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VTAC Videos
Universities: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
VTAC Videos.See how the VTAC process works for applying to Victorian tertiary institutions.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL9fm2yUJHTjiNn-9g5hhXzYBmI2eFh-yf&v=8db4ZaK5Jww

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL9fm2yUJHTjiNn-9g5hhXzYBmI2eFh-yf&v=8db4ZaK5Jww

Study Resources Links
HSC: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
http://www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au/Library/Teens/Study-Resources-Links

For more information, visit www.canterbury.nsw.gov.au/Library/Teens/Study-Resources-Links

ACE the HSC Free Seminars
HSC: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
4th July 2016, 10am to 12pm, University of Wollongong and UTS, 6th July 2016, 10am to 12pm, Macquarie University , 11th July 2016, 10am to 12pm, University of Newcastle , 14th July 2016, 1pm to 3pm, UTS. This course is free and will help students learn how to maximize their exam marks in the HSC. Contact Shane Hardcastle at info@hscintheholidays.com.au or call 1300 677 336

For more information, visit https://hscintheholidays.com.au

Aviation Australia's Cabin Crew Careers Session
Career Choice: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
29th June 2016, 6:30pm, QANTAS Centre of Service Excellence
For students interested in obtaining a Certificate II in Aviation (Flight Operations), which is a course which leads to a career as a flight attendant. There will be talks from staff and those working in the industry about their experiences. Contact: laura.mcquilkin@aviationaustralia.aero


For more information, visit www.aviationaustralia.aero/cabin-crew-career-sessions/

13 ways to study more effectively
HSC: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Useful site.

For more information, visit this.deakin.edu.au/study/13-simple-ways-to-study-more-effectively

CG digital art and animation
Private Colleges: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
CG Spectrum is a college of digital art and animation. They offer online courses taught by top industry artists.

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

Tocal College Open Days 8th and 15th July 2016
Open Days: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
For students interested in studying agriculture, open days will provide the opportunity to tour the college, speak to staff and see what student life is like. For further information call 02 4939 8888 or emailinfo@tocal.com


For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au/future-students/financial-assistance/bbm-youth-support-awards

Short film courses
Career Choice: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS Online Short Courses: Content creation for iPhone/iPad – 4th July to 4th August 2016, Screen writing for film – 8th July to 4th August 2016, Writing radio creative – 15th July to 7th November 2016, Writing for TV – 19th July to 20th September 2016, Podcasting 101 – 8th August to 15th September 2016


For more information, visit https://www.aftrs.edu.au/short-courses/short-courses-list?f.Category:|H=Online

ACU University Experience days
Universities: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACU University Experience days are scheduled for 6 July at Strathfield campus and 8 July at North Sydney campus. Both will be followed by HSC Enrichment Sessions in select subjects. Students may find out more information at .

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/uni-experience

ADFA Open Day Competition.
Career Choice: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
To enter, applicants need to be Australian Citizens, aged between 16-22 years old and answer the question: ‘Tell us why you would make a great leader in fifty (50) words or less’. The competition will close on Friday 15 July 2016. Information on submission is included on the flyer attached. The Ultimate ADFA Open Day experience will run over Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August 2016 and the prize will include: Flights/accommodation/meals 3x Cadets to undertake all activities/events with the winners, Tackle an over-water military course
Fire a weapon on an indoor simulation range RIB ride on Lake Burley Griffin VIP lunch at the Open Day One-on-one time with Australian Defence Force personnel and equipment A merchandise pack
…..and a few other surprises. The competition will open on Friday 10 June and will close on Friday 15 July 2016 and a webpage is currently being developed to take entries. Winners will be chosen by DFR and ADFA.
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au
ADFA Open Day Competition.pdf

University of Southern Queensland -Toowoomba
Scholarships: Posted 23-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
IF you are interested in studying here, please see me as I have information on scholarships open now and early entry options.
For more information, visit www.usq.edu.au

Uni of Canberra courses
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Course guide online
For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/courses/attachments/pdf/UCDOM0244_Undergrad_Guide_2016_WE

ANU Campus Tours
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
ANU runs one hour tours throughout the year, where an ANU student will provide first-hand information about their experiences at University and showcase the University’s facilities. Tours are held Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, and require a minimum of three working days’ notice.
http://students.anu.edu.au/events/campustours.php

For more information, visit students.anu.edu.au/events/campustours.php

-Portfolio Entry Workshop
HSC: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
12th, 13th and 14th July 2016, 1pm to 3pm, UNSW Art and Design
The workshops are designed to help prospective students put their best foot forward when compiling a portfolio for art and design courses. The course is run by UNSW Art & Design. To register for a session follow the link below. Contact Damien Nedeljkovic at d.nedeljkovic@unsw.edu.au
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/school-holiday-workshop-build-the-best-possible-portfolio-tickets-25898405829

For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/school-holiday-workshop-build-the-best-possible-portfolio-tickets-25

Win $2000 for a health promo
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty of Health invites all ACT and NSW Year 11 and 12 students to create a 3 minute health promotion video aimed at encouraging a healthier lifestyle in their local community. The entry deemed to be the most likely to achieve success – and the most entertaining – will receive a Health Promotion Prize to the value of $2,600. In addition to this, the school the winning student attends upon submission of the video will receive a cash prize of $3,000. All shortlisted applicants will receive a certificate at the presentation ceremony held during the University of Canberra Open Day on Saturday 27 August 2016. This is an exciting opportunity to use your creative problem solving skills to address a real world problem. Click here to find out more.
For more information, visit https://www.vision6.com.au/ch/45372/182m5/2135097/2cab411tsj.html

NIDA 2017 applications open 1 July
Career Choice: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is Australia’s leading institution for dramatic arts education and training. Applications for NIDA’s 2017 Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Vocational Diploma courses open 1 July and close 30 September 2016. Find out more and apply online at
For more information, visit apply.nida.edu.au.

UQ talk on Friday at recess in A4
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you would like to know about studying at the University of Queensland, please come to meet with ex-student Jack Pianta who will be here at recess to talk to interested students - what you need to know and there will be brochures and QTAC books as well.
For more information, visit www.uq.edu.au

Whitehouse Institute of Design Registrations
Career Choice: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Institute of Design Registrations for the 2-day to 10-day 2016 Winter Workshops in Fashion Illustration | Image Styling | Sewing | Interiors Illustration are now open. The workshops will be held from 4 to 15 July 2016 at the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. For bookings phone 1300551433 or email enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au Whitehouse Institute of Design Registrations Whitehouse Institute of Design Registrations for the 2-day to 10-day 2016 Spring Workshop in Portfolio Development is now open. The workshop will be held from 10-11 November 2016 at the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. For bookings phone 1300551433 or email enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

New Science courses at UTS
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
New Courses at UTS Science - Forensic Science Bachelor of Forensic Science - Our new revamped Forensic course has four majors to choose from - Crime Scene Investigation, Digital Forensics, Chemistry, Biology, and multiple combinations of forensics degree with international studies, creative intelligence and law. New Courses at UTS Science - Bachelor of Biotechnology Biotechnology is the science of the future. Our newrevamped Bachelor of Biotechnology has for majors to choose from - Medical biotechnology, Environmental biotechnology, Computational biotechnology, and Biosensor technology.
For more information, visit www.science.uts.edu.au/future

ADFA Open Day Competition.
Open Days: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
To enter, applicants need to be Australian Citizens, aged between 16-22 years old and answer the question: ‘Tell us why you would make a great leader in fifty (50) words or less’. The competition will close on Friday 15 July 2016. Information on submission is included on the flyer attached. The Ultimate ADFA Open Day experience will run over Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August 2016 and the prize will include:Flights/accommodation/meals,3x Cadets to undertake all activities/events with the winners,Tackle an over-water military course, Fire a weapon on an indoor simulation range etc
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au
ADFA Open Day Competition.pdf

Using holidays to visit universities and colleges
Universities: Posted 22-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember that the July and September holidays are great opportunities to visit universities by ringing up and asking for a tour.

Early entry, scholarships and on-campus accomm
Early Entry schemes: Posted 17-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying to any or all of these, you need a RESUME! Find out how to target your resume for these purposes (rather than for a job). Go to the PAC on Monday 20th June: 12.50-1.10.

Registration with Newcastle University!!!
Open Days: Posted 17-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Everyone who paid by 3pm TODAY is going to the Schools Visit Day. If you have NOT yet collected a Registration Card, go to C4 in Mentor Group on Monday morning to get one. You need to register with the university and plan your day.

$$$$$ AND notes due 3pm Thursday for Newcastle
Universities: Posted 15-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Both money and notes need to be handed to Mrs Forrest by 3pm on Thursday for you to be able to go to the Newcastle University excursion in 2 weeks time. Thank you to those who have done so already and registered online with the university.

Win the ultimate ADFA Open Day experience
Career Choice: Posted 13-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This is on Saturday 27th August and 3 people will win the ultimate experience that day. Winners will enjoy:Flights (if required), transfers, meals and accommodation in Canberra, A VIP experience with one-on-one time with ADF personnel and equipment, The opportunity to tackle an exciting over-water obstacle course, A weapon firing experience on an indoor simulation range, An ADFA merchandise pack etc. To enter, please copy and paste this link: http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/adfaopenday/?utm_campaign=adfaopenday&utm_medium=edm&utm_source=careers_advisor
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/adfaopenday/?utm_campaign=adfaopenday&utm_medium=edm&utm_source=career

University Information Evening - Wed 20th July
Universities: Posted 13-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 intending on applying to go to university (and parents) are invited to attend this information evening to be held in the Rosary Centre on Wednesday 20th July 7pm-8.30pm. There will be representatives from two universities there as well. Please put this date in your diary/planner/fridge or desk calendar and make sure your parents know too.

Newcastle University's Schools Visit Day June 30
Open Days: Posted 13-6-16 Deadline - 16-5-16
Permission notes and money for the excursion are due June 16th June. This is the deadline. If you have not got a permission note, get one on Tuesday morning which gives you two days to get the note signed and money to the Front Office. Then you need to register and plan you day. Thank you.

Macquarie University's Big History Bonus 3 Scheme
Universities: Posted 9-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Handouts on Macquarie University's Big History Bonus 3 Scheme are available now from the Careers Room with details of the course and enrolment. Enrol soon as the online course starts on June 20th.

Newcastle University Open Day - permission notes!
Open Days: Posted 9-6-16 Deadline - 16-6-16
Deadline for Newcastle University Schools Visit Day notes and money is Thursday 16th June. Please collect the notes from the Library and return to the Front Office by the due date. Then collect a Registration Card from the Careers Room to plan your day.


National Art School and Bachelor of Fine Art
Career Choice: Posted 7-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived with details of courses.
For more information, visit www.nas.edu.au

Registration for Newcastle University Schools Visi
Open Days: Posted 7-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Newcastle University Schools Visit Day 30th June: If you have already paid and returned your permission note, you can collect a registration card from me on Wednesday in the library at the start of lunch to register and choose the lectures you will attend.

Earn 3 bonus points in 12 hours!
Universities: Posted 7-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Earn 3 UAC bonus points towards getting in to Macquarie University in 12 hours! Find out how to boost your ATAR selection rank at the start of lunch in the AV room on Wednesday.

CSU campus at Port Macquarie - courses and open da
Universities: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
See the sheet and contact me for details please.
CSU Campus at Port Macquarie.docx

Newcastle University Open Day - Registrations
Open Days: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who have paid and returned permission notes will be able to collect a card from me on Wednesday in the library at the start of lunch to register and choose the lectures you will attend.

EDventure International
Gap year: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
EDventure combine education and adventure in an overseas experience where participants engage in a humanitarian or conservation project. EDventure programs run in Cambodia, Costa Rica, Thailand and South Africa.


For more information, visit www.edventureintl.com/

Sydney Film School: Digital Filmmaking Course
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
11th to 15th July 2016. The course is for high school students in years 10 to 12 interested in filmmaking. The course includes film grammar, script writing, art of editing, camera skills and more. Application forms are available from the website and can be sent to: admissions@sydneyfilmschool.com


For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com/courses/digital-filmmaking-distinction-course.aspx

UNSW Interior, Landscape & Architecture Workshops
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
14th and 15th July 2016, 9:30am to 3pm, UNSW Kensington Campus
The interactive workshop will provide interested students with an insight into the work of an interior architect, with a focus on understanding the use of space. To register follow the link below and check out the ones for landscape and general architecture.

For more information, visit https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/interior-architecture-workshop

UNSW Industrial Design Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
12th July 2016, 9:30am to 3pm, UNSW Kensington Campus. The interactive workshop will provide interested students with an insight into the challenges facing industrial designers. To register follow the link below.


For more information, visit https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/industrial-design-workshop

CSU Early Entry
Universities: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Early entry is available in a number of courses offered by CSU. For 2017 these courses can be applied for through UAC’s School Recommendations Scheme. The CY O'Connor's Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management has specific information that can be downloaded from CSU’s website.


For more information, visit futurestudents.csu.edu.au/school-leaver/getting-in

CSU Regional Bonus Points - 5
Universities: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The CSU bonus point scheme is based on postcodes and is open to students from regional parts of Australia. There is a comprehensive list of which postcodes do not qualify for bonus points on CSU’s website. Eligible students will be able to obtain five bonus points on top of their final mark.


For more information, visit futurestudents.csu.edu.au/study-options/pathways/regional-bonus

University of Sydney Kickstart in the School Holid
HSC: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
4th to 6th July, The University of Sydney, Camperdown. Parts of the science syllabus require equipment or expertise in areas that many schools may not be able to provide. Kickstart workshops give HSC students a chance to do experiments and demonstrations of key ideas in the syllabus that are difficult to do in the classroom. While on campus, why not also head along to STANSW's HSC Science Exam Preparation sessions? Don’t miss out on an excellent opportunity to revise for the HSC and see what university science study has to offer – register for Kickstart now!

For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/kickstart/school-holidays

Day in the Life Workshops
Career Choice: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A great chance to "try before you buy" if you want a career in hospitality, health, business or design.
Day in the Life Workshops.docx

St Andrew's College at Sydney Uni - scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 6-6-16 Deadline - 22-7-16
St Andrew’s Scholars program is a merit-based scholarship and is awarded to five new students each year who wish to study at a university in the Sydney metro area. The Scholars will be exceptional young men and women who thrive academically, are engaged in life and have the potential to make a significant positive contribution to College and, in the future, the wider community. Applications are now open for the 2017 St Andrew’s Scholars intake and will close on 22 July 2016.

For more information, visit standrewscollege.edu.au/st-andrews-scholars/

Project Management as a career??
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney Project Management Winter Camp 7 to 8 July at the Darlington Campus, The University of Sydney. Year 10, 11 and 12 students do fun workshop showing careers opportunities. Contact: 02 9036 7517 or kenneth.chung@sydney.edu.au


For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/project-management/winter-camp/

Want to be a doctor??? Register with UMAT by Fri
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
What Sort of Doctor Do You Want To Be? Pathways to medical schools. How to specialise in medicine.The first step is to register to do UMAT by Friday 3rd June at 5pm.


For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/medical-specialties

NIDA holiday courses in July
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
NIDA Holiday Workshops in Sydney.


For more information, visit https://www.open.nida.edu.au/courses/How+/School+Holidays

Real Estate Certificate of Registration
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Gain the knowledge and skills you need for listing, selling, renting and managing property.
For more information, visit www.reinsw.com.au

HSC Modern History tips
HSC: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
See attached.
HSC-Tip-6-2016-Exam-Advice-Modern-History-FINAL1 (1).pdf

HSC Chemistry exam tips
HSC: Posted 1-6-16 Deadline - No Deadline
See attached.
HSC-Tip-5-2016-Exam-Advice-Chemistry-FINAL1.pdf

Have you done My Future Finder survey for Year 12?
Career Choice: Posted 30-5-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have not done so, please click here and do the survey. It will take about 15 minutes. Then come and see me to make an appointment for an interview. Thank you.
For more information, visit study.une.edu.au/ci/documents/detail/2/students-mccarthy-catholic-mff

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