Careers News

Reminder UTS Co-op Scholarship Bachelor of Information Technology

Closes 6 September
The BIT is a three-year, fast-tracked IT course designed to mentor the next generation of IT and business leaders.
Apply here:


ACU Passion for Law Early Entry

Passion for Law early entry program is now open for Semester 1 in 2021


Benefits include:

  • early conditional offer for an ACU law degree of your choice
  • access to our Academic Skills workshops, CareerHub and networking events
  • study abroad opportunities
  • participation in our pro bono program from our second year
  • $500 textbook voucher to the top three P4L students at the end of Semester 1
  • invitation to our ACU P4L welcome event
  • access to our Leading with Impact program


ACU Year 12 Revision Seminars for the HSC
August to September

ACU OFFERS free online webinars to help you revise and prepare for your exams. Choose from our English, maths, business studies, biology, PDHPE, legal studies, religion and IT webinars.


ACU Guarantee

Opens 3 August

Guarantee your place at ACU, before your Year 12 exams. The ACU Guarantee program offers eligible Year 12 students a place at ACU based on your Year 11 results.

Offers may be made as early as September. While successful applicants must still complete their Year 12 exams, you can do so secure in the knowledge that your marks from Year 11 meet our entry requirements. You may also enhance your entry score by including a short personal statement that gives ACU an insight into your personal circumstances and motivation for university study.



University of Sydney Parent Information Session

Tuesday 4 August, 6.00pm-7.00pm

Join U Syd for this session where they will provide some helpful tips on supporting your child as they finish their high school studies and embark on their journey to university.


University of Sydney Aboriginal Gadigal Program 

Applications for early conditional offers close on Sunday 9 August

This entry pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students is now administered through UAC. 

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University of Sydney Scholarships Workshop 

Tuesday 6 August, 5.00pm-6.00pm

Join U Syd for a practical session where we will use the Sydney Scholars Award to work through tips and examples for scholarship applications.–4JQUC5BVj4Vk6XbQ


Great at Art or Music? NEW! University of Sydney Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme 

This new scheme offers talented Year 12 students a chance to enter music and visual arts degrees based on audition and portfolio prior to getting their ATAR. Exceptionally talented students in music and visual arts can now apply for courses at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and Sydney College of Arts prior to receiving an ATAR. Students can receive an early offer based on an audition and interview or by submitting a portfolio of art works and undertaking an interview. The offer applies to domestic students wishing to apply for studies in 2021.

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2 Weeks to Go – Early Offer for University of Notre Dame

There are now only 2 weeks left until applications to Notre Dame University’s Early Offer program close!
Receiving an Early Offer means students can take their Year 12 exams with the added confidence of knowing they have a place at Notre Dame University next year. 

Have a seamless transition to University life, with the full support of our Academic and Admissions staff helping you every step of the way.


ANU Open Week Register and Interactive Day

22 to 28 August

Interactive Day on 22 August

Don’t miss Interactive Day for information given on Q&A with ANU students, internships, accommodation, flexible double degrees.

It’s time to discover your future at The Australian National University (ANU) Virtual Open Week 22–28 August 2020. 

There’s lots to look forward to! You will be able to access exclusive events and seminars throughout the week. As well as learning about degree options from our experts, you will get to speak with current students and experience an inclusive world-class campus community.

Register here:


Reminder – University of Wollongong (UOW) Virtual Open Day Register

8 August. 12.00 to 5pm

Get all the information you need, in one spot. With a range of interactive virtual experiences available, you’ll receive all the information you need to start uni in 2021. Get your questions answered live by UOW experts, learn more about UOW courses and entry requirements, roam the campus facilities in 360° or book a personalised on-campus tour, all from the comfort of your own home.



Joint Program in Medicine Western Sydney University and Charles Sturt University

From 2021, Western Sydney and Charles Sturt University will be delivering a Doctor of Medicine (MD) course together. The Joint Program in Medicine is a five-year undergraduate entry degree that qualifies you to be a medical intern in Australia and New Zealand.

Successful applicants study their degree either in the Greater Western Sydney region at Western’s Campbelltown campus or in the Central NSW region at the Charles Sturt University, Orange campus.

1 – 31 July 2020

UCAT ANZ testing dates

1 August 2020

Applications for 2021 intake open

30 September 2020

Applications close for 2021 intake

Mid October 2020

Applicants invited to interviews/ assessments

16-20 November 2020  –    Charles Sturt University

23-27 November 2020  –    Western Sydney University

MMI interviews held at two locations, does not determine your final study location.

Interviews for domestic applicants (Australian citizens and permanent residents)

Mid December 2020

ATAR release date

January 2021

Round 1 offers released


 TAFE Early Entry Degrees



Bachelor of 3D Art and Animation



Bachelor of Applied Commerce



Bachelor of Community Services



Bachelor of Design – (Interior Design)



Bachelor of Early Childhood Education and Care (Birth-5)



Bachelor Fashion Design



Bachelor of Information Technology (Network Security)



Bachelor of Information Technology (Data Infrastructure Engineering)



And more

How to Apply – What to do when you’ve decided on your degree

Applications for the next intake are now open.

To submit your application, select the degree you’re interested in above and click ‘Apply Now’.

Once you apply (and we have received your application) we will go through it to determine if you need to provide any additional information to support your application, and contact you to let you know if you do.

Then, when your application has been received and assessed you will be notified of whether you have been successful, within 21 days, and you will be sent information about how to enrol.

You can find out more about the course, including entry requirements, by clicking on the course name above.



Hair and Beauty – Career Snapshots TAFE

Which occupations in this industry are likely to have the largest employment growth over the next three years? Which TAFE NSW courses are popular for people looking to get into these job roles and how much can you earn?


Art, Design, Digital Media, Music – Career Snapshots TAFE

Which occupations in this industry are likely to have the largest employment growth over the next three years? Which TAFE NSW courses are popular for people looking to get into these job roles and how much can you earn?


Reminder – Australian Institute of Music Open Day

25 July. 2pm to 6pm

AIM Open Day ONLINE is a chance for you to experience the Australian Institute of Music from the comfort of your own home. 

DISCOVER | Watch program presentations to learn more about each course available and the list of potential career outcomes. Attend Live Q&A sessions where you can ask all your questions, and chat one on one with industry professional staff. You can also learn more about AIM’s current online delivery and what will be available when we return to face-to-face learning.

PARTICIPATE | Get interactive with the power of the internet! Access a range of free masterclasses provided exclusively to Open Day attendees. 

WATCH | Enjoy a range of live performances (that’s right, LIVE) and listen to a variety of student works.




Stephen Donlan

Year 12 Coordinator and Careers Adviser