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Opening Doors to University
Universities: Posted 26-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Government has launched a new site to help young people find the support and resources they need to overcome barriers to university study. It allows potential students, families and teachers search for information about different types of Government assistance they can apply for.

For more information, visit www.openingdoors.innovation.gov.au/

University of Sydney: Engineering Leadership Schol
Scholarships: Posted 26-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This newly launched scholarship offers students with an ATAR of 95 or higher an annual stipend of $18,000 to support them for the 4 years of their engineering scholarship. Students will also take part in an annual structured professional experience placement program with some of Australia’s leading firms.
Contact: Tracey Love on (02) 9351 7082 or engineering.scholarships@sydney.edu.au

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

Newcastle: New Bachelor of Pharmacy
Universities: Posted 26-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Newcastle: New Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) Course. The University of Newcastle is introducing the Bachelor of Pharmacy (Honours) degree with intake to commence in 2014.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/bachelor/pharmacy.html

Equity Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 26-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Equity Scholarships can help you with the money you need for tertiary study.By submitting just one application through UAC, you’ll be considered for all Equity Scholarships for which you’re eligible at the participating institutions. Remember: On-time Equity Scholarships applications close Friday 27 September 2013 and final Equity Scholarships applications close Friday 29 November 2013.

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

Notre Dame Open Day 31st Aug
Open Days: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
I have postcards with sign up details. Please collect one.
For more information, visit www.notredameopenday.com.au

Scholarships at SCU
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See brochure.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/scholarships

Macquarie Uni Open Day 14 Sept program booklet
Open Days: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Two copies have arrived. Remember also the offer of free accommodation at DLC college on campus.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Australian Film TV and Radio School
Career Choice: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets have arrived.

Last call for a Statement of Support for UOW
Early Entry schemes: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday is the deadline to email me the course/s you are applying for and the teacher who supports your application. The panel will do these on Tuesday and you can collect it from me at 3pm to submit with your application BEFORE 5pm Thursday.

UAC equity scholarship booklets are here.
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
See me or Mrs McGregor for a copy.

Guaranteed Student Accommodation at UCanberra
Accommodation: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
How do students qualify? To be eligible for this offer, domestic students at the University of Canberra(UC) or the University of Canberra College (UCC) must commence their first year of study in 2014.First-year students are guaranteed a bed in University of Canberra campus accommodation. To view available accommodation and apply for a guaranteed bed, you will need to register via the Accommodation Guarantee Portal. click on Accommodation Guarantee 2014 in the menu

For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/residences

Law Scholarship Information night on Tues 27th
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to study law and apply, please register online to attend the information night next Tuesday. The money is one thing but the experience the successful applicant will receive will be invaluable.
For more information, visit www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/bursary.html

If applying to uni, have you logged into UAC yet?
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
HSc student numbers are available from me. You have the UAC PIN and UAC book.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

University of Technology Sydney: Engineering Year
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Technology Sydney: Engineering Year 12 Bonus Scheme Questionnaire-Questionnaire closes Fri 29th November. Students wishing to study engineering can receive bonus points based upon the submission of the Engineering Year 12 bonus scheme online questionnaire. The questionnaire is evaluated based on motivation, interest in engineering and affinity for the engineering discipline.

For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/engineering/essential-information/engineering-year-12-bonus-sc

The Hotel School Sydney Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 7th September, 9am to 1pm. The Hotel School Sydney, 60 Phillip Street, Sydney

For more information, visit hotelschool.scu.edu.au/index.php/109

University of Technology Sydney: More Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Technology Sydney has opened applications for a series of scholarships for both High Achievers and Low Income students. All applications close Fri 29th November.

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

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 31st August, 10am to 5pm. Sydney Conservatorium of Music, Corner of Bridge & Macquarie Street, Sydney

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/music

UNSW Academic Achievement Award (AAA)
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have UNSW as your preferred university and want to be considered for this award and scholarship, please email me.
If you are successful, you will receive: AAA Nomination Certificate, Guaranteed Offer of Admission to UNSW if you obtain an ATAR or equivalent which is within 3 points of the published cut-off; meet any additional selection criteria such as an audition; and you do not receive a UAC offer to a higher (non-UNSW) preference. The guaranteed offer applies to all undergraduate degree programs at UNSW except for Bachelor of Medical Studies/Doctor of Medicine (428000). Nominees who enrol in UNSW in 2014 will receive a lump sum payment of $4,000 in May 2014.

Australian Government Cadetships, Scholarships and
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Government Cadetships, Scholarships and Work Experience Opportunities. A large number of Australian Government departments and agencies offer cadetships, scholarships and work experience opportunities.

For more information, visit australia.gov.au/topics/employment-and-workplace/australian-government-jobs/cadetships-schola

World Youth International Gap Year Programs
Gap year: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
World Youth International offers Gap Year programs where students can undertake either general volunteering or a placement as a nurse in Kenya, Nepal, Peru or more.
For more information contact admin@worldyouth.org.au or (08) 8340 1266.

For more information, visit www.worldyouth.org.au/WorldYouth_DatesFees

Police Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 7th September, 10am to 3pm. Fairfield High School, The Horsley Drive, Fairfield. Hear from a wide range of police units about roles in the NSW Police, including the Dog Unit, Aerial Unit, Counter Terrorism & Special Tactics Unit, and more.
Contact: Alex Sentana on sentlale@police.nsw.gov.au or 9728 8407

A Career as a Veterinarian
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 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/career-veterinarian

National Careers and Employment Expo: Online
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the Online Expo for information about education providers and career pathways tailor made for your state.

For more information, visit www.ncee.com.au/default.aspx

Rural RAS Foundation Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
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. This is for any ambitious student with a passion for rural and regional Australia.
For more information, visit www.rasnsw.com.au/828.htm

Job Outlook Career Quiz
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Job Outlook Career Quiz takes students’ answers to a small range of questions and provides them with detailed career profiles for jobs in fields that might suit them.
The career profiles include future job prospects, skills needed for that job, vacancies, training opportunities and any relevant reports or links. Students with a specific job or field in mind can also search directly for detailed information.

For more information, visit joboutlook.gov.au/pages/careerquiz.aspx

Bond University Law Experience Day Details
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Date: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Location: Bond University campus, Gold Coast, Queensland Schedule: Depart Sydney airport for the Gold Coast at 7.10am – return to Sydney at 6.35pm that evening Program: You will spend approximately 6 hours on campus Cost: $90 per person, which includes the following: Return airfare from Sydney to the Gold Coast (fully escorted) Transfers to and from the campus Lunch and light refreshmentsBriefings and interactive sessions with the Law faculty staff and students Campus tour Information pack. Registration: Places are strictly limited to the first 30 students (15 from NSW and 15 from VIC) so please register early. You can register online and must pay the registration fee at the time of booking.

For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/bond-law-experience

University of London Degrees at ICMS
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Information Session. 28 August 2013 6pm – 8:30pm. International College of Management Sydney (ICMS) 151 Darley Road, Manly 2095. RSVP: Rebecca Wise, Development Manager rwise@icms.edu.au (02) 94661030 Open to: All Career Advisors, Interested Students, Parents and Teachers in the Business & Economics areas. About the Evening: From February 2014 ICMS will provide learning support for two University of London international Programs in the BSc Banking and Finance and the BSc Accounting and Finance. This is your opportunity to gain a wold class qualification delivered at an inspiring Sydney location. Join us to learn more about the programmes, curriculum, teaching/learning support from ICMS and career paths from University of London and ICMS representatives as well as guest speaker Peter Switzer, leading business & financial commentator.

ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP)
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP) is open to school leavers and non-school leavers and considers the contribution they have made to their community through school or workplace, local community organisations, culture and/or religious groups. Applications are NOW open. Applications close: 21 October.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/eap

Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Open Day is an opportunity to find out about what the university has to offer. With campus tours, information sessions and a chance to chat to staff and students, Open Day is the way to discover what university life is all about. Strathfield Campus: Saturday 7 September, 8.30am-3pm; North Sydney Campus: Saturday 7 September, 8.30am – 2.30pm
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/openday

Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The IPROWD programme offers outstanding opportunities for Aboriginal people across NSW to gain the skills and confidence to join the NSW Police Force. Applications for 2014 commenced July 2013 for a range of locations across NSW Application forms can be downloaded or email iprowd@tafensw.edu.au or call 1300 830 177 for more information. IPROWD is a collaborative programme between TAFE Western, the Australian Government, NSW Police Force, Charles Sturt University, TAFE NSW Institutes, Aboriginal Housing NSW and the BBM.
For more information, visit www.iprowd.tafensw.edu.au

UTS Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS Open Day will be on Saturday 31 August at the UTS City campus. There will be various info sessions, campus tours and activities throughout the day, across our many faculties and services. Jones Street will also be transformed into a vibrant street fair! Register to get a personalised wristband to scan and collect additional info, and go in to the draw to win 1 of 5 prize packs valued at $800 each.
For more information, visit www.openday.uts.edu.au

Health scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
NAHSSS: Allied Health Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship & Support Scheme – 2014 applications will be opening on 3 September 2013. SARRAH’s Allied Health Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship is available to students enrolled, or intending to enrol, in an approved/accredited undergraduate or graduate entry allied health course. Scholarship holders will receive up to $10,000 per year during their studies. Recipients will receive funding for the duration of a standard length undergraduate or graduate entry degree.
For more information, visit www.sarrah.org.au/site/index.cfm

University of Sydney Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney is opening its doors on 31 August to future students interested in seeing what one of Australia’s universities has to offer. Open Day is an opportunity to explore the University’s diverse range of courses and discover your options for undergraduate and postgraduate study. Get one-on-one advice about admissions, courses and study from faculty representatives, career experts and admissions advisers at the information booths in Quadrangle, or get hands-on experience of life on campus with a range of fun activities, tours and exhibitions
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/openday

AICM OPEN DAY – Want a career in Music?
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday, August 31: 11am – 2pm - Get a taste of student life at the Australian International Conservatorium of Music (AICM) Open Day. Visit the AICM Rozelle campus and check-out facilities, meet with students and teachers, find out about courses, and enjoy live performances. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to participate in workshops and master-classes across various topics.
For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

Want to be a teacher? Scholarships $28K
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Teacher Education Scholarships – worth up to $28,000 with a guarantee of a permanent position in NSW public education once students complete their university studies are available now for high demand subjects and locations. Applications close 4 October 2013 for university entry in 2014. For information on the scholarships and conditions see www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships. Also, subscribe to teach.NSW News to receive the latest information on teaching as a career.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au

UNSW and COFA and Interior Architecture
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW will now also accept portfolios in conjunction with ATARs (or equivalent) for students who are expecting an ATAR within 10 points of the expected cut‐off for some COFA degrees and Interior Architecture. For students interested in COFA follow the below link for more information: http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/degrees/how-to-apply/australian-students/
For more information, visit www.be.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate-degrees/interior-architecture/alternative-admission

UNSW New for 2014 Admission
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW is introducing new undergraduate degrees for 2014 admission. There are some exciting new combinations available to students. For a comprehensive list, please go online.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/new-2014

HSC September Workshops
HSC: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC September Workshops at UTS, Macquarie University and UOW. During the upcoming September/October holidays, a series of HSC Workshops will again be run across Sydney and Wollongong. Workshops are held across 15 of the most popular HSC subjects. Students have the chance to spend a day with experienced HSC teachers/markers to review all course content, practice a range of questions and received detailed feedback and assistance. For further details and to register, go online.
For more information, visit www.hscintheholidays.com.au

Looking for a career in Architecture?
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are serious about studying architecture, then come along to the ArchiCAREERS Day and discuss your future with representatives of University of Newcastle, University of NSW, University of Sydney and UTS as well as the Architects Registration Board, and the Australian Institute of Architects. Saturday, 7th September between 12 Noon and 3:00pm. To read more, please go online to Register your interest. monica.love@architecture.com.au
For more information, visit www.architecture.com.au/events/state-territory/nsw-events-awards

BlueScope Cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
BlueScope is a world-class steel solutions business who offers Engineering and Commercial Degree Cadetships. These combine part-time study at the University of Wollongong and full-time work in Port Kembla. Cadets are given support through an education allowance; $4,500 each year, time off every week for Uni, and a network of knowledge. Cadets start on a salary of approximately $29,874, and if relocating an allowance of $6,000 is offered for the first year of the cadetship. For more info and to apply go online. applications are open from 1st July to 31st August.
For more information, visit www.bluescopesteel.com/cadets

Sydney Film School
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Film School is opening its doors to potential students on Saturday, 14 September from 2pm. Come along to meet with teachers, staff, students and graduates. It’s your opportunity to ask questions, find out more about the course structure, application process, Vet Fee-Help, timetables, school philosophy and student life. Sydney Film School is one of the top film schools globally, renowned for its focus on story telling. Our production house model delivers comprehensive hands on training. When students join SFS they become part of a global community for life. For more information call 02 9698 224 or contact Clem at Coldfield@sydneyfilmschool.com
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com

IMPORTANT - Wollongong early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 21-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying for a scheme that needs input from the school (eg UOW's school statement of support) Mrs Sparke has asked me to let you know that the school panel will write your statement as it handles all early offer applications and recommendations. Considerable effort is made so that these are considered, fair and credible. To ensure this is done in time, you are asked to email me with your name, the course or courses you are applying for at UOW and the name of any teacher you have asked who is willing to provide input and endorse your application. All statements will be completed by the panel and given to you to scan to include with your application. So please move quickly as applications close next Thursday at 5pm. Do NOT leave it until next Wednesday to let me know and ask for a statement of support as there are no guarantees it will be done in time. I urge you to email me by Monday 3pm at the latest please.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

NIDA 2014 Course books
Career Choice: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Three copies have arrived. See me if you want to borrow one.

Accommodation in Newcastle next year
Accommodation: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you miss out on getting into college and don't have anywhere to stay or don't want to on campus you can consider Vinnies Lodge. It is a self catering accommodation for fulltime students up to 25 yr at Tighes Hill. Applications for next year are now open. I have an information brochure.

Not an Australian citizen but want to go to uni?
UAC: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
You will need the UAC 2013-14 International book. Please get your copy from me.

Apprenticeships - Volvo, Renault, VW, Jag, Mazda e
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived of details of the programs. Collect one from me.

HSC revision lectures Oct 1-3 in Sydney
HSC: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Flyers with HSC subjects, costs and dates together with a booking form are in the Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.accesseducation.com.au

Science scholarships at SCU $16,000
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $4000 a year for up to 4 years for some science courses. See me for details.

Charles Sturt Uni - courses and early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of booklets have arrived and also the early entry can be collected from the Careers Office. Remember the advice I gave on Tuesday about the Assumed Knowledge requirements for any course you are applying for early entry.

Bedford College Open Day - business & childcare
Private Colleges: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be on 7th Sept and 22nd November. The college is in Glebe opposite USyd. This is a direct pathway to some careers and their Diploma courses are an alternative pathway to university. They also offer scholarships to cover all or half of the cost of the course. See me for the application form.
For more information, visit www.bedford. edu.au

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