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Surprised by your ATAR?

Surprised by your ATAR? Bond University’s dedicated Regional Managers are available to help you explore program changes and alternative pathways for university next year. Contact your Regional Manager today for a personalised consultation about your study options and future career.

Still weighing up your uni options? Make sure you talk to current students!

Congratulations, you made it through the HSC! It’s time to think about what comes next. Will you get the ATAR you need to get into your dream degree? Did you reach your goal and now are tossing up between your options? For some students, it can be tricky to decide what to purse once you’ve …

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Vocational Training as a career pathway

Vocational Training as a career pathway

Vocational Education and Training (VET) is gaining popularity, as learning while earning is being viewed more favourably, especially since COVID-19. SBS revealed this week that 11 of the top 12 in-demand occupations can be accessed via a VET pathway. Top 12 occupations in demand listed are: Child carers Retail sales assistants Receptionists Truck drivers Managers …

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We the Differents

Everybody’s education journey is different. Whether you want to go to uni or TAFE, do an apprenticeship, or take a gap year, there are options out there for you. The Queensland Government has launched We the Differents, a website with information on your options during and after school. Check it out here: https://www.wethedifferents.qld.edu.au/

The benefits of studying university online

Why school leavers should consider online university as an option   If you’re leaving school this year and thinking about applying for university in 2021, have you considered enrolling in an online course? With all the disruptions to your education and your life so far in 2020, it’s another option that’s definitely worth looking into. …

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ACU | Know Your Options, Canberra

Drop into AskACU to talk about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

ACU | Know Your Options, North Sydney

Come along to Know Your Options, an event where you can talk to experts about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

ACU | Know Your Options, Online (UAC)

Do you have questions about your study options? We’re running online chats through Facebook Messenger, so you can talk one-on-one with an ACU team member about your studies. Get the personalised advice you need to make your study decision.

ACU | Know Your Options, Strathfield

Come along to Know Your Options, an event where you can talk to experts about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

ACU | Know Your Options, Brisbane

Come along to Know Your Options, an event where you can talk to experts about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

University Offers and your options

Congratulations if you’ve received your ATAR results, and good luck to those students who’ll be receiving theirs in the next few days. Hopefully your exams went really well and you’ll get an offer for your first preference. If that’s not the case, you’ve still got time and options on your hands. Here’s our offers flow …

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ACU | Know Your Options, Melbourne

Come along to Know Your Options, an event where you can talk to experts about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

ACU | Know Your Options, Ballarat

Come along to Know Your Options, where you can book a 30-minute one-on-one consultation with an expert to chat about your course and career path, learn about alternative entry and admission pathways, and explore our campus.

Tec-NQ Information Session

At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is a registered training organisation (RTO) and a senior secondary school that has been in operation since 2007. Tec-NQ provides a range of training and educational programs to Townsville and the North Queensland region including full-time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and …

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University Offers Simplified

In an ideal world, you’ll know exactly what you’d like to study and where. You put that in your first preference spot on your university application which you then submit to the admissions centre (or direct to some institutions). The ATAR release date comes around, you get the score you wanted – or better – …

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Changed your mind no problem change your preferences

Changed your mind? No problem, change your preferences

Applying to uni has been designed to be a flexible system (within reason). Universities and admission centres recognise entering into tertiary studies is a big decision and people change their minds for all kinds of reasons. It happens and it’s no big deal, with just a little bit of time and effort you can easily …

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Tec-NQ Information Session

At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is a registered training organisation (RTO) and a senior secondary school that has been in operation since 2007. Tec-NQ provides a range of training and educational programs to Townsville and the North Queensland region including full-time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and …

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Are tradies Australia’s new rich?

“Air-conditioning and refrigeration mechanics were found to be Australia’s richest tradespeople, snapping $83,278 annually, closely followed by electricians who earn $82,782 and fitters, turners and machinists who make $79,170 a year.” A career in the trades could help you to start earning straight away and set you up with a future-proof career. Plus there’s always …

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Cyber Security

Cyber security helps organisations – small and large – and individuals prevent data breaches, identity theft, malware and ransomware attacks, and aids in risk management. What type of person would this job suit? You’ll need to have great tech skills including system and web application administration, coding, understand the architecture, administration, and management of operating …

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Tec-NQ Information Session

At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is a registered training organisation (RTO) and a senior secondary school that has been in operation since 2007. Tec-NQ provides a range of training and educational programs to Townsville and the North Queensland region including full-time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and …

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TAFE and VET funding options explained

If you’ve decided that TAFE or VET is the best option for you after leaving high school, but you’re confused about the fees or just worried about whether you can afford it. There are options for you to investigate.   Subsidised Training You may have come across the term “subsidised training”. This means that either …

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VET for Secondary Students with Holmesglen

Holmesglen provide Vocational Education and Training (VET) to students still enrolled at high school, that counts towards your VCE or VCAL certificate. From furniture making and fashion courses, to engineering and IT, there are plenty of courses to tempt you – check out the entire list here. The courses are undertaken part time, over 2 …

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Tec-NQ Information Session

At Tec-NQ, trades are a career of first choice. Tec-NQ is a registered training organisation (RTO) and a senior secondary school that has been in operation since 2007. Tec-NQ provides a range of training and educational programs to Townsville and the North Queensland region including full-time apprentice training, on demand industry training, pre-employment programs and …

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UNSW’s EAPL Program OPEN

What is EAPL? If you’re planning on applying to UNSW to study in 2020, and you’ve been excelling in a sport, academically, in leadership, and/or in music, and performing or competing at an elite level in Years 11 & 12. Then you could be eligible to apply for UNSW’s Elite Athletes, Performers and Leaders (EAPL) …

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Civil Engineering

Civil Engineers and Drafts people help create the spaces where people live, move, and work. They design, build, operate and maintain all sorts of structures, including roads, ports, railways, mines, dams, structures and more.   What type of person would this job suit? You need to be creative, with an eye for design and strong …

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Early offer closing dates 2019

If you’re interested in applying to Uni and receiving a conditional offer* before you’ve sat your exams, then there’s still chance to apply to some of the early offer schemes around Australia. * A “conditional offer” means it’s based on your predicted ATAR / OP score. It’s not guaranteed, you’ll have to achieve your predicted …

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Geelong TIS | Information Event

Friday 26 July 2019 | 9.30 – 2.45pm | Deakin Uni Yr 12 students attend a presentation about VTAC and transitioning to tertiary education after high school, then have an opportunity to meet and gain information from a range of tertiary institutions. This session runs for about 1 hour in total. For more information or …

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Loddon TIS | Information Event

Monday 22 – Thursday 24 July 2019 | 9.30 – 2.45pm | Charlton, Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Echuca/Moama Yr 12 students attend a presentation about VTAC and transitioning to tertiary education after high school, then have an opportunity to meet and gain information from a range of tertiary institutions. This session runs for about …

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Physicians and Paediatricians

What do they do? Physicians and Paediatricians (aka specialists, specialist physicians or consultant physicians) are qualified medical doctors who have gone on to complete further training in a medical specialty. Physicians are responsible for diagnosing, treating and managing the medical conditions of adults. Paediatricians do the same thing but work with infants, children and adolescents. They care for difficult, …

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TAFE SA – Information Session

TAFE SA will be delivering information on the following courses from their Barossa Campus: Diploma of Conservation and Land Management/Bachelor of Science (Wildlife Conservation Biology) – Uni of Adelaide Pathway Diploma of Conservation and Land Management Certificate II in Conservation and Land Management Certificate III in Conservation and Land Management Certificate II in Horticulture Certificate …

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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

2019 Western Victorian Careers Expo

Tuesday 25 June 2019 | 9.30am – 2.00pm | Wimmera Events Centre, Longerenong The Western Victorian Careers Expo is country Victoria’s largest careers expo. A one-stop-shop of vocational information to Western Victorian students, school leavers, job seekers, career changers, those returning to work and people considering further study or training. For more information go to …

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North East TIS | Information Event

Friday 21 June 2019 | 10am – 1.15pm | Cathedral College Wangaratta Yr 12 students attend a presentation about VTAC and transitioning to tertiary education after high school, then have an opportunity to meet and gain information from a range of tertiary institutions. This session runs for about 1 hour in total. To register or …

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Apprenticeships Matter

If you’re thinking about taking on an apprenticeship or traineeship and you’re in Victoria, Apprenticeships Matters have tonnes of information that could help you move forward. Apprenticeships can take up to four years to complete and focus on trades such as carpentry, hairdressing or electrical. Traineeships can take up to one or two years to …

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City TIS | Information Event

Monday 17 and Tuesday 18 June 2019 |  9.30am – 3pm | RMIT Swanston Campus Yr 12 students attend a presentation about VTAC and transitioning to tertiary education after high school, then have an opportunity to meet and gain information from a range of tertiary institutions. This session runs for about 1 hour in total. …

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University of Melbourne | My Future in Music

Wednesday 12 June 2019 | 6 – 8pm Hanson Dyer Hall, Southbank Campus The My Future in Music course information evening is your opportunity to: Chat face-to-face with University of Melbourne staff Hear from current students about uni life Explore topics such as specialisations, breadth options, electives, internships, studying overseas, scholarships and research opportunities Discover the career …

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UQ Year 10 Subject Selection Guide

The University of Queensland have produced a five-step guide to planning your future study options. If you’re in Year 10 and are interested in going to Uni after high school, you can explore careers and courses that you could study at UQ. There’s a really easy to understand guide detailing the courses on offer, along with …

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Guide to university for Year 10 students | Deakin University

Deakin have taken the approach of helping Year 10 students explore their future study options, and narrow down subject selections to make now based on what they think they might be interested in doing at Uni. There’s lots of useful advice and tips you can learn from this guide if you’re planning on going to …

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Year 10 Subject Selection Guide | University of Sydney 2020

If you’re in Year 10 and have already identified the University of Sydney as being a University you’re interested in attending, you might like to read their tips about subject selection in high school. To get accepted on to lots of University courses, you’ll need to have successfully completed certain (prerequisite) subjects in Years 11 …

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VTAC Year 10 Guide – 2019

VTAC’s step-by-step guide for year 10 students making subject selections is out now. It contains lots of information and activities, and will show you how to start the decision making process and set future goals for yourself. There’s an explantation about the Victorian high school qualifications, tips for researching tertiary (after high school) education options. …

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QTAC’s Year 10 Guide

Going into Year 10 and choosing the subjects you’d like to study in your senior years can be exciting, and also a little bit daunting. QTAC have put together a really handy PDF guide that could help you navigate this period more easily. It contains tonnes of information about how to choose subjects that will …

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UAC’s Subject Compass

In Year 10, students finally get the chance to make choices about which subjects they’d like to study (and which ones you can finally drop). Whilst that’s great on most levels, actually making the decisions isn’t always easy. Choosing subjects that you like and that you’re good at are the best ways to choose what …

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2019 Teach Rural Career Fair

Wednesday 8 May 2019 1pm – 7pm. At Brisbane Convention Centre. For teachers, students studying teaching, high school students interested in a teaching career. Find out what’s available teaching rurally in Queensland and get all your questions answered. Register for a ticket here https://secure.entegy.com.au/trcf19/registration/?fbclid=IwAR3SohuzbvThE8lGnOLw4b5H1Ju86R73foeBpZ1lfPSsNZmi2wRVoF4zBzk  

Hairdresser

  What do they do? Hairdressers cut or style hair in order to change or maintain a person’s image. This is achieved using a combination of hair colouring, haircutting, and hair texturing techniques. If you like people and get a buzz from helping them look and feel better about themselves. You’ve lots of physical stamina …

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How to become an Architect in Australia

How to become an Architect in Australia

  What do they do? Architects plan, design and review the construction of buildings and spaces. They turn a client’s vision into a reality and provide the ‘map’ for the construction industry to follow. Creative and technical, part Artist and part Engineer. If you have these skills and are passionate about improving the physical and …

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Job Spotlight Food Industry

What job could you do? When you think about careers with food you probably think Baker, Butcher, Chef, Cook, Restaurant Manager, bartender, barista, wait staff etc. You’re not wrong. But there are so many other options to consider. Craft Brewer Food Technologist Food blogger Dietician Farmers Market Manager Providore Caterer Food Photographer Sommelier Environmental Health …

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HSC True Reward at WSU

HSC True Reward is Western Sydney University’s early offer program. Get an early offer into a University degree based on your HSC results and corresponding HSC subject band outcomes, not your overall ATAR. Check their website regularly for the dates (they’re not out yet). OPEN DATE TBC CUT OFF DATE TBC NOTIFICATION DATE Before the …

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Early Admission at UOW

University of Wollongong’s early offer program for Year 12 students. The results you’ve got so far will be assessed and can reward you with an early offer for your chosen degree (or degrees) before you sit your first exam. You’re eligible to apply if you are completing your final year at an Australian high school. …

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USYD Early Offers

Whether you experienced hardship in year 12, had commitments as a student leader, athlete, or performer, or experienced another disadvantage, the University of Sydney have a range of schemes which could guarantee early conditional entry. Early Offer Year 12 (E12) Scheme – includes a scholarship – apply for SRS via UAC – upload answers to …

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USC’s Early Offer Guarantee program

The Early Offer Guarantee allows you to secure an offer to study at University of the Sunshine Coast as early as November, before OPs and results are released. The offer is made based on your school Principal’s recommendation. Your Principal will consider your academic performance, as well as your motivation, talents, passions and abilities to …

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USQ Year 12 Early Round Scholarships

In 2020 the University of Southern Queensland will again offer 50 Early Round Scholarships to Year 12 students before they finished high school. Students have the opportunity to receive an offer for a scholarship before they know their OP results! OPEN DATE End of July 2019 TBC CUT OFF DATE 30 August 2019 NOTIFICATION DATE …

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UON Early Offer Program

The University of Newcastle’s Year 12 Subject Spotlight is where your ATAR doesn’t define who you are – it is your unique passions, abilities and ambitions that matter. The Year 12 Subject Spotlight program rewards you with an early offer for your hard work and strong results in one or more subjects related to your …

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UNE Early Entry

UNE’s Early Entry recognises that your story is not best told by a number and ensures that you have the best opportunity to go to university. OPEN DATE Open now CUT OFF DATE 27 September 2019 NOTIFICATION DATE Early November 2019 LOCATION New South Wales Assessment Criteria Early Entry relies on your school’s assessment of …

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SCU STAR program

The STAR early offer program is a fast-track offer initiative where Year 12 students can secure a place with Southern Cross University before the tertiary offer rounds. OPEN DATE Around July 2019 (TBC) CUT OFF DATE Around September 2019 (TBC) NOTIFICATION DATE QLD – October 2019 TBC NSW – November 2019 TBC LOCATION NSW & QLD …

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Macquarie University GELP

Global Leadership Entry Program (GELP) For students who are kicking goals at school and making a positive change in your community through leadership and service. Fill out an expression of interest form, and check the website as details are updated (early 2019) for 2020 applications OPEN DATE TBC CUT OFF DATE TBC NOTIFICATION DATE TBC …

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La Trobe University’s Aspire Program

Get a head start at La Trobe with an early conditional offer into your chosen course. OPEN DATE June 2019 CUT OFF DATE End of August 2019 NOTIFICATION DATE September 2019 LOCATION Victoria Application Criteria Community engagement / involvement such as: – volunteering with organisations or community groups – involvement with local sports groups – …

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Campion College Early Acceptance Scheme

For current school leavers (Year 12 students) who are in the process of completing their formal studies at a secondary school, and will receive an ATAR. The Early Acceptance Scheme provides the opportunity for successful applicants to receive their offer based on their completed application. The offer will be conditional on meeting the minimum ATAR …

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Bond University – Early Offers

Bond students don’t get lost in the crowd. They get personal attention. You can apply for 2020 courses and receive an early offer. OPEN DATE Once you’ve received your Semester 1 Year 12 results CUT OFF DATE N/A (but would be wise to submit it as soon as possible) NOTIFICATION DATE 10 business days after …

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ANU – Early Conditional Offers

ANU could make you an early or priority offer of admission based on your Selection Ranks, if you are a talented student, or have varied life experiences. Early offers are open to students from all backgrounds, from every town and city of Australia. All of them deserve the opportunity to access the life-changing benefits of …

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Australian School-based Apprenticeships

Australian School-based Apprenticeships (SBATs) are a way of starting a your transition into the workplace, while keeping you connected to the school environment, continuing on with a broad range of school subjects. If you’d like to know more about training, have a look at Australian Apprenticeships Pathways

Study Overseas at the University of Oxford

Oxford is one of the most international universities in the world. Today, one third of its students, including 17% of undergraduates, are international citizens, and come from over 150 countries. Find out more about: how to apply as an international student applying using international qualifications visa and immigration information English language requirements interview arrangements Click …

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Considering a gap year?

A gap year is anything but a year off! In fact, gap programs are formative experiences for high school juniors and seniors. They encourage personal growth and also can help students determine how best to pursue their college education. Research has shown that deferring college to travel, work, and volunteer overseas can be among the most important choices a high school student makes. And best of all, …

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University Early Offers

Receive a guaranteed spot at the Universities of your choice before you get your ATAR/OP Embarking on a tertiary education can be a daunting process. You’ve got lots of decisions to make and lots on your plate, but an Early Offer from a university can help reduce the normal stresses of Year 12 and give …

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