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Universities Adminissions Centre (UAC) News and Open Days – (see attachment below)

Please find attached below a copy of the UAC News July 2015.  This also contains information regarding EAS, SRS and Equity Scholarships, as well as a list of a large number of Open Days.   Also attached below is the insert which includes information for Year 12 students regarding applying through UAC.  All students and parents are encouraged to read this.

Charles Sturt University Information Evening for Parents and Students

24th Aug 2015 Time : 6.00pm Venue : Parramatta RSL Club
Contact : Judy Walsh : infoevents@csu.edu.au / 02 6338 6010
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: http://www.csu.edu.au/parents

Charles Sturt University Information Evening for Parents and Students

Date : 25th Aug 2015 Time : 6.00pm
Venue : Chatswood Club Cost : FREE
Contact : Judy Walsh : infoevents@csu.edu.au / 02 6338 6010
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: http://www.csu.edu.au/parents

OPEN DAY – Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School

Date : 29th Aug 2015 Time : 10am – 2pm Venue : BMIHMS Leura Campus
Cost : FREE Contact : Josh Wood : josh.wood@bluemountains.edu.au
Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School Multicultural Open Day
1 Chambers Road Leura NSW
BMIHMS would like to invite students, parents and career advisers to experience our unique culture. This August, our Leura Campus will be open to the public and is the best time to see us in action! If BMIHMS can provide any further material please don’t hesitate to contact us.
RSVP required to josh.wood@bluemountains.edu.au

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 georgia@bedford.edu.au
Come along to our Glebe Campus Open Day to find out how students can complete a Diploma of Business or a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care in just one year. Campus tours and information seminars are run throughout the day, meet current and past students, speak to teachers about the courses and check out our facilities.

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 : sydney@nd.edu.au / 02 8204 4404
Experience life at Notre Dame, whilst enjoying food, activities, workshops, games and live entertainment.

Excelsia College Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015 Time : 10am – 3pm
Venue : 69-71 Waterloo Road, Macquarie Park NSW 2113 (NEW CAMPUS)
Cost : FREE Contact : Sarah Moran : sarah.moran@excelsia.edu.au / 02 9819 8824
Visit our NEW campus in Macquarie Park for Open Day 2015!
Equipped with our purpose-built library, student centre, teaching, counselling, auditorium and performance spaces, join us and experience our welcoming community.
Free Food. Live Music. Activities. Course information and tours.
DRAMA | MUSIC | TEACHER EDUCATION | COUNSELLING
Register at http://openday.excelsia.edu.au/

Sydney TAFE Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015 Time : 9am Venue : Ultimo College
Cost : FREE Contact : Claire O’Connell : claire.oconnell6@tafensw.edu.au

JMC Academy Open Day

Date : 29th Aug 2015 Time : 10:30-2:30
Venue : 561 Harris St, Ultimo, 2007 Cost : FREE
Contact : Emma Cruz : sydney@jmc.edu.au
Are you still undecided about how you want to spend the next one to two years of your study time? Do you want a preview of what your years after school might hold? Then this is your opportunity to get to know JMC Academy.
Music, Audio, Animation, Game Design, Film and Television, Digital Design (Sydney only) and Entertainment Business Management departments. You’ll also be able to view student work, listen to bands, view student films and even see live audio and film production in action.

2015 HTN Peter Howard Future Chef Scholarship

Date : 31st Aug 2015
Time : Applications close 5:00pm
Venue : HTN Cost : FREE Contact : Suzi Tubic : suzi@htn.com.au 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 http://htn.com.au/peter-howard-scholarships/ 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 : sydney@nd.edu.au / 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 : undergrad@sarrah.org.au
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 Full details are available on our website; a full list of eligible courses for 2016 will be available in August.
http://sarrah.org.au/content/undergraduate-entry-level

Western Sydney Apprenticeship & Traineeship Expo

Date : 1st Sep 2015 Time : 4pm – 9pm
Venue : Exhibition Marquee Penrith Panthers Cost : FREE
Contact : Debbie Robertson : deborah.m.robertson@tafensw.edu.au/92089575
The timing of the expo (4pm to 9pm) has proven a hit with families over the years as it allows parents to attend with their children and have those all-important career chats with industry experts.
An early bird session is made available (4 to 5.30pm) for equity groups, young people who have special needs or a disability. Some may just be a little shy and may need a more in depth chat that is unlikely to be possible later in the evening. The expo kicks off the recruitment process

FASHIONMASTERS – HOW TO PRESENT YOUR FASHION FOLIO

Date : 3rd Sep 2015
Time : 4PM – 6PM
Venue : LEVEL 3, 91 YORK STREET SYDNEY NSW 2000
Cost : FREE
Contact : Olesya Bobrik : OBobrik@Holmes.edu.au
How to Present your Fashion Folio:
Learn how to present your HSC artwork or high school Textile & Design projects to their best advantage in a professional portfolio format. Organise your fashion drawings and other creative works in the most visually exciting way possible.
Other topics covered include: BFB entry kit requirements, fashion portfolio formats, mood boards, graphics and layouts, work page flow, selection and editing techniques.
Secure your spot now!
info@fashionmasters.com.au
02 9299 1400
http://www.fashionmasters.com.au

UnitingCare Institute of Family Practice Information Session

Date : 3rd Sep 2015 Time : 10.30am + 6.00pm
Venue : Lvl 4, 146 Marsden Street, Parramatta Cost : FREE
Contact : Melissa : info@ifp.nsw.edu.au / 02 8830 0755
You are invited to join us on Thursday 3 September 2015 for IFP’s upcoming information session. Here you will have the opportunity to explore all the qualification courses we have on offer and determine which course will assist you in achieving your career goals.
We’ll take you through each of the courses we have available, the flexible study options, and potential career paths as well as outlining how studying with IFP is different to other training institutes.

*Morning and afternoon tea will be provided.
Courses to be presented:
Certificate IV in Community Services Work (CHC40708)
Diploma of Counselling (CHC51712)
Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution(CHC80308)
Graduate Diploma of Relationship Counselling (CHC80208)
Certificate III in Disability (CHC30408)
Certificate III in Aged Care (CHC30212)

UNSW Art & Design Open Day

Date : 5th Sep 2015 Time : 9:00am-4:00pm
Venue : UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Oxford St & Greens Rd, Paddington
Cost : FREE Contact : Damien Nedeljkovic : d.nedeljkovic@unsw.edu.au
On Saturday 5 September discover how UNSW Art & Design can support you to realise your creative and professional potential.
Register for Open Day at UNSW Art & Design Paddington Campus https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/unsw-open-day-2015-paddington-campus-tickets-17774771821
Register for Open Day at UNSW Kensington campus http://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/open-day

JMC Academy Information Session

Date : 9th Sep 2015 Time : From 6pm Venue : 561 Harris St, Ultimo, 2007
Cost : FREE Contact : Emma Cruz : sydney@jmc.edu.au
Led by our experienced team, the information sessions this September and October will give you personalised advice and guidance to help you plan your future in the creative industries.

Different to our open day, this smaller forum for students and parents will give you the opportunity to ask lots of questions and will help you gain deeper insight into our courses, career outcomes, industry trends, fee-help and application process.

Bedford College Norwest Campus Open Day

Date : 12th Sep 2015 Time : 9:30am-1pm
Venue : 2 Columbia Court, Baulkham Hills NSW 2513 Cost : FREE
Contact : Erin Coulter : 1300 174 174 or erin@bedford.edu.au
Come along to our Norwest Campus Open Day to find out how students can complete a Diploma of Business or a Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care in just one year. Campus tours and information seminars are run throughout the day, meet current and past students, speak to teachers about the courses and check out our facilities.

ACU Strathfield Open Day

Date : 12th Sep 2015 Time : 8.30am – 4.00pm Venue : ACU Strathfield Campus
Cost : FREE Contact : Kelly Wiblin : futurestudy.syd@acu.edu.au / 02 9739 2408
ACU’s Open Day is a fantastic opportunity to find out what the Uni has to offer. The event is free and there will be live entertainment, a barbeque, sample bags and more! With campus tours, information sessions and a chance to chat to academic staff and current students, Open Day is the perfect way to learn more about ACU courses and discover what uni life is all about at ACU.

The Hotel School Sydney Open Day

Date : 12th Sep 2015 Time : 09:00am to 1:00pm Venue : The Hotel School Sydney
Cost : FREE Contact : Carlos Reis : hotelschool@scu.edu.au
The Hotel School Sydney (THSS) opens its doors to students, families and friends for their annual OPEN DAY Saturday 12 September 2015.
Held at our Teaching and Learning campus at 60 Phillip St Sydney with the focus on providing information on our Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management degree program, our facilities and application and enrolment details.
OPEN DAY 2015 will bring lecturers, current and graduated students together to discuss the degree with potential and interested students and parents along with answering questions associated with studying at THSS.

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) Information Evening

Date : 17th Sep 2015 Time : 6pm to 8pm Venue : All AIE Campuses
Cost : FREE Contact : Simon Freeman : simonf@aie.edu.au
Launch your career into games and film by coming along to one of our Information Evenings.

During the Information Sessions, teachers will be conducting seminars covering the range of courses offered at AIE. If you’re serious about pursuing a career in games or film then our Advanced Diploma and Bachelor programs are the way to go.

We’re also taking applications for our range of short courses in 3D animation, game programming and game design. These certificate courses run on campus during evenings as well as online and are a great starting point.

To find out more about our courses, have a chat to our teachers and check out the latest student work, come along to the Information Evening!

http://www.aie.edu.au/infoevening
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Ms Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator