Deakin University – Warrnambool Campus Scholarships (12 Dec 2017)

Deakin’s Warrnambool campus has in 2017 been working with the south west community to establish a scholarship fund that will provide financial support for students to commence their undergraduate degree here on campus. We would like to offer your year 12 students the opportunity to apply for a $7000 scholarship to study here at the Warrnambool campus, commencing in Trimester 1 2018.   Please note the scholarships are targeted for students to commence undergraduate degrees in Education (Primary Ed), Health, Science (Marine Biology), Psychological Science and Commerce.

All of these degree programs are listed on our Deakin webpage at http://www.deakin.edu.au/deakin-warrnambool

The application process for students who may wish to apply can be found at http://www.deakin.edu.au/courses/scholarships/find-a-scholarship/south-west-philanthropic-scholarships-for-deakin-warrnambool-campus

All applications will be reviewed to identify students who are most appropriate and meet the eligibility criteria for entry into their chosen course.  All successful applicants will also be eligible for a discount for accommodation on campus at the Student Residence.

If you have any Questions – Please Contact Peter Bollard – Careers Practitioner

NEW – Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships

Students from regional and remote areas can now apply for scholarships valued at up to $18,000 to undertake STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) studies, including in agriculture and health fields.

The Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarships supports students for up to four years (or the part-time equivalent) with the costs of studying a Certificate IV to a PhD level course.  The scholarships support flexible study and include part-time and online students.

Students may receive a further $500 to support an internship.

To be eligible for a scholarship the applicant must:

  • be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, holder of a permanent humanitarian visa, or a New Zealand citizen living in Australia;
  • not have already commenced their eligible course of study;
  • have a permanent home address that is in a regional or remote area as defined by the Australian Statistical Geography Standard. Applicants can check the remoteness classification of their address.
  • Scholarship recipients will be selected on the basis of need and merit, as outlined in Section 6 of the program guidelines, with priority given to women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people among others.You can submit your application and supporting documentation to the Scholarship Support Organisation at the Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre (QTAC).
  • To apply for a scholarship, applicants must submit a completed application form and attach the following supporting documentation:
  • How to apply
  • evidence of Australian citizenship, permanent residency, holding a permanent humanitarian visa or being a New Zealand citizen living in Australia;
  • proof of residence in a regional or remote area in Australia;
  • evidence of financial need; and
  • evidence of eligibility for other considerations (available in Section 6 of the program guidelines).Scholarship Support Organisation
  • The Department of Education and Training has contracted the QTAC as the Scholarship Support Organisation, to manage the application and selection processes, distribute scholarship funding, monitor continued eligibility and compliance with scholarship conditions, and report to the department.
  • Applications for the 2018 round of the Rural and Regional Enterprise Scholarship program are open from Monday, 4 December 2017 and close Monday, 8 January 2018.

Bendigo Bank – Scholarships – Register Your Interest

Looking to go to university in 2018? Need help with fees?

Life can be hard enough without having to worry about what tertiary scholarships, if any, are out there.

If you’re a first time university student you’re looking in the right place. Bendigo and Adelaide Bank offers one of Australia’s leading scholarship programs. From agriculture based scholarships, to those connected to one of our many Community Bank® branches, we have something to help you reach your university dreams.

The 2018 Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Scholarship Program will open for applications from 1 December 2017.

Go to the web Link: https: https://www.bendigobank.com.au/public/community/scholarships/2018-scholarships

 

MEGT Job Vacancy Website – Register NOW

Year 12 Students / Parents

Please note:   MEGT an Employment Agency has launched a new Job Vacancy website that enables students to apply for jobs on-line by uploading your current resume directly to the Employer.  You can request the website to send you vacancies for within a certain geographical area.  It also has aptitude tests for students that help you to identify your skills and matches these with different trades / jobs etc.  This is well worth your time !!  If you are serious about getting a job !!
Up to date job vacancies – Students/job seekers should be registering with the MEGT Website https://megt.jobreadygateway.com.au/get_started and keeping an eye out for new job listings.

You can contact Shane Monaghan (MEGT) on M: 0429990719

Peter Bollard
Careers Practitioner

Warrnambool College Gap Year Traineeships 2018

Warrnambool College in partnership with Westvic Staffing Solutions is offering the following six traineeships commencing in January 2018.

  • OUTDOOR RECREATION TRAINEESHIPS x 2 Positions These trainees will be placed in Sports Administration and Swimming Pool Operations. The trainees will be fully trained in all aspects of pool management and will participate fully in the College’s Sports, Physical Education and Outdoor Education programs. Some maintenance assistance may be required. A driver’s license is required and water safety qualifications would be an advantage.

 

  • BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION TRAINEE x 2 Positions These traineeships fi ll an important public relations and customer service function by being one of the first points of contact that the public may have with the College. It is expected that they will provide a high level of customer service and be competent in the provision of up to date and relevant information. The successful applicants will also need to have good time management, great work ethic and the ability to handle meeting deadlines.

 

  • MATHS SUPPORT TRAINEE This traineeship fills an important role in supporting the College’s Literacy & Numeracy staff to ensure the smooth, efficient running of their programs at all times. The successful applicant will demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to show initiative and have strong problem solving skills.

 

  • SPP / SPORTS ADMINISTRATION / ALUMNI TRAINEE This position includes administration tasks, SPP communications and organisational duties. It is important the trainee operates in a consistent, professional, courteous, efficient manner at all times. The provision of accurate information is important as it projects a professional image which is the aim of Warrnambool College.

 

  • For a copy of the position descriptions for all vacancies listed above and to apply, please go to our website – www.westvic.org.au/jobs/warrnambool-college-traineeships/ When applying via our website, you will be required to complete an Application Form and attach your resume and cover letter.
  • All enquiries should be directed to Tim Rantall at trantall@westvic.org.au or 0419 904 117.
  • Applications close: 5pm on Monday November 20, 2018.

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IT Job Vacancy – Full-time – Local – Full Training provided

A local IT firm is seeking to employ a young person in the Computer Programming area.  This is a great opportunity to stay local learn some very transferable skills and look to a future where your skills are in demand. This could be a Gap Year position or for the longer term. You must have an interest in Programming and IT in general.

Contact Mr Bollard if you are interested.  ASAP

Alice Jennings Scholarship – Year 12 Female Koorie Students

Scholarship details

  • Sponsored by the Department of Education and Training
  • Valued at $1000
  • Available for the duration of the course, subject to satisfactory academic progress
  • One scholarship awarded each year.

Who can apply?

  • Female Koorie students who are currently completing Year 12 in 2017 in a registered Victorian school, who will be commencing a full-time approved TAFE or university course in 2018 in a field that contributes to the welfare of the Koorie population (i.e. law, social work, education, psychology or applied science – health production, nursing, etc
  • Students involved in Koorie community activities.

What documentation do you need to provide?

  • Applicant’s 2017 academic results
  • Applicant’s confirmation of enrolment in an approved TAFE or university course – evidence will be required by 1 March 2018
  • Statement confirming the applicant’s involvement in Koorie community activities.

Application Closing Date

  • 1 February 2018

Further information

If you have not yet registered you will need to do so here Register  If you have already registered you can start your application here Apply for this Scholarship

 

Novara Homes Warrnambool – Drafting, Design / Admin / Estimating: Job Vacancy

Year 12 Students – Drafting, Design / Estimating / Business Administration Job Vacancy:

We are a local new home building company and the successful applicant would receive on the job training in areas such as estimating, potential drafting, admin with the intention of ongoing employment, ideally they would be efficient in computers and an interest in design and construction. 
 
If you are interested please contact:  
 
Kellie Hanson  –  Operations Manager
Novara Homes
201 Lava Street, Warrnambool, Victoria 3280
P: + 61 3 5562 5409  |   M: + 61 407 520 028
kelliehanson@novarahomes.com