Careers News


The last careers presentation for Term 1 was on Wednesday 22nd March. The University of Wollongong provided students with information on courses, exchange opportunities and early entry schemes. The theatre wasn’t enough space for all the interested students who spilled into the aisles. This was an informative session and I hope provided students with valuable information. I look forward to the presentations planned for Term 2.                           


UAC Information evening

On Tuesday 28th March UAC held an information evening at Sydney Technical Boys High School to outline the changes to University applications in 2017. It was good to see quite a few Bethany students and their parents attend to get a better understanding of the new procedures. No doubt this was informative and helped students understand the new changes and how the Tertiary rank is calculated.



Presentations organised for Term 2

The following presentations have been organised for Term 2. Please encourage your daughters to attend as many of these talks as possible so as to gain a greater awareness of the varied post school options that are available to them:

10th May        University of Arts London (courses) – Lunchtime, Room: SO301

                          Global Volunteering – Lunchtime, Room: SO308

19th May        UTS (courses) and Accounting Scholarships – Lunchtime, Room: Theatre

5th June          UNSW (courses) – Lunchtime, Room: Theatre

14th June       Camp America – Lunchtime, Room: SO301



Good Universities Survey – Australian university ratings and rankings 2016/2017 Overall quality ratings

This rating looks at the proportion of students who were satisfied with the overall quality of their educational experience. The section below provide a series of ratings and insights across a range of indicators. On the premise that no institution is superb at everything, these rankings are high-level indicators and should be used to gain comparative insights into the varying strengths and characteristics of each institution.


UTS Bachelor of Accounting Information Evening

16 May 6.30 to 7.30pm

Aerial Function Centre, UTS Building 10 (level 7), 235 Jones Street, Ultimo 

Come along to hear more about the Bachelor of Accounting Co-op Scholarship Program here at UTS. Register for our free Information Evening on 16 May 2017 at For more information email 


College Week Live International Students Day Virtual College Fair

10 May 4.00am to 4.00pm

This free online event is your chance to text or video chat directly with top universities all across the U.S. and around the world.


Charles Sturt University MyDay

See where your course can take you at CSU MyDay.


12 May                 Teaching and Education, Nursing, IT, Accounting, and Business

27 June                 Allied Health


10 April               Communication and Creative Industries, Exercise and Sport Science, Policing and CriminalJustice, and Paramedicine

9 June                   Engineering

16 June               Computer Science, IT, Accounting, Business, Nursing, Teaching and Education, and Psychology


20 June               Info Day – All Courses


11 April               Clinical Science, Dental Science, Pharmacy, and Physiotherapy

Port Macquarie

20 & 21 June      Info Day – All Courses & Online    

3 July                   Exercise and Sport Science, Paramedicine, Physiotherapy, and Medical Radiation Science

4 July                   Accounting, Outdoor Recreation and Ecotourism, Business, Communication and Creative Industries, Policing and Criminal Justice, Teaching and Education, Psychology, and Social Work

Wagga Wagga

7 April                 Communication and Creative Industries, Teaching and Education, Psychology, Social Work, Medical Radiation, Medical Science & Dentistry, Nursing, IT, Accounting, & Business

10 April              Agriculture

11 April                Agriculture

3 and 4 July        Animal and Veterinary Sciences

Charles Sturt University Live

Student life and course experiences at Charles Sturt.


University of Newcastle Schools Visit Day

29 June

Talk to current students, staff and tour the uni.


University of Newcastle (UON) Science and Engineering Challenge

Through to 11 August

Year 10s students to compete and have fun experiencing various forms of science and engineering.


UON Port Macquarie Information Session

3 August.  4.00pm to 7.00pm

Meet staff and current students about  nursing, midwifery and  primary teaching, course options.


University of Queensland’s Women in Engineering Day

4 May

St Lucia Campus

Years 10, 11 and 12 students experience engineering such as rocket ships and robots. Meet current students and learn about uni life.


University Of Wollongong (UOW) Year 10 Subject Selection Information Evenings

1 May.  6.30pm

UOW McKinnon Building

2 May. 6.30pm

Gymea Tradies  Club

9 May. 6.30pm

UOW South Western Sydney Campus (Liverpool)

HSC subject advice and where it can lead when applying to university.


Southern Cross University Rising Star Scholarships

Rising Star Scholarships to support you if you thought you may not be able to attend Uni.


Southern Cross University Graduate Student Stories

See how students went from their course into their chosen career.


University of Melbourne Interstate Student Info Day

21 April. 9.00 to 4.30pm

Parkville campus, Melbourne

Interstate year 12 students and families find out about the application process and accommodation.

Lois Carlton, Recruitment Relationship Manager 03 8344 8809


Bond with Bond event in Sydney

26 June. 6.00pm to 8.00pm

Sofitel Sydney Wentworth, 61-101 Phillip Street.



What to do if you choose the wrong degree

Some good advice to plan what to do if you feel you are in the wrong course.


University of Canberra Schools Recommendation Scheme

Secure an UC degree offer by your school recommending



Pre-apprenticeship courses available in carpentry and joinery 

TABMA Workforce and Career Development have a number of pre-apprenticeship courses available in carpentry and joinery. The courses are open to students from 15 years who can be released from school to attend. The courses consist of 2 weeks at a TAFE college followed by 2 weeks practical work experience with one of our host employers. Please contact us on 92773100 for further information. 


Sydney TAFE Career Guide

Careers to courses quick guide and support services provided.


Canberra Institute of Technology Course Guide

Training on most careers for an apprenticeship, certificates, diplomas and degrees.



Scholarship applications for semester 2 are opening soon at William Angliss Institute 

Opens on 10 April for new students commencing in July intake.

William Angliss Institute has been a specialist training centre in foods, travel & tourism, hospitality scholarship offers generous scholarships to help disadvantaged students with financial support in achieving their goals.

Please visit


William Angliss Institute Trail-a-Trade, Sydney

11 April. 10.00am to 12.00pm

4 July.  10.00am to 12.00pm

26 September. 10.00am to 12.00pm

Fun real life experience of being a chef, barrister or pastry chef.


Taste of Le Cordon Blue

16 May. 6.30pm to 8.30pm

8 August. 6.30pm to 8.30pm

31 October.  6.30pm to 8.30pm

250 Blaxland Road, Ryde

See current students work in action and hear about career opportunities.

Book with Terry Patriarca at


National Institute of Circus Arts Come & Try Day

8 April

Classes run each term. Consider doing a Bachelor of Circus Arts from Swinburne.


Whitehouse Institute of Design partnership with The Woolmark Company 

Closes 26 July

The TWC’s Wool4School Student Design Competition for 2017. The Winner will be offered a scholarship (full tuition fees) to the Bachelor of Design at Whitehouse Institute of Design commencing 2018. For more information on Wool4School go to:


St Patrick’s Institute of Education Info Day

10 April

Level 1, 65 York Street, Sydney

Business and Business Administration courses and employment opportunities.


Martin College Weekly Campus Tours

Business, Marketing, Events, Tourism, Design and Technology qualifications with face to face and online study options.


Be part of the future of marketing with the Diploma of Social Media Marketing 

Diploma of Social Media Marketing is designed to help create the next generation of social media experts. Key competencies include the creation of marketing strategies and implement and manage campaigns across all major social media networks.



Cadetship opportunities for future teachers 

Students can work part-time in a school whilst studying and graduate with a permanent teaching position with a cadetship from the NSW Department of Education. Students can sign up for an ‘alert me’ to be notified when applications open in May. Head to the website

Teach in a rural NSW school 

Do you have students in Years 10 -12 who are interested in becoming a teacher in a rural NSW school? The NSW Department of education is offering scholarships to school students with a guaranteed permanent job, financial assistance throughout the course of study and $5000 appointment allowance. Head to this website to find out more

Work experience at the Australian Museum in 2017 

Applications open 13 March 2017 and close 7 April 2017 

In 2017, the Australian Museum will offer work experience opportunities to students in Years 10, 11 and 12. For more information and the application form, visit:


Employment Guide 2017 by Chartered Accountants ANZ 

Are you seeking to inspire your students to pursue a business, accounting or finance career? The Employment Guide 2017 features over 70 employers in ACT and NSW, who are specifically targeting students interested in accounting, business and finance to fill their cadetship, internship and casual positions. Download your free copy here:


For STEM students – extra 200 places at NYSF 2018 

Closes 31 May

Applications for National Youth Science Forum 2018 are now open

Applicants should be passionate about science/technology and interested in learning about study and career options in wide range of STEM fields. Up to 600 places available in 2018 – program runs in January before year 12. Info at:



 Australia’s fastest growing online job listings.


Heywire Competition

Closes 15 September

Are you over 16 and live in regional NSW ? Tell a story about your life in text, video, photo or audio.


Student Leadership Resources

Developing in your students effective practice of student leadership.


Work Experience Directory

Link for students to companies offering work experience.

Below is a link to an upcoming Careers Expo. I have nine (9) free passes to this expo to give away to the first 9 students who come and see me in the Careers room.