Free Exam Preparation Lectures

Australian Catholic University (ACU)

In September, ACU is offering free Year 12 VCE exam preparation webinars across a broad range of subjects. Register via

The University of Melbourne

Subjects offered at Units 3/4 onsite at Parkville: Biology, Chemistry, English, General Mathematics, Legal Studies, Mathematical Methods, Physics, Psychology and Specialist Mathematics

Register via

Missed Open Days?

The following are examples of universities running campus tours for prospective students and their families during September.

  • La Trobe University

19 – 21: Melbourne campus.

Register via

  • Deakin University

20 – 27: all campuses.

Register via

  • Monash University

21 – 28: all campuses. Register via

30: Science Precinct Tour, Clayton campus,

  • RMIT University

18 – 27: book a tour of the Melbourne, Brunswick or Bundoora campus during the term break via

The following universities don’t have set dates during the term break but you can organise a personal tour of the campus.

  • Swinburne University

Book a tour of the Hawthorn campus during the term break via

  • Australian Catholic University

Book a tour of the Melbourne or Ballarat campus via

  • The University of Melbourne

Book a tour of the Parkville campus via

Summer Schools

National Computer Science School

This amazing ten-day summer school camp is for students entering Year 11 or 12 in 2024. The camp will be held at The University of NSW and the University of Melbourne between 6 -15 January 2024. The program includes fun teamwork activities, and the chance to meet industry professionals. Applications will close at 5pm, 15 September. Register via

National Mathematics Summer School

The National Mathematics Summer School (NMSS) is a program for motivated and high-achieving school students that has been held each January since 1969. The 56th NMSS will be held in Canberra from 7 to 20 January 2024. The application process for the 2024 School will open later this year. Bookmark this page and check for updates -

University of Melbourne - VCE Summer School

The University of Melbourne will run a two-week summer school in January for students entering Year 12 in 2024. Applications haven’t opened yet, but students can read about the program and complete an expression of interest for the program via

Apprenticeships and Traineeships

Australian Apprenticeships Pathways (AAP)

This website contains fantastic resources for young people interested in pursuing a professional trade or traineeship. Some of the resources include:

  • Job and training descriptions
  • Career interest explorer
  • Job pathway charts
  • Information on apprenticeships and school-based apprenticeships
  • Literacy and numeracy quizzes for different industries such as carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and hairdressing.

To explore the website, go to

Debra Williams
Coordinator: Careers & Pathways (VET)

Director of Students (Senior Years)


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