Category Archives: Other Information


Open days at Holmesglen


Most tertiary institutions hold their Open Days in August (dates will be provided in the next Newsletter so you can get them in your diary). However, Holmesglen has Open Days throughout the year. Holmesglen is mainly a VET provider (some degrees) with campuses in Chadstone, City, Moorabbin and Waverley. Dates of Open Days are: 17 […]

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Deakin University Overview


Deakin is the seventh largest university in Australia with over 53,000 students. It offers over 700 courses and careers at its four campuses: The largest campus is in the Melbourne suburb of Burwood There are two campuses in Geelong, one at Waurn Ponds and the other on the Geelong Waterfront.   A campus is located […]

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Monash University Admission News


Monash offered more than 10,000 students a place in an undergraduate course for 2016. There was an increase in offers made by the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Faculty of Engineering and the Faculty of Science compared with 2015. Of these offers, 5,800 went to students with a Special Entry Access Scheme (SEAS) application. […]

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How can I find out about University Courses and Careers?


School students who do their research usually find it easier to make course/career decisions than those who do not. How/where can I research? Go to the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) website at www.vtac.edu.au and do a Course Search (eg Where is a particular course taught? What is this year’s ATAR? What are the prerequisite […]

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Health Degrees Overview


MEDICINE AND DENTISTRY – It is possible to study medicine/surgery at Deakin (Geelong), Monash (Clayton and Gippsland), and Melbourne universities. Of course, many interstate universities also offer medicine, and it is possible to study it in New Zealand (eg University of Otago in Dunedin) and have the qualification recognised in Australia. NOTE: Be aware that […]

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What are some of your alternatives upon leaving school?


Many students will want to pursue university study. Research shows that those who have a university degree are (on average) less likely to be unemployed and are likely to earn more during their lifetimes than those who do not. Others will want to complete a vocational course (VET) like hospitality, childcare or graphic design. Another […]

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ANU Tuckwell Scholarship


  Australian National University (ANU) launched the Tuckwell Scholarship Program in 2013.  Receiving a Tuckwell Scholarship – valued at $20,000 per year up to five years – is not just about a students’ intellect. It is also about their desire and determination to use their natural abilities to realise their full potential so that they […]

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Tax File Number (TFN)


Tax File Number (TFN) 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 will need the TFN when they enrol in a CSP (Commonwealth Support Place) course […]

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Work Experience at Myer


We are pleased to announce that after Myer Melbourne’s busiest year of work experience yet, we are again extending invitations for students to apply for work experience in 2016. We are seeking students who are keen to explore the exciting world of retail, and are able to offer successful applicants work experience in diverse areas, […]

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Information about the Offers System


Rounds 1 and 2 and subsequent offer rounds All courses are required to participate in Round 1 offers. All other offer rounds are optional and will depend on the number of places available and other factors. If you applied for courses through VTAC you will receive notification in your VTAC user account advising whether you […]

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