Careers News

Here's a summary of the latest Career News updates with the full Careers Newsletter below.

Items in the 14 June 2024 Career News include:

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 3
  • Create for a Day Holiday Workshop at SAE
  • Walk & Talk July Campus Tours at Federation University
  • The VU Block Model
  • Career as a Firefighter
  • Exercise and Sports Science/Nutrition Science at ACU
  • Exercise Science & Sport Degrees in Victoria in 2024
  • Snapshot of Victoria University (VU) in 2024

Items in the 21 June 2024 Career News include: 

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 3
  • Concordia College International Excellence Scholarship
  • University of Tasmania Schools Recommendation Program
  • Studying Psychology at La Trobe University
  • Career as a Data Scientist
  • Accelerated Bachelor of Education (Primary) at Deakin University
  • Optometry Courses in Australia in 2024 
  • Speech Pathology and Audiology Degrees in Victoria in 2024
  • Snapshot of Chisholm Institute in 2024 


Monash University Science precinct tours – Tuesday and Thursday, 2 to 11 July

A great opportunity for Year 12 students to visit Monash’s science facilities and student spaces, and to chat with some of their current students and staff. You can take a closer look at where you might be studying next year and also receive course advice. Go here for tour details and bookings.


ACU Ballarat campus – Discipline guided visits

For students interested in studying at ACU’s Ballarat Campus, they will be holding discipline-based guided visits over the upcoming school holidays, providing a valuable opportunity to tour the campus, meet with current students and sit down with course coordinators to have their questions answered. Their July visits are in the areas of nursing, paramedicine, physiotherapy and occupational therapy, and a September session for those interested in teaching. Register here.




A Day in the Life of a Swinburne TAFE Student – 2 and 11 July

TAFE is a great option for those who can’t wait to get hands-on experience, with certificate and diploma courses providing the skills students need to be job ready. Students have the chance to experience a day in the life of a TAFE student at two special events at Swinburne’s Wantirna and Croydon campuses. With 11 different study areas to choose from, interactive workshops, a chance to ask teaching staff lots of questions, a free lunch and more, they won’t want to miss out. Visit the below links for event details and registration.

2 July 2024 – A Day in the Life of a Swinburne TAFE Student | Wantirna

11 July 2024 – A Day in the Life of a Swinburne TAFE Student | Croydon



Swinburne Youth Space Innovation Challenge – 3 to 5 July

Over three days, year 10 to 12 students will embark on an unforgettable science journey, learning and working with astronomers and space scientists on challenge-based problems. The experience includes hands-on activities, immersive workshops, a close-up look at the two supercomputers and a space exploration experience using Swinburne’s 3D astro tour. The program runs 9am to 4pm each day at Swinburne’s Hawthorn campus. Go here for event details including cost and registration


Collarts Winter school holiday workshops – 6 to 7 July

During the upcoming school holidays Collarts will have practical workshops held at their campuses for students in Years 10, 11, and 12. There will be workshops from a wide range of our courses including Fashion Design, Fashion Marketing, Photography, Performing Arts, Graphic Design, Animation, Interior Design, Screen & Media, Music, Event Management, and Audio. Tickets are $15 for half-day workshops and $30 for full-day workshops. Students can also access 50% off their second workshop. Find out more and get tickets here.


AIE Film Production Workshop – Saturday 20 July

Learn what it takes to plan and produce a film shoot in this intensive film production workshop. You will get hands-on with cameras, lighting, and the latest in virtual production LED screens. Industry-experienced filmmakers will guide you in taking your script through the various production stages. This workshop will fast-track the film production process by choosing one scene and taking it through the pipeline from idea to finished shots. As part of this process, participants will be leveraging virtual production sets! This is an exclusive opportunity to learn more about this revolutionary technology which is empowering filmmakers. This workshop is suited to participants 16 years+ that are interested in learning more about film, working in film crews and developing their own short films. Workshop details and registration form found here.


ADF Indigenous Career Pathways

There's a wide range of exciting, tailored programs on offer that are designed to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders start their career in the ADF with confidence. In the ADF, students will enjoy financial security, rewarding work and plenty of personal growth. They’ll have the opportunity to become a leader in their career who inspires their community. Joining the ADF and leaving home to start a new life might seem a bit intimidating for students, but they will discover a whole new world full of people who have walked the same path they do now. Read about Indigenous Career Pathways in the ADF, call 13 19 01 to speak to dedicated Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Career Coaches, or find a local ADF Careers CentreDiscover upcoming ADF Careers events virtually and in your area to learn more.


Employment opportunities at Splash’s Swim School for Years 9 to 12

Splash’s is again recruiting students to join their teams of swim teachers and teaching assistants at Splash’s Berwick, Clyde North, Dandenong and Pakenham. They are seeking applications from students aged 14 years and over who are reliable, energetic and work well in a team. Shifts are available after school on weekdays and on Saturday and Sunday mornings. 

Swim teaching gives students an excellent opportunity to work with and teach people of all ages and abilities. Splash’s offers a fun, dynamic work environment with excellent conditions, including provision of uniform, mentoring and ongoing training. Interested students are encouraged to apply via online application form:


Centre managers will follow up via phone and/or email to schedule an interview.