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Bonus entry scheme at QUT
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland Uni of Technology's bonus scheme is outlined at this site.
For more information, visit www.qut.edu.au/entrybonus

Blue Mountains Hotel Management School
Private Colleges: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Allied with Austrlaian Interantional Hotel School. Offer degrees, diplomas, world travel etc. Links to UQ.
For more information, visit www.hotelschool.com.au

A day in the life of a nursing student
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Offered at Notre Dame uni on Friday 9 July .
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au

New: Bachelor of Medical Radiation Science at CSU
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Couse allows you to specialise in Medical Imaging and Nuclear Medicine.

New: Bachelor of Business in Hospitality Managemen
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At CSU in Lismore. INcudes a 20 week internship program.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/tourism

Dr, dentist, pharmacist, vet, optometrist??
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
IF you want to apply for any of these, you MUST see about the requirements eg sitting UMAT and STAT tests.

Tax File Numbers needed by uni students
General: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
IF you intend to get the gov't to pay your uni course costs through HEC-HELP, you must have a TFN. See the front office for an application form so you have it before you start uni.

Want to go to uni in Qld?
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
UQ (University of Quuensland) course guide for 2011 has arrived. See me for details.

UNE Open Day permission notes available now
Universities: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you would like to attend the UNE OPen Day to see what courses they offer, talk to uni advisers, see the colleges please collect a note from me. Money and notes will be numbered as they are returned to Mrs Forrest as we will be travelling with another school so first in will definitely be going. You should go if you are considering UNE as a preferred choice or if you see it as a back up due to its early entry scheme. You would obviously need to choose the right course for you.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/openday.php

Apprenticeships in the Motor Mechanic Industry
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
MTA Apprenticeship Plus has job vacancies currently available.


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

APM College of Business and Communication
Private Colleges: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Join them for a day to begin your collection of business skills.
Tuesday 13th July - Influencing Skills - 10am - 2pm Tuesday 28th September - Women in Business - 10am - 2pm Level 10, 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney, 2060 T. 1300 880 610

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

Day in the Life of ... hosp management
Private Colleges: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality Management. Day in the Life of ... Hotel, Resort, Event, Tourism & Business Managers, & Head Chefs. 22 April, 15 July, 27 September Cost $40 includes all materials and lunch. T. 1300 851 237 E. info@williamblue.edu.au
For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au

A day in the life of a Designer.
Private Colleges: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College of Design 10am - 4pm Saturday: 29 May, 26 June, 31 July. Cost is $80 including lunch. 171 Pacific Highway, N Sydney, 2060 Phone 1300 851 245 email info@billyblue.edu.au

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

Want a Career Designing Computer Games ?
Career Choice: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS 3 hour 'All About Gaming' session on Apr 13. Find out more at the website.

For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/courses/course-search/open-course-detail.aspx?id=4050

Thank you
General: Posted 30-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
A big thank you to those Year 12 students who stayed after school on Monday to meet the UNE CHancellor and Vice Chancellor. Both men expressed their appreciation for being able to speak to you. THe Vice Chancellor at the afternoon tea also spoke highly of you to me.

Monday's visit by UNE Chancellor and Vice-Chan
Universities: Posted 26-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The Hon. Dr Richard Torbay (Chancellor UNE) and Professor Barber would like to meet key staff and senior students. This is a unique opportunity for students in our region to meet with UNE’s leaders to discuss possibilities for future learning, and the Vice Chancellor has expressed his wishes to personally speak with students.They will visit McCarthy Catholic College on Monday 29 March between 3:00 and 3:45pm in the library. Monday afternoon will also provide an opportunity for Principals, Careers Advisers and School leaders to mingle during a UNE gathering with refreshments at the UNE Tamworth Access Centre. This will commence at 4:15pm in Peel House, 24 Fitzroy Street Tamworth, next door to the Town Hall. If you would like to attend either, please let me know in person or via email please.

Earn good $$, travel, work o/s in varied fields??
Career Choice: Posted 26-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to do this, become a chartered accountant. An information package has arrived re jobs, what it actually involved (it is more people skills than number crunching) and pathways into it. Please see me to look or borrow the pack.

RSA and RCG update
General: Posted 26-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
There are still some vacancies for the Monday and Tuesday but the second coruse is full.

RSA and RCG - money due this week!
General: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses are in Week 1 of Term 2. Cost for both is $140 to Mrs Forrest ASAP. A lot of students indicated at a year meeting that wanted to do this, it has been organised and I need students to now pay for the courses.

UTS Handbook and all course information
Universities: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
This has arrived and some is in the Careers Room and some booklets are in the Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

UNE - visit by Chancellor and Vice Chancellor
Universities: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Next Monday afternoon (29th March) these Richard Torbay (Speaker of the NSW Parliament) and Professor Jim Barber will be visiting McCarthy and would like to meet year 12 students who may be interested in going to UNE. If you would like to attend and talk to them about the university and courses, please let me know. They will be in the library from 3.00 to 3.30.

Economics & Business at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course booklets have arrived.

Macquarie Uni in 2011
Universities: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Course guide has arrived in the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

New program - Bachelor of Social Work Gold Coast c
Universities: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Griffith University has extended its teaching programs with a Bachelor of Social Work on offer at the Gold Coast campus from next year. With an existing skills shortage, strong population growth in the Brisbane to Gold Coast corridor, and an ageing population, there is an increasing demand for well qualified, social work practitioners. Social work involves understanding and providing necessary support for individuals of all ages in their different environments such as families, the workplace or community.It covers a broad range of areas including hospital and community health; child, youth and family welfare; aged care and disability services; and community development.Career opportunities exist in all health and human services organisations such as Queensland Health, Centrelink, the Department of Communities, Department of Child Safety and non-government agencies in the health and welfare sector.
Graduates from the four-year program will be eligible for membership of the Australian Association of Social Workers.
For more information contact Hayley Pearce phone: 07 5552 9332, email: h.pearce@griffith.edu.au
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

Acting for Camera
Career Choice: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Five-day drama workshop at the Powerhouse Museum 12–16 April. See website for details.


For more information, visit www.atyp.com.au/index.php/workshops

Scholarships at UTS
Scholarships: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Search the site to see what you can apply for and what suits you.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/study/scholarships/index.html

Ernst & Young Accounting Cadet Program 2011
Scholarships: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Combine university studies with real work with a major accounting firm. Put these dates in your diary. It is a fantastic opportunity. Application opening date 24 May, closing date 25 June

For more information, visit www.ey.com.au/AU/en/Careers/Students/Programs/Cadet-Program

UNSW Faculty of Law Essay Competition
General: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open to Year 11 and 12 students.. Entries Close 5pm Friday 23 April.


For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au/essaycomp

Graphic Design Interior Design and Photography
Career Choice: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Workshops available in at CATC in Sydney Thursday & Friday 10am–4pm 15th - 16th April 8th - 9th July 16th - 17th September. Flyer in Careers Noticeboard.
For more information, visit www.catc.nsw.edu.au

Fitness Certificate II course at Tamworth TAFE
TAFE: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a flyer on the course whihc can be done on a part time basis. See me for a copy.

Social Work Careers Day
Career Choice: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
2010 Social Work Careers Day will be held at Westmead Hospital on the 11th and the 19th May. We would like to offer places to two students at the school. Please see me if you are interested in attending. The brochure is on the wall in the Senior Study.

Women in trades
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 23-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Some inspirational video clips about women as chippies, sparkies, painters and landscapers can be seen at this website.
For more information, visit www.skillsone.com.au/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=Emailmarketingsoftware&utm_content=96894034

ACU in 2010
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University has sent their course book for 2011. See me in the Careers Room if you want to look at it.

Be a student nurse for a day
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At ACU in North Sydney: Tuesday 13 July. Check it out and register online. Hands-on workshops etc. Is nursing right for you?
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience

Be an exercise scientist for a day
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At ACU: Thursday 15 July. Check it out and register online. Hands-on workshops and visit biomechanics laboratories etc
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience

Be an environmental scientist for a day
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At ACU: Tuesday 13 July. Check it out and register online
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience

Business??
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Buzz with Business at ACU in North Sydney. on Monday 24 May.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience

Win a new iPod
General: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
What is your dream job? To win an iPod, go to the site below.


For more information, visit www.worksite.actu.asn.au/quizzes/win-an-ipod.aspx

Want to be a vet??
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney Veterinary Science Rural Students Entry Scheme is for students who achieve a UAI not more than five points below the UAC main round cut off mark.


For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/vetscience/future_students/undergraduate/rural.shtml

UMAT 2010: medicine/dentistry/optometry
Career Choice: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
UMAT is for the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs.
Registrations for UMAT2010 will open online in April 2010.
Registration must be received at the UMAT Office by 5p.m. Friday 4 June 2010. Late registrations up to 5p.m. Friday 18 June, (late fee of AUD$55). It will NOT be possible to register for UMAT2010 after this date. UMAT2010 will be held on Wednesday 28 July 2010. See mfor more information please if interested in the se 3 areas

For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au

News from CATC Design School - workshops & courses
Private Colleges: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day will be held on on April 9th. Open Days are open to the public and anyone can RSVP to info@catc.nsw.edu.au Enrolments are now open for the April ‘two-day workshop’ program which commences on April 15th/16th These workshops are available to years 10, 11 and 12 students interested in Graphic Design, Interior Design and Photography. Requests for the workshop registration form can be obtained by request, please email info@catc.nsw.edu.au
For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/

Career & scholarship in hospo and event mgt
Scholarships: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Kenvale College and the Radisson Plaza Hotel Sydney have launched for the fourth year running, the highly successful High Flyers Program. This program provides Year 12 students across New South Wales with the opportunity to win one of two scholarships at Kenvale College, Randwick. Twenty successful finalists will undergo a three day intensive training program along side highly skilled staff at the Radisson Plaza Hotel. They will be groomed to perform at a five star standard in preparation for a Gala Dinner that they will host and compete in at the Radisson Plaza Hotel, Sydney.
Applications close 5 May 2010. I have the details and an application form.

Australian Maritime College in Tasmania
Career Choice: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The AMC send this: AMC is located in Launceston and is a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania. We have a world-class suite of teaching and research facilities placing us among the world’s 10 leading maritime training organisations. If you are interested in a maritime career we have a range of courses across our three national centres in engineering, business and maritime logistics and technology, and marine environment. We also offer a number of short courses in seafaring for students who want a career at sea. The graduate employment rate for our engineering students is 100%, with all other courses nearing that mark. The maritime industry is booming and AMC students are in high demand. Our world-class facilities include the Bluefin, a training vessel many of our students get to gain first-hand shipping experience on and Stephen Brown, a stationary training ship, the Marine Firefighting Centre and the Survival Centre that train and prepare students for the dangers they may face at sea, a Ship-Handling Simulator with full-scale bridge, as well as research facilities that out students utilise including a 100 metre towing tank, water test basin, cavitation tunnel and circulating water channel.

For more information, visit The AMC is located in Launceston and is a specialist institute of the University of Tasmania. We hav

SCU celebrates opening of new Gold Coast campus
Universities: Posted 15-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Gold Coast campus was opened by the Deputy Prime Minister Julia Gillard, with the Chancellor The Hon John Dowd AO QC and the Vice Chancellor, Professor Peter Lee (far left). Southern Cross University marked a significant milestone with the opening of the foundation building at the new Gold Coast campus in February. Located 400-metres from North Kirra Beach, key features of the foundation building include a student services hub, designed to provide a one-stop shop for student support and enquiries and the hi-tech fourth floor library, offering stunning views of the ocean and Gold Coast hinterland. The new Gold Coast campus offers undergraduate degrees in business, convention and event management, international tourism management and law and paralegal studies. It complements courses in secondary and early childhood education, occupational therapy, social science, sport management, nursing and midwifery at SCU Lakeside, at Caloola Drive, Tweed Heads and SCU Riverside, Brett Street, Tweed Heads.


For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/about/index.php/6/

You and Your ATAR booklet
Universities: Posted 10-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
There is a link to the 2009 booklet if you go into the University section of the McCarthy Careers website and scroll down to ATAR. Click on the blue link.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/index.php

Links to Students Online and How Your HSC Works
HSC: Posted 10-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Links to these two websites mentioned by the BOS guest speaker are on the McCarthy Careers Webpage at this link.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=55

UNE OPEN DAY now in May - read on..
Universities: Posted 9-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
University of New England Open Day in Armidale will be held on May 7th. Shortly I will be handing out permission notes if you wish to attend. Cost will be $10 and we leave at 7am. More details later. See what UNE has to offer - first choice or as backup with an early entry application.

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

Student Fashion Designers 2010
Career Choice: Posted 9-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
At Powerhouse Museum until 30 May 2010, this showcases students’ work from Sydney-based fashion design schools.

For more information, visit www.powerhousemuseum.com/exhibitions/student_fashion.asp

Careers in Medical Research Seminar
Career Choice: Posted 9-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Society for Medical Research free seminar for years 10-12 students. Thursday 10 June 2009 (9:30am-12pm) at the Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Reservations must be made to: Dr Daniel Hermens: daniel.hermens@sydney.edu.au

For more information, visit www.asmr.org.au/MRWNSW.html

Courses and jobs working at sea/in marine areas
Universities: Posted 9-3-10 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Maritime College : $2.1 million to address skills shortages in Australia’s maritime industries. AMC offer Bachelor Degrees, Honours Degrees, Advanced Diplomas, and Ocean Seafarer Training eg Maritime Engineering and Hydrodynamics, Maritime and Logistics Management, Marine Environment Studies, Ocean Seafarer Training . AMC offers Vocational Education and Training (VET) in seafaring, fisheries, aquaculture, food safety and Transport and Distribution.



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

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