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Want to be an archaeologist?
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Check this out!

For more information, visit www.sciencemag.org/category/archaeology

NSW Police Force Exam Dates and Locations
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Police Entrance exams are coordinated every 6-8 weeks in locations across Sydney and Regional NSW. ACER will open registrations for up to two (2) exam sessions at a time. Exam dates currently available for registration are as follows: 26 August - Liverpool, Granville, Padstow, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour & Dubbo. 14 October - Alexandria, Liverpool, Granville & Newcastle
Further 2017 dates: 2 December - Alexandria, Liverpool, Granville, Newcastle, Wagga Wagga, Coffs Harbour & Dubbo

For more information, visit https://nswpolice.acer.edu.au/register

Sydney Design School Open Day 4 November. 10.00am
Open Days: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
At 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards. Bring your friends and family and join us for our Open Day. Immerse yourself in the exciting world of interior design and get creative building your own mood board. Our Director, Amanda Grace, will be giving a 30 minute presentation at 11am covering everything you need to know about our career courses and flexible learning options. To attend, simply register your details below.

For more information, visit sydneydesignschool.com.au/info-sessions/

UAC Equity Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
As mentioned at the talk at lunchtime today, Equity Scholarships help financially disadvantaged students with the general costs associated with tertiary study. Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments. Booklets are in the Careers Office.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

Student Life and university
Universities: Posted 16-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Choosing what to study and where to study is really just the tip of the iceberg. Once you've finally made the big decision and turned up for your first day, student life is everything that follows. Your time as a student is a whole lot more than just showing up to class and displaying a diploma on your wall. Rather, it's about the complete picture and what you get out of your experience, including minor ups and downs and the general challenges that come with taking time out to complete post-compulsory education.

For more information, visit https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/study-information/student-life

LUNCHTIME TALK - WED on UAC and early entry applic
Universities: Posted 14-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This will begin in the PAC at the start of lunchtime and will not be repeated. A separate booklet to help you with the process and choices will be handed out.

UAC books- to be given out in Mentor Group on Tues
UAC: Posted 14-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 students will receive a copy of UAC 2018 in Mentor Group on Tuesday morning. Read it and attend the presentation on Wednesday at the start of lunchtime in the PAC for information on applying to UAC and early entry schemes.

Heavy Diesal Mechanical Apprenticeship -Cummins
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 14-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Mechanical and Electrical Apprenticeships commencing January 2018 have now been advertised on the Cummins Careers Website. Apprenticeships are available at 23 Cummins branches including Tamworth. See Mrs Barrett if you need help with your application.
For more information, visit cummins-australia.jobs/tamworth-aus/heavy-diesel-mechanical-apprentieship-tamworth/65BF24A533

Year 12: not received UAC PIN email update
UAC: Posted 1-8-17 Deadline - No Deadline
I rang UAC for students who have not yet received their UAC PIN via your email address registered with NESA. The advice is to to please check your Junk/Spam Mail folder. If you still can't find the email containing your UAC PIN, please call UAC Customer Service team on (02) 9752 0200 from mobiles or 1300 275 822 between 8.30am and 4.30pm Sydney time. You will need to give your NESA HSC number to identify yourself and they will give you youor PIN over the phone. And don't worry, applications open tomorrow, but you have until the end of September to submit an early-bird application.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

UAC PINs are being sent today - don't lose it!!
UAC: Posted 31-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC PINs have been sent by email to Year 12 students in NSW and ACT! If the email isn't in your inbox, check your junk mail folder. UAC undergraduate applications open Wednesday 2 August, so keep your PIN handy - you'll need it to apply after the Trial exams are over and before 29th September. Please don't stress about applying to UAC until after your Trial HSC exams when all McCarthy Year 12 students will receive a copy of the UAC 2018 book. It is not a case of first in gets to go to university.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Good luck in your Trial HSC exams
HSC: Posted 28-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Please do your best over the next few weeks to make your HSC and your ATAR the best it can be plus have a Trial HSC report that will improve your chances of employment, scholarships, college and early entry scheme success.

Two early entry schemes close on Monday 31st
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking health courses or teaching courses, have been an active member in and around the school you should investigate and apply for the ACU scheme over the weekend.
http://www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/pathways_And_entry_schemes/year_12_student_entry/early_entry The other scheme is Notre Dame's early entry scheme: http://notredame.edu.au/sydney/early-offer.php

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/pathways_And_entry_schemes/year_12_student_entry/early_entry

GAP year job for 2018 in an accounting office
Gap year: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you graduating this year and seeking a gap year positions for 2018? The role is as an office junior completing clerical tasks, filing, messages, switchboard etc and would be for one year until commencement of university in 2019. Please email careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au if interested.

Psychology, Nursing or Social Work?
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This article from The Footnotes interviews different people at the beginning of their careers to give you some insight into studying and getting a job in psychology, nursing and social work.

For more information, visit thefootnotes.com.au/psychology-nursing-social-work/

Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Final year Dental Science students share their tips for starting university

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zn0QFx_bk1o

Want to be a doctor???
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
My Health Career: How Long Does It Take to Become a Fully Qualified Doctor

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-doctor

eheadspace Online Group Chat Session
General: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
eheadspace is an online and telephone support system run by headspace, the National Youth Mental Health Foundation. They regularly run online group chat sessions for young people. This provides young people and their family and friends with an opportunity to receive anonymous advice from mental health professionals and hear from other young people about their relationship breakup experiences.

For more information, visit https://www.eheadspace.org.au/get-help/eheadspace-group-chat-session/

The Hotel School Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The Hotel School recognises talent and invests in the development of high-potential students interested in a degree in Hotel Management. The Hotel School annually selects 8 recipients who demonstrate potential to become future leaders in the industry. Applications Close 22 September

For more information, visit https://hotelschool.scu.edu.au/apply/scholarships/

SALT – Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
SALT – Supporting and Linking Tradeswomen aims to support women and girls who are (or want to become) tradies.

For more information, visit https://saltaustralia.org.au/

Sydney Trains Apprenticeships 2018
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Trains Apprenticeships 2018– Applications Close 6 August.Do you want to be part of an exciting organisation that impacts hundreds of thousands of customers each day? Facilitating over a million trips a day, Sydney Trains operate quick, frequent and reliable trains. We offer employees stimulating and rewarding work, as well as unique employment experiences concentrated on career progression, learning and flexibility.

For more information, visit https://iworkfor.nsw.gov.au/job/sydney-trains-apprenticeship-2018-77977

Want to be a barber?????????
Career Choice: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Study Barbering at TAFE NSW. With the demand for barbering, TAFE NSW have introduced Australia’s first barbering apprenticeship course along with an exciting range of flexible course options for current barbers and hairdressers wanting to specialize.

For more information, visit tafebytes.com.au/barbering-at-tafe-nsw/

Where to live at uni
Accommodation: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Considering Living on Campus next year? Read this

For more information, visit https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/education-blogs/student-life/living-on-campus

Sydney Scholars Awards Open August 1
Scholarships: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The Sydney Scholars Awards offers Year 12 students commencing their studies in 2018 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 per year in value and awarded in duration from one year, up to 5 years (including combined undergraduate degrees). Must be for study at the University of Sydney.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/scholarships/undergraduate/year12/sydney-scholars-award.shtml

Veris Women in Engineering Scholarship UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage a female high school leaver to undertake a degree in Surveying and/or Geospatial Engineering by offering assistance of $10,000 p.a. for 4 years. The scholarship commences on January 1, 2018 and concludes 31 December 2021.

For more information, visit www.veris.com.au/who-we-are/community/veris-women-in-engineering-scholarship/

La Trobe Open Day Regional Grant
Open Days: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Mon 31 July. Year 11 and 12 students from interstate can apply for a grant to cover their travel costs to La Trobe University’s open day.

For more information, visit www.latrobe.edu.au/openday/regional-grant

Medical Engineering at University of Newcastle NEW
Universities: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2018, UON are offering a 4 year Bachelor of Medical Engineering. Come along to learn more about our new degree and the fascinating majors available.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/events/faculty-of-engineering-and-built-environment/medical-engineering-

AIE Open Day 13th Aug 2017 10am to 3pm
Open Days: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Wentworth Park Sports Complex, Wattle St, Ultimo. The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is Australia's most awarded 3D animation, game design and visual FX educator. Created as a non-profit organisation to grow the creative digital sector, AIE pioneered the development of specialist game qualifications and continues to innovate through industry partnerships and dynamic teaching. Register online.

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

outhern Cross University Open Day - Gold Coast
Job vacancies: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University Open Day - Gold Coast campus Date : 13th Aug 2017 Time : 10am - 3pm Venue : SCU Gold Coast campus, Bilinga Qld. Southern Cross University is a progressive, young and connected regional research university. Campuses are located at the southern Gold Coast, Lismore and Coffs Harbour, in regions known for their unparalleled beauty and diversity. Southern Cross University invites students and parents to our Gold Coast campus Open Day to sample campus life, and explore study options and career opportunities.
For more information, visit scu.edu.au/openday

Lunchtime guest speaker - Macquarie Uni and DLC
Universities: Posted 26-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out from an ex-student all about Macquarie Uni, how to get in on the GLEP early entry program like he did and what living at Dunmore Lang College is like. Open to all students in the AV Room on Thursday at 12.45.

Open Day at Melbourne University 20 August
Open Days: Posted 25-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details.
For more information, visit www.openday.unimelb.edu.au

UQ Open Day
Open Days: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
UQ Open Day at St Lucia is coming up soon, on Sunday 6 August, 9am-3pm. There will be campus tours, hands-on activities, information sessions, and in the UQ Centre staff and current students will be available to answer all of your questions. Open Day provides you with the perfect opportunity to find out more about the study options at UQ. Update your details to find out more about the programs you're interested in, and how you can make the most of your Open Day. Don't forget to download the UQ Open Day app to find out what's on, to create a personalised plan for the day, and to help you navigate your way around campus.
For more information, visit https://future-students.uq.edu.au/open-day

Careers in Construction Flyers
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The Apprenticeship Engagement Forum is pleased to present a series of 11 ‘Careers in Construction’ Flyers. Each flyer sets out possible career pathways in the construction and plumbing industry and suggests elective school subjects that make it possible. As a resource, they are a great starting point in exploring school-based apprenticeships or post-school apprenticeships.
For more information, visit www.apprenticeshipengagementforum.com.au

Thinking of studying law?
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
This event is being held in Tamworth and hosted by UNE for students and parents. RSVP by 24 July.
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Five pages - uni,TAFE, work experience, scholarshi
General: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Something for everyone here. Don't miss out on a great opportunity because you don't open the attachment!!
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A career as a vet
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 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/careers/a-career-as-a-veterinarian

Becoming a psychologist
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
There are three different pathways that allow the individual to complete the necessary period of supervised practice as pathways to becoming a registered psychologist.

For more information, visit www.psychologyboard.gov.au/Registration/Provisional.aspx

Changes to psychology 4+2 pathway
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
The Psychology Board of Australia has released revised guidelines for the 4+2 pathway to becoming a registered psychologist.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/psychology/revised-internship-program-guidelines

Engineering & Information Technologies Schol $18K
Scholarships: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Leadership Scholarship. For students thinking about undertaking a degree in engineering, computing or project management, our Leadership Scholarship program offers the key skills and industry networks necessary to build a successful career. Benefits include:− $18,000 per year for the normal period of a degree− access to a range of disciplines− a professional industry placement of up to 20 weeks with leading companies− participation in an academic leadership development program
− mentorship from academic staff and an industry mentor to hone professional experience− networking opportunities with key alumni, government and industry leaders. Applications open: 1 August 2017. Applications close: 9 October 2017, 11.59pm

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/engineering/scholarships/undergraduate/future/leadership

E12 applications open now at Sydney Uni + $5900
Early Entry schemes: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
MCC students will be automatically eligible to apply for the 2018 intake of E12 students .E12 offers an early conditional offer before HSC exams start, a scholarship valued at $5950 and ATAR concessions, as well as additional support during the first year of university study. Accommodation scholarships may also be available. Student applications close on Friday 1 September 2017 at 5pm. Please see me if you are interested.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/e12/

Sydney University Open Day 26 August
Open Days: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Don’t miss the University’s Open Day on Saturday 26 August 2017. Download the Open Day app via Google Play or iTunes, and keep up to date on the day’s activities online.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open-day

Notre Dame's Early Entry scheme closes Friday21st.
Early Entry schemes: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Exams aren’t the only measure of success. Notre Dame’s Young Achievers Early Offer Program gives Year 12 students a chance to join Sydney’s top-ranked university for graduate employment even before the commencement of their final exams. Applications are open now and close on Friday 21 July, 2017. Avoid the stress of Year 12 by securing your university spot before final exams. Get recognition for your dedication to a broad range of activities, including volunteer work, leadership, sport, the arts and academic achievement.

For more information, visit notredame.edu.au/sydney/early-offer.php

Newcastle University Open Day - postcards and rego
Open Days: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a pack of postcards for the Open Day on 19th August at the main Newcastle campus, 12th August at the Central Coast and 3rd August at the Port Macquarie Campus. For information and a change to win a $200 Westfield gift card, go to the website.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/openday

Paying for university - a MUST VISIT site
Universities: Posted 20-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
StudyAssist is where parents and students will get information about the cost of university study and government assistance for financing tertiary study.

For more information, visit studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/

Apprentice electrician - job in Saturday's Leader
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 17-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
See the paper or the Careers Facebook page for details - apply now and avoid competing with lots of students for similar jobs at the end of year. https://www.facebook.com/1058102914247204/photos/a.1227942187263275.1073741828.1058102914247204/1498599846864173/?type=3&theater
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/1058102914247204/photos/a.1227942187263275.1073741828.1058102914247204/1498

University Information Evening July 19 7pm-8.30pm
Universities: Posted 17-7-17 Deadline - 19-7-17
Hear what is involved in applying to go to university: what you need to do, when, how much $$$$, deferring, bonus points, scholarships, talk to universities. This is for senior students and parents.
Uni night flyer.pdf

8 pages of uni, TAFE, jobs, scholarships etc
General: Posted 17-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attached file. Or be in the dark and miss out on opportunities, dates and deadlines.

University Information Evening 2017 July 19th
Universities: Posted 12-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a reminder for all Year 12 students wishing to go to University, students in Year 11 who want to know what is involved and parents of students in Years 10-12 about the University Information Evening next Wednesday night. Lots of information plus the chance to meet and talk to representatives of 5 universities and colleges. Lucky door prizes too!
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Electrical apprenticeship available now!
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-7-17 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to be an electrician, beat the end of year rush and apply for this job NOW. It was in last Saturday's Leader and is on the McCarthy Careers Facebook page.
For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/McCarthy-Catholic-College-Tamworth-Careers-1058102914247204/

Financial Assistance for Students Moving Away from
Universities: Posted 29-6-17 Deadline - No Deadline
f you are living in a regional or rural area and need to move away from home to study next year you are probably feeling anxious about the big move. While metropolitan students are usually able to stay at home until they find their feet, many country students are forced out of their comfort zone as they try to adjust to the student lifestyle, living in a city and the new responsibilities and expenses of living away from home.

For more information, visit https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/education-blogs/tertiary-study/financial-assistance-for-reg

Careers with Maths Stories
Career Choice: Posted 29-6-17 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers with Maths Stories
For more information, visit https://careerswithstem.com/profiles/campaign-manager/

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