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Early entry schemes & scholarships due Wed 9th
Universities: Posted 7-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember that these need to be completed and given to me by 3pm Wednesday. You MUST have logged on and applied to UAC before completing the forms to get your UAC number to write on the application forms and you must also include the courses you apply for in the 9 preferences you can give.

Teaching Courses at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 7-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The UAC course numbers for teaching courses at Newcastle havae changed from what is in the UAC 2010 book. You MUST go to the link below to get the new course numbers if teaching at Newcastle Uni is one of your preferences.

For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Scholarships at UNSW
Scholarships: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
With just 28 days left to apply for UNSW Scholarships and the Co-op Program why not come along to the UNSW OPEN DAY Saturday September 5th at Kensington campus. Co-op and Scholarships officers, along with current scholars will be on hand to answer your questions!



For more information, visit www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au

Learning on the job with an RTA traineeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to earn while you learn? A traineeship combines work and training with successful trainees gaining a nationally recognised Certificate III qualification.The RTA is recruiting for traineeships commencing in January 2010 across a number of locations. Certificate III in Government (2 yrs) & Certificate III in Business (1 yr) Sydney – Granville, Parramatta, North Sydney, Yennora Hunter – Newcastle
Northern NSW – Grafton, Glen Innes, Port Macquarie Regional – Wollongong, Parkes, Wagga, Broken Hill. You must be completing Year 12 or hold the Higher School Certificate or equivalent . f you require any more information before applying, please call 1300 177 599


For more information, visit www.skillsroad.com.au/rta

TAFE TALK next Thursday 10th Sept.
TAFE: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out which courses you need to apply for by the end of October, what will be at Tamworth TAFE, advice on the application forms.

IMPORTANT - Teaching at Newcastle *******
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
You MUST read about the new UAC numbers for teaching courses at Newcastle. Tell anyone interested in going there to become a teacher.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

New Uni Courses ot in the UAC book
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
AT University of New England University of Newcastle University of New South Wales & Southern Cross University University of Canberra




For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Gov't Year 12 graduate program - earn $38,000
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy: Are you energetic, a good communicator, outgoing, ready for a challenge and keen to learn? We want you! In our Year 12 Graduate Program you can develop real work skills and earn good money starting from $38,000, while also having fun and meeting new people. Applications for the 2010 Graduate Program are open until 20 September 2009. Please note: the program is not for people with university qualifications, as we have a separate graduate intake for these applicants. The Year 12 Graduate Program is for people who will complete Year 12 in 2009. All Year 12 graduate positions will be located in Canberra. The program, commencing in February 2010, includes extensive learning and development opportunities such as:•an orientation program •a comprehensive training schedule •allocation of a mentor and a buddy (a Year 12 graduate from the previous year) •ongoing support from the HR team and program/home division sponsor •regular team meetings to discuss progress and exchange information.For further information or specific enquiries contact: The Graduate Coordinators Tel: 02 6271 7020


For more information, visit www.dbcde.gov.au/employment/entry_level_graduate_programs/year_12_graduate_program

Want to act?
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
4th - 10th JANUARY 2010 at THE UNIVERSITY OF NEW SOUTH WALES, KENSINGTON JOHN NILAND SCIENTIA BUILDING
The Australian Screen Tests is a world-class event known to industry professionals as the biggest "go-see" on the Australian Film Industry calendar. The Australian Screen Tests gives casting professionals from around the world the opportunity to source both established and new Australian talent in one place at one time. It is not a pageant or talent show. It is a series of auditions for casting directors and agents to see Australian actors of all ages. Free seminars for entrants and day pass holders will be held during the course of The Australian Screen Tests. Small group workshops will be held before The Australian Screen Tests by several top industry professionals.


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

Bond University Medicine (MBBS) Information Sessio
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Headed by one of the world’s leading authorities in evidence based medicine, Bond’s Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) program is distinguished by its strong educational focus on problem-based learning. With Bond’s three-semesters-per-year timetable and intensive clinical training periods, the 15-semester degree is completed in just 4 years and 8 months, with graduates then eligible to apply for hospital internships or undergo further training in any of the Australasian specialty colleges. The MBBS program is accredited by the Australian Medical Council and is open to school-leavers, undergraduate and postgraduate applicants. Applications for the May 2010 intake are now open! To learn more about the program including the application procedure for the May 2010 intake please join us at one of our MBBS Information Sessions. See website for details. Register on-line.


For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/faculties-colleges/faculty-of-health-sciences-and-medicine/events/BD3_010087

Aust'n Govt Dept - earn $38,600
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Department of Finance and Deregulation (Finance) is looking for talented people who have recently completed (within the last 24 months), or are currently completing their HSC to participate in the Finance Career Starters’ Program. As a Career Starter you will be provided with learning and development opportunities throughout the year, which will be a mix of formal training programs and in-house information sessions. The Program aims to ensure that Career Starters can acquire a strong set of practical, work-based skills while also providing you with a challenging work environment in which to apply those skills. Successful candidates will be engaged at the APS 1 level earning $38,600 per annum. The positions are based in Canberra, and successful interstate candidates will be responsible for their own travel, accommodation and associated costs.Applications will close on Sunday, 6 September 2008.



For more information, visit www.finance.gov.au/about-the-department/working-at-finance/recruitment/career-starters/index.

Changes to Youth Allowance for 2008 HSC
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Minister for Education, Julia Gillard, has announced that students who completed Year 12 in 2008, have taken a gap year in 2009 and must move more than 90 minutes from home to attend university in 2010 to undertake their chosen course will be entitled to claim independent status for Youth Allowance under the existing system until 30 June 2010.


For more information, visit www.deewr.gov.au/HigherEducation/Programs/YouthAllowance/Pages/default.aspx

FREE Digital Photography workshop!
Career Choice: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
CATC’s Popular workshop program is offering this. When: October school Holidays Tuesday the 6th and Wednesday the 7th Where: CATC Design College in The Rocks, 1-5 Hickson Rd. A Diploma of Photoimaging course commences in January 2010, CATC is offering a free two day workshop in Digital Photography. This workshop, which is normally $185 is run by a professional photographer and is a snapshot of the digital photography course. This is a onetime limited offer with only 15 places available. Over the two days, participants will learn handy tips and tricks and gain a better understanding of their equipment. This offer is for mature aged students, and Year 11 & 12 students. Participants must bring their own digital camera.

For more information, visit www.catc.nsw.edu.au

How Facebook could cost you a job or scholarship
Job vacancies: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Read this article about what happens out in the real world.
For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/employment-news/1323/how-facebook-could-cost-you-your-job

Job interview questions
Job vacancies: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Typical questions and suggested answers - worth looking at.

For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/job-interview-tips/1101/How-to-answer-interview-questions

Academy of Dressmakers School Holiday Courses,
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Held in Parramatta. 5 – 9 October 2009. For further details please contact 98853600 or email info@dressmakingacademy.com.au.
For more information, visit www.dressmakingacademy.com.au

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Interested in computer games? AIE is pleased to offer a range of courses over the September/October 2009 school holiday period at 3 campuses. Academy of Interactive Entertainment Study@AIE4aDay - Wednesday 30/09/09 10am – 3pm
Booking Required. T. 6162 5131 or canberra@aie.edu.aucanberra@aie.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/courses/short_courses.php

Alternative pathway to Griffith University
Private Colleges: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Queensland Institute of Business and Technology (QIBT) provides an alternative pathway to university for students who may not qualify via traditional means. With no minimum OP and a 90% success rate, QIBT students can obtain a diploma and a Griffith University Bachelor degree in under 3 years.Find out more – attend a QIBT Information Evening. For further information visit the site or telephone 3735 3470.

For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au

IMPORTANT: Deferment at UNSW
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW say: Given the Commonwealth Government decision to extend the time required by students to receive the full youth allowance, UNSW has decided to extend the
deferment period that a student may apply for. Currently students can apply for up to 12 months deferment when they receive an offer. From 2010, students will be able to apply for up to 2 years. They will do this by eapplying after one year. Information will be available soon on our website

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/defer

Elite Athletes and Performers Program
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW have recently enhanced the leadership component of this Program by adding bonus points for Duke of Edinburgh (Silver and Gold), Queens Scouts, International Competitions and Assessments for Schools medals as well as for
the International Baccalaureate Theory of Knowledge. Students must apply to the Program by downloading the appropriate form. Applications must be made by November 30.

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/undergrad/ced/eliteathletes.html

HSC Plus Bonus Points scheme at UNSW
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Plus has been very successful in helping students who have done well at relevant year 12 courses to also do well in relevant university programs. We have recently added Languages (for all Arts Programs), HSC courses for a new
degree in Commerce/Science (Advanced Mathematics), and many Science Programs including Optometry/Science now have HSC Plus bonus points. Click on `View Bonus Points? and then click on the relevant UNSW program for
details of relevant points. Students do not need to apply for this program as the points will be added automatically.

For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/futureStudents/undergrad/ced/HSCPlus.html

UNSW Faculty of Law Open Day 2009.
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
There will be numerous events taking place across campus and plenty of activities in the Law Building. As well as Law presentations there will be opportunities to join in a ‘taster’ law class, listen to a careers talk, or join Law students for a coffee and a chat or a tour of the Law Building.

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

UNE Open Day on Friday
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please be at the bus bay by 6.55 so we can leave at 7am. I have booked us into Albies for breakfast and we will leave UNE at 1.30 so we are back by 3.00pm. Make sure you are prepared for the weather: 4-16 plus rain.

UNSW and Macquarie Open Days
Universities: Posted 2-9-09 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are going to either of these over the next 2 Saturdays, please see me for the information sent by the universities.

Uni - do you have Q? Got your HSC number?
Universities: Posted 31-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
There will be a lunchtime "Q&A" forum in M1 on Tuesday from 12.50pm to outline the process and answer questions. There will be a prize for the"best" question. Get your HSC student number then so you can apply to UAC, QTAC or VTAC.



If you are a Year 12 who does NOT have a TFN...
General: Posted 31-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Taxation Office has sent me a letter saying that A Tax File Number is need by school leavers. Without one, you cannot get get some Centrelink payments or defer your university fees to be paid later when you start work or if you are working, you will be taxed at the highest rate. See me for the form needed to apply ASAP and get this organised.

QQQQ on applying to UAC, QTAC or VTAC??
Universities: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
I will hold a lunchtime "Q&A" forum in M1 on Tuesday from 12.50pm to outline the process and answer questions. There will be a prize for the"best" question.

Bachelor of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Universities: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Only course like it and offered at Macquarie Uni.
For more information, visit www.ling.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/bsphs

Bonus HSC Points at Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about their Academic Advantage scheme at the website.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/academicadvantage

Scholarships at Macquarie booklet + Law Info Nite
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklet has arrived. Law INformation Evening will be on Wed 2 Sept 6.30-8.00pm

Subscribe to Macquarie Uni's e-zine
Universities: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
News, blogs, vlogs, events, dates etc for interested future students. Go to the site and subscribe.
For more information, visit www,getsirius.mq.edu.au

Actuarial Studies at Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Info session Saturday 12 sept ember 11.45-1.00pm. YOu need to registerby emailing: sharon.collectt@mq.edu.au
For more information, visit www.acst.mq.edu.au

Raffles Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 28-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 5th Sept 10am - 2pm. for design and business courses.
For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

APM’S Scholarship Competition for 2010
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The closing date is now Wednesday 30 September 2009. APM COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIPS ON OFFER FOR 2010 are 1 x full-fee APM Degree scholarship, valued at $37,200; and 2 x half-fee APM Advanced Diploma scholarships, valued at $7,200 each.The scholarships will be awarded to those who have demonstrated a keen and active interest in establishing a career in the worlds of business, marketing, public relations, event management, journalism or advertising. All Bachelor scholarship applicants must have completed their HSC (or equivalent) in 2009, with a minimum UAI of 60.00. No UAI is required for Advanced Diploma applicants. Once the scholarship finalists are chosen, the final stage will be based on an interview. Finalists will be selected and notified by Friday 16th October 2009.
For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/latest-news/

Scholarships at UQ in Brisbane
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for the booklet that they have sent.

Teaching scholarships DVD
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Get up to $5000 a year, guaranteed job, $3000 one off grant when you start teaching etc. Call 1300 301 435 or see me for the DVD or flyer.

Uni of Sydney Scholarships worth $6000 a year
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to be getting an ATAR in the 90s to be considered plus to show achievement, leadership etc etc. I have copies of the application form available.

Want to perform, act, dance, paint, design, create
Career Choice: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
All courses across Australia in these areas plus arts management and admin, digital and new media plus technical production are in the book called 2009/2010 Directions: National Guide to Tertiary Education in the Arts. I have bought 2 copies of this.

Won't get a high enough ATAR for Griffith Uni?
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Conside going to QIBT located oncampus at Griffith. If you successfully complete their one year diploma course, you are guaranteed pathway to second year university. This is for many but not all courses.
For more information, visit www.qibt.qld.edu.au/

A career in Coastal Engineering
Career Choice: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Design structures like harbours & marines, do project management on these, research coastal issues like rising sea levels or look at management of the sustainable environment. See me for the brochure on this.

Newcastle Uni Open Days - 3 campuses
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Main Callaghan 29 AUg, Central Coast 22nd Aug and Port Macquarie 3 Sept
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au

Theres's money and jobs in feet
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Podiatry is offered at the Central Coast campus and students do clinics in Wyong and also deal with research projects and working with elite athletes such as the Central Coast Mariners. Study Anatomy Physiology and Biomechanics.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/school/health-sciences/areas-of-study/podiatry.html

Combined degrees at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of advantages - 2 degrees in 5 years rather than 6, increases your career options and knowledge. See what is possible.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study

Blue Steel Cadetships
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Closing date is 31 August.
For more information, visit www.bluescopesteel.com/cadets

UAC Additional Selection Criteria.
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Some courses select applicants on the basis of additional selection criteria such as a personal statement, questionnaire, portfolio of work, interview or test. Additional selection criteria can be found in the course descriptions available through the course search.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/course-search/index.shtml

HSC student numbers
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me if you don't have it so you can log on to UAC.

Educational Access Schemes.
Universities: Posted 27-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
EAS are provided for educationally disadvantaged students who are looking for a university place. Please see the website to see if you qualify, what supporting doucmentation is required and then see Mrs McGregor.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/eas/

Chemical Engineering at Newcastle Info Night
Universities: Posted 26-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Thursday 3 Sept from 6pm. Bookings and info: phone Jenny on 49217840

Scholarships at Newcastle in Eng & Built Envir
Scholarships: Posted 26-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots worth $$$ - check the site
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/students/future/fees-scholarships.html

Econmics and Business at Sydney University
Universities: Posted 26-8-09 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty handbooks have arrived and are in the Careers Office.

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