Category: Careers


Careers Update

By Amanda Bertschinger,

Current Year 12 students On Monday 5 August, I ran a SATAC information session in the JBC regarding applications to South Australian universities. The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and UniSA were back at St John’s again on Wednesday 28 August from 1 – 8.30pm to provide individual counselling about university courses and pathways to  … Read more

Careers Update

By Amanda Bertschinger,

The Foundation for Young Australians New Work Order report series highlights the increasing dynamism and complexity of our working lives, where today’s 15 year olds will likely navigate 17 changes in employer across five different careers. From the perspective of young people, the key barriers preventing them from transitioning to full-time work are: Not enough  … Read more

Careers Update

By Amanda Bertschinger,

There are many interstate and overseas tertiary institutions visiting Adelaide at present and I am outlining some of the opportunities to interact with them.   Interstate Universities at St John’s Grammar Representatives from the University of Melbourne, the University of Tasmania and Monash University visited St John’s on Friday 5 April to talk about what  … Read more

Careers – Important dates

By Tracey Wilson,

University visits Friday 5 April Recess (10:40am) University of Melbourne visit to St John’s Secondary campus. Lunch (1pm) University of Tasmania visit to St John’s Secondary campus. Lesson 6 (2:35pm) Monash University visit to St John’s Secondary campus. Venues to be confirmed. See Ms Castine for details, and to let her know you are interested  … Read more

We Want You!

By Amanda Bertschinger,

On Friday 24 May, year 10 students will attend school for a mock job interview appointment, which they will have prepared for in their PLP classes. These interviews will have a formal tone and we would love our community to be involved. If you have any experience with conducting job interviews and are willing to  … Read more

Kickstarting Careers in 2019

By Briar Standing,

Careers The New Year has brought a wonderful new space for Careers at St John’s, which is now located at the top of the stairs in Retreat House. This year, we have approximately 30 students studying Vocational Educational and Training (VET) programs, which assist students to become ‘job ready’ thereby increasing their employment prospects. They  … Read more