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Online Resource Subscriptions

You can still register as Loreto Normanhurst community member for our subscription careers resources.

Study Work Grow – school code: LRNH19

Job Jump – click on “I’m new” – school code: lnh

 Note, you will need to log in to these sites and become a member to access some of the content below. Contact careers if you require assistance.


University Application Due Date Reminders

Please see below for some reminders of various due dates which are coming up quickly;

  • UOW early admission process is due to close at 5:00 pm on 30 August 2019
  • Charles Sturt Advantage – Early entry program – 31 August 2019 
  • CSU veterinary applications are due to be posted by 13 September 2019
  • Bond Scholarships are closing on Friday 6 September 2019
  • ACU ‘CAP’ early entry will close on 7 or 10 September 2019, depending on which campus you are applying for in NSW
  • Western Sydney – Global Leaders Program Early Entry scheme – 8 September 2019
  • UNSW Law – LAT test – Late registrations close – 11 September 2019
  • University Elite Athlete Schemes – please see individual university websites for details and due dates.
  • UAC Early Bird Applications close – 30 September 2019

There are many more application processes in progress at the moment and the above list does not include all processes or course applications. Please ensure you are clear on due dates for the courses/institutions you are considering and if you are unsure, please come and see us in Careers.


Volunteer at the Toyota Country Music Festival in Tamworth

The Tamworth Regional Council is currently seeking volunteers to assist with the running of the Toyota Country Music Festival in Tamworth. The festival will run from Friday 17 to Sunday 26 January in 2020. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in one of the largest music festivals in Australia. Learn skills in event management and communications, and make friends along the way!

Find out more and apply here.


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Job Spotlight – Early Childhood Education

Childcare isn’t for everyone, but if you’re patient, compassionate, have lots of energy and enjoy being around small children then it could be the right fit for you.

There are loads of jobs on offer at all levels, from day-care assistants right through to centre managers and university qualified pre-school teachers.

Find out more now


Ms Katrina Smith and Ms Alexi Kayes

Careers Advisers

Open Days


Academy of Interactive Entertainment | Virtual Open Day Saturday 31 August | 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm


UTS Open Day Saturday 31 August | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

University of Sydney | Open Day Saturday 31 August | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

University of Newcastle | Callaghan and NeW Space Open Day 2019 Saturday 31 August | 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

University of Notre Dame Open Day – Sydney Saturday 31 August | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

UTAS | Sydney Open Day 2019 Sunday 1 September | 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Higher Education Information

HSC Hospitality Revision Day – The Hotel School

The Hotel School is offering HSC Hospitality Students the opportunity to spend the day with The Hotel School revising the Food and Beverage HSC syllabus.

DATE: 3rd October, 2019

TIME: 9am – 3pm (Lunch and refreshments to be provided)

LOCATION: The Hotel School, 60 Phillip Street, Sydney


Register online!

Avondale College of Higher Education

For students wanting to study at Avondale, they may be eligible for adjustment factors. If they need extra ATAR points to gain direct entry into their chosen course, they will have their ATAR (or equivalent) adjusted by five points to a maximum of 10 points (excluding nursing). For more information click here: Adjustment Factors

TAFE NSW | Open Day

14 September 2019, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Join us at TAFE NSW Open Day for interactive workshops, live demonstrations, explore our world-class facilities and meet your expert teachers!

Find out more

Notre Dame | Getting to Know Nursing

24 September 2019, 6:00 pm

The University of Notre Dame, Darlinghurst

Thinking of becoming a nurse? Start your journey at the University of Notre Dame’s leading nursing school. To explore the Darlinghurst campus and learn more about what to expect from the Bachelor of Nursing degree, come along to Notre Dame’s “Getting to Know Nursing” information evening and hear from the experts.

Find out more

Macquarie University | Astronomy Open Night

11 September 2019, 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Macquarie University

Join us for an incredible night of astronomy, astrophysics, photonics and all things physics – including a large outdoor area full of telescopes where you can observe celestial objects.

Find out more 


UNSW | Academic Achievement Awards (AAA)

Value: $5,000 AUD

Open/Closing Dates: July 1, 2019 – December 19, 2019

This award can be deferred for up to 2 years, if the offer of Admission is formally deferred and the student does not undertake any other tertiary study in the meantime.

The AAA cannot be held in conjunction with a UNSW Scientia Scholarship.

AAA offers will be made by UNSW to students that achieve the highest ATAR (not including bonus points) at NSW and ACT high schools, and accept an offer and enrol at UNSW in a full-time undergraduate degree program.

How to apply: You do not need to submit a Scholarship application to be considered for this Scholarship. However, applicants will need to submit a  UAC Undergraduate Admission application  and list UNSW as a preference by 19 December 2019 for December Round 2 Offers. Eligible candidates will be identified through their UAC application. Interviews are not required for this Scholarship. Multiple students from the same high school may be made an offer.

Find out more

2020 General Merit Undergraduate Scholarships for High School Leavers

Value: $5,000

Open/Closing Dates: July 10, 2019 – October 1, 2019

The General Merit Undergraduate Scholarship is open for recent High School Leavers commencing any undergraduate coursework degree program in 2020, who seek to use their academic, leadership and community engagement experience to make a positive contribution to university life.

To be considered students must submit a scholarship online application and apply for admission to a UNSW undergraduate degree program for commencement in Term 1, 2020 (via UAC or by any other UNSW admission scheme). Applicants will be assessed on the basis of:

  • Academic merit
  • School and community leadership roles
  • Commitment to extra-curricular activities (such as music, sport, debating, leadership programs, community and volunteer work)

Find out more