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

Career Information

Careers Expos

The annual Scotch College Combined Schools Careers Expo will be held in the Dickinson Centre on Wednesday 13 June 2018 from 5.00pm - 7.00pm. Students in Year 10, 11 and 12 are invited to attend this Expo that will have representatives from all Western Australian universities and TAFE Colleges, Eastern States universities and many other private providers.

Year 10 to 11 Subject Selections

Parents and students are reminded that these selections are due in on-line by Friday 25 May and a hard copy to be handed in to Mr Frusher by the same date.

University Information

Murdoch University

Law and Criminology Information Evening - Wednesday 23 May

This is a chance for students to see how a Law or Criminology degree from Murdoch can help inspire the next generation

Community, Culture and Global Careers Evening - Wednesday 6 June

Discover how Social and Cultural Studies degrees can help you make a difference in the world.

The University of Melbourne - Thursday 14 June

The University of Melbourne will be holding an information evening: 'Meet Melbourne Perth' at the Hyatt Regency Hotel the evening of 14 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

University of Notre Dame Perth - Programme Info Evening - Wednesday 30 May

Whatever your aspirations, Notre Dame has a range of programs that are sure to suit your interests. You are invited to join attend this evening on campus to find out more at Studying at Notre Dame. Find out what makes Notre Dame unique, chat with our academics and students.

For further information please email or call (08) 9433 0533.

Find out more here.

Curtin University - Pharmacy Info Evening Thursday 24 May

You are invited to attend a Pharmacy information evening or webinar, where you'll gain a unique insight into our accredited courses and the many rewarding career paths they can lead to.

Find out more here.

Year 12 Information

Year 12 Career Focus Breakfasts

Each year Old Scotch Collegians sponsor Career Focus Breakfasts where OSC members from various career areas attend a breakfast to talk about what their career involves, how they got there and offer to some helpful advice. These breakfasts occur each Tuesday in June from 7.15am - 8.25am at the Boarding House dining room annexe.

Year 12 students may attend as many breakfasts as they wish providing they have an interest in the career areas being offered on that day. To register for a breakfast, they need to complete the flyer emailed to them and return it to me. Please note that there will be a limit on numbers for each breakfast. Students from previous years have gained interesting career information, tips on appropriate university courses and have made a start to their networking contacts.

Please encourage your son to register for one or more of these breakfasts.

Year 12 Student Declaration & Permission

Please see the attached information document that pertains to ALL Year 12 WACE students. Mr Frusher will also be sending an email to all Year 12 students explaining how to complete this form. Please encourage you son to complete the form by the due date 21 June 2018.

Free Student Exchange Evening in Perth

Hear from returned students, find out more about discounts and scholarships available and ask questions.

Thursday, 24 May at 7.00pm

Adina Apartment Hotel

33 Mounts Bay Road, PERTH

Visit or call 1300 135 331 for more information.

Career Exploration

Students who are still unsure about career options are encourage to visit to discover more about daily tasks, skills needed, pathways and prospects for careers that they may aim for now or in the future. They are also able to take a Career Quiz.

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Advisor