UAC Guide 2015-16 (For Yr 12 Students 2015)

Copies will be distributed to Year 12 Students at the beginning of Week 5 on return from their Trial Exams.

MHSCareers website Calendar for all calendar events

Please select the relevant state – NSW, to refine your search.

Go to:  for more  events.


List of all Open Days and Key dates for 2015–16 admissions:

Go to UAC News July 2015 p. 4


UAC: Educational Access Scheme, Equity Scholarships and Schools Recommendation Scheme:

Information contained on the UAC website and in the UAC News July 2015 p. 2 at:


UAC News July

Go to:

UNSW Women in Engineering Camp 

Applications for the 2016 UNSW Women in Engineering Camp open on 4 August and close on 27 September. For bright science-minded students going into year 11 or 12 in 2016. The five-day long residential camp involves hands-on workshops, site visits and networking opportunities. The registration fee is $200. More information can be found at Please see Ms Gereige if interested.

TAFE-delivered course for students in Years 10-12 in Animation 

Driven by the growing demand for character design and concept development within the game, cartoon and video industries, the Northern Sydney Institute has a new Games course: Information and Digital Technology – Animation and Games Development at the St. Leonards campus of TAFE. Email or call 131674 for more info.

TAFE to University, Associate Degree of Accounting, 2 year pathway to a Bachelor Degree 

The Northern Sydney Institute is offering the Associate Degree of Accounting which is a two-year higher education qualification that prepares students for a career in accounting. Graduates of this Associate Degree can then springboard into the third year of an Accounting Degree at Macquarie University. This course is ideal for students who want a hands-on style of learning with smaller class sizes and a supported learning environment. or call (02) 9942 0840 for more info.

TAFE Short Courses, Northern Sydney Institute 

The Northern Sydney Institute offers short courses that range in length from a few hours to several months, from becoming a professional barista through to project management. They are held in the daytime, evening or on the weekend and can start at any time throughout the year. Depending on the course, students receive a TAFE Plus Statement, a TAFE Certificate of Attendance or a TAFE NSW Australian Qualifications Framework qualification. Email or call 131674 for more info.

Projects Abroad High School Volunteer Programmes Online Information Session 

Projects Abroad invites you to join them on Wednesday 19th of August for an Online Info Session about High School Volunteer Projects over the summer of 2015/16. These programmes are designed for students in years 10 & 11. It is a free, interactive evening for students, parents and advisors alike. Register here

At Whitehouse Institute of Design 

EVERY day is Open House! If unable to make it to the scheduled Open House in June each year, feel free to book a private campus tour to suit your schedule, where a Whitehouse representative will be in attendance to show you around and answer all your questions. Bookings at

AIE Open Day | Sunday 16th August

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day on Sunday 16th August. AIE campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about full-time and part-time courses starting February 2016. The day will run from 10am to 3pm –

Schindler Lifts – new apprentice open night 

Looking at an Electrical Trade? Come to our apprenticeship information night. Bring your parents or guardians or come alone and find out what a career at Schindler Lifts Australia can offer you. Date: Tuesday 4th August 2015 Time: 6.00pm Location: 36 – 38 Lord Street, Botany RSVP: 31st July 2015 to Contact: 02 9931 9900

Alphacrucis College Open Day 2015 

Alphacrucis College Open Day is a showcase of everything our college has to offer. Attendees will learn more about our Diplomas, Bachelors, Masters and Doctorates in Business, Music, Teaching, Counselling, Theology, Chaplaincy, Leadership, Ministry and Missions. Ideal for senior high school students, parents and career advisors. Learn more and register at:

Register now for the Macleay College Open Day on Saturday 22 August!

Experience the Macleay College difference at Open Day on Saturday 22 August. Learn about our courses in Journalism, Advertising and Business from lecturers working in the industry. Speak with current and past students about internships and careers after graduating. Take a tour of our amazing facilities and see our very own TV Studio in action!

University of Wollongong (UOW) OPEN DAY 2015 

The UOW College will be exhibiting at the annual UOW OPEN DAY 2015 to be held at the University of Wollongong (Wollongong Campus) on the 15th of August 2015. Come down and discover alternative pathways to UOW as well as career-ready qualifications to help you Get Where You Are Going In No Time At All. To register and more information, please visit –

University of Wollongong (UOW) College – UOW SYDNEY CBD OPEN DAY 2015 

The UOW College will be exhibiting at the UOW SYDNEY CBD OPEN DAY on the 29th of August at the Sydney CBD Campus located in the Gateway Building, Circular Quay. We will be available to discuss the UOW College Diploma of Business (Sydney) which is run once a year at the CBD Campus. Further information can be found at –

Sydney TAFE Open Day Saturday 29 August 2015 9.00-4.00pm 

Visitors will be able to receive one-on-one advice, meet industry, current students, graduates and teachers, watch live demonstrations, go on behind the scenes tours, attend career and course information sessions and check out the entertainment, activities and food. For more information please email or call 02) 9217 5015

Australian Catholic University (ACU) Canberra Open Day – Saturday 29 August, 9am-4pm 

Find out more about the courses we offer on our Canberra Campus. Take a tour of the campus, the library and the Nursing/Paramedicine labs. Attend presentations on undergraduate and postgraduate course options, rural and regional student assistance, entry programs, scholarships and more. Discuss your study options with our friendly lecturers, staff and students. Visit

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) 2016 applications now open 

The National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA) is a centre of excellence in education and training for theatre, film and television. Applications are now open for NIDA’s 2016 Master of Fine Arts, Bachelor of Fine Arts and Diploma courses, and close 30 September. For full course details and to apply, visit

Charles Sturt University Information Evening for Parents and Students

Date : 24th Aug 2015
Time : 6.00pm
Venue : Parramatta RSL Club
Cost : FREE
Contact : Judy Walsh : / 02 6338 6010
Event Description :
Charles Sturt University (CSU) will be providing a unique opportunity for parents and students to gather first-hand information from CSU about courses, accommodation, scholarships, costs, how to apply and early-entry programs.

Current CSU students will also be on hand to share their university experience with a Q&A session.

Read more about the CSU Information Evening and register your attendance at:

University of Technology (UTS) Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : 9am – 4pm
Venue : UTS City Campus, Broadway
Cost : FREE
Contact : Future Students Team : 02 9514 1711
Exact program to come in July at

OPEN DAY – Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : 10am – 2pm
Venue : BMIHMS Leura Campus
Cost : FREE
Contact : Josh Wood :
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Multicultural Open Day
1 Chambers Road Leura NSW
RSVP required to

Australian Catholic University (ACU) Canberra Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : 9am-4pm
Venue : Australian Catholic University Canberra Campus, Corner Antill St and Phillip Ave, Watson
Cost : FREE
Contact : Amelia Munro :

Bedford College Glebe Campus Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : 9:30am-3pm
Venue : 54 Parramatta Road, Glebe NSW 2037
Cost : FREE
Contact : Georgia Oehme : 1300 174 174 or

Sydney Institute Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : All day
Venue : Sydney Instittute
Cost : FREE
Contact : Frances Cane : 02 9217 4144

The University of Notre Dame – Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015
Time : 9:00am – 3:00pm
Venue : Broadway & Darlinghurst Campus
Cost : FREE
Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : / 02 8204 4404
Register at 


University of Western Sydney (UWS) Open Day

Date : 30th Aug 2015
Time : 10.00 am – 2.00 pm
Venue : Parramatta Campus, Cnr Victoria Rd and James Ruse Dr, Rydalmere
Cost : FREE
Contact : PSA Team :
To find out more, visit 

2015 HTN Peter Howard Future Chef Scholarship

Date : 31st Aug 2015
Time : Applications close 5:00pm
Venue : HTN
Cost : FREE
Contact : Suzi Tubic : or 1300 139 108
Event Description : 
Each year, HTN selects two (2) Year 12 students to be the recipients of our prestigious Peter Howard Future Chef Scholarship. This scholarship enables hands-on paid work experience and training with one of HTN’s leading industry partners and assistance with travel costs to an approved capital city. Applications close Monday 31st August 2015.
For more information visit or contact HTN on 1300 139 108.

The University of Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing

Date : 1st Sep 2015
Time : 6:00pm
Venue : 160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
Cost : FREE
Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : / 02 8204 4404
Event Description :
Thinking of a career in Nursing? Join us at ‘Getting to Know Nursing’ and find out what it’s really like!
Students attending this session will have the opportunity to meet academic staff, engage in clinical activities, experience a Nursing lecture and tour our campus.


Allied Health Undergraduate Scholarship Applications Open for 2016

Date : 1st Sep 2015
Time : 9.00am
Venue : online
Cost : FREE
Contact : SARRAH :
Nursing and Allied Health Scholarship and Support Scheme (NAHSSS) Undergraduate (Entry-Level) Allied Health Scholarships
Are you enrolled, intending to enroll or planning to apply to study an ALLIED HEALTH university course in 2016?
The NAHSSS Undergraduate Scholarship offers successful recipients up to $10,000 per year during their undergraduate or graduate entry full-time professional studies. Part-time students will receive up to $5,000 per year. These funds are meant as a contribution toward the cost of study incurred by the student. Full details are available on our website; a full list of eligible courses for 2016 will be available in August.

College of Event Management Information Session

Fri 4th September, 6.30pm, Level 9, 28 Foveaux Street Surry Hills

Speak to lecturers and staff to learn about the courses on offer and career opportunities available after graduation. Contact: 1300 725 846 or


Australian Catholic University (ACU) North Sydney Open Day – Saturday 5 September, 8.30am-2.30pm 

Open Day is more than learning about your study options – experience campus life and soak up the atmosphere! The Nova Casanovas will be on site to provide entertainment and there will be range of outdoor games and activities on the day. Join the fun ACU has to offer, and top it off with delicious food from the variety of vendors on site. Visit

Sydney Aviators Open Day

Sun 6th September, 8.30am, Bankstown Airport

Half hour trial flights will be available at a cost of $120 and short presentations on how to obtain a Private Pilot License will be held throughout the day.

Contact: (02) 9793 8900


Australian Catholic University (ACU) Strathfield Open Day – Saturday 12 September, 8.30am-4pm 

Open Day is a great way to find out everything you need to know about studying at ACU. You will meet staff and current students, discuss entry option and talk to experts about your career goals. Soak up the atmosphere, attend seminars, enjoy the entertainment and check out the facilities on a guided campus tour.

Sydney Film School: Open Day

Sat 12th September, 2.00pm – 5.00pm, 82 Cope St, Waterloo

Speak to directors, teachers, current students, and graduates to learn about Sydney Film School courses.,-tours-info-nights.aspx


University of New South Wales (UNSW): Actuarial Studies Student/Parent Information Evening

Wed 16 September, 5.30pm – 7.30pm, UNSW Business School Lounge, UNSW Business School Building, Level 6, West Wing

UNSW students and their parents are invited to visit UNSW to find out more about their Bachelor of Actuarial Studies degree, associated dual degrees, and the Actuarial Studies Co-op Scholarship program.

Contact: (02) 9385 3507 or


University of New South Wales: Paul Doneley Memorial Scholarship

Applications close Mon 30th November.
This scholarship is a 1 year scholarship valued at $2,500 for Indigenous students who wish to undertake studies in the Faculty of Law at the University of New South Wales.


Sydney Royal Wine Scholarship

Applications close Wed 30th September
This scholarship is available to students who have a passion and career aspiration to help build a successful future for the Australian Wine Industry.
The scholarship offers $5,000 for full-time study or $2,500 for part-time study. Applicants must be enrolled in or applying for study in any accredited tertiary course at an approved Australian education provider.


Royal Agricultural Society of NSW Rural Scholarships

Applications close Wed 30th September.
These scholarships are available to support students who demonstrate a passion and commitment to the future success of rural and regional NSW. Scholarships of $5,000 for full-time study or $2,500 for part-time study are available. Applicants must be enrolled in or applying for study in any accredited tertiary course at an approved Australian education provider.


1300 Apprentice and Traineeships: 2015 Intake Interviews

Tue 22nd September – Thu 24th September

Tue 19th September – Thu 1st October

1300 Apprentice will be holding their annual intake for school students and will be conducting interviews during the September – October school holidays. To express interest for an apprenticeship or traineeship, send an email with STEINTAKE15 in the subject line as well as your resume and cover letter to the following address:



Le Cordon Bleu 2016 Scholarships

Applications close Sat 31st October

Le Cordon Bleu will be offering twelve Entrepreneur scholarships for 2016 to high school students wanting to study at either the Adelaide or Sydney Le Cordon Bleu campuses. Applicants will be required to demonstrate a strong academic performance and write a one page summary of their hospitality career or business goals.


 US University Assistance 

Earn a degree in the US- We assist Australian students to achieve their goal of studying full degree programs in the United States of America. Whether a state or private institution, full fee paying or scholarship, Internationally Educated will work to maximize a student’s chance of admission at the most appropriate institutions. Visit to learn more.

Meet A Keeper: Taronga Zoo 

This is a one-day program for students 14 years and over with an interest in a career at the Zoo. Included is a seminar presented by a panel of Zookeepers. Students will learn about zoo-keeping: qualifications, career opportunities, core responsibilities, careers structures and wages. For booking forms and information visit
If you are interested please see Ms Gereige


Whitehouse Institute of Design

Registrations for the 2-day Spring Workshop in Portfolio Development are now open. The workshop will be held on 12 & 13 November at the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. For bookings phone 1300551433 or

National Skills Week 2015: DISCOVER your incredible journey to a career, August 24 – 30 

National Skills Week recognises, celebrates and informs students and the wider public on the diversity and benefits of undertaking Vocational Education and Training. This years theme will highlight future industry trends bringing into focus the skills needs associated with Australia’s emerging areas of opportunity. Please contact SkillsOne on (02) 8080 0111 or

S P Jain Offers Full-Tuition Scholarships for Undergraduate Programs 

Australia’s number 1 business school as ranked by Forbes Best International Business Schools (2013) is offering a number of full-tuition scholarships for the Bachelors of Business Administration, Bachelor of Business Communication and Bachelor of Economics. For more information, please contact / 02 8970 6842 or check our website for updates

My Career Match 

Matching who you are with what you do seems like a good idea, yet most people are in jobs that don’t match their personal style and natural talent. My Career Match is FREE online resource that can help people discover their strengths and talents in the Construction & Property Services industries. Go to and find what Career Match you are.






Ms Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator