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CSU hosts annual careers advice FACTS Day

Wednesday, 2 May 2018

* Hundreds of central west senior high students to attend careers advice day at CSU in Bathurst

* Dozens of local, state and national organisations will advise students

The annual 2018 FACTS Day for senior high school students in the central west will be held at Charles Sturt University (CSU) in Bathurst on Friday 4 May.

CSU prospective student adviser Ms Melinda Negus (pictured) said, “The day provides an excellent opportunity for students in their final year to gather information and speak to higher education and advisers from numerous universities and employers.

“Our experience over many years shows students appreciate this opportunity, and it helps guide them in their study and career choices.”

Participating organisations include TAFE, Verto Ltd, Orana Fashion, the Australian Defence Force, the Universities Admissions Centre, the NSW Police Force, the University of Sydney, the University of Wollongong, the NSW Department of Industry – Training Services, and the Commonwealth Department of Human Services.

There will be two morning sessions, and one concurrent speaker session during each session. The speaker is from the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) and will explain the university application processes.

The 2018 FACTS Day will be held at the CD Blake Auditorium (building 1220) at CSU in Bathurst on Friday 4 May: Session 1, 10.30am to 11.30am, and Session 2, 11.45am to 12.45pm.

Participating central west high schools include:

Denison College Bathurst High and Kelso High (Bathurst), Cowra High School, Orange High School, Molong Central School, MacKillop College (Bathurst), Canowindra High School, Blayney High School, Yeoval Central School, Oberon High School, Canobolas Rural Tech School (Orange), Kandos High School, All Saints College (Bathurst), The Scots School (Bathurst), La Salle Academy (Forbes), St Stanislaus College (Bathurst).

Media contact: Bruce Andrews, 0418 669 362

Media Note:

To arrange interviews contact CSU prospective student adviser Ms Melinda Negus on 0409 305 514, or Mr Clint Giddings (Blayney High School) Secretary of the Central West Careers Adviser Association on 0422 665 987.

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