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Study through UNE in 2007 but live/work in Tamwor
Universities: Posted 20-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who for various reasons (eg financial, family commitments) want to live in Tamworth next year but study full time or part time at UNE, should see me to get a copy of the Undergraduate Admission Application Form. Applications close either 31 October or 30 November.

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

TAFE application forms & Green Career books
TAFE: Posted 20-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you missed the Year meeting last week, please see me to collect a TAFE application form for popular high demand courses that close on October 27. I also handed out a Green Careers 2006 book so see me to collect your copy.


New career resources
Career Choice: Posted 20-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Books on careers in teaching, psychology and allied health have been added to the library. Each includes info on what is involved in jobs in these areas, case studies of people in these areas etc.


Centrelink guest speaker
Career Choice: Posted 19-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
ON Tuesday 26th Sept at 12.45 in M1, a guest speaker from centrelink will talk about what services are available and what you are entitled to if you are a uni student, working, looking for work, have an apprenticeship etc. Bring your lunch.

Apprenticeships guest speaker
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 19-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
On Thursday 21st at unchtime in M1 there will be a guest speaker to give you all the information you need to know about traineeships and apprenticeships. Bring your lunch to M1 - starts at 12.45.

Have you logged on to UAC and QTAC yet?
Universities: Posted 19-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Don't forget to allow plenty of time for applying to UAC and/or QTAC to avoid late fees to get in by the on-time deadline of September 29. See me if you have difficulties.

Message from Mrs Barrett
School Matters: Posted 19-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
There will one email today and another tomorrow from me as the mail has built up over the last 2 weeks. As you know I have been busy seeing many of you and the mail keeps coming. Please remember to check your emails at least once a week over the next few months.

All scholarship & early entry forms due Wed 13th
School Matters: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Please hand all completed forms for SCU, UNE and CSU plus any other scholarship applications to me on Wednesday 13th September. I will be in the Careers Room on Tuesday lunchtime next week. I will be also make sure I am available during study periods and at lunchtime on Monday if you need help or have questions.

Apologies for being away on Wednesday
School Matters: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
I apologise to anyone who came to see me on Wednesday this week. I had to leave early due to illness but will catch up with anyone about application forms next Monday 11th Sept or on the bus going to UNE on Friday. If you have an urgent question about scholarships or early entry forms, please email me at careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Bedford Open Day & Scholarships (bus + childcare)
Private Colleges: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
OPEN DAY to be held on Saturday 16 September from 9.30 to 3pm. Four (4) scholarships are available for 2007 2 in Business and 2 in Child Care, so please register for the exam.



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

APM courses, payments & scholarships
Private Colleges: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
APM will hold workshops in November for students interested in marketing, event management and Public Relations. They have affiliated with La Trobe university to gain a B Business. APM have a new deferred payment plan and scholarship applications close on 2 October. They offer certificate, diploma and advanced diploma courses with lots of industry placement in both fulltime and part time study. A good alternative to uni courses in these areas.
For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au

B Science at UQ
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Program planner has arrived for their flexible science program including a huge range of areas to specialise in.

For more information, visit www.bacs.uq.edu.au/

Scholarships in Marine Studies & Envir Science
Scholarships: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - 0-12-06
Available at UQ. Closing date is 1 Dec 2006.
For more information, visit www.bacs.uq.edu.au/scholarships

Accounting cadetships for 2007
Career Choice: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Boyce Accounting (offices in Moree, Dubbo, Goulburn, Orange, Cooma and Wagga) will be offering cadetships. You need to apply by 29 September. You will work and study in a mixture of fulltime/part time at various regional universities in accounting, commerce, economics or business. I have info packs and application forms.
For more information, visit www.boyceca.com

QTAC changes in 2007
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
QTAC have advised of 20 cancelled courses and lots of new courses at Bond , CQU, JCU, QUT, UNE, USC and Tafe Qld which do not appear in the QTAC guide. eg computer games, counselling, behaviour management, engineering etc

International Students, QTAC and course codes
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details

QUT Q-Step for financially disadvantaged students
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Information pack and application forms are available. Due 27th October.
For more information, visit www.qstep.qut.edu.au

Women in Engineering scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Ten scholarships worth $5000 are open to students getting a reasonably high UAI and entering QUT engineering degrees in 2007. Closes 30 November.
For more information, visit scholarships.qut.com

QUT
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Stacks of information has arrived on new courses, bridging courses, double degrees, scholarships, holiday campus tours. Specific leaflets are on : creative industries degrees and public health, human movement and public health etc.
For more information, visit www.qut.edu.au

Moving to Brisbane in 207?
Accommodation: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brisnet is a student run organisation to help students to settle in to life in Brisbane.
For more information, visit www.bris.net.au

New Clinical Sciences degree at SCU in 2007
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
B Clincial Sciences will be offered at Lismore as a pathway to postgraduate medicine, physiotherapy, occ therapy and osteopathic medicine. You can apply through UAC and QTAC plus the STAR early entry scheme and are also eligible for the bonus 5 UAI points to SCU. A brochure on the course structure etc and electives has arrived. Scholarships worth $15000 over 3 years are also available. See me for forms.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

B Mathematics at Newcastle uni
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
WHy do it, what does it involve, what career options are there? What about combined degrees?See me for details from the Contact Newsletter.

Accommodation options at Newcastle Uni
Accommodation: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Leaflet on the 5 residential colleges has arrived. You can apply online.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/service/accommodation/on-campus/howtoapply.html

Newcastle Uni - health careers and courses
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochure on B Podiatry and a DVD on "Looking ahead to a Health Career" have arrived.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/faculty/health

Inter College of Management Sydney /Macquarie uni
Private Colleges: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
ICMS is working with Macquarie uni to offer a B Business Administration in hospitality management, international tourism, event magt, retail services mgt and property services mgt. The ICMS campus is located at Manly. Commonwealth supported places and scholarships are available.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au

Accommodation options at Macquarie Uni
Accommodation: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A uni brochure outlines the on-campus accommodation offered. Specific information on Dunmore Lang College has arrived too.

Careers talk Friday 15th Sept (incl TAFE)
TAFE: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 will be gong to the Hall Period 4 on Friday 15th Sept. Here you will be given a booklet I have compiled to help you with job hunting, applications to uni, college, TAFE etc with information on resumes etc. There will also be a guest speaker from TAFE talking about courses, costs and application procedures. Everyone will be given a 2007 Course Application form for the popular courses which require applications by October 27 2006. It is highly recommended that many students apply in case they miss out on getting into university.
For more information, visit www.tafensw.edu.au

Macquarie Uni OPen Day 9th Sept
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The open day lecture program is available to check out . The hours will be 10am - 4pm.

For more information, visit www.openday.mq.edu.au

UWS Medicine in 2007
Universities: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Western Sydney will offer 96 CSP in the B Medicine and B Surgery (MBBS). The letter outlines the application procedure and it is important to read this carefully. THere may also be scholarship places available. THe uni brochure on the course has also arrived.
For more information, visit www.uw.edu.au

Job - insurance firm in Tamworth
Job vacancies: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
A local insurance company is after a team assistant in their office who can start at the end of September. Suited to a Year 11 school leaver. See me for details.

Earle Page College (UNE) scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
The College is looking forward to seeing students at the UNE Open Day as you tour the colleges after breakfast. They will be offering a number of scholarships and bursaries in 2007. Ring 67735300 or visit their site.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus/earle-page/

Trainee Childcare position in Tamworth
Job vacancies: Posted 6-9-06 Deadline - 22-9-06
Advertised in Tuesday's Northern Daily Leader - at ABC Tamworth South. Closing date 22nd Sept

UNSW Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 4-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures on courses in maths (ext 1) , physics and chemistry have arrived. They will be run Jan-Feb 2007.

Health Careers Evening Postponed
Career Choice: Posted 4-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
I received a fax this morning to say that the Health Careers Evening to be held on Thursday 7th Sept has been postponed. THe fax also advises that the University Department of Rural Health and the Rural Training Unit will be at the Live Train and Work evening to be held at the Town Hall on Wed 13th Sept and they suggest you attend this to talk about health careers, especially in rural area.



Help with Early Entry & Scholarship applications
Universities: Posted 4-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be available on Tuesday (until 5pm) and Wednesday (until 3pm) this week if you need help. Please bring your draft with you. Spare Southern Cross forms are now available.

Southern Cross Uni Year 10 & 11 scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 4-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships worth $250 (Yr 10) and $500 (Year 11) are being offered. See me for details.

UNE Open Day reminder - Friday 8th Sept
Universities: Posted 4-9-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Please be at school (NOT Tourist Information Centre) at 10 to 7 so we can leave at 7am. Bring $3 for breakfast at St Alberts College. A sausage sizzle will be provided at lunchtime. Remember that Armidale can be colder than Tamworth. We will leave at 1.30pm to be back in Tamworth by 3.00pm. If for any reason, you cannot attend please ring the number on the excursion note you were given. You will be able to collect extra UNE Scholarship forms on the day.

Email from Mrs Barrett 28th August
School Matters: Posted 29-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you were were one of 26 people whose Careers Alert from me dated 28th August did not arrive, please go to the CareersALert website and click on Alerts to update yourself with what you did not receive. I have contacted the company and they said there was a spam-related problem with some emails and that hopefully it was a one-time-only event.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.careersalert.com

UNE Bus Trip - 9 vacancies left
Universities: Posted 29-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
This is the final call for students to hand in permission notes to me by Wednesday. I will then open it to Year 11s to fill up the bus.

TRIAL HSC and applications
Universities: Posted 29-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a gentle reminder that for all of you applying for early entry schemes and any kind of scholarships, your Trial HSC exams MATTER A GREAT DEAL. You will have to show your results. Good luck. Remember to see me early if you need assistance or an eye cast over your applications for scholarships or early entry scheme forms for SCU and CSU.

Apprentice electrician (1st year)
Job vacancies: Posted 29-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Jobs available. Closing date later this week.

Want to work in Tamworth?
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want a job, apprenticeship or traineeship in Tamworth attend the Live Train and Work initiative to be held in the Tamworth Town Hall between 6.30-9.00pm on Wednesday 13th September. Students and parents will have the opportunity to talk to a range of employers, gov't and employment agencies, careers advisers etc.

Agricultural courses at universities
Universities: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
For details of all these courses, ask me to see a copy of The Land with this in it.

B Oral Health at Sydney Uni
Universities: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Intake has double to 40. Criteria has changed - you need a UAI, a PQQ test (not UMAT) and you have to register to 20 Oct plus attend an interview on 12 Dec. See me for details
For more information, visit www.dentistry.usyd.edu.au/student/boh.php

UTS Engineering - changes to courses & scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Change of course structure brochure has arrived and details of the 20 $48,000 RTA scholarships on offer. Ring 95142666 or email engineering@uts.edu.au

Sydney Uni B Health Sciences + fast tracking
Universities: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the course if you are interested in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, physio, nursing etc. THere will be an option of doing a bachelor and a masters in 4 years from 2007. Free DVD giveaways can be ordered from the website.
For more information, visit www.fhs.usyd.edu.au/new

CSU B Clinical Science (pre med & pre dentistry)
Universities: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
If applying for this course, you must see me for a copy of the additional forms that need to be submitted to CSU. Twenty places are put aside for rural and regional students. A great way to meet the expectations of graduate entry to med and dentistry courses.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

Sydney Uni IT scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $20,000 if you study one of 3 courses at Sydney Uni. Applications closed 24 Nov.
For more information, visit www.it.usyd.edu.au

UNE, SCU & CSU early entry forms
Universities: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
All those who missed out on forms at the talk last Friday should see me at the end of this week as I have rung and ordered more copies. They are due to me by Wednesday 13th Sept at the latest.

Trial HSC exams & applications
School Matters: Posted 28-8-06 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a gentle reminder that for all of you applying for early entry schemes and any kind of scholarships, your Trial HSC exams MATTER A GREAT DEAL. You will have to show your results. Good luck. Remember to see me early if you need assistance or an eye cast over your applications for scholarships or early entry scheme forms for SCU and CSU.


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