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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.

Uni open days
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See list
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/documents/undergraduate/opendays.pdf

Search UAC website for courses
UAC: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Apply now for undergraduate study in 2012. Use the course search to research more than 1,500 courses at 17 participating institutions.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/course-search/

Careers in mining after uni??
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Last call for anyone interested in the Tamworth careers in mining dinner. See me asap.

A message from the RTA about careers
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
We are now recruiting for the 2012 intake of cadets, trainees, apprentices, road-designers-in training and traffic engineering officers in training. Ideal candidates are young and motivated looking to work in an environment which supports their learning. These positions provide individuals with the opportunity to gain recognised qualifications whilst working full time to gain relevant skills, knowledge and work experience. A range of opportunities are available throughout NSW in a variety of disciplines including, engineering cadetships, bridge carpenters, traffic signals technicians, painters, government, business and civil construction traineeships and many more... If you (or someone you know) are completing Year 10 or year 12 or are in their first year of TAFE or University please visit our web site and apply. Applications close 9 September 2011.
For more information, visit www.rta.nsw.gov.au/careers

Film and Television degree at Bond Uni
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
BOnd Uni sent this: BUFTA offers the opportunity to win a full tuition scholarship to study a Bachelor of Film and Television at Bond University, valued at over $91,000 simply by entering a short film into one of six BUFTA competition categories. We are also delighted to announce that the BUFTA Application form is now available via our website and active for teachers to submit applications on behalf of their students. For further information and to keep up to date with BUFTA news, events, tips and tricks, ‘like’ us on facebook www.facebook.com/bufta or visit our website
For more information, visit www.bond.edu.au/bufta

Newcastle Uni Central Coast Campus Open Day
Universities: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
THis is on this Saturday. If you’re interested in going to Uni, TAFE or Community College then this is your chance to find the study option that’s right for you.You can talk face-to-face with staff and students, attend presentations, campus tours, interactive displays and collect all the info you need.
Make the most of the day - download a program now and start planning.Central Coast Campus Open Day Chittaway Road, Ourimbah Saturday 20 August, 10am - 3pm. Phone: (02) 4348 4000 Email: enquirycentre@newcastle.edu.au
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/

Careers in exercise and Sports science
Career Choice: Posted 16-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
What do you do after graduation? COme to the AV room on Thursday for a screening of a DVD on Careers in Exercise and Sports Science. It will start at 12.50 so bring your lunch.

UAC books for 2012
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
These will be given to all Year 12 in the year meeting during Period 1 on Tuesday 16th August. I will go through instructions for applying.

Early Entry applications given out
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Be at the PAC at 12.45 on Tuesday 16th AUgust when forms will be handed out and instructions given.

Go to Europe in your gap year.
Gap year: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
YOu can look at travelling with a group from McCarthy next year. Read this week's newsletter for details or look at going with a travel company called TopDeck. See me for details.
For more information, visit www.mccarthy.nsw.edu.au/newsletters/2011/NEWS110811.pdf

William Blue College of Hospitality Management
Private Colleges: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 13th August 11am till 2pm171 Pacific Highway NORTH SYDNEY. Email: cmcloughlin@think.edu.au
For more information, visit www.williamblue.edu.au

The Australian Institute of Personal Trainers
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Information night on September 7 for Fast Track course in Certificate III and IV in Fitness which qualifies graduates to become a Personal Trainer. The course runs for 8 weeks commencing in October. The information night is being held in Albury/Wodonga, Bathurst, Batemans Bay, Brookvale, Central Coast, Cooma, Moree & Tamworth, North West Sydney, Northern Rivers, Sapphire Coast, Sydney CBD, Wagga Wagga, Western Plains and Wollongong. T 1300 13 72 53

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

Trivett Apprenticeship Recruitment Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Australia's Largest Prestige Automotive Group. Applications close on Sunday, 18th of September 2011.

For more information, visit www.trivett.com.au/Apprenticeships-2011-115.aspx

Educational Access Schemes
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
EAS helps people who have experienced long-term disadvantage, for reasons beyond their choice or control, to get into uni. Apply for EAS through UAC, in addition to your UAC application.On-time applications close Fri 30 Sep 2011. Mrs McGregor will speak about this at your year meeting on Tuesday 16th Aug and will be coordinating applications.


ACU Early Achievers' Program
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Apply now and you could receive an offer by 28 October.
Applications open 14 August - start gathering your required documentation now to submit with your application.
Friday 14 October - EAP applications close.

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

Optus Engineering Cadet Program
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Combination of on-the-job learning and TAFE studies for a three-year period.Earn a Graduate Diploma of Telecommunications Engineering. Work will involve the design, installation, operation, maintenance and management of telecommunications networks and equipment. Closing date:31 Aug 2011

For more information, visit optus.com.au/careers

National Art School Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 20 August, 10am-4pm Forbes Street, Darlinghurst
(02) 9339 8744 enquiries@nas.edu.au

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

Vantage Automotive Pty Ltd
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Automotive Apprenticeships across Australia.

For more information, visit www.vantageautomotive.com

University of Wollongong : women & engineering
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For young women interested in a career in Engineering.Three-night residential camp held at the University of Wollongong from Tuesday 10 – Friday 13 January 2012. Applications will close on Friday 26 August 2011.

For more information, visit www.uow.edu.au/future/wiesummit/index.html

NIDA Information Night
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Tuesday 23 August 7-9pm NIDA 215 Anzac Parade, Kensington NSW 2033

For more information, visit www.nida.edu.au/default.aspx?ArticleID=1965

RTA: jobs (uni & trade) and scholarships
Job vacancies: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The RTA employs more than 7,000 people, with hundreds of interesting and challenging jobs in almost 200 locations across New South Wales. Cadetships: substantial funding towards tertiary studies in Civil Engineering and paid work placements with the RTA during semester breaks. Scholarships: financial assistance for full time tertiary study plus valuable work experience on diverse and interesting engineering projects. Paraprofessional programs
Road designer in training, Traffic Operations Officer in training, Computer Systems Officer in training, Property Officer in training. Work full-time with a competitive starting salary of $39,759 and study part-time. A traineeship is a job that combines work and training. The RTA's traineeships cover critical industries and skills in Business, Government and Civil Construction.The RTA offers four-year trade apprenticeships for: Bridge and wharf carpenters, Fitters, Metal fabricators (Boilermaker), Painters, Plant mechanics, Plumbers, Systems electricians, & Traffic signal technicians.

For more information, visit www.rta.nsw.gov.au/careers/index.html

Uni of Sydney OPEN DAY SAT 27 AUGUST, 9.30AM –
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The University of Sydney Open day is less than three weeks away and send this message: During Open Day we proudly open our doors for prospective students and their families to explore the campus, meet current students, and learn about course and study options, all while soaking up the carnival atmosphere. With more interactive exhibitions, this year’s Open Day promises to showcase the best that Sydney has to offer.This year’s top highlights include: Graffiti Tunnel – sure to be a big hit with the younger crowd, the tunnel is being transformed into an arts venue where you can experience contemporary experimental music, sound and urban art. A must-see for those interested in studying street art, sound and new media. Sculpture by the Quad – an exciting exhibition showcasing work from the Sydney College of the Arts where you have the opportunity to talk directly with the artists about their work. Hands-on activities – experience life as you've never seen it at University Place! See one of the largest snakes in Australia, hold one of the heaviest insects in the world, extract the DNA from a strawberry and much more. Over 150 mini-lectures will be held throughout the day as well faculties hosting hands-on activities and tours of their world-class facilities. Don't forget that our other campuses including the Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney Conservatorium of Music, and Sydney Nursing School will also be hosting events throughout the day. We have free buses running all day between the various sites.For more information and to register to the mini-lectures, please go to the website.
For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/open_day.

Men in Nursing
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Nursing is traditionally seen as a female profession, but today’s reality is very different. Come and find out about nursing from the male perspective as UTS Nursing, Midwifery and Health hosts a special event for young men who are interested in nursing as a career. We’ve brought together four very different male nurses – a student, a recent graduate, an intensive care nurse and a neuroscience nurse to talk about their experiences from study to work and further career opportunities. They will run an interactive tour of UTS’ state-of-the-art clinical facilities and attendees will have the opportunity to ask all their burning questions. All welcome. Date: 16 August 2011 Time: 18:00 - 19:30
Location: City - Broadway CB10 Level 7 (map) RSVP: Register now Contact: nmh@uts.edu.au

UTS IT Scholarships: APPLICATIONS CLOSING SOON!
Scholarships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) Co-op Scholarship program is regarded as one of Australia's leading IT programs.It is a 3 year fast-track IT course with a business focus, designed to meet the needs of employers by combining information systems knowledge with an understanding of IT management and strategic planning.
Students receive a scholarship of $43,500, paid over the 3 years of the course.
Round 2 applications close 31 October 2011 so please encourage your students to apply in September before they are too busy with the HSC.


For more information, visit www.it.uts.edu.au/courses/scholarships/bit/

UTS Engineering Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Each year, approximately 20 scholarships are awarded in Engineering, ranging between $13,000 and $73,000. Not only does a scholarship provide financial support, it provides an opportunity to gain real world experience through established industry links.Applications close 4 October 2011.


For more information, visit www.eng.uts.edu.au/scholarships

UTS Guaranteed Entry Scheme
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS recognises that there is often strong competition among school leavers trying to secure a place in one of our courses. That’s why UTS has introduced the UTS Guaranteed Entry Scheme for the 2012 Autumn intake. If you’re a high performing student you might be eligible to receive a guaranteed offer to one of the many UTS courses included in the Scheme. For further details and the courses listed under the Guaranteed Entry Scheme, check out page 302 of your 2012 UAC Guide or visit the site.
For more information, visit www.undergraduate.uts.edu.au/school/leavers/entry/ges.html

UTS Open Day Date: 27 August 2011
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS: This is a designed to help all future students make the right choices about university and give students an opportunity to experience our UTS City campus. Attend our information sessions, speak to current students and teachers at UTS, see demonstrations, join in activities, explore the campus and get personal advice about courses, careers and more. Time: 09:00 – 16:00 Location: UTS City Campus (map)
Contact: email future.students@uts.edu.au or ask a question at facebook
For more information, visit facebook.com/UTSFutureStudents

Want to go to UTS?
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UTS Principals’ Recommendation Scheme will provide an additional pathway for students who meet the eligibility criteria. Please see me to see if you meet the eligiblity criteria and apply.


Bachelor of Hotel Management
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
TAFE NSW - Northern Sydney Institute Information Session - 25/08/2011, 5:45 PM - 7:30 PM Building A, Level 5, Ryde College. TAFE NSW - Northern Sydney Institute and Charles Sturt University have developed a new innovative program that integrates practical and academic learning resulting in two recognised qualifications in just 3 years. To register call 9448 6278 or email nsi.csu@tafensw.edu.au

Medical Rural Bonded Scholarship (MRBS)
Scholarships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Scheme Designed to address doctor shortage outside metropolitan areas. The Scholarship is worth over $24,000 a year.Freecall: 1800 248 720 or Email: MRBscholarships@health.gov.au

For more information, visit www.health.gov.au/mrbscholarships

Le Cordon Bleu Open House Open Day
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
25 August at 3.00pm, 250 Blaxland Road, Ryde Sydney NSW 2112, Australia T: +61 2 8878 3100 F: +61 2 8878 3199

For more information, visit www.lecordonbleu.com.au/sydney/home/en

Science under the Sea at SCU
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Southern Cross University’s National Marine Science Centre,
Charlesworth Drive, Coffs Harbour. 10.30am to 4pm, August 15 to 17. phone 6648 3918.
For more information, visit www.nmsc.edu.au

Kenvale College Hospitality & Event Management Ope
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
3rd Sep 2011, 10am - 12noon 38 High Street, Randwick, SYDNEY For all high school students Contact : Bernie McFarlane : mcfarlaneb@kenvale.edu.au or 0404 504 023

For more information, visit kenvale.edu.au/

Day in the Life of a Massage Therapist or Person
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Australasian College of Natural Therapies - 3rd Sep 2011 from 10am to 4pm 57 Foveaux St, Surry Hills, For Year 10 - 12, Cost: $50 Contact: T 1300 017 267

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

UNSW Co-op Scholarships Construction Management &
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The UNSW Co-op Program is pleased to announce that Construction Management and Property scholarship(s) are now available in the Co-op Scholarship Program for 2012. Construction Management and Property is a degree in the Faculty of Built Environment at UNSW, For more information about this program, or to apply online. Reminder: Co-op applications close 30 September.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

Medicine Application Changes at UNSW
Universities: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty of Medicine: From this year, students interested in studying medicine will complete their entire application online at www.med.unsw.edu.au. The application includes a section where students must answer questions concerning their life experiences and motivation to do medicine. Applicants submit their application without their school's prediciton of their ATAR. In early September, the UNSW Faculty of Medicine will send a single email to each school requesting predicted ATARs for all students who have applied by that time. This will be followed by a second email in early October for any additional applications received before the closing date of 30 September. Each email will contain a link to a web form allowing schools to enter the predicted ATAR for all applicants from that school. Schools will also have the opportunity to comment on individual students' applications. A school's comment, or lack of comment, will have no affect on the applicant's assessment for an interview. The Faculty is confident this new process will result in less work for school staff responsible for completing this information.
The Faculty of Medicine would like to take this opportunity to thank schools for their accurate prediction of students' ATARs. Over the past few years, the Faculty notes that the average difference between predicted and actual ATAR results has been approximately 0.25. This is remarkably accurate and it greatly assists the Faculty in selecting students for main round interviews prior to the release of HSC results.
For more information, visit www.med.unsw.edu.au

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The NSW Department of Education and Communities teacher education scholarships offer benefits for students wanting to train as teachers in mathematics, science or English and in primary or secondary special education. More information about the scholarships can be found at http://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships. Students completing their Higher School Certificate in 2011 can logon to the teach.NSW website anytime and apply online.
For more information, visit www.teach.nsw.edu.au/scholarships

Inside the Forensic World
Career Choice: Posted 12-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Saturday 17th September 9.00am to 1.00pm, UTS Broadway Campus, $35pp - A half day event open to anyone who wishes to learn more about the "real" world of forensic science, policing and law. It is especially designed to help secondary and tertiary students learn more about these career areas and to make more informed choices. Lectures will be presented by prominent professionals in the field and will include interesting casework covering a variety of disciplines such as police crime scene work, fingerprints, DNA, anthropology, entomology, microbiology, law and will also include other forensic educators. For full information regarding this event, please visit the site.

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

Sunbeam Future Farmers program - $1000 bonus
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This program is designed to match farmers with young Australians considering or participating in a full, part-time or school-based Australian apprenticeship in Horticulture.
Sunbeam will contribute $1,000 to every approved farmer and a further $1,000 bonus payment payable to each apprentice on completion of their Level II Certificate.

For more information, visit sunbeamfoods.com.au/future-farmers/

Agrifood Careers
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Agrifood covers food, fibre, animal production and food processing. There are a large number of scholarships available for young people to assist with tertiary study. "Young people are sometimes deterred from applying for scholarships because they think they have to be high academic achievers! Often scholarships are not taken up as there are not enough applicants because students and parents do not know about them!"

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

UNSW Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 5-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Do a search for all of the scholarship opportunities available. UNSW Home Page: http://www.unsw.edu.au
For more information, visit https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_search.login

Careers in Mining
Career Choice: Posted 5-8-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For students in Years 10-12, parents & teachers of students considering enrolment in minerals related courses at university, or indeed for those who are still undecided about their career and/or university options. Tamworth: Tuesday 13 September 2011. Please see me for details.

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