Careers News – 8th May 2020


University of Wollongong HSC Support

4 May to 1 July

Students studying for their HSC in 2020 are faced with unprecedented challenges. With over 30 FREE subject-specific online sessions, the HSC Subject Support Series is designed to help students improve their knowledge and understanding of key subject content and discover what HSC exam markers and assessors are looking for.

HSC Preparation Courses Yrs 10 to 12 with the Centre for Continuing Education

From 14 April to 17 July Join our program of HSC prep courses. All course content is tailored to the new syllabus. • A shorter, more accessible format – all workshops are one and two days.  We have new, highly qualified tutors – each member of our newly expanded team is a knowledgeable former HSC marker. Find out more:

Special Program for High School Students: Pre-Tertiary Mentoring and HSC Tutoring Program 

St Andrew’s College will launch its Pre-Tertiary Mentoring and Tutoring Program from Term 2 to high school students affected by the COVID-19 crisis. The programs will be run via Zoom by Andrew’s residents who achieved an ATAR of 90+ and are designed to provide support and information about HSC, post-school options and university and course selections.



2020 Applying for Uni as a Year 12 Student with UAC 

Video on YouTube to help students navigate and understand the UAC application process.

UAC – Equity Scholarships

Equity Scholarships (ES) help financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with tertiary study. Details of requirements for individual scholarships can be found on the institution websites.

UAC – Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS)

Schools Recommendation Schemes (SRS) are one way institutions make early offers of undergraduate admission to Year 12 students. They do this by using criteria other than (or in addition to) the ATAR. You must apply through UAC for undergraduate admission in 2019–20 to be eligible for SRS. Find out more

All things Sydney University Webinar

7 May, 4pm

If you are interested in studying with us here at the University of Sydney but don’t know where to start, then this webinar is your first stop.

The University of Sydney, The Con “Con-line” Information Session

5 May, 4-5pm   Join this Info Session and have all your questions answered about the admissions process, audition dates, and interview for admission to the Sydney Conservatorium of Music. Register at

The University of Sydney, Contemporary Music Workshop at Sydney Con

4 June, 4-6pm

Join this online workshop and learn from Con experts about songwriting, lyrics and song structures, as we explore the ways you can generate great, distinctive lyrics to distinguish your songs. Register at

How to decide on a uni (when you can’t visit the campus)

As universities shift to online classes to curtail the spread of the coronavirus, the usual campus visits and Open Days may be suspended. ACU have some directions to give you. Click here to get good advice.

SCU Nursing Webinar

12 May 5.30pm

See yourself on the frontlines? Register for our Nursing Information Webinar with live Q&A.

UTS Undergraduate options in Business and Management webinar
5 May 2020, 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Learn about your single and combined degree options as well as extra-curricular activities and internship opportunities within UTS Business School. Register here 

Macquarie University

Macquarie University has announced that any applicant who meets the criteria for the Early Entry Schemes, which offer students a place at Macquarie based on their Year 11 results, will be made an offer to study at Macquarie in 2011. For the first time, exemptions will be removed through the Schools Recommendation Scheme and Leaders and Achievers Entry Scheme.

Co-op Scholarship Macquarie University – Bachelor of Professional Practice and Bachelor of Professional Accounting

Our Accounting Co-op program is a highly competitive course in which high-achieving students alternate between classroom studies and workplace experience in the form of three placements of three to six months each.

Why study the Pathways Enabling Course at UNE?

The Pathways Enabling Course is a program of study for students with limited or no educational background for admission to an undergraduate course at UNE. It is available for students who believe that completion of this enabling course will make them better prepared to successfully undertake an undergraduate course with an ATAR requirement of 77.10 or lower.


Fee-Free Apprenticeships are a great way for students to launch their careers

There’s never been a better time to start an apprenticeship in NSW. The NSW Government is paying the course cost for 100,000 new apprenticeships – meaning apprentices undertaking a government funded apprenticeship no longer face a student fee of up to $2000.

Why Aged Care is a Great Career Move

A career in the fast-growing aged care industry could be absolutely right for you. Be inspired, challenged and bring comfort and dignity to older Australians.

Short Courses at TAFE NSW

Be upskilled in weeks, or even days with our range of short courses, including online options. Offering practical skills and experiences across all industries, you’ll gain the confidence to immediately apply new skills in your career faster. Discover hundreds of TAFE NSW short courses and get the skills you need to be whatever you want to be.


EducationUSA – Virtual U.S. College Fairs

7 May EducationUSA will hold virtual fairs for U.S. colleges and universities. Prospective students will have an opportunity to learn about studying in the United States and visit virtual fair booths hosted by U.S. university representatives. Visit fair websites for more information:

The Hotel School Student Ask a Question

Leading Hotel School in Australia with links with Southern Cross University. Internships available. Working closely with major Australian Hotels.

JMC Online Open Day

23 May

Academy of Entertainment Online Experience Day

If you have ever wanted to study 3D animation, game design or VFX for film online with AIE then our Online Experience Day is an ideal opportunity to find out more!

Torrens Uni Careers Expo and Virtual Open Day

7 and 8 May and 19 May

Australian College of Applied Psychology Online Information Sessions

Wednesday 6 May & Thursday 7 May. 6.00pm and 7.00pm.

ACAP offers courses in Psychology, Counselling, Criminology and Social Work. The online info sessions cover our courses, entry criteria and career options. Register at:

Online Learning with AFTRS 

AFTRS offers a range of online courses developed and delivered by top industry practitioners. Our course catalogue supports all levels of development, from introductory skills for beginners to advanced development for industry practitioners wanting to sharpen their skills or take on new ones. Walk away with skills and knowledge that can be immediately applied.

Patrick Careers Academy – Business, Marketing, Community Services, Hospitality

If you would like to find out more about our Diploma courses in Business, Hospitality Management and Social Media Marketing courses and the many career pathways we offer please come to our free Information Sessions.

Register to arrange a visit:

William Angliss Insitute Scholarships Now Open  

Worth up to $4,000, William Angliss Institute’s Scholarships will be open for application from the 16th April. Scholarships are awarded to support students’ skill development, travel, living, tools, resources and/or equipment expenses. We offer three different scholarships, selected on the basis of Equity or Merit. Contact or 02 91255111 for more information.

Becoming a Commercial Pilot: New Webinar Now Available 

Sydney Flight College has a brand new webinar for students, parents and careers advisers. Available on-demand, this 24 minute presentation discusses the pathways to becoming a commercial pilot, and the career opportunities such a qualification offers. View the presentation at:

Hospitality Scholarship – High Flyer Kenvale College

More info: / 02 9314 6213

SAE Virtual Open Day

21 May, 12:00pm – 4:00pm 

SAE’s interactive campus experience! Ask questions about studying at SAE with friendly course advisors LIVE during the event. Register here to attend:

Avondale Offers Zoom Meetings for Students

Avondale University College is offering zoom meetings to discuss degree and pathway options with Career Adviser’s and Year 12 students amid this changing environment. Avondale is here to help. Contact: to arrange a personalised web presentation.