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First of 2 emails in Week 1 Term 2
School Matters: Posted 28-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
So much career information arrived during the holidays so that there will be 2 emails this week from me.

Welcome back to Term 2 - What's on in Week 1
School Matters: Posted 28-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This term starts with a lot of career events. Tuesday: Bond Uni talk in A4 at recess, Billy Blue & APM talk at lunchtime in A4, Wednesday: Careers Expo at TREC (bring $1) and Bond Uni evening for parents and students re courses and scholarships.

Student Exchange Australia
Career Choice: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Student Exchange Australia offers students 15-18 years the chance to live & study overseas for a semester or year. Discounts/Scholarships available. Closing date 30 May (departures Jan/Mar 09). Info Sessions: Sydney (7/5) Canberra / Brisbane (14/5)Phone: 1300 135 331 or go online

For more information, visit www.studentexchange.org.au/

More cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
PricewaterhouseCoopers offers cadetships to talented students interested in completing a Commerce or Business degree (Accounting) while gaining paid work experience. Applications close: 18/6 (QLD/VIC) 25/6 (NSW).

For more information, visit careers.au.pwc.com/hr/careerweb.nsf/docid/36DDC2212F88A5ACCA2573EF00058654

SCU tours
Universities: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University offers personalised tours of its campuses with prior notification or visit any time you like to find out what the university is really like. Virtual tours are another way of viewing the university & its facilities. So if you find yourself at Lismore, Coffs etc over the holidays, give them a ring on 02 6620 3975
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/students/prospective/index.php/22/

Accounting cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Ernst & Young offers cadetships to career-minded Year 12 students interested in studying Commerce/Business (Accounting), Finance and/or Law. Applications close 18 June (Melbourne) 25 June (Sydney).

For more information, visit www.ey.com/GLOBAL/content.nsf/Australia/_Careers_-_Student_-_Programs_-_Cadet

SAE Institute Courses - MultiMedia etc
Private Colleges: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
SAE Institute offers courses from Diploma to degree level in Audio Engineering, Film Making, Creative Media, Animation & the Entertainment business + Certificate 111 VET course in Multimedia. FEE HELP available. Open Day: 24 May. OPEN DAY SYDNEY 12.00 pm to 4.00 pm SAE Sydney 55-57 Wentworth Ave Sydney NSW Tour the state-of-the-art facilities Meet Students & Staff View free industry presentations each hour Find out about degree pathways, courses & potential careers BOOKINGS REQUIRED.
For more information, visit www.sae.edu

UTS Engineering for women
Universities: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Like to simulate an earthquake or discover how an electronic heart works? Find out how you can be involved in creating a better future at the Hands-On Engineering Day for female students in Yrs 10-12 at the University of Technology Sydney on 14 May. Francesca Joesoep: 02 9514 2666 Email: Francesca.Joesoep@uts.edu.au
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Uni of Sydney tours
Universities: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney offers regular tours of the Camperdown & Darlington Campus to prospective students in years 10-12 & their parents/guardians throughout the year. Next Tours: March 19, April 16, May 21, June 1. Bookings required on 02 9351 2274.


HUNTER INSTITUTE Fashion Drawing workshops
TAFE: Posted 11-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Well over 1000 students have enjoyed these great drawing classes in the last two years. Workshops are hands on, skills based experiences. WORKSHOP 1 Newcastle: Tuesday 15 April 2008 Wyong: 21 April 2008 Time: 9.00 – 3.30pm Learn how to: Draw a fashion figure Sketch a variety of garment design Apply water colour to communicate the chosen idea Completion of Workshop 1 required to commence Workshop 2. WORKSHOP 2 Newcastle: Wednesday 16 April 2008 Wyong: 22 April 2008 Time: 9.00 – 3.30 Learn how to: Use a variety of illustration techniques Produce a fashion technical drawing Layout and present a fashion storyboard VENUE 1: Newcastle Campus Maitland Road, Tighes Hill VENUE 2: Wyong Campus, Porter St Wyong Each Workshop costs $110, LUNCH PROVIDED! Info: Toni Morrissey: 0418 115 584 / (02) 4923 7222

For more information, visit www.hunter.tafensw.edu.au

Next term: Career EXpo & RSA/RCG
School Matters: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember to bring $1 on Wednesday April 30th to go to the Careers Expo at TREC. Please pay for RSA & RCG courses to be held in May. ONly 25 can do them.

UNSW courses: Business & Built Environment
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Course handbooks have arrived and well worth looking at. The general one is a great one to start comparing courses.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au

Uni of Queensland courses in 2009
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Course handbook has arrived. Campuses at St Luica, Ipswich and Gatton.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au

Study on the Gold Coast
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to live and study on the Gold Coast, see what universities and colleges have campuses there plus TAFe. Find out about accommodation too.
For more information, visit www.studygoldcoast.org.au

UNSW Indigenous Students Winter School
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If any student is interested, please see either Jodie Herden or myself for details.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au

National Careers & Employment Expo
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Convention Centre 9-10 May. 10am-4pm. Free entry. See poster in Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.eocexpo.com.au

Cultural Care Au Pair Info Meeting 12 April
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to travel to the US and look after kids, find out more at this meeting to be held at Newcastle Library, Laman St Newcastle at 11am- 1pm. Phone 1800 77 373 to book your place or register at the website.
For more information, visit www.culturalcare.com.au

A day in the life of a hospitality manager
Private Colleges: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Wiliam Blue College of Hospitality and Tourism will offer 3 days this year: Fri 18 APril, THurs 10 July and Tues 30 Sept. Cost is $80 but good value to see if this is really what you want to do and for a fraction of the cost of a course - try before you buy.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

Marine Careers Forum For Yr 11 and 12
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Held at Australian National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour Tuesday 17 June 10-4pm. Bookings must be made through me and the cost is $10. See me for details.

Bond University Scholarship & General Info Evening
Scholarships: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
This is for interested students and their parents. Date: Wednesday, April 30, 2008 Time: 7.00pm to 8.00pm Location: Small Business Centre Level 1, 307 Peel Street (Above Treloars)TAMWORTH Register: Online at www.bond.edu.au/events Email events@bond.edu.au or Phone 07-5595 1114
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/events

UTS Info Evening
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Technology Sydney will hold an Undergraduate and Scholarships Information Evening on 12 May to provide course and scholarship information to students and parents. RSVP required by 7 May.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Experience life at Notre Dame uni
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 10-12 students are invited to explore their options at The University of Notre Dame Sydney on 11 July. Campus tours, info sessions on course & study options & a BBQ are all included! Bookings required.

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/sydney/

A day in the life of a designer
Private Colleges: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College offers courses in Communication Design, Multimedia Design & Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Management. Experience a day in the life of a Designer at a 1 day Workshop on 31 May, 26 July, 23 August, 20 September & 15 November.
For more information, visit www.billyblue.com.au

HSC preparation
School Matters: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Edassist will offer several intensive HSC Preparation programs in Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Options Maths 2 Unit and Maths Extension 1, commencing 3 May & 16 August. Enrol now….
For more information, visit www.edassist.com.au

Hotel Management
Universities: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Bond University has announced a new School of Hotel, Resort and Tourism Management, that, in partnership with Marriott International, will offer undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs from January 2009. A rep from Bond Uni will be here Day 2 next term at recess to answer questions. http://enews.bond.edu.au/link/id/71cb84cd9d5b62622080P103c72d399ac8ea8a699/page.html#54ba75c9ef29a366aded")


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

APM HAS ‘DAY IN THE LIFE’ WORKSHOPS!
Private Colleges: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Students can experience a Day in the Life of Event Management, Public Relations, Communications and Marketing. Next Workshop: Saturday 31 May. Please call them on 9492 3220 for more information. I have flyers on this.
For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/

Interested in a career in medicine?
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2007, AMA (NSW) hosted a Medical Careers Exhibition for medical students and junior doctors with exhibitors from most of the major learned Colleges and corporate sponsors. They were delighted that the event was very well received by all attendees including the 300 medical students and doctors who came along on the day. AMA (NSW) has decided to hold another Exhibition in 2008. This year, they have opened the exhibition up to Year 12 High School Students, as they have two of the major University Medical Faculties exhibiting on the day. This is an ideal opportunity for Year 12 high school students who are considering medicine as a career to have all their questions answered by Universities and Colleges all under the one roof. The exhibition is FREE. The event will be held on Saturday 31 May 2008 in the Shannon Room in the AJC Convention Centre at Randwick Racecourse. For students interested in attending the expo, all they need to do is visit the website, www.medcareerexpo.com.au and complete the online registration form.
For more information, visit www.medcareerexpo.com.au

Marine Careers Forum For Yr 11 and 12
Career Choice: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Held at Australian National Maritime Museum in Darling Harbour Tuesday 17 June 10-4pm. Bookings must be made through me and the cost is $10. See me for details.

Nature Care College (health, massage, beauty ther)
Private Colleges: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Short courses, certificate, diploma and bachelor degrees in a range of beauty therapy courses eg naturopathy, homeopathy, reflexology, massage, sport, life coaching, counselling, yoga, beauty therapy etc. FEE-HELP is available and there is a deferred repayment loan to cover course fees. Located at ST Leonards in Sydney. Open Day is May 3 10am - 4pm. I have 2 copies of the magazine available.
For more information, visit www.naturecare.com.au

Current jobs for school leavers
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 8-4-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday's Leader has these positions vacant: apprentice mechanic technician with Woodleys, casual pharmacy assistant, clerical assistant, young person to learn about the manufacture and service of blinds and awnings.

UNSW Law Essay competition
Universities: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is open to all Year 11 and 12 students with prizes up to $500. Closing date is 11 April. A great opportunity if you intend to do law or do communications/journalism - it would look good on your resume.
For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au/essaycomp

New careers books - teaching, business & gov
Career Choice: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to run your your own business, work for the government (fed, state or local) or be a teacher (from pre school, primary, high school to adult ed) have a look at these new books that I have bought. THey include personal stories, resumes, job hints etc etc

Bedford College- Business & Childcare courses
Private Colleges: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Diploma and Certificate courses available. No UAI needed. Specialise in accounting, admin, event mgt, human resources, legal services, management or marketing. Do the Diploma and get automatic entry into a B Business at UNE with one year credit (on campus or by distance if working). If you do childcare courses, you can alos use this to get into B Early CHildhood Studies (2 years credit with Beford's Diploma of Childrens Services). See me for the brochure.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

Have you paid for the RSA & RCG courses next term?
School Matters: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
RSA will be on Tuesday 20th May 3.15 -9.00 and RCG will be on Wednesday 21st May - same times. Cost of each course is $70 payable to Mrs Forrest. THe course is capped at 25 places so pay up when you can. It is advisable to do both courses as it improves your employment chances. You can be 17 yrs old and do the courses but cannot use them until you are 18.

B Business (Hospitality & Tourism Managemnt)
Private Colleges: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Carrick Institute of Education offers a two year fast track degree with 3 intakes in a year. They have sent me 2 CDs with all the info on their courses, costs, application forms etc. If you are interested in this area, check it out and compare with other places offering similar courses. They are located in Market St, Sydney. 1800 642 909
For more information, visit www.carrickeducation.edu.au

Year 12 individual interviews
Career Choice: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be taking bookings for the last few weeks of Term 1 so if you want to make an appointment to see me before the holidays and before the Careers Expo in Week 1 next term, please see me to arrange this or email me.

Sydney Uni key dates for 2008-09
Universities: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney offers hundreds of courses from Archaeology to Zoology across 17 faculties including: • Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources • Arts • Architecture • Dentistry • Economics and Business • Education and Social Work • Engineering • Graduate School of Government • Health Sciences • Law • Medicine • Nursing and Midwifery • Pharmacy • Science • Sydney College of the Arts • Sydney Conservatorium of Music • Veterinary Science
I have a list of 2008 Key Dates or visit the website.
• Yr 10 Subject Selection Evenings – 2, 4, 10 and 12 June 2008
• Parents Seminar – 30 August 2008
• Sydney Uni Live! (Open Day) – 30 August 2008
• Information Day – 6 January 2009

For more information, visit www.usyd.edu.au/about/publication/pub/ugprospectus/index.shtml

UMAT test prep courses
Career Choice: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you aim to be a Doctor, Dentist, Physiotherapist, Pharmacist or enter a Health Science or Premed course requiring UMAT then a preparation course may be of some assistance to you. Icarus College offers two day UMAT clinics in all major cities of Australia & New Zealand and an online version for those who are unable to attend a clinic. Personalised one-on-one training sessions are also available for those all important post UMAT Interviews. The UMAT Test on 30 July is a compulsory part of the selection process for Medicine & some Health Science courses. Icarus College offers Test Preparation programs & Medical School Interview Training in all capitol cities.
For more information, visit www.medical-entrance.com.au/

NIDA open day
Private Colleges: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Once very two years NIDA opens its doors and invites you to explore. Satisfy your intrigue and find out what goes on the studios and theatres of Australia’s most prestigious performing arts school. Observe rehearsals, take part in improvisation and acting classes, watch design and productions students at work, attend talks by NIDA staff and graduates, and meet current students. You’ll find information on NIDA’s full-time courses, in addition to the vast range of short courses available for children and adults. Saturday 31 May 2008
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au

Sydney Uni tours
Universities: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney offers regular tours of the Camperdown & Darlington Campus to prospective students in years 10-12 & their parents/guardians throughout the year. March 19, April 16, May 21, June 11, July 9 & 23, August 13 & 20, September 17, October 1, November 12, December 10.
Bookings required. Campus Tours: 1300 362 006 / 02 9351 2274 Email: futurestudents@usyd.edu.au

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

Antipodeans Abroad
Career Choice: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
Antipodeans Abroad offers the Year Out program for Year 12 school-leavers to undertake 3 month volunteer placements in a developing country. FREE Information Nights in Sydney (25 March)
For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/

EXPLORE (Career Week), Kenvale College of Tourism
Private Colleges: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
EXPLORE (Career Week), will be held at Kenvale College of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Sydney between April 16 and 18, for students considering a career in Event Management or Hospitality Management. Three days of industry tours, workshops at the College, and interacting with people from industry. The cost of $450 covers all expenses, including meals and hotel accommodation. This is deductable from College fees for students admitted to the College for 2009.

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

FREE Workshops in Design! CATC
Private Colleges: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
For all those creative students who have a keen interest in design, CATC is once again hosting free workshops for students in Graphic Design and Interior Decoration & Design. These fun 3-hour Workshops for Year 11 and 12 students are practical and hands-on and serve as a great introduction to studying design and a future creative career. There are 3 dates and limited places available. Last year lots of schools missed out, so if you would like to be involved in these Workshops make sure you book your student numbers in fast! If you would like to make a booking, or find out more information about the Workshops or CATC, please contact me or Rebecca on 9251 0029 or email info@catc.nsw.edu.au.




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

Work experience in the school holidays
Career Choice: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking of doing this in the next school holidays you need to see me next week. Please do not leave it to the last minute as there is a lot of paperwork to be completed before you do it (see the website for details).
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/work_experience.htm

UTS - new faculty booklets
Universities: Posted 20-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received booklets on each faculty at the University of Technology in Sydney eg law, engineering, health etc etc. They give details of the courses they offer and other info. I have put a selection in the Senior Study on the table (please browse and help yourself to these) and also have some in the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Work experience in the holidays- apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking of organising work experience in the next school holidays to help you get an apprenticeship at the end of the year or earlier, please see me to discuss your plans and to get the huge amount of paperwork done in advance. I will not start the process in the last week of term - be organised please. Reputable employers will ask for paperwork from the school and insurance details before allowing you to work with them.

Careers in forest, timber and paper industry
Career Choice: Posted 10-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
A DVD has arrived with details of career opportunities you may not have considered but may be interesting if you are thinking of careers involved with the environment and sustaintability. See me to borrow it or view it in the library.
For more information, visit www.nafi.com.au

Careers in Communications and Radio
Career Choice: Posted 10-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
2YOU FM have sent this information: Currently at the Tamworth Community Radio Station 2YOU FM 88.9 we are interested in starting a programme that gives students across the Tamworth area a voice within their community. We at 2YOU FM are wanting to get in contact with students at Tamworth schools who would be interested in becoming on air presenters, learn the ropes of running a radio station and most of all join up and have fun whilst gaining a range of skills and experiences. If their are any students from your school that are wanting to take part in this programme please contact us here at 2YOU FM 88.9 on the below contact numbers. It is a great opportunity if you are thinking of a career in radio journalism etc

United World College Scholarships for 2008
Scholarships: Posted 9-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
See the websites for details of where you can go and what you can apply for.
For more information, visit www.uwc.org.au/scholarships.html

Student Echange scholarships
School Matters: Posted 9-3-08 Deadline - No Deadline
They wish to advise McCarthy Catholic College students that the next application deadline of our Language & International Affairs Scholarships is Friday 30th May 2008. The next deadline for our Creative Arts Scholarships is Friday 28th March 2008.Scholarships are open to students between 15-18 years of age and offer the unique opportunity to live and study overseas for a semester or year. Students' language skills improve, their independence and maturity is enhanced and they gain an important edge when it comes to future career and study opportunities. There are thirty five (35) scholarships available valued at over $112,000: 24 x Language Scholarships offered in conjunction with the Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations (AFMLTA). Valued at up to $3,500 each these scholarships offer language students the chance to immerse themselves in the language and culture of their choice. 9 x Creative Arts Scholarships offered in conjunction with Asics. Valued at between $1,000 and $3,500 these scholarships are in the form of an on-line t-shirt design competition called 'Make Your Mark'. International Affairs Scholarships named after one of Australia's leading post war diplomats, Rawdon Dalrymple AO. Valued at up to $3,500 each, these scholarships offer those with a keen interest in international affairs a chance to sample the world first hand. Scholarship Information and Language Scholarship. Application can be downloaded at the website.

For more information, visit www.studentexchange.org.au/downloads/

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