Monthly Archives: August 2015


News from Deakin University


Course Updates from Deakin University Commencing Trimester 1 2016, all four engineering courses will be offered at the (Melbourne) Burwood Campus for the first year only. The remainder of these courses will have to be completed at Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, or via the Cloud. Find out more at Engineering Commencing Trimester 1 2016, the […]

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National Electrical and Communications Association


NECA – National Electrical and Communications Association NECA is having its Open Day on Wednesday August 26, 10am-7pm at 1024 Lygon Street, Carlton North. This is an opportunity to see state of the art facilities and see how working in the electrical industry is a career, not just a job. The day will include… A […]

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Some Useful Websites


SOME USEFUL WEBSITES – There are many useful careers websites, starting with institution websites such as www.holmesglen.edu.au or www.unimelb.edu.au for example. Check out these as well (training opportunities, job prospects, students with disabilities, fees information): www.jobguide.education.gov.au, www.myskills.gov.au, www.joboutlook.gov.au, www.youth.gov.au www.studyassist.gov.au, www.australianapprenticeships.gov.au, www.education.gov.au/national-disability-coordination-officer-programme, www.education.vic.gov.au/victorianskillsgateway/Pages/home.aspx, www.myuniversity.gov.au

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Where Do Graduates Go?


WHERE DO GRADUATES GO? Decisions about higher education are some of the biggest you will make. ’Where Grads Go’ provides the latest information on what graduates do and how much they earn (figures from the 2014 Australian Graduate Survey – Graduate Careers Australia). In 2014, the average bachelor grad earned $52,500. Median salaries of some […]

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Pathways to University


PATHWAYS TO UNIVERSITY – Some students who would like to study at university do not obtain a high enough ATAR to access their preferred course. What happens then? Many universities offer pathways into university. For example, Deakin has Deakin College, Monash has Monash College, La Trobe has La Trobe Melbourne and Swinburne has UniLink. These […]

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RMIT News


SEPTEMBER HOLIDAY SHORT COURSES – Those on offer are: Ableton Live Music (Music software program), Audio Production – Studio Recording, Production, Lighting for Live Events, Food Photography and Folio Preparation in Photography. Information: 9925 8111, enquiries@rmit.edu.au and www.shortcourses.rmit.edu.au – get in early! WOMEN IN ENGINEERING EVENT – For National Engineering Week, RMIT is hosting an […]

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Monash University News


‘AT MONASH’ SEMINAR SERIES CONTINUES – The series continues with: Theatre, Performance and Music on 18 August, Science on 27 Aug, Teaching on 1, 3 & 8 Sept, and Engineering on 17 September; all seminars are 6.30-8.00pm; Info/Reg’n at: www.destination.monash.edu/at-monash.   MEDICINE, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY UPDATE – To be considered for Medicine, Physiotherapy […]

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Year 12 VTAC Information


YEAR 12 NEWS – VTAC APPLICATIONS –Applications for university, VET and private provider courses for 2016 open on Monday 3 August through the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre website. Any Year 12 student wishing to apply for courses needs to visit www.vtac.edu.au. Timely applications close on 30 Sept. After that the application fee rises from $29 […]

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Health Science Degrees


Health Science Degrees Below is a list of many health science degrees offered at Victorian Universities. For a comprehensive list of health sciences courses, including double degrees, on offer at both TAFEs and universities, visit VTAC.   INSTITUTION COURSE VCE PREREQUISITES MAJOR STUDIES CHARLES STURT Health and Rehabilitation Science n/a Health sciences, Human biology, Rehabilitation. […]

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News from RMIT


News from RMIT University New Courses in 2016 Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering) (Honours)/Bachelor of Industrial Design (Honours) The Bachelor of Engineering (Automotive Engineering) (Honours) and Bachelor Industrial Design (Honours) is a specialised program that addresses the ongoing demand for automotive engineers with an industrial design background. The engineering component of the program will give […]

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