Looking for inspiration? Explore the sites below to find possible career pathways for you!
On the myfuture site you can complete a detailed quiz that assess your interests, abilities and key skills. Once finished, the site provides you with a career profile and suggests a range of best-match career choices.
Ace day jobs is a series of five minute video episodes of Australians with innovative careers. It’s about people who really love their work and how they got into it.
This is a fun, interactive site where you can learn about different careers and what people working in those jobs actually do.
This website helps you explore the different careers and employment opportunities out there by matching them with your skills and interests.
Take the Job Outlook Career Quiz to help you identify the types of work you most like doing.
Year in, year out, more and more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are thinking big about their future. Think Your Way showcases their stories. Check out the site and be inspired to Think Your Way!
Managing university costs
The links below provide information about ways you can manage the costs of university fees and living expenses.
- Student income support – Study Assist website
- List of scholarships for regional students from the Country Education Foundation
- Student guide to organising your finances and finding part time work from the Country Education Foundation
- Information about relocation scholarships from – Relocation Scholarships
- Information about rent assistance – Rent Assistance
- Information about visiting home fares allowance – Fares Allowance
- Information about HECS-HELP loans
- Make Your Mark – Can I afford to Study?
- Use the MoneyMinded site to learn more about managing money and making your own budget
- Check out the calculators and other useful information on ASIC’s MoneySmart
Pathways to university
There are many pathways into university, check out the links for more information about different pathways.
- The ATAR – a common way school leavers apply to university is through their Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank or ATAR.
- Indigenous Access Program (a three-day course which will help students understand what university is all about and assess their skills and suitability to study)
- Diploma of General Studies university pathway
- Schools Recommendation Schemes
- University Admissions Centre information about pathways to university
- Regional Bonus Points