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Accommodation at UNE - good news
Accommodation: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
On Friday I was told some good news for students thinking of going to UNE and staying on campus. To find out when college applications open and to hear the good news for 2015 and beyond, please register here or go on Facebook and like UNE Future Students.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus-life/une-accommodation

Christmas Casual Opportunities with Dick Smith
Job vacancies: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is an opportunity to earn an income, gain experience & training and may be the start of a fantastic career.




For more information, visit dicksmithholdings.com.au/work-with-us/

Help with resumes, SRS and scholarships
General: Posted 29-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mrs Barrett will be in J3 at lunchtime on Monday. If you want help with your resume, scholarship applications or answers to the 3 questions on the School Recommendation Scheme come along to work on these or get advice to assist them. Bring a USB or email them to yourself to printout or work or get help with.

The University of Sydney scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney is excited to launch a new holistic and comprehensive undergraduate scholarship for high achieving students: the Sydney Scholars program. Sydney Scholars will receive more than just financial support. The program is designed to provide talented undergraduate students with access to; leadership programs, mentoring, internships, priority accommodation, alumni and employer engagement and many more individually tailored opportunities. A full suite of Sydney Scholar benefits will be implemented over the next two years. For more information and how to apply, please visit:
For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/hsc_ib.shtml

RAS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
RAS FOUNDATION SCHOLARSHIPS for 2015 ACADEMIC YEAR NOW OPEN CALLING FOR APPLICANTS - Since 2011 the RAS Foundation has provided over 180 scholarships in NSW students to fulfill their educational goals helping them achieve their potential, providing regional and rural NSW with a more vibrant & sustainable future. The RAS Foundation are looking for students who require financial support, love to give back to their community and want to make rural & regional NSW more resilient and dynamic! Rural Scholarships are targeted at a tertiary level – TAFE, VET courses and University. For more information visit the site. Applications close 30 September 2014
For more information, visit www.rasnsw.com.au/rural-scholarships-.htm

Advertising Scholarship for Creative Thinkers:
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macleay College is now accepting entries for its Advertising Scholarship worth $26,000. Students who can demonstrate exceptional creative thinking and/or organisational skills should apply asap. Potential advertising students can also sit in on classes during school holidays.
For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/future-students/scholarships-financial-assistance

Health career scholarships and courses
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HEALTH CAREER RESOURCES FOR CRUNCH TIME - It’s that time of year when grade 12 students are getting serious about their options for 2015. My Health Career has links to hundreds of university scholarships for health courses https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/scholarships/, as well as information about which courses are accredited
For more information, visit https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/career-university/accredited-courses.

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Notre Dame’s Young Achievers Early Offer Program will give Year 12 students who are talented and well-rounded, the chance to join the Notre Dame community before sitting their final HSC or IB examinations. The program carries personal and academic benefits for students looking to secure a place at university as soon as possible. Applications are now open and close 1st September, 2014. For more information and selection criteria, visit: or email sydney@nd.edu.au.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/youngachievers

ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP)
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP) is open to all future undergraduate students. Designed to attract candidates with strong community values and leadership potential demonstrated through volunteer work, successful applicants have a reduced ATAR requirement and receive an offer well ahead of usual tertiary admission notifications. Application is online and open now. Applications close: 20 October For more info or to apply visit:
For more information, visit acu.edu.au/eap

Australian Catholic University’s 2014 Open Days.
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
With entertainment, food, campus tours, information sessions and a chance to chat to staff and students, they’re a great way to see what university life at ACU has to offer. North Sydney Campus: Saturday 6 September, 8.30am–2.30pm Strathfield Campus: Saturday 13 September, 8.30am-4pm For more information visit:

For more information, visit life-less-ordinary.acu.edu.au

Career's Day for future architects
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Friday 12 September 10:00am - 4:00pm Year 10-12 school students are invited to come along and meet the four schools of architecture – University of Newcastle, UNSW, University of Sydney and UTS and Sydney TAFE to hear all about the opportunities available to you in studying architecture. More information. Venue: Tusculum, 3 Manning Street, Potts Point. This is a free event but participants must register online. Numbers are strictly limited.

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day, Leura Campus 30the August 2014, Saturday, 10am-1pm. This open day is fun and exciting for students and parents to discover the campus – there will be presentations, personalised campus tours, lunch with staff and current students. They will also discuss different scholarship opportunities, any questions or concerns. Leura campus address: 1 Chambers road, Leura Please RSVP: charlotte.pun@bluemountains.edu.au
For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au

UWS Open Day, Sunday 31 August,
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Parramatta campus – Whether choosing a future career path, returning to study or a current high school student, UWS Open Day will provide all the necessary information. Attendees will have the opportunity to hear course information presentations and speak with academic staff. Find out what student life is like from current students and talk to a careers advisor to help with career and course decisions.

For more information, visit www.uws.edu.au/openday

Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University
Accommodation: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Dunmore Lang College, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney: Open Day Saturday 13 September from 10am to 4pm. Visit the College, tour the campus, meet the staff and students. Dunmore Lang College is an independent Residential College affiliated with Macquarie University, Sydney. The College provides a supportive living environment for both undergraduate and postgraduate Macquarie University students in a variety of accommodation styles. Check out scholarships for regional students. For further information contact admissions@dlc.nsw.edu.au or ring (02) 9856 1000.
For more information, visit www.dlc.nsw.edu.au

UNSW OPEN DAY
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Connect. Win, Experience UNSW: Come interact with the Live Video Wall during Open Day! Saturday, 6 September. Plan your day at
For more information, visit openday.unsw.edu.au

Sydney Film School, Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 20 September: 2pm-5pm. Interested in a career in film and digital media industries? Get an insider’s perspective at the Open Day with teachers, current students and graduates of the Diploma and Advanced Diploma of Screen and Media courses on hand to share their experiences and answer all your questions, plus take a tour to see the school in action. 82 Cope St, Waterloo, NSW 2017. For the schedule of events and to RSVP go online: or (02) 96982244 or events@sydneyfilmschool.com.au
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com/school/openday.aspx

Bachelor of Fashion Design
TAFE: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Fashion Design, TAFE NSW Higher Education at Sydney TAFE Open Day, Saturday 30 August 9am – 4pm . Find out about this new fashion design degree at our information on at 11.30am in the library. http://m.sydneytafe.edu.au/openday/info-session-fashion-design-from-the-classroom-to-the-catwalk/ Staff will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding fees, enrolments and career paths in the fashion industry. Sydney TAFE, Harris St, Ultimo, NSW 2007. Learn more at
For more information, visit sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/higher-education#bachelor-of-fashion-design

NIDA
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for entry to NIDA’s full-time courses in 2015. A range of study options are on offer, including undergraduate Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in Acting, Costume, Design for Performance, Properties and Objects, Staging, and Technical Theatre and Stage Management, Master of Fine Arts degrees in Directing and Writing for Performance, and a Vocation Education and Training (VET) Diploma of Musical Theatre. Applications close Tuesday 30 September. For more information and to apply visit
For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au.

Free HSC tutoring and exam tips - Gen Maths
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ICMS and Aspire Institute will run free HSC tutoring sessions over five days from 22-26 September at our campus in Manly. The sessions will focus on Mathematics General and will be systematically structured to cover key subject outcomes. Designed specifically for Year 12 students, students will learn HSC exams tips and strategies to achieve their potential. Bookings are essential. RSVP to info@icms.edu.au or info@aspire.edu.au.

UNSW 9 New degrees just added!:
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
9 new degrees have just been added to UNSW’s suite for 2015, including two new Law combinations. Check them out here:
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/getting-you-into-unsw/new-2015

Bachelor of Dance (Performance)
Private Colleges: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bachelor of Dance (Performance) now offered at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts. From 2015, AMPA will be offering tertiary courses in Dance Performance, alongside its music programs. Designed to equip and produce elite performers, choreographers and dance practitioners, these unique courses will focus on students achieving technical, creative and academic excellence in the practice of dance. Entry is by application and audition. All AMPA courses are Fee-Help accredited. Please visit the AMPA website for more:
For more information, visit www.ampa.edu.au/index.php/current-students/dance-performance

Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia has opened applications for 2015 courses. Go to the website at http://whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-design/applicant-information.html for on-line application information for the Bachelor of Design – Fashion Design / Interior Design / Creative Direction & Styling; and to http://whitehouse-design.edu.au/courses/vet.html for downloadable enrolment information for Vocational courses. Applicant interviews will commence from Monday 22 September 2014.
For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au

HSC Stay and Study in the Sept Holidays
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Stay and Study in the Sept Holidays at Macquarie University. Year 12 students, both regional and metropolitan, have the opportunity to stay on campus at Macquarie University in the upcoming September holidays to attend HSC Workshops. Accommodation is just $50/night with all meals included. For further details, please visit the website, call 1300 677 336 or emailinfo@hscintheholidays.com.au
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/stay_and_study/

UNSW New Bachelor of Life Sciences
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This new degree will satisfy your student’s innate curiosity about life, from the way things work at the molecular level, to the study of entire ecosystems. Find more information at
For more information, visit www.science.unsw.edu.au/life-sciences

Film and TV courses
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AFTRS is now offering the following new courses: Intro to Film, which is 100% online; Core Radio Skills, also 100% online; Diploma on Digital Content (Radio); Diploma in Design for the Screen; Diploma in Factual Television Fundamentals; Diploma in Editing Fundamentals; Diploma in Camera Fundamentals; Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Feature Film; Advanced Diploma in Producing: Story, Audience, Finance; Advanced Diploma in Radio; Advanced Diploma in Music Scoring for the Screen; Advanced Diploma in Screenwriting: Series TV. For rmore information, Ph [02]98056622
For more information, visit marketing@aftrs.edu.au

HSC study in the holidays
HSC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Attend HSC study lectures in Sydney 22-26 Sept.
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au/2014_workshops

New Business analytics/IT degree
Career Choice: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Bachelor of Business Analytics will see graduates work with data from IT sources. Starting salaries expected to be $60,000.
For more information, visit mq..edu.au/grads/l-hammacher

Bachelor of Archaeology specialising in Egypt
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A full study in Egyptian archaeology.
For more information, visit courses.mq.edu.au/BArch

Bachelor of Security Studies at MQ
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Counter terrorism, security, national policies etc. are all part of this new degree starting in 2015. A degree for the future?
For more information, visit courses/mq.e.du.au/BsecStud

Macquarie Uni open day 13 Sept program
Open Days: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The program of activities and talks has arrived. See me please or go online.
For more information, visit openday.mq.edu.au

University in Victoria
Universities: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are wishing to apply to universities in Victoria, I have received a bulletin from VTAC. Please see me for a copy.
For more information, visit www.vtac.edu.au

SRS schemes through UAC - booklet has arrived!!
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Today a box of booklets with details of all the 9 participating universities arrived at school. If you want a copy, please collect one from the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/srs/

$1000 bursary for a local law student
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary is open to any Year 12 student interested in studying law. Please find attached details of the bursary and the application process. Please note the Bursary is also available to students who have taken a gap year in 2014 and will be starting law studies at university in 2015. Please let anyone know that you think may be interested. The money plus the work experience is invaluable and well worth applying for if you want to do law.
2014-08 Sir Adrian Solomons Law Bursary.pdf

Wollongong deadline Friday 29th Aug 5pm
Early Entry schemes: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please be aware of this and follow instructions accurately so as not to stuff up your application. As at lunchtime today, 22 students had applied.

Equity scholarships - through UAC
Scholarships: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Equity Scholarships assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education. You can apply for an Equity Scholarship if you expect to receive an offer of admission in 2014–15 to one or more of the participating institutions. Equity Scholarships through UAC comprise: Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) for Indigenous students established and funded by the Australian Government. Institution Equity Scholarships (IES) funded by individual universities. Some IES are funded by donations or sponsorship. Before you apply, download the 2014–15 Equity Scholarships booklet for information about the types of scholarships available at each institution and the eligibility criteria. By submitting just one application through UAC you’ll be considered for all available Equity Scholarships for which you’re eligible at the participating institutions. Please apply if you are currently receiving money from Centrelink or you come from a lower parental income family. Check the link to see if you are eligible.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/equity/

MUST apply to UAC + direct Early E applications
UAC: Posted 28-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying for an early entry scheme to either Wollongong, Sydney, Southern Cross, Aust Catholic Uni you MUST also apply to UAC so they can match your application for early entry to your UAC application in order to receive an offer. Some require your UAC number (which you get after applying to UAC) to go with your early entry application. Courses you are applying for Early Entry must be among your 9 preferences.

Open Day Season...
Open Days: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
We are in the middle of Open Day season with a lot more open days over the next 3 weeks. Go online to check out what is happening and when and where.
For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Open-days

Sydney Uni Open Day this weekend 30th AUg
Open Days: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See the website for details.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open_day/

RSA and RCG courses
General: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
After talking to several teachers, the consensus is that there is too much happening in the remainder of this term with new work still being done in mnay subjects, some assessment tasks and lots of activities for the end of Year 12 (eg mass, retreats, Community Service Day, Walkathon) to offer the RSA and RCG over two evenings going until 9.30pm. There are a lot of students not attending school as it is so the possibility of students being too tired to come to school or the walkathon means the courses will be offered in the week after your Year 12 Graduation. Both courses will cost $215 total if between 20-30 students do it. Please email me if you have a strong preference for either Monday 10th - Tuesday 11th Nov or the two nights of Tuesday 11th - Wednesday 12th Nov.

Yellow sheet on early entry/SRS schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you missed the year meeting on Wednesday, please see me to collect this.

UNE Scholarships for everyone...
Scholarships: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Scholarships aren’t just for those high academic achievers, so here is a list of non-ATAR scholarships that students may like to apply for. Copy and paste these links: Undergraduate Residential Scholarships http://www.une.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/76181/Residential-Scholarships-Form-2015.pdf Undergraduate Sporting Scholarships http://www.une.edu.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0007/76183/Sporting-Form-2015.pdf Commonwealth Accommodation Scholarship http://www.une.edu.au/study/study-on-campus/undergraduate-scholarships/commonwealth-scholarships/commonwealth-accommodation-scholarship/commonwealth-accommodation-scholarship-terms-and-conditions 2015 BrokerFish Scholarship for University Students https://www.brokerfish.com/2015-spring-university-scholarship

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/study/scholarships/undergraduate-scholarships

Careers in Rail
Career Choice: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Rail Careers Week is being held from the 8-14 September. Rail is a strong industry with a prosperous future, however it is not always top of mind for those searching for a career. With forecasted industry expansion, attracting a suitable pipeline of skilled and talented employees to meet future demand is essential. With your help, we aim to connect with the next generation of employees through Rail Careers Week and promote Rail’s many advantages. Whether potential candidates are leaving school, changing careers or returning to the workforce, the rail industry seeks to attract applicants who are able to bring a variety of skills and attributes which will not only offer them a fulfilling career but will add value to rail across the Australasian region. Although Rail is a major national industry, employing more than 110,000 people in a wide range of occupations, disciplines and professions, not many candidates consider rail when they are searching for a career. With more than 180 rail organisations located all across Australia and New Zealand, the industry provides a wide range of employers comprising private and public operators, passenger operators, freight operators, track owners and managers, manufacturers and suppliers operating in urban, regional, and rural areas of Australia. Each person working in Rail plays a vital role in providing quality customer service, designing, building and maintaining new trains and infrastructure. They are working to ensure efficient and safe railways for the future.
For more information, visit railcareers.net.au/rail-careers-week/.

Notre Dame Open Day Saturday 30 August, 2014
Open Days: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder – Notre Dame Open Day is on this Saturday 30 August. 9am-3pm, 104 Broadway, Ultimo> Experience life on campus > Attend info sessions & workshops > Meet our academic staff > Enjoy complimentary food & drinks > Live music & entertainment


For more information, visit www.notredame.edu.au/openday/sydney/

Study tips for the HSC
HSC: Posted 27-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Remember to visit this website
For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/hsc-study-tips/?utm_source=tsfx&utm_medium=email&utm_content=%2fhsc-study-tip

Four page Careers Newsletter
General: Posted 26-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please open the attachment for details of open days, scholarships, courses, gap year options and lots more.
MHSCAREERS NEWS NSWACT 140825.docx

UTS Bachelor of Accounting co-op scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 25-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS Bachelor of Accounting co-op scholarship course.

1. The closing date for Round 2 applications is fast approaching - Friday 24 October. Please remind your interested students that they will need a letter of reference from their school.

Online applications are now open.



2. Please let us know if you need any more promotional material for interested students who may wish to apply by our 24 October close date.



3. A reminder that our industry partners are looking for all-round achievers to join the course. Thus we are looking for applicants who have taken initiative and pursued interests within and outside school and in doing so demonstrated things like interpersonal skills, dedication and leadership. A high ATAR is not essential. Academic ability is just one of our 5 selection criteria, so some successful candidates will be stronger in other areas than on ATAR. Each year we take in applicants whose eventual ATARs fall in the range 85-100, so please encourage worthy students who don't expect to reach 95 ATAR to apply.

4. We will email all Round 2 applicants by early November, advising whether they have been selected for an interview or not. Interviews will be held on the 18th and 19th of November.

For more information, visit www.bachelorofaccounting.com

Updated sheet on all early entry/SRS schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 25-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be given out tomorrow at a Year Meeting.

Deadlines for direct applications for early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 25-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Direct application early entry closing dates and deadlines - this week and next weeks: Wollongong Friday 29th 5pm. Notre Dame Monday 1st Sept at 4pm UNE 4th Sept Sydney 12th Sept. School contact email: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Early entry at Wollongong closes Friday 5pm IMPT
Early Entry schemes: Posted 25-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are due Friday 29th at 5pm. No later and NOT 1st Sept as was on one sheet. This is for Notre Dame. Do NOT put in your raw exam marks in your application. Instructions say that you are to include your Trial HSC marks and ranks for all subjects (if available at time of submission). Otherwise take the Trial HSC report to your interview. Your raw exam marks will not appear on your Trial HSC report. Allow time to prepare.


HSC Help Info Sessions at UTS Open Day
HSC: Posted 22-8-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS city campus, Sat 30 August. To help students prep for the HSC, UTS will be hosting five HSC lectures. They include: Strategies for a Stress Free HSC (9am and 3pm); HSC Tips for English Paper 1 (9.30am); and HSC Tips for Mathematics (2unit) (11.30am and 12pm).

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

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