Careers Update


The students were treated to two informative presentations on Wednesday, 10 May 2017. One of the presenters was  from The University of Arts London. This university  is in the top 6 universities in the world for art and design. They offer an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts and their graduates go on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide. The other presentation was from Lattitude Global Volunteering which is one of the largest international volunteering organisations in the world, supporting around 1000 young people globally every year. They offer students the possibility of taking a gap year where they can have time and space to think about what their next steps will be after school all while helping others around the world and gaining valuable life and work experiences.



Worldwide Med – A free resource for aspiring medical students.

Recently launched by a medical graduate from The University of Sydney, Worldwide Med is an online platform that aims to help prospective medical students make better decisions about studying Medicine in Australia and around the world.


Univeristy Admission Centre (UAC) Uni Open Days Listing 2017

All the Open Days in one handy place for 2017.

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University of  New South Wales (UNSW) Art & Design Student Parent Information Evening

22 June. 6.00pm to 8.00pm

UNSW Art & Design, Paddington.

Student Parent Information Evening is a chance for you and your parents to come along and hear about what it means to be a practicing contemporary artist, designer, digital creative, animator, filmmaker or curator. You will learn about the exciting career options and pathways available to you.


The University of Notre Dame Doctor of Medicine Information Session

9 May. 6.00pm

160 Oxford St, Darlinghurst Contact: 02 8204 4404  or email


The University of Notre Dame Young Achievers Early Offer Program

Applications for the 2018 Young Achievers Early Offer Program will open soon. Applications will close at the end of July so there’s plenty of time to submit your application. Applications can be submitted once you receive your mid year  Year 12 report.

Applicants are able to apply in one of four categories:

  • Category One: Commitment to community and/or church
  • Category Two: Commitment to and excellence in cultural pursuits
  • Category Three: Commitment to and excellence in sporting achievements
  • Category Four: Academic Excellence

Register now to receive the information when applications open.


University of Sydney Your Path to Uni

25 May. 6.00 to  8.00pm

Park Royal Hotel, Parramatta

21 June. 6.00 to 8.00pm

Whitlam Library, Cabramatta

Meet University Staff and Students
University staff and current students will be on hand to answer questions and discuss options about available degrees and careers – and anything else you want to know!

Year 10 Subject Selection Seminar
Subject selections and ATAR, a presentation on mathematics, subject selection and useful resources.

Year 11 and 12 Parent Seminar
A seminar for parents and carers of Year 11 and 12 students on how to support your child through the HSC. It will focus on support services, mental health and resilience, finances, and ATAR – as well as university applications and transition admission, scholarships and alternative pathways.

Postgraduate Study
Discover further study pathways available to you after your undergraduate degree and speak to our advisers about the different postgraduate qualifications including PhDs, Master’s degrees, Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certs.


University of Technology Sydney (UTS) Discover Nursing & Midwifery

15 June – Discover Nursing. 5.30pm

12 July – Discover Nursing. 5.30pm


Western Sydney University Mid-Year Information Day

20 May. 10.00am to 2.00pm

Parramatta City campus, 169 Macquarie Street, Parramatta

A great opportunity to speak one-on-one with academics about your options and to get a feel for campus life.


Western Sydney U Day

30 May

Senior high school students can experience a day at Parramatta South campus on


Australian National University (ANU) Maths Day

20 May

Young maths enthusiasts from across the region find out how their numbers measure up when they battle it out in a test of mind and muscles. Teams of five Year 12 students take part in mathematical challenges designed to build teamwork skills and promote a love of maths.


ANU languages showcase fro Year 10, 11 and 12

31 May. 10.00am to 3.00pm

Designed to give students a taste of the languages we offer through short presentations and interactive activities. Learn more about life as an ANU student by hearing from some of our current language students.

Language majors include: Ancient Greek, Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin, Persian, Sanskrit, Spanish, Thai, Urdu, and Vietnamese.


UMAT Preparation Workshops

Established in 1999, the National Institute of Education (NIE) conducts UMAT Preparation courses aimed at developing the knowledge, skills and strategies required to maximise your entry potential. NIE is supported by expert staff and advisors including teachers accredited by the Department of Education  and Training, a range of Health Care Professionals, Social Workers, Academics and Practicing Clinicians. Our UMAT teaching staff have all sat the UMAT and have an academic background directly relevant to the three respective sections of the UMAT.

Sydney– 9 April, 20 May  or 12 July

Newcastle –1 July

Canberra –30 April or 13 July



Preparation for the UMAT Test.

Sydney on 8+9 April, 10+11 April, 12+13 April, 24+25 April, 3+4 June, 1+2 July, 22+23 July

Coffs Harbour and Armidale. 8+9 July




Vantage Automotive Apprenticeship Vacancies

Volvo, Skoda, Audi, Volkswagon apprenticeships across NSW.

 (02) 8014 8990 or


NSW Country Apprentice Scholarship

This Scholarship offers financial assistance to eligible country NSW apprentices to support their apprenticeship training.  At least 10 Scholarships are awarded each year.  At least two of these are awarded to apprentices of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background. Value to $15,000.*41*



Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School (BMIHMS) Career Focus Days

11 to 13 July

7 to 9 November

28 to 30 November

A 3 day residential program for students considering a career in the hospitality industry, designed for those aged 16 and over. This program gives prospective students insight into what it’s really like to study at BMIHMS and is held at both our Practical Learning and Executive Business Centre.

Contact T +61 2 9307 4600 or email


Whitehouse Institute of Design 2017 Graduate Exhibition & Parade 

28 November. 11.00am for 12.30pm runway show.

Bookings open in September .

2 Short Street, Surry Hills

Celebrating design thinking, creativity and innovation, showcasing the work of graduating students from across Creative Direction & Styling, Fashion Design and Interior Design disciplines.


JMC Academy Info Session

17 May. 6.00pm to 7.00pm

561 Harris Street, Ultimo, Sydney

Animation, games design, digital design, film, sound, song writing and music performance.


Academy of Interactive Entertainment (AIE) Graduate Success Stories


St Patrick’s Institute of Education Info Days

11 June. 11.00am

17 September. 11.00am

12 November. 11.00am

Diplomas in Business Admin, Business, Marketing & Communication, Leadership & Management. University pathways to Notre Dame, ACU, CSU & UNE.



Bedford College Open Days

Glebe Campus Open day. 2 September. 9.00am to 3.00pm

Norwest Campus Open Day. 9 September . 9.00am to 3.00pm

Business, Child Care, Management, Community Services.

Throughout the year, Bedford College also conducts private tours of the college campus for interested students, families, and teachers. Booking times for tours are available on 1300 174 174.



Sydney Meet the Business Leader

17 May.  4.30pm to 7.30pm

Luna Park Sydney, Crystal Ballroom, 1 Olympic Drive, Milsons Point

You have big dreams. You’ve also got some big decisions to make. Engaging with successful people can be helpful, even inspiring. That’s why we’re bringing together some of the most successful Chartered Accountants in the country in one room. You will have the opportunity to ask questions and seek advice about the exciting possibilities a career in business offers.


Sydney Writers’ Festival student sessions 

22 May – Walsh Bay

25 May – Parramatta

SWF and NESA present Student Sessions, a full day of events for Years 9–12 students, featuring some of the world’s most engaging minds speaking on topics linked to the NSW school curriculum, including a Shakespeare expert, a renowned economist and a leading writer on climate change. 

More info:


HSC in July Holidays

Preliminary Subject and HSC Subject study preparation lectures.


The School For Excellence (TSFX) Exam/Study Tip 1

The School For Excellence (TSFX) provides educational services designed to help students maximise their Year 11 and 12 scores.


Illuminate Nextgen Challenge 

Central Coast . 8 to 12 May

Newcastle. 15 to 19 May

Dubbo. 13 to 16 June

The flagship education program of illuminate Education & Consulting is the nextgen Challenge, where we put students into teams to develop a business that solves a problem in our community in five days. To prove the effectiveness of the business, students have to produce a business plan with two years of financial forecasting, deliver a sales pitch, create elements of a marketing strategy including radio and newspaper advertisements, all while undertaking a number of smaller challenges along the way.


Lattitude Global Volunteering

Lattitude Global Volunteering (formerly known as Gap Activity Projects) is an international youth development charity.  Their mission is to educate and develop young people worldwide by providing inclusive opportunities for them to make a positive difference to the lives of others through a challenging and structured international volunteering experience in a culture and community different from their own.


WEP Student Exchange Scholarships 

WEP Australia, a not-for-profit student exchange organisation registered with the NSW Education Department, is now accepting applications from year 9 and year 12 students wishing to spend a semester or year overseas from January 2018 onwards. For more information, please visit, email or call 1300 884 733.


Get your School Involved World Challenge

Educational expeditions to over 40 destinations around the world. From the snow-capped peaks of the Himalayas to the lush Amazon rainforest and the scorched deserts of Africa, they have the expertise to take you there. They create bespoke expeditions abroad, tailored precisely to your team’s objectives, or you can choose from our range of pre-crafted itineraries.


Minerals Tertiary Education Council

Maybe you’re a high school student trying to figure out what you might like to study at University. is here to help – from offering useful resources through to connecting you with your peers and other professionals within Australia’s minerals industry.


Commonly asked interview questions


Tips for juggling study, work and your passion




 Elizabeth Vranos

Vocational Learning Coordinator