19 August, 2022


UTAS Schools Recommendation Program

A reminder that application for the UTAS Schools Recommendation Program is open. Go to for details.

Need help?

If you have any questions or would like to discuss your future studies, please you can contact UTAS at or call 1300 363 864 between 9.00am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Thinking about studying at the University of Melbourne?

The University of Melbourne will also be hosting a webinar for Tasmanian students on Tuesday 7 September that will step students through how to apply with VTAC and use SEAS (Access Melbourne). Further details to come.

Would you like an online private meeting with a University of Melbourne Representative?

We have secured a number of 15-minute timeslots from 5.00pm to 8.30pm on Wednesday 24 August for parents and students to have a chat with Cara Scobie from the University of Melbourne.  Cara is available to discuss courses, prerequisite subjects, scholarships and more.

If you are interested in booking a timeslot, please email with your preferred time/s as soon as possible!!


Immerse Summer School – Sydney.  Applications are open now

Academic Summer program based at the University of Sydney for 13 to 15 year olds and 16 to 18 year olds.  Programs are offered in Medicine, Engineering, Business Management and Creative Writing.  Enrol and gain an insight into your possible career path while learning from Oxbridge tutors here in Australia.

For more information visit – Summer Schools in Sydney – (Ages 16-18) | Immerse Education

Jane Franklin Hall Community Scholarships

Open to all Tasmanian students currently in year 12, these scholarships are valued at $27, 000, offering a reduction of $9, 000 per year of residency at Jane for up to three years. To apply, students are advised to visit the website at

Important Dates

For information on other Open Days and registration details, please visit your chosen university web page.  Here is a guide to upcoming Open Days but please do check each website for the most up-to-date information.


August 20    ADFA Open Day – Register Here
August 23    NIE Study Abroad Webinar (Medicine & STEM) 5.00pm Register Here
August 24    TasTAFE Apprenticeship Info Night – Register Here
August 24    University of Melbourne online meetings
August 25/26 UTAS First Round of Offers Released
August 29    Marcus Oldham College Visit 1.00pm in Don Wing Lecture Theatre

A reminder to follow the Scotch Oakburn College Futures Facebook Page to be kept up to date with events and career-related information.

Teresa Darcy 
Careers Advisor / VET Coordinator