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Quick ATAR facts

Quick ATAR facts

We’ve put together some quick ATAR facts that you can have a read of if you are stressing about results and what comes next.

take a campus tour

Take a campus tour

Want to discover what’s on offer at university? You could take a campus tour and explore your potential future study options.

Uni Ready

Be Uni Ready

Uni Ready is a brand new online toolkit developed by current uni students, designed to help you make the transition with ease.

Apply for Uni Step Up Online with ACU in 2024

Current Year 10 (soon to be Year 11) students in regional / remote areas are invited to apply for ACU’s 2024 Uni Step Up Online program, with applications open now. Uni Step-Up Online is a free online program that gives student the opportunity to study first-year units outside of regular school hours and if successful, …

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Become a Software Developer with WiseTech Global

Do you know any talented Year 12 school leavers interested in a career where curiosity and problem-solving lead to success? WiseTech Global, one of Australia’s most successful global technology companies, is committed to building Australia’s tech future. We’re giving Year 12 school leavers the opportunity to accelerate their career in technology by gaining access to …

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Trainee GIS Officer

Mid-Western Regional Council is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic individual looking to commence a career in Geographic Information Systems (GIS). This opportunity is open to school leavers with a strong performance in maths and/or IT who have an expectation of achieving an ATAR suitable for entry into university, someone who has commenced tertiary qualifications …

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Launch your career from the start of university with a cadetship in Melbourne

Are you interested in a business career? Instead of settling for insecure, casual jobs while you are studying at university, why not launch your career now by applying for a cadetship under the Business Cadetships in Melbourne Program. Business Cadets combine study at the university of their choice in Melbourne with paid work at UBS …

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What is a portfolio?

The Power of Portfolios

When applying for jobs or university courses, you might find you’re asked to submit a portfolio alongside (or instead of) a resume or your academic results. But what exactly is a portfolio, and why does it matter? In this blog, we’ll explore their significance, who might ask for one, the different types, what to include, …

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Charles Sturt University - Wagga Wagga Campus

University Spotlight – Charles Sturt University

Find out everything you need to know about studying at Charles Sturt University in this university spotlight. Campuses & Access Charles Sturt University is a regionally based university, with campuses in Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange, Port Macquarie, and Wagga Wagga. Each campus has parking for students travelling by car and are accessible by public transport. …

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Indigenous Higher Education Units

How Indigenous Higher Education Units Empower Students

Are you an Indigenous student looking to study a university in Australia? If so, you’re not alone in facing unique challenges and barriers on your academic journey. Thankfully, universities across the country have established Indigenous Higher Education Units (IHEUs) to support and empower students like you. In this article, we will explore the importance of …

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Charles Darwin University

University Spotlight – Charles Darwin University

Find out what it’s like to study at Charles Darwin University in this University Spotlight. Campuses & Access Charles Darwin University is the Northern Territory’s only university, with five main campuses and seven smaller study centres. Their four NT campuses are located in Casuarina, Palmerston, Katherine, and Alice Springs, and they have a fifth campus …

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Swinburne Innovation Challenge

The future of work is changing. Tomorrow’s leaders will be skilled creatives, critical thinkers, and problem solvers. In this activity – framed by the UN Sustainable Development Goals – high ability students in Years 10 to 12 from Government Schools will extend their learning in their chosen subject area as well as build key skills in teamwork, ways of thinking, …

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University of South Australia - North Terrace Campus Building

University Spotlight – University of South Australia

Find out what you need to know about studying at the University of South Australia in this University Spotlight. Campuses & Access The University of South Australia has six campuses, with four in Adelaide and two in regional locations. All city campuses are easily accessible by public transport. The Magill, Mawson Lakes, Mount Gambier, and …

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MySydney Entry and Scholarship Scheme

MySydney offers every eligible student starting in 2024 entry on a reduced ATAR, an $8,500 per annum scholarship for the duration of their undergraduate degree and a range of additional support. No separate application is required. Program benefits include: Admission to an undergraduate degree based on a reduced ATAR A $8,500 per annum scholarship for …

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Cadetships in Australia

Cadetships in Australia

If you want a way to get some valuable hands-on work experience while you study, cadetships are the perfect way to do it. Similar to an apprenticeship, you’ll get to work with an employer in a relevant field, all while completing your studies – and best of all, you get paid to do it. The …

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University benefits for school leaders

University benefits for school leaders

If you’re a school captain or leader, or have other leadership experience, you might be wondering if this can be a benefit to you when applying to university. The answer is yes. Lots of universities offer bonus points and other perks for school leaders, including scholarships, study support, access to exclusive opportunities, and more. Here …

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Medical Applications – Out with the Old, In with the New

If you’re looking to get into med school, you’ve probably heard a thing or two about how tough the application process can be. But guess what? Things have been changing for the better over the past few years, and we’re here to fill you in. We’ve got three major shifts to talk about: ATAR scores …

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Indigenous Student Support at University

Indigenous Student Support at University

Thinking about studying at university when you finish school, or already have an offer? Congratulations! Going off to university is a big step in life, and it’s normal to feel nervous or unsure. Leaving the support of family and community can be scary. Thankfully, universities across Australia offer specialised support for Indigenous students starting (and …

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UQ’s InspireU Program

The InspireU Program is designed to engage and inspire young Indigenous high school students to further your studies at university and broaden your career possibilities. You can participate in on-campus residential camps, where you’ll get to explore future career and study options. The InspireU Program brings Indigenous high school students from across the state for …

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Macquarie University

University Spotlight – Macquarie University

If you want to know what it’s like to study at Macquarie University, take a look at our latest University Spotlight.   Campuses & Access   Macquarie University’s main Wallumattagal campus is around 15km north of the Sydney CBD. The Wallumattagal campus is very large and widespread, taking around 20 minutes to cross on foot. …

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Business Cadetships Program – Applications Now Open

For Year 12 students who are interested in business, why undertake insecure, casual jobs in hospitality or retail while you are at university? Launch your career from the start of university by applying for a cadetship under the Business Cadetships Program. Cadetships are open to students from all schools. Business Cadets combine study at the …

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University of Melbourne Girl Power in Engineering and IT

A program for female high school students, contributing towards gender parity in engineering and IT disciplines. For girls from Australia with an interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Inspire your female students about the exciting possibilities of Engineering and IT through our Girl Power program, including a three-night camp at the University of Melbourne, …

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Degrees of the Future

Degrees of the Future

We speak a lot about jobs of the future, and how it’s important to set ourselves up with the right skills today so we can adapt to whatever comes. And it seems that a lot of universities also have this in mind, and are designing more flexible degrees that can equip you with multiple skills, …

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University of Queensland

University Spotlight – University of Queensland

Find out more about what it’s like to study at the University of Queensland in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   The University of Queensland’s main campus is located in St Lucia, in the heart of Brisbane’s CBD. It’s easy to access the campus via public transport, including bus, train, and ferry. …

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University of Melbourne

University Spotlight – University of Melbourne

Learn more about what it’s like to study at the University of Melbourne in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   The University of Melbourne’s main campus is located in Parkville, in the heart of Melbourne city. It’s easy to access the campus via public transport, and there are carparks for those who …

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Study at UNSW

University Spotlight – UNSW

Find out everything you need to know about study, living, support, and more at UNSW in our latest university spotlight.   Campuses & Access   UNSW occupies a very generously sized campus located in Kensington, right near the heart of the Sydney CBD, and it’s easily accessible by bus and light rail. There is some …

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How much difference could a scholarship make

How Much Difference Could a Scholarship Make?

As much as we like to think it is, university isn’t necessarily accessible for everyone. One of the common barriers stopping people from accessing higher education is the cost. But this is where scholarships come in. The purpose of scholarships is to provide students with extra funding, helping them to access university when they might …

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TISC | Tertiary Institutions Service Centre

The Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) process applications for courses offered at participating universities and higher education providers in Western Australia. They also: Conduct the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT). Process applications to the Educational Access Scheme (EAS). Publish periodic School Circulars. Scale WACE results and calculate ATARs for students in Western Australia.   Key dates   …

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SATAC | SA & NT Tertiary Admissions Centre

SATAC processes applications for many of the courses offered by its participating institutions. SATAC also administers the Special Tertiary Admissions Test (STAT) for applicants applying for undergraduate courses under a special entry program, and processes applications for selected equity scholarships at University of South Australia.   Key dates   Dates for 2024 applications are yet …

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VTAC | Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre

The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) is the central office that administers the application processes for places in tertiary courses, scholarships and the Special Entry Access Scheme at universities, TAFEs and independent tertiary colleges in Victoria (and a few outside Victoria). VTAC also: calculates and issues the ATAR for VCE students; provides telephone and online …

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QTAC | Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre

QTAC processes applications for admission to most undergraduate and postgraduate courses in tertiary institutions throughout QLD and northern NSW. QTAC also calculates and provides the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) for QLD school leavers. You can also apply for the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) and the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships Program (RRESP) through QTAC. …

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UAC | Universities Admissions Centre

UAC processes applications for admission to most undergraduate courses at participating institutions (mainly located in NSW and the ACT). They also: process applications for admission to many postgraduate courses calculate and provide the Australian Tertiary Admission Rank (ATAR) to NSW HSC students process applications for Educational Access Schemes (EAS) process applications for some Equity Scholarships (ES) process applications for some Schools Recommendation Schemes …

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ACU | Uni Step Up Online – 2023

Uni Step-Up Online is your chance to get a head start on university by studying first year units while you are still at school. Year 11 students develop connections with current students and staff while experiencing study at a tertiary level. During 2023, the program is delivered online over a 10 week block, one night …

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New Communication and Creative Arts Courses at Deakin in 2023

Deakin are excited to offer four new courses from the School of Communication and Creative Arts. Allowing students to develop real expertise in their areas of interest there are now four Bachelor degrees with majors and minors in specialist subjects: Bachelor of Communication – with majors in Advertising, Digital and Social Media, Journalism and Public …

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ANU Extension Program

ANU Extension provides an enhanced learning experience for Year 11 and 12 students in ACT schools and colleges. Study sciences, engineering, computing, mathematics, commerce and Asian studies at ANU while you’re still in high school. ANU Extension students may receive credit towards a bachelor degree for the studies successfully completed through this program. ANU Extension …

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QTAC, EAS and Natural Disasters

If you’ve been affected by circumstances out of your control, QTAC’s Educational Access Scheme (EAS) can help you get into the course of your dreams. EAS assists students by providing rank adjustments, meaning if your results have been negatively affected by something out of your control, your uni goals don’t have to be out of …

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WAAPA 2023

WAAPA 2023 Application, Audition & Admission Guides

If you dream of a successful career in the performing arts and entertainment industry, you might like to consider applying for a place at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA). They’ve put together a Guide with detailed information about the audition or interview process involved for Aboriginal Performance, Acting, Music Theatre, Performing Arts and …

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Uni Accommodation In Detail with Scape

Uni Accommodation In Detail with Scape

Wondering what it’s like to live in student accommodation close to uni?   Dedicated accommodation buildings like Scape offer a great way to experience uni life without living on campus. You’ll make new friends, join in events and activities, and have a safe, comfortable place to call ‘home’ while you’re studying. Accommodation providers like Scape …

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Making it Free to Study Nursing and Midwifery in Victoria

The Victorian Government has recently announced they will be providing financial support to nearly 10,000 students who want to study nursing and midwifery. Any domestic student enrolling in a nursing or midwifery course in 2023 or 2024 will receive a scholarship of up to $16,500 to cover course costs. “If you’re in Year 12 and …

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How to Become a Doctor

University of Newcastle – Miroma Bunbilla Pre-Entry Program to Medicine

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants, the Miroma Bunbilla Program is a pre-entry pathway to the Joint Medical Program (JMP). The Miroma Bunbilla program is a five-day intensive assessment, coordinated by the University’s Thurru Indigenous Health Unit. It will be delivered from December 5 to 9 2022, pairing students with mentors to successfully start medical …

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Hot tips for submitting a successful QTAC application

Every QTAC application is individually assessed by QTAC’s specialist Assessors. Our small team assesses close to 70,000 applications every year. We asked our experts to share their hot tips for making sure your application has a smooth run through the system to give you the best chance of getting an offer for your preferred course. …

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VTAC ATAR and Scaling Guide

The ATAR is a rank, not a score. It’s designed specifically to assist some tertiary institutions in selecting applicants for some courses. The ATAR is only one tool used for selection into tertiary courses, and not all courses use the ATAR. This guide explains: what the ATAR is what the ATAR isn’t how the ATAR …

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The Business Cadetships in Melbourne Program

A reminder to Year 12 students who are interested in a business career that Business Cadetship applications close on 17 August 2022. By this date, both your Application Form and School Assessment are due in. You can read more about the program here. Apply online: www.businesscadetships.com.au

Update to Occupational Therapy at CQUni

Thinking of studying Occupational Therapy at CQUniversity? The Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours) at CQUni has been recently updated – it’s now a quota course. This means there are a limited number of places available for students each year. Importantly, this also means you won’t be able to apply for this degree through CQUni’s Principal’s …

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On Campus vs Online Study

The past couple of years have seen a huge uptake in universities moving their learning online, and it’s an option that’s more popular and accessible than ever. But for some people, it’s not quite the same as being able to attend classes on campus. So what’s the best option for you if you’re looking to …

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Medicine, Vet and Dental applications now open at Charles Sturt

2023 applications are now open for Charles Sturt’s Doctor of Medicine, Bachelor of Veterinary Science and Bachelor of Dental Science through UAC. If you’re thinking of studying vet science, you’ll also need to complete this form and a predicted ATAR letter. For the Doctor of Medicine and Dental Science, you must have registered and sat …

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Pathways into Paramedicine at VU

Did you know there’s a TAFE pathway into paramedicine at VU? Students who complete the Certificate III in Non-Emergency Patient Transport at VU Polytechnic can secure a place in the Diploma of Emergency Health Care and then the Bachelor of Paramedicine, with one year credit – so you can become a paramedic in three years. …

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Business Cadetships in Melbourne

For Year 12 students who are interested in business, why wait until you finish university to launch your career? Secure your future now by applying for a cadetship under the Business Cadetships in Melbourne Program. Business Cadets combine study at the university of their choice in Melbourne with paid work at UBS, a top-ranking global …

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QUT Year 12 Early Offer Scheme

The Year 12 Early Offer Scheme can provide certainty about your future options, with an offer to study at QUT before receiving your ATAR, IB Diploma or VET Diploma. If eligible, you’ll receive an offer for your QTAC first preference the day you complete Year 12. The scheme includes more than 50 single and double …

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Lincoln University STAR Programme

If you are a secondary school student you can make an early start on your journey towards gaining a highly sought after qualification and a future in the thriving food and fibre, and environmental sectors. STAR (Secondary Tertiary Alignment Resource) allows you to enrol in first year degree-level courses while in Year 12 or 13. …

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UNSW Law Admission Test (LAT)

If you’re a domestic applicant and would like to study the Bachelor of Laws at UNSW, you’ll need to sit the Law Admissions Test (LAT). Your LAT score, in addition to your academic results, such as ATAR + adjustment factors, is used in UNSW’s selection process. The 2022 LAT is on Thursday, 29 September 2022. …

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Virtual Open Day top tips

Virtual Open Day top tips

Open Days are an opportunity to answer any questions & find out everything else you need to know about university before you enrol. If you can’t go along in person to an on-campus Open Day, or the institution you’d like to check out isn’t offering one, online Open Days can be really valuable as well. …

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Application Tips with Macquarie University

Learn how to maximise your applications for direct entry, early entry, and scholarships in this short video. Lucy from Study Work Grow is joined by Tristan and Rhiannan from Macquarie University’s Future Students Team, and they discuss some of the key things to think about when putting together your university applications.

Pathways to Veterinary Science at Murdoch University

Pathways to Veterinary Science at Murdoch University

If you’ve got your heart set on becoming a Veterinarian, Murdoch University offer the combined Bachelor of Science / Doctor of Veterinary Medicine, this degree is accredited by the Australasian Veterinary Boards Council (AVBC) You can apply straight out of high school then graduate in 5 years time as a qualified Veterinarian ready to register in the …

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WHITEHOUSE Institute of Design Early Entry

WHITEHOUSE is committed to supporting students who have been presented with challenges over recent years. In 2022, WHITEHOUSE will assess applications based on first semester Year 12 results and some examples of your creative work, for guaranteed entry into WHITEHOUSE for February/March 2023. Current Year 12 students can apply from anywhere in Australia. WHITEHOUSE have …

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Defence Civilian Undergraduate Sponsorship

The Department of Defence is offering sponsorships to students who have completed their secondary education and are interested in pursuing a degree as a civilian student on campus at the UNSW Canberra at ADFA. Civilian students will learn alongside military cadets who are training in order to join the Australian Defence Force in either the …

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A letter to my Year 12 self

Wondering what it’s like to be a university student? Meet fourth-year Bachelor of Arts/Law student Jessie Xiao as she writes to her Year 12 self about all the experiences awaiting her at UNSW. Read the full article here: https://www.news.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/letter-my-year-12-self-jessies-perspective

Who should go to open days

Who should go to open days

The short answer is everyone. Well that is to say anyone who is planning on a tertiary education (and that includes TAFE and VET of course). Perhaps you think that Year 12’s are the only people who should go to Open Days. Well they are definitely a large part of the target audience that’s for …

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QUT Future You STEM

QUT Future You is set to teach students the importance of a STEM mindset, helping to guide a new generation of leaders, entrepreneurs, and innovators to build the jobs of Australia’s future. QUT Future You includes the STEM Summit and STEM Internships and is open to high-achieving Year 11 and 12 high-school students. Delivered in …

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Australia’s First Degree Apprenticeship Program

BAE Systems Australia and the employer association Ai Group will launch the nation’s first degree apprenticeship program in 2023. The program will be delivered by Victoria University, and aims to increase skilled participation in major defence projects. The program has already received the endorsement of major employers in the sector. The program will include on-the-job …

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Take a Virtual Tour of Flinders

Want to see what a Flinders University campus is like but can’t make it? Flinders University has a virtual reality experience of their various campuses and buildings. Experience what life is like as a Flinders student, all from the comfort of your own home. You can take a look around campus here: https://cloudtour.cc/flinders/

Take a Virtual Tour of UTAS

Uni-View is an interactive virtual tour of the University of Tasmania. It showcases courses and programs from key areas in Student Learning, the College of Health and Medicine and the School of Creative Arts across 4 locations: the Sandy Bay Campus, the Newnham Campus, Hobart’s Medical Science Precinct and the Hunter Street Campus. Uni-View is …

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Guaranteed accommodation at ANU

Want peace of mind knowing your place to live is secured for 2023? With direct applications open now, the Australian National University is also offering guaranteed accommodation to anyone who receives an early offer to study. ANU has a wide range of accommodation options – check them out here. Direct applications close on 23 May, …

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Torrens University Australia – Career Crush Quiz

Want to turn your natural talents into a dream job? The Torrens University Australia Career Crush is an online quiz that reveals high school students’ personal strengths, passions and aspirations to match you with the careers and courses you’re most compatible with. Career Crush not only delivers a personality profile, compatible careers and courses, but …

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