CAREERS NEWS

CA ANZ present Meet The Business Leader (formerly Cadetship Evening)

Date : 11th May 2016 Time : 5:00pm – 7:30pm Venue : Crystal Ballroom, Luna Park
Cost : FREE Contact : Myee Gregory : careers.nsw@caanz.com
Meet The Business Leader is the perfect opportunity for Year 12 students to secure a cadetship, to commence while undertaking university studies! The event, hosted by Chartered Accountants Australia & New Zealand, is on Wednesday May 11, 5pm-7:30pm at Luna Park. There is no cost to attend, however registration will be essential.
For further info and to register, go to:  

https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sydney-meet-the-business-leader-tickets-22513486444


Professional Cadetships – Business Cadetship Applications close on 11 May

Applications for the Business Cadetships Program run by Professional Cadetships Australia close on 11 May. Year 12 students apply online at www.businesscadetships.com.au for cadetship placement at UBS.

Students who intend to apply are reminded that both their Application Form and School Assessment are due on 11 May so it is advisable to speak to your Careers Adviser well in advance about your School Assessment.

Applications for the Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program open on 26 April. Watch MHS Careers for details of this Program.  

 

Westmead Hospital Careers Day

12th May 2016, 8:45am to 3pm, Lecture Theatre 2 Education Block, Westmead Hospital, Cnr Hawkesbury & Darcy Rds

The careers day is for students in years 11 and 12 who are interested in a career in social work. The event costs $15 per student. Registration forms are available from Melissa.Loos@health.nsw.gov.au

 

Defence Force Recruiting Information Sessions – May 2016

10 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Army Reserves DFRC Parramatta

17 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Army Officer Dee Why RSL

18 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Army Roles DFRC Parramatta

23 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Trades Hornsby RSL

25 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Commando DFRC Parramatta

30 May 16 6.30pm – 8.30pm Australian Defence Force Academy DFRC Parramatta

 

2016 Hotel Career Expo
Date : 16th May 2016 Time : 10am-8pm Venue : Intercontinental Sydney
Cost : FREE Contact : Veronica Robertson : veronica@zadroagency.com.au

The 2016 Hotel Career Expo is the ultimate gateway for professionals, graduates and students to the finest career opportunities available in Australia’s leading hotel brands. From marketing, IT, engineering, HR, commerce, finance and many more – there’s a career path for just about everyone in the hotel industry!

Anyone who is interested in a career in hotels is invited to attend, it’s free, however per-registrations are necessary.

For more information, visit: http://www.hotelcareerexpo.com.au

 

University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Bachelor of Accounting Information Evening
Date : 17th May 2016 Time : 6.30 – 7.30 pm
Venue : UTS Business School, Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, 14-28 Ultimo Road, Ultimo
Cost : FREE Contact : Carin Alberts : carin.alberts@uts.edu.au
The Bachelor of Accounting is a cooperative education program in accounting. It is an intensive three year degree offered in conjunction with major employers. Students complete a compulsory first major in accounting and receive a scholarship and full-time work training.
This course is a specialist degree for high-achieving students who view an accounting career as an excellent foundation for future business leadership. All students in the course receive a scholarship of up to $46,500 over three years and a year of full-time industry experience, and are encouraged to complete a second major or sub-major in another business discipline. Historically the course has a graduate employment rate greater than 95 per cent.
Come along to our Information Evening and meet current students, graduates, sponsors, and staff of this elite program. For more information, please send an email to: 
carin.alberts@uts.edu.au or go to: http://www.uts.edu.au/about/uts-business-school/accounting/events/bacc-information-evening

For further info and application process go to: http://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/find-a-course/courses/c10235

 

University of Notre Dame – Medicine Information Session
Date : 17th May 2016 Time : 6.00pm Venue : 160 Oxford Street, Darlinghurst
Cost : FREE Contact : Anne-Maree McCarthy : 02 8204 4404
With Medicine applications closing soon, those considering studying the Medicine commencing in 2017* are invited to attend an information session at our purpose-built Darlinghurst campus. 
The session is designed to help you find out more about the admissions process, an overview of course content, meet current students and tour our facilities.
To register or for further information please visit www.notredame.edu.au
*Please note the University of Notre Dame Medicine Program is a Graduate Entry program 

Med Entry

Newcastle – 21st to 22nd May 2016, St Philip’s Christian College

Sydney – 4th to 5th June 2016, UTS

Sydney – 18th to 19th June 2016, Macquarie University

Sydney – 2nd to 3rd July 2016, UTS

Sydney – 23rd to 24th July 2016, UTS

Med Entry holds courses to assist students in their preparation for the UMAT Test.

http://www.medentry.edu.au/courses/umat-course-locations

Academy of Interactive Entertainment – Open Day
Date : 21st May 2016 Time : 10am to 3pm Venue : Wattle Street, Ultimo
Cost : FREE Contact : Simon Freeman : simonf@aie.edu.au
Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at an AIE Open Day. Sydney, Melbourne Canberra and Adelaide campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about full-time and part-time courses.

The day will include presentations on different areas of industry to get into as well as information about AIE full-time and part-time courses and entry requirements. Student work will be on display and our teachers will be available to speak with you one on one about our courses and how AIE can get you into a creative career.

For more information head to http://www.aie.edu.au/openday

Your Path to Sydney Uni 2016: An Information Evening for Students and Parents
25th May 2016, Revesby Workers Club
The evening will provide an opportunity for prospective students and their parents to have their questioned answered, with information on marks, cost and areas of study offered. There will be academic staff and students to answer these questions, as well as information on scholarships and pathways.
http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students.html#sydney

 

Bond University (Queensland) Experience Days for Yr 11 & 12 students

For info go to:

https://bond.edu.au/future-students/study-bond/see-yourself/experience-days

 

FashionMasters presents FASHION ILLUSTRATION FOR FUN
Date : 28th May 2016 Time : 9.30am – 12.30pm
Venue : Level 3, 91 York Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Cost : FREE
Contact : Rose Schleicher : rschleicher@holmes.edu.au
This is a beginner’s class for anyone who has always loved to draw fashion figures, and want to bring out their inner artist. Learn the fundamentals of fashion drawing on the figure, rendering skin, fabrics and applying light, shade and colour. Students will all produce a fully rendered and mounted fashion figure working with watercolour. 
Teacher: Timothy Corne, M.A.

Western U Day Parramatta 
Date : 31st May 2016 Time : 9:30am to 2pm
Venue : Western Sydney University Parramatta South campus Cost : FREE
Western U Day Kingswood 
Date : 1st Jun 2016 Time : 9:30am to 2pm
Venue : Western Sydney University Kingswood campus
Contact : Allison Slade : a.slade@westernsydney.edu.au
Western U Day provides the opportunity for senior high school students to experience a day on a Western Sydney University campus. The event will allow high school students to speak to 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. For more information please visit http://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/future_students_home/events_at_uws/westernuday 

University Admissions Centre (UAC) STAT Test Registrations Open

Test dates: 21st May 2016

Registrations for mid-year Special Tertiary Admissions Tests are now open.

The Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) is used by many tertiary institutions to assess an applicant’s ability to think critically and analyze material, competencies that are considered important for success in tertiary study.

http://www.uac.edu.au/stat/

 

University of Technology Sydney (UTS): Law Undergraduate Information Evening

22nd June 2016, 6pm to 8pm, UTS Building 5, Block B, Cnr Quay St and Ultimo Rd, Haymarket

The event is directed at students in years 11 and 12, who are interested in studying law. The evening will include information on various degree options, practice-oriented learning, entry pathways, student life and one-on-one consultations with staff and students.

http://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-law/events/law-undergraduate-info-evening

 

Australian Apprenticeships Job Pathways Charts

These charts illustrate potential career pathways that begin with an Australian apprenticeship.

http://www.aapathways.com.au/Career-Resources/Job-Pathway-Charts-Link/Job-Pathways-Charts-PDF

 

Australian Apprenticeships Government Website

This website is an invaluable resource providing information on apprenticeship programs, location of apprenticeship centres, government initiatives and recent publications regarding apprentice work force changes.

http://www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au/

 

Le Cordon Bleu Prospectus NSW

This brochure has information about studying at Le Cordon Bleu, including campus, course and where this study can take you.

http://www.cordonbleu.edu/Files/AAMCEN1597.pdf

 

APM Online Study and Course Information Webinars

Find out more about studying with APM at Torrens University by checking out one of these course webinars. They run for 45 minutes and go through an overview of the course and introduction to the online learning platform.

  • Bachelor of Business: Monday 16th May, 12pm
  • Bachelor of Business (Commerce): Monday 16th May, 4pm
  • Bachelor of Business (Marketing): Tuesday 17th May, 4pm
  • Bachelor of Business (Public Relations): Wednesday 18th May, 4pm
  • Bachelor of Business (Event Management): Wednesday 18th May, 4pm

All times are in AEST. For more information contact 1800 880 610 or email enquiries@apm.edu.au

http://www.apm.edu.au/about-apm/upcoming-events

 

Shillington College Info Session

Learn more about studying our Graphic Design Course. We’ll show you how our students would tackle a real-world commercial brief, step-by-step—from thumbnails right through to seeing the final product live on an iPad.

http://www.shillingtoncollege.com.au/graphic-design-course/info-sessions

 

RiAus 2016 Ultimate Science Guide

The Ultimate Science Guide has information about the latest STEM careers, study options, course information and how to survive uni. It is suitable for students, teachers and parents. It will be released in May. Between 1 and 3 copies can be ordered for free.

http://riaus.tv/content/ultimate-science-guide

 

University of Sydney: Year 10 Information Evenings
The evenings are designed to help Year 10 students (and their parents) choose subjects for the HSC and navigate through the process of applying to university.

The 2016 Year 10 Information Evenings will be held on Monday 16 May, Wednesday 18 May and Monday 23 May.

Topics include:

  • ATAR, scaling, prerequisites and assumed knowledge
  • subject selections
  • career pathways
  • the student journey to university.

Dates: 16, 18 and 23 May
Time: 6-8pm
Venue: The University of Sydney. Venue information will be provided to registered attendees.
http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students/year-10-information-evening.html

 

University of Wollongong Events

Year 12 Information Evening – Sutherland NSW  Thursday, 5 May 6pm – 8pm http://mkto.uow.edu.au/20160505Sutherland-Year12InformationEvening_1.Registration.html

Year 12 Information Evening – Southern Sydney NSW  Monday, 9 May 6pm – 8pm http://mkto.uow.edu.au/20160509SouthernSydney-Year12InformationEvening_1.Registration.html

 

Australian Catholic University  (ACU) Mid-year Information Session

Strathfield – 17th May 2016, 4:30pm to 7pm

North Sydney – 18th May 2016, 4:30pm to 7pm

The information sessions will provide prospective students with the chance to talk to staff and current students about the courses offered and different career paths.

https://acucampaigns.com.au/information-events/

 

Study in Victoria

Senior students and parents are invited to learn about the application processes and study options available in Victoria. Presentations will be given by the University of Melbourne and the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). Wednesday 1 June 2016, 6.15 pm arrival for 6.30 pm start (6.30-7.00pm: University of Melbourne presentation; 7.00-7.30pm: VTAC presentation; 7.30-8.00pm: University of Melbourne Q&A).  Monte Saint’ Angelo Mercy College, O’Regan Arts and Cultural Common Theatre, 128 Miller Street North Sydney NSW 2060.

RSVP is essential at: https://www.trybooking.com/LBOG

 

Southern Cross University (SCU) Virtual Info Session

Wednesday 4 May – 6pm & Tuesday 24 May – 10am

Join our online session to find out more about SCU undergraduate degrees, university life and how our support services can help you achieve your study and career goals.

http://scu.edu.au/events/index.php/events/3490

http://scu.edu.au/events/index.php/events/3491

 

Women in Trades Video Channel at SkillsOne
This online series of videos illustrates the range of trades that women are involved in around Australia.

http://www.skillsone.com.au/vidgallery/women-in-industry/

 

Macleay College Campus Tours
Macleay College offers campus tours and workshops for interested students. These can be booked at various times throughout the year. It will also offer the chance to have questions regarding courses and career paths answered. For inquiries phone: 1300 939 888 or email: study@macleay.edu
https://macleay.edu.au/ 

 

MoneySmart

The Australian Securities and Investment Commission have developed a website to assist with all areas of financial planning, including saving, budgeting, spending, personal tax, superannuation, debt management and insurance, with special sections for young people, including apprentices, trainees and students in vocational education.

https://www.moneysmart.gov.au/

 

Youth Central: Cover Letters

This resource gives some tips on how to write an impressive cover letter and includes sample letters.

http://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-careers/applying-for-jobs/sample-cover-letters    

 

New website launched! Preparing Secondary Students for Work

http://www.mskills.org.au/media-centre/news#NewsHint=14160

 

 

Viviene Gereige

Vocational Learning Coordinator