News from Careers

VCE and Careers Expo

Year 11 students valued the opportunity to attend the VCE and Careers Expo at Caulfield Racecourse on Friday 3 May to interact with the 150 exhibitors providing information relating to:

  • University, TAFE and training courses
  • Interstate Universities
  • Employment prospects eg Surveying or Victoria Police
  • Industry representative eg Victorian Building Authority or PwC
  • Study advice
  • International exchange and gap year programs
  • Overseas Study

Year 10 Work Experience Program

The final placements are being organised this week for Work Experience that occurs from Monday 17 to Friday 21 June 2019. Students will then be able to complete their final Occupational, Health and Safety testing and risk assessments.

Year 12 Reminder to Obtain a Tax File Number Prior to Tertiary Study

Students are encouraged to apply now as long delays can occur at the end of the year by selecting—application-for-individuals/

Community Achiever Program (CAP) at ACU

Applications are now open for Year 12 students to complete the documentation that recognises their leadership and community service. Successful students will be granted a conditional early offer with a reduced ATAR and further information is available at Community Achiever Program (CAP)

Key Dates for 2020

    • Applications Open – Wednesday 1 May 2019
    • Applications Close – Wednesday 14 August 2019 (Melbourne courses) and Wednesday 28 August 2019 (Ballarat courses)
    • Offers released within two weeks of applications closing.

University of Melbourne and Monash University Seminars

All sessions are free and involve an online registration at My Melbourne Future Events for the University of Melbourne. Seminars are held at the Parkville Campus from 6.00 – 8.30pm. Each seminar includes course information, career opportunities, a sample lecture, student experiences plus time for questions. 



Tuesday 4 June

My Future in Arts

My Future in IT

Wednesday 5 June

My Future in Science

Wednesday 12 June

My Future in Design

My Future in Music

Thursday 13 June

My Future in Commerce

My Future in Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences

Tuesday 18 June

My Future in Education

Wednesday 19 June

My Future in Law

Thursday 20 June

My Future in Biomedicine

Tuesday 25 June

My Future in Engineering

Wednesday 26 June

My Future in Fine Arts

Monash University also offers the Inside Monash seminars that are held from March to August and registrations are online at

Career News

The latest edition of Career News has been uploaded to the Careers tab on the Portal. Senior College students are also emailed a copy of the CareerNews so they can easily access material from the hyperlinks. The current edition is now available at

Number 14 Career News 13 May 2019

  • Dates for the Diary in Term 2
  • FINAL REMINDER: UCAT Entry for Medicine in 2020
  • News from Deakin University
    • DeakInspire 2019
    • Arts and Education Information Sessions & Events
  • News from Swinburne University
    • Bachelor of Innovation and Design
    • Studying Neuroscience at Swinburne
    • Bachelor of Engineering Practice (Honours)
  • Business Degrees in Victoria
  • Commerce Degrees in Victoria
  • Snapshot of the University of Tasmania in 2019



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