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Southern Cross University Main Round Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 17-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Sat 20th December.Southern Cross University offers a range of scholarships to undergraduate students commencing study in 2014. Applicants can apply online and will be considered for all scholarships that they are eligible for.

For more information, visit scu.edu.au/scholarships/index.php/14

UNSW Parent Information Guide
Universities: Posted 17-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying to UNSW, here is a document for your parents.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/documents/parent_information_guide%20FINAL_1.pdf

UTS Engineering Bonus Points 2015
Universities: Posted 17-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Questionnaire closes Fri 28th November. Engineering’s Year 12 Bonus Points Questionnaire could give students bonus points towards their application to a UTS engineering degree. Early round offers will also be made on the basis of this questionnaire.

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/engineering/essential-information/year-12-bonus-scheme-questio

Full time job in Quirindi - legal office administr
Job vacancies: Posted 17-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you live in or around Quirindi (not Tamworth) and would like to apply, please email me so I can you the details of the job. It is a permanent position and they do not want a gap year student.

Job: trainee accountant - earn and learn
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 17-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I received ta request from a local accounting firm: we are a local accounting firm that has a position available for a trainee accountant to commence in January 2015. This would suit Year 12 students that are looking to study a business or accounting degree that would be interested in a full time position by distance education while living and working in Tamworth. Our accounting firm is a medium sized local firm servicing Tamworth and North West NSW, with a modern computerised work environment and friendly young team. We are seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic school leaver to join our firm as a trainee accountant. The role is full time in the Tamworth office and requires the applicant to commence a business or accounting degree and to study externally. The trainee will work in a team environment and will explore all facets of taxation and accountancy, including preparation of Financial Statements, Income Tax Returns, Business Activity Statements and management reports. The work that is completed day to day will directly relate to the study undertaken. We are supportive of our trainee’s professional development, offering study leave to attend residential schools and exam leave. As the applicants career progresses we will encourage completion of the Professional Year program with the institute of Chartered Accountants to achieve the internationally recognised qualification of Chartered Accountant. The position is to commence in January 2015. If you wish to apply please forward a cover letter and resume to Megan Edwards: medwards@e-oc.com.au They understand that this is such a busy and important time for HSC students and would welcome applications after their exams have concluded. Email or see me if you need more information.

RSA & RCG - 16 have paid so far...
General: Posted 16-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
We need at least 20 students for this go ahead so if you are planning to do the courses through the school, please bring the $215 to the office as soon as you can. Thank you. They can definitely improve your chances of gap year, full time jobs in hospitality or part-time jobs plus look good on a resume.

New Bachelor of Management at UTS
Universities: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Management is a three year degree that provides you with a broad introduction to key managerial concepts, immersion into innovative and entrepreneurial thinking, and a choice of three key industry majors in events, tourism and sport business.

For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/business/business-study-areas/management/bachelor-management

Career Choice: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out how long it takes to become a doctor and what steps are involved in this pathway.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-doctor

Summer camp in the USA -job
Gap year: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Camp America – 9 - 12 week adventure on a Summer Camp in the USA. Working with kids and living the American dream. The perfect opportunity to travel.
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

AIE Open Day - Saturday 15th November
Open Days: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day on Saturday 15th November from 10am to 3pm. Sydney, Melbourne Canberra and Adelaide campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about full-time and part-time courses staring in February 2015. The day will include presentations on different areas of industry to get into as well as information about AIE full-time and part-time courses and entry requirements. Student work will be on display and our teachers will be available to speak with you one on one about our courses and how AIE can get you into a creative career.
For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/openday

Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours)
Universities: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University’s School of Environment, Science and Engineering is introducing a Bachelor of Regional and Urban Planning (Honours) degree in 2015. The four-year degree will be taught on campus at Lismore and will equip students with the legal, environmental, social, design and engineering skills required to work as planners throughout Australia. Graduates can build careers in a range of fields including urban design, development assessment, housing, recreational planning, environmental protection and transport planning. For information on this exciting new degree, please refer to
For more information, visit courses.scu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-regional-and-urban-planning-honours/2015

Bachelor of Dance/Bachelor of Music Auditions at A
Private Colleges: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Academy of Music and Performing Arts is now accepting audition bookings for Bachelor of Dance and Bachelor of Music courses for students wishing to commence in 2015. Auditions will be held from October, with final rounds in early December. To audition, students should complete an application form. For more information, please call 02 9555 1666 or email admissions@ampa.edu.au
For more information, visit www.ampa.edu.au/applynow

Online Computer Diplomas to start your IT career-
Career Choice: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Computer Power Institute (CPI) is passionate about making a difference to student’s lives. They do this by providing affordable, accessible IT Diplomas with International Vendor Certifications. Through weekly student intakes, students can be enrolled to quickly start their online computer courses. Computer Power provide IT courses in Information Technology, Networking, Software Development and Website Development designed for individuals with little or no vocational experience. See
For more information, visit www.computerpower.edu.au

Study at Notre Dame in 2015
Universities: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications to study at the University of Notre Dame in 2015 are open. Prospective students apply directly to the University via the Admissions Office. Applicants should submit a personal statement of 300 words, Year 11 & Year 12 reports, and any other relevant supporting documentation along with their completed application form. For more information and to download the application form or email sydney@nd.edu.au.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/applynow

Event Management, Travel & Tourism, Sports Managem
Career Choice: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Industry Days for Students interested in: Event Management, Travel & Tourism, Sports Management or Journalism. The days are run by industry experts and give students a true taste of what it’s like to work in their dream career while having some fun along the way. Macleay College will host these days for senior high school students on 25th October and 1st November 2014, 10am - 1pm. RSVP is essential as places are limited.
For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/industry-days-oct2014

UNSW scholarship Academic Achievement Awards (AAA)
Scholarships: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Value $4,000 For 1 year. These Awards are provided to encourage academically gifted local Higher School Certificate (HSC) or equivalent students from NSW and ACT high schools to undertake undergraduate study at UNSW. The Academic Achievement Award (AAA) comprises:
- Certificate of recognition- Three bonus points (included in the maximum total bonus points) for entry into an undergraduate degree program at UNSW, except for Medicine (42800 BMed MD) and Co-op programs- A single payment of $4,000 following confirmation of full-time enrolment at UNSW. This award can be deferred for up to 2 years, if the offer of Admission is formally deferred and the student does not undertake any other tertiary study in the meantime. The AAA cannot be held in conjunction with a UNSW Scientia Scholarship, Student Achievement Award (SAA) or Rural Student Achievement Award. THERE IS NO NOMINATION OR APPLICATION REQUIRED. AAA offers will be made by UNSW to students that achieve the highest ATAR (not including bonus points) at eligible NSW and ACT high schools including ours. 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. Automatic offer based on Australian Year 12 results

For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?

Gap year job
Gap year: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Full time employment is available for a student at The Bucking Bull in Centrepoint. Please call in with your resume, ask for Luke and fill in an application form.

Health scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 15-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See the site
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/scholarships/

Good luck Year 12
HSC: Posted 10-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I wish you all the best in the coming weeks as you do your HSC.

Job in a local beauty salon
Job vacancies: Posted 10-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you or someone you know are after an apprenticeship/traineeship in a beauty salon. Please email me or see me after an exam next week.

Stressed? Worried? Reach Out
HSC: Posted 10-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Reach Out Australia has just launched it’s #thereslifeafter campaign to remind all Year 12 students commencing their HSC soon, that there is a big wide world out there after high school. Your results do not define you as a person and there are so many pathways to get to where and what you wish to be in life!

For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=3aGHLobXWLI&list=PLxwwvcl0cflvZOv71bUmtdjaDA164jKYU&index=75

IMPORTANT message: UNE early entry & $$$$
Early Entry schemes: Posted 10-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE Direct Early Entry and Scholarship application closing dates extended to 17 October. Please see the attachment for details. Complete your part and email to: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au as soon as possible please. It MUST go to that address.

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/earlyentry
UNE Direct Early Entry and Scholarship application closing dates extended to 17 October.docx

Want to be a Digital Design Student?
Private Colleges: Posted 9-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
JMC sent me this today: This course is about the design of The Web, Apps, Spaces and Experiences. In undertaking this course you will be equipped with the design tools to turn your ideas into things that we can not only visualise, touch or hear, but also things we can actively experience. Merging ever-expansive new technologies into our lives in a way that serves rather than frustrating us is one of the emerging design challenges of our time. In this course we will explore the boundaries of everyday life and bring new uses to emergent technologies. A JMC Academy Digital Design Bachelor's Degree will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in all the digital tools you need for your future in Design. While tackling a series of hands on studio based projects we will encourage you to open up your playful side, build your design literacy and your creative thinking toolkit. With our studio based learning, you'll have an experience that closely matches the industry you're preparing to enter. JMC Academy is a creative hub where you will meet and collaborate with other creative people such as animators, musicians and film and TV crews. Our lecturers come from an industry background, so you'll receive advice directly from someone who followed the same journey as you are on right now.

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/Course/Digital-Design-Sydney-only.cfm

A message from the head of BOSTES to all Year 12
HSC: Posted 9-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Board of Studies, Teaching and Education Standards (BOSTES) has sent this link to a video message from its President, Tom Alegounarias, sending his best wishes to all 2014 HSC students.

It’s also available here http://studentsonline.bos.nsw.edu.au/.

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dexKLPQ5FB8&feature=youtu.be

Year 12 Jerseys/Hoodies
General: Posted 9-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Year 12 Jerseys/Hoodies are available for collection from the office – please see Mrs Walden. Spread the word and collect yours after an exam next week or earlier if you are at school.

ICMS at Manly scholarships + NSW Rugby League $30K
Scholarships: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I received this today: At ICMS, we have exciting news that we want to share with you and your students! ICMS has partnered with the NSW Rugby League to offer a unique industry sponsored professional scholarship valued at over $30,000 for a student starting at ICMS in February 2015. As you may know, our Professional Scholarship program rewards high-performing and community-orientated students who are dedicated to their studies, as well as their commitment to a career that inspires passion in their chosen industry. We have numerous partner institutions including ANZ Bank, HOSTPLUS, Hugos Manly, Manly Council and now NSW Rugby League to provide industry placement scholarships, offering practical as well as financial incentives. ICMS scholarships are awarded to multiple students each year. In 2014 alone ICMS has offered over $500,000 in scholarships. These cover tuition fees for study and/or accommodation. ICMS is looking to reward students who have increased passion for their chosen industry, displays community contribution through their school/local area and have displayed good results throughout their HSC year. Our scholarships take an all rounded approach to selecting the best applicant for each scholarship. It has been running for more than 10 years. Please note that all applications close on 31 October, with the exception of our new NSW Rugby League scholarship which has a closing date of 28 November.

For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au/scholarships

NSW Students Online: logged in? Activated account?
HSC: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
To look at your HSC timetable and to get your HSC results you will need to be able to login with your HSC student number AND the PIN given to you in Year 10. If you have lost the PIN, ring 1300 13 83 23. Do it now rather than later.
For more information, visit https://studentsonline.bos.nsw.edu.au/

Studying at school during Stuvac and the HSC
General: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please be advised that all Yr 12 students at school for study purposes need to report to the office on arrival to sign in. This is part of our Evacuation and Safety Procedure Policy. If you are working with, or seeing a teacher also, could you please follow this procedure. Thank you for your cooperation.

Job here in Tamworth - 2 year traineeship
Job vacancies: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A local company has a vacancy available for an Irrigation Trainee that might suit school leavers. A current drivers licence is required for this role however if they are acquiring this in the near future this will be acceptable. This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to learn the ins-and-outs of Agriculture Irrigation. Training will include;- Monitoring soils under irrigation- Contributing to WHS practices- Installing drainage systems- Operation and maintenance of irrigation systems- Interpreting irrigation plans and drawings- Implementing irrigation schedules. If you know of someone this may suit, tell them please.

For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/Job/27306224

The Navy is coming to Tamworth
Career Choice: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Defence Force Recruiting will be a Navy Information Session in Tamworth. As this is one of the first times conducting these regional information sessions, it would be great if you could pass on the details below to your students and wider community. The details are as follows: What: Navy Information Session When: Monday 20th October Time: 6pm Where: Tamworth Army Reserve Depot, Marius St Tamworth. RSVP: cptnewcastle@dfr.com.au or call (02) 4974 5427

UNE Scholarships - applications extended
Scholarships: Posted 8-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please read the attachment and if you wish to apply, fill in the relevant pages and email to me before October 13th so the school can do their part and get it to UNE by the due date of 17th October. Email is: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au
UNE scholarships.docx

RSA and RCG courses at school after the HSC
General: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember you can bring the money into Mrs Forrest at the office or give it to a younger brother or sister to do so once school returns. See the sheet attached for details of when, where and the cost.
RSA and RCG courses 2014.docx

Antipodeans Abroad: Uni break and gap year
Gap year: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UniBreak Online Information Webinar Thu 16th October, 5.30pm – 6.30pm (AEDT). Gap Break Online Information Webinar Wednesday 5th November, 6pm - 7pm (AEDT)

For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/info-nights.htm

Veterinary Nursing Training Pathways
Career Choice: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This site provides a good overview of the training required to become a Veterinary Nurse. In addition, details about what it is like to work as a Vet Nurse are available, as well as information about how to extend your career possibilities in the future.

For more information, visit www.vnca.asn.au/my-career/training-pathways/

Australian Defence Force Online Information Sessio
Career Choice: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Online: Thu 23rd October, 6.00pm – 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/DefenceJobsAustralia/events

Ella Baché College of Skin and Beauty Therapy Open
Open Days: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 15th November, 11.30am – 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/

JMC Academy Launches Digital Design Course
Private Colleges: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From February 2015, JMC Academy Sydney will be offering a new course in Digital Design. The new course will be centred around design for the future, designing for apps and devices, as well and spaces and experiences.

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/News/2014-07-02/JMC-Academy-launches-Digital-Design-course.cfm

Sydney Design School Information Sessions
Private Colleges: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 20th November, 6.00pm at Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards. Information sessions will run for approximately 40 minutes, and will cover the courses available at the design school and the career opportunities available to graduates.

For more information, visit sydneydesignschool.com.au/info-sessions/

Automotive apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
MTA Apprenticeships Plus is looking for people looking to start an apprenticeship in Panel Beating, Spray Painting, Parts Interpreting, Heavy Vehicles and Light Vehicles. Positions are available throughout the greater Sydney region.

For more information, visit www.mtaplus.com.au/job-seekers/job-vacancies.php

You and Your Future at Southern Cross University
Universities: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website uses the views and advice of current and future students to assist prospective students in making a career decision that is right for them.

For more information, visit yourfuturescu.com.au/

Engineering Scholarship Program for Year 12 Girls
Scholarships: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Brown Consulting: Engineering Scholarship Program for Year 12 Girls. Brown Consulting is offering paid work experience, financial assistance ($1,500 to $3,000 per year), a graduation bonus ($3,500 per year for two years) and mentoring and training to women who are considering studying engineering at university. Positions are available in Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, Rockhampton, Sydney & the Sunshine Coast. Contact: (07) 3895 3444

For more information, visit www.brownconsulting.com.au/dreambig

Special Tertiary Admissions Test - STAT for vets
UAC: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test is a required test for students wishing to study the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology/Doctor of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney. It is also for students that have no formal qualifications on which to base their application to a tertiary institution. Tests are held throughout NSW & ACT.
Contact: 1300 275 822

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/stat/

Want to study in Tasmania?
Scholarships: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTAS & Australian Maritime College Scholarships. Applications for scholarships to UTAS & AMC close Fri 31st October. For a comprehensive A-Z list of scholarships or to search for a scholarship, go online.

For more information, visit www.utas.edu.au/scholarships-bursaries

UTS Course Update for 2015
Universities: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of course changes at UTS in teaching, health, management and engineering courses.

For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/engineering/essential-information/course-guides

ANU: New Bachelor of Laws (Honours)
Universities: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2015, the Bachelor of Laws will be offered as an embedded Honours program. This means all students commencing from 2015 onwards will graduate with a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) – LLBHons – degree. Students will be able to undertake the degree as a single degree, or as part of a Flexible Double Degree.

For more information, visit law.anu.edu.au/llb/bachelor-laws-honours

ANU Engineering and Computing Special Admission Sc
Universities: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Mon 3rd November.A new special admissions scheme has been introduced by the ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science for domestic students who achieve a minimum ATAR of 80, but do not achieve the ATAR for direct admission to Engineering, Software Engineering or Advanced Computing. The new scheme provides the opportunity for students to demonstrate aptitude, motivation, and interest in these disciplines if they believe they won’t meet the direct admission requirements.

For more information, visit cecs.anu.edu.au/future_students/sas

Macquarie University Online Chats - HSC English
HSC: Posted 6-10-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC English Exam Tips: Mon 6th October, 6.00pm-8.00pm

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

SRS - School Recommendation Schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 26-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Apply by 30th September. Upload any documents, answer the 3 questions and make sure you include the courses in your preferences.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/documents/srs/SRSbooklet.pdf

UAC closing date is looming 30th Sept
UAC: Posted 26-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Avoid late fees and apply to QTAC and UAC etc by 30th September.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Bachelor of Film Production.
Universities: Posted 26-9-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Canberra has introduced a new course for 2015 entry, Bachelor of Film Production. The Bachelor of Film Production is now available for application via UAC however is not listed in the UAC guide. Apply via UAC with course code: 363078. Students will learn about all aspects of film including the sets, the shoot, directing actors, editing, sound design and effects as well as the creative processes of screenwriting. Students can specialise in cinematography, sound design or editing. Film Production graduates are work-ready and fully employable in a range of areas, including: •Screenwriter •Video/film director •Film and television producer •Documentary filmmaker •Cinematographer •Sound Designer •First Assistant Director •Editor

For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/futurestudents/course-details/bachelor-of-film-production

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