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Telstra Trainee Program
Career Choice: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The Telstra Trainee Program is looking for trainees in its Service Delivery, Network Construction, Information Technology and Telecommunications fields.

For more information, visit careers.telstra.com/Careers/Telstra_trainee.aspx

Newcastle Schools Visit Programs and cancellations
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
There are still 6 programs to be collected and information sheets on the trip. If any student cannot attend, please see me or email me ASAP. Thank you. It may be raining in Newcastle in Thursday so be prepared.

Uni talk - Tuesday - AV Room 12.45 -1.00
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Here about a uni offering a very different early entry scheme, a chance to teach in Catholic schools (primary, Secondary Maths, VIsual Arts, HSIE and Tchnology (Food Tech etc), health courses, Counselling and Psychology, physio and other health cours. etc. Find out more AV room Tuesday 12.45. See photos and get brochures.


Talk next Tuesday lunchtime
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
HOw about a uni offering early entry, a chance to teach in Catholic schools, health courses, physio etc. Find out more AV room Tuesday 12.45. See photos and get brochures.

Southern Cross Uni - guest speaker: early entry et
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday - Week 1 next term: 10.30-11.00 - find out about their STAR early entry scheme, courses, accommodation and scholarships. Ask questions. Put the date in your planner or phone. What makes their early entry application different - online applications.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

Charles Sturt early entry &courses-guest speaker
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday - Week 1 next term: Lunchtime - find out about their PREP early entry scheme, courses, accommodation and scholarships. Ask questions. Put the date in your planner or phone. What makes their early entry application different.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

Some Newcastle Uni programs still to be collected
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room on Monday at lunchtime and a letter about parking and departure arrangements. It is very important that you know about departure plans and plan your day.

Gap year- "Who takes a gap year and why?"-
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
More young Australians are taking gap years before going to university and spend that time working or in further study. The figures show that 24% of young Australians took a gap year in the period 2009-10, an increase from 10% in the ten years since 1999-2000. For some students this is a good thing to do and not for others. This will be one of the topics discussed at the University Information Evening on July 25th 7-8.30pm.

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education and Communities Teacher Education Scholarship Program is now open. There are 300 scholarships on offer to all talented HSC students to train as teachers in mathematics, science, special education and English. Up to 80 scholarships are on offer exclusively for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to train as teachers in primary or any secondary subject. Some of the scholarship benefits include a guaranteed permanent job when you graduate and an annual allowance of $5,000.00 for every year of your studies (subject to successful completion). To find out more and to apply, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships.

Get program of lectures for Newcastle Uni Visit
Universities: Posted 21-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room on Friday at lunchtime and a letter about parking and departure arrangements.

Newcastle uni open day programs
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be giving these out to students who have paid to attend in the Careers Room on Friday at lunchtime.

Griffith Uni booklets have arrived on all courses
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me if you are interested in attending Griffith either on the Gold Coast or in Brisbane.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

Considering a combined degree?
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are unsure or are interested in two areas, why not do a combined degree course eg Arts/Business, Science/Commerce etc.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/news/2012/06-june/#combined-degrees

Whitehouse open day
Private Colleges: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
You’re invited to attend the Whitehouse Institute of Design’s Sydney Campus Open Days! Where: 2 Short St, Surry Hills NSW 2010. When: Friday 22 & Saturday 23 June 2012, 10am – 4pm. Whitehouse intends to offer new courses at flexible times for part time study in the areas of: fashion design, interiors, marketing, millinery and a Masters of Design! Talk to staff at Open Day to further explore your studying opportunities at Whitehouse.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Games design and development
Career Choice: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
AIE Industry Experience Day, Sydney & Canberra -11th Jul 2012, 10am – 3.30pm. Year 10-12 Students considering a career in game development, 3D animation or visual FX. A day of hands on practical training using industry standard software. Industry professionals will be dropping by to give students an insight into what it is like working in the interactive entertainment world. A free lunch will be provided to students participating in the Industry Experience Day. Sydney@aie.edu.au (02) 8514 8800 Canberra@aie.edu.au (02) 6162 5131

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

Official Sydney Morning Herald HSC Study Guide
HSC: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The guide will be published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 18 June 2012. The BOS will also send copies to schools across NSW for distribution to each HSC student.

HSC Preparation workbooks
HSC: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
2011 HSC exam workbooks are now available for English, Legal Studies and Economics. These workbooks have been designed to help students prepare for HSC written exams.
The workbooks contain the exam paper and study resources, including marking guidelines, marker feedback and top-scoring student answers from the 2011 exams. Over the next few months, exam workbooks for other subjects will be added to the Board's online shop including English Standard and Advanced Paper 1, Biology, Hospitality, Business Studies and PDHPE. For fast delivery order online from
For more information, visit shop.bos.nsw.edu.au

Changes at Macleay College in Sydney & Scholarship
Private Colleges: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
New premises, new courses and a whole new approach. Gaining the right qualifications to become job-ready in a year begins at one place – Macleay College. They will help you fast track your way to a great job in a number of dynamic industries including journalism, advertising, business management and more. They have industry-recognised 12-month diploma programs offer hands-on learning, access to state-of-the-art equipment and invaluable industry exposure and contacts. It all takes place at the brand new campus among a unique inner-city learning and lifestyle culture right near Central Station in Sydney. See me for the new course brochures and details of scholarships
For more information, visit www.macleay.edu.au

Followup to Health Careers Expo for students
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I havae received info packs for students who attended the health Careers Expo at the hospital. Please collect yours from the Careers Room.

Followup to Health Careers Expo for students
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I havae received info packs for students who attended the health Careers Expo at the hospital. Please collect yours from the Careers Room.

Newcastle visit notes and money due Friday 15th
Universities: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you had your name down on my list, collect the forms and return to the office by 3pm on Friday 15th June. Thank you. I will be sending a link with the program out in a future email.

Tocal Ag College Open Days
Private Colleges: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses in general agriculture, beef cattle, dairying, rural business management, sheep production, cropping and conservation and land management.Friday July 6 and 13, Friday September 28 and Friday October 5. Tocal is 180 km North of Sydney via the F3 Freeway. For more information and to make bookings for lunch please contact them on:
1800 025 520 or 02 4939 8888, or email info@tocal.com.

For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au

Why I chose Melbourne Uni...
Universities: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Hear what it is like to study at the University of Melbourne.


For more information, visit www.futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au

HSC Preparation Workshops in July hols
HSC: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC in the Holidays provides support and assistance to Year 12 students. Programs on the campuses of our university partners across Sydney and Wollongong. Give yourself the edge with the revision and information.

For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/

HSC Preparation Workshops in July hols
HSC: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC in the Holidays provides support and assistance to Year 12 students. Programs on the campuses of our university partners across Sydney and Wollongong. Give yourself the edge with the revision and information.

For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/

Kenvale College scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
High Flyer Program, Kenvale College: Scholarship competition for year 12 students in hospitality, events or commercial cookery. Two places will be reserved for late applicants. The second round applications close June 26th. Ex-students of McCarthy have been successful in receiving scholarships.Email: mcfarlaneb@kenvale.edu.au

For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au/Text/1251680918648-2712/

Metro Screen Young Filmmakers Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
3 - 5 July (not 10 - 12 July as stated previously.) Learn the fundamentals of filmmaking all the way from script to screen.

For more information, visit metroscreen.org.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=133170

Careers in Sport
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers in Sport workshops at Sydney Olympic Park Monday July 2nd and Monday July 9th

For more information, visit www.sportnsw.com.au/epages/ecornerhosting.sf/?ObjectPath=/Shops/sportnsw/Categories/Education

Army Careers Day, Victoria Barracks, Sydney
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
05 Jul 2012, 0800-1630 for students aged 15yrs or over.
Structured tour of Victoria Barracks, demonstrations and presentations from a variety of Army Units, and an information session from Defence Force Recruiting. There will be a specialist presentation given by the Aviation Corps. Apply by 15 Jun.T. (02) 9393 2949 mia.richter1@defence.gov.au
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.edu.au

Careers in Transport and Logistics
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Transport and Logistics Day on 31 August 2012: Transport and logistics involves almost every type of occupation from crews of vehicles, trains, vessels and aircraft to staff involved in engineering, infrastructure, tourism, hospitality, security, retailing, warehousing, administration and IT.

For more information, visit greenlightday.com.au/

Mining Jobs Chart
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Shows the opportunities available within the mining industry.
For more information, visit www.miningcareers.com/resource_files/Mining_Careers_Pathway_Chart.pdf

Southern Cross University Bachelor of Engineering
Universities: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2013, a Bachelor of Engineering (Civil) is available at the Lismore campus. This four-year degree will equip students with the relevant skills and knowledge to provide a professional service in civil engineering, and in particular, those skills of most relevance in regional and rural communities. The course will prepare graduates for work involving the planning, design, construction and maintenance of facilities such as buildings, roads, bridges, dams, pipelines and water supply and waste water treatment plants.

For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/schools/esm/index.php/77

QTAC 2013 - want to go to uni or TAFE in QLD?
Universities: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Five copies of the university and TAFE guide for next year have arrived. Please see me to borrow one if you are thinking of studying in Qld.

Lattitude Gap Year
Gap year: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Application deadline for placements in 2013 is coming up on Friday 22 June.
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

New Degrees in 2013 at SCU
Universities: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Lismore campus: Bachelor of Engineering (Civil). Gold Coast campus: Bachelor of Health Science with majors in speech pathology and podiatry (subject to University approval), Bachelor of Social Welfare (subject to University approval), Bachelor of Clinical Sciences with a major in Pedorthics (subject to University approval). Coffs Harbour campus: Bachelor of Midwifery
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

Career in Science??????????
Career Choice: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Why study science? Careers that started in science aims to inspire and reveal a broad range of opportunities. The scientists profiled have used their qualifications to catapult them into rewarding and diverse roles across the globe. In their day-to-day work many contribute towards solving global challenges such as climate change, curing illnesses, exploring space frontiers, developing new, life-saving drugs and protecting the environment. You will learn about their career path, salary range, qualifications and experiences. Areas include: Biochemistry & Molecular Biology Biomedical Science Biotechnology Chemistry & Chemical Science Ecology Environmental Management Environmental Science Geographical Science Geological Science Marine Science Mathematics and Statistics Microbiology Plant Science Zoology




For more information, visit issuu.com/uqscience/docs/careers_that_started_in_science?mode=window&backgroundColor=%2322222

Projects Abroad - volunteer work
Gap year: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Volunteer on a variety of projects in 26 destinations for various lengths of time. 2-Week High School Specials Winter 2012 Summer 2012/13. Two weeks constructive volunteer work with a weekend excursion in the middle. Cambodia 9th December – 22nd December 2012 Fiji 9th December – 22nd December 2012 India 13th January – 26th January 2013. A diverse range of 2-Week Specials are available in winter 2012
For more information, visit www.projects-abroad.com.au/projects/2-week-high-school-specials

Laing+Simmons Real Estate Agents Scholarship Progr
Scholarships: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
For Year 12 individuals wishing to enter the real estate industry. Applicants write in 100 words why they would like to pursue a career in the real estate industry, they are then selected to participate in a one week work experience in their local Laing+Simmons office. Applicants will be short listed and interviewed, with three successful candidates being selected for the scholarships. The scholarships comprise of:
- Enrolment in the Real Estate Certificate of Registration Course with course fees paid for by Laing + Simmons. - Continued mentoring by a senior Laing+Simmons representative; and - One of the scholarship winners will also be guaranteed a full time position within the Laing+Simmons group. Applications close 31 August 2012. lisa.perkins@lsre.com.au or 02 9291 7000.

MyDay Animal, Equine and Veterinary Science event
Career Choice: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University will be holding the MyDay Animal, Equine and Veterinary Science event on Thursday 5 and Friday 6 July 2012 in Wagga Wagga.How to register: Each student must complete a Student Registration Form, see below form. Please return the Student Registration Form to CSU by Thursday 28 June 2012. See me for the form.

Only 15 permission notes returned for Newcastle
Universities: Posted 8-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Plenty of seats left on the bus. Notes and money need to be back by Friday 15th.

Newcastle Uni visit permission notes now available
Universities: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect and return with money by 15th June.

Engineering and IT at Griffith Uni -Bris & G COast
Universities: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Course booklet has arrived and so has the Aptitude test details if you are not doing prerequisites.

Accountancy as a career?
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Most CEOs of large businesses have either experience or qualifications in accounting. THE Institute of Chartered Accountants has sent sent an info pack - DVD on the Day in the Life of 8 accountants, a guide to finding jobs in national companies and regional firms. This arrived today and is worth looking at if you are considfering any kind of business related career or course. The Employment Guide 2012 is new.

Ace Day Jobs - Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are still looking for inspiration about what you want to do after school, why not find backgrounds of current professionals, how they made it to where they are and what is really involved in their day job.

For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs/cooljobs/

Ace Day Jobs - Career Profiles
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are still looking for inspiration about what you want to do after school, why not find backgrounds of current professionals, how they made it to where they are and what is really involved in their day job.

For more information, visit www.abc.net.au/acedayjobs/cooljobs/

UTS Open Day
Universities: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The UTS Open Day for the city campus will be held onSaturday 25 August. For more info, please visit the website .
For more information, visit www.undergraduate.uts.edu.au/events

Experience UTS Da
Universities: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
On Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 July 2012, years 10 - 12 students are invited to visit ourCity campus and take part in a range of workshops and info sessions fromacross our different course areas at UTS. Students can cater the day to their interests -choosing to take part in a single workshop or a full day ofactivities. With over 30 workshops available, some examplesinclude:- Digital literacy- Creating interesting characters: a drawingworkshop- Going global- Web development- Justice is served! Mock trial activity- Life in the hospital ER- Human bone analysis. Register online
For more information, visit forms.uts.edu.au/web/index.cfm

Australian Film, Television & Radio School
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Film, Television & Radio School School Holiday Courses - This July School Holidays there is a line-up of School Holiday Courses for kids and teens. There's Acting for Film & TV (2 - 4 July) for younger kids plus for slightly older kids and teens we have the massively popular The Real Filmmaking Workshop (2 - 6 July) and Digital Animation (9 - 11 July) all in our state-of-the-art studios. Book 28 days in advance for your 10% discount.
For more information, visit www.open.aftrs.edu.au/schoolholidays

Sport- a Guide to 'what and where to study'
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This guide gives a list of every College and University that offers any course to do with ‘sport’. Copy and paste this link: http://www.sportnsw.com.au/WebRoot/ecornerhosting/Shops/sportnsw/4FC6/F954/A331/AB02/DB19/C0A8/D2F8/6816/Careers_0020_in_0020_Sport_0020_-_0020_a_0020_guide.pdf
For more information, visit www.sportnsw.com.au/

TOCAL OPEN DAYS
Private Colleges: Posted 6-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Friday 6th & 13th July and 28th September & 5th October, 2012 - Tocal College (C B Alexander Campus) provides practical vocational agricultural training and is recognised as one of Australia’s leading agricultural training organisations. Three full-time courses (Cert III in Agriculture, Cert III in Horse Husbandry and Cert IV in Agriculture) and traineeships (Dairy and Rural) are offered at Tocal. Situated in the lower Hunter Valley, near Maitland, the 2200 ha property provides a learning environment for students wanting to pursue a career in agriculture. Commencing 10 am with a morning tea, followed by a talk on courses and employment opportunities, inspection of college facilities, lunch, and a tour of the farm. Tocal’s site contains information on courses, fees, scholarships etc. For more information, contact Bill Kinsey (Deputy Principal) at william.kinsey@dpi.nsw.gov.au, or Travers Powell at travers.powell@dpi.nsw.gov.au
For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au

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