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Volunteering with Youth Challenge Australia
Gap year: Posted 20-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Volunteers assist the growth of sustainable and positive development both internationally and in Indigenous Australia.
Projects in Indigenous Australia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Mexico, India, and Vanuatu. Projects range from 5 to 10 weeks.

For more information, visit www.youthchallenge.org.au

Rural and Remote Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme
Scholarships: Posted 20-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Up to 30 scholarships with a value of $10,000 per annum.
Recipients are encouraged to seek employment in rural and remote areas following graduation. Applications close early December 2011.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Pharmacy Scholarship Scheme (ATSIPSS)scholarships.Contact Megan Taylor on (02) 6270 1888 or at: ruralpharmacy@guild.org.au

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

Good luck in the HSC
HSC: Posted 14-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Best of luck in your exams.

Scholarship if you want to study law
Scholarships: Posted 14-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Just a reminder that applications for the Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary close on 30 November 2011. If you are interested please apply. If there are any questions regarding the Bursary or the application process, contact me. It is worth $1000 and you will get work experience and holiday work at Everingham Solomons in town.

Medical Receptionist Course
Career Choice: Posted 14-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want o improve your employment chances, there is a short course you can do from hom through Medical Administration Training. Ph 1300 887 082
For more information, visit www.medtrain.com.au

RSL scholarshi​p for 2012 to pay for uni cos
Scholarships: Posted 14-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Accountanc​y, Business, Commerce, Eco or Arts uni students who are dependents, descendents or family members of a person who saerved in the Armed Services (war service not necessary) and going to uni in 2012 are eligible to apply for this which covers uni tuition and enrolment costs. See me or contact me for a copy of the application. It closes Marach 31 2012.

Accountanc​y, Business, Commerce, Eco or Art
Scholarships: Posted 14-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
RSL Qunisey trust scholarshi​p for 2012: If you are a dependent, descendant or a member of the family of a person who served in the Commonwealth of Australia Armed Services (war service not necessary) and attending uni in 2012 doing one the courses listed above you can apply for this scholarship which will pay enrolment and tuition fees. See me for the forms. Applications close at the end of March next year.

Jobs in Tuesday's Leader
Job vacancies: Posted 11-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
These include: full time shop assistant, casual jobs, apprentice BMW technician with JT FOssey, trainee surveyor, hair dressing apprenticeship, gap year medical receptionist, apprentice mechanic with Woodleys, apprentice chef & wait staff at the Powerhouse. Don't forget to search online as well at some of the websites found half way down the site listed below.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/careers/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=59

Info on apprenticeships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 11-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This site has info on potential Australian Apprenticeship occupations and pathways. Many of the resources published by the Service also aim to add a depth of knowledge to a person’s understanding of an Australian Apprenticeship occupation. These resources include over 3,000 Australian Apprenticeships job and training descriptions searchable by State and Territory (see the ‘Search’ menu item), ‘Practice Aptitude Quizzes’ and ‘Job Pathways Charts’
For more information, visit www.aapathways.com.au/

HSC Advice Line opens Saturday 15 October
HSC: Posted 11-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The HSC Advice Line will be open Saturday 15 October to Thursday 3 November 2011 for HSC students to call on 13 11 12. The HSC Advice Line provides course assistance and support from experienced teachers in 20 of the most popular HSC courses. The HSC Advice Line hours of operation are:
Monday – Thursday 4 pm – 10 pm Saturday 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm. Calls cost 30 cents and students need to give the operator their student number, course name and a summary of their question before they are put through to an advisor. During very busy or off-peak times, calls may be placed on a priority queue for callback later on the same day. Students are encouraged to also use Students Online for exam tips, tools and advice. HSC Online also includes study strategies, advice on exam techniques and information for more than 50 subjects.



For more information, visit studentsonline.bos.nsw.edu.au/

Advice from Newcastle Uni on choosing preferences
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See this at: http://www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/news-and-events/sep11/tips-on-choosing-preferences.html?utm_source=September%2B2011&utm_medium=EDM&utm_content=GENERAL&utm_campaign=eNewsletter


Applications open for accomm at Newcastle Uni
Accommodation: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Please see the site for details.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/news-and-events/sep11/want-to-live-on-campus-in-2012.ht

Charles Sturt University - Open Day 1st Nov etc
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Venue : Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Wagga WaggaContact : CSU Contact Centre : 1800 334 733Event Description : CSU's open day every day campus tour program lets you take a personalised tour of a CSU campus at a time that suits you, any working day of the year*. Tours are available Monday - Friday in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Parramatta and Wagga Wagga. You will get the chance to:- talk to our professional staff about your course and career options
- take a look around the campus with one of our tour guides who's a current student - see our state-of-the-art teaching facilities and equipment - learn about on campus accommodation options and other student amenities. * Note: 3 working days' notice is required for booking.
To book, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.csu.edu.au/oncampus/campus-life/tour

Teaching Scholarships Applications Close 7th Oct
Scholarships: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education and Communities teacher education scholarships offer great benefits for students wanting to train as teachers in mathematics, science or English and in primary or secondary special education. Up to 300 scholarships are on offer this year, of which at least 80 will be available for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to train as teachers in primary or any secondary subject area. As a scholar students will receive a generous allowance of $5,000 per year for each year of full-time studies, plus a one-off grant of $3,000 when they begin teaching. For the typical duration of a four-year course for a teacher education degree, this amounts to $23,000 for students to spend as they wish! In addition, students may be eligible for the HECS-HELP benefit from the Commonwealth Government.
The application process is simple. Students completing their Higher School Certificate in 2011 can logon to the teach.NSW website anytime and apply online. It is quick and easy and they get instant acknowledgement that their application has been received. Contact : teach.NSW : 1300 301 435

For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships.

Southern Cross University Year 12 Bonus
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Students undertaking Year 12 studies in schools and TAFE colleges within our feeder region will automatically be awarded five bonus UAI points or two OP levels by SCU.
For a list of schools within the feeder region
www.scu.edu.au/howtoapply/index.php/39
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/students/prospective/index.php/22/

Gap year option
Gap year: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Antipodeans Abroad New Website Launched

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

Looking for a job?
Job vacancies: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Check the Northern Daily Leader on Tuesdays and Saturdays for permanent, gap year or casual jobs.

1st Year Apprentice chefs, Sydney
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
There are 6 Restaurants looking for apprentices:• The Winery – Surry Hills• Bungalow 8 - King St Wharf• Gazebo Wine Garden – Kings Cross• Sugarmill Hotel – Kings Cross• Australian Hotel – The Rocks• Manly Wine Co. – Northern Beaches.Contact Rebecca Maguire from The Keystone Group on 02 8070 2400 or 0433 387 900, email: rmaguire@tksg.com.au

Camp Counselors - work in the USA
Gap year: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For over 25 years, CCUSA has been placing role models at the finest summer camps in the USA.
Information Meeting Sydney, Monday, October 17, 2011, CCUSA Sydney Office, Level 7, 428 George St. Sydney 6:00pm - 7:00pm

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

Bridging Courses
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Some institutions assume you have a knowledge of specified NSW HSC courses or equivalent prior to beginning your course. If you do not have the assumed level of knowledge but have met the admission requirements you may still be selected for the course, but you may have some difficulty coping with your studies.
Bridging or introductory courses may be recommended for some students who do not have the assumed level of knowledge. See the first pages of each universities' entry in the UAC Guide or go to to see if Bridging Courses are offered.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/institutions/

TAFE Application Courses for 2012
TAFE: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For most courses, you do not need to apply before enrolling. But for some TAFE NSW courses you need to submit an application. Application closing dates for courses commencing Semester One 2012: Friday 28 October

For more information, visit https://www.tafensw.edu.au/courses/enrol/appcourses.htm

Billy Blue Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Billy Blue College of Design invites all Year 12 students to apply for the scholarship competition of a lifetime! We have three on offer for the RAW & TALENTED!
You have the opportunity to receive a scholarship to study at either our visionary Sydney campus or our vibrant Brisbane and Melbourne campuses. Learning straight from the source, with the freedom to decorate your ideas and challenge convention, you will become part of the world's most creative industries. Applications for the 2012 Billy Blue Scholarship Program are closing soon, on Friday 9th December
For more information, visit www.billyblue.edu.au

JUMP Applications Close on 28 October 2011
Career Choice: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
JUMP directly supports the career development of artists aged 18-30 and in their first five years of professional practice, by facilitating mentorships with leading professionals in their chosen art form.Post: Youth Arts Queensland Level 3, 420 Brunswick Street Fortitude Valley Qld 4006 Australia Email: jump@yaq.org.au

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

Motorsports Training Australia - huge opportunity
TAFE: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
2012 Applications Now Open Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/group.php?gid=54762892828 Email: egassman@wodongatafe.edu.au

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

World-first games business program and scholarship
Private Colleges: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) is launching the world's first games business incubator program. Vocational Graduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship at three Business Incubator Centres (in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra), a $4,000 Games Conference Scholarship and a $6,000 Business Development Scholarship.Enrolments are now open.
Information session at each AIE Campus from 6 - 7pm, Thursday 13th October 2011, or find out more online at www.AIEincubator.com. Contact Celine Battendier on 612 8514 8800 or 0404 836 036.

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

Are you interested in a career in banking and fina
Career Choice: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
furthernet is a free online talent Network for Year 11 and 12 students.

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

Whitehouse events
Private Colleges: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Whitehouse Portfolio Presentation Workshops & Degree Information Session. Portfolio Development Workshops
When: 04 – 05 & 14 October 2011, 18 & 25 November 2011, 05 – 06 & 09 December 2011 Time: 10am to 3.30pm Where: Sydney Campus & Melbourne Campus
Degree Information Session When: 15 November 2011
Time: 6pm - 7pm Where: Sydney Campus & Melbourne Campus

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

UTS Discover Architecture Summer School Year 11
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Primarily aimed at year 11 high school students. Monday 9th January - Friday 20th January 2012.10am - 4pm daily. UTS School of Architecture Building 6, 702 - 730 Harris Street, Ultimo Sydney Summer school fees are $599.00. Applications close December 23, 2011. Gavin Perin Discover Architecture Summer School Director
gavin.perin@uts.edu.au ph. 02 9514 8806 fax. 02 9514 8787

For more information, visit www.utsarchitecture.net/discoverarchitecture/

Basair's Flight Camps
Career Choice: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Basair's Flight Camps are a great way to go flying during the holidays. You may even go for your first solo flight!
Cost: $2,445 per week. 131 Vega Crescent Bankstown Airport NSW 2200 Australia Phone (+61 2) 9791 0111
Fax (+61 2) 9791 0065

For more information, visit www.basair.com.au/index.php/news-a-events/flight-camps.html

Become a pilot - applications open
Career Choice: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Rex Pilot Cadet Program Assistance will be provided with flying training and employment within the Rex Group will be available upon satisfactory completion of the training.
Applicants must have completed Year 12 (or equivalent).
Rex cadet pilot program has three intakes per year.
The next intake is projected to begin in Wagga Wagga, early 2012. Applications are now open.

For more information, visit www.rex.com.au/cadetpilot/Default.aspx

Become a flight attendant
Career Choice: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
A one-day Flight Attendant Career and Interview Preparation Class Date 10/10/2011 in Sydney Time 9:00AM TO 4:00PM Course Fee $240 AUD Duration 7 hours.The Complete Flight Attendant Career and Interview Preparation Manual is free when you attend this course.

For more information, visit reachfts.com/courseDetails.php?courseID=32

Governor-General’s Indigenous Student Teacher Scho
Scholarships: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This scholarship is awarded to one teacher education student from each state and territory. $25,000 per year, for up to four years.Applications for 2012 will open shortly. Contact Number: (02) 6240 2754

For more information, visit www.deewr.gov.au/Indigenous/Schooling/Programs/Pages/IndigenousTeacherScholarships.aspx

GetSirius!
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Written by a team of Macquarie University students who reveal what uni life is really like, and give you tips about choosing a uni and a course.

For more information, visit mq.edu.au/future_students/undergraduate/news_for_future_students/

Gap year with a difference - in Africa
Gap year: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
African Conservation Experience welcomes volunteers from all backgrounds and countries, with no previous experience necessary, from the age of 17 upwards. Volunteer Placements are from 1-3 months, and you can combine 2 or more projects in one trip.

For more information, visit www.conservationafrica.net

Electrical engineering cadetships close 7th Oct
Universities: Posted 5-10-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to apply for one of 5 cadetships being offered by Essential Energy and intend studying electrical engineering at university, you need to go online and do it by 5pm Friday. Uni fees are paid and there are many more advantages.
For more information, visit www.essentialenergy.com.au/cadetships

Deadline for ontime UAC/QTAC/VTAC applications
Universities: Posted 28-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The deadline is 30th September if you are thinking of applying to university and want to avoid late fees. I suggest that you do it today or ASAP.

Childcare traineeships from end of 2011/early 2012
Job vacancies: Posted 28-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Tamworth Milestones CBD & Milestones Oxley Vale will have three twelve month traineeship positions available between the two centre’s (Nov 11, Dec 11 & Jan 12). These positions are stepping stones to possible permanent employment and further study options. You will get a Cert III. Contact Narissa King on 67 613 794 or 0437 618 100 or apply online at the site below. Please tell anyone you know who may be interested in this to check their emails.
For more information, visit www.milestoneselc.expr3ss.com/?s=7

AIE Holiday Courses, Open Day and Applications
Private Colleges: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney & Canberra, Tue 4th – Fri 7th October and 2012 Applications- Now Open! Open Day - Saturday 19th November 10am to 3pm.

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/2012-applications-now-open

Raffles College of Design and Commerce Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Reminder! 2012 scholarships close Friday 30th September, 2011. One full-fee and one half-fee scholarship is available for each of the following full-time degrees for current Yr 12 students: Bachelor of Accountancy, Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Design, Bachelor of Arts (Visual Communication). Contact Claire O’Connell on 9922 4278, email claireoconnell@raffles.edu.au,

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

William Angliss Institute Information Sessions
Private Colleges: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Sessions will cover Travel, Resort Management (Spa, Dive and Water Recreation), and Entertainment Operations.
Tues 25 Oct – 6.30pm, Wed 26 Oct – 1.30pm, Tues 29 Nov - 6.30pm, Wed 30 Nov – 1.30pm Ground Floor, 26-32 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills NSW 2010 Call 1300 ANGLISS (1300 264 547)
For more information, visit www.angliss.edu.au/sydney/News/Latest-News/Information-Sessions-

Australian Careers Business College Open Days
Private Colleges: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Liverpool, 26th Sep 2011 Venue : 149 - 151 George Street Liverpoo Parramatta, 27th Sep 2011 Venue : Level 1, 85 George Street Parramatta Wollongong, 28th Sep 2011 Venue : 313 Crown Street Wollongong Times : 9:00 am until 7:00 pm Contact : Svetlana Kuzma, T 02 4228 1222

For more information, visit acbc.nsw.edu.au/

UWS Campus Tours, 26 - 30 Sept
Universities: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Monday 26 September, 2pm - Bankstown Tuesday 27 September, 11am - Werrington South (Penrith) (for students interested in Communication Arts, Design, and Health Science) Tuesday 27 September, 2pm - Kingswood (Penrith) (for students interested in Arts, Engineering, ICT, Music, Policing, Social Science, and Teaching) Wednesday 28 September, 2pm - Campbelltown Thursday 29 September, 2pm - Hawkesbury Friday 30 September, 2pm - Parramatta

For more information, visit future.uws.edu.au/future-student-events/campus_tours

Hospo Revision
HSC: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue Year 12 HSC Hospitality Review Workshop: For Year 12 students that are studying HSC Hospitality this year to attend a one day review workshop on Thursday 29th September. Time: 10am till 2pm
Address: Level 9, 171 Pacific Highway NORTH SYDNEY NSW 2060Free but RSVP is necessary.

For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au/news/year-12-hsc-hospitality-review-workshop

Passmores College in 2012
Private Colleges: Posted 22-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See attachment for details of enrolling.
For more information, visit www.passmores.edu.au
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Trainee Accountant position available
Job vacancies: Posted 12-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Local company Edwards O'Connor have contacted me about this opportunity saying: We have a Trainee Accountant position available for a school leaver. Our firm, Edwards O’Connor is a medium sized Chartered Accountancy practice of two principals, Megan Edwards and Robert O’Connor and twelve staff. Our firm services the reporting and taxation requirements of Companies, partnerships, family and unit trust, self-managed superannuation funds and Individuals. From our geographical hub of Tamworth NSW we service North West NSW including our offices in Glen Innes and Narrabri. Our expertise covers the building and construction industry, medical and legal practices, restaurants and food industry, hotels and motels, primary producers and transport. We have a modern computerised work environment and a young friendly team. We are seeking a self-motivated and enthusiastic trainee accountant to join our firm. The applicant will work directly with the principals, and be involved in all facets of business and taxation services. The applicant should demonstrate a commitment to completing their degree qualification. Support is offered for their ongoing education including study leave and a book allowance. Professional development is fostered and they will be supported and encouraged to study to achieve the qualification of Chartered Accountant. An attractive package is offered including Rostered Days off.
Applications should be emailed to Megan Edwards at medwards@e-oc.com.au or ring on (02) 6766 1010



Week 9 - careers advice
General: Posted 11-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I will be away for most of Week 9 on sick leave. If you have any urgent careers questions, please send me an email to: careers@mccarthy.nsw.edu.au or wait until Monday of Week 10 when I hope to return.

Last uni guest speaker of the year
Universities: Posted 11-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
On Monday 12th at 12.45 in A4, Kim from UNE will be here to talk to any interested Year 11 or 12s about life at UNE, courses, accommodation, deferring offers, scholarships etc. Basically she wants to answer any questions you have so bring your lunch along to A4. See you then.


Flying Fish - work overseas ina gap year
Gap year: Posted 11-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Flying Fish Preview Event, SydneyWed 5 Oct 11, Flying Fish Sail Academy Sydney Find out how to get a job teaching windsurfing in Australia or skiing in Canada. Learn about well paid jobs on superyachts in the Caribbean. Middle Harbour Yacht Club, Lower Parriwi Road, The Spit, Mosman.

For more information, visit www.flyingfishonline.com/contact_us/550.asp

Sydney Dance Company
Career Choice: Posted 11-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Dance Company School Holiday WorkshopJazz & Hip Hop Workshop - $145.00 2 days of dance for experienced dancers aged 8 to 16. Juniors 27th & 28th September
Seniors 29th & 30th September Register: Phone 9258 4818
sdc@sydneydancecompany.com

For more information, visit www.sydneydancecompany.com/studios/holiday-workshops/

Army Technician Electrical
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 11-9-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Technician Electricals maintain and repair a wide variety of Army equipment ranging from generators to automotive electrical systems to field power distribution systems.

For more information, visit www.defencejobs.gov.au/army/jobs/TechnicianElectrical/

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