News from the Careers Department

Medical Radiations Open Night 2018
There will be a Medical Radiations Open Night at Moorabbin Hospital for students interested in this field of study. Further information or to RSVP can be made to by Wednesday 29 August.

Year 12 Students Interested in Studying in the US
Students interested in applying to the United States should attend one of the events on either Monday 27 August or Tuesday 28 August as the process is complex and the information will be invaluable in terms of organising applications.

Monday 27 August – Overseas Study Fair – The World Awaits
Melbourne Grammar School – 5:00pm – 7:30pm
US colleges include: Boston University, Northeastern University and University of Transylvania
For information and to register visit:
Tuesday 28 August – US College Information Session
Carey Grammar School – 5:30pm – 7:00pm
US Universities include: Columbia, Duke, Northwestern, Princeton and Vanderbilt.
For information and to register visit:

Year 12 Students Intending to Study Education Courses
An information session has been organised for Tuesday 21 August at lunchtime to discuss the requirements for this online test that is a requirement for a number of Education courses. We will also discuss some sample scenarios with interested students. VTAC has advised that students need to be careful when registering for this test and that they must select the “Undergraduate / Bachelor of Education CSP-10409” option. Year 12 students should not select the “Postgraduate” option.

Federation University Year 12 Scholarship








Excerpt from Federation University

Federation University are offering “12 scholarships valued at $5000 each to students completing Year 12 in 2018 and enrol at Federation University Australia in 2019. The scholarship will be awarded based on a student’s overall academic potential, contribution to their school and community, supporting statement from the School Principal and seek to study at FedUni in 2018”.

The application form and further information can also be found at:

New Graduate Degree Packages at the University of Melbourne for Current Year 12 Students

The University of Melbourne has introduced a range of graduate degree packages which students may include on their VTAC preferences including a Bachelor of Science/Master of Engineering. The Master of Engineering would be a Commonwealth Supported Place. Further details are available at:

IB Early Entry Scheme at ANU

Mrs Brotchie has forwarded information about the Early Entry Scheme to Year 12 IB students at ANU. A copy of this document can be found at:

2019 Pathway Courses to Deakin, Monash, RMIT and Swinburne University Degrees

Year 11 and 12 students have been emailed a copy of a document outlining different pathways to a range of Universities that they should explore as part of their research into future study options. The file is stored at:




The latest edition of Career News Numbers 23 is now available on the Portal at and includes the following items:

Career News Number 23

  • Dates for the Diary in Term 3
  • News from Deakin University
    • Deakin Accelerate Information Evening
    • Faculty of Arts and Education Information Sessions
  • Creative Arts and Design Folio Session
  • Teaching Information Session
    • Step on Campus Tours
  • Diploma of Teacher Education Preparation
  • GAP Year Positions – Bob Stewart Pty Ltd
  • Media & Journalism Degrees in Victoria

News from Monash University

  • Student Experience Day – Arts, Design & Architecture
  • Upcoming ‘Inside Monash’ Seminars
  • VCE Revision Lectures – September School Holidays
  • Upcoming Open Days 2018



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