This fortnight, we have 22 Year 10 students learning about the world of work and testing out careers areas such as Livestock Station Agent, Veterinary Nursing, Law, Engineering, Plumbing, Interior Design & Defence Airforce Careers!
Brandon Abdilla has undertaken his work experience with Shane Abdilla, a Salesian Alumini, who is an AFL Football Development Manager based at Windy Hill. Shane completed a double Bachelor of Business (Management)/Sport Management. Brandon has been enjoying learning about all aspects of the sport management.
Last University OPEN DAYS are this weekend. It is essential that Bosco families attend Open Days to research careers areas, courses and campuses. Sat 25th August JMC Academy
|Saturday 25 August||JMC Academy|
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Prerequisites for courses for current Year 10 students is now available here. These subjects must be studied to be eligible for entry in 2021.
Students can research courses they may be interested in through VTAC CourseSearch. Our Careers Centre has course guides and students can pop in at recess and lunchtimes.
Australian Apprenticeship Pathways: This site enables you to undertake apprenticeship aptitude tests, find local apprenticeship and group training centres, and learn about different trade occupations.
The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) course applications are now open. Students need to create a VTAC account and apply for Universtiy and TAFE courses. Year 12s are deciding on preferences for courses and need to list up to 8 courses including dream courses and pathway courses.
All Year 12s will have an application appointment with a careers adviser to support them with the application process & parents are welcome to attend. Attending Open Days is crucial to decision making. Parents can support Year 12 students with VTAC applications by going through the Application Checklist sent via Caremonkey or click here.
La Trobe University, Aspire Early Admissions Program: Applications close 31 August Selection is based on written application about community service/leadership/volunteerism.
Victoria University, VU Guaranteed: Open until 30th September. Salesian is an eligible school for this program. ALL students are guaranteed a place in either Uni or TAFE course. To apply, click here.
Undergraduate teaching courses in Victoria: For most courses, you will need to complete the CASPer test, as well as apply for the courses via the Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC). For information, click here.
Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC) course deadlines: Double check application dates for the courses you will be applying for via VTAC. Some courses require early applications – including Screenwriting, Animation, Dance, and Film & TV at the University of Melbourne (by Friday 31 August).
Applying to The University of Melbourne? Salesian College students gain acess to courses with the following ATARs:
Huge demand for bilingual law graduates: Top tier employers such as Westpac, and PricewaterhouseCoopers, are increasingly calling for Asia literate graduates to meet the growing demand for global talent in the Asian century. Bilingual law graduates are in short supply and as a result, are far more employable.
Reports from online Australian publication ‘Lawyers Weekly’ suggest that, if law graduates want to gain a competitive edge over their peers, the best way to get ahead is by combining their law degree with an Asian Language. The following two courses are examples of how you can combine an Asian language with a Law degree.
To read this feature on the future of work, visit our Careers Page on Schoolbox.
Read an update from Acting Principal, Mrs Angela Romano
An update from our Principal, Mr Mark Brockhus, as we prepare to commence the 2019 school year.
Cricket great, Darren Lehmann, visited last week as part of our Ashes Oval Redevelopment Project and our Father's Day Breakfast