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Changing Preferences - Murdoch University

Changing Preferences – Murdoch University

Murdoch University have published a blog detailing all the options facing Year 12’s students who are applying to their university for 2021. It includes information about Admission Pathways available in 2020, as well as Changing Preferences – what you might need to know. There are links to further resources and TISC’s relevant pages. You can …

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Find your Future at Deakin

Deakin University are offering a range of useful resources, programs and initiatives in the lead-up to the change of preference period, including: webinars course information and advice how to book a one-to-one consultation live chat and more. There are also other services that will be available once you have received your ATAR when you might …

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Career Advice from 4 Australian Fashion Creatives

Do you want to make it big one day in the fashion industry? It certainly won’t be a walk in the park – but four of Australia’s top fashion designers have provided some words of encouragement for anyone thinking of breaking into the industry. You can read their advice here: https://www.vogue.com.au/culture/careers/4-australian-fashion-creatives-share-the-best-career-advice-theyve-ever-been-given/image-gallery/bc6590b68fccf1cd8f8fa6035c88587f

Careers in the Outdoors Sector

Careers in the Outdoors Sector

If you have lots of energy, are passionate about the great outdoors, sports or wellbeing; you’re a people person and don’t mind being outside whatever the weather, a career in this industry could be perfect for you.   Industry overview from the Sport and Recreation IRC’s 2019 Skills Forecast Report   Employment in the Outdoors, …

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7 tips for your first year at uni

Are you finishing up Year 12 and thinking of heading off to uni next year? It’s quite different to school, and might seem a little daunting at first – but never fear. Third-year student Hannah Diviney has written up a blog with Careers in STEM packed with some useful tips for getting you through your …

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Are you ready to leave school?

Are you ready to leave school?

Finalise your 2021 study or work plans   Now’s the time (if you haven’t already) to finalise what you’ll be doing next year.   Planning a gap year?   You’re perfectly entitled to take a break and have some fun. Even if international travel isn’t on the cards just yet, there is plenty that you …

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Mentoring Programs

Mentoring Programs

Joining mentoring programs can be hugely beneficial in many stages of life. High school University Starting a new job Changing careers Are just a few examples of times when mentors could provide a supportive learning relationship that could help you move forward with more ease and confidence. What are mentors? Mentors are people with experience …

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Why sleep is so important

Why sleep is so important

We always talk about sleep being important for your mental and physical wellbeing, but truly it is. If you didn’t eat for a week, then your body would suffer. Don’t get enough sleep and your brain suffers too. Getting enough sleep can help you to: Recharge Process information Allow your body to rest and repair Feel …

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How to become an Online Tutor

What do Online Tutors do?   Online Tutors help students improve in their chosen subject area. They teach a huge variety of subjects, such as maths, music or languages, or they can help students with more general things like forming good study habits. Tutoring online gives you the ability to engage with students from across …

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How to become a Fashion Stylist

What do Fashion Stylists do?   Fashion stylists provide fashion advice. They may be responsible for choosing and co-ordinating clothes for models on photo shoots, or actors in tv and film productions. Or, as a Fashion stylist you might be hired by individuals to create a wardrobe that flatters them and suits their lifestyle and professional needs. …

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Are you OK? | Looking after your mental health

Your mental health and wellbeing’s important   Your brain is the most important organ is your body. So just like looking after your physical self, it’s important to look after your mental health too. You can look after your mental health in lots of ways. For example: making healthy and nutritious food choices ensuring you’re …

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Writing WA

If you’re interested in a writing career, you should see how Writing WA could help you to achieve your goals. Whether you’re looking to indulge your love of writing, or advance your skills, they’ve got the resources to help you succeed. Find local writing groups, or access workshops and courses. You can also find editors …

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Queensland Writers Centre

The Queensland Writers (QW) Centre champion writers of all ages and stages of their writing careers. Looking for a community that could help you to improve your writing skills, inspire you, or help you take the right steps on career pathway? Then this could be the place for you. Providing services from events and educational …

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Writers Victoria

Writers Victoria welcome writers of all ages and levels of experience to join their community. They provide courses and workshops. You could find a mentor or get help with your latest manuscript through a professional assessment. If you’re just looking for inspiration, information and advice, or perhaps taking your first tentative steps into the world of writing and would …

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Writing NSW

Writing NSW are an organisation making positive differences by bringing together aspirational, emerging, developing and established writers. They also provide support, writing programs and services. They offer courses for a variety of genres and writing levels. Special events are held throughout the year. You’ll still find some online ones you can register for right now. …

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Corona Virus Print & Social Media Images

Canva have created some great resources in conjunction with advice from the WHO, they could be useful to: stick them up in your classrooms share with your students in a presentation send out to parents by email start more conversations around the issue Here is the link where you can find their collection: https://about.canva.com/coronavirus-awareness-collection/ If …

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Starting University – advice from indigenous students

If you’re in Year 12 this year and planning to go to university in 2021, you could be feeling a little bit nervous about what’s in store for you. The ABC has published a new article with tips from current uni students that might help you address any niggles and embrace the excitement about heading …

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UTAS | Options Expo, Hobart

Discover where your results can take you next year. Join your Year 12 peers for advice on your course choices. Get advice on your next steps, choosing the right course for you, the application process and alternative entry pathways. Parents and guardians are welcome.

UTAS | Options Expo, Launceston

Discover where your results can take you next year. Join your Year 12 peers for advice on your course choices. Get advice on your next steps, choosing the right course for you, the application process and alternative entry pathways. Parents and guardians are welcome.

UTAS | Options Expo Webinar

Discover where your results can take you in 2020. Join the webinar to learn more about choosing the best degree or pathway for you and how to apply.

UQ | OP Results Advice

Whether you’re taking time off between high school and university, or this is your senior year of high school, you still have time to unlock the opportunity in your OP. Our next event is in December, so for now, hear from someone who’s been where you are now.

The Hunting | TV Series Premiering

There’s a new series coming to SBS, it “intimately and dramatically imagines the lives of four teenagers, their teachers and their families throughout the lead up, revelation and aftermath of a nude teen photo scandal”. If you’ve got teens, then it might be worth watching. Sharing any content online could have impacts from the mildly …

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VU | Sport & recreation career information for Year 9–11 students

Wednesday 26 June 2019 | 9.30am – 2pm | Footscray Park Campus Are your Year 9, 10 or 11 students interested in sport-related careers? Bring them along to our information day on 26 June for inspiration, information and hands-on activities. To register & for more information go to https://www.vu.edu.au/about-vu/news-events/events/sport-recreation-career-information-for-year-9-11-students

Surviving High School | 16 October

Entering High School can be as daunting for parents as it is for their child. It is a huge time of change and coupled with the fact that starting high school often coincides with the onset of puberty, it can be quite a roller coaster ride. During this practical session, Sharon Witt will discuss specific …

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