Careers

How to choose the course that’s right

After a Year 12 no one expected draws to a close, your student will be weighing up course options. Careers expert Helen Green gives her tips on how they can make the right choice.

Features

You’ve Got This: Tips for pursuing creative careers

We speak to author Bec Brown about her new book to help young people pursue careers in the creative industries. She gives parents and carers some tips and ideas to encourage their creative kids, in this Q&A with Natalie Moutafis.

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How to make the most of uni virtual open days

The university Open Day season is here - but with a difference. Careers expert Helen Green gives practical tips and advice for you and your teenager to help you make the most of Uni Virtual Open Days. There's also a handy list of links to uni websites.

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So you want to be a doctor? This is what it takes, part two

Dr Ranjana Srivastava literally wrote the book for students thinking about a career in medicine, and our interview with her when it was released is among our most popular. In these extraordinary times for the medical profession, we returned for a Q&A update.

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Should I take a gap year? Things to consider

COVID-19 has thrown up challenges for those taking a gap year or planning one next year. Careers expert Helen Green discusses the things your teenager needs to consider, and the opportunities offered by taking a year away from study.

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Tips for teenagers on how to get their first job

Finding that first part-time job can be a challenging experience for a teenager. Careers expert and regular contributor Helen Green offers advice for teenagers on breaking into the workforce.

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Work, the future, and why lifelong learning matters

The most important skill in an uncertain future is 'learning to learn,' writes Aine Maher.

Opinion

What Subjects to Choose in Years 11 and 12? Here’s the Advice of Australia’s Chief Scientist

A Year 10 student was worried about what subjects to choose for her final two years of school, so she asked Australia's Chief Scientist for advice. This is Dr Alan Finkel's reply.

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Brewing up new horizons: the benefits of short courses for teenagers

From finding a new hobby to discovering a job, careers expert Helen Green explains the many benefits of teenagers embarking on short courses.

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