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Design courses
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education: Design Faculty Course Guide 2015 & 2016

For more information, visit www.think.edu.au/awesome/images/courseGuide/design_course_guide.pdf

Apprenticeships - which???????????
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 9-5-15 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

Accounting cadetship Ernst and Young
Cadetships: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Ernst and Young Sydney Cadetship Program- Applications open Mon 25th May and close Mon 22nd June. The Ernst and Young Cadetship program provides high school graduates the opportunity to combine full-time work with part-time study. Cadets will gain valuable experience working within the organization and with clients, ensuring they graduate from university a step ahead of their peers.


For more information, visit www.ey.com/AU/en/Careers/Students/Your-role-here/Students---Programs#fragment-4-na

QS World University Rankings 2014/15
Universities: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
QS World University Rankings have been released for 2015 with the results based on academic reputation, employer reputation, faculty/student ratio, citations per faculty, international student ratio and international staff ratio. The Australian National University was ranked number 1 in Australia followed by The University of Melbourne at number 2, The University of Sydney 3, The University of Queensland 4, and the University of New South Wales number 5.


For more information, visit www.topuniversities.com/qs-world-university-rankings

CSU Information Studies Webinar
Universities: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 13th May, 7.00pm – 8.00pm Learn about Information studies, the benefits of the courses, career opportunities for graduates, what it’s like to study by distance education and the costs involved. Contact: (02) 6338 6010 or infoevents@csu.edu.au


For more information, visit news.csu.edu.au/events

University of Notre Dame: HSC Study Week
HSC: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 6th July – Fri 10th July, University of Notre Dame, Sydney Campus, Broadway. Cost: $345. A week-long program delivered by well qualified and highly experienced HSC teachers and markers. Attendees will be able to select the subjects they would like to focus on and attend dedicated lectures and skills workshops on these subject areas. Contact: 02 8204 4228 or sydney.aesc@nd.edu.au


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

Rotary Aviation Careers Expo (RACE)
Career Choice: Posted 9-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Rotary Club of Tamworth West is again conducting a Rotary Aviation Careers Expo (RACE) aimed at school students in Years 9-11 commencing at 4:00pm on Sunday, 31 May and concluding at 2:00pm on Tuesday, 2 June 2015. The Expo will cover a wide range of the careers that are available in the aviation industry. There will not be any flying, and we will not cover cabin crew careers. Application close date is Friday the 15th May. Tamworth Regional Airport, is an ideal venue for this program as it is the base for many of the available aviation industries that will be visited. The aim is to provide to the participants with a thorough exposure to the careers in aviation related fields by showing them working activities. The students will have “hands-on” site visits to the following businesses: BAE Systems Flight Training; QantasLink Heavy Maintenance (Dash 8 overhaul); Sigma Aerospace (Engine and light to medium aircraft maintenance, including instrument overhaul); Air Services Australia (air traffic control) and Aviskills – the base for TAFE Aeroskills and aircraft maintenance training. Additionally, students will see presentations from Australian Defence Force (Basic flying training, plus aviation careers in the three arms of the ADF); a civilian helicopter pilot, long-haul international pilot and other aviation associated careers. The accommodation and meals will be supplied by BAE Systems. The accommodation will be motel style single rooms with private facilities. Meals will be self service buffet style in the BAE cafeteria. These are superb facilities and we will also have the use of their lecture rooms. Activities will be fully supervised by the Rotarians of the Rotary Club of Tamworth West, and supervisors will be resident in the accommodation facilities. The Expo is a residential activity. Expo Fee is $120 per student. Closing date is 15 May 2015 and available positions will be allocated on a “first come first filled” basis. I have Application Forms for interested students. You can also access a YouTube video that will give an insight as to what to expect to experience during this program.

For more information, visit www.youtube.com/watch?v=hae2QkCqgCo

My Future Finder personality survey
Career Choice: Posted 8-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Some Year 12 students haven't done this yet. You will need to do so before we have a Career Interview. It will take about 20 minutes and you can use the material in your individual report to include in your resume. Please do it this week.
For more information, visit study.une.edu.au/ci/documents/detail/2/students-mccarthy-catholic-mff

Careers Expo 20th May - Year 12
Career Choice: Posted 8-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 will be going over to the TRECC Periods 1 & 2. You will need to bring or borrow $2 to be paid as you get on the bus.

Australian College of Applied Psychology
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Offering counselling and social work courses. Brochures have arrived which offer degree qualifications .

Careers Expo at the TRECC Wed 20th May
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
We will be taking Year 10,11 and 12 to this. More details to follow.

Bond University open day 25 July
Open Days: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Flyers with details and a poster have arrived.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

St Andrews College at U SYdney
Accommodation: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets on the college and its scholarships have arrived. See me for a copy if you are interested.

Sydney University 2016 course guide
Universities: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Five copies of this book have arrived with details of courses, scholarships, colleges, entry programs etc

Rural engineering scholarship worth $11,000 a year
Scholarships: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW offer 20 of these to rural students.
For more information, visit unsw.to/ruralengscholarships

UNSW Co-Op Scholarship Program
Scholarships: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets have arrived with details of this wonderful scholarship program. See me if you want to study in the areas of business, engineering, science, built environment etc. They are worth $18,200 each year.

Surveying? Geospatial engineering?
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Want to work outside and inside? See me for the Careers pack that I received for students interested in maths, geography, IT and the environment.

Want to study Medicine?
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me about an opportunity for those wishing to become doctors.

Your rights at work
Job vacancies: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This website aims to provide information to young people about their rights at work. The site contains videos, articles, quizzes and more on what your rights are at work.


For more information, visit worksite.actu.org.au/

Where are the jobs in 2015 and beyond???
Job vacancies: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Jobs 2015: A Handy Guide to the Labour Market
Australian Jobs is a report that provides information on employment trends by location, age, industry and occupation.

For more information, visit https://employment.gov.au/news/australian-jobs-2015-handy-guide-labour-market

Want to be an engineer? What Kind of Engineer?
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
RMIT have created a quiz for future engineers to find out which kind of engineering suits them best. There are a number of different types of engineering and it can be difficult to know which one you would be most interested in or would take you in the direction you want, so take the quiz to find out.


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

Local Government Careers
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This website aims to help provide an understanding of the diverse range of careers on offer in Local Government (also known as Councils) and provides information on the training required.

For more information, visit localgovernmentcareers.com.au/

My Health Career: Nursing is Not a Back-up Career
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Registered nurse Laurie Bickhoff explains why nursing should not be seen as a back-up career choice.

For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/nursing/not-a-back-up-career

HSC Music Workshop
HSC: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 30th June – Thu 2nd July, 1-55 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills. Three half-day music workshops offering study tips and advice from HSC markers and industry professionals covering Performance, Composition and Musicology. Contact: events@aim.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aim.edu.au/events/2014/music-factory

AIE Online Experience Day - games & animation
Career Choice: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 20th June, 12.30pm – 4.00pm. Course overview sessions will be running on the range of online courses in 3D animation, game programming and game design offered by AIE.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/articles/online-experience-day-march-7th-2015

University of Sydney: School Duxes Place Guarantee
Early Entry schemes: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
High school duxes in NSW will be offered a guaranteed place at the University of Sydney as part of a trial program launching in 2016.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=14856

Study without stress workshops
HSC: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Heavy workloads, high expectations and not enough time for relaxation can make the HSC years stressful. Help is at hand for stressed out students in the July holidays.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/study/undergraduate/parents_and_teachers/connect_with_macquarie_newsletter/all_

Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP)
Early Entry schemes: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Our Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP) recognises tomorrow's leaders and supports and inspires them today. Students selected for the GLEP receive an early offer in the December round to study at Macquarie. They also participate in exclusive, inspirational activities while still at school, as well as gaining early access to our cutting-edge facilities.
For more information, visit mq.edu.au/glep

Double degrees - twice the quals & career choices
Universities: Posted 6-5-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Why? They increase graduates' career flexibility by giving them the opportunity to simultaneously study two complementary or completely different areas. And rather than doubling the time or the workload, double degrees fast-track study, with students usually completing double degrees one or even two years faster than consecutive single degrees. Read more here.

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

Career FAQs Sector Snapshot: Healthcare
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
An overview of the sector including current employment, future prospects and salaries.
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For more information, visit www.careerfaqs.com.au/news/news-and-views/sector-snapshot-health-care

TSFX Exam/Study Tip #4
HSC: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The Most Effective Learning Tip Known to Man


For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/HSC-2015-Study-Tip-4-FINAL.pdf

Defence Jobs Australia Information Sessions
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Newcastle – Army Communications Roles: Thu 30th April, 6.00pm, 528 Hunter Street Newcastle. Online – Defence University Sponsorship: Thu 7th May, 6.30pm – 8.00pm

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/DefenceJobsAustralia/events?ref=page_internal

Whitehouse Institute of Design Open House
Private Colleges: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 19th June – Sat 20th June, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills
Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia will host ‘Open House’, an invitation for potential students, school leavers and the general public to experience the Sydney and Melbourne campuses, as well as discover what their students have been working on. Contact: 1300 551 433 or enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au

For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Women in Trades Video Channel at SkillsOne
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
This online series of videos illustrates the range of trades that women are involved in around Australia.

For more information, visit www.skillsone.com.au/vidgallery/women-in-industry/

Australian Public Service: Indigenous Traineeship
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close Mon 25th May. This program offers Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders the chance to undertake a 12 month work placement in Canberra beginning in 2016.Contact: indigenous@apsc.gov.au

For more information, visit www.apsc.gov.au/indigenous/indigenous-pathways

UTS Future Student Facebook Page
Universities: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Get regular updates on future student events, ask questions and participate in Live Chats.

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

Macquarie University Campus Tours
Universities: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 3rd July, 10.30am – 12.00pm. Fri 25th September, 5.30pm – 7.00pm . Thu 19th November, 5.30pm – 7.00pm
View all the facilities available at Macquarie University including their lecture theatres, library, campus hub and aquatic centre. All tours begin at the Macquarie University library.


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

University of Wollongong YouTube Chat:
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Choosing a Career. In 2014, UOW held a number of online chats to help prospective UOW students make informed decisions about their study choices. The following chats were recorded and are available to view on their website: Orientation and Enrolment Your ATAR, Your Options, Early Admission, Your Career, Your Choice
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/chat/index.html

New Degree: Science/Dentistry at USyd
Universities: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The faculties of Dentistry and Science have joined forces to create a new chapter in dental education: the Bachelor of Science (Advanced) and Doctor of Dental Medicine. Just like the Doctor of Dental Medicine, you will graduate from this double degree as a dentist, eligible for registration with the Dental Board of Australia. Only now, you will have an in depth understanding of the sciences to provide a strong foundation for postgraduate study. The seven-year course is ideal for dentistry students who want challenge and flexibility in their degree. Not only will you improve your knowledge of the sciences, you will also be able to indulge your personal interests by studying subjects offered by other faculties.
For more information visit the course page.


UTS Bachelor of Accounting Co-Op Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
From UTS: The closing date for Round 1 applications is almost here –Friday, 5 June 2015. Please remind your interested students that the application process has been streamlined this year and that they will need to apply online before 5 June via the following link - www.bachelorofaccounting.com (Click on "Apply Now", and follow the instructions). Please note applicants to the UTS BAcc course will be asking their High School to provide them with a supporting letter which they will submit with their online application before the closing date.

For more information, visit www.bachelorofaccounting.com

UNE Open Day program and weather forecast
Open Days: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Advice from UNE today: ITS GONNA BE COLD! I always have students tell me ‘my teachers told me would be cold… just not THIS COLD!’ so please let them know it is going to be a top of 13 degrees (classic Armidale weather!) on Friday and it would be ideal to dress warm, with closed in shoes and potentially a wind breaker would be ideal (if they have them)! Ponchos are being provided if it rains. (And it is forecast!!)
Open Day 2015 Program for web.pdf

Careers Expo - 20th May 2015
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please make sure you put this in your calendar, diary, planner, phone or whatever you use. My advice is to do your homework or investigate some options before you go so that you know what and who you are looking for at the TRECC. More details to follow.

Assumed Knowledge - advice from UNSW
HSC: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please check it out.
For more information, visit unswfuturestudents.tumblr.com/post/116613111007/assumed-knowledge-what-you-need-to-know

UNE Open Day - new tour for Medicine students
Open Days: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Just in - •There has been an extra medicine tour added to the days activities that is not made it on the program. It will leave after the medicine information session which goes from 10:30am to 11am, and the tour will depart for the new Tablelands Clinical School (in town next to the Armidale hospital) at 11am and return at 11:40. There will be another leaving at at 11:30am.

JobJump Weekly news bulletin attached.
Career Choice: Posted 29-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open. There are a range of university and non-university events and information plus HSC advice too.
28 April 2015 Jobjump news.docx

Young Achievers Early Offer Program - Sydney
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
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. You will be able to 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




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

Bond University Courses and Scholarships
Universities: Posted 22-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
The latest book of courses, facilities and other details has arrived. Please see me to borrow a copy of it.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Dentistry Vet Science Optometry & Medicine
Universities: Posted 22-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out the latest requirements and special entry instructions from UAC for anyone wishing to apply to these courses. A newsletter from UAC arrived in my mail so please see me.

JobJump Bulletin Week 1 of Term 2
Career Choice: Posted 22-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
Please find this attached.
For more information, visit www.jobjump.com.au
20 April 2015 Master_docx - Google Docs.mht

UNE Open Day - notes and $10 due this week
Open Days: Posted 22-4-15 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder to Year 12s wishing to attend on Friday 1st May. We leave at 7am and will be back by 3pm. Look and listen and see what options exist at UNE.

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