Careers Update

Applying for the Educational Access Scheme (EAS) through QTAC (Year 12)

The Educational Access Scheme (EAS) can help if you have experienced circumstances that negatively affected your most recent studies. If you are eligible for EAS, you may get bonus OPs or ranks that improve your chances of getting an offer to a tertiary institution. When you complete your QTAC application, you will be asked if you would like to apply for one or more EAS categories. Watch this QTAC EAS video to understand more about the scheme and how it can benefit you, or visit the QTAC website today.

Queensland Hotel & Hospitality School

TAFE Queensland has joined with the Start Entertainment Group (Treasury Casino & Hotel, Jupiter’s Gold Coast and The Start Sydney) and major industry partners to create the Queensland Hotel and Hospitality School. The new school is designed to provide students with the finest skills in hospitality with courses being developed by industry, for industry. For further details visit or collect a brochure from Academic and Student Services.

Tertiary Preparation Program Intensive Pathway – USQ

This preparatory university program at the University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is designed for Year 12 leavers to help ease the transition from school into university. For more information and to apply visit

Women in Defence Force Cinema Night

The Secret Life of Pets will be screening at 6pm on Tuesday 13 September at Indooroopilly Event Cinemas. Click here for registration details.

QTAC Facebook Open Day

‘Like’ QTAC on Facebook to have direct access to teritary institution representatives from 9am to 6pm on Thursday 15 September. This is a great opportunity to ask questions about the QTAC application process or entry requirements for the tertiary courses that you are interested in.

Resume – a different way to do it!

Click here to see a different way of setting out your resume.

For family and caregivers who are considering further study

QUT is holding two events specifically for adult students considering further study. The Return to Study Seminars on 13, 14 and 15 September will cover entry pathways to undergraduate study.

QUT scholarships worth $30,000!

Applications are now open for the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) Vice-Chancellor’s Scholarship Program. There is a new elite visual and performing arts scholarships worth $30,000 each for acting, dance performance, music and visual arts single degrees. Also check out the details for the academic, elite athlete, and creative industries categories, and make an application if eligible.

If you have any questions in relation to this information, please don’t hesitate to contact me.

Mrs Wallace, Careers Counsellor