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Academy of Music and Performing Arts Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 9th August, 10.30am – 2.00pm, 114 Victoria Road, Rozelle Sydney.Speak to students, staff and learn about the courses available.

For more information, visit ampa.edu.au/

UNSW Medicine Information Evening 2014 Video
Career Choice: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The following link provides an overview of the undergraduate medicine program at UNSW including the application process, UMAT preparation tips and helpful myth busting.


For more information, visit med.unsw.edu.au/applying

MyUniversity
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
MyUniversity provides students with a broad range of information about Australian universities and other higher education providers.

For more information, visit myuniversity.gov.au/

UAC 2015 Applications & Trial HSC exams
HSC: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
2015 Undergraduate applications open on Wednesday 6th of August. You will get your UAC book after the Trials. You do not get disadvantaged by this. UAC recommends you apply by Tuesday 30th September 2014, before the processing charge starts to increase. Students will have until Wednesday 7th January 2015 to finalise preferences for the Main Round of offers. So the bottom line is concentrate on your TRIAL EXAMS. They are so important - to assessment marks, rank, scholarships, early entry applications etc etc.


The University of Newcastle Newstep
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Newstep is a one-year pathway program between school and undergraduate study for 18-20 year olds who have completed the HSC but were not accepted into university, have experienced adverse circumstances during their senior secondary schooling, or did not complete the HSC.
Prospective students may apply for Newstep by listing Newstep as their final preference through UAC or by applying directly through the university.


For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/newstep/how-do-i-apply

New Student Accommodation Available at the Univers
Accommodation: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This Youtube video outlines new accommodation options available at the University of Newcastle in 2015, including the four new apartment style buildings which are currently being built for the 2015 academic year.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_6nUQy205I&list=UUZylUy9cnB6GWicod4vskwQ&feature=share

For more information, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z_6nUQy205I&list=UUZylUy9cnB6GWicod4vskwQ&feature=share

ACU New Courses 2015 - Paramedicine and Social Wor
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU has announced new courses being offered at various campuses in 2015. These include: The Bachelor of Social Work (4 year program) will be offered at the Brisbane, Canberra and Strathfield campuses from Semester 1, 2015. Unlike the Bachelor of Social Work (2 year program), the 4 year program is open to school leavers, and allows students to focus on social work coursework from the beginning of their degree. The Bachelor of Paramedicine will be extending its course availability to include the ACU North Sydney Campus from Semester 1, 2015. In addition a Bachelor of Paramedicine (Honours) will be offered on the Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra and Melbourne campuses from 2015. This will provide students with an avenue for Higher degree research for the growing numbers of graduates from the Bachelor of Paramedicine and combined Bachelor of Nursing/Paramedicine programs



For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/new-courses

Charles Sturt University Regional Bonus Points Sch
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University automatically adds five extra points to your university admission score if you study within regional Australia. Bonus points relate to the school you attend, not the place you live, and is part of an equity program targeting regional areas. The bonus points apply to all CSU undergraduate courses.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/oncampus/getting-to-uni/regional-bonus

Scholarship worth $200,000!!!
Scholarships: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW Australian Robertson Scholars Program 2014. Applications close Fri 5th December. Each year one Australian student is selected to complete a four year undergraduate degree in the United States at either Duke University or the University of North Carolina. The scholarship is valued at $200,000 and pays for full tuition, room and board and living.
https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?p_schedule_id=1542&p_scholarship_specific_id=607

For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/

Canberra Open Days 2014 Sat 30th August
Open Days: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University: Australian National University
University of New South Wales – Australian Defence Force Academy University of Canberra

For more information, visit www.openday.com.au/tertiary/canberra/

Lattitude late applications
Gap year: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude have sent this to me: Our priority application deadline for 2015 recently passed and some of our placement choices have filled. However we are now accepting second round applications and have a wide variety of options still available if you have any more interested students. We have a limited number of Schools Assistant placements still open in the UK, and also a few spots remaining for Fiji departing in January, and for Japan in March. These options are filling on a first come first served basis.There are also numerous placements available in Canada, Poland, Malawi and locally in Asia/Pacific. Applications for this round are open until Friday 15 August; further details are included on our website here. We’re running an online Information Session for students to find out more about their options. The session can be easily accessed from a computer, phone or tablet through our website here. Or if your students have any questions or would like to chat with a returned volunteer directly, they can contact us on (03) 9826 6266 or info@lattitude.org.au.


Principal and school recommendations - IMPORTANT
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All applications requiring input or information or a reference from the school are to go into a special box in the Careers Room. This is the central collection point. They will then be completed by the relevant member of staff. Please do not hand them directly to a staff member or to the Front Office.

EARLY ENTRY AT UNE - apply next Tuesday lunchtime
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please come to J3 at the start of lunch if you want to apply for early entry to UNE. A guest speaker will be there to talk you through the process and you can do it then if you wish. This is a direct application and you will still have 9 UAC preferences. Find out how next week.

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Entry Offer open
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to apply for Early Entry to Notre Dame university, please see me for details. ND offers arts, science, business, education, law, nursing etc

Updated 2015 SCU course booklets
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These have arrived. Please look especially if you are considering applying for early entry to SCU.

Bedford College Open Day & scholarships. No ATAR
Career Choice: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to study in childcare and business/management (especially relevant if you get a very low ATAR as Bedford's courses provide progression to certain universities) then check out the booklet with its uni pathways in particular.

ANU 2015 student guide - study in Canberra
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me for a copy of the undergrad course book which arrived this week.
For more information, visit www.anu.edu.au

Tamworth Community College courses - RSA RCG
General: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
THE TCC offers courses such as first aid, OH&S white card, RSA and RCG. We will not be offering these at school this year due to changes in requirements. The Term 3 booklet is available with details of courses, dates and costs.
For more information, visit www.tamworth.nsw.edu.au

Engineering at UTS 2015
Universities: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Course booklets have arrived. This is an amended edition with information on fee changes for the compulsory internship part of the course.

Lattitude Gap year booklets have arrived.
Gap year: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Twenty booklets have come. Collect one from the Careers Room if you want it.

Newastle Uni Schools Open Day. Leave TIC at 5am.
Open Days: Posted 15-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Don't be late to the Tourist Information Centre!

Great HSC online coaching service -videos
HSC: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please please check out this site and see how many of your subjects have revision/coaching videos. I would be interested in your feedback - good or not. If good, spread the word to other students please.
For more information, visit www.hsccoach.com.au/

Newcastle Uni schools visit day program
Open Days: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have paid your money and returned your permission note, please go online to register and plan your program. This is the correct link.
For more information, visit https://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/high-school-students/schools-visit-day

Australian National College of Beauty
Private Colleges: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Day of Beauty is a free, one-day workshop packed with invaluable insights into the world of the Beauty Therapy. Students learn new practical skills, get a taste for working in a busy salon, plus find out about all the possibilities open to you in this expanding industry.Date: Saturday, 26th July. Time: 10am – 4pm
For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au/events?utm_source=All+NSW+Career+Advisors+April+2014&utm_campaign=366908121e-

Australasian College of Natural Therapies
Open Days: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A free, one-day workshop packed with invaluable insights into the world of the Natural Therapist. During the workshop students will get a chance to learn natural stress relief remedies, practical nutritional tips and some naturopathic skills that you can apply on yourself and others. Date: Saturday 26th July Time: 10am – 4pm

For more information, visit www.acnt.edu.au/about-us/events?utm_source=All+NSW+Career+Advisors+April+2014&utm_campaign=36

Hot jobs in the Defence Force - recruiting now
Career Choice: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the list attached of what is in demand now is army, navy and air force.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au
Hot ADF jobs recruiting now.docx

Why Study a Business Degree?
Career Choice: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article discusses the benefits of doing a business degree. The article lists advantages such as a wide range of career options, ability to combine degrees and options to further your skills through postgrad courses.
http://www.hotcourses.com.au/australia/study-help-tips/the-benefits-of-a-degree-in-business/study.html

For more information, visit www.hotcourses.com.au/australia/study-help-tips/the-benefits-of-a-degree-in-business/study.ht

2015 Undergraduate App
Universities: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This app provides an Australia-wide listing of undergraduate degrees and 2014 entry scores by 127 subject areas. It costs $4.99 and is available from the itunes store now. I have this and it is a great resource.


RuralBiz Online Learning
Career Choice: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
RuralBiz Online offers accredited courses in agriculture and agribusiness. The courses are offered online and are well suited to students who wish to work while studying.


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

CIT New Course: Advanced Diploma in Creative Produ
TAFE: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A new six-month intensive course designed to assist creative people with business and marketing skills as well as offering streams in fashion photography and visual arts.


For more information, visit cit.edu.au/about/news_events/2014/new_course_to_hone_professional_creative_skills

Become a Bricklayer
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
There is currently a shortage of bricklayers, resulting in very good employment and apprenticeship opportunities. This website outlines different pathways to becoming a bricklayer and explores the career prospects available to bricklayers.


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

The Pathway to an Australian Apprenticeship
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A flow chart detailing how a student can become an apprentice.


For more information, visit aapathways.com.au/getattachment/8e28271e-1873-411b-bd2f-dc3cb87d163c/file.aspx

Why combine Arts and Science- Better Together
Universities: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article discusses the benefits of combining an arts and science degree while studying at university.


For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/news/84.html?newsstoryid=11828

Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship Scheme
Scholarships: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications open Monday 21st July for studies taken in 2015. The scheme aims to encourage and assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander undergraduate students in health-related disciplines to complete their studies and join the health workforce. The scheme provides funding to the value of $15 000 per year to full time students and part time students.


For more information, visit www.acn.edu.au/sites/default/files/scholarships/phmss_overview_website.pdf

University of Canberra College
Universities: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Canberra College specialises in preparing students for university by providing direct pathways into UC. The college offers courses to individuals whose current qualifications do not allow them to gain entry into UC, and to prospective UC students who have may not have participated in academic study for a long period of time, but would like to refresh their skills before attending university.


For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/college/home

ANU Campus Tours in Canberra
Universities: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
ANU runs one hour tours throughout the year, where an ANU student will provide first-hand information about their experiences at University and showcase the University’s facilities. Tours are held Monday to Friday from 10am to 5pm, and require a minimum of three working days’ notice.


For more information, visit students.anu.edu.au/events/campustours.php

Getting Through Your HSC – A Practical Guide
HSC: Posted 10-7-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney: Getting Through Your HSC – A Practical Guide This guide provides tips on staying motivated and keeping focused, dealing with anxiety, keeping healthy, relaxation, pre-study exercise and more.


For more information, visit https://cce.app.box.com/shared/gbnprz5ovq

Newcastle Uni visit - update on who is going
Open Days: Posted 26-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I have had several requests from students who did not originally get notes or pay money but wish to attend. If you are one of these students, I NEED to see you tomorrow morning before we go to the Athletics Carnival. Come to the Senior Study in the Library to get a note as I have changed the size of the bus.

UNI INFO NIGHT WED 25th 7pm-8.30PM
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you will be applying to go to uni, you and your parents need to be there! There are significant changes for 2014 HSC students wishing to go to uni.

Gap year program - iTravel 2015 program
Gap year: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Be escorted to Europe, get accommodation arranged and travel with Contiki and Top Deck tours during your stay. See poster in Senior Study or booklets from me.
For more information, visit www.itravelwahroonga.com

Virtual career expo - online now
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
From 23 June to 2 July. Free instant access to employers, universities and TAFE. Attend webinars, watch video, apply etc. Go online in your PJs at home to investigate options for your future. Register to win a $1000 gift card.
For more information, visit www.careerone.com.au/vfair

The Fashion Institute -orientation days.
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Private college in Surry Hills.
For more information, visit www.thefashioninstitute.com.au

Charles Sturt Uni - indigenous students
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures are available for indigenous students for study at CSU. Please see me.

Want to go to uni in Queensland or SCU or UNE?
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The QTAC books have arrived and will be available after the Uni Information Night on Wednesday.
For more information, visit www.qtac.edu.au

Bond University
Universities: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
2015 course guide plus scholarships book has arrived.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au

Whitehouse - new courses in 2015
Private Colleges: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets on new courses and short holiday courses have arrived.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

What Sort of Doctor Do You Want To Be?
Career Choice: Posted 24-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Paths to medical schools and specialisation in specific medical fields.

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

University Information Evening this week
Universities: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that if you are going to be applying to go to university, you and your parents should be coming to this important evening 7pm-8.30pm in the PAC on Wednesday. It will cover aspects of applying, costs, deferring and the changes to early entry. Your parents need to know what is involved and what has to be done. There will also be guest speakers from UNE and Wollongong Universities to talk to you and to answer questions eg about their early entry schemes etc. See you there.

Talk by University of Wollongong
Universities: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you see advertisements or hear about a talk by the University of Wollongong next Tuesday night at 6.30 at the Tamworth City Library , this is for non-McCarthy Year 12 students only. The guest speakers who are both ex-students of McCarthy will be coming here to us on Wednesday 25th June for the University Information Evening starting at 7pm in the PAC

Schools Visit Open Day at Newcastle Uni
Open Days: Posted 22-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 23rd June 3pm is the deadline for notes and money for the University of Newcastle schools open day visit. I will then forward details of registering to those who are going.

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