Careers Update

Engineering Scholarships – University of Sydney

From computer science to chemical engineering scholarships, USyd has a wide range of options for domestic engineering students.

To find a scholarship that works for you, expand the relevant school and click on the scholarship title links. Alternatively, you can browse the full list of undergraduate scholarships for Faculty of Engineering students in the table below. This page includes scholarships for both prospective and current domestic students.


Reminder – The University of Sydney Online Open Nights

9 and 10 September

Join the USyd Online Open Nights to chat with current students, academics and advisers from home. At this online event you can:

  • Visit virtual booths staffed by faculty experts
  • Drop into the virtual student lounge and chat to a current student
  • Get advice on your study interests, applying for university, student life and more
  • Get your questions answered through one-on-one chat
  • Chat with UAC about the ATAR and applying to university



Doctor of Medicine Applicants Western Sydney University

Applications for the 2021 intake

close Midnight AEST 30 September 2020

Late applications will not be accepted.

The Joint Program in Medicine is a five-year undergraduate degree which aims to help candidates develop necessary skills for practice of medicine.


Study Medicine – 10 Step Medicine Application Guide for students

The following 10 Step Guide has been put together to help describe the overall system and assist you work through this process.


Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship

Deadlines for University of  Wollongong and Western Sydney University are to be advised.

$5,000 per year for up to three years, and access to an Enrichment Program which includes access to mentoring, internships, professional development and more to launch your technology career. Are you intrigued by technology and how it can change the world for the better? Westpac Young Technologists Scholarships are designed specifically for high school graduates who are passionate about technology and eager to explore its potential for good. We’re looking for curious young minds, open to new ideas and untapped opportunities.


  • Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
  • Bachelor of Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Computer Science
  • Bachelor of Cyber Security and Behaviour
  • Bachelor of Design and Technology
  • Bachelor of Entrepreneurship (Game Design and Simulation)
  • Bachelor of Creative Industries
  • Bachelor of Design / Bachelor of Creative Industries
  • Bachelor of Data Science
  • Bachelor of Construction Technology

Enquire here:


UTS – Engineering and IT Galuwa goes Virtual

17 September. 5pm

  • Hear from current students about what it’s like to study Engineering or IT at UTS and about the amazing opportunities that are available.
  • Hear from industry partners about possible careers and where Engineering or IT could take you
  • Find out more about course options, the application process, scholarships and university life
  • Have your questions answered during the live Q&A session



CSU Virtual Open Day

Tuesday 15 September 2020, 12–4pm

Wednesday 16 September 2020, 12–4pm

Thursday 17 September 2020, 4–8pm

Saturday 26 September 2020, 12–4pm

Discover what’s possible at Charles Sturt at the virtual Open Day.


The University of Sydney – Guaranteed ATAR

Select your UAC preferences with confidence

To help you make informed decisions and provide transparency, USyd has published a guide to ATAR and IB scores that guarantee admission to most of their courses.

To be offered a place in a guaranteed-ATAR course, list the course as your highest eligible preference when you apply. If you meet the guaranteed ATAR or equivalent International Baccalaureate (IB) score and any other non-ATAR admission criteria for your selected course (including mathematics prerequisites if applicable), then you will be eligible to receive an offer of admission.


ACU Year 12 Revision Seminars

If you’re worried about your Year 12 exams, ACU can help.

They are offering free online webinars to help you revise and prepare for your exams. Students can choose from  English, maths, business studies, biology, PDHPE, legal studies, religion and IT webinars. Register here.


Book an ACU Guided Visit now

ACU’s capped guided visits are available for bookings now. This great opportunity gives students the chance to view each of the ACU campuses and check out the great facilities, while keeping up with social distancing and COVID-19 safe practices. Register here:


Study at ACU Webinar Series 

The Study at ACU webinar sessions are covering the ‘Bachelor of Arts – Western Civilisation’ on Monday 24 August, and ‘Moving Away From Home’ on Wednesday 23 September. Get helpful advice on how to apply, find out more about non-traditional pathways to uni, and hear from students about what life is really like at ACU. 


University of Newcastle Offers Released 12 November

Applicants to Newcastle can apply for early entry based on their Year 11 results and recommendations from their school. Apply before 20 September 2020 via UAC as part of the Schools Recommendation Scheme

and offers are released on 12 November 2020. 


Explore Newcastle University degrees.



ATARs for every health course in Australia – 13 professions  

For free access to the ATARs for every course in Australia in 2020 for the professions of dentistry, dietetics, medicine, midwifery, nursing, occupational therapy, optometry, paramedicine, pharmacy, physiotherapy, psychology, podiatry and radiography. Go to:


NSW Government Apprenticeships and Traineeships Search

Use this link below for all currently advertised positions. There is a wide variety of opportunities:–entities/all-categories/all-locations/all-worktypes?keyword=apprentice


Fashion School of Excellence at TAFE

Consistently ranked in the top 20 fashion design schools worldwide, FDS has 60+ years of fashion design excellence. With a list of alumni that reads like a ‘who’s who’ of Australian fashion and established partnerships with International Design Institutes, FDS will give your students the skills and experience.


Chef Apprenticeships from HTN

Gain entry into the world of cooking through a guaranteed placement in some of Australia’s best kitchens. HTN’s approach ensures that Apprentices are able to acquire a variety of skills from different industry placements during the course of their training. HTN’s Industry Advisors provide expert guidance for all work placements.

Register your interest here:



Stephen Donlan

Careers Advisor