Careers Update

UNIVERSITIES

CSU  – Power of Engineering Outreach

10 August. 9.30am

11 August . 2.30pm

CSU Engineering Building, Bathurst

The Power of Engineering is an outreach activity for high school girls in years 8-10 to promote women in engineering careers.

Contact Phone: 02 6338 6017 . Contact Email: Kirsten Goode

http://news.csu.edu.au/events/dubbo/power-of-engineering-event-bathurst

 

Walan Mayinygu Indigenous Entrepreneurship Pop Up Hub

We invite all Indigenous entrepreneurs and youth to come along and participate in the Indigenous Entrepreneurship Pop Up Hub Program brought to you by CSU, the NSW Department of Industry and Indigenous Business Australia. Participate in master classes, workshops, innovation expos and the ‘pitching’ evening event. All events will be presented and coordinated by Indigenous entrepreneurs and other relevant professionals.

Dubbo . 28 August-1 September. Dubbo Regional Theatre and Convention Centre 155 Darling Street. Phone: 02 6933 4849

Albury-Wodonga  – 9 to 13 October. Albury Library Museum, 540 Kiewa Street, AlburyPhone: 02 6933 4849

Port Macquarie  –5 to 9 March 2018. Glasshouse, 40 Clarence Street, Port Macquarie. Phone: 02 6933 4849

http://news.csu.edu.au/events

 

UTS Science in Focus 

Are your students interested in a career in Science? Two of our UTS scientists explain how they are working to help protect and save some of Australia’s most iconic and loved animals from the threat of extinction.

https://www.uts.edu.au/about/faculty-science/what-we-do/uts-science-focus/environment/are-we-losing-koala-and-quoll

Undergraduate Science courses can be found at : http://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/science

 

New in 2018 – Bachelor of Digital Business at Southern Cross University 

This innovative new degree will help to address skills shortages in digital business. It will prepare students for careers as digital business specialists with strong focus on the core issues facing the digital age such as cyber security and innovation management. The degree will be offered on campus at the Gold Coast and online. Pending university approval. See scu.edu.au

New in 2018 – Engineering (Honours) in Coastal Systems Engineering at Southern Cross University 

This specialist professional engineering degree prepares graduates for work in water engineering, coastal engineering and catchment management, which are areas of expertise expected to be in high demand based on population growth forecasts and changes in hydrology predicted for coastal areas of Australia. The degree will be offered on campus at Lismore. Pending university approval. See scu.edu.au

Bachelor of Science (Chiropractic) New

CQUniversity Sydney is home to the newest 3 year chiropractic degree. There is great demand for qualified and registered chiropractors globally. This career delivers work-life balance, travel and self employment opportunities. Students at our CBD campus learn from an award winning faculty using the best available facilities. Get in touch for a campus tour and meet with our teaching staff. 

https://www.cqu.edu.au/courses/study-areas/health/undergraduate/bachelor-of-science-chiropractic

Adelaide Dance Auditions in Sydney & Canberra

Auditions for the Flinders University and Adelaide College of the Arts Bachelor of Creative Arts (Dance):

25 August. 11.00am to 3.00pm. Sydney

Sydney Dance Co, Pier 4/5, 15 Hickson Road, Dawes Point.

8 September, 10.30am to 2.30pm.  Canberra

QL2 Dance Inc, Gorman House Arts Centre, 55 Ainslie Ave, Braddon.

At TAFE SA you can study acting and dance, as well as a range of behind the scenes roles. Whether you like to tread the boards, or prefer a supporting role, these courses develop your personal strengths and provide you with professional skills to meet the demand of the rich and rewarding arts and cultural sector.

Book by contacting AC Arts Administration (08) 8463 5000 or arts.adl@tafesa.edu.au 

https://www.tafesa.edu.au/adelaide-college-of-the-arts/ac-arts-events/2017/08/25/default-calendar/2018-dance-auditions

 

Medical Engineering at the University of Newcastle Launch

22 August. 5.30pm

UON’s has a brand-new Bachelor of Medical Engineering degree from 2018.Medical engineers are at the forefront of providing innovative solutions to healthcare problems. They bring their creativity, critical thinking, and complex problem solving skills to developing and improving technology and human systems in medical settings. You’ll also get to hear from some of our experts in the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment on the amazing medical engineering projects they are working on.

In this four-year Honours degree, students will get to choose from 4 majors:

  • Medical devices
  • Medical biomechanics
  • Medical signal analysis
  • Medical computing

http://www.newcastle.edu.au/events/faculty-of-engineering-and-built-environment/medical-engineering-degree-launch

 

WSU HSC Enrichment Days

24 August 9am to 3.30pm

Kingswood Campus

Do you want unique case studies to impress your HSC examiners? Want exam tips from highly experienced HSC teachers? Want to see what your future lecturers and campus is like? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then this day is a must for you! Sign up for our HSC ‘Geography’ or ‘Society and Culture’ program and get ahead with this informative and fun day. These events are free for teachers (with a student) and we encourage you to attend and bring along your keen year 12 students.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/ssap/ssap/events/hsc_enrichment_days/individual_registration

 

University of Notre Dame Sydney Suburb Info Evenings

 

Open Day Sydney – 26 August

http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/metropolitan-course-info-evenings

 

Nursing and Paramedic University of Tasmania Taster Days in Sydney

Nursing Workshops –Rozelle 25 August 3.00pm -7.00pmpm and Darlinghurst Saturday 26 August 12.00-4.00pmpm

Paramedic Practice Workshops  –Rozelle 25 August 3.00pm – 7.00pmpm

We are opening the doors to our Sydney campuses in Rozelle and Darlinghurst with a series of hands-on workshops so you can experience what it will be like to study Nursing or Paramedic Practice at the University of Tasmania. We will also have information sessions and expert advice available so you can learn more about a career in health.

http://www.utas.edu.au/taster-workshop

 

COLLEGES

 

Early Offer Opportunity – Sydney City School of Business & Law from Top Education Institute 

Closes 14 December

Early Offer Opportunity – Reserve your spot and secure a $500 scholarship into our Business or Law Degrees before sitting your HSC exams. 

https://www.top.edu.au/future-students/earlyoffer

 

National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA)

16 August 2017, 6 –9pm

215 ANZAC Parade, Kensington

Attend NIDA’s Info Night! This free event is a great opportunity to meet NIDA’s team of educators and find out more about our courses, the application process and student life at NIDA. NIDA offers a range of courses and experiences for Young People across a variety of disciplines from introductory courses in Drama, Acting on Screen, Music Theatre and Public Speaking to the Young Actors Studio or Residencies for Young People aged 15-18 years.

https://www.open.nida.edu.au/young-people-courses

https://www.nida.edu.au/courses/open-day

 

Australian College of Applied Psychology Bachelor Explore

Via a packaged collection of 50 short videos presented by ACAP teachers, senior staff, alumni and current students, the Bachelor Explorer viewers are led through game-like modules to learn about life as an undergraduate student.

https://www.acap.edu.au/news-container/acap-bachelor-explorer-demystifies-degree-study-for-diploma-students/

 

GENERAL

Teacher Education Scholarships – Aboriginal 

Do you have any Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander students who are interested in becoming teachers? They can Join Our Mob and get paid to study to become a primary or secondary teacher. 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

Projects Abroad Information Session

22 August. 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Sydney Central YHA, 11 Rawson Place, Sydney

Founded in 1992 Projects Abroad operates in 30 developing countries providing support to over 1000 local initiatives through the people-power of our volunteers. Each year we make it possible for thousands of volunteers from all walks of life to take the opportunity to make a contribution to a community and foster cultural exchange and understanding.

In each community we employ full time local staff to ensure that our volunteers work on worthwhile local programmes and that they are well supported and safe.

http://www.projects-abroad.com.au/more-info/information-events/

 

EDventure International

Get involved in doing humanitarian or conservation projects in Cambodia, Costa Rica, Thailand and South Africa.

http://www.edventureintl.com

 

The most lucrative careers you don’t need a degree for

http://www.news.com.au/finance/work/careers/the-highest-paying-jobs-you-dont-need-a-degree-for/news-story/95b89db4b036634acee8037cc72318dd

 

TSFX HSC Exam/Study

Advice for Chemistry

http://www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/hsc-2017-Study-Tip-4-Exam-Advice-Chemistry-FINAL.pdf

Developing a Faster and Smarter Brain

http://www.tsfx.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HSC-2017-Tip-5-Neurobics-FINAL.pdf

http://www.tsfx.com.au/hsc-study-tips/

 

Free ACE the HSC Lectures in the July Holidays for Year 11 & 12 Students 

UTS, Macquarie University, UOW and UON are hosting free two hour lectures for Year 11 & 12 students in the July holidays. Presented by expert HSC teachers and qualified Counsellors, topics include: maintaining motivation; managing anxiety and effective study/exam strategies. Due to limited places, registration is essential. RSVP https://hscintheholidays.com.au or call 1300 677 336.

WOW – World of Work

WOW is a free on line and interactive careers learning program that build students’ personal and enterprise skills. Tailored for students  in Years 8-10, WOW activities facilitate meaningful career-linked experiences that aim to answer: ‘What does it take to succeed in life and work?’ 

http://www.fya.org.au/our-programs/worlds-of-work/

 

National Student Volunteer Week

14 to 20 August

To find your local event and more about the week follow the link.

It is a choice made by you to make a difference. Volunteering is about supporting non-profits or community groups by willingly giving your time, skills and enthusiasm to become involved and take action on issues that are important to you.

http://nationalstudentvolunteerweek.org.au

 

Work Experience – National Gallery of Australia

We offer placements in a wide range of functions in a number of areas to provide as broad an experience as possible. Students studying the visual arts, arts/museum administration, conservation or an area in which the Gallery has an identified expertise will be given priority over other applicants. Placements are normally for one week.

https://nga.gov.au/AboutUs/jobs/Internships.cfm

 

 

 

Elizabeth Vrahnos

Vocational Learning Coordinator