News from the Careers Department

Year 10 Subject Choice Interviews and Year 12 Careers Interviews

Year 10 Subject choice interviews continue this week and Year 12 Careers interview times are also available for those students who have not yet made an appointment. A list of appointment times is posted on the Careers room board and students are welcome to come in and discuss arrangements at any time. Year 11 students wishing to make any changes to their program for Semester 2 are also invited to speak with a Careers staff member.

Tertiary Open Days

A list of tertiary open days primarily for Years 10 to 12 families has been prepared to assist planning for the busy period during August. In addition to information sessions, Open Days are an ideal way to investigate course options and provide opportunities to view facilities and speak with staff and current students. Please refer to

Early Achievers’ Program (EAP) at ACU and Aspire at La Trobe University

Year 12 students have been reminded about the two scholarship programs that recognise community service and leadership in its broadest sense. A significant benefit for successful applicants include an early conditional offer at a reduced ATAR.

Early Achievers Program (EAP)

Applications close for the EAP program at midnight on Monday 17 July and further information about preparing, submitting and monitoring an application can be found at:

Aspire Early Admissions Program

The Aspire program opened on the 1 June 2017 and Year 12 students are encouraged to prepare their applications over the holiday period. Further information can be found at:



The latest edition of Career News Number 12 is now available on the Portal at: and includes the following items:


Section 1:


  1. Monash University News
  2. Transform, Connect and Explore your Future at ‘Deakinspire’
  3. Achieving VCE Excellence
  4. La Trobe University News
  5. News from Australian Catholic University (ACU)
  6. Interested in a Career with Animals

Section 2:

  • News from RMIT University
    • Experience Days at RMIT
    • Associate Degree in Information Technology
    • Associate Degree in Business
  • Short Courses for Young Adults at the VCA
  • News from ACU
    • New in 2017: Bachelor of Teaching/Bachelor of Science
    • University Experience Days
  • Bachelor of Commerce at Victoria University
  • Pre-Audition Workshop at NICA
  • Careers as an Occupational Therapist
  • Career as a Physiotherapist
  • Career as a Paramedic
  • Quick Facts about William Angliss Institute
  • Bachelor of Biosecurity at Box Hill Institute
  • World Education Program (WEP) Information Session
  • Virtual Tour through Learning Spaces at ANU
  • UNSW CO-OP Program
  • Charles Sturt University (CSU) Study Centre in Melbourne
  • Discover the World of Engineering and IT at Monash University
  • Career as an Art Therapist
  • Career as a Music Therapist
  • Andrew’s College Scholars Program – University of Sydney
  • Snapshot of Monash University
  • Medical Imaging Courses offered at Universities in Victoria

by Heather Ruckert, Careers Consultant



Term Dates