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Careers update – for week commencing 21 August 2017

Study Overseas Information Evening – 29 August 4.30pm @ Kambala School Rose Bay
Representatives from a range of overseas institutions including: University of Cambridge, Boston University, Yale-NUS, Princeton, University of the Arts London, St Andrew’s University will be present. They will provide an overview of the university and application processes. Following this there will be an expo format where students and their parents will have time to speak with representatives about their post school options. Register at:  https://www.trybooking.com/RJVI    

University of Pennsylvania visit @ Redlands 12 September, 6pm
An information evening about undergraduate study at US Ivy League University.  Senior Associate Dean of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Pennsylvania will talk about academic programs, admissions, costs, financial aid and student life. Redlands – Senior Library, 272 Military Rd, Cremorne. Register to attend at the following link: https://key.admissions.upenn.edu/register/Sydney   

Get to Know Nursing Event @ University of Notre Dame 12 September 5.30pm
Attendees will have the opportunity to hear from the Dean of Nursing about, nursing as a profession, the structure of Notre Dame’s 3 year nursing program, employment prospects and application process. Register for this event at the following link: http://www.nd.edu.au/events/sydney   

Apprenticeship Support Australia
A helpful information and resource site providing advice on apprenticeships and traineeships. Visit: http://www.apprenticeshipsupport.com.au/Parents   

Work Experience at Whitehouse Institute of Design (Fashion or Interior Design)
For design/education orientated Year 10- students. The week at Whitehouse provides the opportunity to watch and learn about photo shoots, illustration and design classes and workshops as well as experience some of the core administration tasks in a design college such as studio setting-up, event bump-in & bump-out and reception duties. Contact: enquiry@whitehouse-design.edu.au   

Careers with STEM
An information site showing a range of careers in STEM.  Visit: https://careerswithstem.com/profile-category/science-careers/  

REMINDER! Hornsby TAFE TVET Open Afternoon – 29 August @ 4pm
Students and parents are invited to visit TVET classrooms and speak with current students and their teachers on TVET courses running in a variety of areas such as automotive, business services, construction, design, financial services and IT to name a few.  Location is the Library – Building A, Level 1.   

REMINDER! University and College Open Days – August - September
Open Days are an excellent way to; see what different universities and colleges have to offer, talk to students and academics about potential courses you are interested in, see facilities and get a feel for different campuses.  A full list of upcoming open days can be accessed here: Open Days 2017.  As open days typically fall on Shabbat, please contact the school careers adviser, Ms Christine Watson-Brown for alternative ways to explore universities.   

UNSW Upcoming Events – 

-          Actuarial Studies – information evening 13 September 5.30pm Current Year 12 students and their parents are invited to attend an information evening to find out more about studying the Bachelor of Actuarial Studies.  Please contact Careers Adviser, cwatson-brown@staff.masada.nsw.edu.au if you are interested. 

-          Finance Workshop – 15 September 9.30am – 12pm Year 11/12 are invited to attend to learn about what a professional career in finance looks like on a day to day basis.  Students will have the opportunity to hear from a representative from Macquarie Group and ask questions of current UNSW finance students.  For more information visit: Finance Workshop 

 -          Power of Engineering day for girls (years 9&10) – 26 September – Applications open now Students have the opportunity to participate in interactive and hands on workshops showcasing a variety of disciplines. Hear from inspirational and informative speakers from industry. Attend industry experience sessions to learn about local engineering projects. To register visit: Powerof Engineering Day


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