Career and Study Pathways in Visual Arts - a QUT resource
ART/WORK is a series of web-based episodes following the pathways of several Queenslanders working in varied fields in visual arts. The career fields include: curator, artist, educator, gallerist, conservator, art installer, and arts worker.
This online series is designed as a resouce for school students.
ART/WORK: career pathways in the visual arts is available to view online at http://www.artmuseum.qut.edu.au/schools/artwork.jsp and at https://vimeo.com/channels/851993.
Lions Australia Youth Exchange 2015/16
Lions Australia Youth Exchange provides the opportunity for 16 – 21 year olds to experience life overseas.
- Programs depart in early December 2015 and return in mid-January 2016
- Web: http://lionsclubs.org.au/activities/youth/ye/overseas-destinations/
- Applications close on 30 June 2015
Australian Defence Force (ADF): Gap Year – Navy, Army, Air Force (2016)
The Australian Defence Force (ADF) Gap Year seeks applications from Australians who will complete Year 12 in 2015.
- The program commences January/February 2016
- Web: www.defencejobs.gov.au/gapyear
Tax File Number (TFN) application process for Secondary students
The following application process to obtain a Tax File Number (TFN) is required and students may no longer apply through their schools.
- Complete an online form, on the Australian Taxation Office website, at https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Ind/Apply-for-a-TFN-on-the-web/.
- Print a summary of your application.
- Attend an interview to present your proof of identity documents within 30 days at a participating Australia Post office.
Visit the Australian Taxation Office website at https://www.ato.gov.au/Individuals/Ind/Apply-for-a-TFN-on-the-web/ for more information.
- Year 12 students intending to apply for tertiary study in the year after completing school should apply for their TFN while attending school, to avoid a rush to organise this in time to start a tertiary course.
- There is no fee for lodging a TFN application.
Rotary Youth Exchange Program for 2016: Applications invited from current Year 10/11 students in 2015
MBC Year 10 and Year 11 students have received information regarding the Rotary Youth Exchange Program for 2016, via an email sent to students on 26 February. A number of MBC students have participated in Rotary exchanges and the College also has hosted exchange students from a range of countries.
- Rotary is seeking applications from interested students who are currently in either Year 10 or Year 11 and keen to undertake an extended period of exchange in 2016. Note that this would involve suspending Secondary studies here during that period.
- Interested students should read the email and the flyer sent with it, discuss this with parents/carers, and then contact Rotary with an expression of interest via the email address listed on the flyer.
- Students who then wish to proceed with an application must submit all required materials to reach Rotary by 29 March 2015.
- MBC applicants also are required to follow College procedures if seeking a College reference. Information is available by locating the Request Form - References/Statements of Support, via http://www.mbc.qld.edu.au/mymbc/mylearning/secondary-academic-admin/application-forms
- Applicants also should notify the MBC Careers Adviser and the Head of House, and let us know the outcome of the application.
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