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UWS - earn up to 10 bonus ATAR points
Universities: Posted 30-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Uni of Western Sydney has a Triple Advantage scheme. Check out what you get if you recieve a Band 5 or 6 in subjects.
For more information, visit myfuture.uws.edu.au/informationabout/tripleadvantage/subjectbonus/search_by_hscib_subject

UNSW Bonus HSC points scheme
HSC: Posted 30-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For any course you are interested, please look at the table to see what you can gain. The same is on most of the other universities websites.
For more information, visit iaro.online.unsw.edu.au/pls/non/hsc_bonus_points.main

Accomm at SCU Lismore Campus
Accommodation: Posted 30-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Wilson College have sent flyers on accom, costs and how to apply. For students who are deferring for 2012, you do not apply this year.
For more information, visit www.wilsonscollege.com.au

Early Entry & scholarships - due Tues 6th Sept
Universities: Posted 30-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If applying for these you need to have applied online to UAC and if you are applying to CSU, you should be working on your draft responses and allowing time to get them checked. This also applies to scholarship applications.

Deadline for Wollongong's Early Entry is Thurs 1st
Universities: Posted 30-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember you need to go online to do this with September 1st as the closing date.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/earlyentry/index.html

Jobs in the Army Navy, Airforce Info Night 1st Sep
Job vacancies: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Beersheba Barracks. 6.30pm. Need to reserve a place for you and a parent. Jobs in medicine, engineering, apprenticeships etc. See attachment for details.
defence_jobs.pdf

Billy Blue's Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a excellent opportunity to get great ideas and feedback from Billy Blue lecturers on your current portfolio. Our Course & Career Advisors along with our lecturers from industry and current students will be available on the day to answer all your queries and provide valuable insights regarding our courses and your career pathways. Information on scholarships will also be available. Bring your family and friends and learn more about the working world of design Including; Communication Design Digital Media, Web and Interactive Branded Fashion Branded Environment
Commercial and Residential Interiors. When:Saturday 17th September 2011 11am - 1pm Where:Billy Blue's Sydney Campus Level 8, 171 Pacific Highway North Sydney

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

Apprenticeships in aviation & engineering
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received information on apprenticeships in metal fabrication, fitting and machining, avionics, mechanical and structural aeroskills. These are positions for 2012 that will be recruited for BAE Systems, Fast Jet, Nowra Rotary Wing and possibly Tamworth. The program is a defence contractor related program, and the successful applicants will be accommodated at the Tamworth Airport in the BAE facility for the duration of their training. Additionally they are paid a wage, it averages about 300 pw. See me for details and application forms. They MUST be applied for this week.

Elizabeth Bence School of Fashion Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
17th September, 10am - 4pm. Level 2, 741 Pacific Highway, Gordon NSW 2072 Tel: (02) 9498 7240 Email: info@thefashionschool.com.au

For more information, visit thefashionschool.com.au

Bond University Medicine (MBBS) Information
Universities: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday, August 30, Royal College of Surgeons Sydney, 6:30-8:00pm Tuesday, September 13, Royal College of Surgeons Melbourne, 6:30-8:00pm Tuesday, October 11, Gregor Heiner Lecture Theatre, Level 3, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Gold Coast, 6:30-8:00pmRegistration is essential.Tabitha Lauret, Marketing & Events Officer. Phone: (07) 5595 4432, Email: tlauret@bond.edu.au

For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/about-bond/news-and-events/events/BD3_010087

New York Film Academy in Australia
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The one-year and short-term filmmaking programs will be hosted on QUT's Brisbane campus.CONTACT: Simon Hunter
Queensland University of Technology Campus Creative Enterprise Centre, Level 4, Z1 The Works, 34 Parer Place, Kelvin Grove QLD 4059 Tel: +61 7 3337 7888 E: australia@nyfa.edu

For more information, visit www.nyfa.edu/about/schools/australia.php

Join the police??
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
NSW Police & Community Awareness Day, Fairfield 6 November 2011, 10.00am-3.00pm Fairfield High School, The Horsley Dr, Fairfield Talk with Police Recruitment Officers – find out what it takes to become a police officer - in the school hall at 10.30am, 12.30pm and 2.00pm. People from all cultural backgrounds are invited and encouraged to attend.
NSW Police Recruitment 1800 222 122

For more information, visit www.police.nsw.gov.au/recruitment/upcoming_events

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
A website made by students who have made the good and the bad decisions at uni, and are here to tell you what it’s really like.

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
A website made by students who have made the good and the bad decisions at uni, and are here to tell you what it’s really like.

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

Uni of Newcastle Industry Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Benefits:Industry experience integrated with learning Tax-free fortnightly scholarship payments Enhanced career prospects Establishing links with industry partners Networking opportunities with fellow high achieving scholars Involvement in company projects throughout your degree Gain insight into your chosen career Applications Close October 21.
http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/news-and-events/aug11/industry-scholarships.html

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

Travel and work in Canada
Gap year: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Government of Canada Working Holiday ProgramTravel and work in Canada for up to 24 months. If you are thinking of doing a gap year or just spending a few months overseas, this could be an experience for them. Youwill gain international work experience, learning a new culture and building international friendships and networks by traveling across Canada while working at stops along the way to supplement their funds. The Consulate General of Canada in Sydney hopes to increase awareness of this opportunity for young Australians. They will provide you with the article/testimonial and photo as well as polar bear door hangers upon your request to this email address - whpcanada.sydney@international.gc.ca. To learn more about the International Experience Canada (Working Holiday) or if you have any questions: Email whpcanada.sydney@international.gc.ca or go to www.australia.gc.ca (click 'Travel and Work in Canada').
For more information, visit www.whpcanada.org.au

RTAA/RailCorp Field Days
Career Choice: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The field days showcase the best in Australasian rail. If you are a student considering a career in rail don’t miss this event.26 & 27 October 2011 Clyde Siding, Sydney NSW. Free bus from Auburn Station.

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

Blue Mtns International Hotel Management
Private Colleges: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day The Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School, located in Leura NSW, is having an Open Day on Saturday 10th September, from 10am-2pm.
1 Chambers Road, Leura NSW
For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au/openday

University of Sydney HSC Exam Preparation courses
HSC: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Physics Workshop Saturday 17 September 2011Mathematics - 2 Unit Workshop Saturday 10 September 2011 Legal Studies Workshop Sunday 11 September 2011 English - Advanced Workshop Saturday 24 September 2011 Economics Workshop Sunday 11 September 2011 Chemistry Workshop Saturday 17 September 2011 Business Studies Workshop Sunday 18 September 2011 Biology Workshop Sunday 18 September 2011

For more information, visit www.cce.usyd.edu.au/courses/hsc+preparation/hsc+exam+preparation

Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The closing date 16 September. Applications will be considered from applicants who are enrolled or intending to enrol in an accredited nursing or midwifery course that results in a nationally recognised and accredited undergraduate/entry level nursing or midwifery qualification for example: Diploma of Enrolled Nursing, Bachelor of Nursing, Bachelor of Midwifery or Bachelor of Nursing/Midwifery. Worth up to $10,000 per year for three years full time study or $5,000 per year for up to six years part time study.

For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/scholarships/nahsssug

Gap year job
Gap year: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
A local fast food outlet is lloking at employing 2 gap year students from later this year. YOu will be employed for about 38 hours a week. Please see me for details and you will need a resume.

Apprenticeships - some close Fri Sept 2
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - 2-9-11
Quite a few apprenticeships for school leavers will close on Friday of this week so make sure your cover letters and resumes are the best they can be.


Electrical Apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Essential Energy is committed to providing exciting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities right across our network footprint area and since July 2001, we have created around 1020 new apprenticeships, providing men and women with the skills and training to establish a foundation for long-term employment and career development. Currently we are looking for 109 Powerline Worker and 5 Electrical Technician apprentices to join our team. The recruitment campaign for our 2012 Apprentice intake kicks off on Saturday 20 August 2011 and applications close Friday 2 September 2011. As an equal opportunity employer, Country Energy encourages Indigenous and female applicants to apply.


For more information, visit www.essentialenergy.com.au/apprenticeships

Wollongong Early Entry - due 1st Sept. Help!
Universities: Posted 24-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you need help in registering with UOW early entry applications which are due Sept 1st, please see me for a printout of the step by step process with the screens you will see and what you need to fill in and do.

UNE early entry applicatons - IMPORTANT
Universities: Posted 24-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Please do not tick the 3 courses you want to be considered for with your application. You need to NUMBER them 1-3 in order of preference please. Please do not apply for educational disadvantage as a rural student as we are not classed as a rural school for EAS.

Notre Dame Uni Sydney open day & application
Universities: Posted 24-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Main Round undergraduate applications for Notre Dame, Sydney are due on Friday 30 September 2011.
At Notre Dame every applicant is considered on an individual basis, making the admissions process like the Notre Dame study experience, a holistic one. Prospective students apply directly to the University for admission.
Open Day is Sat 27th August. You do NOT APPLY TO UAC but directly to Notre Dame who sent this message: The University of Notre Dame Australia seeks to enrol students who wish to make a special contribution to society. We use a comprehensive admissions process that goes beyond the use of a single score. Please visit our admissions page to download an application form and for further information please contact The Prospective Students Office at Sydney@nd.edu.au or on 8204 4404. We offer Arts and Science, Business, Education, Law, Philosophy & Theology at Broadway campus and Medicine, Nursing at Darlinghurst.

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/sydney/future%20students/admissionReqs.shtml

How to apply to UAC
UAC: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Go to the link below and click on:You can view a presentation of how Apply works. This powerpoint will take you through the process before you actually do it.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/schoolink/year-12.shtml

Defence Force info Evening 1st Sept 6.30pm
Career Choice: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The navy, army and air force are recruiting for a range of jobs in health, engineering, apprenticeship trades and admin. Go to Beersheba Barracks, Thursday 1st Spt at 6.30pm. YOu need to ring 131901 to book a place for your and/or your parent.
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au

Apprenticeships being advertised now
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: heavy vehicle, mechanical, electrical and refrigeraton and air conditioning. See me for details .

Sydney University Open Day
Universities: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
OPEN DAY SATURDAY 27 AUGUST, 9.30AM – 4PM. Sydney Uni sent this message:Just a reminder that our Open Day is on Saturday 27 August. We've been busy organising a fun filled and informative day with lots of hands-on activities and entertainment so that your students can find out what it is really like to study at university. A great feature is the 'Print your own program' where students can register for the sessions they are interested in and then print a personalised program, helping them to get the most out of the day.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open_day/print_your_program.shtml

Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary $$$$
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is offered by a local law firm to a local Year 12 student each year who wants to study law. Please follow this link for details of the bursary and the application process: http://www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/bursary.html They will also be holding a free information evening on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 in Tamworth for any interested students and their parents. This will give students an opportunity to learn more about the Bursary and meet with some of the solicitors. Could you please let me know if you wish to attend so I can RSVP numbers by 16 September 2011.
For more information, visit www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/seminars.html

Wollongong's Early Entry/ accommodation guarantee
Universities: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Patrick from UOW sent this: Just a quick update on UOW’s Early Entry Program.To start, the big news is: If students apply for UOW Accommodation by September 16 (including paying the application fee) and receive a GUARANTEED Early Entry offer – the Accommodation will also be guaranteed for these students.So the timeline for students is:Apply for early Entry - www.uow.edu.au/future/earlyentry Applications close 5pm September 1. Apply for UOW Accommodation - http://www.uow.edu.au/about/accommodation/index.html they should do this by September 16.The first round of offers/rejections are out in the mail Friday September 23 (due to arrive in mail boxes the week of Monday September 26) these letters will be to the students who have done extremely well on paper and the faculties are comfortable making an offer based just on this – or students who clearly don’t meet the criteria, and are not suitable for an interview.September 26 – September 30: Interview week, faculties will liaise with students via the email address the students registered with. This is why it’s important the students uses a real email address, and check it! Obviously some students will not be able to make it to these interviews, though we really encourage them to come. We can be flexible with these students and they should call us to make arrangements once they receive their invitation (we ask that they don’t call us before this, because it can slow the process down). Any student invited to the Law faculty’s on-campus event will be required to be here in person (i.e., they have to come!).UOW Early Entry offers will start being sent the week after the interviews, and will be sent out no later than October 14. Faculties send out offers in batches, so some students will hear back before others. It is important that students don’t ‘chase up’ the faculties because this will slow down the process. Please assure them they will hear by Friday 14/10/11.Any guaranteed offer includes advice that students must sit the HSC and do as well as they can – otherwise UOW reserves the right to rescind the offer. And as mentioned, any GUARANTEED Early Entry Offer will include guaranteed Accommodation IF the student has applied for UOW Accommodation before the offers go out (this is why I recommend they apply no later than September 16).
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au

Are you looking for a job after the HSC?
Job vacancies: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For all job seekers (apprenticeship or permanent work or gap year jobs), I am organising an information evening on Wed 7th Sept where local employers will be talking about what they look for in applications and interviews and what jobs they will be offering. It starts at 7pm and is called "R u worksi$e?" Guidelines on cover letters, resumes and interviews will be provided on the night.

UAC and HSC student numbers
UAC: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You do have to have your HSC student number (see for if you don't know it) and your UAC PIN received in the mail recently to apply to UAC first before you choose to apply for early entry. The early entry applications require your UAC number that you only get after you have logged on to UAC and completed that.

Army Careers Day
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
To be held at Victoria Barracks during the school holidays on 6th October. Students should complete an agreement form and return it no later than 12th September 11. Forms should be available from your careers adviser. Students must be over 15 years of age at 6th October to participate. Contact: Mia RichterWork Experience Liaison Officer Northern NSW Defence Work Experience ProgramT (02) 9393 2949 F (02) 9393 3538 M 0459 822 101 Email mia.richter1@defence.gov.au

Ausgrid Cadetship program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for the 2012 Ausgrid Cadetship intake are now open and will close on Friday 30 September 2011.

For more information, visit www.ausgrid.com.au/cadetships

William Blue scholarship worth $32K
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality Management Scholarships worth $32,000: Now open for any Year 12 student that is currently studying Hospitality or Food Technology. The application process will take place over a two day workshop held in late September and early October. Applications close Friday 2nd September.

For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au/news/win-a-william-blue-scholarship-valued-at-over-30-000

APM Scholarship worth $42,000
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education Group Applications/Scholarships APM College of Business & Communication Scholarships worth $42,000
APM will award one of four 1/2 fee scholarships to Year 12 students seeking to study at our Sydney or Brisbane campuses in 2012. Along with a completed application form, the student must show a passion for the Business & Communication industry and be willing to market themselves at a one day workshop held at our campuses in November. Applications close Friday 14th October.Forms can be obtained from enquiries@apm.edu.au

Accounting traineeship - start earning $33,000
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Accounting Opportunities for School Leavers as a Audit Trainee, earning $33,973 per annum. Appointment will be subject to achieving an ATAR that allows admission to an accounting degree recognised by CPA Australia and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to work full-time whilst studying on a part-time basis. Candidate assessments will be held in Sydney during the week commencing 26 September 2011.
Enquiries: Kelly Looyen on (02) 9275 7153 or kelly.looyen@audit.nsw.gov.au. Applications close on Sunday 11 September 2011.

For more information, visit www.audit.nsw.gov.au/info/hr/careerindex.htm

UNSW mining engineering
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW 5-year integrated Bachelor of Engineering Master of Engineering (BE ME) in Electrical Engineering with MinorA NEW program catering specifically for elite students and providing future engineers for Australian industry.
ATAR score of 95 minimum.

For more information, visit www.eet.unsw.edu.au/information-for/future-students/future-undergraduate-students/programs

Uni open days start this weekend
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Make sure you know when the open days are at the universities you are considering applying to attend. It is highly recommended that you attend them to help you in making the right choices and decisions. See the list online.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/documents/international/open-days.pdf

Essential Energy - apprenticeships etc
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Essential Energy sent this: the company is committed to providing exciting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities right across our network footprint area and since July 2001, we have created around 1020 new apprenticeships, providing men and women with the skills and training to establish a foundation for long-term employment and career development. Currently we are looking for 109 Powerline Worker and 5 Electrical Technician apprentices to join our team. The recruitment campaign for our 2012 Apprentice intake kicks off on Saturday 20 August 2011 and applications close Friday 2 September 2011. As an equal opportunity employer, Country Energy encourages Indigenous and female applicants to apply. For further information and to apply simply go to our website. If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact 1800 255777 or email apprenticeships@essentialenergy.com.au


For more information, visit www.essentialenergy.com.au/apprenticeships

SCU early entry confirmation and email address
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
When you register, you should receive a confirmation email almost immediately. If you do not, ring Meeghan on 0418200475 as there has been a glitch with some applications. You do NOT have to print off an application form once you registration has been confirmed. YOu are advised now by SCU not to use your school email address as they will need to contact you via email after you finish Year 12 when your school email address will be terminated.

Uni of Canberrachanged early entry info- can defer
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
THe Uni of Canberra has had conflicting information but after contacting them today, I have found out you CAN DEFER a successful offer until 2013. Please see me to get the form if you now want to apply for entry entry UC.

Southern Cross early entry deadline 24th Aug
Universities: Posted 19-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to register with SCU by 24th August for the STAR early entry scheme. Remind any friends that don't check their emails please so they don't miss out. I have copies of course information from all faculties to hand out to you so please see meif you are considering SCU.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/howtoapply/index.php/75/

Apply to UAC BEFORE doing Early Entry applications
UAC: Posted 19-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You do have to apply to UAC first as the early entry applications require your UAC number that you only get after you have logged on to UAC and completed that process.


Hair dressing apprenticeship??
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking for a hairdressing apprenticeship, please see me as a local hair salon has rung me about this opportunity.

3d Design
Career Choice: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Fostering a student's passion is one of teaching's greatest rewards. It's why we created Autodesk® Animation Academy – a package of 3D design software to help you give your high school students the elementary skills for a career in games, film, visual communications or multimedia. The curriculum is innovative, highly visual and delivers an engaging project-based learning experience for your students while enabling you to focus on teaching rather than software expertise. Autodesk Animation Academy is at the core of the Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop program – designed to help Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths students bring their ideas to life with 3D technology. Best of all, Animation Academy and Digital STEAM Workshops are free to explore. Register now for the webinar or watch our video demonstrations.

Career resources in Senior Study & Noticeboard
Career Choice: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Multiple copies of booklets from several universities are available for you to take from the desk inside the Senior Study. ALos a new display of notices and posters has been put on the Senior Careers Noticeboard outside the library.

Macquarie University Bonus Points scheme
Universities: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out what you need to do to get these: Academic Advantage, Rural Bonus Scheme, Educational Access Scheme, Athletes & Performers

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

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