Please note that this blog is intended for the students and parents associated with Gordonvale State High School, Cairns. Please check areas of interest as seen on the blog to confirm dates and other information as there will be occasions when dates will change and the information may not be included in the blog as it may not have been received by the school. Posts prior to July 2017 may have reference to Smithfield State High School as this blog was initially developed for students when I was the Guidance Officer at that school.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Individual consultation sessions for INternational students in year 12 at The University of Melbourne

Are you an international student and visiting Melbourne soon?
From 20 September until the end of November 2016, International students can make an appointment to speak to staff about their study options, get advice about their VTAC application and find out about the University's international support services. 
Every Tuesday and Wednesday afternoon between 2pm and 5pm, international students studying in Year 12 can book a twenty minute consultation session with one of our friendly University staff members at: http://futurestudents.unimelb.edu.au/consultations-yr12.

Holiday program at Sejumi College

The school holidays are nearly here and you can sit around and chill out, but why not take the opportunity to get a head start before you go back to school. Our program is interactive; designed to keep you thinking; and best of all it's funded by the Queensland Government VETiS initiative, which means that the only cost to you is effort.
Course dates:
Block #1: Monday 26th to Friday 30th September
Block #2: Monday 12th December to Friday 16th December
You need to attend both blocks.
Eligibility: You must be enrolled in Years 10 or 11 to be eligible for this program. If you are in Year 12 call us, as we may have other suitable programs.
Applications close:
5pm Monday 12th September

Only 12 students will be accepted for this program

JCU Indigenous Centre Open Night

The Indigenous Centre staff on the Cairns Campus is hosting an Information Evening. And everyone is welcome to attend!
This is a great opportunity for you to meet with staff to discuss your preferences and the QTAC process if you are thinking about or planning to study.
We will be talking about pathways, scholarships, ITAS, accommodation and academic support services available to assist you with your studies.
You will be able to talk one-on-one with centre staff about specific degrees and subject prerequisites.
Please register if you are interested in attending at this link:  http://alumni.jcu.edu.au/ATSIEventsCns