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Box Hill Institute | Where to now? Trades Night (Posted: 22/07/2021)

Dear Students,
Are you looking to pursue a career in the Trades industry?
The Where to now? Industry, Employment and Education Pathways – Trades Night is a one stop shop for all things Trades.
This event will help students position themselves for success in 2022 and beyond, and help them to start planning their career with advice and presentations tailored for VETDSS students, School Based Apprentices and Apprentices.
Students and parents will hear from current industry speakers, including representatives from Reece Plumbing, Carpentry Australia, Women in Trades and more.
Topics include;
  • Hotspots and growth opportunities in the Trades Industry
  • Employer perspectives (presentations from employers in Auto, Carpentry and Plumbing)
  • Success and support for Women In Trades
  • How to work with Australian Apprenticeship Support Networks
  • The Apprenticeship Support Officer program – a Victorian government funded program that aims to assist young apprentices (aged 15-25) to complete the first year of their apprenticeship.
 Access to information stands and presenters, as well as tours of Box Hill’s trade areas, will commence after the presentation.

To register, please click on the desired session below:

Wednesday 4 August 
Elgar Road Campus 
5:30 - 7:00pm

Wednesday 11 August
Lilydale Lakeside Campus
5:30 - 7:00pm 

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Keen on STEM + animals? ???? Inside the world's cutest careers! (Posted: 21/07/2021)

Quiz: What's your animal science job?
In the realm of animal science jobs, it’s literally raining cats and dogs when it comes to choice. So what kind of cute pathway should you kickstart? Our five-minute careers quiz is here to help you find the perfect area to specialise in.
Read more

A list of fun shark conservation careers
If you’re keen on marine biology, specialising in sharks could be a cool study path! There are stacks of STEM jobs in this field, including ones that help conservation efforts.

ECU Science Excellence Scholarships
High performing students can take advantage of ECU Science Excellence Scholarships valued at $15,000, based on their ATAR. Available for qualifying candidates interested in ECU’s science courses, successful students will receive $15,000, paid as $5,000 per year over 3 years, once they enrol. 

Learn more

Meet an Ecotoxicologist
Based at ANSTO, Amy MacIntosh is a PhD student and ecotoxicologist researching the impacts of naturally occurring radioactive material on Australian marine animals. Such an awesome study pathway too!

5 careers with reptiles
Last week we celebrated World Snake Day and ever since we've been stoked on next-gen animal science pathways. So many cool, in-demand careers to consider in looking after and studying reptiles.

Video: 5 awesome jobs working with animals
Are you animal obsessed? Make your dream job a reality with one of these awesome gigs working with animals. Plus, subscribe to our YouTube channel to get all the latest STEM careers news and opportunities!
Watch it now

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Casper test information webinar (Posted: 14/07/2021)

Join Deakin's online webinar to learn about the Casper test from our education and teaching course experts and hear from a current student as they share their Casper experience and provide some valuable insights. You'll gain insights into what the test involves, how it works, what you'll be assessed on and how to prepare.

For anybody aspiring to work in the education sector, this webinar is not be missed and will cover topics including:

  • Deakin's teaching courses
  • how Casper works and what to expect on test day
  • helpful tips on how to prepare for the Casper test
  • upcoming Casper dates, how to sign up and register for a test
  • why aspiring teachers are required to sit the test.

Register now

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator

Scholarships for international students (Posted: 14/07/2021)

International VCE/VTAC students may be eligible for a variety of scholarships and bursaries at Deakin including tuition fee reductions of up to 25%. Scholarship types and eligibility requirements vary according to student’s nationality, course and campus. These scholarships include:

• Deakin International Scholarship
• Deakin STEM Scholarship
• Deakin International Merit Scholarship (South Asian students)
• Deakin Latin America Scholarship
• Destination Australia Scholarships
• Warrnambool Campus International Bursary
• Deakin Warrnambool Residential International Scholarships

Please contact Deakin’s friendly International team if you’d like to discuss your international student’s circumstances

Frey Krebs 03 5227 8887
Sisi Liu 03 9244 5968

Kind regards

Miss Hechenberger
Careers & Pathways Coordinator