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UTS Open Day 30 th AUgust
Open Days: Posted 12-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Registrations are open. Win $2000 worth of prizes. See the program online
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/open-day

Away on Tuesday 12th???
General: Posted 12-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect two books given to all Year 12 in Period 6 from Mrs Barrett.

Diploma in Football - true
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
FC11 is pleased to announce their new partnership with Football Federation Victoria. The partnership sees FC 11 – The Diploma of Football become an official education partner of FFV and also the official education partner of National Premier Leagues Victoria. The nationally accredited Diploma of Football is a full-time applied based curriculum model currently conducted in Melbourne at Melbourne University (Melbourne campus) where students train and study at the same time. It is suitable for individuals that have completed high school and are either looking to become a professional or semi professional player, sports coach, sports trainer, sports administrator or looking to work in sports management, sports tourism, facility management and more. A typical day in the course would see two hours dedicated to physical development (recovery sessions, football sessions, strength and conditioning, wellness management, screening) and four hours spent in a class room setting (inclusive of both theoretical and practical learning). FC 11 Director, Mr Katsaris, emphasised that The Diploma of Football is a nationally accredited qualification, which is recognised under the Australian Qualification Framework (AQF). It also includes a number of other football specific qualifications provided by FFV such as the senior coaching certificate as well as Skill and Game Training certificate courses that will be delivered to students over the course of the year. The FC 11 Diploma of Football is currently delivered in Melbourne and Sydney. Enrolments for 2015 are now open. All interested parties should access the FC 11 website and lodge their application online.For people that would like more information about The Diploma of Football please visit the website , email info@fc11.com.au or call 1300 412 990.

For more information, visit www.fc11.com.au

Year Meeting on Tuesday 12th August
General: Posted 10-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See you on Tuesday at the Year meeting to give out UAC books, a Year 12 Careers book and explain what you need to know and do to apply to university /and/or get a job after the HSC.

Newsletter full of information for Year 12
General: Posted 10-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University Private College Apprenticeships Scholarships - open and read please
MCC CAREERS newsletter.docx

Year Meeting Tuesday- UAC, early entry & careers
HSC: Posted 8-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
There will be a Year meeting on Tuesday where you will receive your UAC book, information and advice on early entry schemes and general careers advice. Morning notices will give you details. Have a good weekend. Don't apply to UAC until after Tuesday please.

UAC PIN in mail
UAC: Posted 8-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Has your UAC PIN arrived? If so, keep it safe and make copies. If not, see me on Tuesday.

UAC 2015 books to be given on on Tuesday
UAC: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 will receive a copy next Tuesday 12th August with instructions.

UOW First Year Accommodation Guarantee
Accommodation: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2014, UOW is able to guarantee accommodation for students studying at the Wollongong campus. With 360 new places now available in the student residences, there are a total of 1900 places in UOW managed accommodation. At the beginning of 2013, the new development at Kooloobong Village opened with 360 new beds in four bedroom, self-catered units and single studios. Located on campus, Kooloobong Village offers state of the art facilities, a games room, meeting rooms, outdoor landscaped BBQ areas and a diverse student community. How do Students apply for Accommodation Guarantee? Once UAC offers have been released, those offered a place at UOW will receive confirmation of their accommodation offer and information on how to accept it. Students must accept the offer of accommodation within 72 hours of receiving it, otherwise the accommodation offer will lapse. To be considered for guaranteed accommodation, students must apply for accommodation by the closing date of 31 October 2014 on the online UOW Accommodation Portal. If students apply for accommodation after this date we do not guarantee accommodation, however applications received after this date will be considered in the order that they are received.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/about/accommodation/index.html

University Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This combines several universities' offerings.
For more information, visit www.australianuniversities.com.au/scholarships/

HSC Exam Workbooks
HSC: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Board of Studies HSC Exam Workbooks provide students with real samples of top students’ exam responses, complete with markers’ comments. HSC Exam Workbooks are available for English, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Economics, Legal Studies, Business Studies, Studies of Religion, English Extension 1 and PDHPE.

For more information, visit www.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/manuals/hsc-exam-workbooks.html

Study Assist - financing study at uni
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Study Assist is an Australian Government program that assists tertiary students with financing their education.

For more information, visit studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/

Basair Aviation College Sydney Seminars
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 28th August, Tue 16th September, Thu 23rd October, Thu 27th November, Wed 17th December, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport. Basair Aviation College is the largest flying school in Australia. They are running several Career Information Seminars at Bankstown in the coming months.

For more information, visit www.basair.com.au/index.php/news-and-events/information-seminars?id=94

Rural Pharmacy: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islan
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders who are planning on enrolling in a pharmacy degree are invited to apply for this scholarship. The scholarship offers students $15,000 per year for the duration of their study.

For more information, visit 5cpa.com.au/programs/aboriginal-and-torres-strait-islander-initiatives/aboriginal-torres-stra

Nursing and Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarshi
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Nursing and Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarship and Support Scheme. Applications close Monday 15th September
Available to students who intend to enroll in an accredited/ approved undergraduate allied health course in 2015.
Successful applicants will receive up to $5,000 per year for full time students ($2,500 for part time) as a contribution towards the cost of study to a maximum value of $30,000.

For more information, visit www.acn.edu.au/nahsss_ug

UNSW Actuarial Students/Parents Information Evenin
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 17th September, 5.30pm -7.30pm, Australian School of Business Building, Level 6, West Wing. The Australian School of Business invites Year 12 students and their parents to attend an information evening to find out more about their Bachelor of Actuarial Studies degree, associated dual degrees and the Actuarial Studies Co-op Scholarship program. The session will cover program structures and learning outcomes, professional accreditation and career opportunities.

For more information, visit www.asb.unsw.edu.au/events/pages/eventdetail.aspx?campid=27F885F8-CA08-E411-9CEE-005056832496

ACU Elite Athlete Program
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Elite athletes who apply to ACU may be eligible to receive up to five bonus entry points. Elite Athletes who successfully gain entry to ACU will be given greater support and flexibility for study and assessments.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/elite_athlete_program

UTS: Schools’ Recommendation Scheme
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS: Schools’ Recommendation Scheme Replacing Principals’ Recommendation Scheme. In 2015 UTS will be participating in the UAC Schools’ Recommendation Scheme (SRS), which replaces the Principals’ Recommendation Scheme (PRS) previously offered by UTS. The updated SRS enables schools to nominate their students for multiple schemes across multiple universities through a centralised UAC application.

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/educational-access-schemes

UTS Guaranteed Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Guaranteed Entry Scheme provides students with ATAR cut-offs, which will guarantee them a place in their UTS degree of choice. To view the ATAR cut-offs, visit:

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/high-school-students/guaranteed-entry-scheme

Macquarie University Open Day Sat 13th September
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Speak to students and staff, and learn about the courses available at Macquarie University. Tour campus and accommodation options.
For more information, visit openday.mq.edu.au/

UWS Open Day Sun 31st August, 10.00am – 2.00pm
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UWS Parramatta Campus, Corner of James Ruse Drive and Victoria Road, Rydalmere. Meet academic staff, attend course presentations, get scholarship information and learn about pathways into UWS.

For more information, visit https://openday.uws.edu.au/index.php

University of Wollongong Open Day Sat 16th August
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tours and information sessions covering degrees, scholarships and accommodation will be held throughout the day. Students may download the UOW Open Day app and create a customised timetable for the day.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/openday/index.html

Projects Abroad – Online Information Session
Gap year: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Projects Abroad – Online Information Session Overseas Volunteer Projects for High School Students. Projects Abroad are hosting an online presentation discussing their series of volunteer projects for year 10 & 11 students over the summer holidays. The trips are running in Cambodia, Nepal, Fiji and Sri Lanka, a mix of service work and cultural immersion in supervised groups. Date: 25th August 6.00pm AEST Registrations:
For more information, visit www.projects-abroad.com.au/more-info/meet-us/

Camp America 2015 opens August 1
Gap year: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Camp America is the chance to experience something different by living & working at a summer camp in the USA. Applicants gain international work experience, use their skills and gain lifelong friends and memories. Applications for the 2015 season open 1st August with Info Nights around the country starting August 5.
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

O.C. Tours Volunteer in Cambodia January/ February
Gap year: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Opportunities for 2 or 4 week programs are available to post year 12 students. Witness life in rural Cambodia, teach and make a real contribution to children and their families in the time between finishing school and beginning University.
For more information, visit www.octours.com.au

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 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 the website or email sydney@nd.edu.au.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/youngachievers

University of Sydney E12 early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney E12 application opening next week! Applications for Early Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme will open on Wednesday 6 August 2014 and close COB Friday 12 September 2014. This scheme presents an opportunity for students who experience financial disadvantage to gain a conditional offer before their HSC starts, as well as ATAR concessions, a $5,000 scholarship and iPad. Principals can nominate up to 20 students from their school for this scheme. For more information on this pathway, please see me.
For more information, visit Sydney.edu.au/e12

Teach NSW scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The recent teach.NSW live Facebook event on scholarships and cadetships available to HSC students was a huge success with over 400 participants and great interaction and questions. If some of your students missed out and would like further information on these programs, please book a videoconference with teach.NSW today. Call Kylie Famularo or Anita Zappia on 9836 9892. Remember, applications for these programs close on 3 October 2014.

International Student Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
3 x International Student Scholarships Worth 1-Year of Tuition Fees: for any bachelor degree offered by Billy Blue College of Design or William Blue College of Hospitality. These scholarships are offered exclusively by ACIC, which look after international students, to the 3 most suitable students. On how to apply, please contact ACIC on 92863799 or email info@acic.com.au

Scholarships for children & grandchildren of ex
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust (AVCAT) is a national independent charity administering tertiary scholarships for children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women. Scholarship applications open on August 18. Through the help of generous donors, AVCAT administers scholarships to the children of those who have served our country in peace and war in the Australian Army, Navy and Airforce. Our recipients come from all over Australia and study an enormous variety of courses. They administer about 70 scholarships a year for the Department of Veterans’ Affairs as well as various ex-service organisations (including RSL and Legacy). Scholarship selection is open to children and in some cases grandchildren of a veteran and is based on need and merit. Applicants can be high-school leavers starting university or current university students and eligible for Youth Allowance hence studying full time. Scholarships are generally paid for three years and are between $3,000 and $4,000 per year. Applications for 2015 open in August 2014 and close on 31 October 2014. Email: avcat@dva.gov.au
For more information, visit www.avcat.org.au

Bachelor of Business Scholarship 2015
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macleay College is now accepting entries for its annual Bachelor of Business Scholarship valued at $25,800, which is one year of fees. The scholarship will be awarded to a student who demonstrates outstanding skills in Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Public Relations or Event Management. For more information please visit:
For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/future-students/scholarships-financial-assistance

AMPA Open Day - music
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AMPA Open Day PLUS Individual HSC Music Performance Reviews by an HSC Examiner – Saturday, August 09, 10:30am – 2pm: Get a taste of student life at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts with Workshops, Masterclasses, Performances, Course Info, plus Individual HSC Music Performance workshops with an HSC Examiner (Registrations essential!). Plus exclusive information session about AMPA’s brand new DANCE courses. Email jo@ampa.edu.au to book an HSC Music review (2014 HSC Students only) go online to register. 02 9555 1666
For more information, visit ampa.edu.au/openday

William Angliss Institute Open Day, Saturday 13 Se
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
10am-2pm in Surry Hills. Come to our Open Day to find out more about our courses in Patisserie, Cookery, Travel & Tourism, Hospitality and Events and to hear how you can gain a triple diploma in 1 year. Tour the campus, meet our students and staff, hear from industry experts and taste some amazing student made produce. Trial-a-trade sessions are also available in Cookery, Patisserie, Coffee and Butchery.
For more information, visit www.angliss.edu.au

Australian Catholic University open days
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University will soon be hosting their annual Sydney campus Open Days. ACU North Sydney Open Day will be held on Saturday 6 September 8.30am-2.30pm. ACU Strathfield will be held on Saturday 13 September 8.30am-4pm. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet academics and current students, discuss entry options, and talk to experts about career goals. Enjoy the atmosphere- entertainment and food is provided- check out the facilities with a guided campus tour.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/openday

UTS Open Day (Kuring-gai campus), Saturday 6 Septe
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
11am - 1pm - Interested in a career in education, sport & exercise or nursing? Then visit the UTS Kuring-gai campus for info sessions, facility tours, and to talk with current academics and students. 2015 will be the last intake for the UTS Kuring-gai campus, with students relocating to join the City campus in 2016. Register online
For more information, visit kg.uts.edu.au

UTS Open Day (City campus), Saturday 30 August 201
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
9am - 4pm - Students and parents are invited to get to know the UTS City campus. Attend a range of info sessions from across all course areas, join a tour or check out some live demos. Take the time to chat with UTS academics and students, experience some of the UTS's new buildings and learning spaces and ultimately get a feel for life on campus. View program and register online

For more information, visit openday.uts.edu.au

Natural Therapies and Beauty courses
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Registration is open for the Australasian College of Natural Therapies (ACNT), Australian National College of Beauty (ANCB) and Jansen Newman Institute (JNI) OPEN DAY on 16 August, 10am-2pm at 235 Pyrmont St, Pyrmont, Sydney. Visit acnt.edu.au, ancb.edu.au or jni.edu.au to register.

Sydney Film School, Open Day: Saturday 20 Septembe
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
2pm-5pm. Interested in a career in film and digital media industries? Get an insider’s perspective at our Open Day with teachers, current students and graduates of our 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 & to RSVP : go to
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com/school/important-dates/open-day.aspx

Le Cordon Blue Sydney Culinary Arts Institute
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is in Ryde and will be staging its annual Open Day September 4, 2014. The event will include cooking demonstrations, course descriptions, scholarship information, industry placement updates and campus tours. Career counsellors had encouraged to attend as a special high tea will be held in honour of the profession. Start times as follows: 12:00 to 13:00 Campus Tour and Registration, 13:00 to 14:00 High Tea in Ambassadors Restaurant, 15:00 to 18:00 Open Day to the public Entrance: 250 Blaxland Road, Ryde or Via 59 Parkes Street, West Ryde (Parking area) Register here or just turn-up.
For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au/opendays2014

JMC Academy Open Day
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Campus, 561 Harris Street Ultimo, 16 August 2014, 10.30am. Tour the campus and facilities; Undertake a focused overview on your course of interest; Speak first-hand with current students, scholarship winners and the Heads of JMC Academy's Music, Audio, Animation, Game Design, Film and Television, and Entertainment Business Management departments. You'll also be able to view student work, listen to bands, view student films and even see live audio and film production in action. BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL, REGISTER ONLINE NOW!
For more information, visit www.jmcacedemy.com.au

UOW College Open Day : Saturday 16th August @ 10am
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UOW College offers university preparation courses that can guarantee entry into a range of UOW Undergraduate Degrees. After successful completion of the course you are guaranteed entry into the first year of a range of UOW undergraduate degrees. They also offer a range of exciting Certificate IV and Diplomas. The most popular Diplomas are the Early Childhood Education and Care as well as Nursing. There are also two new courses this year - community services and aged care! UOW College is proud to offer diversity and equity scholarships to. Visit
For more information, visit www.uowcollege.edu.au

UNSW Open Day Saturday, 6th September, 9am – 4pm
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See UNSW up-close and personal. Chat face-to-face with academics and current students and find the right information to help you choose your ideal degree. Learn more about life as a student at UNSW and experience the UNSW vibe.
For more information, visit openday.unsw.edu.au

The Australian Patisserie Academy
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Patisserie Academy has been officially launched at the Northern Sydney Institute’s Ryde Campus. The Academy delivers a suite of niche programs in the areas of chocolate, bread, patisserie, sugar and cake design and decoration for a range of experience levels. If you are interested in a short, specialised course that will provide you with the confidence and skills to shine in the kitchen, please visit the website or phone 02 9448 6222.
For more information, visit www.theapa.edu.au

Careers in Mining Booklets
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets available from the South Australian Chamber of Mines and Energy (SACOME) detailing how to get a start in the mining industry and outlining the occupations that are available.

For more information, visit www.sacome.org.au/careers/pathways.html

Projects Abroad Online Information Session
Gap year: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 25th August, 6pm AEST. This general information session will cover an overview of Projects Abroad, profiles of volunteers, safety concerns and information on all available destinations and projects. You will be able to ask questions via instant messages throughout the 45 minute presentation.

For more information, visit www.projects-abroad.com.au/about-us/meet-us/online-info-sessions/

Cultural Care Au Pair Online Information Sessions
Gap year: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 11th August, 6pm AEST. 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/

A Career as a Veterinarian
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website gives an overview of the career of the veterinarian and the salary range that a new graduate might expect. The site also provides a list of Australian universities that facilitate the Bachelor of Veterinary Science.

For more information, visit essendonvet.com.au/career-veterinarian

What Kind of Assistance is Available for People wi
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article discusses career pathways, development, training and education considerations and the types of government and community assistance available for people who are affected by disability.

For more information, visit myfuture.edu.au/tools-and-resources/assistance-for-people-with-specific-needs/what-kinds-of-a

8 Ways to Study the Fun Way
HSC: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article outlines several ways that students can study that can break up the monotony of regular study methods.

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com/Survival-Guide/Surviving-Highschool/8-ways-to-study-the-fun

Guide to Student Financial Assistance
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobsons Course Finder: Guide to Student Financial Assistance
This article covers the various options available to students who need help with financing their tertiary studies.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Life-at-university/Your-guide-to-student-financial

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