27 November 2017

Careers Information

University Information

Year 12 Parents and Students

TISC Applications

All Year 12 students who are applying for university entrance in 2017 have been given the 2017 TISC Guide. This book contains important information about applying to university, enrolments and deferrals, applying to interstate universities and course codes and descriptions and much more for all courses at West Australian universities (except Notre Dame). Mr Frusher has 'walked' students through this book but if there are any queries then please contact him on 9383 6830 or by email pfrusher@scotch.wa.edu.au.

Please ensure that this book is kept in a safe place until your student is enrolled at a university for 2017. Note that all applications for Western Australian university entry in 2017 (except Notre Dame) must be made on-line by accessing the TISC website at www.tisc.edu.au and that applications are now open until Friday, September 30 2016, after such time a late fee of $150 will apply.

Notre DameUniversity applications are also now open but will require a written application. All Year 12 students have been given the 2017 Admissions Guide for Notre Dame.

Notre Dame OPEN DAY Sunday 21 August from 10.00am - 4.00pm Fremantle Campus

2016 WACE Examination Timetables

These timetables are available on the School Curriculum & Standards Authority website. http://www.scsa.wa.edu.au.

All Year 12 students will be issued with personal timetables later this term.

UWAY 2017

UWAY is an equity initiative for WACE students whose academic achievements have been adversely affected by certain disadvantages. Students can apply for special entry to an undergraduate degree course at UWA. Please see Mr Frusher for more details.

UWA Biomedical Engineering

A new engineering programme which is the first of its kind in Western Australia will enable bioengineers to work on cutting-edge technologies to improve health outcomes such as reducing the amount of surgery needed by cancer patients and developing new equipment that can detect people at risk of heart attacks.

The programme, known as Biomedical Engineering@Perkins, was launched recently at The University of Western Australia-affiliated Harry Perkins Institute of Medical Research.

http://www.news.uwa.edu.au/201607288890/international/new-engineering-program-aims-deliver-medical-breakthroughs

Interstate University Applications

Applications to public interstate universities is done through the respective admission centres in each State as detailed below.

Victorian University Applications (VTAC)

The VTAC Guide 2017 is now available for download on the VTAC website - http://www.vtac.edu.au. The VTAC Guide is on sale at newsagencies.

Applications for 2017 are now open.

New South Wales University Applications (UAC)

South Australian University Applications (SATAC)

Queensland Universities (QTAC)

Tasmania University (including Australian Maritime College) (UTAS)

Please note that applications to Bond University are made direct to the university.

University of Sydney

Students who may be considering studying at the University of Sydney in 2017 are invited to attend an information evening on Thursday 18 August from 6.00-8.00pm at the Hyatt Regency Perth, 99 Adelaide Terrace, Perth. There will be information on the wide variety of courses, scholarships, how to apply and life on campus. Register at www.sydney.edu.au/meet-sydney.

Muresk Institute

Applications are open for the Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management degree at Muresk Institute for 2017. This course is delivered by Central Regional TAFE in collaboration with Charles Sturt University.

ENROL NOW through Charles Sturt University's online admission process

  1. Apply online: http://futurestudents.csu.edu.au/apply/apply-now
  2. Create user account
  3. Follow prompts for the Bachelor of Agricultural Business Management at Muresk Institute

Overseas Applications

Applications to overseas universities are completed in a variety of ways with applications for the commencement of university in July/August 2017 needing to be completed by January 2017. For further information please see Mr Frusher at Scotch College.

UK University Entrance Tests

Any Year 12 student who is considering university study in the UK in 2017 may need to sit an admission test. Students will need to check with the university to determine if an admission test is required. If a test is required students will need to contact Mr Frusher who will register you for the test. Please note: You cannot register yourself for the admissions test - you must be registered by your school or college, or nearest test centre.

Registrations to accept standard BMAT (Medicine) entries will be open between 1 September and 1 October 2016. A late entry penalty will then be charged for any BMAT entries made between 2 and 15 October 2016, after which no entries will be accepted.

Registrations to accept entries for the CAT, ELAT, HAT, MAT, MLAT, OLAT, PAT, Philosophy Test and TSA Oxford tests will be open between 1 September and 15 October 2016.

You can find further information about specific tests, test dates and costs on this website http://www.admissionstestingservice.org/. Please see Mr Frusher at Scotch if you require registration.

2017 and Beyond

Mr Frusher is available for discussion with students and parents about options for 2017. All Year 12 students will also be given an appointment time with Mr Frusher to discuss tertiary options prior to making their application.

At this stage Year 12 students should have received a Prospectus from each of the WA Universities and a Year 12 WACE Information Handbook 2016 (on-line at Schools Curriculum & Standards Authority - www.scsa.wa.edu.au).

Career Tips

Career Quiz

This quiz will help you identify what types of work you most like doing. A Career Quiz app can also be downloaded free from the iTunes app store and Google Play by searching for 'Career Quiz Australia'.

http://joboutlook.gov.au/careerquiz.aspx

Fair Work Ombudsman: Young Workers and Students

This webpage outlines the responsibilities and rights of young people and students in the workplace. Information can also be found on starting a job, beginning an apprenticeship or traineeship, and ending employment.

http://www.fairwork.gov.au/find-help-for/young-workers-and-students

Mr Peter Frusher

Careers Adviser