station in Sydney.

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

McCarthy 2014 Graduation images.
General: Posted 12-11-14 Deadline - No Deadline
$17 per image. Payment by pay-pal only. Images will only be on the web for a short time please order promptly to avoid disappointment. Go to tutorial for how to down load.
The gallery has been password protected. The images are digital down load (no hard prints). You can print it as many times as you want, facebook, emailing and sharing.The username is “mccarthy” password is “2014” when setting up your account please DON’T USE MCCARTHY AS YOUR USER NAME AND 2014 AS YOUR PASSWORD.

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

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