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Performing Arts and Communications at CSU
Universities: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
iDay08 is the day to find out about courses in these faculties at the Wagga an Bathurst campuses. It will be held in Sydney at the Powerhouse Museum on Sat 30 August at either 10.30 or 1.30.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/special/iday

Sydney Uni Open Day 30 August
Universities: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Copies of the Open Day program have arrived - what's on, mini lectures, maps etc.
For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au

Early Entry Program at ACU
Universities: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Early Achievers Program will be one the early entry schemes I will be mentioning at the meeting on early entry schemes in Week 5 - Wednesday lunchtime (Wed 20th Aug) in the AV Room.

Australian Catholic University
Universities: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Days on Tues 30 Sept and wed 1 Oct at Strathfield and on Oct 2 at North Sydney campus. It is a hands-on day and you can experience a range of courses and what they are really like eg Education, arts, business, early childhood, enivr science, exercise science, nursing, social work, vis arts, religion, IT etc. Check out the courses in the newly arrived 2009 course guides.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/universityexperience

Repaying HECS (cost of uni courses)
Universities: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
At the Uni Info Evening, I didn't fully explain that the cost of your course (eg $5000pa x 4 years = $20,000) does not have to be paid up front at the beginning of each year if you cannot afford this. You or your parents can make part payments and receive discounts on the amount owing or you can ask the gov't to pay the whole bill and when you start work and earn over $36K a year the gov't will take money from your pay each week to pay your debt - just like tax.

Gap year opportunity - earn up to $500 pw
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Challenge in Tamworth have a gap year program for 2009. This would help you qualify for independent youth allowance and may suit students looking at uni studies, especially those interested in working with children, disabled, special education, business etc. See me for details.

Careers in Real Estate
Career Choice: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Wondering which course to do to get you into this career? I have information available after speaking to real estate agents at the Live, Train and Work in Tamworth expo.

Country Energy cadetships, apprentices, trainees
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 31-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for a lot of varied positions. What suits you? Find out more about jobs, the pay, training. Some applications close 8 August so you need to move quickly. See me, ring 6338 3555 or visit the website for details.
For more information, visit www.countryenergy.com.au/careers

Scholarship at UNSW worth $4000
Scholarships: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are intending going to UNSW, please let me know.

Cultural Care Au Pair Info Meeting 2nd Aug
Career Choice: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held in Newcastle on Saturdau from 11-1pm. I have details if you want to work and travel in the USA looking after children.
For more information, visit www.culturalcare.com.au

Notre Dames's High Achiever Early Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
CLoses 31 July. Please see me ASAP if interested.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Science at Sydney Uni in 2009
Universities: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses in science, ag, vet science. Info on bridging courses. Areas to specialise in ege anatomy, cell pathology, microbiology, pharmacology, plant sciences, psychology etc etc.
For more information, visit www.science.usyd.edu.au

Uni of Queensland (UQ)
Universities: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Information has arrived on courses, open day, scholarships.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au

Careers in Coastal Engineering (civil or environ)
Career Choice: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures on this have arrived - if you are interested in geography, effects of global warming, research in waves water and sea levels, remote sensing etc. You should be good at physics and maths. A new and fascinating area.
For more information, visit www.engineersaustralia.org.au/nccoe

Maths and Science uni courses
Universities: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
From 2009 these will be regarded as National Priority courses like Teaching and Nursing and the cost of these courses will be reduced by up to $3000 a year. Teach in these areas and your HECS-HELP debt will also be less.

International College of Management Sydney (Manly)
Scholarships: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day is 17th August. They have also sent scholarship applications worth over $33,000. Closes 20th october for courses in Hosp Mgt, International Tourism, Event Mgt, property Service Mgt, Retail Services Mgt and Sport Mgt.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au

Australian Student Mineral Venture 2009
Career Choice: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are in Yr 10,11 or 12 and interested in science and engineering see me.

QUT Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Two brochures and application forms have arrived.
For more information, visit www.scholarships.qut.com

GAP Activity Projects has a new name
Career Choice: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude Global Volunteering is the new name for this organisation. Check the websites - voluntary placements are available for 17-25 year olds.
For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au

University scholarships in Victoria
Universities: Posted 29-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
VTAC have advised that thye will be administering the Access, Equity and Instituitonal Merit scholarships. Closing dates are 10 Sept. I have details of cancelled courses at some of the 10 universities and their open days.
For more information, visit www.vtac.edu.au

Uni Info Evening 7pm Wed 30th July
Universities: Posted 25-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held in the PAC next Wed. I encourage you and a parent to attend. All aspects of applying, costs, deadlines, dates and deferring are covered. This will be THE ONLY chance for you to hear the big picture of what is involved for students wanting to go to university -whether it is next year or in the years ahead. I look forward to seeing you there.

Welcome back to Term 3
Career Choice: Posted 25-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
For Year 12 this is the busiest most hectic term of the year in terms of school work and careers. Next week there will be a massive email with all the material which arrived over the holidays and during this week so make sure you check your emails.

Southern Cross Uni booklets
Universities: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets from every faculty at SCU have arrived. Some are on display in the Senior Study and others are in the Careers Room. You are encouraged to look at these, especially if you will be applying for SCU's early entry scheme so that you apply for the course that suits you best and meets your needs.

JMC Academy prospectus for 2009
Private Colleges: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A large book has arrived with course details, open day, scholarships and holiday workshops. Courses: digital animation, digital tv production, audio engineering & sound production, entertainment business management and popular music and performance.
For more information, visit www.jmcacademy.edu.au

Blue Scope Steel cadetships: $27,336+
Universities: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - 31-8-08
Work and earn and study at the same time. BlueScope Steel are seeking people wanting careers in envir science, chemistry or engineering (mechanical, electrical, mechatronics, materials,chem, civil, structural). You will earn $27K+ a year plus there are educationa dn accommodation allowances. Successful candidates are notified 10 October. Applications are open now and close on 31 August with interviews in the Sept holidays. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.bluescopesteel.com/cadets

Live Train & Work in Tamworth expo July 29th
Career Choice: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held at the Town Hall on Tuesday 29th July afromm 5.30-8.30 and is targeting 13-19 year olds so if you intend working in town next year you should atttend to talk to prospective employers. More info next term.

Changes to uni applications for UAC and QTAC
Universities: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I have recently received information on changes that are taking place this year for those applying to university, whether you intend going next year or deferring. I will explain these at the University Information Evening on Wed 30th July. Please make sure you and a parent are here at school on that night to hear what you need to know.

Final email for Term 2
Career Choice: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be the final email for Term 2. I wish you all a good break, hope you do get some study done, are able to continue researching career and course options for after the HSC and can even visit some universities and colleges. After this term, I will be available to see you if you have changed your mind since your interview with me or need further information.

UAC Course Finder
Universities: Posted 2-7-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are searching for courses, you may like to use the Course Finder at the UAC site. It is for 2008 and next term the 2009 one will be available but this is a start to help you.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/career/resources_for_year12.html

Early Entry Scheme at Wollongong Uni
Universities: Posted 26-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Aren't you lucky - this scheme has been expanded in 2008. This is different to other early entry schemes because you have to apply online between 1st July and 23 September. Please read the details carefully as not all courses are offered and there are lots of things you need to do.
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/prospective/earlyentry/

Program of lectures at Newcastle Uni Open Day
Universities: Posted 26-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Newcastle Uni have sent this information: When arriving on campus all students should first make there way to the Great Hall where they will receive a program and carry bag. Students will also receive an entry form to win one of two $100 JB Hi-Fi gift vouchers. We will notify the winners on the day. There will be a number of food areas open on campus during the day where students can buy lunch. This includes Marmadukes Cafe and Subway. Please remind students that the campus is large and most walkways are not under cover so they should be prepared for wet weather. Go to the link below and click on the pdf file for a copy of the program of lectures so you can plan your day, read what each is about and a map. Don'f forget to visit the colleges to check out accommodaton.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/students/future/events-and-key-dates.html

Bedford's mid-year intake in Business & Childcare
Private Colleges: Posted 26-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Mid Year intake in Bedford College's Business and Child Care Courses commence on 21 July 2008. Diploma courses in both Business and Child Care provide graduates with automatic entry (with at least one year credit) into a university degree - Business graduates can gain entry into a Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Commerce and other degrees, whilst Child Care graduates can gain entry into a Bachelor of Early Childhood Education, Bachelor of Education (Primary). Remember this for 2009 and also if you know anyone from the 2007 HSC year who is still looking for options, this may suit them.


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

Newcastle University booklets
Universities: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2009 books have arrived as well as well as books on study options at the Central Coast campus at Ourimbah. Those going to the Open Day are advised to check this out before going there so that you choose the best lectures to attend on the day to help you make good decisions on the best courses for you.

Pilot Aptitude Training Systems (PATS)
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This company helps prepare people to pass aptitude tests to get ino the defence force and to pass selection testing for the Qantas Pilot Cadeship program. See me for brochures or visit the website.
For more information, visit www.pilotaptitude.com

Jobs in the Marine Industry CD
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to work in any boating or marine based job or to see what is available, please see me to get a copy of the CD.

Fast track your Business Degree at APM
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Do a traditional 3 year course in 2 years by doing 3 semesters a year for 2 years. See me for details.

APM : A day in the life of ...
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to know what exactly do event managers, marketers, public relations, communicatino and media professionals actually do, take part in the Day in the Life of program. The days are offered on Saturdyas in July, August, Sept and November to help you make good career choices for $80. See me for applications.

APM Scholarships: Marketing, PR, Advert, Event Mgt
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $37,200 for Bachelor of Business sepcialising in these areas. I have application forms. Closing date is Friday 5 September. There are also other scholarships in Business (Marketing) work $14K and $7K. See me for the brochures and for the Booklet on the Bachelor of Business courses.
For more information, visit www.apmcollege.edu.au

Work Experience in July holidays
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you intend doing this, you should have seen me and be under way with getting all the paperwork completed. Please return forms ASAP. If you haven't started this, the deadline to arrange work experience would be Friday 27th! If you haven't seen me by then, it will be too late to do work experience in the July holidays. I strongly recommend that seeking apprenticeships at the end of the year do work experience before the HSC to improve your chances of getting an apprenticeship.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/work_experience.htm

Passmores in 2009
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A new prospectus has arrived. See me for a copy. Interviews can be organised in Newcastle from now on.
For more information, visit www.passmores.com.au

Health Careers Kit 2008 - has finally arrived.
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Everyone interested in a c career in any health-related area MUST look at this book. It has course information, comparisons, scholarship info, UAIs etc etc.

Raffles: new fashion & other courses, open day
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day 6 Sept. See the poster in the senior study. New Bachelor of Commerce ( Design Managemetn, Finance, Hospo, Magt, Marketing and Tourism). Bachelor of Design now includes majors in Fashion Marketing and Design Management. school holiday workshops are offered. they have sent a CD of the graduate fashion design collection - all T&D student should look as it may help with major works.
For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

Raffles College of Design and Commerce Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $49,680. Applications close 30 Sept. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

Notre Dame Course Guides 2009
Universities: Posted 24-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
These books covers all courses plus how to apply, opportunities to study abroad, courses which include internships and practicums (great!) etc Please read the stories of students who are studying there for their comments. Collect a copy from me.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Kenvale College of Hospitality & Event Managemen
Private Colleges: Posted 23-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
EARLY ENTRY: On 7 July, Kenvale have an interview day for any students interested in applying for 2009. They will be notified within 2 weeks of their interview as to the outcome of their application. COMMERCIAL COOKERY - next year Kenvale will be running a commercial cookery course. Students can obtain the qualification in just two years. It is also combined with general hospitality studies, so that students receive their Cert III in Commercial Cookery plus a Diploma of Hospitality. For more details, contact Bernie McFarlane ph 9314 6213 or mcfarlaneb@kenvale.edu.au




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

HSC Study Day in Newcastle in the holidays
School Matters: Posted 23-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Newcastle is holding a HSC Study Day for year 12 students on Friday the 18th of July. See website for details.

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

Notre Dame early entry program
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Early offer guide has arrived. Applications are due 4 July. See me for the booklet with the form.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Notre Dame open days
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Broadway campus on 30 August and Darlinghurst on 6 Sept.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Enter the myfuture video competition.
Career Choice: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Entry kits can be obtained online and close 18 AUgust.
For more information, visit www.thecrew.net.au

Notre Dame University
Universities: Posted 13-6-08 Deadline - No Deadline
They are holding A day in the life of a Uni student day on Friday 11 July during the holidays. You need to RSVP by phoning 0282044404 or emailing
For more information, visit sydney@nd.edu.au

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