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THURSDAY CAREERS TALK - Q&A/FAQ
Universities: Posted 23-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Got a question about the HSC? Scaling? ATAR? Early Entry? Applying? Alternatives to uni? Come to the AV Room at 12.45 to 1.20. If you would like to email your question to me, that would be appreciated but I will take questions on the day. Odds are that if you want to know, others will too.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

Teaching SCHOLARSHIPS
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Opening very soon - the NSW Department of Education and Communities’ 2015 Teacher Education Scholarships, teach.Rural Scholarships and Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships and Internships. Keep your eyes on the website www.teach.nsw.edu.au for all the information. Don’t forget – teach.NSW videoconference question and answer sessions can easily be arranged for your students interested in teaching careers and scholarship opportunities – email or call Kylie Famularo kylie.famularo@det.nsw.edu.au 9836 9892 to make a time.

ACPE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACPE Open Day is the perfect opportunity to get involved in fun, interactive activities, tour our campus and talk to graduates whilst discovering what the sporting industry and ACPE is all about. During the day you can also get your own personalised career plan, attend information sessions hosted by our lecturers, sporting industry professionals and ACPE staff. Come join us on the 31st of May from 9am to 1pm at our Olympic Park Campus or visit

For more information, visit acpe.edu.au/about-us/events/open-day to register

UNSW School of Physics prepa course
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW School of Physics is running a Physics Prep Course from Monday 30 June to Friday 11 July for enthusiastic Year 11 Students (or below). The course is a physics readiness and enrichment program in preparation for the Science Olympiad Physics Exam and for University Physics combining lectures, tutorials & labs.
For more information, visit www.science.unsw.edu.au/events/physics-prep-course

Camp America – Live and Work on a US summer camp
Gap year: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Camp America – Live and Work on a US summer camp as part of your GAP year! An experience of a lifetime and making mates from all over the world! For more information come along to our Camp America Roadshow information sessions coming to a city near you. Held nationwide from August are coming to a city near you. Applications open in August. For more information head to www.campamerica.com.au or check us out on Facebook: #CAaussies
For more information, visit www.facebook.com/CampAmericaAU or Instagram www.instagram.com/campamerica69

Australian Pacific Travel & Tourism (APTT)
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AAPT offers work experience for all its students and a Job Guarantee within travel agencies, airlines, tour operators and cruise companies for all successful graduates of its Certificate III in Travel and Diploma of Travel & Tourism qualifications. APTT also offers higher education articulation pathways and its programs are suitable for school leavers and mature-aged students. Arrange a no obligation visit to view the college facilities and program.
For more information, visit www.aptt.edu.au

HSC Trial Preparation Lectures
HSC: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC Trial Preparation Lectures at UTS, Macquarie University and UOW. During the upcoming July holidays, a series of HSC lectures will be run across Sydney/ Wollongong with experienced HSC teachers/markers. All two hour lectures will cover the most difficult aspects of each of the core areas of study, tips/strategies for each section of the exam and detailed study notes. Lectures will be held for the top 16 HSC subjects with prices beginning at $15. For further details and to register, go to www.hscintheholidays.com.au or call 1300 677 336 UOW College : Website Launch and Information Evening Wednesday 21st May 6:00PM - 7:30PM UOW College - bld 30.
For more information, visit www.uowcollege.edu.au

Lattitude gap year
Gap year: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Lattitude Global Volunteering Online Information Session
Tuesday 17th June, 7pm (AEST).Lattitude staff will talk through the volunteering program and a returned volunteer will share their experience. It will run for approximately 30 minutes and can easily be accessed through your computer, smart phone or tablet. Register Online.

For more information, visit www.lattitude.org.au/index.php?nodeId=29

Year 12 Study Survival Guide
HSC: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These valuable study tips (courtesy of University of Western Australia) will not only help you learn to study smarter (not harder) and stress less during Year 12 in the lead up to your HSC exams, they will also assist once you commence university studies.


For more information, visit www.news.uwa.edu.au/201403066492/march-2014/year-12-study-survival-guide

Course Finder
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Online resource providing comprehensive information about tertiary education pathways, career options, scholarships and various post-school options available.

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

CATC Design School Scholarship Applications Now Op
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
CATC Design School Scholarship Applications Now Open
Scholarship applications for June 2014 (mid-year) intake. are now accepted


For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/scholarship

Academy of Interactive Entertainment
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Academy of Interactive Entertainment Online Campus - Experience Day31 May, 12:30pm – 4:00pm AEST. Online open day, ideal for students interested in AIE online courses. 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/announcements/online-open-day-may-31st-2014

Flight Attendant Preparation Course
Career Choice: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Flight Attendant Preparation Course William Angliss Institute Mon 30th June – Fri 11th July, 26 – 32 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills. The course aims to equip participants with foundation skills for working in the airline industry as a flight attendant or a member of the ground staff.

For more information, visit https://shortcourses.angliss.edu.au/courses/certificate-ii-tourism-flight-attending-preparation-cour

Glossary of University Study Terms
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Deakin University has put together a page of frequently used terms to help students understand what certain university terms mean and which apply to them.

For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au/study-at-deakin/find-a-course/glossary-of-study-terms

ACU Elite Athlete Program
Universities: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications clos Sun 13th July. Australian Catholic University- ACU’s Elite Athlete Program has been established to support future and current students who have maintained a record of excellence in sporting performance throughout their studies and wish to pursue a sporting career alongside an academic one.Future students deemed to be Elite Athletes will be eligible to receive up to five bonus points towards entry score for admission to courses at ACU. Successful applicants accepted into the Elite Athlete Program, your Course Coordinator and Elite Athlete Program Coordinator will consult with you to try and arrange more flexible timetable and assessment options to accommodate your training and competition schedules.



For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/elite_athlete_program#1

ACU Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Special En
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Indigenous Australians who apply for entry to an undergraduate program at ACU may be given special entry based on potential to succeed in the relevant course. No separate application is required provided the student identifies as an Indigenous student through the online TAC application process. ACU will then invite the student to attend an interview with Faculty & Indigenous Higher Education Unit staff. Support is available from the Indigenous Higher Education Units before & after such an interview.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/alternate_entry/atsi_special_entry_scheme

Changes to Early Entry schemes - update
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Here is a list of the 9 universities joining with UAC. However you are not eligible for all for all these. Other universities will do their own early entry schemes. More details later as they come to hand.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/srs/

UNSW scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Co-op Program Online Application System is only for High School Leavers or those entering UNSW after a maximum of two GAP Years. You can apply for the UNSW Co-op Program and/or (if eligible) the Faculty of Engineering Rural Scholarship at the same time.

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

Bond University Scholarships $$$$$$$
Scholarships: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The 2015 Bond University Scholarship Program is now open for applications! The program offers a large number of full fee and part fee scholarships as well as cash bursaries to Australia’s best and brightest students. Most scholarships can be used for any single or combined program (with the exception of a Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery). Students wishing to apply for a scholarship must complete an online application form. Students will be required to attach a copy of their year 11 (semester 1 and 2) and year 12 (semester 1) school reports, a summary of achievements, and a personal statement for each scholarship they choose to apply for. Students will also be asked to nominate their Principal, Vice Principal or someone of similar standing to complete an online reference form.
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/apply

Passmores College Info Session Tamworth 29 May
Private Colleges: Posted 22-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Passmore send this invitation to students and parents: please join us for a free information session about the benefits of attending Passmores College. 5.45pm for a 6pm start Thursday 29 May at The Mitchell Room, Quality Hotel Powerhouse Tamworth. Light refreshments will be provided. We would love you to come along and enjoy a free Information Session held in the Mitchell room.This event is open to the public and you are welcome to attend. RSVP’s are not essential but if you would like to let us know you are coming by Thursday 22 May it would be appreciated.
admin@passmores.com.au Ph: (02)4926 1577
RTO code: 40847

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

Open Day 2014 for ACU, UC, ANU and ADFA
Open Days: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This year Open Day will be held on Saturday the 30th August from 9am until 4pm. Open day is a fantastic opportunity for prospective students to get a feel for the university lifestyle as well as ask any specific questions of University staff. As in previous years, the University of Canberra’s Open Day will be held on the same day as ANU, CIT, ACU, and ADFA ’s Open Days.


Bach International Business- overseeas exchange
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of International Business at University of Canberra has now introduced a major in business which allows students to major in a specific country. This will involve a 6 months overseas study in that country to allow the student to immerse themselves in the country they are majoring in.
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

Bachelor of Design at UC
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Design previously included the 3 streams of industrial design, interior architecture and landscape design. These are now being offered as separate undergraduate degrees with separate course codes. This change will be reflected in the reprint of our course guides as separate degrees. These degrees are also open for portfolio entry •Bachelor of Industrial Design •Bachelor of Interior Architecture •Bachelor of Landscape Design

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

Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management at UC
Universities: Posted 14-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Canberra advises: The Bachelor of Tourism Management has now been changed to the Bachelor of Events and Tourism Management. This has stemmed from the popularity of the event management major at the University of Canberra. In addition to this a unique and innovative double degree combining the Bachelor of Tourism and Events Management and Communications in Public Relations has been introduced as these industries have a strong link. These will be open for semester 1 2015 entry.
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

Want to do hospitality & work in Fiji?
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Kenvale College High Flyer Program for 2014 is going to be the best ever. This year, as well as the unique opportunity for Year 12 students to experience what it’s like to work in the hospitality industry at the five star Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney, two students will receive partial scholarships worth $3,000 from Kenvale, employment at Radisson Blu Hotel Sydney and the opportunity to work for a week at the Radisson Blu Resort Fiji Denarau Island at the end of their first year at Kenvale College.During their 3 day work experience at the Radisson Sydney, a team of 20 will be selected to host a gala dinner there, culminating in the announcement of the two partial scholarship winners.Only a select number of students can be chosen, but the rewards this year are really worth going for - one of two scholarships to Australia’s first hospitality college, a start to your career in a five star hotel and
international hotel experience. So grab an application on the internet or call Bernie at Kenvale College or see them at the Careers Expo next week.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

UMAT registrations by June
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Time is running out if you want to register to sit the UMAT test. UMAT is developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) on behalf of the UMAT Consortium universities. The test is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs at undergraduate level at the universities listed on this website. Check if you need to do it.
For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

National Art School - short courses
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Huge variety of practical courses in June to October 2014. See the brochure in the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.nas.edu.au

UNSW Eng, Business, Sci & Built Env Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
See the quick guide sent out on Co-op Scholarship programs in these subjects.

UNSW new Co-op Engineering scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This prestigious program offers 3 industry training placements during your 4 year course - very valuable and highly sought.
For more information, visit www.coop.unsw.edu.au

Scholarships at UNSW in 2015
Scholarships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets arrived today. See for to borrow or browse.

ICMS at Manly
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The College offers diplomas, associate degrees and degrees in:Business Management Event Management Hospitality Management International Tourism Property Management
Retail Marketing Sports Management. Course booklets and brochures have arrived.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au

Day in the Life of a Systems Administrator
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article details the roles of a systems administrator, technology used, and who would be suited for a job as a systems administrator.

For more information, visit blog.martincollege.edu.au/index.php/studying/day-life-systems-administrator/

Day in the Life of a Systems Administrator
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article details the roles of a systems administrator, technology used, and who would be suited for a job as a systems administrator.

For more information, visit blog.martincollege.edu.au/index.php/studying/day-life-systems-administrator/

Palms Australia - volunteer gap year
Gap year: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Palms Australia is an organisation which can place applicants with a community overseas or in Australia where they will undertake volunteer work.

For more information, visit www.palms.org.au/

Sydney Aviators Open DaySun 29th June, 8.30am
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Half hour trial flights will be available at a cost of $110, as well as an opportunity to learn more about obtaining a Private Pilot Licence. Contact: (02) 9793 8900


For more information, visit www.sydneyaviators.com.au/Event.aspx?pid=121

Meet a Keeper Taronga Zoo
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 20th August 2014 Thu 11th September 2014 Wed 29th October 2014. Meet a Keeper is a one-day program for school students aged 14 years and over who have expressed a keen interest in pursuing a career at the Zoo, but can't attend the School Work Experience.

For more information, visit taronga.org.au/education/education-sydney/school-work-experience/meet-keeper

Cultural Care Au Pair: gap year talk in Tamworth
Gap year: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth: Thu 22nd of May, 5.00pm, Darling Street. Cultural Care Au Pair provides the opportunity for young Australians to travel to America to live and work with a host family. Au Pairs live as part of a host family in exchange for looking after the children in the household.

For more information, visit culturalcare.com.au/join-info-meeting/

Basair Aviation College Sydney Seminars
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Thu 29th May, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport Thu 19th June, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport Tue 29th July, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport. Basair Aviation College is the largest flying school in Australia. They are running several Career Information Seminars at Bankstown in the coming months.

For more information, visit www.basair.com.au/index.php/news-and-events/information-seminars?id=94

Whitehouse Institute Open House
Open Days: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Fri 20th June – Sat 21st June, 10.00am – 3.00pm, 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.

For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/events-calendar.html#2014-open-house

AFTRS HSC Study Day:Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner
HSC: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 21st June, 10.00am – 2.30pm. AFTRS is running a free study day to share some of AFTRS’ expertise and knowledge on Module A’s Blade Runner, by Ridley Scott. The session will explore cinematography, production design, and genre within Blade Runner, as well as essay writing skills specific for module A. Contact: events@aftrs.edu.au

For more information, visit www.aftrs.edu.au/events/hsc-study-day

CATC Design School: Day in the Life of a Designer
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Workshop- Sat 14th June,1-5 Hickson Road, The Rocks
Learn how to harness your artistic abilities with this interactive and hands on Design Discovery Workshop.
Contact: 1300 661 111 or enquiries@catc.edu.au

For more information, visit www.catc.edu.au/events/design-discovery-workshops/sydney-events/saturday-14th-june-2014-graph

Q and A Webinar on becoming a carpenter
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tue 20th May, 2.00pm : Daniel Addison, a carpenter in his early twenties will be available to discuss his journey to becoming a carpenter. He will speak about being trained at TAFE, as well as formal study and practical on-the-job experience he gained as part of his qualification.

For more information, visit www.myfuture.edu.au/Home/Explore%20careers/Talk%20with%20real%20people%20about%20your%20caree

University of Technology Sydney UniStart Program
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UniStart is a program aimed at helping Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people into gaining entry into university. The program targets people who may or may not have completed Year 12 or have studied recently. Participants in the program will receive academic and personal support from staff at the UTS Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning.

For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/indigenous/getting-uts/unistart

HSC Enrichment Days at ACU in July hols
HSC: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Strathfield Campus: Tue 8th July, North Sydney Campus: Thu 10th July. HSC Enrichment Days provide an opportunity to listen to lectures from university academics that have set and marked the HSC. Subjects include business, economics, English and law. Students must register to participate in the events.

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/courses/applying_to_acu/useful_links/events/hsc_enrichment_day

ACU University Experience Days
Universities: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Canberra: Tue 8th July, 223 Antill Street, Watson
Strathfield: Wed 9th July, 25A Barker Rd
North Sydney: Fri 11th July, 40 Edward Street
University Experience is a free program that gives students the opportunity to sample the degree of their choice

For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/study_at_acu/future_students/undergraduate/experience_uni_before_you_start/eve

National Institute of Dramatic Art Open Day
Open Days: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 17th May, 10.00am – 4.00pm, 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington. Learn about NIDA’s full-time courses and see what it has to offer through workshops, performances and presentations by students and staff.

For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au/about-nida/open-days-and-tours

Ernst & Young accounting Sydney Cadetship Program
Cadetships: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications open Mon 19th May and close Wed 18th June
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

Diploma in Football - yes really
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
I have received this for Year 12 students that are seeking a career or education pathway in sport: We have collaborated with Sydney TAFE Institute in order to produce and contextualise a ‘Football’ course of study within the framework of a nationally accredited qualification - Diploma of Sports Development, SIS50612, augmented and subsequently supported with further industry specific credentials and access to a full time high performance football training system. The diploma has been designed in consultation with industry experts and Sydney TAFE to meet the demands of modern day football and its associated career opportunities. The program merges sports science, coaching methodology, high performance training systems, professional development, mentoring by current professional players & management, marketing, events and the business of sport studies. The unique course design allows for an easy transition and transfer-ability of the skills canvassed throughout the year - into the broader sports, fitness and recreation industries. The curriculum outcomes subsequently provide the student athlete with the opportunity to learn and apply the knowledge and skills pertinent to employment in; Coaching or managing athletes and programs, sports business management, events and administration, sports promotion, participation and development roles, fitness prescription and instruction, programs design and delivery, community, private agency and government recreation and sport, and small business operations. All successful graduates will be awarded a nationally accredited qualification - Diploma of Sport Development (SIS50612) by Sydney TAFE, SMA Sports Trainer Level 1, ASCA Strength & Conditioning Level 1, FC 11 Elite Athlete Physical Development Program and select (as nominated respectively by each student athlete) Football Federation Australia Coaching
For more information, visit www.vision6.com.au/download/files/35249/2167657/Sydney%20Brochure%202015.pdf

Careers in Science -course guide 2014
Universities: Posted 8-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see me to have a look at the options of careers and courses that are for students with an interest in science.

Want to go to Sydney University in 2015?
Universities: Posted 8-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please call in and see the course and general booklets that arrived today. Check them out so you can ask questions to get answers at the Careers Expo.

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