15 October 2018

Careers Information

2016 Overseas Forum Opportunity Year 11 Students

The IE University in Spain is inviting motivated, open-minded Year 11 students who are socially aware, want their voices heard and are comfortable around those from different cultural backgrounds to apply to attend the Junior Advisory Board conference from 11-16 April, 2016 in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. All flights, food and accommodation will be covered by IE University. Daniel Bloch (2014 Leaver) represented Scotch in 2013 and found the experience very rewarding. Interested students should contact Mr Frusher at Scotch for further information and contact details for Daniel Bloch.

C.A.S. HAWKER Scholarship

Applications for C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday, 7 December 2015 and will close on Friday, 8 January 2016. This generous scholarship is valued at up to $45,000 over three years. Selection is largely based on personal qualities and demonstrated leadership as well as academic ability. Undergraduate and post-graduate Hawker Scholars are able to attend a range of Australian educational institutions. Further information about the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and an application form are available at www.hawkerscholarship.org.

The Robertson Scholars Leadership Programme

Each year, two talented Australian students are selected for the unique opportunity to complete and undergraduate degree at one of the leading academic institutions in the United States; Duke University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

The scholarship provides for:

  • A four year scholarship, including tuition, fees, room and board
  • Unique access to the academic and extra-curricular offerings at both universities
  • Three summers on domestic and international experiences
  • Leadership and professional development opportunities
  • Extensive community of Robertson Scholars, alumni and staff

Australian selections are organised through UNSW. For more information about the selection process and to access application forms, visit www.scholarships.unsw.edu.au.

University Information

Notre Dame University

Notre Dame University is still accepting applications for Semester 1, 2016. Applications can be made directly to the university and do not incur an application or late fee. Please contact the Prospective Students Office on 9433 0533 to make an appointment for a campus tour, to receive course and application advice or to be sent an application pack. Application forms are also available from Mr Frusher at Scotch.

Notre Dame also offers alternative entry programmes to undergraduate studies at Notre Dame. These courses are available to students who did not reach the minimum entrance score for university in their ATAR and also to students who completed Year 12 but did not undertake ATAR subjects.

Foundation Year

A one-year bridging course that builds the confidence and skills required to successfully undertake university study.

Notre Dame Tertiary Enabling Programme

A full-time, thirteen week (one semester) alternative entry programme that is available each semester. For further information contact Notre Dame University.

Curtin University

Curtin University is offering a UniReady Enabling Programme in 2016. This course is designed for students who wish to enter Humanities or Business degrees at Curtin and did not get the required ATAR or did not do WACE examinations. The programme is one semester full time or two semesters part-time and is also available online. Applications for Semester One are now open and can be accessed via the Curtin website.

Curtin University Twilight Tours

Gain a glimpse of the Curtin campus by attending a Twilight Tour. Twilight Tours are for interested prospective students to gain a glimpse of the Curtin campus and facilities after hours. To provide an insight into studying at Curtin our Student Ambassadors will show attendees some of their favourite spots on campus as well as where they study and take classes. Prospective Student Advisors will be on hand to provide advice and answer questions about applying to Curtin.


Wednesday 9 December 2015


5.30 - 7.00 pm


Curtin University, Kent Street, Bentley

Register on-line at www.curtin.edu.au/twilighttours.

UWA Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts

Students entering Year 11 or Year 12 in 2016

The Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts introduces senior school students to architecture, landscape architecture, integrated design, urban design and visual arts at UWA, over 4 days in the January school holidays.

The Studio finishes with an exhibition of all students' work on Thursday, 21 January, and parents are welcome to attend. The exhibition will run from 2:30pm - 3:30pm in the Faculty's Cullity Gallery.


18 - 21 January 2016


Building 681, UWA Nedlands Campus


$240 per student (includes all materials)

For more information visit www.alva.uwa.edu.au/community/studio/

Enrolments close Friday, 25 December 2015 and places are limited.

SAE (Sound Audio Engineering) Perth Campus Open Day, 30 January 2016, 10.00am - 1.00pm

120 Roe Street, Northbridge, WA

Discover your creative potential at SAE Perth Open Day.

During the day, absorb everything SAE has to offer with tours of their new campus and facilities, course presentations and studio demonstrations, student showcases, live music and much more. Chat with staff and lecturers one-on-one to have all of your questions answered.

Thinking about a career in Animation, Audio, Design, Film or Games? SAE Creative Media Institute turns thinkers into doers.

Ph: 08 62174100

Email: perth@sae.edu

January Preparation and Revision

ATarget will be conducting preparation and revision programmes at Christ Church Grammar School and Hale School from 18-23 January 2016. These will include study skills, essay writing, subject revision and introduction and familiarisation with their new 2016 subjects. Go to www.atarget.com.au for further details and registration forms or phone 9486 1377.

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser