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Interactive study timetable planner
HSC: Posted 3-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This may be useful.
15-660CP4AstudytimetableF (1) (1).pdf

Early Entry scheme at Notre Dame university
Early Entry schemes: Posted 3-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Young Achievers Early Offer Program- The University will again be offering young achievers in Year 12 the opportunity to apply for an early offer. Applications for the Young Achievers Early Offer Program will open in mid-March for Year 12 students wishing to start university in 2017. Year 12 students can register here to receive the information, including the application form, when applications open. Applicants can apply in the following categories:Commitment to community and/or Church;Commitment and excellence in cultural pursuits;Commitment and excellence in sporting achievements; or Academic excellence. Students who are successful in gaining an Early Offer place, receive confirmation of their Notre Dame university offer in September, before they sit their final Year 12 exams.


For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/nav-future-students/young-achievers-early-offer-program

Law at UNSW - big changes!!
UAC: Posted 3-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW sent this: Admission to Undergraduate Law at UNSW is changing.For entry in 2017 and beyond, we are broadening our assessment of applicants for entry to our Undergraduate Law Dual Degree programs. We are introducing a new test, the Law Admission Test or ‘LAT’, to give students the opportunity to demonstrate their suitability for the Law program and allow us to better assess applicants. A student's LAT result, together with their ATAR (or equivalent), will provide us with a more rounded view of their aptitudes and skills for our Law program.
For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/law-admission-test-lat

Go Overseas
Gap year: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Compare various overseas programs with reviews by students and 300 articles on travel and country guides.


For more information, visit www.gooverseas.com/

How to become a Dietitian
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dietetics/9-tips-for-getting-your-first-job-as-a-dietitian-by-Emma-Stubbs
Enter your name & email address to subscribe for free.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dietetics/

How to become a psychologist
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Find inside information directly from My Health Career. https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/psychology/become-a-psychologist
Enter your name & email address to subscribe for free.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/psychology/become-a-psychologist

Scholarships for future teachers
Scholarships: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 interested in teaching as a career. The NSW Department of Education offers presentations via video conference students interested in teaching. Students hear about all the scholarships and cadetships available to them and get an insight into teaching as a career. Register your interest and contact emma.vandermoezel@det.nsw.edu.au.


AIE Work Experience in 3D Animation, Games and VFX
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Years 10, 11 an 12 spend the week in a mini studio where they create a small game or film while learning some core skills along the way.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/workexperience

TAFE Career Quiz
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Fun quiz that highlight possible career paths for you.
https://www.tafensw.edu.au/careers/career-quiz

For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/careers/career-quiz

Communication Creative Industries CSU Port Mac
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University MyDay Program 2016 Communication and Creative Industries . Port Macquarie. 4 July

For more information, visit futurestudents.csu.edu.au/unilife/social/events/myday

Paramedic & Med Rad CSU - Port Macquarie 8th July
Career Choice: Posted 2-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out about Medical Radiation Science and Paramedic @ Port Macquarie. 8 July


For more information, visit futurestudents.csu.edu.au/unilife/social/events/myday

Health Careers Forum - notes ready
Career Choice: Posted 1-3-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect your permission note from Mrs Barrett if you wish to attend this on March 15th.

Applying to the Australian Defence Force Academy
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
It is advised that students wishing to study at ADFA apply in Year 11 as it is a competitive selection process which may take up to 12 months to complete. So if you have not done so yet, you will need to apply ASAP.
Gaining entry to ADFA is a dual process which requires students to apply directly to the Australian Defence Force while also applying concurrently to UNSW ADFA through UAC. An offer to study at ADFA is conditional to meeting the academic requirements of UNSW as well as the mental and physical requirements of the Australian Defence Force.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/howToApply/admissionProcess.aspx

Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel is the organisation’s sole video channel. The site can be of use to future ADF applicants to research job roles and get an understanding about life in the Defence Force.
For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/defencejobsaustralia

A Career in Radiation Oncology
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Students interested in a career in radiation oncology or those exploring their options can use this site to gain better insight into the field of radiation oncology and what the job entails. Students are able to read career stories and learn how to start a career in this field.

For more information, visit www.acareerinradiationoncology.com.au/

Short Courses at AFTRS - film & animation
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The Real Filmmaking Workshop – 11th April 2016 Teens Digi Animation – 18th April 2016. The courses aim to teach new skills and are taught by industry professionals.


For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/short-courses/kids-and-teens

Work Experience in Surveying
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Secondary school students who are potentially interested in a career in surveying can submit their details to this online form. A Life Without Limits will then attempt to put them in touch with an appropriate company for work experience.

For more information, visit www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/student-work-experience/secondary-students/

Defence Work Experience Opportunities
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
There are numerous work experience programs listed for all aspects of the Defence Force. They will provide an opportunity to get a taste of the job as well as learn more about the ADF and Public Service.
https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.listJobs&audiencetypecode=defenceworkexp

For more information, visit https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.listJobs&audiencetypecode=defenceworkexp

Defence Jobs Australia: Learn to be a Leader
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Defence Jobs Australia: Learn to be a Leader Facebook Q&A. THis is on Wednesday 23rd March, 6:30pm - 8pm (AEDT) @ Facebook. Find out about developing leadership skills as an officer in the Australian Army. On the night, the Q&A will appear as a post on the Defence Jobs Australia Facebook page, where participants can post their questions in the comments section and have them answered.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/130021477377782/

Day in the Life of a Designer Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Great chance to see if this is what you REALLY want to do. CATC Design School Day in the Life of a Designer Workshop 4th July 2016 and 26th September 2016. The interactive workshop provides an opportunity to learn about creative careers and meet lecturers at CATC. There is the choice between the areas of graphic design, interior design or photo imagining.


For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/about-us/upcoming-events/sydney

School Holiday Workshop: design, fashion, photogra
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Raffles College of Design and Commerce: 2016 School Holiday Workshop
11th to 14th April, 2016. The workshops offered include digital media, fashion design, photography, fashion marketing, interior design and graphic design. The registration form can be downloaded from the URL below and then emailed to contact@raffles.edu.au.


For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au/story/detail/school-holiday-workshops.html

Looking for an apprenticeship?????
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Sarina Russo Apprenticeships allows prospective apprentices to register their interest, look at the job board, and find information on incentives and allowances for apprentices.


For more information, visit sarinarusso.com/apprentices/

How to ace an apprenticeship interview
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This page provides information on what interviewers are looking for in an apprenticeship interview, including knowledge of the industry and English and Maths skills.
For more information, visit https://www.migas.com.au/news/apprenticeship-interviews-what-do-we-look-for/

Cadetships in business and technology in Sydney
Cadetships: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Fantastic opportunity to work, earn and study. Applications for the Business Cadetships Program run by Professional Cadetships Australia open on 7 March and close on 11 May. Year 12 students apply online at www.businesscadetships.com.au Under the Program, UBS will continue to offer cadetship opportunities across the firm. Information on the Program is provided online. Applications for the Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program will open on 26 April. The 2016 Program provides Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a Technology Cadetship at Westpac. On completion of their cadetship, Technology Cadets are well-placed to pursue a career in IT and in business. This year Rolls-Royce will not be offering Engineering Cadetships. Information on the ETCAD Program may be found at www.etcad.com.au Applications close on 17 June.

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

Health Careers Forum - permission notes.
Career Choice: Posted 29-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The students who put their name down to attend the Health Careers Forum on 15th March are asked to go to C4 after names are marked in Mentor Groups in the morning to get the permission note. Thank you.

Health Careers Forum in March
Career Choice: Posted 26-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
All Year 12 students interested in a career in health are asked to go to the Careers Room at lunchtime on Monday to get details and fill in a request to attend this excursion.

Job Interviews 101 Checklist
Job vacancies: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This resource provides tips on job interviews and helpful ways to prepare.


For more information, visit www.skillsroad.com.au/news-events/news/all-news/november-2014/job-interviews-101

Go Overseas
Gap year: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Go Overseas is a website that allows you to find and compare overseas programs. Every organization and program has been reviewed by students who have participated in that program. There are also over 300 articles on travel available as well as customized country guides.


For more information, visit www.gooverseas.com/

Think Education Surviving Year 12 eBook
HSC: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education have produced a free eBook with tips on how to master your final year of school.


For more information, visit beyou.think.edu.au/surviving-year-12

Urban and Rural Surveying careers
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Get your free copy of Urban or Rural Surveying Careers outlining profiles of young through to experienced Surveyors working throughout NSW. These comprehensive booklets are designed to help inspire young people to consider surveying careers and are customised to either urban or rural audiences.

For more information, visit www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/free-resources-nsw/

ATO Tax File Number - you NEED this!!!!
General: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
A tax file number is a unique nine-digit number issued to individuals and organisations to help administer tax and other Australian Government systems. Students need a TFN before they can start any type of paid work.
The school does not organise this anymore.

For more information, visit https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Tax-file-number/

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Events
Private Colleges: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Industry Experience Days 6th & 20th April
http://www.aie.edu.au/ied
Open Day 21st May
http://www.aie.edu.au/openday
Online Experience Day 26th May
http://www.aie.edu.au/oed


3D animation and programming workshops
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Academy of Interactive Entertainment: Work Experience Program- their work experience program runs throughout the year and is open to students in years 10, 11 and 12. Students will get the opportunity to do a range of activities such as 3D animation and programming.


For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/StudentInformation/workexp

Skills One - a "must see" for potential tradies
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Skills one is a video platform with over 1500 short video stories about getting a trade or skill. Videos are intended for career counselors, parents and students. Check it out by visiting the website:

For more information, visit www.skillsone.com.au/

Difference between a Traineeship & an Apprenticesh
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This Victorian Government website explains the fundamental differences between traineeships and apprenticeships.


For more information, visit www.education.vic.gov.au/training/learners/apprentices/pages/difference.aspx

University of New England: Open Day6th May 2016
Open Days: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The open day allows prospective students to see the academic, cultural, sporting and residential aspects of the university. There will be the opportunity to explore degree options, meet lecturers and see entertainment and demonstrations. Watch out for notices later this term to get a place on the bus we will take to UNE leaving at 7am and returning at 3pm.

For more information, visit https://www.une.edu.au/info-for/for-high-schools/open-day-schools

Scholarship opportunities for future teachers
Scholarships: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education offers presentations via video conference to groups of students interested in teaching. To register your interest please contact: emma.vandermoezel@det.nsw.edu.au.

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

iTravel gap year - list of schools has arrived
Gap year: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you attended the recent talk by Jenny from iTravel and want the list of schools, please send an email to: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Inspiring environmental gap year opportunities
Gap year: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to find out more about the opportunities that John Tucker from Land Care mentioned at assembly this week, check out this website.
For more information, visit https://inspiredadventures.com.au/

Macleay College in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 25-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
They offer a Diploma/Bachelor of Business Management specialising in Entrepreneurship, Bachelor of Advertising and Media – the only Advertising specific degree in Australia and courses in journalism and publishing.
For more information, visit https://macleay.edu.au/

CURRENT FULL-TIME APPRENTICESHIP available now:
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-2-16 Deadline - No Deadline
This may suit a school leaver from 2015. Please pass this information on to anyone you know who is looking for an apprenticeship. Country Custom Fencing are a local balustrade and fencing business in Tamworth who currently have a Certificate III in Engineering Apprenticeship available. The successful applicant will need a driver’s license. For any further information or to send through resumes and cover letters, they invite the applicants to contact them via email on info@countrycustomfencing.com.au or by phone on 0423 370 026.
For more information, visit info@countrycustomfencing.com.au

Latest advice from UAC - offers released 6pm Wed
UAC: Posted 19-1-16 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment and make sure your friends and anyone you know who is looking at going to university sees this. Spread the word.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au
UAC.docx

Information about university offers, deferring etc
UAC: Posted 13-1-16 Deadline - No Deadline
With Main Round offers coming out on Wednesday 20th January, please keep this page and its information handy. Check it out now and come back to it if you need or want to do so next week. Copy and paste this: http://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/Uni-offers-and-your-next-steps#.VpXwTfl97IU

For more information, visit www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/Uni-offers-and-your-next

6 January 2016 deadline is approaching for UAC
UAC: Posted 3-1-16 Deadline - 6-1-16
Change your preferences by midnight on the 6th for Main Round offers. All undergraduate applicants will then be unable to change preferences until 7.30am on 20 January 2016. Please contact universities directly on 4th/5th January to get any last minute advice.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Breakfast BBQ - from 7am - all year 12 invited
General: Posted 17-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fruit & yogurt, bacon & egg rolls plus "lucky door" prizes and giveaways. Your teachers are looking forward to catching up with you all. If you want advice, it is available and if you don't want to talk about your ATAR or results then that is fine too. Remind your friends and give them a wakeup call or call in on your way to work. Mrs Balderston knows some of you need to start work at 7.30am or 8am so the BBQ will be up and ready!! See you there Year 12.

IT Traineeship:would suit someone not going to uni
Job vacancies: Posted 17-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
An IT company with several hundred employees and a branch in Tamworth is looking at employing a Year 12 leaver. You need to have a very good knowledge of computers and IT plus good communication skills. This is NOT a gap year job. Please contact me if you want more details on how to apply or see me at the Breakfast BBQ.

ATARS - Happy? Relieved? Disappointed? Shocked?
UAC: Posted 16-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are not happy or devastated with your ATAR, I cannot stress highly enough that there are always ways to achieve your end goal if you ask for advice. Please contact me or ask a parent to contact me at school or via email. I don't have to know your ATAR if you don't wish me to know but can advise you on options depending on what you want to do and where you want to study. The school is not advised of your ATAR so I cannot help you if I don't know that you don't think your ATAR will enable you to do what you want. Also remember that you are more than a number!!!!!

Careers update of uni, tafe and private colleges
General: Posted 16-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is stacks of more reading for you with updates on uni matters, deadlines, private colleges, TAFE, ATAR and UAC stuff etc etc
Careers News 16th Dec.docx

BONUS HSC POINTS TO ADD TO YOUR ATAR
UAC: Posted 16-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a massive PDF file that shows you how you can add these to your ATAR to change your selection rank. You really MUST look at this and add these to your ATAR when you get it to make SMART changes to your preferences. See me at the BBQ or at school if you want help with this. This booklet is 105 pages. I have a printout so if the document does not open, please contact me. Bonus HSC points will make a difference to your first ELIGIBLE preference.
bonus points reference update (1).pdf

Early offer- Macquarie Uni re relevent HSC subject
Universities: Posted 16-12-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Did you know you could get an early offer from Macquarie based on your performance in relevant HSC subject. Please check out the Academic Entry criteria for your preferred course. Your performance in individual HSC subjects could see you getting an early offer into your chosen degree. As long as you meet the criteria and have that course as your first preference in UAC by 2 January, as specified in Section 5.2 Early Offer Rounds in the UAC Guide 2015-2016, you’ll receive an offer from Macquarie on 5 January. Their online tool shows the HSC results required for entry into each degree – take a look. Copy and paste this: http://www.mq.edu.au/study/high-school-students/getting-into-university/entry-schemes-and-pathways/academic-entry-program
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/high-school-students/getting-into-university/entry-schemes-and-pathways

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