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Job Spotlight

Graphic Designer

Graphic Designers are professionals who design and create images, typography, animations, and other forms of visual work for all types of media from print to TV. Are you artistic and creative with a large splash of computer skills? If that describes you then there’s a good chance a career as a graphic designer might suit you.


Sydney University Mathematics Prerequisite Update

There has been an update for students who do not meet the mathematics course prerequisites but already have the required ATAR (or equivalent) for their chosen course, where mathematics prerequisites apply.

These students can apply to transfer to their chosen course after completing one semester of study that includes the required studies in mathematics. Please note: not all courses accept transfers or are available at each intake. Check the course details on the Sydney Uni Find a Course website.

For further information on options for students who do not meet the mathematics prerequisite, which courses the prerequisite applies to, and the accepted units of study at both the university and high school level, please refer to the Sydney Uni website.


Get bonus Uni points with Sydney Youth Orchestra (SYO)

If you’re already enrolled in SYO programs, or you’re thinking about doing it, your participation could earn you adjustment factors towards a University application.

Find out if you’re eligible for the additional points at each of these institutions, then you’ll have to apply:


Don’t forget to double check when the application opens and closing dates are, as well as the supporting documentation you’ll need to provide.

It’s well worth applying as most of these programs offer other benefits too, they could help see you through your degree more easily.



Are looking for casual retail assistants to join our sales team this Christmas!

About the role:

  • The role will commence in mid-November
  • In store training will occur from September – November
  • Full availability in December is required
  • Opportunity for ongoing employment may be offered

Qualities/skills required:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Well-presented and passionate about PANDORA
  • Motivated team player
  • Strong communication skills
  • Results driven
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Customer focused
  • Positive ‘can-do’ attitude
  • Flexible approach to work
  • Preferably living in close proximity to Hornsby

We will offer:

  • A positive and inclusive working environment
  • Training in product knowledge and selling
  • A high-performing culture


If you love PANDORA and think you’ve got what it takes to join their team this Christmas, please send a current resume to the Hornsby Store Manager


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This week’s Open Days

If you haven’t already been to an Open Day, or you haven’t found the perfect course or Uni for you yet. Don’t worry, there are still more happening this week.


La Trobe University | Sydney Open Day Thursday 22 August | 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

CQUni Sydney – Open Day Thursday 22 August | 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Macleay College Open Day Saturday 24 August | 9:30am – 1:00pm

Australian Catholic University | North Sydney Open Day Saturday 24 August | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

Academy of Information Technology | Open Day – Sydney Saturday 24 August | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Whitehouse Institute of Design | Sydney Open House Saturday 24 August | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

CSU Open Day | Port Macquarie Sunday 25 August | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

AIT Open Day Saturday 24 August | 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Western Sydney University (WSU) | Hawkesbury Campus Tour

6 September 2019, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Western Sydney University, Hawkesbury Campus

Come and explore all Western Sydney University has to offer. Take one of WSU’s guided Campus Tours and see what life at Western is really like.

You’ll take a tour of the lecture theatres and teaching facilities, stroll through the campus libraries, take in the various food outlets and have the opportunity to learn more about the various degrees on offer, course selection, living on campus and university life.

Find out more

The University of New South Wales (UNSW)

Law Admission Test (LAT) Registrations

All applicants who wish to study Law at UNSW will need to sit the LAT. Late registrations for the LAT are open until 5:00pm AEST on Wednesday, 11 September.

The University of Newcastle (UoN)

Bachelor of Public and Community Health Program

Wednesday 11 September, 5:30pm – 7:00pm

The Lounge Room, 2/342 Mann St, Gosford, NSW 2250

Celebrate the launch of the new Bachelor of Public and Community Health program, which is focused on preventing disease and illness, enhancing health and wellbeing, and reducing health inequities.

The program, which will be offered on the Central Coast from 2020, offers diverse majors, integrated opportunities for practical experience, and a world first approach to learning design to ensure that graduates are ideally placed to make a difference in their communities.

Join us at the launch to find out more about this unique new program and meet staff, students, and fellow members of Central Coast health, social and community sectors.

Register here via Eventbrite.


Study Natural History Illustration with UoN

The University of Newcastle is offering a short, fully online course called Drawing Nature, Science and Culture: Natural History Illustration 101.

The course runs for six weeks, giving you the skills to create accurate and stunning replications of subjects from the natural world. You will learn things such as:

  • Core scientific observational skills
  • Field drawing and sketching techniques
  • Concept sketch development
  • Composition for natural history illustration
  • Form, proportion and structure essentials
  • Drawing and rendering techniques

Best of all, no prior experience with nature illustration is necessary to start the course. If you love nature and art, this could be the ideal course for you.

Read more about the course here

Speech and Audiology Information Evening at Macquarie University

Tuesday 3 September 2019

Find out more.

New Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence at Deakin

Deakin University will be offering their Bachelor of Artificial Intelligence starting in 2020.

This brand new course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills used to design and develop industry solutions in artificial intelligence. As artificial intelligence becomes more popular, so does demand for professionals with the skills to help implement the technology in the workplace and beyond.

The course involves a wide range of study areas, including mathematics, programming, data and network management, and much more. There is also the opportunity to undertake work experience and full-time industry placements as part of the degree.

Deakin are currently offering this course at their Melbourne Burwood campus, and online.

Read more about the new course and find out how to enrol here

University Of Wollongong | Innovation Campus Tour

10 September 2019, 9:00 am – 11:30 am

Innovation Campus – University of Wollongong

Join UOW for a free community tour of their Innovation campus.

The tour will feature The Central, iAccelerate, AIIM, SBRC/Illawarra Flame House and UOW Pulse.

Find out more

University of Sydney

Arts and Social Sciences Open Day Livestream, 31 August

If you are thinking about studying Arts and Social Sciences, but can’t make it to Open Day, you can still discover the University of Sydney via our livestream! Join us online and hear from students, academics and alumni, as well as special guests, Professor Annamarie Jagose (Dean of Arts and Social Sciences) and Eddie Woo (Education Ambassador and Youtube content creator of Wootube).

When: Saturday 31 August 2019, 1pm-3pm AEST (+10GMT)

Where: Join us online from your computer or mobile device

Who: Year 10-12 students

Registrations: Register on Zoom


Project Management Spring School, 3-4 October

This two-day intensive workshop offers an introduction to project management. Hear about our degrees, careers and pathways and try your hand at working on authentic case studies and interactive activities. The program includes a site visit to Australia’s leading technology company Atlassian.

When: Thursday & Friday, 3-4 October 2019 (deadline to apply 2nd September)

Where: Darlington Campus

Who: Year 10-12 students

Registrations: Places are limited so apply now. This is a free event.


Visual Arts Portfolio and Workshops Day, 12 October

Join our interactive workshops delivered by the Sydney College of the Arts and gain personalised portfolio advice from our expert academics. Download a poster for your classroom.

When: Saturday 12 October 2019, 10am-1pm

Where: Oriental Room S204, Quadrangle Building, Camperdown Campus

Who: Year 10-12 students

Registrations: Students are required to RSVP as places are limited. This is a free event.


Personal Statement Workshop, 12 October

Meet with our academic staff and learn more about the personal statement process. You’ll also have the opportunity to find out more about the education degrees offered at Sydney. 

When: Saturday 12 October 2019, 10am-1pm

Where: Level 3, Education Building (A35), Camperdown Campus

Who: Year 12 students wanting to study one of our education degrees (excluding early childhood)

Registrations: Students are required to RSVP as places are limited. This is a free event.

Information Sessions

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand | Online Info Session

29 August 2019, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm


The LIVE Online Info Session is conducted by a senior member of our staff using a service which allows us to meet online or over the telephone. You will be able to meet our representative over a video internet connection, ask any questions and watch a presentation.

Our LIVE online session will cover the following topics.

  • Introduction to Student Exchange, the regulatory environment & benefits
  • Program options, destinations & eligibility
  • Safety and Well being, our support system & where you will stay
  • Money Matters, including available discounts & scholarships
  • Deadlines & how to apply
  • Why choose Student Exchange?

Find out more

SCCE | Student Exchange Online Info Session

5 September 2019, 6:00 pm


At SCCE, we understand that there is a lot to consider when going on exchange.

If you can’t find a suitable public information session near you, we are happy to offer our free monthly webinars which not only guide you through your program options, offer information about some of our incredible destinations while explaining your scholarship options, but also give you the opportunity to interact with members of our team and ask any questions you may have online.

Find out more

WEP Student Exchange Online Info Session

30 October 2019, 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm


What is Student Exchange? Who is WEP Australia? Where and when can I go? Have all your questions and more answered at one of WEP’s public information sessions. You’ll get to meet the WEP team and returned students.

Find out more

US College Information

US College SAT Exam Date – October 5

The October 5 SAT is coming up fast and registration closes September 6.

This is the required exam if you want to apply to US colleges and if you’re in Year 11, now is the time to take the test so you don’t have to take it in Year 12.

Check out this article about the SAT scores needed for top US Colleges


Bond University Scholarship applications close 6 September!

Bond University’s Scholarship Program encompasses a range of full-fee and part-fee tuition remission scholarships available to future leaders and provides them with access to an exceptional educational experience. Scholarships are awarded to the best and brightest all rounded students who have excelled academically, or in the areas of leadership, community and sport.

Applications close 6 September

For further information visit  the website  or download our Scholarship Brochure.

2020 Torrens Business Scholarship

Value: Variable

Open/Closing Dates: February 1, 2019 – January 20, 2020

Do you want to connect with like-minded business professionals, passionate about industry development and change? We’re looking for switched-on and future orientated school leavers who want to make an impact on the business world, and who can confidently represent the Torrens University Australia brand as an Ambassador at events and on social media.

Torrens University Australia scholarships will be awarded to business-minded school leavers who display the following attributes:

Academic Drive: Ability to demonstrate a dedication to your academic studies, and a passion for studying and achieving high results.

Community Minded: Understand social cause and be willing to get involved and be proactive with volunteering and/or community involvement.

Industry Passion: Express a passion for the business industry and/or have relevant work experience.

Business scholarship applicants must be full-time Australian citizen or permanent resident school leavers, who will commence study in T1, 2020.

To qualify, you must have an ATAR of 60 or equivalent and be applying for a Torrens Business Bachelor degree or diploma.

Find out more

2020 Torrens Design and Creative Technology Scholarships

Value: $10,000

Open/Closing Dates: August 20, 2019 – January 20, 2020

We are passionate about the world of design and believe that given the opportunity any idea can change the world. So, we’re on the hunt for high achieving creative individuals to stand with us and springboard into their future careers and receive $10,000 towards their course fees.

Our scholarships are open to high achieving school leavers, those who have worked in design or established professionals ready to return to study for a postgraduate course. To apply, you’ll need to complete the following:

Answer: What can you bring to the Design and Creative Technology Ambassador program?

Upload your favourite piece of creative work to your Frontier profile, this is your chance to show off your creative and technical skills that make you unique. Your submission can take any form, as long as it is relevant and related to your chosen course area.

Submit: 300 word rationale explaining your piece.

Find out more

Eva Burrows Australian Scholarship for Women

Value: $25,000

Open/Closing Dates: July 1, 2019 – August 30, 2019

The Eva Burrows Australian Scholarship for Women will be awarded to a woman who has undertaken substantial paid or unpaid work for The Salvation Army in the previous two years and seeking support to develop their leadership capabilities.

Who can apply?

I am a citizen or permanent resident of Australia.

I am a woman who has undertaken substantial paid and/or unpaid work in frontline Salvation Army service in the last two years.

I am over 25 years of age at the time of application.

I am in good physical and emotional health.

I consider myself a role model in my area of influence.

I am able to set out a clear study proposal that identifies the benefit to their leadership and service that the study will bring.

I can meet the entry requirements of my proposed study.

I have not previously been a recipient of the Eva Burrows Scholarship.

Find out more

2020 Pinnacle Foundation Scholarships

Value: $5,000

Open/Closing Dates: July 8, 2019 – September 15, 2019

The Pinnacle Foundation provides Scholarships for students between the ages of 17-26, who are planning to study full-time education at a public or private secondary school (final year) or public institution of higher education in Australia, for the purpose of gaining an educational or vocational qualification in any profession, trade or the arts.

All Scholarships are open to anyone who meet the following criteria:

Is an Australian citizen of at least 17 up to 26 years of age at the time the Scholarships applications close

Is a permanent resident of Australia

Has because of their gender identity, sexual orientation or characteristics been prevented or hindered from completing their education

Is a serious, consistent student who has achieved acceptable scholastic results given their background and circumstances

Is able to demonstrate a commitment to completing Year 12 of the student’s secondary education, a tertiary degree or vocational training (as the case may be), and

demonstrates pride in and dedication to the LGBTIQ+ community.

Find out more

2020 Tibra Capital Corporate Scholarship

Value: $7,000

Open/Closing Dates: July 1, 2019 – November 30, 2019

Do you love Maths, Finance or Computer Science? Have you achieved an ATAR of 90 or above? Are you planning to study at the University of Wollongong? If yes, then you are eligible to apply for the Tibra Capital Corporate Scholarship valued at $7,000.

Application Criteria

Applicants must be commencing study in 2020 as a full-time first year undergraduate student at UOW (no previous enrolment at UOW);

Applicants must receive an offer for a B/Mathematics, B/Mathematics Advanced, B/Mathematics and Finance, B/Computer Science or any Mathematics double degree at UOW, commencing in Autumn Session 2020;

The successful applicants must have achieved an ATAR of 90 or above (or equivalent);

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.

Find out more

2020 The Stevenson Family Scholarship in Social Work

Value: $24,000

Open/Closing Dates: July 23, 2019 – November 30, 2019

The Stevenson Family Scholarship is offered as an encouragement to prospective students who are seeking to improve the lives of others through the completion of a Bachelor of Social Work.

Application Criteria

Successful applicants must be enrolled as a full-time student at the University of Wollongong in 2020.

Successful applicants must maintain enrolment in a Bachelor of Social Work.

Applicants must be an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident.

Mature age students are encouraged to apply.

Preference will be given to applicants who originate from the Southern Highlands region.

Applicants are required to demonstrate community involvement via submission of a written statement.

Find out more

Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship

Value: $5,000

Open/Closing Dates: August 1, 2019 – December 31, 2019

Are you intrigued by technology and how it can change the world for the better? Westpac Young Technologists Scholarships are designed specifically for high school graduates who are passionate about technology and eager to explore its potential for good. We’re looking for curious young minds, open to new ideas and untapped opportunities. If this sounds like you, let’s make it happen.

Open to students who have:

A passion for technology.

Interest in enhancing Australia’s future technology landscape.

Focus on personal growth and development.

Commitment to be an active Westpac Scholar Alumni member.

Diverse skills and experience.

Academic excellence, with a minimum credit average for the duration of the degree.

Applicants must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident under 26 years of age. Students must have completed the appropriate education certificate to gain university entrance. Please refer to your preferred university’s terms and conditions.

Find out more