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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

Ready For Work Booklet
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This online resource aims to provide young people with information that can assist them with preparing for their first paid job. Information is included about skills needed, resume building, superannuation, tax file numbers, and more.

For more information, visit https://apply.mcdonalds.com.au/orionfiles/upload/public/files/getting_ready_for_work.pdf

My Future: My Career Profile Tool
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
My Career Profile Tool is a career exploration tool that features a variety of activities, such as Interests, Skills and Knowledge. The system takes the answers that users input and generates suggested occupations based on that data.

For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/mycareerprofile

Public Education Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 3rd October. The Public Education Foundation offers a number of life-changing scholarships to students from public schools. The scholarships are available to students from disadvantaged backgrounds to cover the extra cost of schooling with some scholarships available for hard working students to extend their talents and pursue their aspirations. To view the scholarships, visit:

For more information, visit www.publiceducationfoundation.org.au/

JMC Academy 2015 Scholarship Applications
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for scholarships for the 2015 intake close Fri 5th December 2014

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/Admissions/Undergraduate-Scholarships.cfm

Bedford College Open Days - childcare & business
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Glebe Campus Sat 6th September, 9.30am – 3.00pm. Norwest Campus Sat 13th September, 9.30am – 3.30pm
Open days are the ideal time to visit the college and see what makes it unique.

For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au/about/opendays

Marcus Oldham Ag College 2015 Scholarship Program
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2015 Marcus Oldham Scholarship Program information has now been released. There are a large number of scholarships available for students enrolled in Agriculture, Agribusiness and Equine Management Courses at Marcus Oldham that offer direct financial assistance towards students' fees.

For more information, visit www.marcusoldham.vic.edu.au/courses-and-enrolment/scholarships/scholarships

Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Apprenticepower places people looking for an apprenticeship with employers looking for apprentices.
Contact: 13 72 77 or mailto:info@apprenticepower.com.au

For more information, visit www.apprenticepower.com.au/apprentices/apply/

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Inform
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service have a series of practice aptitude quizzes for various industries. These quizzes include information on a field, key occupations, qualifications, pathways and other contacts. A new practice aptitude quiz for people interested in Drilling Operations has just been released.

For more information, visit aatinfo.com.au/getattachment/11e0de4a-39c2-408e-9a44-c304106d2628/Resources-Extraction---Proc

Hitachi Construction Machinery 2015 Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 8th August. Apprenticeships are offered in Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment Mechanic and Automotive Electrician. Apprenticeships are offered at each of their major branches in every state and territory. Move quickly on this one if you or someone you know is interested.

For more information, visit www.hitachicareers.com.au/apprenticeships-and-traineeships/

Bengalla Mine Apprentice Intake 2015
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Wed 20th August. Bengalla Mine and MIGAS are looking for self-motivated team players to join their four-year apprenticeship programme at Bengalla Mine in 2015. Apprenticeships are available in Electrical Trade and Plant Mechanics trade.

For more information, visit www.migas.com.au/news/bengalla-mine-apprentice-intake-2015/

ACU Early Achievers’ Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU’s Early Achievers Program is open to school leavers and non-school leavers and considers the voluntary contribution an applicant has made to their community through their school, workplace or other organisation.
Applications open Monday 11th August and close Monday 20th October.

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

Uni of Sydney Rural Entry Scheme-vet & pharmacy
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney University offers special entry schemes for applicants form rural backgrounds, linked to the faculties of Pharmacy and Veterinary Science. Applicants who are approved under these schemes may qualify for admission with an ATAR that is close to, but below, the normal entry standard for their course of choice.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/access-sydney/rural-entry.shtml

Charles Sturt University Principal’s Report Entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is an early entry program offered to academically talented students from high schools and TAFEs in NSW, ACT and non-metropolitan Victoria.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/oncampus/getting-to-uni/prep

UOW BlueScope Cadetships for engineering & IT
Cadetships: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Wollongong BlueScope Cadetships. Sun 31st August. The cadet program provides students with the opportunity to complete a degree while gaining on-the-job training with other motivated young people. In 2015 BlueScope are offering cadetships in materials engineering, electrical engineering, chemistry, mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, mechatronics engineering, information technology and computer engineering. Definitely worth applying for and several ex-students have done this.
For more information, visit cadets.bluescopesteel.com/index.cfm?objectid=6217C78E-92C5-ADFC-BBA3372576650524

University of New England: Early Entry Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This program offers early entry for Year 12 students to the University of New England based on their school’s recommendation rather than their final marks. Early entry is available for most UNE degrees to current Year 12 students, full-time students preparing to sit the NSW HSC in a TAFE College in NSW or ACT, or full-time TAFE Tertiary Preparation Certificate students.

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/study/study-on-campus/get-early-entry

University of Western Sydney: Badanami Alternative
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Western Sydney: Badanami Alternative Entry Program for Indigenous Students who do not have a HSC or other qualifications, or who have an ATAR score lower than required for their desired course can apply to study through this program. The program includes a two-day assessment workshop, with these workshops to be held between November 2014 and January 2015. Contact: 1300 897 669 or study@uws.edu.au

For more information, visit uws.edu.au/badanami/badanami_centre_for_indigenous_education/future_students/badanami_alterna

Good luck with UMAT
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
To those students sitting the UMAT test tomorrrow, good luck.

UNSW Medicine Rural Student Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Medicine Rural Student Entry Scheme is for students with a significant rural background and grants them entry into the Medical program at UNSW. Students must have an ATAR of 91 or above and have sat the UMAT exam in 2014.

For more information, visit rcs.med.unsw.edu.au/rural-student-entry-scheme#.U9cDRuOSy8A

University of Sydney St Andrew College Scholarship
Accommodation: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Several scholarship opportunities are available to new and returning students each year. Scholarships are awarded on merit and require students to submit an application.

For more information, visit www.standrewscollege.edu.au/st-andrews-scholars/

Newcastle Uni: Year 12 Bonus Points & Regional/Rur
Universities: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 students can be awarded up to four bonus points for high achievement in certain HSC subjects. In addition, HSC students who study in certain rural and regional areas may also qualify for an additional four bonus points.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/high-school-students/getting-in

On-Campus Accommodation at Warrane College UNSW
Accommodation: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Warrane is a residential college affiliated with UNSW which offers its residents a more complete university experience.
Residents are encouraged to develop academically, culturally, socially and on the sports field. - Residential and academic tutors- Weekly VIP guests and industry connectionsv - Fully catered and affordable fees - Wide range of accommodation scholarships

For more information, visit www.warrane.unsw.edu.au

ICMS Open Day 2014: Sunday 17 August
Open Days: Posted 5-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I received this from International College of Management Sydney at Manly: At ICMS we realise choosing a future career and taking the right steps to get there can be a difficult task. That's why ICMS is opening its doors on 17 August for our annual Open Day. ICMS Open Day is a complete showcase of our courses, campus and student life and the perfect opportunity for your students to learn why we are a great alternative to the typical university. Here are just some of the things your students can do at ICMS Open Day 2014: •Learn more about our undergraduate and postgraduate courses and career options •Take a campus tour and chat with our academic staff, students and alumni •Find out how ICMS will help open doors with our unique industry training program •Enjoy the festivities, live music, entertainment, giveaways and a free lunch. Register online at the site below:

For more information, visit studyicms.com.au/open-day/

Oops - UNE Early entry talk is Wednesday!!!
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
So J3 at the start of lunch on Wed 23rd. Please use your time to look up what courses UNE offers that you would like to apply for and either do it then or find out how to do it later if you have not decided on which course/s. See you then.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au

University of Canberra Open Day
Open Days: Posted 20-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 30th August, 9.00am – 4.00pm.Speak to academic staff, course advisors and current students to learn about the range of courses available. Attendees can also view demonstrations, displays and get all the information they need about UC. UC has an early entry scheme you are eligible to apply for so look at what courses they offer.

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

University of Newcastle
Universities: Posted 20-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Rated in the top 10 Australian Universities by Graduates
Graduates have rated the University of Newcastle in the top 10 universities for teaching in an official national student survey. In the 2013 Course Experience Questionnaire, UON has achieved a top 10 rating for all three core scales - good teaching, overall student satisfaction and generic skills.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/newsroom/featured-news/our-graduates-rate-uon-top-10-in-australia

Southern Cross University Virtual Information Sess
Universities: Posted 20-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday 9th September, 6pm AEST. Virtual Information Sessions are perfect for prospective students who are thinking about studying via distance education. The sessions will be an opportunity to find out more about studying at SCU. Put this in your diary if you are interested in SCU and its early entry scheme.

For more information, visit scu.edu.au/futurestudents/index.php/73

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