Careers Update

Issue 2, 2020                                                                                  

UAC Information Evening

The Universities Admissions Centre information evening will take place at Sydney Technical Boys High on April 7 between 6pm and 7pm. Parents and students are welcome, there will be speakers from UAC covering the areas of the ATAR, Scaling, Scholarships and EAS.


UNSW – Year 12 Medicine Information Evening

18 March. 6.30pm to 7.30pm

Leighton Hall, Scientia Building, Kensington

If pursuing a career in Medicine is what you’ve always dreamed of, then make sure you don’t miss the Medicine Information Evening. 

This event is extremely popular and will fill to capacity. Please register as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.


Parent Information Evening at Western Sydney University

Wednesday 22 April, Campbelltown campus

Thursday 23 April, Parramatta South campus

The Parent Information Evening at Western Sydney University provides parents, guardians and students a chance to find out everything they need to know about university. From discovering the way the ATAR works to speaking with Western Sydney University staff and students one-on-one to learn about the opportunities available for your child, the Parent Information Evening is a great introduction to the exciting journey ahead.

Register here:


ACU Personalised Student Tours

ACU can provide a more personalised experience for students who are thinking about studying at ACU. If you would like to individually visit an ACU campus or speak to ACU staff about course offerings personalised tours are available at the Ballarat and Canberra campuses or at 10am or 3pm at the Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney campuses. Tours run for approximately 30 minutes.


Sydney Design School Interior Design Information Session

Wednesday 25 March 2020 6pm

Thursday 16 April 2020 1pm

Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards

If you’re passionate about becoming an Interior Designer or Interior Decorator then we invite you to join us for a free information session to learn more. Look around and view graduate’s exciting work. A presentation from the Director, Amanda Grace will give you a clear idea about what it’s like to study at the School and provide you with information about career opportunities in the interior design and decoration industries after you graduate.


UOW College – Pathways to University of Wollongong

UOW College offer pathway courses that can guarantee entry into a range of bachelor programs at the University of Wollongong, some with a pathway into the second year. They are committed to supporting students academically as well as financially with a range of scholarships and funding options available. For further information or to book a school visit, contact


UNSW Degrees and Scholarships Info Evening

16 June. 6pm to 8pm

18 June. 6pm to 8pm

This is a chance for you and your parents to learn about the exciting degrees, career options and scholarships available to you.  Knowledgeable staff, industry graduates and current students will provide insight into the experience of studying with us as well as high school subject selection, the admissions process and applying for scholarships and the Co-op Program.

16 June

18 June


University of Notre Dame Early Offer Program for 2021

Applications for Semester 1 2021 close 31 July 2020.

Secure your uni place before your exams!

This exclusive program is open to Year 12 students who have demonstrated academic excellence and/or are making a significant contribution to their school or community.


UTS Bachelor of Accounting Scholarship – The closing dates for applications to the 2021 

Round 1 Interviews Closing Date – Friday 29 May 2020

Round 2 Interviews Closing Date – Friday 16 October 2020

Entry to the Bachelor of Accounting is very competitive and is not based on ATAR score alone. Selection criteria are:

  • A genuine and informed interest in an accounting-based career
  • Personal attributes needed to succeed both as a student and in a business career – communication skills, inter-personal skills, team-working skills, problem-solving skills, enthusiasm and dedication
  • Involvement and achievement in a range of activities and interests
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities or potential
  • Academic ability (desirable ATAR: 95)

Info here:

Apply here:


The Best Jobs for School Leavers and TAFE NSW Can Help

TAFE NSW has a list of awesome jobs for school leavers to get their hands dirty and earn good money. From Barista skills making that perfect cup of coffee to serving the country in the Defence Force.

Steps to Becoming an Australian Apprentice

Apprenticeships are a great way to earn money while learning a trade! Getting started in an apprenticeship can seem a little daunting, but it can be broken down into four easy-to-understand steps. Research; Preparation; Job Hunting and Sign-up. If you would like to learn more about each step, plus heaps more useful information, visit


Flight Centre Travel Academy – Diploma and Bachelor Courses Open Day

This personalised Open Day has been designed to give you all of the information you need to get started on your study journey. At these sessions, you can find out more detail about our courses, hear from industry experts and check out the campus facilities and meet with the facilitation team. These Open Days will be tailored to your needs and your schedule, choose a time and date, online or on-campus that suits you!  

Fill in the form below to get started and we’ll be in touch to organise your personalised open day experience.



Mr Stephen Donlan

Year 12 Coordinator/Careers Advisor