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Mill Park Secondary College Careers

Our aim is to provide you with all the latest information that will help you make decisions about your future career and your life beyond school.

You can use this site to locate University, TAFE and any other type of course across Australia, get information about the VCE, search for job vacancies and much more. Feel free to drop into the Careers Office if you have any questions.

Stream Swinburne Series

Over the next few weeks, Swinburne will be releasing a series of weekly streams featuring its
student ambassadors for Year 12 students.

The Swinburne Stream Series will feature different kinds of content, with some editions focused on
course information and others focused on Swinburne student life and how to prepare for 2021 given this
year’s unique circumstances.  
All the broadcasts will commence at 4.00pm.
13 May - Law
20 May - Computer Science
21 May - Pathways/Uni Link
28 May - Industrial Design
June 3 - Allied Health
June 4 - Year 12 Tips
10 June - Engineering
11 June - Scholarships
24 June - Business


La Trobe Aspire Program for Year 12

Aspire Applications now open

Key Dates

Applications open - 20 April 2020
Applications close - 31 August 2020
Conditional offers released - Mid September

We have detailed information below regarding Aspire - however if you would like assistance with your application please contact the Careers Team.

What is Aspire?

The Aspire Program admission criteria considers details of your community engagement or volunteerism.

You’re required to provide information about the length and frequency of your community service or volunteering experience, as well as a total 400-word description of your involvement and impact.

Your application should respond to the following admission criteria:

  • Indicate the length of time involved in community engagement and/or volunteering.
  • Indicate the frequency of involvement in community engagement and/or volunteering.
  • A 200-word description of your involvement in community service and/or volunteerism.
    • Describe how you’ve been involved in community service/volunteerism.
  • A 200-word description of the impact of your community service and/or volunteerism.
    • Describe the impact of your community service and/or volunteerism in the community, including (but not limited to) individuals and groups.
    • Describe how your community service and/or volunteerism has impacted your personal development including your own learning and skill development.

The written section of the application should be no more than 400 words.

This sample Aspire application [DOC 12.5KB] provides insight into what constitutes a good application.

ACU - Community Achiever Program for Year 12

Have you volunteered in a sporting or cultural group, parish or community service activity? ACU's Community Achiever Program is designed to acknowledge commitment to local communities.

Regular volunteer work in your community - through a social justice organisation, sporting, performance, cultural or religious group - may be rewarded through the Community Achievers' Program with entry into an undergraduate degree at ACU with reduced minimum entry scores.

A successful application means you could receive an offer as early mid October to study at ACU.

Read More and how to apply

Who can apply?

Anyone applying for a Bachelor degree at ACU with a history of regular voluntary experience in the designated categories. Remember: the experience must have been voluntary, so ACU will not consider community involvement undertaken as part of your schoolwork, work experience or paid employment.

CAP applications

  • Open - 10am 1 May 2020
  • Close - Midnight 12 August July 2020
  • Offers will be released mid October 2020

Tax File Numbers

Most students need a tax file number (TFN). This is essential for their employment, deferring university fees or applying for Centrelink benefits. 

View a short video about applying for your TFN.