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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_

UTS Open Days
Open Days: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 30th August, 9.00am – 4.00pm, UTS City Campus. Sat 6th September, 11.00am, - 1.00pm, Kuring-gai Campus, Lindfield

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/uts-events-and-key-dates

UTS Experience Day - July holidays
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 2nd July, 9.00am – 3.00pm, UTS City Campus. Visit UTS and take part in hands-on workshops across many courses.

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/node/3977

UNSW Alternative Admission – College of Fine Arts
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW Alternative Admission – College of Fine Arts and Built Environment Portfolios
UNSW now accepts portfolios in conjunction with ATARs for students who are expecting an ATAR within 10 points of the expected cut-off for some College of Fine Arts and Interior Architecture degrees.

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/getting-you-into-unsw/new-2014

UWS Campus Experience
Universities: Posted 24-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Prospective students and their family and friends can meet with a current student and find out all they need to know about UWS. Campus Experience tours operate at all UWS campuses on selected dates.

For more information, visit future.uws.edu.au/future_students_home/events_at_uws/campus_experience

Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 9.00am – 12.00pm, 815 - 825 George St Level 2, Sydney

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

JMC Academy Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 10.30am, Harris Street, Ultimo.Speak to staff and students, get an overview of courses in music, audio engineering, film production, animation etc and take a campus tour.

For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/News/2014-01-31/REGISTER-FOR-OUR-NEXT-OPEN-DAY-2-14.cfm

The first uni scholarship for 2015
Scholarships: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program. Applications open: Mon 28th April
Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program provides students with $15, 500 per year of study, and two six month full-time industry placements with sponsor organisations.


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/information-technology/it-undergraduate/bit-co-op-how-apply

University of Sydney HSC Preparation Courses
HSC: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney offers HSC Preparation Courses throughout the year for a range of subjects, including Biology, Mathematics, Economics, Physics, and more. The University also offers a free downloadable guide on how to cope with the HSC.

For more information, visit cce.sydney.edu.au/courses/HSC

Professional Cadetships Australia 2014 Cadetship P
Cadetships: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Business Cadetship applications are now open and close: Wed 14th May. Engineering and Technology Cadetship applications open: Mon 28th April . Engineering and Technology Cadetship applications close: Fri 13th June
PCA offers cadetships in Business, Engineering and Technology for Year 12 students who will be attending University in 2015.

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

Visit to RAAF Base at Williamtown.
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Aero Club is organising a road trip to the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Base at Williamtown. Dates: One day only in the first week of the school holidays (14, 15, 16 or 17 April). Date yet to be confirmed. Purpose:To view and explore various career opportunities that are available in the RAAF. Could include viewing flying operations, flight simulator work, air traffic control, aircraft engineering, as well as other careers. Cost:$30 - $35 est (mini bus hire and fuel)Organising body:Tamworth Aero Club. Contact: James Hollinworth, Treasurer, Tamworth Aero Club. Phone:0423 913 755

Mining careers
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Minerals Tertiary Education Council. An online resource about careers in the minerals industry that features courses, webinars, a degree and career guide, and more.

For more information, visit www.mtec.org.au/home

National Institute of Dramatic Art Short Courses f
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
NIDA has a range of short courses for people aged between 12 and 18. These courses include a HSC Drama Group course and a HSC Drama Individual Project course to develop techniques to analyse a play, create a character and perform a dynamic monologue.



For more information, visit www.open.nida.edu.au/courses/Demographic/Young+People

National Institute of Dramatic Art Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 27th 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

APM College and William Blue College
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 10.00am – 2.00pm, Northpoint, Level 9, 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney. Learn about what both colleges have to offer at the same open day.
Contact: enquiries@apm.edu.au or 1300 851 237

For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/about-apm/upcoming-events

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Private Colleges: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Discovery Days.Tue 22nd April – Thu 24th April, Tue 15th July – Thu 17th July, Tue 7th October – Thu 9th October
Tue 25th November – Thu 27th November. Discover what a career in hospitality is like by attending classes and living with students as part of a three day residential program.

For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au/apply/discovery-days/

Macleay College Industry Days -business & communic
Private Colleges: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
April holidays: Mon 14th April – Fri 18th April. Macleay College will host a series of Industry Days for senior high school students to give them a taste of possible future careers. There will be individual sessions focused on Sports Management, Advertising, Event Management, Marketing, Travel and Tourism, Journalism and Public Relations.

For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/2014-april-industry-days-macleay

Think of your friends
General: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you read something on a Careers Alert that you think might be of interest to a friend, make sure they check their emails or tell them about it.

Academy of Information Technology Free Day Course
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AIT offers a number of free one day courses to improve your skills and determine your future study direction. Choose to attend either an Intro to 3D Animation, Intro to Film Editing or Intro to Game Design course.

For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-course-3/

Private Pilot Licence.
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Aviators Open Day Sun 27th April, 8.30am. 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.

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

Australian National College of Beauty Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 10.00am – 1.00pm, 235 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont. Contact: 1300 885 385


For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au/open-days-events/open-day-sydney-3rd-may

HSC Study Intensive
HSC: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 7th – Fri 11th July, 104 Broadway, in Sydney. Maximise your HSC results by attending a four-day workshop where senior HSC teachers and markers provide intensive training in 16 major courses. In a personal environment, learn the study techniques of highly effective people, clarify course content, work through potential HSC questions and develop problem-solving strategies invaluable to academic success.

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney

Australian Defence Force Academy
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is a unique university where you’ll get paid a salary ($39,525) to study a degree from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). You’ll also undertake military leadership training and learn to become an officer in Australia’s Navy, Army or Air Force. In addition to the salary all tuition fees are covered.
Applying for ADFA is a dual application process that can take up to 12 months, so if you’re interested it would be best to get started now.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/howToApply/applicationProcess.aspx

Charles Sturt University Live
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University Live features a number of videos focusing on key study areas and student life at Charles Sturt.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/csu-live

Macquarie University in Top 50
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University is ranked among the top 50 institutions in the world when it comes to Linguistics (43rd), Psychology (48th) and Earth and Marine Sciences (48th) according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings.
For more information, visit mq.edu.au/newsroom/2014/02/26/qs-ranks-macquarie-in-top-50-worldwide-for-three-subject-areas/

Subject Bonus Points at ACU(Aust Catholic Uni)
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Students may be awarded up to five bonus points if they have performed well in specific year 12 subjects relevant to the course for which they have applied. To view the courses and subject bonuses visit:

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

UTS 2015 Course Guides
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS 2015 undergraduate course guides are now available online.


For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/course-guides

UNE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All students interested in finding out about and attending the UNE Open Day on Friday May 2 are asked to meet with Mrs Barrett in the AV Room TOMORROW (Thursday) at 1pm-1.15pm.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/openday

Early entry schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All students interested in finding out about early entry schemes are asked to meet with Mrs Barrett in the AV Room TOMORROW (Thursday) at 1pm-1.15pm. Students who are not eligible for an ATAR are also asked to come along if they want to go to university.

Health Careers Forum - March 18th
Career Choice: Posted 5-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you wish to attend, please put your name on the list in the library with your Mentor Group and area/s of interest. List closes Monday 3pm. Not all health careers will be covered but many are included. See the poster in the Careers Noticeboard at the front of the library for the 11 career areas that are included.

Accommodation in Brisbane available
Accommodation: Posted 5-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If anyone from Year 2013 is moving to Brisbane and is still looking for accommodation, please let me know. A share flat in Carseldine in north Brisbane is available.

Engineering as a career lunchtime talk
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Talk next Tuesday lunchtime 12.50-1.00 on courses, how to choose universities, areas to specialise in and scholarships etc. All in 10 minutes

2014 UNSW Indigenous Winter School Program
Universities: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is open to all Indigenous students in years 10, 11 and 12 who are considering tertiary studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. The program has been running since 2002 and has grown significantly since then, with Nura Gili receiving in excess of 300 applications last year for only have 100 spots to offer. More details available.

Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel is the organisations sole video channel. The site can be of use to future ADF applicants to research job roles and get an understanding about life in the Defence Force.


For more information, visit www.youtube.com/defencejobsaustralia

A Career in Radiation Oncology
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Students interested in a career in radiation oncology or those exploring their options can use this site to gain better insight into the field of radiation oncology and what the job entails. Students are able to read career stories and learn how to start a career in this field.

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

Careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website focuses on the range of careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry. It includes a list of available apprenticeships by state, career guidance & more detail about the Sign and Graphic Design Industry.Contact: peterh@visa.org.au or (02) 9868 1577


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

Sydney Dance Company: April School Holiday Worksho
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Juniors: Mon 14th & Tue 15th April; Seniors: Wed 16th & Thu 17th April. These workshops are run by Sydney’s leading choreographers & dance teachers, including Jason Winters (So You Think You Can Dance), Loredo Malcolm (The Lion King), Manuel Oliveira (The Voice USA), Amy Campbell (King Kong The Musical) and more.


For more information, visit www.sydneydancecompany.com

Metro Screen Short Courses
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Metro Screen runs a number of short courses for people wanting to learn the skills required to get involved in the screen industry. Some of their upcoming courses are in the April holidays.
For more information, visit metroscreen.nsw.edu.au/courses/Courses/Short+Courses

Career in business or hotel management?
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Hotel School Sydney, together with InterContinental Sydney, is offering a unique experience. Go behind the scenes of this leading 5-star luxury hotel and hotel school.
What is a 5-star hotel environment like? Experience the delivery of service and excellence. Live the Life is a 2 day residential program inclusive of 1 nights accommodation at InterContinental Sydney. Limited spaces. See me for details.

Interested in environmental/marine science?
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Dive into coral reef studies at UQ. A free online course on tropical coastal ecosystems is now open to anyone with internet access and high school science knowledge. The University of Queensland's world-leading marine and ecology experts will offer the course from April 28 through edX, a world-leading consortium of massive open online courses (MOOCs). For information, contact:Dorothea Bender. Phone: 0424 88 6910 Registrations are now open
online.



Bachelor of Arts at University of Queensland
Universities: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
It’s now even easier to find about the many and varied study options available to students interested in the Bachelor of Arts thanks to the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences website. Students can browse over 40 different study areas to discover more about their study interests and where they can lead them. UQ’s Bachelor of Arts has one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia and its flexibility allows students to tailor a program that fits not only their career aspirations, but also fulfils their passion.
For more information, visit www.hass.uq.edu.au/future-students

Open Day 2014 in Canberra
Open Days: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This year Open Day will be held on Saturday the 30th August from 9am until 4pm. This be for Uni of Canberra, ANU, CIT, ACU, and ADFA ’s Open Days.


Apprenticeship talk next Tuesday -10 minutes
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Any student looking for an apprenticeship at the end of the year, or now, is asked to come along to hear what you can do to boost your chances of success. We will have a guest speaker to give you extra tips too. Tuesday 4th March 12.50-1.00 in the AV Room. Ten minutes that may change your life.

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