Careers News

UAC Information Presentation

On Wednesday 29 August six schools were treated to a presentation from UAC representatives held at our College hall. The evening provided Year 12 students and their parents with information about applying to universities, scholarships and early entry opportunities. It was pleasing to see so many students and their parents from both state and catholic schools in attendance. The information presented was informative and useful in understanding how this process works.

Participating schools:

          

UNIVERSITY

UTS Bachelor of Accounting Scholarship Program 

19 October

Closing date for the 2019 intake for the UTS Bachelor of Accounting Cooperative Scholarship Program. More information, email carin.alberts@uts.edu.au . Online applications at:
https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/business/business-courses/undergraduate-programs/bachelor-accounting

 

ATARs for 14 health courses around the country

We all know how much time students can spend looking up ATAR information online. That’s why My Health Career has created a listing of ATARs for every course around Australia for 14 health professions. Follow the link to find out what the ATARs are for everything from physiotherapy to optometry, nursing to dietetics.
https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/atar-and-op-list-of-all-courses-in-Australia

 

Impact – ACU’s new content hub now available

Filled with information including research reports, academic papers and case studies, ACU’s new Impact content hub is a free online resource covering topics as diverse as career advice, world events, lifestyle, study, topical issues and advice for anyone considering academic study.

www.impact.acu.edu.au

Apply Now for MIT Business or IT

Applications Now Open for 2019. All HSC students must apply through UAC. Entry Requirement: successful completion of the HSC. Bachelor of Business (Major in Accounting, Management or Marketing) UAC Code 570110. Bachelor of Networking UAC Code 570130. For more information contact Bridget at MIT Sydney – bspinks@mit.edu.au or 8267 1451.

 

The Big Meet 2019 – Save The Date

29 March 2019. 11.00am to 2.00pm

Darling Harbour

Every year Australia’s leading employers travel the country looking for high quality graduates and undergraduates. The Big Meet is your opportunity to meet up to 100 of these organisations in one day and in one location. These organisations are offering a range of options including graduate employment, voluntary work, gap years, international internships, vacation work, postgraduate education, teaching, travel and overseas opportunities. Whatever your interests, The Big Meet has something that will meet your needs.

https://www.thebigmeet.com.au/event-2978360

 

Bachelor of Information and Communication Technologies (Health Information Management) BICT(HIM)

The increase in electronic health records requires accurate and efficient capture, maintenance, security and reporting of health data. The BICT(HIM) course will provide the knowledge and skills required to build software and undertake roles related to classification, coding and management of health information in healthcare setting. Course Contact: Anupama Ginige: j.ginige@westernsydney.edu.au

 

Macquarie University –STEM Boot Camp -NSW

Register by 28 September

8 October 10.00am to 7.00pm

Australian Hearing Hub, Macquarie University, NSW

 Are you a year 9 or 10 school student who has a passion for Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM)? Do you want to tackle the challenges we face as humans and make a difference to society? 

http://events.mq.edu.au/events/stem-boot-camp/event-summary-c2a6da58a6534cfe8c27cc119b6f8eff.aspx

 

Study Medicine – New free trial feature added. You can now use and see Study Medicine in action.

Use Study Medicine to review Macquarie University’s medical degree and compare its paths to medicine with ANU. Study Medicine’s visual format, detailed degree information, degree application process commentary and unique Comparator helps students optimise their chance to be accepted into medicine. Facebook , Twitter or email Jennifer: Admin@studymedicine.com.au

https://www.studymedicine.com.au

Indigenous Early Entry Scheme – University of Newcastle

17 September

The University of Newcastle Law School is offering Indigenous students the opportunity to gain early entry to our Law degree. Recognising the need to increase the representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian legal profession and allied fields, Newcastle Law School is inviting Indigenous students currently preparing for their Higher School Certificate to apply for entry to the Bachelor of Laws (Honours) Combined for 2019.

Not only will students receive early entry into this degree, they will have access to:

  • A guaranteed place in University Accommodation at the Callaghan Campus
  • A pre-law orientation program
  • A mentoring scheme pairing new Indigenous students with more senior Indigenous students and legal practitioners
  • Support services available via the Wollotuka Institute

Applicants must remember to also apply through UAC.

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/about-uon/governance-and-leadership/faculties-and-schools/faculty-of-business-and-law/newcastle-law-school/study-with-us/indigenous-law-early-entry-program

 

TAFE

Hundreds of the Latest Apprenticeship Vacancies

Act now and check out these opportunities.

You could win an apprenticeship and begin receiving your training and pay by the end of your HSC. If you can’t find ads for your chosen career near to you, simply alter the postcode and the radius.  Indeed.com looks for your ads across all job vacancy sites! To see all 112 careers we have fully up to date 24/7 go to:

https://www.jobjump.com.au/jobs

 

COLLEGES

William Angliss Institute Hospitality, Tourism and Events Sydney Open Day

22 September

Interested in a career in foods, hospitality, events, or tourism? William Angliss Institute Sydney is proud to announce the opening of our new campus! Be inspired by cooking demonstrations, take part in a trial-a-trade, and indulge in gourmet food. To book a place in the cookery, patisserie, coffee-making, or mixology trial-a-trades, contact :erica.margovsky@angliss.edu.au

 

Australian Child Care Career Options (ACCCO)

ACCCO has been successfully training students working in education for over 22 years. During this time thousands of students have graduated to become qualified professionals working in a range of positions from support roles to managers and teachers. By keeping our core training in Education, we remain focused on delivering current, relevant courses that meet the needs of our students and the Industry. Call: 1300 139 406

https://www.accco.com.au/

 

GENERAL

Au Pair

Why not take a gap year to travel and work with children? Being an Au Pair is the opportunity of a lifetime that will allow you to do just that! We have many locations available such as America, the UK, Italy, Spain, France, the Netherlands, China and Canada. Please visit our website for more information:

https://www.aifs.com.au/aifs/

 

Whitehouse Institute of Design 2018/2019 Summer Workshops

December and January

2 Holt Street Surry Hills

Registrations for the 5 day 2018/2019 Summer Workshops in Fashion Illustration, Image Styling, Sewing, Interiors Illustration are now open. For bookings phone 1300551433 or email enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au

 

Worthwhile and Productive Schoolies Experiences

Alternative Schoolies Projects are a mix of worthwhile project work and cultural immersion activities which allow students to celebrate the end of high school by exploring the rich culture and history of the country they are visiting while contributing to sustainable community-led initiatives under the full supervision of our staff. Tel: 1300 132 831

https://www.projects-abroad.com.au

 

Building the cyber security workforce

Cyber security is now one of the most rapidly growing industries globally. The threat posed by the perpetrators of malicious cyber activities has spurred governments, the private sector and the research community to invest in cyber security products and services to the tune of around  US$250 billion by 2026.

https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/education-blogs/guest/building-the-cyber-security-workforce-australia-needs

 

Green Super Camp Junior

30 September to 6 October

Cave Hill Creek, Beaufort

10 -14 years

Our school holiday camp is an adventure program aimed at teens and young people who are looking to improve their academic and life skills and have a lot of fun along the way!

For early bird price – by 15 September

https://www.greensupercamp.com.au/book-now/

 

Green Supercamp – Senior Forum

12 April to 20 April 2019

Cave Hill Creek, Beaufort

14 -18 years

Our school holiday camp is an adventure program aimed at teens and young people who are looking to improve their academic and life skills and have a lot of fun along the way!

For early bird price – by 29 March 2019

https://www.greensupercamp.com.au/book-now/

 

The Simpson Prize – National Competition

Closes 9 November

The Simpson Prize is a national competition for Year 9 and 10 students. The competition encourages participants to explore the significance of the Anzac experience and what it has meant for Australia. The Simpson Prize requires you to respond to the quote and question above using both the Simpson Prize Australian War Memorial Source Selection (which can be found at https://www.awm.gov.au/education/simpson-prize/) and your own research. Answer this:

‘To what extent could 1918 be considered a year of victory for Australia and its people?’

http://www.simpsonprize.org/

Students put surveying to the test on their work experience placements

For students who love maths, geography, IT or the outdoors, NSW Surveying Taskforce can facilitate work experience placements with local surveying firms. Surveying is undergoing a skills shortage and tertiary graduates enter the profession in high demand. Students can learn about surveying work experience opportunities at

https://www.alifewithoutlimits.com.au/secondary-students/.

A Guide to Extracurricular Activities

Universities are looking more and more at a student’s extracurricular activities when considering their admission. This blog article from Crimson Education helps students understand how to think about their extracurricular activities and how contributing to their school and community can benefit them in the long-run.

https://bit.ly/2OdzyRP

JOBTED Resume Writing Guide

A new practical guide on how to write an effective resume. This comprehensive Resume Writing Guide is intended to help students and job seekers to create a resume and job application. Check it out for lots of good advice.

https://au.jobted.com/blog/how-to-write-resume

 

Years 11 and 12 – Write Up –Creative Writing Workshop, University of Notre Dame

10 October. 9.00am – 4.30pm
Broadway Campus, 140 Broadway Chippendale

Write Up introduces students to the characteristics of great creative writing. The sessions focus on: shaping a narrative, the use of figurative language and motifs, setting and context, dialogue, point of view, and attitude in narration. Students will produce creative work throughout the sessions, learning in an environment that blends lectures with practical workshops.

https://www.notredame.edu.au/events-items/write-up

 

Defence Forces Work Experience

The Defence Work Experience Program provides young Australians interested in Defence as a future career, the opportunity to sample life in Defence and learn more about the Australian Defence Force (ADF) and the Australian Public Service (APS). For queries about the Defence Work Experience Program please email: Defence.WorkExperienceProgram@defence.gov.au or go to the link below:

 

Here are some of the places and roles you can go to for work experience.

Army Familiarisation

Army Aviation Training Centre Familiarisation

10 Force Support Battalion Overview

Women in Army Adventure Camp

Army Hospitality Familiarisation

Army Aviation

Infantry Overview

Royal Australian Regiment

Cyber Security & Robotics

Infantry and Light Mortar Battery

Combat Service Trades

Navy Familiarisation

Women In Navy Leadership Camp

RAAF 9th Force Support Battalion

Air Force Introduction and Familiarisation

https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.listJobs&audiencetypecode=defenceworkexp

 

Navy Careers Day

19 September

HMAS Waterhen Waverton, NSW

The Navy provides maritime forces that contribute to the Australian Defence Forces (ADF’s) capacity to defend Australia, contribute to regional security, support global interests, shape the strategic environment and protect national interests. Students will participate in tours, presentations and demonstrations from the following areas: Marine Technician, Electronic Technician, Boatswains Mate, Physical Training Instructor, Combat Systems Operator Mine Warfare, Coxswains and Medical section.

Click here.

 

Elizabeth Vrahnos

Vocational Learning Coordinator