Heard at the Career Advisors’ Conference yesterday:
- The GREaT nursing and midwifery work experience program is run by the Health Department. This year there were 200 places and 800 applications. They are thinking about tightening up the application process next year.
- $20,000 ECU Engineering Scholarships are now open. Schools are being asked to nominate their top 5 students now.
- $6,000 to $9,0000 Dean’s Scientific Excellence scholarships for undergraduates at Murdoch
- You can do trial aptitude tests for the Australian Defence Course Academy and for the Defence Force.
- ECU is starting a Diploma of Screen Performance with 25 students next year. Auditions will be via Vimeo portfolio. The audition subjects will be announced in November.
- There is going to be increasing flexibility in university entrance processes with more emphasis on end of Semester 1 Year 12 results.