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Connecting to VTAC for Year 12 Families

A reminder that Year 12 students have been encouraged to connect with VTAC in order to receive updates throughout the application, change of preference and offers process via the Blog, Twitter or Facebook. Families can also subscribe from the VTAC homepage at

Applications Interstate or Overseas

Year 12 students intending to apply overseas should be aware that applications for 2018 entry can now be started via the UCAS website and they should see Mrs Ruckert for the school ‘buzzword’. The Common Applications site is also open for 2018 applications and students must register individually. A representative from the US Consulate will be visiting Tintern at 1.00pm on Tuesday 22 August in the Careers Room.

Students interested in studying in NSW or the ACT may be eligible for the UAC Schools Recommendation Scheme or SRS at and IB students may be eligible to apply for an early entry scheme at ANU. Refer to



The latest edition of Career News Number 15 is now available on the Portal at and includes the following items:

  • Diary Dates in Term 3
  • Guaranteed Entry Schemes at the University of Melbourne
  • Access University of Melbourne
  • News from Monash University
  • Monash Entry Schemes
  • The Monash Guarantee
  • Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS)
  • Monash Pathways Information Evening
  • Footscray City Films – Open Day
  • Performance Degrees at Victorian Universities
  • Fine Arts and Music Degrees at the University of Melbourne
  • Access Education Daily Challenge App
  • Monash University Course News
  • Inside Monash: Science & Careers
  • Important Changes to the Bachelor of Health Science for 2018
  • Nutritionists & Dietitians
  • Teaching Degrees – Early Childhood
  • Teaching Degrees – Primary
  • Teaching Degrees – Secondary
  • Upcoming Open Days 2017

by Heather Ruckert, Careers Consultant



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