News from the Careers Department

Year 12 VTAC Applications

Year 12 students have been sent a reminder about important closing dates for “timely” VTAC applications that close on 28 September at 5pm, which includes paying the required fee. At present 36 percent of Year 12 students have not applied through VTAC for study options in 2018.

Specific closing dates:

  • SEAS applications including submission of all supporting documents close on 10 October at 5pm
  • VTAC Scholarship applications with supporting documentation close on 13 October at 5pm

Always check VTAC for key dates and further information about your particular courses of interest. A follow-up reminder will be emailed to families; please use the reply email if your child does not wish to apply through VTAC as further personal reminders will not be sent.

Year 9 Work Experience Program for 2018

A reminder that current Year 9 students should be organising their Work Experience placement now as popular organisations, including hospitals, have specific application procedures and can fill at least 12 months ahead. Our Work Experience dates for 2018 are from Monday 18 to Friday 22 June.


The latest edition of Career News Number 17 is now available on the Portal at includes the following items:


Reminders Year 12 VTAC Diary Dates in Term 3

  • Bond University Medicine & Biomedical Science Information Evening
  • Meet U.S. Universities: Johns Hopkins University & University of Chicago joint Information Session
  • School Holiday Program at William Angliss Institute
  • News from Deakin University
    • Course Updates at Deakin
    • ‘Step on Campus’ School Holiday Tours
  • News from Victoria University
    • Early Entry Offer Program at VU
    • VU Law and Justice Open Day
  • VCE Extension Studies in 2018
    • Deakin University – Deakin Accelerate
    • La Trobe University – VCE Plus Program
    • Monash University – Extension Studies
    • RMIT University – VCE Extension
    • University of Melbourne – Extension Program
  • RSPCA September Holiday Program
  • News from La Trobe University
    • Bachelor of Biomedicine and Bachelor of Biomedical Science
    • Bachelor of Health Sciences
  • News from RMIT University
    • Science in the City (Lab Tour)
    • RMIT Village
  • TAFE pathways to Deakin University
  • UniLink at Swinburne University

by Heather Ruckert, Careers Consultant



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