Year 12 Deadlines

Please note the following deadlines that are coming up very soon:

  • University of Notre Dame Applications are closing September 30 2016
  • UAC On time applications close September 30 2016, after this date the processing charge increases from $41.00 to $166.00
  • Schools Recommendation Scheme 2016 closes midnight 30 September 2016


Elite Athletes

If you are an elite athlete or performer and your training or competitive commitments have affected your studies, you can apply for special consideration directly to the university.  Check your UAC guide for specific university details and deadlines.


Exploring Career Possibilities

The following tool ‘Job Jump’ is a fantastic career research website that allows you to explore careers and where to study a particular course along with loads of other information.  It is available to all students and parents. 

Password for Loreto Normanhurst is:   lnh


Careers Meetings

Our office is open every day and all students are welcome and encouraged to drop in with their diaries or send an email to book a time.  Appointments can be made before school, during lunch or after school, senior students can book during a study period.  Please email


Looking for more Career News? 

For a full and comprehensive list of options you can log on the site below.


Our school community can access the news and calendar on with:

Login: ln
Password: ln29

For this week’s news on the website CLICK HERE




Event Description

Registration Details / Venue

The Good Universities Guide 2017


The 2017 edition of The Good Universities Guide was released last month and features comprehensive information about Australian higher education providers and their courses, and new five-star performance ratings.

Good Universities Guide 2017 – Read More 

For Year 12s who are still considering their options about tertiary study:
I am Finishing School – Read More

The University of Sydney: Scholarship Program

Applications due:
Fri 14 Oct 2016

The new Leadership Scholarship Program enables today’s student to become tomorrow’s transformational leader. With $18,000 each year and professional industry experience, the scholarship provides extensive leadership development opportunities for highly-engaged students. Up to 50 places are available, including for equity and diversity.

Find out more and apply online.

The University of Sydney: Sydney Scholars Awards

Applications due:
Fri 30 Sep 2016

The Sydney Scholars Awards offer Year 12 students commencing studies in 2017 the opportunity to apply for scholarships ranging from $6,000 to $10,000 in value, for up to 5 years of study. Students will be assessed based on their academic achievements, extra-curricular involvement and future aspirations.

Find out more and apply online.

Macquarie Uni Taster Day
Year 11

Tues 27 Sep 2016
10am to 3pm

Get a taste of what a day in the life of a Macquarie science, medical science or human sciences student is really like. 

Macquarie University, North Ryde.

Read More

Western Sydney University: Bachelor of Music – What’s the Audition Like?


At the audition, applicants will be expected to play two pieces in contrasting styles or genres, complete a series of tasks at the request of lecturers, and showcase a portfolio. 

Read More

Western Sydney University: Scholarships

Autumn Session 2017 due:
Mon 6 Mar 2017

There are numerous scholarships available at WSU for semester 1 2017. These range from scholarships from local government areas to Rotary scholarships and internal university scholarships. Further

Read More

UTS School of Built Environment

End of Year Show:
Wed 26 Oct 2016

Senior students and their parents interested in Construction Project Management or Property Economics are invited to our ‘End of Year Show’ to view university students’ projects and chat to lecturers.

Room 4.40 and courtyard, 702 Harris Street, Broadway


Read More

Taste of Electrical Engineering 2016
Years 10-11

26 – 28 September

School of Electrical Engineering and Telecommunications, UNSW Kensington

The workshops for students with an interest in maths, science and problem solving. The cost is $125 and applications close on the 31st August.

Read More

Sydney Design School: Information Sessions

21 Sep – 6:00pm

27 Sep – 1:00pm

Hear a presentation from Director Amanda Grace, to get a clear idea of what it’s like to study at the school as well as information on some of the career opportunities available upon graduation.

Level 2, 40 Oxley Street, St Leonards

Read More

Whitehouse 2-day Spring Workshop in Portfolio Development

10 – 11 November 2016

At the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills.

For bookings phone 1300551433 or Email.

Read More

Whitehouse Institute of Design: 2017 Summer Holiday Workshops


Whitehouse will be offering a series of 5 day workshops for those looking to build technique and skills in Fashion Illustration, Interiors Illustration or Image Styling.

Read More

Jobs in Film and Television


This site has information about the huge variety of jobs that are available in the film and television industry and what people in those careers are responsible for.

Read More


Carmel Donnan, Jo Hallinan and Leanne Valencia

The Careers Team