• Count down to the HSC – five hints to keep perspective - The first HSC exam is fast approaching and it’s important to ensure your final weeks of study are spent productively
  • Don't let your child's ATAR define them - Many students haven’t prepared for the possibility of getting a lower than expected ATAR. If your child is one of those who needs to consider other options, encourage them to start investigating other ways to get into a courses that leads to their dream career.
  • Why HSC maths and science are essential for the future - With 2.5 quintillion bytes of data being created every day, it is increasingly important for university graduates across all industries to be experienced in analysing and interpreting data, and those without solid foundations in mathematics and science may struggle.
  • Household guide to surviving exam time - With more than 77,000 students enrolled in one or more HSC subjects this year, many households across NSW will have a child in their final stages of preparing for an exam.
  • Six things to consider when selecting HSC subjects - Six places to go for advice
  • Building bridges between students, educators and business - In February this year, five influential organisations including The Business Council of Australia and Universities Australia pledged to provide more help for students to bridge the gap between the university classroom and the workplace, with the aim to create a more practical, highly educated and highly skilled workforce.
  • Keep calm and know your options - The best piece of advice I would give Year 12 students who are about to receive their ATAR is ‘don’t worry’. It’s a bit of cliché (and something you’ve probably heard it a million times during your HSC year) but even if you don’t get the ATAR you need to get into your dream course there are still options available to you.
  • Mind the Gap - Suitcases are packed and iPads charged as eighteen year-olds around Australia set off for that rite of passage known as the Gap Year.
  • Why study Communication? - Many people ask why a student would choose to study Communication – why bother? What does a degree in Communication ‘give’ you? What can you really do, what good jobs can you get with a Communication degree? Communication, like other Humanities degrees, is often seen as a luxury “that employment-minded students can ill afford” (New York Times June 18, 2013).

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