Open Days, Scholarships and Courses - oh my!

COMPETITIONS/SURVEYS

  • Torrens University Design & Technology Competition WIN $1K (students) $3K (school) Entries Now Open
    The Torrens Bright Awards, open till December 1 for year 11-12 students. Enter as many pieces from your students in Graphic Design, Web and Interactive, Photography, Animation, Games, Fashion and Interior Design. Monetary Prizes awarded in every category for both school and students (1K). Share this with creative staff and students.
    For further information visit 
    www.brightawards.com.au

  • USYD PhD student survey of NSW Careers Advisers
    Careers Advisers are invited to complete a voluntary online survey (10 mins) as part of a USYD PhD research project. The study aims to explore the way in which high school students are admitted into undergraduate teaching degrees, following the ‘Great Teaching Inspired Learning’ reforms which now require students to have three Band 5s to study teaching. To complete the survey visit redcap.sydney.edu.au/surveys/?s=FDATXN4NMW 
    For more information contact 
    Amanda.freeborn@sydney.edu.au

COURSE & INSTITUTION INFORMATION SESSIONS FOR STUDENTS & PARENTS

  • SIBT Info evening 30 August
    At Sydney Institute of Business and Technology (SIBT), transitioning to university is simple. An SIBT diploma allows you to fast track your way into your second year of a bachelor’s degree at Western Sydney University, Sydney City Campus. Attend our Information Evening on 30 August for information about how to make university happen. www.sibt.nsw.edu.au/

COURSES & WORKSHOPS FOR STUDENTS

  • Engineering Girls Day Out at UNSW - Your students are invited! 
    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 UNSW. Event details and registration: 
    bit.ly/2LhwCVL.
    Contact Sarah Coull, WIE Manager for a flyer for your school: 
    s.coull@unsw.edu.au

  • Employability Skills Paul Wade Former Socceroo Captain 
    Paul Wade Life Skills - Would you like the legendary Ex-Socceroo Captain Paul Wade OAM to come and inspire your students? Now is the perfect time to arrange an Employability Presentation! Presentations are highly motivating and engaging for students of all ages and abilities. Why not arrange for Paul to conduct an interactive team building session after the presentation? kara@paulwade.com.au 

  • RSA & RCG Training - Illawarra Area 
    Attention HSC students, these courses are ideal if you are looking for work post-school in the Hospitality industry. RSA Course Tuesday 13th November & RCG Course Wednesday 14th November at Warehouse 7, 77 Montague St, North Wollongong 9am-4.00pm. $220 for both courses - includes Competency Card.
    Book Now 1300 20 40 20 or 
    info@austrainacademy.com.au -austrainacademy.com.au RTO-91269.

  • Focused HSC Workshops in the October Holidays for Year 12 students - HSC in the Holidays 
    UTS, Macquarie University, UOW and UON are hosting HSC in the Holidays' in-depth, subject-specific workshops in the October holidays. Improve your knowledge, skills and confidence with personalised assistance from expert teachers and markers. Workshops run 9am-5pm across 15 subjects.
    Find out more at 
    hscintheholidays.com.auor call 1300 677 336. 

  • Your school is invited to participate in MyRoad by Beacon Foundation, a free e-mentoring program.
    Prepare your students for the world of work with MyRoad, an online work-readiness mentoring program that connects young people with industry representatives across Australia. Students are connected to a mentor via videoconference in school hours in a single two-hour session on transferable work readiness skills. Tech support provided.
    Email 
    myroad@beaconfoundation.netWww.ebeacon.net.au/myroad.

  • William Blue at Torrens University HSC Revision Day, 26 September 
    One-day HSC Hospitality Revision Workshop for all Year 12 students studying HSC Hospitality. Lecturers will go over the curriculum, answer any questions your students may have and address your trouble areas in detail, including tips and strategies to succeed. As part of your registration, you will receive our HSC Hospitality study materials. 
    www.williamblue.edu.au/about/events-and-workshops/hsc-hospitality-revision-day-2

OPEN DAYS

  • Whitehouse Institute of Design Open House 2018 
    Held on Saturday 25 August 2018 at the Sydney Campus: 
    2 Short Street, Surry Hills.
    For bookings phone 1300551433 or email 
    enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au

  • CQUniversity Sydney Open Day Thursday 23 August 5 - 8pm 
    CQUniversity knows choosing can be confusing – especially when it comes to study options. Gain some clarity at our Open Day. Explore our facilities, meet teaching staff and current students, visit our onsite health clinic and gain 
    career advice.
    Thursday, 23 August 2018
    Event time: 5 – 8 pm
    CQUniversity Sydney, 
    400 Kent Street.

  • Open Day - Raffles College 
    Raffles College Open Day will be on the 15th of September from 11am to 2pm. It's an opportunity for students to explore campus life, meet our academics and get advice about their study options. We are looking forward to seeing you there!
    RSVP to 
    info@raffles.edu.au.

  • The University of Sydney Open Day 2018 
    Unlock a world of possibilities at the University of Sydney Open Day 9am-4pm on Saturday 25 August. Invite your students to join us to discover their study options, speak with academics and students, attend mini lectures, and take a tour of our campus.
    To find out more information about the day and to register visit 
    openday.sydney.edu.au/

  • Bedford College Open Days, September 15th - 22nd 
    Bedford College Open Days is an exciting opportunity for future students to see both campuses and interact with on-site staff, current and past students. This means they can discuss future 
    career options for our courses offered, as well as attend our information seminars throughout the day and inspect our facilities & resources.
    Visit 
    http://bedford.edu.au for more information. 

  • ANU Open Day - 25 August 2018 
    ANU Open Day is your chance to immerse yourself on campus. Presentations throughout the day will give you an insight into our programs, student life, and support services. Join a campus tour to experience what it’s like to be at ANU and ask ANU staff and students all of your questions.
    Register now at 
    openday.anu.edu.au/

  • TAFE NSW Open Day Ultimo on 25 August 
    TAFE NSW Open Day Ultimo on 25 August is an opportunity to explore campus life, join a campus tour, experience hands on activities, and talk with our industry professional teachers. Free coffee is available for the first 200 visitors on the day. Come along and enjoy live entertainment.
    Find out more and register for the TAFE NSW Open Day at Ultimo 
    events.tafensw.edu.au/open-day

  • WILLIAM ANGLISS INSTITUTE SYDNEY OPEN DAY 
    10am-2pm, Saturday 22nd September, 1/11 Bowden St Alexandria 2015 NSW. Come see where a career in foods, hospitality, events, or tourism could lead you at William Angliss Institute Sydney! As well as showcasing our new campus, the day will be filled with cooking demonstrations, course information sessions, and gourmet food and drinks.
    Contact 
    erica.margovsky@angliss.edu.au with any enquiries. 

  • Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School at Torrens University Open Day, Saturday 8 Sept 
    Open Day is the best way to for students to see Leura Campus and meet our community of talented students, lecturers, applied trainers and support staff. This day will give students a better idea about a hospitality management 
    career through study with BMIHMS. Prepare to have fun. It's open to all those able to help students with their decision-making. info.bluemountains.edu.au/openday

EXPOS & FORUMS

  • TRY A TRADE! (Visual Industries) Run by Apprentices and Industry specialists 
    Teachers and secondary school students can learn about amazing career opportunities in the visual industries at VISUAL IMPACT SYDNEY 2018. Wednesday 12th September or Thursday 13th September or Friday 14th September at Olympic Park, Homebush Bay. See details in Calendar.
    Bookings essential by 7 September at 
    www.eventbrite.com.au/e/inspiring-the-future-at-visual-impact-2018-tickets-48685302049

CADETSHIPS, APPRENTICESHIPS, TRAINEESHIPS

  • ACT ASBA Opportunities 
    Great opportunities are now available for ACT Public High School & College students to commence a school-based traineeship or apprenticeship. Positions available will be in ACT Government Departments, ACT Public Schools and Australian Government Departments in the ACT.
    For more information visit 
    www.iwantatraineeship.com.au then click on ACT ASBA Initiative.

  • Traineeships and school based courses - we come to you!
    Benchmark College understands the positive effect workplace-based training has on the learning experience for students. So...we come to you! We deliver training in Business, Early Childhood, Retail and Warehousing and also offer short courses including First Aid. Contact Alan Ellis: 
    alan@benchmark.edu.au, 0423 023 587 or 1800 286 916 for more information.
    Visit our website: 
    www.benchmark.edu.au

SCHOLARSHIPS

  • NIDA Open Scholarship for Newcastle 
    NIDA is offering FOUR FREE scholarships to Newcastle Hunter Region students to cover the cost of Spring Holiday course tuition fees. Grades 7–10 scholarships cover fees for Stage and Screen School and Acting Boot Camp and Grade 11–12 scholarships allow two students to complete Acting Boot Camp and Audition Preparation course.
    Apply by 27 August. 
    www.open.nida.edu.au/newcastle-scholarships

  • Bond University Scholarships Open Now 
    Bond University scholarships are available to Year 12 students who excel in academic, community leadership and sporting pursuits. Applications are now open and we encourage high achieving students to submit a Bond University study application before commencing a scholarship application. Apply now via 
    bond.edu.au/applynow.
    Visit 
    bond.edu.au/scholarships for more information. 

  • Up to 15 Types of Scholarships! 
    TOP offers a wide range of scholarships and awards each year to both domestic and international students. Scholarships and awards are designed to recognise academic, leadership and community achievements and to assist students for a variety of reasons. If your students are interested in applying for admission please get in touch.
    Phone 9209 4888 or email 
    info@top.edu.auwww.top.edu.au/scholarships

  • Pilots of Tomorrow Scholarship – Jobs at 40,000 feet! 
    We are pleased to announce a joint initiative to offer a future pilots scholarship program. The program is open to high school students interested in a 
    career as an airline pilot.The aviation industry is experiencing extraordinary growth but a shortage of pilots is expected.
    See more information at 
    sydney.flightexperience.com.au/scholarships/ or email ben.evans@flightexperience.com

EARLY ENTRY

  • Torrens University Early Entry Applications Now Open 
    This is a great opportunity for your students to receive a conditional offer for a 2019 university place before receiving their ATAR. Students are able to apply to secure a university place in 2019 through the Torrens University's Early Entry Program. Open to ALL year 12 students.
    More information visit: 
    http://www.torrens.edu.au/apply-online/early-entry-program

OVERSEAS OPPORTUNITIES

  • UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA VISIT 10 SEPTEMBER 
    The University of Pennsylvania is an Ivy League university, one of few who visits Sydney annually, thus showing commitment to Australian students. All CA's, students and parents are welcome to this session presented by the Director of Admissions. Venue: Roseby Library at Redlands School, 
    272 Military Rd Cremorne, 6-7.30pm.
    RSVP: 
    key.admissions.upenn.edu/register/SydneyAustralia

JOBS & CAREER OPPORTUNITIES FOR STUDENTS

  • Do you have students wanting to choose teaching as a career? 
    The NSW Department of Education has scholarships open to HSC students who want to become teachers. Inspire the next generation of teachers and encourage your students to apply for a scholarship. They will receive a head start in their teaching 
    career with a permanent teaching job at the end of their tertiary teaching studies!
    Apply before September 14th 
    teach.nsw.edu.au/get-paid-to-study

RESOURCES FOR STUDENTS - FREE

 

SUMMER COURSES

  • Whitehouse Institute of Design 2018/2019 Summer Workshops 
    Registrations for the 5 day 2018/2019 Summer Workshops in Fashion Illustration | Image Styling | Sewing | Interiors Illustration are now open. The workshops will be held in December 2018 & January 2019 at the Sydney Campus: 
    2 Short Street, Surry Hills.
    For bookings phone 1300551433 or email 
    enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au

NEWS

  • Avondale College of Higher Education | APPLY NOW for 2019 – it’s time 
    It's that time of year when your students are deciding their next steps. Applications are open now for all Bachelor Degrees at Avondale College of Higher Education. With on-campus living, small class sizes & a range of courses on offer, students are encouraged to APPLY NOW & send through their academic results at the end of the year.
    To apply go to 
    avondale.edu.au/apply or call 02 4980 2377.

  • Read our 5 top VET FAQs at VET.nsw.gov.au 
    With the end of the school year looming, now is a great time to help your students with their study choices by checking out our five top VET FAQs. You’ll find the key information you, and they, need to know—from getting into an apprenticeship or traineeship through to the hundreds of jobs a VET qualification can help your students into—by launching in at 
    www.vet.nsw.gov.au/about-vet/faq