Category Archives: Year 12 Information


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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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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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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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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Scholarships 2016


SCHOLARSHIPS FOR YEAR 12 STUDENTS IN 2016 – All Year 12 students planning tertiary education in 2016 need to be aware of scholarship opportunities. A good starting point to find out about them is go to the VTAC website (www.vtac.edu.au ) and search Scholarships at the top of the screen. As you will see, you […]

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How to get the most out of Open Days


HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF OPEN DAY VISITS – Don’t wander aimlessly….try the following: Get an Open Day Guide eg from deakin.edu.au/openday, www.openday.unimelb.edu.au, or http://destination.monash/open-day). Be there when relevant information sessions are on Allow sufficient time for your visit; two hours or so would be advisable Speak to staff about courses which interest […]

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Year 12 VTAC Workshops


YEAR 12 STUDENTS –  VTAC Workshops VTAC applications open in August.  During Term 3 all Year 12 students will have the opportunity to discuss their preferences before lodging their application.  An appointment schedule has posted on the noticeboard outside the VCE Office. Must be in one of your free sessions, and come at the beginning of […]

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