Careers

How can a Careers Advisor help you?

The Careers Office is open every day and can offer all students assistance with: 

  • Subject selection and/or changes
  • Post-school options including courses available at university, colleges and TAFE
  • Work experience
  • Resume writing
  • Job interviewing skills
  • Gap year options and applications
  • Finding part time work
  • Scholarships and cadetships

 

Would you like to make an appointment with a careers advisor?

We welcome all students in all years

Anyone can make an appointment with a careers advisor.   We are in the office, located in the LRC, before and after school, and at recess and lunch. Girls are most welcome to drop in but at times we can be busy with students, so the best thing to do is to send an email indicating your availability or drop in with your diary to schedule a time.

Please email  careers@loretonh.nsw.edu.au

Year 11 girls are encouraged to start conversing now about post-school plans, gap year options and scholarship opportunities.

 

Careers Team

Mrs Carmel Donnan, Ms Katrina Smith and Mrs Jo Hallinan

 

Event

ADFA Applications Open Now

Applying for ADFA is a competitive, dual application process that can take up to 12 months. It’s preferable you apply in Year 11, but you can still apply in Year 12.

Applications for 2018 Year 12 Students (for 2019 entry) close at the end of February 2018.

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Ella Bache – Information Evening

Tuesday 24th October 2017

5pm – 7pm

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Charlie Bell Scholarship for Future Leaders

The Charlie Bell Scholarship for Future Leaders will reward successful candidates with a contribution of up to $15,000 towards tuition fees for their chosen undergraduate or post graduate study.

All short-listed applicants will be presented with an opportunity to participate in a leadership program, facilitated by DDI Asia Pacific, focused on the fundamentals of leadership, how to better motivate people and provide feedback and the personal attributes that can enable or derail leaders.

Applications close Wednesday 1 November.

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Good Universities eGuides

Below is a series of eGuides based on the print edition of The Good Universities Guide 2018. Designed to demystify the process of choosing the right university, you can download as many or as few as you like and compare fields of study, states and institutions, national ratings, and access all the information and guidance from the print guide — anywhere, anytime. 

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UNSW Info Day

Saturday 16 December 2017

9:00am – 4:00pm

UNSW Kensington Campus

With new UAC round dates for 2018 entry, get all your questions answered in time for the December Round. Attend some lectures, chat to academics and current students in the Advisory Centre or take a campus tour.

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University of Sydney ends uncertainty with fixed ATAR

The University of Sydney has introduced a fixed ATAR so students can have greater transparency and certainty when choosing courses.

A list of required ATARS that guarantee entry into a student’s preferred course is available at   the University of Sydney website

You can download the fixed ATAR flyer via this link.


University of Sydney – Info Day

Saturday 16 December 2017

Don’t miss out on the University’s Info Day!

To find out more and keep up to date with the day’s activities, visit the link


‘Know Your Options’ with ACU information sessions

Friday 15 December 2017

No matter what your ATAR, there are numerous opportunities available to you for university study. ACU will host ‘Know Your Options’ information sessions on Friday 15 December from 12—3pm at both our Strathfield and North Sydney campuses.

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National Summer Art Scholarship

13 – 20 January 2018

Canberra, ACT

If you are in Year 11 and interested in art, you can spend a week this summer (13 – 20 January 2018) at the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra.

Become one of 16 students selected from around the nation—two from each state and territory—to participate in the National Summer Art Scholarship in 2018.

Applications close 6 November.

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Australasian College of Natural Therapies New Student Scholarship

Each year we invite aspiring practitioners to apply for an ACNT scholarship for our health science courses. Awarded on merit, our scholarships are designed to help a broad range of new students access our highly respected courses.

Applications close 9 December.

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CAASTRO Galaxy Convention – Women in STEM and Entrepreneurship

3-5 December 2017

The University of Sydney

The CAASTRO Galaxy Convention (#GalCon) is a 2-day event focused on female innovation and entrepreneurship in the STEM space. Delegates include school students, school teachers, university students, researchers and STEM business leaders. Please note that, although the event is primarily directed at women, people of all genders are very welcome to attend! Limited travel funding is available.

Female students in Years 10 – 12 are welcome to apply.

Closing date for applications is 31 October.

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Mastering the HSC with TSFX

Sunday 12 November 2017

University of Sydney

Saturday 18 November 2017

University of NSW

“Mastering the HSC” is a fundraising event designed to provide students with the skills and information they need to maximise HSC marks, while also raising much needed funds for The Fred Hollows Foundation.

In just one day, you will learn how average students achieve 90+ ATAR scores, and how you can use the same strategies to reach your full potential in Year 11 and 12.

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Sydney Science Experience – Forensics Camp

10 – 12 January 2018

Students commencing year 10 or 11 can come and help solve a murder mystery on University of Sydney campus. You will employ real science – through hands-on laboratory sessions and interactive lectures to solve this crime. You will work with your fellow detectives to interview suspects and collect evidence against them. You can contact them via phone on (02) 9114 0825.

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The “O” and the “P” – OT vs physio 

Professor Susan Brandis from Bond University has talked about differentiating between the “O” and “P”. That is, the difference between occupational therapy and physiotherapy. 

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