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The Careers team  at Loreto Normanhurst can help in many ways including: subject selection, work experience, writing resumes, gap year options, part time work and post school pathways.

The Careers Office is open to all students. We are available 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 


Mrs Carmel Donnan & Ms Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors


Current opportunities for Year 12 Students


The Early Offer Program recognises students who have excelled in one or both of the following categories: Academic Achievement and Extra-Curricular Achievement and Leadership. Successful applicants will secure a place at university before undertaking their final exams and be eligible for Notre Dame’s Leadership Program.

Applications close Tuesday 31 July 2018. Early Offer applicants must be in Year 12.

More information is available here.


A successful CAP application means you could receive an offer as early as August to study at ACU. Being part of this CAP group also offers unique opportunities to enhance your leadership and volunteering skills.

Applications close midnight Tuesday 31 July 2018.

Read about the program and application criteria


Co-op scholars are selected not only on the basis of their academic ability (minimum academic requirement is an ATAR of 96), but also their communication skills, motivation and leadership potential as well as passion and understanding of the industry they are applying for. You will also need to demonstrate responsibility, commitment and resilience.

Read about the program and application criteria


For students interested in pursuing a career in the real estate industry. The successful applicant will receive a full time position along with training and study options within the Laing+Simmons group.

Applications close 30 July 2018.

If you would like further information, please speak to a Careers Advisor.


UMAT is only held once a year and registrations close on 1 June 2018. UMAT is used specifically to help with the selection of students into medicine, dentistry and some health science degree programs at undergraduate level.

The test assesses general attributes and skills gained through prior experience and learning, such as critical thinking and problem solving, interactions with others, and abstract non-verbal reasoning.

UMAT will be held on 25 July 2018.

For more information, visit the UMAT website  or call  (03) 8508 7643.

Macquarie University Global Leaders and Achievers Program ARE OPEN

Applications close 5pm Monday 27 August 2018.

Find out more



What’s On

Our Lunch Time University Talks Continue

Girls in Years 10, 11 and 12 are welcome to join us in the Curran theatre.

Coming Up:

UTS Co-Op Scholarship Lunch Time Talk

Monday 21 May | Curran Theatre

Macquarie University Lunch Time Talk

Tuesday 22 May | Curran Theatre

Sydney University Lunch Time Talk

Friday 25 May | Curran Theatre

Knox Careers Night 2018

Monday 28 May
Knox Grammar School

This free event is open to the public and is suitable for high school students and their parents.

The Careers Night will feature many exhibitors including UAC, universities, TAFE NSW, Defence Force Recruiting and more.

Find out more

Inspiring Futures for Young Women Launch

Event for parents, teachers, business professionals and community members.

Tuesday 12 June
Brigidine College St Ives

The launch will explain the IFYW campaign and why you should get involved. Hear  stories of women in different industries and be a part of the conversation shaping the future of female careers.

Register for the launch

Find out more

NSW Fire & Rescue Open Day

Saturday 19 May
10:00am – 2:00pm

Fire & Rescue NSW (FRNSW) will hold its annual Open Day on Saturday 19 May 2018 with fire stations across the State giving visitors a personal glimpse into Australia’s busiest fire and rescue service.

Find out more

Study in Canada at UBC Info Session

Monday 4 June
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College North Sydney

The University of British Columbia will be speaking to prospective Australian students about their courses and what it is like to study in Canada.

Register Now

Study in Victoria Info Session

Wednesday 6 June
Monte Sant’ Angelo Mercy College North Sydney

VTAC and the University of Melbourne will be speaking to students about application processes for 2019 interstate admissions and what’s new for next year.

Torrens university

Torrens University – Design & Technology Info Night

Tuesday 22 May
Ultimo Campus – Sydney

We know choosing the right course is top priority and a big decision, that’s why we make sure everyone is on deck to answer your questions at our Information Night – lecturers, students, graduates, campus support staff and our Course & Careers Advisors.

Find out more


Torrens University – Business Open Day

Saturday 4 August
The Rocks Campus – Sydney

Open Day is a great opportunity for you to discover the strong industry partnerships, the modern campus facilities and interactive online platforms that give our students the best possible academic experience and positive career outcomes.

Find out more

The Hotel School Info Evening – Sydney

wednesday 30 May

During the Hotel School Information Evening prospective students have the unique opportunity to experience ‘The Hotel School Advantage’, meet academics and other key support staff and find out about studying at The Hotel School.

Find out more

University of Notre Dame Sydney – Early Offer/Parent Info Evening

Tuesday 26 June
Broadway Campus

Applications for Notre Dame’s Early Offer Program close on 31 July 2018. This event provides a great opportunity for students to find out tips and advice on submitting a comprehensive application. Students who gain an Early Offer are notified before they sit their final Year 12 exams.

Find out more

University of Notre Dame Sydney – A Day in the Life of a Nursing Student

Wednesday 11 July
Darlinghurst campus

Thinking of a career in Nursing? Join us for a Day in the Life of a Nursing Student session and find out about a career in the Nursing profession.

Find out more 

University of Notre Dame Sydney – Careers in Law

Thursday 12 July

Join us at our Careers in Law day to explore all programs in Law, and where this profession can take you.

Find out more

The Hotel School

The Hotel School/Intercontinental Insights Event

Saturday 18 August

The Hotel School provides students with an exclusive opportunity to go behind-the-scenes at The Hotel InterContinental, a prestigious 5-star hotel located in Sydney’s Central Business District. Throughout the day, students participate in four different workshops that provide a taste of what it’s like to work for a top hotel. Students also have the opportunity to meet hotel professionals from areas such as Sales & Marketing, Finance, Commercial Cookery, Operations and Human Resources.

Spaces are limited so we encourage you to get your students to save the date.

Contact: Anne McCrory  or 02 8249 3219


The Hotel School Open Day

Saturday 18 August

The Hotel School will once again open its doors to students interested in knowing more about the Tourism and Hospitality industry. This will be the perfect opportunity for students to speak to Academic staff, current students and alumni and get all the facts they need to know about the fastest growing industry in Australia and globally. Students will also get a chance to experience our campus, conveniently located in the heart of the Sydney CBD.

Find out more


The Hotel School – Insights

Saturday July 7

Do you see a future for yourself in Hotel Management or Tourism – a global growth sector and Australia’s second largest industry?

Would you like to go behind the scenes of this leading 5-star luxury hotel and find out what working in a 5-star hotel environment is like?

Find out more

Discover Nursing @ UTS

Wednesday 18 July  | 5:30 pm

Thursday 21 June  |   5:30 pm

There’s more to modern nursing than meets the eye. Hear from nursing academics and current students before touring our world-class clinical laboratories and taking part in a hands-on workshop.

Find out more

Law Undergraduate Info Evening

Tuesday 19 June
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This event is open to Year 11 and 12 students and their parents.

Register now

Find out more 

Taronga Zoo – Education Workshops Dubbo

Learn about Science, Biology, Business Studies with Animals.

Find out more

Bachelor Of Advanced Computing Information Evening

Thursday 21 June
University of Sydney

The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies at the University of Sydney is launching its new Bachelor of Advanced Computing degree in 2018. Join us at an information evening where you will learn more about this new degree and the opportunities that it brings to our students.

Find out more

Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies Year 11 & 12 Information Evening

Tuesday 29 May
Sydney Nanoscience Hub

Join us for the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technologies’ Year 11 and 12 Information Evening to find out everything you need to know about studying engineering, computing, technology or project management at Sydney University.

Find out more 

Macquarie University Student and Parent Info Evening

Wednesday 23 May
Marquee, Eastern Road

At Macquarie, we’re all about unconventional thinking, open collaboration and making connections with diverse people and perspectives to create real change.

Find out more 


Tocal College Open Days

Friday 13 & 20 July

Friday 5 & 12 OctobeR

During Open Days students get the opportunity to chat to teaching staff, receive an overview of courses, and take a tour of the College and its commercial farms.

Find out more

UNSW Sydney Scholarships Information Evening

Tuesday 5 June
John Niland Scientia Building, UNSW Kensington

The Scholarships Information Evening provides depth and detail on the range of scholarships at UNSW and the application process.

The evening is aimed at Year 11 and 12 students and their parents.

Find out more