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Creative arts course requiring interview/portfolio
HSC: Posted 20-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Anyone in Year12 who is hoping to apply for a tertiary course in the creative arts that requires and interview and/or folio presentation, read on. Tamworth Regional Gallery is offering 2 hour intensive workshops with a focus on developing student’s portfolios and interviewing techniques. These workshops are on offer the first and second Tuesday of the School holidays from 10am-12noon. The tutor is Leisel McIlrick, who has worked within Art Education Victoria and as a teacher for 13 years. She has assisted students who have successfully gained entry into institutions including R.M.I.T., Monash University and Victorian College of the Arts.This is a great opportunity for students! Each class costs just $25.00. Places are limited, for details or to make a booking, contact the Gallery on 6767 5248.










For more information, visit www.facebook.com/tamworthregionalgallery

B Science (Environ'l Mgt) & Real Estate at UNSW
Universities: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a new course at UNSW majoring in Environmental Management and a change to the B Commerce - with real estate. See me for details.

UAC advises: changes to some dual degrees at UNSW
Universities: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for the list of new dual degrees available for 2014.

UAC advise: UNSW minimum selection rank
Universities: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
For 2014, you will need to get an ATAR of 80 or above to get into UNSW except if there are additional selection criteria.

Open day comments
Open Days: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Thanks to those who have already emailled me with details. Any more comments or feedback would be great.

Day In The Life workshop at William Blue
Private Colleges: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Day In The Life workshop - Tuesday 24th September. Uncover the world of hospitality at this interactive workshop: find out about the streams of Hotel Management, Event Management, Tourism and Commercial Cookery; talk to the industry-professional lecturers and take a tour of a 5-star Sydney venue. Register online now

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

Billy Blue Open Day Saturday 21st September
Open Days: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Got ideas? Attend the Billy Blue Open day and get a true insight into creative industries career pathways, explore the campus, get creative with fun and challenging activities and discover where an adventure into design can take you!Register online now

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

New Pyrmont campus in Sydney- Health and Wellness
Private Colleges: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Pyrmont Campus Open Day- Saturday 16th November allows students interested in studying natural or manual therapies, beauty or counselling to experience the health and wellbeing campus at Pyrmont. Students can get involved in workshops by the Australian National College of Beauty, Australasian College of Natural Therapies or the Jansen Newman Institute. Copy and paste these websites. www.ancb.edu.au www.acnt.edu.au www.jni.edu.au |

William Blue launches its brand new website!
Private Colleges: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue's website has undergone a facelift and is now live! The website features a much easier navigation system, extensive information for all prospective and current students, up-to-date lecturer profiles and student and graduate testimonials, and lots of opportunities to find out more. After many months of treatment, the new website has an ease of use and a bright new design to make information finding as easy as possible.

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

Scholarships at Uni of Wollongong
Scholarships: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See website link.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/about/scholarships/ug/prospectiveforms/index.html

Preparing for interviews
General: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you get an interview for a job, scholarship, college or uni place please please do you homework and prepare. For good ideas, suggestions on what to wear, what to say and possible questions please look in the yellow McCarthy Careers Booklet 2013 which I gave out recently to all Year 12s. See me if you did not get it. Do your research on the job/course/college/uni, be able to say why you want to go there, what they offer, why you should be successful, what your strengths and weaknesses are etc. Remember you only have one chance to make a good first impression - dress, eye contact, handshake, smile etc.

RedKite Education Support Grants
Scholarships: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Grants offered to children or young people who have been affected either directly or indirectly by cancer to reach their study and work goals. Grants can be for a range of areas including tutoring, classroom support and educational resources (books, laptops). For more information contact Redkite on support@redkite.org.au or call 1300 722 644

For more information, visit www.redkite.org.au/education-assistance

APRA Singer-Songwriter Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Thu 31st October 2013. Available to interstate APRA (Australasian Performing Right Association) members commencing an undergraduate degree in contemporary music at the UTAS Conservatorium of Music as a singer-songwriter. Value is HECS fees for the course duration (up to three years).

For more information, visit www.studentcentre.utas.edu.au/scholarships/AwardDetails.aspx?AwardId=2352

Just so you don't get Lost on Campus iOS App
Universities: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This free application for your iPhone or iPad has detailed maps and information on a range of universities and campuses around Australia. The app includes detailed information on rooms, locations of ATMs, water bubblers, vending machines, car parks and much more. To download the app search for “Lost on Campus” in the Apple App Store.

For more information, visit lostoncampus.com.au/

BOS Students Online Accounts
HSC: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Students Online Accounts Now Available for 2013 Year 10-12 Students. The Board of Studies NSW has launched Students Online, a website designed specifically for senior students as their source of information from Year 10 to the HSC. Contact records@bos.nsw.edu.au or 1300 13 83 23

For more information, visit news.boardofstudies.nsw.edu.au/index.cfm/2013/9/6/Students-Online-accounts-now-available-for-

Rail Careers - want to drive a train or????
Career Choice: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
There are a wide range of careers available in the rail industry, these include engineering, customer service, corporate jobs and more. This website provides information about the industry and provides students with information about how they can succeed in the industry.

For more information, visit railcareers.net.au

Ruralbiz Online Agricultural Career Expo
Career Choice: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Ruralbiz recently held an Online Agricultural Career Expo. People who missed out on this expo can now view the recording of the expo online. The expo explored why agricultural is a worthwhile career choice, the perceptions of agriculture, and provided information about studying/training/working in the agricultural industry.

For more information, visit www.ruralbiztraining.com.au/ag-careers

Taronga Zoo Learning and Experience Internships
Career Choice: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Interns will work alongside Taronga’s Learning and Experience team and on completion of their internship will receive a Certificate III in Tourism. The internship consists of two days per week theory and one day per fortnight practical work for 6 months. Course begins January 2014. Contact: (02) 9978 4746 or enrolmentstti@zoo.nsw.gov.au

For more information, visit taronga.org.au/education/certificate-courses/internship-0

UTS Bachelor of Information Technology Co-ope
Scholarships: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Technology Sydney: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program
Applications close Thu 30th September. Round 2 applications have just opened for this program which offers students $16,000 during each year of their studies and will undertake two six month full-time industry placements. The course has a 100% employment rate for its graduates.

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

Health scholarship season..
Scholarships: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
It seems that “scholarship season” has officially opened!! There are lots of scholarship opportunities open now. Check out the Australian College of Nursing, Scholar Support, the Rural Australia Medical Undergraduate Scholarship and Indigenous Allied Health Australia plus lots of others. It is also worth checking for scholarships from the course provider you are applying to and My Health Career’s scholarship page!!


For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/scholarships/

Guaranteed Entry at Macquarie Uni
Early Entry schemes: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Get a head start with Macquarie's Guaranteed Entry Program. If you've listed Macquarie as your first preference and you meet the published ATAR, then you don't need to do anything else! While this year's ATAR cut-off is a good indication of next year's entry requirement, there's no guarantee that the ATAR cut-off won't change. So Macquarie has introduced our Guaranteed Entry Program, to give you the confidence that your ATAR result will definitely get you into your chosen degree. As soon as you receive your ATAR, you'll know whether you're guaranteed a place in your chosen Macquarie degree.

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

Early entry at Macquarie Uni - FINALLY
Early Entry schemes: Posted 17-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University's HSC Early Entry Program provides students with early entry into a select number of degrees. Early offers are made to students on the basis of their HSC performance bands rather than their ATAR. This means that students will be rewarded for achievement in subjects that relate to their chosen degree.To be eligible for an early offer, prospective students must have the Macquarie University degree listed as their first preference by midnight on the 1 January 2014. Early offers will be made on 3 January. Go to the link to see which courses are available in this offer. Make a note of the date in your phone to fix in your preference if this is what you want to do and where you want to go. You can then be eligible to get other offers in the Main Round or in December Rounds if you wish.
For more information, visit mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/how_to_apply/early_offer_and_entry_programs/

Have you been to a recent uni or college open day?
Open Days: Posted 16-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have, please send me an email telling me what you went to and how you found it, if you would recommend it to future students (why/whynot). Thanks. Another email tomorrow with lots more stuff to come.

Antipodeans Abroad GapBreak
Gap year: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Antipodeans Abroad GapBreak spots for 2014 are filling up!! They say: 1 - 6 month placements are available throughout Asia, Africa, North and South America, and Europe. Our 2014 Summer Camp Applications are now open. Information Nights: An informal evening to find out about volunteering and taking a gap year, meet staff and returned volunteers, and ask questions to get to know Antipodeans better. Sydney: 6.30-7.30pm, Wednesday 25th September, 303a / 282 Victoria Ave, Chatswood NSW 2067. Online Webinar: 16th September 6pm - 7pm; Register online or call (02) 9413 1522.
For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/info-nights.htm

Careers in pharmacy
Career Choice: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
At Charles Sturt University, 98 per cent of the Bachelor of Pharmacy students gain full time employment. They say: Our smaller class sizes give students the opportunity to develop close learning relationships with their teachers and our facilities are cutting edge. Our trail-blazing curriculum includes a mental health first aid course and vaccination certificate, to ensure our pharmacy graduates are well-rounded and job ready, and students can prepare to manage or own their own pharmacy by studying a Graduate Certificate in Small Business Management alongside their degree.
For more information, visit csu.edu.au/courses/allied-health

UNSW New Scholarships-
Scholarships: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW Arts & Social Sciences are launching 3 x $10,000 new scholarships to recognise outstanding students who are intellectually adventurous and demonstrate significant engagement with critical social issues affecting Australian society and/or impacting upon our position in the region. Applications close on Monday, 30 September 2013. The Australian School of Business have introduced the Transport NSW Disability Scholarship in Commerce or Economics - closing date Friday, 11 October 2013. For students with a moderate to severe disability. For more information visit click here. High School Leavers scholarship applications close Monday, 30 September 2013
For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?

Architectural Careers – archied.com
Career Choice: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a new online Architectural Education Portal that has been developed to provide concise and practical information about a career in architecture, and what courses are available in Australia (as well as further afield). archied.com welcomes any feedback from CAA members on additional information that would be useful for students considering a future career in architecture.
For more information, visit www.archied.com

Charles Sturt University’s new Bachelor of Arts
Universities: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This gives students the flexibility to create a degree that will take them into the workforce. Students can mix and match subjects from across a huge variety of discipline areas, build major and minor strands, and develop skills to help them adapt to changing industry demands. Discipline areas including sociology, literature, politics, indigenous studies, and psychology can lead onto careers in children’s literacy, the heritage sector, the justice system, or a range of other exciting fields. CSU Arts students can also pick up subjects from other faculties, such as management subjects from the faculty of business, so they can pursue their passions as they build practical skills. The team at info.csu is available to answer any questions about the Bachelor of Arts, or any other questions you might have about life at CSU. You can call between 9am-5pm, Monday to Friday on 1800 334 733, or inquire online.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/contact/enquiry

JMC Academy Workshops:
Career Choice: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Come along to an introductory Music, Audio and Entertainment, Animation and Game Design or Film and Television Production workshop this September school holidays and learn what a career in the creative industries would look like! The workshops are designed for high school students and cost just $10 for the day (inclusive of lunch). Places are strictly limited so make sure you register and pay online now to secure your spot!
For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au/News/2013-04-02/SYDNEY-WORKSHOPS.cfm

UWS scholarships are now open!
Scholarships: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UWS has hundreds of scholarships available ranging in value from $2 000 to $50 000. The application process takes about one hour and students can apply for multiple scholarships with the one application. Students can also be in receipt of more than one scholarship.
For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/scholarships

QIBT and Griffith Uni
Universities: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Did you know that at QIBT •You can complete a Diploma in 8 months •Upon successful completion of the Diploma, you will be guaranteed entry into the 2nd year of the relevant Griffith University program•You get to study on a Griffith University campus•You have access to all Griffith University facilities, including 24/7 computer labs, sport and recreational facilities, library, accommodation•FEE-HELP is available. Areas of study include....•Biomedical Science•Business/Commerce/ InternationalBusiness •Communications/Media/Journalism •Engineering•Event / Hotel / Sport Management •Exercise Science/Health Science/Nursing•Graphic Design•Information Technology•Mathematics Bridging Options. Include QIBT on your QTAC preferences today if you think you may not get in on your ATAR.
For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au/

Less than 20 days left to apply for an RAS scholar
Scholarships: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
There's only 20 days left to apply for an RAS Foundation Scholarship. RASF Scholarship close on the 30th September 2013. Scholarships include Rural Scholarships (NSW) – 45 available, JB Fairfax Award For Rural Journalism (National) – 1 available, Sydney Royal Wine Produce Scholarship (National) –1 available, Sydney Royal Dairy Industry Scholarship (NSW) – 1 available. Do you have a dream of making a difference? Have you ever thought you could offer more to rural and regional NSW and Australia if only you had a little help? If you think you have what it takes to achieve your goals and make a difference then make sure you apply as applications close 30 September 2013.

For more information, visit www.rasnsw.com.au/828.htm

Scholarships in Journalism, Business & Advertisi
Scholarships: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Macleay College is offering 3 full scholarships in Journalism, Business and Advertising for 2014. All students are eligible. Entry details on the Macleay website. Each scholarship has specific entry requirements and the Journalism scholarship also includes an internship at the Centre for Independent Journalism in California. See where graduates from 2012 are working at http://www.macleay.edu.au/news/class-of-2012-job-outcomes?utm_campaign=ca-sep-newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_source=nsw-careers-advisers-2
For more information, visit www.macleay.edu.au

Upcoming Army Facebook Chat: Soldier Training
Career Choice: Posted 13-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The live chat will be held on the Defence Jobs Australia Facebook page next Thursday 19 September from 6.30pm - 8.00pm(AEST) for anyone thinking about becoming a soldier in the Australian Army.Join theFacebook chat and learn everything about thetraining involved, from basic military training at Kapookato initial employment training for your specific role. Chat to real soldiers and ask them anything about weapon handling, field craft skills, and even where you’ll eat and sleep during training. CHAT LIVE WITH REAL ARMY SOLDIERS

For more information, visit www.facebook.com/DefenceJobsAustralia

Central Qld Uni - information has arrived
Universities: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want attend uni in central north Qld, see me.
For more information, visit www.cq.edu.au

How much do uni graduates earn???
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Graduate Careers Australia Salary Report 2012- Graduate Careers Australia has completed their 2012 annual report of recent higher education graduates salaries. The report reveals the median start up salary for a number of bachelor degrees and disciplines.

For more information, visit www.graduatecareers.com.au/Research/ResearchReports/GraduateSalaries

Become a Psychologist Pathway
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Psychological Society has outlined the pathway to become a registered Psychologist.
In short it takes a minimum of six years in education and training broken into undergraduate study, postgraduate study, internship and a registrar program.

For more information, visit www.psychology.org.au/studentHQ/studying/study-pathways/

Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship and Support Sc
Scholarships: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Nursing & Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme - Undergraduate Scholarship. Applications open Tue 3 September, 2013. This scholarship provides assistance for people living in rural, remote and regional areas to study at an undergraduate or entry level.

For more information, visit sarrah.org.au/site/index.cfm?display=252585

Australian Defence Jobs: ‘A Typical Day’ – Air For
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Experience what it’s like to work in the Air Force like never before. This online program gives you exclusive access to Air Force people for one extraordinary week. Sign up and you’ll receive updates from real Air Force personnel throughout the day. A Typical Day gives you an insight into the everyday life of an Australian Air Force member, from a Pilot to Airfield Defence Guard. You’ll receive messages from your preferred Air Force member via SMS, MMS, email, video and even Facebook.


For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/appcentre/apps/air-force-a-typical-day/

Disney Character Look-alikes Audition
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 12th September, 1pm. Sydney Dance Company, Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay. Tokyo Disney Resort is looking for male and female performers to perform in Character look-alike roles at the Tokyo Disney resort. Contracts begin in January/March 2014 and performers will receive salary, round trip travel, private apartments and more.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

For more information, visit disneyauditions.com

Royal Caribbean Productions Audition
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 8th & Wed 9th October, 9:15am.Sydney Dance Company, Pier 4, Hickson Road, Walsh Bay. Singers and dancers aged 18+ are invited to audition for Royal Caribbean Productions’ production of Chicago.

For more information, visit www.royalcaribbeanproductions.com/auditions?&&&page=1

The School for Excellence: Final HSC Exam Revision
HSC: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 22nd to Sat 28th September, University of Sydney Camperdown Campus. At these lectures students can receive expert advice from experienced HSC exam markers and writers in order to improve their HSC results.

For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/?hsc-program=end-of-year-revision-lectures

How to Choose the Right University for You
Universities: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This article discusses how students can choose the university that suits their personality, interests and goals.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/How-to-choose-the-right-university-for-you

The School for Excellence: HSC Exam/Study Tip 24 –
HSC: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Creating Powerful & Effective Exam Study Timetables. This article covers how the create powerful and effective exam study timetables to maximize results.

For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2013/08/HSC-2013-Study-Tip-24-FINAL.pdf

Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 13th October, 10:00am – 12:30pm. Level 2, 815 George Street, Sydney. Find out about careers in natural health, attend mini lectures to get a taste of the Bachelor of Health Science degrees, take a campus tour and get your questions answered by staff and students.

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

Billy Blue College of Design Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 21st Sept, 11am Level 9, 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney

For more information, visit www.billyblue.edu.au/events/sydney-events/saturday-21st-september-2013-billy-blue-open-day

CATC Design School Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 14th Sept, 11am 1-4 Hickson Road, The Rocks


For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/events/open-days-and-open-nights/catc-sydney-open-day-saturday-14th-september

Vantage Automotive Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Positions are available for 2014 with Vantage Automotive. Vantage Automotive is a major provider of government funded vocational learning and outsourced services to major vehicle manufacturers. Interested people should apply for the Modern Apprenticeship Program and if selected they will be offered full-time employment at a dealer close to home.



For more information, visit www.vantageautomotive.com

Panel One Apprenticeships
Job vacancies: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Panel One is a panel shop in Alexandria which is looking to employ apprentices in their business. Contact: Ian Healey on (02) 9669 679 or ian@panelone.com.au

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

Macquarie University New Bachelor of Laws Degree
Universities: Posted 10-9-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University is launching a new Bachelor of Laws degree which will offer students an understanding of the Australian legal system, the social, political, historical, cultural and economic facts that influence the law’s development, and how the law is likely to change in the future. Copy and paste this link: http://www.mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/parent_information/connect_with_macquarie_newsletter/all_connect_articles/macquarie_introduces_stand-alone_law_degree/

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

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