The Thistle - An E-Newsletter of Scotch College, Perth, Western Australia

Careers Information

Notre Dame University 1-on-1 Advice Sessions

18 Nov 2019 – 29 Nov 2019, 9.00am - 6.30pm

Considering your university options but unsure of the right degree for you? Notre Dame advisors can introduce you to a range of programs that align with your strengths and interests to help you find the right degree for you.

Book a 1-on-1 Course Advice session at: .

WACE Results

Year 12 students will be able to access their results online at  on  Thursday 19 December 2019.

To log on, students will need their student number and other personal identification information. It is advisable that students provide an alternate email address via the student portal. This is to avoid issues where school email accounts close prior to the release of results.

TAFE Applications are open!

Applications are open for Semester 1, 2020 so here is some useful information to help in guiding students on where to go and what to do, to get enrolled for next year.

How to apply

For full-time study , students need to visit  TAFE Admissions and complete an online application. Students will then be required to send in their relevant documentation. They will then receive a Letter of Offer which will invite them to come on campus and enrol (in January 2020). 

WA Police | Recruit Information Session

14 November 2019, 4:30 pm

Western Australia Police Academy, Lakeside Drive, Joondalup WA, Australia

People who have an interest in a career as a Police Officer and are 18 years of age or older are encouraged to attend a Recruit Information Session. Please be advised the Recruit Information Session provides information on the Police Officer role and recruitment process.

Recruit Information Sessions include presentations by WA Police Force Recruiting Personnel, Police Recruits and other members of the Western Australia Police Force and provide an overview of the recruitment and selection process, training requirements and job specific information relevant to a career as a police officer.

Find out more:

MedView | Uncovering the UCAT

24 November 2019, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

The University of Western Australia, Crawley

This event is an introduction to studying for the UCAT and offers insights from a UCAT expert and a detailed exploration of each section of the UCAT. If you have questions about the sitting the UCAT, or you are interested in learning about how MedView can help you prepare, be sure to attend this event.

MedView offers bespoke packages to help students prepare for the UCAT, which are tailored to your individual needs. Join us at this event to benefit from our industry-leading expertise in medical admissions in Australia and New Zealand.

MedView's 'Uncovering the UCAT' event will include:

  • An introduction by our UCAT expert on UCAT Basics, including a detailed evaluation of each section of the exam
  • Guidance on which medical schools are part of the UCAT Consortium
  • Tips of preparing and studying for the UCAT
  • Sample questions from our expert UCAT Tutors
  • Q&A to conclude the session

Find out more:

2020 Scholarships Guide

This Scholarships Guide is packed with tips and links to scholarships at universities, TAFEs and private providers all around the country.

You can check it out  here .

SAE Creative Media Institute

Students are invited to visit the SAE Institute Perth campus and get a feel for the courses offered. See demonstrations of current and past student projects from all study areas, including recently published student games, screenings of short films from the animation and film departments, diverse graphic design portfolios, and audio production projects.

Thursday 28 November, 5.00pm - 7.00pm. SAE Institute Perth is located at 116 - 120 Roe St, Northbridge.

Master Mind

January 2020 Jump Start Programs

NAPLAN -- Study Skills – Essay Writing – Subject Revision & Preparation

For all students entering Year 7 – 12 in 2020

The January Preparation Program aims to prepare students for Term 1 (2020) before the academic year begins. The classes will revise those important components from the 2019 syllabus that are vital for success in the  new-year . The program will also preview what students can expect in their courses in 2020.

Courses will be conducted at:

Hale School                                                   

Thursday 16 - Tuesday 21January 2020

Christ Church Grammar School          

Sunday 19 - Friday 24 January 2020                        

Dr. Robert Hallam at Master Mind Australia on 9486 1377

Mr Peter Frusher 
Careers Advisor