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HSC Chemistry and Physics
HSC: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University HSC Enrichment: Chemistry and Physics - 9 & 10 July, 2014 - Find out more by seeing Mrs Barrett. You may be joining other McCarthy students already organising to attend.
For more information, visit science.mq.edu.au/hsc-enrichment-day/

Macquarie Uni Early Entry for Year 12
Early Entry schemes: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie’s new Global Leadership Program is now open to year 12 students ­ allowing students to join the Macquarie community before they finish high school. Instead of singularly judging students by their ATAR, Macquarie is looking for students that embody Macquarie's values. Macquarie wants students who are not only doing academically well but are leaders in their community, who are actively involved in extra-curricular activities, who succeed not just on paper but also in life. Macquarie can offer these students early entry, so that they can finish their high school studies without stress.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au/global-leaders

Real Estate as a career
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Launch your career with the Real Estate Institute of New South Wales (REINSW) - Take the first step in your real estate career and complete the Certificate of Registration Course – Getting Started Essentials. This course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to list, sell, rent and manage property.
For more information, visit www.reinsw.com.au

Projects Abroad - Overseas Volunteer and Work Expe
Gap year: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Projects for gap years and for year 10 & 11 students; Information Evening Tuesday 8th July. Sydney Central YHA, 11 Rawson Place, Sydney 2000 6.30pm – 7.30pm. This evening will give senior school students and their parents the chance to meet with staff and volunteers to discuss programmes and join in discussions on the practicalities of overseas volunteer work.
For more information, visit www.projects-abroad.com.au/about-us/meet-us/information-evenings/

Animation, game design or film making
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AIT FREE Day Course for Y12 students: July 5th, Saturday from 10am to 4pm. Hands-on workshops available for Y12 students in animation, game design or film making. Where: AIT Campus 2/ 7 Kelly St Ultimo NSW 2007. Registration online
For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-courses

AMPA ONE Music Scholarship Competition
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Academy of Music and Performing Arts (previously the Australian International Conservatorium of Music - AICM) is now accepting entries for the 2014 ONE Scholarship Competition. The winner of the competition will be awarded a full scholarship for a Bachelor of Music at AMPA, starting 2015. Students must submit an audition video before July 9 to be considered. call AMPA on 02 9555 1666, or email: competition@ampa.edu.au
For more information, visit www.OneScholarshipComp.com

FASHIONMASTERS July 2014 Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The fashion and business degree will prepare students to make themselves marketable and to enjoy a career in one of the world’s most lucrative industries. For more information on Fashion and Business degree scholarships please email NZeman@holmes.edu.au or call (02) 9299 1400
For more information, visit fashionmasters.com.au/

UTS Science Schools Recommendation Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
An aptitude based scholarship, aimed at encouraging high school students with a keen interest in science and mathematics to take the next step to study at UTS Science and experience applications of science and mathematics. Read more here:
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/scholarships/0000021319

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer Program
Early Entry schemes: Posted 18-6-14 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 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 Sept.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/youngachievers

Teacher Education Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Teach.NSW Video Conferences - Connecting directly with students via video conference about Teacher Education Scholarships, teach.Rural Scholarships and Cadetships. To organise a video conference phone 02 9836 9892 or email kylie.famularo@det.nsw.edu.au or anita.zappia@det.nsw.edu.au

For more information, visit www.dec.nsw.gov.au/about-us/careers-centre/school-careers/teaching

ADFA Australian Defence Force Academy Open Day
Open Days: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
30 August, 9.00am – 4.00pm. Northcott Drive in Campbell, ACT. Range of displays and training from the Army, Navy and Airforce.

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

Australian Defence Force Gap Year
Gap year: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 30 June.Finish year 12 or equivalent, aged 17 to 24. Experience military training & lifestyle. Gain new skills over a paid Gap Year. Apply
For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/GapYear/

UWS Advantage Schemes
Universities: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Receive up to 10 Bonus ATAR points for regional bonus points, subject bonus points, the early offer program, educational access scheme and elite athlete and performer bonus scheme.

For more information, visit uws.edu.au/informationabout/uwsadvantage

Australian National College of Beauty
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Career Discovery Day and Beauty Workshop A Day of Beauty Workshop 26 July Career Discovery Day 16 August 10.00am – 2.00pm 235 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont

For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au/events

Want to join the Police Force - guest speaker
Career Choice: Posted 18-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
On Thursday at recess, a guest speaker will be here to give information and answer your questions. Move to A1 at the start of recess if you are interested.

Newcastle Uni permission notes now available
Open Days: Posted 6-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect one and return the note and money by June 23rd June if you want to attend their open day on July 16th.

Gap Year Lattitude guest speaker Tuesday 10 June
Gap year: Posted 6-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are interested in finding out about gap year options in general and in what opportunities and support the Lattitude organisation offers students, their application process etc, come to the AV Room at 12.45 on Tuesday. Our guest speaker is an ex-McCarthy student

University of Newcastle Open Day for schools
Open Days: Posted 4-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is on Wednesday 16th July and the cost is $30. We leave at 5am and return by 8am. Permission notes can be collected from the Careers Room.

Health Careers Kit 2014 has arrived.
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are thinking of any career in health, this is a MUST. It has info on careers, courses, scholarships and bridging courses.

Medicine at UNSW Rural Student Entry scheme
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived on this.

Macquarie University course guides 2015
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
These have arrived.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Earn $45,000 with an ADF gap year.
Gap year: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The ADF Gap Year program provides an opportunity for young Australians, who have finished year 12 (or equivalent) and are aged between 17 and 24*, to experience military training and lifestyle whilst gaining new skills and pay over their Gap Year. Gap Year opportunities are available in the Army and Air Force only. The Gap Year program is not available in the Navy in 2015. The life skills and job training that you will acquire during your Gap Year experience will be valuable regardless of what career you ultimately undertake. You will earn more than $45,000, have subsidised accommodation and full medical and dental coverage. The Army has Gap Year job opportunities for Rifleman, Driver Transport, Administration Clerk, Supply Coordinator and Unit Quartermaster. The Air Force has Gap Year job opportunities in Airbase Security Roles.After completing basic recruit training and your specific trade training, you’ll be immersed in the Army or Air Force lifestyle while continuing to learn on the job. You’ll learn valuable skills, meet new friends and may even receive recognised qualifications to help progress your future career. *Army applicants must be aged between 18 and 24 years old as of 30 May 2015. Air Force applicants must be aged between 18 and 24 years old as of 10 April 2015. Please email me if you are interested so I can send you the link.

BDO Australia Sydney Accounting Cadetship
Cadetships: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Close Sun 15th 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, student will have years of on-the-job work experience.

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

TSFX Trial Exam Revision Lectures
HSC: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 30th June – Sun 13th July, The University of Sydney
Revision lectures will review and then extend on the knowledge taught at school, concentrating on the more challenging concepts, as well as the sections that students find difficult and that have been poorly addressed in previous examinations.

For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au/?hsc-program=trial-exam-preparation-lectures

How Much Money do Occupational Therapists Earn?
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 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

Australian National College of Beauty Workshop
Private Colleges: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Spend a day at their campus in Sydney, attend information sessions, take part in workshops, learn about courses and career options.Sat 26th July- A one-day session providing practical skills and valuable insights into what life is like running a busy salon.

For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au/events

New Environmental Monitoring Course at Canberra In
TAFE: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Environmental monitoring and technology involves evaluating the quality of the environment, including environmental sampling, testing, and monitoring. With a qualification in environmental monitoring and technology you could work as an environmental assistant, environmental technician, environmental officer or protection officer. Mining companies and councils are major employers.

For more information, visit cit.edu.au/study/courses/environmental_monitoring_and_technology_certificate_iv

Hastings Deering 2014 Apprenticeship Intake
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications Open in June.Applicants must have achieved a minimum Sound Achievement in Year 11 or 12 Maths (Trade and Business), English or equivalent. Apprentice Positions in: Diesel Fitting, Auto Electrics, Fitter Machinist, Heavy Equipment Vehicle Mechanic, High Voltage Electrician, Heavy Mechanical Fitting, Engine Fitting, Boilermaking.

For more information, visit www.hastingsdeering.com.au/catjobs/apprenticeships/apprenticeship-program.html

Choosing a uni Campus
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article covers important things to keep in mind when choosing a university campus.

For more information, visit www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Support-Centre/Types-of-institutions/Choosing-a-campus#.U4P2UX

My Future Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The My Future website has recently been updated with an addition 105 scholarships to join the 4000 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships currently listed. 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

ACU Undergraduate Course Guide 2015
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This interactive course guide lists the 60+ undergraduate courses offered throughout ACU’s seven campuses. They also offer an early entry scheme.

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

Australian Catholic Uni Graduate Videos
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The ACU website has a number of graduate videos where they 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

Online Q and A with Defence University Sponsorship
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wed 25th June, 6.30pm – 8.00pm.The Defence University Sponsorship provides university students studying Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, or Dentistry and Allied Health, with sponsorship during their studies. The benefits include a salary while studying, payment of HELP fees, free healthcare, free dental, and a guaranteed job within the Navy, Army or Air Force.The online Q and A will provide an opportunity to chat with current sponsored students and recent graduates, who are currently working within the Navy, Army or Air force, about their experience.

For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/252268468299719/

Uni of Wollongong - Early Admission Guide & guest
Early Entry schemes: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
At the Uni Info Evening on Wed 25th June, we will have a representative from UOW to talk to you. Before then, check out their early entry scheme so you can ask any questions.
Early admission applications open Fri 1st August and close Fri 29th August.The University of Wollongong has released its early admission guide which includes information on courses offered, who can apply, and how to apply. It also provides timelines for applications, assessments and outcomes.

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

Macquarie University HSC Science Enrichment Days
HSC: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Physics: Wed 9th July, Building C5C, Theatre 1, Macquarie University North Ryde. Chemistry: Thu 10th July, Building X5B, Theatre 1, Macquarie University North Ryde. Macquarie University is offering one-day study programs in Physics and Chemistry to assist year 12 students in preparing for their HSC exams. The HSC Enrichment Programs will be presented by Macquarie University academics on core and elective subject areas of the HSC Chemistry and Physics syllabus. See me about cheap accommodation options on campus if you want to attend.

For more information, visit science.mq.edu.au/hsc-enrichment-day/

New five-year medical degree at UON
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Starting next year, the University of Newcastle will offer a combined Bachelor of Medical Science (BMedSc) and Doctor of Medicine (MD), a unique five year qualifying medical program.This unique degree has been developed through close consultation with doctors, health care providers, graduates and current students to ensure that it is relevant and responsive to our rapidly changing health environment.New five year medical degree now available at UON Delivered in partnership with the University of New England (UNE), the new program replaces our previous Bachelor of Medicine, building on the success of the Joint Medical Program and providing opportunities to further develop your research knowledge, skills, and healthcare experience. During the degree, students have the opportunity to choose from pathways that are tailored to their area of interest including rural health, Indigenous health, and public and population health. Clinical exposure through placements begins early in the first year and ensures you are continually putting into practice the theory and hands-on skills you learn in lectures and tutorials. Our new degree better reflects the quantity and complexity of work involved in becoming a doctor by broadening your health care experience, research knowledge and skills. One of the features of the new program is the student selected pathways which are tailored to a your area of interest. Subject areas include rural health, Indigenous health and public and population health.This unique medical program is committed to addressing the doctor shortage in rural and remote Australia and as such will actively recruit students interested in practising rural medicine.To apply to study medicine, you will need to register to sit the Undergraduate Medicine Admissions test (UMAT). Registrations close on Friday June 6, 2014.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/bachelor-of-medical-science-doctor-of-medicine-joint-medical-pro

Australian Institute of Music July School Holiday
General: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
1 July – 3 July. 1-55 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills. A 3-day workshop , industry professional musicians. Develop your technical and ensemble performance skills.

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

Australian International Conservatorium of Music S
Scholarships: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Closes 22 June. Singers, musicians and composers - win a Bachelor of Music (Performance) scholarship valued at $50 000. Submit an audition video performing a song. The top 20 entries go into a final video vote.

For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au/web/index.php?option=com_wrapper&view=wrapper&Itemid=212

APM College of Business and Communication: A Day i
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
3 July, 10.00am – 4.00pm Level 4, 213 Miller St, North Sydney. Careers in Marketing, Event Management, Public Relations or Business Management. Contact: 1300 880 610 or enquiries@apm.edu.au

For more information, visit www.apm.edu.au/about-apm/upcoming-events

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Industry Expe
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
11 July - 10am to 3pm. Find out about local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries. Students learn about the different pathways to get into the industry, what should be in a portfolio , do practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools. Registration is free for high school students in years 11 and 12.(02) 8514 8800

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/ied/

Whitehouse College of Design Workshops
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Design Beginnings Winter Foundation Workshops: 30 June – 4July, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. Design Beginnings Winter Advanced Workshops: 7 July – 11 July, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. Illustration for Fashion, Techniques for Interior Illustration and Personal Image and Life Styling.

For more information, visit whitehouse-design.edu.au/events-calendar.html#design-beginnings-winter-foundation-workshops

Day in the Life of a Designer Workshop
Career Choice: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College of Design: Day in the Life of a Designer Workshop 12 July, 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney and 20 September, 46-52 Mountain St, Ultimo

For more information, visit www.billyblue.edu.au/news-events/upcoming-events/sydney/sydney-ditl

Australian Maritime College Undergraduate Courses
Universities: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Nautical and environmental - everything to do with on and under the ocean. Associate Degrees, Bachelor Degrees, Honours Degrees and Advanced Diplomas.

For more information, visit https://www.amc.edu.au/undergraduate-courses

Price Waterhouse Coopers: 2015 Trainee Program
Cadetships: Posted 3-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close 14 June. Complete three year degree majoring in accounting or information technology.

For more information, visit www.pwc.com.au/careers/student/programs/trainee/index.htm

Tamworth TAFE Semester 2 enrolments open
TAFE: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Enrolments for Tamworth TAFE Semester 2 courses starting in July are now being accepted for students who are considering not completing the HSC. If you want to know what courses are available and how to apply, see Mrs Barrett.
For more information, visit www.tne.edu.au/services_and_facilities/campuses/tamworth/

Charles Sturt Uni - visit Tuesday 3rd June
Universities: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
On Tuesday this week a guest speaker from Charles Sturt University will be in the AV room at the start of lunch to talk about courses, scholarships, accommodation, deferring and their early entry scheme for 2014 at CSU. You may bring your lunch with you.

UMAT registrations by June 6th.
Universities: Posted 2-6-14 Deadline - No Deadline
A reminder that the deadline for applying to do UMAT tests in July for anyone considering studying medicine, dentistry or some health courses is approaching ie 6th Jun at 5pm. UMAT scores can be used for admission to any of the UMAT Consortium universities ONLY in the year following the test. For example, results from UMAT2014 can be used for undergraduate medicine or health science courses beginning in 2015 but NOT 2016. Do not register for UMAT2014 unless you are planning to apply for a course commencing in 2015 AND you meet the eligibility criteria specified in the UMAT2014 Information Booklet and can sit the exam on 30th July in Armidale.
For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

Trial HSC Lectures in Sydney July & accomm offer
HSC: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Robert Menzies College at Macquarie Uni has partnered with HSC in the Holidays study camp. Stay on-campus for $50 a night or $45 if you are with a group of 3 or more students. See me for a flyer.
For more information, visit hscintheholidays.com.au

Engineering, Architecture & IT - Quick Reference G
Career Choice: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology have developed a quick reference guide for teachers, designed to highlight important program information and key 2014 dates for students and teachers.

For more information, visit www.eait.uq.edu.au/activities-for-high-schools

Engineering & Technology at UQ
Universities: Posted 30-5-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers Evening -July 23: The Engineering & Technology Careers Evening will be held on Wednesday, 23 July (5:00pm - 8:00pm) in the Advanced Engineering Building at UQ St Lucia. All high school students, parents, teachers and guidance officers are invited to attend the event to hear from recent Engineering & ICT graduates and learn about their experiences in the industry so far. The event will also include the opportunity to talk to academic staff and current students about the programs available and discover why UQ provides students with the best foundation for a career in Engineering & ICT.

For more information, visit www.eait.uq.edu.au/careers-evening

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