Careers News

Universities Admission Centre (UAC) News May 2016

Please see the UAC News for May 2016 attached, or go to:


UMAT reminder for medical science courses 
Applicants for medicine courses in 2017 need to sit the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT). This year, UMAT will be held on Wednesday 27 July. Registration closes at 5pm on Friday 3 June. Late registrations will be accepted until 5pm on Friday 17 June (late fees apply). Visit UMAT’s website at for more information. 

JOBJUMP website: Student and Parent access via school subscription

Reminder: Students and parents have access to the jobjump website via a school subscription. The website is designed for students and provides comprehensive access to careers information and links to other websites and related information.

School password: hamsters

Year 10 students have been using the site during their Careers lessons and find it very useful.


MHSCAREERS Website – Access for parents and students

Parents and students have access for 2016 to the mhscareers website via a school subscription. To view the ‘news’ pages and the ‘calendar’, go the website at:

Login with: Bethany  Password: bth4

mhscareers calendar
You can also view their calendar by going to the calendar at: and select the State NSW.

Please select the relevant state – NSW, to refine your search. You can also search for events or careers using the search function and date range.

Go to:  for events.

mhscareers News

You can also view their careers newsletter produced every 2 weeks. Once you log in, select NSW under News.



The HSC and Careers Expo 2016 (Moore Park)

Thursday 2, Friday 3 June (9am-3pm) and Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 June (10am-3pm) at Royal Hall of Industries, Moore Park. The Expo features over 145 exhibitors, seminars on HSC subjects, tertiary courses, career and study advice. More info:


The Western Sydney Careers Expo 2016

Thursday 16 , Friday 17 (9am-3pm), Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 June (10am-3pm) at Halls 5 & 6, Sydney Showground, Corner Showground Road and Grand Parade, Sydney Olympic Park.


University of Technology (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:

UTS Bachelor of Information Technology Rd 1 Closing Date
Date: 10 June Final closing date (midnight) for undergraduate UAC applications for Spring session 2016

This is a cooperative education scholarship program in computer information systems, developed by UTS in cooperation with a group of leading organisations. It differs from other cooperative education courses in that, during the industry-based sessions, students follow a structured program designed jointly by UTS and the employer group, including formal coursework delivered by industry. There are a limited number of places available in this course according to the number of industry sponsors each year. If selected for this course, students receive a total scholarship of around $46,500 for the duration of the course.  This intensive course includes two six-month industry-based sessions with different industry sponsors. More info at:              


Notre Dame Twilight Hours and Course Information

8th & 9th June 2016, 5pm to 7pm, 140 Broadway, Chippendale

The night is aimed at those unable to attend tours during the day and will include a campus tour, information on admission and tertiary education options.


University of Notre Dame – Business-Law-Arts Symposium
Date : 21st Jun 2016 Time : 10.00am-2.00pm Venue : 104 Broadway, Chippendale
Cost : FREE Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : (02) 8204 4404
This engaging and interactive event is for Year 11 & 12 students and teachers of HSC Business Studies, Legal Studies, History, English, Mathematics, Society & Culture or Studies of Religion. The purpose of the day is to:
For further information or to register visit 

University of NSW (UNSW) Art & Design Student Parent Information Evening
Date : 23rd Jun 2016 Time : 6:00pm-8:00pm Cost : FREE
Venue : UNSW Art & Design – Cnr Greens Rd & Oxford Sts, Paddington NSW 2021
Contact : Damien Nedeljkovic :
Student Parent Information Evening is a chance for you and your parents to come along and hear about what it means to be a practicing artist, designer, animator, filmmaker or curator. Our knowledgeable staff, industry graduates and current students will provide insight into the experience of being a UNSW Art & Design student, share information about high school subject selection, the admissions process and portfolio entry.
Register for free now at 

Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) – Information Evening
Date : 23rd Jun 2016 Time : 6pm to 8pm Venue : Wattle Street, Ultimo
Cost : FREE Contact : Simon Freeman :
Launch your career into games and film by coming along to one of our Information Evenings. To find out more about our courses, have a chat to our teachers and check out the latest student work, come along to the Information Evening!

Aviation Australia’s Cabin Crew Careers Session
Date : 29th Jun 2016 Time : 6:30pm Venue : Qantas Centre of Service Excellence
Cost : FREE Contact : Laura McQuilkin :
Aviation Australia’s Cabin Crew Career Sessions offer you the chance to learn about our world-class training, experience what we offer and speak to industry experts to discover what options are available for you to lead a career as a flight attendant.
It is a perfect opportunity to find out more about the AVI20208 Certificate II in Aviation (Flight Operations), meet past students as well as our inspirational instructors who are aviation experts, having led successful careers in the industry themselves.
Please allow a minimum of 2 hours for the tour and information seminar.

University of Melbourne Interstate Student Information Day

Mon 11th July 2016

Interstate students and their families are invited to the University of Melbourne’s campus to find out about applications, scholarships, accommodation, as well as to see the campus and residential colleges. Registrations are essential and will open soon.

Contact: Lois Carlton – or 03 8344 8809


University of Wollongong: Early Admission

Applications open: 1st August 2016

University of Wollongong early admission enables students to gain entry into university before receiving their ATAR.

For more information visit:


The University of Sydney: Project Management Winter Camp

7th – 8th July 2016, Darlington Campus, The University of Sydney

A two-day intensive workshop for year 10, 11 and 12 students which aims to provide a head start in project management and demonstrate the opportunities available in this field.
Contact: 02 9036 7517 or


UWS HSC Study Sessions

4th – 8th July 2016, Parramatta, Bankstown and Campbelltown Campuses

Free study sessions facilitated by HSC teachers where students can review mandatory syllabus content, participate in discussions, and learn exam techniques.


UNSW Change to Admission to Law 2017 Entry


ACU Graduate Experience

The ACU website has a number of graduate videos where former students discuss their experiences at ACU, what they are doing now, and how their degree helped them get a foot in the door.


The University of Sydney: Scholarships Information Evening for Year 12

Wed 22nd June, 6.00pm – 8.00pm, The University of Sydney, Camperdown

Join us at the Scholarships Information Evening to get tips on completing scholarship applications, and hear from our students about their scholarship experience and the support provided to them. Students will also have the opportunity to learn more about our on-campus accommodation options and the scholarships available.



My Future Scholarships

The My Future website currently lists over 4000 undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships.

The type of support ranges from course fees, accommodation, grants, travel within or outside Australia, and covers fields of study across all Australian universities.

To view, visit:


The University of Notre Dame: Young Achievers Early Offer Program Applications Close

Applications close 29th July 2016, 4pm

The early offer program enables students to face their HSC examinations with the benefit of reduced stress and added confidence knowing they have already gained entry into their chosen course at The University of Notre Dame. Prospective students are able to apply under one of four categories:

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


University of Wollogong (UOW) College 2017 Course Guide


Bedford College Scholarships

Applications close: 30th November 2016.

There are currently two scholarships available for 2017. They are available for students in years 10, 11 and 12. To apply prospective candidates must present a portfolio.


Hobsons Course Finder: University Pathways – The Facts


MedStart Masterclass Revision Course

9th July – 10th July, 9.00am – 5.00m, Talent 100 Epping Learning Centre

16th July – 17th July, 9.00am – 5.00m, Talent 100 Chatswood Learning Centre

16th July – 17th July, 9.00am – 5.00pm, Talent 100 Hurstville Learning Centre

Learn about the UMAT in depth, exactly how to solve questions in all three sections, and how to effectively prepare in the lead up to the exam.


Regional Express Pilot Cadet Program
The REX Cadet program provides pilot training over 32 weeks as well as guaranteed employment within the REX group upon satisfactory completion of the program. The pilot cadet program has three intakes throughout the year.
Applications for their next intake are now open.


Defence Jobs: Job Finder

This website will help people interested in entering the defence force find a possible role or career suited to them.


Professional Cadetships Australia: Technology Cadets

Cadets will work at the Westpac Group in Sydney while studying at university in computer science, information technology or information systems. Applications are now open and close 17th June 2016.


ACS Foundation – Information, Communication and Technology Cadetships

The ACS Foundation provides career advice, research grants and university scholarships to strengthen our innovative future. The Foundation facilitates relevant industry experience placements for students with large and small technology companies. Apply for a cadetship online at 

Or find out more by visiting:


University of New South Wales (UNSW) Scholarship Information Evening

22nd June 2016, 6:15pm to 8pm, Sir John Clancy Auditorium, UNSW Kensington

The event is for year 11 and 12 students and their parents. There will be information on the different scholarships available and the application process. To register for the event, follow the link below.


HTN 1st/2nd Year Apprentice Chef

Sydney CBD

Job opportunity for those wanting to start a chef apprenticeship.


HTN All year level Apprentice Chefs


Job opportunity for those wanting to start a chef apprenticeship.


William Angliss Scholarships

Close 27th May 2016

There are a range of scholarships available to students throughout Australia, valued from $2500 to $3000.


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Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator