Careers Update – May 25, 2017

May 24, 2017

Morrisby Online Parent Information Evening – this Wednesday May 31

REMINDER FOR THIS WEDNESDAY,- MAY 31st from 7.30pm in the OCA Collegians Pavilion.

All year 10 parents are invited to a special Q&A session with Mr Barry Darnell, Career Analysts.

Morrisby Online is the- ‘gold standard’ careers report and- been issued to- Year 10s this term.

Measuring aptitudes, aspirations and aspects of personality- the report will be explained.

Please RSVP by Monday 29 May to or contact Mr Meehan.

Work Experience Week

REMINDER to all year 10s they have only four weeks remaining before work experience week.

Places are limited in Ballarat so get moving to secure the remaining locations.

All Year 10s without placement will undertake the SPC Work Preparation Program in week 10.

More details about this WPP through the Year 10 Coordinator or Head of Senior School.

Please return forms before Monday 12 June to ERC, Glenis or Careers Office, Mr Meehan.

Weekly Career News

This weeks topics are:

  • Key websites for trades and further technical study
  • Would you like to undertake work experience in the construction industry? You will need to obtain a -‘White Card’
  • Urban Futures competition
  • Heywire media competition for young people
  • University Early Entry programs at Australian Catholic University, University of New England and La Trobe University
  • Meet RMIT students studying Aerospace Engineering and Business
  • Into the outdoors? Win an adventure pack from the University of Tasmania
  • New teaching and learning model at Victoria University to start in 2018
  • UNSW Bragg Student Prize for Science Writing -“ enter now
  • Finance Services Careers
  • Maths, Science and Engineering Careers
  • Health courses open day at University of Canberra
  • Federation University TAFE holiday program
  • Trinity Young Leaders School
  • Indigenous Student Experience Monash Day
  • Upcoming events

Key SPC Websites and SPC Links:

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