Loreto Normanhurst Career Expo

On Wednesday, 2 June 2021, we are pleased to invite Loreto Normanhurst students in Years 9-12 to attend the LN Career Expo in the Gym from 6.30pm.

The Expo will host universities, private colleges, work and TAFE providers, giving students an opportunity to explore many after school options. Students will also have an opportunity to speak with career professionals about their career path and will be able to approach stall holders, providing for an informal learning environment.

Please see this Career Expo Flyer for details. Further information will also be provided to parents via email. The event will be held in line with COVID-19 requirements.

Careers Online Resources

The Loreto Normanhurst Careers team has curated three complementary resources to ensure our students are up to date with ‘all-things’ Careers.

These are free for all parents and students to access. It is easy to register and allows access to all their resources individually here at school or at home.

Remember, the school codes are unique to our school, so please ensure that wherever possible you keep this code within our school community.

  •  ‘Study Work Grow’ – has a wonderful page containing events across Australia, plus wuseful guides on various topics, such as early entry, medicine and much more. It is recommended that Year 11 and 12 students should be subscribing to events of their interest area.

Click here and scroll down to the ‘Use your unique school code’ section and enter the code LRNH19

  • ‘The Career Department’- focuses on providing students with a comprehensive view of all industries and career paths, through excellent videos, articles, and snapshots.

The Careers Department – login page. School login: Loreto Normanhurst and password: LNH

  • Careers Canvas page – all resources sorted and curated by the Loreto Normanhurst Careers team

Any questions, please contact

Alexi Kayes and Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors

Careers News

Career in Early Childhood Education – 2022

Kindalin Early Childhood Learning Centres are looking for responsible, caring, committed and mature candidates to become an integral part of their dynamic child care team located at their Hills District centres. A traineeship is a wonderful opportunity for school leavers who wish to thrive in a hands-on role within an alternative career path. Kindalin provides their trainees with the resources needed to complete a Certificate 3, or Diploma in Children’s Services, whilst being able to work and gain valuable skills along the way.

They are currently looking for passionate and motivated trainees to commence in January 2022, after they have successfully completed year 12 in 2021.

Careers is interested to hear from interested Year 12 students and/or parents and we can pass on contact information – 

ACU | Five good reasons to study criminology

Wednesday 7 July 2021, 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm – Online

Explore how society creates crime and the social causes and drivers of criminal activity (criminology). Hear how this degree can lead to a range of exciting jobs in the justice sector and beyond.

Find out more here.

Sydney Uni – College of the Arts Portfolio Day 

Portfolio Day is a fantastic opportunity for prospective students to hear from academic staff and receive personalised feedback on their portfolio and art practice prior to submission.

Where: Online and in-person

Date: Tuesday 8 June

Time: Sessions begin at 4pm, 5pm or 6pm and run for approximately 1 hour.

Sydney Uni – Early offers for Visuals Arts and Music students

The Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme (CASAS) offers talented Year 12 students a chance to receive an early offer to study music or visual arts based on their audition or portfolio and their academic performance in Year 11 and 12 so far, prior to getting an ATAR.

Find out more about applying to the Conservatorium of Music or the Sydney College of the Arts.

NDIS – A session for young people in Years 10-12 and the people who support them

The NDIA would like to invite young people with a disability in Years 10-12, and their parents, carers and education professionals, to attend a virtual information session.

This is a session about building skills and paving a pathway to post-school life. They’ll discuss a range of NDIS-funded supports and other assistance to help young people build skills to prepare for their transition, and support them in achieving employment and other goals, post-school.

Sessions are offered over multiple dates to allow flexibility for attendees, and will be delivered via video-conference using Microsoft Teams. Registrations will close three business days before the event. Two business days prior to the event, login details (including the MS Teams link to join the session) will be sent from to the email address you provide at registration.

Where: Virtual Information Sessions via Microsoft Teams

Thursday 3 June 2021 6.00pm – 7.30pm (AEST)

Wednesday 16 June 2021 3.30pm – 5.00pm (AEST)

RSVP: Please register via Eventbrite 

Interesting Reads

Cyber security: it’s everyone’s business – South Australia: The Defence State

Are you interested in software engineering, software development, or other Hi-Tech areas? Did you know the need for businesses to have better cyber security capability is growing by the minute?

Whether it’s protecting your Instagram profile, your banking details, or the design of a Top-Secret submarine, cyber security is everyone’s business. 

Being able to live and operate safely and securely in an increasingly digital world is why highly skilled, specialised people, who collect, manage, exploit and protect large amounts of data at high security levels from multiple sources in a cyber-secure environment, are in high demand.

South Australia is home to a diverse and highly skilled industry base of large defence contractors and small-to-medium enterprises (SMEs) who are delivering systems and cyber solutions for major defence projects.

Operating systems and protecting Australia’s security interests require more than pilots and maintainers: it requires data analysts, machine learning and artificial intelligence specialists, software engineers and programmers, and cyber security experts. The opportunities in the cyber and systems sector are endless! Find out more about careers in cyber and systems at

2021 Schools Careers Guide by Explore Careers

The 2021 edition of the Schools Careers Guide by Explore Careers is out now. Jam packed with 282 pages of information from over 130 of Australia’s leading organisations and brands, across 15 unique industries and 5 diversity sections.