ANU to launch  new admissions model

The Australian National University (ANU) will lead the country in changing the way universities admit students with a new admissions model set to commence in 2020.

Students applying to ANU will have co-curriculum and community contributions recognised as part of their entrance criteria from 2020.

Their scholarship program will be national and take into account outstanding academic results, non-academic achievement and financial need. This means when a student receives an offer to study at ANU they will also know if they have received an offer of accommodation and the outcome of their scholarship application.

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How can a careers advisor help you?

The careers office is open every day and can offer all students assistance with:

  • Subject selection and/or changes
  • Post-school options including courses available at University, Colleges and TAFE
  • Work experience
  • Resume writing
  • Job interviewing Skills
  • Gap year options and applications
  • Finding part-time work
  • Scholarships and cadetships

Students are welcome to drop in with their diaries to book a meeting or send an email indicating their availability.  We are open before and after school and during lunch time.  Email us at


Mrs Carmel Donnan and Ms Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors




Event Description / Resource

          Registration Details / Venue

The Careers Team invites students in Years 10-12 to our lunch time talks

Coming up:


Details in the Event Description


23 May -Charles Sturt University

25 May ANU

6 June  – WiEIT

8 June – University of Technology

13 June – University of New South Wales

15 June – Gap Student

19 June – Western Sydney University

Curran Theatre

For more information, email or pop into the careers office.

2018 STEM Camp for Girls

Opens in June

The University of Wollongong invites young women, who are entering Years 10 and 11 in 2018, to attend the STEM Camp for Girls 2018 to find out more about careers in Physics, ICT, Engineering and Maths.

Expressions of Interest will open in June 2017.  Find out more here

UOW Early Admission

Opens 1 June UOW Early Admission will provide indicative criteria as part of the program. These criteria will be uploaded to the Early Admission website from June 1st. As well as meeting academic criteria, students will be asked to include a brief CV to show us their extra-curricular achievements. Read more

Macquarie University

Cooperative Education Program – Bachelor of Actuarial Studies with Bachelor of Professional Practice.

 Opens 1 May  

Scholarship value: $18’200 for the duration of course

Applications open 1 May 2017. 

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Macquarie University

Global Leaders Entry Program (GLEP)



For Year 12 students who are driven, well-rounded, service orientated leaders and achieving good results at school, the Global Leadership Entry Program (GLEP) is the perfect entry pathway to Macquarie University and the GLP.

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ACU Early Achievers Program


Closes 17 July

ACU believes that students should be recognised for their contribution and leadership potential within the community and their school.  The Early Achievers Program allows successful applicants to receive an offer well ahead of the usual tertiary admissions announcements.

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University of New England


UNE Early Entry is open to all year 12 applicants and relies solely on your school’s assessment of your attributes and abilities to determine your suitability for entry. The assessment is based around your ability to work and learn independently, as well as your overall potential for academic success at UNE.

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Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors Scholarships

Now Open

Applications Close
Fri 1 Sept

AIQS offers a number of scholarships each year for Year 12 students who qualify for entry into a Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management (Economics) or other appropriate course at an AIQS accredited university in Australia.
The scholarship is to the total value of AU$3,000. 

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Laing + Simmons

Scholarship Program

For Year 12

Now Open

Closes 31 July 2017

For students wishing to enter the real estate industry in 2017.

For more information please come to the Careers office to discuss.

Study in Victoria – VTAC and The University of Melbourne

 Thurs 8 June 
6:30–8:30 pm

O’Regan Arts and Cultural Common Theatre at Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College, 128 Miller St North Sydney.

Light refreshments will be available. 

Registration required

Robertson Scholars Leadership USA Program Scholarship Information Evening

22 May

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Program Scholarship is offered to talented Australian Year 12 students to undertake a four-year undergraduate degree in the USA at two world-class institutions, Duke University and the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. The program offers full tuition, room and board, three domestic and international summer experiences plus customised leadership and professional development opportunities.

Hugh Dixon Theatre, AGSM (G27) UNSW Sydney Kensington.

Learn more about the application process .

Email: Ph: 9385 1078

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Teacher Education Scholarships

Applications for the 2018 program will open late May or early June 2017

Get paid while you study to become a teacher and be guaranteed a permanent teaching position in a NSW public school when you graduate.

Sign up for an ALERT ME on the website.

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Bond with Bond – Sydney
Monday, 26 June


We invite prospective students and their family to attend our exclusive Bond with Bond event in Sydney, where students can find out more about studying at Bond and what makes us so unique.

Visit here for more information

University of Sydney Scholarships information evening

For Year 12 students

20 June


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Credit Transfer to an Australian University

Over 2,700 pathways available, discover the many roads they can take on their journey to higher education when helping your students to see how many Credit Points a TAFE NSW qualification can give them for a degree with an Australian University.


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UOW Southern Sydney Info Evening

28 June


This Information Evening is for any interested student and parents who would like to know more about studying at Wollongong Uni.

Registration required

UOW Southern Sydney Campus, Loftus

UOW’s Southern Sydney Campus.

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Law Admission Test

Registration is Now Open

Closing 11 August 2017


Test Date

Tues 26 Sept

The LAT is a requirement for domestic applicants who wish to study an Undergraduate Law Dual Degree program at UNSW.

Late registrations will be accepted from 5:00pm AEST on Friday 11 August 2017 until 5:00pm AEST on Wednesday 6 September 2017. A late registration fee will apply.

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Careers with STEM


This website is a great resource for anyone interested in pursuing a career in a STEM field. Find out where maths, science, engineering, code, health and more could take you, and learn about possibilities you didn’t know existed.

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Kaplan UMAT Preparation 

Free Live Online class

Sat 20 May

Online class 11  – 1:30 pm

Join the first day of our UMAT Live for free and gain expert tuition from our experienced teachers. The class will take place through our online virtual classroom, and will provide an easy-to-follow overview of the way the UMAT is scored and structured, with insight into strategies to tackle UMAT test questions.

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