JOBJUMP website: Student and Parent access via school subscription

Reminder: Students and parents have access to the jobjump website via a school subscription. The website is designed for students and provides comprehensive access to careers information and links to other websites and related information.

School password: hamsters

Year 10 students have been using the site during their Careers lessons and find it very useful.


MHSCAREERS Website – Access for parents and students

Parents and students have access for 2016 to the mhscareers website via a school subscription. To view the ‘news’ pages and the ‘calendar’, go the website at: Login with: Bethany  Password: bth4

mhscalendar link and select nsw to refine your search.

mhsnews link and select relevant state.


The University of Notre Dame: Young Achievers Early Offer Program Applications Close 29th July 2016, 4pm (Now Open)

The early offer program enables students to face their HSC examinations with the benefit of reduced stress and added confidence knowing they have already gained entry into their chosen course at The University of Notre Dame. Prospective students are able to apply under one of four categories:

  • Commitment to community and/or Church
  • Commitment and excellence in cultural pursuits
  • Commitment and excellence in sporting achievements
  • Academic excellence

 More Info: 


Macquarie University Big History Scheme – Earn three UAC bonus points!

Our Big History Scheme rewards student commitment to learning by acknowledging completion of the Big History: Connecting Knowledge MOOC (Massive Open Online Course).  Available through the Coursera Platform, students who verify completion of this course will receive three bonus points on their UAC rank to study a bachelor degree with us.

Big History: Connecting Knowledge, is a 12 hour self-paced, independent study course that can be completed by students in Years 10, 11, or 12.  It develops skills in problem-solving and critical thinking that will optimise student performance in senior years across all subjects and prepare them for tertiary studies. Learn more about the Big History Scheme.


Free Automotive Pre Apprenticeship Course 
Date : 4th Jul 2016 Time : 9am  Venue : Box Road, Taren Point Cost : FREE
Contact : Michael Wentworth :
MTA Apprenticeships are offering a Free Automotive Pre-Apprenticeship course. 
This course is only 2 weeks face-to-face classroom training and 1 week work experience with an employer that is looking for an apprentice. If you are interested please call our office on (02) 9891 6900 or email us with your interest. Call now as there are limited vacancies


Skills & Thrills Theatre Showcase
Date : 4th Jul 2016 Time : 7.00-830pm
Venue : Penrith Panthers Club, EVAN Theatre Cost : FREE
Contact : Brian Wexham : (02) 8080 0111 
Taking careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through exhilarating showcases packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome.
Be entertained, leave inspired. PURE ENTERTAINMENT

InterContinental Insights with The Hotel School
Date : 9th Jul 2016 Time : 8.30am – 4pm Venue : InterContinental Sydney
Cost : $50 Contact : Anne McCrory :
Experience the opportunity with The Hotel School, Australia’s leading university hotel school and enter the chance to secure a $40,000 scholarship.
The Hotel School, together with the InterContinental Hotel Sydney, is offering a unique experience. Would you like to go behind the scenes of this leading 5-star luxury hotel and find out what working in a 5-star hotel environment is like?
Program 8.30am to 4.30pm
By attending the InterContinental Insights Day, you will have the opportunity to apply for a scholarship to the value of $40,000. Attendance at this event is a pre-requisite for scholarship applicants.
Who should attend?
Current Year 12 students with a passionate interest in the hotel industry may apply for the 1 day program.

Build the Best Possible Portfolio – University of New South Wales (UNSW) Art & Design.
Date : 12th Jul / 13 July / 14 July  2016 Time : 1:00pm-3:00pm

Venue : UNSW Art & Design
Cost : FREE Contact : Damien Nedeljkovic :
Get confident about your portfolio. Join a free portfolio entry workshop in the school holidays to learn about how to prepare and develop your portfolio for entry to UNSW Art & Design. Meet our assessment staff who will provide you with personal feedback, guide you through how to produce the best possible portfolio and offer step-by-step advice about how to submit.
Note: This workshop is intended for future students of UNSW Art & Design who would like to know more about the Portfolio Entry process.
Register now at:

Parent Information Evening Western Sydney University
Date : 21st Jul 2016 Time : 6:00pm Cost : FREE
Venue : Western Sydney UUniversity Parramatta campus 
Contact : Monica Bain :
Western Sydney University Parent Information Evenings provide parents, guardians and students a chance to find out everything they need to know about university. 
• Parramatta campus – Thursday, 21 July 2016
• Campbelltown campus – Tuesday, 26 July 2016
• Penrith campus – Wednesday, 3 August 2016

Register to attend one of the Parent Information Evenings at or for more information please email the Prospective Students Unit at 

University of Sydney E12 Scholarship

 Applications Open 20th  July 2016

The E12 program is for students from schools located in certain demographic areas. The scholarship includes an adjusted ATAR cut off, $5000 and an iPad. Further information can be found in the Access Sydney Guide. 


University of New South Wales (UNSW) Law Admission Test Information Evening

21st  July 2016, 6:30pm to 7:30pm, Law Building, UNSW Union Road, UNSW Law School, KensingtonAdmission processes for Law at UNSW will be changing from 2017. The information evening will provide prospectivestudents with information regarding the test required. 


Think Education: Scholarships

Think Education ’s colleges have a range of scholarships available to students who are motivated, creative, andtalented in the area they want to study. Application closing dates for scholarships vary, with some scholarshipapplications closing as early as August. To view closing dates, visit:


Pearsons School: Floristry as a Career 


How to join the army


University of New South Wales (UNSW): Built Environment Parent and Student Information Session

28th July 2016, 6:30pm to 8:30pm, Keith Burrows Theatre, UNSW Kensington

The information evening is aimed at high school students and their families and those who have already completed the HSC, are studying at TAFE, in a gap year, bridging course or already commenced work. Attendees will have the opportunity to speak to current students and get information on admission options and career pathways.


University of Wollongong: Early Admission Applications Open

Applications open: 1st August 2016

University of Wollongong early admission enables students to gain entry into university before receiving their ATAR. More Info: 


University of Technology (UTS): Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program Round 2 Applications Open

Friday, July 15, 2016 | All day or non-timed event
Round 2 Applications Open: 15th July Round 2 Applications Close: 30th September

The Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship Program provides students with $15, 500 per year of study, and two six month full-time industry placements with sponsor organisations. There are two rounds of applications in 2016 for the 2017 intake.

More Info: 



Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator