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Tamworth TAFE Semester 2 enrolments open
TAFE: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Enrolments for Tamworth TAFE Semester 2 courses starting in July are now being accepted for students who are considering not completing the HSC. If you want to know what courses are available and how to apply, see Mrs Barrett.
For more information, visit www.tne.edu.au/services_and_facilities/campuses/tamworth/

Charles Sturt Uni - visit Tuesday 3rd June
Universities: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
On Tuesday this week a guest speaker from Charles Sturt University will be in the AV room at the start of lunch to talk about courses, scholarships, accommodation, deferring and their early entry scheme for 2014 at CSU. You may bring your lunch with you.

UMAT registrations by June 6th.
Universities: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that the deadline for applying to do UMAT tests in July for anyone considering studying medicine, dentistry or some health courses is approaching ie 6th Jun at 5pm. UMAT scores can be used for admission to any of the UMAT Consortium universities ONLY in the year following the test. For example, results from UMAT2014 can be used for undergraduate medicine or health science courses beginning in 2015 but NOT 2016. Do not register for UMAT2014 unless you are planning to apply for a course commencing in 2015 AND you meet the eligibility criteria specified in the UMAT2014 Information Booklet and can sit the exam on 30th July in Armidale.
For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

Trial HSC Lectures in Sydney July & accomm offer
HSC: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Robert Menzies College at Macquarie Uni has partnered with HSC in the Holidays study camp. Stay on-campus for $50 a night or $45 if you are with a group of 3 or more students. See me for a flyer.
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au

Engineering, Architecture & IT - Quick Reference G
Career Choice: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology have developed a quick reference guide for teachers, designed to highlight important program information and key 2014 dates for students and teachers.

For more information, visit www.eait.uq.edu.au/activities-for-high-schools

Engineering & Technology at UQ
Universities: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers Evening -July 23: The Engineering & Technology Careers Evening will be held on Wednesday, 23 July (5:00pm - 8:00pm) in the Advanced Engineering Building at UQ St Lucia. All high school students, parents, teachers and guidance officers are invited to attend the event to hear from recent Engineering & ICT graduates and learn about their experiences in the industry so far. The event will also include the opportunity to talk to academic staff and current students about the programs available and discover why UQ provides students with the best foundation for a career in Engineering & ICT.

For more information, visit www.eait.uq.edu.au/careers-evening

Macquarie's new Global Leadership Entry Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Apply now for Macquarie's new Global Leadership Entry Program is now open to Year 12 students, who are not only doing academically well but are also leaders in their community. As part of this program students will:1. gain early entry into a limited number of Macquarie degrees 2. be able to participate in Global Leadership Program activities 3. receive invitations to special events and pre-study programs

For more information, visit mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/how_to_apply/global_leadership_and_entry_program

Interested in University Physics?
Universities: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
High school students can get a free taste of university Physics, via UNSW’s first free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) which starts in August. Using videos and animations, this fun & dynamic 8 week course will give students a solid grounding in the fundamentals of physics, from particles to planets - and entertain along the way! Check it out & enrol here
For more information, visit bit.ly/physmooc

Indigenous Program Galuwa at UTS
Universities: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Closing in 1 week for this to be held 30th June to 4th July 2014 or 22nd to 26th September 2014. It will feature interactive hands-on workshops in Engineering and IT, site visits to industry partners Aurecon, Lend Lease, ABC and GlaxoSmithKline, cultural activities, information about career paths in Engineering and IT and a graduation at iconic Sydney venue. To apply go to site or email FEITOutreach@uts.edu.au
For more information, visit uts.ac/UTSGaluwa

Online Journalism Diploma
Career Choice: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Accredited journalism college Jschool is now offering its vocationally-focused Diploma of Journalism via online study. Students are entitled to VET FEE-HELP support for the course, which may be studied over one year full-time, or two or more years part-time. There is a mid-year entry point, with the next semester starting in July. Further details and application forms are on Jschool's website or email inquiries@jschool.com.au.
For more information, visit www.jschool.com.au

Career Choice: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNDERGRADUATE BACHELOR OF SREEN ARTS, NEW DIPLOMAS &ADVANCED DIPLOMAS, TWO NEW INTRODUCTORY COURSES. AFTRS, Australia’s national screen arts and broadcast school, has announced that in 2015 it will offer a new three-year Bachelor of Screen Arts which will be one of the most in-depth and creatively comprehensive screen degrees on offer anywhere in the world. AFTRS is also offering ALL NEW entry-level Diplomas & Advanced Diplomas and two new Introductory Courses. AFTRS is holding a dedicated Bachelor of Arts (Screen) Information Day on June 28. The AFTRS 2014 Open Day will be held on September 6.

UOW Live Chat – Choosing a Career
Universities: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
It's careers market season and the University of Wollongong knows students have questions about what careers to look at – including what Careers are ‘the next big thing’. UOW are holding an online chat live on YouTube, where they will be able to answer these sort of questions. They’ll have expert advice from UOW Careers Office staff on hand, as well as current UOW students. For more information, and to register; students should head to

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

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Private Colleges: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Industry Experience Day - Friday 11th July - Industry Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio and get creative in practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools. Registration is free for high school students in years 11 and 12. The day runs from 10am to 3pm and lunch is included - or (02) 8514 8800
For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/ied

Teaching Scholarships:
Scholarships: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for NSW teacher scholarships – see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjhORnYyWU0&feature=youtu.be Connect with teach.NSW via Facebook (www.facebook.com/teachnsw), Instagram (www.instagram.com/teachnsw) or Twitter (www.twitter.com/teachnsw) to find out about a new suite of opportunities for future teachers in NSW public schools. The NSW Department of Education and Communities' Teacher Education Scholarships, teach.Rural Scholarships and Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships are available to talented HSC students considering teaching as a career
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au

Charles Sturt Uni - visit next Tuesday 3rd June
Universities: Posted 29-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See the poster for details of the visit. Come with questions on courses, scholarships, accomm and early entry at CSU.
2014_CSU Visit Mccarthy Catholic College.pdf

Careers newsletter -with attachment!
General: Posted 29-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Ooops. Here is the attachment.
MCC Newsletter May 2014.docx

Jump on board to Job Jump
Career Choice: Posted 29-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
JobJump: as shown at lunchtime subscribe now for a one stop shop website for career + course information for students & parents. Go to the website, chose McCarthy Catholic College West Tamworth and enter your email address (home or school). Register by choosing careers you are interested in plus the subjects you do. Our school password is: brumbies
For more information, visit www.jobjump.com.au

Careers news - see attached
General: Posted 29-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of news on careers, courses, apprenticeship quizzes, gap year and open days etc with over 40 different events and items listed. Something for every Year 12 student.
MCC Newsletter May 2014.docx

Lattitude Gap year - guest speaker 10th June
Gap year: Posted 23-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are considering a gap year, come to hear an ex-student describe her experience with Lattitude organisation at lunchtime on Tuesday 10th June. Put the date in your diary now. Applications close soon.
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

Universities: Posted 23-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Got a question about the HSC? Scaling? ATAR? Early Entry? Applying? Alternatives to uni? Come to the AV Room at 12.45 to 1.20. If you would like to email your question to me, that would be appreciated but I will take questions on the day. Odds are that if you want to know, others will too.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Opening very soon - the NSW Department of Education and Communities’ 2015 Teacher Education Scholarships, teach.Rural Scholarships and Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships and Internships. Keep your eyes on the website www.teach.nsw.edu.au for all the information. Don’t forget – teach.NSW videoconference question and answer sessions can easily be arranged for your students interested in teaching careers and scholarship opportunities – email or call Kylie Famularo kylie.famularo@det.nsw.edu.au 9836 9892 to make a time.

ACPE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACPE Open Day is the perfect opportunity to get involved in fun, interactive activities, tour our campus and talk to graduates whilst discovering what the sporting industry and ACPE is all about. During the day you can also get your own personalised career plan, attend information sessions hosted by our lecturers, sporting industry professionals and ACPE staff. Come join us on the 31st of May from 9am to 1pm at our Olympic Park Campus or visit

For more information, visit acpe.edu.au/about-us/events/open-day to register

UNSW School of Physics prepa course
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW School of Physics is running a Physics Prep Course from Monday 30 June to Friday 11 July for enthusiastic Year 11 Students (or below). The course is a physics readiness and enrichment program in preparation for the Science Olympiad Physics Exam and for University Physics combining lectures, tutorials & labs.
For more information, visit www.science.unsw.edu.au/events/physics-prep-course

Camp America – Live and Work on a US summer camp
Gap year: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Camp America – Live and Work on a US summer camp as part of your GAP year! An experience of a lifetime and making mates from all over the world! For more information come along to our Camp America Roadshow information sessions coming to a city near you. Held nationwide from August are coming to a city near you. Applications open in August. For more information head to www.campamerica.com.au or check us out on Facebook: #CAaussies
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/CampAmericaAU or Instagram www.instagram.com/campamerica69

Australian Pacific Travel & Tourism (APTT)
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AAPT offers work experience for all its students and a Job Guarantee within travel agencies, airlines, tour operators and cruise companies for all successful graduates of its Certificate III in Travel and Diploma of Travel & Tourism qualifications. APTT also offers higher education articulation pathways and its programs are suitable for school leavers and mature-aged students. Arrange a no obligation visit to view the college facilities and program.
For more information, visit www.aptt.edu.au

HSC Trial Preparation Lectures
HSC: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Trial Preparation Lectures at UTS, Macquarie University and UOW. During the upcoming July holidays, a series of HSC lectures will be run across Sydney/ Wollongong with experienced HSC teachers/markers. All two hour lectures will cover the most difficult aspects of each of the core areas of study, tips/strategies for each section of the exam and detailed study notes. Lectures will be held for the top 16 HSC subjects with prices beginning at $15. For further details and to register, go to www.hscintheholidays.com.au or call 1300 677 336 UOW College : Website Launch and Information Evening Wednesday 21st May 6:00PM - 7:30PM UOW College - bld 30.
For more information, visit www.uowcollege.edu.au

Lattitude gap year
Gap year: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude Global Volunteering Online Information Session
Tuesday 17th June, 7pm (AEST).Lattitude staff will talk through the volunteering program and a returned volunteer will share their experience. It will run for approximately 30 minutes and can easily be accessed through your computer, smart phone or tablet. Register Online.

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/index.php?nodeId=29

Year 12 Study Survival Guide
HSC: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These valuable study tips (courtesy of University of Western Australia) will not only help you learn to study smarter (not harder) and stress less during Year 12 in the lead up to your HSC exams, they will also assist once you commence university studies.

For more information, visit www.news.uwa.edu.au/201403066492/march-2014/year-12-study-survival-guide

Course Finder
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Online resource providing comprehensive information about tertiary education pathways, career options, scholarships and various post-school options available.

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

CATC Design School Scholarship Applications Now Op
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
CATC Design School Scholarship Applications Now Open
Scholarship applications for June 2014 (mid-year) intake. are now accepted

For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/scholarship

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Academy of Interactive Entertainment Online Campus - Experience Day31 May, 12:30pm – 4:00pm AEST. Online open day, ideal for students interested in AIE online courses. Course overview sessions will be running on the range of online courses in 3D animation, game programming and game design offered by AIE.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/online-open-day-may-31st-2014

Flight Attendant Preparation Course
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Flight Attendant Preparation Course William Angliss Institute Mon 30th June – Fri 11th July, 26 – 32 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills. The course aims to equip participants with foundation skills for working in the airline industry as a flight attendant or a member of the ground staff.

For more information, visit https://shortcourses.angliss.edu.au/courses/certificate-ii-tourism-flight-attending-preparation-cour

Glossary of University Study Terms
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Deakin University has put together a page of frequently used terms to help students understand what certain university terms mean and which apply to them.

For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au/study-at-deakin/find-a-course/glossary-of-study-terms

ACU Elite Athlete Program
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications clos Sun 13th July. Australian Catholic University- ACU’s Elite Athlete Program has been established to support future and current students who have maintained a record of excellence in sporting performance throughout their studies and wish to pursue a sporting career alongside an academic one.Future students deemed to be Elite Athletes will be eligible to receive up to five bonus points towards entry score for admission to courses at ACU. Successful applicants accepted into the Elite Athlete Program, your Course Coordinator and Elite Athlete Program Coordinator will consult with you to try and arrange more flexible timetable and assessment options to accommodate your training and competition schedules.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/elite_athlete_program#1

ACU Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Special En
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Indigenous Australians who apply for entry to an undergraduate program at ACU may be given special entry based on potential to succeed in the relevant course. No separate application is required provided the student identifies as an Indigenous student through the online TAC application process. ACU will then invite the student to attend an interview with Faculty & Indigenous Higher Education Unit staff. Support is available from the Indigenous Higher Education Units before & after such an interview.

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

Changes to Early Entry schemes - update
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a list of the 9 universities joining with UAC. However you are not eligible for all for all these. Other universities will do their own early entry schemes. More details later as they come to hand.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/srs/

UNSW scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Co-op Program Online Application System is only for High School Leavers or those entering UNSW after a maximum of two GAP Years. You can apply for the UNSW Co-op Program and/or (if eligible) the Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarship at the same time.

For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/coop_sc_login.main

Bond University Scholarships $$$$$$$
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2015 Bond University Scholarship Program is now open for applications! The program offers a large number of full fee and part fee scholarships as well as cash bursaries to Australia’s best and brightest students. Most scholarships can be used for any single or combined program (with the exception of a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery). Students wishing to apply for a scholarship must complete an online application form. Students will be required to attach a copy of their year 11 (semester 1 and 2) and year 12 (semester 1) school reports, a summary of achievements, and a personal statement for each scholarship they choose to apply for. Students will also be asked to nominate their Principal, Vice Principal or someone of similar standing to complete an online reference form.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/apply

Passmores College Info Session Tamworth 29 May
Private Colleges: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Passmore send this invitation to students and parents: please join us for a free information session about the benefits of attending Passmores College. 5.45pm for a 6pm start Thursday 29 May at The Mitchell Room, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth. Light refreshments will be provided. We would love you to come along and enjoy a free Information Session held in the Mitchell room.This event is open to the public and you are welcome to attend. RSVP’s are not essential but if you would like to let us know you are coming by Thursday 22 May it would be appreciated.
admin@passmores.com.au Ph: (02)4926 1577
RTO code: 40847

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

Open Day 2014 for ACU, UC, ANU and ADFA
Open Days: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This year Open Day will be held on Saturday the 30th August from 9am until 4pm. Open day is a fantastic opportunity for prospective students to get a feel for the university lifestyle as well as ask any specific questions of University staff. As in previous years, the University of Canberra’s Open Day will be held on the same day as ANU, CIT, ACU, and ADFA ’s Open Days.

Bach International Business- overseeas exchange
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of International Business at University of Canberra has now introduced a major in business which allows students to major in a specific country. This will involve a 6 months overseas study in that country to allow the student to immerse themselves in the country they are majoring in.
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

Bachelor of Design at UC
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Design previously included the 3 streams of industrial design, interior architecture and landscape design. These are now being offered as separate undergraduate degrees with separate course codes. This change will be reflected in the reprint of our course guides as separate degrees. These degrees are also open for portfolio entry •Bachelor of Industrial Design •Bachelor of Interior Architecture •Bachelor of Landscape Design

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

Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management at UC
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Canberra advises: The Bachelor of Tourism Management has now been changed to the Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management. This has stemmed from the popularity of the event management major at the University of Canberra. In addition to this a unique and innovative double degree combining the Bachelor of Tourism and Events Management and Communications in Public Relations has been introduced as these industries have a strong link. These will be open for semester 1 2015 entry.
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

Want to do hospitality & work in Fiji?
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Kenvale College High Flyer Program for 2014 is going to be the best ever. This year, as well as the unique opportunity for Year 12 students to experience what it’s like to work in the hospitality industry at the five star Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney, two students will receive partial scholarships worth $3,000 from Kenvale, employment at Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney and the opportunity to work for a week at the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island at the end of their first year at Kenvale College.During their 3 day work experience at the Radisson Sydney, a team of 20 will be selected to host a gala dinner there, culminating in the announcement of the two partial scholarship winners.Only a select number of students can be chosen, but the rewards this year are really worth going for - one of two scholarships to Australia’s first hospitality college, a start to your career in a five star hotel and
international hotel experience. So grab an application on the internet or call Bernie at Kenvale College or see them at the Careers Expo next week.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

UMAT registrations by June
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Time is running out if you want to register to sit the UMAT test. UMAT is developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on behalf of the UMAT Consortium universities. The test is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs at undergraduate level at the universities listed on this website. Check if you need to do it.
For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

National Art School - short courses
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Huge variety of practical courses in June to October 2014. See the brochure in the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.nas.edu.au

UNSW Eng, Business, Sci & Built Env Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See the quick guide sent out on Co-op Scholarship programs in these subjects.

UNSW new Co-op Engineering scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This prestigious program offers 3 industry training placements during your 4 year course - very valuable and highly sought.
For more information, visit www.coop.unsw.edu.au

Scholarships at UNSW in 2015
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets arrived today. See for to borrow or browse.

ICMS at Manly
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The College offers diplomas, associate degrees and degrees in:Business Management Event Management Hospitality Management International Tourism Property Management
Retail Marketing Sports Management. Course booklets and brochures have arrived.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au

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