Careers and Pathways

Careers News

  Year 11

As part of the Yr 11 Careers Program all Year 11 students will complete their Career Action Plan and meet with careers team to discuss their plans for post year 12.  This provides the students an opportunity to reflect on their aspirations and goals and to plan their pathways.


Career Sessions will be run on:

    • Wednesday 27 March Period 1
      • 11 A, B and C
    • Wednesday 24 April Period 1
      • 11 D, E and F


During Term 2, the students will meet with the Career Team to discuss their plans.


VCE and Career Expo

On Friday 3 May, all Year 11 students will attend the VCE and Career Expo.  At this Expo there will be exhibitors representing a wide range of areas including Universities, TAFE, Private RTO’s, Employment, Apprenticeships and Traineeships, GAP Year and Volunteering organisations, ect.


Throughout the day there will be 30 minute seminars on a range a different topics including preparing for work, VCE studies, industry specific.

Compass consent is required by 1 April.


Year 12

Please book in for a compulsory Careers Interview to discuss career pathways after Year 12. Make a booking on the Careers Interview Sheet outside of the Careers Office. Compulsory Careers Interviews will be scheduled on Compass if students have not already booked one.


Year 10

Work Experience for Year 10’s will be held from Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June, 2019. Students need to explore websites and talk to family and friends of family about opportunities to do work experience.

Students are required to have secured a placement and return their Work Experience Forms to Careers Office by 1 April, 2019. Students will look at work experience options during Pathways classes. Students are welcome to come to the Careers Office to discuss Work Experience options.


On Monday 1 April, all Yr 10 students will be participating in a Careers workshop, Shape your Destiny.

The program is run by Success Integrated who have been delivering careers and motivational workshops to students in Australia and NZ for over 15 years.  This workshop will support students in planning their pathways and setting gaols to achieve the aspired careers. 


Information sessions

Deakin Uni - Step on Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus – Wednesday 10 and 17 April 2019

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus – Thursday 11 and 18 April 2019

Geelong Waterfront Campus – Tuesday 16 April 2019

Warrnambool Campus – Tuesday 16 April 2019

Step on Campus gives students and their families an opportunity to take a personalised tour of Deakin University during the Term 1 school holidays. Participants will be offered a 45 minute tour with a current Deakin student to learn about Deakin’s study areas, campus life and how to make the best transition into university.

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Experience Clever | La Trobe

Experience Clever gives you the chance to not only see our campuses but experience them by taking part in fun and dynamic workshops led by real lecturers.

Open to future students and parents.

Melbourne (Autumn) – 12 April 2019

Upcoming events (more details released soon):

Albury-Wodonga – 31 May 2019

Bendigo – 3 July 2019

Melbourne (Winter) – 5 July 2019

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CQUni Online Chat Session

30 April | 3-6pm

Thinking about starting a TAFE or university qualification? If you’re considering CQUniversity, you probably have a few questions.

Get to know CQUniversity a little better at our Online Chat Session.

Whether it’s in relation to your course of interest, student support services, or anything else to do with studying with us, our staff will be on hand to provide you with the answers.

Book here


AIE Open Day – Melbourne

Saturday 18 May | 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Discover the courses designed to get you started in game development, 3D animation and visual effects at the AIE Open Day on Sat 18th May, 2019. Sydney, Melbourne Canberra and Adelaide campuses will be opening their doors to visitors eager to find out about upcoming full-time and part-time courses.

The day will include presentations on different areas of industry to get into as well as information about AIE full-time and part-time courses and entry requirements. Student work will be on display and our teachers will be available to speak with you one on one about our courses and how AIE can get you into a creative career.

Register –


AIE Online Experience Day

Saturday 25 May

If you have ever wanted to study 3D animation, game design or VFX for film online with AIE then our Online Experience Day is an ideal opportunity to find out more!

Course overview sessions will be running on the range of online courses in 3D animation, game art, game programming and game design offered by AIE. You will get to participate in workshops, guest speaker talks and much more. Have a question? Don’t worry, pop by and one of our friendly staff from AIE online will be more than happy to assist.

With classes starting all the time, starting your career as a game developer or 3D animator has never been easier. Register now for this FREE event.

The Online Experience Day will start at 12:00 noon and finish at 4:00pm Australian Eastern Daylight Time (AEDT)

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