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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/

Action plan for getting a job
Job vacancies: Posted 2-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you did not get a copy of this sheet at the Year Meeting in Period 2 on Wednesday, please see me.

Apprenticeships Versus University
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Truth About Trades: Apprenticeships Versus University Degrees. This article explores the benefits of obtaining a trade compared to getting a university degree.


For more information, visit www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/08/25/truth-about-trades-apprenticeships-versus-university-d

Getting apprenticeships or traineeships
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Skills one is a video platform with over 1500 short video stories about getting a trade or skill. Videos are intended for parents and students. Check it out by visiting the website:


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

What do uni graduates earn???
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Graduate Careers Australia has completed their 2013 annual report of recent higher education graduates salaries. The report reveals the median start up salary for a number of bachelor degrees and disciplines.


For more information, visit www.graduatecareers.com.au/Research/ResearchReports/GraduateSalaries

Careers in Sport
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website is for anyone interested in a career in sport and fitness. There is information about recommended qualifications and pathways, along with a list of available positions and courses.


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

Become a Psychologist Pathway
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Psychological Society has outlined the pathway to become a registered Psychologist. In short it takes a minimum of six years in education and training broken into undergraduate study, postgraduate study, internship and a registrar program.

For more information, visit www.psychology.org.au/studentHQ/studying/study-pathways/

Australian Defence Jobs: ‘A Typical Day’ – Air For
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Experience what it’s like to work in the Air Force like never before. This online program gives you exclusive access to Air Force people for one extraordinary week. Sign up and you’ll receive updates from real Air Force personnel throughout the day. A Typical Day gives you an insight into the everyday life of an Australian Air Force member, from a Pilot to Airfield Defence Guard. You’ll receive messages from your preferred Air Force member via SMS, MMS, email, video and even Facebook.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/appcentre/apps/air-force-a-typical-day/

HSC Subject Exam Advice
HSC: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
TSFX has released HSC exam tips for a range of specific subjects.



For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/hsc-study-tips

CATC Design School a Day in the Life of a Designer
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
CATC Design School a Day in the Life of a Designer Workshop. Sat 20th September, 46-52 Mountain Street, Ultimo. Learn how to harness your artistic abilities with this interactive and hands on Design Discovery Workshop.
Contact: 1300 661 111 or enquiries@catc.edu.au
http://www.catc.edu.au/events/day-in-the-life-workshops/sydney-events/saturday-20th-september-2014-day-in-the-life-of-a-designer-workshop or copy and paste this link.

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

Komatsu Apprenticeship Development Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Thursday 18th September. Komatsu is a global leader in the manufacture of earthmoving machinery with over 40,000 employees worldwide. They are seeking students completing years 10, 11 or 12 to join them as apprentice Mobile Plant Technicians.



For more information, visit www.komatsu.com.au/AboutKomatsu/Careers/Pages/Job-Search.aspx

Electrical Apprentices
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Schindler Lifts: Electrical Apprentices. Applications close Friday 5th September. Schindler Lifts Australia is one of the largest suppliers of new escalators and elevators in Australia today. As an apprentice you will not only learn electrical skills, but all the skills required to install, service, repair and modernise lifts, escalators and moving walkways. If you know someone who may be interested, let them know.


For more information, visit https://www.onetest.com.au/schindlercareers/

Scholarships $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Scholarships: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
During August, myfuture has added 117 new scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate study at university. To view scholarships, visit the site to see what you are eligible for etc.



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

UNSW: New Degrees and combos for 2015
Universities: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW have a number of new degrees available that have been added after the publication of the 2015 Experience UNSW guide and the 2015 UAC guide. Bachelor of Music (Honours) / Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Medicinal Chemistry/Bachelor of Laws Bachelor of Commerce / Bachelor of Design (Honours) Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Fine Arts Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science) / Bachelor of Fine Arts Bachelor of Science (Advanced Mathematics) / Bachelor Science (Computer Science) Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science) / Bachelor Science (Computer Science) Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Science (Advanced Science)


For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/getting-you-into-unsw/new-2015

Accommodation at UNE - good news
Accommodation: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
On Friday I was told some good news for students thinking of going to UNE and staying on campus. To find out when college applications open and to hear the good news for 2015 and beyond, please register here or go on Facebook and like UNE Future Students.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus-life/une-accommodation

Christmas Casual Opportunities with Dick Smith
Job vacancies: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is an opportunity to earn an income, gain experience & training and may be the start of a fantastic career.




For more information, visit dicksmithholdings.com.au/work-with-us/

Help with resumes, SRS and scholarships
General: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mrs Barrett will be in J3 at lunchtime on Monday. If you want help with your resume, scholarship applications or answers to the 3 questions on the School Recommendation Scheme come along to work on these or get advice to assist them. Bring a USB or email them to yourself to printout or work or get help with.

The University of Sydney scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney is excited to launch a new holistic and comprehensive undergraduate scholarship for high achieving students: the Sydney Scholars program. Sydney Scholars will receive more than just financial support. The program is designed to provide talented undergraduate students with access to; leadership programs, mentoring, internships, priority accommodation, alumni and employer engagement and many more individually tailored opportunities. A full suite of Sydney Scholar benefits will be implemented over the next two years. For more information and how to apply, please visit:
For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/hsc_ib.shtml

RAS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
RAS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS for 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR NOW OPEN CALLING FOR APPLICANTS - Since 2011 the RAS Foundation has provided over 180 scholarships in NSW students to fulfill their educational goals helping them achieve their potential, providing regional and rural NSW with a more vibrant & sustainable future. The RAS Foundation are looking for students who require financial support, love to give back to their community and want to make rural & regional NSW more resilient and dynamic! Rural Scholarships are targeted at a tertiary level – TAFE, VET courses and University. For more information visit the site. Applications close 30 September 2014
For more information, visit www.rasnsw.com.au/rural-scholarships-.htm

Advertising Scholarship for Creative Thinkers:
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macleay College is now accepting entries for its Advertising Scholarship worth $26,000. Students who can demonstrate exceptional creative thinking and/or organisational skills should apply asap. Potential advertising students can also sit in on classes during school holidays.
For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/future-students/scholarships-financial-assistance

Health career scholarships and courses
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HEALTH CAREER RESOURCES FOR CRUNCH TIME - It’s that time of year when grade 12 students are getting serious about their options for 2015. My Health Career has links to hundreds of university scholarships for health courses https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/scholarships/, as well as information about which courses are accredited
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/career-university/accredited-courses.

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Notre Dame’s Young Achievers Early Offer Program will give Year 12 students who are talented and well-rounded, the chance to join the Notre Dame community before sitting their final HSC or IB examinations. The program carries personal and academic benefits for students looking to secure a place at university as soon as possible. Applications are now open and close 1st September, 2014. For more information and selection criteria, visit: or email sydney@nd.edu.au.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/youngachievers

ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP)
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP) is open to all future undergraduate students. Designed to attract candidates with strong community values and leadership potential demonstrated through volunteer work, successful applicants have a reduced ATAR requirement and receive an offer well ahead of usual tertiary admission notifications. Application is online and open now. Applications close: 20 October For more info or to apply visit:
For more information, visit acu.edu.au/eap

Australian Catholic University’s 2014 Open Days.
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
With entertainment, food, campus tours, information sessions and a chance to chat to staff and students, they’re a great way to see what university life at ACU has to offer. North Sydney Campus: Saturday 6 September, 8.30am–2.30pm Strathfield Campus: Saturday 13 September, 8.30am-4pm For more information visit:

For more information, visit life-less-ordinary.acu.edu.au

Career's Day for future architects
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Friday 12 September 10:00am - 4:00pm Year 10-12 school students are invited to come along and meet the four schools of architecture – University of Newcastle, UNSW, University of Sydney and UTS and Sydney TAFE to hear all about the opportunities available to you in studying architecture. More information. Venue: Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point. This is a free event but participants must register online. Numbers are strictly limited.

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day, Leura Campus 30the August 2014, Saturday, 10am-1pm. This open day is fun and exciting for students and parents to discover the campus – there will be presentations, personalised campus tours, lunch with staff and current students. They will also discuss different scholarship opportunities, any questions or concerns. Leura campus address: 1 Chambers road, Leura Please RSVP: charlotte.pun@bluemountains.edu.au
For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au

UWS Open Day, Sunday 31 August,
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Parramatta campus – Whether choosing a future career path, returning to study or a current high school student, UWS Open Day will provide all the necessary information. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear course information presentations and speak with academic staff. Find out what student life is like from current students and talk to a careers advisor to help with career and course decisions.

For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/openday

Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University
Accommodation: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney: Open Day Saturday 13 September from 10am to 4pm. Visit the College, tour the campus, meet the staff and students. Dunmore Lang College is an independent Residential College affiliated with Macquarie University, Sydney. The College provides a supportive living environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate Macquarie University students in a variety of accommodation styles. Check out scholarships for regional students. For further information contact admissions@dlc.nsw.edu.au or ring (02) 9856 1000.
For more information, visit www.dlc.nsw.edu.au

UNSW OPEN DAY
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Connect. Win, Experience UNSW: Come interact with the Live Video Wall during Open Day! Saturday, 6 September. Plan your day at
For more information, visit openday.unsw.edu.au

Sydney Film School, Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 20 September: 2pm-5pm. Interested in a career in film and digital media industries? Get an insider’s perspective at the Open Day with teachers, current students and graduates of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media courses on hand to share their experiences and answer all your questions, plus take a tour to see the school in action. 82 Cope St, Waterloo, NSW 2017. For the schedule of events and to RSVP go online: or (02) 96982244 or events@sydneyfilmschool.com.au
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com/school/openday.aspx

Bachelor of Fashion Design
TAFE: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Fashion Design, TAFE NSW Higher Education at Sydney TAFE Open Day, Saturday 30 August 9am – 4pm . Find out about this new fashion design degree at our information on at 11.30am in the library. http://m.sydneytafe.edu.au/openday/info-session-fashion-design-from-the-classroom-to-the-catwalk/ Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding fees, enrolments and career paths in the fashion industry. Sydney TAFE, Harris St, Ultimo, NSW 2007. Learn more at
For more information, visit sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/higher-education#bachelor-of-fashion-design

NIDA
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for entry to NIDA’s full-time courses in 2015. A range of study options are on offer, including undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Acting, Costume, Design for Performance, Properties and Objects, Staging, and Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Master of Fine Arts degrees in Directing and Writing for Performance, and a Vocation Education and Training (VET) Diploma of Musical Theatre. Applications close Tuesday 30 September. For more information and to apply visit
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au.

Free HSC tutoring and exam tips - Gen Maths
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ICMS and Aspire Institute will run free HSC tutoring sessions over five days from 22-26 September at our campus in Manly. The sessions will focus on Mathematics General and will be systematically structured to cover key subject outcomes. Designed specifically for Year 12 students, students will learn HSC exams tips and strategies to achieve their potential. Bookings are essential. RSVP to info@icms.edu.au or info@aspire.edu.au.

UNSW 9 New degrees just added!:
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
9 new degrees have just been added to UNSW’s suite for 2015, including two new Law combinations. Check them out here:
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/getting-you-into-unsw/new-2015

Bachelor of Dance (Performance)
Private Colleges: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Dance (Performance) now offered at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts. From 2015, AMPA will be offering tertiary courses in Dance Performance, alongside its music programs. Designed to equip and produce elite performers, choreographers and dance practitioners, these unique courses will focus on students achieving technical, creative and academic excellence in the practice of dance. Entry is by application and audition. All AMPA courses are Fee-Help accredited. Please visit the AMPA website for more:
For more information, visit www.ampa.edu.au/index.php/current-students/dance-performance

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia has opened applications for 2015 courses. Go to the website at http://whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-design/applicant-information.html for on-line application information for the Bachelor of Design – Fashion Design / Interior Design / Creative Direction & Styling; and to http://whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/vet.html for downloadable enrolment information for Vocational courses. Applicant interviews will commence from Monday 22 September 2014.
For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au

HSC Stay and Study in the Sept Holidays
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Stay and Study in the Sept Holidays at Macquarie University. Year 12 students, both regional and metropolitan, have the opportunity to stay on campus at Macquarie University in the upcoming September holidays to attend HSC Workshops. Accommodation is just $50/night with all meals included. For further details, please visit the website, call 1300 677 336 or emailinfo@hscintheholidays.com.au
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/stay_and_study/

UNSW New Bachelor of Life Sciences
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This new degree will satisfy your student’s innate curiosity about life, from the way things work at the molecular level, to the study of entire ecosystems. Find more information at
For more information, visit www.science.unsw.edu.au/life-sciences

Film and TV courses
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS is now offering the following new courses: Intro to Film, which is 100% online; Core Radio Skills, also 100% online; Diploma on Digital Content (Radio); Diploma in Design for the Screen; Diploma in Factual Television Fundamentals; Diploma in Editing Fundamentals; Diploma in Camera Fundamentals; Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Feature Film; Advanced Diploma in Producing: Story, Audience, Finance; Advanced Diploma in Radio; Advanced Diploma in Music Scoring for the Screen; Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Series TV. For rmore information, Ph [02]98056622
For more information, visit marketing@aftrs.edu.au

HSC study in the holidays
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Attend HSC study lectures in Sydney 22-26 Sept.
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/2014_workshops

New Business analytics/IT degree
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Bachelor of Business Analytics will see graduates work with data from IT sources. Starting salaries expected to be $60,000.
For more information, visit mq..edu.au/grads/l-hammacher

Bachelor of Archaeology specialising in Egypt
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A full study in Egyptian archaeology.
For more information, visit courses.mq.edu.au/BArch

Bachelor of Security Studies at MQ
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Counter terrorism, security, national policies etc. are all part of this new degree starting in 2015. A degree for the future?
For more information, visit courses/mq.e.du.au/BsecStud

Macquarie Uni open day 13 Sept program
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The program of activities and talks has arrived. See me please or go online.
For more information, visit openday.mq.edu.au

University in Victoria
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are wishing to apply to universities in Victoria, I have received a bulletin from VTAC. Please see me for a copy.
For more information, visit www.vtac.edu.au

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