The Latest Careers/Study Opportunities for our Senior Students

YES Program

Some Year 10 boys and girls have been very fortunate to participate in the YES Program at the Nirimba TAFE. This is a unique experience only offered to our students due to the nature of the Nirimba Education Precinct.

This hands-on option will give you a practical introduction to the trades, showcasing the broad range of skills and career opportunities available. Career opportunities: Carpenter, joiner, roof tiler, plasterer, bricklayer, painter and decorator, floor finisher, refrigeration or air conditioning mechanic, bricklayer, landscaper or plumber.

The students are attending TAFE every Thursday for the term and will be presented with a certificate of completion.

On Fridays a different group of Year 10 students are attending the Retail course which provides the opportunity to learn about working in the retail industry in a variety of retail stores such as specialty stores, supermarkets, department stores and quick service restaurants. Students will gain skills in communication, teamwork, problem solving, initiative, enterprise, planning and organising, self-management, learning and technology.

COURSE & INSTITUTION INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS

  • Camp America Season Launch Events
    Find out more as we kick off our 50th year of cultural exchange to Summer Camps in the US with our annual Season Launch roadshow. Learn more about the Camp America Program Sydney - 31st July Brisbane - 7th August Gold Coast - 8th August Geelong - 13th August Melbourne - 14th August Perth - 16th August Email:info@campamerica.com.au Website: https://campamerica.com.au/events/ 
  • ANU
    ANU is coming to Sydney The ANU Admissions, Scholarships & Accommodation Roadshow will give you: Information on what it is like to study at ANU; An update on the new domestic admissions model that will be in place from 2019; The chance to hear from Professor Marnie Hughes-Warrington; and a forum to have your questions answered. To register please go to http://www.anu.edu.au/study/events/anu-is-coming-to-sydney
  • Southern Cross University Year 12 Family and Friends Information Evening
    Come along to discuss all things uni, whether that be pathways, entry requirements or study options as well as our student support services, careers, scholarships and everything in-between. We will be running these information sessions at our Lismore, Coffs Harbour and Gold Coast campuses from 5pm-7pm, Wednesday 28th August. RSVP to studentrecruitment@scu.edu.au or just drop in on the night.
  • Parent Information Evenings Charles Sturt University
    CSU will be hosting parent information evenings in regional locations in August. Parents of high school students are encouraged to attend to find out further information about applying, accommodation, costs and scholarships. UAC will be attending some of these evenings as guest speakers. Information on venues and dates can be found at www.csu.edu.au/parents 
  • Bachelor of Data Science at S P Jain
    The Bachelor of Data Science (BDS) at S P Jain is a 3-year course designed to prepare students for the increasing demand for data scientists in the job market. To find out more please visit:https://www.spjain.edu.au/programs/undergraduate/bachelor-of-data-science Please contact Dr. Mehregan Mahdavi on 02 8970 6837 or Mehregan.Mahdavi@spjain.edu.au for any further details.

 

COURSES & WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS

  • Engineering Girls Day Out at UNSW
    Female students in years 9-12 are invited to Engineering Girls Day Out, a one-day mini-conference to explore the different engineering disciplines, meet like-minded friends and be inspired by female role models in the industry! Friday 5 October, 9am-5.30pm at The Roundhouse, UNSW Kensington campus. Free to attend, lunch and snacks provided. Register at http://bit.ly/2LhwCVL
  • The Hotel School to host HSC Revision Clinic
    The Hotel School is delighted to announce it will host its popular HSC Revision Clinic on the 4th of October at our Sydney CBD campus. This is a free event which is open to all Year 12 students. To secure a spot, students should register as soon as possible through our Eventbrite link: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-hotel-school-hsc-revision-clinic-tickets-48398066921
  • Write Up – Creative Writing Workshop Wed 10 October
    Ideal for Year 11 and 12, 9.30-4.30 Write Up introduces students to the characteristics of great creative writing. The sessions focus on: shaping a narrative, the use of figurative language and motifs, setting and context, dialogue, point of view, and attitude in narration. Students will produce creative work throughout the sessions, learning in an environment that blends lectures with practical workshops.www.notredame.edu.au/events
  • BICT(HIM) - Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies (Health Information Management)
    The increase in electronic health records requires accurate and efficient capture, maintenance, security and reporting of health data. The BICT(HIM) course will provide the knowledge and skills required to build software and undertake roles related to classification, coding and management of health information in healthcare setting. Course Contact: Anupama Ginige (j.ginige@westernsydney.edu.au)
  • The Lemon Car - Call Mark on 0416950323 or email mark@thelemoncar.com.au
    Now taking bookings for road safety programs for year 10 and 11's. I teach the students how to purchase roadworthy vehicles. I bring a car to you and the students must work as a team to find all the problems. Contact Mark for more information The Lemon Car. Call Mark on 0416950323 or email mark@thelemoncar.com.au

OPEN DAYS

  • La Trobe University Sydney Campus - Open Day - 30 August
    Students and their families are welcome to visit 255 Elizabeth Street between 4pm - 7pm on Thursday, 30 August for La Trobe Sydney Campus Open Day. Tour our new facilities, speak to current students and staff, attend a drop-in session to learn about our courses or receive personalised advice during a one-on-one consultation. To register and plan your day, visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/openday
  • The Hotel School to host Discovery Day on 30th August
    On 30th August, The Hotel School will host Discovery Day. Your students will have a chance to meet our current students and engage in a networking lunch with our alumni. Discovery Day will be held on our CBD campus, located on 60 Phillip Street, Sydney. The event will commence sharply at 11:30am. To register: https://hotelschool.scu.edu.au/events/student-discovery-day-sydney/
  • Notre Dame Open Day Sat 25 August 9am - 3pm
    Open Day is your best chance to get a feel for uni life. Make the most of it on Saturday 25 August. Plan a path to your career with Deans, lecturers and other course experts. Explore the campus and Notre Dame community. Enjoy food, music and games in our pop-up garden.
  • University of Wollongong (UOW) Open Day
    UOW is open for inspection on Saturday 11 August 2018. This is a great chance for students and parents to check out UOW before UAC preferences open. They can attend a range of info sessions, learn about UOW’s Early Admission program, talk to staff in the Expo Hall, get hands-on at STEM and Creative Zones, and join tours of the campus and the city. For more info visit UOW Open Day.
  • Western Sydney Open Day 19th August 10am-4pm
    Western Sydney University values academic excellence, integrity and the pursuit of knowledge. Talk one-on-one with our lecturers and academics. As your partners in learning, we can help you pick courses and plan your study program. Register at - https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/openday.html
  • Open Day at Western Sydney University
    Open Day is our biggest event of the year and it’s happening on Sunday 19 August 2018 at our Parramatta South Campus. For more information and to plan your day please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/openday
  • SIBT Diploma Pathway Information Evening
    An SIBT diploma is the equivalent to the first year of a bachelor’s degree, so you can fast track your way into your second year of a bachelor’s degree at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. If you’re unsure what to study or need help to plan your pathway to university, let our experienced team help you. When: Thursday 30 August 2018 Time: 4pm - 8pm Where: Level 4, 255 Elizabeth Street.
  • UC Open Day - Saturday 25th August 2018
    Experience University of Canberra (UC) first-hand at UC Open Day – Sat 25th August 2018, 9am-4pm. You’ll get the chance to explore the campus, enjoy a FREE Big Breakfast (from 9am-11am), discover different courses, career opportunities, latest innovations, displays, clubs and so much more! Head tohttps://www.canberra.edu.au/future-students/open-day for more info.
  • Soar Aviation & Box Hill Institute Bankstown
    Airport Pilot Training Open Day 25 August 2018 RTO 4687 Learn the foundation of pilot training with the Diploma of Aviation (CPL-Aeroplane) AVI50215 courses. Receive a guided tour of our flight training facilities, experience our modern aircraft fleet and meet our passionate team to discuss your flight training goals and options. Register your attendance at http://bit.ly/2K4LPox or contact laura@soaraviation.com.au 04 7250 7111.
  • ACU CANBERRA OPEN DAY 25 August 9:00AM - 3:00PM
    Course information, talks, demonstrations and tours covering Exercise Science, Nursing, Paramedicine, Philosophy, Social Work, Teaching, and Theology. Come and meet staff and students, find out about student services, clubs and societies and enjoy a great day out. Information, registration and day planner at www.openday.acu.edu.au
  • ACU NORTH SYDNEY OPEN DAY 1 September 9:00AM-2:00PM
    Course information, talks, demonstrations and tours covering Biomedical Science, Business, Law, Nursing, Nutrition, Occupational Therapy, Paramedicine, Philosophy, Physiotherapy, Speech Pathology, and Teaching. Come and meet staff and students, find out about student services, clubs and societies and enjoy a great day out. Information, registration and day planner at www.openday.acu.edu.au
  • ACU STRATHFIELD OPEN DAY 8 September 9:00AM-2:00PM
    Course information, talks, demonstrations and tours covering Arts, Business, Creative Arts, Exercise Science, Psychology, Social Work, Teaching and Theology. Come and meet staff and students, find out about student services, clubs and societies and enjoy a great day out. Information, registration and day planner at www.openday.acu.edu.au
  • OPEN DAY - World Food Festival - FREE ENTRY - Kenvale College
    Travel the world with your taste buds as we take you on a culinary journey at World Food Festival! Find out more about future career possibilities from our industry leaders. Get first-hand advice from our current students. Tour the campus and get your questions answered Sat 1 September | 11:30am-1:30pm | Kenvale College - 38 High St Randwick NSW 2031 More info: http://bit.ly/KenvaleEvents
  • William Angliss Institute Sydney Open Day
    Interested in a career in foods, hospitality, events, or tourism? William Angliss Institute Sydney is proud to announce the opening of our new campus! On September 22nd come be inspired by cooking demonstrations, take part in a trial-a-trade, and indulge in gourmet food. To book a place in the cookery, patisserie, coffee-making, or mixology trial-a-trades, contact erica.margovsky@angliss.edu.au 

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • The Hotel School to host Scholarships Day
    The Hotel School is delighted to announce applications for the 2019 Scholarships Day are now open. For more information on key dates and how to apply, please visit our scholarships page: https://hotelschool.scu.edu.au/apply/scholarships/
  • Scholarships for Y12 students
    AIQS offers scholarships for Year 12 students who qualify for entry into a Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management (Economics) or other appropriate course at an AIQS accredited Uni in Australia. The scholarship is to the total value of AU$3,000. ($2,000 cash/$1,000 Textbooks). Entries close 31 October. Visit https://bit.ly/2Lz1YIb for more info or call 02 8234 4000.
  • Kenvale College - GET REAL EVENTS EXPERIENCE - Hospitality & Events Management Scholarship Program
    If you have a student who has a real passion for Event Management then our Get Real Events Experience program is for you. This is a partial scholarship program for Year 11 students in 2018. Our 10 finalists will be working in an events environment for a week. Entries now close on Wed 14 Nov http://bit.ly/2018GREE For more info contact us on study@kenvale.edu.au or 9314 6213 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).

EARLY ENTRY

  • La Trobe University Early Admissions - Applications close 31 August
    There's still time to submit applications to Aspire - the early admission program for La Trobe University. Aspire recognises and rewards students who are leaders and volunteers within their community with an earlier offer to La Trobe courses in September. Aspire is available for all campuses including our Sydney CBD campus. Visit http://www.latrobe.edu.au/aspire to apply and for more information.
  • Bachelor of Music - Western Sydney University
    Auditions for the Bachelor of Music are now open for students applying to commence in 2019, the next round of auditions will be occurring in September. Please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/musicauditions for further information.
  • Design Portfolio Day - Western Sydney University
    If your students are looking for a career in graphic design, photography, illustration, art direction, digital media design or design education, they may be able to secure an Early Offer into our Bachelor of Design (Visual Communication). They will need to attend an interview and present a portfolio of their original creative work. To register please visit https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/designportfolio
  • HSC Enrichment Day at Western Sydney University
    On Friday the 31st of August Western Sydney University is providing students studying HSIE, Society and Culture or Geography the opportunity for HSC preparation and exam tips along with the chance to get an early offer into a degree in the social sciences. For more information on this opportunity please visit: https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/hscenrichmentday
  • ACU STRATHFIELD OPEN DAY 8 September 9:00AM-2:00PM
    Students seeking early entry into a 2019 business or law degree at ACU, including double degrees, can apply now for the Passion for Business (P4B) or Passion for Law (P4L) programs. Online applications include a 200-300-word submission on why they are passionate about Business or Law, and their aspirations for a career in the field. www.acu.edu.au/P4B or www.acu.edu.au/p4law
  • Southern Cross University STAR Early Offer program
    Our STAR Early Offer program for 2019 is now open for applications. If your students are interested in applying for our Early Offer program, please visit www.scu.edu.au/star/ or contact studentrecruitment@scu.edu.au for more information.

OVERSEAS OPPORTUNITIES

  • Au Pair
    Why not take a gap year to travel and work with children? Being an Au Pair is the opportunity of a lifetime that will allow you to do just that! We have many locations available such as America, the UK, Italy, Spain, France, the Netherlands, China and Canada. Please visit our website for more information: https://www.aifs.com.au/aifs/
  • Worthwhile and Productive Schoolies Experiences
    Alternative Schoolies Projects are a mix of worthwhile project work and cultural immersion activities which allow students to celebrate the end of high school by exploring the rich culture and history of the country they are visiting while contributing to sustainable community-led initiatives under the full supervision of our staff. https://www.projects-abroad.com.au Tel: 1300 132 831.

WORK EXPERIENCE

  • Students put surveying to the test on their work experience placements
    For students who love maths, geography, IT or the outdoors, NSW Surveying Taskforce can facilitate work experience placements with local surveying firms. Surveying is undergoing a skills shortage and tertiary graduates enter the profession in high demand. Students can learn about surveying work experience opportunities at https://www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/secondary-students/

JOBS & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

  • International Trade & Logistics Career Information Sessions
    The International Trade & Logistics industry are providing information sessions this year to high school students and/or careers advisers about our industry & employment opportunities for students throughout Australia. The info sessions are a max of 40 min & are a mix of interactive role play, videos, actual jobs and Q&A. I would welcome the opportunity to discuss these presentations at your school. Contact Robert Brown rabconsulting203@gmail.com for more information.
  • JOBTED - New Job Seeking Website
    Jobted - https://au.jobted.com aggregates job vacancies from all Australian career sites, job boards and recruitment agencies, and organises that information to make it accessible with easy find/search options. Jobted’s job board includes apprenticeships, traineeships and entry-level jobs across a variety of industries. Plus, on https://au.jobted.com/blog/ students can find helpful career tips.

FREE RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS

  • A Guide to Extracurricular Activities
    Universities are looking more and more at a student's extracurriculars when considering their admission. This blog article from Crimson Education helps students understand how to think about their extracurricular activities and how contributing to their school and community can benefit them in the long-run. https://bit.ly/2OdzyRP
  • ATARs for 14 health courses around the country
    We all know how much time students can spend looking up ATAR information online. That's why My Health Career has created a listing of ATARs for every course around Australia for 14 health professions. Follow the link https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/atar-and-op-list-of-all-courses-in-Australia to find out what the ATARs are for everything from physiotherapy to optometry, nursing to dietetics.
  • JOBTED Resume Writing Guide
    A new practical guide on how to write an effective resume: https://au.jobted.com/blog/how-to-write-resume This comprehensive Resume Writing Guide is intended to help students and job seekers to create a resume and job application. Check it out for lots of good advice!
  • Study Medicine – New free trial feature added.
    You can now use and see Study Medicine in action. Use Study Medicine to review Macquarie University’s medical degree and compare its paths to medicine with ANU. Study Medicine’s visual format, detailed degree information, degree application process commentary and unique Comparator helps students optimise their chance to be accepted into medicine. https://www.studymedicine.com.au, Facebook, Twitter or email Jennifer:Admin@studymedicine.com.au
  • Virtual Visits - Mathematics Careers
    Have a University of Sydney mathematics researcher take over your classroom digitally for an hour! The Virtual Visit includes an overview of the career pathway of a mathematics researcher, open Q&A session and fun hands-on puzzles. It is a free program! For more information or to register a class, please visit http://sydney.edu.au/science/outreach/high-school/virtual-visits.shtml