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Interesting Reads:

A day in the life of a veterinarian

If you’re thinking about pursuing a career as a Vet, you’ll know it’s going to take a lot of dedication to get you there. But you might not know what a typical day looks like for a Vet.

This  article  could give you more insight. It might help drive your passion to keep learning, or help you decide that you’ll be better suited to another path.  


10 Ideas for your Gap Year

Whether you’re still trying to decide if you’ll take a gap year, or your adamant that you’ll be going…or you’re just not sure what you’ll be doing.

This  blog  might inspire you, it has some great ideas. You might have to try and look past the blatant advertising, or you might discover the program that you’ll be signing up for.


Ms Katrina Smith & Ms Alexi Kayes

Career Advisors

Open Days & Information Sessions

 Chartered Accountants – Save the Date

Career Kickstarter is back for 2019. This is a great opportunity for Year 12 and first year university students with an interest in Accounting, Business and Finance to meet and connect with employers. Students will also have the opportunity to find out more about cadetship opportunities available within their organisations.

The event will consist of two timed sessions. The first session predominantly  caters to Year 12 students and the second to first year university students, however students are able to attend which event best suits their schedule.

Event Details

Date: 30 May 2019

Location: Chartered Accountants ANZ Office

Level 1, 33 Erskine, Street, Sydney 2000

Time: 4 – 6pm (tailored to Year 12 students).

In addition to networking opportunities with employers, there will be speaker sessions, fun activities and prizes to be won.

Registrations open soon. More Information here

The Hotel School Sydney Information Session

The Hotel School is excited to invite you to attend ‘Information Session’ on Wednesday 22nd May 2019. This will be a great opportunity for you to:

  • Know more about ‘The Hotel School Advantage’
  • Meet Academic staff
  • Go on a campus tour
  • Ask questions

Find out more 

Macquarie Uni – Year 12 information evening

26 June | 5.30-8pm | Macquarie University City Campus | 123 Pitt Street

We’ll take you through our early entry program, courses, scholarships, pathway options and give you the opportunity to speak one-on-one with course advisers. Parents are encouraged to attend.

Find out more 

Aperture Australia Photography Conference – Sydney

Saturday 22 & Sunday 23 June | 9.00am – 7.00pm | International Convention Centre Sydney

Aperture Australia is THE annual conference to attend if you’re committed to sharpening your craft and connections as a photographer – whether amateur or professional. Held over one intensive weekend in the heart of Sydney, those on the guest list can access firsthand advice from influential and award-winning photographic heavyweights who have made waves with their work internationally. As pioneers in their respective fields, Aperture’s featured photographers will showcase the raw stories behind their most iconic shots to inspire your own approach to the profession. 

EDUCATE – Panel discussions, open workshops and gear tutorials. 

INSPIRE – Live presentations by A-List heavyweight photographers. 

CONNECT – Saturday 22nd – Sunday 23rd June 2019 at Sydney’s International Convention Centre.

Find out more and book

JMC Academy | Animation, Game + Design Exhibition – Sydney

Wednesday 8 May | 5.00pm – 8.00pm | The Beer Hall, Palace Cinemas

This May, the staff and students of the Sydney Animation, Game Design and Digital Design courses at JMC Academy invite you to view their showcase of work! Discover the creativity of the JMC Academy students and view a selection of the innovative and inspiring work from all trimester levels, including multiplayer games, interactive art, production breakdowns, 3D sculptures and designs, concept designs and much more.

Find out more and RSVP

Academy of Information Technology | Information Night – Sydney

Wednesday 22 May | 5.30pm – 7.30pm | AIT Sydney Campus

AIT’s Info Night is perfect for those wanting to explore the endless opportunities available in the growing creative industry.

This fun and interactive seminar is a great way to get further information on our curriculum, course requirements, study pathways. Our friendly staff & students will also be there to talk to and get advice from.

During the Info Night, you’ll:

  • Learn about careers and study options in film production, 3D animation, digital media, game design, mobile apps and IT
  • Take a campus tour
  • Learn about our $8,000 Scholarship for domestic students

Bring your parents and friends and come learn about what makes AIT the best college for a career in the creative industries! Simply fill in the form below.

Find out more and register

Academy of Information Technology | .ink Exhibition Sydney

Tuesday 14 May | 6.00pm – 9.30pm | Monster Children, Sydney

AIT’s annual art exhibition – .ink – is an opportunity for our students to showcasing their works ranging from traditional art, digital illustrations, digital design, 3D printing, concept art, photography and promotional products.

Come along to our exhibition in May and see some of the amazing works on display.

There will be impressive work on display available for you to purchase at the end of the night!

Find out more and register

Academy of Film, Theatre & Television | Open Day

Saturday 11 May | 9.30am – 2.30pm | Academy of Film, Theatre & Television

Experience Australia’s most exciting creative arts academy, where taking risks is expected, pushing boundaries is encouraged, and collaboration is key. If you’re searching for information about a career in Film, Acting or Stage Management then come along to our open day in May and learn how to build your creative future. You’ll be able to soak up the culture, learn about the best way to finance your studies, meet our tutors and speak to current students about their experiences. Find out why AFTT is now Australia’s most contemporary fully immersive arts academy. Don’t miss out.

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UTS Business School | Undergraduate Information Evening

Wednesday 24 April | 6.00pm – 8.00pm | Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

If you are considering a professional career in business, accounting, economics, finance, management, marketing or related fields, this is your best opportunity to explore your options and hear from students and academics within the iconic home of UTS Business School, the Dr Chau Chak Wing Building.

Find out more and register

UTS Business School | Campus Tour

Wednesday 17 April | 6.00pm – 7.00pm | Henry Deane Plaza OR The Dr Chau Chak Wing Building

Join us for a tour of UTS Business School and surrounding campus to experience our unique learning environment.

Your tour includes:

  • A walk through the iconic Frank Gehry-designed Dr Chau Chak Wing Building
  • Your library and student support services
  • A preview of your formal and informal learning spaces throughout the UTS precinct
  • How the UTS campus blends into the surrounding business district
  • The opportunity to discuss your program options with experts from the Business School

Find out more and register

The Fashion Institute | Open Day

Wednesday 17 April | 11.00am – 5.00pm | The Institute Group

Thursday 25 April | 11.00am – 5.00pm | The Institute Group

Wednesday 10 July | 11.00am – 5.00pm | The Institute Group

Throughout 2019, The Fashion Institute will be holding Open Days at our Chippendale campus. Come say Hi!, check out our state of the art facilities and find out more about your study options for the future.

Find out more and register

Kenvale College | Open Day – Food Festival

Saturday 4 May | 11.00am – 1.00pm | Kenvale College

Travel the world with your taste buds as our students take you on a journey through local delights to exotic cuisines! We warmly welcome all for this lively and festive event. Our Open Day is the perfect opportunity for our current students to celebrate and showcase the skills and experience they’ve acquired with you all at this warm and fun event!

  • Find out more about future career possibilities from our industry leaders
  • Get first-hand advice from our current students
  • Tour the campus and get your questions answered

Find out more and register

Avondale College | Futures Day – Lake Macquarie

Tuesday 4 June | 10.00am – 2.00pm | Avondale College, Lake Macquarie Campus 

Avondale Futures Day provides an opportunity for students to visualise their potential at Avondale and experience university life. It is often a turning point for many students as they visit the campus and experience it for themselves. Make the most out of your day by talking to and hearing from:

  • Current students
  • Lecturers and staff

Your day will include:

  • Tours of Avondale’s Lake Macquarie campus
  • Interactive course sessions
  • Information about courses, scholarships, applying, alternate entry options and student life
  • Sessions on HSC lectures and study tips
  • Career profiling to assist you in your pathway choice
  • An information expo
  • Free lunch

Find out more and register

ICMS | Open Day – Sydney

Sunday 11 August | 8.30am | ICMS Northern Beaches Campus

ICMS Open Day 2019 is your window to opportunity. Whether you’re planning your study/career path for 2020 or looking further ahead, ICMS Open Day is where you start seeing opportunity.

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USA Fair at Redlands

There will be a presentation from the College Board.

List of US universities attending

When:                  Monday, 6 May 5.30-7.30

Where:                 Redlands Hall


Workshops & Courses

International School of Colour and Design | Styling 101 Workshop – Sydney

Saturday 18 May | 10.00am – 3.00pm | iscd Sydney Campus

Do you often wonder how interior stylists have that amazing ability to arrange everything in a room so effortlessly and successfully? Do you want to learn how to set-up a simple display so that it looks like it is right out of the pages of a magazine? Bring out the expert stylist in you with this essential workshop focused on planning your living room and interior styling solutions.

Find out more and register

Academy of Film, Theatre & Television | High School Workshop

ACTING | Tuesday 16 April | 9.30am – 5.00pm | Academy of Film, Theatre & Television

FILM | Wednesday 17 April | 9.30am – 5.00pm | Academy of Film, Theatre & Television

Come along to our introductory workshop and learn what a career in the film industry would be like. This workshop is a great opportunity to visit our campus and experience the way we teach our students as we showcase film in a concise one-day workshop. This is a very hands-on day where students will have a chance to interact, use state of the art equipment and learn new techniques.

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Sydney Jewellery School | Resin Bangle Making Workshop

Friday 26 April | 10.30am – 1.00pm | Sydney Jewellery School

Get your friends together and learn how to make a resin Bangle. Mix your own colours and add sparkly shimmery glitter if you like. Learn how to clean and polish the bangle so that you will walk out of class with a work of art on your wrist. There will be a large selection of moulds to choose from for students to cast into. This class is open to high school students.

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Sydney Jewellery School | Ring Making Workshop

Wednesday 24 April | 10.30am – 1.00pm | Sydney Jewellery School

Get your friends together and learn how to make a silver ring. Cut the metal, shape it, add some texture and then solder the ring. Learn how to clean and polish your ring so you can walk out of class with it on your finger. This class is open to high school students as we will be using an open flame.

 Find out more and book