Careers Advisory Service

A Careers Advisory Service is a free service provided by the NSW Department of Education.

Go online or call for free advice: and 1300 300 687.

Please see the attachment below for further information.

MHSCareers website Calendar for more calendar events 

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

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University Admissions Centre (UAC) News September 2015 Including a List of all Open Days and Key dates for 2015–16 admissions:

Go to UAC News September 2015


The University of Notre Dame – There’s Still Time – Twilight Tours & Information Evening
Date : 26th Nov 2015
Time : 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Venue : 104 Broadway, Chippendale NSW 2008
Cost : FREE
Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : / 02 8204 4404
Event Description : 
Busy from 9-5? The Prospective Students Office will be open extended hours to assist you with tertiary study options and admissions information. 


Date : 28th Nov 2015 Time : 9AM – 12PM
Target Group : Students – Year 10, Students – Year 11, Students – Year 12, Careers Advisers
Cost : FREE Contact Name : Olesya Bobrik
Contact Details :
Secure your spot now! 02 9299 1400 


Horticulture & Landscape Design: Info Sessions
Date : 30th Nov 2015
Time : 1.00pm to 7.00pm
Venue : Richmond TAFE Ceremonial Dr, Richmond NSW 2753
Cost : FREE
Contact : Customer Service : 131 870
Event Description : 
Become a plant expert. 
Visit us & get inspired by the many career & training options offered at Richmond TAFE. 
Call 4570 9099 or Course Info:
Monday, 30th Nov & Tues 1st Dec, 5pm to 6pm
• Horticulture, Landscape Construction, Arboriculture, Conservation and Land Management/ Natural Area Restoration, Nursery – Production and Retail, and Parks and Gardens 
Tuesday, 1st Dec, 5pm to 6pm
• The Diploma of Landscape Design.
For more info:


Bedford College Scholarship Applications
Date : 30th Nov 2015
Time : 5pm
Venue : Bedford College
Cost : FREE
Contact : Georgia White : 85723260
Event Description : 
Bedford College Scholarship Applications are due close of business on November 30th. 


Central Queensland (CQU) University Australia Information Session (Online)
Date : 1st Dec 2015
Time : 4pm – 7pm
Venue : CQUniversity Sydney, 400 Kent St, Sydney
Cost : FREE
Contact : Samara Lovekin : P 03 8662 0854 E

Animal Care: Info Sessions
Date : 1st Dec 2015
Time : 1:00pm to 17:00
Venue : Richmond
Cost : FREE
Contact : Customer Service : 131 870
Event Description : 
Love to work with animals? Visit us & get inspired by the many career & training options available at Richmond. 
Call us on 4570 9099 or Course Info:
Info Session Dates & Times:
Tuesday 1 December, 1.00pm & 5.00pm 
• Certificate II Animal Studies
Tuesday 1 December, 12.00pm & 6.00pm
• Certificate IV Veterinary Nursing
Wednesday 2 December, 1.00pm & 5.00pm
• Certificate III Animal Studies
• Certificate III Animal Technology & Diploma Animal Technology
• Certificate IV Companion Animal Services
• Certificate III and IV Captive Animals


Media at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Careers and Industry Evening
Date : 15th Dec 2015
Time : 6:00pm
Venue : UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Greens Rd & Oxford St, Paddington
Cost : FREE
Contact : Damien Nedeljkovic :
Register now for this free event: 


JMC Academy- Scholarship Application Due
Date : 18th Dec 2015
Time : 5pm
Cost : FREE
Applications for JMC Academy scholarships for February 2016 are due in by 5pm on the 18th of December.
JMC Academy offers up to 8 Academic Undergraduate Scholarships in each campus, covering one year of tuition fees for any of JMC Academy’s eight bachelor degrees.
For further information regarding eligibility and application criteria, and to apply for a scholarship please contact


Central Queensland (CQU) University Australia Information Session (Online and On-Campus)
Date : 21st Dec 2015
Time : 9am – 4pm
Venue : CQUniversity Sydney, 400 Kent St, Sydney
Cost : FREE
Contact : Samara Lovekin : P 03 8662 0854 E
Event Description : 
Attend our information session to find out about our extensive range of courses and programs – available full-time or part-time at our many locations around Australia or via distance education.
Our study and training options now include short courses, certificates and diplomas as well as undergraduate, postgraduate and research higher degrees.
Take your time to explore your study options then join us to have your questions answered about your program or course of interest, our flexible study options, entry pathways, how to apply, support services, scholarships and much more.


Media at University of New South Wales (UNSW) Careers and Industry Evening
Date : 15th Dec 2015 Time : 6:00pm
Venue : UNSW Art & Design, Cnr Greens Rd & Oxford St, Paddington
Target Group : Students – Year 11, Students – Year 12, Careers Advisers, Parents
Cost : FREE Contact Name : Damien Nedeljkovic Contact Details :
The digital media, communication and entertainment industries are rapidly changing.
Find out how a UNSW degree in media can place you at the forefront of creative media, whether your interest lies in video, screen and sound, digital and mobile, graphics, games, journalism or advertising and PR.
Register now for this free event:


Australian National University (ANU): School of Art Graduating Exhibition

Fri 27th November – Sun 6th December, ANU School of Art
A showcase of work from graduating students in Ceramics, Furniture, Glass, Gold and Silversmithing, Painting, Photography and Media Arts, Printmedia and Drawing, Sculpture and Textiles. Bookings are essential with a maximum of fifteen per group of students.
Contact: 02 6197 0107 or 


Australian National University (ANU): Accommodation Applications Now Open
ANU accommodation applications for 2016 are now open, this process is separate to the UAC process so if a student wants to apply for accommodation they must do so before 6 January 2016. One application covers all residences, there is no cost to apply and is obligation free.


Australian National University (ANU): Equity Scholarships

Love Undergraduate Scholarship

Available for 2015 school leavers from disadvantaged backgrounds. $50,000 over five years.

The Poppy Undergraduate Scholarship

Available for prospective domestic ANU students who are in financial need and who will be studying either Sociology, Economics, Commerce or Law at ANU. $5,000 a year for three years.

The Bachelor Undergraduate Science Scholarship

Available for refugees who are in financial need and who intend to study Science (excluding Medical Science) at ANU. $5,000 a year for three years.


University Admissions Centre (UAC): Participating Institutions Information
This site includes institution-specific information about all institutions that you can apply for through UAC. This information includes admission requirements, special requirements, bridging courses, charges and fees, student services, and facilities.


University of Tasmania: Pharmacy Relocation Scholarship

In 2016, interstate students who enroll to study the Bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Tasmania may be eligible to receive $2,000 to assist with movement costs.


Make Your Mark: The Virtual Classroom

The Virtual Classroom series takes students and their teachers on virtual visits to university campuses and puts them in touch with university researchers, academics and industry professionals. These videos increase students’ awareness, confidence and motivation towards higher education, with numerous sessions to support the curriculum and raise capacity through teacher professional learning.


University of New South Wales (UNSW): Scholarships

While applications for the majority of school leaver scholarships closed on September 30, applications are still open for the Robertson Scholars Leadership Program and UNSW’s Equity Scholarships.


Western Sydney University: The Academy

The Academy at Western Sydney University offers advanced degrees that prepare students to thrive in the face of change. The Academy aims to help students anticipate, navigate and adapt, to think differently and be creative as an employee, an entrepreneur or an academic. Students who enroll in an advanced course will automatically be accepted into The Academy.


John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship

Applications close Tue 15th December

The John Koowarta Reconciliation Law Scholarship is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in an approved course which is a prerequisite to admission as a legal practitioner in Australia.


Good Universities Guide

Industry update – engineering, health and science:
Graduate outcomes – is going to uni worth it?


University of Wollongong: Graduate Exhibitions

Digital Media & Media Arts: Sat 21st November – Fri 11th December, Digital Media Centre, Mike Codd Building,

Innovation Campus, Squires Way, North Wollongong
Visual Arts & Graphic Design: Sat 28th November – Fri 18th December, Building 25 – Creative Arts, University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong

The Visual Arts showcase will include work coming out of the textiles, sculpture, photography, and painting studios. While the graduating students in Digital Media and Design have made interactives, constructed 3D and 4D environments, web-based works and apps, along with print projects that explore branding, identity, and design.


University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Insearch: Information Sessions

Thu 28th January, Thu 11th February, Thu 25th February, Thu 10th March

5.00pm – 7.00pm, 187 Thomas Street
Learn about UTS Insearch and its unique pathway to university.


New Resources for People Considering University as a Pathway

What’s Uni Like

An online course helping people answer the following questions: is university for me? What should I expect at university? What academic skills will I need?


Campus Quest

A game designed to help people understand and prepare for life at uni.


Sydney TAFE: New Bachelor of Property Valuation

From semester 1 2016, Sydney TAFE will be offering the only Property Valuation degree in Australia. The three year full time or six year part time degree prepares students for a career as a valuer of all property classes nationally and internationally.


Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service: Video Presentations

Thu 10th December, 1.00pm – 4.00pm, (AEDT)

Tue 15th December, 1.00pm – 4.00pm, (AEDT)

Video presentations will provide information on:

  • The Australian Apprenticeship Pathways website
  • The Career Interest Explorer
  • Australian Apprenticeships My Gain videos
  • Self Help Job hunting tips and job sites
  • Flowcharts on the steps to becoming an apprentice or trainee
  • Industry Careers and Practice Aptitude Quizzes

Contact: 1800 338 022 or—FAQ/Events


Sydney Design School: Information Sessions

Thu 10th December, 1.00pm 

Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards

Information sessions will run for approximately 40 minutes and will cover the courses available at the design school as well as the career opportunities available to graduates.

Contact:  02 9437 1902


Macquarie Community College: New Aged Care Course

Macquarie Community College will be offering the Certificate III in Individual Support superseding the current Certificate III level courses in aged, disability, home and community care. The new Certificate III in Individual Support allows workers to specialize in disability, aged care, as well as home and community care.


Basair Aviation College: Information Seminar

Tue 12th January, 7.00pm – 8.30pm, Bankstown Airport, 628/23-25 Airport Avenue, Bankstown

Basair Aviation College is the largest flying school in Australia.  Learn about the courses they have to offer by attending a career information seminar.


NIDA: Summer Courses

NIDA will be holding a number of courses for school students of all ages this summer holidays. Anyone looking to undertake a course in January is urged to book before December 4 to secure a discount.


William Angliss Institute: New Courses

Bachelor of Resort and Hotel Management

The new course is designed to equip graduates with the ability to lead and manage business operations and find innovative solutions to complex issues in the dynamic hotel and resort industries.

Bachelor of Food Studies

A course for students who want to contribute to a more sustainable, ethical and equitable world through food.


Canberra Makeup Academy: Open Day

Tue 15th December, 3.30pm – 7.00pm, 10/160 Lysaght St, Mitchell

Attend a range of information sessions throughout the day and speak to current students and trainers.


Academy of Music and Performing Arts: Campus Relocation

In 2016 the Academy of Music and Performing Arts will now be housed in two new locations at 255 Broadway, Glebe, and 2 – 6 City Rd, Chippendale. The main campus at the Lansdowne Hotel will facilitate performances, events and rehearsals, recording and technology activities, academic studies, research and breakout areas.


Australian Academy of Beauty and Spa Therapy: Open Nights

Bella Vista: Wed 2nd December, 7.00pm

North Strathfield: Wed 2nd December, 7.00pm

Chatswood: Tue 1st December, 7.00pm

Kogarah: Wed 25th November, 7.00pm

Learn more about the courses available by speaking to staff.


My Health Career

Become an anaesthetist:

Become a Psychiatrist:


The School for Excellence (TSFX): Summer School

Year 11: Mon 18th January – Fri 22nd January

Year 12: Wed 6th January – Fri 22nd January

Students will cover the first half of the preliminary or HSC course, gain exposure to examination style questions, and begin developing the problem solving skills that are required to secure higher subject marks.


Matrix Education: Summer Programs

Year 11 Holiday Program: Mon 11th January – Fri 22nd January

Year 10 Holiday Program: Thu 21st January – Fri 22nd January
Year 9 Holiday Program: Thu 21st January – Fri 22nd January

UMAT Preparation Course: Mon 11th January – Thu 14th January


Matrix Education: Open Day

Sat 16th January, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Level 1, 24 Thomas Street, Chatswood

Visit Matrix in Chatswood for a full day of informative, interactive and fun events for students of all grades and their parents. Learn how to achieve academic goals by attending an academic seminar and get questions answered from high achieving students.

Contact: 1300 008 008 or


Defence Jobs: The Mentor – Experience Life as an Engineer in the ADF

Follow an engineer and experience what it’s like to work in the Australian Defence Force. This online adventure takes you inside the Navy, Army and Air Force, where your duty will be to support missions from your mobile and computer.



Sat 28th November:

TAFE South West Sydney Institute: Open Day Campbelltown

Mon 30th November:

Endeavour College of Natural Health Scholarship Program: Applications Close

Western Sydney University: Bachelor of Music Auditions


Tue 1st December:

AIT Information Night

One-on-one with ANU: Sydney




Ms Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator