Pathways/Careers Information

Friday 25 Oct 2019 by Pathways@Redlands

Welcome to Careers/Pathways 2019 Term 4 Week 3

Pathways Advisor: Margaret Smith


Phone No: 32860232

Check out the Pathways/Careers website:  www.redlandscollegecareers.

QUT Updates


Advice for students once they know their OP

Students can talk to staff and students about courses, upgrading pathways and more at Real Decisions on 17 December. Students can tour Gardens Point campus and attend information seminars about getting in, costs of study and succeeding at uni. Find out more.

A smaller cohort equals more opportunities

With fewer Year 12 students graduating in Queensland this year there may be more opportunities for students to gain entry to their preferred courses. Students should make sure they use their six preferences to include the courses they are most keen to study. ExploreQUTcourses.

Bridging programs for maths and science

There is still time for students to complete QUTbridging programs in maths and physics to meet Bachelor of Education prerequisites and be considered in the January QTAC offer round. Bridging programs can also help students obtain assumed knowledge.

Scholarships for 2020 are still available

There is a wide range of scholarships available to reward excellence, relieve financial stress and provide opportunities, including QUTExcellence Scholarships,QUTSport Scholarships and Business scholarshipsSearch all scholarships now.

Preference ordering matters for Creative Industries additional entry courses

Students need to make sure their creative industries preferences are in order from earliest to latest date so they don’t miss out on being considered for courses. The main offer round for some of QUT’s creative industries courses with portfolio/audition entry requirements has changed to 23 December 2019. Read more about QTAC offers for additional entry courses.

New biomedical science/mathematics double degree for 2020

A new four-year double degree in biomedical science and mathematics is now available for Semester 1, 2020. This course will address the increasing demand for biomedical science graduates with enhanced skills in applied mathematics, statistics and operations research. Read more about this new double degree.

Helping prospective students to succeed

QUToffers a range of career support services aimed at prospective students and their parents and carers including free workshops and bookable telephone appointments. Read about available help for students.

Upcoming events

International students can explore QUT at International high school day on Monday 21 October. Check out interactive student works at the Design Festival 2019 from 13-15 November. Participate in family-friendly activities offered in QUT’s Summer Holiday Program in January. ATAR Notes is presenting free lectures for Year 11 students on 20-21 of January to prepare them for the transition to the ATAR system and to perform well in specific subjects.


UQ Updates


Scholarships for studies in Western Civilisation

One of Australia's most generous scholarship schemes is available to eligible students commencing studies in Western Civilisation in 2020. UQ will offer thirty scholarships of approximately $30,000 per year for the duration of the program to high achieving students. Students may also receive financial assistance towards a global study experience.

The new programs of study in Western Civilisation are available to apply for via QTAC now.

Bachelor of Advanced Humanities (Honours) (extended major in Western Civilisation) - QTAC code 757201

Bachelor of Humanities/Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - QTAC code 707402

The scholarship criteria and application process is currently being finalised and students will soon be able to apply for scholarships. In the meantime interested students can register their interest here.

For more information, contact Melinda Kopanakis in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences via


The Queensland Mathematics Summer School (QMSS) at UQ is a five day program from Monday 20 - Friday 24 January 2020 for mathematically talented Year 10 students planning to study Year 11 Mathematical Methods and Specialist Mathematics in 2020.

More than just a summer camp, QMSS is an exciting opportunity for students to meet a wide variety of people who share a common love of learning and passion for mathematics.

Students will learn about advanced mathematical ideas and be exposed to new ways of thinking. At QMSS, students can explore undergraduate and even graduate-level topics while building problem-solving skills that will help them in any field they choose to study.

Date: 20 - 24 January, 2020
Cost: $250
Location: The University of Queensland, St Lucia campus

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'Stem Cell Research - Now and in the Future' at the State Library of Queensland.

This free program will feature leading Queensland researchers describing how the convergence of stem cell science, genetic engineering and big data could change the future of medicine and importantly provide an opportunity for students and other audience members to have their questions answered.

Students will be able to explore a photography exhibition and meet PhD students and young researchers from UQ to hear about their careers and why and how they use stem cells in their research.

Places are limited to a maximum of eight students and two teachers per school (10 tickets). Parents are most welcome to attend but will need to register.

When: Tuesday 12 November
Time: 4:30pm - 7:00pm
Location: State Library of Queensland, Stanley Place, South Brisbane

Register Now  

School of Economics scholarships - Full fee waiver

Applications for the School of Economics' full-fee waiver scholarships close on Saturday 30 November 2019. Students seeking admission to UQ's Bachelor of Economics program are encouraged to apply.

Year 12 Australian Domestic Student Economics Scholarship
A full-fee waiver scholarship for an outstanding Australian domestic student completing Year 12 studies.

Year 12 Equity and Diversity Economics Scholarship
A full-fee waiver scholarship for a student who can demonstrate a keen interest in economics but who has been disadvantaged during high school and may not be achieving the top OP band. Students from low socioeconomic backgrounds, Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds, or those who have suffered educational setbacks are encouraged to apply.

For further information contact the School of Economics on (07) 3365 6570 or


Subject Bridging Courses

UQCollege is offering intensive four week courses in Math B, Biology or Chemistry. The course will be held from November 19 - December 14, 2019.

Students who successfully complete an intensive course will have their results ready for the QTAC 2020 Major Offer round in January.

For further information contactUQCollege on (07) 3346 8222.

Dates:Tuesday 19 November - Saturday 14 December

Griffith University Updates

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Become University Ready

by enrolling in our Accelerated Entry Pathway Program (AEPP).


Guaranteed entry to university

This 7-week on-campus program run over the summer break will prepare your students for studying at university and is fully funded by the Australian Federal Government which means no cost to them.

They’ll study two subjects (courses) that will teach them how to research and analyse information, write essays, manage your time and set goals.

Successful completion of the Program ensures they're guaranteed entry into a range of USQ undergraduate degrees.

Applications close 22 November 2019.

Upcoming Events

Virtual Open Evenings

Virtual Open Evening: 30 October 2019, 7pm

Virtual Open Event - QTAC Change of Preference: 15 December 2019, 10am

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Early Offer and Adjustment Factors


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