Week 9 News

In this week’s news:

  • Australian Mathemetics’ Competition
  • Year Enrichment.
  • Martin Gabby and David (Pre-service teachers)
  • Free Legal Advice Each Fortnight
  • C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships
  • AIQS Scholarships – Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management (Economics)
  • Literary Lunch 23/10

The Australian Mathematics Competition results are in?

Congratulations to Jasson Xu (Year 11) who was awarded a High Distinction with a 96 percentile rank, and the following students who were awarded Distinctions:  Rami Kennedy, Matthew Huynh, Declan Crombie (yr 11), Jaykeb-Ryan Brooks-Johnson, Jack Dalwood, Ted Pitman (yr 12).

Jasson Xu

Year 10 Enrichment and the T10 Transition Program

To introduce our prospective students to feel encouraged and to make a smooth transition to the college in 2021, a Year 10 Enrichment Program and T10 Transition Program are being run during Week 9 and 10. During the T10 Transition Program students will be introduced to a range of areas at the college including College Life and the Visual Arts

Laura Rippin works on her artwork, a story within a page.

The T10 activity day for prospective students is taking place on Thursday the 17th September. This is a full day event and there will be 40 year 10 students with teachers from their schools.

Olivia Shepherd – beautiful work.

Also running are Year 10 After-School Enrichment Programs – Auto (Kobus Van Z ), Maths (Richard Nui), English (Emily Bissaker). Colleagues – check out a session and see what your colleagues are doing working with our next batch of students.

Pre-service Teachers

Recently Martin and Gabrielle, pre-service teachers from the University of Canberra joined the wonderful Technology faculty. The aim was to give the students a rich experience in the faculty. David Moss, acting S.L.C put together a timetable of classes for Martin to observe the faculty including Food Science, Industrial Design and Design and Graphics. During the timetabled periods staff, take the time to discuss teaching pedagogy and how it applies to students undertaking the ACT Year 12 Certificate.

Confidential and Free Legal Advice.

2021 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships

The 2021 C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships open on Monday 7th December and close on Friday 8th January 2021.

C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships are one of the most generous privately funded scholarships available to undergraduate students in Australia. Each residential scholarship is valued at up to $60,000 over three years. The scholarships are available to all Australian students. The majority have been awarded to students entering their first year of university.

Selection is largely based on personal qualities and demonstrated leadership as well as academic ability. Undergraduate Hawker Scholars are able to attend a range of Australian educational institutions.

The Charles Hawker Scholarship perpetuates the memory of scholar, soldier and pastoralist Charles Allan Seymour Hawker and commemorates the achievements of one of Australia’s most respected statesmen. 

C.A.S. Hawker Scholarships have been presented by Governors-General Ms Quentin Bryce AC and Major General Michael Jeffery AC, Australia’s Chief Scientist Professor Ian Chubb AC, South Australian Premier Hon Jay Weatherill MP, former Speaker of the House of Representatives Hon David Hawker AO, Australian of the Year Dr Richard Harris SC OAM and Director of the Australian War Memorial Dr. Brendan Nelson AO.

I respectfully request you inform your year 12 students of the potential life changing opportunities offered by the C.A.S. Hawker Scholarship and suggest they go to the website www.hawkerscholarship.org for information about the scholarship and download an application form. The Secretary to the Trustees can be contacted on 08 8127 1654.

AIQS Scholarships available for current Year 12 students

Applications for 2020 are now open! 

AIQS offers a number of scholarships each year for Year 12 students who qualify for entry into a Quantity Surveying, Construction Economics, Construction Management (Economics) or other appropriate course at an AIQS accredited university in Australia.

Of the scholarships offered, at least one Equity Scholarship will be awarded to a student experiencing educational disadvantages.

We offer a limited number of scholarships for year 12 students who qualify for entry into an AIQS accredited course in Australia.

The value of the scholarship is AU$5,000 and includes:

  • AU$4,000 ($1,000 upon enrollment, $1,000 after completion of eight units, $2,000 upon completion of degree.  This is paid as cash into your bank account.
  • Text books and manuals (published by AIQS) including the Australian and New Zealand Standard Method of Measurement
  • AIQS Student membership whilst studying the accredited degree
  • AIQS Graduate membership for one year (post graduation)

Literary Lunch

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