Careers News

UAC News on Dates

A reminder that following the announcement by NESA that HSC results will be released at 6am Friday 18 December, some of UAC’s key dates for Year 12s have changed as follows:

  • ATARs released: 9am Friday 18 December
  • Deadline for changing preferences for December Round 2: midnight Saturday 19 December
  • December Round 2 offers released: 7.30am Wednesday 23 December.

 

Free UCAT Bootcamp 

Please visit MedEntry.edu.au under “Free Resources” tab. Available to parents, Year 10-11 students and Careers Advisers. In this session, Dr Ray, Gastroenterologist & Hepatologist, Monash University academic, covers sample UCAT test, medical interviews, admission process, life as a medical student, and career as a doctor. Watch from the comfort, convenience & security of your own home at any time.

Attention UCAT 2020 Candidates – Head-start Interview Preparation 

Attention UCAT candidates who are expecting to receive an interview offer for the Undergraduate Medical School. NIE is conducting ‘Medical Interviews and Communication Skills Workshop’. Choice of ‘Face-to-Face’ or ‘Live Online Interactive’ classes. Book early to avoid the disappointment of missing out. Details are via www.nie.edu.au or call (02) 4367 0404 / 0412 439 115 / enquiries@nie.edu.au

 

UTS Entry Pathway Through Aptitude Assessment

Registration closes midnight 22 September 2020

Tuesday 29 September 202010:00 am

Free to do. The aptitude assessment is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their potential, and possibly secure an offer to study at UTS Science. The assessment is designed to assess your analytical and critical thinking skills. It is a general knowledge based assessment and there is no need to study for it.

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/science/essential-information/application-info-and-fees/entry-pathway-through-aptitude-assessment

 

UTS Women In Engineering, IT, Construction 10 Adjustment Points

Girls if you have applied for selected engineering, information technology or construction project management courses, you may be eligible to receive 10 adjustment points.  These adjustment points are automatically applied (no additional application required) and contribute to your selection rank.

https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/admission-requirements/admissions-schemes/specific-study-area-schemes/women-engineering-it-and-construction

 

UNSW Medicine

Medicine Application Portal (MAP) applications close on Wednesday, 30 September – any changes to applications need to be completed before this deadline.

Important dates: Your application to study medicine at UNSW requires several steps. Make sure you review our Application Process as well as the key dates below to ensure you complete all the requirements. 

Click here:

Application portal here:

https://apply.med.unsw.edu.au/

 

UNSW Bachelor of Aviation (Flying) New Requirement

All flying applicants must submit an internal application form, which are available from the School of Aviation on request. Please return the completed form to the School of Aviation, before the end of September. Late applications may be considered.

Click here for more information.

 

University of Sydney Major in Urban Studies
The Urban Studies major will equip you with the skills to understand the complexity of cities, deal with urban issues and challenge you to think about the relationship between understanding cities and city-making by exposing you to a range of critical approaches and professional practices vital to urban life.

https://www.sydney.edu.au/content/courses/subject-areas/major/urban-studies.html?tc=edm|stud|mc-student|edu-staff-hss|%20|

 

Macquarie Market Month – Bringing Macquarie University to you!
When: 4-7pm every Tuesday and Thursday of September
Where: Online through Zoom 
Students can book a 20-minute online chat-session via the below link.

Register now to secure your place.

*By registering for this event, you agree to receive info and be the first to know about early entry, scholarships, key dates and much more.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/macquarie-market-month-registration-116180648447

 

Discover Western – Making Informed Decisions: Explore careers and areas of interest, entry into University options and more.

Tuesday 22 September at 6pm
Audience: Year 10-12 students, teachers, parents

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/student-life/events/western-webinars.html

Register here:

https://wsustudents.au1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0IGbPXACbj1wTDT

 

Western Sydney U Day

Friday 20 November 2020

Campbelltown Campus

Western Sydney U Day provides the opportunity for Year 10 and 11 high school students to experience a day on a Western Sydney University campus.

The event will allow high school students to speak with current University students and academic staff, experience the range of courses available at Western Sydney University through interactive workshops and presentations, learn about scholarships, The Academy, pathway programs and further opportunities to pursue their aspirations.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/student-life/events/western-sydney-u-day.html

Register here:

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/form/register_your_interest_for_undergraduate_study_at_western?western-u-day

 

Western Sydney University Open Day on Replay 

The live virtual Open Day took place on 15-16 August. Explore now and view on replay. Watch course focused presentations and chats and experience highlights across the campuses in the event stream on demand. There is information on HSC True Reward Early Offer Program, entry pathways, student services, scholarships and more. Fore more information: 

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/openday.html

 

Register now for Study @ ACU! 

Check-out the regular sessions being held online to have all your questions about studying at ACU answered. Get helpful advice on how to apply, find out more about non-traditional pathways to uni, explore your postgraduate study options and hear from students about what life is really like at ACU. 

https://www.acu.edu.au/about-acu/events/study-at-acu

 

Pathways to UOW

UOW pathways programs will prepare you for university study and set you up to succeed.

https://www.uowcollege.edu.au/study/high-school/

and

https://coursefinder.uow.edu.au/uow-college/pathways/index.html

 

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.

https://www.sydney.edu.au/study/how-to-apply/undergraduate/guaranteed-atar.html

 

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.

 

Scholarships at TAFE NSW

 Apply for a scholarship to study at TAFE NSW.

 Every year TAFE awards hundreds of scholarships to students, for information go to,

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/enrol/payment-funding/scholarships

 

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: 

www.acu.edu.au/campus-tours

 

The Hotel School Information Session

22 September 5pm webinar

  • Find out more about course and flexible degree options
  • Hear about our student life studying

Live chat will be available to have your questions answered by experts, course advisors and student ambassadors, plus gain access to a multitude of online resources and videos.

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/the-hotel-school-information-webinar-tickets-119371917619

 

Free HSC Study Sessions 

Join the Free HSC Study Sessions run by highly qualified teachers and HSC markers online from 6 – 9 October, to assist with final HSC preparation. For further information, visit the HSC Study Sessions page. 

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/form/hsc_study_sessions_expression_of_interest_form.

 

Stephen Donlan

Careers Advisor