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Notre Dame University 

Medicine Information Session:  24 March 10:30am

Interested in studying Medicine at Australia's leading university for Medicine? Find out all you need to know about Notre Dame's Doctor of Medicine and Pre-Medicine Certificate programs including how to apply and important dates. You will also hear from current students and take a tour of our School of Medicine's facilities.

Find out more and register today at

Murdoch University

Education Information Evening: 27 March 

Learn more about the exciting career prospects in teaching.

For more information and to register, visit


Year 10 & 11 – Individual Advisory Sessions

During the upcoming school holidays, UWA will be holding Individual Advisory Sessions for Year 10 - 11 students. These sessions are available from the 15 - 17 April. This is the opportunity to ask questions and learn more about:

  • UWA courses
  • Entry requirements
  • Subject selection advice
  • The ATAR process
  • The UWA student experience

Bookings are essential due to a limited number of sessions.

Parents/guardians are welcome to attend

  • 15, 16 and 17 April 2019, 10am – 7:30pm

Register now


University of Western Australia

Prestigious UWA Scholarships; Fogarty Foundation Scholarships and Winthrop Leaders Scholarship are now open for applications.

Fogarty Foundation Scholarship

Applications are now open for this prestigious award which has been established to provide senior secondary students with an opportunity to undertake a cycle 1 undergraduate degree course and then a cycle 2 postgraduate degree by coursework at the University. The scholarship is intended for students who show significant academic potential, together with leadership ability and other outstanding achievements throughout Year 11 and 12.

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Closing date: 24 May 2019 for Year 12 students commencing in 2020.

University of Melbourne
Applications for the Hansen Scholarship Program, the University of Melbourne's new flagship equity scholarship, open on 1 March. Provided by benefactors Jane Hansen and Paul Little, the program brings together an unrivalled package of benefits for high-achieving domestic students who may otherwise struggle financially to access higher education.
Information sessions will be held in late February and early March – but candidates can get a head start on their applications by previewing the application questions now and gathering the documents they'll need to submit. Applications close 21 March 2019.
Students in regional, rural, and remote communities are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Tuckwell Scholarship

Every year, the ANU offers 25 students from around Australia a scholarship of over $21,000 per year for up to five years of undergraduate study. The Tuckwell Scholarship is one of Australia's most valuable scholarships, both monetarily, and in terms of the support and opportunities offered to Scholars whilst at the ANU. Year 12 students will be able to indicate their intention to apply for the Tuckwell Scholarship when they apply directly to ANU via the new Admissions, Scholarship and Accommodation model.

Visit the Tuckwell website for more information about the application process and how students can prepare in the lead up to applications opening.

WesTrac Apprenticeship Information Sessions

As one of the largest authorised Caterpillar dealers in the world, WesTrac provides customers with a wide array of machinery and construction equipment – from excavators through to dump trucks and huge loaders and dozers – and also provides service and maintenance services. For over twenty years WesTrac has set the benchmark in equipment management, with over 3,000 employees across Western Australia, New South Wales and the Australian Capital Territory.

Monday 25 March, 10am - 12pm

Lecture Theatre, South Metro TAFE Thornlie

Burslem Drive, Thornlie WA 6108

Tuesday 26 March, 10am - 12pm

Lecture Theatre, South Metro TAFE Rockingham – G Block

Simpson Ave, Rockingham 6168

To register your attendance, please email

Mr Peter Frusher
Careers Adviser