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Careers News is published regularly throughout the year and is a valuable source of information for our students and their parents seeking opportunities to attend Open Days, info sessions, expos, forums, conferences and workshops; and for those looking for tertiary courses, scholarships, apprenticeships, summer sessions etc.


March 2018

March is a busy month for Careers at Chev with visits and information sessions happening in the Student Independent Learning Centre as follows:

Thursday 8 March
LETZ LIVE – Gap Year Program

Many past students have participated with Letz Live
Applications close on April 6


Monday 19 March
LATITUDE GAP –  Global Volunteer Gap Year Program


Wednesday 21 March
ADF (Australian Defense Force) – Gap Year Program 1 Year

Applications OPEN NOW


Wednesday 28 March
FOOTNOTES – Interactive Career Session


Be sure to take up these opportunities and make our visitors feel welcome.
All sessions will be held in SILC during break times.

Donna Murchie
Careers Facilitator
Chevalier College

February 2018

The exciting news to kick off 2018 is the introduction of our new Careers Website!  

Chevalier Careers PosterVisit the site at careers.chevalier.nsw.edu.au  

With a huge amount of content, make this your first stop when you’re looking for information on anything jobs, careers, university and TAFE related (and there is so much more!).

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Features include Videos, The Careers and Course Finder and The Message Board.
These are all updated regularly, so check in periodically.

The Calendar of Events can be set up to send reminders and alerts to your email address.

You can also subscribe to receive a Careers Newsletter at least twice a term.

From the ‘Workplace Learning’ menu you can find Work Experience and Work Placement information.

Introductory sessions will be held during Careers class lessons to guide students on how to set up their accounts and show them around the new site.

We look forward to the year ahead in Careers.

Donna Murchie
Careers Facilitator
Chevalier College

 


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Careers News – October 2017  (Issue 5)

Careers News – September 2017 (Issue 4)


TFN – Apply for your Tax File Number ONLINE through the Australian Tax Office

Apply now at:  https://www.ato.gov.au/individuals/tax-file-number/apply-for-a-tfn/australian-residents—tfn-application/


The Workplace Learning Guide for Parents and Carers – Vocational Education & Training (VET)

Workplace learning programs form part of the NSW secondary school curriculum. They enable students to spend a planned period of time – usually a week – in a workplace of their choice, enhancing their classroom learning, assisting their career choices and building their industry skills. These programs are relevant to all students regardless of their career aspirations or levels of ability.
Read The Workplace Learning Guide for Parents and Carers


Equity Scholarships – What are they?

Equity Scholarships assist financially disadvantaged students with the costs associated with higher education.

Equity Scholarships through UAC comprise:

  • Institution Equity Scholarships (IES) funded by individual institutions, donations or sponsorship
  • Commonwealth Scholarships (CS) for Indigenous students funded by the Australian Government

Visit the UAC website for more information

Read Equity Scholarships booklet at http://www.uac.edu.au/documents/equity/booklet.pdf


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