3 April 2017

Careers Information

Schools Curriculum & Standards Authority Notices

Non School-Candidates 2017

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 5 April, 2017.

Changes to Enrolments Year 12 students

Wednesday 5 April, 2017 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, 28 July and from ATAR courses which do not have practical examination components up until Friday, 25 August, 2017.

Year 12 students are able to withdraw from General courses up until Friday, 25 August, 2017.

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

University Information

UWA Year 12 Course Information Evening

Monda, 8 May, 7.00pm - 8.30pm

The Year 12 Course Information Evening will have an informative presentation for parents and students, specifically on UWA courses and admission requirements, Direct Pathways into postgraduate degrees, our new Bachelor of Biomedical Science degree, fee information and the UWA student experience. All UWA faculties will be present so that families will also have the opportunity to speak directly to specific course advisers. Light refreshments are provided.

Bookings are essential, students can register here: www.studyat.uwa.edu.au/events.

St George's College

St George's College provides accommodation for students studying at universities in Perth and is the oldest and most prestigious residential college in Western Australia. Free gym memberships, tutoring, social events and three meals a day are included in our competitive fees. Apply today to join the community of St George's College for 2018. Applications are welcome from metropolitan, regional and international students.

For more information check out our webpage www.stgeorgescollege.uwa.edu.au, email admin@stgeorgescollege.uwa.edu.au or call 9449 5555. Information about scholarships can be found here: http://stgeorgescollege.uwa.edu.au/future-students/scholarships/.

ECU Pizza Night for Year 11 and 12 students

Monday 1 May, 6.00pm-7.30pm at Joondalup Campus

Edith Cowan University is hosting a Pizza Night for Year 11 and 12 students interested in furthering their education at the tertiary level. Grab your parents and join ECU at their Information and Pizza Night.

https://www.ecu.edu.au/future-students/events/pizza-nights-for-year-11s-and-12s

Melbourne University

The University of Melbourne would like to invite students to attend their Information Day for interstate students and their families at our Parkville campus on Friday 21 April, 9.00am - 4.30pm.

The day will focus on aspects of the university that are of greater concern to interstate students such as the application process, scholarships, student services, accommodation options and financial assistance. Participants will have an opportunity to ask current University of Melbourne students who have come from interstate about their experience and how they managed the transition. The programme will also include a campus tour followed by a free lunch at one of the residential colleges and finally a college tour.

Register Now

https://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/explore/events/victoria_and_interstate/victoria/interstate_student_and_family_information_day1_2017

Melbourne JD Information Session in Perth

Melbourne University will be conducting an event in Perth on Wednesday 5 April for any students who may have an interest in studying law. Students who see a future in law can talk with one of Melbourne University's most vibrant and passionate professors who teaches the Juris Doctor (JD) programme. Professor Ian Malkin, JD Course Director, will talk about the course structure international opportunities, electives, career support, entry requirements as well as Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) tips.

Date: Wednesday 5 April 2017

Venue: State Library of Western Australia, 25 Francis Street, Perth Cultural Centre, Perth WA 6000

Time: 5:00pm - 6.00pm

Registration Details

Bond University

Find out more about studying at Bond University and what makes it so unique.

Learn more about Bond University's undergraduate single and combined study programmes, industry links and 'Beyond Bond' core subject, three-semester-per-year timetable, state-of-the-art facilities, campus life, scholarships, and fees and costs (including FEE-HELP).

Date: Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Time: 6.00pm - 7.30pm

Location: The Flour Factory - 16 Queens Street, Perth WA 6000

US College Information Fair

Wesley College will be hosting the Linden U.S. College Fair from 5.30pm to 7.30pm on Monday 8 May 2017 in the Goatcher Auditorium, in the Joseph Green Centre, at Wesley College.

A number of U.S. colleges will have representatives in attendance at the fair, including:

- Central Penn College

- Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

- Fairleigh Dickinson University

- University of Buffalo

- The State University of New York

- University of Colorado

- Whitworth University

- University of South Carolina

These colleges offer a diverse range of high-quality academic, sporting and cultural programmes. For example, Embry Riddle Aeronautical University offers a range of courses in (but not limited to) aviation, aeronautics and aerospace, while Fairleigh Dickinson University has one of the top ranked business schools in the U.S.

5.30pm - Introductions and panel discussion about studying in the U.S.

6.15pm - College Fair with opportunities to visit booths and talk to staff representing the Colleges listed above.

As seats are limited, booking are essential. RSVP here: https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=266226.

Apprenticeship Opportunities

Apprenticeship Central advertises full- and part-time apprenticeships as well as a number of opportunities for school-based apprenticeships.

http://www.apprenticeshipcentral.com.au/

Directions WA is a community based, not for profit organisation working with employers, students and jobseekers in WA. They currently have three available job opportunities:

  • Commercial Cook at Perth Metropolitan
  • Apprentice Carpenters Expression of Interest at Perth Metropolitan
  • Spray Painting Apprenticeship at Regional Wheatbelt

Directions are also taking expressions of interest for a number of other positions that are not yet open.

https://directionswa.com.au/job-seekers/job-opportunities/

GTSW Apprenticeship & Traineeship Vacancies

Search for Apprenticeships and Traineeships available in your area: http://atcemployment.com.au/jobseekers/search-for-a-job/

Australian Defence Force Information Sessions

Attend an information session and discover the variety of roles in the Australian Defence Force.

  • Tuesday 4 April Perth: Commando Information Session

https://www.facebook.com/events/235866736886739/

  • Wednesday 5 April Perth: Aviation Careers Information Session

https://www.facebook.com/events/115607485641923/

  • Monday 10 April Perth: Australian Defence Force Academy Information Session

https://www.facebook.com/events/1002111479923136/

Revision Courses

Year 11 and 12 April ATAR Revision with Academic Task Force - six 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. Enrol online at www.academicassociates.com.au or call 9314 9500 or email info@academicassociates.com.au

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Adviser