News from the Careers Department

Year 12 students received a presentation that provided an overview of the year in terms of resources to support the transition phase, the opportunities for individual interviews, the range of seminars and experience days provided by the tertiary sector, resources to support decision making and the role of VTAC (Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre).

The Morrisby Online Careers Testing system will be offered again this year on Tuesday 18 April from 12.45 to 3.30pm in the Senior Library. The printed report will be made available at the Feedback Session on Thursday 27 April from 7.30 to 8.45pm in the Tintern Theatre. A representative from Career Analysts will be conducting the evening session to assist the students and their families to understand the results.

The Morrisby Online system involves a series of computer based tests to help identify strengths combined with a questionnaire focusing on preferred work styles, environment and talents. The student receives unlimited access to the interactive website in addition to their report to explore their Career interests in terms of vocational opportunities.

Families and students in Years 10 to 12 will be emailed a flyer including a reply slip and places will be limited to ensure appropriate supervision levels from the Careers staff at Tintern. A copy of the flyer including the reply slip is available at: http://portal.tintern.vic.edu.au/homepage/15202/

Career Chats…. 

During the year the Careers Department will be holding regular Career Chats for Senior College students and the first one related to overseas applications. Next week on Tuesday 7 March a session will be held relating to scholarship applications to Bond University. Tintern Grammar students have access to a Collegiate Scholarship that represents 50 percent of the tuition fees at Bond University with the exception of the Bachelor of Medicine. Other sessions this term relate to applying interstate and the application procedure for Undergraduate Medicine at Monash University including the Undergraduate Medicine and Health Sciences Admission Test (UMAT).

Career News Newsletters

The most recent editions of the Career related newsletters can be found on the Careers Portal page at http://portal.tintern.vic.edu.au/homepage/14962/

by Mrs Heather Ruckert, Careers Consultant

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