It is a busy term and subject selections for Years 9, 10 (21st August) and 11 (22nd August) are coming up. Students also need to make sure all appropriate forms are completed and submitted. Students who need assistance need to drop by the careers room.
Year 12 students applying for courses in 2018, need to register on the VTAC website.
‘ABC of Applying 2018’, booklets were distributed in Common last week and if you did not receive one drop by the Careers Office.
Students need to have explored courses on VTAC and made a list of prospective courses so that they can be discussed in their compulsory interviews. Our timetables are in the careers room so that students can book in interviews.
Remember that there are courses that close early – CHECK THE DATES CAREFULLY !
The Melbourne Access and Monash Guarantee schemes are explained in the Careers Newsletter email to all Year 12 students. Please read the information.
How to be ready for exam time: Our Top 7 Study Tips
Years 9 ,10 and 11.
There are many resources available on the RSC Career Website accessible from the portal. For example students can access the myfuture: Career Bullseyes
The myfuture Career Bullseyes have information on different careers you could undertake depending on what you’re interested in and what level of study you want to undertake.
La Trobe Young Writers’ Awards
Victorian Year 10 students can enter this creative writing competition. This year’s theme is ‘Roads’. Work should be between 800 and 1000 words. Submissions close 25 August.
Videos for Change
This is a team-based competition for students in Years 7 to 10. Students create a 1-minute video on a social issue they feel passionate about. Entries close Sun 17 September.
Information from Universities and other institutions
International students: Meet UTAS
International students can meet representatives from UTAS and find out what it’s like to live and study in Tasmania.
Melbourne: Fri 11 August, 1pm – 5pm
Melbourne: Fri 18 August, 12pm – 5:30pm
Defence Jobs Info Sessions
Online: 15 August, 4pm AEST – Science and Engineering
Melbourne: 16 August, 6pm – Trade Careers
Melbourne: 23 August, 6pm – Indigenous Pathways & ADF Careers
Sunbury: 24 August, 5:30pm – Defence Careers
Monash Pharmacy Online Info Sessions
Pharmacy: Wed 30 August, 6pm – 7pm AEDT
Pharmaceutical Science: Thu 31 August, 6pm – 7pm AEDT
Find out about Monash’s pharmacy degrees and have the chance to get your questions answered. The sessions will be recorded and made available for those who can’t make these times.
Monash Pharmacy: VCE Biology and Chemistry Revision Lectures
Biology: Wed 27 September, 1pm – 3:30pm
Chemistry: Thu 28 September, 1pm – 3:30pm
These lectures will provide revision for Unit 4 Biology and Chemistry. Both will take place at Monash’s Parkville campus. The seminars are free.
CASPer is an admissions test required for entrants to many teaching courses. Make sure you read prerequisites for your preferred courses carefully. Find more information on the VTAC website or this VTAC factsheet.