Welcome to the Woolooware High Careers Newsletter. Please note that the information provided on this page is not exhaustive. There are many opportunities available for students and we encourage that you regularly check the websites of the Tertiary Institutions that are of interest to you.

Where possible, the format of the newsletter has information for all students is at the beginning of the newsletter and the Year 12 specific information toward the end. However, it is advised that students in year 10 and 11 familiarise themselves with requirements for scholarships, early offer programs and the likes. This ensures that you are aware of the processes and what you can start to do now to give yourself the best possible chance when you are in Year 12.


Mrs Desrets

creative industries mini expo at whs

The Creative Industries Mini Expo that was hosted by Woolooware High School was a huge success. We reached capacity at 500 attendees and feedback from students and families was extremely positive.
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WHS Year 10 Work Experience

WHS Work Experience Page provides information and forms required to complete work experience.

WHS Year 11 & 12 work experience

WHS Work Experience page provides information and forms required to complete work experience

UAC for year 10 students

The 2019 edition of Steps to Uni for Year 10 Students is now available and can be downloaded by pressing on the link. Students will also receive a hard copy of this.

STEM - Pathways to Success Evening

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Parents and students from Year 9 - 12 at all Sutherland Shire Schools are invited to attend.

To register for the STEM Evening please go to THIS link

Careers in Sport - Pathways to Success Evening

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Parents and students from Year 9 - 12 at all Sutherland Shire Schools are invited to attend.

To register for the Careers in Sport Evening, please go to THIS link

Sarina Russo Apprenticeships

Attached are the current apprenticeship vacancy list for your area.

***Please be advised that all applications must come through the SRA website jobs board. http://srajobs.sarinarusso.com/ ( or via the hyperlink on the attached lists)

Skills and Thrills showcase

The Skills and Thrills careers showcase is an engaging, informative and entertaining showcase, created to highlight vocational education and training (VET) and the success stories that emanate from VET pathways. The Careers Showcase will help parents better understand vocational pathways, including apprenticeships, traineeships and school-based apprenticeships and training, and give parents the knowledge they need, to help their children make informed careers choices post high school.

Through the showcase, parents and students will learn about the following;

● Apprenticeships and Traineeships

● TAFE/ Private Training Providers

● Funding options available (Smart and Skilled)

● In school options (SBATs)

● Where to find information

● Who can assist/resources available

● Opportunity to speak with parents and students who have chosen or whereby the child has chosen a VET pathway (Q&A).

The Skills and Thrills showcase will be held on Wednesday, 24th July, 2019 at 7:00pm – 8:30pm at Georges River College, PEAKHURST campus, Rona St., Peakhurst, NSW 2210, in the school hall.

All attendees must register (parents and students) via the online registration link, at the following THIS link:

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TAFE NSW Career Guide

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tafe infofest

InfoFest will give you the chance to:

  • Join interactive information sessions
  • Get the help you need to finalise your enrolment
  • Connect with industry-expert teachers
  • Explore state-of-the-art facilities

Why not be prepared and get ahead of the game now? Discover over 1,200 courses including diplomas, degrees and short courses on our website, to help guide you on your career journey.

UTS Engineering and IT Work Experience Program

UTS Engineering and IT Work Experience Program

25-29 November

CB11 Faculty of Engineering and IT Building, Building 11

Gain an insight into a career in engineering or information technology!

Get hands-on experience with this 5-day program designed to give you an insight into what it’s like to choose a career in engineering or IT.
You’ll get to take part in a range of workshops (including computer science, cyber security, IT, biomedical engineering, electronics engineering and more) as well as spend time with current UTS students and academics from within the UTS Engineering and IT faculty.

Applications are now open.

Please register your interest for our Work Experience Program.

Western Sydney university - free HSC study sessions

Free HSC Study Sessions will be running in the July School Holidays. These sessions are run by experienced HSC teachers and HSC markers to help year 12 students excel in their HSC exams and assessments.

Each session will be structured around the subject syllabus and there will be plenty of opportunities to ask questions.

8 - 12 July 2019, Penrith and Campbelltown campus

For further information and to register please follow THIS link

western sydney university - bachelor of music

The Bachelor of Music has an early offer pathway. To be eligible to receive an early offer into a music degree, students must book an audition in the early audition weeks.

Dates for early auditions
June 10-11
July 8-10
September 16-19

Follow THIS link for further details

Notre Dame Early Offer Program

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Notre Dame’s Early Offer program gives Year 12 students the opportunity to secure a place at the university ranked No.1 in NSW for Learner Engagement, Skills Development and Graduate Employability (QILT). We are pleased to announce the Young Achievers Early Offer program will provide successful Year 12 applicants with a Notre Dame offer two weeks following their interview.

The Early Offer Program is open to Year 12 students who excel academically and can demonstrate co-curricular achievement and leadership, or students who are committed to co-curricular achievement and leadership.

Click here for more information

For students and parents wishing to learn more about the Early Offer program we are hosting an exclusive Early Offer Student and Parent Info Night. This event will showcase the benefits of the program and students can apply to our Early Offer program on the night.

Places are limited and students can Register here

Notre dame - day in the life of a nursing student

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This immersive nursing experience provides students with the opportunity to attend a nursing lecture and engage in clinical activities. Students will also meet the Dean and other academic staff, connect with like-minded students and discover firsthand why Notre Dame’s Nursing School is No. 1 in Australia for Skills Development (QILT).

For more information please click here ›

soar aviation opening evening

Soar Aviation Open Evening - Thursday 13th June 6:30pm (Bankstown Airport) Learn more about a career in Aviation at a Soar Aviation Open Evening. Get an understanding of the AVI50215 Diploma of Aviation (Commercial Pilot Licence - Aeroplane) course, employment pathways and tour the facility, including a close-up inspection of the training aircraft. Thursday 13 June 6:30pm at Soar Aviation - 4 Rearwin Place, Bankstown Airport.

More information at http://www.soar.edu.au

whitehouse institute of design

Whitehouse Institute of Design - Winter Workshops Registrations for the 5-day 2019 Winter Workshops in Fashion Illustration, Interiors Illustration, Image Styling and Foundation Sewing are now open. The workshops will be held from 9th to 19th July at the Sydney campus at 2 Short Street, Surry Hills. For more information phone 02 9267 8799 or for bookings go to:

Whithouse Workshops and Short Courses

UTS - Insearch Info Night

UTS Insearch Info Night and One-On-One Consultations Tuesday 11th June 2019 Find out more about UTS Insearch as a pathway into UTS at Info Night. Students can book a one-on-one consultation with our Program Managers to learn more about our diplomas or speak to our Admissions team about their application or offer letter. Consultations are held from 4.30pm – 7.00pm.

Bookings are essentials

Sydney Conservatorium of music

Sydney Conservatorium of Music: Student Portfolio Drop-In Sessions 3 June (the Con) and 5 June (Western Suburbs) Year 12 students are invited to book a ½ hour session with us. Email con.community@sydney.edu.au for more info.

UOW COllege

UOW College Australia now accepting applications for 2020 UOW College provides pathways to the University of Wollongong. We offer uni preparation courses to support students and progress to university studies. We also provide VET courses for students seeking work-ready qualifications in Nursing or Fitness. These can also be used for a direct pathway to a bachelor level study.

Find out more at HERE or email madeling@uow.edu.au

NIDA Open Day

NIDA Open Day 2019 Join us on 15 June for Open Day 2019 at NIDA Kensington Campus. From backstage tours to alumni and course talks, free shows, NIDA Open classes and more, we have a jam-packed schedule of events to showcase everything that makes NIDA one of the top 10 drama schools in the world.

Register to stay up to date


Year 12 please ensure you visit the scholarships page of the tertiary institution you are considering attending to apply for any/all scholarships that are appropriate for you.

The US & UK University Expo

16 June

This event is proudly powered by Crimson Education; a careers expo designed to get access to world leading university information all in one spot! It will include specialised information sessions for students and parents and include exhibitors from different universities in the US & UK - one to mark for the calendar!

Discount Code : 10FORME Tickets

University open days

See the list below for University Open Days. Please ensure you check the University website to register and ensure there are no changes to the dates listed.
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