3 April 2018

Careers Information

Scotch College Combined Schools Careers Expo

This annual event will be happening again on Wednesday 15 June from 5.00pm - 7.00pm in the Dickinson Centre at Scotch College. Year 10, 11 and 12 students are invited to attend with their parents to gain valuable information regarding university courses, apprenticeships, TAFE courses, Defence Forces and many other further study and career opportunities. Year 10s in particular can still make changes to their subject selection for next year if they discover a particular university course that has specific prerequisites. More than 50 exhibitors will be attending so come along and get informed.

University Information

Notre Dame University Early Offer Programme 2017

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 93+ for Law & Physiotherapy) 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, 29 July, 2016.

A Day in the Life of a Uni Student

Notre Dame University is offering this popular event on Friday 15 July at the Fremantle Campus. Year 10, 11 and 12 students are invited to try out the University from a student perspective. Students can register online at www.nd.edu.au/events/fremantle.

University of Western Australia

The UWA Future Students team will be running School Advisory Sessions in the July school holidays. This is a chance for students and parents to go on campus and speak directly to Future Students Adviser. The sessions will last about 30 mins each and will give a chance for the students/parents to ask any questions regarding admission into our courses, course structure and content, the TISC application process, and the new Direct Pathways and early offers for Engineering.

Details for the sessions are below.

Who:

For Year 10-12 students (parents/guardians are welcome to attend)

Where:

UWA Crawley Campus (exact location to be confirmed upon booking)

Dates:

Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 July

Monday 11 to Friday 15 July

Time:

10.00am to 4.00pm (each session is approximately 30 minutes)

Bookings are essential as sessions are strictly limited - historically these sessions are very popular so book asap!

To register your interest please email alison.chan@uwa.edu.au with your:

  • Name
  • School and year level
  • Preferred day/time

Edith Cowan University

Are you currently in Year 11 or 12 and looking at applying for University next year? If so then grab your parents and join the ECU team for a Year 11 and 12 Parent Information Evening and Pizza Night!

Whether you are an ATAR or Non-ATAR student, ECU offers pathway options for the courses you wish to study. The ECU team will explain what these pathway options to ECU are and outline the variety of courses they have on offer - all the whilst you enjoy the free pizza and refreshments.

Where:

ECU Mount Lawley Campus

When:

Monday, 20 June at 6.00pm

You can register your attendance to this event by visiting Future Student Events page.

Murdoch University

Health Careers Evening - Wednesday, 29 June, 2016

Meet academics and learn about undergraduate course opportunities and careers in health, from roles in nursing and chiropractic through to laboratory medicine and psychology.

Undergraduate courses covered include:

Biomedical Science, Chiropractic Science, Clinical Exercise Physiology, Cognitive Neuroscience & Health Psychology, Laboratory Medicine, Movement Science, Nursing (Peel & South Street), Social and Developmental Psychology

Sport & Health Science

Staff will be on hand to answer course enquiries, questions on admission and application requirements, as well as support services.

For further information please visit http://www.experience.murdoch.edu.au/event/health-careers-evening/

The University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne will be visiting Perth next week for Perth Information Session, school visits and Individual International Student Consultations, to give students, teachers and parents in the region the chance to talk to their staff and find out about future study at the University of Melbourne.

ü Courses and career outcomes, including the Melbourne degrees and graduate pathways

ü Unique opportunities to enrich your degree such as studying a concurrent diploma or going on exchange

ü Housing options, residential colleges, scholarships and student services

ü Access Melbourne, our special entry and access scheme, which offers guaranteed entry to Melbourne degrees for eligible students

ü Information for Indigenous students

Date:

Thursday 16 June 2016

Time:

6:30PM - 8:30PM

Venue:

Terrace Ballroom, Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth

Registration:

REGISTER NOW for Meet Melbourne in Perth (link: http://go.unimelb.edu.au/ar4a ).

Nursing Careers Expo

The Nursing Careers Expo will be held on Sunday 19 June from 8.30am - 1.30pm at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre. More information is available at https://www.acn.edu.au/acn-nursing-and-health-expo-perth or see the e-guide at https://issuu.com/australiancollegeofnursing/docs/expo_2016_eguide_c3/17?e=7609453/33970907

There will be presentations on:

9.20am -9.50am

Career information - getting into nursing and/or midwifery

10.30am - 11.00am

Graduate opportunities - GradConnect and other options

11.40am - 12.10pm

Specialty focus - mental health nursing

12.50pm - 1.20pm

Extended roles - focus on nurse practitioners and eligible endorsed midwives

Muresk Institute 'Agribusiness Degree Overnight Taster'

This event will be held on July 14 -15 at the iconic Muresk Institute campus. A $40 fee is charged to contribute towards catering and accommodation.

There are limited places so students are encouraged to register by Monday 1 July either by completing the registration form or online via www.agtaster2016.eventbrite.com.au.

There is strong industry support for the Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management degree programme by way of industry-based scholarships as well as work placements. These highlight the wide range of career opportunities available to graduates.

In addition to ATAR, there are a number of pathways into the degree programme including Principals Recommendation, TAFE qualifications and single subject study options.

Students who have an interest in Agriculture, Science or Business should consider this event. For further information and bookings contact Daisy Franz, on 9622 6789 or agribusiness@cyoc.wa.edu.au.

PSAT Testing

The PSAT/NMSQT (or National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test) is a preliminary version of the SAT. Not only does the PSAT help prepare students to take the SAT or ACT, a great score on the PSAT can also open the door to National Merit Scholarships and other awards. With $180 million dollars in scholarships awarded to students that achieve high scores on the PSAT, how students perform on this exam can help them earn scholarship dollars that change the direction of their college planning. The PSAT is much more than a practice test, it is seen as an essential preparation tools for students who are considering future study in the USA.

The PSAT is fully aligned with the new SAT debuting in March 2016. The new PSAT, launched in October 2015, is 2 hours and 45 minutes long and tests skills in Reading, Writing, and Maths.

Scotch College is now a registered test centre and will be offering students the opportunity to sit this test on Saturday 15 October 2016. 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 purchase tickets please visit the Scotch College websitewww.scotch.wa.edu.auand click on the 'Book a Scotch College Event' icon. Registrations will close on 24 June 2016.

PSAT/SAT Preparation

Students who wish to prepare for the PSAT/SAT are invited to contact Mrs Laura Johnston (Scotch parent) at pjoh2003@aol.com to learn more details of what is involved in these tests.

Scholarship Opportunity

The Royal Agricultural Society of WA is pleased to offer four student scholarships for students that have an interest in agriculture and food. The value of each scholarship is $500 and includes an RASWA membership and Royal Show participation programme.

Students who are considering further study in agriculture, food technology, animal science, vet science, plant science and similar courses are encouraged to apply.

Students need to be nominated for this award by their teacher, and then complete an application as outlined in the attached documents.

The closing date for applications is Friday 1 July, 2016. Please contact Mr Frusher at Scotch for more information

Battle of the Bands event

Auditions Close: Friday June 24

Main event: Saturday July 16

Mount Pleasant College

Battle of the Bands is searching for local Perth talent looking to begin their study and launch their music career!

Competition open to both Solo artists and full bands with members aged between Year 12/school leavers through to 25 year olds. Applications are now open! To enter - upload an audition clip to www.mpc.wa.edu.au/BoB.

Auditioning heats will take place online, with public voting beginning June 25. The top four voted bands and top four voted solo artists (+ one wildcard entry from each category) will then have the chance to perform at our live Battle of the Bands grand final event - Saturday July 16.

A judging panel, made up of local and interstate-based artists and industry professionals, will have the job of choosing the first placed band and first placed solo artists.

These top performers will share in over $10,000 worth of prizes including scholarships into MPC Certificate IV in Music programme PLUS a day of recording in Red Wall Studio with one of our very own producers.

To enter upload your audition video to: www.mpc.wa.edu.au/BoB by 25 June.

If you would like any further information on either of these events please don't hesitate to get in touch!

Email:Andrew.field@mpc.wa.edu.au, Phone: 9329 1777.

Holiday Revision Courses

July UWA ATAR Revision Program

July Year 11 and 12 ATAR Revision Program

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser