Interesting Read

Why work experience matters

Read the article via this link.


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


Would you like to make an appointment with a careers advisor?

We welcome all students in all years

Anyone can make an appointment with a careers advisor.   We are in the office – located in the LRC – before and after school and at recess and lunch. Girls are most welcome to drop in but at times we can be busy with students, 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 email


Careers Team

Mrs Carmel Donnan, Ms Katrina Smith and Mrs Jo Hallinan



ADFA Applications Open Now

Applying for ADFA is a competitive, dual application process that can take up to 12 months. It’s preferable you apply in Year 11, but you can still apply in Year 12.
Applications for 2018 Year 12 Students (for 2019 entry) close at the end of February 2018.

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Emotional Health Public Lecture – How to deal with the stress of the HSC

With final exams and the HSC looming, it’s understandable if students are feeling a little overwhelmed.

Uni is hugely exciting, but it can also be challenging, especially when you’re a new student. Students may find themselves tempted to over indulge in alcohol when celebrating successes or during stressful periods. But doing so may be risky. Because we want your students to succeed at uni, we’ve sought the expert advice of leaders in emotional health from our Centre for Emotional Health. Such advice allows us to equip students and those close to them, with the tools they need to make sure they’re managing stress productively and that they have a healthy relationship with alcohol if they choose to drink.

Students, their families and teachers can join us to hear from Macquarie’s Associate Professor Melissa Norberg and Associate Professor Viviana Wuthrich.

When: Wednesday 18 October 2017

Time 6:00pm – 7:45pm

Where: Australian Hearing Hub, Theatre 1, Level 1, 16 University Avenue Macquarie University NSW 2109

RSVP: Register by Monday 16 October 2017. Places are limited


Ella Bache – Information Evening

When: Tuesday 24th October 2017

Time: 5pm – 7pm

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What are the prospects for law grads in Australia?

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Australian Institute of Architects NSW

The Australian Institute of Architects NSW provides a range of resources for students interested in the industry. Information about events, studying architecture at university and more can be found at the website.

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Medical Schools and programs in Australia

Australia has 19 medical schools. The majority of schools offer the MBBS (Doctor of Medicine/Bachelor of Surgery) degree though some may offer the BMed or Bachelor of Medicine instead.

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Reasons why engineering is a great degree

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University of Sydney ends uncertainty with fixed ATAR

The University of Sydney has introduced a fixed ATAR so students can have greater transparency and certainty when choosing courses. A list of required ATARS that guarantee entry into a student’s preferred course is available via this link

You can download the fixed ATAR flyer  via this link.

University of Sydney – Info Day

Don’t miss the University’s Info Day on Saturday 16 December 2017. To find out more and keep up to date with the day’s activities, visit their website.