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University of Sydney Mathematics Prerequisites

The University has mathematics course prerequisites for some courses. This means that to study certain degrees, students will need to achieve a Band 4 in the NSW Higher School Certificate (HSC) Mathematics (not Standard mathematics) or equivalent.

If students don’t meet the mathematics requirements, they may be able to:

  • complete the Mathematics MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) and exam
  • apply for another course and then transfer into their preferred course in their second year (after successful completion of an accepted 1000 level mathematics unit).


Business Cadetships

Opens – Monday 8 March 2021

Closes – Wednesday 26 May 2021

As a Business Cadet, typically you combine university study in Sydney with paid work at UBS or Barrenjoey Capital Partners in Sydney. The Business Cadetships Program allows you to choose the university where you will study and allows you latitude in your choice of degree program. To apply contact,

Program Director: Alister Wilkinson. Contact:


Entry and Pathways to ACU

30 March 5pm

Students currently completing Year 12, there are many entry pathways to ACU – including the ACU Guarantee early offer program.


ACU Talking with Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics

20 April. 6pm

Join online to hear from ACU alumni about their experiences working as nurses, midwives and paramedics. Take part in a Q&A session with ACU graduates and learn what it is like working on the frontline and using your skills to help people when they need it the most.


University of Sydney HSC Society and Culture support

Expert consultations Monday 29 March – Thursday 1 April
These 15 minute, virtual consultations aim to support HSC students with their personal interest projects. Students will be matched to an expert in in the same field as their PIP. Students from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, low SES backgrounds, or in rural/regional areas are particularly encouraged to apply.

Submit an expression of interest by 12pm, 17 March
Questions? Contact 


Discover Western: HSC True Reward, Pathways & Early Offer Information Session

Thursday 29 April. 3.30pm

 Join Western to hear about their early offer programs in 2021.  Learn about how students can apply and receive conditional offers, as well as explore pathways to University. Hear from staff and students at Western directly to have all your questions answered.


Western Sydney University Scholarships 

Western offers a range of Scholarships across areas of: Academic excellence and leadership, equity and opportunity, humanitarian, industry, course focused and diverse opportunities. Visit the Western Scholarships page to find out more and explore your options and eligibility.


Macquarie Uni Register Your Interest to Attend Open Day 2021

Registration for the Macquarie Open Day is now open, see below


Free UCAT Webinars for Year 12 & 11 Students

14 March

 This free webinar will cover a Term 1&2 timeline to keep students on track, including weekly prep goals and study milestones. Register:


When is ADFA Open Day?

21 August 2021

This is a chance for potential ADFA candidates, Defence families and members of the community to learn more about the lifestyle, military training and tertiary education on offer at the Academy. There is also a range of military displays by the Navy, Army and Air Force to give you a snapshot of some of the careers available to you in the ADF.

Further details about the 2021 ADFA Open Day, including any restrictions on attendance due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, will be advised as they become known.


UNSW 2022 Undergraduate Guide

The 2022 Undergraduate guide can been found:


Music Theatre Taster at the Conservatorium

Saturday March 27 9:30am – 1.00pm

Music Workshop at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music

For students 15-25 years of age

Join Dr. Narelle Yeo, Peter Cousins, Simon Kenway as they introduce you to the skills needed to be a great musical theatre performer. During the session you will be given insights into the art of musical theatre including stagecraft and presence, vocal technique, characterization, ensemble work and more. You will have the chance to dance, act and sing in this hands on workshop giving you not just a glimpse but a taste of the fascinating, exciting, sometimes glamorous but always hard working world of music theatre.

There will be some music to learn before the workshop you are also encouraged to bring sheet music for 16 bars of your favourite musical theatre solo. Bring comfortable dance gear to the workshop.


TAFE Career Insights – Trades in Growing Areas

Find out where the largest employment growth is and the courses that are popular for your students looking into these roles.


Australian Apprenticeship Pathways Industry Information

Investigate in detail a wide range of career fields on offer for apprenticeships and traineeships.



Stephen Donlan

Careers Advisor