Careers 20/5/22: Creative Arts, Aviation, Teaching and more

University – General

ACU Guarantee Tune into Webinar

Wednesday 27 July at 6 – 6.30pm

Guarantee your place at ACU before your Year 12 exams. ACU Guarantee offers eligible Year 12 students a place at ACU based on their Year 11 results. Applications open Monday 18 July 2022. To learn more about the application process click on the title to register.

Experience the Bond Difference and Apply Direct

Applying online to study at Bond University is free and easy. We encourage you to lodge your application as soon as you have decided what you would like to study. There’s no application fee – no obligation to accept a place if it is offered – it simply gives you another option when it comes to making a decision about your future. Click on title to apply direct.

MedEntry UCAT Prep UCAT Handbook

At under “Free Resources” tab. Available to parents, aspiring Medical students and Careers Advisers. Print and use or contact MedEntry if you need a hard copy. This comprehensive handbook offers advice on the pathways, UCAT strategies, interview techniques and more.

University – Institutes

University of Wollongong Online Information Evening for Year 12s

14 June. 6pm

Macquarie How to apply for the Macquarie Leaders and Achievers Early Entry Scheme

Wednesday 1 June 2022, 6pm

The Macquarie Leaders and Achievers Early Entry Scheme will reward your academic achievements, leadership qualities and commitment to community with an early offer to your dream degree at Macquarie in 2023. Want to learn more and find out how to apply?

Join us for our webinar to hear from current students who will share their insights about the early entry experience, explain how to apply step-by-step and answer your questions.

Western Sydney University Online Short Courses

Registrations for Western’s Undergraduate Certificate online courses are open to the community. With the short courses in Health, Information Technology, and Environmental Sustainability potential to lead to a Diploma and even an undergraduate degree the choice is yours. ?cid=em:EGMT-CAA-news-UGC_apr22.

Campbelltown Campus Tours Western Sydney University

21 May 2022

Join us at our Explore Western event to find out the best qualifications for your life stage and to receive a recommendation on your options. This is your opportunity to ask questions, chat to Academics and current students and find your best course fit. If you are not sure where to get started, still come along and we can offer some guidance in the right direction and further support. As you register, you can also join one of our campus tours, to be guided by a current student exploring student and course specific facilities and where you may be studying in the future.

University of Sydney Conservatorium – Music Theatre Taster

Sat 18 June 9.30am to 1pm

During the session we will give you insights into the art of musical theatre including stagecraft and presence, vocal technique, characterisation, ensemble work and more. You will have the chance to dance, act and sing in this hands on workshop giving you not just a glimpse but a taste of the fascinating, exciting, sometimes glamorous but always hard working world of music theatre.

University of Sydney Creative Arts Special Admissions Scheme applications are now open!

The CASAS Scheme is now open to Domestic Students who are looking to gain an early offer of admission prior to the release of ATARs or equivalent in either Visual Arts or Music. Eligible applicants will be assessed based on a combination of academic performance in Years 11 and 12, and audition or portfolio requirements.

Visual Arts applications here:

Music applications here:

University of Sydney Bachelor of Visual Arts Portfolio Workshop

31 May 2022

Students applying for early entry into the Bachelor of Visual Art via the CASAS entry scheme, are invited to attend the on-campus or online portfolio workshop afternoon on Tuesday the 31st of May from 4pm-7pm. Gain tips to prepare a successful submission, and get 1-1 feedback from our Academic team.

University of Sydney – ARTiculate English – Close readings and contextual readings

Refine your critical reading skills which will benefit your writing across the different areas of the Year 11 and 12 English courses.

Tue, 7 June 2022. 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM

This interactive webinar focuses on key skills required to perform a close reading and contextual reading of literary texts. We will discuss how to do close readings of seen and unseen texts and what makes a good contextual reading. The webinar will include practical examples and tips and tricks for how to do close and contextual readings and how to utilise context to inform your reading of a text.

Heads up UTS Engineering and IT Portfolio (Year 12)

Applications for the Year 12 Portfolio 2023 will open later this year.

Your portfolio can be used for both your Early Entry Program – Edge application and your UAC application.

Early Entry Program – Edge

Your final ATAR score may be one indicator of your ability to become a successful engineer or IT specialist, but we know you’re more than just a number. Our new Edge Program is based on broader criteria than an ATAR alone.

UTS – Be eligible for 10 Adjustment Points for Women in Engineering IT and Construction

If you’re female and have applied for selected engineering, information technology or construction project management courses, you’re eligible to receive 10 adjustment points. These adjustment points are automatically applied (no additional application required) and contribute to your selection rank.

Eligible engineering, information technology and construction project management courses are:

Bachelor degrees in I.T., Games, Science, Business, Engineering, Construction. For a full list click on the title above.

UTS – Up to 5 Adjustment Point for Work Experience

You may be eligible for up to five adjustment points if your work experience relates to the course you are applying for. Complete the employment question in your UAC application so your work experience can be considered for specific courses in: 

  • Engineering and IT
  • Business 
  • Science

UTS – Science – Entry pathway through aptitude assessment

Tuesday 21 June 2022, 10:00 am

The aptitude assessment is an opportunity for students to demonstrate their potential, and possibly secure an offer to study at UTS Science. The assessment is designed to assess your analytical and critical thinking skills. It is a general knowledge-based assessment and there is no need to study for it

Register here:

Closing Soon – ANU Applying direct for 2023

Direct applications are now open and will close 23 May

If you apply directly for study in 2023, your application
will cover admissions, scholarships and campus accommodation.

Early offers made on 5 September 2022 are based on Year 11
results. ANU will honour these for study in 2023 as long as you complete Year
12 and receive an ATAR.

If your Year 11 results don’t meet entry requirements, we
will put you on our waiting list and automatically consider your application
again based on your Year 12 results in the December/January offer round.

We have adjusted our co-curricular or service requirement
requirements due to the disruptions of COVID-19.

ACU Guided Tour Day Dates – Explore Your Campus

Guided Tour Day is your chance to find out everything you need to know about studying at ACU before you enrol. You’ll be able to check out the campus, meet staff and students, discuss entry pathways, and talk to experts about your study options and career goals.

Chat to current students and discover the facilities your new campus has to offer. And sit in on information sessions from each of the faculties to find out more about the courses you’re interested in.

Ask all the questions you want – and hear the answers you need.

Charles Sturt University Agriculture and environmental sciences online information night

Tuesday 31 May 2022, 6.00–7.30pm

Students, career advisers and parents will learn more about the vast range of careers on offer with a Charles Sturt industry-aligned agriculture or environmental science course. Click on the title to book a spot.

Round 2 of the Charles Sturt Advantage early offer program

Apply by 24 June 2022

Charles Sturt have already received over 2,500 applications for Round 1 are now accepting applications for Round 2 – students could receive an early offer by late July. To apply click on the title above.

The Law Admission Test (LAT) Register, Practice, Sit

The Law Admission Test (LAT) is a professionally designed and scored selection test developed by the Australian Council for Educational Research (ACER) to assess the types of aptitudes and skills that are critical to success in tertiary Law programs. These aptitudes and skills include the ability to think critically, to analyse information, and to organise and express ideas in a clear and fluent way.

Register LAT by 5 pm AEST Friday 12 August 2022 here:

CQUniversity Early Offer Scheme Open

Know a highly motivated student that would succeed at university? Applications are open for CQU’s Principal’s Recommendation Scheme. The Scheme recognises factors such as motivation, talent, and passion as being pivotal to a student’s success and together with a Principal’s recommendation, can be used to receive an offer within 48 hours into most courses at CQU.


2022 Apprenticeship / Traineeship and Jobs Expos

Tuesday 23 August 2022 – 3pm to 8pm

South Western Sydney/Macarthur

Tuesday 30 August 2022 – 3pm to 8pm

Liverpool Catholic Club – Prestons

Try a Trade Readiness Course

Trade Readiness Courses are open to anyone in years 9 to 12. They last five days and are like being in a real work environment. All TRC teachers are trade-qualified and the courses are industry-supported. A Trade Readiness Course can be delivered by TAFE NSW in your high school. Students will receive a detailed course performance report and will be interviewed by industry personnel. TAFE NSW is currently delivering TRC in bricklaying, carpentry, plumbing, painting & decorating, signs & graphics, shopfitting, civil construction, wall & ceiling lining, and wall & floor tiling.

ACTA College

A Smart & Skilled provider offering Fee* Free Trade courses. ACTA College offers funded courses in: Carpentry, Building & Construction, Painting & Decorating, Light Vehicle Mechanical Technology and Telecommunication. ACTA College is located in Liverpool NSW, 5 mins walk from the train station. Contact Mayssa at: or call on: 1300 830 730 for more information.

Private Colleges

ICMS Scholarships and Sponsorships Business Management, Events, Hospitality, Tourism, Sport

The International College of Management Sydney’s Annual Open Day

Sunday the 7th of August, 2022

JMC Academy The Prep Sesh

Saturday 25th June 2022 from 10am – 12pm

AMPA Dance Open Day

Monday 11th of July 2022

Where: AMPA Dance Campus – Unit 4/85-91 O’Riordan St, Alexandria, NSW, 2015The AMPA Dance open day offers aspiring dancers and choreographers the chance to visit the campus, meet current staff and students as well as et a sense of what full-time dance training in a tertiary environment is like.

A Taste of Le Cordon Bleu

18 May 2022, 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Le Cordon Bleu Sydney 250 Blaxland Road, Ryde, NSW 2112

Reminder – Torrens University Australia – Open Days

14 May 2022

Torrens University and Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School’s Open Days are the perfect opportunity to chat to the academics about Torrens Work-Integrated Learning, find a course that matches your career goals with help from the Course and Careers Advisers and explore the campuses to see the facilities Torrens offers:

Academy of Interactive Entertainment

Saturday 14 May 2022

Career in Games & Film, Open Day at Academy of Interactive Entertainment 

Considering a career in games or film? Discover AIE’s courses in Animation, Film, Programming and Game Design. Learn about entry requirements and career pathways. 10am-3pm, 33 Mountain St, Ultimo, NSW, 2007. Rego required.. click on the title above.

Sydney Actors School and Sydney Film School

You’re invited to attend the open houses at Waterloo Studios, Sydney. Tour the state of the art Film & TV studio and learn why Sydney Actors School and Sydney Film School offer the most practical, hands on accredited programs in Australia. To register, please click on the title above.

Apply for NIDA Open Equity Scholarships

Closes July 25, 2022

 The NIDA Open Equity Scholarships are available throughout the second half of the year and are open to all adult students aged 18+ and primary or secondary school students nationally, regardless of previous experience or professional ambition.

Reminder – Sydney Design School Information Sessions

On Campus Wednesday 1 June 2022 at 6pm

On Campus Friday 17 June 2022 at 1pm

AutoCAD and Interior Construction (Accredited)

If you’re looking to upskill and expand your career in interiors, design, building or construction – this practical 7 week course is ideal. AutoCAD and Interior Construction is taught by industry professionals in a small class environment and has been developed to grow your skills and confidence through an exciting residential project.

We start with the fundamentals and work our way step by step through this versatile software. Through a series of practical exercises you’ll develop an industry standard drawing package including plans, elevations, sections and joinery details.

Becoming a Pilot: Course Information Video

An overview of the application process, course structure and career possibilities when completing professional flying qualifications at Sydney Flight College

The Hotel School Sydney Information Evening

7 June. 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Register by 24 May


On Call Firefighters Express Your Interest

Join the NSW Community Fire Unit Program

See yourself in Orange – SES

Every NSW SES volunteer is part of a team of over 10,000 highly-trained professionals across the state who share a commitment to helping their communities. NSW SES volunteers come from all walks of life and bring a wide range of skills, experiences and backgrounds to the roles they perform.

Learn at Taronga

Students from all levels can study, explore and be inspired by our growing team of scientists, researchers, educators and keepers as they pioneer solutions to save species from the brink of extinction.

Certificate Courses at Taronga

Independent and online study to suit your work and lifestyle commitments.

Discover your Path to Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists play an important role in keeping people moving, whether it be for maximum performance in athletes and people with chronic health conditions. They also have an impact on patients who require rehabilitation after events such as surgery or a catastrophic accident. It can be rewarding to see patients reach their goals.

Focus on Defence Forces Army, Navy, Air Force Information Sessions

There are regular meetings held across NSW on all areas of the Defence Forces. Keep a watchful eye on this site for events closest to your town or city.

NSW Police Recruitment Information & Practice PCT Session

Saturday 28 May 2022. 10.00am – 12.00pm (times may be subject to change)

Recruitment Information Session

Early Learning and Care Council of Australia

Do you need student work experience placements in early learning and care services? The Early Learning and Care Council of Australia can help! They have an online request form, to link you with 572 early learning services operated by their members across NSW. Find it here:

NSW Department of Education Scholarship programs for future teachers

Interested in teaching as a career? Subscribe to be notified when scholarship programs with the NSW Department of Education open or new program information becomes available:

Work Experience with Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences

Winter Holidays 12 – 14 July Applications close by 21 May 2022

Spring Holidays 04 – 06 October Applications close by 21 August 2022

Our Secondary Student Placement Program provides a snapshot into the world of museums and cultural institutions. For Year 10, 11 and 12.