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UNSW Engineering+ rural scholarships for 2011
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet has arrived.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

Wollongong Uni course guides and scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Two copies have arrived of each booklet and are worth looking at.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au

Year 12 2009 - Mid year applications to UAC now
UAC: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to start uni in Semester 2 2010, applications are now open. Only ANU and CSU will not be offering any courses. See website for details. A booklet has arrived. Please email me if you want to borrow it.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

International College of Mgt Sydney at Manly
Private Colleges: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is Sunday 19th Sept. THey offer Career Days and Career Weeks in the next two holidays so you can check out their facilities and courses in tourism, sports and event management, etc etc.
For more information, visit ww.icms.edu.au

MedEntry Principal's Bursary for UMAT
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
See me if you want to do the MedEntry UMAT preparation course. There is one bursary per school available.
For more information, visit www.MedEntry.edu.au

Uni Of Southern Queensland in Toowoomba
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course booklets for 2011 courses have arrived.
For more information, visit www.usq.edu.au

Macquarie Uni information on heaps of courses
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
I have information on science, law, business, audiology, international studies, education, linguistics and psychology degrees plus the course booklets on an Arts degree with the 24 majors you can do in a B Arts. Booklets have arrived on all the faculties and courses.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Opportunity for School Leavers: ski & snowboard
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Educating Adventures is happy to announce that we have 8 remaining places available for interested students on our ‘Ski & Snowboard Instructor Internship Programs’ in North America. We are now taking applications for these positions which commence at the end of November 2010. This is a fantastic opportunity for school leavers because it gives them an opportunity to obtain paid employment in the United States or Canada and complete an internationally recognised ski or snowboard instructing qualification. The best way people get a feel for what we offer is to check out our online video – feel free to forward this link to anyone you think will be interested and they will also be able to get a copy of our ‘Must Read Guide for Planning a Ski or Snowboard GAP year’. Here is the video link http://ski-snowboard-training.educatingadventures.com/ea-ski-snowboard.html See me for more details of this gap year opportunity.


For more information, visit www.easkiandsnowboard.com

University of Newcastle - HSC Study Day workshops
HSC: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Newcastle will soon be holding its annual workshops on core HSC subjects. Held at the Newcastle and Central Coast Campuses and run by experienced senior HSC markers, the HSC study days offer a great opportunity to get subject-specific advice and useful study strategies. You get:
* Advice and assistance from HSC markers on core HSC subjects* A set of study notes for each subject you attend
* Useful tips for subject assessments and study strategies
* Opportunity to attend several workshops on one day.
When are they?Monday 5 July - Central Coast Campus Friday 16 July - Newcastle Campus For more information about the HSC Study Days visit the website.


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

Sydney Uni Medicine and Dentistry Information Even
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The evening will include formal presentations along with Q & A sessions by staff and students from Sydney Medical Program and the Faculty of Dentistry.There will also be a mock Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) demonstration for those preparing to apply.Date: 26th MayTime: 17.00 - 18.30
Location: Eastern Avenue AuditoriumContact: Diana Lovegrove on 02 9114 1163 More information and online registration at the website.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/news/medicine/542.html?eventcategoryid=46&eventid=5848

Interested in a Design Career?
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Have fun and add to your creative design skills. During some school holidays workshops are offered by Raffles College to cater for groups interested in finding out more about a career in design. Interested in being a graphic designer, interior designer, fashion designer, games designer or photographer? Suitable for Year 10 students and above.5-day workshops offered are:
* Animation* Art & Design/Graphic Design * Creative Digital Photography* Fashion Design and Illustration * Flash Games Design* Interior Design. Holiday workshops cost $350 each per person (GST inclusive). Materials for some workshops are extra. The next workshop program will be held:
* 12-16 July 2010 - enrolment for the July workshops closes 9/07/10. For more information and enrolment forms visit the website.


For more information, visit raffles.edu.au/index.php/Vocational-Design/Vocational-Design-Courses-Workshops.html

UNSW Scholarships Information Evening
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A special Scholarships Information Evening for year 11 and 12 students and their parents will be held to provide students with greater detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW. This event will be take place Thursday July 22 at 6:30pm in the Clancy Auditorium, UNSW. mark the date and keep an eye out for more details if you are interested.

New pathway to study medicine, dentistry, pharmacy
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A new agreement has been established to set aside a limited number of postgraduate places at the University of Sydney for achieving Southern Cross University graduates who are Indigenous or of rural origin. Up to 10 places in medicine, up to four places in dentistry and up to five places in pharmacy will be set aside annually for Southern Cross University graduates who meet the entry requirements. See me for details.

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

Accounting Cadetship with Ernst & Young
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Why wait until you've graduated to work at a firm like Ernst & Young?As a cadet, you'll combine your university studies with real work and gain invaluable experience that could see you return to the company full time at a higher level than other graduates, once you've completed your studies. Melbourne and Sydney Cadet Program: You’ll work full time with Ernst & Young for two years while studying part time, then study full time until you've completed your degree. You may also work with the company during your university holidays. That means by the time you've graduated you'll have had the opportunity to build your skills, cement your networks and gain experience with a wide variety of clients.You could work with large and small clients in Assurance, Tax, Transactions or Advisory services. Ernst & Young will invest in your development, offering you learning, coaching and experiences that will enable you to put into practice what you're studying. You’ll receive a text book allowance, time off for study and the support of your peers and experienced staff. If you perform well during your first two years as a Cadet - both at work and at university - you'll be eligible to apply for financial assistance from the firm in the form of a Cadet Grant when you return to university full time. The Cadet Grant helps towards the costs of your full-time study, and might alleviate the need for you to have a part-time job. Terms and conditions apply to the Cadet Grant. Requirements:Apply when you're in Year 12 or in your first year of university if you’re completing a single degree in Business or Commerce with an accounting major. Sydney applications open 24th May 2010 and close 25th June 2010
Applications will close 12:00pm noon local time.For further information about the program, attend the Ernst & Young Cadet Information Evening on Wednesday 16th June, 5:00pm – 6:30pmErnst & Young Office, 680 George Street, SydneyPhone: 02 9248 5555 Fax: 02 9248 5959Please RSVP via email to Jenny Kantarovski by Wednesday, 9th June 2010 jenny.kantarovski@au.ey.com Facebook link: www.facebook.com/eycareers


For more information, visit www.ey.com/AU/en/Careers/Students/Applying-to-Ernst---Young/Student-events/Student-events

Surveying Cadetship in Sydney in 2011
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Omnilink Sydney, located at Eastwood, are offering the opportunity to join the company as an undergraduate. This means you are currently in Year 12 with excellent grades and wishing to enrol in a Geographic or Surveying and Spatial Information Systems course whilst entering into the workforce.You may choose to complete your degree or diploma in one of the below options:* As a part-time employee, working a few days a week and completing your degree either full time or part-time; Or* As a full time cadet and completing your degree part-time basis. While studying, you will be entitled to exam leave and time each week to attend University or TAFE.From the time you start Ominlink will invest in your future. You will have the opportunity to gain practical experience while completing your course which is invaluable.How to apply for the Cadetship program?
Please apply with your CV to admin@omnilink.com.au stating your preference for a tertiary course you would undertake.
Tips for applying: Omnilink are an equal employment opportunity employer and are looking for applicants who have diverse interests, experiences and motivations and who demonstrate both academic capabilities as well as other interests such as sport etc. For additional information about tips for applying, please view the frequently asked questions on the website. Application closing date: 11th June 2010. See me if you need any assistance with the application.



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

JumpSTART NSW Cadetships for 2011 - 500 jobs
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
JumpSTART NSW is a program designed to help young people take up careers in the public sector. The NSW Government is offering five hundred entry-level cadetships to HSC school leavers every year for the next three years. The NSW public sector is the largest employer in the state, with workplaces all over the state, and an amazing range of jobs and careers. So if you're looking for a new path, love a challenge, and want a career that offers great variety, applying for a cadetship is a great way to give your career a JumpSTART.What's a cadetship? A cadetship is a way for you to earn while you learn. You'll get paid for the work you do while you develop new skills and learn about the work of the organisation. Who can apply for a cadetship?You are eligible to apply for a cadetship if you have your HSC or a minimum of a Certificate IV qualification, are under 25 years at the time of application and a permanent resident of Australia.
Click on the following link to apply online:
https://jobsnsw.taleo.net/careersection/all_jumpstart_jobs/moresearch.ftl?lang=en&jobtype=2 There will be a complete listing of all cadetships currently available. Cadetships are on offer all year round, so check back to the website regularly to see what’s available. In the meantime, download the information pack here: http://www.jobs.nsw.gov.au/Features-and-campaigns/~/media/Files/Cadet_Applicant_Guide_Apr_10.ashx





For more information, visit www.jobs.nsw.gov.au/Features-and-campaigns/JumpSTART-NSW-Cadetships.aspx

Flying Fish Adventure Training:Gap year or career
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Flying Fish provide professional training and international adventure on the sea and in the snow. Find out how to get a job teaching windsurfing in Australia or skiing in Canada. Learn about well paid jobs on superyachts in the Caribbean. Visit their worldwide destinations on screen. Plan your adventure on the sea or the slopes.




For more information, visit www.flyingfishonline.com

Australian Film, Television & Radio School courses
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS (Australian Film Television & Radio School) is Australia's national screen arts and broadcast school. They offer an exciting program of school holiday courses designed for teens.Want a Career Designing Computer Games? June 20 (Sun 2pm - 4pm)This one day seminar is designed for interested teens and worried parents - yes there are great careers available in this field! Come along and hear how you get to make your hobby a well paid career.Introduction to Radio 13 - 17 years, July 5 - 6 (9am - 5pm)Dont miss this amazing course taught by experts in real studios. Booked out last holidays, feedback ranged from 'wish it was longer' - 'I loved it - when is the next one?Screen Acting Intensive for Teens July 12 - 16 (9am - 5pm)Designed for the serious acting student, AFTRS 5-day Screen Acting Intensive is taught by professionals and covers the essential components required for giving exceptional screen performances.How to Audition Successfully - July 5 - 6 (9am - 5pm)Auditioning can be daunting, especially in the case of Screen Tests. How do you stand out and give a notable and memorable performance in such a short time. Horror Films: Make Your Own - July 5 - 9 (9am - 5pm) A week long school holiday Horror Film course for teens, where participants will write, act in, direct and produce their own Nightmare on Elm Street.
Introduction to Animation - July 12 - 15 (9am - 5pm)Designed for teens with a keen interest in animation and filmmaking, this fascinating and hands-on course is a mixture of both traditional and digital animationScreen and Special Effects Makeup July 7 - 9 (9am - 5pm)Join teachers in professional film and makeup studios for a fascinating three day course that will teach you all the tricks to amaze, terrify and create an array of makeup effects for the screen.The Real Filmmaking Workshop for Teens July 5 - 9 (9am - 5pm)
Working with industry professionals in real film studios with real equipment and props you will develop, write, direct, shoot, edit and produce your film. You will work with paid professional actors who will realise your script and story on film.For under 18s - make sure you download the Under 18 Consent form here: http://www.aftrs.edu.au/courses/how-to-apply/under-18s-open-program-enrolment-info.aspx before you apply.Location: The Entertainment Quarter, 130 Bent St, Moore Park NSWPhone: 1300 13 14 61 or 02 9805 6480
E: openprogram@aftrs.edu.au




For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/about.aspx

CSU Animation & Visual Effects Degree & Animation
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University offers Australia's only Bachelor degree dedicated to the art of animation and visual effects. The Bacehlor of Arts (Animation & Visual Effects) course is devoted to students who are passionate about creating memorable visuals and fulfilling their desire to bring their imagination to life.Career options include:* 3D graphics animation* motion design* digital compositing* visual effects
* computer games* multimedia authoring and design* professional art practice* film/television production* scientific visualisation* advertising, and* interactive media. Course information for CSU's Bachelor of Arts (Animation & Visual Effects) can be found at the site.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/arts_animation_visual_effects

Raffles College of Design and Commerce scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
One full-fee and one half fee scholarship is offered annually for each of the three undergraduate degree programs: Bachelor of Commerce•Bachelor of Design•Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication). Applications are now open to all current Year 12 Australian high school students. The scholarships are are currently valued at $55,540 for full tuition fees and $22,770 for half tuition fees. Applications are only available to students with Australian citizenship. Applications close on 19th November 2010.


For more information, visit raffles.edu.au/index.php/Apply/Design-Scholarship.html

Billy Blue College of Design Scholarship 2010
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College of Design, Brisbane invites you to "Make a Picture of Yourself at Billy Blue" and win one of two Scholarships worth $25,000. Take a minute to think about your future at Billy Blue College of Design then create a poster, drawing, t-shirt design, photo manipulation, graphic novel or short film of your new design career. All applicants will receive an invitation to join Billy Blue College of Design’s three-evening design intensive sessions at the Brisbane Campus. Closing date for entries is 4th June. Winners will be announced on 18th June.For complete details about entering the scholarship competition go to the site.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au/life-at-billy-blue/news/brisbane-campus-announces-scholarship-competitio

University of Wollongong Early Entry
Universities: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Imagine being rewarded for your hard work before you even sit the HSC! The Early Entry program can take some of the stress out of your final year because you’ll know you already have a place secured at UOW. And you still have the flexibility of being able to change your mind and your UAC preferences. You also have the option of deferring an Early Entry offer.You'll be assessed on your academic record, including your trial HSC, and other criteria such as an interview where you will have the opportunity to show your passion for the degree and/or portfolio. If successful, you’ll receive a guaranteed offer or an offer conditional upon your HSC results.Interviews for most faculties will be held at UOW's Wollongong Campus between 27 September and 1 October 2010. Applications for Early Entry to all faculties will open on 1 July 2010 and close on 1st September.


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

Interested in Dressmaking?
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
With the recent shift of clothing ‘Production’ to off shore companies, there is demand for Australian based dressmakers in several areas: Australian Fashion Designers now need skilled workers to construct their samples for Production; clients require alterations to variety of clothing purchased from stores; and individuals who still like to have garments ‘made to measure’ for that ‘special occasion’ need Home Dressmakers.The Academy of Dressmakers is designed for those who are looking for an alternative to the current vocational training with a more ‘Practical Application’ approach where the Focus is "Garment Construction", with a small component of Design. They allow the Student to decide whether they would like to learn these skills for their own purpose and obtain a ‘Certificate of Completion’ with no assessments,OR Complete a Certificate II, III or IV in Clothing Production that is recognised by VETAB and other Fashion Design Institutes. Check out a range of practical courses at the website.
For more information, visit www.dressmakingacademy.com.au/

AICM Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
PERFORMANCES // WORKSHOPS // COURSE & SCHOLARSHIP INFORMATION // TOURSAICM claims to have some of the highest calibre teaching staff in the country with a number of high profile professionals able to share vision and enthusiasm for the future. The collaboration and interdependence of staff and students in the achievement of performance excellence is a particular characteristic of ACIM.
The College is holding an Open Day from 11am -2pm on Saturday 19th June. Register your attendance by email to admin@aicm.edu.au

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

Bond University - scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Bond University Scholarship Program is now open for online applications! Each year Bond University offers a number of scholarships to Australia’s best and brightest students, rewarding them for academic, extra-curricular, leadership and community achievements. This year, the following scholarships will be available to current year 12 students studying at an Australian high school: Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships – These are Bond’s most prestigious scholarships offering 100% tuition remission. Corporate Scholarships - Bond awards five Corporate scholarships offering 50% tuition remission plus an internship with the sponsoring corporate. Bartercard Scholarships - These are available to students who are children of Bartercard members and/or their employees, Bartercard franchisees and/or employees, and/or Bartercard Australia employees and offer 50% tuition remission. Collegiate, Collegiate Captain and Collegiate Dux Scholarships - These scholarships offer 50% tuition remission and are exclusive to our Collegiate Partner Schools. John Burton Cadetship Scholarship – This scholarship offers 50% of tuition fees of a Bachelor of Journalism, plus a paid cadetship at the Gold Coast Bulletin, whereby the recipient studies and works on an alternating semesterly basis. Dean’s Scholarships - A limited number of Dean’s Scholarships are offered annually and award 25%- 40% tuition remission.Please visit the website for a full listing of all scholarships available to your students, plus full eligibility, application and selection details.
Applications for all scholarships should be lodged online by July 31, 2010. Students must ensure they provide copies of the year 11 and mid-year 12 results, and will be required to nominate their Principal, Year Coordinator or someone of similar academic standing to provide an educational reference.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/scholarships

Apprenticeships in the Automotive industry
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Start thinking and investigating now. MTA Apprenticeship Plus are a Group Training Organisation that help recent school leaves to get a job in the Automotive Industry across most fields of the industry within the NSW area. They find school leavers basic employment in their selected Automotive field or they can complete a pre apprenticeship course to get a better understanding of the field that they are looking at. For more info contact Jenessa McNamara on 02 98916900 or check out the website below plus www.autostart.com.au
For more information, visit www.mtaplus.com.au

Want to join the circus?
Career Choice: Posted 18-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The National Institute of Circus Arts (NICA) will be holding a Pre-audition Intensive Circus Workshop on Monday 5 to Friday 9 July 2010. Cost is $400. This pre-audition workshop will assist applicants to prepare for the 2011 NICA Bachelor of Circus Arts auditions which will be held inSeptember/October 2010. Designed for young people (min 16 years of age) with some background in physical training such as circus, sport, dance, physical theatre, gymnastics, acrobatics, martial arts, diving or trampoline. Download the flyer and application form from www.nica.com.au For further information or to request an application form, please ring (03) 9214 6537 or email elouden@swin.edu.au

Guest Speaker Monday 17th 10.30 -11.00 AV room
Private Colleges: Posted 14-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education own several private colleges offering certificate, diploma and degree course in these areas. Come to the talk if you are interested in: Arts and Social Sciences Bar and Beverage Management Beauty Therapy Business Community Services Culinary Arts Design and Digital Media Education and Child Care Event Management Fashion HR and Recruitment Healthcare and Medical Hotel Management Interior Design Journalism Management Marketing and Media Massage Natural Therapies Psychology and Counselling Resort and Spa Management Self Employment Sports and Fitness Tourism Management Travel and Tourism
For more information, visit www.think.edu.au/

Careers Expo Wed 19th May
Career Choice: Posted 14-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 will go over during Periods 1 and 2. Move to the bus bay after Home Room and bring $2 to be paid as you get on the bus.

RSA and RCG certificates have arrived
General: Posted 3-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room at lunchtime and not during study periods. Thank you. Students who paid and were stuck in Europe will be receiving refunds from Mrs Forrest.

Variety of scholarships at CSU
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Studying at university can be financially difficult for many students but Charles Sturt University (CSU) tries to lessen the burden by offering many undergraduate scholarships. The Charles Sturt Foundation provides over 200 undergraduate scholarships at the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses of CSU. Most of these scholarships are funded by individuals or organisations that hold a strong belief in supporting the University and its students. As well as the Foundations scholarships, CSU offers a range of equity and merit based scholarships. These include residential school equity grants, excellence scholarships, science scholarships and they also have a number or partnerships and pathway scholarships for CSU/TAFE study pathways. “Students can also apply for Professional Placement Equity Grants,” explains CSU’s Access and Work Manager Debra Johnson. “These are a CSU initiative to assist undergraduate students who must complete a compulsory professional placement as part of their course requirement.” For more information on the scholarships available at CSU visit the site.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/scholarships/

Orange Dental Clinic opens wide
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Charles Sturt University (CSU) Dental and Oral Health Clinics in Orange and Wagga Wagga are now open to the public. Providing general and specialist dentistry services to the Central West, the CSU Dental and Oral Health Clinic, featuring state-of-the-art equipment, aims to service the oral hygiene needs of the local community while providing valuable clinical experience for the University’s dentistry students. “By the end of 2010, patients will have the opportunity to have simple procedures completed by CSU dentistry students if they choose to do so,” said Dr Sabrina Manickam, senior lecturer at the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences. To find out more about degrees in Dentistry and Health Sciences, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/faculty/science/dentistry-health/

Board of Studies student number
HSC: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a copy of these for all Year 12s. See me in the library if you cannot find yours. You DO need it.

Newcastle University's 2011 Prospectus Available
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Newcastle's 2011 Undergraduate Prospectus, "Out to Achieve", is now available."Out to Achieve" has information about the Newcastle, Central Coast and Port Macquarie campuses as well as everything from degree info to campus life and the study environment. See me for a copy before we go to the Open Day.


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

Yapug - for Indigenous Students at Newcastle
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Yapug is a tertiary preparation program offered by the University of Newcastle for indigenous people aged 18 or over who didn’t complete the HSC or didn’t gain sufficient marks for entry into uni. It is available at the Callaghan campus in Newcastle as a full-time (one year) or part-time (two year) program. Yapug students develop the academic skills and self-discipline required for success in undergraduate study. The Wollotuka Institute Indigenous Student Support and Development Unit offers support services including counselling and student support, the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (qualified tutors helping students with their studies), a well-equipped resource centre, audio and visual materials on Indigenous topics and issues, health support and cultural programs.Upon completion, students will be eligible to apply for any undergraduate degree program offered at the University of Newcastle, including the Bachelor of Medicine. For further information, visit the website or phone (02) 4921 5000



For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/yapug

New Topics In Biomedical Science at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A Bachelor of Biomedical Science at the University of Newcastle gives graduates the knowledge, problem solving skills, critical reasoning and scientific methods to collaborate on scientific investigations of human structure and function in health and disease at a molecular, cellular and whole systems level. In 2010, the program will offer new topics including an introduction to professional skills in biomedical science, human anatomy and integrative physiology. These new topics will give students opportunities to gain and develop laboratory skills as well as teach them about the anatomy of the whole human body. They will complement and in some cases expand on, the current range of topics including physiology, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology and the analysis of drug actions, bioinformatics, human genetics, genetic engineering, immunology, bacteriology, virology and all aspects of cellular biochemistry. Bachelor of Biomedical Science graduates are well placed for careers in diagnostic pathology laboratories, clinical trials coordination, science and health education and promotion, and postgraduate health-related programs such as medicine and pharmacy. Students who enjoy subjects such as biology, physics, chemistry or mathematics and have an inquiring mind and like to find out how things work, should consider biomedical science.


For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/school/biomedical-sciences

Metro Screen Young Filmakers Holiday Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
3-day intensive filmmaking workshop for 11-16 year olds teaches the fundamentals of filmmaking. From script to screen, students will start by developing a story, shoot and edit and adding those final touches including titles and music.
DETAILS Wed 14/07 – Fri 16/07 Cost: $295. Further details and booking forms available at website.



For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au/BookingRetrieve.aspx?ID=72471

Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program 2010
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
What is it? The Youth Off The Streets Scholarship Program celebrates the gifts and strengths of young people from the Australian community who exhibit extraordinary promise but who lack the personal support networks and resources that will allow them to fulfill that potential. It targets young people aged between 14 and 21 years old, who are disadvantaged and/or may be disconnected from their families or communities and who are permanent residents of this country. Over twenty young people from throughout Australia are awarded scholarships each year to the value of $5,000 each to pursue further education or training so they may realise their potential for a positive future. Nominations close at 5pm on 7th May.


For more information, visit www.youthoffthestreets.com.au/scholarship/scholoarship_nominations_2010.html

Young Social Pioneers 2010 Applications now open
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for the 2010 Young Social Pioneers Program. If you're 'Up To Something Great' in your local , national or global community , are 18 -29 years of age and an Australian citizen , you could gain a place on our Young Social Pioneers Program for 2010. In 2010 The Foundation For Young Australians will select 14 Young Social Pioneers to take part in an all expenses paid one year program. The program enables young people to harness their pioneering spirit and equips them with the competencies and attributes to grow as social pioneers. Do you work with purpose and passion for a social cause? Are you 18-29 years old? Then you could gain a place on this exceptional year-long program. YSP offers you skill development, mentoring, intensive group and individual training and access to a global network of like minded people. Applications are now open and close 11 June 2010. For more details go to the website.
For more information, visit www.youngsocialpioneers.org.au/

Meet A Keeper - Taronga Zoo opportuniy
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Meet-A-Keeper is a one-day program for school students aged 14 years and over who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career at the Zoo but perhaps can't attend Work Experience.This unique program includes a seminar presented by a talented panel of Zookeepers, Zoo Educators and other Zoo staff members. Students have the opportunity to learn about all aspects of zoo-keeping, including:Career opportunities, The qualifications required, Core responsibilities Careers structures and wages Mystery 'Behind-the Scenes' tour. These themes and more are explored via a presentation in the morning session, which runs from approximately 10.30am - 11.45am. Afterwards, guests are invited to explore the zoo as they make their own way to a "Mystery behind the scenes" animal tour*. Times for tours vary and are arranged at time of booking. Mystery tours run for approximately 25-35 minutes and are distributed by staff on the day. *Mystery tours may change on the day according to availabilty. Meet A Keeper Dates 2010: Thursday 10th June 2010 Wednesday 11th August 2010
Thursday 16th September 2010. See me for details if you are interested in attending.

AFS Scholarship to Japan - Applications Open
Scholarships: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
With the support of Anglo American Metallurgical Coal and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, AFS is pleased to announce that one full scholarship to Japan is available to a lucky student on an Intensive Program (for two months) departing in December 2010. The Akito Sumibo Scholarship, established by Anglo American Metallurgical Coal (AAMC) and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd, honours Mr. Akito Sumibo who unexpectedly died in July 2004. This program aims to provide a young Australian with a life-changing experience in Japan. AFS has been working in partnership with Anglo American Metallurgical Coal and Mitsui Coal Holdings Pty Ltd since 2006. During this time five students have been sponsored to experience a two month program in Japan.The scholarship funds the entire AFS participation fee to Japan. Who is eligible? An AFS applicant who: is in Year 9, 10, 11 or 12 at any high school in Australia the year of application, meets the AFS application guidelines for Japan, is successful in AFS selection. How do I apply? You can register your interest by enquiring online or calling 1300 131 736 by 31st May 2010.

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

Want to be a firefighter?
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
NSW Fire Brigades Open Day 10:00am - 2:00pm on Saturday 8th May at Fire stations across the state. Find recruitment information and work experience details at the website.
For more information, visit www.fire.nsw.gov.au

Careers in transport & Logistics -ships-trucks
Career Choice: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you interested in Import/Export trade and International Logistics? Then My Freight Career may be of value to you. The company is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and a Group Training Company (GTC) established specifically for the Import /Export, International Trade Logistics, Freight Forwarding (Air and Sea), Road/Rail Transport, Shipping and Aviation industries. Certificate I, II, III, IV and Certificate V Diploma Level in Transport and Distribution. A variety of streams, including Warehousing & Storage, Road Transport Logistics, Aviation, Administration, Business & Customs Brokerage Certificate IV Frontline Management What's in it for you? A career in a growing industry.




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

Live free at UNE for a yr or win an iPhone
Universities: Posted 1-5-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course advising, tours and information sessions are available
throughout the day, as well as free breakfast in the Colleges from 7.30am*, free lunch, entertainment and afternoon refreshments. Great prizes on offer, including Live Free @ UNE for one year, iPhones and music giveaways. More great reasons for going to the Open Day.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au

Year 12 career interviews
Career Choice: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
These are continuing. See me to make an appointment before the UNE open day and before the Careers Expo.

Finalising seats on the bus to UNE
Universities: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Please get notes and money as soon as possible to assist me with the organisation. Thank you for your co-operation.

UNE Open Day - why you should go
Universities: Posted 30-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If university is your desired goal, consider these reasons for going to the open day on Friday of Week 3: 1) if UNE offers courses you are interested in, talk to people there about them and tour the facilities 2) if you are applying for early entry you need to make sure you choose the right course eg what is the difference between a degree in Rural Science or one in Agriculture 3) if you intend visiting other uni open days, you need something to compare them against. Then, and only then, can you make an informed decision about which offers the best course for you, with majors you want, that lead to suitable potential careers for you, that offer good accommodation and facilities etc. UNE has a great reputation - 5 stars in the Good Uni Guide. FInd out why.

Sunbeam Future Farmers apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is an initiative set up to give young people living in rural Australia a start in the farming industry and to secure the future of the Australian farming community.
This program is designed to match farmers with young Australians considering or participating in a full, part-time or school-based Australian Apprenticeship.
After successfully completing your Level II Certificate in Production Horticulture you will receive a $1,000 bonus payment paid by Sunbeam.

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

Lattitude gap year closing date
General: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking about having a gap year next year, and want to do something challenging and worthwhile with it, now is the time to get their Lattitude application forms in. Priority deadline date is set for Friday 14 May and you should apply by that date for the best chance of securing their first placement preference. See me for application forms.
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

Chartered Accountants Cadetship Evening
Career Choice: Posted 27-4-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A cadetship offers students the chance to work while they study a business or commerce degree at university. The event gives students a chance to meet and network with a wide range of employers from public practice, government, commerce and the Big 4. There will be information sessions about cadetships, a career in business and recruitment tips. When: Thursday, 13 May from 4.30pm Where: Sydney Convention Centre Who: Year 12 students Cost: Free Register online.
For more information, visit www.charteredaccountants.com.au/students

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