27 November 2017

Careers Information

Schools Curriculum & Standards Authority Notices

Non School-Candidates 2016

Non-school candidates are typically Year 12 students who wish to sit a language examination through interstate language examination where the course is not offered at Scotch College (eg Italian, German, Indonesian Background Speaker …) or a Year 12 student who is undertaking the French background language examination where the course is not offered at Scotch College.

Applications forms for Non-School Candidates are available from Mr Frusher at Scotch. Applications close on Wednesday 6 April, 2016.

Changes to Enrolments Year 12 students

Wednesday 6 April, 2016 is the final date for changes to enrolments in ATAR and General courses for Year 12 students.

Year 12 students are able to withdraw from ATAR courses with practical examination components up until Friday, 29 July and from ATAR courses which do not have practical examination components up until Friday, 26 August, 2016.

Year 12 students are able to withdraw from General courses up until Friday, 26 August, 2016.

Students need discuss any changes of enrolments with Mr Frusher prior to the dates indicated above.

University Information

Notre Dame University 10 May and 1 June, 2016

Notre Dame's Course Information Evenings give future students the opportunity to find out more about the wide range of courses available on our Fremantle campus, chat with academic staff and current students, and find out how to apply.

Murdoch University

Day in the Life of a University Student - For Year 11 and 12 students

Thursday 21 April 9.00am - 3.30pm

In the upcoming school holidays Year 11 and 12 students are invited to come along and experience what it's really like to be a Murdoch University student! This event is free to attend and a delicious lunch will be provided.

Students can choose from the following classes:

Animal Science, Information Technology, Biomedical Science, Law, Chiropractic, Science, Philosophy, Criminology, Photography, Engineering, Physics, Environmental Science, Sport and Health Science, Forensic, Science, Web Communication, Games Art and Design

Registrations for this event are essential and places are filling fast. Further information can be found by visiting the website below.

Interested students to please register via http://www.experience.murdoch.edu.au/event/a-day-in-the-life-of-a-murdoch-university-student/

Revision Courses

Year 11 and 12 April ATAR Revision with Academic Task Force - 10 hour or 6 hour subject revision at Rossmoyne SHS, Churchlands SHS and Perth Modern School. Enrol now online at www.academictaskforce.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email learn@academictaskforce.com.au.

Year 12 April ATAR Revision Courses with Academic Associates - 10 hour courses available at the University of Western Australia and the University of Notre Dame. Enrol online at www.academicassociates.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email info@academicassociates.com.au

Year 7, 8, 9 and 10 Skills Development Programme with Academic Task Force - 6 hour per course - 3 hours per day at Rossmoyne SHS, Churchlands SHS and Perth Modern School. Enrol now online at www.academictaskforce.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email learn@academictaskforce.com.au. Courses include Learning Skills, Essay Writing, Foundation Maths and English and Advanced Maths and Intermediate English.

ATARget Revision Programme

Christchurch Grammar School

Monday 11 April - Friday 15 April, 2016

The Middle School Programme consists of five hours of teaching per subject broken up into five sessions of 60 minutes each.

The ATAR Revision and Exam Preparation Programme consists of 10 hours of teaching per subject broken up into two hours a day for five days. There is also an option to attend a five-hour study skills seminar that focuses on exam techniques and strategies. The essay writing programme which also involves five hours of instruction re-teaches how to construct a sound thesis and topic sentences, and revises how to include evidence to justify these claims.

Enrol on-line at www.atarget.com.au or phone 9486 1377.

Lions Club International

Two national Lions' youth projects are now being offered to Australian youth aged 16-21 years.

Lion Youth Exchange give young people the opportunity to live with Lions families overseas during the end of year summer holidays. The program does not involve tuition or school attendance but is rather a cultural holiday whereby students can immerse themselves in a new culture, enjoy supervised sightseeing and practise second language skills such as German, French, Japanese Italian, Spanish … Contact Lorraine Hemsworth to discuss the application process l.hemsworth@bigpond.org . Applications close 30 June, 2016.

Leo Clubs focus on the individual and social development of teens and the personal and professional development of young adults. Each Leo Club is mentored by, and works in partnership with, their local Lions Club. For more information go to www.lionsclub.org.au/activities/youth/leos or contact Martin Peebles mgfp1952@hotmail.com.

Student Exchange Australia New Zealand

Experience a new culture, make new friends and learn a new language at home.

In April, June and July 2016 students from over 25 countries around the world, will be arriving in Australia to study at local high schools for 3-10 months.

Opportunities exist for families to act as a host family, in a volunteer capacity. Hosting can be on a temporary, short or long term basis. Host families help provide international students with the chance to study and experience life in Australia. This is a great way to learn about another country and culture, establish a lifelong link to a family in another country and contribute to international goodwill.

If your family can offer a friendly, supportive and caring home environment, contact us today.

To hear more about this wonderful opportunity or our student exchange programmes out of Australia, Call Student Exchange Australia New Zealand on 1300 135 331 or visit www.studentexchange.org.au/host-a-student.

Career Tips

CareerMe App

CareerMe is a free app for young people that helps plan career paths and find job opportunities. It has information about which skills are required for different industries and training requirements and opportunities. It is available for Apple and Android.

http://www.careerme.com.au/

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser