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

Careers Information

University Information

University of Notre Dame Fremantle ATAR Advice Day - 21 December 2017

After receiving your ATAR results on Tuesday 19 December 2017, one-to-one advice on courses, your application and alternative pathways will be available from advisers at Notre Dame University.

Career Information Sessions

Defence Information Sessions and Events in Perth

16 November, Aviation Careers Information Session

27 November, Army Health Professionals Meet & Greet

28 November, Army Health Professionals Meet & Greet

WA Police Aboriginal Cadet Info Session

Wednesday 15 November 5.30pm

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and have an interest in a career as a WA Police Force Cadet you are encouraged to attend the Information Session. This event will only provide information on the Aboriginal Cadet Pathway.

Book this session -

Applications are now open -



C.A.S Hawker Scholarship

The C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship is one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate and post-graduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $50,000 over three years.

The scholarships have been awarded almost equally to male and female applicants. Scholarship holders have come from every sector of Australian society and graduated from government, catholic and private schools.

Applications open on Monday 4 December 2017 and will close on Friday 5 January 2018.

Find out more and apply -

Country Education Foundation Scholarships Guide

There are hundreds of thousands of dollars in scholarships up for grabs each year but knowing where to look and how to apply is a big hurdle for school leavers, especially country students who don't have easy access to tertiary institutions.

This purpose-built online search platform will allow students to locate hundreds of scholarships in just a few quick clicks.

Holiday Revision Courses

ATAR Express Workshops - University of Notre Dame

8 January - 17 January 2018

Learn how to ace your ATAR subjects at our beachside Campus in Fremantle's West End this summer.

Experienced subject specialist teachers and university academics will provide you with tips for excelling in your studies.

Academic Task Force Jan Head Start Program

Tuesday 16 January - Thursday 25 January 2018

Each subject course is six hours in total: three hours per day, over two days.

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT: Enrol by 18 December and receive a 10% early bird discount.

Upcoming UMAT Courses with MedEntry

MedEntry is a government-accredited Registered Training Organisation run by doctors and academics with 20 years' experience in preparing students for UMAT & Interviews.

Courses are held at UWA

27 Jan - 28 Jan 2018

26 Apr - 27 Apr 2018

28 Apr - 29 Apr 2018

12 Jul - 13 Jul 2018

Career Information

SELFSTART - support to start your own business

From planning, validating your idea, finding local support, through to perfecting your pitch, SelfStart is here to support you through the first stages of starting your own business.

Job Outlook

This government website can help you explore your career options. Look for career ideas based on industry or level of study, and see the employment prospects for different industries. You can also take a career quiz on the site.

Take a look -

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Adviser