Category Archives: Other Information


Too Many Lawyers – Futureproof your degree


Too Many Lawyers – Futureproof your degree An interesting article from the Sydney Morning Herald: http://www.smh.com.au/national/tertiary-education/too-many-lawyers-futureproof-your-degree-20150730-ginpjh.html

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Work Experience Opportunities 2016 Zoos Victoria has developed a secondary school Work Experience program to inspire the next generation of youth to be inspired to work with wildlife. Each year, Zoos Victoria selects a limited number students as part of their work experience program to gain experience at one of Victoria’s three zoos; Healesville Sanctuary, […]

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Study in the USA Presentation


USA Presentation Representatives from Georgetown University, Columbia University, Duke University, Northwestern University, and Princeton University are visiting Melbourne! There will be an open presentation for interested students and their parents at Melbourne Grammar School. There will be a limit on places so early booking is advised. Registrations for the US presentation at MGS are now […]

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Automotive Apprenticeship Program


AUTOMOTIVE MODERN APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAM – Vantage Automotive P/L is a provider of government funded vocational learning and outsourced services to major vehicle manufacturers with an extensive client list across Australia. Applications are now being sought from students interested in the motor industry as an automotive technician or parts advisor. For information: www.vantageautomotive.com or email reception@vantageautomotive.com […]

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Melbourne Youth Music Summer School


Melbourne Youth Music Summer School 2016 This week-long Summer School (January 11-16) offers many opportunitites for young musicians aged 6-30, from beginner to advanced. A fun week of rehearsals, workshops and performances. No audition required. The full range of programs can be explored at www.mym.org.au   Applications are now open online and must close on Sept […]

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VCE Revision Lectures


VCE REVISION LECTURES At Victoria University, we’re offering a series of free VCE revision lectures, designed to assist your Year 12 students prepare for their exams. Attending will bolster their confidence and enhance their final results. Each session is delivered by VCE qualified assessors and teachers and runs between 3.5 and 4.5 hours. We invite […]

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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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Tax File Numbers


Tax File Numbers Any student will need at tax file number if he/she starts work (part-time and full-time) and all students planning on a tertiary education require one when they start. Importantly, current Year 12 students are reminded that they cannot enrol in a CSP (Commonwealth Support Place) course at university without a Tax File […]

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