The students at Nagle College have access to a careers counsellor who is able to provide advice, suggest links and resources and provide support when preparing applications for scholarships and traineeships. The careers counsellor works closely with the Year Co-ordinators and organises visits from post school educational institutions and employers. She organises attendance at the Careers Market. The careers counsellor regularly posts messages and shares ideas on Google Classroom. Students and parents/caregivers are encouraged to make appointments with the careers counsellor to discuss post-school options.
Below are some links that may be useful:
NSW Education Standards Authority
UAC – Universities Admissions Centre
Year 12 students who wish to sit the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test this year, can collect a copy of the Quick Reference Guide.
Australian Defence Force Academy
Charles Sturt University
New CSU Health facilities the best in Australia
Students interested in pursuing a degree in health will be interested to know that Charles Sturt University now boasts brand new facilities at the Albury-Wodonga Campus for Allied Health. Program Leader for the Occupational Therapy Course at the School of Community Health, Dr Michael Curtin, has been informed that the community health teaching labs and skills centre are the best in Australia. “We were informed by the accreditation body for Occupational Therapy Australia that the University’s facilities are the best they have seen in the country, which means our students are accessing first class learning spaces during their time at CSU,” Dr Curtin said.
For more information on degrees in Allied Health visit www.csu.edu.au/courses/undergraduate/community_public_health/
Orange Dental Clinic opens wide
The Charles Sturt University (CSU) Dental and Oral Health Clinics in Orange and Wagga Wagga are now open to the public. Providing general and specialist dentistry services to the Central West, the CSU Dental and Oral Health Clinic, featuring state-of-the-art equipment, aims to service the oral hygiene needs of the local community while providing valuable clinical experience for the University’s dentistry students. “By the end of 2010, patients will have the opportunity to have simple procedures completed by CSU dentistry students if they choose to do so,” said Dr Sabrina Manickam, senior lecturer at the School of Dentistry and Health Sciences.
To find out more about degrees in Dentistry and Health Sciences, visit www.csu.edu.au/faculty/science/dentistry-health/
Variety of scholarships on offer
Studying at university can be financially difficult for many students but Charles Sturt University (CSU) tries to lessen the burden by offering many undergraduate scholarships. The Charles Sturt Foundation provides over 200 undergraduate scholarships at the Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, Orange and Wagga Wagga campuses of CSU.
Most of these scholarships are funded by individuals or organisations that hold a strong belief in supporting the University and its students.
As well as the Foundations Scholarships, CSU offers a range of equity and merit-based scholarships. These include residential school equity grants, excellence scholarships, science scholarships, and they also have a number of partnerships and pathway scholarships for CSU/TAFE study pathways.
“Students can also apply for Professional Placement Equity Grants,” explains CSU’s Access and Work Manager Debra Johnson. “These are a CSU initiative to assist undergraduate students who must complete a compulsory professional placement as part of their course requirement."
For more information on the scholarships available at CSU visit www.csu.edu.au/scholarships/
List of Universities
University of Canberra
University of New England
University of Newcastle
University of New South Wales
UNSW events open to the public can be viewed on the events calendar found at www.unsw.edu.au/events
University of Sydney
University of Technology – Sydney
University of Western Sydney
For information regarding scholarships visit www.uws.edu.au/scholarships
For details about course options visit TAFE online, phone 131 870 or sms 0428 423 102.
St Patrick’s Institute of Education
William Blue College of Hospitality Management
www.williamblue.edu.au or 1300 851 237.
A Typical Day in the Life Program:
Ever wondered what it would be like to be a manager in the hospitality industry, the largest and fastest growing industry in the world? Experience a Day in The Life at William Blue College of Hospitality Management to explore this exciting industry and the many career paths available. Visit www.williamblue.edu.au or 1300 851 237 for details.
Martin College of Business, Technology and Design
www.martincollege.edu.au or 1300 762 129.
CATA Design School
Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
Billy Blue College of Design
www.billyblue.edu.au or 1300 851 245.
Australasian College of Natural Therapies
www.acnt.edu.au or 1300 017 267.
Government Information Sites
For information regarding your entitlements at work visit www.fairwork.gov.au/apprenticestrainees
Fair Work Infoline: 13 13 94 Monday – Friday 8.00am – 6.00pm local time.
Apprenticeships and Traineeships
NSW Government Department of Education and Training - Apprenticeships and Traineeships
www.training.nsw.gov.au or 13 28 11.