Scared Heart Girls College Oakleigh

Careers

Preparation for living and working in society following the post compulsory years is fundamental to the Mission of Sacred Heart Girls’ College.

The Careers Co-ordinator provides counselling, guidance and information services for students and their family’s thereby increasing their awareness of career opportunities.

The Career Services across the College involve:

  • maintaining an ‘open door’ commitment to students with an emphasis on individual counselling
  • developing and maintaining a Careers Office which students can access
  • a regular Careers Bulletin for Years 10 -12 students
  • distribution of VTAC Guides to Year 12 students, Job Guides to Year 10 students
  • arranging Year 12 attendance at a Tertiary Information Services Event
  • conducting VTAC Information sessions for Year 12 parents and students
  • planning, administering and co-ordination of College Careers Night
  • co-ordination of Year 10 Work Experience Program
  • co-ordination of the College VET Program

Careers Co-ordinator

careersOur Careers Co-ordinator is Mrs Margaret Connolly and her contact details are as follows:

Email: mconnolly@shgc.vic.edu.au
Phone: 8564 9924
Fax: 9563 3047

Students or parents can make individual appointments. Parents should make a telephone booking and students may use the appointment book located outside the Careers Office in Upper A Building.

 Career News

VTAC Presentation 

Open Day Calendar and Tips 2017

If you are considering studying at TAFE or university after school, it is crucial that you attend Open Days.

Year 12 Timeline/Important Dates 2017/2018

VICTER 2018

VICTER 2018 provides information about entrance requirements for courses commencing in 2018.

 
 

VICTER 2019

VICTER 2019 provides information about entrance requirements for courses commencing in 2019.

Useful Websites

The following are a list of useful websites that may assist students when assessing their career options:

   
  http://studyassist.gov.au This website provides information about the higher Education Loan Program and student income support payments.
   
 


The Job Guide
provides an in-depth look at a range of occupations, and their education and training pathways. It also gives useful information about how to work out what occupations suit you best, based on your interests and abilities.

   
Universities Australia
Universities Australia is the industry peak body representing Australia's 39 universities in the public interest, both nationally and internationally. Their website provides information for and about Australian Universities
   
The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
The Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre (VTAC)
is the administrative body which processes applications for universities (and other tertiary institutions) in the state of Victoria. Their website holds a range of information about courses and their application requirements.
   

Myfuture
is Australia's national career information and exploration service, helping people to make career decisions and plan career pathways. Their website has current career information and articles and links to thousands of resources to assist you on your career journey.
   
  QILT Information to help you choose an institution, or an undergraduate course (Quality Indicators of Learning and Teaching (QILT)). This website will give you feedback from thousands of students about their experiences studying higher education in Australia.
   
  My Big Tommorrow is a resource designed to help young Australians realise bigger life choices.