The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Careers Information

University Information

Curtin Pharmacy Information Evening

6.30pm - 8.00pm, Tuesday 30 May at Building 108 foyer, Curtin University, Bentley

Curtin University: The Future of Interiors

Saturday 27 May from 10:00am - 12:00pm at Curtin University St Georges Terrace

Are you a Year 12 student who's interested in Interior Architecture? Come to this special design thinking event to gain insights into how technology, innovative design thinking and creativity is changing interior architecture in the 21st Century.

UWA Engineering Information Session

6.00pm - 7.00pm, Tuesday 16 May at Engineering Lecture Theatre 1, Civil and Mechanical Building

Valuable course and prerequisite advice, information on career paths and guidance on the different areas of study within Engineering.

Murdoch University

Law, Business and Governance Careers Evening

Wednesday 17 May from 6.00pm - 8.00pm at Murdoch University South Street Campus, Herbert Theatre.

ECU Mount Lawley Campus

Teacher Education Information Evening

Tuesday 16 May 2017

Register via this link.

Edith Cowan University Pizza Night

Are you currently in Year 10 and trying to choose subjects for next year? You and your parents are invited to the ECU Year 10 Pizza Night!

If you don't know what subjects to pick next year or you just want to find out about university and the courses ECU offer, this is a great opportunity to have a chat with the friendly Student Recruitment Team over pizza!

Mount Lawley Campus

When: Tuesday, 23 May at 6.00pm

Joondalup Campus

When: Tuesday, 6 June at 6.00pm

WAAPA Production Tour

Thursday, 18 May, 6.00pm at Mount Lawley Campus

Visit design and costume studios, check out sound and lighting facilities, and explore the extensive props and scenery workshops on the way to a Q&A at the Geoff Gibbs Theatre.

If you can't make this tour, take a virtual tour from the webpage.

The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne will be holding an information evening: 'Meet Melbourne Perth' at the Hyatt Regency Hotel the evening of 8 June, between 6:30pm - 8:00pm, in the Grand Ballroom.

Representatives from the University of Melbourne will be giving a presentation on the night, to give students and parents a detailed introduction to all the things Melbourne has to offer. Students and their families are encouraged to come along and hear from university staff about:

  • Courses and career outcomes, including the Melbourne degrees and graduate pathways
  • Unique opportunities to enrich your degree such as studying a concurrent diploma or going on exchange
  • Housing options, scholarships and student services
  • Access Melbourne, our special entry and access scheme

US & UK University Seminar and Application Workshop

The event is tailored for students in Years 10-12 and their parents and will be held at the nearby Claremont Yacht Club from 4.30pm-6.30pm on Friday May 26.

Since 2015, Crimson Education has supported Australian and New Zealand students to get 90 offers to Ivy League schools, 310 offers to top 50 US schools and 26 offers to Oxford and Cambridge.

Scotch College families can access free tickets using the promo code 'SCOTCH'. The link to the event is here:

Cambridge University, UK

Mr Jon Beard, Head of Cambridge Admissions Office and a Bye-Fellow of Selwyn College at Cambridge University will be visiting Perth on 23 May 2017.

Interested students and parents are invited to attend a presentation where Jon will discuss:

  • Studying at Cambridge University
  • The application process
  • Choosing a College
  • Personal Statements and Interviews
  • Financial consideration

Please Note: Students will need to achieve an ATAR of 98.5 to apply.


Hadley Hall, Methodist Ladies' College

356 Stirling Highway, Claremont


Tuesday, 23 May 2017


7.00pm - 8.30pm

Muresk Institute Open Day

Muresk Institute Open Day, Saturday 20 May 2017

The Open Day will showcase new techniques, technologies and careers in the agricultural sector, providing visitors with the opportunity to talk to potential employers and training providers.

Defence Careers Information

Defence Careers Information Session, Thursday 18 May from 6.30pm-8.30pm

Career Sessions

Perth: Engineering Careers Information Session, Wednesday 24 May from 6.30pm-8.30pm

Perth: Trade Careers Information Session, Tuesday 30 May from 6.30pm-8.30pm

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Advisor