Applications are now open for undergraduate admissions including:

  • Schools Recommendation Scheme
  • Educational Access Scheme
  • Equity Scholarships

Year 12 students should have received an email from UAC with a PIN number.  If the email was not received please contact UAC directly.

Please note all dates and deadlines.


Schools Recommendation Scheme (SRS) OPEN NOW

The School Recommendation Scheme (SRS) is an Early offer program, managed through UAC.  A number of Universities are part of this scheme, but not all courses are offered.  SRS is open to ALL students.   Read more


Educational Access Scheme (EAS) open now

The Education Access Scheme or EAS is a scheme for Year 12 students who have had their educational performance seriously affected, due to circumstances beyond their control or choosing, for a period of at least six months, during Year 11 and/or Year 12.

Students apply online and will receive a cover sheet detailing what documentation and evidence is required to support their application. 

Students requiring the school to complete an Educational Impact Statement (EIS) need to hand in a copy of their applicant statement to Ms Kieryn Bateman,Director of Learning by Tuesday 11 September 2018.

For information on EAS read here.

If you would like further information, please come to the Careers Office to discuss.


Equity Scholarships (ES) OPEN NOW

Equity Scholarships are awarded to students from low socio-economic backgrounds, particularly those who receive Centrelink income support payments such as ABSTUDY, Austudy, Youth Allowance, Newstart Allowance, Disability Support Pension, Parenting Payment (Single) or the Carer Payment.  For more information

Year 12 Checklist

UAC have created a checklist to guide Year 12 students through the process of applying through UAC. Students are encouraged to take this checklist home so parents are also aware of key information about admissions. 

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Book a meeting with a Careers Advisor


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   the Careers Team.


Mrs Carmel Donnan & Ms Katrina Smith

Careers Advisors


What’s On

University Open Days

To view all our participating institutions click here.

Year 10 Students Interested in Studying at Tafe Next Year

TVET Open afternoon Hornsby

tuesday 21 August


This is a great chance for students and parents to go into current Hornsby TVET classes and see just exactly what they do.


The Northern Sydney Apprenticeships and Traineeships Expo will be held at The Concourse – Civic Pavilion, Chatswood NSW on Thursday 16 August 2018 from 3.30 – 6.30pm.

This is a free event and a great opportunity for students, parents and carers to learn how to get an apprenticeship and talk to one of more than 40 organisations who will be present.

Find out more 

University of Notre Dame – Open Day

Saturday 25 August 2018

9:00am – 3:00pm

104 Broadway, Chippendale (map)

Register now

UNSW – Law Admission Test (LAT)

The 2018 LAT will be held on Tuesday September 25, registrations are open and will close Friday 10 August.

Find out more 

NIDA Undergraduate Applications for 2019 are open

NIDA’s three-year practice-based bachelor courses provide an intensive and immersive experience, as students work together to create, perform and stage full theatrical productions, films, events and exhibitions.

Applications are now open and close Sunday 30 September.

Click on the individual links to apply:

BFA (Acting)

BFA (Costume)

BFA (Design for Performance)

BFA (Technical Theatre and Stage Management)

BFA (Properties and Objects)

BFA (Scenic Construction and Technologies)

Scholarships and bursaries

Find out more 

Macquarie University – Info Night

Thursday 9 August

City Campus

An evening for students and parents to find out how you can achieve remarkable things at university.

Find out more

Projects Abroad Info Sessions

Tuesday 14  August



Throughout the year we hold various Information Events and attend Career Fairs in cities around Australia and New Zealand. We also run interactive Online Information Sessions that you can attend from the comfort of your own computer, wherever you happen to be.

Find out more 

Southern School of Natural Therapies Open Day

Saturday 4 August



Are you looking to kick-start a meaningful career in Nutrition and Natural Therapies? Attending Open Day will give you the chance to be inspired and see what it is like to study health science, clinical nutrition, naturopathy, western herbal medicine, Chinese medicine and clinical myotherapy. 

Download the course guide here 

Find out more 

Defence Force Australia – Defence Careers Info Sessions

monday 6 August   | Bateman’s Bay

monday 6 August | Parramatta

wednesday 8 August  | Bega

Thinking of a career in the Australian Defence Force but not sure if you’re best suited to Navy, Army or Air Force?

Find out more 

Defence Force Australia – Army Reserve Info Session

tuesday 7 August 




Port Macquarie



Coffs Harbour


Find out more 

Macquarie University – Campus Tours

August 8, 16, 21, 25 & 28

September 1, 8 & 13

October 8

November 2 & 20

December 5 & 18

On every tour you’ll see our various lecture theatres, our award-winning library, the campus common and so much more.

Find out more 

Australian National University – Admissions, Scholarships and Accommodation Roadshow

monday 27 August  | Wagga Wagga

tuesday 28 August  | Sydney

 ANU is making it easier for students to choose their university by creating a single application that covers admission, accommodation and scholarships.

Find out more 

University of Sydney Open Day Workshops

Saturday 25 August 2018

Workshops available for years 10, 11 and 12 students.

Year 10 Parent Information Session

Tips and strategies to support your child through senior study and higher education.

Year 10 Preparation for Senior Study

Tips and strategies to stay motivated and maximise your studies.

Year 11 Thinking Ahead

Learn how to write about your personal skills and qualities to produce an effective scholarship application.

Year 11 and 12 Smash Essay Writing

Tips and strategies on how to improve your essay writing skills for the HSC.

Year 12 Promote Yourself

Learn about persuasive writing skills and how to address E12 scholarship application questions.

Year 12 E12 and Cadigal Program

Work one-on-one with a tutor to improve your draft E12 or Cadigal scholarship application. Please bring a draft application to the consultation (20 minute consultations).

Year 12 HSC Exam Prep

Learn about the role of the syllabus, how to deconstruct questions, take effective notes and manage time in exams to maximise marks.

Find out more 

HIA Trades Career Event Sydney

Thursday 13 September

Novotel Sydney Olympic Park

For people interested in careers in the Building and Construction Industry. Industry professionals talking about vocational, education and training, careers pathways and trade and skilled careers. All you need to know about apprenticeships too.

Find out more 

University of Melbourne – Interstate Student and Parent Info Day

Friday 5 October

Parkville Campus

A day for prospective undergraduate students and their parents.

Find out more

Western Sydney University – U Day

Wednesday 7 November

Parramatta Campus

Providing the opportunity for high school students to experience a day on a Western Sydney University Campus and allow them to speak with current students and academic staff. Experience the range of courses available through interactive workshops.

Find out more

University of Wollongong – STEM Camp for Girls

January 13 – 16


Applications now open, our four-day summer STEM Camp provides young women with a fun and hands on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) experience and an exciting introduction to careers in STEM.

Find out more

10 Jobs that didn’t exist 10 years ago

Sustainability and web-based services seem to be driving the change – how does this fit in with your post-school plans?

Watch the video