14 August 2017

Career Information

Year 11 Subject Selection for students commencing Year 12 in October, 2015

Subject selections are now due in on-line and a printed copy to be given to Mr Frusher. If you have any concerns about the process, please contact Mr Peter Frusher: pfrusher@scotch.wa.edu.au or 93836830.

University Information

Notre Dame University Early Offer Programme 2015

Notre Dame University acknowledges and rewards the achievements of outstanding students through the Early Offer programme by simplifying their access to university. Students who have a predicted ATAR of 90 or above are encouraged to apply for this early offer by contacting Mr Frusher at Scotch. If a student is successful and accepts their Early Offer, it would in no way prohibit them from applying and accepting an offer from another university.

Applications are now open and close on Friday, 31 July, 2015.

Notre Dame University is offering the following study skills course during the July holidays. Separate courses are available for Year 11 and Year 12 students.

Do you want to STUDY LESS and ACHIEVE MORE?

Date:

Wednesday 15 and Thursday 16 July 2015

Time:

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Cost:

$60.00

University of Western Australia

UWA 'Engineering Information Evenings' will provide high school students with course and prerequisite advice, information on career paths and guidance on the different areas of engineering they can specialise in. There will also be friendly students on-hand to answer any questions about university life or being a member of one of the faculties exciting student clubs.

Attendees will be given a folder of course information and a special gift from the Faculty.

Engineering Information Evenings will run on the following dates in 2015:

To book into a session go to: http://www.ecm.uwa.edu.au/community/engineering-info-evenings.

UWA offers scholarships in a range of disciplines as part of its commitment to attracting high-achieving students while maintaining equity and access.

Eligibility varies, depending on the scholarship being sought. However, the range of scholarships means that all students have the opportunity to apply.

Applicants

  • New students: UWA offers a range of scholarships and awards to high school leavers and other commencing students in partnership with the Fogarty Foundation, which supports excellence and encourages individuals to realise their potential.
  • Indigenous students: Several scholarships are available to Indigenous Australians starting an undergraduate degree or the Aboriginal Orientation Course.
  • Rural and regional students: To be eligible for scholarships based on rural or regional status, you must prove that you lived in a rural or remote area.
  • Current recipients: Information on Centrelink, ongoing eligibility, and payment of your scholarship is provided.

Apply for scholarships online using Pandora.

UWA's 'A Day in the Life of...' events are held in the July school holiday period.

Applications now open!

  • A Day in the Life of an Architecture Student Thursday, 9 July
  • A Day in the Life of a Psychology Student Friday, 10 July
  • A Day in the Life of an Engineering Student Monday, 13 July
  • A Day in the Life of a Physics Student Tuesday, 14 July
  • A Day in the Life of a Business Student Wednesday, 15 July
  • A Day in the Life of a Botany Student Thursday, 16 July
  • A Day in the Life of a Law Student Friday, 17 July

How to apply

All events require an online registration, which includes a supplementary Emergency Contact and Parental Consent Form.

Registrations are now open for the July events. Select your chosen activity from the above list to apply online now! Due to limited places being available, applicants will be advised of their success or otherwise the week prior to the respective event.

Murdoch University

Parent Information and Pizza Evenings are a free and fun opportunity to meet the Murdoch University Future Student Team to find out everything you need to know about Murdoch and what students can expect as they transition from high school to university.

Join the Murdoch team for some delicious pizza as they demystify university preferences and the TISC process, as well as course information, how to apply, alternative pathways, fees, scholarships and support services.

South Street Campus on 24 June, 6.00pm - 7:30pm.

Academic Group Revision Courses

Experience the benefits of our July School Holiday Programmes:

Year 11 and 12 WACE and ATAR Revision Programme

Year 7 - 10 Skills Development Programme

6 - 10 July and 13 - 17 July

Various subjects - Various Times - Study Skills - Essay Writing

Venues North of Perth

Venues South of Perth

University of Western Australia (Year 12 only)

Notre Dame University (Year 12 only)

Churchlands Senior High School (Years 7 - 12)

Rossmoyne Senior High School (Years 7 - 12)

Perth Modern School (Years 7 - 12)

To see our programmes and to enrol go to:

www.academictaskforce.com.au for Churchlands, Perth Modern School and Rossmoyne

www.academicassociates.com.au for UWA and Notre Dame

Phone: 9314 9500

Email: learn@academictaskforce.com.au

PSAT/NMSSQT

The Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test measures the critical reading, writing and maths skills students need to succeed in college and beyond and seen as an essential preparation tool for students who are considering future study in the USA. Scotch College is now a registered test centre and will be offering students the opportunity to sit this test on Wednesday 14 October 2015. The cost is $30 per student which includes preparation material, personalised feedback on test results and a suggested custom SAT study plan. If students and/or parents are interested in finding out more about this test please contact Mr Frusher at Scotch College.

To register go to website, book a Scotch event - Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test.



Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser