LN Careers Events 

A reminder of our upcoming sessions at school. If you would still like to join these sessions, please let Careers know via email.

Information Session Date
Australian National University

Monday, 2 November

GBC Room 2.06

Medicine (becoming a Doctor)

Wednesday, 18 November

Cahill Meeting Room

Veterinary Medicine

Tuesday, 24 November

Cahill Meeting Room


Careers Subscriptions:

The Careers Department

Please visit our 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.

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


Interesting Reads

Vet Nurses support Veterinarians providing medical care to any animals that come into the clinic. The job involves undertaking a range of diagnostic tests, medical treatments and even some minor surgical procedures (under veterinary instruction), as well as educating and supporting owners on maintaining the health of their pets.

Watch the YouTube clip Study Work Grow have created.

Consider yourself the artistic type? There are heaps of careers out there to suit people who are creative, including in art, design, fashion, IT, and more.
Take a look at our blog to see some career ideas that might interest you.


Are you are passionate about improving the lives of all Australians? Have you thought about joining the Australian Public Service?

Sitting at the center of the Australian Public Service, PM&C provides fresh thinking and creative advice to government. We contribute ideas on the many issues facing Australia with a focus on improving the lives of all Australians.

At PM&C they have a number of career opportunities and pathways available for students and graduates, which you can read about on their website.

SRS Preference changes close 8 November

If you have applied for SRS through UAC (schools recommendation scheme), you may like to change your preferences in order to receive early offers through SRS – chat to the careers office if you would like more information or guidance regarding this process.


If you are a student who was planning to go overseas in 2021, you may be interested in  a GAP year in NZ or Australia. Click here to find out more.

Coles are hiring for casual positions

Register your interest now by clicking here and Coles will keep you in the loop when positions become available.

You’ll need to keep an eye on your emails and when positions pop up at your local Coles, they will let you know so you can apply!

Make sure your interview game is strong and your resume is looking great
Once you’ve applied, prepare for your interview and put together a resume that’ll get you noticed. You may be invited to a video Interview, which is not too different to a face to face interview. Think about how you’d like to present yourself and examples you’d like to share with Coles.

 Click here for interview and resume tips

UNSW Updates

What are the changes to 2021 UNSW admissions? 

In addition to making many offers to students who preference UNSW and are within 5 ATAR points of the Guaranteed Entry (GE) rank in programs where we have capacity via our adjustment factor schemes, UNSW have also:

Increased the maximum number of adjustment factors students can receive in total across all our adjustment factor schemes to 12 points

Expanded the range of adjustment factors offered through HSC Plus to recognise strong performance in Maths and English for all programs eligible under this scheme 

Adapted the Guaranteed Entry (GE) rank for most Bachelor of Engineering degrees from 93 to 91

Recognised three additional types of disadvantage through the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) for those affected by natural disasters (N01D) and the financial impacts of COVID-19 (F01K and F01S).

Sydney Uni ATAR search tool

Sydney Uni have launched a new ATAR search tool. Students can explore course options, adjustment factors and admission pathways.

Study work grow apprenticeship and traineeship guide

Thinking of doing an apprenticeship or traineeship but need some help wrapping your head around it all? We’ve just released our updated Apprenticeships and Traineeships Guide for 2020, packed with all the info you need to know about apprenticeships and traineeships. Please note you have to sign in with our membership information to access this resource for free.

NIDA Applications Closing 30 October

Many degrees, not just acting available, including Fine Arts, Costume design, scene production, Make-up, Lighting and sound and more!  
Find out more and apply here.

Sydney University Conservatorium of Music – Final round of auditions are now open. 

After completing a UAC application, students will register for an audition via our website and book themselves an interview.

  • For all degrees we will require an audition video / portfolio submission + interview via Zoom
  • Applications close: 30 November
  • Zoom interviews will be held on: 10 December

The interview will be an informal chat about the students’ musical interests and goals, and they will have an opportunity to ask their potential teacher questions about studying at the Conservatorium.

Check the website for further details.