Careers

UNSW: Getting into Medicine

UNSW has put together information for students wanting to know more about the application process for studying medicine at UNSW.
http://unswfuturestudents.tumblr.com/post/113828077457/getting-into-medicine

Australian Catholic University: 2015 Undergraduate Course Guide

http://www.acu.edu.au/about_acu/our_university/publications/course_guides

Hobsons Course Finder: Uni Myths Debunked

http://www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Beyond-university/Uni-myths-debunked-graduate-careers#.VQfAmY6Ud40

Career FAQs: Government Financial Assistance

This article outlines the government fee assistance available to students studying post-school

http://www.careerfaqs.com.au/news/news-and-views/

Hobsons Course Finder: Five Advantages of Apprenticeships and Traineeships

http://www.hobsonscoursefinder.com.au/Latest-news/Getting-into-university/Five-advantages-of-apprenticeships-and-traineeships

Academy of Information Technology: Free Digital Workshops

Sat 11th April, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Level 2, 7 Kelly Street, Ultimo
AIT offers free day-workshops designed to boost participants skills and help prospective students make decisions about future study. Students can attend either an Intro to 3D Animation, Intro to Film Editing or Intro to Game Design workshop. 
http://www.ait.nsw.edu.au/free-day-courses/

Nature Care College: Healthy Careers Day

Sat 9th May, 10.00am – 2.00pm, 46 Nicholson Street, St Leonards

The healthy careers day will include a college presentation, informative talks with a course advisor and an opportunity to tour the campus.

Contact: 02 8423 8333 or info@naturecare.com.au

http://www.naturecare.com.au/events/eventdetail.asp?id=4

Sydney Film: School Open Day
Sat 9th May, 2.00pm – 5.00pm, 92 Cope Street, Waterloo

View a number of short films produced by SFS students, learn about the training available at SFS and speak to teachers and students.

http://www.sydneyfilmschool.com.au/school/news/2015-sfs-open-day.aspx

Graduate Opportunities 2015 E-Book

Graduate Opportunities E-Book is a Jobs Directory that contains Graduate and Undergraduate Programs from employers and other organisations for students and graduates.

The online copy is free and can be downloaded by visiting:

http://www.graduateopportunities.com/free-downloads/ebooks/

University of Sydney: Meet Sydney Information Evening – Canberra
Thu 14th May, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Park Hyatt, 120 Commonwealth Avenue

Learn about scholarships, undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and speak with University of Sydney staff and a student.
http://whatson.sydney.edu.au/events/published/meet-sydney-information-evening-canberra

Defence Force University Sponsorship

The Defence University Sponsorship allows students to study an accredited degree at any Australian university and graduate with a career in the Navy, Army or Air Force.

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/universitysponsorship/

University of Melbourne Interstate Information Day

Thu 9th April, The University of Melbourne, Parkville campus

The University of Melbourne have an information day during the April school holidays for interstate students and their families to find out about the courses they have on offer, applying through VTAC, and moving to Melbourne. Attendees will be able to tour the campus including one of the residential colleges.

https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/explore/events

Australian Veteran’s Children Assistance Trust Scholarships 2015

Applications open Tue 18th August and close Sat 31st October

The Australian Veteran’s Children Assistance Trust, provides scholarships based on need and merit to children and grandchildren of ex-serviceman or women to study at TAFE, university, or a private college.

http://www.avcat.org.au/Aboutus/OurScholarships.aspx

U.S. Undergraduate and Sport Scholarship Information Sessions

Undergraduate + Sports Scholarship Information Session
Wed 8th April, US Consulate General, Level 10, MLC Center, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney
RSVP: Mon 6th April

A free information session on the US undergraduate application process and NCAA eligibility process. The information session will be divided into two segments, general application and sports scholarships. Those not interested in sports scholarships can choose to leave at the conclusion of the general application session.

Undergraduate Information Session

Fri 17th April, US Consulate General, Level 10, MLC Center, 19-29 Martin Place, Sydney

RSVP: Wed 15th April

A free information session on the US undergraduate application process.

Contact: (02) 9373 9230 or edadvsyd@gmail.com

http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=89936

Sydney TAFE: Info Seminar for Year 10, 11 or 12 Students and Parents

Tue 28th April, 6.00pm – 7.00pm, Sydney TAFE Building W: Level 8 (old Marcus Clark Bldg) 827-839 George Street.

Students and their parents are invited to Sydney TAFE to get information about courses, important steps in career planning, entry from TVET to trades and higher education, and support available to TAFE students.

Contact: 02 9217 4854 or Sydney.CareerAdvice@tafensw.edu.au

http://sydneytafe.edu.au/newsevents/events/info-seminar-year-10-11-or-12-students-and-parents

Australian Apprenticeships Government Website

This website is an invaluable resource providing information on apprenticeship programs, location of apprenticeship centres, government initiatives and recent publications regarding apprentice work force changes.

http://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/

CATC Design School: Open House

Thu 16th April, 5.00pm – 7.00pm, 46-52 Mountain St Ultimo

Meet students and course coordinators; get information about courses in graphic design, interior design and photo imaging.

Contact: 1300 661 111 or enquiries@catc.edu.au

http://www.catc.edu.au/events/open-days-and-nights/sydney-events/thursday-16th-april-2015-open-house

APM College of Business and Communication: Open House

Tue 28th April, Wed 6th May and Fri 8th May, The Rocks Campus, 1 – 5 Hickson Road, Sydney

View the new campus, speak to students & staff, and learn about the course and career options available at APM College of Business and Communication.
Contact: 1300 880 610

http://www.apm.edu.au/about-apm/upcoming-events/apm-open-house

Billy Blue College of Design: Open House

Thu 16th April, 5.00pm – 7.00pm, 46-52 Mountain Street, Ultimo

Meet students as well as course and career advisors who are available to answer questions about enrolment.

http://www.billyblue.edu.au/news-events/upcoming-events/sydney/sydney-oh-april

Australian College of Applied Psychology: Information Session
Wed 6th May, 6.00pm, Level 5, 11 York Street, Sydney
Discover the courses on offer at the ACAP, take a tour of the campus, speak to staff and students about student life and studying at ACAP.

http://www.acap.edu.au/

AFTRS: Information Day

Sat 30th May, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park

Speak to staff and students, view the facilities and learn out how to prepare an application to study at AFTRS.

http://www.aftrs.edu.au/events/aftrs-open-days

Endeavour College of Natural Health: Manual Therapies Course Showcase

Wed 29th April, 5.30pm – 7.00pm, 815 – 825 George St, Level 2 Sydney

Watch live demonstrations, get hands-on, and speak to teachers about their Diploma of Remedial Massage, Diploma of Tui Na Massage and Certificate IV in Massage Therapy Practice.

http://www.endeavour.edu.au/events/

William Blue College of Hospitality Management: Day in the Life

Tue 14th April, 10.00am – 4.00pm, The Rocks Campus, 1-5 Hickson Road

Cost: $50

Participate in practical workshops, view the facilities, enjoy a meal from the student-run restaurant and attend a Q and A session.

Contact: 1300 851 237 or enquiries@williamblue.edu.au

http://www.williamblue.edu.au/about-william-blue/upcoming-events/william-blue-day-in-the-life-sydney

William Blue College of Hospitality Management: Open Day

Sun 3rd May, 11.00am – 3.00pm, The Rocks Campus, 1-5 Hickson Road

Take a guided tour of the campus, meet representatives from industry, learn about flexible study options and get guidance about FEE HELP and VET-FEE HELP.

Contact: 1300 851 237 or enquiries@williamblue.edu.au

http://www.williamblue.edu.au/about-william-blue/upcoming-events/william-blue-open-day-sydney

HSC in the Holidays: “Ace the HSC” Charity Seminars 2015

Tue 5th May, UTS, Building 5

Tue 26th May, UOW Wollongong, Building 67

The Charity Seminar will provide strategies to reduce anxiety, tips to improve HSC English marks, study and examination advice and will conclude with a Q and A session.

http://hscintheholidays.com.au/seminar-form/?show=1

University of Sydney HSC Essay Writing Course
Upcoming courses commence: Tue 7th April – Fri 10th April, University of Sydney, Camperdown
This course for senior high school students will teach them how to properly write essays in a HSC exam situation.

http://cce.sydney.edu.au/course/ESHS

Defence Force Australia: Information Sessions

Sydney – Women in Defence: Tue 7th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street Parramatta

Sydney – Engineering Careers: Tue 7th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street Parramatta

Sydney – Health Careers: Wed 8th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street Parramatta

Online – Health Facebook Q and A: Thu 9th April, 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Sydney – Navy Careers: Tue 14th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street

Sydney – Air Force Careers: Mon 20th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street, Parramatta

Wollongong – Army Reserve: Tue 21st April, 6.30pm, 91 Gipps Street

Sydney – Army Careers: Thu 23rd April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street

Sydney – Officer: Wed 29th April, 6.30pm, 9 George Street Parramatta

https://www.facebook.com/DefenceJobsAustralia/events

Defence Force Australia: Sydney – Women in Defence 

TSFX Exam Study Tip #2: Homework and Study Banks

This tip outlines the benefits of participating in regular study, and suggests a study schedule for students in years 11 and 12. 

http://www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/HSC-2015-Study-Tip-2.pdf

Rural Career Guide

The Rural Skills Australia website has a Rural Career Guide for students, job seekers, parents, educators, careers advisers and employers to find out about job, education and training opportunities in rural industries.

http://www.ruralcareers.net.au/

AFS Open Day – Online

AFS run exchange programs across the world, and Open Days are the chance to find out about the programs on offer. Online sessions begin at 7pm (Sydney time) on the following dates:

–          Tuesday 14th April

–          Wednesday 20th May

–          Tuesday 16th June

–          Wednesday 15th July

http://www.afs.org.au/news-and-events/open-days/

Construct My Career

This resource provides news and information on the construction and property services industry. The website aims to showcase the breadth of careers available in the construction and property industry, while highlighting education and participation opportunities such as scholarships and mentor programs. 

http://www.constructmycareer.com.au/

Youth Off The Streets 2015 Scholarship Program Nominations Close  (Click on the heading as the link)

Nominations for the Program close Fri 3rd April
Provides financial support for young people who need help to pursue their talents. The scholarship is valued at $6,000 and can be used in any education or training course.

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE)
Free Workshops

Date : 8th Apr 2015 Time : 10am – 3pm Venue : All
AIE Campuses

Cost : FREE Contact : Simon Freeman : simonf@aie.edu.au

AIE Industry Experience Days are a great opportunity to learn about the local and international game development, 3D animation and visual effects industries.
During the day, students will participate in hands-on workshops using industry standard software in a fun and creative environment.

Students will also learn about the different pathways to get into the industry,what should be in a portfolio and get creative in practical workshops using industry-standard 3D animation and game development tools.

For more information head to http://www.aie.edu.au/ied

 Macquarie University Campus Tour

Date : 13th Apr 2015 Time : 3.30pm – 5.30pm

Venue : Macquarie University Cost : FREE

Contact : Helena Cantrall : futurestudents@mq.edu.au

This campus tour is open to everyone who would like to hear more about Macquarie. Visit our wonderful campus, meet our Student Advisers and have your questions answered.

Macquarie University ‘Macquarie in a Day’

Date : 16th Apr 2015 Time : 8.30am – 3pm Venue : Macquarie University

Cost : FREE Contact : Tristan Tulloch : futurestudents@mq.edu.au

This is a chance for Year 11 and 12 students to taste what university will be like by experiencing a day in the life of a university student. They will be able to select subject streams and attend lectures, spending the day with other Year 11 and 12 students as well as our Macquarie undergraduates.

School holiday trial-a-trade and Info Session

Date14th Apr 2015 Time : 10:00 – 12 noon Cost: FREE

Venue : William Angliss Institute Sydney, 26-32 Waterloo Street, Surry Hills 

Contact : Anna Klingberg : (02)9125 5179

William Angliss Institute School holiday trial-a-trade and information session in Surry Hills. These sessions are short, two-hour glimpses into the exciting careers available within Cookery, Patisserie, Coffee and
Hospitality/Events/Travel. The day will also include an information session, which is then followed by a hands on session in one of our state of the art facilities including our commercial kitchens and coffee academy. Please
register on www.angliss.edu.au/register-for-trial-a-trade?country=syd

Any enquiries please contact annakl@angliss.edu.au

 

Viviene Gereige

Vocational Education Coordinator