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Student Edge My Career Videos
Career Choice: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Student Edge Career Videos page holds a number of videos of individuals in different professions explaining their careers and career paths.

For more information, visit https://studentedge.com.au/career-life/career-videos

ADFA Online Facebook Q and A
Career Choice: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 23rd October, 6.30pm – 8.00pm (AEST). Chat live with midshipmen and officer cadets to learn about their experiences, life at ADFA and how they find balancing military training with their university study.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1485699831716414/?ref=5

Academy of Interactive Entertainment: Industry Exp
Open Days: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 1st October, 10.00am – 3.00pm, Canberra and Sydney Campuses. This day provides a great opportunity for students to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Registration is free for students in years 11 & 12.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/ied

ACU Canberra: New Major/Minors for Bachelor of Tea
Universities: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Majors: Business Studies, Geography, History, Languages, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Visual Arts. Minors: Business Studies, Computing, Economics, Geography, History, Languages, Literature, Mathematics, Music, Study of Religions, Visual Arts

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/courses/2014/undergraduate/arts,_media_and_design/arts_and_media/bachelor_of_t

ACU Canberra: New Bachelor of Social Work
Universities: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Social Work degree provides education in social work that is informed by a critical understanding of the social science disciplines and orientated to the professional values and practices of the social work profession.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/schools/allied_hea

ANU Hits top 25 in Global Rankings
UAC: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian National University has been ranked 25 in the world and the highest ranked Australian university by the QS Top Universities rankings. QS ranked 14 ANU subject areas in the top 20 in the world.
For more information, visit news.anu.edu.au/2014/09/16/anu-hits-top-25-in-global-rankings/

New and changed courses at UTS +SRS
Universities: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the attachment. There is a new Biomedical Physics course and new Engineering majors. Remember you can apply for their early entry scheme through UAC's SRS.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au
COURSE UPDATES F0R 2015 at UTS in Sydney.docx

Details of RSA and RCG courses -oops
General: Posted 19-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the attachment for details of where, when etc. We need 20-30 students for it to be held. Please let your friends know. Sorry the attachment did not work.
RSA and RCG courses 2014.docx

Details of RSA and RCG courses $215 for both
General: Posted 17-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the attachment for details of where, when etc. We need 20-30 students for it to be held. Please let your friends know.

RSA and RCG 12-13 November 3pm-9pm-
General: Posted 16-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Details following. Cost for both $215. FIrst 20 with money to Mrs Forrest do the course.


Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 15-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Teach.NSW offers scholarships to school students to the value of $23000 to assist them to complete their studies and begin their teaching career. These may be of particular interest to students who are willing to teach in regional and remote areas:


For more information, visit www.dec.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-centre/school-careers/teaching/our-programs-and-initiativ

Free HSC Test Yourself app
HSC: Posted 15-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The HSC Test Yourself App is the brainchild of 2013 HSC and former Greystanes High School student Shubham Shah who saw the value in the range of BOSTES study materials available and devised a way to make them easily accessible to students. There is no cost to download the App from either Google Play or Apple’s App store and once downloaded students can test themselves with a free set of questions, then decide which subjects they want to download. The download will indicate how many questions are available for that subject and the price for the subject pack. The cost ranges between $1.99 to $3.99 a course.


Where are the physiotherapy courses in Australia?
Career Choice: Posted 15-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please read this article.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/physiotherapy/physiotherapy-courses

Tamworth TAFE Open Day Saturday 20th September
TAFE: Posted 15-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth TAFE Open Day Saturday 20th September 10am-2pm. I urge Year 12 students who wish to stay in Tamworth next year and study at TAFE or have this as a back up option to go along to see what courses may be of interest.



Study tips
HSC: Posted 12-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University: Six Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Study Time


For more information, visit mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/future_students_facebook/6_tips_to_get_the_most_out_of_your_stu

Uni of Sydney - Early Entry IMPORTANT
Early Entry schemes: Posted 12-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
USyd advise: Please be advised that due to high volume of applications we are currently experiencing minor technical difficulties within the E12 application system. If you’re experiencing difficulty submitting your application, please save your responses in a Word document and try again later today. Please note that the application deadline has been extended to 11pm on Sunday, 14 September 2014, to accommodate all applicants currently having difficulty applying. We apologise for any inconvenience caused and thank you for your patience.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/e12/

Summer Holiday Studio Workshops at Whitehouse
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I received this: Join us at Whitehouse in January for a 2 or 5 day program of intensive design development. With courses in Fashion Illustration, Interior Design and Creative Direction & Styling, our industry experienced staff will guide you in developing a portfolio of creative work displaying a range of skills. Fashion Studio 5 - Fashion illustration, fabric rendering, media application and range development. Interior Studio 5 - 1 & 2 point perspective, Interior rendering, textile design, concept development and floor plans. Creative Direction Studio 5 - Concept development, make up design, concept sketching, photo shoot and portfolio development.Email enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au or phone 1300 551 433

Kmart are now hiring
Job vacancies: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you’re interested in working @ Kmart over the Christmas period, then fill out the 'Kmart Team Member application form below and drop it off along with your resume to the customer service desk at Kmart.


For more information, visit www.kmart.com.au/wcsstore/Kmart/pdfs/KmartJobApplicationForm.pdf

Scholarship at University of Newcastle
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If a course at Newcastle will be your first preference in the Main Round of offers in January and you wish to be considered for this academic scholarship which will be granted to a Year 12 student please give your name to Mrs Barrett.

UNSW Academic Achievers Scholarship $4000
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Academic Achievers Awards worth $4000 and 3 bonus ATAR points will be made by UNSW to students that achieve the highest ATAR (not including bonus points) at McCarthy. THERE IS NO NOMINATION OR APPLICATION REQUIRED. Multiple students from the same high school may be made an offer. Recipients will receive a Certificate of Recognition from UNSW. The Certificate is not an offer to study at UNSW.Payment of the stipend is made only if students are enrolled in a full-time undergraduate degree program at UNSW, as at Census date (31 March 2015) so you cannot defer study at UNSW if you receive this. Automatic offer based on Year 12 results.
For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?

UNE Scholarship worth $2000
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If UNE is your first preference and you wish to be considered for this academic scholarship to be granted to a Year 12 student please give your name to Mrs Barrett.

EAS email from UAC
UAC: Posted 10-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 students will receive an email from UAC dated 4 September regarding EAS. This is confirming that you will automatically receive the one bonus ATAR point that I mentioned earlier this term. You not apply for it but it is granted automatically to students from McCarthy. If you are applying to UAC for consideration regarding long term disadvantage you will still need to put in your specific EAS application through Mrs McGregor.

Gap year job in Tamworth at Donut King
Job vacancies: Posted 9-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested, please see me for details or email me at careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Want to be an accountant?
Cadetships: Posted 9-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to work in Tamworth next year whilst studying accountancy at university via distance education you may be interested in applying with a local accounting firm that advertised in Saturday's Leader. See me if you are interested.

About your HSC from BOSTES
HSC: Posted 9-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This has been issued by BOSTES: Alert Year 12 students to Students Online update.Please advise Year 12 students to check their Students Online account as they will be receiving an ebulletin from BOSTES before Friday 12 September. It will include important updates about activating their account to make sure they get access to:· their personal exam timetable, their rankings and results when they become available, advice about their written exams, study tips
It also contains links to a range of useful HSC revision resources produced or endorsed by BOSTES.


SRS early entry - please do by Wednesday
Early Entry schemes: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please

Six page newsletter of updates.
Career Choice: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment for course, scholarship, open day and job information.
MHSCAREERS NEWS NSWACT 140908.docx

Event management
Private Colleges: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From COEM: An info session is a great way for students to find out all about our practical and relevant Diploma of Events, our amazing industry contacts and the exciting career opportunities that await them.When? 6.30pm Friday 12 September or 6.30pm Friday 24 October 2014. Where? Level 9, 28 Foveaux Street Surry Hills - very close to Central Station. What? Lots of information about our Diploma of Events starting in February 2015. How? Freecall 1300 725 846 to register





For more information, visit collegeofeventmanagement.com.au

Automotive apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Vantage Automotive Pty Ltd is a major provider of government funded vocational learning and outsourced services to many of Australia’s leading Automotive Manufacturers with an extensive client list across Australia and sent this to me:Applications are now being sought from students that are interested in joining the automotive industry to start a fulfilling career.Vantage Automotive represents some of the most prestige Automotive Manufacturers in Australia, including:•Audi•Jaguar•Land Rover•Mazda•Subaru•Renault•Volkswagen•Volvo. Students from all over nationwide are invited to apply for the Modern Apprenticeship Program and, if selected, will be placed at a dealer for full time employment and flown to Sydney, Melbourne or Brisbane for block training. https://www.facebook.com/VantageAutomotive




For more information, visit www.vantageautomotive.com

STAR entries - only 8 have been done so far
Early Entry schemes: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Deadline is Wed 5pm.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/star

SCU Scholarships for 2015 are now open!
Scholarships: Posted 8-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please try SCU's new Scholarship Finder. Students should apply early to be considered for nearly $30,000 worth of scholarships closing on the 20th September, 2014.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/scholarships/finder

Southern Cross Uni STAR Entry Scheme closing dates
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross Uni sent this information on STAR Entry Scheme closing dates: Please let your Year 12 students know that registrations will close on Wednesday 10 September 2014. Unfortunately we are unable to accept late applications. Your school assessments must be completed by Wednesday 17 September 2014. Students will be notified of the outcome of their STAR application by email after Wednesday 15th October 2015 for QLD Schools and Monday 10th November 2014 for NSW Schools. Students will need to match their STAR course with their first preference in either QTAC or UAC. Apply directly to SCU via their portal. You have less than 5 days to do so if there is a course there you would like to do. I have flyers left by Peter after his talk on Wednesday at lunchtime.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

HSC Coach for revision
HSC: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Video tutorials free on most HSC subjects. Useful if you cannot attend revision lectures in Sydney.
For more information, visit www.hsccoach.com.au

Accommodation at Newcastle Uni
Accommodation: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This will open on October 1st. Collect a brochure on the prices if you were not at the talk on Thursday lunchtime. Remember what Jess said about getting in early! Set the date in your diary or phone.

Scholarships at Newcastle Uni open soon
Scholarships: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These will open on October 1st. See the scholarships page on Job Jump or go to the uni website.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

Australian Defence Force Information Sessions
Career Choice: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Army Reserve Information Session: Tue 9th September, 7.00pm, Beersheba Barracks, Mauris St

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

Entry pathtways into Macquari University
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out at their Open Day on 13th Sept or go online. Also you receive 5 bonus ATAR points to add to your ATAR.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/getting_in/entry_schemes_and_pathways

Macquarie’s new Bachelor of Archaeology
Career Choice: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Break old ground with Macquarie’s cutting-edge archaeology degree. Students with a passion for the past have the chance to break old ground and gain new insights through the study of ancient artefacts.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/parents_and_teachers/connect_newsletter/all_connect_article

Bachelor of Business Analytics
Universities: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Crunching data is big business with new degree


With 92 per cent of data created in the past two years there is a growing gap in the employment market for people who can extract value from these sources of data. Macquarie is meeting this need with its new Bachelor of Business Analytics.


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

UAC, scholarship & early entry schemes!!
Universities: Posted 5-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please apply to UAC and do your UAC SRS this weekend. These should be done by Monday 8th as the panel will be meeting next week to evaluate these and also SCU and the UNE early entry applications. The USydney E12 are due on Friday 12th and will be evaluated the following week. Despite the hundreds of scholarships out there I have received only a few applications in the box in the Careers Room. Copies of your resume will assist the panel so please email them to: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au if you have not done so already.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Sydney University's E12 early entry closes 12 Sept
Early Entry schemes: Posted 3-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I received this email from USyd today: It is a very busy time of the year but here is the information about our Early Offer Year 12 (E12) entry pathway into the University of Sydney. We hope you have interested students who’ve applied, or will be applying for an early offer through the E12 scheme. For those who may not have had a chance to submit their application, please remind them that the online application will remain open until 5pm, 12 September 2014. After students submit their applications, your principal will be notified via email - providing the school with a link to view all submissions, and then have the opportunity make a recommendation in support, or otherwise. Each school can endorse up to 20 students for consideration for the E12 scheme and will need to do so by close of business on 16 September 2014. We encourage you to visit the E12 website and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us. A selection panel at the University will then assess all applications. Thank you for supporting our E12 scheme. We look forward to working with you to make genuine opportunities available to talented and enthusiastic young people as they embark on the next step of their education

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/e12/

Still undecided about your future career???
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I am after a small group of 8-10 Year 12 students to trial a new program to help you find careers that you are suited to based on your preferences and personality. Please see me if you would like to try this and be involved.

Accommodation in Lismore at SCU
Accommodation: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets from Wilsons College have arrived. They have details of 2015 prices.
For more information, visit www.wilsonscollege.com.au

New deadline for applications-school comment
General: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please submit direct entry applications to UNE and email them to careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au by Monday 8th Sept. Also if you are doing scholarship applications etc please put in the box in the Careers Room by Monday 8th Sept if possible please.

Deadline for Southern Cross Early Entry 10th Sept
Early Entry schemes: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Get instructions if you have queries or have not yet applied through the SCU portal at lunchtime on Wednesday from Peter.

Newcastle University guest speaker THursday lunch
Universities: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A guest speaker from Newcastle University will be in the AV Room at 12.45 on Thursday to answer all your questions on your UAC applications and give advice on Newcastles's courses, accommodation and successful scholarships applications. Bring your lunch. Starts 12.45
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

Southern Cross Uni visit Wed 3rd Sept lunchtime
Early Entry schemes: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Peter from SCU will be in the AV Room at 12.45 to answer questions on your direct applications to their STAR early entry scheme to the SCU portal and advice on courses and successful scholarships applications. Bring your lunch.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

APPLY TO UAC!!!!!!!
UAC: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Do it tonight. You MUST include any courses you are applying to for any early entry scheme (except UNE direct application courses).
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

SRS - 3 questions for School Rec Schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please please do a draft to the 3 questions as your answers will be sent to all the universities you apply for early entry through SRS. Please get it checked. Do it right as you CANNOT re-submit if there are punctuation, grammar or spelling errors.

Equity scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you did not get a copy of the booklet from UAC, please see me or download it. Please check the guidelines and apply if you need financial assistance to attend university.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

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