Careers and Pathways

Careers News

 Year 11 & 12

Year 12s attended the Tertiary Information Sessions at Deakin University on Wednesday afternoon, 19 June, 2019. Students listened to an interesting presentation on aspects of university life and they attended an Expo where university representatives answered questions for students and provided relevant brochures.


Year 11 and 12s should attend as many Open Days at Universities as possible to gain an understanding of their chosen courses. Please see compass to Open Day information.


Year 10

Work Experience for Year 10s is being held this week from Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June, 2019. The students are going to a variety of places including CSIRO, ANZ, PWC, VIC Roads, Deakin University and the Epworth Hospital. Students will be visited by teachers and the students will gain a better understanding of the workplace,


Year 10’s should attend as many Open Days at Universities as possible to gain valuable information about courses and to get an understanding of the campuses and how to access them.



Year 9

In Term 1, DET introduced a Career Program for all Year 9 students which is being rolled out across Victoria.  The program includes a student career test and a 30 minute interview with a consultant to discuss the results of their career test.


Student interviews will finalised early in Term 3. Parents are very welcome to come to the interview with the Consultant and your child.



Academy of Information Technology | Open Day – Melbourne

Saturday 3 August | 10.00am – 1.00pm | Academy of Information Technology, Melbourne

Open Day is a great way to meet your future teachers. They will be around to tell you more about the courses and subjects and answer any questions you may have. Across all our subjects – animation, 3D design, IT, film and digital design, we will be showcasing the high quality of work our students create.

Find out more and register:


Collarts Open Day

Saturday 31 August | 10.00am – 3.00pm | Collarts, Collingwood Campus (Wellington Street)

At our Open Day, we open our doors to the public and invite you to come and experience life as a student on our campus! Throughout the day there will be detailed information sessions on each of our courses, where you will have plenty of time to ask questions and chat with teachers, graduates and student advisors.

Find out more and register here:


ACU | Talk with Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics

Tuesday 9 July | 4.00pm – 6.00pm | ACU Melbourne Campus

Join us at our Melbourne Campus for Talk with Nurses, Midwives and Paramedics. Hear from a panel of practitioners on what it’s really like to work in health care.

Find out more and register:

Endeavour College of Natural Health | Info Breakfast – Melbourne

18 July 2019, 7:45 am - 8:30 am

Endeavour College of Natural Health - Melbourne Campus, Elizabeth Street, Melbourne VIC, Australia

Join us at our Info Breakfast to discover how Endeavour can help you realise a truly rewarding career in natural health.

What’s on at our Info Breakfast?

  • Be introduced to Endeavour College of Natural Health and our degrees.
  • Tour the campus – this includes our library, teaching clinic, break out areas and teaching rooms.
  • Find out about our pathway entry options – your prior learning or work experience could assist you in meeting our entry requirements or even take time off your degree.
  • Meet with our student enrolment advisors to discuss your study options, which course is right for you, fees and payments, applying and enrolling.

Find out more:



ATAR Notes – VCE Lectures

During the school holidays, ATAR Notes are holding a variety of Trial Revision Lectures for students who will be undertaking the VCE.

They are held at RMIT University in Melbourne, and feature many subjects including Physics, Maths, Biology, Chemistry, Legal Studies, Ancient History and more!

The lectures are scheduled from Monday 1 to Thursday 4 July, and are completely free to attend.

View the full list of upcoming lectures and register your attendance here.


University of Melbourne | Bachelor of Arts Hackathon

Thursday 4 – Friday 5 July | 9.00am – 5.00pm | University of Melbourne, Parkville Campus

You’ve heard of a tech hackathon – but what about a humanities hackathon?

At MAJOR HACK 2019, join Year 11 and 12 students on our Parkville campus to solve a problem through the lens of five majors in the Bachelor of Arts: English and Theatre Studies, Media and Communications, Classics, History, and Politics and International Studies.

Find out more and register:


Code Like a Girl: 3-Day School Holiday Coding Camp: Music & Memory

Monday 8 – Wednesday 10 July | 8.45am – 3.30pm | $396.71 | Phoenix Youth Centre, Footscray

In this 3-day coding camp, we’ll provide a back-stage look at the intersection of music and technology.

From coder to composer we’ll help you code your own song and create a backing track using real musical circuitry.

Find out more and regist