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Western Sydney University Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes January 2016. Vice Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship and Aspire (Group A),UWS Sports Scholarship (Group A) , Donor Funded Scholarship (Group B) Scholarships recognizing leadership, academic excellence, sporting achievement, community involvement and equity scholarships to support students with need.

For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/informationforcareersadvisers/welcome/why_recommend_uws/scholarships

UAC Undergraduate Reminder
UAC: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Once you applied and paid your application fee, you can change your preferences freely before and after you get your ATAR before main round applications close 6 January 2016.

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

ATARs for health and medical courses
Career Choice: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
To help you make decisions and to see what is available as first choice or back up careers.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/?s=atar

New in 2016 – Bachelor of Business Administration
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
New in 2016 – Bachelor of Business Administration – University of Notre Dame With electives in areas such as Business Research Methods, Event Management, HR Development and Finance, students are provided with an extensive mix of theoretical and practical experiences taught by leaders of their fields. Applications for Semester 1, 2016 are now open. To apply or for further details visit our website or call the Prospective Students Office on 02 8204 4404.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au

Final Early Entry scheme closes 19th Oct
Early Entry schemes: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU Early Achievers’ Program – Applications close Monday 19 October 2015 ACU recognises that you have more to offer than your academic results. Our Early Achievers’ Program considers the contribution you have made to your community through your school, workplace, community organisation, cultural and/or religious group. Applications close Monday 19 October, 2015. If there are any prerequisites or Assumed Knowledge, you must have studied these to apply. Worth investigating - health, teaching etc etc
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/early-achievers

Be the Chef
Scholarships: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Cookery Partial Scholarship Competition - Kenvale College Be the Chef is a Kenvale run Cookery Partial Scholarship Competition for students completing Yr 12 in 2015. 10 finalists will be selected to participate in a two day program involving workshops, a Kenvale Industry Partner site visit, and the opportunity to cook with our chef for the Presentation Dinner where the scholarship winner will be announced. For more details email fidelm@kenvale.edu.au.

Interior Designer, Decorator or Stylist?
Open Days: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day Saturday 14 November Come and join us at Sydney Design School- the Interior Specialists, for our Open Day on Saturday 14 November from 10-12pm and see what it's like to work as an Interior Designer, Decorator and Stylist. Level 2/ 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards. Register onlineor campus@sydneydesignschool.com.au
For more information, visit sydneydesignschool.com.au/info-sessions/

A message from QTAC - if you want to study in QLD
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
With tertiary study applications now rolling in fast, we’ve noticed that a lot of students don’t know their Learner Unique Identifier (LUI). It is vital that students know their LUI, as they must enter it into their application to complete the process. Please ensure your students know their LUI prior to applying. QTAC doesn’t accept an Education Queensland ID (EQID) or Unique Student Identifier (USI). If a student wants to find their LUI themselves, they can do so by contacting QCAA. For more information email trent.fairweather@qtac.edu.au.


For more information, visit https://studentconnect.qcaa.qld.edu.au/login_lui.html

Are you job hunting???? INDEED
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether you are after a casual, full time or part time job I strongly recommend you register with an online company like Seek to get emails for advertised vacancies that suit your needs sent directly to you. You can specify if you want jobs in Tamworth, Sydney, Newcastle etc.
For more information, visit au.indeed.com/

Are you job hunting???? SEEK
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Whether you are after a casual, full time or part time job I strongly recommend you register with an online company like Seek to get emails for advertised vacancies that suit your needs sent directly to you.
For more information, visit www.seek.com.au/

HSC Live Q&A - get help and advice from home
HSC: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Talk to HSC Advanced English senior markers and teachers on Facebook a few days before your HSC Advanced English Exam. UTS Advanced English HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 8 October UTS Economics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 14 October UTS Mathematics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 19 October UTS Chemistry HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 21 October UTS Physics HSC Live Q&A | 6 - 8pm, 23 October
For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/essential-information/events-and-info-sessions

Engineering at UTS
Universities: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS have made changes to the availability of certain majors. The following majors (in all degree combinations) will not be available in 2016: Environmental engineering: UAC 603010 Innovation engineering: UAC 603125 ICT Computer Systems sub-major: UAC 603025 ICT Telecommunications sub-major: UAC 603065 ICT Network Security sub-major: UAC 603090

Apprentice Baker position available
Job vacancies: Posted 7-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Baker's Delight in ShoppingWorld are looking to employ a fulltime apprentice baker. Please contact Mrs Barrett for more details. This will suit someone who is interested in the food industry, working in Tamworth, getting trade qualifications and who does not wish to go to university.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

New courses at universities - very interesting
Universities: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From Surveying to Security Studies to Business Analytics to Anthrolpology to Social Entrepreneurship etc. Please have a look at what is on offer for you.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/courses/updates/new.shtml

Teaching requirements for 2016
Universities: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please look at what each university offers if you wish to become a teacher.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/admission/teaching-requirements.shtml

Equity scholarships - please consider this $$$
Scholarships: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
University and moving away from home is expensive. Equity Scholarships assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education. Please go to the website to see if you qualify, what the university you wish to attend offers and what their eligibility criteria are and how to apply.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

RSA & RCG courses - 9th and 10th Nov at school
General: Posted 2-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that the first 30 students who pay at the Front Office from next Tuesday will be able to do this at the specially negotiated rate of $220 for both courses. Spread the word please if you know of someone who wants to do these.

Want a gap year job in Tamworth?
Job vacancies: Posted 1-10-15 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received the first two requests from local employers looking specifically for McCarthy Year 12 students for gap year positions. Please send me an email so I know who is looking for local jobs next year eg hospitality, retail, office work, food????

30th September deadline for UAC, QTAC, VTAC, UNE
Universities: Posted 29-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please apply now and don't leave any applications to the last minute. It always takes longer than you think and you don't want to rush, make mistakes or get caught if the computer crashes etc.

Hang in there and keep on studying
General: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Every mark or more that you gain will put you in a stronger position to get to where you want to go ahead of someone else who is not putting in the hard yards and the effort. The end is in sight - please don't lose focus now.

Flying Fish Gap Year Adventures
Gap year: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Flying Fish trains commercial maritime professionals and instructors of water sports and mountain sports. They have a number of training opportunities for anyone wanting to work instructing surfing, snow sports, wind surfing, scuba diving and more.


For more information, visit https://www.flyingfishonline.com.au/gap-year-adventures/

Apprenticeships Plus - mechanics
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Apprenticeships Plus match prospective mechanic apprentices with the best mechanic career options in NSW. They regularly have apprenticeships and traineeships available in the following areas: Light Vehicle, Heavy Vehicle, Motor Cycle, Paint & Panel, Marine, Auto Electrical, Car Detailing.

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

Lost on Campus App - downloaded this yet?
Universities: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This free application for your Smartphone has detailed maps and information on a range of universities and campuses around Australia. The app includes detailed information on rooms, locations of ATMs, water bubblers, vending machines, car parks and much more. To download the app search for “Lost on Campus” in the Apple App Store. It is also available on Android.

For more information, visit lostoncampus.com.au

-Bonus Points
Universities: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UOW offers bonus points to local and regional students who live within the University’s catchment area and to students who do well in HSC subjects relevant to their chosen undergraduate degree. Students can receive a maximum of 6 points, 3 points if they live within the UOW catchment area and up to 3 points for students who do well in subjects relevant to their chosen UOW degree. Students who qualify to receive bonus points will automatically have them added to their ATAR by UAC for that UOW preference.


For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/pointstouow/index.html

UNE Direct Application early entry closes 30th Sep
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - 0-9-15
Applications close Wednesday 30th September 2015. You don't need to apply to UAC and you do not need an ATAR but you MUST apply by the deadline. Details are here.
For more information, visit https://www.une.edu.au/study/study-on-campus/get-early-entry/apply-online

Job - shoe repair traineeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Advertised in Saturday's Leader. Contact me if you need the details please

Tyre fitter position - training provided
Job vacancies: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Advertised in Saturday's Leader. Contact me if you need the details please.

Childcare Traineeship - applications close Friday
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This was advertised in the Leader. Contact me if you cannot find the ad.

RSA & RCG courses - 9th and 10th Nov at school
General: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The first 30 students who pay at the Front Office from next Tuesday will be able to do this at the specially negotiated rate of $220 for both courses. Spread the word please if you know of someone who wants to do these.

Lattitude Global Volunteering: Last Minute Availab
Gap year: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
There are still a small number of placements available for programs departing 2016. You can be a teacher in China or Fiji, a medical assistant in Japan, an Outdoor Activities Instructor in the UK and many more.

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/index.php?nodeId=181

Study tips
HSC: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University: Six Tips for Getting the Most out of Your Study Time
http://mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/future_students_facebook/6_tips_to_get_the_most_out_of_your_study_time

For more information, visit mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/future_students_facebook/

Study tips
HSC: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW: Stay Motivated During STUVAC with These Study Tips


For more information, visit unswfuturestudents.tumblr.com/post/129250036137/stay-motivated-during-stuvac-with-these-study

University of Notre Dame - 30th Sept deadline
Universities: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Main round Semester 1, 2016 applications due soon. The due date for applications to commence study at The University of Notre Dame for Semester 1, 2016 is Wednesday 30 September 2015.Year 12 students should submit their application form, copies of their Year 11 and Year 12 school reports and a 300 word statement. For further information please call the Prospective Students Office on 02 8204 4404 or by email to sydney@nd.edu.au

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

UAC Undergraduate Reminder - 30th Sept deadline
UAC: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - 30-9-15
Undergraduate application processing charges increase after midnight on Wed 30th September 2015. UAC recommends students complete and pay their application fee before this date. Once students have applied and paid their fee, they can change their preferences as many times as they’d like for free before main round applications close on Wed 6th January.

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

How Preferences for University Work
Universities: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This webpage provides a general idea of how the UAC application process works.
For more information, visit www.makeyourmark.edu.au

UC and ANU: Double Degree for Science Teaching
Career Choice: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UC and ANU: New Vertical Double Degree for Science Teaching
Starting from 2016, UC and ANU will offer a vertical double degree for science teaching, combining a Bachelor of Science from ANU with a Master of Teaching from UC. The new double degree will make it possible for final year Bachelor of Science students to also study for the Master of Teaching with final-year classes credited for both awards.


For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/about-uc/media/monitor/2015/september/uc-and-anu-join-forces-for-future-s

ANU accommodation applications are now open
Accommodation: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students must apply separately for accommodation, and providing they meet the Accommodation Guarantee criteria, will be offered a place in residence following an academic offer. One application covers all residences, there is no cost to apply and are obligation free, so even if a student is only thinking about coming to ANU they suggest they submit an application just in case.
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au/study/accommodation

$50,000 worth of scholarships in 2016 - Eco & Fina
Scholarships: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students thinking about studying economics and finance can now combine these disciplines along with statistics to enable students with high mathematics capability to undertake a unique degree at the ANU. Five scholarships are available for eligible students who are Australian Citizen, an Australian Permanent Resident or an International student who completed Year 12 in Australia.» For more information, please email the College of Business and Economics domestic.cbe@anu.edu.au

Special Admission Scheme for Engineering & Compute
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Special Admission Scheme for Engineering and Computer Science Students
The ANU College of Engineering and Computer Science (CECS) Special Admission Scheme allows students to apply directly to the college if they receive an ATAR over 80, but have not reached the required ATAR of their preferred CECS degree. This is a great pathway for students who just miss out on the ATAR cut-off. Special consideration will be given to students who can demonstrate excellent academic performance in disciplines relevant to the study of engineering and/or computer science, aptitude for those disciplines, leadership and community service, as well as a strong personal motivation, interest, and commitment to engineering and/or computing.
For more information, visit https://cecs.anu.edu.au/study/special-admission-scheme

RSA and RCG - courses confirmed
General: Posted 18-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
We have confirmation of Monday 9th November for the RSA and Tuesday 10th November for the RCG 9.00am -3.30pm. Cost $220 for both. Please pay at the Front Office when school resumes. More emails to follow during the next few weeks. Happy studying.

Only 13 students have applied to SRS via UAC so fa
UAC: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please don't leave it until the last day.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au

Applied to UAC yet???? UAC and Early Entry!!
UAC: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Don't leave it until 30th September for the on-time deadline. Remember that all early entry courses you have applied for must be in your 9 preferences EXCEPT for UNE Direct Application courses.

Applied for early entry yet to UNE, SRS and ACU?
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
These are still open. Check deadlines for closing dates.

Study Camp for HSC students
HSC: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE New England Study Camp for HSC students at our Tamworth campus on 22 and 23 September.

HSC StudyCamp.pdf

Want to make a difference - equality & justice?
Universities: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you passionate about equality and justice and want to make a real difference to the lives of others around the world? If you're ready to create change and support people and communities to overcome difficulties and life challenges, UQ's Bachelor of Human Services is the degree for you. Study Human Services and you will learn how to improve the social, economic and personal well-being of people within our society. You will promote social inclusion and achieve equity, social justice, interdependence and human rights for people who are adversely affected by social and economic factors. Study Human Services at UQ and you will be able to: customise your degree to suit your individual needs and graduate with a major in a specialised area of interest (choice of six majors), receive extensive hands-on, practical experience during your studies with 500 hours spent on placement, broaden your knowledge and study overseas in your final placement, graduate with an Honours degree with one extra year of study, become a fully qualified social worker with 18 months of postgraduate study in UQ’s Master of Social Work Studies

For more information, visit www.health.uq.edu.au/study/human-services

New sport and health careers facilities at UC
Universities: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The early stages of this development have already begun, with the first stage of the sporting precinct and health hub already open, and work soon to commence on the UC public hospital. UC aims to change the landscape of what a modern and innovative university looks like and lay the foundations for excellence in education, research and community.
For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/on-campus/campus-development/our-campus-development-vision

Subject Bonus Points at UC
Universities: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The UC Subject Bonus scheme awards bonus points to students who are currently completing Year 12 and have performed well in subjects relevant to their chosen course of study at UC. Students who have achieved the required results in the relevant subjects may be awarded up to ten (10) bonus points which are automatically added to their ATAR to give them an adjusted entry score for UC preferences through UAC.
Subject bonus points are awarded automatically to applicants who apply for admission through UAC and who are completing an Australian Year 12 program in 2015.

For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/applications/alternative-entry/bonus-points

ATARs for all health and exercise science courses
Career Choice: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
See My Health Career site.
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/latest-news

UTS Big Day In Videos - IT Careers
Career Choice: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
IT conference for students interested in technology careers.


For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjNsKbeNN5CPeCMiIO8x9Jw/videos

The University of Newcastle Student Living Brochur
Accommodation: Posted 15-9-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Accommodation applications opens 1 October.

For more information, visit www.issuu.com/universityofnewcastle/docs/2015_student_living_brochure__digit

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