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The Learning Curve Wellbeing Program

The Learning Curve is a structured 48 week student wellbeing program helping students to become their best possible selves. Weekly topics and activities are derived from a combination of six equally important elements which when exercised in conjunction with each

10 Things to Teach your High School Leaver

10 Things to Teach your High School Leaver

The end of high school is a huge milestone in life. Not just for your children either, this is a huge thing for you as parents as well. It probably seems like yesterday when your child started out at kindy

New Apprenticeship Opportunities

Are you looking to kick start your career with an apprenticeship? This is a great way you can combine work and study, and get a foot in the door for your dream career. Here are some opportunities we’ve found you

National Skills Commission NERO Data Dashboard

The National Skills Commission (NSC) Nowcast of Employment by Region and Occupation (NERO) dashboard provides experimental data on the current employment by occupation in each region, highlighting changes in comparison with historical levels, using an emerging technique known as nowcasting.

Bond University’s Transformation Degrees

Bond University has long held a reputation for producing graduates equipped with the knowledge and capabilities necessary to be highly successful in their future lives and work. In 2020, we launched new degrees in Digital, Entrepreneurial, Health and Legal Transformation.

Are you a critical thinker?

Are you a Critical Thinker?

Lots of careers list critical thinking as a core skill that’s required in order to be successful. Find out if you are a critical thinker, get examples of why you might need this skill in the workplace and get tips

Financial Wellbeing Youth Design Challenge

Young people need to be able to navigate the world of finance so they can make good decisions and plan for the future. Financial skills are important both professionally and personally, yet for many people money isn’t something we talk

2022 Accommodation Applications at Newcastle Open Now

Applications are now open for student accommodation at the University of Newcastle in 2022. With nine residences to choose from, all within walking distance to class and only 20 minutes to the City campus via shuttle bus, you’ll have the

Indigenous Student Support at University

Going to uni?   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

Aussie Helpers Volunteers for Isolated Student Education (AHVise)

The Aussie Helpers Volunteers for Isolated Student Education (AHVise) program is an educational volunteer organisation that connects retired teachers, tutors and homestay volunteers ‘AHVISE angels’ with distance education students in remote Australia. AHVise is able to provide educational support to

APS Indigenous Apprenticeships Program

The Indigenous Apprenticeships Program is a pathway for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to start their career in the Australian Public Service (APS). The 12-month program offers: A permanent, full-time, entry-level job on-the-job training a competitive salary and great

Don't limit yourself

Don’t limit yourself

Deciding what to do when you finish school is hard. Anyone who tells you otherwise is lying (or has had a lifelong dream to be a policeman/nurse/astronaut). There’s a lot to consider, and sometimes you just need to go with

Thoroughbred Explorer Cadetship 2022

Are you passionate about horses? And wonder what it’s like to work in an industry where horses are everything? The Explorer Cadetship is the ultimate 12-month entry pathway into the Thoroughbred Breeding and Racing Industry. This program is the only


The GIE FEAS Program is a new alternate pathway program for female-identifying high school students in Year 11 and 12 who are applying for an eligible engineering degree at UNSW Sydney and expecting an ATAR within 10 points of the

How to become a Delivery Driver

Help our goods get from A to B   What do Delivery Drivers do?   Delivery Drivers operate a variety of vehicles, such as cars, trucks and vans, to bring goods to their destination. They may work with a huge

PhenomeWomen Competition

Have you always wanted to raise awareness? Create change? If you’re a young woman aged 13-18, it’s easy to be taken seriously through PhenomeWomen and the Crimson Youth Fund’s competition: Simple Speaks. Just write a speech, create an artwork or

Careers in Pharmacy

Careers in Pharmacy

When you think of a career in the Pharmaceutical Industry, you wouldn’t be alone if the only job you can think of is a Pharmacist. But did you know that even Pharmacists have a huge variety of professional paths available

Westpac Youth Impact Challenge

The Westpac Youth Impact Challenge is a nationwide initiative open to all young people around Australia aged 7 to 21 years. The Challenge aims to help young Australians solve problems in their local communities. To take part in the Challenge,

Participate in the Aussie Backyard Bird Count

The #AussieBirdCount is a great way to connect with the birds in your backyard no matter where your backyard happens to be — a suburban backyard, a local park, a patch of forest, down by the beach, or the main

Indigital Schools Program

Indigital Schools is an Indigenous designed digital skills training program for primary and high schools students. It enables Indigenous and non-Indigenous kids to connect with and learn from Elders about cultural knowledge, history and language, while learning digital skills in

Introduction to Critical Thinking with Grandshake

Learn to seek truth out from lies in an age of digital misinformation. Challenge your biases, diversify your perspective, and form fact-based judgements. This short 40-minute upskilling microprogram from Grandshake will introduce you to the essential critical thinking skills essential

Interested in a career as a Veterinary Practitioner?

In the latest interview from Braintree’s International Oyster Program, Christine Fernandes talks about her life as a Vet to support students as they navigate career options. Here is a glimpse of what was discussed! The full 15 minute interview is

University of Sydney Gadigal Program

The Gadigal Program is an Indigenous student pathway that supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students to study at the University of Sydney. Through the Gadigal Program you will have: the opportunity to apply for a Gadigal early conditional offer

Look after yourself and prevent burnout – 7 tips

Look after yourself and prevent burnout – 7 tips

Life can be tough and it can be busy. If you’re feeling exhausted, demotivated, or just plain down in the dumps, then you might need to make some changes.   When you feel like you can’t go on   Burnout

7 cool science jobs you might not know about

We all know about the standard jobs out there in science – biologist, researcher, chemist… But what if you’re looking for a career that’s a bit different? Well, there are plenty of weird and wonderful jobs in STEM as well.

Become a Citizen Scientist

Citizen scientists are normal people who volunteer to contribute to scientific experiments and research. It’s a great option for anyone considering a STEM career – get out there and take part in a real-life project to help you make a

Halogen Australia’s One Minute Wisdom Videos

Halogen Australia have put together a collection of short videos to give you just a little bit of life wisdom without interrupting your day. You can find the full collection here – youtube.com/playlist. Here are some of our favourites: Bindi Irwin

School Leaver Employment Supports (SLES)

School leaver employment supports are NDIS supports available to students leaving secondary school. These supports give you the skills and confidence to help you move from school to employment. They offer individualised supports for up to 2 years after finishing

Bond Medical Program – 2022 Intake Key Dates

The Bond University Medical Program is designed to equip graduates with the foundational knowledge, skills and attributes required to safely and effectively practise medicine in today’s complex healthcare environment. Due to Bonds tri-semester structure, graduating students will have the advantage

MyState Student Film Festival

The MyState Student Film Festival is back again for another year of fun, creativity and exploration. You can enter an original short film in whatever genre you like — drama, comedy, action, documentary, animation or even a music video. The

Insights Report – Impact of COVID

Short on time? Watch the video: We asked students, parents, teachers, and principals, how much impact COVID-19 has had on them, and the results show that the students are more ok than we think. In fact, from the data, it

Patrick White Indigenous Writers Award

The Patrick White Indigenous Writers Award has been designed to encourage Indigenous Australian students in Kindy to Year 12 studying in NSW to use their reading, writing, and creative skills. Students are encouraged to write a short story, play or

Volunteer with Allity Aged Care

Allity Aged Care are interested in hearing from people with all kinds of life experiences. If you bring a special skill or experience that their residents might enjoy, they would love to talk with you about how they can best

How to become a Mechanic

How to become a Mechanic

Repair vehicles to keep us moving   What do Mechanics do?   Mechanics use their skills and tools to repair and maintain vehicle engines and other related mechanical components. They can specialise to work on a variety of different vehicles,

Meet the people working in Aged Care

We know that jobs in health care are going to grow like crazy over the next five years. And even within this industry, aged carers are some of the most in-demand people Australia-wide. But did you know that there are

La Trobe University’s new Bachelor of Business

La Trobe University’s new Bachelor of Business is making it easier than ever for students to focus on the career they want. With a range of enhanced course options, they’ll find majors and minors that let them specialise in a

Taking a Gap Year during a Pandemic

Taking a Gap Year during a Pandemic

Perhaps you’re sick of studying after 12 years at school and are just craving a break. Are you hanging for adventure and independence, looking to explore new horizons and meet new people? Maybe you’d love to go to keep studying

First Pitch Competition

First Pitch calls on budding young entrepreneurs aged up to 18 to enter their best business pitch for the chance to win up to $2,500. You can submit a 3-minute pitch on a business innovation or idea that can make

Start your apprenticeship journey with CareerGate

Looking to start an apprenticeship? Whether you’re a school leaver or someone looking for a career change, CareerGate is the perfect solution to find the right apprenticeship for you. CareerGate is an online tool designed to help you find the

Our take on Australian Jobs 2021

Australian Jobs 2021 was released last week, and I’ve spent the past couple of days going over it in detail. It’s not the first report of its kind, but the pandemic has changed just about every aspect of the labour

7 ways volunteering could benefit you

Volunteering your precious free time to help worthy causes is a really noble undertaking. You won’t earn big bucks, but there are plenty of other ways that becoming a volunteer could be of value.   Learn new skills   No

How to become a Librarian

How to become a Librarian

Collect information and make it accessible   What do Librarians do?   Librarians develop and organise collections of information, such as books and electronic records. They assist people to help them find the information they are looking for. Librarians can

Owlypia Online Challenge

Owlypia Online is an online knowledge competition in the form of a multiple-choice exam. Students aged 9-18 compete with others internationally, showing their knowledge and skills in their favourite subject areas. Each participant receives a Certificate of Participation and a

World Mental Health Day 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for managing our mental health. Lockdowns, social distancing requirements, travel restrictions, and the constantly changing position we find ourselves in is stressful. This makes prioritising our mental health and wellbeing more important

9 Study Tips for Term 4

9 Study Tips for Term 4

Term 4 is that last long haul before you’ll be rewarded with summer break and Christmas – that’s worth getting excited about. It also means exams, reports and preparing for next year. If you’re in Year 12 with finals coming

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