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Health Careers Kit 2015
Career Choice: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This guide is in the Careers Office and covers information about health, medicine and nursing programs offered throughout NSW in addition to the options available to assist rural high school students with university. It is compiled by UNSW Rural Clinical School –Contact: (02) 9385 3677 or j.monoja@unsw.edu.au


For more information, visit https://rcs.med.unsw.edu.au/health-careers-kit

Changes at Uni of Sydney
Universities: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Importantly, the changes will not be implemented until at least 2017, and will not affect those applying for a University place in 2016. However, the University of Sydney: Discussion Paper on Education Strategy is a discussion paper about its courses. The proposals in the discussion paper are intended to simplify the University’s complex course offerings, improve student experience, and provide graduates with the skills to contribute effectively in today’s rapidly changing world.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=15056

UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operati
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS: Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program Scholarship Program. Round 1 Applications Close: Fri 19th June. Round 2 Applications. Open: Mon 3rd August. Round 2 Applications Close: Wed 30th September. The Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program provides students with $15, 500 per year of study, and two six month full-time industry placements with sponsor organisations. There are two rounds of applications in 2015 for the 2016 intake.


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/information-technology/essential-information/how-apply/how-app

UTS: Engineering Industry Merit Based Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 9-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Open: Mon 6th July. Applications Close: Mon 5th October. A number of Industry Sponsored scholarships are available to provide financial support for the first year of the Bachelor of Engineering Diploma in Engineering Practice degree. Scholars will have direct access to industry sponsors and many undertake an internship with their sponsor company. Applicants will be chosen based on their academic performance, skills evidence in leadership, commitment to an understanding of the engineering profession, and demonstrated initiative in extra-curricular activities. Contact: +61 2 9514 2666 or FEITOutreach@uts.edu.au


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/scholarships/0000017874

Download a UTS Digital Course Guide
Universities: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Looking for info on undergraduate courses at UTS? Search UTS courses, subjects and important info with our new UTS Digital Course Guides.
For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/course-guides

Antipodeans GapBreak Application Days During Schoo
Gap year: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Antipodeans GapBreak Application Days During School Holidays – Don’t miss out! Antipodeans Abroad is running important GapBreak Application Days from Tuesday 30 June - Thursday 2 July 2015. If students wish to participate on a volunteer or paid work travel program in 2016, they need to select a time for a 25 minute Application Meeting on one of these days. Students who attend an Application Meeting are given priority over other applicants when selecting their preferred destination. When: Tuesday 30 June - Thursday 2 July 2015. Where: Antipodeans Main Office: Level 3 / 182 Blues Point Rd McMahons Point NSW 2060 (Application Meetings can also be held over the phone). • GapBreak is an international travel program providing school leavers with volunteer and paid work programs around the world.• Run by Antipodeans Abroad, an Australian company with a 20+ year track record in educational travel; and a strong reputation in Australian schools and Universities.• School leavers gain independence and resilience while contributing to an overseas community.• Programs are carefully vetted & planned to ensure value & sustainability for local communities.
• School leavers travel with a group of like-minded Australian students.


For more information, visit www.antipodeans.com.au/Programs/GapBreak

Newcastle University Schools Open Day excursion
Open Days: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who have paid the money and returned their notes for the Newcastle University Schools Open Day excursion can collect their registration card from Mrs Barrett at lunchtime.

MyDay Policing and Criminal Justice
Career Choice: Posted 4-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University is holding the MyDay Policing and Criminal Justice event on Monday 29 June 2015 in Bathurst. This event is targeted at Year 11 and Year 12 students who may be considering study in the Policing and Criminal Justice fields. Please find attached a Student Flyer for further details of the event. How to Register: Each student must complete a Student Registration Form (see Mrs Barrett). Please return the Student Registration Form to CSU by Monday 22 June 2015. Kindly note that the student email address is required. Students may use their personal or school allocated email address however they are unable to accept a Careers Adviser's email address on the form.

Charles Sturt University Choose Your Career
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 10 students (and parents) advice when selecting Years 11 and 12 subjects.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/39495/F4078-Choose-Your-Career-Book-FINAL-SCREEN.p

Australian Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Apprenticeship Pathways Career Interest Explorer
A new resource which aims to help job seekers identify the strength of their career interests.
For more information, visit www.aapathways.com.au/Search/Career-Interest-Explorer

Macquarie University Campus Tours
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
23 June, 10.30am to 12pm, 3 July, 10.30am to 12pm, 25 September, 5.30pm to 7pm,19 November, 5.30pm to 7pm
Register online.

For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/parents_and_teachers/campus_tours/

ACPE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
13 June, 11.00am to 2.00pm. 8 Figtree Drive, Sydney Olympic Park


For more information, visit www.acpe.edu.au/about-us/events/open-day-sydney-olympic-park

Sydney Dance Company Two Day July School Holiday 2
Career Choice: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Dance Company Two Day July School Holiday 2 Day Workshop 9 to 10 July Pier 4, 15 Hickson Road, The Rocks. Leading dance teachers , choreographers in contemporary, lyrical, JFH, and Theatre Jazz.


For more information, visit www.sydneydancecompany.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/July-15-Workshop6.pdf

Raffles College of Design & Commerce School Holida
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
29 June to 2 July and 31 August to 3 September. Fitzwilliam Street, Parramatta. Workshops in Photography, Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Graphic Design and Interior Design. $120 for 4 days. Materials provided.
Contact:(02) 9633 3800 orjaimiwalker@raffles.edu.au


For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au/workshops

AFS Student Exchange Scholarships
General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 1 July - 35 full and partially funded scholarships open for NSW & ACT High School Students to improve or learn a new language as an AFS Exchange Student. There are over 50 countries to choose from.

For more information, visit www.afs.org.au/scholarships

Tocal College Open Days
Private Colleges: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
3 July, 10 July, 25 September, 2 October. Leading agricultural and conservation land management college. Full and part-time courses, short courses and distance education. Contact: 1800 025 520, 02 4939 8888 or info@tocal.com


For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au/future-students/college-open-days

Teaching, Band 5 and Macquarie Uni
Universities: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Flexible entry pathways to education courses at Macquarie- You may have heard that due to BOSTES accreditation requirements, from 2016 the admission requirements for initial teacher education programs will state that students have a minimum of three HSC Band 5 (or E3) results, including English. The structure of the Macquarie University teacher education programs provides pathways for students who don’t meet the Band 5 entry requirements but obtain the requisite ATAR. These pathways meet BOSTES conditions for alternative entry into initial teacher education programs and will enable these students to complete their studies in the usual time period.
For more information, visit www.educ.mq.edu.au/undergraduate/teaching_qualifications/

Lattitude priority deadline: 5th June
Gap year: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude is the original gap year organisation, having supported Australian school leavers on structured and worthwhile overseas volunteering placements for over 40 years. They have options available in the UK, Canada, Europe, Asia/Pacific and Africa. Priority application deadline is coming up on Friday, 5 June. Some placement options fill by deadline, so applying by Friday gives students the best chance to secure their first preference. Our Application Form can be downloaded from:


For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/how-to-apply/apply-now-for-2016

IMPORTANT INFO FOR YEAR 12 WITH CARS
General: Posted 2-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Regional Council advises that the following construction activities will be occurring this week -Tribe St traffic calming works: Wednesday 3 June. Changed Traffic Conditions will be implemented for Linemarking and pavement symbol installation in Tribe St and Piper St between 9am and 2:30pm Wednesday 3 June. During the installation of the pavement symbols at the intersection of tribe St and Peel St, one lane of traffic will be temporarily closed between Peel St and Piper St, meaning only traffic incoming from Peel St/Manilla road will be allowed. A detour for all vehicles turning left from Piper St or travelling south on Tribe St to Peel St is to be implemented as per the attached detour plan. The detour is expected to be in place for up to an hour. Please tell all your friends who drive about this.



Manilla Rd Cycleway construction: Thursday 4 June

Linemarking and pavement symbol installation on the new path will be undertaken on Tribe St between 7am and 4pm on Thursday 4 June. Sections of the path will be partially closed for up to an hour at a time throughout the day.

Detour Map.pdf

What Sort of Doctor Do You Want To Be?
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This article outlines the pathways to medical schools and how to specialise in a specific field of medicine.


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

International Volunteer HQ
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Every year thousands of Australian students choose to volunteer overseas with International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) - the affordable and trusted volunteer travel organisation. IVHQ has volunteer programs in 30+ countries, including Bali, Fiji, Italy, Tanzania and Costa Rica and offers a wide range of volunteer opportunities, including Teaching, Childcare, Community Development, Medical, Construction and Renovation, Turtle Conservation and Wildlife Conservation. Learn more about IVHQ's affordable volunteer programs and apply here:
For more information, visit www.volunteerhq.org

UK Private Schools - gap year
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UK Private Schools lists over 200 schools & colleges around the United Kingdom and can be of use for students looking for a school to work in during their gap year.

For more information, visit www.ukprivateschools.com/

How Much Money do Occupational Therapists Earn?
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The article provides information on the earning capacity of occupational therapists and contains links to videos providing more information about this profession.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/occupational-therapy/salary

Matrix Education: Years 9 – 12 July Holiday Course
HSC: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Matrix Education is running a number of courses for students in Years 9 – 12 during the July school holidays including HSC trial exam preparation courses.

For more information, visit https://www.matrix.edu.au/holiday-programs/

BDO Australia Sydney Accounting Cadetship
Cadetships: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Close Sun 14th June. The BDO Cadetship program provides paid full time work as a trainee accountant while cadets complete their undergraduate degree. Cadets are given advice and support from their colleagues as well as a text book allowance, time off to attend classes, paid study leave, and payment of University administration fees. Once graduated, students will have years of on-the-job work experience.


For more information, visit www.bdo.com.au/careers/students/sydney

The Green Army - gap year
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Green Army is an Australian Government initiative open to young people including Indigenous Australians, school leavers, gap year students, graduates, and job seekers who are looking for employment, to develop skills, undertake training and gain experience in the delivery of conservation.


For more information, visit www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/green-army

Sydney Aviators Open Day - pilot licence
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sun 5th July, 8.30am – 11.00am, Bankstown Airport. Half hour trial flights will be available at a cost of $120 and short presentations on how to obtain a Private Pilot Licence will be held throughout the day. Contact: (02) 9793 8900


For more information, visit www.sydneyaviators.com.au/Default.aspx

William Angliss Institute: 2016 Course Guide
Private Colleges: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website.
For more information, visit www.angliss.edu.au/future-students/careers-practitioners

Career as a Carer
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
An online quiz for those considering a career in the carer industry. The quiz takes a few minutes to answer and will provide a clear picture of where you could best fit into a career in disability or community care.


For more information, visit www.carecareers.com.au/page/career-quiz

My Future Scholarships- 4000+
Scholarships: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The My Future website currently lists over 4000 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.
The type of support ranges from course fees, accommodation, grants, and travel within or outside Australia, and covers fields of study across all Australian universities.


For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/tools-and-resources/study-or-training-options/scholarshipsearch

Choosing a Uni Campus
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This article covers important things to keep in mind when choosing a university campus to study at.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Support-Centre/Types-of-institutions/Choosing-a-campus

UNE Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE offers bridging courses for students who will be studying undergraduate courses with assumed knowledge but who do not have the essential knowledge, or who may not be confident with their knowledge in a specific subject. UNE Bridging courses are free if students follow on with a UNE course, otherwise they have to pay.


For more information, visit https://my.une.edu.au/courses/#FoundationStudies

UNE TRACKS
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNE TRACKS is a one year full-time or four year part-time preparation program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who would like to develop the necessary skills and knowledge to undertake undergraduate studies at UNE. All eligible domestic students are exempt from the student contribution amount for HECS.

For more information, visit https://my.une.edu.au/courses/2015/courses/TRACKS

ACU Graduate Videos
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACU website has a number of graduate videos where former students discuss their experiences at ACU, what they are doing now, and how their degree helped them get a foot in the door.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/applying_to_acu/useful_links/?a=144479

UNSW Change to Admission to Law 2017 Entry
Universities: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
In 2017 undergraduate entry into law will include a reasoning and rational assessment in conjunction with ATAR. Published ATAR will likely move down to 95.00, therefore allowing aptitude as well as ATAR to be used as part of the criteria for entry into law.


For more information, visit www.law.unsw.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/entry

UNSW New Website: Find a Degree
Career Choice: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW’s Find a Degree tool, enables prospective students to search by Faculty and see all undergraduate degrees on offer. The tool provides all the information about each degree including the previous year’s ATAR cut-off, this year’s Guaranteed Selection Rank, the study areas, and majors.

For more information, visit www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/find-degree

Westpac IT & Rolls Royce Engineering cadetships
Cadetships: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - 12-6-15
ETCAD Program-A reminder that applications for the Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program close on 12 June. The 2015 Program provides Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for an Engineering Cadetship at Rolls-Royce or a Technology Cadetship at Westpac. On completion of their cadetship, Technology Cadets are well-placed to pursue a career in ICT and in business.


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

Wollongong early entry scheme - interview tips
Early Entry schemes: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
To view a video on interview tips for early admission, visit this site.


For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fvfzXkHuvkY

University of Wollongong: Early Admission
Early Entry schemes: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications open Mon 3rd August. Put the date in your planner if you want to apply. University of Wollongong early admission enables students to gain entry into university before receiving their ATAR.


For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/early-admission/index.html

Gap year talk next week- 1pm 9th June
Gap year: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
itravel Wahroonga will be here next week to talk about their escorted gap year working and travel options to Europe.

HSC Study Week in July
HSC: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Notre Dame Academic Enabling and Support Centre runs an annual HSC Study Week during the Term 2 school holidays. The week long program is delivered by well qualified and highly experienced HSC teachers and markers. In 2013 and 2014, over 90% of the students indicated that as a result of attending the program, they felt thoroughly prepared and confident to sit the Trials and HSC exams. The HSC Study Week will be held at The University of Notre Dame Australia's Sydney Campus from Monday 6 July 2015 – Friday 10 July 2015. Classes will run from 9:00am – 4:00pm daily. The HSC Study Week will cost $345.00 per student. Included in this price will be:
• Morning tea and lunch each day• The unique opportunity to receive intensive training from renowned teachers from some of Sydney's leading Catholic, Independent and State secondary schools in subjects of your choosing • Access to current and past HSC markers • Academic skills workshops
• Supervised study sessions • A personalised timetable
• Networking opportunities with other HSC students. For more information and to register please click here.

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/academic_support/hsc-study-week

First early entry scheme open for 2016
Early Entry schemes: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Young Achievers Early Offer Program - just as in 2015, the 2016 Program will offer students the opportunity to join the Notre Dame community before they even sit their end-of-year examinations. One of the benefits to the recipients has been that it has allowed them to face their final HSC examinations with reduced stress and added confidence. Students can apply under one of the following four categories:• Commitment to community and/or Church; • Commitment and excellence in cultural pursuits; • Commitment and excellence in sporting achievements; or
• Academic excellence. Applications must be submitted by Friday 31 July 2015. Candidates who are not made an offer in the Early Offer Program will automatically be considered for the Main Round offers, so there is no need to submit another application form. For more information on Notre Dame University in Sydney and its courses, please see me to get a booklet. Also to download the application form and to apply please go online.

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

Newcastle University Schools Open Day
Open Days: Posted 1-6-15 Deadline - No Deadline
If you wish to attend the Newcastle University Schools Open Day on Thursday 25th June, please collect a note from Mrs Barrett in the Careers Room from Tuesday morning. The bus will leave at 5am and return at 7.30-8.00pm. Cost is $35. Notes and money due Wednesday 17th June at 3pm. Write your name on the list saying you have taken a note. Thank you. Once you have paid, you will receive a card from Mrs Barrett to register your attendance online.

College of Event Management LATEST!
Career Choice: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
They sent this: College of Event Management is on a bit of a high at the moment. Recent data shows a high calibre of participants in our Diploma of Events, a high standard of work, a high completion rate, a high take-up of industry engagement and a high rate of students gaining employment after graduating. Contact us for our latest stats on 1300725846 or visit us at
For more information, visit collegeofeventmanagement.com.au

Free HSC Tutoring and Exam Tips
HSC: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Aspire Institute is running it’s FREE HSC TUTORING sessions again this year. Designed specifically for Year 12 students, students will revise key areas and learn HSC tips to reach their full potential. DATE: 28th - 30th of Sep 2015 PLACE: 151 Darley Road, Manly (ICMS) TIME: 9:30 to 13:30 each day SUBJECTS: General Math or Business Studies BOOKINGS: INFO@ASPIRE.EDU.AU | TEL: 0294661078
For more information, visit www.aspire.edu.au

Live, Work, Play, USA - gap year
Gap year: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Live, Work, Play, USA with Camp America Camp America is the longest running US summer camp program in Australia. People living in Australia can apply for a 9-12 week paid summer of fun in the USA. Visit our website for more information on the program and how to apply!

For more information, visit campamerica.com.au/

Want to be a teacher???? $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$
Scholarships: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Opportunities for HSC Students Do you have HSC students who would make great teachers? The timing couldn’t be better as the Department launches the 2016 suite of scholarships and cadetships assisting students financially and ensuring a permanent teaching position to begin their successful career in teaching. Register your interest here.
For more information, visit www.dec.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-centre/school-careers/teaching

Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships $5,000 x3
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Extension of Time for Nominations The Bert Evans Apprentice Scholarships are now open for nominations until Friday 12th June 2015. Eligibility criteria include apprentices of ATSI background, apprentices with a disability, female apprentices working in vocations which are not traditional for women and country apprentices. Additional eligibility criteria include apprentices working in a skills shortage area and experiencing hardship in both metropolitan and regional areas. Scholarships are open to apprentices who meeth the eligibility criteria and are in the first year of their apprenticeship contract at the time of applying. Scholarship recipients will receive $5,000 per year up to year 3 of their apprenticeship contract. Please review the information, nomination form and guidelines at the link. Why not apply?
For more information, visit https://www.training.nsw.gov.au/individuals/apprenticeships_traineeships/financial_help/bert_evans_s

Sydney Design School Open Day -
Open Days: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
13th June Come along to our Open Day on Saturday the 13th June from 12 - 2pm. Learn how you can become a qualified Interior Designer or Decorator. Chat with teachers and our Career Coach, and look round our Graduate exhibition and campus. Register online. Tel 9437 1902.

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

Bond University Open Day - July 25th Open Day
Open Days: Posted 29-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday, July 25 from 2pm to 6pm This year we are doing things a little differently and we'll be holding Open Day on a Saturday afternoon. Tour our beautiful campus at dusk and enjoy live music performances into the evening, all while still having plenty of time to make the most of your day. Open Day offers an exiting program of presentations, tours and entertainment to help you get all the information you need, while enjoying a great day at Bond. Our faculties will also feature hands-on activities where you can really see what a difference it makes to have world-class facilities and resources at your fingertips.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/openday

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