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Notre Dame News

1. Notre Dame Early Offer Applications close next Friday 31 July

Application forms are available at

They can be mailed as directed on the application form OR, students you can hand them to Ms Gereige (completed) before the end of Friday 31 July. Further information at:

2. ​Main Round applications due 30 September 2015

Apply at

3. ​Scholarships

Notre Dame Scholarship information:

​4. ​Time Management for Year 12 (ie Term 4 Year 11 students starting Year 12)

The Notre Dame Academic and Enabling Support Centre will be open to assist students develop useful skills for their HSC/exams/assessments. Register at

For more information, you can contact the Prospective Student Advisors at tel: 02 8204 4404 or email:


All About UAC for 2015: Year 11 and 12 Students

This guide provides information about UAC including university applications, a university course listing, the HSC and ATARs.


Defence Force recruiting: Gap Year 2016 has re-opened

Gap Year 2016 has re-opened from 13th July to 7th August for certain roles in Army and Air Force. What Jobs are Available? 

Army Gap Year

  • Administration Clerk
  • Driver Specialist
  • Unit Quartermaster

Air Force Gap Year

  • Administration Clerk
  • Supply

What would I do during my Gap Year?
After completing basic recruit training and your specific trade training, you’ll be immersed in the Navy, Army or Air Force lifestyle while continuing to learn on the job. You’ll learn valuable skills, meet new friends and may even receive recognised qualifications to help progress your future career.
To find out more information about the ADF Gap Year program please visit:
* Navy applicants must be aged between 18-24 years old as of8 April 2016. Army applicants must be aged between 18-24years old as of 31 May 2016. Air Force applicants must beaged between 18-24 years old as of 11 April 2016.


World Education Program (WEP) Student Exchange Information Session

Date : 28th Jul 2015
Time : 7:30pm
Venue : Surry Hills Neighbourhood Centre
Cost : FREE
Contact : Judith Ortmann :
Event Description :
WEP Australia is a not-for-profit student exchange organisation registered with the Education Department in NSW. The information session provides valuable information about all available program options and components to help students and parents make this important decision. To find out more, visit, email or call 1300 884 733.

Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer applications close

Date : 31st Jul 2015
Time : 5:00pm
Venue : 104 Broadway (PO Box 944) Broadway NSW 2007 
Cost : FREE
Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : / 02 8204 4404
Event Description :
Just as in 2015, the 2016 Program will offer students the opportunity to join the Notre Dame community before they even sit their end-of-year examinations. You will be able to apply under one of the following four categories:

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

Emerging Filmmakers Fund Opens – $90, 000 Available for Short Form Projects

Date : 31st Jul 2015
Time : 5.00pm 
Venue : Metro Screen Paddington
Cost : FREE
Contact : David Opitz : 93561818 
Event Description :
Applications are now open for the 2015 round of the Emerging Filmmakers Fund (EFF): the pre-eminent fund for short film production in NSW. Metro Screen, with support from Screen NSW, is looking for compelling stories from the best emerging filmmakers in NSW. Three teams will be provided with up to $30,000 cash to complete their projects.
Applications for EFF are now open and will close at COB on Friday 31st July, 2015.
For more information about the fund and general eligibility requirements, please read the guidelines and application form including the applicant checklist, on the Metro Screen website:
For all enquiries please contact:
David Opitz
Projects and Production Manager – Metro Screen

Projects Abroad Information evening

Date : 4th Aug 2015
Time : 6.30pm-7.30pm
Venue : Sydney Central YHA 11 Rawson Place, Sydney 2000
Cost : FREE
Contact : Aimee Townley : / 1300 132 831
Event Description :
Programmes are available for school leavers and for year 10 & 11 students during their summer break. Registrations or 1300 132 831.

Sydney TAFE Open Day
Date : 8th Aug 2015
Time : 9am-4pm
Venue : Sydney TAFE, Ullimo campus
Cost : FREE
Contact : Claire O’Connell :
Event Description :
Come to the Sydney TAFE’s Open Day and find out about your study options for 2016.
Register for Open Day now to enter the draw to win an iPad mini – please see Terms and Conditions before registering.
Questions about your study options?
If you’d like more information or just want to chat about your study options, feel free to contact us on 1300 360 601.


Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) Information Evening

Date : 12th Aug 2015
Time : 6pm
Venue : Level 5, 11 York St Sydney, NSW 2000 (above Wynyard Station)
Cost : FREE
Contact : Carolyn Chandler :
Event Description :
Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) Information Evening – Wednesday 12 August 2015 at 6:00pm. Come along to ACAP’s Information night and find out more about our VET, Bachelor, Honours, Graduate Diploma and Masters programs. Meet our academic team and take a tour of the campus; ACAP staff will be on hand to answer your questions. Level 5, 11 York St Sydney, NSW 2000 (above Wynyard Station). RSVP at Email or call 1800 061 199 for more information.

Central Queensland University (CQU) Sydney Open Day

Date : 13th Aug 2015
Time : 2pm – 6pm
Venue : CQUniversity Sydney, 400 Kent St, Sydney
Cost : FREE
Contact : Samara Lovekin : P 03 8662 0854 E
Event Description :
Visit our Open Day where you can take a tour of the new facilities, attend information sessions and chat to our staff and lecturers.


Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) Open Day

Date : 16th Aug 2015
Time : 10am – 3pm
Venue : All AIE Campuses
Cost : FREE
Contact : Simon Freeman :
Event Description :
Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at an AIE Open Day. Sydney, Melbourne Canberra and Adelaide campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about full-time and part-time courses.
For more information head to

International College of Management (ICMS) Open Day

Date : 16th Aug 2015
Time : 10am – 2pm
Venue : 151 Darley Road, Manly
Cost : FREE
Contact : Rebecca Wise : 9466 1030
Event Description :
The International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) is having the annual Open Day on Sunday 16 August from 10am to 2pm. Spend a fun and informative day at the ICMS campus in Manly. You will meet with current students, alumni and Heads of School; learn about ICMS courses and unique Industry Training program; experience a campus tour and attend information sessions. There will be lots of activities including free lunch, live music, entertainment and giveaways.

Aspire Institute Open Day

Date : 16th Aug 2015
Time : 10am – 2pm
Venue : 151 Darley rd Manly, 2095, NSW
Cost : FREE
Contact : Lauren de Vos : 94661078
Event Description :
Learn about Aspire Institute’ pathway programs to University!


American Field Service (AFS) Student Exchange Open Night – Sydney

Date : 18th Aug 2015
Time : 7pm-8:30pm
Venue : AFS National Office, 418A Elizabeth Street, Surry Hills
Cost : FREE
Contact : Jason Heath :
Event Description :
AFS Intercultural Programs has been offering life changing high school student exchange programs to Australian students since 1959. We are on the lookout for Australia’s future leaders who want to take up the challenge and become an AFS exchange student.
AFS offers programs to over 50 destinations and durations from 4 weeks to 11 months. This is the best opportunity for students wanting to learn a new language.
For more information head to, call 1300 131 736 or email

Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) Information Session

Date : 19th Aug 2015

Time : 6pm-7.30pm
Venue : International House Sydney Level 1, 203 Clarence Street, Sydney NSW 2000
Cost : FREE
Contact : Natasha Serna :
Event Description :
The CELTA information session provides the opportunity to meet our experienced trainers, who will outline the curriculum, course work and the teaching practicum in detail. Also, the session offers industry insight into teaching English to speakers of other Languages (TESOL) and the job assistance service we offer. Participants will also meet past graduates who will share their experience.

For more information head to


Raised Entry Standards for Teaching Degrees

Students sitting for this year’s HSC will need to achieve at least three Band 5 results, including one in English, to enroll in a teaching degree. Universities have a range of alternative entry options for students who want to enroll in a teaching degree but do not meet the HSC requirements.


Southern Cross University STAR Entry Scheme

Applications close Wed 9th September
This scheme lets Year 12 students gain an early offer to study at Southern Cross University in 2016 based on their school principal’s recommendation.


Win the Ultimate (Australian Defence Force Academy) ADFA Experience

Applications close: Mon 20th July

Fri 28th August – Sun 29th August

The Ultimate ADFA Experience provides the opportunity for prospective ADFA students to win flights and accommodation to attend ADFA open day on Saturday 29th of August. The winner of the experience will also have the chance to tackle an over-water military obstacle course, fire a weapon on an indoor simulation range, experience one-on-one time with Australian Defence Force personnel and equipment, plus receive a merchandise pack. Applicants will be required to write in 50 words or less, why they should win the ultimate ADFA Open Day experience.


University of NSW (UNSW): Great Engineering Challenge 2015

Wed 5th August, 9.00am – 4.00pm, Roundhouse

A day of hands-on activities for high school students in years 10 and 11. The day will consist of talks by guest speakers as well as real-life challenges, with opportunities to apply lateral thinking to solve challenges in a team environment. Please see Ms Gereige if interested.


University of Sydney Early Offer Year 12

Applications open Wed 5th August

The University of Sydney Early Offer Year 12 program provides university entry to students who may not receive the ATAR needed for entry into a particular course, but have the enthusiasm and commitment for the discipline.

To be eligible, students need to be studying the required prerequisites for their desired course, in addition to either studying at a low socioeconomic school as identified by the government, or experiencing financial hardship at the time of application.


Bond University: Sydney Medicine & Biomedical Science Information Evening

Mon 17th August, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Swissotel, 66 Market Street, Sydney

Bond University is hosting a special information evening, providing insight into study pathways and career opportunities in the health industry.  Attendees will be able to meet the Dean of the Medicine program and the Program Head of Biomedical Science, as well as other Bond University staff.


University of Wollongong (UOW) College: Information Nights

Certificate III & IV in Fitness Info Night

Mon 10th August, 6.30pm – 7.30pm, Building 32.G01

University of Wollongong, Northfields Avenue, Wollongong

UOW College Open Night

Wed 7th October, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, Building 30, University of Wollongong


Sydney TAFE Scholarships

Applications close: Fri 14th August

Sydney TAFE has a number of scholarships available across its many faculties.

Sydney TAFE awards three types of scholarships: equity scholarships, merit scholarships, as well as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholarships.


Sydney TAFE: Information Sessions

Certificate III Health Services: Wed 5th August, 4.30pm – 6.30pm, St George College

Certificate III Health Services: Tue 11th August, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, St George College

Graphic Design: Wed 2nd December, 4.00pm – 6.00pm, St George College


Fanelle: Female Apprentice Network Australia

Fanelle brings industry and tradespeople together to create awareness and support for women working in the male dominated trade industry. Fanelle offers support, social networking, job assistance and sponsorship opportunities.


Penrith City Council: Annual Traineeship Program

Applications are now open.

Each year Penrith City Council offers more than 50 temporary positions in business administration, childcare, and information technology. Traineeships include accredited training and an internal mentoring program, leading to a nationally recognised qualification.


Martin College: New Diplomas

Martin College is now offering three new Diploma courses which are available on campus and online.

Diploma of Advertising:

Diploma of Business Administration:

Diploma of Interior Design and Decoration:


William Angliss Institute: Foundation and Scholarships

Scholarship Applications for Semester 1 2016 open Monday 3rd August.

The William Angliss Institute provides financial assistance to support disadvantaged students in achieving their career ambitions. Various scholarship programs are available across the institute.


Australian Academy of Beauty and Spa Therapy: Information Nights

Bella Vista: Wed 5th August, 7.00pm

North Strathfield: Wed 5th August, 7.00pm

Chatswood: Tue 4th August, 7.00pm

Kogarah: Tue 4th August, 7.00pm

Learn more about the courses available by speaking to staff.


Australian Institute of Music: Contemporary Performance Information Evening

Wed 12th August, 6.00pm – 8.30pm, 17-51 Foveaux St, Surry Hills

Get an introduction into AIM’s practical music degree, see live performances, and get involved in masterclasses conducted by some of Sydney’s leading musicians.


Basair Aviation College: Career Information Seminar

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

Tue 29th September, 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.


Nature Care College: Health Careers Day

Sat 15th August, 12.00pm – 3.30pm, 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


Sydney Design School: Information Sessions

Fri 21st August, 1.00pm

Thu 3rd September, 6.00pm

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.

Contact: 02 9437 1902


 Sydney Science Festival

Thu 13th August – Sun 23rd August

The Festival aims to encourage an interest in science among the general public and young people. The festival will feature a number of events throughout Sydney that will also highlight the career opportunities available.


Reinvent Your Career Expo

Sat 17th – Sun 18th October, 10.00am – 4.00pm, Sydney Showground

An opportunity to speak to exhibitors, get an insight into industries with skills shortages, attend career workshops, and learn about the latest training available.


My Story My Content Short Film Competition

Entries close Mon 10th August

This competition is open to students studying at a primary, secondary or tertiary level. Films should run for no longer than 60 seconds and aim to capture the theme of ‘Movies Matter’, including a reference to film piracy or its impact.


Australian Government: Jobactive

Jobactive is the Australian Government’s new employment service which aims to help connect jobseekers with employers. Jobactive coordinates a range of services including the Work for the Dole scheme, the Enterprise Incentive Scheme, and the National Harvest Labour Information Service. For more information about Jobactive, visit their website:


Projects Abroad Information Session

Tue 4th August, 6.30pm – 7.30pm, Sydney Central YHA, 11 Rawson Place, Sydney

Projects Abroad Online Broadcasts
Projects Abroad’s previous online information broadcasts are available on their website for anyone interested in participating in one of their Alternative Schoolies Projects or High School projects.


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To view UAC news click on link:  June UAC News



Ms Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator