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Western Australian Police Force – Recruiting
October 25 | Western Australian Police Academy
November 15 | Western Australia Police Academy
December 13 | Western Australia Police Academy
People who have an interest in a career as a Police Officer are encouraged to attend a Recruit Information Session. Please be advised the Recruit Information Session only provides information on the Police Officer role and recruitment process and does not provide information on the Aboriginal Cadet or Police Auxiliary Officer entry pathway. Find out more

3D Printing Course – Riverton – WA
October 15 – December 3 | Riverton Library
Children aged 11-14 are encouraged to sign up and enjoy the newly refurbished Riverton Library and be one of the first groups to experience The Studio! Find out more

Career Confidence – Mirrabooka – WA
November 6 | Mirrabooka Library, WA
Do you want to learn some key strategies and skills for preparing to attend an interview?
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Maritime drone training
Drone technology has an unprecedented capacity to provide improvements in safety, efficiency and innovation in the maritime environment.
In response to customer demand, AMC Search has partnered with The Institute for Drone Technology™ to offer contextualised drone training to the maritime industry.
Various courses, from beginner to advanced, are available from November from our Study Centre in Darling Harbour, Sydney.
Find out more

National Summer Art Scholarship 2019
January 12 – 19 (Applications close October 22, 2018)
Become one of sixteen students from around the nation – two from each state and territory to participate in the National Summer Art Scholarship in January 2019. The scholarship program is a unique opportunity to engage with the staff at the National Gallery of Australia, as well as other arts professionals, artists and your peers from around the nation.
Find out more


Applying for Med Guide – the Australian Medical Students’ Association
The Applying for Med Guide was compiled entirely by medical students, who have volunteered their own time in researching medical schools, looking for the most current information, and assembling this guide to its current form. Read it here

Engineers Australia – Honeywell Engineering Summer School
December 2 – 7 | Sydney University
Students will meet and interact with professional engineers employed by the government, private companies, researchers and academics in a wide range of engineering disciplines. They will gain valuable insight into career opportunities available to men and women in engineering.
Find out more – Engineering Summer School 2018 Interim.pdf

National Computer Science School – Closing Soon
The National Computer Science School (NCSS) is a ten-day summer school for students going into years 11 and 12. NCSS brings together talented young people from around Australia for an intensive course of computer programming and website development in the School of IT at the University of Sydney.
NCSS 2019 will run from Friday 4th to Sunday 13th January 2019 (inclusive).
Applications close on Friday 26th October 2018.
The cost of NCSS is approximately $440 per student in 2018.
Find out more
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How To Write An Effective Resume – A Practical Guide
So you’ve read thousands of job ads and picked out the ones that sound like they’re tailor-made for you.
But ask yourself this: is your resume tailor-made for them?
If the answer is no, stop what you’re doing. Before sending off your application hoping to get a job interview, you need to make sure you have an effective resume.
We’re talking about the sort of resume that positively screams “don’t waste time reading those other applications, you’ve already found the right person for the job”!
Luckily, you’ve come to exactly the right place. Welcome to our practical guide to writing the perfect resume quickly and easily!
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Spotify Study Playlists
Listening to music while you study can help you focus, but what should you listen to? Spotify has some great FREE study playlists – try a few until you find one that works for you.
Study Zone
Apply Yourself
Intense Studying

21 Job Skills That Will Increase Your Salary
You know you’re a valuable member of the team, the workplace just wouldn’t be the same without you; you’re positive, organised, reliable, a problem solver … The list goes on; but what happens when it’s salary review time, how do these prized traits come into play? The good news is these skills are valuable!
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From FYA – 3 Effective AF Things You Can Do To Keep From Stressin’
If exam stress and job stress and the ever-present ‘what am I supposed to do with my life?’ stress is fogging your thoughts and making it difficult for you to get stuff done, read on.

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