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Careers Adviser: Julie Koranyi

Careers Adviser: Julie Koranyi



ANU Sydney Advisory Day 2019

17 December 3pm - 7pm

Terrace Room Australian National Maritime Museum 2 Murray Street, Sydney

Have you received a conditional offer to study in 2020 or are you interested in studying at The Australian National University? At the Sydney advisory day you will have one-on-one access to advisors, as well as representatives from our academic Colleges.

We will be there to answer your questions, no matter how general or detailed, so we encourage you to come along to learn more about why ANU is the right choice for you.


UOW - Discover the world of Robotics!

13 to 14 January

16 to 17 January

20 to 21 January

Looking for an exciting School holiday activity? Thanks to the generosity of the University of Wollongong, the Project Bucephalus Robo Camps will return to the UOW in January 2020.

Learn the basics in "Introduction to MINDSTORMS", or design a remote-control robot to take place in a challenging team game in “Battle Ball”. Visit below to find more information and register today!

UNSW Physics Bridging Course

On time registrations will close 5pm Friday 17th January 2020.

Mon., 20/01/2020, 9:00 am – Fri., 07/02/2020, 5:00 pm

·      It is recommended that you have knowledge to the HSC Mathematics level, or equivalent for effective study in the Physics Bridging Course.

·      Students with no prior knowledge of HSC Physics, and who intend on studying physics in the first-year of their degree are encouraged to participate in the Physics Bridging Course.

University of Tasmania Know Your Options webinar

17 December

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. Contact Emma Young T: 0439 062 648


Bond University Applications Open for January

Apply now

At Bond, you will not become just another student in the background. You are always visible. Your lecturers will know you, your tutors will invest time in you, so your learning will get the attention it deserves. It’s what sets us apart. An individual approach to learning that makes us different from the rest. And it’s why we produce graduates who get noticed above others. Bond students don’t get lost in the crowd. They get personal attention.
They’re visible. They stand out. Now and after they graduate.

UOW ATAR Live Chat

18 December. 5pm Online

Is your ATAR higher or lower than you expected? Is it enough to get into your dream course? What about your other options and pathways?

Join us as we answer your questions LIVE - giving you the answers you need so you can make the right decisions.


UOW College Australia

Get to where you’re going with a UOW College program. But wait – where are you going exactly? Need some help in identifying your career direction and the course appropriate to your skills, abilities and interests to achieve this? Careers Central at the University of Wollongong can help! Careers Central provides resources, programs, events and services to help students establish appropriate career goals and identify pathways and strategies to achieve them. It also provides information on professional experience opportunities, finding and applying for jobs and general careers advice. For more information, go to Careers Central.


Avondale Open Day 2020 – Plan Ahead

10 June

Avondale College of Higher Education is a private tertiary education provider offering Bachelor degrees in Arts, Business, Ministry, Nursing, Science and Teaching. Open Day is an opportunity for you to realise your potential and immerse yourself in the Avondale experience. Explore the possibilities and discover what 2020 could hold for you. Hear from current students, lecturers and staff and find out everything you need to know about studying at college.
Your day will include:

  • Tours of our Lake Macquarie campus
  • Interactive course sessions
  • Information about courses, scholarships, applying, alternate entry options and student life
  • Sessions on HSC lectures and study tips


Avondale – A Teaching Career Information Night

10 December. 6pm to 7pm

21 January. 6pm to 7pm

If you’ve been called to shape the lives of young children, then come along to a Teaching Information Night.

  • Find out more about the courses
  • Chat directly with course conveners
  • Find out why Avondale University College’s teaching quality is rated 6% higher than the national average* and the student support is rated 10% higher than the national average


Get Into Med - Sydney

 Sat, 18 January, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM

 John B Reid Theatre, UNSW Kensington Campus, Botany St, AGSM Building, Sydney

 Medical school admission is becoming an increasingly difficult task.

The number of medical school places has doubled in Australia and New Zealand over the past 15 years, but as supply has increased, so has demand. As more students become aware of the exciting career prospects of a medical practitioner, medical school competitiveness becomes stronger and stronger.







20 to 24 January

With over 1,200 courses, diplomas and degrees, InfoFest is a great opportunity to get the lowdown on your perfect career. Whether you are already working and looking to build new skills to land a promotion, a school leaver wanting to get qualified faster, or if you are thinking about an exciting career change and after some essential new skills – you can explore a multitude of options at TAFE NSW InfoFest.

TAFE NSW InfoFest allows you to hear directly from our teachers, get the course information you need, as well as any assistance you may require to finalise your enrolment for Semester 1, 2020

Register at:


Auto Apprenticeship Vacancies

The positions indicated below are our current vacancies that we are recruiting for. If you are a job seeker looking for an immediate start to your automotive apprenticeship and you see an apprenticeship that is right for you, APPLY NOW and start an apprenticeship with us. Contact 02 9891 6900 or visit:


What is TAFE Digital ?

250 courses online. In your own time, in your own space, at your own pace, be whatever you want to be with TAFE Digital. TAFE Digital is part of TAFE NSW, the largest online education provider in Australia. We combine the best of all previous TAFE NSW online platforms (OTEN, TAFEnow and TAFE Online) to offer you over 250 current and industry relevant courses across the range of modern industries.

TAFE NSW Student Services 

TAFE NSW deliver high quality education across a variety of course areas, equipping students with the skills they need to secure the job they want. But did you know that we provide more than education? Whether students need support with study skills, child care or disability support, TAFE offers a range of student support services to help all students succeed.

Future Electricians Note - Apprenticeships Still Available Now

NECA are still Looking to fill Numbers for the 2020 Recruitment.

We still have some available positions for Early 2020 Commencement. Ph: 9744 2754
E. W.

Register here:



Endeavour College of Natural Health Open Day - Thinking about studying natural health?

18 January 2020. 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

815 - 825 George Street, Haymarket

Endeavour College of Natural Health's Open Day is a fantastic opportunity to find out more about our courses, meet the academics and learn more about the student experience.

Here’s what you can expect from our Open Day:

·         Meet our industry expert academics and teaching staff

·         Chat with current students about their experience

·         Tour the campus and visit our teaching clinic, library, student areas and teaching rooms

·         Discover what career options are available to you after graduating

·         Find out more about our courses including what you’ll learn,

NIDA Studio for Young Actors 

Audition dates from 14 December onwards. Check the link below and select.

Studio courses for adults and young people. Intensive part-time courses for young people and adults.

Designed to develop skills and techniques in the performing arts, NIDA Studios deliver rigorous, practice-driven training in a supportive and collaborative environment. Classes are delivered on weekends over six or 12 months with a twice-yearly intake.

AIT Open Day

1 February 2020

AIT's Open Day is perfect for those wanting to explore the endless opportunities available in the growing creative industry. This fun and interactive day is a great way to get further information on our curriculum, course requirements and study pathways. Our friendly staff & students will also be there to talk to and get advice from. Learn about careers and study options in film production, animation, digital design, game design, and IT. Check out our campus and be part of our fun activities


Patrick Careers Academy January Information Session

To find out more about our Diploma courses in Business, Hospitality Management and Social Media Marketing  and the many career pathways we offer, come to our free information session. Alternatively, contact us for an individual appointment with one of our Course and Career Consultants. Register here:


Screenteens School Holiday Workshop

21 to 23 January. 10.00am -1.00pm

84-86 Mary St, Surry Hills

Screenteens is Australia’s leading program for young adults between 12 and 16 years old who are interested in developing their performance skills for Film and Television. Whether you’ve recently signed up to an agency, or you want to begin your journey into professional acting, this Holiday Workshop is the ideal platform to brush up on your acting skills for working in the Film and Television Industry.

The Screenteens Holiday Workshop provides a fun, engaging and professional learning environment where young students will build a solid understanding of the acting industry. You’ll become confident with your knowledge of the performance making process whilst making new friends in a social and creative setting.

Bedford College Scholarships 2020

Closes 10 December at 5pm

Scholarships are offered at Bedford College to domestic students on a ‘needs’ basis and cover half (50%) of the tuition fee for the academic year.

Scholarship recipients choose from one of the following 40 week Diploma courses:

·         Business

·         Early Childhood Education and Care

·         Community Services




Google Code‑in 2019 has begun. Register now. New tasks are being added daily.

Now to 24 January

Pre-university students ages 13 to 17 are invited to take part in Google Code-in: Our global, online contest introducing teenagers to the world of open source development. With a wide variety of bite-sized tasks, it’s easy for beginners to jump in and get started no matter what skills they have.

Mentors from our participating organizations lend a helping hand as participants learn what it’s like to work on an open source project. Participants get to work on real software and win prizes from t-shirts to a trip to Google HQ!

AFTT Film High School Workshop

 22nd January 2020.  9:30am – 5:00pm
Academy of Film, Theatre & Television, 41 Holt Street, Surry Hills

 $50 for 1x workshop | $80 for admission to 2x workshops | $120 for admission to 3x workshops

Other Workshops available:
21st January 2020 Performance Workshop
23rd January 2020 Live Production Workshop
Please bring an external hard drive (minimum 16GB) on the day. Come along to our introductory workshop and learn what a career in the film industry would be like. This workshop is a great opportunity to visit our campus and experience the way we teach our students as we showcase film in a concise one day workshop. This is a very hands on day where students will have a chance to interact, use state of the art equipment and learn new techniques.

Songwriting + Production Short Course (JMC Sydney)

Mon., 20/01/2020, 9:30 am – Thu., 23/01/2020, 4:30 pm

561 Harris St, Ultimo

JMC will be providing the opportunity for Songwriters, Producers and Instrumentalists to work together in small groups and as individuals to write, record and mix an original song. On the last day of the Short Course the completed songs will be played to a panel of industry professionals who will provide feedback on the final song.


Torrens University Virtual Open Day

29 January 2020, 12pm - 3pm


Virtual Open Day is a customised online event that is designed for you to explore your study options in courses related to Business, Design, Technology, Hospitality, Health and Education.

·         Live chat directly with Academics and Course & Career Advisors

·         Get all your questions about study and student life answered

·         Learn more about our dynamic undergraduate and postgraduate courses


Design Portfolio Workshop Summer Workshop (2 Days, Sydney Campus)

Thu., 09/01/2020, 10:00 am – Fri., 10/01/2020, 3:00 pm

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills

This two-day workshop is designed to teach students the fundamental layout, design and construction methods used to present a personal creative portfolio at a professional standard and equips students with the skills and confidence to present their portfolio of creative work.

This workshop is offered to support students in Year 12 or applying for further education in design and creative industries. This workshop is suitable for students, working professionals and those with a keen interest in design.

Fashion Illustration Summer Workshop 

Mon., 13/01/2020, 10:00 am – Fri., 17/01/2020, 3:00 pm

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills

 The Fashion Illustration Workshop will explore drawing techniques fundamental for budding fashion designers. This workshop is available in a single five day block, in which you will gain an understanding of the fashion figure on paper, experiment with different materials and learn techniques for presenting your creative ideas.

Foundation Sewing Studio Summer Workshop 2020 (5 Days, Sydney Campus)

Mon., 06/01/2020, 10:00 am – Fri., 10/01/2020, 3:00 pm

Whitehouse Institute of Design, Australia, 2 Short Street, Surry Hills

The Foundation Sewing Studio provides individuals with an introduction to the application and modification of patterns, together with techniques to embellish and construct a complete garment. The Foundation Sewing Workshop is aimed at those wishing to gain pattern making and sewing skills or those with an interest in fashion.

Script to Screen Short Course (JMC Sydney)

 Mon., 20/01/2020, 9:30 am – Fri., 24/01/2020, 4:30 pm 

 561 Harris St, Ultimo, Sydney

 In this five day intensive filmmaking Short Course, you'll get creative using the JMC Film and Television Studio’s exciting facilities, developing a short film script from page to screen.

Experienced industry filmmakers and technicians guide students through a series of practical exercises to conquer the major areas of writing, directing, cinematography, and post production - using JMC’s state-of-the-art post-production labs. Learn how to structure, write, break down, and rehearse a short script and to plan a shoot from beginning to end, all the while working with a collective group of like-minds and professional actors. With hands-on experience operating professional cameras and sound, by the end you will not only understand the inside scoop on the inner workings of crew roles and the filmmaking process – but also get to finish a short film.

Recording + Mixing a Band Short Course (JMC Sydney)

 Mon., 20/01/2020, 9:30 am – Tue., 21/01/2020, 4:30 pm

 561 Harris St, Ultimo

·          Recording console signal flow

·         Microphone selection for specific instruments

·         Setting up instruments in the recording space to achieve the best sound quality

·         Setting up Pro-tools for recording a band

·         Recording a band live

SAE Creative Workshops - Sydney and Byron Bay Campuses

Tuesday 21 January 2020 – Thursday 23 January 2020. 10AM - 4PM each day

SAE Sydney Campus is opening its doors this January for the SAE Creative Workshops, a three day program to expand your skills and work on inspiring creative projects in the fields of Animation, Audio, Design, Film or Games.


Byron Bay

AIM Sydney Information Evening

17 January 2020

 Australian Institute of Music, 1 Foveaux Street, Surry Hills

 AIM Sydney invites you to an intimate evening information session where we'll take you on a personalised campus tour, hear what makes AIM special from our academics and students plus have a chat to our friendly team members who will be able to answer any questions you may have ahead of our May 2020 intake.


Applications open for GenTech Coding Bootcamp

Next intake from 23 March 2020

The future of work is changing. We think education must change with it. At Coder Academy, go beyond the theory and focus on hands-on, project-based, practical learning. Following the success of our intensive 6-month Fast Track coding bootcamp, GenTech is the flexible version that gets you the same results, qualification, and experience in 10 months. GenTech is aimed at the next generation of in-demand developers -- people fresh out of school, returning to the workforce, or taking the first step towards pursuing a fulfilling career in technology. Our devs in training will code every day using industry relevant languages and frameworks, collaborate with like-minded peers on impactful projects for real clients, and build a strong network with industry leaders.


The Big Meet

3 April 2020

International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Drive, Darling Harbour, Sydney

The Big Meet is a FREE careers fair targeted at undergraduates and recent graduates from all universities in the metropolitan region. So whether you are a first year student or final year undergraduate or you've been working, studying or travelling since graduation, you are welcome to attend!


Naval Shipbuilding College Work Register

Workers within the shipbuilding industry will experience a number of exciting roles and responsibilities over the course of their career as their skill and experience grow.

Apprentice welder to CEO of a Prime shipbuilding company? That’s already happened (CIVMEC). Whether you are new to the workforce or looking for a change in job or career, by joining the naval shipbuilding industry you will help build Australia’s new, world-class naval fleet.

Thousands of Australian workers will be needed, encompassing a diverse range of careers, including:

  • Trades – Welders, Boilermakers, Plumbers, Electricians
  • Designers – CAD/CAM
  • Project Managers, Planners, Schedulers
  • Mechanical Engineers – Hull, Propulsion, Piping Systems, HVAC
  • Electrical Engineers – Communications, Combat Systems, Power
  • Systems Engineers
  • Process/Manufacturing Engineers
  • Quality Assurance /Inspection, Test
  • Supervision – Trades, Professional
  • Procurement/Logistics

Register your interest here:

Demand for Surveyors High

In Australia there are currently 8,172 various surveying professionals in the country – including cadastral, building, mining and engineering surveyors, as well as registered/licensed surveyors. However, there is demand for 9,125 surveyors. This means we need 953 more surveyors to meet the current labour requirements.

Make Your Move - Logistics Keeps the Nation Going - Current Job Opportunities

We live in a small, interconnected world. Almost everything we buy either comes from overseas or is made with products & equipment from somewhere else in the world. There's an army of people working behind the scenes in the International Trade, Transport & Logistics industry in Australia to keep the world moving. "MAKE YOUR MOVE" and help make it happen globally.

Schoolies Unearthed 2020 - Travel Overseas for Schoolies Week - Vanuatu, Nepal, Borneo, Vietnam

With Schoolies Unearthed, you can choose when and where you want to celebrate. We offer four departures per year, and your trip will run for 10 or 12 days.

New dates added! We've added a February departure date for Vanuatu only due to popular demand! So, if you need a little more time to save up for your trip, or want to do a Schoolies Unearthed adventure as part of your gap year overseas - then this is the perfect trip for you!

Cambridge Summer School

Immerse Education is an award-winning provider of summer schools in Cambridge and the United Kingdom. Our summer programmes in inspirational locations, including our cambridge summer school in the colleges of Cambridge University, offer educational experiences with diverse and enriching curricula.


Handling conflict in the workplace

Anywhere there are groups of people working together then there’ll also be competing ideas, values and beliefs. And that can mean that even the most cohesive teams can still experience conflict in the workplace.

Conflict with a work mate or colleague can simmer away over time or take you by surprise. It might start off as a difficult conversation or escalate quickly into resentment which can in turn lead to under-performance at work and a general feeling of uneasiness.

It boils down to the fact that experiencing conflict in the workplace is almost inevitable. How you handle that conflict can help you build up resilience and earn the respect of your manager.

We’ve pulled together five fast tips to help you manage conflict in your workplace:


Your rights at work

This page from the Fair Work Ombudsman has heaps of information about your rights at work as a young person or student.

Check it out:

Do you dream of an office above the clouds? Cabin Crew Experience Day

Wednesday 18th December 9am – 3pm – Register Now

Thursday 16th January 9am – 3pm – Register now

Aviation Australia, Flight Safety Training Centre, 15 Boronia Rd, Brisbane Airport

The One-Day Cabin Crew Experience course is  for people who have been dreaming of a career in the skies and are yet to decide if it’s the right path for them.  You will have a taster of what it’s really like to be a flight attendant and, by the end of the day, you will understand what you need to do to earn your wings and see your career take off.
A Day in the Life of Cabin Crew

·         Cabin Crew Professional Image: learn how to get the flight attendant look!

·         Recruitment Journey: applications, video interviews, assessment days, team building.

·         Emergency evacuation procedures: see safety demonstrations, visit the training facilities and experience an evacuation slide.

Your Cabin Crew career starts with Aviation Australia

Wednesday 11 December 6:30pm

Qantas Centre of Service Excellence, 70-80 Euston Rd, Alexandria

At Aviation Australia, we understand the challenges and uncertainties that may arise with pursuing a dream career as cabin crew. Our industry experts are here to explain your options as well as guide and assist you in deciding upon the pathway best for you.

Be inspired and have all your questions answered at an Aviation Australia Cabin Crew Career Session.

Westpac Young Technologists Scholarship 

To 31 December 2019: Applications closing dates vary by university*

Did you gain university entrance within the last two years. Students must enrol in an approved technology-related degree at one of five partner universities. You could get $5,000 per year over three years to really inspire your thinking. But that’s just the start. We’ll help you develop into a stronger leader, provide internships and introduce you to unique networking opportunities. Best of all, you’ll become a lifelong member of the Westpac 100 Scholars Network; an inclusive group of some of the brightest young minds in Australia.

Sydney Youth Orchestra Summer School

Apply by Friday 6 December 2019 for

Monday 6 – Friday 10 January 2020

Santa Sabina College, Strathfield and Sydney Conservatorium of Music (Friday only)

SYO Summer School combines high level orchestral tuition with an emphasis on developing team and ensemble skills in musicians. SYO Summer School provides a week-long open music program packed with choir rehearsals, large ensemble playing, masterclasses and tutorials, music theory and info sessions, as well as the opportunity to make friends and have fun!
Please complete this form to apply and secure a place in SYO Summer School 2020.

January 2020 GERRIC Student Programs

 Tue., 21/01/2020, 9:00 am – Thu., 23/01/2020, 3:30 pm

 UNSW Kensington Campus, Quadrangle Building

GERRIC offers a range of programs for gifted and talented students (generally, students who are capable of performing in the top 10% of their age-peers). GERRIC holiday programs will open your mind to abilities you may have not suspected you possess, and opportunities to use these abilities to the fullest. You’ll meet other students who share your interests and you’ll also meet inspiring teachers who love working with gifted students.

This year, places in the workshops will be allocated on a first-come first-served basis. You will know immediately if you have secured a place.

Workshop - Scientia Challenge

Read more here:


Sydney Photo Walk School Holiday Program (12 - 18yrs) Sydney

Wed., 22 January 2020. 10:00 am – 12:30 pm

Ted's World Of Imaging, 317 Pitt Street, Sydney

Proudly supported by Nikon.

This is a fantastic workshop to have you feeling more confident with using your camera, but more importantly for you to see the world in a more creative way!

It’s about learning to look at subjects from a different perspective by capturing the atmosphere around us and opening your imagination.

We help you to develop your skills whether you are shooting in Program, Aperture or Shutter priority modes.

The Art Of Wildlife Photography - by Nikon School Australia

Sun 19 January 2020. 7:00 am – 9:00 am 

WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo, 1-5 Wheat Road, Sydney

This hands-on, two-hour photography workshop will give you exclusiveaccess to the unique animal kingdom that is WILD LIFE Sydney Zoo at Darling Harbour. You’ll be introduced to the skills required to photograph all creatures great and small, including making what’s microscopic look larger than life through the niche method of macro photography.

Macquarie Ancient Languages Summer Week 2020

 Mon., 06/01/2020, 8:30 am – Fri., 10/01/2020, 4:00 pm

 The Macquarie Ancient Languages School (MALS) provides an opportunity to engage with ancient cultures through the study of their languages in a friendly and stimulating environment. Each year we run a Summer Week in the second week of January and a Winter Week in early July.

This Summer Week MALS is offering intensive courses in Classical Greek, Biblical and Patristic Greek, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, Hebrew, Australian Aboriginal Languages, and Akkadian. For full course details (course levels, texts, tutors, timetable etc.) please visit

School Holiday: 3D Design and Coding with Advanced Virtual Reality

Fri., 17 January 2020. 10:30 am – 4:30 pm 

Computer Lab, Green Square Library, 355 Botany Road, Zetland

Participants will, by the end of this workshop:

·         Gain an in-depth understanding of the spatial computing technologies - Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality and Mixed Reality, including what they are, why they are important, and how they relate to everybody.

·         Gain the essential coding skills, as the young creators and makers, to leverage these technologies to create the next-gen 3D websites, visual arts, animated stories and games that can be experienced in Virtual Reality.

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