Year 10 Students
Where to now?
This is a VCAA publication. It is a guide for students on the range of options available to them in their last two years of secondary school. This publication contains information about the VCE and VCE VET studies, the VCAL and school-based apprenticeships and traineeships.
CHOICE: VCE Studies and the ATAR in 2017
This is a VTAC publication that provides students with a snapshot of the tertiary system. It explains the terms they need to be familiar with and debunks some of the myths commonly associated with choosing subjects by using real life examples.
VICTER 2018 (Victorian Tertiary Entrance Requirements)
This is a VTAC publication in which institutions outline the VCE study requirements needed for entry into their courses in two years time. This advance information is vital for Year 10 students planning a VCE curriculum and a future tertiary direction.
A range of video resources to help you to better understand where subjects can lead, course prerequisites, the ATAR and pathways can be found at:
ABC of Scaling
This is a VTAC publication that explains in simple terms how VTAC scales the VCE study scores and then calculates the ATAR from those scaled scores.
VTAC (Victorian Tertiary Admissions Centre)
You can use the VTAC website to search for current tertiary course information.
General Career Information Links
Estimates what your VCE ATAR score will be.
A one-stop-shop for all your questions about Australian Government assistance available to help finance your tertiary studies.
Good Uni Guide
Information about tertiary education pathways, including postgraduate courses like the MBA, and career options in Australia.
Provides career planning and exploration information, occupation profiles, courses, job-search tips and information for parents.
School Subjects you like leading to Jobs
Find information on applying for an apprenticeship, wages and training.
Interstate University Admission Centres
New South Wales - http://www.uac.edu.au
Queensland - http://www.qtac.edu.au
South Australia - http://www.satac.edu.au
Western Australia - http://www.tisc.edu.au
Tasmania - University of Tasmania http://www.utas.edu.au
Northern Territory - http://www.cdu.edu.au
QILT – Quality Indicators for teaching and learning.
Choose a university or Higher Education Institution that is best for you. Compare undergraduate and postgraduate coursework student experience and graduate employment.
A careers and labour market research information site.
Provides comprehensive data on industry employment trends and industry prospects in Australia. SkillsInfo also provides information and links on the Australian labour market, vacancy trends, skills shortages, regional employment, and education and training.
VTAC list of Open Days
A listing of all University, TAFE and College Open Days
The central hub of government information for young people, this website has links to Australian Apprenticeships, Job Guide, My Future, Youth Form and Career Advice Australia.
Victorian Skills Gateway
Victorian Government website designed to help students explore and find courses and career pathways that are right for them.
Careers resources for Parents and Guardians
Parents Talking Careers Choices
This is a publication by the Australian Government for parents and guardians. It will provide you with information about career pathways, and give you suggestions on how you can help your teenager to make career decisions.
A range of video resources for to assist parents and guardian as students prepare for university are available at: