Careers News

Compass Career News 

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

Items in the 23 April 2021 Career News

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 2 
  • VCE and Careers Expo 2021 
  • Bachelor of Health Science at ANU - potential pathway to Medicine 
  • University of Melbourne: Meet Melbourne Webinar Series 2021 
  • News from ACU 
    • ‘Talk with’ Webinars 
    • Virtual Tours 
  • Aspire – Early Admissions Program to La Trobe University 
  • New Bachelor of Cyber Security at Victoria University 
  • World Education Program (WEP) Yea! Domestic Exchange Program 
  • Accounting Degrees in Victoria in 2021 
  • Psychology Degree Courses in Victoria in 2021 
  • Snapshot of Holmesglen Institute in 2021

Items in the 30 April 2021 Career News

  • Dates to Diarise in Term 2 
  • Inside Monash Seminar Series 
  • What does a Geneticist do? 
  • News from Deakin University 
    • Discover Deakin Webinars 
    • Bachelor of Business at Deakin 
    • New Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Information Technology 
  • Scholarships at Bond University 
  • Animals, Conservation, Wildlife, and Zoology Courses in Victoria in 2021 
  • Snapshot of William Angliss Institute (WAI) in 2021 

Charles Sturt University (NSW) Medicine information online event – Tuesday 4 May, 6pm – 7:30pm

Charles Sturt University will be running an online Medicine Information Night on Tuesday 4 May where interested students and their parents can discover everything they need to know about their five-year undergraduate degree, the Doctor of Medicine. Be quick to register your spot. For further info about this event and to register click here.

EdUSA with Barnard College webinar – Wednesday 5 May, 8:30pm – 9:30pm

EdUSA and Barnard College have combined to deliver an information session specific to women's colleges. Are you considering U.S. Colleges beyond Year 12? Are you considering applying to a U.S. Women's College? Or perhaps it is something that you have never considered! Learn more about U.S. Women's Colleges and the opportunities available by joining this webinar hosted by EdUSA and Barnard College on May 5 at 8:30pm. For further info and to register click here.

Collarts Open Day – Saturday 8 May, 9:30am – 4pm

Collarts invite you to come and experience Collarts life at their Wellington St Campus. Enjoy detailed information sessions about their online and face-to-face courses, jump into Q&A sessions with their teachers and student advisors, and discover what it's like to be part of their creative community. You can enjoy all of this online too—and at your own pace. Thanks to their online version, you won't have to worry about having to choose between seeing a workshop or a course overview, and their key staff will still be available to answer your questions in the live chat.It’s a great opportunity to explore Collarts learning facilities, remotely or face-to-face, and discover more about their innovative and dynamic music, audio, design and learning technologies.


Register your attendance here:

PSC on-campus Open Day – Sunday 16 May, 10am – 3pm 

Photography Studies College are excited to open the doors of their South Melbourne campus, and show you what it's like to be a member of the PSC community! The PSC on-campus Open day gives students and their families the opportunity to:

  • Tour state of the art facilities
  • Attend industry panel discussions
  • Meet lecturers
  • Mingle with graduates and current students
  • Get course & career information
  • Experience live studio shoots

Students also have the opportunity to bring their creative work along and have it assessed by one of PSC's friendly lectures. They’ll receive personalised feedback on their creative work, as well as tips on how they can improve their photography. Places are limited! Book a folio review here.


Further info about the PSC Open Day and registrations at:

Trinity College Young Leaders Program 2021

Every July and December, Trinity College at The University of Melbourne hosts students for a truly remarkable and life changing experience. The Young Leaders Program (YLP) is for students aged between 14 and 17 and provides the opportunity to broaden their outlook on learning and study, be inspired, increase their confidence, practice leadership skills and consider future direction. It offers students a taste of residential college and university life. 


Throughout YLP, participating students are guided and mentored by a team of university students. YLP is designed to allow students to choose from academic streams that best suit their future career ambitions, with the opportunity to join the program for one or two weeks.

July Program: Applications close 14 May 2021.

December Program: Applications open 2 August & closes 1 October 2021.


To apply go to: 

In 2021, Trinity College will offer a number one-week (full and partial) scholarships for Australian students. Students may be able to apply for a scholarship if they are Indigenous, from a low socio-economic background, are a refugee or from regional Victoria.

Crimson Education US & UK University Expo 2021 – Saturday 15 May, 1pm – 5pm

This Crimson Education event will be hosted by multiple US & UK University admission experts, Australian & UK Medical school admission experts, and US Sport Scholarship experts. This event is being held at the State Library and due to COVID restrictions attendance numbers are reduced. Use the promo code ‘OXFORD101’ to get your tickets for free. 

For further info and to register go to The Ultimate US & UK University Expo 2021 (MELB)


REMINDER: UCAT important dates


The University Clinical Aptitude Test for Australia and New Zealand (UCAT ANZ) is an external assessment tool used by Australian universities as part of the medical entry application process. Students applying for our Doctor of Medicine degree in 2022 will need to ensure they are registered to take the UCAT ANZ test by 17 May 2021 with testing beginning in July 2021. Students are also reminded about the preparation advice and practice tests provided by UCAT ANZ. Trinity 

College Young Leaders Program 2021

REMINDER: RMIT Discover what's next webinar series is underway


Over the coming months RMIT is hosting a series of free Discover What’s Next online webinars. All events will take place from 5.00pm- 6.00pm, and registration is important. Students are encouraged to register for as many that may interest them. Find out more and register at Discover what’s next with RMIT.


Clarissa Jacques

Careers & Pathways Coordinator