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Newcastle Uni visit - update on who is going
Open Days: Posted 26-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I have had several requests from students who did not originally get notes or pay money but wish to attend. If you are one of these students, I NEED to see you tomorrow morning before we go to the Athletics Carnival. Come to the Senior Study in the Library to get a note as I have changed the size of the bus.

UNI INFO NIGHT WED 25th 7pm-8.30PM
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you will be applying to go to uni, you and your parents need to be there! There are significant changes for 2014 HSC students wishing to go to uni.

Gap year program - iTravel 2015 program
Gap year: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Be escorted to Europe, get accommodation arranged and travel with Contiki and Top Deck tours during your stay. See poster in Senior Study or booklets from me.
For more information, visit www.itravelwahroonga.com

Virtual career expo - online now
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From 23 June to 2 July. Free instant access to employers, universities and TAFE. Attend webinars, watch video, apply etc. Go online in your PJs at home to investigate options for your future. Register to win a $1000 gift card.
For more information, visit www.careerone.com.au/vfair

The Fashion Institute -orientation days.
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Private college in Surry Hills.
For more information, visit www.thefashioninstitute.com.au

Charles Sturt Uni - indigenous students
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures are available for indigenous students for study at CSU. Please see me.

Want to go to uni in Queensland or SCU or UNE?
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The QTAC books have arrived and will be available after the Uni Information Night on Wednesday.
For more information, visit www.qtac.edu.au

Bond University
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
2015 course guide plus scholarships book has arrived.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Whitehouse - new courses in 2015
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets on new courses and short holiday courses have arrived.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

What Sort of Doctor Do You Want To Be?
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Paths to medical schools and specialisation in specific medical fields.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/medical-specialties

University Information Evening this week
Universities: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that if you are going to be applying to go to university, you and your parents should be coming to this important evening 7pm-8.30pm in the PAC on Wednesday. It will cover aspects of applying, costs, deferring and the changes to early entry. Your parents need to know what is involved and what has to be done. There will also be guest speakers from UNE and Wollongong Universities to talk to you and to answer questions eg about their early entry schemes etc. See you there.

Talk by University of Wollongong
Universities: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you see advertisements or hear about a talk by the University of Wollongong next Tuesday night at 6.30 at the Tamworth City Library , this is for non-McCarthy Year 12 students only. The guest speakers who are both ex-students of McCarthy will be coming here to us on Wednesday 25th June for the University Information Evening starting at 7pm in the PAC

Schools Visit Open Day at Newcastle Uni
Open Days: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 23rd June 3pm is the deadline for notes and money for the University of Newcastle schools open day visit. I will then forward details of registering to those who are going.

Conservation Volunteers
Gap year: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Conservation Volunteers runs a variety of single and multi-day volunteering projects and are looking for interested people to take part.



For more information, visit www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/get-involved/volunteer

Ace Day Jobs Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Find backgrounds of current professionals, how they made it to where they are and what is really involved in their day job.

For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs/cooljobs/

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website provides senior high school students with the tools to explore their University options. There is information on degrees, uni life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle.


For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com/

MiningCareers.com
Career Choice: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Interested in a career in the mining industry? Visit this website to find out about the many jobs within the industry, including education pathways, potential salaries and jobs in demand.
For more information, visit www.miningcareers.com

HSC in the Holidays:
HSC: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Stay and Study at Macquarie University for HSC Preparation Lectures. Students who are participating in HSC in the Holidays’ Trial Preparation Lectures can also stay at Macquarie University during this period. Staying at Macquarie University provides you with safe and secure accommodation, three meals per day, and access to the university’s resources and recreational facilities.


For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/stay_and_study/

Qantm Open Days
Open Days: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney: Sat 23rd August, 11.00am – 3.00pm, 11-17 York Street, Sydney. Byron Bay: Sat 23rd August, 11.00am – 3.00pm, 373-391 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay. Speak to staff, current and past students, view student work and have your questions answered.


For more information, visit sae.edu.au/news-and-events/events/

AFTRS School Holiday Courses
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS have a number of courses for kids and teenagers taught by industry professionals. Learn new skills, have fun and make friends.


For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/short-courses/school-holidays

Raffles College of Design and Commerce Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 6th September, 99 Mount Street, North Sydney. Raffles’ Open Day will feature talks and displays across the design areas as well as live photo shoots from current students. A parent and student information session will be held at 12 noon providing the opportunity to learn more about design, visual communication and commerce courses.

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

Macleay College New Degrees
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macleay College has launched new Bachelor degrees in Journalism and Business that will give students industry-aligned, job-ready education within two years. Classes for the new degrees started in February 2014 with a minimum entry ATAR of 65 for school leavers and face to face interviews for non-school leavers


For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/new-degrees

2014 Macleay College Entrepreneurship Forum
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 9th July, 8.30am – 1.00pm, Dockside Function Centre, Cockle Bay. The Macleay College Entrepreneurship Forum will focus on fostering creativity and innovation in business. An exciting line-up of young entrepreneurs in the digital space will explain how they’ve achieved success before the age of 30 and share some of their top business tips.


For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/macleay-entrepreneurship-forum

2014 Macleay College Entrepreneurship Forum
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 9th July, 8.30am – 1.00pm, Dockside Function Centre, Cockle Bay. The Macleay College Entrepreneurship Forum will focus on fostering creativity and innovation in business. An exciting line-up of young entrepreneurs in the digital space will explain how they’ve achieved success before the age of 30 and share some of their top business tips.

For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/macleay-entrepreneurship-forum

AFTRS Winter School
Career Choice: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Film TV and Radio Short Courses. Intro to TV and Radio Presenting: Mon 23rd June – Fri 27th June Short Film Screenwriting: Mon 30th June – Fri 4th July.Filmmaking: Mon 7th July – Fri 11th July. Introduction to Radio: Mon 7th July – Fri 11th July. The Winter School is a series of intensive five-day workshops in screenwriting, radio filmmaking and TV presenting. These courses are useful for beginning a career in television, film, radio, TVetc

For more information, visit whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/events/23005-winter-school-film-tv-radio-short-courses-aftrs-

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 17th August, 10.00am – 3.00pm, Sydney and Canberra campuses. Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects. Open day will include presentations on different areas of the industry and provide information on full-time and part-time courses. Student work will be on display and teachers will be available for consultations.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/open-day-sunday-17th-august-2014

Ampcontrol Apprentice and Trainee Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Ampcontrol Apprentice and Trainee Program offers positions to people interested in undertaking an electrical, electronics, fabrication, or mechanical apprenticeship.

For more information, visit ampcontrolgroup.com/careers/getting-started/apprentices

Tomago Aluminium 2015 Apprentice Intake
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 4th July. Tomago Aluminium is offering a 4 year apprenticeship commencing in mid-January at their Hunter region location. Apprentices are being sought to become Electricians and Mechanical Fitters.
Contact: Susan Brownlee on 0428 117 271

For more information, visit www.tomago.com.au/careers/apprenticeships

UNSW Mechatronics Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 1st July, 9.30am – 1.30pm, UNSW Kensington Campus
The Mechatronics Workshop will enable students to learn about Mechatronics Engineering and learn how to combine mechanical design skills, computing skills and knowledge of control systems and electronics to design and build intelligent machines. Students will be able to program their own gear and compete in competitions.


For more information, visit https://www.whatson.unsw.edu.au/egateway/students.splash

A Day at UNSW Wed 9th July
Open Days: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
9.30am – 2.45pm, Central Lecture Block, UNSW Kensington Campus. Students in years 10 – 12 can visit UNSW to view the facilities with each faculty offering activities and lectures to inform you about different university programs. Upon registering you’ll be able to select your preferred faculty lectures or activities.


For more information, visit https://www.whatson.unsw.edu.au/egateway/students.splash

Tips for Exams
HSC: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobson’s Course Finder: Tips for Exams

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Tips-for-exams#.U6ElFZSSy8A

Can You Afford to Study at University?
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article looks at the changes you can expect to find as a result of government deregulation and changes to university funding. The article will cover how much you might pay for your degree, and why you should research your options carefully.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Can-you-afford-to-study-at-university

Uni of New England & Uni of Sydney Alternative Ent
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Uni of New England & Uni of Sydney Alternative Entry Pathway- The Alternative Entry Pathway relies on a balanced assessment of your ability to cope with study at university, rather than your ATAR. Students will begin studying at University of New England, before transitioning to University of Sydney in their 2nd year of study.


For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/study/study-options/landing/alternative-entry-pathway

UniOptions
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UniOptions provides advice on the many pathways to university. The website aims to help students enter the university course of their choice and find out about the different options available to them.

For more information, visit www.unioptions.com/

University Information Evening
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that if you are going to be applying to go to university, you and your parents should be coming to this important evening 7pm-8.30pm in the PAC on Wednesday. It will cover aspects of applying, costs, deferring and the changes to early entry. Your parents need to know what is involved and what has to be done. There will also be guest speakers from UNE and Wollongong Universities to talk to you and to answer questions eg about their early entry schemes etc. See you there.

University of Newcastle
Open Days: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 3pm is the deadline for notes and money for the University of Newcastle schools open day visit.

University of Wollongong talk
Universities: Posted 20-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you see advertisements or hear about a talk by the University of Wollongong next Tuesday night at 6.30 at the Tamworth City Library , this is for non-McCarthy Year 12 students only. The guest speakers who are both ex-students of McCarthy will be coming here to us on Wednesday 25th June for the University Information Evening starting at 7pm in the PAC.

Scholarships available for International Students
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Our UOW International Students Undergraduate Excellence Scholarship (UES) offers students a 25% reduction of the normal course tuition fee for the entire length of their course, up to a maximum duration of four years. It is available for all UOW Bachelor degree programs except Medicine, Nursing, Nutrition/Dietetics, Exercise Science/Rehabilitation and Psychology.The good news is that there is no limit to the numbers of scholarships available, as long as your students meet the academic criteria for the scholarship, they will receive it!

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/international/apply/scholarships/UOW087901.html?utm_source=June+careers

UOW Open Day Saturday August 16 10am-2pm
Open Days: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Wollongong sent this message: The team are really excited about the 2014 Open Day (the first UOW Open Day since 1996!). This day will be a great way for students to meet UOW staff, students and graduates and have their questions answered in the one place at the one time. On the day guests will have the opportunity to attend different sessions presented by our faculties and units. There will also be information sessions specifically on UOW's Early Admission Program; campus tours will be conducted throughout the day, and extra-curricular programs will be on show too.

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

UOW Early Admission scheme
Early Entry schemes: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Want early entry at Wollongong? Find out more at the Info evening in the PAC 7pm next Wed 25th June. UOW Early Admission Program guide is available and has changed since 2013.•All aspects of the application will be completed online. More information will be given out by our guest speakers. A hardcopy of this guide is available from me to find out which courses are being offered and the indicative criteria related to each course.

New degrees at Uni of Wollongong
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UOW has just launched two new and exciting degrees.•The Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy, and Economics - ideal for students who are high achievers, passionate about current affairs, looking to explore the moral and political perspectives in the global economy.•The Bachelor of Social Science - provides a broad education that will give you the skills and knowledge to help transform the lives of individuals, families and communities.•The Bachelor of Social Work - explores and addresses social issues confronting communities to change and improve the lives of our community. Find out more from our guest speakers at the Uni Info Night next Wed 25th June.

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

Bond Uni 2015 scholarship applications close in si
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Over the next six weeks, students will be proofreading their resumes and fine-tuning their applications, as Bond University scholarship applications are closing in only six weeks and the chance of a lifetime is up for grabs. If you haven’t already, you should shortly receive a copy of the 2015 Bond University Scholarship Brochure in the post. The brochure highlights all scholarships available for Year 12 students commencing university in 2015. Our scholarships range from 25% - 100% tuition remission, and reward students for their academic, leadership, community and sporting achievements. Apply online at www.apply.bond.edu.au prior to the July 31 closing date. As part of their application, students will be required to provide a copy of their year 11 and midyear 12 schools reports, a summary of achievements and the details of their chosen referee such as their Principal or Vice-Principal. It is important that all references and documents are received by the July 31 deadline. Visit the site for further information on all scholarships available

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

Army Reserve Open Day – Saturday 28th June 2014
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Are exciting outdoor activities your thing? Do you enjoy getting fit while having fun and meeting new friends? Then why not consider a part-time career in the Army Reserve!
Come Along to an Open Day at Beersheba Barracks, 46 Marius St, Tamworth NSW 2340 Saturday 28th June 1–4pm. Come along and speak to current serving Australian Defence Force personnel, view the equipment they use, speak to Defence Force Recruiting representatives about jobs available in the Army Reserve and watch live demonstrations. Defence Force Recruiting will also be running hourly Information Sessions on the Army Reserves, where a current serving Army Reservist will be giving a presentation on their experiences and will highlight what is on offer to Army Reservists in the Australian Defence Force. You will be given the opportunity to ask questions, discuss options and enquire about the recruiting process.


University of Wollongong
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you see or hear about a talk being given next Tuesday night at 6.30 at the Tamworth City Library, this is for non-McCarthy Year 12 students. The guest speakers who are both ex-students of McCarthy will be coming here to us on Wednesday 25th June for the University Information Evening starting at 7pm

Karl von Busse Institute of Design Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 22nd August. First prize scholarship winners will receive a half fee scholarship in a discipline major valued at approximately $20,000 each. Second prize winners will be awarded $5,000 during the International Elective program where students study design research in France, England, Germany and Italy. Scholarships are awarded based on results of the scholarship test held in August and individual interviews for applicants with successful scholarship test results.

For more information, visit karlvonbusse.com/programegraphic-designgraphic-designgraphic-design/scholarship-2013-2/

Endeavour College of Natural Health Scholarship Pr
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Endeavour College awards up to six scholarships at each of the Colleges’ campuses to high academically achieving secondary school leavers. The scholarship allows recipients to study their passion through partial tuition fee support in one of the Colleges’ leading Bachelor of Health Science degree programs. Scholarships are awarded to applicants based on demonstrated academic achievement and extra-curricular involvement through secondary school, documented passion for the natural health industry and ability to act as a college ambassador.


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

Where will an Arts Degree Take You?
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article outlines the benefits of studying an Arts degree at ANU, highlighting disciplines which can be studied as part of an Arts degree and the career opportunities upon graduating.


For more information, visit cass.anu.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/bachelor-of-arts

CSU Creates $2 Million Student Support Fund to Ass
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University (CSU) will create a $2 million contingency fund to support students caught out by the uncertainty surrounding the federal government's proposed changes to higher education. The funds are available for students enrolled as of the 1st of January 2016 to ensure the university is in a position to financially assist students who have chosen to enrol before their fees are determined.
http://news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/charles-sturt-university/csu-creates-$2-million-student-support-fund#.U5fySnKSy8A

For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/latest-news/charles-sturt-university/csu-creates-$2-million-student-support-f

Experience UTS Day in July holidays
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 2nd July, 9.00am – 3.00pm, 15 Broadway, Ultimo
Visit the UTS Campus and take part in a day of hands-on workshops from across many courses.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/354434608030791/?ref=5

UTS 2015 International Legal Internships
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2015 UTS:Law are introducing ‘International Legal Internships’ in countries such as India, Costa Rica, China, Hong Kong and Vietnam, where students work on real life legal projects and gain credit towards their degree. Go to: http://www.uts.edu.au/current-students/opportunities/build-program/build-abroad-programs/current-programs



For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/current-students/opportunities/build-program/build-abroad-programs/current-pro

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