You’re invited to Careers Expo 2017

7:00PM – 8:30PM TUESDAY 14 MARCH 

This event is for all students (with their parents) who are wondering what they might like to do, study and be when they finish school.



Come Careers Shopping in the Career Discovery Hall

Chat to career representatives from a range of professions and find out what it’s like to work in that industry on a day-to-day basis. Find out what study is involved and have all your questions answered.

Career Showcase includes:

Policing – State & Federal  Defence Medicine
Engineering Law Childcare
Physiotherapy Design Veterinarian
Social work Dietitian Animation
Business Sonography  Psychology
Marketing Accounting & Finance Nursing & Midwifery
Occupational Therapy Environmental Science Architecture 
and much more!    


Head to the study hall to discover and compare study options – what course and where?

Find out about your course options, prerequisites, early entry and accommodation.  What is a day in the life of a university student like?  Many university, college and TAFE representatives will be exhibiting  with their latest course information.

Thinking about a Gap Year?

Discover your Gap options from a range of Gap providers onsite.


Finding out about careers and keeping up to date with careers events

For this week’s news check out the high school careers website.   To view the news pages and calendar on the website:

Login with either: “student” OR “parent”
Password: 14cairns

You can also visit  career explorer website  Job Jump .

When you begin on Job Jump you will need to select I’m New.

STEP 1   In the  first white box enter the first few letters of Loreto Normanhurst.  Click on the full name of the school when it appears.

STEP 2   In the second white box , enter your email address and then click the Login button.

STEP 3   A new screen will appear which asks you to type (in lower case) your school’s password: lnh

There are a few more quick questions and then you are underway.  You can enter as many careers as you like and can change them at any time.



We welcome all students from all  year groups.

Anyone can make an appointment with a careers advisor.   We are usually in the office – located in the LRC – before and after school and at recess and lunch. Students  are most welcome to drop in but at times we can be busy, so the best thing to do is to send an email indicating your availability or drop in with your diary to schedule a time.

Please note the new email address:  For any enquiries or to make an appointment please email us.


Mrs Carmel Donnan & Ms Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors




Event Description/Resource

Registration Details/Venue

Loreto Normanhurst Careers Expo 2017

Tuesday 14 March from 7:00pm for all students

Real learning from the real world – a showcase of careers from people working in the field PLUS

Exhibitors from Universities, Colleges, TAFE and other providers.

Careers and career providers all under the one roof!

Enquires please call 9473 7424

Year 10 Information Evenings

Thursday 30 March

Wednesday 3 May

Tuesday 23 May 

Camperdown Campus

 Our Year 10 Information Evenings are designed to help students choose subjects for the HSC and navigate through the process of applying to university.  

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Chemical engineering work experience 

 May, July, November  

Spend your Year 10 Work Experience week exploring life as a chemical engineer. We team up students with a PhD candidate or an expert academic to work on a real-world chemical engineering project.

If you’re interested pop into the careers office to discuss.

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UNSW Engineering: Through engineers’ eyes: engineering mechanics by experiment, analysis and design

 9:00am Monday 24 April

This free online course will provide information on the techniques of engineering mechanics as well as use the theory to interpret experiments and apply them to design. The course consists of four hour sessions over a seven-week period. 

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UMAT 2017 Registrations close 2nd June

The test takes place nationally on Wednesday 26 July 2017

UMAT 2017 Registrations

UMAT is a test that is used specifically to assist with the selection of students into the medicine, dentistry and health science degree programs at undergraduate level at the universities listed on the website.

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ANU: Tuckwell Scholarship

Applications open Monday 6 March 2017 for 2018

The scholarship provides financial support for a range of degrees, both single and combined undergraduate degrees. There is also travel allowance to help move to Canberra, inclusive of returning home during the duration of the degree and an ANU sports centre membership.

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University of Newcastle Walking Tour

Friday 7 April

Thursday 20 April

Friday 5 May

Potentially interested students and families may book a tour of the campus, of up to 10 people on a tour. Schools can also book a Year 10 campus tour.

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Macquarie University Campus Tours

Monday 20 February

Tuesday 11 April

Wednesday 24 May

*Check times on the website

Campus tours are held regularly throughout the year for high school students and their parents.

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Macquarie in a Day


Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 April


The day offers students a chance to choose which classes they are interested in attending, experience practical sessions and tutorials, and ask staff and students about university life.

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Professional Cadetships


Applications for the Engineering & Technology Cadetships (ETCAD) Program open on 26 April and close on the 16th June.  


Applications for the Business Cadetships Program run by Professional Cadetships Australia close on 10 May. Year 12 students apply online at for cadetship placement at UBS.

Students who intend to apply are reminded that both their Application Form and School Assessment are due on 10 May, so it is advisable to speak to your Careers Adviser well in advance about your School Assessment.

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