2019 National Youth Science Forum
Calling out to all Year 11 students. If you like hands-on science, workshops, meeting new people and hearing from world-class scientists, applications are now open for the National Youth Science Forum’s Year 12 Program for 2019. A 12-day residential experience in Brisbane or Canberra. It is a fantastic opportunity to meet others, tour scientific laboratories, listen to industry leaders and find out about the brilliant opportunities that are available in STEM careers.
Students currently studying in Year 11 have until Thursday 31st May 2018 to apply. For more information head over to the NYSF website. There are Equity Scholarships that cover about $1000 of the costs. https://www.nysf.edu.au/programs/year-12-program/
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Creative Industries Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarships
QUT offers the following Vice-Chancellor’s scholarships for students applying for Creative industry courses for entry in 2019:
The Good Careers Guide 2018
The Good Careers Guide provides information on every aspect of career planning, from finding the right course, to job hunting, and CV and interview tips. Whether you are a student or parent, you will find valuable information to assist you in your career planning. Visit their https://www.gooduniversitiesguide.com.au/
Selected Gap Year Program News
At Camp America you will work directly with American children by instructing or assisting them in activities. They work have over a thousand camps and place thousands of young people every year so there are opportunities available for everyone. Camp America applications for Summer 2019 will open on in August 2018. Visit the website for information about the programs offered.
Lattitude Global Volunteering offers several overseas gap year programs. Applications for 2019 are now open with some destinations already 50% filled. Visit the website to take the quiz to see which gap year experience might be right for you.
Letz Live - Did you miss the deadline for the Letz Live UK Gap Year program for 2019? You can still put your name on a waitlist by contacting the letlive team using their Contact Page. Visit the Letz Live website for information about their other gap year programs.
Projects Abroad – If you have questions about the programs offered by Projects Abroad, you can download an online information sessions from the website. You can also email a question from the website.
Southern Cross Cultural Exchange will hold webinars each month talking about their exchange programs to Germany, Spain, Italy,
USA/Hawaii and Scandinavia. Visit the website for more information and to register.
World Education Program Student Exchange (WEP) will hold the following information sessions in many different locations throughout Queensland. Register to attend these sessions on the website. Information session 13th June Brisbane.
Congratulations to Lachlan Masson who has completed a course of tertiary study through CQU (Central QLD Uni) whilst completing his senior schooling at Pacific. Lachlan gained a credit in the course 'Programming Fundamentals' which is part of an Aviation degree through the Start Uni Now (SUN) program.
Mrs Natasha Purcell, Careers Counsellor