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Careers and Courses Update 

Information Sessions

Australian National University – Admissions, Scholarships & Accommodation Roadshow 
October 16  
Are you a Year 11 student? ANU is changing the way we do admissions and students commencing university in 2020 will be applying under this new admissions model.Find out more - | Perth

WAAPA- Arts Management and Live Production Information Evening

Thursday 13th September- Mt Lawley Campus

Register here: WAAPA Arts Management and Live Production Info Evening 


Workshops & Courses
 
Introduction to Actuarial Science
The Australian National University (ANU) is running a special version of its popular Introduction to Actuarial Science course for Year 11/12 students in Australia over a flexible time period within Term 4 2018 to Term 1 2019.  The course is a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) and is FREE for all students.
Furthermore, the ANU offers five scholarships worth $10,000 each to Australian students who complete Introduction to Actuarial Science and enrol in a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies at ANU.
Click here for more information and to register interest
 

UWA School of Design Workshops

September School Holidays

Explore your love of design, architecture, landscape, fine arts and history of art with UWA School of Design Pop-Up workshops. The Pop-Up will finish with an exhibition of work produced by participants. Workshops are suitable for ages 13+. Check out all the different workshops and book here: http://www.trybooking.com/XWOM


UWA Sport Teen Holiday Program
Spring Program: Tuesday 25 September - Friday 5 October 2018
Our Teen Holiday Program is an opportunity for teenagers aged 13 - 17 to get outside, have fun and connect with peers while experiencing a diverse range of sport and recreation activities The University of Western Australia (UWA) has to offer. The program is available throughout the year during each school holiday period.
Enrol here - http://www.sport.uwa.edu.au/social-sport/teen-sport-holiday-program
 
WA Youth Orchestra
Applications close 15 October 2018.
Whether you want to build a career in music or simply enjoy the thrill of ensemble playing, the WA Youth Orchestras offers memorable experiences to all members of its many ensembles – on and off stage. Apply online now to audition and become part of our amazing 44-year history. For our 2019 Prospectus and to apply to audition click HERE or go to www.wayo.net.au/about/auditions
 
CSIRO Lab Workshops
Scitech | Perth | School holidays & Term 4 2018
Scitech CSIRO Lab Workshops cater for children aged 4 to 16 years old, with a variety of workshop topics on offer to ensure there's something for everyone. 
Learn about STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) in an engaging environment. Practice skills, explore ideas and build self-esteem and confidence as you make new friends with likeminded peers.
https://www.scitech.org.au/events/all/1718-csiro-lab-workshops
 
Curtin STEM Outreach – Year 11 & 12 Focus on Mining Camp
November 26 – 30 Curtin University, Bentley
Do you want to feel the rumble of dump trucks and a distant explosion, inspect an operational mine site, rub shoulders with industry professionals and learn about the role of science and mathematics in the mining industry?
Find out more - https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/year-11-12-focus-on-mining-camp-2018-registration-49324926182
 
JSchool – study single journalism subjects online in Yr 11 or 12
Would you like a taste of journalism?  Studying journalism can develop your writing and research skills, as well as introducing you to the exciting world of media.
Senior high school students may now apply to enrol in one or two subjects from the Diploma of Journalism. Eligible students will need good grades in English plus strong interest in news and current affairs. Access to a computer and internet are essential. 
Find out more - https://jschool.com.au/single-subjects/
 
CoderDojoWA
CoderDojo WA is a network of coding clubs (Dojos) throughout Western Australia. Dojos provide fun, free and social open learning environments where young people can meet others with similar interests, develop 21st century skills and build creative projects of their own choice using digital technology.
In 2018 there are over 130 Dojos in WA that are supported by over 140 Champions, 300 Mentors and attended by over 2000 Ninjas.
Find out more - https://coderdojowa.org.au/

 

The Dreamtime Project – ECU Preparation Course –WA
The Dreamtime Project works in collaboration with Edith Cowan University to encourage participants to consider higher education pathways available to them.
Read more - https://thedreamtimeproject.com.au/edith-cowan-university/
 

MedView – Medical School Admissions Seminar – Perth
October 6 | Crawley, WA
Are you considering studying Medicine in Australia? We’ll provide you with insights, tips and hints into everything there is to know about applying for and attending Medical School in Australia.

Find out more - https://www.eventbrite.co.nz/e/medical-school-admissions-seminar-perth-october-6th-tickets-49256438333?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

 

Climate Action Delegation
Europe – Nov/Dec 2018
Start your holidays off right with Crimson's 2018 Climate Action Delegation Tour, you'll get to participate in an international conference; visit the United Nations HQ; mix with those leading their field; and travel around picturesque visiting all top universities. If you're interested in learning more, click here   

 Scholarships
  
ECU WAAPA Scholarship
The ECU WAAPA Scholarship is open to Western Australian year 12 school leavers displaying outstanding academic excellence and endeavour. You are encouraged to apply if you are nominating ECU as your first preference of university through TISC, or if you apply directly to ECU for the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) undergraduate bachelor degree courses. The scholarship offers a payment of $2,500 per semester (or pro rata for part time study) for a total of $5,000 per year for the duration of your course. To apply and for more information, please visit the ECU Scholarships web pages.
 
AFTRS Storytelling Scholarship
Applications close 15 November
The AFTRS Storytelling Scholarship will be awarded to support a student’s study by covering their tuition fees for the duration of their course.
One scholarship may be offered in 2019 to a Bachelor of Arts: Production student (worth $41,760).
Find out more and learn how to apply here - https://www.aftrs.edu.au/students/future-students/scholarships-and-financial-support/storytellers-wanted/
 

ECU Engineering Scholarships

The School of Engineering is offering five scholarships valued at $20,000 to the top five high performing Year 12 students at our school who wish to study Engineering at ECU in 2019. You can register your interest with Mrs Burke at the Careers office if you are achieving highly in any of following subjects: Maths Methods, Maths Specialist, Chemistry, Engineering Studies or Physics.

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Find out about university in Japan
Tsukuba University is one of the most revered universities in Japan, but I doubt you've ever heard of it, despite it's prestige! If you're interested in learning what A Day In The Life looks like here, you can check out our latest video, here
  
Schoolies Unearthed - A Schoolies alternative that sticks with you for life. 
An incredible 10-day journey overseas, Schoolies Unearthed is your chance to travel with a group of fellow school leavers to one of four destinations, back-packing your way around and contributing to a sustainable community project while you’re at it. Guided by your very own Unearthed leader, you’ll discover a totally new culture, tuck into some incredible food and live like the locals do - all while making mates that’ll last a lifetime. Who's in?
Find out more - https://www.schooliesunearthed.com.au/