Vocational and Higher Education News

The Heywire Competition

Open to people aged 16 – 22, to submit a story about life in regional Australia. Your story can be created in any form of media: text, video, photography, or audio. If you are selected as one of the winners, your story will be featured on ABC Local Radio, ABC Radio National, ABC TV and abc.net. For information and to enter, go to www.abc.net.au/heywire

The John Button School Prize

The John Button School Prize awards the best essay on a subject concerning Australia’s future by a Victorian student who is in Years 10 to 12. Essays submitted for the School Prize will discuss Australian politics or policy. It is open to Victorian students who are in Years 10 to 12 and are younger than 19 years. The winning student will receive $2,500 and their school $2,000. Applications close 25th of June, https://bit.ly/2kcTxm4

New Scholarship at The University of Melbourne

From 2020, the University of Melbourne will be offering the new Hansen Scholarship to 20 high achieving students who may have experienced barriers to their education. The scholarship is worth between $84,000 – $108,00. For information on eligibility requirements and how to apply, go to https://bit.ly/2IB4IDC

Passionate about science?

You have the opportunity to book a Science Precinct Tour at Monash University. You will learn about science degrees at Monash and view the science facilities, labs and student spaces. You can book a tour at this link – https://bit.ly/2GCnc0B

Book a one-to-one course advice session at  La Trobe University

Prospective students and their families can book one-on-one consultations at any La Trobe campus and will receive tailored course and career advice. In some instances, campus tours can be arranged. To book a one-on-one consultation, go to https://bit.ly/2IRGl3M

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