Careers Newsletter

Presentation by Australian Defence Force

The girls were treated to an informative presentation on Monday 24 July by representatives from the Australian Defence Force Army Division. Rory and Andrea covered information about the many and varied career options the Army has available. The presentation explored post school options that girls have not traditionally considered which proved to be enlightening and something they will consider as an option for their future career.

 

 

UNIVERSITY

UON Open Foundation

Open Foundation is a free pathway program offered at the University of Newcastle for people who do not have the qualifications required for direct entry into an undergraduate degree program. Not only is Open Foundation designed to help you gain entry, it helps you develop the skills needed for successful study at a university level. We want to give you every chance to succeed, regardless of your background or level of previous education and to help you there are no tuition fees to complete the program.

http://www.newcastle.edu.au/future-students/open-foundation

 

Living on a Budget While at University

If you think being a student means being poor, think again! With careful planning and a little self-restraint, you can learn to keep to a budget and not skimp on life’s necessities

https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/education-blogs/student-life/how-to-keep-to-a-budget-while-at-uni

 

Western Sydney U Day

Campbelltown campus . 16 November

Bankstown campus.  17 November

At Western Sydney U Day you will have the chance to:

Experience life on a Western Sydney University campus.

Learn how a Western Sydney University course can advance your career.

Participate in campus and library tours.

Get hands-on at our interactive workshops.

Speak to current Western Sydney University students and academic staff for first-hand advice.

Explore how Scholarships, The Academy and our various pathways programs can maximise your academic success.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/future_students_home/events/westernsydneyuday

 

STEAMpunk Girls

Aged 12 to 16? Led by the UTS Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Creative Intelligence Unit (IECI), the program has a vision of a more innovative Australia where women have agency and a voice in society. STEAMpunk Girls exposes young women to science, technology, engineering, arts and maths (STEAM) and female role models. It creates a space for young women to participate in and create the conversation around STEAM education and empowers them to carve out their own study and career pathways.

https://www.uts.edu.au/partners-and-community/initiatives/creative-intelligence/more/steampunk-girls

 

2018 Bond University Scholarship Applications 

Closes 31 July

The 2018 Bond University Scholarship Applications are now open. Bond University offers a range of scholarships including Vice Chancellor Elite, Excellence, Indigenous and Sporting categories.

Further information can be found at http://www.bond.edu.au/scholarships

We encourage applicants to apply directly online at http://www.bond.edu.au/apply

 

Travel Grants available for La Trobe Open Days 

Students need to apply by 31 July

Year 11 and Year 12 students based in NSW who are attending any of La Trobe University’s Open Days at Victorian campuses in August can apply for a grant which will assist to subside their return travel.Iinformation available online: 

http://bit.ly/2vj9E4Q

 

TAFE

Skills & Thrills careers showcase

The Skills & Thrills careers showcase takes careers advice out of the office and onto the stage, through an exhilarating showcase packed with music, film and theatre. Find out the latest on jobs of the future, industry trends and connecting your passion to a successful career outcome.

24 October – Broken Hill

26 October – Wollongong

31 October –Mudgee

1 November –Parkes

2  November– Griffith

3 November –Wagga Wagga

For more information and sessions times contact E: hayley.andrews@skillsone.com.au

http://www.skillsone.com.au/category/skills-thrills/

 

 

COLLEGES

JMC Academy Open Day

26 August . 9.30am to 2.30pm

561 Harris Street, UItimo

Speak to current students on Music, Audio, Animation, Game Design, Film and Television, Digital Design and Entertainment Business Management. Listen to bands, view student films and see live audio and film production.

Register online:

http://www.jmcacademy.edu.au/events/open-days/register-for-our-next-open-day-2017-1

 

 

 

GENERAL

Discover how to get airline ready in 25 days at Aviation Australia’s Flight Attendant Info Session Are you a people person? Do you love to travel? A career as a Flight Attendant could be just for you! Hear exclusive stories from Flight Attendant’s and discover how you can get airline ready in just 25 days. Attend the Aviation Australia Flight Attendant Career Session on 27 July, 6.30pm at Qantas Centre of Service Excellence. Register now eventbrite.com.au/o/aviation-australia-7785081755

 

Get a cadetship to become a teacher, apply today! Do you have any Year 12 students who are interested in becoming a teacher? Students can work part-time in a school and get paid whilst studying and graduate with a permanent teaching position with a cadetship from the NSW Department of Education. Applications are now open! Head to our website https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy/cadetships

Teach in a rural or remote NSW public school Tell your students, applications are now open for teach.Rural scholarships! HSC students can get paid while they study to become a primary or secondary teacher in a rural or remote NSW public school. Students are guaranteed a permanent job, $6000 per year of full time study and $5000 appointment allowance. Visit our website to find out more and to apply. https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy 

Get paid to become a teacher and be guaranteed a permanent job! Do you have any students who are interested in becoming teachers? Or current teachers looking to re-train? They can get paid to study a subject area in demand. Students are guaranteed a permanent job, $5000 per year of full time study and $3000 appointment allowance. Applications are now open! Head to our website https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/getpaidtostudy 

 

Study Assist

Information to help students financing their Tertiary studies.

http://studyassist.gov.au/sites/StudyAssist/MyTertiaryStudyOptions/pages/what-am-i-eligible-for

 

Scholarships Australia Wide

Find 3,000 scholarships to help you with support for accommodation, fees and tuition.

https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/scholarships

 

Making the Most of Opportunities in Business and Accounting

Advice from a leading professional with Deloite’s, Kylie Taylor.

http://launchpad.cdu.edu.au/making-the-most-of-opportunities-in-business-and-accounting

 

Defence Work Experience

Aviation, Policing, Engineering, Fire Fighting, Air Traffic Control, Infantry, Catering, Trades and more.

Various times and locations throughout the year. Visit:

https://defencecareers.nga.net.au/cp/index.cfm?event=jobs.listJobs&audiencetypecode=defenceworkexp

Optus Cyber Security Experience – Available Now 

This free program delivers one of Australia’s first free online national cyber security education courses for students to experience a day in the life of Optus’ cyber experts, experience an interactive cyber situation and build baseline skills and knowledge in the field. Register your school for the program by clicking the following link: 

http://dayofstem.com.au/optus.html?oId=2263 

 

Careers in the Thoroughbred Industry

Wanting to pursue a rewarding career with thoroughbreds? Watch this very useful video.

https://vimeo.com/194453771

 

NSW Transport Entry Level Talent Programs

At Transport, we’re dedicated to creating an efficient, world-class transport system. To do this, we need an innovative, diverse and skilled workforce to help us deliver key projects. We’re  looking for driven and passionate individuals from all walks of life to join us and our agencies. Entry Level Talent Programs provide people with the opportunity to join our team as a Graduate, Cadet, Scholar, VET Cadet or Aboriginal HSC Scholar. Transport offers a variety of programs in both regional and metropolitan areas of NSW and you have the choice of applying for either Sydney or Regional roles. We’re looking for talent from a range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: 

  • Engineering: Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Mechatronic, Planning, Environmental, Telecommunications, Software and Surveying
  • Business:Management, Human Resources, Finance, Accounting, Marketing and Communications
  • IT: Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and IT.

https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/careers/entry-level-talent-programs

 

TSFX HSC Exam Advice Biology

http://www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/hsc-2017-Study-Tip-3-Exam-Advice-Biology-FINAL.pdf

 

Aviation Australia Expo Brisbane

19 August. 10.00am to 4.00pm
15-25 Boronia Road, Brisbane International Airport

The Aviation Expo (formerly known as the Aviation Careers Expo) returns in 2017 to offer the ultimate aviation showcase. This year’s event has something for everyone, including career aspirants, aviation enthusiasts, thrill seekers and the wider aviation community.

http://www.aviationaustralia.aero/aviation-expo/

 

Junior Leadership Weekend

25 and 26 November

Sydney Academy of Sport and Recreation (Narrabeen)

Years 7 –8 students. 100 students from across NSW will come together to take part in the inaugural Junior Leadership Weekend. You will learn about leadership, diplomacy and advocacy in the context of education as a human right. You will form connections and friendships with a diverse array of students and work with them to deliver change in your local communities, and beyond. Contact: georgia.wilde@unyouth.org.au

https://unyouth.org.au/event/jlw-2017/

 

Student Exchange Australia & New Zealand Information Sessions

Canberra – 11 October, 7.30pm

Ibis Styles Canberra, 203 Goyder St, Narrabundah, ACT

Sydney – 20 July, 13 September, 12 October 7.30pm

Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Cnr Kent & Bathurst Sts, Sydney CBD

Wollongong – 7 September, 6.30pm

Wollongong City Council, Central Lending Library, Ground Floor, 41 Burelli Street

http://studentexchange.org.au/info-sessions/in-person-city-sessions/

 

Mission Australia 2017 Survey

 Closes 31 July

The 2017 Youth Survey is now open to all Australian youth aged 15 –19 years old, giving a platform for young people to have their say.

https://www.missionaustralia.com.au/what-we-do/research-evaluation/youth-survey

 

 

Elizabeth Vrahnos

Vocation Learning Coordinator