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Good luck in the Trial HSC
HSC: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Best wishes for the Trials and do your best for your final school report - employers, universities, college etc will all want to see it.

Art and Design Resource GUide 2012
Career Choice: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This book has ALL courses at uni, TAFE, private colleges on anything to do with art and design. If you are interested in either or both, this book is a MUST SEE.

Australian Maritime College 2013 course guide
Universities: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
AMC offers a wide range of marine courses from Marine Environment to Aquaculture to Maritime Engineering, Naval architecture, International Freight and Logistics or become a skipper or a Coxswain. Sail the seas. Huge and different career opportunities are offered by the courses here. Scholarships worth $10,500 a year are on offer too.
For more information, visit www.amc.edu.au

NIDA course guide for 2013
Private Colleges: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses in acting, music theatre, costume, design, directing, playwriting, production, properties and staging will be on offer. Find out about them and what you need to do to apply. Applications close 30th Sept.

Marcus Oldham Ag College
Career Choice: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A folder of information on courses etc has arrived so if you are interested in farm management, horse business or agribusiness please see me.
For more information, visit www.marcusoldham.vic.edu.au

Sydney Uni Open Day program booklets are here
Universities: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to attend this on Sat 25th August, get a copy of the booklet from me eg tours, talks, times.

Global Grassroots Connections - gap year option
Gap year: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
THis organisation works with Catholic High Schools to offers short programs in overseas countries which you may like to do in a gap year. Details on the posterboard in the Senior Study or go online.
For more information, visit www.ggrconnections.com.au

Wollongong Early Entry - forms
Early Entry schemes: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to apply for this, please collect the booklet and your copyof UAC 2013 next Thursday or Friday.

Wollongong Early Entry+accommodation guarantee
Early Entry schemes: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If a student’s UOW Selective Entry application outcome is ‘successful’ (i.e., a guaranteed offer) and they have applied for UOW accommodation before October 12 – a place at UOW accommodation is guaranteed.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/selectiveentry/living/index.html

BHP Mitsubishi Alliance 2013 Apprenticeship 31/7
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
BMA (BHP Mitsubishi Alliance) 2013 Apprenticeship Intake – CLOSES 5.00pm 31st JULY! Apprenticeships on offer include automotive electrician, electrician, diesel fitter, boilermaker, fitter and turner, and mechanical fitter. Candidates must have completed Year 12. Successful applicants will commence in January 2013. Apply online now.
For more information, visit jobs.bhpbilliton.com/jobDetails.asp?sJobIDs=747935

Xstrata Coal QLD 2013 Apprenticeship CLOSES 31 Jul
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please let anyone you know who is interested about the apprenticeships on offer include mechanical, electrical, auto electrical, and metal fabrication. Log on to the website and begin your application today so copy and paste this long address please: http://xstratajobs.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.checkJobDetailsNewApplication&returnToEvent=jobs.processJobSearch&jobid=f4a89be5-c7cf-4ce1-a64f-a06400cbff07&CurATC=Search&CurBID=EA5BB92A-2B41-4CFC-B248-9DB401357A6D&jobsListKey=a2a10952-572f-402a-998e-7a15fd8b377e&persistVariables=CurATC,CurBID,jobsListKey&lid=23978630007

Ag, Sci, Eco, Psych, Medicine, Vet at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The faculty books have arrived with details of all courses and the huge range of majors including computer science, pharmacology, resource economics, immunobiology, statistics etc etc

Newcastle Uni open day for parents and students
Universities: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
THis will be on Sat 25th Aug 10-4pm so if you liked the uni and what it offers, go back to show your parents. Register online.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/opendays

UQ (Uni Of Queensland) Open Days - programs
Universities: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
St Lucia campus Sunday 5th August, Ipswich 8th August, Gatton 19th August. Programs have arrived if you want to find out what is happening.
For more information, visit youruq.com/openday

CSU - accomm, scholarships & making uni affordable
Universities: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt Uni has sent a range of booklets on these topics for 2013.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

Nutrition and dietetics at Newcastle uni
Universities: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A $400,000 refurbishment of a food science laboratory at the University of Newcastle is complete, offering students a first-class training facility that mimics the professional environment of an industrial kitchen. The purpose-built laboratory, officially opened last month, gives students from the University’s Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics program access to a professional space to hone their practical skills in food experimentation, preparation, and menu management. Program convenor, Dr Lesley MacDonald-Wicks, said the laboratory’s substantial refit and technology update allowed students to develop their skills by learning in a practical environment.“We have tried to mimic as best we can an industrial kitchen to improve the student experience and train competent, career-ready graduates,” Dr MacDonald-Wicks said.“Students build up their awareness of foods and their nutritional components, including ways to combine foods effectively when preparing menus. Through practical exposure and guided activities, students are encouraged to experiment with menu management and gain an understanding of the importance of recipe modification for people with special dietary requirements.”

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/bachelor/nutrition-and-dietetics.html

Scholarships - is there one for you at Newcastle?
Scholarships: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Thinking about studying at the University of Newcastle in 2013? The University of Newcastle offers scholarships ranging from $500 right through to $14,000 per year. In 2011, they awarded more than $6 million in scholarships to approximately 2,000 students. A scholarship can help with all kinds of study costs including textbooks, fees, accommodation and living expenses. Whilst many of the scholarships we offer consider academic performance, we also award scholarships for sport, specific degrees, Indigenous students or even travel.There are also scholarships available to help financially and educationally disadvantaged students as well as those from regional and remote areas.For more info about scholarships and to find out how to apply visit scholarships page

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au//scholarships/

Fitness Traineeship at the end of the year?
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 26-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A local gym has a full-time position available over a 2 year period. Qualifications gained during the traineeship include:-Cert 3 in Fitness(Gym Instructor.)Cert 4 in Fitness(Personal Trainer)Group Exercise Instructor, Strength and Conditioning Coach. The position would suit a young person with a passion for sport and fitness who aspires to a career in the Fitness Industry. Although the position is avaible now it would be possible to hold it over till the end of the school year for the successful candidate. See me for more details.

New courses at Notre Dame Uni in 2013
Universities: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Advertising and Media, Bachelor of Philosophy/Bachelor of Theology (course information coming soon), Master of Business Administration, Master of Business Administration (Executive), Master of Business Leadership
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au

Royal Agricultural Society Rural Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Rural Scholarships are available to support individuals in NSW who demonstrate a passion for rural NSW and a commitment to any career that will ensure the future success of rural and regional NSW. Scholarships of $5,000 for full-time study or $1,500 for part-time study are available.
Applications close midnight 30th September.

For more information, visit www.rasnsw.com.au/829.htm

Hitachi Construction Machinery 2013 Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now being accepted for apprenticeships in: Heavy Vehicle Mobile Equipment Mechanic, Automotive Electrician, and High Voltage Electrician. Apprenticeships are offered throughout Australia. For further information and to apply, visit:


For more information, visit www.hitachicareers.com.au/opportunities-across-australia/job-search/

ADFA – Applications Open for 2013
Career Choice: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Successful applicants are paid a salary, receive accomm and meals subsidies, as well as their higher education tuition fees paid for by ADFA. Applicants are required to complete two separate applications: one for ADFA – nominating a specific defence force career and another for admission into the University of NSW. The ADFA website assists students to choose a career in the defence force that is relevant to their study interests with the Degree + Job Match tool. For more information and to begin an application, visit:

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/

Lattitude Gap Year still open for 2013
Gap year: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude sent this: Each year we support young people from around Australia to volunteer during their gap year, including your recent students: Jack Rayment and Ben Vella. We know that encouragement and support provided by Careers Advisers is often integral to students applying for our program and thank you for any assistance you may have provided at that stage. Although our application deadline recently passed, we still have gap year placements available in a wide range of countries next year. Funding options are available to assist with costs, especially for placements in the Asia/Pacific region. If you have any students that are interested, please encourage them to apply as we are still accepting applications. Further information can be found on our website here. Or if they have any questions or would like to chat with a past volunteer, they can contact us on (03) 9826 6266 or info@lattitude.org.au
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

Bond Uni scholarship applications close in 1 week!
Scholarships: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This week, students will be proofreading their resumes and fine-tuning their applications, as Bond University scholarship applications are closing in only one week and the chance of a lifetime is up for grabs. With more than 300 Bond University scholarships available this year, students are being encouraged to assess which scholarship would be best for them and ensure their applications are submitted by the July 31 deadline. Australia’s largest private, not-for-profit university provides tuition assistance across 12 categories of scholarships ranging from full to partial tuition cover and accommodation assistance. These include full-tuition Vice-Chancellor Scholarships, partial Faculty Deans’ Scholarships, full-fee Indigenous Scholarships and 50 per cent Corporate Scholarships that partner students with a Fortune 500 company. As the deadline draws closer, apply online at https://apply.bond.edu.au. As part of their application, students will be required to provide a copy of their year 11 and mid-year 12 schools reports, a summary of achievements and the details of their chosen referee such as their Principal or Vice-Principal. It is important that all references and documents are received by the July 31 deadline. Visit for further information on all scholarships available
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/scholarships

Apprenticeships and careers - videos online
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 25-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Watch programs on these careers at the website below. Tell anyone who may be interested in these: Automotive Building, Construction & Property Services Community Services & Healthcare ElectroComms & Energy Utilities Hospitality Tourism & Services IT, Film and Business Manufacturing Metals & Engineering Mineral Resources Rural & Farming

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

Practical advice/help for Trial HSC, HSC & after
HSC: Posted 24-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This booklet has practical suggestions of how to get the best marks possible and how to prepare for exams. I strongly recommend you visit the site, read or download it.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/documents/future_students/print_publications/Getting_Through_Your_HSC.pdf

Aust Veterans’ Children Assistance Trust Scholarsh
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
AVCAT is a national independent charity helping the children and grandchildren of ex-service men and women to a better future through higher education. Expressions of interest are now being accepted with applications opening on the 18th of August and closing on the 31st of October.To be eligible for a scholarship you must be:•A child or grandchild of a person with operational service, or three or more years continuous full-time other service with the Australian Army, Navy or Air Force.•Under the age of 25 (Unless exceptional circumstances apply).•Enrolled (or planning to enrol) in a full-time undergraduate, tertiary course of one or more years duration in an Australian Institution.•Eligible on income and assets grounds for the Centrelink Youth Allowance full-time educational benefits.• An Australian Resident. For more information contact avcat@dva.gov.au or call 02 9213 7999.

For more information, visit www.avcat.org.au

Courses and careers in Chemistry
Career Choice: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Royal Australian Chemical Institute Careers Information for Secondary Students Studying Chemistry at University, Chemistry Career Options Career Profiles Active Industries & Companies
For more information, visit www.raci.org.au/education/secondary-2

HSC Coach
HSC: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Coach is an online HSC study support tool for Year 12 students. Students are provided with subject-specific HSC advice online from the University of Newcastle.

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

NSW Students Online
HSC: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Find study tips and tools, past HSC exam papers, how to prepare for your exams, strategies, what to expect and more.

For more information, visit studentsonline.bos.nsw.edu.au

Omnilink Undergraduate Program - Sydney
Cadetships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Omnilink are offering a part-time or full-time cadetship at their Sydney Office. This cadetship would be suitable for students in Year 12 with excellent grades and who wish to enrol in a Geographic, or Surveying and Spatial Information Systems course whilst entering into the workforce. Applications should be accompanied by a CV and the student’s preference for a tertiary course they would undertake.


For more information, visit www.omnilink.com.au/cadetship.htm

My University Website
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Search thousands of Australian courses in order to compare factors such as: the cost, admission requirements and graduate outcomes. The website provides an extensive range of statistical information on both universities and other higher education providers.


For more information, visit www.myuniversity.gov.au/

CIB Accounting Cadetships
Cadetships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Cadetships are offered to students who have recently, or are about to, complete their HSC. Cadets will be able to attend a combination of full-time or part-time university while undergoing on-the-job training.Positions available in Parramatta, Sydney and Penrith. Applications open now online.


For more information, visit www.cibaccountants.com.au/employment

BlueScope Steel Cadetships
Cadetships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Cadetships are available in 2013 in the areas of Chemical, Electrical, Mechanical, Materials and Mechatronics Engineering, Procurement and Shared Services, Human Resources, and Chemistry.To be eligible for a cadetship you must be completing Year 12 in 2012 (or have already completed) and are planning to undertake a Bachelor of Commerce, Engineering or IT at the University of Wollongong.
Applications close August 31st.

For more information, visit cadets.bluescopesteel.com/home/australian-cadetships/brighter-future/brighter-future

The University of Canberra Career Finder app
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Canberra CareerFinder app will suggest careers aligned with student’s interests and appropriate courses to study. Students can take our quiz, engage in convenient, live chat events within the career community, and even book a guided tour of the University.The app can be found on the Apple App store or on Google play.
For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/careerfinderapp

New courses at UC (University of Canberra)
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
New Courses 2013 include some which replace other courses: • Bachelor of Communicationin Advertising• Bachelor of Communicationin Journalism• Bachelor of Communication in Media and Public Affairs• Bachelor of Communication in Public Relations• Bachelor of Design– Industrial Design– Interior Architecture– Landscape Architecture• Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Landscape Architecture• Bachelor of Education– Early Childhood Teaching– Primary Teaching – Middle School Teaching• Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation• Bachelor of Gender and Diversity • Bachelor of Heritage, Museums and Conservation• Bachelor of Physiotherapy• Bachelor of Public Administration
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

UTS EngineeringScholarships now open
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Each year, approximately 20 scholarships are awarded in Engineering,ranging between $14,000 and $100,000. Not only does a scholarship provide financialsupport, it provides an opportunity to gain real world experience throughestablished industry links. Applications close 7 October2012
For more information, visit datasearch2.uts.edu.au/feit/engineering/scholarships/index.cfm

FastTrack your Nursing or Paramedic Practice caree
Career Choice: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Open Day Sunday 5th August 2012. Presentations at 10am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm, Building 103, Lecture Theatre - Crn Glover and Church Streets Lilyfield, Sydney (Old Rozelle Hospital site) Complete your 2 year Bachelor Degree in Sydney by studying through the University of Tasmania. For additional information: Phone 1300 33 88 16 or www.snm.utas.edu.au (Nursing) or www.utas.edu.au/medicine/about-us/campuses/rozelle (Paramedic Practice)

Undergraduate 2013 App
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This application is the first of its kind to be electronically available for everyday use by students, parents and educators. Essentially, it is an Australia-wide listing of undergraduate degrees and 2012 entry scores by 110 subject areas. I have a copy. You can choose to buy it. With this app, you have access to all the information at your finger tips – Tertiary Institution course lists, entry scores as well as other information such as the little known HSC bonus points appointed by some NSW Universities. This unique iPAD and iPHONE friendly ‘app’ allows refinements of tertiary course listing searches to include locations, ATAR and can be set to take into account your HSC Subject Selections or pattern of study. The application will be updated as tertiary institutions provide information to the designer of this app. Download from your app store.

Le Cordon Bleu - scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Le Cordon Bleu is pleased to announce a comprehensive range of Culinary, Bachelor and Masters Scholarships opening soon for 2013 commencement. Among the scholarships are opportunities for Australian and international applicants who can demonstrate a high level of success in their respective careers and/or academic studies. These scholarships aim to recognise and award talented individuals aspiring to be industry leaders. Applications will open Monday 30th July 2012 and close on Monday 8th October 2012. For more information, go to the site.
For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au/index.cfm?fa=CampaignFrontMod.CampaignAccess&cp=2143&tkn=62026D

AU PAIR IN AMERICA/UK
Gap year: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a cultural exchange program around for over 25 years. Participants will spend 12 months in the USA or up to 6 months in the UK as a live-in nanny and studying at local college. Food and accommodation are free and participants receive weekly pocket money. For more information visit www.aupairinamerica.com.au or contact Petra Janouskova, Marketing Coordinator at 1300 889 067. Au Pair in America/UK info nights are held Wednesday, 8th August - Sydney.
For more information, visit www.aupairinamerica.com.au

CAMP AMERICA
Gap year: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a US Summer Camp job provider in Australia since 1972. Camp America is a 9 week adventure at a US Summer camp. The program includes: food & accommodation during placement, sponsorship to obtain J-1 visa, medical insurance up to 5 months and much more. For more information visit www.campamerica.com.au or contact Petra Janouskova, Marketing Coordinator at 1300 889 067. Camp America info nights take place Tuesday, 7th August – Sydney & Melbourne; Wednesday, 29th August – Bendigo & Wollongong; Wednesday, 5th September – Newcastle; Tuesday, 18th September – Wodonga.
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

Certificate IV in Screen & Media Studies
Career Choice: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is an accredited program with a hands-on experience focused on practical industry skills. Only 15 students are selected twice a year for each group. This course is for people who are ready to start working in the film, television and online media industries. For more information, go to www.metroscreen.org.au or contact r.gadsbey@metroscreen.org.au
For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 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 TeachNSW website.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships

UAC PIN - Do not lose.
UAC: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC Personal Identification Number (PIN) notification letters will be sent to NSW HSC and ACT Year 12 Certificate students from Tuesday 31 July 2012. Students need these four-digit PINs to apply and to use Check & Change. This is different to the Board of Studies PIN. See me if it does not arrive by the end of next week.

Several emails next week with lots of info
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Watch out for these and check your emails frequently in Term 3.

University Info Night Wed 25th July 7-8.30pm
Universities: Posted 20-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a MUST for you and a parent if you are definitely or possibly thinking of applying to uni. See the flyer.
Uni Info evening poster 2012.docx

UNI INFO EVENING WED JUL 25TH for students/parents
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are either definitely or possibly considering going to university in either 2013 or 2014, you need to come to this evening from 7PM-8.30PM. All will be explained regarding applying to uni, dates costs and there will be presentations by 2 universities on the night.

Two universities visiting us nextTuesday
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday 10.30-11.00: Southern Cross University and CSU information session on Tuesday 17th July 2012 from 12:40pm – 1:20pm. Please listen to Tuesday morning notices for where the talks will be held. They will talk about early entry schemes, courses, scholarships, accommodation etc and answer any questions. So come along if these are your preferred universities or your back-ups. This means you can then make informed choices based on good information.

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A new website provides info to students about university life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle. Information comes from a variety of sources, including from current university students which ensures that it’s up-to-date and accurate.

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

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