Environment

Young Reporters for the Environment International Competition

Young Reporters for the Environment (YRE) is a program designed to empower young people to take a stand on environmental issues they feel strongly about and give them a platform to to express these issues. Students are asked to pick an environmental topic relating to litter, waste or environmental pollution, investigate it, and then report …

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2024 Australian Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year Competition

The bioregion that encompasses Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica and New Guinea possesses a unique natural heritage stretching back more than 80 million years, to the break-up of the great southern continent of Gondwana. Professional, emerging and junior photographers from around the world are encouraged to submit their photographs taken in the Australia, New Zealand, Antarctica …

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University of Adelaide | Annual Geography, Environment and Population Workshop

How will climate change impact on our favourite places? The concepts of ‘place’ and ‘climate change adaptation’ will be introduced in this workshop. Students will be led through a discussion of how climate change might impact on places that they know well in South Australia, and how we might need to adapt those places to …

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Bow Seat Ocean Awareness Contest

The 13th annual Ocean Awareness Contest is a platform for young people to learn about environmental issues through art-making and creative communication, explore their relationship to a changing world, and become advocates for positive change. Students ages 11-18 from around the world are invited to participate. This year’s theme – Tell Your Climate Story – …

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WSU | Green Minds, Bright Futures

Western’s School of Science is inviting year 10-12 students to delve into the fascinating world of science and sustainability through a unique blend of online and on-campus experiences. Dive into Environment, Agriculture and Zoology on our 1100-hectare Hawkesbury campus, exploring cutting edge glasshouse technology and endangered woodlands and wetlands. Alternatively, explore cutting-edge plant-based food technology …

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TAFE QLD | Animal Studies Information Session

Join us for an online information session on studying animal care with TAFE Queensland on the Gold Coast. Whether you have a passion for animals, are considering continuing your career in veterinary science, or simply want to learn more about studying animal care with TAFE Queensland this session is designed to answer all your questions.

Science without Borders® International Student Art Contest

The Science Without Borders® Challenge is an international contest that engages students and teachers in ocean conservation through art. This annual competition inspires students to be creative while promoting public awareness of the need to preserve, protect, and restore the world’s oceans and aquatic resources. The theme for this year’s Science without Borders® Challenge is …

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Thinking of becoming a Vet?

Updated Veterinary Science closing dates at Charles Sturt

Charles Sturt have made some changes to the application closing dates for the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology / Bachelor of Veterinary Science course for 2024. They have extended the closing date for you to preference the course in UAC, and have brought forward the date for you to have your documents uploaded to complete your …

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UNSW Advantage and Gateway Awards

If you live in an eligible low-socioeconomic area, receive an offer from UNSW and enrol for Term 1 2024, you will be eligible to receive the $10,000 UNSW Advantage Award to support you in your first year of studies. Low-socioeconomic areas are based on IRSAD and IEO indexes of SEIFA criteria. Additionally, for 2024, all students …

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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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Resources for National Skills Week

National Skills Week is running from August 21-27. National Skills Week is dedicated to raising the profile and status of vocational learning, dispelling outdated myths and showcasing the attractive career opportunities for all Australians. Wondering how you can get your students and school involved in National Skills Week? They have provided a heap of great …

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Fuelling a Hydrogen Future: STEM Skills for Secondary Learning

Queensland secondary students can enrol into free online learning programs, Fuelling a Hydrogen Future: STEM Skills for Secondary Learning, under a new partnership between CQUniversity and the Queensland Government. These micro-credential programs seamlessly integrate into classrooms and equip students with industry-relevant skills and tools for the future workforce. Developed by CQU in partnership with Stanwell …

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Scholarships for regional and remote students

Scholarships for regional and rural students

If you live far away from the nearest university, it might seem like the costs of moving town are too much. Thankfully, universities and other institutions recognise this, and provide scholarship opportunities tailored to people living in regional and rural areas. So if you think it’s too expensive to move away for university, think again. …

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Geoscience Australia | Online professional learning: Natural hazards

Natural hazards and disasters can have a lasting impact on the Earth and our communities. By examining years of satellite imagery we can observe the extent of hazard impacts on our landscape and infrastructure and plan for future events. This teacher professional learning session will explore how Earth observation satellites are used to monitor natural …

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Geoscience Australia | Online professional learning: Earthquakes

Did you know that Geoscience Australia has years of earthquake data freely available online? This teacher professional learning session will explore how you can access real earthquake data in the classroom. Our dedicated education team will walk you through a global 3D earthquake model and provide you with some ready-to-use classroom activities where students can …

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CSIRO Sustainable Futures Program

The Sustainable Futures program is designed by the CSIRO to support primary and secondary teachers working with students in Years 3 to 10. Teachers who register with the program receive free access to digital teaching resources which includes a variety of ideas and activities to support the teaching of sustainability and the environment in Australian …

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What is it like to work in a zoo?

What is it like to work in a zoo?

Zoos have many purposes that revolve around conservation, education, and entertainment. One of their primary roles is to safeguard and protect certain animal species through breeding and preservation programs. They also offer visitors, especially children, a unique opportunity to connect with and learn about various animals, their habitats, and conservation efforts. Zoos also often contribute …

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Healthy Soil Competition 2023

Soil Week Australia is running its very successful Healthy Soil Competition again in 2023. The world under our feet is invisible, yet it is a world teeming with billions of microorganisms working together to keep our plants and animals, landscapes, and water supplies clean and healthy. Worms are wonderful and play a key role in …

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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.

AIQS Donald Napier Scholarships

AIQS offers a number of scholarships each year for Year 12 students who qualify for entry into a Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management (Economics) or other appropriate course at an AIQS accredited university in Australia. Of the scholarships offered, at least one Equity Scholarship will be awarded to a student experiencing educational disadvantages.

Powerhouse Late: Climate

Young scientists, designers, artists and activists are collaborating across disciplines and generations to take meaningful action on climate change. Inspired by 100 Climate Conversations, this evening will feature student and community-led workshops exploring the power of symbol and storytelling to fuel the climate movement. Group discussions will centre on how the strength and resilience needed to …

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Science in the Scrub 2023

Science in the Scrub is returning to Lizard Log for an exciting day jam-packed full of science, fun and discovery for the whole family. Unearth your inner scientist with hands-on, family-friendly science experiments and captivating displays. Get up close with native animals, chase giant bubbles, touch the world’s biggest seed, learn bush survival skills or …

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Science of Nature Community Open Day

Discover how organic farms work with nature to grow food at Sydney City Farm. Learn about urban ecology with free activities for all ages. Biodiversity experts will introduce you to local wildlife and demonstrate how to support biodiversity in urban environments. Aboriginal educators will share cultural knowledge of native plants we can grow and nurture. …

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WSU Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship

The Vice-Chancellor’s Leadership Scholarship (VCLS) aims to reward the success and accomplishments of high-achieving secondary school students who demonstrate excellence not only in their academic studies, but also in other aspects of their lives.

Bond University Leadership Scholarship

Our Leadership Scholarships aim to recognise current Year 12 students who have outstanding leadership experience and community involvement with a partial-fee tuition remission scholarship. Leadership Scholarships are awarded to students who demonstrate high academic achievement, as well as outstanding leadership skills and community achievements.

Young Carer Bursary

The Young Carer Bursary Program supports young carers to continue with their education and reduce their need to undertake paid work at the same time as their study and caring duties.

Harding Miller Education Foundation Scholarship

The Harding Miller Education Foundation Scholarship Program provides practical support to lift the educational and career aspirations of high potential Australian girls who are facing socio-economic hardship.

Holmesglen | Open Day

Hear from our teachers, explore our campuses and facilities, grab a bite to eat at the campus Hub, and see everything we have to offer.

Hear From a Participant in the AgCAREERSTART Program

AgCAREERSTART is a 10–12 month program placing young Australians, aged 17-25, on farms across Australia. It’s a great option if you’re looking for something unique to do for your Gap Year, or want to start your career in the agriculture industry. If you’re curious to learn more about what’s involved in the program and where …

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Melbourne Chancellors Scholarship

This scholarship is offered to talented students in recognition of their outstanding academic achievement during their Australian Year 12 or International Baccalaureate (IB).

Jobs for people who love puzzles

Jobs for People who Love Puzzles

Puzzles can be toys, games, or problems that are designed to test your ingenuity. From jigsaw puzzles and computer games, to crosswords and sudoku, there are lots of different ways you could be entertained by a great puzzle. But there’s more to puzzling than just fun. You can learn useful skills (puzzles are often used …

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John Curtin Scholarship Program

The John Curtin Scholarship Program invests in future leaders who intend to use their abilities and passion to lead positive change in the community. Scholars receive a high level of financial support over the duration of their undergraduate studies. More importantly, the program provides opportunities for scholars to develop the personal qualities to become a …

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Bond University Vice Chancellor’s Elite Scholarship

Our prestigious Vice Chancellor’s Elite Scholarships are awarded each year to a small group of outstanding applicants. Vice Chancellor’s Elite Scholars are selected on the basis of exceptional academic achievement, proven leadership ability and personal character. They are also identified by their teachers and peers for their commitment to their community and their willingness to …

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Monash Achieving Potential Scholarships for Distinction

This scholarship provides access to a Monash education for talented students who may not otherwise be able to fund their studies. If you are a low income earner and achieve an ATAR of 90.00+ you may be eligible for the Achieving Potential Scholarship for Distinction.

Kick-Start Your Farming Future with AgCAREERSTART

Agriculture is the world’s most important career. There are so many career paths to take in Agriculture: from animal husbandry, to developing and operating state-of-the-art machinery and technology, to business, marketing and STEM research and analysis; there have never been more opportunities to kick-start a life-long career in Agriculture. With the global population predicted to …

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MOD. Flex Schools Design Challenge

MOD. is committed to fostering the participation of young people in each of our exhibitions. As part of our exhibition FLEX (January – November 2023), we are inviting secondary school students to contribute to the content of this exhibition by creating either visual designs or artefacts for display in our gallery spaces, which answer the …

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All about Microcredentials

Bite-sized learning   In the future world of work, your transferable skills will be more important than ever. Gone are the days of getting one qualification and being done. Today, jobs are constantly evolving, which means our knowledge and skills need to as well. The popularity of microcredentials has exploded over the last few years. …

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What is it like to work on a farm

What is it Like to Work on a Farm?

Farms are places where workers cultivate and produce various agricultural products to meet the needs of a community or society at large. They play a crucial role in providing food, fibre, and other essential resources necessary for human sustenance and economic development. They serve as the backbone of the agricultural industry, where crops are grown, …

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University of Sydney | Vet Medicine Undergraduate Admissions Information Session

Join this session to learn about the Bachelor of Veterinary Biology and Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (BVB/DVM) at the University of Sydney. This session will cover undergraduate admission requirements for the BVB/DVM, including details for the submission of your commitment statement and completion of the Casper situational judgement test. You will be able to ask …

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What is it like to work in a vet clinic

What is it Like to Work in a Vet Clinic?

Veterinary clinics serve as a vital hub for the health and wellbeing of animals. They provide comprehensive medical care, diagnostics, and treatment for pets and other animals. Vet clinics play a crucial role in preventing and managing diseases, promoting animal welfare, and ensuring the longevity of our beloved companions. Vet clinics offer a wide range …

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UQ | Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and Technology (FEAST)

Future Experiences in Agriculture, Science and Technology (FEAST) is a four-day residential program to inspire high school students about rewarding science careers in the agriculture, animal, plant and food industries. FEAST is open to students in years 11 and 12 and is held each June/July at UQ Gatton. By participating in FEAST you’ll get to: test-drive university and meet …

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Holmesglen | Open Day

Hear from our teachers, explore our campuses and facilities, and see everything we have to offer. We ensure our students get the skills and development they need for a successful career.

Explore Archaeology at Flinders University

You’re invited to learn how archaeologists piece together the human story from its beginning, almost 8 million years ago, to now. Speak with our internationally-recognised teaching and research staff, current students and recent graduates throughout the day. Tour our laboratories and artefact collections. Get your hands dirty! Take part in activities which demonstrate the innovative …

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UniMelb | Focus on Agriculture

Are you passionate about addressing food sustainability challenges, protecting the health of animals and securing our future? In the Bachelor of Agriculture, you’ll gain knowledge and experience across science, technology and business to build a career with lasting impact. Book your place now to learn more about the Plant and Soil Science, Production Animal Science …

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Work experience ideas for animal lovers

Work Experience Ideas for High School Students Who Love Animals

As a high school student who loves animals, it can be challenging to find work experience opportunities that align with your passion. However, there are plenty of options available to gain valuable experience while working with animals. Here are three work experience ideas for animal lovers:   Volunteer at a local animal shelter   Volunteering …

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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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UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program

The UWA Fogarty Scholarship Program is one of Australia’s premier scholarship programs. It is a joint venture between the Fogarty Foundation and the University of Western Australia investing in the future leaders of our state.

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Scholarships – Not Just for High Achievers

Lots of people think that scholarships are only there to benefit a very specific bunch of people (like high achievers). But that’s not the case. Most scholarships are aimed at a certain category of applicants, that’s true. But there’s a huge list of categories to choose from.

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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Charles Sturt | Agriculture and environment careers online information night

Interested in being part of the future of agriculture? Want to do your bit to protect and preserve the environment? Be an agent of change and take your first step by joining us for Charles Sturt University’s agriculture and environmental careers course information night. We’re Australia’s largest and most experienced provider of agricultural, horticultural and …

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The Careers Clusters in a fire station

The Careers Clusters in a fire station

Fire stations are central hubs where emergency services and other workers gather to prepare for and respond to incidents, such as fires, floods, rescue and recovery missions, and other disasters (both natural and man-made). They need to be equipped and ready 24/7, as emergencies can happen at any time. They also work with schools, businesses, …

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Cool new courses

7 Cool New Courses in 2023

Each year, universities and other institutes update their courses and often add new ones. So if you’re looking for something new and exciting, or just something a little bit different, we’ve found some of the best cool new courses on offer in 2023. Check them out below.   Top 7 Cool New Courses   Machine …

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Marcus Oldham | Open Day 2023

At Marcus Oldham, we believe that when it comes to your future, it’s important to invest in a career, not just a course. Our courses in Agriculture, Agribusiness and Equine Business Management provide students with first-hand industry knowledge, business management skills, global opportunities and market leading entrepreneurship. Join us for our Open Day on July …

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work experience with council

Work Experience with Your Local Council

Looking for somewhere to do your work experience? A great place to consider is your local Council. Many local Councils have structured work experience programs for high school students, as well as VET and university students looking for placements. They’re definitely worth considering on your work experience search.   Why should I do work experience …

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Holmesglen | Open Day

Hear from our teachers, explore our campuses and facilities, and see everything we have to offer. We ensure our students get the skills and development they need for a successful career.

Curtin | Mining and the Lands

Curtin University and Ashanti Gold Australia have partnered to bring a unique opportunity to WA Indigenous high school girls. Mining and the Lands is a five-day residential camp for the girls to experience what it’s like to study and work in the mining industry in WA. Students tour operational mine sites in the Southwest where …

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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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