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Loreto Normanhurst has subscribed to TWO career-based web resources:

Study Work Grow (formerly known as MHSCareers). This is free for all parents and students to access.

  • It is easy to register and allows access to all their resources individually here at school or at home.
  • To help with this process, Study Work Grow have created a ‘How To’ guide to show you step-by-step how to register.
  • Our new unique school code is: LRNHST0119. The school code is unique to our school so please ensure that wherever possible you keep this code within our school community.

Job Jump

  • Students simply go to the following website.
  • Click on the “I’m New” purple button.
  • Enter your school email and the school’s password is: lnh


Interesting Reads

Here are some interesting reads, from The Conversation and World Economic Forum, regarding the future of work and graduate employment, plus ideas around careers from

Graduate Employment and finding a job

5 things to know about the future of jobs

Tips and ideas about jobs and careers


Ms Katrina Smith & Ms Alexi Kayes

Career Advisors

UAC admissions opening early

If you’re a Year 12 student in NSW, or an interstate student planning on applying in 2020 to a university in NSW through UAC, there’s some good news.

You can now start the undergraduate admissions process from 9am on 3 April 2019 (in previous years you had to wait until August). So if you know what you want to study and where, you could get your university applications done early in the year, leaving more time to focus on study closer to your exams.

Pathways to Economics

Queenwood School for Girls would like to invite students from Loreto Normanhurst to attend their “Pathways to Economics” event on Wednesday 6th March, 4.40-5.30pm. 

At the event will be an esteemed panel to discuss careers in economics.  The panel members include Jacqui Dwyer (Reserve Bank of Australia), Richard Holden (Professor of Economics, UNSW Sydney), Emma Martinho-Truswell (Co-founder of Oxford Insights) and Joanna Nash who lectures at New York University and is Portfolio Manager of Acadian Asset Management.  

Attendance is free.  If students would like to attend, bookings can be made here.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Future Info Sessions

September 16 | 6pm – 7.30pm | Penrith Campus

September 17 | 6pm – 7.30pm | Campbelltown Campus

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Future Students Information Evenings at Western Sydney University are an opportunity to hear about what courses are on offer and how Western can help you during your studies.

At the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Future Students Information Evenings you will have the opportunity to learn about:

  • Courses available
  • How to apply
  • Entry pathways
  • Scholarships
  • Support Services
  • Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education
  • Campus Life

Light meal and refreshments will be made available.

Find out more. 

ANZ Bank Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Opportunities

ANZ is a national employer with reach into metropolitan, regional and remote communities across Australia, giving us an excellent opportunity to help create more employment opportunities for Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

This Opportunity Bank has been set up to allow Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people express an interest in current or future work opportunities at ANZ.

This Opportunities Bank is proactively managed and supported by the ANZ Indigenous Employment Team. We will contact you to discuss your application for current positions or when suitable positions matching your profile become available.

You must identify as Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person to register a profile in this Opportunities Bank.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Opportunities Bank – NSW 
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Opportunities Bank – ACT

Find out more.

University of Sydney Year 10 Info Evenings

Join us on campus for a fun and informative evening where we will answer the important questions: How does scaling work? What should you consider when selecting your subjects for Year 11 and 12? What are prerequisites and assumed knowledge? What is university really like? You will hear from a range of speakers including university staff and students.

  • Thursday 4 April 2019
  • Tuesday 7 May 2019
  • Thursday 16 May 2019

Register now

UCAT Dates 2019

Candidates taking the UCAT in 2019 for entry to universities in Australia and New Zealand in 2020 should note these key dates:

Registration and booking opens

1 March 2019

Concession scheme opens

1 March 2019

Concession deadline

10 May 2019 at 5pm AEST

Access arrangement application deadline

10 May 2019 at 5pm AEST

Registration closes

17 May 2019 at 11:59pm AEST

Final booking deadline

17 May 2019 at 11:59pm AEST

Cancellation deadline

17 May 2019 at 11:59pm AEST

Testing begins

1 July 2019

Last testing date

31 July 2019

Results delivered to universities

Early September 2019

Find out more here.

UCAT Free Practice Papers


NSW Engineering Link Project

3 & 4 October | UTS Sydney

An Engineering Link Project is a two-day event for Year 10, 11 and 12 students who are interested in finding out what engineering REALLY is!

Everyone will participate in two full-day workshops in different engineering disciplines.  Each workshop is designed to challenge your creativity, your knowledge of the maths and science you are learning at school, and introduce you to the engineering paradigm.

Professional engineers describe their career and what a day in the life of an engineer is, and present a problem or scenario that has to be solved in teams. 

Find out more.

Young Women Leaders in AI

It’s a 12-month journey, starting with our 6-day AI Leadership camp, followed by ongoing mentorship.

We’re  scouting Australia for talented individuals who are ready to think big. If you’ve already got AI ideas, or if you simply like the sound of pursuing a passion that really will change the world, then get your application in as soon as you can. Places in the program are capped to achieve a remarkable mix of young women.

Who? Women ages 16-26 from all over Australia.

Leadership Camp – 12th to 17th April 2019 | Gold Coast University Hospital, Gold Coast, QLD

Applications close 17th March 2019. Participation in the program is free. However, any cars, planes, trains and accommodation you need are not included in the camp.

Find out more.


#STEMstart – $20k grant for the next superwoman of STEM

Are you the next superwoman of STEM? Do you know someone who is keen to expand their skill set and kick-start a career in science, technology, engineering or mathematics? Enter for your chance to win a $20,000 grant to support your career in STEM.

Applications are open for female Australian residents aged 17+ and applications close 30 April.

Find out more.

Hansen Scholarship

Worth up to $108,000, the Hansen Scholarship is a flagship scholarship program at The University of Melbourne. From 2020, The Hansen Scholarship will be awarded to talented undergraduate students whose financial circumstances present a challenge to accessing a first-class education. Recipients will be awarded accommodation, an allowance, and financial and personal support.

Applications open  Friday 1 March 2019 and close 21 March 2019

You’ll get: 

  • a standard room for 48 weeks each year, at no charge, for the standard full-time, three year undergraduate degree at Little Hall residence in Lincoln Square South;
  • an allowance of $4,000 per year for general living expenses for the standard full-time duration of the undergraduate degree;
  • a one-time grant of up to $4,000 to support an approved activity for the Scholar’s development such as an international exchange, an international subject, an internship or similar role;
  • access to a mentoring program, pastoral care, and enrichment programs available to all students at Little Hall as well as a tailored program of mentoring and support exclusively for Hansen Scholars;
  • priority access to graduate accommodation at Little Hall should the Hansen Scholar wish to pursue graduate studies at Melbourne after completing their undergraduate degree; and
  • next steps funding in the year after completion of the scholar’s undergraduate degree (up to $10,000 for a short-term activity or up to $20,000 for further study)
  • Value up to $108,000

Full benefit details

Find out more