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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

ANU 2013 student guide
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Several copies have arrived.

Scholarships on offer at Sydney Uni for 2013
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The booklet has arrived.

Preparing for the road to uni
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet produced by the University of Sydney for students

Australian National COllege of Beauty
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Course books for 2013 have arrived.
For more information, visit www..acnb.edu.au

Defence uni sponsorship - health & engineering
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about have the Defence Force pay your way through uni and your HECS bill.

Deakin Uni in Victoria
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Course guide for 2013 has arrived.

UNSW scholarship booklet for HSC 2012 studetnes
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me to look at what is available, what they are worth and how to apply.

Accommodation at Macquarie Uni - RMC
Accommodation: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about Robert Menzies College on campus at Macquarie Uni. I have an info folder of details of the options et catered, self catering etc.

More hospitality industry jobs
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See the site.
For more information, visit www.hotelcareersaustralia.com.au

Puggy Hunter indigenous health/nursingscholarships
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
These cover a wide range of careers. Applications close 16 Sept
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au

Career pathways in hospitality
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me or the website
For more information, visit www.hospoworld.net.au/hot-jobs

Career pathways in retail
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me or go the website.
For more information, visit www.rwr.net.au

NIDA courses in Tamworth - Sept holidays
General: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I have given Ms Sawtell the details.

NIDA courses in Armidale - July holidays
General: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I have given Ms Sawtell the details.

NEW STUDENT ACCOMMODATION FOR Newcastle
Accommodation: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A proposed accommodation precinct offering some 780 additional beds on the University of Newcastle’s Callaghan campus has received the go ahead.To address the overwhelming demand for on-campus accommodation, the new development will bring the total number of beds on campus to 1700. The development comprises four, eight storey towers clustered around social spaces that include a cafe, recreation spaces and student facilities such as group study areas, games rooms and common areas for dining, live music and cinema.


2013 UNSW Co-op Program Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW sends this mesage: Register now! We are delighted to advise you that the 2013 UNSW Co-op Program Scholarship online application system is now open and encourage all students to register immediately. This enables them to receive all updates and reminders. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$















For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au/login

ACTT - acting and performing arts
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Course Information Session & Workshop: 2 Jun, 10:30AM - 12:30PM or 13 Jun, 6:30PM - 8:30PM. Anyone is welcome, but we advise enrolling.Who should attend this 2-hr acting workshop? Anyone aged 17 yrs and older Anyone who wants to try acting for the first time. Anyone looking for a fun-packed and dynamic experience. Anyone thinking of taking a performing arts course. Anyone looking for information about ACTT. Anyone from beginner to advanced level. Anyone who is auditioning for The CORE. T 02 9213 4500 or e-mail info@actt.edu.au

For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au/course/DROPACT

ACTT - acting and performing arts
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Course Information Session & Workshop: 2 Jun, 10:30AM - 12:30PM or 13 Jun, 6:30PM - 8:30PM. Anyone is welcome, but we advise enrolling.Who should attend this 2-hr acting workshop? Anyone aged 17 yrs and older Anyone who wants to try acting for the first time. Anyone looking for a fun-packed and dynamic experience. Anyone thinking of taking a performing arts course. Anyone looking for information about ACTT. Anyone from beginner to advanced level. Anyone who is auditioning for The CORE. T 02 9213 4500 or e-mail info@actt.edu.au

For more information, visit www.actt.edu.au/course/DROPACT

Bond University
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A presentation that takes place in your classroom by a world-class academic from Bond University. Lectures will inspire students to think about their future ambition and the career opportunities that are available to them. Free of charge. Available lectures include: Career Opportunities in Advertising, Careers in Communications and Media, Your Career in Computer Games and Multimedia, See the World from Your Office: Management Careers and Opportunities in the Global Tourism Industry. See all available lectures:
http://www.bond.edu.au/student-life/experience-university-life/blue-sky-lecture-series/lectures/index.htm

For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/blue-sky-lecture-series

Bond University Experience Day
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
For year 11 and 12 students from NSW/ACT/VIC and TAS on Thursday, July 12.Flights will depart from Sydney and Melbourne around 7am. As well as the return airfare, this offer includes: · Transfers to and from the Bond campus;
· Information sessions and activities from each of our faculties; · Morning tea and lunch; and · An information pack
Cost: $90 (all inclusive) To register, please go online. T 07 5595 1114, or email events@bond.edu.au
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/bond-experience

Uni of Sydney Changes to Entry for Pharmacy
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is no longer an entry requirement for the Bachelor of Pharmacy. Entry is based on ATAR (or equivalent) only for HSC students and recent student leavers. This is applicable from the 2013 intake onwards.

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

Work with boats
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Boating Industry Association of NSW: Opportunities available: from small craft construction to super yachts and beyond; from engines to sails; from boat building to fit out and repair and maintenance; from marine equipment to marine electronics; from sales and marketing to management; from marina services and management to marine tourism. Marine Industry Careers Guide can be downloaded from the website.
If you would like a copy, email training@bia.org.au with your name and address, or call (02) 9438 2077.Also find information on The BIA Boating Cadetship Program & Apprenticeships and Traineeships:

For more information, visit www.bia.org.au/careers.html

UniOptions
Universities: Posted 1-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
UniOptions helps students enter the university course of their choice and shows all the uni options – not just the obvious ones.


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

Cultural Care Au Pair
Gap year: Posted 31-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Work in USA during your gap year. Info meeting on Saturday in Sydney.
For more information, visit www.culturalcare.com.au

List of uni open days for 2012
Universities: Posted 31-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This inclues NSW, ACT, Vic and Qld. If there is no date, check with the uni. Some say "every day is open day" so contact them re a visit/tour.
2012 University Open Days List.docx

Newcastle Uni visit permission notes now available
Universities: Posted 31-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you put your name down last week, please collect the permission note from me. Notes and money are due back 15th June. As you return them to the office, you will be allocated a seat on the bus until seats are filled.

Volunteers for Eastern Uni Games 1-5 July
Career Choice: Posted 31-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in event management and sports careers, this is a great opportunity and to put it on your resume. See the poster in the Careers Noticeboard or go online.
For more information, visit www.unigames.com.au

BlueScope Steel Cadetships - Engineering etc
Cadetships: Posted 30-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Complete your degree while gaining on-the-job training and being paid. In 2013 BlueScope Steel offer Cadetships in the following disciplines: Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Information Technology, Procurement and Shared services, Human Resources. Register your interest now. Applications open on 1 July 2012. Online Applications Close 31 August 2012

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

UNSW COMPUTING Winter School
HSC: Posted 30-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A series of modules will be offered to high school students during the week of July 9-13, 2012. Registrations are now open, and will close Friday 8th June. https://my.cse.unsw.edu.au/school-programs to register. All Winter School modules will be offered for free in 2012!

For more information, visit www.computing.unsw.edu.au/school-programs/winter-school/

Alternative Entry Pathway - UNE & USYD
Universities: Posted 30-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Alternative Entry Pathway - a unique opportunity offered jointly by the University of New England and the University of Sydney offered for the first time. The UNE Alternative Entry Pathway relies on your school’s carefully balanced assessment of your ability to cope with study at university, rather than your ATAR (or equivalent) score. Year 12 students from eligible high schools which includes McCarthy may apply. Successful applicants will study the first year of their degree at the University of New England. In year two of their degree students will transition to the University of Sydney, provided they have achieved a minimum of pass in all Year 1 units.

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/usyd/index.php

ADF Gap Year program has ceased
Gap year: Posted 30-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The ADF Gap Year program has ceased following the 2012/13 Federal Budget announcement on Tuesday, 08 May. Current Gap Year Program applicants will be contacted by Defence Force Recruiting in the near future to discuss other available options. These include a number of jobs requiring only a one year commitment. See other alternatives to Gap Year:
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For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/gapyear

NIDA Open Day Saturday 2 June, 10am – 4pm
Career Choice: Posted 30-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Go behind the scenes to find all of the information you need about studying NIDA. Scheduled Course Talks A mini Design exhibition. Drop in classes. The latest radio plays by NIDA. Playwriting StudentsFiery pyrotechnics demonstrations and lighting displays. Screen acting observation classes. Screenings of students’ Triple J Unearthed music videos and short film projects. You can also find out about the vast range of short courses Register online.
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au/openday2012

ATTENTION: Ex- students of McCarthy
General: Posted 29-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The school has excess copies of yearbooks from 2010, 2009, 2008, 20006, 2005, 2003, 2002 and 2000. If you would like one, ring the school office on 67610800 and leave your contact details. Also if you have older brothers or sisters who went to the school, please let them know. There are also some spare copies of 1993, 1995, 1996 and 1997 McCarthy Catholic Senior High School magazines. Spread the word

Will you be in Sydney next weekend? 2-3 June?
Career Choice: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I have complimentary tickets to give away to the huge Sydney Morning Herald HSC and Careers Expo being held at Moore Park. See me.
For more information, visit www.hscandcareers.com.au

Interested in Sydney Uni but worried about ATARs
Universities: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for a new alternative route that can see you into second year at Sydney Uni WITHOUT getting the ATAR needed to get into the course. First time offered...

Australasian College of Natural Therapies Sat 2 Ju
Career Choice: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
"Day In The Life of a Natural Therapies Practitioner" workshop.This workshop will provide you with a taste of what it would be like to work in the growing field of natural medicine. This includes:Naturopathy Nutrition Western Herbal Medicine. See me for details and costs.
For more information, visit www.acnt.edu.au

Australian National College of Beauty Sat 2 June
Career Choice: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
ANCB sent this: We would like to invite you to come to the Day of Beauty workshop. Come along to experience a day in the life of a beauty therapist and learn practical beauty skills from industry experts that you can apply to yourself and others. At the Day of Beauty Workshop you will:Learn basic make-up techniques Gain beauty therapy skills Be immersed in our resort-style spa facilities Experience what it would be like to work in the beauty therapy industry. We are holding this workshop at our Sydney campus. When: 10am - 4pm Saturday 2nd June Where:Sydney Campus 57 Foveaux Street Surry Hills. If you are interested in coming along please see me for the appropriate form.
For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au

Officer Selection Criteria in the Australian Defen
Career Choice: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
At the Officer Selection Board, the ADF look for the following qualities in candidates applying to join the Defence Force: • academic achievement• accepting criticism• conformity to rules• initiative• motivation towards the ADF• oral communication• performance under stress• perserverance• physical endurance• team-work• learning potential• leadership skills. For more information see me.

UNSW Scholarships Information Evening
Scholarships: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW sent this: On Wednesday June 20 2012 UNSW will host our annual Scholarships Information Evening. The purpose of the evening is to provide greater detail on the range of scholarships available at UNSW to year 11 and 12 students and their parents. The evening will consist of a general information session about scholarships at UNSW including the UNSW Co-op Program. The general information session will be followed by an opportunity for students and parents to speak to Scholarship Officers, Co-op Program staff and current students face to face. The evening will finish with rotating smaller talk/question breakout sessions.Please encourage your students to bring their Board of Studies Number or UAC number to the evening as we will be providing a space where students can register for online scholarship applications as well as reminders and updates. The event will be held in the Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington Campus, please clickherefor a detailed map of campus. Free parking will be made available to all attendees at the High Street Gate 11 car park after 5:30pm. Registrations are required and can be completed online here
For more information, visit www.whatson.unsw.edu.au/events/view/68/scholarships-information-evening

BONUS HSC POINTS - talk
HSC: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
On Wednesday at lunchtime there will be a talk on Bonus HSC points in the AV room at 12.50. If you want to know what the universities offer (ie which subjects, which courses, and how many bonus points you can get and what you need to do to get them) come along. Bring your lunch.

Careers in Agriculture Expo
Career Choice: Posted 28-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Any student who is considering a course or career based on agriculture (eg at uni, an apprenticeship with an agricultural machinery company, stock and station) but DOES NOT do Agriculture at school, please see Mrs Barrett about the Agricultural Careers Expo being held next week.





Names needed by Friday for Newcastle Uni trip
Universities: Posted 23-5-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I need an idea of numbers so I can book a bus so please put your name down on the list in the library by the end of this week. Thank you.

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