TAFE & Colleges
University of Newcastle Ask a Student Ask a Student
Macquarie Year 12 Online Info Session 20 May 2020 at 6pm
Macquarie University Q&A Series Every Tues & and Thurs from 12 May, 4pm-5pm
University of Newcastle Parent Info Session
13 May. 6pm
University of Newcastle - HSC Subject Support – Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biology
From 11 May to 20 May. 7.30pm
University of Sydney - All things Sydney
12 May 4pm
19 May. 4.45pm
University of Sydney - Student Stories
19 May. 5.30pm
University of Sydney – HSC Study Help Modern History
18 May. 5.30pm
University of Sydney - Year 10 Info Session
20 May. 12.30pm:
2 June. 6pm
4 June. 6pm
UTS Girls in STEM
UTS STEM Day
UTS - Bachelor of Information Technology Co-operative Scholarship
Closes 6 September
UTS – What Computer Science is All About
18 May. 4pm
ADFA Virtual Tour
Pre- Uni Confidence Booster Advice – 5 Tips
CQUniversity to You - Online Resources
An Online US & UK University Discussion
New Event Foundation Online Course
Event Foundation. 6 weeks online. A new program from College of Event Management. Ever wondered what an event manager actually does? This short course is designed for those who might be considering event management as a career option. More info here:
Advanced Diploma of Acting for Contemporary Screen Media
Diploma of Musical Theatre
Applications are now open for the 2020 Advanced Diploma of Acting for Contemporary Screen Media and the Diploma of Musical Theatre. Sydney Actors School has a clear vision; they are about providing the most personalised, hands-on, practical training in acting. They are a Sydney based acting school described as a creative hub for actors and musical theatre performers. Apply now!
Diploma of Screen and Media
Applications are now open for the 2020 & 2021 Diploma of Screen and Media. Sydney Film School courses are intensive, hands-on programs where students learn through production. You learn the theory of filmmaking and then apply it by making films. Lots of them. You create your own vision for your films, while also crewing your fellow filmmakers’ projects. Apply now!
RSA Online NSW
This course offered by BarMax, and fully accredited by both ASQA and Liqour & Gaming NSW provides guidance in responsible behavior to maturing adolescents and includes the cost of their Photo Competency Card allowing your students to work on completion. email@example.com.
Download the online flyer.
https://barmax.com.au/wp-content/uploads/BarMax_2020-RSA_Online.pdf or contact Kane Ph: 02 9211 4110,
Endeavour College of Natural Health Past Students in their Careers12 May. 10.30am
Hear about five Endeavour Graduates as they open up on the defining moments that led them to Natural Health and their journey from student to a career in industry.
Like Health, Nutrition, Massage and Complimentary Medicine – Endeavour College of Natural Health
Here is a multitude of special on-line sessions to enjoy over the coming weeks and months.
Register here to learn more:
Australian College of Applied Psychology Online Events
Criminology - The Power of Media in Shaping Our Perceptions of Crime
Thursday 14 May, 2pm
Psychology - An Insight into Sanity and Insanity
Tuesday 19 May, 2pm
Counselling - Counselling Practice in the 21st Century
Wednesday 20 May, 2pm
Interested in studying psychology, counselling, social work or criminology? ACAP provides a range of interactive online experiences which you can join online, from the comfort of your own home. These events will enable you to:
· Understand how you can study online, with the support of the ACAP team and resources
· Discover courses, flexible learning options and the benefits of studying at ACAP
· Realise your potential to change lives and make a difference in the world
· Ask questions about course content and job prospects
Digital design, 3D printing, concept art, photography - AIT ShowcaseAIT's Showcase is an opportunity for our students to showcasing their works ranging from traditional art, digital illustrations, digital design, 3D printing, concept art, photography and promotional products.
See some of the amazing works on display.
Ph: 02 92118399. E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Sport or Dance - Australian College of Physical Education ACPE Early Entry
10 Parkview Drive, Sydney Olympic Park
If you are looking to turn your passion for Sport, Health, Education or Dance into a career, an industry-recognised qualification from ACPE will give you the foundation you need. Get started before the next on campus semester intake with online study available for selected courses.
Engineers Australia’s Secondary School Engagement Programs
Here are links to some great immersions.
Great Careers Support on a Wide Range of Topics
Many thanks to the Broken Bay Diocese who are happy for all to benefit. Find your favourite topic and join in.
What time: 10am - 10.30am (video will stay at the YouTube channel afterwards)
18-May Rhonda Moore - Sydney Trains Learn more about the different job opportunities with Sydney Trains and discover their Apprenticeship Program
19-May - UNSW Learn more about all the different study options with the UNSW
20-May Sarina Russo - Apprenticeships & Traineeships Learn more about Apprenticeships, Traineeships and School Based Apprenticeships
21-May - Michelle Blicavs, CEO, Assn of Consulting Surveyors Learn more about Construction & Surveying industry
22-May - Murray Hurps - Director of Entrepreneurship at UTS Learn more about how to become a successful entrepreneur & what program the UTS offers
25-May - Judith Viado - Online Entrepreneur Learn more about setting up your own international, online business, what skills do you need etc.
26-May - Torrens University Learn more about the different study options with Torrens University
27-May - Australian Film & Television School Learn more about the different course options with the Australian Film & Television School
28-May - Australian Defence Force Learn more about the different study and career options with the Defence Force 29-May - Amazon Web Services - John Dwyer Learn more about Amazon, how they work, what career options they offer etc.
Where to watch these talks:
For more info:
How to become a Chartered Accountant
Becoming a Chartered Accountant (CA) could set you up to thrive in business in different parts of the world. It's a highly regarded professional qualification with international recognition. CAs can work in a wide range of exciting and challenging careers. If you'd like to join their ranks, here are the steps:
Where Being a Chartered Accountant Can Lead You
Want to work anywhere in the world? The CA designation could be your passport to an international career
Want to be in demand by top companies? Improve your chances of being head hunted by top employers throughout your career
Want to be globally recognised? Join one of the globe’s top ten leading accounting bodies and connect to a 1,000,000 strong global knowledge network.
How to Become a Teacher Step by Step
HSC students, this is your step-by-step guide to becoming a teacher in a NSW public school. Decide what type of teacher you would like to become.
Note: Becoming a qualified teacher in a high-demand subject area would increase your chances of gaining employment in NSW public schools.
Find out what teacher education course you will need to complete in order to become the type of teacher you want to be. You may need to study specific subjects in high school in order to gain entrance to the university degree you choose to study. Your school's careers adviser should be able to help you select the subjects you need to study.
Note: To teach in NSW public schools, you will need to complete teacher education studies at a recognised Australian university or tertiary institution.
Read more here:
Connect with teach.NSW
Do you have questions about teaching careers with the NSW Department of Education? Go to the teach.NSW YouTube page at the link below.
There you can hear current teachers share their experiences of: receiving a scholarship, commencing their career and working in NSW public schools.
You can also follow teach.NSW on Facebook or Instagram @teachnsw to be notified when scholarships for future teachers open later this year.
What is forensic science really like?
What’s it really like to have that dream job you’ve been eyeing off? We’ve found out for you and are busting myths about some hard-to-pin-down careers in STEM. Professor Shari Forbes dishes the decomposing dirt on forensic science, and it’s nothing like CSI.
Take the Forensics Quiz and See Which Forensics Scientists Are You
There are more career possibilities in forensics than you might think. Take our quiz to see which branch suits you.
What Does a Marine Biologist Look Like?
Inspire your students to pursue marine biology at UTS Science, with this great short video of UTS graduate Justin Tierney. Justin currently works at Port Stephens Fisheries Institute as a Fisheries Technician. He says participating in field trips to Heron Island and Stroud in his degree helped to reinforce the theoretical knowledge he learnt in class.
Great Video on being a Youth Worker
Youth work is a career that involves working for and with young people in a variety of ways. The key thing that differentiates a youth worker from other community service workers is that young people are their primary focus. It’s about ensuring young people feel supported in developing skills needed to make positive changes in their lives.
Beyond Blue Youth
Going through tough times?
Stress, anxiety and feeling down can affect anyone,
and in fact happens to a lot of us at some point in our lives.
We all have good days and bad days. However, if you're feeling sad, down or anxious and these feelings have started to affect what you would normally enjoy, then it's important to know what's going on and what you can do about it.https://www.youthbeyondblue.com/home
Psychology Scholarships – Plan ahead
Australian Psychological Society
Health Workforce Scholarship Program
Indigenous Psychology Student Congress Attendance Scholarship
Your plan to become a Psychologist
The best parts about a career in psychologyThings to consider before studying psychologyWhat do psychologists do?How to become a psychologistWhere are the courses? Accredited coursesHow much money do psychologists earn?Are graduates getting jobs?Videos about a career in psychologyhttps://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/psychology-career/
Main 5 Questions to Expect in Your Next Job Interview
Job interviews are one of the more nerve-wracking experiences going around, particularly for university graduates. Polishing your resume, drafting cover letters and building a portfolio can be taxing, and that’s before you even get to the interview stage. To give you a heads up, we’ve compiled a list of questions that tend to be asked in almost every interview, and provided some tips on how best to respond.
StudyAbroad.com has a fantastic way for you to search for Study Abroad Programs by level, type and country. It's easy and visual so you won't get lost. We will walk you through it.
Search by program level; choose:
National Science Week Events
15 to 23 August
As restrictions lift, keep an eye on this site for the listing of Science events.
Amazing events and competitions, exhibitions, tours talks from the best in Science. Be enthralled with the world of Science and the opportunities it presents.
Defence Careers Videos - Recorded Information Sessions
RMC Information Session
Learn to lead on the world stage through Army officer training at the Royal Military College - Duntroon
ADF Careers Information Session
Discover a range of exciting, secure and rewarding careers in the Navy, Army and Air Force
Army Reserve Information Session
Take up the challenge of a part-time role that’s different and exciting
On Line Study – Do’s and Don’ts
If you think online study means attending classes in your pyjamas and harbouring snacks at your side while you study… then yes – you can absolutely do that.
In fact, if you’ve recently moved from traditional study to online study, do whatever will keep you motivated. Dr Adam Brown has taught digital media and communication through Deakin’s Cloud Campus for a number of years, and says motivation is a recurring theme among his students.
Business Cadetships – Consider the possibilities: A Job in Business or Technology, Earning an Income and Learning from a Business Leader while also at Uni
Extension of Application Deadline
Applications now close on: 22 May 2020 (formerly 13 May)
Open to Year 12 students who are interested in business as well as those interested in technology. Cadets combine university study with paid work at UBS, a top-ranking global bank.
The Program provides cadets with a wonderful opportunity to launch their business career. Business Cadets can choose from a broad range of university degrees, including Economics, Commerce, Business, Computer Science & Technology, Actuarial Studies, Mathematics, Arts and Social Sciences.
The application process requires the student to apply online. When you lodge your Application Form, you are prompted to download a letter and to take (or send) this to your Careers Adviser or equivalent. The letter contains a secure URL and login details for the staff member to write the School Assessment.
The deadline for both the student’s Application Form and School Assessment is the same date: now Friday 22 May (Week 4 of Term 2).
Athletics Australia Support
Athletics Australia is committed to providing support to athletes as they progress towards senior representation. There are a number of programs, supported by Athletics Australia and our partners, that aim to assist athletes on their progression through this pathway:
Target Talent ProgramAthletics Australia provides national oversight for the national curriculum and coaching design and development for the Target Talent Program, including education sessions for athletes, parents, and coaches to assist athletes along the pathway to senior representation. The TTP program itself is run by the local state Member Associations, except in WA, where the program is run out of the Western Australian Institute of Sport (WAIS). Selection for TTP is arranged and organised by each state-based association. There is no TTP program currently being delivered in NT.
6 Pandemic-fighting STEM Careers in Public Health
In the last few months, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has turned the world as we know it upside down.
The virus, originating in China, has spread to almost 200 countries and six continents – and has already claimed 30,000+ lives.
Helping to minimise the spread and flatten the curve is everyone’s job, but there are a number of specialised STEM professionals working harder than ever to find cures, treat patients and mine valuable data.
Here, we look at six STEM + health careers dedicated to fighting COVID-19 from the front line.