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HSC preparation courses.
HSC: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
The Centre for Continuing Education at the University of Sydney is running intensive HSC Preparation courses in a variety of subjects for Year 12 students who want to extend their studies and enhance performance in their HSC year. They extend an invitation to all Year 12 students to participate in the HSC Preparation program at the University of Sydney throughout 2011. The next series of courses commence between Tue 21 June 2011 and Sat 16 July 2011.
Our range of HSC courses assist students in improving performance in all HSC assessment tasks and facilitate a deeper conceptual understanding of course content. Simply visit to browse our range of courses online.
For more information, visit www.cce.usyd.edu.au/hsc

Scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Did you know that the University of Sydney alone gives out over $65 million in scholarships each year? That's $65 million for over 700 scholarship schemes (not including prizes or college and sporting scholarships) at just one university. Keep an eye out for ones that you are eligible for in 2012.

Tax File Number Required for HECS-HELP Loans
Universities: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Most Commonwealth supported students apply for a HECS-HELP loan rather than pay their student contribution up-front. HECS-HELP loan students MUST supply their Tax File Number (TFN) or their enrolment as a Commonwealth supported student will be cancelled. To reduce the risk of this occurring, students are advised to apply for a TFN before they submit their QTAC or UAC application and to supply their TFN upon enrolmen. Forms are available from Mrs. Forrest.
For more information, visit www.ato.gov.au

NSW Students Online
HSC: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Find info on Preparing for your written exams Study tips and materials Taking the exam What to expect in the exam paper
Past HSC exam papers

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

Teaching scholarships
Scholarships: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
NSW Department of Education 2012 Teacher Education Scholarship Program: Up to 300 scholarships are available in secondary maths, science or english, and in special education.
Up to 80 of these scholarships are available for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students to train as teachers in primary or any secondary subject. $5,000 a year plus $3,000 to assist with expenses such as relocation costs. The closing date for applications is 7 October 2011.
T 1300 301 435 or email scholarships@det.nsw.edu.au.

For more information, visit https://www.det.nsw.edu.au/about-us/careers-centre/school-careers/teaching/our-programs-and-initiati

July holiday workshop for D&T, Vis Art students
Career Choice: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
University of Sydney two-day Interaction Design and Visual Communication Workshops2 Workshops commencing on the 4th and 6th of July.Designed primarily for HSC students undertaking Design and Technology. HSC students undertaking Visual Arts with a technological focus would also find this program useful. Applications for participation now close 3 June. Contact: John Elliott Phone: 02 9351 7591 Email: john.elliott@sydney.edu.au

For more information, visit www.sydney.edu.au/architecture/programs_of_study/undergraduate/interaction_design_2011.shtml

Lattitude Gap Year 2012
Gap year: Posted 7-6-11 Deadline - No Deadline
lattitude send this message: Our application deadline for 2012 placements is fast approaching. If your students are interested in applying, please encourage them to apply before the deadline on Wednesday 22 June 2011. In July we will conduct face to face interviews with all applications at interview centres around Australia. If these times don't suit we can always arrange an alternative interview time in our Melbourne office or over the phone. If your students have any questions about the application process, they can read the information on our website or contact us and we will walk them through the process.

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

HSC Lectures in July holidays in Sydney
HSC: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Get the edge and find out what other HSC students are being taught. Prepare for the Trials and receive notes on each topic. Many subjects and options covered. See the brochure on the window of the Senior Study. Copies are available from me. Lectures on study hints.
For more information, visit www.tsfx.com.au

UTS Bachelor of Accounting scholarship $43,000
Scholarships: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Applications close in 4 weeks.
For more information, visit business.uts.edu.au/bacc

Australian Maritime College Tasmania, Open Weekend
Career Choice: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
At the Beauty Point Campus in nortern Tasmania on Saturday, 20 August from 11am 3pm for those that want to develop their love for the water into a rewarding seafaring career. Newnham Campus Sunday, 21 August from 10am 4pm for those interested in conserving our marine environment, specialising in maritime engineering or pursuing a career in maritime business and logistics management.

For more information, visit www.amc.edu.au/news/amc-throw-open-its-doors-2011-open-weekend

NAB Schools First Student Award closes 27 May
General: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Tell us how you think things should be running between your school and your local community. The five (5) best ideas from across Australia will receive an awesome prize pack for themselves and their schools including $2,000 to help turn their idea into a reality.

For more information, visit www.schoolsfirst.edu.au/sf-award-categories/student-award.phps

Passmores info night in Tamworth
Private Colleges: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This will be held on Thursday 26 May from 7-9pm at the Best Western Sanctuary Inn, Marius St.
For more information, visit www.passmores.com.au

Scholarship competition in Graphic and Fashion Des
Scholarships: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Institute of Design Ulladulla Scholarship Competition 1st prize valued at over $38,000 2nd prize is one semester tuition fee valued at over $9,500 3rd prize is an elective subject tuition fee incorporating a study trip to Europe valued at $6,600
Runners up will receive a free art kit upon enrolment.
The scholarship competition consists of a creativity assessment to be completed on Saturday 18th June at the Institute in Ulladulla, or at locations in Sydney and Canberra. Find out more online.

For more information, visit idu4design.com/2010-scholarship-competition/

A gap year option if you want to work overseas
Gap year: Posted 24-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
United Kingdom Gap Year working in a top UK school

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

UNSW Engineering scholarships for rural students
Scholarships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
You are classed as rural and can get $10,500pa.
For more information, visit www.ruralstudents.unsw.edu.au

UNSW Co-op scholarships - $16,750 per year
Scholarships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Changes for 2012 for Business Co-op program involve a new specifc degree. There are also co-op scholarships for Enginnering and Science.
For more information, visit www.co-op.unsw.edu.au

Scholasrships at UNSW for 2012
Scholarships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
A list of all scholarships in one booklet has arrived.

Science at UNSW - courses and scholarships
Universities: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Faculty booklets have arrived& includes scholarship info.

Notre Dame Early Entry program application
Universities: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I have copies of these available if there is course there you want to do and if you wish to apply.
For more information, visit www.sydney.nd.edu.au

Deakin University in Victoria
Universities: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Brochures on all courses and faculties and scholarships have arrived in the Careers Room.
For more information, visit www.deakin.edu.au

Accommodation at Macquarie Uni in Sydney
Accommodation: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I have brochures on the two colleges and on Macquarie Uni Village.

Career inConstruction Management (Building)
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For details of this course at Newcastle Uni, visit the website.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/what-can-i-study/construction-management

Scholarships at Newcastle.
Scholarships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
For some that are offered to first year students, go to the website.
For more information, visit www.newcastle.edu.au/scholarships

Join the Police Force or become an Ambo
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
I have information kits available.

2 Day Interactive Digital Design Challenge
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
4-5 & 6-7 July 2011, 10am to 4pm This intensive workshop provides HSC students with hands-on exposure to and experience in a range of digital design concepts, techniques and software. Applications close Friday 27 May.

For more information, visit sydney.edu.au/future_students/news_for_schools.shtml v

Medicine Dentistry Pharmacy Optometry Vet Science
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to study: Medicine, Dentistry, Oral Health, Pharmacy, Optometry, Vet Science see me about entry requirement information which has been released by UAC.

SwinGame Games Design Competition
General: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
SwinGame aims to increase interest and awareness of software development by getting students to create their own computer game. The competition is open to all students from secondary schools in Australia. Contact Bianca van Meeuwen on (03) 9214 8768
For more information, visit www.swinburne.edu.au/swingame

Accounting Cadetships: chance to work and study
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
PKF Cadetships available for commencement in January 2012. Application Closing Dates Across Australia Sydney - 13 June 2011 Melbourne - 20 June 2011 Adelaide - 27 May 2011

For more information, visit www.pkf.com.au/Careers/Pages/Cadet.aspx

Careers in mining and energy sectors
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Paths to a professional career in the minerals and energy sector. See QRC Student Ambassadors blogs to see how a range of engineering and science disciplines relate to the resource sector. Through our Facebook groups, check out the hundreds of scholarships that are available and apply for vacation work or graduate jobs with minerals and energy sector companies.

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

Australian International Conservatorium of Music O
Private Colleges: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
11am 2pm on 28 May 2011. Register: admin@aicm.edu.au See poster in noticeboard.

For more information, visit aicm.edu.au/

SAIL YOUNG ENDEAVOUR IN 2011
General: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Are you between 16 and 23 years old? Looking for a challenge? Applications for the Ballot for voyages during September to December of 2011 are now open and close 5th of June 2011.

For more information, visit www.youngendeavour.gov.au

Chef Scholarship
Scholarships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
2011 HTN Peter Howard Future Chef Scholarship comprises of travel and accommodation in a capital city in conjunction with a week's training and hands on practical experience at a leading industry partner. T 1300 139 108 http://www.htn.com.au/files/1/HTN%20Peter%20Howard%20Future%20Chef%20Flyer.pdf

For more information, visit www.htn.com.au/Promotion_6_026.html

ADF GAP YEAR OPEN NOW
Gap year: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See details on Gap year page of McCarthy Careers website.

Health Careers in the Defence Force
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See me about Health sponsorshi​p and graduate opportunit​ies in Defence Forces

Defence Force: Engineerin​g sponsorshi​
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
See me for details.

Australian National Maritime Museum Maritime Caree
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Careers Day at Darling Harbour for Years 10-12 students. 9.00am - 3.30pm on 16th June 2011$10.00 per student.
BOOKINGS ESSENTIAL THROUGH YOUR CAREERS ADVISER.
For more information or to book please call 92983655.

Check out the Wiggles careers advice
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
As part of National Career Development Week, check out this clip.
For more information, visit www.ncdw.com.au/wiggles.html

Essential Energy - apprenticeships etc
Apprenticeships/Traineeships: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Check out the Essential Energy website which provides information on Careers Opportunities at Essential Energy
For more information, visit www.essentialenergy.com.au/careers

Honeywell Engineering Summer School (HESS)
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
HESS takes place in December each year and brings together 100 Year 11 students who are interested in pursuing engineering as a career. The 2011 Honeywell Engineering Summer School is being held 4-9 December.
For more information please contact Aimee Najdovski on 02 9410 5613 or anajdovski@engineersaustralia.org.au, or access the HESS brochure below. Requirements: You must be studying 2 units (or more) of Mathematics and a form of Science.
http://www.engineersaustralia.org.au/shadomx/apps/fms/fmsdownload.cfm?file_uuid=E306C0FD-F32A-5856-7A76-C0D530F8B6F7&siteName=ieaust
For more information, visit www.engineersaustralia.org.au/

National Youth Science Forum 2012 January 2012
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Now in Canberra and Perth, the National Youth Science Forum is the only program in Australia that offers students currently in Year 11 the chance to test-drive a wide range of universities and careers in the sciences. Applications for 2012 close on Tuesday 31st May 2011

For more information, visit www.nysf.edu.au/

Tocal College Open Days
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Tocal College, CB Alexander Campus is situated in the Hunter Valley about 180 km north of Sydney.It provides agricultural training and practical experience. School leavers gain a practical pathway to careers in agriculture or gain credit in a variety of university degrees. The 2011 open days are: Friday July 8 and 15, Friday September 30, and Friday October 7. T 1800 025 520 or 02 4939 8888, or email info@tocal.com.

For more information, visit www.tocal.nsw.edu.au

Physics HSC Enrichment Day, Friday 8 July, 2011
HSC: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University Higher School Certificate Enrichment Programs for Year 12 students sitting for their HSC in NSW and the ACT in 2011. Cost: $70 per day (includes GST, morning and afternoon tea) Venue: Builiding E7B, Mason Theatre, Macquarie University, North Ryde Registration:For Physics day go to www.accessmq.com.au/physics
Enquiries: to Lillian He, Access Macquarie
Phone: (02) 9805 3131, Email: Lillian.he@mq.edu.au

For more information, visit www.accessmq.com.au/physics

Chemistry HSC Enrichment Day, Thursday 7 July, 201
HSC: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Macquarie University Higher School Certificate Enrichment Programs for Year 12 students sitting for their HSC in NSW and the ACT in 2011. Cost: $70 per day (includes GST, morning and afternoon tea) Venue: Builiding E7B, Mason Theatre, Macquarie University, North Ryde. Registration: For Chemistry day to www.accessmq.com.au/chemistry
Enquiries: to Lillian He, Access MacquariePhone: (02) 9805 3131, Email: Lillian.he@mq.edu.au

For more information, visit www.chem.mq.edu.au/news/HSC_Enrichment_Day_flyer_2011.pdf

Reminder - UMAT Registrations close 3 June 2011
Universities: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
UMAT2011 will take place on Wednesday, 27 July 2011
ACER produces the only official UMAT preparation materials.
There are currently two publications available in the form of e-books, Practice Test 1 and Practice Test 2.

For more information, visit umat.acer.edu.au/

Whitehouse Institute of Design Events
Private Colleges: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Sydney Campus Open Days 24 - 25 June 2011. Design Beginnings Winter Foundation Workshops 4 - 8 July 2011 in Sydney & Melbourne. Suitable for secondary school students
Design Beginnings Winter Advanced Workshops 11 - 15 July 2011 in Sydney & Melbourne. Suitable for secondary school students. Bachelor of Design 2012 Applications Open 1 August 2011

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

Celebrate National Career Development Week
Career Choice: Posted 19-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This week we celebrated by attending the Careers Expo. Every week should be your Career Development Week as you research and consider your options for when you leave school.

Careers Expo Wed 18th May - bring $2
Career Choice: Posted 13-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Year 12 will go Periods 2 and 3, Year 11 will go Periods 3 and 4. Year 10 will go Periods 1 and 2. Details in Home Class next week.

Lunchtime talk on Monday - private colleges
Private Colleges: Posted 13-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
Come to the AV room if you are interested in finding out about APM College of Business and Communication, Australasian College of Natural Therapies, Australian National College of Beauty, Billy Blue College of Design, CATC Design School, Jansen Newman Institute, Southern School of Natural Therapies, William Blue College of Hospitality Management. Find out about courses, costs, scholarships, application process. Bring your lunch.

Attention ex-students: mid-year UAC applications
Universities: Posted 10-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
If you want to uni in July, 2011 mid-year admissions through UAC allow you to start studying then. For detail sof which universities and which courses you can apply for, visit the website. Applications close from May 20 to 10 June. Details are on the website.
For more information, visit www.uac.edu.au/undergraduate/

Newcastle University Course guide for 2012
Universities: Posted 3-5-11 Deadline - No Deadline
This has arrived and covers both the Central Coast and Callaghan (newcastle) campuses. Updated course information is there and everything elsee you need to know. See me to look at these if Newcastle Uni is one of your preferred options.

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