Careers Department

 Career News

The school subscribes to ‘Career News’ that collates information about tertiary courses, upcoming events and vocational insights that assist students with their career planning. Copies will be added to the Careers tab on the Portal. Senior College students are also emailed a copy of the CareerNews content each week so that they can easily access material. The first four editions are now available on the Tintern portal and includes the following items:

Number 1

  • QS World University Rankings 2020
    News from La Trobe University
    • New Bachelor of Bachelor of Humanities, Innovation and Technology
    • Allied Health and Dentistry Course Changes
    • New Diploma of Tertiary Studies
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) at RMIT
  • The Hansen Scholarship Program at the University of Melbourne
  • Snapshot of Bond University in 2020
  • Animation & Gaming Courses in Victoria in 2020

Number 2

  • Career in Air Conditioning Technology 
    SAE Flickerfest Masterclass
  • New ComparED website
  • Academic Excellence Scheme at the University of Sydney
  • Snapshot of The University of Sydney in 2020
  • Cybersecurity Courses in Victoria in 2020 

Number 3

  • News from Monash University
    • Bachelor of Education (Honours)
    • Why study Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences?
  • Holmesglen Institute: New Course in Partnership with St Kilda Football Club
  • Career as a Cosmetic Nurse
  • Snapshot of Swinburne University in 2020
  • Studying Global and International Studies Courses in Victoria in 2020

Number 4

  • UCAT – Entry to Medicine and Dentistry in 2021
  • US and UK University Expo
  • A Career in Policing: Quick Facts about Applying
  • Gap Year & Cultural Exchange Programs   
  • Snapshot of Deakin University in 2020
  • Environmental Science Degrees in Victoria in 2020

 Year 10 Work Experience Program

Year 10 students will be participating in the Work Experience Program from Monday 15 to Friday 19 June. Students are required to organise a placement before the end of Term 1. If additional time is required then please contact Ms Julie Ennor (Work Experience Co-ordinator) or myself in the Careers Department.

Students are required to return the initial form no later than Friday 27 March, which is the last day of Term 1.  An official Work Experience package will then be prepared and sent to the employer for their signature. Copies of the initial form and a booklet of information for students can be found at

Changes to Obtaining a Tax File Number

A reminder that The Australian Taxation Office has altered the application process for obtaining a Tax File Number. Schools can no longer process applications for students. The following link provides details about the new procedures that are similar to applying for a passport. Please select—application-for-individuals/


Mrs Heather Ruckert

Careers Consultant



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