News from the Careers Department

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 last week of Term 2 2018.

Change of Preference Tertiary Institutions Events and Assistance

Year 12 students are currently focusing on their examinations, but families are reminded that there is support from the Careers Department and also the tertiary institutions.

IB Students: Please take advantage of the help available from tertiary institutions during the Change of Preference Period for the VCE students in December.

All Year 12 Students: Please make contact with the Careers Department using to request appointments during the day on Friday 15 December, Monday 18 December and Tuesday 19 December.

 A document listing key tertiary institutions events and assistance has been uploaded to the Careers page of the Portal and emailed to students. It can be found at:


Career News Number 18 and Number 19 are available on the Portal at:  and includes the following items:

Career News Number 18

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 4
  • Reminder: VTAC 2018 Key Dates 
  • New Courses at Flinders University
  • New Bachelor of Sport and Exercise Science at Swinburne University
  • News from Monash University
    • Monash Maths Bridging
    • Pharmacy & Pharmacology
  • News from the University of Melbourne
    • Studying Surveying at Melbourne
    • Where can a Biomedicine Degree take me?
  • Federation University – Courses at Berwick Campus
  • Bachelor of Medical Research at the University of Tasmania

Career News Number 19

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 4
  • VTAC 2018 Key Dates
  • Tax File Number
  • What if you think you won’t get a place at university?
  • Which Deakin Campus fits You?
  • Low Income Healthcare Card for Australian Students
  • Diploma of General Studies (DiGS) at the University of Melbourne
  • Change of Preference (COP) Dates & Contacts 2017

by Heather Ruckert, Careers Consultant



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