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Palms Australia - volunteer gap year
Gap year: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Palms Australia is an organisation which can place applicants with a community overseas or in Australia where they will undertake volunteer work.

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

Sydney Aviators Open DaySun 29th June, 8.30am
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Half hour trial flights will be available at a cost of $110, as well as an opportunity to learn more about obtaining a Private Pilot Licence. Contact: (02) 9793 8900


For more information, visit www.sydneyaviators.com.au/Event.aspx?pid=121

Meet a Keeper Taronga Zoo
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 20th August 2014 Thu 11th September 2014 Wed 29th October 2014. Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for school students aged 14 years and over who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career at the Zoo, but can't attend the School Work Experience.

For more information, visit taronga.org.au/education/education-sydney/school-work-experience/meet-keeper

Cultural Care Au Pair: gap year talk in Tamworth
Gap year: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth: Thu 22nd of May, 5.00pm, Darling Street. Cultural Care Au Pair provides the opportunity for young Australians to travel to America to live and work with a host family. Au Pairs live as part of a host family in exchange for looking after the children in the household.

For more information, visit culturalcare.com.au/join-info-meeting/

Basair Aviation College Sydney Seminars
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 29th May, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport Thu 19th June, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport Tue 29th July, 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

Whitehouse Institute Open House
Open Days: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 20th June – Sat 21st June, 10.00am – 3.00pm, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia will host ‘Open House’, an invitation for potential students, school leavers and the general public to experience the Sydney and Melbourne campuses, as well as discover what their students have been working on.

For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/events-calendar.html#2014-open-house

AFTRS HSC Study Day:Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner
HSC: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 21st June, 10.00am – 2.30pm. AFTRS is running a free study day to share some of AFTRS’ expertise and knowledge on Module A’s Blade Runner, by Ridley Scott. The session will explore cinematography, production design, and genre within Blade Runner, as well as essay writing skills specific for module A. Contact: events@aftrs.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/events/hsc-study-day

CATC Design School: Day in the Life of a Designer
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Workshop- Sat 14th June,1-5 Hickson Road, The Rocks
Learn how to harness your artistic abilities with this interactive and hands on Design Discovery Workshop.
Contact: 1300 661 111 or enquiries@catc.edu.au

For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/events/design-discovery-workshops/sydney-events/saturday-14th-june-2014-graph

Q and A Webinar on becoming a carpenter
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 20th May, 2.00pm : Daniel Addison, a carpenter in his early twenties will be available to discuss his journey to becoming a carpenter. He will speak about being trained at TAFE, as well as formal study and practical on-the-job experience he gained as part of his qualification.

For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/Home/Explore%20careers/Talk%20with%20real%20people%20about%20your%20caree

University of Technology Sydney UniStart Program
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UniStart is a program aimed at helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into gaining entry into university. The program targets people who may or may not have completed Year 12 or have studied recently. Participants in the program will receive academic and personal support from staff at the UTS Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning.

For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/indigenous/getting-uts/unistart

HSC Enrichment Days at ACU in July hols
HSC: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Strathfield Campus: Tue 8th July, North Sydney Campus: Thu 10th July. HSC Enrichment Days provide an opportunity to listen to lectures from university academics that have set and marked the HSC. Subjects include business, economics, English and law. Students must register to participate in the events.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/applying_to_acu/useful_links/events/hsc_enrichment_day

ACU University Experience Days
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Canberra: Tue 8th July, 223 Antill Street, Watson
Strathfield: Wed 9th July, 25A Barker Rd
North Sydney: Fri 11th July, 40 Edward Street
University Experience is a free program that gives students the opportunity to sample the degree of their choice

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/future_students/undergraduate/experience_uni_before_you_start/eve

National Institute of Dramatic Art Open Day
Open Days: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 17th May, 10.00am – 4.00pm, 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington. Learn about NIDA’s full-time courses and see what it has to offer through workshops, performances and presentations by students and staff.

For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au/about-nida/open-days-and-tours

Ernst & Young accounting Sydney Cadetship Program
Cadetships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications open Mon 19th May and close Wed 18th June
Ernst and Young Cadetship program provides high school graduates the opportunity to combine full time work with part-time study. Cadets will gain valuable experience working within the organization and with clients, ensuring they graduate from university a step ahead of their peers.

For more information, visit www.ey.com/AU/en/Careers/Students/Your-role-here/Students---Programs#fragment-4-na

Diploma in Football - yes really
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received this for Year 12 students that are seeking a career or education pathway in sport: We have collaborated with Sydney TAFE Institute in order to produce and contextualise a ‘Football’ course of study within the framework of a nationally accredited qualification - Diploma of Sports Development, SIS50612, augmented and subsequently supported with further industry specific credentials and access to a full time high performance football training system. The diploma has been designed in consultation with industry experts and Sydney TAFE to meet the demands of modern day football and its associated career opportunities. The program merges sports science, coaching methodology, high performance training systems, professional development, mentoring by current professional players & management, marketing, events and the business of sport studies. The unique course design allows for an easy transition and transfer-ability of the skills canvassed throughout the year - into the broader sports, fitness and recreation industries. The curriculum outcomes subsequently provide the student athlete with the opportunity to learn and apply the knowledge and skills pertinent to employment in; Coaching or managing athletes and programs, sports business management, events and administration, sports promotion, participation and development roles, fitness prescription and instruction, programs design and delivery, community, private agency and government recreation and sport, and small business operations. All successful graduates will be awarded a nationally accredited qualification - Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) by Sydney TAFE, SMA Sports Trainer Level 1, ASCA Strength & Conditioning Level 1, FC 11 Elite Athlete Physical Development Program and select (as nominated respectively by each student athlete) Football Federation Australia Coaching
For more information, visit www.vision6.com.au/download/files/35249/2167657/Sydney%20Brochure%202015.pdf

Careers in Science -course guide 2014
Universities: Posted 8-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me to have a look at the options of careers and courses that are for students with an interest in science.

Want to go to Sydney University in 2015?
Universities: Posted 8-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please call in and see the course and general booklets that arrived today. Check them out so you can ask questions to get answers at the Careers Expo.

Apprenticeships and labouring jobs
Job vacancies: Posted 8-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking at either of these options for full time or part time or holiday jobs (eg Country Music Festival) you will to have the OHS Construction Induction White Card to set foot on any "construction site". Please see me for options on how to get this.

UTS Bachelor of Accounting Co-Op Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 7-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is always the first major scholarship for Year 12 to apply for during the year. Almost all other scholarships are due in Terms 3 or 4.The closing date for Round 1 applications is almost here – Friday, 6 June 2014. The application process has been streamlined this year and that they will need to apply online before 6 June via the following link (Click on "Application", and follow the instructions). Please note applicants to the UTS BAcc course will need to ask their High School to provide them with a supporting letter which they will submit with their online application before the closing date. See me if you are interested. This is a very prestigious and worthwhile highly competitive scholarship. One ex-student has been successful several years ago.
For more information, visit www.bachelorofaccounting.com

Tamworth Regional Careers Expo May 21st
General: Posted 7-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The first reminder about this. All Year 10, 11 and 12 students will be bussed to the TRECC. Cost is $2 as you get on the bus.

SMH HSC and Careers Expo in Sydney
HSC: Posted 7-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in finding out more about this event in Sydney, getting free tickets to attend and go to HSC revision lectures or visit the exhibitors please see me. First check out what is on offer at the link.
For more information, visit www.hscandcareers.com.au/

All the info that has arrived lately in one lot
General: Posted 6-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment to find out about scholarships, open days, gap years, uni courses, apprenticeships etc etc
Careers News Weeks 1 and 2 in Term 2 2014..docx

UNE Open Day money and notes due
Open Days: Posted 4-4-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please hand these into the office by the end of next week. We will be sharing the coach with another school so I need to have final numbers by next Friday.

Reminder about UNE Open Day notes and $10
Open Days: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Due Friday 11 April to the front office please.

Jobs in Mining: How to get Experience
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article acknowledges the difficulties faced in getting Mining experience and discusses how to get experience in the mining industry, including tips and information regarding interview processes.

For more information, visit www.entrylevelminingjob.com.au/get-a-job/

Careers in urban planning
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A website that provides information on the careers and study options in urban planning.

For more information, visit www.planning4success.com.au/

Construction Careers
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This resource provides news and information on the construction and property services industry. The website aims to showcase the breadth of careers available in the construction and property industry, while highlighting education and participation opportunities such as scholarships and mentor programs.

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

ACPE Academy Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sunday 13th April, 9.45am – 12.00pm, ACPE Campus, Olympic Park. Listen to industry speakers, participate in a range of activities and learn about a potential career in fitness, sports massage and management.

For more information, visit www.acpeacademy.edu.au/about-the-academy

Nature Care College Careers Day
Private Colleges: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 12th April, 12.30pm – 4.30pm, Student Learning Services reception - Level 1, 46 Nicholson St. The Careers Day will include presentations on courses offered, informative talks with staff and career advisors and an opportunity to view the campus. Contact: 02 8423 8333 or info@naturecare.com.au

For more information, visit www.naturecare.com.au/#3

Sydney Film School Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 10th May, 2.00pm, 92 Cope Street, Waterloo. View a number of short documentaries and dramas produced by SFS students, learn about the training available at SFS and speak to teachers and students.Contact: 02 9698 2244 or jbuckmaster@sydneyfilmschool.com

For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com.au/school/important-dates/open-day.aspx

College of Event Management Information Session
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 16th May, 6.30pm, Level 9, 28 Foveaux Street Surry Hills. Contact: 1300 725 846


For more information, visit collegeofeventmanagement.com.au/campus/information-sessions

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Ranked No. 1 Hotel School in Asia Pacific and Australia


For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au/2013/11/bmihms-ranked-again-as-no-1-hotel-school-in-asia-pacific-and

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Open Day
Open Days: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 17 May, 10:00am – 3:00pm, Sydney and Canberra Campuses. The open day will consist of presentations on different sectors within the industry, provide information about courses and entry requirements as well as showcase student work.


For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/open-day-saturday-17th-may

Energize Oz - prospective electrical apprentices
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Source of information for prospective electrical apprentices. The website aims to link apprentice candidates with employers.

For more information, visit energiseoz.com.au/

Australian Apprenticeships Government Website
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website is an invaluable resource providing information on apprenticeship programs, location of apprenticeship centres, government initiatives and recent publications regarding apprentice work force changes.

For more information, visit www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/

Defence Force University Sponsorship
Scholarships: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Defence University Sponsorship allows students to study an accredited degree at any Australian university and graduate with a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force.


For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/universitysponsorship/

Talk on Event Management postponed until Thurs lun
Career Choice: Posted 31-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This ten minute talk will now be on Thursday in the AV Room 12.50-1.00

Think before you tweet or post!
General: Posted 26-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Posting comments on social media sites about your dissatisfaction at part-time work or school has the potential to backfire and be very embarrassing – or worse! “We’ve seen examples where employees have said something derogatory about their employer on Twitter or Instagram using hashtags such as #boredatwork , #hatemyjob or #hatemyboss,” says Nick Deligiannis, Managing Director of Hays in Australia & New Zealand. “Social media has become so ubiquitous that tweets or Facebook posts can be linked quickly...in fact, many employers will actively search social media during the recruiting process of a potential candidate and if they find evidence of such behaviour, even if it is in the past, it wouldn’t give positive signals and may prevent a person from being hired. Being aware of your digital footprint is hugely important in today’s – and tomorrow’s market.” This also applies to university scholarships. So think of the photos and comments on your Facebook and other accounts. What image do they give of you to a potential employer or scholarship fund?


Charles Sturt Uni - My Day events and 2015 books
Universities: Posted 25-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These focus on specific courses and careers and are held throughout the year. See the poster in the Senior Study or go online. I have also received course guides for 2015.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/go/myday

Aust Cath Uni - course guide for 2015
Universities: Posted 25-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please come and borrow a copy, especially if you are interested in teaching and health courses.

Australian Catholic Uni early entry scheme 2014
Early Entry schemes: Posted 25-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A brochure with details of the EAP have arrived of the dates. Open 11 Aug 2014 and close 20 Oct 2014.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/eap

Bonus ATAR point calculators
HSC: Posted 25-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please check out the document I have attached. Hover over the uni and either the calculator or summary links.
BONUS ATAR POINTS calculators.docx

Gap year - guest speaker Thursday lunchtime
Gap year: Posted 25-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are considering a gap year abroad, please come to the AV Room at 12.45 on Thursday to hear Maria from Antipodeans Abroad explain the program and answer questions. Please bring your lunch.

UNE open day permission notes
Open Days: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please return these and the $10 to the front office by the due date.

2015 course and faculty booklets from UTS
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A box full of these arrived today. See me to browse or borrow them.

Jargon - meanings of university terminology
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Hobsons Course Finder Academic Terminology Glossary
To aid students in getting their heads around the frequently used academic jargon, Hobson’s Course Finder has created a handy glossary of terms in an attempt to explain some of the terms students will come across.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Academic-terminology-glossary

Discover Your Career: Tourism & Hospitality indust
Career Choice: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Online information for anyone interested in the Tourism & Hospitality industry.

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

HSC Success Day
HSC: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Matrix Education Upcoming Programs: HSC Success Day: Sat 12th April, 12.00am – 11.50pm, Sydney City Campus. Matrix Education provides educational support for students to help them get their desired ATARs.

For more information, visit www.matrix.edu.au/events/

University of Canberra 4 Yourself Experience Days
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 8th April, Wed 9th April, Wed 23rd July, 10.30am – 3.30pm. UC 4 Yourself days brings high school students to UC with the aim of familiarising students with university and the potential benefits of a university education. UC also offer early entry to our students.

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

Biomedical Science course
Career Choice: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
New Bachelor of Biomedical Science Available at ACU from 2015. A brochure on this arrived today in the mail.


For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/faculties,_institutes_and_centres/health_sciences/schools/school_of_

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