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Careers update – for week commencing 12 June 2017

Careers Expo – Western Sydney @ Olympic Park 25 June
If you missed the Expo at Moore Park the Western Sydney Expo is a similar event with a wide range of exhibitors and seminars.  A small number of tickets are available from the School Careers Adviser, Ms Christine Watson-Brown.  For information on the expo visit: http://www.westernsydneycareerexpo.com.au/ 

Engineers Australia Experience Day for Girls -  4 July
Aimed at girls in Year 8 – 10 to see what engineering is about and experience it via hands on activities.  No prior knowledge of engineering, maths or physics is required.  For more information visit: Experienceit  

UNSW – is holding a number of information events for students and parents as outlined below. 
If you are interested in attending any of these events you will need to register via the attached link to secure your place.
- Art & Design Information Evening – 22 June
Hear about what it means to be a practicing contemporary artist, designer, digital creative, animator, filmmaker or curator. For more information and to register visit: https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/art-design-student-parent-information-evening
- Law & Business Information Evening – 22 June @ 6pm
For Year 11 and 12 students and parents. Registrations are open now visit: https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/law-business-information-evening
- Built Environment Holiday Workshops – 4 – 12 July
Open to Years 10, 11 and 12 to give you a taste of the undergraduate degrees on offer.  For more information and to register visit: HolidayWorkshops
- Year 10 Subject Selection Evening information – If you weren’t able to go along to this UNSW information event you can access a short video on what was covered here 

UNSW Mining Summer School – January 2018 - Applications open now
This provides a unique opportunity to learn more about the mining industry as part of a 3 day residential camp for students currently in Year 10 or 11. There is a cost involved in this program.  For more information visit: UNSW Mining Summer School 

UNSW Law Admissions Test Registrations Open now and close on 11 August
The LAT was introduced in 2016 for entry to UNSW Law dual degree programs from 2017 onwards.  If you are interested in studying Law at UNSW in 2018 then you should sit the LAT in 2017.  For more information visit: http://www.law.unsw.edu.au/lat?mc_cid=25e128ec7f&mc_eid=9d7f5101a6

REMINDER! TAFE Open week -  19 – 24 June 
If you are interested in exploring options at TAFE, the open week is a great opportunity to visit the campuses, meet teachers and learn more about the courses available.  For more information visit: https://courses.tafensw.edu.au/open-week/   

REMINDER! UTS – is holding a number of information events for students and parents as outlined below. 
If you are interested in attending any of these events you will need to register via the attached link to secure your place.
- Law Undergraduate Information Evening 21 June @ 6pm.  For more information and to register visit; Law Undergraduate Info Evening
- Discover Nursing Workshop – 12 July @ 5.30pm.  For more information and to register visit: Discover Nursing Workshop
- Future Tech Careers 5 July @ 6pm.  For more information and to register visit: FutureTech Careers  

REMINDER! University of Sydney – Scholarships Information Evening 20 June 
Year 12 students are invited to attend a Scholarships Information Evening. Hear from current students and staff about various scholarships (e.g. Sydney Scholars Program, Residential College scholarships, Elite Athletes Program).  Obtain tips on how to write a competitive application and about the internship, networking and leadership opportunities available to recipients.  To register visit: http://sydney.edu.au/study/admissions/events-for-future-students/undergraduate-events.html#scholarships    

HSC Science Enrichment Days
For Year 12 students, the following Universities are offering enrichment programs to assist students in preparing for their HSC exams (there is a cost involved)                
UNSW - For more information and to register visit: UNSW HSC Enrichment Courses                
Macquarie University – For more information and to register visit: Chemistry Enrichment Day  

NSW Transport Entry Level Talent Programs
Entry Level Talent Programs provide people with the opportunity to join Transport NSW 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.  Areas include:
-       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. For further information visit: https://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/careers/entry-level-talent-programs 

REMINDER! Bachelor IT Co-op Scholarship Applications now open
The UTS Bachelor of Information Technology (BIT) Co-Operative Scholarship, valued at approx. $49,500, is accepting applications from current Year 12 students starting their university journey in 2018. For more information visit: https://www.uts.edu.au/future-students/find-a-course/courses/c10143.  Please contact the school’s Careers Adviser, Ms Christine Watson-Brown for assistance with scholarship applications.  

REMINDER! Technology Cadetships with Westpac & Macquarie Group – Open now and close 16 June
Year 12 students interested in launching a career in Technology and earn $$ while you undertake your degree, think about applying for a Cadetship.  For more information visit; http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/engineering-technology-cadetships-how-they-work.asp Please contact the school’s Careers Adviser, Ms Christine Watson-Brown for assistance with applications.


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