Please see the following snippets for information on Open Days, scholarships, applications and latest news from local Universities.
Queensland University of Technology (QUT) – Sunday 31 July.
The University of Queensland (UQ) (St Lucia campus) – Sunday 7 August.
James Cook University (JCU) applications now available
To apply for the Bachelor of Medicine/Surgery, Dental Surgery, Veterinary Science, or Physiotherapy in 2017 you are required to submit a completed application form directly to JCU by 30 September. You also need to apply for these courses through QTAC. Click here for more information.
Bond University Scholarships closing 31 July 2016
Visit the scholarship website to learn more about the half fee and full fee scholarships and the online application process.
Full fee first year scholarships available at Endeavour College of Natural Health
Endeavour College will cover the cost of tuition fees (for specified degrees) for the first year of study in 2017 for up to five successful school leaver applicants. For more information on bachelor degrees included in the scholarship program and the application process click here.
New UQ Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics
The University of Queensland has just announced the new Bachelor of Politics, Philosophy and Economics. For more information, click here.
QUT Information article: Assumed Knowledge: What does it mean?
QUT has assumed (as opposed to pre-requisite) knowledge for most courses (Education courses for example do have pre-requisites). While you can be admitted into a course without having studied the assumed subjects, the QUT curriculum assumes that you do have this knowledge. Read more here.
QTAC applications open next week – 2 August
QTAC applications open on 2 August. If you are a Year 12 student, you can create an online QTAC account now and use a non-Stuartholme email address. Like QTAC on Facebook to keep abreast of key dates.
Study university while in Year 12
Year 11 students can apply to study a university subject while in Year 12. Applications open for the Start QUT and UQ Enhanced Studies Program on 1 August. Applicants must meet eligibility criteria, e.g. achieving a B average and being capable of studying a university subject on top of your Year 12 workload. Please make an appointment to see Mrs Wallace (through Mrs Hurley) if you are interested in applying.
Information article: How to add an international spin to your degree
This Good Universities Guide article looks at how you can assist your employability by integrating an international experience into your degree. There are many ways!