Free Webinar Learning Creativity: The Art of Adaptation by JMC Academy
In today’s fast-evolving world, the key to thriving in any industry is the ability to adapt. It is about responding to changing demands, new technologies or emerging industries. Creativity is at the centre of adaptation, and the good news is, it is a skill that can be learned and mastered.
Want to find out more? Join JMC Academy for their upcoming online event, 'Learning Creativity: the Art of Adaptation'.
Date: Thursday 26th November 2020
Time: 4pm AEDT (Sydney/Melbourne)
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Location: Online via Zoom. Access link will be emailed to all registered participants.
In this webinar, we'll be bringing insights from the design industry into perspective and providing a practical way to look at creativity and unlock its true potential in all of us. This talk is relevant to all subjects in the high school curriculum, and you’ll learn 7 tips that you can put immediately into practice!
Meet the Presenters
ALAN CHEN Alan is an illustrator, filmmaker, designer, writer, and academic. He has been fascinated with story, art and people since childhood. Over the last 22 years, he’s been on a quest to bring these passions together, and use them to help others tell their own stories. From working on feature films and designing visual strategies to developing creative courses, he has spent most of his life dedicated to practising and teaching the creative process. In his most recent role, he was the story and visual communication lead at one of Australia’s most regarded strategic design consultancies, where he lived and breathed strategic design, pushing the boundaries of creative innovation. Now, Alan runs his own visual storytelling company, Sh8peshifters.
DIANA AYOUB Diana has a background in graphic design, illustration, and digital media. Having lived and worked overseas and in Australia, she has gained a wider lens of the world, a perspective that is reflected in her work; this has shaped her career path into a direction that is more focused on strategy and design thinking. For the last 6 years, she’s been working in higher education and is currently the Head of Design at JMC Academy. Diana aspires to use visual storytelling to deeply move people and bring them together.
Deakin University Residential Experience Grants closes 4.12.2020
Deakin University understands the challenges facing many students considering university study next year, so we're thrilled to announce new Residential Experience Grants for 2021. These grants will provide a $1000 rental subsidy towards accommodation costs for ten incoming students across our four Deakin Res campuses.
New students that apply to live on Deakin Res by 4 December 2020 and accept a place by 12 February 2021 for Trimester 1 and 2 2021 will be eligible for this opportunity. Applications submitted prior to this announcement will also be included in the draw. Download our terms and conditions.
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SAE Virtual Info Night - Thursday 10 December 6-8pm
JOIN US AT VIRTUAL INFO NIGHT
THURS 10 DEC | 6PM-8PM AEDT
Karen, you’re invited to join us at Virtual Info Night! Find out more about studying at SAE with this free online event and learn about pursuing your passion in the dynamic and expanding creative industries. You’ll hear from SAE's industry-experienced lecturers and discover the types of career opportunities available to you after graduation.
What's on at Virtual Info Night?
• Exclusive behind the scenes tours of SAE studios and equipment
• Live Q&A - Get your questions about studying at SAE answered
• Student work and showreels from the animation, audio, games, design & film crew
• Industry-experienced lecturers will discuss how SAE develops your technical ability and employability skills
• Course information sessions
How do I access Virtual Info Night?
Virtual Info Night will be held live & online on Thursday 10 December. All you need to do is register and we'll send you an event reminder and access link closer to the date.
“SAE allowed me to immerse myself in what I love doing and to explore it with other creatives”.
- Steve Teune, SAE Graduate.
We look forward to seeing you at Virtual Info Night!
RISING CREATIVE STARS
Our Student Showcase offers up an exciting view of SAE Australia's rising creative stars.
WIN A HTC VIVE COSMOS
Simply attend for your chance to a win a pre-loaded VR Headset valued at $1299*. T&C's apply.
Marist House - accommodation for students at ACU, RMIT & Melbourne UniversityMarist House : a residential program for university students (Fitzroy Melbourne).Marist House provides good and cheap accommodation within a very Catholic context. For more information visit https://s3.ap-southeast-2.amazonaws.com/adminarea-document-uploader/files/Marist%20House%20Brochure.pdf
La Trobe zoom one-on-one chats every Thursday 10am - 4pm with student advisersDo you have questions about La Trobe University, our courses or the options available to you?
We know it's been a tough year to navigate and that's why we're introducing drop-in sessions. Get the answers to your questions and theirs. Like, which course is better suited to me? Or, what are the pathways into the degree I want to study?
Every Thursday, one of our regional student advisers will be available to chat one-on-one between 10 am and 4 pm.
When it suits you, jump in this Zoom link: https://latrobe.zoom.us/j/99851634822
RMIT selection task submissions are now open for 2021 intakeAll selection tasks must be submitted by the 6th of November for our Art, Design & Architecture programs to be eligible for the January offer round, except for the Bachelor of Architectural Design which must close on the 2nd of October and the Associate Degree in Design (Furniture) which must close on the 30th of November.
VCE Extension Studies in 2021 - Deakin, LaTrobe, RMIT, Melbourne & Federation Universities
Deakin University – Deakin Accelerate
Deakin Accelerate is a distinctive VCE higher education program that allows students to study two first-year university subjects during Year 12. Studying one subject per trimester, this selective program gives students a head-start into university studies and also provides a potential boost to their all-important ATAR score. Besides the challenge of taking on a university subject, this subject will also count as part of the VCE and contribute towards the ATAR as the fifth or sixth subject. There are no tuition fees for Deakin Accelerate. Find out more, including the subjects on offer, at Deakin Accelerate at https://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/entry-pathways/accelerate Applications close 4.12.2020
La Trobe University - VCE Plus Program
VCE Plus is an opportunity for high achieving Year 11 VCE students to complete a pair of first-year university subjects in their Year 12 and have them recognised as part of their VCE. Students enrolled in VCE Plus choose one subject per semester. VCE Plus is offered at all La Trobe campuses and subjects are delivered online, face-to-face, or a combination of both. There are fees associated with the VCE Plus Program. Find out more, including the subjects on offered at VCE Plus Program at https://www.latrobe.edu.au/study/apply/pathways/undergrad/vce-plus
RMIT University – VCE Extension
RMIT’s VCE Extension allows Year 12 students to undertake university subjects while completing their VCE. These courses are VCAA-accredited towards VCE results and students may be eligible for credit in a related RMIT program.
Students will get a taste of university life; they attend lectures and study on campus with full access to all the services and facilities enjoyed by RMIT students. VCE Extension subjects are taught at the City campus and are counted towards students VCE and provide a boost to their ATAR. RMIT charges no fees for RMIT Extension courses.
Find out more, including the subjects on offer, at VCE Extension at https://www.rmit.edu.au/study-with-us/levels-of-study/pre-university-study/rmit-extension/get-ready-to-start Please note that applications close 15.1.2021
University of Melbourne – Extension Program
The Extension Program is an opportunity for high achieving Year 12 students to study a university subject whilst at school which counts towards their ATAR, as well as experience university life. The University of Melbourne does not charge any fees for participation in the Extension Program. However, some School Centres where an Extension subject is taught may charge a reasonable fee to cover teaching and administrative costs. Find out more, including the subjects on offer, at Extension Program at https://study.unimelb.edu.au/study-with-us/programs-for-high-achievers/university-of-melbourne-extension-program Please note that applications close on 3.1.2021
Federation University – Advance to University
Advance to University is an opportunity for Year 12 students to study first year university units as part of their VCE. Successful completion of these units may contribute towards the ATAR, and students get credit towards their university degree. There are no fees for Advance to University. Find out more, including subjects on offer, at Advance to University at https://federation.edu.au/future-students/study-at-federation/advance-to-university/details#apply
Deakin University Residential Accommodation Applications are now openDeakin wanted to acknowledge that this year has been tough for many, and it’s more important than ever that students feel connected and supported. Deakin Res is thrilled to announce that they have significantly reduced or frozen our accommodation fees to enable more students to have the opportunity to experience the benefits of residential life. There has never been a better time to consider on-campus accommodation.
Deakin has more than 3,000 beds across their 4 campuses. It only takes 10 minutes and it's free to APPLY NOW
Hot of the press is Deakin's latest on-demand webinar exclusively for interested students, featuring two of their current residents, Maddy and Riley, and their experiences living on res to date. The residents and staff are also available to answer any questions directly. To book a one-to-one consultation at a time which suits you, please email Deakin at firstname.lastname@example.org WATCH NOW
Beyond School Study Guide
The Beyond School Study Guide is a useful tool for information about tertiary study and government help.
Check out the factsheets on each of the HELP loans, different pathways to university, and compare what study might look like in higher education and vocational education and training (VET).
VTAC Year 12 Guides 2020The VTAC Year 12 Guide resource and the downloadable VTAC Guide - Researching Tertiary Education publication are designed to provide students with useful information regarding course research and the application processes for entry to tertiary study in Victoria in 2021. Year 12 students are encouraged to browse both links and begin to familiarise themselves with what lies ahead over the next months.
Federation University Future webinarsJoin Federation University for their webinar series to learn more about their campuses, discipline areas and programs. To watch and listen to previous recorded webinars cliick HERE.
Please keep an eye out and check under FOR STUDENTS on this home page for any JOB VACANCIES advertised!
Meet Melbourne University Recorded Webinars
Students can still access our Meet Melbourne 2020 webinars. Each webinar will allow them to learn more about the courses and careers that interest them most.
For Meet Melbourne, we streamed our panel of Melbourne insiders to show students what life at Melbourne is really like. This means your students still have the chance to:
• Explore our undergraduate degrees and pathways to graduate study
• Hear from some of the inspiring people who will be teaching and supporting them at Melbourne
• Get to know some of our current students and find out their tips for making the most of university life
• Take a closer look at how we’ll prepare them for exciting careers in demand now and in the future
• Find out about internship, work integrated-learning, volunteer, research and study abroad opportunities
• Learn more about how we’ll support them along the way from careers and course planning to peer and academic mentoring, health and wellbeing and student life.
To access webinars CLICK HERE
Study at ACU Series Webinars
Join ACU online for a series of webinars to have all your questions about studying at ACU answered. Get helpful advice about how to apply, find out more about non-traditional pathways to uni, explore your study options and hear from students about what life is really like at ACU.
For more information and to book CLICK HERE
- Wednesday 2nd December - Transitioning to University
- Wednesday 16th December - Parent & Carer Session
2020 The Good Universities Guide University Ratings & Rankings in Australiahttps://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/university-ratings-rankings
TIS Important Recorded WebinarsThe new Tertiary Information Service (TIS) upcoming webinar schedule is as follows:-
Topic: Date: Time: Year 10 Subject Selection Wednesday 24th June 4pm-5pm VTAC Applications Wednesday 29th July 4pm-5pm SEAS and Scholarship Applications Wednesday 26th August 4pm-5pm Transition to University/Moving Away from Home Thursday 1st October 4pm-5pm
Please visit the TIS website for log-in details or follow their events on Facebook:
TIS intends to record each of the sessions and these recordings will be made available on the TIS website for those that cannot attend during these times.
2021 University Course Guides
2021 University Course Guides:
The links to the Course Guides for every university in Australia have been added to our SHC careers tools website. If you go to the "Post School Options" menu >> "University" >> "Info. About Uni's and Courses" you will see that the "Course Guide" link has been added to the list for each university. This will be a great resource for students when researching online.
Defence Force Recruiting Virtual Information Sessions & PresentationsPlease see the links below:
ADF Careers Information Session (This is a generic presentation): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Okuy-qmFPX4
RMC (Royal Military College) Careers Information Session: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RRV2jmviTlE&feature=emb_title
Army Gap Year Program Applications are now open
Get an exciting 12-month taste of life in the Army and enjoy full job training, meaningful work and memorable experiences – plus much more. On an ADF Gap Year you’ll grow and develop in a dynamic, supportive and people-focussed environment.
To be eligible to apply, you'll need to be an Australian citizen aged between 18 and 24 on completion of military training (dates vary by job). You'll also need to have completed Year 12 (subject passes required to vary by job) and have passed in Year 10 English and Maths. Refer to individual job pages for more information.
Applications for the 2021 program are now open. Register your interest to receive updates and don’t miss your chance to be part of this unique experience.https://army.defencejobs.gov.au/students-and-education/gap-year?page=1&perPage=21&query=