Careers News

Sydney Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Session
Date : 27th May 2016 Time : 10.00 am to 11.00 am
Venue : Karstens Sydney, 111 Harrington Street, The Rocks, Sydney, NSW, 2000
Cost : FREE Contact : Andrew Robson : Call 1800 338 022 or visit
The Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships Information Service websites are valued resources in the Australian Apprenticeships field. They provide practical and easy to use resources and information about Australian Apprenticeships.
To book into a session go to the website or call 1800 338 022.

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Bachelor of Accounting Rd 1 Closing Date
Date : 3rd Jun 2016 Time : 11.59 pm Venue : Online
Contact : Carin Alberts :
Online application forms will be available from 1 March 2016 at:

For further information, please send an email to:

University of Notre Dame – Getting to Know Nursing
Date : 7th Jun 2016 Time : 6.00pm Venue : 160 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst 
Cost : FREE Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : (02) 8204 4404
Find out more about nursing as a profession. 
Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic.
Places are limited so register at 

University of Notre Dame – Twilight Tours and Course Information
Date : 8th and 9th Jun 2016 Time : 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Venue : 140 Broadway, Chippendale  Cost : FREE
Date : 9th Jun 2016
Time : 5:00pm – 7:00pm
Venue : 140 Broadway, Chippendale
Cost : FREE
Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : (02) 8204 Busy from 9-5? Come and visit Notre Dame during the evening!
From 8-9 June, the Prospective Students Office will be open and available to help you with any questions you may have regarding your tertiary study options, admissions information and campus tours. We can also check over and accept your application on the night. Book your personalised consultation and campus tour today! 
There is no parking available on campus, although limited on-street parking is untimed after 6:00pm. Alternatively, two hours’ free parking is available at Broadway Shopping Centre, a five minute walk from our campus. For more information or to register visit 

High School Careers Expo – Sydney (FREE)
Date : 14th Jun 2016 Time : 5.00pm to 7.00pm
Venue : Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street, Sydney (near Town Hall Station and across the road from the QVB Cost : FREE
Contact : Ben Reeves : (03) 9352 5062 
The High School Careers Expo is a unique opportunity for Year 10, 11 and 12 students, parents and high school career advisers to meet face-to-face with recruitment managers from leading employers.
The aim of the Expo is to develop a better understanding of the variety of career paths available to high school students and university graduates. This event will also help students, parents and careers advisers gain insight into the qualifications and attributes employers look for in their recruits. 
The Expo is a great way to help students and their families gather information as you make decisions about the next steps in education and employment after high school. 
A range of employers will be represented at the Expo including: 
Accenture, Arup, Cisco, Deloitte, Department of Education, Department of Immigration and Border Protection, Department of Industry, Innovation and Science, Honeywell, IMC, Macquarie Bank, Westpac.

These employers all recruit university graduates into full time employment. Some also offer work experience programs and scholarships.
No educational institutions (e.g. Universities, colleges, TAFE etc) will be present. This is an employers only expo.
This is a free event but you do need to register as places are limited. 
Who Should Attend?….
This is an event for students, parents and careers advisers who are genuinely interested in talking directly with employers about future career paths for high school students.

Sutherland Reid and Farrar  (SRF) Cadetship

This cadetship is for students looking at majoring in accounting and who are just about to complete year 12. The program provides a paid position at the firm and the opportunity to study either full or part time.


Australian Broadcastine Commission (ABC) Indigenous Technology Intern and Scholarship Opportunities

For indigenous students who are interested in studying Electrical Engineering, Information Technology, Project Management or Telecommunications. For further information contact ABC Technology on 02 8333 3073.


Chartered Accountants: Cadetships

The Chartered Accountants Employment Guide 2016 contains information on firms offering cadetships to year 12 leavers. If students are interested, they ought to be applying for cadetships as soon as possible.

Download the guide:


Medicine (Undergraduate) Entry

Holds courses to assist students in their preparation for the UMAT Test.

Sydney – 4th to 5th June 2016, UTS

Sydney – 18th to 19th June 2016, Macquarie University

Sydney – 2nd to 3rd July 2016, UTS

Sydney – 23rd to 24th July 2016, UTS


University of Sydney: Year 10 Information Evenings

Monday 23 May.

The evenings are designed to help Year 10 students (and their parents) choose subjects for the HSC and navigate through the process of applying to university.

The 2016 Year 10 Information Evenings will be held on Monday 16 May, Wednesday 18 May and Monday 23 May.

Topics include:

  • ATAR, scaling, prerequisites and assumed knowledge
  • subject selections
  • career pathways
  • the student journey to university.

Dates: 16, 18 and 23 May 
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: The University of Sydney. Venue information will be provided to registered attendees.


More Info: 


University of Sydney: Your Path to Sydney Uni at the Revesby Workers Club

25th May 2016, 6pm to 9pm, Revesby Workers Club

The University of Sydney will be hosting an information evening in Sydney’s south-west at the Revesby Workers Club. Students and their families are welcome to come along and meet university staff and current students who will tell you all about the many scholarships and pathways to study at the University of Sydney, and how to secure your place there.


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University of New South Wales (UNSW) Year 10 Information Evening

25th May 2016, 6:15pm to 7:30pm, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington 
Information will provided on HSC subject selection and how this may effect bonus points schemes at UNSW.  

More Info: 


Architecture on Show: Surry Hills

28th May 2016, 2pm to 3pm, 405 Crown St, Surry Hills

This event may be of interest to students wishing to pursue a career in architecture. To purchase tickets to the Architect and Builder Relationship Show follow the link below.


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University of New South Wales (UNSW) Career Paths in Music, Theatre and Performance

31st May 2016, 6pm to 7:30pm, Io Myers Studio, UNSW Kensington

The evening includes a panel discussion, followed by a Q and A for any high school students interested in pursuing a career in music or theatre. Register by following the link below.


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University of New South Wales (UNSW) Co-op scholarship

31st May 2016, 6pm to 8pm, UNSW Kensington Campus

The Co-op program is a career development scholarship. It is available in, accounting and business management, actuarial studies, maths, finance and banking, marketing, engineering and technology and information systems. 

More Info: 


Ernst and Young Cadetship Information Evening


1st June 2016, 5:30pm, EY Office, 680 George St, Sydney
The evening will provide information on the Cadet Program offered, with the chance to talk to current cadets and other people in the business. The event is directed at year 12 students or those in the first year of university.


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The HSC and Careers Expo 2016


2nd – 5th June 2016, Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park, Sydney The Expo includes exhibitors from tertiary institutions, training organisations, employers, career and gap year resources. Admission is $10 per person, with school group discounts available. 

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University of Technology (Sydney): Discover Sessions – Nursing

16th June 2016, 5:30pm

20th July 2016, 5:30pm

16th November 2016, 5:30pm


28th April 2016, 5:30pm

These sessions include interactive workshops that allow anyone interested in a career in nursing or midwifery to attend and find out more about the courses and potential career paths.


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Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program Applications close 17 June

Applications for the Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program opened on 26 April. The 2016 Program provides Year 12 students with the opportunity to apply for a Technology Cadetship at Westpac. On completion of their cadetship, Technology Cadets are well-placed to pursue a career in IT and in business. This year Rolls-Royce will not be offering Engineering Cadetships.  

Information on the ETCAD Program may be found at

Applications close on 17 June.

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Western Sydney Careers Expo

16th to 19th June, 9am to 3pm, Halls 5 and 6 Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

There will be exhibitors from TAFE, providers of HSC resources, gap year programs and work skills programs. Admission is $10 per person, with discounts offered for school groups.


More Info: 


Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator