Northmead Creative and Performing Arts High School

Imagine Endeavour Achieve

Telephone 02 9630 4116

Emailnorthmead-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Careers

Careers Adviser: Julie Koranyi

https://www.facebook.com/Northmead-Creative-and-Performing-Arts-High-School-1717607158495098/

Careers Adviser: Julie Koranyi

4 April 2020

SPECIAL MESSAGE REGARDING EVENTS LISTED AND COVID-19

Events listed are presented as reported from the home website at the time of collection from the news source. We strongly advise you check directly with the event organisers regarding the delivery of the event due to current restrictions.

 

UNI

 

UNSW Ask a Question

Here is where you can make an enquiry about study options at UNSW. We work to ensure all enquiries receive a response within two business days. Want to chat with someone in person? Call us on 1300 UNI NSW (1300 864 679). 

https://www.futurestudents.unsw.edu.au/ask-question

 

Macquarie University Campus Tours

Campus tours can be planned after the restrictions have lifted. Contact futurestudents@mq.edu.au

(02) 9850 6767

https://www.mq.edu.au/study/why-study-here/our-campus/campus-tours

 

Western Sydney University Campus Tours

All tours run from 4pm-5pm. Here’s what's coming up.

  • Friday 7 August
    Campbelltown campus
  • Friday 4 September
    Hawkesbury campus
  • Friday 2 October
    Parramatta City campus
  • Friday 6 November
    Penrith campus

See a campus of your choosing, including lecture theatres, classrooms, campus library, food outlets and get a taste for campus life. You’ll also get a chance to explore course specific facilities on offer at that campus.

https://www.westernsydney.edu.au/future/student-life/events/campus-tours.html

 

Professional Cadetships Australia Companies

What is it like to be a cadet in Business ?

Find out about the companies here:

http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/business-cadetships-the-companies.asp

Who do they look for?

http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/business-cadetships-what-we-look-for.asp

Meet some cadets

http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/business-cadetships-cadet-profiles.asp

Online application:

http://www.professionalcadets.com.au/business-cadetships-application.asp

 

UCAT 2020 and Covid-19

Advice from Medentry is that it is likely that the UCAT will be postponed by a few weeks but will likely remain as one of the criteria for selecting medical students. UCAT registrations are proceeding as normal. You will be notified by email of any likely changes to the testing date.

MedEntry UCAT workshops are running as scheduled.

https://www.medentry.edu.au/ucat/entry/covid-19-and-ucat-2020-what-should-i-do

University of Newcastle Ask a Student

Want to know more about studying with us? Our students can give you their perspective on student life, courses and the exciting opportunities you could experience with us! Chat with our students to find out about student life, studying with us, living on campus or any other questions you may have about going to Uni.

https://www.newcastle.edu.au/study/ask-a-student

Australian Catholic University 1 on 1 Consultations and Virtuals

Australian Catholic University will be offering virtual engagement opportunities, events and 1-1 consults. To be notified about these events and stay up to date with the latest information, please register your details at:

https://www.acu.edu.au/study-at-acu/register-your-interest


Connect with ANU

Students can virtually meet with Student Recruitment Officers via Zoom. Students can speak to a Student Recruitment Officer to discuss ANU offerings and the direct application process.

https://calendly.com/anu-domestic-student-recruitment/one-on-one-appointments 

 

ACU University Experience New Times

Events on all campuses have now been postponed to September/October.  For more info, visit: 

https://www.acu.edu.au/about-acu/news/2020/january/coronavirus-update/coronavirus-fact-sheetUniversity

 

Scholarships for Dentistry

Australian Dental Association Study Grant information page

National Rural Health Alliance – New South Wales Regional Dentistry Scholarship

Grants for Indigenous Dental Students (ADA)

Grants for Rural and Remote Dental Students

 

Your guide to Dentistry

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dentistry-career/

 

The University of Sydney Pre-recorded School Presentation

https://echo360.org.au/media/c8ef5e7a-60d5-486f-ad78-686c0352a9ed/public

 

UNSW Subject Selection Live Stream

7 April and 30 April

Our Year 10 Subject Selection Evenings are a great place for you to start if you are thinking about attending university and are currently a Year 10 student (or you are the parent or teacher of a Year 10 student/s). We will help you to navigate the HSC subject selection process, explain how UNSW admissions and scholarship applications work, and give you an insight into university life so that you can get a head start.

7 April here: https://www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/unsw-year-10-subject-selection-evenings-1

30 April here: https://www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/unsw-year-10-subject-selection-evenings-0

 

 

 

UNSW LAT Law Admission Test Live Stream

7 May. 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Do you want to find out more about how the Law Admission Test (LAT) affects entry into our Law double degrees?

Have your questions answered at our 2020 LAT Information Evening. The LAT is an entry requirement for all undergraduate law double degree programs at UNSW. This information evening will cover how the LAT has worked for entry in the past, provide detailed program and faculty information, as well as key LAT dates for the year ahead.

Our LAT Information Evening is for Year 11 and 12 students and their parents, career advisers and students currently studying at another university who are hoping to transfer to UNSW Law in 2021.

https://www.events.unsw.edu.au/event/law-admission-test-lat-information-evening

 

ANU Graduate Outcomes webinar on Science Communication

22 April 2020

Join us online via Zoom

Learn about different areas of Science Communication and its applications, examples of careers and employment trends in different areas, what it is like to work in Science Communication as well as an overview of studying the Master of Science Communication at The Australian National University.

https://science.anu.edu.au/news-events/events/science-communication-graduate-outcomes-webinar

 

ANU Campus Tours

Check back from 20 June

Are you a prospective ANU student keen to check out our campus? Prospective students and their families can book a tour of our beautiful campus and facilities guided by one of our Student Ambassadors. We welcome students from across Australia and around the world. We'd be delighted to welcome you too!

https://www.anu.edu.au/study/events/campus-tours

 

La Trobe University Assists

La Trobe University has introduced a series of webinars for students, parents and carers to assist Year 10-12 students with study tips, Aspire and course information at the link below.

One-on-one consults and school presentations are still available on request via phone or skype. For more information email k.mumberson@latrobe.edu.au

 https://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/undergrad/ug-webinars

 

Speech Pathology Coming to Southern Cross Uni's Coffs Harbour Campus in 2021

Expanding on the popular Gold Coast offering, Southern Cross University is proud to announce that students will be able to study speech pathology in Coffs Harbour from 2021 in the brand new Health Sciences Building. Work with people across the lifespan and help change lives in the growing field of allied health. For more information contact studentrecruitment@scu.edu.au

 

The Complete University Guide to Study in the UK

The UK is one of the world's most popular destinations for students from overseas. In fact, more than 400,000 international students enrol each year. International students considering the UK have a choice of over 140 universities and higher education institutions, each offering a great range of tertiary qualifications that will be recognised the world over. (More in our UK university ranking.)

https://www.thecompleteuniversityguide.co.uk/international/studying-in-the-uk/

 

Accelerate your SAT / ACT

While the US application process is a holistic one with admissions officers taking into account the various aspects of your Common Application, your SAT and/or ACT and SAT Subject Test results often act as deciding factors as to whether your application is given a thorough read by an admissions officer or not.

https://www.crimsoneducation.org/au/our-services/sat-act/

 

 

 

US College Masterclass

13 April

Get an insight into what US College Admissions look for. Hosted by former Stanford Admissions Officer: Martin Walsh, this webinar is designed to equip students with valuable information to help them nail their application. 
Register here: 

https://pages.crimsoneducation.org/AU-US-Masterclass-LP-FB.html 

 

TAFE

 

Apprentices/Trainees Covid 19 Update

Training Services NSW Has Information for Apprentices/Trainees, Training Providers & Employers

Training Services NSW (TSNSW), within the Department of Education, is working with federal, state and local government to provide immediate help - including information, advice, guidance and appropriate referral – to apprentices/trainees and their training providers and employers impacted by COVID-19 in NSW. See updates at:

www.training.nsw.gov.au

SBAT Covid Information

Employers of SBAT students may be able to access up to 21K in a stimulus package to keep apprentices and trainees in employment. Employers have options to suspend an apprenticeship for a period of time if needed. Students can still be signed into an SBAT for their apprenticeship contracts in a digital format. Presentations and information to school students may be offered via online platforms such as Zoom.

 

TAFE Digital 250 Options

No matter where in the world you are physically located, TAFE Digital allows you access to high-quality online training so you can gain a nationally recognised qualification in your area of interest. 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.

The flexibility of our courses means you can adapt your study around your family and lifestyle. You can begin at any time and work at your own pace – but you won't need to do it alone. Our inclusive digital environment not only allows easy access to extensive learning resources from across TAFE NSW, but real-time interaction with teachers and fellow online students via our live virtual classrooms, forums and chat bots. You will enjoy being part of a friendly, focused study community, looked after with meaningful, personalised support.

https://www.tafensw.edu.au/digital

 

Sydney Trains Apprenticeship applications for 2021

Will open in July and be advertised on Work for NSW, our website and Facebook page.

 

COLLEGES

 

NIDA Update

Recruitment for the 2021 intake will take place as per usual later this year. Information: www.nida.edu.au or Facebook @nidacommunity.

 

International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS) - Scholarships and Sponsorships

Each year the International College of Management Sydney provides a comprehensive range of scholarship opportunities for new and current students, from industry and ICMS sponsored professional scholarships to tuition fee, accommodation and financial hardship scholarships. Click below for more about benefits and how to apply.

https://www.icms.edu.au/scholarships

AFTRS Open Day

8 August

https://www.aftrs.edu.au/news-and-events/events/open-day/

 

SAE Flyers on Audio, Animation, Film, Web

https://bit.ly/2UyNv0K

SAE Video

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=58&v=82AtEpEWZa0&feature=emb_logo

 

Aspire Institute New courses

Aspire Institute offers stand-alone diplomas and pathway programs to ICMS and several partner universities. The following diploma-level courses have been newly accredited by TEQSA with a refreshed, contemporary curriculum:

 

GENERAL

What Will the Future Workforce Look Like?

It is no secret that the job paths and skills of young Australians are about to experience significant change, moving away from routine, manual tasks into a world of automation and critical innovation. This great shift in the working order has seen a change in priorities both at work and in career trajectories, with an increasing number of young people being left behind as the working world moves forward.

Read more here.

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. Read more:

https://www.migas.com.au/news/how-to-handle-conflict-in-the-workplace/

 

My Health Career Videos

Watch a variety of specialists who give their candid insight on why they enjoy their careers.

Dentistry:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dentistry/

Dietetics

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/dietetics/

Medicine:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/medicine/

Nursing:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/nursing/

Occupational Therapy:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/occupational-therapy/

Optometry:

https://www.myhealthcareer.com.au/optometry/

 

Hey! Budding Writers and Journalists Out There ! Here is a podcast treasure trove.

Australia's largest celebration of literature, stories and ideas. Bringing together the world's best authors, leading public intellectuals, scientists, journalists and more.

https://omny.fm/shows/sydney-writers-festival


Indigenous Scholarships Portal

Welcome to the Indigenous Scholarships Portal. Here you will find a list of scholarships available for Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander students of, or currently studying at, universities, TAFEs or registered training organisations (RTO’s). The Indigenous Scholarships Portal is delivered by the Aurora Education Foundation.

https://indigenousscholarships.com.au/

Search scholarships here for 970 options:

https://indigenousscholarships.com.au/#/nav/scholarship

 

 

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award - Doing the Award

The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award is an internationally recognised program for young people, building their skills to equip them for life and work. By creating opportunities for young people to develop skills, get physically active, give service and experience adventure, the Award can play a critical role in their development. The Award is a leading structured (non-formal education) youth development program, empowering all young Australians aged 14-24 to explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in the world, regardless of their location or circumstance.

https://dukeofed.com.au/about-the-award/the-award/

 

Defence Info Sessions Have Been Suspended ...but

Why not check out their huge range of career videos!

Here you go. There is many hours here to enjoy.

https://www.facebook.com/pg/DefenceJobsAustralia/videos/?ref=page_internal

 

Practice Tests for Cabin Crew Entrance Used by International Airlines

Are you fully prepared for the cabin crew recruitment process? At most airline’s, long gone are the days where you could simply turn up at an Open Day and hope the recruiter liked the look of you. Nowadays, you have to submit a detailed online application including a bespoke resume or CV to stand a chance.

Luckily, we’ve sat through many of these online cabin crew exams and know exactly what international airlines are testing candidates on.  With that knowledge, we’ve created a series of bespoke practice tests to help you prepare for the cabin crew application tests.  And the best bit? – they’re completely free!

https://www.paddleyourownkanoo.com/2017/09/29/practice-tests-popular-cabin-crew-entrance-exams-used-international-airlines/

Australian STEM Video Game Challenge

From now till 5 August

The Australian STEM Video Game Challenge is completely free to enter. This year’s competition will run from Tuesday 18 February–Wednesday 5 August (Inclusive of registration, game build and entry submission.)

Students can enter in teams of 1- 4 members. All members of a team must be registered by their Mentor to participate and be eligible for a prize.

All registrants must be Australian citizens and have consent from a parent or guardian.

Each team is required to have a mentor – a nominated adult (18+) that will agree to act as a contact point between the Australian STEM Video Game Challenge and the team, and who can help to keep the team on-track while developing their game! There is no limit to how many teams a mentor can support.

https://www.stemgames.org.au/teachers-and-parents/mentor-registration

 

ACE the HSC

November

ACE the HSC is offered completely free of charge. Due to limited capacity though, registration is essential. Designed for both students and parents, our FREE ACE the HSC sessions prepare you for success at the start of your HSC (or preliminary) year.

Held at UTS & Macquarie University, in these sessions you can hear from our experts on effective study strategies, assessment technique, stress management & more to help you excel over the next twelve months.

https://inspired.edu.au/ace-the-hsc/

 

ATAR Calculator from InspirED

https://inspired.edu.au/atar/

 

Budding Electricians Zoom -  NECA Centre of Excellence Information Session and Virtual Tour

3 April 10:30am

Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney

You are Invited to a Virtual tour of the NECA Centre of Excellence

Glenn Rochaix is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Join Zoom Meeting here:

https://zoom.us/j/894526739?pwd=L3h5b3UzdGhveE5ZOHNyd0oxajZRdz09

 

TikTok Careers with STEM

Cooler career paths, info and quizzes. Massive STEM nerds. CareerswithSTEM.com

Careers with STEM has finally hit TikTok and it's now our new favourite platform. Follow us for mini careers and STEM-themed LOLs, tips and inspo.

Click here.

 

Creating New Habits for Study Success

It’s one thing to know you need to use certain study strategies and techniques (e.g. create mind maps, break your work down into small chunks and review your notes regularly). But knowledge of these strategies is only the starting point.

Next you have to apply these strategies. You need to build these strategies into your daily routine.

http://learningfundamentals.com.au/blog/creating-new-habits-for-study-success/

 

How to ace Year 12

Year 12 can put a lot of pressure on you, but think about this: ‘whatever your goals may be for the future, keep in mind that there are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is the same’. That’s some pretty sound advice from Phil Newnham, a teacher and careers practitioner in a large government school in Melbourne’s east. Phil also recommends you ‘plan for your future but don’t let it get in the way of a successful Year 12 – nothing is final; there are always other options.’

http://this.deakin.edu.au/study/how-to-ace-year-12

 

World Challenge

World Challenge builds the life skills young people need to live a life of courage, kindness and adventure. Today we are 30 years young, proudly travelling to over 40 destinations with over 8,000 students every year. We’re not shy in saying we lead the way in safety, quality, ethical community engagement and learning outcomes.

https://weareworldchallenge.com/australasia

Lattitude Global Volunteering

Lattitude is one of the largest international volunteering organisations, supporting around 1000 young people globally every year. As a nonprofit organisation, we ensure we remain cost effective and are transparent about all costs involved, while providing comprehensive support throughout the process. After 45 years of global experience, we think we've got a pretty good thing going.

With placements available in 13 countries, lasting between 6 weeks and 12 months and departing throughout the year, there is a volunteer program that will fit into any young Australian's gap year!

https://lattitudeaustralia.org/home

 

Southern Cross Cultural Exchange Webinar Info Sessions

14 May. 6pm start

You can join our webinars from any internet connected device.  It’s easy!
Just view the scheduled webinar topics below, find the one that’s right for you and click the REGISTER button to join for free.
You are welcome to attend as many as you like and we are frequently adding new topics too.

Southern Cross Cultural Exchange (SCCE) is the first student exchange organisation to be based in Australia and was founded to further international understanding by means of experiential education. We are a not-for-profit organisation specialising in international educational exchange programs for secondary school students that range from 6 weeks to a full year in countries all over the world for both Australian and New Zealand high school students.

https://www.scce.com.au/programs/information-sessions/

Commonly Asked Interview Questions

What are some of the most commonly asked job interview questions and how should you answer them? Here's what the experts have to say. Job interviews often follow a common pattern. Many of the same questions come up again and again.

If you know what those questions are, you can prepare for an interview by coming up with ways to answer them. You could also practise your answers before an interview.

https://www.youthcentral.vic.gov.au/jobs-and-careers/job-interviews/what-are-some-common-interview-questions


InspirED's Free HSC & Beyond Virtual Career Expo 

28, 29, 30, 31 May

&

25, 26, 27, 28 June

Visit virtual booths from over 80 University and Higher Education providers!

-Access faculty-specific information

-Ask live questions or book a video chat with student advisors

-Attend a live stream lecture — Early Admission information, scholarship applications and other relevant topics.

Students & parents can meet with university ambassadors & advisors via chat, phone, or video chat & browse their virtual booths. This will be a really fun & engaging way to ensure that HSC students don’t miss out on finding their dream university. 

https://inspired.edu.au/hscbeyond/?inf_contact_key=dd100260c42176bc6fff8dd471f2a57d

Impact on International Students Covid19

ACIC is an expert education & migration consultancy established in Sydney for 32 years.  Many international students have been impacted by travel restrictions and now online learning. They are available to advise your students about the impact on their visas and future study plans.

https://www.acic.com.au/


Camp America Applications for 2021

Opens in June to mid-July

Any year 12s should keep a look out for a gap year and be ready to take the most of the Early Bird discount.
https://www.campamerica.com.au/

Year13's Digital Careers Expo

18 to 22 May

Year13 is holding an all-inclusive Digital Careers Expo in order to help youth navigate the transitional period from high school during National Careers Week.

https://youthsense.com.au/events/year13s-digital-careers-expo/

 

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