Vocational and Higher Education News
Careers in Teaching & Education (Articles from The Footnotes website):
- Considering Childhood Education & Care?
- 6 students talk pros and cons of a Bachelor of Education
- Why I chose teaching
- Why I love primary teaching
- Which qualifications do you need for teaching
- Special/Inclusive Education: What they don’t tell you
National Youth Science Forum (NYSF): Are you in Year 11 and have a passion for all things science? You should consider applying for the NYSF. This is a two week residential program where students are immersed in hands-on science activities, lab experiments, field trips and meet researchers who are leaders in their field. Online applications are due by 31 May and your application must be endorsed by your local Rotary club. The two-week program will be held during January 2019. For more information, click here.
Do you have a passion for Acting, Film & Television or Visual Arts? The Victorian College of the Arts is running intensives, short courses and folio/audition workshops at the South Bank campus. For information on dates and to register your place, click here.
Co-Operative Scholarship Programs at University of Technology Sydney:
- Bachelor of Accounting Co-Operative Scholarship: Worth over $51,000. Round 1 applications close 1 June. Click here for more information.
- Bachelor of Information Technology Co-Operative Scholarship: worth over $49,000. Round 1 applications close 17 June, click here.
Photo courtesy of Cambridge University, photographer: ‘Sir Cam’
Study at Cambridge University, England: Students between the ages of 13 – 18 years have the opportunity to study intensive subjects over the summer break at Cambridge, staying at the Queens College. For information on the program and subjects students can immerse themselves in, click here.
Interested in Hotel Management? The Hotel School Melbourne is running a Discovery Day at the Lonsdale Street campus on Wednesday 2 May between 12.00 – 3.00pm. Participants will be able to learn about careers in the hotel management industry, courses at the institute, tour the campus, and speak directly to current students and staff. For information on the event and to register, click here. For students who can’t attend the event, the Hotel School will also be running and information evening on 30 May. For information, click here.
Inside Monash Seminars: Monash University will be running a series of free 90-minute information seminars that aim to showcase different courses and faculties at the university. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend. The following seminars are running in April:
|Design||Thursday 19 April|
|Law||Thursday 19 April|
|Fine Arts||Monday 23 April|
|Biomedical Science and Medicine (MD)||Tuesday 24 April|
|Media & Communication||Tuesday 24 April|
|Architecture||Thursday 26 April|
|Business||Thursday 26 April|
|Science||Thursday 26 April|
For information and to register for the sessions, click here.
Macleay College is a private institute in Melbourne offering vocational and higher education courses in the following areas: Business, Events, Advertising, Journalism, Digital Media, Public Relations, and Sports Business. The College will be running a course information session on 24 April. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend. For information and to RSVP, click here.
JMC Academy is a private institute in Melbourne offering vocational and higher education courses in the following areas: Animation, Audio Engineering & Sound Production, Contemporary Music Performance, Digital Design, Entertainment Business Management, Film & Television Production, Game Development, and Songwriting. The Institute will be running an Open Day on Saturday 5 May. Prospective students and their families are welcome to attend. For information and to RSVP, go click here.
Interested in nursing? The Australian College of Nursing is hosting a Nursing and Health Expo on Saturday 28 April at The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between 8.30am – 1.30pm. You will be able to:
- Meet a range of nursing and health organisations
- Explore career pathways
- Find out about educational opportunities
- For more information, click here.
Open Day at Collarts: Collarts is a private college located at three separate campuses across Melbourne. Collarts offers courses in Music Performance, Music Production, Fashion Marketing, Entertainment Management, Entertainment Journalism, Content Creation and Audio Production. The next open day is running on Saturday 12 May. You will be able to attend detailed information sessions on courses, speak to course advisers and current students and tour the campus. Click here for more information.
Mr Damian McAuliffe