26 November 2018

Careers Information

Year 12 Information

University Equity Programmes

All universities offer a variety of entry programmes for students who have experienced disadvantage and disruption during Year 12. Please see Mr Frusher for further information and application procedures.

WACE Examination - Sickness/Misadventure

If a student's performance in a WACE examination is affected by a temporary sickness, non-permanent disability or unforeseen misadventure suffered immediately before or during the examination period OR a student is prevented from attending an examination due to illness or misadventure, a SICKNESS/MISADVENTURE APPLICATION FORM can be obtained from Mr Frusher or downloaded from the SCSA website for completion and forwarding to School Curriculum & Standards Authority. There is a long list of reasons that will not be accepted by School Curriculum & Standards Authority but if a student is unsure he needs to check with Mr Frusher.

Curtin Enabling Course in Science, Engineering and Health

Curtin University and Canning College have partnered together to offer you a one year Enabling course. This course is HECS free and is designed for students with little background in science or mathematics. You will be enrolled as a Curtin student and will have access to the facilities at Canning College. Successful completion guarantees a place in Curtin University's School of Science. A set number of places are available on a competitive basis in Engineering, Pharmacy, Physiotherapy, Medical Imaging and Health Science.

Contact Mr Sheldon Smith at Curtin University on (08) 9266 3529 or email Sheldon.Smith@curtin.edu.au


TISC Guide

The printed TISC Guide contains a misprint in the table of important dates on page two. Final closing date for you to apply, or add/re-arrange preferences for main round offers is Thursday, 5 January 2017. Between the hard-copy TISC Guide going to print and the release of offers, there can be a number of changes to the availability of courses. Changes to course availability - both new courses and cancelled courses - are listed on the TISC website, under 'Updates to Undergraduate Courses for 2017 Admission', accessible from the home page. Any students affected by the cancellation of courses are notified by TISC and/or the institution concerned, and provided with information on alternative programmes for their consideration.


Gap Medics International Medical Work Experience

Shadow doctors, nurses, midwives or dentists in hospital for 1 - 8 weeks.



SAE Institute Scholarship Programme

Applications close 19 December 2016

SAE Creative Media Institute offers scholarships to outstanding creative media applicants. SAE Scholarships are awarded to recognise creative talent coupled with academic excellence and outstanding leadership.


C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship

The C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship is awarded to Australian students, usually those entering their first year of university. It is awarded based on personal qualities, demonstrated leadership and academic ability.

Applications for the 2017 scholarship open 5 December 2016 and close 6 January 2017.


General Careers Information

Defence Careers Information Sessions

21 September Perth: Defence Careers Information Session

27 September Perth: Army Reserve Information Session


WA Police Info Sessions

4.30pm, 15 September & 13 October at WA Police Academy


Holiday Programmes


UWA is planning an initiative for Year 12 students in the September school holidays.

They understand that this time of year is challenging and demanding for Year 12 students, so they have organised a series of events to help them relax and recharge ahead of WACE exams. These events will include yoga, zumba, brain training, a campus tour, course advising, a session on the value of sleep and a twilight movie screening.

The schedule for these activities is available online at bit.ly/uwa-wellness-2016 .

If you have any questions on our wellness activities, please contact the team at wellness.week@uwa.edu.au.

Perth Zoo

School holiday programme for 14 - 18 year olds

Registrations are now open for wildvers.

Students who want to develop their animal healthcare knowledge, students thinking about a future animal related career or just someone who would like to spend the day doing some really cool behind the scenes Zoo activities?

The following sessions will take place this month:

Wednesday 28 September

9.15 am - 3.00 pm

Wednesday 5 October

9.15 am - 3.00 pm

Ever wondered how you weigh a giraffe or how you give a reptile a routine health check? From the dangerous to the unusual, find out how we care for Perth Zoo's animals.

Get to spend the day with an experienced Zoo and Wildlife Veterinarian and discover what it takes to work in one of the most challenging and rewarding careers around.

Wild Vets covers a range of activities and animal encounters focusing on animal health care.

To register for Wild Vets for this holiday period, please follow this link to the registration here http://perthzoo.wa.gov.au/learn/wildlife-programs-for-everyone/wild-vets/ and return it to discoveryandlearning@perthzoo.wa.gov.au.

If you have any questions contact Perth Zoo via the email address above or on (08) 9474 0365.

Codemaster Institute is running a FREE Introduction to Coding workshop

Year 11 and 12 studentsare invited to attend a workshop on teaching HTML and CSS basics.

The course is open to all with no prior knowledge needed.

It is a great introduction to computer programming for many students who have not had previous exposure to the field.

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser