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University of London Degrees at ICMS
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Information Session. 28 August 2013 6pm – 8:30pm. International College of Management Sydney (ICMS) 151 Darley Road, Manly 2095. RSVP: Rebecca Wise, Development Manager rwise@icms.edu.au (02) 94661030 Open to: All Career Advisors, Interested Students, Parents and Teachers in the Business & Economics areas. About the Evening: From February 2014 ICMS will provide learning support for two University of London international Programs in the BSc Banking and Finance and the BSc Accounting and Finance. This is your opportunity to gain a wold class qualification delivered at an inspiring Sydney location. Join us to learn more about the programmes, curriculum, teaching/learning support from ICMS and career paths from University of London and ICMS representatives as well as guest speaker Peter Switzer, leading business & financial commentator.

ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP)
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
ACU’s Early Achievers Program (EAP) is open to school leavers and non-school leavers and considers the contribution they have made to their community through school or workplace, local community organisations, culture and/or religious groups. Applications are NOW open. Applications close: 21 October.
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/eap

Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Open Day is an opportunity to find out about what the university has to offer. With campus tours, information sessions and a chance to chat to staff and students, Open Day is the way to discover what university life is all about. Strathfield Campus: Saturday 7 September, 8.30am-3pm; North Sydney Campus: Saturday 7 September, 8.30am – 2.30pm
For more information, visit www.acu.edu.au/openday

IPROWD
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The IPROWD programme offers outstanding opportunities for Aboriginal people across NSW to gain the skills and confidence to join the NSW Police Force. Applications for 2014 commenced July 2013 for a range of locations across NSW Application forms can be downloaded or email iprowd@tafensw.edu.au or call 1300 830 177 for more information. IPROWD is a collaborative programme between TAFE Western, the Australian Government, NSW Police Force, Charles Sturt University, TAFE NSW Institutes, Aboriginal Housing NSW and the BBM.
For more information, visit www.iprowd.tafensw.edu.au

UTS Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS Open Day will be on Saturday 31 August at the UTS City campus. There will be various info sessions, campus tours and activities throughout the day, across our many faculties and services. Jones Street will also be transformed into a vibrant street fair! Register to get a personalised wristband to scan and collect additional info, and go in to the draw to win 1 of 5 prize packs valued at $800 each.
For more information, visit www.openday.uts.edu.au

Health scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
NAHSSS: Allied Health Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship & Support Scheme – 2014 applications will be opening on 3 September 2013. SARRAH’s Allied Health Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Scholarship is available to students enrolled, or intending to enrol, in an approved/accredited undergraduate or graduate entry allied health course. Scholarship holders will receive up to $10,000 per year during their studies. Recipients will receive funding for the duration of a standard length undergraduate or graduate entry degree.
For more information, visit www.sarrah.org.au/site/index.cfm

University of Sydney Open Day
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney is opening its doors on 31 August to future students interested in seeing what one of Australia’s universities has to offer. Open Day is an opportunity to explore the University’s diverse range of courses and discover your options for undergraduate and postgraduate study. Get one-on-one advice about admissions, courses and study from faculty representatives, career experts and admissions advisers at the information booths in Quadrangle, or get hands-on experience of life on campus with a range of fun activities, tours and exhibitions
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/openday

AICM OPEN DAY – Want a career in Music?
Open Days: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday, August 31: 11am – 2pm - Get a taste of student life at the Australian International Conservatorium of Music (AICM) Open Day. Visit the AICM Rozelle campus and check-out facilities, meet with students and teachers, find out about courses, and enjoy live performances. Prospective students will also have the opportunity to participate in workshops and master-classes across various topics.
For more information, visit www.aicm.edu.au

Want to be a teacher? Scholarships $28K
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Teacher Education Scholarships – worth up to $28,000 with a guarantee of a permanent position in NSW public education once students complete their university studies are available now for high demand subjects and locations. Applications close 4 October 2013 for university entry in 2014. For information on the scholarships and conditions see www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships. Also, subscribe to teach.NSW News to receive the latest information on teaching as a career.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au

UNSW and COFA and Interior Architecture
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW will now also accept portfolios in conjunction with ATARs (or equivalent) for students who are expecting an ATAR within 10 points of the expected cut‐off for some COFA degrees and Interior Architecture. For students interested in COFA follow the below link for more information: http://www.cofa.unsw.edu.au/degrees/how-to-apply/australian-students/
For more information, visit www.be.unsw.edu.au/undergraduate-degrees/interior-architecture/alternative-admission

UNSW New for 2014 Admission
Universities: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW is introducing new undergraduate degrees for 2014 admission. There are some exciting new combinations available to students. For a comprehensive list, please go online.
For more information, visit www.unsw.edu.au/future-students/domestic-undergraduate/new-2014

HSC September Workshops
HSC: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
HSC September Workshops at UTS, Macquarie University and UOW. During the upcoming September/October holidays, a series of HSC Workshops will again be run across Sydney and Wollongong. Workshops are held across 15 of the most popular HSC subjects. Students have the chance to spend a day with experienced HSC teachers/markers to review all course content, practice a range of questions and received detailed feedback and assistance. For further details and to register, go online.
For more information, visit www.hscintheholidays.com.au

Looking for a career in Architecture?
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are serious about studying architecture, then come along to the ArchiCAREERS Day and discuss your future with representatives of University of Newcastle, University of NSW, University of Sydney and UTS as well as the Architects Registration Board, and the Australian Institute of Architects. Saturday, 7th September between 12 Noon and 3:00pm. To read more, please go online to Register your interest. monica.love@architecture.com.au
For more information, visit www.architecture.com.au/events/state-territory/nsw-events-awards

BlueScope Cadetships
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
BlueScope is a world-class steel solutions business who offers Engineering and Commercial Degree Cadetships. These combine part-time study at the University of Wollongong and full-time work in Port Kembla. Cadets are given support through an education allowance; $4,500 each year, time off every week for Uni, and a network of knowledge. Cadets start on a salary of approximately $29,874, and if relocating an allowance of $6,000 is offered for the first year of the cadetship. For more info and to apply go online. applications are open from 1st July to 31st August.
For more information, visit www.bluescopesteel.com/cadets

Sydney Film School
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Film School is opening its doors to potential students on Saturday, 14 September from 2pm. Come along to meet with teachers, staff, students and graduates. It’s your opportunity to ask questions, find out more about the course structure, application process, Vet Fee-Help, timetables, school philosophy and student life. Sydney Film School is one of the top film schools globally, renowned for its focus on story telling. Our production house model delivers comprehensive hands on training. When students join SFS they become part of a global community for life. For more information call 02 9698 224 or contact Clem at Coldfield@sydneyfilmschool.com
For more information, visit www.sydneyfilmschool.com

IMPORTANT - Wollongong early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 21-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are applying for a scheme that needs input from the school (eg UOW's school statement of support) Mrs Sparke has asked me to let you know that the school panel will write your statement as it handles all early offer applications and recommendations. Considerable effort is made so that these are considered, fair and credible. To ensure this is done in time, you are asked to email me with your name, the course or courses you are applying for at UOW and the name of any teacher you have asked who is willing to provide input and endorse your application. All statements will be completed by the panel and given to you to scan to include with your application. So please move quickly as applications close next Thursday at 5pm. Do NOT leave it until next Wednesday to let me know and ask for a statement of support as there are no guarantees it will be done in time. I urge you to email me by Monday 3pm at the latest please.
For more information, visit careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au

NIDA 2014 Course books
Career Choice: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Three copies have arrived. See me if you want to borrow one.

Accommodation in Newcastle next year
Accommodation: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you miss out on getting into college and don't have anywhere to stay or don't want to on campus you can consider Vinnies Lodge. It is a self catering accommodation for fulltime students up to 25 yr at Tighes Hill. Applications for next year are now open. I have an information brochure.

Not an Australian citizen but want to go to uni?
UAC: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
You will need the UAC 2013-14 International book. Please get your copy from me.

Apprenticeships - Volvo, Renault, VW, Jag, Mazda e
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures have arrived of details of the programs. Collect one from me.

HSC revision lectures Oct 1-3 in Sydney
HSC: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Flyers with HSC subjects, costs and dates together with a booking form are in the Senior Study.
For more information, visit www.accesseducation.com.au

Science scholarships at SCU $16,000
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Worth $4000 a year for up to 4 years for some science courses. See me for details.

Charles Sturt Uni - courses and early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Lots of booklets have arrived and also the early entry can be collected from the Careers Office. Remember the advice I gave on Tuesday about the Assumed Knowledge requirements for any course you are applying for early entry.

Bedford College Open Day - business & childcare
Private Colleges: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be on 7th Sept and 22nd November. The college is in Glebe opposite USyd. This is a direct pathway to some careers and their Diploma courses are an alternative pathway to university. They also offer scholarships to cover all or half of the cost of the course. See me for the application form.
For more information, visit www.bedford. edu.au

Newcastle - Business/Law/Commerce
Universities: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
I have lots of brochures on these courses from Newcastle Uni. Please collect them if interested.

Australian Jobs-job prospects? jobs in demand?
Career Choice: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The government has released a book with details of where shortages and the job prospects for all careers and also average pay, unemployment rates in each industry etc. So if you want to go where the jobs are, I have 10 copies of this for you to browse through.

SCU scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
2014 Rising Stars Early Scholarships are now open at Southern Cross University. Early Scholarships are made available to Year 12 school leavers within the feeder region who may be applying for and receiving offers of admission via the Star Entry Scheme or Head-Start Program. Applications have now opened and will close on the 20th September 2013.
Additional information about Early Scholarships and the online application form is available at www.scu.edu.au/scholarships and if you have any questions about these scholarships please contact the Scholarships Office on 02 6620 3006 or email scholarships@scu.edu.au

For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/scholarships

Uni of Canberra early entry
Early Entry schemes: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
A sample application form and instruction sheet is available in the Careers Room when you collect an application form from me. The course must be your first preference by the closing date of the Early Entry Round of offers which is 3rd Dec. It can be 7th now but must be 1st on 3rd Dec to get an Early Entry Round Offer in December. Check out their interesting range of courses, many of which are unique and very specialised.
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

UNE Access $10,000 scholarship - 15 of them
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
These are for students who are intending to study full time on campus at UNE in 2014. YOu must be eligible for Youth Allowance or other government assistance and want to do one of the following courses: B Agricultural and Resource Economics, B Arts, B COmputer Sciene, B Science or B Social Work. CLose 30 Sept
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/scholarships/undergraduate/school-leavers.php

Engineering with the Navy - online chat 22nd Aug
Career Choice: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Live Q&A broadcast at 6.30pm on 22nd Aug. sign up now.
For more information, visit defencejobsbroadcasts.gov.au/navy

Scanning documents for applications
General: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The main printer in the library is also a scanner and you can save documents to your USB to email off or attach to applications. Please ask any of the friendly library ladies to help you.

Sound and music design at UTS
Universities: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
This exciting degree combines the domains of sound and music, and prepares students to work in emerging areas that require the confluence of sound in design and interaction. Career options include working in sound design or production across a diverse range of media, communication and design outlets.
For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/communication/sound-and-music-design-0

Engineering & IT at UTS -scholarships $46,500
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The second and final round of the BIT Co-op scholarships are now open. Currently worth $46,500, this is an IT course with a true business and leadership focus. Applications close on 30 September. The online Year 12 Bonus Scheme Questionnaire is now open. Completion of this questionnaire will improve your student’s chances of receiving an early round offer from UTS Engineering in 2014.


For more information, visit www.uts.edu.au/future-students/engineering/essential-information/engineering-year-12-bonus-sc

Apprenticeships available now
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
There are jobs available now for an apprentice painter and another one for an apprentice plasterer. See me for details.

UTS scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are now open for a range of university-wide and course-specific scholarships for high achievers and students on a low income.
For more information, visit sau.uts.edu.au/scholarships/

New Communication majors for 2014 at UTS
Universities: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences is launching a suite of new majors in the BA Communication degree for the 2014 intake. These majors will focus on using frontier technologies such as digital and social media, practical and theoretical engagement with contemporary creative writing, and exploring creative approaches to analysing contemporary culture.Find out more on website... or at Open Day! Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Digital and Social Media), Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Creative Writing) and Bachelor of Arts in Communication (Cultural Studies)


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

ACU Open Day 7th Sep North Sydney Campus
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
University open days and nights are a great opportunity for you to find out what you need to know about a university before making that big decision. Get a tour of the ACU campus, discuss study options with lecturers, staff and students, and get a sense of what your future might be like at ACU.

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

The Hotel School Sydney Open Day 7th Sep 2013
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
9am - 1pm. THSS 60 Phillip St. Sydney. The Hotel School Sydney Open Day is an opportunity to visit the well located Sydney campus, meet academic staff and students and learn more about The Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management.

For more information, visit hotelschool.scu.edu.au

UWS Open Day 1st Sep 2013 Parramatta Campus
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
At Open Day students will have the chance to: *experience courses beyond the course information sessions - students will see a great range of interactive displays throughout the day*meet academic staff and ask them questions about the courses that interest them*ask questions of University staff and current UWS students and get a real handle on what it means to study at one of Australia's leading Universities*attend course and general information presentations. UWS Open Day is all about helping students choose a future career.

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

Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
InfoDay Date : 29th Aug 2013 Time : 10:00 am - 2:00 pm Contact : Judy Walsh : infoevents@csu.edu.au Information day for course offered at Charles Sturt University in Port Macquarie. They hope to have 5000 students in the next few years at this growing camous.



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

Open Day at Macleay College 24th Aug 2013
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day on August 24 and find out what Macleay College has in store for students in 2014. At the Open Day, you can expect to get information on:Course Offerings, 2014 Scholarships, FEE-HELP, University Pathways.You will also meet students, graduates and industry-connected teachers. Macleay College is small and intimate with classes of 20 people or less. They have connections to industry that universities simply can't match. Come and find out for yourself why we are different. Journalism - Advertising - Marketing - Public Relations - Event Management - Sports Management - Business Management - Travel and Tourism - Real Estate - Accounting - Book Editing

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

Open Day at Macleay College 24th Aug 2013
Open Days: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day on August 24 and find out what Macleay College has in store for students in 2014. At the Open Day, you can expect to get information on:Course Offerings, 2014 Scholarships, FEE-HELP, University Pathways.You will also meet students, graduates and industry-connected teachers. Macleay College is small and intimate with classes of 20 people or less. They have connections to industry that universities simply can't match. Come and find out for yourself why we are different. Journalism - Advertising - Marketing - Public Relations - Event Management - Sports Management - Business Management - Travel and Tourism - Real Estate - Accounting - Book Editing

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

William Blue Industry Scholarships Close 20th Aug
Scholarships: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality Management invites all aspiring Hospitality Managers, Event Managers, Tourism Managers and Executive Chefs to apply for the industry scholarship of a lifetime. Developed and chosen by the hospitality industry, this scholarship offers applied education – the recipients will get the chance to work with industry in the field. Contact : Jake Brown : jbrown2@williamblue.edu.au Visit www.williamblue.edu.au for a list of Scholarship instructions and an application form - applications will be available from April. Applications close Tuesday 20th of August @ 5.00pm. Worth big $$$$$$$$

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

ICMS Open Day 2013 on Sunday
Private Colleges: Posted 15-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
18th Aug 2013 10am - 2pm at ICMS, 151 Darley Road, MANLY NSW 2095. ICMS Open Day is the perfect opportunity to check out the campus, hear from academic staff about ICMS programs, chat to current students and learn more about applying to the college. Year 11 and 12 students and parents.
Special sessions will be held for ICMs degrees in:Business Management Event Management Hospitality Management Property Management Sports Management. Students can register online for an ICMS Open Day Info Pack.
For more information, visit www.icms.edu.au/openday

University of Sydney Early Offer Year 12 Scheme (E
Early Entry schemes: Posted 14-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
STOP PRESS - all McCarthy students are now eligible for an early offer through the E12 scheme as of yesterday. I was rung by Dominic from USyd to say that you are all able to apply and that there are now 26 courses that you can choose from. E12 eases the financial pressure of studying, through a first-year scholarship, and gives you plenty of enrolment, orientation and other support throughout the first year. Successful E12 applicants will receive:•an early conditional offer of a place, before final HSC exams start
a formal UAC offer in the early January offer round (if their ATAR meets the E12 cut-offs)•a $5000 first-year scholarship•support through the transition from school to the University, including a guided enrolment process, orientation, mentoring and further assistance•an Apple iPad to assist them in their studies•a University of Sydney Union Access card that gives discounts on and off the campus with major retailers, and access to more than 200 clubs and societies.•additional accommodation scholarships available to successful E12 students. The ATARs for these courses are lower than for non-eligible students. Well worth considering if you want to go to USydney so please see me.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/e12/

Sydney Uni Open Day Planner
Open Days: Posted 14-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
Make the most of your time at Open Day with the online planner! With over 140 mini lectures, find out the latest updates and hands-on activities or tours and create your own program. The planner works on all types of phone and tablet devices with access to the internet. Click below to find out more.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open_day/create_your_program.shtml

Law scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 14-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to study law at uni, please strongly consider applying for the Everingham Solomons Law Bursary. The recipient of the Bursary will receive: 2 weeks per year paid work experience in the offices of Everingham Solomons which will be invaluable and $1,000 to go towards tuition fees or books. Need more information? They will be holding an information night on Tuesday 27 August 2013 at the Marius Street office. To register please register online and attend if you want to hear what is involved and hear tips on making a successful application with this local law firm.
For more information, visit www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/bursary.html

Early entry at Macquarie Uni
Early Entry schemes: Posted 14-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
I am still waiting for details but if you are interested, please go to this page and put in your details so that you are sent the information by the uni as soon as it becomes available.
For more information, visit mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/how_to_apply/early_offer_and_entry_programs/early_off

Open day trip to Canberra & Sydney
Open Days: Posted 14-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
There is a possible bus trip to attend the University of Sydney open day on August 31 or all the Canberra institutions on their open day on August 31 (ANU, UC, ADFA, ACU) plus the Police Academy at Goulburn on the Sunday. Cost is approx $120-$150. I have more details but email me if you are interested as I need to get an idea of numbers to see if it is viable.


Early entry forms available from Wednesday
Early Entry schemes: Posted 13-8-13 Deadline - No Deadline
If you have looked through your UAC book and found courses you want to apply for early offers, please collect the forms for UC, UNE, CSU etc

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