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Sydney University Open Day
Universities: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
OPEN DAY SATURDAY 27 AUGUST, 9.30AM – 4PM. Sydney Uni sent this message:Just a reminder that our Open Day is on Saturday 27 August. We've been busy organising a fun filled and informative day with lots of hands-on activities and entertainment so that your students can find out what it is really like to study at university. A great feature is the 'Print your own program' where students can register for the sessions they are interested in and then print a personalised program, helping them to get the most out of the day.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open_day/print_your_program.shtml

Sir Adrian Solomons Memorial Law Bursary $$$$
Scholarships: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is offered by a local law firm to a local Year 12 student each year who wants to study law. Please follow this link for details of the bursary and the application process: http://www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/bursary.html They will also be holding a free information evening on Wednesday, 21 September 2011 in Tamworth for any interested students and their parents. This will give students an opportunity to learn more about the Bursary and meet with some of the solicitors. Could you please let me know if you wish to attend so I can RSVP numbers by 16 September 2011.
For more information, visit www.eversol.com.au/pages/firm/seminars.html

Wollongong's Early Entry/ accommodation guarantee
Universities: Posted 23-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Patrick from UOW sent this: Just a quick update on UOW’s Early Entry Program.To start, the big news is: If students apply for UOW Accommodation by September 16 (including paying the application fee) and receive a GUARANTEED Early Entry offer – the Accommodation will also be guaranteed for these students.So the timeline for students is:Apply for early Entry - www.uow.edu.au/future/earlyentry Applications close 5pm September 1. Apply for UOW Accommodation - http://www.uow.edu.au/about/accommodation/index.html they should do this by September 16.The first round of offers/rejections are out in the mail Friday September 23 (due to arrive in mail boxes the week of Monday September 26) these letters will be to the students who have done extremely well on paper and the faculties are comfortable making an offer based just on this – or students who clearly don’t meet the criteria, and are not suitable for an interview.September 26 – September 30: Interview week, faculties will liaise with students via the email address the students registered with. This is why it’s important the students uses a real email address, and check it! Obviously some students will not be able to make it to these interviews, though we really encourage them to come. We can be flexible with these students and they should call us to make arrangements once they receive their invitation (we ask that they don’t call us before this, because it can slow the process down). Any student invited to the Law faculty’s on-campus event will be required to be here in person (i.e., they have to come!).UOW Early Entry offers will start being sent the week after the interviews, and will be sent out no later than October 14. Faculties send out offers in batches, so some students will hear back before others. It is important that students don’t ‘chase up’ the faculties because this will slow down the process. Please assure them they will hear by Friday 14/10/11.Any guaranteed offer includes advice that students must sit the HSC and do as well as they can – otherwise UOW reserves the right to rescind the offer. And as mentioned, any GUARANTEED Early Entry Offer will include guaranteed Accommodation IF the student has applied for UOW Accommodation before the offers go out (this is why I recommend they apply no later than September 16).
For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au

Are you looking for a job after the HSC?
Job vacancies: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For all job seekers (apprenticeship or permanent work or gap year jobs), I am organising an information evening on Wed 7th Sept where local employers will be talking about what they look for in applications and interviews and what jobs they will be offering. It starts at 7pm and is called "R u worksi$e?" Guidelines on cover letters, resumes and interviews will be provided on the night.

UAC and HSC student numbers
UAC: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You do have to have your HSC student number (see for if you don't know it) and your UAC PIN received in the mail recently to apply to UAC first before you choose to apply for early entry. The early entry applications require your UAC number that you only get after you have logged on to UAC and completed that.

Army Careers Day
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
To be held at Victoria Barracks during the school holidays on 6th October. Students should complete an agreement form and return it no later than 12th September 11. Forms should be available from your careers adviser. Students must be over 15 years of age at 6th October to participate. Contact: Mia RichterWork Experience Liaison Officer Northern NSW Defence Work Experience ProgramT (02) 9393 2949 F (02) 9393 3538 M 0459 822 101 Email mia.richter1@defence.gov.au

Ausgrid Cadetship program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications for the 2012 Ausgrid Cadetship intake are now open and will close on Friday 30 September 2011.

For more information, visit www.ausgrid.com.au/cadetships

William Blue scholarship worth $32K
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
William Blue College of Hospitality Management Scholarships worth $32,000: Now open for any Year 12 student that is currently studying Hospitality or Food Technology. The application process will take place over a two day workshop held in late September and early October. Applications close Friday 2nd September.

For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au/news/win-a-william-blue-scholarship-valued-at-over-30-000

APM Scholarship worth $42,000
Scholarships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Think Education Group Applications/Scholarships APM College of Business & Communication Scholarships worth $42,000
APM will award one of four 1/2 fee scholarships to Year 12 students seeking to study at our Sydney or Brisbane campuses in 2012. Along with a completed application form, the student must show a passion for the Business & Communication industry and be willing to market themselves at a one day workshop held at our campuses in November. Applications close Friday 14th October.Forms can be obtained from enquiries@apm.edu.au

Accounting traineeship - start earning $33,000
Career Choice: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Accounting Opportunities for School Leavers as a Audit Trainee, earning $33,973 per annum. Appointment will be subject to achieving an ATAR that allows admission to an accounting degree recognised by CPA Australia and/or the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia. Successful applicants will be required to work full-time whilst studying on a part-time basis. Candidate assessments will be held in Sydney during the week commencing 26 September 2011.
Enquiries: Kelly Looyen on (02) 9275 7153 or kelly.looyen@audit.nsw.gov.au. Applications close on Sunday 11 September 2011.

For more information, visit www.audit.nsw.gov.au/info/hr/careerindex.htm

UNSW mining engineering
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UNSW 5-year integrated Bachelor of Engineering Master of Engineering (BE ME) in Electrical Engineering with MinorA NEW program catering specifically for elite students and providing future engineers for Australian industry.
ATAR score of 95 minimum.

For more information, visit www.eet.unsw.edu.au/information-for/future-students/future-undergraduate-students/programs

Uni open days start this weekend
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Make sure you know when the open days are at the universities you are considering applying to attend. It is highly recommended that you attend them to help you in making the right choices and decisions. See the list online.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/documents/international/open-days.pdf

Essential Energy - apprenticeships etc
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Essential Energy sent this: the company is committed to providing exciting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities right across our network footprint area and since July 2001, we have created around 1020 new apprenticeships, providing men and women with the skills and training to establish a foundation for long-term employment and career development. Currently we are looking for 109 Powerline Worker and 5 Electrical Technician apprentices to join our team. The recruitment campaign for our 2012 Apprentice intake kicks off on Saturday 20 August 2011 and applications close Friday 2 September 2011. As an equal opportunity employer, Country Energy encourages Indigenous and female applicants to apply. For further information and to apply simply go to our website. If you have any further queries, please don’t hesitate to contact 1800 255777 or email apprenticeships@essentialenergy.com.au


For more information, visit www.essentialenergy.com.au/apprenticeships

SCU early entry confirmation and email address
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
When you register, you should receive a confirmation email almost immediately. If you do not, ring Meeghan on 0418200475 as there has been a glitch with some applications. You do NOT have to print off an application form once you registration has been confirmed. YOu are advised now by SCU not to use your school email address as they will need to contact you via email after you finish Year 12 when your school email address will be terminated.

Uni of Canberrachanged early entry info- can defer
Universities: Posted 22-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
THe Uni of Canberra has had conflicting information but after contacting them today, I have found out you CAN DEFER a successful offer until 2013. Please see me to get the form if you now want to apply for entry entry UC.

Southern Cross early entry deadline 24th Aug
Universities: Posted 19-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You need to register with SCU by 24th August for the STAR early entry scheme. Remind any friends that don't check their emails please so they don't miss out. I have copies of course information from all faculties to hand out to you so please see meif you are considering SCU.
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/howtoapply/index.php/75/

Apply to UAC BEFORE doing Early Entry applications
UAC: Posted 19-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You do have to apply to UAC first as the early entry applications require your UAC number that you only get after you have logged on to UAC and completed that process.


Hair dressing apprenticeship??
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you are looking for a hairdressing apprenticeship, please see me as a local hair salon has rung me about this opportunity.

3d Design
Career Choice: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Fostering a student's passion is one of teaching's greatest rewards. It's why we created Autodesk® Animation Academy – a package of 3D design software to help you give your high school students the elementary skills for a career in games, film, visual communications or multimedia. The curriculum is innovative, highly visual and delivers an engaging project-based learning experience for your students while enabling you to focus on teaching rather than software expertise. Autodesk Animation Academy is at the core of the Autodesk Digital STEAM Workshop program – designed to help Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Maths students bring their ideas to life with 3D technology. Best of all, Animation Academy and Digital STEAM Workshops are free to explore. Register now for the webinar or watch our video demonstrations.

Career resources in Senior Study & Noticeboard
Career Choice: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Multiple copies of booklets from several universities are available for you to take from the desk inside the Senior Study. ALos a new display of notices and posters has been put on the Senior Careers Noticeboard outside the library.

Macquarie University Bonus Points scheme
Universities: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Find out what you need to do to get these: Academic Advantage, Rural Bonus Scheme, Educational Access Scheme, Athletes & Performers

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

HSC Student number needed to apply for uni
UAC: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I have a copy of the number for all Year 12s. See me to get it so you can log on as you need this PLUS your UAC PIN.

UNE Early Entry Program
Universities: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Allocates a place to current Year 12 students based on their school’s recommendation. Available for most UNE degrees.
Applications are due to me 6th Sept. Students from selected schools may also choose to study their first year at UNE and transition to The University of Sydney in their second year.
http://www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/usyd/index.php

For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/for/future-students/landing/earlyentry.php

UNE scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications are part of the early entry form.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/scholarships/

Register before August 24th for early entry at SCU
Universities: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
As you may be aware, for 2012 admissions, Year 12 students MUST register for the STAR Entry Scheme online. Online registrations close midnight Wednesday 24 August. After this date, late students may still submit a paper registration form. Once online registrations close SCU will post me a list of all students who have registered and an Assessment Sheet for each student on which the Principal or delegate should indicate each student's potential to succeed in their chosen course/s. So far only 1 Year 12 student has registered. You only have to before midnight Wednesday 24 August. SCU asked me to let you that that any ATAR ineligible students can also register for the STAR Entry Scheme, as this is the best chance for these students to be considered for an offer at Southern Cross University
For more information, visit www.scu.edu.au/star

Why study science - careers in marine science
Universities: Posted 18-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
AMC (Australian Maritime College) offers courses that lead to careers in marine research, architecture, ocean engineering, fisheries, business and logistics, shipping, ports and terminals. If you can't get to the open day on AUgust 21 and 28 in Tasmania, borrow the DVD. AMC is part of the University of Tasmania. Great locations, interesting courses and different careers. Check it out.
For more information, visit www.amc.edu.aua

NIDA APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
30th Sep 2011, 1 July to 30 September 2011.Contact (02) 9676 7641 Description : Applications for Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses are now open for the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA). Our degree programs are designed to prepare exceptionally gifted people for careers in theatre, film and television. NIDA offers undergraduate courses in the following areas: - Acting (Acting or Music Theatre stream) - Design- Production- Costume- Properties. Click below for more information about the application process.

For more information, visit bit.ly/applingnida

Health and medical scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See out the range at the RCNA website. Some close soon.
For more information, visit www.rcna.org.au/scholarships/

Uni of Sydney HSC Exam Preparation Courses
HSC: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Date : 10th Sep 2011 Time : 9:00am-12:30pm Centre for Continuing Education University of Sydney Cost: $90 Contact : Adele Seale : adele.seale@sydney.edu.au / 9036 4768. Event Description : Got the knowledge but need help to get it down on paper? Take part in our subject specific Exam Preparation courses and learn the skills to maximise your marks in your exams. The Centre for Continuing Education offers exam preparation courses in the following areas commencing the weekends 10 & 18 September: Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Economics, Englsh Advanced, Legal Studies, Mathematics 2 Unit, Physics. The first half of the workshop will deal with identifying the types of questions which commonly appear on the exam papers, looking at past papers and interpreting questions, planning responses/answers, and other helpful exam techniques. The presenter will offer extra tips on exam techniques which were not covered in earlier HSC Preparation courses. The second half will allow time for some past paper exam practice with valuable feedback and tips. Students will have the opportunity to ask some subject specific questions and for some individual advice.
For more information, visit www.cce.usyd.edu.au/courses/hsc+preparation/hsc+exam+preparation

Blue Mountains International Hotel Management Scho
Private Colleges: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Date : 10th Sep 2011 Time : 10:00am to 2:00pm Venue : BMIHMS Leura Campus, 1 Chambers Road, Leura NSW Contact : Jerry Siden : jerry.siden@bluemountains.edu.au

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

Molecular Imaging Webinar 31 August 2011
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Molecular imaging is a form of biomedical imaging, which is rapidly growing in importance in the applied life sciences. Join Professor Steven Meikle to learn more about our course and the careers it may offer. Time: 10.30am EST and then again 7pm EST Contact: Niki Viswasam Phone: 9351 9368 or 0423 820 424 Email: niki.viswasam@sydney.edu.au

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/health_sciences/future_students/masters/molecular_imaging.shtml

Academy of Interactive Entertainment Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
On August 21st discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day on Sunday 21st August.
Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra campuses. Date: Sunday 21st August Time: 10am to 3pm

For more information, visit www.aie.edu.au/announcements/open-day-sunday-21st-august

Are You Thinking Of Studying Medicine?
Career Choice: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) is the peak representative body for Australian medical students. Useful information about applying to study Medicine in Australia.

For more information, visit www.amsa.org.au/content/premed-amsa-disclaimer

Boyce accounting Cadetships
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
5 offices in regional NSW. Boyce can offer students from in and around these centres the opportunity to develop a career and go to university whilst remaining in regional NSW. Applications close Friday 26 August 2011.

For more information, visit www.boyceca.com/default.asp?menu=AAAAAE

KENVALE HOSPITALITY & EVENT MANAGEMENT Open Day
Private Colleges: Posted 17-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
OPEN DAY: Kenvale College, Australia’s first hospitality College (est 1971) has it’s Open Day on Saturday, 3 September, 10am – 12nn. It is called “Snapshots”, and it is a set program. It includes practical demonstrations (in the bar, kitchen and events), followed by a seminar of speakers, including students and staff, and a guest speaker from industry. For enquiries or to make a booking, please contact Bernie on mcfarlaneb@kenvale.edu.au or 9314 6213.
For more information, visit www.kenvale.edu.au

Albies at UNE
Accommodation: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See the brochures and check out the website for applying and scholarship info.
For more information, visit www.une.edu.au/campus/st-alberts/

UNi of Notre Dame open day 27th August
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
9am-4pm at the Broadway campus in the centre of Sydney. YOu need to apply directly to this uni and NOT through UAC.
For more information, visit www.nd.edu.au

Can't afford to attend uni but want a uni degree?
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Consider distance education. This is offered by universities such as CSU and UNE and is a great way to get a uni education but without the living away from home & accommodation costs. Please see for details on how to apply for distance ed courses as it is not through UAC. Also consider the euity scholarships.

Smart Start 2012 - cost $7 now available.
HSC: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you paid your money or told Mrs Molony you wanted one of these, please collect if from me. Thank you.

Studyvibe and Countdown to Crunchtime website
HSC: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
To coincide with the last three months preparation for senior school exams in Australian schools a new website called 'Countdown to Crunchtime' has been launched as an adjunct to the study website Studyvibe. This site contains resources, links, videos and Discussion Forums all designed to support students in maintaining a high level of application in the lead up to their major exams. The website is free and can be accessed from the main Studyvibe website.
For more information, visit www.studyvibe.com.au

Engineering at Griffith Uni
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See me

Life at Macquarie Uni - catch a free bus from here
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie's Uni in a Day program is new and offering you the chance to catch a bus to Sydney, visit the uni, participate in a range of sample lectures and tutorials of your choice with one night accommodation provided on campus. Travel down on Wed 28 Sept and leave at 4pm on THursday to return to Tamworth. See me for more details if you are interested.
For more information, visit www.mq.edu.au

Marine Science at Macquarie Uni
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details.
For more information, visit www.marinescience.mq.edu.au

Macquarie Uni open day program Sat 10 Sept
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Booklets have arrived.
For more information, visit openday.mq.edu.au

Changes for selection into Medicine att Newcastle
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details

Bedford College Open Days & Scholarships
Private Colleges: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Open Day Sat 17 Sept and scholarships for courses in business, accounting and childcare. Provides a pathway to uni if you get a low ATAR.
For more information, visit www.bedford.edu.au

Design workshops in next holidays at Raffles
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Art & design, Fashion illustration, games design, graphic design, interior design and photography. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

Raffles Open Day and scholarships ($55,000)
Private Colleges: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Open day: Sat 10 Sept 10am-2pm. Scholarships open now for each degree course (accountancy, commerce, design and visual communication) and close on 30 Sept.
For more information, visit www.raffles.edu.au

Top Deck gap year travel tours
Gap year: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochure available or see Mrs McHugh about the McCarthy excursion in 2012

HSC REvision lectures at Uni of Sydney in hols
HSC: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See the brochures in the library for dates, topics covered and costs.

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