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Career Support & Learning at University

The University Landscape – Career Support & Learning at University Are you heading off to university?  Congratulations! This blog is for those of you who are entering higher education for the first time. You may not know what is available at university regarding career and learning support, so this blog is for you. Did you  […]

Choosing Study Pathways after year 12 – Higher education courses explained

When your child is in school they may not know what they want to study beyond their senior secondary compulsory education. So how do they go about choosing study pathways? In this blog I’ll briefly explain some higher education course titles and definitions. Higher Education explained & our Podcast with Kate Pease In our latest […]

The latest data on Gen-Zs – Study, Jobs, Life for Young Adults during Covid-19

study, work and life for young adults during the Covid-19 global pandemic

How to help a Year 12 student apply for courses through VTAC

Today’s update to career guidance professionals is helpful in supporting year 12s who are applying for further education and training courses through VTAC. VTAC stands for Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre. This is the sorting house, or admissions portal, for all applicants to courses in 2022 whether they are: Year 12 students Young adults who recently […]

Victorian Year 12 students will receive an ATAR

Victorian students in year 12 will receive an ATAR, according to an announcement from Education Minister James Merlino. The Coronavirus effect Year 12 students across Australia have suffered the disadvantages that come from being “home-schooled” during the Covid-19 lockdowns. For sure, some schools are better equipped than others to support their students remotely. In particular, […]

Applying for university or TAFE courses for 2021

Applying for university or TAFE courses for 2021 is going to be different to previous years. It’s July 2020 and for many of us the past 5 months have felt like being in a giant washing machine, being thrown about. Everything is stop-start; topsy-turvy like never before. There are so many uncertainties. With respect to […]

Online Career Coaching during coronavirus

I am offering online career coaching during the coronavirus, or COVID-19, pandemic. In light of recent World Health Organisation, Department of Home Affairs and Victorian State Department of Health advice, the incidence of coronavirus is rapidly increasing. “Non-essential meetings” are to be reconsidered. In light of this I am offering online services only. This is […]

Reforming the Australian Tertiary System

I am posting a quick blog on the suggested reforms to the Australian tertiary system, as discussed this morning on the Breakfast show on ABC Radio National. I am aware of changes to the tertiary sector in Australia, in particular with respect to the new model of study, called the Block Model, at Victoria University […]

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