USEFUL COUNSELLING WEBSITES/PHONE NUMBERS
Kids Helpline 1800 55 1800
Parentline 1300 30 1300
Beyond Blue www.beyondblue.org.au
Reach Out www.reachout.com.au
Tune In Not Out www.tuneinnotout.com
USEFUL CAREERS WEBSITES
My Future www.myfuture.edu.au
Job Outlook www.jobsearch.gov.au/joboutlook
Job Guide http://www.jobguide.deewr.gov.au/
Careers and Employment Expo
Friday, 4 – Saturday, 5 May
Griffith University Experience Days
Monday, 14 – Friday 18 May
National Career Development Week
Monday, 14 – Sunday, 20 May 2012
QUT Parent Information Seminar
Wednesday, 16 May
USQ Student Experience Day
Friday, 25 May
Experience USC Day (Yrs 9 & 10)
Wednesday, 6 June
Saturday, 21 – Sunday, 22 July
QUT Open Day – Kelvin Grove campus
Sunday, 29 July
QUT Open Day - Caboolture campus
Sunday, 19 August
USQ Open Day
Sunday, 26 August
Discover QUT - Gardens Point campus
Tuesday, 25 September
Academic Scholarship Preparation Seminar (Yr 12) –
Kelvin Grove campus
Tuesday, 25 September
Discover QUT – Kelvin Grove campus
Wednesday, 26 September
CAREERS & EMPLOYMENT EXPO
When: Friday, 4 May: 9am -4pm
Saturday, 5 May: 10am – 4pm
Where: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre
For more information visit www.eocexpo.com.au
NATIONAL CAREER DEVELOPMENT WEEK
In 2012 National Career Development Week will be held from Monday, 14 – Sunday, 20 May 2012.
One of the great new initiatives for the 2012 campaign is that the National Career Development Week are running six National Forums. Each Forum is designed to inspire students to aspire to get the life they love through understanding and knowledge of their interests, skills, options and opportunities to make a successful transition into an increasingly complex labour market. The program is hosted in each location by Steve Liebmann (Journalist and TV Host) and features three high profile Guest Speakers along with six local young people with inspiring career stories who will be interviewed by Steve.
TERTIARY STUDIES EXPO – TSXPO
Dates: Saturday, 21 & Sunday, 22 July 2012
Venue: Exhibition Building
Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills
Opening Times: 10.00am – 4.00pm each day
Please see attached flyer. For more information visit www.tsxpo.org
Engineering Information Evening
Save the date for our Engineering Information Evenings and find out more about Griffith's Engineering degrees. Meet lecturers and students and discover where a career in engineering can take you.
Nathan campus: Tuesday, 22 May 4.30-6pm Building N25, Room 0.06
Gold Coast campus: Wednesday, 23 May 4.30-6pm Building G16, Room 1.07
Aptitude for Engineering Assessment Exam
The Griffith School of Engineering is offering an alternate entry pathway into Bachelor of Engineering or the Bachelor of Engineering Technology for current Year 12 students. This will involve sitting the Aptitude for Engineering Assessment exam on Saturday 22 September 2012.
Registration opens in April and will close in September.
For more information email email@example.com or visit griffith.edu.au/aptitude engineering assessment
Future Student website
For answers to your questions about studying at Griffith University, visit our Future Student website and ‘AskUs" what you need to know, or call us on 1800 677 728.
QUEENSLAND UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY – QUT
Parent Information Seminar
Parents and senior school students are invited to attend QUT’s Parent Information Seminar which will focus on course and career decision making, gaining entry to university, life as a student, study costs, support services and resources available to parents and students.
Wednesday, 16 May
F Block, Level 5, Room 509
QUT Kelvin Grove campus
For more information visit www.qut.edu.au/study/events
QUT Open Day
Prospective students can talk with staff and current students from all faculties, attend course information seminars, see samples of student work and experience campus life with a tour of the campus.
When: Sunday, 29 July 2012
9am – 3pm
Where: Kelvin Grove campus
A program is available online at www.qut.edu.au/openday
START QUT – Semester 2 applications
Year 12 students are able to apply for START QUT in Semester 2, 2012. Successful completion of one unit may enable them to receive credit and one bonus entry rank should they choose to come to QUT in 2012, but will not give them guaranteed entry.
Students must have a B Grade average with a minimum of a B minus in English, English extension or ESL Learners to be eligible. I f the student does not meet these requirements their application should not be submitted.
Expression of interest forms for Semester 2 will be available online from Tuesday, 1 May. And applications will close on Friday, 1 June.
Applications for 2013
Applications for students wishing to undertake START QUT in 2013 will open in Term 3 and close on 31 October 2012.
For more information visit www.qut.edu.au/startqut
ADFA EDUCATION AWARD (application window - 1 May 2012 to 28 February 2013)
The Australian Defence Force Academy (ADFA) Education Award is presented to 120 Year 12 students who are considered the most suitable applicants applied for ADFA annually.
- The award includes a laptop computer and a certificate.
- There is no obligation to accept an offer to attend ADFA if you are an award winner.
- Application only opens to Year 11 students.
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