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YEAR 12 The Way Ahead

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									                                                                                      By Kieran Duncan
                          NSW/ACT UNIVERSITIES INFO PAGE: This page has the links to many pages at every
NSW/ACT university and is a good starting point for your university research.
Pages include: Alternative Entry, Campuses, Contact the Uni, Courses, Faculties, Future Students Home Page,
Indigenous Australians, Info for Careers Advisers, News & Events, Open Day, Rural Students, Scholarships,
Student Accommodation, Students with a Disability, and the main Website home page.

The RTA is currently recruiting for cadets, trainees & road designers. More information is available
on the RTA website.

                                             OPEN DAYS:
To see a full list of the 2009 University Open Days, go to Parkes High School Home page, Click on the Careers
tab and follow links.
    •University of Notre Dame Australia Open Day, Saturday 29 August. The new link to Open Day is http://
    •Billy Blue Open Day, Saturday 12 September,.
     blue-open-day 3 Year Scholarship Valued at $50,000.
     • Australasian College of Natural Therapies Open Day –Free Workshops. 5th September,
     • APM College of Business and Communication Open Day 5 September in Sydney
    • William Blue College of Hospitality and Tourism Open Day: Saturday August 29th
    •OPEN DAY at Kenvale College, 5 September, 10am to 12noon. Contact Bernie McFarlane on 02 9314
     6213 or 0404504023

                         YEAR 12 ‘The Way Ahead’:
Year 12 and parents are invited to an evening called “The Way Ahead” on Monday 7th
September (week 7) starting at 6:30pm in the library. The purpose of the event will be to
provide information on the application procedures for entry into university courses and
also offer helpful guidelines on what to expect after the Higher School Certificate has
been completed. Speakers include TAFE, CSU, UNE, Centrelink and Board Of Studies.
           Register with Career Central Australia
                        to find out about the following articles.
 •     International College of Management Sydney Open Day / Scholarships http://
 •     Event Management in Sport Workshops
 •      Overseas Exchange
 •       Au Pair in America – Free Flights!
 •      Working in SPORT
 •      Electrical Apprenticeships
 •     Canberra Tertiary Open Day

                        WANT TO FIND OUT MORE?
•   For more Career news go to tab on the
    “What’s New” links to find out more information on a number of career related activi-
    ties: Please Note! To access the latest news you will need a website Login: either
    “student”, “parent”, or other; Password: NEW PASSWORD FROM 1 AUGUST
    2009: music
•    Australian Government Canberra - Finance Career Starters’ Program 2010 for
    Year 12 students. Applications close 6 September 2009.
•   The Optus Engineering Cadet Program is a combination of on-the-job learning and
    TAFE studies for a three-year period. Applications close 28 August 2009. http://
•   UTAS Bachelor of Nursing. 2 years in Sydney. Applications for 2010 are now open.
•   UNSW Aviation Open Days for Prospective Flying Students. Information session on
    5th September. Open days at Bankstown on 19th September and 28th November. http://
•     Scholarships for Children of Veterans intending Tertiary Studies in 2010.
•   The University of Western Sydney will establish additional clinical schools at
    Bathurst and Lismore in regional NSW for UWS medical students. http://
•    TAFE NSW Course Applications for Semester One 2010 are now open. Close — Fri-
    day, 30 October.
•   Bond University Film & Television Awards is a short film competition open to any
    year 11 or 12 secondary school student. The Best Overall Filmmaker will receive a full
    scholarship to Bond University.
•   Antipodeans Abroad GapBreak Program Information Nights in Sydney on 25/8 &
•   The University of Newcastle Industry Scholarship Scheme includes a one year full
    time placement with a Sponsor company.
•   2010 UNSW Minerals Summer School for current Year 10 or Year 11 students. Appli-
    cations closing date: 25th September, 2009.
•   Australian Student Mineral Venture vacation programs are open to high school stu-
    dents in years 10, 11 and 12.
•   A scholarship search on Myfuture shows over 2500 scholarships. http://
•   Applying to University 2010. Wed 30 September 2009 On-time applications close. Put
    your application in early to avoid a late fee.
•   Australia’s National Screen Arts & Broadcast School Foundation Diploma. http://
•   Australian Catholic University Early Achievers’ Program (EAP) http://
•   UTS Bachelor of Design in Photography and Situated Media. New course for 2010.

Currently a number of Year 10 students are attending the 2nd block of Work Experience. The careers
department thanks those employers who contribute to this very valuable program Students are
reminded that to participate they must submit an application letter complete with resume. Term 4
positions close Week 9 Friday 25th September. See handbook for details.

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