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The University of Canberra Career Finder app
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Canberra CareerFinder app will suggest careers aligned with student’s interests and appropriate courses to study. Students can take our quiz, engage in convenient, live chat events within the career community, and even book a guided tour of the University.The app can be found on the Apple App store or on Google play.
For more information, visit www.canberra.edu.au/careerfinderapp

New courses at UC (University of Canberra)
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
New Courses 2013 include some which replace other courses: • Bachelor of Communicationin Advertising• Bachelor of Communicationin Journalism• Bachelor of Communication in Media and Public Affairs• Bachelor of Communication in Public Relations• Bachelor of Design– Industrial Design– Interior Architecture– Landscape Architecture• Bachelor of Design/Bachelor of Landscape Architecture• Bachelor of Education– Early Childhood Teaching– Primary Teaching – Middle School Teaching• Bachelor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation• Bachelor of Gender and Diversity • Bachelor of Heritage, Museums and Conservation• Bachelor of Physiotherapy• Bachelor of Public Administration
For more information, visit www.uc.edu.au

UTS EngineeringScholarships now open
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Each year, approximately 20 scholarships are awarded in Engineering,ranging between $14,000 and $100,000. Not only does a scholarship provide financialsupport, it provides an opportunity to gain real world experience throughestablished industry links. Applications close 7 October2012
For more information, visit datasearch2.uts.edu.au/feit/engineering/scholarships/index.cfm

FastTrack your Nursing or Paramedic Practice caree
Career Choice: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Open Day Sunday 5th August 2012. Presentations at 10am, 12.30pm & 2.30pm, Building 103, Lecture Theatre - Crn Glover and Church Streets Lilyfield, Sydney (Old Rozelle Hospital site) Complete your 2 year Bachelor Degree in Sydney by studying through the University of Tasmania. For additional information: Phone 1300 33 88 16 or www.snm.utas.edu.au (Nursing) or www.utas.edu.au/medicine/about-us/campuses/rozelle (Paramedic Practice)

Undergraduate 2013 App
Universities: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This application is the first of its kind to be electronically available for everyday use by students, parents and educators. Essentially, it is an Australia-wide listing of undergraduate degrees and 2012 entry scores by 110 subject areas. I have a copy. You can choose to buy it. With this app, you have access to all the information at your finger tips – Tertiary Institution course lists, entry scores as well as other information such as the little known HSC bonus points appointed by some NSW Universities. This unique iPAD and iPHONE friendly ‘app’ allows refinements of tertiary course listing searches to include locations, ATAR and can be set to take into account your HSC Subject Selections or pattern of study. The application will be updated as tertiary institutions provide information to the designer of this app. Download from your app store.

Le Cordon Bleu - scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Le Cordon Bleu is pleased to announce a comprehensive range of Culinary, Bachelor and Masters Scholarships opening soon for 2013 commencement. Among the scholarships are opportunities for Australian and international applicants who can demonstrate a high level of success in their respective careers and/or academic studies. These scholarships aim to recognise and award talented individuals aspiring to be industry leaders. Applications will open Monday 30th July 2012 and close on Monday 8th October 2012. For more information, go to the site.
For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au/index.cfm?fa=CampaignFrontMod.CampaignAccess&cp=2143&tkn=62026D

AU PAIR IN AMERICA/UK
Gap year: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a cultural exchange program around for over 25 years. Participants will spend 12 months in the USA or up to 6 months in the UK as a live-in nanny and studying at local college. Food and accommodation are free and participants receive weekly pocket money. For more information visit www.aupairinamerica.com.au or contact Petra Janouskova, Marketing Coordinator at 1300 889 067. Au Pair in America/UK info nights are held Wednesday, 8th August - Sydney.
For more information, visit www.aupairinamerica.com.au

CAMP AMERICA
Gap year: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a US Summer Camp job provider in Australia since 1972. Camp America is a 9 week adventure at a US Summer camp. The program includes: food & accommodation during placement, sponsorship to obtain J-1 visa, medical insurance up to 5 months and much more. For more information visit www.campamerica.com.au or contact Petra Janouskova, Marketing Coordinator at 1300 889 067. Camp America info nights take place Tuesday, 7th August – Sydney & Melbourne; Wednesday, 29th August – Bendigo & Wollongong; Wednesday, 5th September – Newcastle; Tuesday, 18th September – Wodonga.
For more information, visit www.campamerica.com.au

Certificate IV in Screen & Media Studies
Career Choice: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is an accredited program with a hands-on experience focused on practical industry skills. Only 15 students are selected twice a year for each group. This course is for people who are ready to start working in the film, television and online media industries. For more information, go to www.metroscreen.org.au or contact r.gadsbey@metroscreen.org.au
For more information, visit www.metroscreen.org.au

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education and Communities Teacher Education Scholarship Program is now open. There are 300 scholarships on offer to all talented HSC students to train as teachers in mathematics, science, special education and English. Up to 80 scholarships are on offer exclusively for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to train as teachers in primary or any secondary subject. Some of the scholarship benefits include a guaranteed permanent job when you graduate and an annual allowance of $5,000.00 for every year of your studies (subject to successful completion). To find out more and to apply, visit the TeachNSW website.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships

UAC PIN - Do not lose.
UAC: Posted 23-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
UAC Personal Identification Number (PIN) notification letters will be sent to NSW HSC and ACT Year 12 Certificate students from Tuesday 31 July 2012. Students need these four-digit PINs to apply and to use Check & Change. This is different to the Board of Studies PIN. See me if it does not arrive by the end of next week.

Several emails next week with lots of info
Career Choice: Posted 20-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Watch out for these and check your emails frequently in Term 3.

University Info Night Wed 25th July 7-8.30pm
Universities: Posted 20-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This is a MUST for you and a parent if you are definitely or possibly thinking of applying to uni. See the flyer.
Uni Info evening poster 2012.docx

UNI INFO EVENING WED JUL 25TH for students/parents
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are either definitely or possibly considering going to university in either 2013 or 2014, you need to come to this evening from 7PM-8.30PM. All will be explained regarding applying to uni, dates costs and there will be presentations by 2 universities on the night.

Two universities visiting us nextTuesday
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday 10.30-11.00: Southern Cross University and CSU information session on Tuesday 17th July 2012 from 12:40pm – 1:20pm. Please listen to Tuesday morning notices for where the talks will be held. They will talk about early entry schemes, courses, scholarships, accommodation etc and answer any questions. So come along if these are your preferred universities or your back-ups. This means you can then make informed choices based on good information.

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A new website provides info to students about university life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle. Information comes from a variety of sources, including from current university students which ensures that it’s up-to-date and accurate.

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

APM College of Business & Communication
Private Colleges: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
APM Alive! Ever wondered what Marketers, PR Executives, Event Managers and Journalists actually do? Well now you can! Register yourself at APM Alive and work on LIVE case studies and visit secret venues to find more about these industries. Date: Thursday 12th July and Thursday 27th September Cost: $50 (Includes lunch, transport and materials)To RSVP: Please download a registration form and RSVP

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

William Blue College of Hospitality Management Ope
Private Colleges: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Learn what it is like to:Manage a 5 Star Hote,l Cook like a Master Chef, Become a Tourism Entrepreneur, Run a Luxury Resort or Organise a Major Event. Find out more about our Advanced Diploma and Bachelor Degrees whilst hearing straight from the hospitality industry! Date: Saturday 18th August Time: 11am-2pm Address: 171 Pacific Highway NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060 To RSVP: Please head to our website
For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au/news/open-day-saturday-18th-august-2012

Study at a US College - Info Night in Sydney
Private Colleges: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Wednesday, August 22nd at 7pm at the Eastern Avenue Auditorium, University of Sydney. Open to all students in Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 and their families. Find out about the process, deadlines and requirements for applying to US colleges. Reservations: www.trybooking.com/BOWK or collegeconsultinginternational@gmail.com Individual consultations will also be available for students and their families. E-mail collegeconsultinginternational@gmail.com to schedule an appointment.


For more information, visit www.collegeconsultinginternational.com

John Marsden Prize for Young Australian Writers
General: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Entries close 5pm Monday September 3. Young writers under the age of 25 are invited to enter the competition to share in $5,500 in prize money and have the opportunity to be published. Contact Lefa Singleton Norton at creativeproducer@expressmedia.org.au or (03) 9094 7890.


For more information, visit expressmedia.org.au/express_media/prizes-grants-money-for-writers/the-john-marsden-prize-for-

Telstra Trainee Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The Telstra Trainee Program is looking for trainees in its Service Delivery, Network Construction, Information Technology and Telecommunications fields.

For more information, visit careers.telstra.com/Careers/Telstra_trainee.aspx

Aurecon Cadet Drafters Program
Career Choice: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are currently studying technical design related subjects, a traineeship or cadetship with Aurecon could be the career you’re looking for. If you are interested and have satisfactory high school results in mathematics, apply now.

For more information, visit www.aurecongroup.com/Careers/Australia-New-Zealand-Cadet-drafters.aspx

Undergraduate 2013 - booklet, iPhone and iPad App
Universities: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This provides an Australia-wide listing of undergraduate degrees and 2012 entry scores from 110 subject areas. Cost: $5.49 for the app or borrow the book from me.
For more information, visit itunes.apple.com/au/app/undergraduateâ€Â�2013/id517195315?mt=8

Australian Apprenticeship Pathways Practice Aptitu
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The quizzes are a general resource, rather than a specific aptitude test, designed to illustrate some of the key literacy, numeracy, and comprehension standards expected of people undertaking an entry level apprenticeship.


For more information, visit www.aapathways.com.au/Career-Resources/Practice-Aptitude-Quizzes

College of Law & Justice Administration
Career Choice: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Courses that prepare potential police applicants to be ready for the selection process of State, Territory and Federal Police organisations throughout Australia. All programs may be studied externally, from anywhere in Australia and Internationally. To complement our external programs, we offer regular face to face workshop programs in Queensland and NSW. T 1300 760 605

For more information, visit beapoliceofficer.com.au/

Nursing Careers & Allied Health Careers
Career Choice: Posted 12-7-12 Deadline - No Deadline
A careers website for nurses and allied health professionals in Australia and New Zealand. Use the Careers tab to learn more about nursing, midwifery and the range of allied health professions as careers and the career paths available.


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

Aurecon Cadet Drafters Program
Career Choice: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are a high school student and are currently studying technical design related subjects, a traineeship or cadetship with Aurecon could be the career you’re looking for.
If you are interested and have satisfactory high school results in mathematics, apply now.


For more information, visit www.aurecongroup.com/Careers/Australia-New-Zealand-Cadet-drafters.aspx

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This website provides info to students about university life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle. Information comes from a variety of sources, including from current university students which ensures that it’s up-to-date and accurate. But to get there, requires you to be working hard, studying, doing summaries, practice essays etc etc now and during the holidays. This is just a reminder that not every person who wants to go to uni and applies, will be successful in receiving an offer. What are you doing to make sure you will be one of the successful ones?

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

What Degree? Which University?
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
This website provides info to students about university life, student accommodation, careers and lifestyle. Information comes from a variety of sources, including from current university students which ensures that it’s up-to-date and accurate. But to get there, requires you to be working hard, studying, doing summaries, practice essays etc etc now and during the holidays. This is just a reminder that not every person who wants to go to uni and applies, will be successful in receiving an offer. What are you doing to make sure you will be one of the successful ones?

For more information, visit www.whatdegreewhichuniversity.com

Telstra Trainee Program
Career Choice: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The Telstra Trainee Program is looking for trainees in its Service Delivery, Network Construction, Information Technology and Telecommunications fields.

For more information, visit careers.telstra.com/Careers/Telstra_trainee.aspx

Newcastle Schools Visit Programs and cancellations
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
There are still 6 programs to be collected and information sheets on the trip. If any student cannot attend, please see me or email me ASAP. Thank you. It may be raining in Newcastle in Thursday so be prepared.

Uni talk - Tuesday - AV Room 12.45 -1.00
Universities: Posted 25-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Here about a uni offering a very different early entry scheme, a chance to teach in Catholic schools (primary, Secondary Maths, VIsual Arts, HSIE and Tchnology (Food Tech etc), health courses, Counselling and Psychology, physio and other health cours. etc. Find out more AV room Tuesday 12.45. See photos and get brochures.


Talk next Tuesday lunchtime
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
HOw about a uni offering early entry, a chance to teach in Catholic schools, health courses, physio etc. Find out more AV room Tuesday 12.45. See photos and get brochures.

Southern Cross Uni - guest speaker: early entry et
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday - Week 1 next term: 10.30-11.00 - find out about their STAR early entry scheme, courses, accommodation and scholarships. Ask questions. Put the date in your planner or phone. What makes their early entry application different - online applications.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au

Charles Sturt early entry &courses-guest speaker
Early Entry schemes: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday - Week 1 next term: Lunchtime - find out about their PREP early entry scheme, courses, accommodation and scholarships. Ask questions. Put the date in your planner or phone. What makes their early entry application different.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au

Some Newcastle Uni programs still to be collected
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room on Monday at lunchtime and a letter about parking and departure arrangements. It is very important that you know about departure plans and plan your day.

Gap year- "Who takes a gap year and why?"-
Universities: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
More young Australians are taking gap years before going to university and spend that time working or in further study. The figures show that 24% of young Australians took a gap year in the period 2009-10, an increase from 10% in the ten years since 1999-2000. For some students this is a good thing to do and not for others. This will be one of the topics discussed at the University Information Evening on July 25th 7-8.30pm.

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 22-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education and Communities Teacher Education Scholarship Program is now open. There are 300 scholarships on offer to all talented HSC students to train as teachers in mathematics, science, special education and English. Up to 80 scholarships are on offer exclusively for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to train as teachers in primary or any secondary subject. Some of the scholarship benefits include a guaranteed permanent job when you graduate and an annual allowance of $5,000.00 for every year of your studies (subject to successful completion). To find out more and to apply, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships.

Get program of lectures for Newcastle Uni Visit
Universities: Posted 21-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
Please collect these from me in the Careers Room on Friday at lunchtime and a letter about parking and departure arrangements.

Newcastle uni open day programs
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be giving these out to students who have paid to attend in the Careers Room on Friday at lunchtime.

Griffith Uni booklets have arrived on all courses
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
See me if you are interested in attending Griffith either on the Gold Coast or in Brisbane.
For more information, visit www.griffith.edu.au

Considering a combined degree?
Universities: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are unsure or are interested in two areas, why not do a combined degree course eg Arts/Business, Science/Commerce etc.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/news/2012/06-june/#combined-degrees

Whitehouse open day
Private Colleges: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
You’re invited to attend the Whitehouse Institute of Design’s Sydney Campus Open Days! Where: 2 Short St, Surry Hills NSW 2010. When: Friday 22 & Saturday 23 June 2012, 10am – 4pm. Whitehouse intends to offer new courses at flexible times for part time study in the areas of: fashion design, interiors, marketing, millinery and a Masters of Design! Talk to staff at Open Day to further explore your studying opportunities at Whitehouse.
For more information, visit www.whitehouse-design.edu.au

Games design and development
Career Choice: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
AIE Industry Experience Day, Sydney & Canberra -11th Jul 2012, 10am – 3.30pm. Year 10-12 Students considering a career in game development, 3D animation or visual FX. A day of hands on practical training using industry standard software. Industry professionals will be dropping by to give students an insight into what it is like working in the interactive entertainment world. A free lunch will be provided to students participating in the Industry Experience Day. Sydney@aie.edu.au (02) 8514 8800 Canberra@aie.edu.au (02) 6162 5131

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

Official Sydney Morning Herald HSC Study Guide
HSC: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
The guide will be published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 18 June 2012. The BOS will also send copies to schools across NSW for distribution to each HSC student.

HSC Preparation workbooks
HSC: Posted 19-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
2011 HSC exam workbooks are now available for English, Legal Studies and Economics. These workbooks have been designed to help students prepare for HSC written exams.
The workbooks contain the exam paper and study resources, including marking guidelines, marker feedback and top-scoring student answers from the 2011 exams. Over the next few months, exam workbooks for other subjects will be added to the Board's online shop including English Standard and Advanced Paper 1, Biology, Hospitality, Business Studies and PDHPE. For fast delivery order online from
For more information, visit shop.bos.nsw.edu.au

Changes at Macleay College in Sydney & Scholarship
Private Colleges: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
New premises, new courses and a whole new approach. Gaining the right qualifications to become job-ready in a year begins at one place – Macleay College. They will help you fast track your way to a great job in a number of dynamic industries including journalism, advertising, business management and more. They have industry-recognised 12-month diploma programs offer hands-on learning, access to state-of-the-art equipment and invaluable industry exposure and contacts. It all takes place at the brand new campus among a unique inner-city learning and lifestyle culture right near Central Station in Sydney. See me for the new course brochures and details of scholarships
For more information, visit www.macleay.edu.au

Followup to Health Careers Expo for students
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I havae received info packs for students who attended the health Careers Expo at the hospital. Please collect yours from the Careers Room.

Followup to Health Careers Expo for students
Career Choice: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
I havae received info packs for students who attended the health Careers Expo at the hospital. Please collect yours from the Careers Room.

Newcastle visit notes and money due Friday 15th
Universities: Posted 12-6-12 Deadline - No Deadline
If you had your name down on my list, collect the forms and return to the office by 3pm on Friday 15th June. Thank you. I will be sending a link with the program out in a future email.

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