26 June 2017

Careers Information

Universities

University of Western Australia Scholarships

Applications for UWA Fogarty Foundation Scholarships for the 2018 cohort are now open and close on Sunday 30 April. These prestigious scholarships provide students with $10,000 per year to assist in tuition, accommodation and general living expenses while completing their undergraduate studies at UWA. Students will also participate in a tailored leadership programme throughout their time at university. To be eligible students require a minimum predicted ATAR of 99. School principals will be asked to provide UWA with the predicted ATARs for each student lodging an application. Short-listed applicants will be invited to attend an interview on Friday 14 or Monday 17 July.

University of Western Australia Year 12 Information Evening

Wednesday 22 March from 7.00pm-8.30pm

For many Year 12 students and their parents, applying for university can be a daunting process.

The University of WA offers free information sessions providing advice on UWA courses, admission requirements and key dates for 2017. Their Future Students team will be available to answer your questions after the presentation. Register online: http://www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/about/events#ui-id-2

Murdoch University

Is your child or are you the first in your family to consider studying at university?

Thursday 23 March

7.00pm - 8.30pm

Murdoch University

Perth Campus

Guest speaker Associate Professor Sarah O'Shea from the University of Wollongong, will tackle the common questions and concerns raised by 'first in family' students and their families, and provide insight into how these students can be supported and advised during their transition to university. Sarah will be joined by a panel which include Murdoch University's Director of Student Services and current students who are first in their family to attend university. The evening will also address what to expect and how to support your child in Year 12, including how to navigate the application process to university.

Light refreshments will be provided.

To register go to: www.experience.murdoch.edu.au.

University of Melbourne Interstate Student Info Day

Friday 21 April from 9:00am - 4:30pm

Interstate Year 12 students and their families are invited to this information day to find out about studying at the University of Melbourne, including the application process and accommodation options. Registrations should be made online. For further information, visit the link below:

https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/explore/events/victoria_and_interstate/victoria/interstate_student_and_family_information_day1_2017

University of Notre Dame: Medicine Information Session

Sunday 26 March from 10.45am at Drill Hall, The University of Notre Dame Australia, Fremantle Campus.

Information about the Doctor of Medicine (MD) and Pre-Medicine Certificate (PMC) will be discussed including the application and selection process, course structure, and important dates and deadlines.

For more information email future@nd.edu.au or call 08 9433 0533 http://www.nd.edu.au/events/2017/med-information-session

School Curriculum & Standards Authority

SCSA advises that the Year 12 Information Handbook is now available on-line at www.scsa.wa.edu.au. Information in this handbook is vital for all Year 12 students to read and understand.

Gap Year 2018

Defence Force Gap Year 2018

Details of all the Gap Year roles are available at defencejobs.gov.au/gapyear

Employment commences early 2018

Applicants must have completed Year 12 (or equivalent) and be aged between 18 and 24 years old as of 1 September 2018 (Navy), 31 May 2018 (Army) or 31 March 2018 (Air Force)

Gap Medics

International Medical Work Experience for School and Undergraduate Students. Students wanting to enter the healthcare field should consider Gap Medics. They offer one - eight weeks' work experience programmes in hospitals in destinations such as Tanzania, Thailand, Poland and Croatia.

For more information please visit: https://www.gapmedics.com/aus/

April Revision Courses

April ATAR Revision with Academic Task Force - six hour subject revision at Rossmoyne SHS, Churchlands SHS and Perth Modern School. Enrol now online at www.academictaskforce.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email learn@academictaskforce.com.au.

April ATAR Revision Courses with Academic Associates - 10 hour courses available at the University of Western Australia. Enrol online at www.academicassociates.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email info@academicassociates.com.au

See the attachment to this newsletter for further information

Career Exploration

Pre-Apprenticeship Course Finder

This site can help you find a pre-apprenticeship course in your area of interest. You can search by location.

http://www.aapathways.com.au/Search/Preapprenticeships/Courses-by-State-and-Territory

Deakin Explore

This website produced by Deakin University allows prospective students to search for courses based on careers or search for careers based on courses. http://explore.deakin.edu.au

Graduate Careers Australia- Career Profiles

For Secondary School Students, Careers Advisors, Parents, Teachers and University Graduates - the website offers an insight into a range of careers in a multitude of different industries.

http://www.graduatecareers.com.au/careerplanningandresources/exploringyourcareeroptions/careerprofiles/

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Adviser