Category Archives: Year 11 Information


GAP Medics


    GAP Medics programs offer students interested in healthcare a genuine insight into the hospital work of doctors and nurses in Tanzania, Zanzibar, Thailand and the Czech Republic. Gap Medics are offering an exciting project for students that are looking to apply for university courses in medicine, nursing, dentistry or midwifery.  Gap Medics is a […]

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VCE and CAREERS EXPO 2016


Attending the VCE and CAREERS EXPO 2016 is a great opportunity to collect information from a huge range of providers at the one location. Exhibitors include: VCE resource providers, universities and TAFE and training colleges. In addition, there will be seminars on VCE subjects, tertiary courses, career, gap year and study advice. When:  9am-3pm, Thurs […]

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Swinburne University overview


  Swinburne is a provider of higher education and vocational education and training (VET) courses. Its main campus is in Hawthorn, with small campuses in Croydon and Wantirna. 2016 saw the introduction of 11 Professional Degrees in areas such as Arts, Business, Computer Science, Engineering, Games and Interactivity, Health Science, Information and Communication Technology, Media […]

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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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VET Courses – Last date to withdraw from a VET course


Friday 26th February is the final date for students to be able to withdraw from VET Courses. Fees will be charged to students if they withdraw after this date. Please see Ms Sipsas prior to Friday 26th February if you have any questions regarding withdrawing from a VET Course.

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NURSING AND/OR MIDWIFERY DEGREE COURSES


UNIVERSITY VCE PREREQUISITE SUBJECTS ATAR FOR 2016 ENTRY ACU Midwifery (Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL) 75.35 (M) Nursing (Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in […]

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News from Monash University


‘Inside Monash’ Seminar Series 2016    Get the inside story of what it’s really like to study at Monash. You’ll hear from a current student, a past student and an academic. It’s the best 90 minutes you could spend researching your course. Bring along your parents too! The Inside Monash Seminar Series commences in March! […]

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News from ADFA


The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) develops and educates the future leaders of the Navy, Army and Air Force. You can see exactly what could be in store for your students with our new ADFA virtual tour. In this immersive experience, you get to see where midshipmen and officer cadets live, study, train and play. […]

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