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September 2017

UNSW Art & Design Portfolio Due 30 September - (added 14/9/17)
UNSW will consider all applications for their Bachelor of Design/Fine Arts with a portfolio of artistic work. Tips on how to present your portfolio and FAQ's are on this web page.
https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/future-students/portfolio-entry

Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme Applications close 31 October 2017 - (added 14/9/17)
Assessment Criteria:
The University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) assesses your eligibility for the Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme based on the following criteria:

  • Time away from studies devoted to competition/performances during Year 11 and/or 12 which have significantly affected your studies.
  • Nature of the competition/performance i.e. representation at state, national, or international level during Year 11 and/or 12, or during other studies relevant to this application. Membership of an institute or academy of sport OR member of any performing arts associations/institutes.
  • Number of students competing for entry into the Degree Program
  • Applicants rank and position in major competitions and performances
  • Number of places made available under the Degree program

Please note that eligibility for the Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme does not equate to the automatic award of concessional ATAR points.
Concessions are granted at the discretion of the faculties and schools of The University of Sydney.
http://sydney.edu.au/dam/corporate/documents/study/admissions/pathways-to-study/alternative-entry/UniSyd-EAPS-application.pdf

UTS Elite athletes or performers Scheme - (added 14/9/17)
Elite Athletes and Performers Special Admissions scheme is for undergraduate applicants who are elite athletes and/or performers and whose sport or performance commitments have impacted on their studies.

Applicants will be asked to demonstrate that their commitments as an elite athlete or performer have had an impact on their educational performance.

Applicants need to apply through UAC for the course they wish to study, then submit an application for the special admission scheme directly to UTS.

To apply please complete the Special Admissions: Elite Athletes and Performers form https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2017-09/sau-elite-athlete-performer-application-form-2018.pdf

Eligibility
You are considered to be an elite athlete if you have officially represented your school or state at national level competition during Years 11 and/or 12, or during other studies relevant to your application and your selection to the relevant team was competitive.

You are considered to be an elite performer if you have performed in extended or significant productions in Australia or overseas during Years 11 and/or 12 or during other studies relevant to your application.

You are eligible to apply for Special Admission – Elite Athletes and Performers if: you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, AND you are an elite athlete or performer; AND you studied in Years 11 and/or 12 or equivalent, or your current or previous tertiary studies have been seriously affected by your performing or athletic commitments (tertiary studies include diploma,advanced diploma, degree or higher level studies, undertaken either in Australia or overseas).

Closing dates
Autumn Session: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Note: Once an elite athlete is offered a place at UTS, they are eligible to apply for the UTS Elite Athlete Program

UNSW Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points - (added 14/9/17)
2018 Applications are now open!
The Elite Athletes and Performers (EAP) Program supports students with a flexible entry process that considers both academic and elite achievements and recognises these by awarding bonus points.

Students can be considered for EAP bonus points for undergraduate study at UNSW. The EAP Program awards up to five bonus points to high school leavers who have excelled in areas of sport, academia, leadership, and/or music at an elite level. Activities and/or commitments must have been undertaken in years 11 and/or 12.

Note: An overall maximum of 10 bonus points can be awarded across all the university's schemes (HSC Plus, EAP and EAS). Students must submit an application and provide supporting documentation by November 30 each year to be considered for bonus points. For further information on the process, including the current EAP Bonus Points table, please download the Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points Program guide. https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/2018%20Elite%20Athletes%20and%20Performers%20Guide.pdf

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Young Guides Info Session - (added 5/9/17)
21 December 11,00am to 4.00pm
MCA Young Guides are a committed team of arts-interested volunteers between the ages of 15-21 who deliver professional tours of our exhibitions to museum visitors. Young Guides gain behind-the-scenes insight into the art world. The team are mentored across the year by artists and learn professional techniques for researching art, build communication skills and confidence in public speaking, and make lasting friendships with like-minded people. https://www.mca.com.au/events/young-guides-try-outs/12515/

MCA Young Creatives Program - (added 5/9/17)
MCA’s Young Creatives programs are developed in collaboration with a diverse team of 13-18yr old volunteers, recruited yearly; the MCA Youth Committee. Through the events, talks, workshops and unique opportunities we have on offer, our team aims to provide you with the platform to create, experiment and challenge your professional and creative skills.
https://www.mca.com.au/learn/young-creatives/

University of Notre Dame Application - (added 5/9/17)
Deadline 29 September
Notre Dame is a direct application university – students will not find Notre Dame listed among the UAC options. Students apply directly to Notre Dame using the application form or apply online. No application fee is required. http://www.nd.edu.au/nav-future-students/applynow

USYD Scholarships - (added 5/9/17)
Applications close 29 September
http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/UG_Scholarship_booklet.pdf

UNSW Malcolm Chaikin Scholarship for Science/Engineering and Engineering/Law and Science/Commerce - (added 5/9/17)
Applications close 30/9/17 - ATAR 96
https://www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au/scholarships/id/19
All other scholarships at UNSW also close on 30/9/17 - students must register on the above link to apply for all available scholarships.

UTS Scholarships - (added 5/9/17)
http://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/scholarships

ANU Scholarships - (added 5/9/17)
http://www.anu.edu.au/students/scholarships

University of Notre Dame - Getting to Know Nursing Day - (added 29/8/17)
Tuesday 12 September 5.30pm to 7.00pm
Get to know what it’s really like to study Nursing at Notre Dame.
You’ll be able to ask questions about any aspect of the Nursing program and receive application assistance if you need it.
http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/getting-to-know-nursing2

University of Sydney – Fixed ATAR System - (added 29/8/17)
The fixed ATAR is the minimum ATAR needed to guarantee entry into a chosen course. If a student achieves this required ATAR and places Sydney as their first preference they will be made an offer through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC). The required ATAR thresholds will not change throughout the preference and admissions period for 2018 entry, which includes the December, January and February UAC rounds. http://sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2017/08/21/university-ends-uncertainty-with-fixed-atar-.html

University of Sydney Dalyell Scholars Program - (added 29/8/17)
Exclusive to high achieving students with an ATAR (or equivalent) of 98+, the Dalyell Scholars program is an opportunity to challenge yourself alongside your most promising and talented peers. http://sydney.edu.au/study/find-a-course/undergraduate-courses/dalyell-scholars.html?cid=em_ug-careers

NIDA 2018 applications now open - (added 29/8/17)
Bachelor of Fine Arts degrees in: Acting, Costume, Design for Performance, Properties and Objects, Staging, and Technical Theatre and Stage Management; Master of Fine Arts degrees in Cultural Leadership, Design for Performance, Directing, Voice and Writing for Performance; Vocational Diplomas in Live Production, Musical Theatre, Make-up and Stage and Screen Performance. http://apply.nida.edu.au

Future Teachers Scholarships - (added 16/8/17)
Applications close on Friday 15 September 2017
Teacher Education Scholarships – 220 places available
Teacher Education Scholarships – Aboriginal – 80 places available
Teacher Rural Scholarships – 50 places available
Great Teaching, Inspired Learning Cadetships – 30 places available
https://www.teach.nsw.edu.au/

University of Melbourne Interstate Student and Family Information Day - (added 16/8/17)
Monday 2 October
This day is designed for interstate domestic Year 11 and 12 students to visit the University of Melbourne and find out about study and accommodation options. Registrations are required.
https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/explore/events/victoria_and_interstate/victoria/interstate_student_and_family_information_day_october

Invitation to the Study Overseas Information Evening 2017 - (added 8/8/17)
Kambala and Ascham Careers Advisers from the Eastern Suburbs of Sydney are organising and hosting a Study Overseas Information Evening. The intention of this evening is to provide to students and their parents a ‘one stop shop’ of representatives from a range of overseas institutions. This evening will commence with brief introductions and an overview of the various overseas university application processes. The rest of the evening will take place in an expo format where students and their parents will have time to speak with representatives about their post school options.

Our event in 2017 will be on Tuesday 29 August 2017 and will be hosted at Kambala School.

Sessions will be as follows:
Cambridge University and applying the UK
Applying to the USA – EducationUSA
Possibly an alumni/parent panel discussion

Currently there are representatives from:
University of Cambridge Boston University Study in Canada
St Andrew’s University Education USA
University of the Arts London Yale-NUS
Princeton University
Book at: https://www.trybooking.com/RJVI

Engineering and IT Leadership Scholarship, University of Sydney - (added 8/8/17)
Our Leadership Scholarship is one of the most valuable undergraduate scholarships in Australia, offering generous financial support and extensive leadership development. $18,000 per year for up to 4 years, plus professional industry placements and participation in the Faculty Leadership Program.
http://sydney.edu.au/engineering/scholarships/undergraduate/future/leadership

Interstate University Applications - (added 7/8/17)
If you’re planning to apply to university interstate, here is where you can apply. Make sure you keep an eye on the dates, as they differ from state to state. Most admissions centres allow you to change your preferences after the closing date, but make sure you know the rules (and fees) that apply in each state. Some have variable closing dates depending on the course you’re applying to.

VIC: http://www.vtac.edu.au/
Applications open 7 August; close 28 September

QLD: http://www.qtac.edu.au/
Applications open 3 August; close 26 September

WA: http://www.tisc.edu.au/
Applications open 7 August; close 29 September

SA & NT: http://www.satac.edu.au/
Applications open 7 August; close 29 September

TAS: Direct to http://www.utas.edu.au/
Applications open 4 August; close 29 September

UNSW Power of Engineering Day - (added 7/8/17)
Tuesday 26 September, 9.00am – 4.00pm,
UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, NSW.
Interactive and hands-on workshops showcasing a variety of engineering disciplines for female students in Year 9 and 10 (even if they have not showed an interest in engineering). Inspirational and informative speakers from industry that the students can relate to and an opportunity to experience local engineering projects. If more than 150km away from UNSW, you can apply for a Regional Travel Grant voucher to cover travel expenses. Register at: https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/all-events/power-of-engineering-day.

Road Designer in Training - (added 1/8/17)
Offered by Roads & Maritime and WSU, you get a full-time job and salary while you study civil engineering, your university fees paid in full, study and exam leave, plus on the job training and practical experience while you study.
http://www.rms.nsw.gov.au/about/careers/working-with-us/employment-programs/road-designer-in-training.html

UN 2017 Youth Rep - (added 1/8/17)
Applications open late 2017
The Australian UN Youth Rep travels across the country on a national listening tour to discover what matters most to young Australians. The youth rep then reports back, sharing their stories in the media, with national leaders and other influences. As part of the role, the youth rep travels to New York with the Australian delegation to the United Nations to present important issues to the UN General Assembly. Applicants must be 18 years or over to be considered for the role.
https://unyouth.org.au/representation/youthrep/

BASAIR Aviation College Learn to Fly Info Packs - (added 1/8/17)
Download a pack here, and they also offer Trial Instructional Flights.
http://www.basair.com.au/Student/Content/Trial-Instructional-Flight

University of Sydney E12 Scheme - (added 1/8/17)
Applications for the 2018 E12 intake are now open.
Our Early Offer Year 12 (E12) scheme makes your path to uni easier, even before the HSC exams start. If you apply successfully, we will hold a place at the University of Sydney for you. As long as you meet some conditions, such as the E12 ATAR cut-offs (which are lower than standard ATARs) and the HSC subject requirements for your preferred course, you’ll have a definite place when results come out.
The scheme has some other great benefits too. You will also receive a $5950 scholarship (paid in two equal instalments of $2975 after the Autumn and Spring census dates) and lots of support to help you get started at uni.
http://sydney.edu.au/future-students/domestic/undergraduate/e12/

Educational Access Scheme - (added 1/8/17)
Applications Open Wednesday 2 August
Educational Access Schemes (EAS) aim to help students whose education has been negatively affected during Year 11 and/or Year 12 receive an offer to university. Institutions use EAS to help eligible applicants gain admission to university if their ATAR is below a course cut-off by allocating bonus points,
or places, to eligible EAS applicants.
http://www.uac.edu.au/eas/

UAC Equity Scholarships - (added 1/8/17)
Applications Open Wednesday 2 August
Equity Scholarships help financially disadvantaged students with the general costs associated with tertiary study. Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments.
http://www.uac.edu.au/equity/

UAC Applications - (added 1/8/17)
Open Wednesday 2 August
http://www.uac.edu.au/

Sydney Conservatorium of Music Audition and Portfolios Deadline - (added 1/8/17)
1 September
Submit your application online.
http://music.sydney.edu.au/study/auditions/

UNSW Open Day - (added 1/8/17)
Saturday 2 September 2017 9.00am - 4.00pm
www.unsw.edu.au/open/day

National Art School Info Sessions - (added 25/7/17)
20 September, 6.00pm to 7.30pm

This news will help you for Artist, Graphic Designer
National Art School, Postgraduate Centre Seminar Room
Learn about the course structure and content, application process, teaching methodology, how to prepare your portfolio, life on campus, timetable structure, career pathways and more.
https://www.nas.edu.au/Whats-On/bachelor-fine-art-information-session/

UNSW Co-op Program - (added 19/6/17)
Australia’s leading companies take part in the training and professional development of some of the nation’s best and brightest students with a view to recruiting high-potential young professionals.
Minimum ATAR of 96 (or equivalent) is required, and aside from training and mentorship throughout university, you’ll increase your chances of being offered a graduate position at a participating company.
http://www.coop.unsw.edu.au/future-students

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program – Study in the US - (added 19/6/17)
Applications are handled by UNSW and close 1 December 2017

The Robertson Scholars Program is not just a scholarship; nor is it just a leadership development program. The Robertson Scholars Program is a comprehensive, long term investment in our Scholars' futures. The Program valued at up to $50,000 per annum provides full tuition, room and board. Robertson Scholars at UNC will receive an additional living stipend (to cover travel, books, etc). In addition, support is provided for three summers of service, research and travel.
The Scholarship is available for students of most courses of study including pre-medicine and pre-law. Study in medicine and law past undergraduate level is excluded.
https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?p_scholarship_specific_id=1097
https://robertsonscholars.org/apply/international/

UNSW Women In Engineering Camp - (added 19/6/17)
Monday 15 to Friday 19 January, 2018

Are you a young woman currently in Years 10 or 11 and want a career where you can be at the forefront of positive change for society? Do you enjoy using lateral thinking, creativity and design? Or do you love problem solving, working in teams or have an aptitude for maths and science? Join us for a four day 'camp' and find out about the exciting careers available to professional engineers.
Applications close on 17 September 2017

https://www.engineering.unsw.edu.au/about-us/initiatives/women-in-engineering/outreach/women-in-engineering-camp

 
October 2017

Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme Applications close 31 October 2017 - (added 14/9/17)
Assessment Criteria:
The University of Sydney and Sydney Uni Sport & Fitness (SUSF) assesses your eligibility for the Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme based on the following criteria:

  • Time away from studies devoted to competition/performances during Year 11 and/or 12 which have significantly affected your studies.
  • Nature of the competition/performance i.e. representation at state, national, or international level during Year 11 and/or 12, or during other studies relevant to this application. Membership of an institute or academy of sport OR member of any performing arts associations/institutes.
  • Number of students competing for entry into the Degree Program
  • Applicants rank and position in major competitions and performances
  • Number of places made available under the Degree program

Please note that eligibility for the Elite Athletes and Performers Scheme does not equate to the automatic award of concessional ATAR points.
Concessions are granted at the discretion of the faculties and schools of The University of Sydney.
http://sydney.edu.au/dam/corporate/documents/study/admissions/pathways-to-study/alternative-entry/UniSyd-EAPS-application.pdf

UTS Elite athletes or performers Scheme - (added 14/9/17)
Elite Athletes and Performers Special Admissions scheme is for undergraduate applicants who are elite athletes and/or performers and whose sport or performance commitments have impacted on their studies.

Applicants will be asked to demonstrate that their commitments as an elite athlete or performer have had an impact on their educational performance.

Applicants need to apply through UAC for the course they wish to study, then submit an application for the special admission scheme directly to UTS.

To apply please complete the Special Admissions: Elite Athletes and Performers form https://www.uts.edu.au/sites/default/files/2017-09/sau-elite-athlete-performer-application-form-2018.pdf

Eligibility
You are considered to be an elite athlete if you have officially represented your school or state at national level competition during Years 11 and/or 12, or during other studies relevant to your application and your selection to the relevant team was competitive.

You are considered to be an elite performer if you have performed in extended or significant productions in Australia or overseas during Years 11 and/or 12 or during other studies relevant to your application.

You are eligible to apply for Special Admission – Elite Athletes and Performers if: you are an Australian citizen or permanent resident, AND you are an elite athlete or performer; AND you studied in Years 11 and/or 12 or equivalent, or your current or previous tertiary studies have been seriously affected by your performing or athletic commitments (tertiary studies include diploma,advanced diploma, degree or higher level studies, undertaken either in Australia or overseas).

Closing dates
Autumn Session: Tuesday 31 October 2017
Note: Once an elite athlete is offered a place at UTS, they are eligible to apply for the UTS Elite Athlete Program

UNSW Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points - (added 14/9/17)
2018 Applications are now open!
The Elite Athletes and Performers (EAP) Program supports students with a flexible entry process that considers both academic and elite achievements and recognises these by awarding bonus points.

Students can be considered for EAP bonus points for undergraduate study at UNSW. The EAP Program awards up to five bonus points to high school leavers who have excelled in areas of sport, academia, leadership, and/or music at an elite level. Activities and/or commitments must have been undertaken in years 11 and/or 12.

Note: An overall maximum of 10 bonus points can be awarded across all the university's schemes (HSC Plus, EAP and EAS). Students must submit an application and provide supporting documentation by November 30 each year to be considered for bonus points. For further information on the process, including the current EAP Bonus Points table, please download the Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points Program guide. https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/2018%20Elite%20Athletes%20and%20Performers%20Guide.pdf

p>Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Young Guides Info Session - (added 5/9/17)
21 December 11,00am to 4.00pm
MCA Young Guides are a committed team of arts-interested volunteers between the ages of 15-21 who deliver professional tours of our exhibitions to museum visitors. Young Guides gain behind-the-scenes insight into the art world. The team are mentored across the year by artists and learn professional techniques for researching art, build communication skills and confidence in public speaking, and make lasting friendships with like-minded people. https://www.mca.com.au/events/young-guides-try-outs/12515/

MCA Young Creatives Program - (added 5/9/17)
MCA’s Young Creatives programs are developed in collaboration with a diverse team of 13-18yr old volunteers, recruited yearly; the MCA Youth Committee. Through the events, talks, workshops and unique opportunities we have on offer, our team aims to provide you with the platform to create, experiment and challenge your professional and creative skills.
https://www.mca.com.au/learn/young-creatives/

Robertson Scholars Leadership Program – Study in the US - (added 19/6/17)
Applications are handled by UNSW and close 1 December 2017

The Robertson Scholars Program is not just a scholarship; nor is it just a leadership development program. The Robertson Scholars Program is a comprehensive, long term investment in our Scholars' futures. The Program valued at up to $50,000 per annum provides full tuition, room and board. Robertson Scholars at UNC will receive an additional living stipend (to cover travel, books, etc). In addition, support is provided for three summers of service, research and travel.
The Scholarship is available for students of most courses of study including pre-medicine and pre-law. Study in medicine and law past undergraduate level is excluded.
https://scholarships.online.unsw.edu.au/scholarship/sc_al_search_detail.display_scholarship_details?p_scholarship_specific_id=1097
https://robertsonscholars.org/apply/international/

 
November 2017

UNSW Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points - (added 14/9/17)
2018 Applications are now open!
The Elite Athletes and Performers (EAP) Program supports students with a flexible entry process that considers both academic and elite achievements and recognises these by awarding bonus points.

Students can be considered for EAP bonus points for undergraduate study at UNSW. The EAP Program awards up to five bonus points to high school leavers who have excelled in areas of sport, academia, leadership, and/or music at an elite level. Activities and/or commitments must have been undertaken in years 11 and/or 12.

Note: An overall maximum of 10 bonus points can be awarded across all the university's schemes (HSC Plus, EAP and EAS). Students must submit an application and provide supporting documentation by November 30 each year to be considered for bonus points. For further information on the process, including the current EAP Bonus Points table, please download the Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Points Program guide. https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/2018%20Elite%20Athletes%20and%20Performers%20Guide.pdf

Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) Young Guides Info Session - (added 5/9/17)
21 December 11,00am to 4.00pm
MCA Young Guides are a committed team of arts-interested volunteers between the ages of 15-21 who deliver professional tours of our exhibitions to museum visitors. Young Guides gain behind-the-scenes insight into the art world. The team are mentored across the year by artists and learn professional techniques for researching art, build communication skills and confidence in public speaking, and make lasting friendships with like-minded people. https://www.mca.com.au/events/young-guides-try-outs/12515/

MCA Young Creatives Program - (added 5/9/17)
MCA’s Young Creatives programs are developed in collaboration with a diverse team of 13-18yr old volunteers, recruited yearly; the MCA Youth Committee. Through the events, talks, workshops and unique opportunities we have on offer, our team aims to provide you with the platform to create, experiment and challenge your professional and creative skills.
https://www.mca.com.au/learn/young-creatives/

Girls Programming Network
Sunday 14 May, 10.00am-4.00pm
Saturday 12 August, 10.00am-4.00pm
Sunday 5 November, 10.00am-4.00pm

The Network aims to teach girls how to code as well as provide insight into what it is like to be a girl in IT. Workshops run on the aforementioned dates at the University of Sydney. https://sites.google.com/site/girlsprogrammingnetwork/

 
Websites

What’s it like to be a clinical exercise physiologist? - (added 14/9/17)
http://this.deakin.edu.au/career/whats-it-really-like-to-be-a-clinical-exercise-physiologist

Become an architect - (added 29/8/17)
Architects deal with many of the critical issues in today's society. They push boundaries when it comes to living, investigate new technologies and materials, and help ensure that what we build is environmentally sustainable. Importantly, they design not just for today, but for future generations.
http://www.architecture.com.au/architecture/national/becoming-an-architect

Six Things You Need to Consider When Picking a Degree - (added 7/8/17)
http://thefootnotes.com.au/5-things-you-need-to-consider-when-picking-a-degree/

Should I study Law if I don't want to become Lawyer? - (added 7/8/17)
http://thefootnotes.com.au/should-i-study-law-if-i-dont-want-to-be-a-lawyer/

Careers in Sport- (added 7/8/17)
This website is for anyone interested in a career in sport and fitness. There is information about recommended qualifications and pathways, along with a list of available positions and courses.
http://www.sportspeople.com.au

Charles Sturt University HSC Guide For Students - (added 7/8/17)
CSU have put together a comprehensive free website to help NSW senior students with their HSC. It includes lots of study guides, resources, and tips, as well as specific subject study information across English, Maths, Science, HSIE, PDHPE, Creative Arts, Technology and Languages (click here). http://libguides.csu.edu.au/HSC/home

Year 13 - (added 2/8/17)
Year 13 is an online resource which provides advice and information on life after high school. The website provides information on a number of topics including apprenticeships, gap year programs, job vacancies, studying, and
internships.
https://year13.com.au

Australian Government Cadetships, Scholarships and Work Experience Opportunities - (added 1/8/17)
The Australian government has a number of cadetship, scholarship, and work experience opportunities within Australian Government departments and agencies. To view these opportunities, visit:
http://www.australia.gov.au/information-and-services/jobs-and-workplace

How to get the most out of your first year of nursing school - (added 1/8/17)
http://sydney.edu.au/nursing/about/news-events/news/things-ive-learned.shtml

A career as a vet - (added 25/7/17)
This website gives an overview of the career of the veterinarian and the salary range that a new graduate might expect. The site also provides a list of Australian universities that facilitate the Bachelor of Veterinary Science.
http://essendonvet.com.au/careers/a-career-as-a-veterinarian

My Health Career: How Long Does It Take to Become a Fully Qualified Doctor - (added 25/7/17)
https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/how-long-does-it-take-to-become-a-doctor

Women in STEM - (added 25/7/17)
This collection of videos and articles from Australia’s Science Channel is a good starting point for any girls who need some extra inspiration to pursue study or a career in a STEM field. See inspiring and interesting stories from women who work in science, technology, engineering and maths.
https://www.australiascience.tv/theme/women-in-stem/

Psychology, Nursing or Social Work? - (added 25/7/17)
This article from The Footnotes interviews different people at the beginning of their careers to give you some insight into studying and getting a job in psychology, nursing and social work.
http://thefootnotes.com.au/psychology-nursing-social-work/

Careers with Maths: Stories - (added 13/6/17)
Read this story of where a career in maths can take you.
https://careerswithstem.com/profiles/campaign-manager/

Is multitasking a good idea? - (added 13/6/17)
Do you try to watch TV while you study? What about reading your notes with music playing and while messaging your friends? This article lets you know why multitasking might not be such a good idea.
https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/business-of-health/the-impact-of-multi-tasking

Careers with STEM - (added 15/5/17)
This website is a great resource for anyone interested in pursuing a career in a STEM field. Find out where maths, science, engineering, code, health and more could take you, and learn about possibilities you didn’t know existed.
https://careerswithstem.com/

University of Sydney Medicine - (added 15/5/17)
See 5 short videos and study pathways:
http://sydney.edu.au/medicine/study/md/index.php

Physics World Careers - (added 8/5/17)
This publication provides information about careers in physics. You can see what jobs graduates are doing and find out about employers who take on physics graduates.
http://blog.physicsworld.com/2017/02/07/your-future-with-physics/

OC Tours
OC Tours runs school tours, small group and personalized tours, and volunteer programs in rural Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Their volunteer program places students in teaching projects in rural schools, and is intended for school leavers interested in volunteering during their Gap Year. For more information visit: http://www.octours.com.au.

Go Overseas
Go Overseas is a website that allows you to find and compare overseas programs. Every organisation and program has been reviewed by students who have participated in that program. There are also over 300 articles on travel available as well as customized country guides. http://www.gooverseas.com/

Careers in Mathematics
Visit the Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute’s website to view a range of career profiles from apprentice chefs to Electricians to Nurses where mathematics is a necessary part of their everyday jobs. http://mathsadds.amsi.org.au/

UNSW: Canberra Non-Defence Undergraduate Engineering
From 2017 certain UNSW Engineering programs at Canberra will be open to non-defence applicants. To find out more about studying engineering with UNSW in Canberra as a non-defence student follow the link below.
https://www.unsw.adfa.edu.au/study/undergraduate/non-defence-applicants

University of Sydney Equity Scholarships
The University of Sydney offers Equity Scholarships for students commencing in 2017. These are applied for via UAC’s website. Scholarships include University of Sydney Bridging Course Scholarships, Burton Educational Trust Scholarship, Rural Sustainability Scholarships, Environmental Sustainability Scholarships, The William John and Lizzie May Sinclair Scholarship, Roy Frederick Turner AM Scholarship, Graham Daniels Scholarship in Engineering and Information Technologies, Peter Giles Memorial Scholarship in Pharmacy, Commonwealth Indigenous Scholarships, and University of Sydney Accommodation Scholarship.
http://sydney.edu.au/scholarships/prospective/equity.shtml

ADFA Education Award
For current Year 11 students: Award presented to Year 12 students in recognition of leadership potential, and academic and sporting achievements exhibited during Year 11. Award comprises of laptop and certificate along with plaque of recognition for your school. For eligibility and application:
http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/howToApply/educationAward.aspx

Air Force Jobs with just 1 or 2 Year’s Commitment
Pick one of these exciting roles and you'll have the freedom to join the Air Force for just one or two years. No strings attached.
Read more at http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/airforce/one-and-two-year-roles/

Sydney TAFE Career Guide 2017
The career guide has information on how to enrol, study pathways, career areas and course disciplines, graduate profiles and advice for how to use TAFE’s industry connections.
http://sydneytafe.edu.au/sites/default/files/files/2017-Career-Guide.pdf

Discover ADFA
This interactive video will help potential applicants understand what ADFA is really like.
http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/campaigns/discover-adfa/

UNSW Art & Design: Being a Student at UNSW Art & Design
UNSW Art & Design has created this one-minute video that encompasses everything that goes into the creative intensity of student life at UNSW Art & design.
https://www.artdesign.unsw.edu.au/whats-on/news/being-student-unsw-art-design

Times Higher Education Rankings
The Times Higher Education Rakings have been released for 2017. Universities are judged across all of their core missions – teaching, research, knowledge transfer and international outlook.

The University of Melbourne has been ranked the highest out of the Australian universities at number 33, followed by the Australian National University at 47, the University of Sydney and the University of Queensland, both at 60.
https://www.timeshighereducation.com/world-university-rankings/2017/world-ranking

2018 ADF Gap Year Intake
Students interested in taking an ADF Gap Year in 2018 can register their interest to receive an email as soon as the 2018 details are available.
Entry requirements:

  • Australian Citizen or hold Permanent Resident status
  • At least 17 years old (on entry)
  • Completed Year 12
  • Reasonably fit and healthy, with an acceptable Body Mass Index.

http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/gap-year/

Australian Institute of Architects NSW
The Australian Institute of Architects NSW provides a range of resources for students interested in the industry. Information about events, studying architecture at university and more can be found at the website.
http://www.architecture.com.au/nsw/

A Future in Chemistry
Find out about more about careers, degrees and vocational training in chemistry.
http://www.rsc.org/careers/future/student-home-page

Aotearoa Leadership Tour
The Aotearoa Leadership Tour is put on by UN Youth Australia and is for young Australians to learn about indigenous rights, culture and reconciliation on a tour of New Zealand. Applications for 2017 are now open.
https://unyouth.org.au/event/aotearoa-leadership-tour/

ADFA
Australian Defence Force Academy applications are now open for 2018. While this may seem like a long way away, the application process can take 3–12 months depending on your circumstances. To avoid having to do the application when you are busy with year 12 exams, think about starting your application soon!
http://www.defencejobs.gov.au/education/adfa/how-to-apply/

UTS Year 12 Bonus Points Scheme
The bonus points scheme provides a maximum of 5 bonus points to students who achieve sufficient results in certain HSC subjects and have a minimum ATAR of 69, or interstate equivalent. Bonus points are automatically applied to offers through UAC.
https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/undergraduate/high-school-students/year-12-bonus-scheme

CSU: Bachelor of Clinical Practice (Paramedic)
For students wishing to become a paramedic this course can be studied at Bathurst or Port Macquarie. It can be studied either full or part time. For further information, follow the link below.
http://www.csu.edu.au/courses/bachelor-of-clinical-practice-paramedic.

Macquarie University: 2016 Undergraduate Scholarship Booklet
Each year Macquarie University awards scholarships based on equity, financial need, academic excellence and sporting achievement. To learn more about these scholarships, view their 2016 undergraduate scholarship booklet:
http://students.mq.edu.au/opportunities/scholarships_and_prizes.jsp

The University of New England Early Entry Program
UNE’s Early Entry program allows Year 12 students to gain a place at UNE before ATARs are released. Selection for the program is based on an applicant’s ability to work and learn independently, as well as their overall potential for academic success.
http://www.une.edu.au/study/study-on-campus/get-early-entry/about.

Careers in Nuclear Medicine
Nuclear Medicine is an exciting branch of medical radiations that uses radioactive materials in the form of radiopharmaceuticals to generate images that are used to diagnose diseases and in the form of radioisotopes to treat disease or relieve pain.
http://www.nuclearmedicine.org.au/

Gap Medics International Medical Work Experience
Shadow doctors, nurses, midwives or dentists in hospital for 1–8 weeks.
http://www.gapmedics.com.au/

UNSW Elite Athletes and Performers Bonus Point Guide
Information can be found by clicking on this link: https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/sites/default/files/uploads/EAP%20Web%20Guide%202016.pdf.

ISV High School Program
ISV's High School Program allows secondary school students to combine volunteering and adventure travel to Thailand, Vietnam, Costa Rica or South Africa. Students live, travel and learn in another country whilst making a positive contribution to communities and environments through volunteering. Download the ISV High School Booklet that details departure dates and itineraries: http://www.isvolunteers.org/high-school-program.

Antipodeans Abroad: Schoolies Unearthed
Schoolies Unearthed is a 10-day journey overseas where secondary school graduates have the chance to embrace their independence and travel to Borneo, Thailand or Indonesia. Students will explore the country whilst helping others and contributing to a local community development project. Find out more by contacting Mr Ned Murphy at ned@antipodeans.com.au or (03) 9827 9541 or visit: http://www.antipodeans.com.au/Programs/Expeditions-and-Tours/Programs/Unearthed.htm.

Andrea Pinnock
Careers Adviser

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