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Contemporary Teachers

Contemporary Teachers will be holding FREE information sessions on Teaching in the UK and all sessions will be presented by teachers who have first hand experience teaching over there!

When: Tuesday, 15 April @ 5pm

Where: The Victoria Room -Rockford Adelaide, 164 Hindley Street Adelaide.

 The sessions will cover:
  •  UK school system
  • Term dates
  • Where we cover
  • Requirements to work in the UK
  • Accommodation options
  • Holiday options and travel tips
  • Pay rates
  • Cost of living
  • Bank accounts
  • How to get started
    and lots more!!!

Bookings are essential as numbers are limited!

If you are interested in attending a session please e-mail: and we will send you back an e-mail  confirmation.

If you would like to speak to a consultant please call our Free Call number 1800 22 33 02

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On Wednesday, 19 March the Faculty of the Professions had the privilege of hosting Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist for HSBC Australia & New Zealand. Speaking to a full lecture theatre of eager students (at 7.30 in the morning!), Paul examined the future of Australia and where our next economic boom may come from.

Click here to watch the lecture.




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Hello from Tiziana Margaritis! I’m the Professional Experience Placement Officer and I will be managing your practicum placements in schools this year. I have previously been an Associate Lecturer in Law with the University, currently completing my PhD in legal education. I have also completed a Graduate Diploma in Education and a registered teacher.

You can contact me via or visit me during 2-4pm on a Monday, Wednesday or Friday.

What are we doing for your placement?
  • confirming your teaching areas
  • visiting schools about possible placements
  • talking to you about full time / part time options
How can you help us?
  • ensure you have a DSCI check, Responding to Abuse & Neglect certificate and First Aid certificate
  • Talk to us if you are thinking about studying part time
  • Clear your calendar for the 1st Professional Experience placement, between 12 May and 13 June

If you have not yet completed training in Reporting Abuse and Neglect of Children and would like to do so on Wednesday 23 April at the University of Adelaide, please click here. This training is required by Final Year students before applying for teaching registration and by Post Grad. students before undertaking a practicum.

Also, if you wish to do Basic Emergency Life Support 1st Aid training at UniSA, Magill, please see the First Aid Training letter and information about Basic Emergency Life Support (BELS). This training needs to be done before applying for employment with the Dept. of Education.

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Are you thinking of applying for an internship? Interested in skills required to excel in a real graduate job and increase your overall employability?
The Faculty of the Professions is offering you a chance to participate in a special program designed by experts with over 30 years of experience working for well-known organisations such as BP, […]

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Following the incredible experience of last years delegation, we will be taking a group to Cambodia in August 2014!
Organised by Humanitarian Affairs and supported by the United Nations Department of Economics and Social Affairs, the Symposium will father 1000 of the world’s most outstanding students and international guest speakers.
Program highlights:

Talks from well-known Non-Government Humanitarian Organisation […]

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Closing Internship opportunities

Australian Tourism College
Marketing Internship
Closes: 14 March
The Australian Tourism College delivers high quality and hands on TRAVEL, TOURISM, HOSPITALITY AND EVENTS training to students throughout the College by providing an industry based learning environment, which maximises employment outcomes for student graduates. They provide innovative course design and extensive industry network and partners.

Faculty of Health […]

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Here are some jobs and graduate positions that are available in the new year!

Business Development Intern
Course Hero, Inc.
Closes: Monday, 13 January 2014
The Course Hero Leadership Program empowers selected students to lead the development of a powerful academic resource for their school, while also building their professional skill set and supporting education around the world.
Undergraduate Accountant
VCA […]

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Even though it’s holidays, there are heaps of great jobs for professions students on CareerHub! Here’s a quick selection but make sure you check out the website for all the opportunities available.
Summer cash, graduate opportunities and more!

Administration Temps – Higher Education Sectors
Entree Recruitment
Closes: Friday 27-Dec-2013
Administration temps are in demand in the higher education sectors, multiple […]

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CSIRO Preventative Health Flagship
The CSIRO National Preventative Health Flagship aims to improve the health and wellbeing of Australians through the prevention and early detection of chronic diseases. The Flagship’s research addresses national health challenges in Colorectal Cancer and Gut Health, Brain Health and Obesity and Metabolic Health. In addressing these national health challenges our research […]

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We are delighted to announce that many of our undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarships for 2014 are now open!
The following is a list of scholarships available specifically for Professions students, however make sure you check out the website as there may be others you are elibile for.

John Creswell Scholarship
Bachelor of Economics
Closes 7 March, 2014
The Ester […]

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