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APM College and William Blue College
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 10.00am – 2.00pm, Northpoint, Level 9, 171 Pacific Highway, North Sydney. Learn about what both colleges have to offer at the same open day.
Contact: enquiries@apm.edu.au or 1300 851 237

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

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Private Colleges: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Discovery Days.Tue 22nd April – Thu 24th April, Tue 15th July – Thu 17th July, Tue 7th October – Thu 9th October
Tue 25th November – Thu 27th November. Discover what a career in hospitality is like by attending classes and living with students as part of a three day residential program.

For more information, visit www.bluemountains.edu.au/apply/discovery-days/

Macleay College Industry Days -business & communic
Private Colleges: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
April holidays: Mon 14th April – Fri 18th April. Macleay College will host a series of Industry Days for senior high school students to give them a taste of possible future careers. There will be individual sessions focused on Sports Management, Advertising, Event Management, Marketing, Travel and Tourism, Journalism and Public Relations.

For more information, visit https://www.macleay.edu.au/news/2014-april-industry-days-macleay

Think of your friends
General: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you read something on a Careers Alert that you think might be of interest to a friend, make sure they check their emails or tell them about it.

Academy of Information Technology Free Day Course
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
AIT offers a number of free one day courses to improve your skills and determine your future study direction. Choose to attend either an Intro to 3D Animation, Intro to Film Editing or Intro to Game Design course.

For more information, visit www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-course-3/

Private Pilot Licence.
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Aviators Open Day Sun 27th April, 8.30am. 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.

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

Australian National College of Beauty Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Sat 3rd May, 10.00am – 1.00pm, 235 Pyrmont Street, Pyrmont. Contact: 1300 885 385


For more information, visit www.ancb.edu.au/open-days-events/open-day-sydney-3rd-may

HSC Study Intensive
HSC: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Mon 7th – Fri 11th July, 104 Broadway, in Sydney. Maximise your HSC results by attending a four-day workshop where senior HSC teachers and markers provide intensive training in 16 major courses. In a personal environment, learn the study techniques of highly effective people, clarify course content, work through potential HSC questions and develop problem-solving strategies invaluable to academic success.

For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney

Australian Defence Force Academy
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) is a unique university where you’ll get paid a salary ($39,525) to study a degree from the University of New South Wales (UNSW). You’ll also undertake military leadership training and learn to become an officer in Australia’s Navy, Army or Air Force. In addition to the salary all tuition fees are covered.
Applying for ADFA is a dual application process that can take up to 12 months, so if you’re interested it would be best to get started now.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/howToApply/applicationProcess.aspx

Charles Sturt University Live
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Charles Sturt University Live features a number of videos focusing on key study areas and student life at Charles Sturt.

For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/csu-live

Macquarie University in Top 50
Career Choice: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University is ranked among the top 50 institutions in the world when it comes to Linguistics (43rd), Psychology (48th) and Earth and Marine Sciences (48th) according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings.
For more information, visit mq.edu.au/newsroom/2014/02/26/qs-ranks-macquarie-in-top-50-worldwide-for-three-subject-areas/

Subject Bonus Points at ACU(Aust Catholic Uni)
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Students may be awarded up to five bonus points if they have performed well in specific year 12 subjects relevant to the course for which they have applied. To view the courses and subject bonuses visit:

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

UTS 2015 Course Guides
Universities: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS 2015 undergraduate course guides are now available online.


For more information, visit https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/teachers/tools-and-resources/course-guides

UNE Open Day
Open Days: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All students interested in finding out about and attending the UNE Open Day on Friday May 2 are asked to meet with Mrs Barrett in the AV Room TOMORROW (Thursday) at 1pm-1.15pm.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/openday

Early entry schemes
Early Entry schemes: Posted 19-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
All students interested in finding out about early entry schemes are asked to meet with Mrs Barrett in the AV Room TOMORROW (Thursday) at 1pm-1.15pm. Students who are not eligible for an ATAR are also asked to come along if they want to go to university.

Health Careers Forum - March 18th
Career Choice: Posted 5-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you wish to attend, please put your name on the list in the library with your Mentor Group and area/s of interest. List closes Monday 3pm. Not all health careers will be covered but many are included. See the poster in the Careers Noticeboard at the front of the library for the 11 career areas that are included.

Accommodation in Brisbane available
Accommodation: Posted 5-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If anyone from Year 2013 is moving to Brisbane and is still looking for accommodation, please let me know. A share flat in Carseldine in north Brisbane is available.

Engineering as a career lunchtime talk
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Talk next Tuesday lunchtime 12.50-1.00 on courses, how to choose universities, areas to specialise in and scholarships etc. All in 10 minutes

2014 UNSW Indigenous Winter School Program
Universities: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is open to all Indigenous students in years 10, 11 and 12 who are considering tertiary studies at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. The program has been running since 2002 and has grown significantly since then, with Nura Gili receiving in excess of 300 applications last year for only have 100 spots to offer. More details available.

Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The new Defence Jobs Australia Youtube Channel is the organisations sole video channel. The site can be of use to future ADF applicants to research job roles and get an understanding about life in the Defence Force.


For more information, visit www.youtube.com/defencejobsaustralia

A Career in Radiation Oncology
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Students interested in a career in radiation oncology or those exploring their options can use this site to gain better insight into the field of radiation oncology and what the job entails. Students are able to read career stories and learn how to start a career in this field.

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

Careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This website focuses on the range of careers in the Sign and Graphic Design Industry. It includes a list of available apprenticeships by state, career guidance & more detail about the Sign and Graphic Design Industry.Contact: peterh@visa.org.au or (02) 9868 1577


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

Sydney Dance Company: April School Holiday Worksho
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Juniors: Mon 14th & Tue 15th April; Seniors: Wed 16th & Thu 17th April. These workshops are run by Sydney’s leading choreographers & dance teachers, including Jason Winters (So You Think You Can Dance), Loredo Malcolm (The Lion King), Manuel Oliveira (The Voice USA), Amy Campbell (King Kong The Musical) and more.


For more information, visit www.sydneydancecompany.com

Metro Screen Short Courses
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Metro Screen runs a number of short courses for people wanting to learn the skills required to get involved in the screen industry. Some of their upcoming courses are in the April holidays.
For more information, visit metroscreen.nsw.edu.au/courses/Courses/Short+Courses

Career in business or hotel management?
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Hotel School Sydney, together with InterContinental Sydney, is offering a unique experience. Go behind the scenes of this leading 5-star luxury hotel and hotel school.
What is a 5-star hotel environment like? Experience the delivery of service and excellence. Live the Life is a 2 day residential program inclusive of 1 nights accommodation at InterContinental Sydney. Limited spaces. See me for details.

Interested in environmental/marine science?
Career Choice: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Dive into coral reef studies at UQ. A free online course on tropical coastal ecosystems is now open to anyone with internet access and high school science knowledge. The University of Queensland's world-leading marine and ecology experts will offer the course from April 28 through edX, a world-leading consortium of massive open online courses (MOOCs). For information, contact:Dorothea Bender. Phone: 0424 88 6910 Registrations are now open
online.



Bachelor of Arts at University of Queensland
Universities: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
It’s now even easier to find about the many and varied study options available to students interested in the Bachelor of Arts thanks to the new Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences website. Students can browse over 40 different study areas to discover more about their study interests and where they can lead them. UQ’s Bachelor of Arts has one of the most comprehensive course offerings in Australia and its flexibility allows students to tailor a program that fits not only their career aspirations, but also fulfils their passion.
For more information, visit www.hass.uq.edu.au/future-students

Open Day 2014 in Canberra
Open Days: Posted 4-3-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This year Open Day will be held on Saturday the 30th August from 9am until 4pm. This be for Uni of Canberra, ANU, CIT, ACU, and ADFA ’s Open Days.


Apprenticeship talk next Tuesday -10 minutes
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Any student looking for an apprenticeship at the end of the year, or now, is asked to come along to hear what you can do to boost your chances of success. We will have a guest speaker to give you extra tips too. Tuesday 4th March 12.50-1.00 in the AV Room. Ten minutes that may change your life.

A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student at Notre Da
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Wednesday 2 July: Darlinghurst site in Sydney. Gain hands-on nursing experience working with current students, hear from our experienced academic staff and take a campus tour. For further information or to register, please visit the site.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney/nursing-aditl

HSC Study Intensive at Notre Dame Uni in July hols
HSC: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Notre Dame sent this: Following the success of our inaugural HSC Study Intensive in 2013, we will again be running this week-long series of intensive study workshops. This will be provided by senior HSC teachers and markers to show students how to study effectively, clarify the course content and work through potential HSC questions in a professional environment. HSC teachers and university students will be on hand for one-on-one tutoring during the week.This year’s HSC Study Intensive will run from 7-11 July. For further information, please email sydney@nd.edu.au

ADFA Facebook Chat This afternoon
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Defence Force Academy Facebook Chat on Thursday 27th February, 6:30pm – 8pm (AEDT). Are you currently thinking about joining the Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) or just want to find out more? Chat with midshipmen and officer cadets to learn about their experiences, life at ADFA and how they find balancing military training with their university study.


For more information, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/773511302677592/

Smartphone Apps to Help with Studying
HSC: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This article features some smartphone apps that can help students to improve their study habits.

For more information, visit blog.aias.com.au/index.php/study/making-technology-work-for-you-effective-apps-for-smart-stud

StarNow - actors, dancers, film crews, musicians
Job vacancies: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
StarNow lists a range of jobs and open auditions for actors, dancers, film crews, musicians, and more.

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

Tutors Worldwide gap year program
Gap year: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tutors Worldwide provides the opportunity for students to undertake a gap year at either a junior or secondary school overseas. Applications Close Thu 10th April


For more information, visit www.tutorsworldwide.org/

University Cricket scholarship worth $15,000
Scholarships: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you know of anyone starting uni now and who plays cricket, please forward this to them: 2014 Bradman Foundation University Scholarship. Applications close Fri 28th February.This scholarship for young cricketers attending university offers $5,000 per annum for up to 3 years. The Bradman Scholar will be chosen on a blend of academic, cricketing, sportsmanship, community, community service, presentation, personal and social skills.
Contact: Karen Mewes on events@bradman.com.au

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

Work Experience with Fire & Rescue NSW
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Work Experience at Fire & Rescue NSW provides school students in Years 10 to 12 the opportunity to develop industry-specific and generic work skills in an authentic work environment at the State Training College, Alexandria. The practical program covers the roles of Fire & Rescue NSW and its firefighters. Through this program, school students gain insight into the organisation and develop employment related skills to enhance their vocational education. The program is offered weekly during school terms. Please see me for details if you are interested.


William Blue College of Hospitality Management
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality Management: Upcoming Events. If you are thinking of this as a career, Day in the Life Events are a great way to find out what is involved in this career and see what the college is like during the school holidays: Tue 15th April, 2nd July, 8th July, and 23rd September at their North Sydney Campus. Contact: enquiries@williamblue.edu.au or 1300 851 237.


For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au/about-william-blue/upcoming-events

Raffles College of Design & Commerce: July Schoo
Private Colleges: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Raffles College of Design and Commerce: July School Holiday Workshops. Mon 7th to Thu 10th July, Raffles College of Design and Commerce, 99 Mount Street, North Sydney. These workshops are for students in Year 10-12 who are interested in a creative design career. Workshops cover the topics of commerce, digital media, fashion, graphics, interiors & photography. This is a great opportunity to find out about possible careers and Raffles itself. Contact: contact@raffles.edu.au or 9922 4278.


For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au/workshops

Coco Republic Design School: Upcoming Masterclasse
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Coco Republic Design Studio, 24 O’Riordan Street, Alexandria. Coco Republic Design School offers a range of masterclasses for people who are interested in getting involved in drawing & illustration, and interior design.
Drawing & Illustration: Sat 12th April. The Outdoor Space: Sat 10th May Contact: designschool@cocorepublic.com.au or 1300 323 171.


For more information, visit www.cocorepublic.com.au/design-school/start-learning/on-campus-courses/on-campus-masterclasse

Nursing Expo
Career Choice: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian College of Nursing: NSW Expo 2014 Sat 10th May, Sydney Town Hall, 483 George Street, Sydney. These expos aim to promote recruitment into Nursing and Midwifery. Students can hear from a range of educational institutions, healthcare providers, nursing groups, and more. Put the date in your planner.

For more information, visit www.acn.edu.au/expo_nsw_2014

Pre-Apprenticeship Course Finder
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service Pre-Apprenticeship Course Finder-The ‘PCF’ now has a default home screen to search courses by state and territory. This allows students to quickly identify what State or Territory has 'active' courses available, which are then categorized by broad industry groups. Once an industry group is selected, students can then narrow the search by selecting your 'Region' to find active local courses.

For more information, visit www.aapathways.com.au/Search/Preapprenticeships/Courses-by-State-and-Territory

Exercise/Sport Science in demand at Newcastle Uni
Universities: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science at the Central Coast campus continues to have strong demand with offers up 15 per cent in 2014 compared to 2013. More than 1,400 prospective undergraduate students received offers to study at the University of Newcastle (UON) Central Coast in 2014. Find out more about the Exercise and Sport Science degree offered at the Central Coast campus.

For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/degrees/bachelor-of-exercise-and-sport-science/why-study-with-us

Volunteer Opportunity in Cambodia
Gap year: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
This is for students who want to spend 2 or 4 weeks during January 2015. Volunteers will be working on teaching projects in rural schools. This project is intended for school leavers who want to experience volunteering before starting university.
For more information, visit www.octours.com.au

Want to be an electrician?
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Career videos highlight pathways to success for apprentices - In a bid to boost apprenticeship numbers within the energy industry, Master Electricians Australia has launched a series of videos that give a behind the scenes look at career pathways in the industry. Titled ‘The Future Looks Bright’, the six videos feature real people in real jobs including apprentices, workers, business owners and CEOs. The Future Looks Bright videos are available online.
For more information, visit www.masterelectricians.com.au/brightfutures

UTS: New Courses 2014.
Universities: Posted 27-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Learn about the new UTS courses starting in 2014 in: Digital and Social Media, Creative Writing, and Cultural Studies (www.handbook.uts.edu.au/comm/ug/); Design in Landscape (www.handbook.uts.edu.au/dab/ug); and Creative Intelligence and Innovation (www.cii.uts.edu.au), the first of its kind in Australia.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au

Wednesday Periods 1 + 2 - if applying to uni
Universities: Posted 25-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Students who will be applying to go to university either next year or the year after in NSW or elsewhere are asked to go the hall after Mentor Groups for the Uni Roadshow presentation by several universities on what you need to know. This will go from 9.15 -10.30 and you will have a chance to collect information from the universities there and ask them questions.

Wednesday Periods 1 + 2 - if not going to uni
Career Choice: Posted 25-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Tomorrow (Wednesday) after Mentor Groups if you are one of the approx. 20 students who have indicated they are not applying to go to university please go to J1 where there will be a list of activities for you to investigate. Please bring your headphones as you will be the first senior class in northern NSW to be given access a new careers website. You will be given the login and password on Wednesday morning. You will be there in Periods 1 & 2.



Heading off to uni or college?
Universities: Posted 17-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are heading off this week or soon, best wishes for this stage of your life. Remember to get help sooner rather than later (with referencing, assignments, essays, where to find things, homesickness, changing courses). All the best.

Cricketers: male or female, who is attending Uni
Scholarships: Posted 17-2-14 Deadline - No Deadline
Bradman University Scholarship• $5,000 per annum• Up to 3 years. 2014 Applications for the Bradman Foundation University Scholarship for young players attending University is open till 28 February 2014. This scholarship is an outstanding opportunity for club players to obtain extra funds to assist with paying costs associated with education and playing cricket. It is a national scholarship worth $15,000 over three years. Each year the Bradman Foundation offers one Scholarship to an Australian University student. The emphasis on choosing a Bradman Scholar is placed on a blend of academic, sporting (cricket), sportsmanship, community service, presentation, personal and social skills. The applicant must be an Australian citizen attending an Australian University and is actively involved with a cricket club. Full information and application form for the Bradman Scholarship is available online. Applications close on 28 February 2014.

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

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