Victorian Careers Show 2022: 12th – 14th May
Victorian Law Week 2022: 16th – 22nd May
The Victorian Careers Show follows on from the success of our flagship event, the VCE and Careers Expo which celebrates its 30th year in 2022!
Thursday 12th – Saturday 14th May, 2022.
- Information and resources for the VCE
- Information about tertiary study, university, TAFE and training courses
- Career advice
- Study advice
- Employment advice and opportunities
- Apprenticeship and traineeship advice
- International exchange and gap year programs
Check out the program here – Victorian Careers Show 2022.
There’s something for everyone during Law Week this year! Law Week is an annual festival of events which makes learning about the law easy. This year Law Week will look different to last year, but it is going ahead, nonetheless. With webinars, interviews, information sessions, free legal advice, podcasts, and plenty more, Law Week makes learning about the law easy for all Victorians.
This year, Law Week will take place from Monday 16th – Sunday 22nd May, 2022.
Check out the Victorian Law Week program at Law Week 2022.
REMINDER: University Clinical Aptitude Test
Students intending to study certain medical, dental, and clinical science degree programs are remined that they may need to sit the UCAT, and applications close on Tuesday 17 May 2022. The testing dates will be from 1 July 2022 to 12 August 2022.
Find out more and register at UCAT.
New Bachelor of Sustainable Food Systems
Food sustainability is the study of food security, health, safety, quality and affordability, influenced by climate change and the environment.
This unique new degree was developed in collaboration with food industry partners to fulfill the need for food specialists in Australia. The first half of the degree embeds a Diploma of Food Science and Technology to develop a student’s knowledge and core practical skills across food testing, quality, and sustainability. In the second half of the degree, students pursue an interest by selecting one of Food Processing or Sustainable Food Production, as well as undertake an industry placement providing valuable and relevant workplace experience.
Find out more at Bachelor of Sustainable Food Systems
Cyber Security Courses at VU
In Term 1, the new Bachelor of Cyber Security was profiled. VU also offers the following options –
- Certificate IV in Cyber Security – students develop the knowledge and skills to work in one of the fastest growing sectors, the cyber security and IT industry. They develop skills that involve a blend of problem solving, critical thinking, collaboration, data analytics, cloud-based networking, scripting, privacy, and ethics.
- Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security – a 1-year course suitable for students who already have a strong understanding of cyber security concepts or are looking to pursue a career in the IT industry.
Note: Students can pathway into the Bachelor of Cyber Security from the Advanced Diploma of Cyber Security, with credit.
Discover Monash Seminar Series
Hear directly from current students, alumni, and staff across our ten faculties. Students are encouraged to register to attend as many of these course information events that might be of interest to them.
Below are seminars taking place in May. Note: some are ZOOM meetings**
|Discover how to become a Teacher (Clay)
||Tuesday 17 May, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
|IT: Discover a World of Possibility
||Tuesday 17 May, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
|Discover Physio, O.T., & Paramedicine
||Wednesday 18 May, 6.00pm – 7.15pm**
|Discover how to become a Teacher (Pen)
||Thursday 19 May, 6.30pm – 7.30pm
|Discover Public Health, Nutrition & Health Sci.
||Thursday 19 May, 6.00pm – 7.15pm **
|Discover how to become an Artist or Curator
||Tuesday 24 May, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
|Discover how to become a Designer
||Wednesday 25 May, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
|Discover Nursing and Midwifery
||Wednesday 25 May, 6.00pm – 7.15pm**
|Discover how to become an Architect
||Thursday 26 May, 6.00pm – 7.00pm
|Discover Radiography, Radiation Science & Psych.
||Thursday 26 May, 6.00pm – 7.15pm**
Discover What’s Next Seminar Series
RMIT’s Discover What’s Next webinar series commences this week. These sessions are a great opportunity for students, parents, and school community to discover all there is to know about RMIT and its study areas. Attendees will hear from staff and students on:
- The campuses and locations
- Course options
- Industry experience
- Global opportunities
- Prerequisites and pathways
- Clubs and societies
- Our graduates
All the seminars are online and will take place from 5.00pm – 6.00pm. Register for any of the sessions here.
|Media and Communication
|Property, Building, and Trades
|Flight Training and Aviation
Bachelor of Business: Social Impact Major
Distinguish yourself in the field of socially responsible business. In this major learn about how businesses can become more socially aware and take concrete action to address social issues and challenges.
Students keen on a business qualification and are keen on using their business practice to solve societal issues and making a positive contribution to society, might like to consider the Social Impact major – RMIT is currently the only university in Australia offering this specialisation. This major covers the following units –
Find out more about the Bachelor of Business here.
Diploma of Visual Arts
When you study visual arts at RMIT, you’ll create a professional folio of work. This diploma is taught by practicing artists in real studio environments. All our staff are practitioners with national and international reputation in the arts. This enables them to connect you to work on projects with industry, other practicing artists, and galleries.
This one-year program is taught in specialised studios specifically designed for each of the specialisation areas. The core subjects are:
- Establish and maintain safe professional practice
- Prepare for sustainable professional practice
- Analyse cultural history and theory
- Refine drawing
- Realise a body of creative work
- Present a body of your own creative work
Students must also choose three of the following studio specialisations:
- Fine Art Photography OR,
- Painting OR,
- Sculpture OR,
There are no minimum academic entry requirements for this program. Students must be 16 years or over and must complete and submit the Selection Task.
On completion of the Diploma of Visual Arts, students can transition to the Advanced Diploma of Visual Arts. This is also a one-year qualification, which allows students to further investigate their creative practice with a more specialised focus.
Fashion Textiles and Sustainable Innovations
Technology innovations and improved environmental, social and ethical practices are fundamentally changing how clothes are made, consumed and experienced: from the integration of 2D and 3D virtual fashion and textile design and digital production methods, to material innovations, smart textiles, and the need for improved transparency.
The Bachelor of Fashion and Textiles (Sustainable Innovation) provides students with the capability to work in diverse roles across the fashion and textiles sector. Students will gain practical, theoretical, and technical skills to develop solutions, products and systems, using user-centred approaches at the intersection of design, technology, science, and art.
In this cutting-edge degree, students will delve into sustainability as a concept and goal within fashion and textiles. They will explore industry-relevant knowledge and projects, ethical and sustainable practices, and material and digital technologies. Students will also have the opportunity to minor in either fashion design, textile design, or fashion enterprise.
The VCE prerequisite for this course is: Units 3 and 4: a study score of at least 30 in English (EAL) or at least 25 in English other than EAL. The ATAR for 2022 was 67.65.
Studying the Bachelor of Applied Innovation alongside another Degree
Swinburne University is introducing the Bachelor of Applied Innovation to be studied in conjunction with a number of other degrees. With just one extra year, students get to graduate with a double degree.
Depending on the degree a student chooses to study alongside the Bachelor of Applied Innovation, various skills will be developed, including –
- a student’s collaboration, creativity, and complex problem-solving skills in real-world contexts.
- how to apply innovation toolkits, prototype solutions and participate in challenges such as innovation sprints inspired by their passions and interests.
- gaining the practical and technical skills to think strategically about how to employ innovative ideas in their studies and in the broader society.
- learning how to make decisions of impact, based on analytical and strategic thinking, human understanding, and respect for future generations – with supporting technological know-how.
- undertaking placements, internships or industry-based project work, and benefit from interdisciplinary, experiential learning. Students will tap into their creativity, curiosity, and leadership potential as they gain the skills to build a better future.
The following double degrees including Applied Innovation are on offer. Students are encouraged to browse the links that provide more details about the core and major units on offer in the Applied Innovation degree as they do differ from double degree to double degree:
Bachelor of Business (Entrepreneurship and Innovation)
Entrepreneurs are innovators. They see opportunities, anticipate needs, solve problems, make plans, take risks, and build teams.
Whether students are hatching an idea, wanting to know how to launch their own venture, or looking to create competitive advantage within an existing organisation, the Entrepreneurship and Innovation major within the Bachelor of Business provides the tools and knowledge.
With plenty of hands-on learning, students will develop the type of fresh thinking required to build, launch, and scale a start-up business or social venture.
Students will discover how to differentiate an idea from a real opportunity, use innovation theory to maximise that opportunity, and learn how to create desirable, viable business models. They will also develop their strategic thinking and planning skills, explore business models, learn to interpret sales and marketing opportunities, build a team and source capital funding.
A guaranteed ATAR of 60.00 is required, and the VCE prerequisites are: VCE Units 3 and 4 – a minimum study score of 25 in any English (except EAL) or 30 in English as an Additional Language (EAL) or equivalent.
Snapshot of La Trobe University in 2022
- La Trobe is just over 50 years old having enrolled its first students in 1967.
- La Trobe University has been ranked in the world’s top 1.1 per cent of the world’s universities in the Times Higher Education Universities Rankings and is one of the world’s best young universities.
- La Trobe University is now ranked in the world’s top 250 universities by Times Higher Education World University rankings 2021 – and in the top 1% of universities worldwide – Rankings & Ratings.
- La Trobe has more than 36 000 students and over 3 000 staff, with many courses on offer including numerous double degree options, and postgraduate courses too.
- La Trobe has a number of campuses and residential facilities.
- Over 50% of students who study at the Bendigo campus come from outside of Bendigo – La Trobe – Bendigo with over 500 students living on campus – La Trobe Bendigo Accommodation.
- La Trobe offers many scholarships including access and equity scholarships, as well as academic merit scholarships.
- Student Exchange opportunities are extensive at La Trobe.
- La Trobe ensures that there are opportunities for students to develop skills beyond the knowledge they are gaining at university through work experience, volunteering, and student exchange opportunities, etc.
- The excellent Global Markets Accelerator Program is one example of aiding entrepreneurial students in connecting with markets beyond Australia.
- La Trobe has the following Schools and Departments:
- La Trobe Business School
- La Trobe Law School
- La Trobe Rural Health School
- School of Agriculture, Biomedicine and Environment
- School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport
- School of Applied Systems Biology
- School of Cancer Medicine
- School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences
- School of Education
- School of Humanities and Social Sciences
- School of Nursing and Midwifery
- School of Psychology and Public Health
- La Trobe’s Student Excellence Academy provides life changing support and enrichment opportunities that expand current study and employment advantages to students.
- La Trobe also offers an Early Admissions program called Aspire. This program is designed to acknowledge secondary students who work hard to make positive changes in their schools and communities through volunteering. The Aspire Early Admissions Program acknowledges a student’s volunteering efforts when they apply. As a successful applicant, students receive an offer into their course in September before they receive their ATAR – Aspire Early Admissions Program and are eligible for one of 40 Aspire Scholarships.
- Recently introduced courses include archaeology, business analytics, innovation and technology, languages and linguistics, sports analytics.
- There has also been a recent restructure of some courses offered in Allied Health – Health.