Year 12 Reminders

Educational Access Scheme

Reminder all forms for the EAS were due to your Head of House by Friday 18 September. If you haven’t already, please contact Careers or your Head of House if you would like to apply for the Educational Access Scheme.


Schools recommendation scheme

Reminder Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) closes this Sunday 20 September – Apply here

  • As a reminder, SRS is another form of early entry, centralised by UAC, however not all universities participate (but many do!) It is a very quick process to apply.


Scholarships Guide

The new ‘Study Work Grow’ scholarships guide is now available if you are interested in applying for scholarships. This has links to all scholarships available for undergraduate study.

If you need our LN password for study work grow, it is LNH.


Portfolio Entry

Did you know that some universities accept Portfolios as an alternative entry for particular courses such as design, visual art or architecture (amongst others)? Check UAC for further information.

UNSW Portfolio information – Built Environment

UNSW Portfolio information – Art and Design

 USyd Portfolio information – Design and Architecture

USyd Portfolio Information – Art and Design


NIDA Applications 

Applications to study at NIDA in 2021 close 30 September.  For passion-driven and imaginative secondary school students, the performing arts industry is rich with options and hungry for creative collaborators like stage managers, costume makers, set designers, scenic artists, set builders, make-up artists, crew members, etc. 

The University of Sydney | Sydney Scholar Awards

These prestigious scholarships reward exceptional Year 12 students to pursue an undergraduate degree. Students may receive: a) $6000 per year for the duration of their degree (up to five years) or b) $6000 for one year of their degree. Applications close 30 September 2020 .

UNSW Women in Engineering (WIE) Scholarships

The Women in Engineering Scholarship Program aims to encourage and assist female students commencing studies in the Faculty of Engineering at UNSW. Applications close Wednesday 30 September. 

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

The Careers office is open to all students. The best thing to do is to send an email indicating your availability (study lessons for the seniors and break times for junior girls). Please email


Ms Katrina Smith and Ms Alexi Kayes

Careers Advisers


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Coolest jobs in the world

This article highlights what Crimson Education deems to be the ‘coolest jobs’ in the world, and where to study for them in the US and UK.   

Job Spotlight

How to become a Human Resources Manager

HR Managers are responsible for overseeing the organisation of the workforce in businesses and organisations.

If you’re good at multi-tasking, non-judgmental and able to take a balanced approach to situations then working as an HR Manager could be a rewarding career for you.

Careers Subscriptions

The Careers Department – login page.

  • School login: Loreto Normanhurst
  • School password: LNH

Study Work Grow Subscription: Click here and scroll down to the ‘Use your unique school code’ section and enter the code below

  • Our new unique school code is: LRNH19 Remember, the school code is unique to our school, so please ensure that wherever possible you keep this code within our school community.

You can now view ALL Careers Events via this link: Study Work Grow Events

You will need to login to study work grow, and select our school. NB: The new unique school code is: LRNH19

We suggest you search by the following categories: industry/job areas, institution names or areas of interest (e.g. GAP years). We suggest you browse in list format, which is more user friendly. As a guide, year 12 students should be visiting this link each fortnight to ensure they are clear on events that are relevant to their future studies. 

Please note students may not be excused from class to attend events and must attend those outside of school hours/during lunchbreaks/study periods.