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‘Get Ready for Uni’ Resource for Students with Dis
Universities: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This website provides information for high school students with a disability who are planning on going to university. The site provides information about how to prepare for university and includes a range of tips, hints and links to further information.

For more information, visit pubsites.uws.edu.au/ndco/getready/

Hope & Hope Gap Year Volunteering in Asia
Gap year: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Hope & Home offers a range of programs for people interested in undertaking volunteering in Asia as part of their Gap Year. They run projects in Nepal which include volunteering with orphanages, teaching English, and volunteering with medical centers.

For more information, visit www.hopenhome.org

Casual & Part Time Jobs for 2013
Job vacancies: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Now is the time to start searching for casual and part time jobs that can complement tertiary studies or provide money for a Gap Year. Many retailers and fast food chains accept online applications and expressions of interest. Copy and paste these websites. Refer to the yellow Careers Book 2013 I gave you for resume advice.KFC: http://www.kfcjobs.com.au/ Coles: http://www.colescareers.com.au/ McDonalds: http://mcdonalds.com.au/#/careers Woolworths: http://www.wowcareers.com.au/wowcareers/woolworths/home/

Defence Jobs: Experience Life as an Engineer
Career Choice: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Defence Jobs: The Mentor – Experience Life as an Engineer in the ADF. Follow an engineer and experience what it's like to work in the Australian Defence Force. This online adventure takes you inside the Navy, Army and Air Force, where your duty will be to support missions from your mobile and computer.

For more information, visit https://www.defencejobs.gov.au/thementor/#about-the-mentor

Career as an airline pilot
Career Choice: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Hunter Valley Aviation based at Cessnock will be holidng an information session in Newcastle on Thursday 5th Dec 7-9pm. Flyers arrived in the mail. Contact me if you are interested.

John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Fri 13th December, 2013. The John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in an approved course of study at or through an Australian tertiary institute, which is a prerequisite to admission as a legal practitioner in any Australian jurisdiction.

For more information, visit www.lawcouncil.asn.au/lawcouncil/index.php/about-the-law-council-of-australia/scholarships/jo

Women in the Air Force Q&A
Career Choice: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Thursday 28th November, 6:30pm (AEDT). Ask Corporal Samantha Bartlett and Flight Lieutenant Natalie Pietrobon questions about working in the Air Force.

For more information, visit www.defencejobsbroadcasts.gov.au/air-force

More on job and career trends - Job Outlook
Job vacancies: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This website made by the Department of Employment provides information on prospects, trends & other data for a huge range of occupations. It also provides links to job vacancies, education & training courses, and more. Occupations can be searched by name, keyword, industry or category. The website also features a career quiz which can help students to find what type of work they like the best.

For more information, visit joboutlook.gov.au/

Job growth: where are the jobs -trends to 2017
Job vacancies: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) has released its employment outlook to 2017. It projects that the Health Care & Social Assistance, Retail Trade & Construction industries will have the largest employment growth. It also projects that the Cafes, Restaurants & Takeaway Food Services, Child Care Services and School Education sectors will have the largest growth.
The report also features other projections, including which states will have the highest growth & what level of qualifications will be in highest demand.

For more information, visit lmip.gov.au/default.aspx?LMIP/EmploymentProjections

Antipodeans Abroad: GapBreak online Info Nights
Gap year: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Students interested in undertaking a gap year program with Antipodeans Abroad should attend an information night to find out more about destinations and projects available in 2014. Online: Mon 16th December, 6pm to 7pm

For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/info-nights.htm#gapbreak

National Youth Week: National Youth Awards 2014
General: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Wed 8th January, 12pm. As part of National Youth Week the Australian Government is running the National Youth Awards. The National Youth Awards aim to celebrate, acknowledge and recognise the achievements of Australia’s youth. Applicants must be aged between the ages of 12 and 25 as of Mon 9th December and must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident. Awards are available for work in promoting health & wellbeing, safer communities, community leadership, cultural understanding or for acts of personal courage. Contact: nya@deewr.gov.au or 1300 363 079.

For more information, visit www.youthweek.com/nya

Australian College of Massage
Private Colleges: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Pre-Christmas Special – Save up to 55%. All enrolments received during the last 20 days of November will receive 20% off the total fee. This is in addition to discounts already applied taking the total discounts for some courses to 55% off.

For more information, visit www.studymassage.com.au/news/pre-christmas-special2013-20-off-for-20-days

Australian International Conservatorium of Music
Private Colleges: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Remaining 2013 Audition Days Thu 5th, Fri 6th, Tue 10th & Thu 12th December. 114 Victoria Road, Rozelle. All applicants to AICM are required to complete a performance audition/interview and entrance exam at one of the Audition Days. Contact: (02) 9555 1666

For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au/web/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=393

International College of Management Sydney: Info E
Private Colleges: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 5th December, 6pm. ICMS Campus, 151 Darley Road, Manly. Find out about programs available at the International College of Management Sydney at this information evening. Registrations are required. Contact: 1300 585 536

For more information, visit studyicms.com.au/info/

Hunter Valley Training Company - Tamworth branch
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
HTVC provides jobs and training to people throughout NSW and currently provides services to around 1100 people a year. They offer nearly 200 apprenticeship trade courses and more than 1000 traineeship qualifications. Contact the Tamworth branch in Bridge St if you are looking for an apprenticeship or traineeship. Let them know what you are interested in.
For more information, visit www.hvtc.com.au

Uni of Tasmania: Relocation Scholarship- study Law
Scholarships: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Receive $5,000 automatically by accepting an offer and enrolling in a Faculty of Laws program at UTAS in 2014. To be eligible students must: achieve an ATAR of 90 or above and be a new uni student recently completing year 12.
For more information on the Scholarship or on the Law degrees offered at UTAS call +61 3 6226 7623.

For more information, visit www.utas.edu.au/law/scholarships/relocation-scholarship

University Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Many universities offer bridging courses in a range of areas. These courses are designed to provide students with the necessary information to study certain courses & and replace pre-requisites for certain courses. For example, bridging courses can be offered in science so that students can undertake a science degree without having studied science at high school. These courses are generally run in the lead up to first semester admissions but it can vary for each university. For more information, check your desired course & university to see if bridging courses are available.

University Admissions Centre: Participating Instit
Universities: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This site includes institution-specific information about all institutions that you can apply for through UAC. This information includes admission requirements, special requirements, bridging courses, charges and fees, and student services and facilities.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/institutions/

University Admissions Centre: ATAR and UAC PIN
Universities: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University Admissions Centre: ATAR Release Date
Thu 19th December. ATAR’s will be released on Thu 19th December through the University Admissions Centre. Students will need their UAC Pin (and Board of Studies student number OR UAC number) to access their ATAR. Students who have lost their PIN should contact UAC Customer Service ASAP on 9752 0200.

Jobs in Tamworth
Job vacancies: Posted 26-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
In Tuesday's Leader: apprentice beauty therapist, staff needed at Bucking Bull in Centrepoint and online there is a Spare Parts Interpreter Apprenticeship with Cummins.

Private college open days
Private Colleges: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Covers: hospitality, business, beauty, natural health therapies, child care etc.
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Year 13
General: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 13 is a website that offers a different perspective on life after school. They have broken down the options available so you can find out about jobs, studying, gap years, travelling, apprenticeships, money and discounts.

For more information, visit www.year13.com.au/

Macquarie University: Alternative Entry Options
Universities: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This article details the wide range of entry options available at Macquarie University. This includes early entry schemes, guaranteed entry schemes, alternative pathways and more.

For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/parent_information/connect_with_macquarie_newslet

New degrees at UTS for careers of the future
Universities: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Creative Intelligence and Innovation adn the Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Digital and Social Media) will start in 2014.The new Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Digital and Social Media) degree, offered for students commencing in 2014, aims to develop digital communications practitioners who can produce high quality outcomes in complex collaborative digital environments, especially social media contexts. The future of the communications environment is one in which diverse media converge, mobile and social platforms are ubiquitous, and success for individuals and organisations will depend on their capacity to creatively adapt to the challenges of continuous transformation. Find out more about both courses at the link.

For more information, visit newsroom.uts.edu.au/news/2013/11/new-frontiers

Bachelor of Design in Landscape
Universities: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Design in Landscape are just three of a the new degrees on offer at UTS from 2014. The Bachelor of Design in Landscape is a course designed to develop skills in design, construction and management associated with our natural and built landscapes. This course covers the fundamentals of landscape design including history, theory, design, botany, hydrology, geology, land types and land use, Indigenous attitudes towards landscape, and digital surveying and visualisation techniques, as well as offering matriculation to the Master of Landscape Architecture degree (the master's has been approved for offer from Autumn 2017; students should check the UTS website and contact UTS: Design, Architecture and Building for the full details and any updates about the course).

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/courses/571

UTS Sport and Exercise courses revamped for 2014
Universities: Posted 18-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS:Health's Sport and Exercise courses have been renamed for 2014. The Bachelor of Human Movement is now the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science (SES) and the Bachelor of Management in Sport and Exercise is now the Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Management (SEM).

For more information, visit cfsites1.uts.edu.au/nmh/news-events/news-detail.cfm?ItemId=36132

Don't forget the textbook sale next Thursday lunch
School Matters: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember this is a chance to sell your HSC texts to get some money. Bring lots of change ($5 $10 $2 etc) so you are prepared if someone gives you a $20 note. Otherwise you might lose the sale!

Federation University Parents Guide to Tertiary St
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This is for mum and dad to assist parents in guiding their children through the transition from high school to tertiary education, Federation University has developed a Parent’s Guide.

For more information, visit federation.edu.au/future-students/information-for-parents

Good Universities Guide Career Search
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Good Universities Guide comes as a book (I have a copy in the Careers Room) but they also have this Career Search which allows students to search from a wide range of possible jobs depending on the field of work, type of work, skill level. The tool can provide information on duties and tasks, working conditions, personal requirements and related university courses.

For more information, visit gooduniguide.com.au/career/search

Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships are awarded on the basis of rural living, financial need and demonstrated commitment to working in rural Australia. Approx 120 awarded each year. Scholarship Recipients receive $10,000 a year during the completion of a standard medical degree at their chosen university. Applications close Mon 13th January.

For more information, visit ramus.ruralhealth.org.au/about

Job Outlook - still unsure of what career you want
Career Choice: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This government website provides facts and figures on over 350 jobs including average earnings.

For more information, visit joboutlook.gov.au/

The Differences Between High School and Uni E
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This article by Hobsons Course Finder covers the difference between high school and tertiary education in order to give students an idea of what to expect.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/The-differences-between-high-school-and-tertiary-e

Coco Republic Design School
Private Colleges: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Coco Republic Design School: New On-Campus Courses in 2014. Two new courses have been announced as being run in 2014 at Coco Republic Design School. These courses are the Interior Decoration Essentials 101 – Accelerated & Styling Savvy 301 – Accelerated. These courses are held at the Coco Republic Design Studio in Alexandria, Sydney.
Applications are now open for both of these courses.

For more information, visit www.cocorepublic.com.au/design-school/start-learning/on-campus-courses/on-campus-courses

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Private Colleges: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Academy of Interactive Entertainment: Online Open Day
Sat 30th November. Course overview sessions will be run throughout the day about the range of online courses in 3D animation, game programming and design offered by AIE.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/online-open-day-november-30th-2013

Electrical and painting apprenticeships available
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Electrical ones were in Wednesday's Leader and the painting one is on line. See me if you cannot find them.
For more information, visit www.seek.com.au

Electrotechnology apprenticeship?
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Port Macquarie TAFE: Pre-vocational Summer School for Electrotechnology program allows students to fast track their studies by gaining up to 6 months credit in their apprenticeship, upon successful completion of the summer school. This course will help students to pursue a career in Electrotechnology and give them an advantage in getting an apprenticeship. Contact: Julie Clarkson or Joy Sitterlee on 6581 6305.

For more information, visit northcoast.tafensw.edu.au/aboutUs/News/Pages/SummerSchoolSparksCareers.aspx

Macquarie University: 2014 Information Day
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Once you know your ATAR, if you want to go to MQ but are not sure if you will get into your course you can go along to this day for advice.Fri 3rd January, 9am to 4pm Macquarie University, Balaclava Road, North Ryde.

For more information, visit www.infoday.mq.edu.au/

Early entry offers --> actual offers
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The universities are beginning to send out notification of successful early entry offers. UNE will not be sending their offers out until late November. If you are successful, please please please follow instructions if you intend to take up the offer and do not lose your notification. December 3rd is the important date to make whichever early entry offer you have received that is either your main goal or back up as your first preference. Accept it and then once you get your ATAR, you may choose to make another course your first preference so you can possibly receive another offer in the main round in January. So it is possible to get more than one offer.

Southern Cross University Virtual Information Sess
Universities: Posted 14-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 10th December & Thurs 12th December. These are for students intending to study via distance or on campus but cannot make it to one of the information days. Registration is required. Once registered times and details of where and how to access the nominated session will be provided.

For more information, visit scu.edu.au/futurestudents/index.php/80

Year 12 textbook sale
School Matters: Posted 12-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held next Thursday 21/11 at lunchtime in N1. Students need to bring their texts with an appropriate amount labelled clearly on it so that the current Year 11 students can purchase these. Please spread the word. If you are working, try to get your lunchtime to fit or find a friend to be your agent. Bring small change eg $5 and $10 notes and some gold coins too so if your first customer hands you a $50 or $20 you can give change.

Good Uni GUide 2014
Universities: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to compare universities and courses, hear what graduates think of the teaching quality, find out how hard it is to get into certain courses....then it all here in this book. Come in to the Careers Room to check out what you are interested in doing

Grad followup for those there or unable to attend
School Matters: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
It was wonderful to see the transformation from students in school uniform to the wonderful young men and women you have become who looked so great last night. Year 12 students who did not attend the Graduation can collect their Graduation certificate and gifts from the school office. Please pass this on to those you know who were not there.

Sport and Fitness Information evening, Canberra
TAFE: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sport and Fitness Information evening, Canberra Institute of Technology. Find out about courses in Sport and Fitness at the CIT information evening. Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding enrolments and career paths. Information evenings for Sport and Fitness will be held on 12 December 2013 and 4 February 2014, 12pm to 6pm, CIT
For more information, visit cit.edu.au/

Macquarie University Info Day Friday 3 January
Universities: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Friday 3 January 2014, 9am - 4pm Info Day is the opportunity to ask all the last minute questions from academics and advisers after you have your ATAR and before the closing of preferences for main round offers.For more information and registration, go online.
For more information, visit infoday.mq.edu.au/

Macquarie University School Leaver Info Eve
Universities: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Wednesday 11 December, 6pm - 8pm This event is tailored to school leavers and includes information about the transition to university, PACE, global leadership program, exchange opportunities, campus life, career support and more. Register online.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/infoevening

Kenvale College, Hospitality and Event Management
Private Colleges: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day/Chocolate Event, Kenvale College, Hospitality and Event Management, Saturday, December 7, 10am to 12nn. Learn about chocolate around the globe, see Kenvale College, and hear about the courses and scholarships on offer. Venue: Kenvale College, 38 High Street, Randwick. Bookings required. Contact Bernie McFarlane ph 9314 6213 or email mcfarlaneb@kenvale.edu.au
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

Sydney Design School 's Succeed Program
Private Colleges: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Design School 's Succeed Program accepts students via an interview and portfolio submission, by passing the stress of needing an ATAR. Offering nationally accredited courses in Interior Design from Certificate IV through to Advanced Diploma. Taught by industry professionals and offered internships and work placement opportunities, students are assured of individual mentoring throughout their study. Free information sessions are run regularly.
For more information, visit www.sydneydesignschool.com.au

Agriculture or Agribusiness Management
Career Choice: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
RuralBiz Training offers the Diploma of Agriculture and Agribusiness Management fully self-paced online. No travel or accommodation costs for students and VET FEE-HELP (student loan scheme) is available to assist with course fees = $0 upfront. These courses are ideal for students who want to work on farm while studying or for Gap year students. Pathways exist for Bachelor degrees at Charles Sturt University (CSU) and University of New England (UNE).

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

University of Notre Dame Applications for 2014
Universities: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are still open for 2014 for courses in Arts & Sciences, Business, Education, Law, Nursing and Philosophy & Theology. Alternative entry pathways are also available. Notre Dame considers each applicant as an individual, taking into account ATAR, an interview and a personal statement. Students should apply via the website. For further information or to book a campus tour, contact Notre Dame on 02 8204 4404 or email sydney@nd.edu.au

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/applynow

AIFS – Camp America and Au Pair in America:
Gap year: Posted 8-11-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Information session for Camp America 2014 Season- Wednesday 13th November, AIFS Head office, 10-14 Oxford Sq, Darlinghurst, 6:30pm – 7:30pm. Au Pair In America Information Session - Wednesday 13th November, AIFS Head Office, 10-14 Oxford Sq, Darlinghurst , 6:00pm – 7:00pm. These information sessions will give senior school students and their parents the chance to meet with staff to discuss programs and join in discussions on the practicalities of these programs. Applications for Camp are open, apply on: www.campamerica.com.au Applications for Au Pair in America are open all year, apply now.

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

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