News from Careers

Choosing a university or tertiary option is a major decision for many of our students.

Open Days are designed to give them the information they need to make a well-informed choice.

Expert staff and current students will be on hand to answer questions about specific courses, entry requirements, internships, study tours and how each course can lead to the job students really want. NOTE: If you plan to apply for a course involving an interview/folio presentation/ audition as part of the selection process, attendance is A MUST! You might be asked what you learned at Open Day.

OPEN DAYS COMING SOON…..make sure you attend!

  • Sat 1 Aug – Monash (Peninsula campus)
  • Sun 2 Aug – Deakin (Warrnambool); Monash (Caulfield & Clayton); Swinburne (Hawthorn)
  • Sun 9 Aug – Australian Catholic University (ACU) (Fitzroy); Deakin (Geelong campuses); La Trobe (Bundoora); RMIT; William Angliss Institute
  • Sun 16 Aug – Melbourne; Monash (Parkville – Pharmacy); La Trobe (Bendigo)
  • Sun 23 Aug – Box Hill Institute; Deakin (Burwood); Victoria (Footscray)
  • Sun 30 Aug – ACU (Ballarat); Federation (Ballarat & Gippsland)

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF OPEN DAY VISITS – Don’t wander aimlessly….try the following:

Get an Open Day Guide eg.  from www.deakin.edu.au/openday,   www.openday.unimelb.edu.au,  or http://destination.monash/open-day).

There is a handout on tips for Open Days on the Career noticeboard.

YEAR 10 STUDENTS – information regarding tertiary entry for 2018 is now available on the VTAC website, look for VICTER 2018 in Publications.

 

Work Experience Year 10

All year 10s will be completing a work experience in the final week of term 3. Students need to get their placements organised and the work experience arrangement form to Christa or Lisa as soon as possible.

Fingerprint Me

On Wednesday morning the Year 9’s, 10’s and 11’s attended a presentation by Peter Coronica from Fingerprint Me. It was an excellent and thought provoking presentation where Peter gave advice and shared his knowledge to the students on getting their foot through the door in the competitive world of work.

Lisa Owens

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