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SHC Kyneton Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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Careers Lunchtime University Talks in Lower Dwyer in Term 3 (1.15-2pm)

The careers department has booked speakers from the following organisations to come in to talk to senior students at lunchtime on the dates below in lower dwyer:-

Tuesday 16th July - RMIT

Thursday 18th July -- LaTrobe University

Thursday 25th July -- Deakin University

Thursday 15th August -- Australian Catholic University

Tuesday 20th August -- Melbourne University

Friday 23rd August -- Australian Defence Force

Charles Sturt University Advantage applications are now open!

Applications for the Charles Sturt Advantage are now open and close 31st August 2019

Don't miss the opportunity to gain early entry to this university based on your soft skills. It's truly a game changer.

All you need to do is:

  1. Jump online and submit your application
  2. Apply to Charles Sturt University (either direct or by putting us as your top UAC/VTAC preference)
  3. Sit tight while they assess your responses From there, they'll be in touch to let you know if they've been successful.

If you have any questions about the application process, don't hesitate to contact the career department. We can guide you through it.

VU Guaranteed opens on 15 July 2019

Year 12 students from our school can apply for courses through the new VU early entry program, VU Guaranteed. You will be guaranteed a place at Victoria University (VU) or VU Polytechnic.  You will find out if you have a guaranteed place at VU within a week of applying.  You will still need to meet the lowest selection rank for courses with  limited places and ATAR based selection.  If you do not meet the admissions criteria, they will guarantee you entry into an alternative course.  Applications for Semester 1, 2020, open on 15 July 2019.  For further information go to

Youthrive Victoria University Scholarship applications are NOW OPEN and CLOSE August 9th 2019

Scholarships include $10,000 per year for three years plus mentoring and leadership development.  Each school in regional and rural Victoria is invited to endorse the applications of three Year 12 students who plan to attend university in Victoria in 2020. If you would like to be nominated by Sacred Heart please see Ms Payne, Ms Wattie or the careers department.  Full details of the application processes are available at


La Trobe University's Aspire program rewards the skills and knowledge students gain from their community contributions with an early conditional offer into La Trobe. Designed to give Year 12s the tools they need to succeed at La Trobe and beyond, students accepted into the Aspire program will get:

  1. A taste of university life at La Trobe with special on-campus events before the year commences
  2. The chance to meet and connect with like-minded students
  3. VCE revision lectures in the September school holidays
  4. Access to our extensive library and campus resources
  5. Induction into our Enrichment Program to prepare for what’s to come

Successful applicants also receive an early conditional offer in September for their chosen course along with minimum ATAR requirements.


Please note applications close 31st August 2019.


Full details and brochures are available from the SHC careers department.




Just a friendly reminder that ACU's Community Achiever Program (CAP) applications open on Wednesday 1st of May 2019.


It is for students who want to grow their volunteering and leadership experience while completing an undergraduate degree at ACU.


To be eligible for the program you must be regularly volunteering in your community, either through your school, community organisation, or cultural or religious group. 


Full details and brochures are available from the SHC careers department.


Please carefully check different closing dates for applications depending on which campus!