Careers Expo 

7:00PM – 8:30PM next TUESDAY 14 MARCH  2017

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.

Who should  attend?

  • Any student who  wants to start to find out about possible career options and pathways.
  • Any student who thinks they know what they want to do – come and talk to real people from the real world of work to  help with decision making.
  • Any student wishing to explore post school study options including TAFE, private providers and university.
  • Any student who is considering a Gap year and would like to learn more about their options, costs and benefits.

The Career Showcase includes:

 Graphic Design, Psychology, Engineering, Medicine, Nursing, Environmental Science, Architecture, Podiatry, Defence, Law, Physiotherapy, Exercise Physiology, Vet Science, Early Childhood, Asset Management, Social Work, Dietitian, Sonography, Communications, Journalism, Law, Policing including Federal Police, Primary teaching, Occupational Therapy, Animation, Property and Real estate and Surveying.



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

Getting to Know Nursing

 Tuesday 16 May
6:00pm – 7.30pm
160 Oxford Street Darlinghurst ( map )

Find out more about nursing as a profession.

Get to know what it’s really like at Notre Dame’s Getting to Know Nursing event.

Attendees will have the opportunity to meet academic staff and hear from our guest speaker who will provide information on a current innovative nursing topic.

 Places are limited. Please register below or contact us on 02 8204 4404 or  for further information

Defence Force Gap Year

Open now

The ADF Gap Year program provides an opportunity for young Australians who have finished year 12 or equivalent, aged between 17 and 24, to experience military training & lifestyle whilst gaining new skills over a paid Gap Year.

The Defence Force recruiters will be here at the Careers Expo next Tuesday Evening.

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ANU: Tuckwell Scholarship

Open now

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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The University of Melbourne Virtual Fair


Wednesday 22nd March  
5pm – 8pm 

Thursday 23rd March  
9am – 12pm 

This event will provide the opportunity to chat to university staff and find out about your tertiary options.


Register online


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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Cambridge Immerse, UK


Cambridge Immerse offers academic programs in the university environment, taught by Cambridge and Oxford tutors. Students aged 16–18 can attend. Registrations are open until 30th June, but places are offered on a first come first served basis, so get in early!


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You can watch this video to find out about the Law program at Cambridge Immerse.

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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A Life Without Limits: Surveying Work Experience


Secondary school students can register their interest online to undertake work experience in surveying. On the website, you can also hear the experience of a past work experience student.

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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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