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Illawarra Christian School Careers


Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the HSC, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

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WOLLONGONG - INFORMATION EVENING

UOW Information Evenings are designed for students and parents who would like to know more about studying at UOW. 

You probably know what degree you're interested in, the ATAR you need - and we're more than happy to go through this with you - but we know that you'll need to know where you're going to live, how much it will cost, how will you make friends and more. We know because we asked the exact same questions when we were in year 10 & 12!

We'll also talk about:
· UOW Early Admission 
· Your ATAR and selection rank (and what it means) 
· Important dates and key things to remember for UAC applications 
· Our Scholarships
· Subject selection for Year 10 students
· UOW Accommodation 
· The degrees and opportunities available for you at UOW 
· Your options if you don't get the ATAR you need 
· Our Clubs & Societies and Student Life

UOW staff and current students will be on hand to answer your questions.


When: April 9, 2019 - Check in from 5.45pm - Year 10 presentation at 6pm - Year 12 presentation from 7pm - Faculty consultations 6pm to 8pm

Where: Wollongong - UOW Wollongong Campus | Uni Hall

UOW - University Preparation Program UPP

Improve your HSC study skills and explore your post high school opportunities

The Year 12 University Preparation Program (UPP) runs over two school terms, and is designed to support you with your HSC study skills and allow you to experience a taste of UOW student life whilst still in Year 12.

Benefits of the program include:

  • Up to 30 hours of free subject-based group study sessions with our In2Uni Mentors (who have achieved a Band 5 or higher in that particular subject) 
  • Face-to-face and online study skills development
  • Assistance completing your post school admissions and UAC online applications
  • Mentoring to explore post-high school options, including higher education and pathways options based on your Year 12 academic performance
  • Super Study Days- to prepare you for your HSC exams and transitioning from high school to what comes next

2019 UPP Dates and Times*

All campuses run UPP from week commencing Monday, 29th April-  week ending Friday, 27th September 2018.

  • Wollongong Campus: Wednesday- 1:30pm-3:00pm or 4:00pm-5:30pm, or Thursday- 1:30pm- 3:00pm
  • South Western Sydney (Liverpool) Campus: Wednesday- 4:00pm- 5:30pm, or Thursday-2:00pm-3:30pm
  • Southern Highlands Campus: Tuesday- 4:30pm-6:00pm
  • Batemans Bay Campus: Wednesday- 4:00pm-5:30pm or Thursday- 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Bega Campus: Monday- 3:30pm-5:00pm or Thursday- 4:00pm-5:30pm
  • Shoalhaven Campus: Wednesday- 4:00pm-5:30pm or Thursday- 4:00pm-5:30pm

*Please note the above is the proposed delivery schedule and is subject to change

Cost

  • Free for students from In2Uni sponsored high schools
  • Free for students who meet the equity criteria

APPLICATION INFORMATION & PROCESS

You are invited to apply to the Year 12 UPP if you meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be completing your HSC or IB in 2018 at a high school in the Illawarra/South East Region
  2. Your academic performance in Year 11 indicates that, at this time, you are unlikely to achieve the results you need to get entry to your preferred university degree

In order to be eligible to participate in the program, you must be attending an In2Uni sponsored school, OR meet one of the following criteria:

  • Completing the HSC in a rural or remote area**
  • Identify as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • On a permanent humanitarian visa or have refugee status
  • Currently experiencing financial hardship, disability/health condition or social disadvantage that have impacted on your studies**

** You may be asked to provide details of these circumstances at a selection interview for the program. Please contact us for more information if you are unsure whether you qualify.

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